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Senate reaches bipartisan budget deal, House opposition emerges

Senate leaders have reached a two-year budget deal which will remove some restrictions on domestic and defense spending, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, announced today. The bipartisan agreement will reportedly create more [...]
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Unrest in Iran will continue until religious rule ends

Ever since the 1979 Iranian Revolution created the Islamic Republic of Iran, replacing Iran’s 2,500-year-old monarchy with a clerical regime, the supreme leader has been both the head of state and the highest ranking religious authority [...]
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Steve Wynn resigns from his company. What will the RNC do now?

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After a month that saw a bombshell report that casino mogul Steve Wynn had a history of sexual abuse against his employees, Wynn’s departure from the Republican National Committee and Republican blowback against him, Wynn is now stepping [...]
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It’s still the Yellen-Obama economy

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Barack Obama, Janet Yellen (Credit: AP/Susan Walsh/Reuters/Robert Galbraith. Photo collage by Salon) Trump shouldn’t take credit for today’s economy Dean Baker, Truthout2018-02-07T11:30:03Z•2018-02-07T11:30:03Z•0 [...]
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Donald Trump offers a helping hand to China and Russia

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Dilip Hiro Dilip Hiro, a TomDispatch regular, is the author, among many other works, of After Empire: The Birth of a Multipolar World. (Nation Books), His 36th and latest book is The Age of Aspiration: Power, Wealth, and Conflict in Globalizing [...]
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John Kelly: “Lazy” immigrants didn’t sign up for DACA

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Despite the chief of staff suggesting DACA is lawless, he said Trump’s immigration plan is “generous,” and couldn’t believe that lawmakers would vote against it. “What makes them act is pressure,” Kelly said [...]
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Trump roots for a government shutdown in order to get his way: report

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President Donald Trump got into a confrontation with Rep. Barbara Comstock, R-Va., at the White House because Trump said he revealed he’s in favor of another government shutdown. According to a snippet of the transcript being tweeted [...]
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Actor Diane Neal of “Law & Order: SVU” is running for Congress

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“Donald and I are roughly the same height,” she said. “After talking with him for a while, he stood in front of me [with his back turned], and I slipped a chopstick right in that thing because I wanted to see what it was made [...]
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FEMA paid $150 million to feed Puerto Ricans, and it backfired

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Ms. Brown described herself in an interview as a government contractor — “almost like a broker,” she said — who does not keep employees or specialize in any field but is able to procure subcontracted work as needed, and get a cut of [...]
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Trump administration gives up on being serious about the opioid crisis

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(Credit: AP Photo/Richard Drew) Experts are no longer calling the shots when it comes to dealing with the opioid epidemic Jeremy Binckes2018-02-06T17:09:08Z•2018-02-06T17:09:08Z•0 Comments In a sign that the Trump Administration [...]