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Analysis: With Final Passage Likely, Tax Reform Delivers Conservative Policy Victories and …

In short, it’s happening. Congress’ bicameral conference committee unveiled a compromise tax reform bill on Friday, with votes in each chamber expected this week. The procedural rules forbid any further amendments, changes or “tweaks” to the now-finalized legislation; the next and last legislative step … Source: Analysis: With Final Passage Likely, Tax Reform […]

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FBI warned Trump in 2016 Russians would try to infiltrate his campaign

WASHINGTON — In the weeks after he became the Republican nominee on July 19, 2016, Donald Trump was warned that foreign adversaries, including … has not been previously reported, casts a new light on the Trump campaign’s dealings with Russians in the months before the November election. Source: FBI warned Trump in […]

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Henderson: 'Sexually themed conversations,' rejected advances led to Free Press firing

The conservative news website Daily Caller ran an eye-catching headline claiming, “Editor Who Bashed The GOP Just Got Fired For Alleged Sexual Harassment.” “When we see powerful people fall, there is a certain element of excitement or thrill or pearl-clutching that I think comes from seeing giants in … Source: Henderson: ‘Sexually themed […]

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Explaining the John Doe investigations involving Scott Walker

FILE – In this Dec. 12, 2016, file photo, Elections Commission administrator Michael Haas, right, Wisconsin Elections Commission Chair Mark Thomsen view results of a state-wide presidential recount during a press conference in Madison, Wis. On Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, Republican leaders of the … Source: Explaining the John Doe investigations involving Scott […]

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'A Jedi You Are NOT': Mark Hamill slams light saber-wielding FCC chairman over net neutrality

Hamill also questioned whether Pai had paid composer John Williams any royalties for use of the “Star Wars” theme song in the video, which was published Wednesday by the conservative news site Daily Caller. The video, which used music from several copyrighted sources, prompted an online protest … Source: ‘A Jedi You Are […]

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MSNBC's Chris Matthews reprimanded over inappropriate comments about woman in 1999

Conservative news site The Daily Caller first reported on the incident, citing two persons familiar with the situation who said Matthews paid $40,000 to settle a sexual harassment complaint from an assistant producer on the show. A network spokesman said the payment was significantly less and part of a … Source: MSNBC’s Chris […]

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WATCH: CNN host left speechless as ex-Fox News analyst breaks her confidentiality agreement …

CNN media expert Brain Stelter was left with little to say Sunday morning after a former Fox News personality used media mogul Rupert Murdoch’s comments about her to break her confidentiality agreement and blow the lid off of the pervasive atmosphere of sexual assault at the conservative news … Source: WATCH: CNN host […]

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Van Hollen: GOP Tax Plan Is "Total Betrayal Of Economic Populist Message" From 2016

On Sunday’s edition of ABC’s ‘This Week,’ Democratic Maryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen wondered about why the president and his allies are so sensitive about the Mueller probe into the 2016 election. STEPHANOPOULOS: Let’s move on to the tax bill right now. You heard … Source: Van Hollen: GOP Tax Plan Is “Total […]

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Jones to Be Independent, Doesn't Think Trump Should Resign

“Those allegations were made before the (2016) election, and so people had an opportunity to judge before that election,” Jones said when asked whether Trump should resign. “We need to move on and not get distracted by those issues. Let’s get on with the real issues that are facing the people of this … […]

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Are conservatives more patriotic than liberals?

There was one proposition that more liberals than conservatives say accurately describes patriotism: “Use non-violent civil disobedience to overcome social injustice.” 67 percent of those surveyed viewed this as an accurate description. 65 percent of conservatives agreed with the description (along with … Source: Are conservatives more patriotic than liberals?