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President Trump Launches Sexist Attack on Mika Brzezinski

On Thursday morning, President Donald Trump took aim at MSNBC’s Morning Joe, in particular co-host Mika Brzezinski. Morning Joe and Trump have had a rocky relationship, going back and forth between praise for the candidate-turned-President and outright criticism. Trump tweeted (the two tweets have been merged together), “I heard poorly rated […]

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Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen to Retire

Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen has announced that she will retire from Congress at the end of her term. She broke the news in an interview with the Miami Herald. Ros-Lehtinen, who has served in Congress for thirty-eight years, is the dean of the Florida congressional delegation and was the first Cuban-American elected to Congress. […]

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Republicans Surrender on Obamacare

One day after the law’s seventh anniversary, federal Republicans surrendered on the matter of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare as it became popularly known, and declared it to be “the law of the land,” in the words of Speaker Paul Ryan. Speaker Ryan cancelled Friday’s scheduled vote on the American Health […]


House Republicans Move to Gut Ethics Panel

House Republicans moved to effectively gut the independent Office of Congressional Ethics on Monday night. The rule change was approved 119-74 in the conference. The complete rules package will now be voted on tomorrow, during the new Congress’s first day. Representative Bob Goodlatte, who sponsored the proposal, announced the adopted […]

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