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Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
As Donald Trump prepares to take office, the U.S. press corps has offered the president-elect—whose relationship with the media is dicey at best—"a backgrounder on what to expect from us over the next four years." The open letter published Tuesday at the Columbia Journalism Review (CJR) reminds Trump that cracking down on access won't stop the...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
President Barack Obama's commutation Tuesday of Chelsea Manning 's 35-year...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Betsy DeVos at her confirmation hearing for Secretary of Education
Billionaire heiress and school privatization advocate Betsy DeVos faced...

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Man, this is gonna be tough. Tuesday's "hearing" on right-wing zealot Betsy DeVos to head the Department of Education even though she wants to kill it was unreal, aka "a revolting dumbshow of the arrogance of monied ignorance." Asked about fraud, proficiency, student debt and disability rights, she was swiftly eviscerated by the lofty likes of Warren, Franken and Sanders revealing she knows nothing about anything, including bears. It'd be entertaining if our kids didn't have to pay.