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I never knew the Republican Party had a heart or a soul. When did that happen? Did I miss something? more

Sep 13, 2017 4:21 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

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U.S. Air Force

Bolstered by powerful private interests, state governments are dangerously close to calling a Constitutional Convention. more

Sep 12, 2017 1:35 PM Dispatches 9 Comments

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louiselinton.com

Louis Linton #daytrips to Kentucky to sell a tax plan that will mostly benefit people that wear $1,000 pants. more

Aug 22, 2017 5:26 PM Dispatches

A breakdown of what went wrong for the Republicans, how Trumpcare is undead, and what to watch for in the budget fight. more

Aug 8, 2017 12:43 PM Multimedia

Now along comes Pruitt, proclaiming that Superfund is his priority. As the “mother of Superfund,” as I am sometimes called, I should be thrilled. Instead, I’m terrified. more

Aug 3, 2017 3:22 PM Op-Eds

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Executive Office of the President of the United States

Somewhere deep within the White House is a computer programmed to sniff out anniversaries of historic civil rights milestones and issue trite, hypocritical proclamation templates insincerely honoring those events. more

Aug 3, 2017 1:57 PM Dispatches

It’s the deliberate destruction of civility and civil society by Republicans—not only by colorful characters Trump and the Mooch, but also by low-key money man Reince Priebus. more

Jul 31, 2017 11:27 PM Dispatches

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Lauren Klinkhammer

Not everybody is comfortable with getting arrested and that is okay. You don’t have to get arrested to be a voice, to share your story more

Jul 27, 2017 9:42 AM Multimedia

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Ted Eytan

She said those who turned out to protest her appearance were nothing more than “defenders of the status quo,” bent on causing trouble for others—like ALEC members and DeVos—who are “capable of real change.” more

Jul 25, 2017 10:53 AM Public School Shakedown

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The White House

A big difference from the current law is that this bill would make it much easier for insurers to discriminate against older, sicker Americans. more

Jul 24, 2017 9:25 AM Dispatches

My guess is that Republicans in Congress won’t get their act together to pass their beloved “repeal & replace” bill and will instead try to kill the Affordable Care Act in thousands of smaller ways. more

Jul 20, 2017 9:18 AM Multimedia

Republican leaders are so obsessed with destroying Medicaid that they will try again and again. So the fight is far from over. I have found hope in the idea that collective protest action can turn the tide against the GOP’s agenda. more

Jul 19, 2017 1:40 PM Op-Eds 1 Comments

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Gage Skidmore

A House bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was also deemed dead—until Republicans mustered enough votes to pass it. Still, the news for Senate Republicans, led by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, is hardly encouraging. more

Jul 10, 2017 1:18 PM Dispatches

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Scott Walker for Governor

Remember the promises of the Brown Bag Bus tour? A peek at the state’s checkbook shows questionable budget balancing. more

Jul 6, 2017 3:23 PM Dispatches

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The Best Democracy Money Can Buy

This cat is already out of the bag. A special investigative report. more

Jul 5, 2017 1:53 PM Dispatches 12 Comments

Nineteen state legislatures have introduced bills in 2017 that in some way curb the right to protest. more

Jul 3, 2017 11:13 AM Dispatches

Even though the Affordable Care Act has problems, it is much better than dropping 22 million people from their health insurance and chopping Medicaid by $772 billion or so. more

Jun 29, 2017 9:09 AM Multimedia

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Randy Bryce for Congress

"I drive around my community and can point to things I've literally built, and I look at what Paul Ryan's done and see jobs leaving." more

Jun 27, 2017 9:05 AM Dispatches

Disabled people playing dead on McConnell’s floor sums it up brilliantly—showing exactly what will happen if he gets what he wants, and exactly who is to blame. more

Jun 23, 2017 12:19 PM Dispatches

I have spent much of my life as an uninsured man, and the thought of going back is unimaginable. more

Jun 23, 2017 11:44 AM Dispatches 1 Comments

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