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A decade after meltdown, Senate moves to roll back bank rules

U.S. senators are planning to mark the 10th anniversary of Wall Street’s meltdown this year with a gift to the nation’s banks: a bill that would unravel regulations put in place after the crisis. The proposed rollback of some [...]
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Mueller shifts focus back to Russian ‘information warfare’

Special counsel Robert Mueller had spent nine months on the job with little evidence that he was focusing on his original mandate: to investigate Russian influence in the 2016 presidential election. On Friday, a stunning new court document [...]
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MittBott 2.018 Back And Ready To Represent Utah, Inevitably Offend It

6 days ago | 0 comment
Screenshot from campaign video. They cropped it, not us. Willard Mittens Romneyton-Rafalca III formally announced his bid for the US Senate today with a cheesy video talking about what a very Utah kind of guy he is, because if anyone’s forgotten [...]
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White House left feeling rudderless as Trump hangs back in crisis

7 days ago | 0 comment
President Donald Trump has cast himself as a master brander and dealmaker, but rarely talks much about his crisis management style. The past week has, however, put that style on clear display. Story Continued Below The White House [...]
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Sean Hannity Swallows Obama’s Fake Sperm Then Spits It Back Up: A Play In Three Very Stupid Acts

1 week ago | 0 comment
If all you see when you look at this portrait is sperm, somethin’s wrong with you, oh boy! If you ever wanted to see what gets Sean Hannity’s jizzes flowing, and more specifically the process by which that happens, you need to start with [...]
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TFW You’re Trying To Buy Back Your Shit And They Hand You A Pee Tape

1 week ago | 0 comment
NO RUSSIA! NO RUSSIA! UNLESS … Okay, maybe there is Russia. Who’s ready to start the week with some weirdass Spy vs. Spy stuff? We honestly have no idea what to make of Friday’s dueling stories from The Intercept and the New York Times. [...]
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The Democrats’ secret weapon to take back statehouses

2 weeks ago | 0 comment
Donald Trump has certainly helped. But Democrats’ massive success in flipping statehouse seats in special elections this past year isn’t happening by accident. The party’s dominance — it’s flipped 35 seats, and is hoping [...]
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Feinstein roars back after early election stumbles

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LOS ANGELES — Sen. Dianne Feinstein seemed under siege within her own party last fall, with fellow California congressional Democrats openly speculating about possible primary challengers and progressives railing against her brand of centrism. But [...]
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‘The Hairs Really Went Up on the Back of Our Necks’

2 weeks ago | 0 comment
Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here. By the summer of 2016, Victoria Nuland’s “Spidey sense” told her something was very wrong. Story Continued Below That spring, Nuland, the top State [...]
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Berlusconi Is Back. Again. This Time, as Italy’s ‘Nonno’

3 weeks ago | 0 comment
And yet, in a measure of how unpredictable global politics have become, things have come back around for the pre-Trump era’s leading personification of conflicts of interest, outsize appetites and the politics of victimization and press [...]