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House votes to end forced arbitration in business disputes

2 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The House has approved a bill to end forced arbitration clauses that prevent workers and consumers from filing lawsuits in disputes with companies over employment...
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Kentucky governor faces pushback over use of state aircraft

2 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Kentucky's Republican governor has run into turbulence over his use of taxpayer-owned aircraft, creating another distraction for a reelection campaign already dogged by feuds...
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GOP Hypocrites Go Silent As Trump's Trade War Bailout Costs Twice As Much As Obama Auto Bailout

3 hours ago   |   Politicus USA

The Trump farmer bailout is now twice as big as the Obama auto bailout and the same Republicans who criticized Obama are saying nothing to Trump.
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How Trump's Florida ‘field general' got kneecapped

How Trump's Florida ‘field general' got kneecapped

8 hours ago   |   Politico

In the homestretch of the 2018 campaign for Florida governor, Donald Trump walked into the hold room before a big rally, looked GOP nominee Ron DeSantis in the eye and pointed...
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The Senate surrenders legislating on guns to Trump

The Senate surrenders legislating on guns to Trump

8 hours ago   |   Politico

The Senate is essentially outsourcing its legislative duties to a divided White House and the whims of President Donald Trump, as it makes its first sustained attempt at...
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The odd couple who want to stop Trump from going to war with Iran

The odd couple who want to stop Trump from going to war with Iran

18 hours ago   |   Politico

A leading anti-war Democrat and a Donald Trump loyalist are at the forefront of a renewed bipartisan revolt in Congress to stop the president from taking unilateral military...
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U.S. Speaker Pelosi unveils drug price plan, Trump welcomes it

18 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat, proposed legislation on Thursday to let the federal government negotiate lower prices for costly prescription drugs, drawing praise...
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Partisan split could snarl strategy to fix opioid crisis

Partisan split could snarl strategy to fix opioid crisis

18 hours ago   |   Politico

Last year, 49 states and thousands of cities, counties and territories joined in massive litigation designed to punish the drug industry for its role in the opioid crisis. But...
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'A deficiency in the law': How Trump accidentally exposed a whistleblower loophole

'A deficiency in the law': How Trump accidentally exposed a whistleblower loophole

18 hours ago   |   Politico

For years, lawmakers have argued that intelligence personnel concerned about government actions - like Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning - should go through formal...
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Senate Republicans propose having doctors order free insulin

18 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Drug manufacturers would provide insulin to doctors at no cost under the Senate proposal.
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Federal judge to suspend California law compelling Trump tax release

Federal judge to suspend California law compelling Trump tax release

SACRAMENTO - A California-based federal judge intends to issue a preliminary injunction suspending a new law that would require Donald Trump and other candidates to release... Read more ...

Whistleblower Complaint Against Trump Reportedly Involves Ukraine

Whistleblower Complaint Against Trump Reportedly Involves Ukraine

A U.S. intelligence official's concerns about Trump's "promises" to a foreign leader involve Ukraine, The Washington Post reported. Read more ...

Mark Zuckerberg Meets With Trump At The White House

Mark Zuckerberg Meets With Trump At The White House

The Facebook CEO and the president had a "constructive" meeting, the social media giant said. Read more ...

Trump Got 'Played' By Benjamin Netanyahu And Israeli Officials, Says Rex...

Trump Got 'Played' By Benjamin Netanyahu And Israeli Officials, Says Rex Tillerson

“In dealing with Bibi, it's always useful to carry a healthy amount of skepticism," the former secretary of state said in a talk at Harvard. Read more ...

Trump Sues the DA in Manhattan

Trump Sues the DA in Manhattan

President Trump asked a federal judge Thursday to block an effort by New York prosecutors to obtain his tax returns, the AP reports. Trump's attorneys filed a lawsuit in US... Read more ...

Whistleblower Filed Complaint Over Multiple Trump Actions: Report

Whistleblower Filed Complaint Over Multiple Trump Actions: Report

The NYT says a complaint to top intelligence community officials about alleged conduct by the president involves more alleged incidents than first reported. Read more ...

McConnell backs election security amendment after facing criticism

McConnell backs election security amendment after facing criticism

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he is backing an amendment to improve election security after Senate Democrats slammed him for blocking bipartisan election... Read more ...

Trump says Fed Chair Powell's job is 'safe'

Trump says Fed Chair Powell's job is 'safe'

President Donald Trump on Wednesday acknowledged Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's job is “safe" even as he continued to batter his handpicked chief of the U.S. central... Read more ...

Whistleblower Complains After Trump 'Promise' to Leader

Whistleblower Complains After Trump 'Promise' to Leader

A phone conversation between President Trump and a foreign leader alarmed an intelligence official so much that they filed a formal whistleblower complaint, sources tell the... Read more ...

How Pete Buttigieg would expand health coverage

How Pete Buttigieg would expand health coverage

Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg today released his long-awaited health plan , pledging that his “Medicare for All Who Want It” proposal would lead to universal... Read more ...