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Trump lobbies McConnell on criminal justice overhaul

President Donald Trump publicly endorsed the package during a White House event last week, putting new pressure on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to take action. | Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ [...]

Criminal justice overhaul hits Senate snags despite Trump endorsement

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) had vowed to call up the criminal justice package if it’s shown to have 60 yes votes. | Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> A bipartisan criminal justice overhaul [...]

Poland Backtracks on Holocaust Law, but Presses Ahead on Judicial Overhaul

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Seeking to repair a diplomatic rift with allies including the United States and Israel, Warsaw amended a law that critics said stifled free speech. Source: NYT > World

Republicans give up on Medicare overhaul

Republicans on Capitol Hill are giving up on what might be their last best chance to overhaul Medicare, just as they’re losing their leading champion on the issue, House Speaker Paul Ryan. The quiet surrender on a subject that’s energized [...]
French Workers Resist Labor Code Overhaul
Economical Solutions to Expensive Propositions A protester wears a garbage can during a demonstration against French labour law reform in Nantes, France, May 17, 2016 Source : https://www.telesurtv.net/english/multimedia/Up-All-Night-French-Workers-Resist-Labor-Code-Overhaul-20160517-0017.html . Source: [...]
DNC overhaul struggles as Sanders-Clinton rivalries persist
One year into Tom Perez’s project to save the Democratic National Committee from complete collapse, officials are beginning to dig out of the hole left by Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s mismanagement, Barack Obama’s indifference, [...]
Trump signs major tax overhaul into law
The bill marks his first major legislative accomplishment since taking office last January. By LOUIS NELSON 12/22/2017 10:20 AM EST [...]
House clears GOP tax overhaul for Trump’s signature
Republicans say legislative win will resonate with voters in 2018. By AARON LORENZO 12/20/2017 11:47 AM EST Updated 12/20/2017 02:15 [...]
European Commission Warns Poland Over Efforts to Overhaul the Courts
The warning will also be seen as a clear signal to several other former Communist countries, including the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia, which are all led by parties that espouse populist policies and which have taken, [...]
House to vote again on tax overhaul after Senate glitch
Education provisions tossed in Senate, which is still expected to vote Tuesday. By BRIAN FALER 12/19/2017 11:45 AM EST Updated 12/19/2017 [...]