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Time for Democrats to Unite Around Medicare for All

“It’s an unbelievably complex subject,” President Trump said in February, discussing the Republican plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act. “Nobody …

Top intelligence official told associates Trump asked him if he could intervene with Comey on FBI Russia probe

The nation’s top intelligence official told associates in March that President Donald Trump asked him if he could intervene with then-FBI Director …

Donald Trump

Democrats’ Hoodwinking of Blacks

Ask any black person which political party has been black people’s political ally. With near unanimity, blacks would answer the Democratic …

Black History

Michael Moore announces TrumpiLeaks, a website for anonymous anti-Trump leakers

Michael Moore wants to create a WikiLeaks for the Donald Trump resistance movement<p>Progressive activist and filmmaker Michael Moore made headlines last year when he correctly predicted that Donald Trump would defeat Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. In February he then launched a …

Donald Trump

Venezuela on the brink: a journey through a country in crisis

The oil-rich South American nation should be prospering. Instead it stands on the edge of an economic and humanitarian abyss<p>The proud face of the revolutionary hero Simón Bolívar gazes from a stack of banknotes dumped in a grubby box on the floor of a supermarket that doubles as a foreign exchange …

Venezuela

Sen. Dianne Feinstein's rise: How one badass woman fought to keep going

<i>"Badass Women of Washington"</i> <i>TV special airs Saturday at 2:30pm E.T.</i><b><br>Editor's Note:</b> This series was born during a lunch in early 2017, when we wondered what Hillary Clinton's loss meant for women.<i><br>Our answer: Women are already breaking barriers in a man's town, muscling their way into power and</i> …

San Francisco

Crunch time as Senate Republicans race the clock on Obamacare repeal — and the rest of Trump's agenda

President Trump summoned Republican leaders to the White House on Tuesday to discuss his summer legislative agenda, but progress is being stalled by the GOP's inability to fulfill its long promise to repeal and replace Obamacare.<p>Lacking a consensus over how to gut the Affordable Care Act without …

CBO vs. HHS: Guesswork vs. proven history on the harm ObamaCare has done

As the media trumpeted news recently of the Congressional Budget Office score on the American Health Care Act, they largely ignored data released by the Department of Health and Human Services outlining the damage done by ObamaCare.<p>In my home state of North Carolina, average premiums on the …

Health Care

Stossel: What Venezuela needs most right now. Hint: It's called capitalism

Lovers of socialism didn't like my column last week. I wrote that Venezuela's collapse shows the cluelessness of celebrities like Michael Moore, Oliver Stone and Noam Chomsky, who'd praised Venezuela's leader.<p>Chomsky called me "an utter coward" for mocking him and said he expected "an abject …

Sub-Saharan Africa

Travel Ban: Can Trump Escape His Islamophobic Remarks?

<i>This article first appeared on the Just Security site.</i><p>A central theme (if not doctrinal claim) in the dissenting opinions in the Fourth Circuit’s <i>IRAP</i> …