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GOP Tax Bill Would Trigger $25 Billion in Cuts to Medicare, Warns CBO
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Progressives on Tuesday urged Trump critics to voice their opposition to the tax bill that House Republicans are hoping to push through, after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) reported that the legislation could put billions of dollars in Medicare sp ...[Read more]
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Labour vows to factor climate change risk into economic forecasts
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The risk posed by climate change would be factored into projections from the government’s independent economic forecaster if Labour took office, the shadow chancellor will announce on Tuesday. John McDonnell will highlight the human and economic costs o ...[Read more]
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The Secret to Progressive Electoral Success?
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You build political power by beginning at the bottom. That’s one of the hopeful lessons of the elections on Tuesday that saw progressives, socialists, and other leftists sweep into office at the local and state level all over the country. It was an elec ...[Read more]
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Resort Tycoon Says He’s Ordered Dem Leaders To Adopt Pro-Billionaire Platform
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There’ve been a lot of important revelations in the last week, but one of the most significant has gone obscenely under-reported in the shuffle. In a recent interview with MSNBC’s Stephanie Ruhle, timeshare tycoon and top Democratic party donor Steph ...[Read more]
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Saudi Crown Prince poised to take over as King: sources
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The latest speculation, to which we give substantial credence, is that the Crown Prince will top up his coup by having himself crowned King “in a matter of days,” according to our sources. Al-Arabiya, the Saudi-owned pan-Arab television news channel, ...[Read more]
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UK prosecutors admit destroying key emails in Julian Assange case
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The Crown Prosecution Service is facing embarrassment after admitting it destroyed key emails relating to the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is holed up in Ecuador’s London embassy fighting extradition. Email exchanges between the CPS and its Swe ...[Read more]
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Brexit: EU warns UK it has less than a month to make concessions
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The British government has less than a month to make a concession on the Brexit bill in order to guarantee launching trade talks in December, the Guardian understands. Senior officials in Brussels say talks have stalled since Theresa May’s Florence spee ...[Read more]
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House Republicans claim an annual salary of $450,000 is middle class
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That's rich! Republicans suddenly believe that one percenters are barely struggling to be in the middle class, party officials revealed. On Thursday, House Republicans issued a fact sheet about their new tax cut plan that referred to Americans earning $45 ...[Read more]
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Bernie Sanders warns of international oligarchy after Paradise Papers leak
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Bernie Sanders has warned that the world is rapidly becoming an “international oligarchy” controlled by a tiny number of billionaires, highlighted by the revelations in the Paradise Papers. In a statement to the Guardian in the wake of the massive lea ...[Read more]
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Clinton Campaign Had Additional Signed Agreement With DNC In 2015
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NPR has learned that Hillary Clinton's campaign had an agreement, separate from one also signed by Bernie Sanders' campaign, providing control over party decisions in exchange for relieving DNC debt. ...[Read more]
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Four Viral Claims Spread by Journalists on Twitter in the Last Week Alone That are False
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Just in the last week alone, there have been four major factually false claims that have gone viral because journalists on Twitter endorsed and spread them: three about the controversy involving Donna Brazile and the DNC, and one about documents and email ...[Read more]
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