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Republican bill is great for banks, bad for people

Republicans are trying to ram through Congress a bill that would allow big banks to engage in the exact same practices that caused the Great Recession.

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Trump and the GOP’s foreign policy: A worldwide danger

In his acceptance speech, given in Cleveland last week, Trump served up his usual stew of pompous and belligerent nationalist statements.

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Trump speech in four words: Lies, hate, fear, repeat

In his speech last night, Trump tossed lies, hate, distortions, and fear-mongering harder than Jake Arrieta throws his four-seam fastball. 

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Trump’s acceptance speech: “Be afraid; be very afraid”

Some said he was appealing to the worst instincts of white workers who have legitimate grievances and reasons to be dissatisfied with the government.

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Latino panel says GOP is driving minorities away

"The Republican Party has done nothing to reach out to them, even though in 2012 the leadership of the GOP vowed to make it more inclusive."

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Obama threatens defense bill veto over anti-LGBTQ, anti-worker provisions

The provisions, inserted in a huge DOD bill by House Republicans, are among the reasons the administration told Congress the president's  advisors "would recommend he veto the bill."

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Women's rights group hails and right wing slams new overtime rule

The Economic Policy Institute estimates 12.5 million workers will be newly eligible for overtime pay or see their existing rights strengthened, including 6.4 million women.

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North Carolina discrimination law shows limits of corporate conscience

"The legislation hastily enacted is deplorable and discriminatory, and it runs counter to everything we stand for."

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Trump facing racketeering charges

The case is now being heard and Trump has been forced to take time out of campaigning to testify.

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GOP-created “toxic wind” blows through Illinois

Bruce Rauner is a billionaire who made his money the old-fashioned way: by lying, stealing, and cheating.

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