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House Democrats open investigation of Trump’s campaign travel costs

House Democrats launched an investigation Wednesday into President Trump’s frequent use of Air Force One and other government resources for campaign travel, seeking financial documents from the White House counsel and Trump campaign officials. House [...]

U.S. and South Korea Sign Deal on Shared Defense Costs

SEOUL, South Korea — Washington and Seoul on Sunday signed an agreement on how to share the cost of the American military presence in South Korea, resolving a dispute between the allies before President Trump’s meeting this month [...]

Bill to restrict Dominion pipeline costs

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Legislation that could pose a serious threat to the bottom line of Dominion Energy’s planned Atlantic Coast Pipeline continues to advance in the Virginia General Assembly. The bill passed a key House committee Thursday [...]

World Bank: Venezuela exodus costs Colombia up to $1 billion

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) – The World Bank is estimating it will cost Colombia upward of $ 1 billion to tend to the surge of Venezuelan migrants fleeing their nation’s economic and humanitarian crisis. In a report published Friday, bank [...]

Michael Cohen sets up GoFundMe page for legal costs

NEW YORK (AP) – Michael Cohen is sticking his hand out and asking the public for help paying for his legal defense, and one anonymous donor already has ponied up $ 50,000. Through his lawyer, Donald Trump’s former “fixer” says [...]
Congress Destroyed This Climate Satellite We Needed, Because Have You Seen What Mini-Storage Costs Lately???
Fact: It didn’t have any lasers to kill terrorists, so what good was it? The Republican War on Science continues to make advances, as we learn this week that one of four aging satellites used to monitor dwindling polar ice has failed, and [...]
CBO Confirms Trump’s Fuckery Increasing Obamacare Costs, But ACA Still Really Hard To Kill!
Trumpcare uses Administrative Ratfuck! It’s not very effective The Congressional Budget Office released a report Thursday projecting changes to the health insurance market for people under age 65 for 2017 and beyond, and in among all the [...]
Obamacare costs to rise faster than inflation, CBO projects
Obamacare premiums will rise an average of 5 percent a year over the next decade, much higher than the annual inflation rate, the government’s chief scorekeeper predicted Thursday, saying that while the 2010 health care law is stable, the [...]
The hidden extra costs of living with a disability
This piece originally appeared on The Conversation. Disability is often incorrectly assumed to be rare. However, global estimates suggest than one in seven adults has some form of disability. The term “disability” covers a number of [...]
Wealthy Qatar Weathers Siege, but Personal and Political Costs Grow
A small thumb-shaped country that protrudes into the Persian Gulf, Qatar depends on Saudi Arabia for its only land border, which is now closed. Camels and migrant workers caught on the wrong side of the frontier when the crisis erupted [...]