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Trump tells the UN: 'I will always put America first'

President Trump urged his foreign counterparts on Tuesday to put the security of their own countries first, much as he intends to do as the leader of the U.S., during a speech before the United Nations General Assembly.

"Our government's first duty is to its people, to ou

The Growing Danger Of Dynastic Wealth

White House National Economic Council director Gary Cohn, former president of Goldman Sachs, said recently that “only morons pay the estate tax.” I’m reminded of Donald Trump’s comment that he didn’t pay federal income taxes because he was “smart.” And billionaire Leona He

Supreme Court Puts Redrawing Of Texas Electoral Maps On Hold

An ideologically divided U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday handed a win to Republicans in Texas by putting on hold rulings that said electoral districts drawn by state lawmakers discriminated against minority voters.

On a 5-4 vote, with the court’s conservatives in the majori

General John Kelly Slams Congressman Gutierrez For Calling Him a Liar

In response to President Trump's decision to end DACA last week, Democrat Congressman Luis Gutierrez went after Chief of Staff General John Kelly by calling him a liar and a "disgrace" to his uniform.  “General Kelly, when he was the head of Homeland Security, lied straigh

Obama Speaks Out On Trump Ending Dreamer Protections

Former President Barack Obama said Tuesday that President Donald Trump's decision to dismantle the program protecting young undocumented immigrants was “contrary to our spirit, and to common sense.” Trump announced Tuesday that he will end Obama’s Deferred Action for Child

Trump tells the UN: 'I will always put America first'

19-09-2017

Trump tells the UN: 'I will always put America first'

President Trump urged his foreign counterparts on Tuesday to put the security of their own countries first, much as he intends to do as the leader of the U.S., during a speech before the United Nations General Assembly. "Our government's first duty is to its people, to our citizens, to serve their needs, to ensure their safety, to preserve their rights and to defend their values," Trump said. "As president of the United States, I will always...

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The Growing Danger Of Dynastic Wealth

18-09-2017

The Growing Danger Of Dynastic Wealth

White House National Economic Council director Gary Cohn, former president of Goldman Sachs, said recently that “only morons pay the estate tax.” I’m reminded of Donald Trump’s comment that he didn’t pay federal income taxes because he was “smart.” And billionaire Leona Helmsley’s “only the little people pay taxes.” What Cohn was getting at is how easy it is nowadays for the wealthy to pass their fortunes to their children, tax-free.   The estate tax applies only...

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Supreme Court Puts Redrawing Of Texas Electoral Maps On Hold

13-09-2017

Supreme Court Puts Redrawing Of Texas Electoral Maps On Hold

An ideologically divided U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday handed a win to Republicans in Texas by putting on hold rulings that said electoral districts drawn by state lawmakers discriminated against minority voters. On a 5-4 vote, with the court’s conservatives in the majority and the liberal justices dissenting, the court in a brief order blocked two different lower court decisions that found fault with both congressional districts and state legislative districts drawn by the Republican-controlled state...

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General John Kelly Slams Congressman Gutierrez For Calling Him a Liar

11-09-2017

General John Kelly Slams Congressman Gutierrez For Calling Him a Liar

In response to President Trump's decision to end DACA last week, Democrat Congressman Luis Gutierrez went after Chief of Staff General John Kelly by calling him a liar and a "disgrace" to his uniform.  “General Kelly, when he was the head of Homeland Security, lied straight to the faces of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus about preventing the mass deportation of DREAMers.  Now as Chief of Staff, this former general is executing the plan to take away their...

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Obama Speaks Out On Trump Ending Dreamer Protections

05-09-2017

Obama Speaks Out On Trump Ending Dreamer Protections

Former President Barack Obama said Tuesday that President Donald Trump's decision to dismantle the program protecting young undocumented immigrants was “contrary to our spirit, and to common sense.” Trump announced Tuesday that he will end Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, in six months. Unless Congress steps in, ending the program could put nearly 800,000 undocumented young people at risk of deportation and unable to work legally when their two-year permits expire. Obama said...

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Trump reportedly shows Obama's Inauguration Day letter to Oval Office visitors

03-09-2017

Trump reportedly shows Obama's Inauguration Day letter to Oval Office visitors

Former President Barack Obama's letter to President Donald Trump on Inauguration Day had four pieces of advice, CNN reported on Sunday. After congratulating Trump on a "remarkable run," Obama said that the two of them and their predecessors had been "blessed, in different ways, with great good fortune." "Not everyone is so lucky. It's up to us to do everything we can (to) build more ladders of success for every child and family that's willing to work hard,"...

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Paul Ryan Says Trump Should Not End Protections For Dreamers

01-09-2017

Paul Ryan Says Trump Should Not End Protections For Dreamers

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Friday that President Donald Trump should not terminate a program protecting young undocumented immigrants who come to the U.S. as children, even though he and other Republicans have repeatedly tried to end it in Congress. “I actually don’t think he should do that,” Ryan said concerning reports that Trump will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which could be killed as early as Friday. “I believe that this is something that Congress...

