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Betsy DeVos loses student loan lawsuit brought by 19 states

10 monthes ago   |   By Los Angeles Times

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos lost a lawsuit brought by 19 states and the District of Columbia, accusing her department of wrongly delaying implementation of Obama-era regulations meant to protect student loan borrowers from predatory practices. A Washington federal court judge ruled Wednesday...
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Betsy DeVos Loses Lawsuit Over Obama-Era Student Loan Rules

Betsy DeVos Loses Lawsuit Over Obama-Era Student Loan Rules

10 monthes ago   |   By The Huffington Post

A judge ruled the secretary of education's attempts to delay the Obama administration's regulations "unlawful."
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John Paul Stevens, long-serving Supreme Court justice, dies at 99

John Paul Stevens, long-serving Supreme Court justice, dies at 99

John Paul Stevens, the third-longest serving justice in U.S. Supreme Court history and a court figure whose influence grew markedly over his tenure, has died. He was 99. The... Read more ...

John Paul Stevens, Former Supreme Court Justice, Dies At 99

John Paul Stevens, Former Supreme Court Justice, Dies At 99

Stevens led the court's effort to provide legal protections for prisoners at Guantanamo Bay. Read more ...

Condemnation Of President Delayed By Debate: Can Lawmakers Call Trump Tweets...

Condemnation Of President Delayed By Debate: Can Lawmakers Call Trump Tweets Racist?

House debate on a resolution condemning the president's tweets was suspended as House Republicans argued Speaker Nancy Pelosi broke House rules by calling the tweets racist. Read more ...

Planned Parenthood President Booted as New Trump Ban Takes Effect

Planned Parenthood President Booted as New Trump Ban Takes Effect

The president of Planned Parenthood, Dr. Leana Wen, was ousted Tuesday after just eight months on the job as the organization faced unprecedented challenges related to its role... Read more ...

Democrat Introduces Articles of Impeachment

Democrat Introduces Articles of Impeachment

Texas Rep. Al Green has introduced articles of impeachment against President Trump, potentially forcing a vote this week on whether to remove the president from office, the AP... Read more ...

McConnell: 'The president's not a racist'

McConnell: 'The president's not a racist'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday declined to single out President Donald Trump for incendiary rhetoric and racist tweets, largely blaming liberal Democrats for... Read more ...

Dr. Leana Wen Out As Planned Parenthood President

Dr. Leana Wen Out As Planned Parenthood President

“I just learned that the Board ended my employment at a secret meeting,” Wen tweeted on Tuesday. Read more ...

Brother Of Sandy Hook Victim Announces Run For Connecticut State Senate

Brother Of Sandy Hook Victim Announces Run For Connecticut State Senate

JT Lewis, 19, said he's challenging incumbent Tony Hwang to honor his brother Jesse, who died in the 2012 school massacre. Read more ...

Roger Stone Banned From Social Media After Violating Gag Order

Roger Stone Banned From Social Media After Violating Gag Order

Stone received a gag order in February which prohibited him from commenting publicly about his ongoing case. He has since made many posts about his alleged crimes. Read more ...

Another Mississippi Gov. Candidate Refuses To Be Alone With Woman Other Than...

Another Mississippi Gov. Candidate Refuses To Be Alone With Woman Other Than Wife

Former state Supreme Court Justice Bill Waller Jr. is the second Republican in the race to say he follows the "Billy Graham rule." Read more ...