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By Guest Author On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Trump Nominee For Director at the Council For Environmental Quality Accused of Plagiarizing Her Answers

Ten Democratic Senators are accusing President Trump’s nominee for Managing Director at the Council for Environmental Quality of copying and pasting her answers from other nominees. photo/ Pete Linforth via More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Bernie Sanders announces the ‘Raise the Wage Act’ to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour

On Wednesday, Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Patty Murray (D-Wash.), and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced legislation that would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour to a crowd of hundreds of low-wage More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
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Sen Sheldon Whitehouse linked to IRS targeting of Tea Party and Conservative groups

Judicial Watch released 72 pages of Department of Justice documents revealing email conversations between Department of Justice officials and the staff of Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) regarding the criminal prosecution More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 9th, 2016
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Which Politicians are Tackling America’s Prescription Drug Problem?

Is America hooked on pharmaceuticals? The Senate seems to think so, having passed the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) to increase the availability of the drug Naloxone, which treats opioid overdoses. More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 11th, 2016
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AG Loretta Lynch says DOJ has ‘discussed’ taking legal action against climate deniers

Attorney General Loretta Lynch testified that the Justice Department has “discussed” taking civil legal action against the fossil fuel industry for “denying” the “threat of carbon emissions” when it More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 7th, 2016
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NY DA Cyrus Vance, Rep Carolyn Maloney call for action against ‘anonymously-owned’ companies linked to terrorists, other criminals

Law enforcement figures including New York District Attorney Cyrus Vance, former President of the FBI Agents Association Konrad Motyka and New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today joined Representative More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, February 14th, 2015
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New study: Mass incarceration not helping reduce crime, Congress stalled on reform

As lawmakers continue to push criminal justice reform, a new study claims the of role mass incarceration in the drastic drop in crime in the U.S. over the last two decades has not been the cause. “Incarceration More...


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