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How St. Louis’ Only City Synagogue Becam…

20-09-2017

How St. Louis’ Only City Synagogue Became A Safe Haven For Protesters

The evening of Sept. 15 was a quiet Friday night for Rabbi Randy Fleisher, a leader of the Central Reform... Read more

Bill Cassidy Responds To Jimmy Kimmel By…

20-09-2017

Bill Cassidy Responds To Jimmy Kimmel By Doubling Down On The Dishonesty

Hours after a brutal takedown at the hands of late-night host Jimmy Kimmel , Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) went on... Read more

ACLU Is Going On Offense In Voting Right…

20-09-2017

ACLU Is Going On Offense In Voting Rights Fight

The American Civil Liberties Union is launching an effort to make it easier to vote in all 50 states after... Read more

Trump Administration Says Obamacare Ads …

20-09-2017

Trump Administration Says Obamacare Ads Don't Work, But Federal Study Says They Do

When Trump administration officials slashed the advertising budget for healthcare.gov, the Affordable Care Act ’s online marketplace, they said it... Read more

Newsmax

RNC's McDaniel: Graham-Cassidy Bill Esse…

20-09-2017

RNC's McDaniel: Graham-Cassidy Bill Essential for Healthcare

Republicans are working hard on delivering their campaign promise to repeal Obamacare, and the Graham-Cassidy reform bill is a good opportunity to deliver a state-specific... Read more

Tim Ryan: Dems 'Should Try to Be Willing…

20-09-2017

Tim Ryan: Dems 'Should Try to Be Willing Partners' With Trump

Democrats should try to work together when possible with President Donald Trump, according to Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio.... Read more

Rand Paul: Graham-Cassidy Bill 'Barely O…

20-09-2017

Rand Paul: Graham-Cassidy Bill 'Barely Obamacare Lite'

Sen. Rand Paul Wednesday continued his opposition to the healthcare bill proposed by Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Bill Cassidy, R-La., stating that their proposal... Read more

Kerry on 2020 Run: 'I Don't Have Any Pla…

20-09-2017

Kerry on 2020 Run: 'I Don't Have Any Plans Right Now'

John Kerry said he is "right now" not intending to run for president in 2020.... Read more

NY Times

Fed Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged

20-09-2017

The Federal Reserve said a trio of punishing hurricanes were unlikely to reduce the pace of economic growth, and it continued to dismantle its stimulus... Read more

Live Briefing: At U.N. General Assembly,…

20-09-2017

The United Nations General Assembly is convening for its second day, in the wake of President Trump’s combative remarks on North Korea and Iran. Here... Read more

The Contradiction Buried in Trump’s Iran…

20-09-2017

The president calls the Iran nuclear deal an “embarrassment,” but ending it would destroy his credibility in any talks over North Korea’s arsenal.... Read more

Public Health: Obamacare Repeal Bill Off…

20-09-2017

States would be given money to establish their own health policies, and it’s hard to know who would remain covered and how.... Read more

U.S. Taking 50 Refugees From Offshore Ca…

20-09-2017

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the Trump administration would honor an Obama-era deal to resettle the detainees in the United States.... Read more

Washington Times

Vos says he's open to improvements to co…

20-09-2017

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Assembly Speaker... Read more

The Latest: Defense says Menendez took t…

20-09-2017

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The Latest on the bribery trial of Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez and a wealthy donor (all times local):... Read more

Nancy Pelosi: Dreamers' parents 'did a g…

20-09-2017

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that illegal immigrant parents who brought their children to the U.S. in defiance of the law “did a... Read more

Donald Trump says he's decided on Irania…

20-09-2017

President Trump said Wednesday he’s decided on the future of the Iranian nuclear deal, but he’s keeping the decision to himself for now.... Read more

Economic News

Presidential paranoia: Does Mueller have…

20-09-2017

Presidential paranoia: Does Mueller have a mole in the White House?

President Trump has long spoken in conspiratorial terms about a range of topics. It appears this is partly responsible for fostering a culture of distrust... Read more

Navy Hospital Staffers Removed After Sha…

20-09-2017

Navy Hospital Staffers Removed After Sharing Disturbing Photos Of Newborns

Two staffers at a Florida Navy hospital face disciplinary action after disturbing videos and photos surfaced showing them forcing a newborn to dance and referring... Read more

Oil set for biggest third quarter rise s…

20-09-2017

Oil set for biggest third quarter rise since 2004, Iraq hints at OPEC extension

By Amanda Cooper LONDON (Reuters) - Oil headed for its largest third-quarter gain in 13 years as prices rose on Wednesday after the Iraqi... Read more

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