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John McCain Blasted for Condemning Trumpcare, Then Voting for It

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Senators Call for Investigation Into Involuntary Job Reassignments for Federal Climate Scientists

In a letter obtained by The Washington Post, the senators say the reassignments could be an "abuse of power."

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BREAKING: Senate Votes to Advance Obamacare Repeal Debate

Vice President Mike Pence cast the deciding vote.

A fracking site is situated on the outskirts of town in the Permian Basin oil field on January 21, 2016, in the oil town of Midland, Texas.

Trump Administration to Reverse Rule That Keeps Public Water Sources Clean

The Bureau of Land Management claims that the Obama-era fracking regulation places too heavy a burden on the oil and gas industries.

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Senator Kamala Harris Introduces Bipartisan Money Bail Reform Bill

“We must come together to reform a bail system that is discriminatory, wasteful and fails to keep our communities safe.”

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SCOTUS Expands Definition of 'Bona Fide' Family Relationships Under Travel Ban

The court just ruled that the federal government must extend travel privileges to a larger set of foreign nationals.

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READ: Former DOJ Civil Rights Head Says Trump Administration is Preparing for Voter Purge

Vanita Gupta for The New York Times: “My biggest fear is that the government will issue a report with ‘findings’ of unsupported claims of illegal voting, focused on communities of color.”

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#NeverRepeal Trends as Trumpcare Fails

With the GOP’s latest attempt to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) thwarted, President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are pushing for a wholesale repeal of the law of the land.

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Former White House Advisor Valerie Jarrett Reflects on Life, Politics in Upcoming Book

"I want to share the experiences, life lessons and values that have shaped who I am and my ideas for the future."

Protesters demonstrate against the G-20 economic summit during a protest march on July 08, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany.

U.S. Further Isolated As Result of G-20 Anti-Climate Change Decisions

The rest of the leading economies vowed their commitment to the Paris Agreement—and to aiding the developing world with climate change impacts.

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Black L.A. Activists Demand NRA Pull Fearmongering, Anti-Movement Videos

"We know that we are not safe, but we are not scared either."

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Government Ethics Director Resigns Via This Perfectly Worded Letter

Walter Shaub Jr. leaves after several clashes with the White House.

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40+ States Reject Kris Kobach's Request for Voter Data

Critics denounce Kobach's search for voter fraud as a witchhunt that demonizes undocumented immigrants.

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Florida Judge Strikes Down Updated 'Stand Your Ground' Law

Critics say the latest version of the law that helped exonerate George Zimmerman allows more people to claim self defense, even when they provoked the encounter.

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As You Digest the SCOTUS 'Muslim Ban' Ruling, Don't Forget About This Major Win [PHOTOS]

That the Supreme Court upheld a chunk of the "Muslim Ban" doesn't negate the powerful organizing that helped push the issue up to the highest court in the land.

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How the World Views Trump's Presidency in One Crazy Chart

The Pew Research Center asked people in 37 countries how confident they are that President Donald Trump will “do the right thing.” Here’s how they responded.

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5 Things You Should Know About Arizona's Ethnic Studies Program Battle

Tucson public school officials banned a Mexican-American studies curricula for alleged anti-American sentiment. Here are some key facts about the bill that made it possible.

Senate Health Care Plan Panned by Critics

From former President Barack Obama to The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the people are not pleased with the Better Care Reconciliation Act.

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CBC Response to Trump Administration's Meeting Invite: Nah

The Congressional Black Caucus says Trump’s policies will “devastate Black communities.”

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3 Things to Watch on C-Span

No, really. Vice President Mike Pence, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Sean Spicer just might be full of...information.