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By Guest Author On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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U.S. Education Department Fights with States Over Student Loan Protections

The U.S. Education Department, led by Secretary Betsy DeVos scaled back consumer protections for student borrowers last year. Six states and the District of Columbia responded by accelerating their own efforts to More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 9th, 2018
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Treasury imposes sanctions on Syria over ties to Islamic State, Russia, Iran

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated four individuals and five entities pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13582, “Blocking Property and Interest in More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, August 19th, 2018
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Historian Elizabeth Cobb repeats call for Trump, Steven Mnuchin to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill

While there has been silence on the issue for quite some, Texas A&M historian Elizabeth Cobb repeated the call to put Harriet Tubman on the new $20 bill, stating that this would be “smart for the president, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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Trade deal with China hits a pause, attacked by Moody’s calls it a ‘lose lose’

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s announcement Sunday that the trade war was “on hold” as the world’s two largest economies agreed to drop their tariff threats and discuss parameters for More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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New ‘Mad Max’ film stalled by legal battle between filmmakers and Warner Bros

Mad Max writer and director George Miller, is locked in a bitter court battle with Warner Bros that threatens plans to make two more movies in the popular action series. The Sydney Morning Herald notes that “Three More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Senate confirms Steven Mnuchin for Treasury as critics voice their opposition to the ‘Foreclosure King’

The U.S. Senate remained divided down party lines over the confirmation of Steven Mnuchin as Treasury Secretary Monday night. The Senate voted 53-47, with all Republicans voting for him and all Democrats voting More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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Progressive group joins Oregon Sen Jeff Merkley in call for Democrats to filibuster Neil Gorsuch

President Trump announced his pick for the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday night, Colorado Judge Neil Gorsuch. Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC) quickly denounced the pick and supported Sen. Jeff Merkley’s More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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Robert Reich implies progressives are not authoritarian

Former Clinton Labor Secretary Robert Reich was interviewed last week on Tucker Carlson’s show. Robert Reich Image/United States Department of Labor During the interview, Reich expressed “concern” More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, December 17th, 2016
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Rand Paul on the Bill of Rights Day, meeting with Mike Pence and Steven Mnuchin

On Thursday, Republican Senator from Kentucky, Dr Rand Paul published an Op-Ed on Breitbart entitled Restore the Bill of Rights on the 225th anniversary of the adoption of the Bill of Rights. Dr. Paul with Vice More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
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Donald Trump confirms exit from business to focus on presidency, Steven Mnuchin talks tax cuts for the rich

President-elect Donald Trump said Wednesday that he’s leaving his business empire to focus on being the nation’s 45th president, bowing to pressure to avoid potential conflicts of interest between governing More...


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