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Resistance Groups Protest #TrumpShutdown as Women's March Begins Weekend of Action

Julia Conley, staff writerAs Americans woke up to the news on Saturday morning that the government had shut down over night, resistance groups and …

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Ted Lieu urges people to protest over government shutdown

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) called on Americans to protest the Trump administration over the government shutdown on Friday.<p>“Are you fired up by the …

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Trump openly trolls Women’s March by self-congratulating his ‘milestones’ for women

Hell hath no fury like President Donald Trump seeing women doing something for themselves, and his latest tweet about the second-annual Women’s March …

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Bipartisan Bills In Congress Would Defund Federal Civil Forfeiture, DEA Marijuana Seizures

Amid relentless partisan bickering, it can be downright surprising when Members of Congress actually agree on a major policy reform. Multiple bills currently pending on the Hill would defund or eliminate many federal civil forfeiture programs. This notorious power enables law enforcement to …

Opinion

Inspector General: Awans Used "Unauthorized Access" To Transfer Congress' Data To Stolen Server

• An internal House probe concluded that Pakistani IT aides Imran Awan along with four other individuals inappropriately accessed House servers and …

Security

Dems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat

Wisconsin Democrats on Tuesday flipped a state Senate seat in a GOP-leaning district, prompting excitement among local party officials<p>Patty …

Elections

Why Trump needs a cognitive exam

Last Thursday, we sent a letter a letter signed by more than 70 mental health professionals — psychiatrists, psychologists and others — urging Rear …

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#TheAssistance: Democrats Hand Trump Warrantless Spying

January 17, 2018<p>#TheAssistance: Democrats Hand Trump Warrantless Spying<p>Fifty-five House Democrats, including #Resistance stalwarts, have joined …

Liberal View

How the U.S. Is Making the War in Yemen Worse

The conflict has killed at least ten thousand civilians, and the country faces famine. Why are we still involved?<p><i>Audio:</i> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Funerals in Yemen are traditionally large affairs. When prominent figures die, hundreds …

Middle East

Trump Trolled By Democrat Over Immigration Rules That Let His Grandfather Move To The U.S.

Donald Trump has been trolled over his “merit-based” immigration proposals by a Democrat lawmaker who suggested he would back whichever immigration …

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Who’s Lying, Trump or Durbin?

In the battle of credibility between President Donald Trump and Senate Minority Whip Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) over whether the chief executive …

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Ted Lieu Warns Trump That He's In Deep Legal Trouble As Steve Bannon Could Be The Next To Flip

Democratic Congressman Ted Lieu warned Donald Trump on Saturday that he and high-level associates look to be in increasing legal trouble as Steve …

Liberal View

Trump Wondered Why “Pretty Korean Lady” Wasn’t Negotiating With North Korea

It should surprise no one that President Donald Trump appears to be the kind of person who asks people who look different than he does where they’re …

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What the Sessions Memo Means for California

Yesterday morning, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memorandum upending existing federal policy regarding enforcement against states with …

Cannabis Industry

Filipino lawyer receives US Congressional recognition for outstanding community service

The Philippines has been excelling in various industries worldwide: in entertainment, in beauty pageants, in business, and in the arts. Rarely does …

Philippines

After Trump’s racist outbursts, Republicans will distance themselves, but won’t ditch him

President Donald Trump is once again making headlines for blatantly racist remarks — and Republicans are, again, shying away from taking a real stand …

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Donald Trump ‘Poses A Clear And Present Danger,’ Say Former Nuclear Launch Operators

A handful of people who knows what it’s like to have the fate of the whole world at their fingertips are crying foul regarding United States …

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Trump undercuts White House stance hours before critical surveillance vote

President Donald Trump on Thursday appeared to come out against a bill that would renew controversial online surveillance efforts, hours after the White House issued a statement endorsing the legislation.<p>And Trump's remarks, which came in an early morning tweet, were made as Republican House …

Politics

This secretary is giving Sessions competition for the worst Trump Cabinet member

Attorney General Jeff Sessions — who allegedly involved himself in the effort to oust former FBI director James B. Comey with a false pretext, repeatedly misled the Senate on his Russia contacts, supported the noxious Muslim ban, has demonized illegal immigrants for a nonexistent crime wave …

Opinion

Trump Is ‘the Last Person’ Who Should Have Power to Start a Nuclear War, Says Former Missile Officer

A group of veteran nuclear launch officers has pleaded with Congress to restrict President Donald Trump’s access to the U.S.’s weapons of mass …

North Korea

Democrats planning protests for Trump’s first State of the Union

Democrats are already plotting ways to protest during President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for ‘serious case of …

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Hollywood's 'Madam Secretary' 'Rips From Future Headlines' Story About 25th Amendment to Get Rid of President

Getting President Donald Trump out of the White House has been the cause of some in the left since the second he was elected in a shocking outcome.<p>As …

Conservative View

Wasserman Schultz Votes to Extend Trump's NSA Spying Powers

Some people in Congress kinda-sorta seem to get this: An extremely eclectic group of bipartisan representatives, led by far-right Rep. Justin Amash …

National Security Agency (NSA)

Pelosi, Dems accuse GOP of moving goalposts on DACA deal

House Democrats are amplifying their concerns with an emerging immigration agreement, accusing President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams …

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Trump energy team draws blowback on Florida drilling exemption

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's abrupt decision to remove Florida's coastal waters from the offshore drilling plan he issued a week ago sparked a backlash Wednesday, failing to mollify Florida's congressional delegation, galvanizing opposition in other states and even angering Trump administration …

Politics

Don't Blame Sessions For The Cannabis Crackdown, Blame Congress

If the federal government cracks down on states that have legalized recreational marijuana, don't blame Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Blame …

Cannabis

North Korea's Chemical Weapons Most Overlooked Threat From Rogue State, Experts Warn

North Korea's nuclear weapons program continuously makes headlines, which is overshadowing the danger posed by its chemical and biological weapons, …

North Korea

Trump's 'America First' Security Strategy Imperils the U.S.

Last month, with great fanfare, Donald Trump rolled out his new National Security Strategy (NSS). Its guiding theme is “America First.” An analysis …

Liberal View

Here's a novel idea: If you don't like Jeff Session's marijuana decision, change the law

This is basic civics stuff, but it seems to have eluded a lot of legislators who decided to fire off tweets instead of make real change.<p>Article I, Section 1 of the United States Constitution provides that: “All legislative powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, …

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CNN's Jake Tapper cuts off heated interview with Trump adviser Stephen Miller

President Donald Trump's chief policy adviser is blasting an unflattering new book that has raised new questions about his boss's fitness for office.<p>Aide Stephen Miller tells CNN's "State of the Union" that the book is — in Miller's words — "nothing but a pile of trash through and though."<p>And …

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