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As GDP Data Shows Economy Still in a Deep Hole, Trump Denounced for 'Trying to Mislead the Public by Claiming an Economic Miracle'
"Americans can believe what he says or they can believe their own eyes. Millions are unemployed—they know the economy is not booming."
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U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) speaks to the media at the Capitol Building September 24, 2019 in Washington, D.C. News
100+ Economists Push Pelosi to Urgently Boost Relief for Workers, Stem Massive Surge in Unemployment
Demanding measures that match the scale of the Covid-19 crisis, the experts call for improving the federal short-time compensation program and passing the Paycheck Guarantee Act.
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'Stealth Attack on Social Security': Trump Condemned for Exploiting Coronavirus Crisis to Push Payroll Tax Cut
"This is a Trojan Horse attack on our Social Security system."
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From left, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calf., Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., and Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., conduct a news conference on the testimony of former special counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. (Photo: Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Views
Why Are House Democrats Afraid to Wield Their Subpoena Power?
Make no mistake: Democratic cowardice toward oversight has real, "kitchen-table" consequences for voters.
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'Economic Terrorism': After Failed Military Coup Attempt, Trump Imposes Total Embargo Against Venezuela
"The U.S. gov is telling the Venezuelan people that if they want to eat, they have to change their politics."
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Sanders Joins Union Leaders and Healthcare Workers In Protesting 'Corporate Greed'-Fueled Private Equity Sale of Philadelphia Hospital
"People will get hurt, and they will die as a direct result of this one man's action."
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'Finally': After Months of Delay, House Democrats Sue for Trump Tax Returns
"No one is above the law. And Congress must not allow administration officials like Mnuchin—and certainly not Trump himself—to think they are."
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On the eve of renewed sanctions by Washington, an Iranian protester holds a burning picture of President Donald Trump outside the former US embassy in the Iranian capital Tehran on November 4, 2018. (Photo: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images) Views
U.S. Sanctions: Economic Sabotage That Is Deadly, Illegal, and Ineffective
Whether in Iran, Venezuela, Cuba, North Korea or one of the 20 countries under the boot of U.S. sanctions, the Trump administration is using its economic weight to try to exact regime change or major policy changes in countries around the globe
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Workers from Venezuela's state oil company, PDVSA, participate in an anti-imperialist march  to support Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in front of the Miraflores Presidential Palace in Caracas, Venezuela on January 31, 2019.  The US slapped sanctions on Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA in an attempt to cut off a vital source of funds. (Photo/YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Why Venezuela Is the Vietnam of Our Time
On April 30, 1975, the United States learned an important lesson. The capture of Saigon by the People’s Army of Vietnam (PAVN) would mark the defeat of the world’s most powerful military force by an army of guerrilla fighters. No matter the scale of its military, or the weight of the iron fist it...
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"I Apologize to No One" for Opposing Disastrous US Wars in Vietnam and Iraq, Says Bernie Sanders
"This is great: Bernie tell tells the pro-war crowd and their enablers to bring it on."
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