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‘Medicare for All' plan faces steep hurdles in Massachusetts

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By BOB SALSBERG BOSTON - Whether it's called “single payer,” ”Medicare for All,” or something else, the concept of a universal government-run health care system has gained...
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How Trump Turned Liberal Comedians Conservative

How Trump Turned Liberal Comedians Conservative

3 hours ago   |   Politico

President Donald Trump likes to think of himself as a statesman, an author, an A-level negotiator, but at heart, he's one thing: an insult comic. Every day in D.C. is a roast...
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Buttigieg: Justice Dept. should decide any Trump charges post-2020

Buttigieg: Justice Dept. should decide any Trump charges post-2020

4 hours ago   |   Politico

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said that if elected, he would leave the Justice Department to operate independently of the White House during any potential...
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Cory Booker To Democratic Leadership: Damn The Politics And Hold Trump Accountable Now

5 hours ago   |   Politicus USA

Booker says the short-term politics pale in comparison to what history will say if leaders do nothing as Trump pushes this country toward authoritarianism.
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Immigrants Brought Riches to Urban Schools. Now They're in the Shadows

5 hours ago   |   NY Times

As immigrant families forgo services or are dropped from public assistance, schools are seeing their student populations undercounted and their funding cut.
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Legacy of teacher walkouts could be more political activism

7 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

OKLAHOMA CITY - Betty Collins was born and raised in Tulsa, but the eighth grade history teacher hadn't been to the state Capitol in Oklahoma City until last spring, when she...
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On the Doorstep With a Plea: Will You Support Medicare for All?

7 hours ago   |   NY Times

The nation's largest nurses' union is pushing Medicare for all from door to door to door in swing House districts. But the campaign for a single-payer health system is slow going.
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As Passions Flare in Abortion Debate, Many Americans Say ‘It's Complicated'

9 hours ago   |   NY Times

Abortion is anything but a simple issue. But the nuance in how most Americans think about it has all but disappeared from the political conversation, some voters say.
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House Judiciary Panel Considers the Future of News

10 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Google, Facebook, and their cousins Apple and Amazon have grown so vast that they have aroused the ire of the entire political establishment. And they aren't only transforming...
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Foreign Election Meddling Is Wrong, Mr. President

10 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

It was extraordinary to hear a U.S. president declare that the FBI director is "wrong" for saying that candidates should report to the FBI - as the law clearly intends - any...
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Retailers Ask Trump To Stop Tariff Threats On China

Retailers Ask Trump To Stop Tariff Threats On China

More than 600 companies - such as retail giants like Walmart, Target, Macy's and Gap - and trade groups fear tariffs will lead to job loss and will harm both consumers and the... Read more ...

Who Is Justin Amash And Why Is He Willing To Go Against His Own Party?

Who Is Justin Amash And Why Is He Willing To Go Against His Own Party?

The Michigan Congressman is the only Republican to call for impeachment proceedings against President Trump. Many who know Amash say they're not surprised at his stance, even... Read more ...

Oil Tanker Owner Contradicts White House On Explosive In Mideast Ship Attack

Oil Tanker Owner Contradicts White House On Explosive In Mideast Ship Attack

The U.S. says it was a limpet mine attached to the ship in the Gulf of Oman. The Japanese vessel's owner says something flew toward the ship. Read more ...

Democratic Debate Lineup: Sanders And Biden To Face Off

Democratic Debate Lineup: Sanders And Biden To Face Off

The former vice president and Vermont senator will be together on the second night of the Democratic debate. Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker and Amy Klobuchar will share a... Read more ...

Trump says he won't fire Kellyanne Conway

Trump says he won't fire Kellyanne Conway

President Donald Trump said on Friday that he has no plans to fire top aide Kellyanne Conway after an independent federal agency recommended that she be removed from her job... Read more ...

Trump Says He Won't Fire Kellyanne Conway Despite Ethics Violations

Trump Says He Won't Fire Kellyanne Conway Despite Ethics Violations

The president defended his adviser after a federal watchdog recommended her ouster for repeated Hatch Act violations. Read more ...

New Trump-approved Flynn lawyer requests another sentencing delay

New Trump-approved Flynn lawyer requests another sentencing delay

Michael Flynn's combative new lawyer joined federal prosecutors Friday to call for another two-month delay before sentencing the former Donald Trump national security adviser... Read more ...

Rep. Susan Brooks shocks GOP with retirement decision

Rep. Susan Brooks shocks GOP with retirement decision

Rep. Susan Brooks has decided not to seek reelection in 2020, a stunning blow for House Republicans who had chosen her to lead recruitment in their attempt to claw back the... Read more ...

Klobuchar backs impeachment proceedings 'beginning now'

Klobuchar backs impeachment proceedings 'beginning now'

Sen. Amy Klobuchar shifted further into the pro-impeachment camp, saying Friday she would support the House beginning proceedings to remove the president “beginning now.”... Read more ...

Democrats Pick their Top 20 to Participate in First Debates

Democrats Pick their Top 20 to Participate in First Debates

The Democratic National Committee announced Thursday that 20 candidates have qualified for the party's first presidential debates later this month. Montana Gov. Steve Bullock... Read more ...