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What happens if Trump tries to abuse his power? Look to the court system

Donald Trumpis moving into aWhite Housethat has seen presidential powers markedly expanded by its previous two occupants.<p>George W. Bush used his power as commander-in-chief to wage a global war on terror, including by imprisoning foreign combatants at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba.<p>Barack Obama, stymied by …

Donald Trump

It's official: Clinton swamps Trump in popular vote

<b>(CNN) —</b> More Americans voted for Hillary Clinton than any other losing presidential candidate in US history.<p>The Democrat outpaced President-elect Donald Trump by almost 2.9 million votes, with 65,844,954 (48.2%) to his 62,979,879 (46.1%), according to revised and certified final election results …

Electoral College

Why Hillary Clinton is still losing supporters

ROCKVILLE, Md. — Democrats’ belief that new information revealed after Donald Trump’s election — as when the reports of Russian interference spurred …

Trump adviser linked to Turkish lobbying

Donald Trump wants to forbid his officials from lobbying for foreign governments, but one of his top national security advisers is being paid by a …

Donald Trump

Trump loses energy transition head over lobbying restrictions

President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for ‘serious case of amnesia’ after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: …

How Donald Trump's Lobbying Ban Could Shake Up Washington

President-elect Donald Trump and his advisers are promising to keep lobbyists off his transition team and prohibit any future administration …

Donald Trump

Banning lobbyists could make lobbying worse

×<p>Tag History<p>Lobbying created by Mark Sumner at 11/23/2016 06:29 AM<br>• DonaldTrump Lobbying created by Mark Sumner at 11/23/2016 06:29 AM<br>• DonaldTrump …

A Frenzy Of Lobbying On 21st Century Cures

The 21st Century Cures Act set for a House vote Wednesday is one of the most-lobbied health care bills in recent history, with nearly three lobbyists …

Big Law Lobbying Efforts Fail to Kill 9/11 Litigation Against Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Arabia

RNC Lobbying Electors For Trump Electoral College Vote

In a move that could perhaps seem skittish or downright fearful, the Republican National Committee has reportedly been working on a huge lobbying …

Lobbying Spending Database-Exxon Mobil, 2016

Lobbyists representing Exxon Mobil, 2016:<p>Total number of lobbyists: 29<br>Total number of revolvers: 22 (75.9%) <br>Revolving Door profile Former …

Exxon Mobil

Lobbying for projects continues as council approves $2.6-billion Edmonton budget

City council approved Edmonton’s $2.6-billion operating budget Tuesday for next year, but one councillor is urging councillors to revisit projects …

Canada

Human rights, Palestinian terror and congressional lobbying

A central theme in the criticism of Rep. Keith Ellison’s candidacy for the chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) revolves around …

Meet the 82-Year-Old Grandma Lobbying for Abortion Rights

And two other grandmas we love expanding health care in their communities.

Activism

The Art of Lobbying Ivanka Trump

“Dear Ivanka, Much like you, we are professional women and mothers,” the most recent letter from the artists that run Halt Action Group begins. “We …

Lobbying push in full swing to confirm Sessions as AG

The unofficial lobbying push to confirm Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions as the next attorney general already is under way, with conservative allies launching a campaign and website to tout his bona fides – and prevent past controversies from creating turbulence next month.<p>Sessions, one of …

Donald Trump

Last-Minute Lobbying Blitz On D.C. Paid-Leave Bill Targets Key Issue: How Does It Get Paid For?

On Tuesday, the D.C. Council will take up a bill that would offer workers in the city up to eight weeks of paid family leave. But there's plenty of …

Lobbying

Power Grabs, Rhetoric, Lobbying and Recounts

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Lobbying

Nuclear weapon firms pay to settle illegal lobbying cases

A $67.5 million payment by a major nuclear weapons contractor to settle claims that it illegally spent federal funds is the latest in a series of settlements involving allegations that firms making bombs and cleaning up the resulting debris are using federal dollars improperly to win government …

Corruption

Trump’s former campaign manager to help drain swamp with new lobbying firm

Corey Lewandowski and former campaign aide Barry Bennett to form Avenue Strategies.<p>Throughout his presidential campaign, Donald Trump returned over …

Donald Trump

Lobbyist Hater Corey Lewandowski Is Opening a Lobbying Firm

Corey Lewandowski is starting a political-consulting firm with the goal of ensuring the “priorities of the Trump administration become reality,” he …

Donald Trump

Poll shows since Trump’s election, Republicans have started to changed their tune on Putin

A new poll is showing a major shift for Americans who consider themselves conservative supporters of President-elect Donald Trump: More than a third …

Poll: Trump's Favorability Reaches New High

In the weeks after Donald Trump won the presidency his favorability numbers among voters soared. Now that we’re nearing his inauguration, those …

Government
Government

Liberal Democrats See "Anti-Brexit Bounce" In Polls Following By-Election Victory

Highest ratings for years<p>Victoria Jones/PA Wire<p>The Liberal Democrats have jumped to their highest poll ratings in five years in the wake of their …

The Democratic Party's Last Chance

A Commentary By Ted Rall<p>Sign up for free daily updates<p>Democrats need to stop grasping at straws.<p>Shocked by Trump's win and dismayed at his half …

Poll: 55% of Americans bothered by Russian election hacking

Barack Obama

Why 52 percent of Republicans say Donald Trump won the popular vote

Despite ample evidence and media coverage to the contrary, more than half of all Republicans believe Donald Trump won the popular vote in the …

Government

Trump’s Lies Work: A New Poll Shows That 52% Of Republicans Actually Believe He Won The Popular Vote

Election 2016 has certainly been a banner time for people who believe things that bolster their already firmly held beliefs. While supporters of Hillary Clinton are making daily claims to support the idea their candidate would’ve won, Donald Trump supporters are soaring high above them all on a …

Donald Trump