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03/17/2017 - 10:35am

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03/01/2017 - 9:00am

    If there has been one defining trait of the first month of the Trump administration, it's bullying. Americans have watched their president turn on some of the country's most vulnerable populations, including Muslim refugees and travelers and the judges who rule in their favor, as well as...

03/01/2017 - 8:00am

    Across the country, Republicans have been facing crowds demanding to know how they will protect the 20 million Americans who gained health insurance thanks to the Affordable Care Act, and will lose it if the act is repealed. And after all that inveighing against the evils of Obamacare, it turns out that...

03/01/2017 - 7:00am

    What's the holdup, House Republicans? During the Obama administration, you passed literally dozens of bills to repeal all or part of the Affordable Care Act -- knowing that none had any chance of being signed into law. Now that President Trump is in the White House, why can't you seem to pull...

02/27/2017 - 9:00am

    For many months on the campaign trail, Donald Trump sent a clear message about his fellow Republicans: Ideologically, I'm not one of them. This wasn't just true on trade, but also on safety-net programs that protect, among others, low-income whites. President Trump, he said, won't let people...

02/27/2017 - 8:00am

    Speech is free, but not consequence-free. Milo Yiannopoulos managed to skirt this reality for years, but eventually it comes for us all.

    A quick recap for those who have not been following this sordid tale: MILO, as he's best known (all-caps his...

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