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According to CNN, the contract issued on Monday is the Navy's "most expensive shipbuilding contract ever" and was awarded to weapons maker General Dynamics Electric Boat and subcontractors.  (Photo: U.S. Navy/General Dynamics Electric Boat) News
US Navy Places $22 Billion Cyber Monday Order for Nuclear Submarines, But Who Is Asking How We Gonna Pay For It?
"$22 billion could fund a lot of kids learning," said Albert Lee, a Democrat running for Congress in Oregon. "We need an education race; not a wasted arms race."
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Report Details How Social Security Has Become Rigged for the Wealthy While Leaving Behind Those It Was Designed to Help
"The program's become less progressive," said Jim Roosevelt, a former Social Security Administration official and grandson of FDR.
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By the time the campaign was over, Raqqa, like a number of other Syrian and Iraqi cities, was in almost complete ruins (Photo: Youtube Screenshot/Gabriel Chaim) Views
Moral Injury and America’s Endless Conflicts
A legacy of a new kind of war.
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'Standing With Bernie Because Bernie Stands With Us': Iowa's Largest Progressive Group Endorses Sanders
"We're committed to using this endorsement to lift up our people and planet first demands and take on the corporate power that wants to maintain the 'business as usual' status quo."
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Trump Ridiculed for Claiming Unnamed 'Legal Scholars' Praised Calls With Ukraine Leader as 'Absolutely Perfect'
"Amazing how these people never have names."
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'Steaming Nonsense': Republican Report Claiming Trump Did Nothing Wrong Panned for Ignoring Facts and Witness Testimony
"Republicans are entirely unperturbed by Trump's use of his office to solicit foreign interference in the next election on his behalf."
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From Crying 'Witch Hunt' to a Guilty Plea, Calls for Trump Ally Duncan Hunter to Resign Immediately
The California Republican spent months claiming he was the victim of a "witch hunt" before saying Monday he would plead guilty
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Ramirez, who is married with three children, spent Thanksgiving in ICE custody. The following day he was deported to his native Honduras. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection) Views
Deporting Workers Makes America Less Safe
We need workers to speak out about potentially unsafe and unlawful conditions at work, without fear of deportation.
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President-elect Donald J. Trump and U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi smile for a photo during the 58th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 2017. News
Pelosi Frustrates Progressives by Stalling Pro-Labor Bill While Pushing Trump's Trade Deal
"Grinding my teeth so hard they snap off at the roots."
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The Right Thing To Do
Real people, real issues. Screenshot. For the start of another bleak week at the circus, a reminder that our future boasts the succor and promise of political leaders with empathy, decency, values and emotional intelligence who may yet - please God - take the reins of power from the soulless...
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