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Obamacare Is A Failure, But It Will Only ‘Explode’ If Trump Sabotages It
The Republicans’ disastrous repeal effort made the ACA marginally less unpopular, but its favorability rating is still below 50 percent. Democrats didn’t win this recent fight; Republicans simply lost.
FBI Facial Recognition Technology Has ‘No Limits,’ Congressional Hearing Reveals
Law enforcement has access to photos of 50 percent of all adult Americans without their knowledge or consent.
US Govt Sued Over Warrantless Laptop, Cellphone Searches
The intrusive searches reached a staggering 25,000 in 2016, up from 5,000 in 2015.
Dick Cheney: Russian Interference An “Act Of War”
Cheney's accusation comes at a time when both the Senate and House of Representatives intelligence committees are investigating possible Russian interference in the election that brought President Donald Trump to power.
White House Eyeing $18 Billion List Of Budget Cuts Targeting Social Programs
The new list of cuts include $1.2 billion in National Institutes of Health research grants. The community development block grant program would be halved, amounting to a cut of $3 billion, and $500 million would be stripped from popular transportation project funding known as TIGER grants.
Senators Debut New Anti-Iran Legislation Just Days Before AIPAC Conference
Just days before a powerful Israeli lobbying organization began its annual conference in Washington, D.C., new legislation targeting Iran was introduced by U.S. senators. The timing is likely far from being a coincidence.
Liquor Regulators Are Partying On Texas Taxpayers’ Tab
Texas alcohol regulators know how to party: records show they've spent tens of thousands of dollars to travel to swanky resorts where liquor flows and industry lobbyists abound.
DEA Approves Synthetic Marijuana For Company That Spent $500K To Keep Weed Illegal
For Insys, the fight against marijuana legalization has been long and arduous.
Over Two Decades, The Pentagon Has Lost $10 Trillion
Over two decades, the Pentagon has lost an astonishing $10 trillion — and the Defense Department has no idea where it went.