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Pence Places Conservative, Evangelical 'Allies' in All Corners of White House
Vice President Mike Pence is quietly staffing the government with evangelicals and "conservative allies" at almost every level, another indication that he will try to shape White House policy in his signature far-right, religious style, Politico reported Monday. Pence "surrounds himself with true...
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Trump Leads the Religious Right to the Promised Land
It’s been a heady two weeks for right-wing Christian evangelicals. Never before has a president of the United States — not Reagan or either of the Bushes — delivered so much of their agenda in such short order as Donald Trump has just done. He capped off his string of early valentines to the...
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Putting Economy at Risk, Trump Vows to "Do A Big Number" on Dodd-Frank
On the same day he signed an executive order aimed at massive deregulation , President Donald Trump told a group of small business leaders that he plans to "do a big number on Dodd-Frank," the Obama-era bill enacted to rein in big banks and prevent another financial crisis. "Dodd-Frank is a...
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Pence Buoys Anti-Choicers, but 'Abortion Access Is More Popular Than Trump'
Buoyed by an anti-choice Trump-Pence administration, abortion opponents gathered in Washington, D.C. on Friday knowing they have allies in the White House to advance an agenda aimed at restricting women's healthcare and reproductive rights. For the first time in history, the sitting Vice President...
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Get Ready for the First Shocks of Trump’s Disaster Capitalism
We already know that the Trump administration plans to deregulate markets, wage all-out war on “radical Islamic terrorism,” trash climate science and unleash a fossil-fuel frenzy. It’s a vision that can be counted on to generate a tsunami of crises and shocks: economic shocks, as market bubbles...
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Women Worldwide Are 'First Casualty' of Trump-Pence Administration
The Trump administration's regressive move to reinstate the so-called Global Gag Rule is being met with outrage from women's health advocates around the world, who say the decision is short-sighted, dangerous, and discriminatory. The rule, officially known as the Mexico City Policy, prohibits...
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The McConnell/Trump GOP Guts Ethics Rules For Its Billionaire Cabinet
“Ironic” is an overused word. And yet, how else can you describe what’s going on this week in Washington? The Republican president-elect says he wants “extreme vetting” for Syrian refugee families who already face years of scrutiny. Meanwhile, the Senate’s Republican leader is ramming Trump’s well-...
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Battlelines Drawn as GOP Readies 'To Make America Sick Again'
Republicans, " beside themselves " with excitement over their new power in Congress and, in less than three weeks, the White House, announced on Wednesday their plans for a swift attack on the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare. Repealing the ACA, said Vice President-elect Mike Pence after...
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Urging Millions to Rise Up, Trump Foes Issue Call to 'Resist Fascism'
Thousands of activists, journalists, scientists, entertainers, and other prominent voices took out a full-page call to action in the New York Times on Wednesday making clear their rejection of President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence with the simple message: "No!" "Stop the...
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Trump's Election Has Led to Massive Wave of Donations to Progressive Groups
If there is any upside to the U.S. presidential election, it could be that progressive causes around the country are reporting an "unprecedented" surge in donations, the Guardian wrote on Sunday. In the wake of the election that vindicated Donald Trump's racist, sexist, and xenophobic campaign ,...
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