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In GOP's post-election power grabs, experts see 'disturbing' trend

18 minutes ago   |   NBC News

"Once you start down the path of diluting, obviating, nullifying the results of an election, it's very hard to pull back from that," one political analyst said.
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Aldermanic candidate accuses House Speaker Mike Madigan of election fraud

20 minutes ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

CHICAGO - It's a David versus Goliath story in Chicago's 13th Ward, where 19-year-old college freshman David Krupa is running for alderman in an area whose politics are...
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Google CEO Denies the Company Is Politically Biased in Planned Testimony to Congress

36 minutes ago   |   Time   |   3 articles

Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai backed privacy legislation and denied the company is politically biased, according to a transcript of testimony he plans to deliver...
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Playtime Is Over For Jared Kushner and His New Saudi Friends

42 minutes ago   |   Vanity Fair

Congress is preparing to bring down the hammer on the president's son-in-law, who has refused to turn his back on the kingdom, despite the gruesome killing of a U.S. resident.
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The G.O.P. Goes Full Authoritarian

54 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Only Trump's flamboyant awfulness stands in the way of his party's power grab.
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Challenger alleges fraud, dirty tricks by alderman connected to Speaker Mike Madigan

1 hour ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Allegations of fraud are swirling around an aldermanic race closely connected to Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan, in which 13th Ward Alderman Marty Quinn is attempting to...
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“It Got Back to Trump That Kelly Was Bad-Mouthing Him”: After Firing John Kelly on Impulse, Trump Learned He Had No Plan B

1 hour ago   |   Vanity Fair

Hyper-ambitious wunderkind Nick Ayers led Trump on, then left him in the lurch. So who now? Meadows? Mnuchin? Bossie? Berman? Reince Priebus!?!
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A Top Trump Insider Concludes the White House Is Doomed

1 hour ago   |   Vanity Fair

He had the opportunity to become chief of staff, once considered among the most respected appointments in Washington. But Nick Ayers saw the writing on the wall. What his exit...
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SCOTUS deals blow to two states' attempts to cut Planned Parenthood funding

2 hours ago   |   ABC   |   4 articles

The Supreme Court is avoiding a high-profile case by rejecting appeals from two states that want to strip Medicaid money from Planned Parenthood.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Jewish, Too?

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, who is to become the youngest congresswoman in American history, said that her ancestry includes Sephardic Jews who fled Europe.
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Google+ shut down early after new privacy bug hits 52.5M users

Google+ shut down early after new privacy bug hits 52.5M users

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