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Argentina’s Senate Rejects Bill Legalizing Abortion

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Proponents of legalizing abortion in Pope Francis’ homeland were crushed but unbowed after losing the final battle in a contentious legislative fight. Source: NYT > World
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Manafort Trial Day 2: A fake bill, a banned word, and a Rick Gates surprise

This courtroom sketch depicts Paul Manafort, fourth from right, standing with his lawyers in front of U.S. district Judge T.S. Ellis III, center rear, and the selected [...]
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‘Brett was involved’: Inside Supreme Court nominee’s work for Bill Clinton probe

4 weeks ago | 0 comment
President Donald Trump has waged war on leakers — but in nominating Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court, the president has picked someone well-versed in the swampy art of off-the-record briefings and anonymous quotes. Kavanaugh spent nearly [...]
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Who Is Bill Browder, Kremlin Foe Singled Out in Putin’s Offer?

1 month ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] William F. Browder, an investor, has led a global human rights fight against the Kremlin that has resulted in sanctions being leveled against Russian officials, becoming a thorn in Mr. Putin’s [...]
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Goodlatte offers E-Verify mandate, farm worker fix for immigration bill

2 months ago | 0 comment
Rep. Bob Goodlatte‘s amendment is designed to shore up conservative support for the bill, although it is still an uphill fight to passage. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo With [...]
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Senate passes defense policy bill, setting up talks with House

2 months ago | 0 comment
GOP Sen. Jim Inhofe has hailed the bill as a recognition that “there’s a new emphasis on defending America.” | AP Photo The Senate on Monday easily [...]
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Trump to House GOP: Send me an immigration bill

2 months ago | 0 comment
President Donald Trump told House Republicans to send him an immigration bill dealing with Dreamers and migrant families being separated at the border in a freewheeling address Tuesday — giving GOP leadership what it hopes was the green [...]
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Tough reelection? Sponsor an opioid bill

2 months ago | 0 comment
Everybody wants their name on a bill addressing the opioid crisis — especially Republicans facing tough reelection battles. That’s why House leadership will bring more than 70 such bills to the floor by the end of the month, many sponsored [...]
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Democrats Launch Bill To Stop Family Separation, Goddamn It

2 months ago | 0 comment
At Auschwitz, mothers and children were kept together when they went to the gas chambers. Let that sink in. While the ACLU moves forward with its class action lawsuit to end Donald Trump’s family separation policy, Senate Democrats are stepping [...]
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Please No! (Yes, Please) Don’t Take Bill Maher! (Kindly Carry Him Out Through The Back Entrance)

3 months ago | 0 comment
Bill Maher with Donald Trump (l) and an orangutan (r) Bill Maher, who I don’t much like, started trending on Twitter yesterday shortly after that former TV star and current Ambien spokesperson had her TV show cancelled. Apparently, the Army [...]