All News Articles for 2018-01-16

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Report Details Huge Cost of Childbirth in United States, Unheard of In Most Industrialized Countries
"Why any society should let anyone be bankrupted by medical bills is beyond me, frankly. It just doesn't happen in other western democracies."
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President Donald Trump Best at Winning Disapproval: Trump's First Year Breaks Record for Lowest Approval Rating Ever
"It's been a very tough freshman year for President Donald Trump, by any measure."
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"Your Silence and Amnesia Is Complicity": Booker Blasts Nielsen for "Shithole" Memory Failure
"When the commander in chief speaks or refuses to speak, those words don't just dissipate like mist in the air. They fester. They become poison. They give license to bigotry and hate in our country."
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Targeting 'Inner Circle,' Mueller Subpoenas Ousted Trump Strategist Steve Bannon
First time Mueller has targeted someone this close to the president
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LGBTQ Groups Slam Trump Education Dept for Refusing to Protect Rights of Transgender Students
Advocates call of individual schools and districts to protect transgender students as Office of Civil Rights claims it's not responsible for discrimination cases
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DHS Secretary Testifies She Has Bad Memory When It Comes to "Tough Language" Trump Used
Head of DHS, Kirstjen Nielsen, said she remembers "tough language" being used but says she doesn't remember Trump categorizing African nations in any specific way
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Mar-a-Lago 'Presidency for Sale': Report Details Big-Buck Spending by Influence Seekers at Trump Properties
"Business is booming at the Trump International Hotel in D.C., not because of the décor, but because corporations and foreign governments want to curry favor with the president."
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'Only Hours Left' to Stop Senate From Giving Trump Expanded Warrantless Spying Power
"Every member of Congress is going to have to decide whether to protect Americans' privacy, and shield vulnerable communities from unconstitutional targeting, or to leave unconstitutional spying authority in Trump's—and Jeff Sessions'—hands."
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Amid Relentless Trump-GOP Attack on Healthcare System, 3 Million People Lost Insurance in 2017
Low-income households were among those whose coverage rates fell furthest last year
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Sanders and Trump Very Unpopular Trump Reportedly Thinks Extremely Popular Sanders Would Be 'Easy to Beat' in 2020
A White House insider says the president is "always asking people, 'Who do you think is going to run against me?'"
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After Living in US for 30 Years, Man Being Ripped from Family's Arms Latest Look at Trump's America
"If Jorge isn't safe, no one is safe."
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'Pressure Is Working': Senate Just One GOP Vote Away From Passing Bill to Save Net Neutrality
Voters "want us to be on the side of ordinary people, not with the big special interests," said Sen. Ed Markey, who introduced the legislation
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