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85 Poor People Were Thrown Out of Their Homes and Ben Carson is Hiding Why – Dems Demand Answers

April 11, 2018

Senators Question HUD’s “Rash” Decision to Close Two Housing Complexes in Southern Illinois by Molly Parker ProPublica U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth of Illinois are questioning whether the Department of Housing and Urban Development followed federal law in deciding…

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5 Reasons Why Trump’s Military Parade Fantasy is a Horrible Idea for the Country

February 7, 2018

Donald Trump Has Had Some REALLY Bad Ideas, But a Military Parade Is Among His Worst So Donald Trump has ordered the Pentagon to stage a large-scale “military parade” down Pennsylvania Avenue at some point in 2018. According to reports,…

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Pelosi Demands Democrats Stand Firm in Face of Shutdown Threats

January 17, 2018

With the deadline to avoid a government shutdown looming at midnight Friday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is urging all fellow Democrats to oppose another stopgap funding extension unless it includes measures to satisfy Democratic priorities. The key demand is…

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Don’t Fall For These 2 Dirty Tricks Trump Uses to Distract from His Scandals

January 13, 2018

Thursday evening, around the time President Donald J. Trump was likely retiring to his bed with a cheeseburger and his remote (if claims in Michael Wolff’s book are accurate) the Washington Post reported Trump had launched into a rant earlier in…

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‘Hate-Filled, Vile, and Racist’ – Top Senator Confirms & Condemns Trump’s ‘S***hole’ Remarks

January 12, 2018

Democratic Senator Dick Durbin Leaves No Doubt Donald Trump Made Racist Comments Yesterday was another day of days in the racist Republican Donald Trump administration. The news the president referred to a number of places around the world as “shithole…

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You Won’t F*cking Believe How Much More Top CEO’s Make Compared to Most American Workers

July 21, 2017

by John Light In 2016, CEOs at America’s largest firms made, on average, 271 times more than the average US worker. Fifty years ago, that ratio was 20-to-1. The CEO-to-worker pay ratio, calculated annually by the Economic Policy Institute, a…

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