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All the President’s broken men

All the President’s broken men

They once were Donald Trump’s strutting, sharp-suited alpha male political and legal fixers, living high and playing the game hard, seemingly immune from the consequences of their willingness to walk on the dark side. But now, hubris has humbled Roger Stone, Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort. One is already in jail, another is headed there…MORE

Federal judge presses administration on family separations dating before June 2018

Federal judge presses administration on family separations dating before June 2018

A federal judge pressed government lawyers Thursday over whether the administration should be required to identify the thousands of children and parents who were separated at the southern border and released from government custody before June 26, 2018. The exchange came during a hearing for Ms. L et al. vs. Immigration and Customs Enforcement et…MORE

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio will travel to Iowa on Sunday

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio will travel to Iowa on Sunday

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, who’s considering a bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, will make a trip to Iowa on Sunday, an aide confirms. The stop at the Asian and Latino Coalition in Des Moines, first reported by the Des Moines Register, adds to growing signs that the New Yorker could join the…MORE

Democratic presidential candidates back off statements of support for Jussie Smollett

Democratic presidential candidates back off statements of support for Jussie Smollett

Democratic presidential candidates backed off their statements of support for actor Jussie Smollett on Thursday after he was arrested on the suspicion of falsifying a police report, saying he’s done a disservice to victims of hate crimes. Several prominent Democratic politicians and 2020 presidential candidates had issued strong statements of support after Smollett, an actor…MORE

What Roger Stone doesn’t get

What Roger Stone doesn’t get

Roger Stone’s hero is Richard Nixon. He has a shrine of Nixon memorabilia in his house. He’s fond of flashing Nixon’s victory sign — at the most inappropriate moments. Nixon viewed everything — EVERYTHING — as a political campaign to either win or lose. With the entire world divided between his opponents and his allies.…MORE

Top Democrats rebuke Trump administration for Medicaid work requirement policies

Top Democrats rebuke Trump administration for Medicaid work requirement policies

Top congressional Democrats requested Tuesday that the Department of Health and Human Services halt Medicaid work requirements, citing widespread loss of coverage in Arkansas. The letter, signed by Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon and Rep. Frank Pallone of New Jersey rebukes the administration for “disregard of Congressional intent” and a failure to track the impact…MORE

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