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Don Trumpoté de la Torre
When life itself seems lunatic, who knows where madness lies? — Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Don Quixote de la Mancha In the novel, Don Quixote is remembered for, among other things, tilting at windmills he believed to be hostile giants, as he travelled through Spain in search of perceived evils...
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A Timeline: Pence’s Role in the White House’s Russia-Related Mess
The Trump White House has produced what appear to be at least three cover-ups. They relate to: 1) former-national security adviser Mike Flynn’s questionable activities relating to Turkey; 2) Flynn’s role in the Trump/Russia controversy; and 3) the firing of former FBI Director James Comey. Each is...
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Notre Dame Students Stage Walkout During VP Pence's Commencement Address
Over 100 members of the University of Notre Dame's latest graduating class walked out Sunday as commencement speaker Vice President Mike Pence began his address. The former Indiana governor "has supported policies that have targeted the weakest and most vulnerable among us," said graduate student...
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#WalkOutND: Students Plan to Protest Pence Speech at Notre Dame University
Students at Notre Dame University are planning to stage a walkout during Vice President Mike Pence's commencement speech there on Sunday, according to ThinkProgress . An activist group at the Indiana university said they are planning the demonstration to show solidarity with LGBTQ, undocumented,...
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The Post-Trump Era?
How much longer can this go on? As I write this, PredictIt gives 71/29 odds that Trump will last the year, but it’s mighty tempting to buy the “no”—especially after the revelation that he asked Comey to shut down the Flynn investigation. (Disclosure alert: I bought 100 shares of “no” at $0.28.)...
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Vice President Mike Pence spoke from the demilitarized zone on the Korean peninsula on Monday. News
After Surprise Visit to DMZ, Pence Tells North Korea 'All Options Are on the Table'
Seemingly unabashed after North Korea's warning last week of an imminent "thermonuclear war," Vice President Mike Pence once again engaged in saber-rattling against the country on a surprise visit to the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea on Monday. "[W]e have plenty of reason...
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Mike Pence’s Policies Aren’t “Traditional.” They’re Dangerous.
Last month, Vice President Mike Pence cast the deciding vote on a measure that targets funding for Planned Parenthood clinics. His vote—which broke a 50-50 tie in the Senate—makes it legal for states to revoke federal Title X funds from clinics that provide abortion services, jeopardizing access to...
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6 Ways the Trump Administration and Congress Have Threatened Women’s Health in Just a Few Months
Look at how Donald Trump, Mike Pence, and anti-abortion politicians in Washington have systematically targeted women’s health since day one. It’s hard to keep up with the terrible policies coming out of the White House these days. The Muslim ban. Cutting funds to Meals on Wheels. Reversing the...
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Reproductive Healthcare for Millions of Low-Income Women Is One Trump Signature Away From Being Threatened
Just a week after the Republican Party’s Affordable Care Act repeal bill was dramatically pulled from the House floor, the Senate advanced legislation that will have serious consequences for the reproductive health and family planning abilities of millions across the country. It’s now awaiting...
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Pence is Ready to Unleash the Harmful Global Gag Rule on America
Ten years ago a member of Congress listened to hours of testimony about the harms and misery inflicted overseas by the Mexico City, commonly known as the global gag rule and offered up a puzzling proposal. After hearing accounts of its impact — an increase in unintended pregnancies, more unsafe...
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