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Americans' energy use surges despite climate change concern

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

By ELLEN KNICKMEYER and SETH BORENSTEIN WASHINGTON - Americans burned a record amount of energy in 2018, with a 10% jump in consumption from booming natural gas helping to lead...
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Selling the Green New Deal With Optimism, Not Fear

2 days ago   |   The New Republic

How can a democratic political system institute far-reaching changes to a wildly destructive and unequal political economy? Amid mounting signs that climate change is already...
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Baker tapped as UMass-Amherst commencement speaker

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald

AMHERST, Mass. - Gov. Charlie Baker will deliver the keynote commencement speech next month at the University of Massachusetts' flagship campus in Amherst. UMass announced on...
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To some market vets, stocks are rallying like it's 1999

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald

By STAN CHOE NEW YORK - The stock market has been so hot this year that it might need an ice-cold Fruitopia, or a Zima. The furious rally that's brought the S&P 500 to the...
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The two problems with the assumption that the economy will boost Trump in 2020

2 days ago   |   The Washington Post

It ignores Trump's unpopularity and relies on him to focus on the issue.
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96% of Workers Didn't Get A Pay Raise From Trump's Tax Cuts

2 days ago   |   Politicus USA

The White House confirmed that the pay raise that Trump promised with his tax cuts for the wealthy has not happened for 96% of workers.
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Fed survey finds economy expanding at moderate pace

2 days ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

The Federal Reserve says the economy was expanding at a "slight-to-moderate pace" in March and early April, with some regions seeing signs of strengthening after a winter slowdown.
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Trump predicts Biden, Sanders will be 2020 Dem 'finalists'

3 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is predicting that Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden will be the final two Democrats standing in the 2020 race...
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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Is Working

3 days ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin writes that the American economy is stronger today than it was before the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. President Trump's economic program is leading...
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A Guardian of Global Capitalism Warns Capitalism Has A Problem

A Guardian of Global Capitalism Warns Capitalism Has A Problem

4 days ago   |   NPR   |   3 articles

The IMF finds companies are getting increasingly powerful. Here's why that's bad for consumers and for the whole economy. (Image credit: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
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Another Trump Supporter Arrested After Death Threats Against 3 Democratic...

Another Trump Supporter Arrested After Death Threats Against 3 Democratic Lawmakers

The calls threatening Cory Booker, Eric Swalwell and Rashida Tlaib came days after Trump posted an attack tweet showing Rep. Ilhan Omar and 9/11 footage. Read more ...

Romney says he is ‘sickened' by Mueller report

Romney says he is ‘sickened' by Mueller report

Sen. Mitt Romney said Friday that he was “sickened” by President Donald Trump's actions described in special counsel Robert Mueller's report. In a statement, the Utah... Read more ...

Warren calls on Congress to launch impeachment proceedings against Trump

Warren calls on Congress to launch impeachment proceedings against Trump

Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Friday called on Congress to impeach President Donald Trump in the wake of the publication of special counsel Robert Mueller's report, breaking with... Read more ...

Don't Call House Democrats' Trump Probe An Impeachment Inquiry - Yet

Don't Call House Democrats' Trump Probe An Impeachment Inquiry - Yet

The Judiciary Committee plans to investigate charges of obstruction of justice against the president that were laid out in the redacted Mueller report. Read more ...

Mitt Romney ‘Sickened' By Mueller Report Findings On Trump

Mitt Romney ‘Sickened' By Mueller Report Findings On Trump

The Utah senator said he was appalled by revelations in the special counsel's report about Russian interference in the 2016 election. Read more ...

Bennet has successful surgery for prostate cancer

Bennet has successful surgery for prostate cancer

Sen. Michael Bennet had “completely successful“ surgery to treat prostate cancer, a spokesperson said Friday. The Colorado Democrat received a cancer diagnosis last month, at... Read more ...

Kremlin: No proof in Mueller's report of Russian meddling

Kremlin: No proof in Mueller's report of Russian meddling

MOSCOW - The Kremlin says that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 400-page report has not offered any credible evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential... Read more ...

The Mueller Report Has Been Released

The Mueller Report Has Been Released

Attorney General William Barr has released a redacted version of Robert Mueller's special counsel report to Congress and the public. Read more ...

The Mueller Report Was Nearly 400 Pages Of Joke Fodder For Twitter

The Mueller Report Was Nearly 400 Pages Of Joke Fodder For Twitter

ICYMI, special counsel Robert Mueller's report on whether Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election was released on Thursday. Read more ...

Collusion aside, Mueller found abundant evidence of Russian election plot

Collusion aside, Mueller found abundant evidence of Russian election plot

Special counsel Robert Mueller's long-awaited report hammered home a crucial reminder Thursday: The Kremlin mounted a massive online campaign to wreak havoc on U.S. democracy... Read more ...