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Key White House Adviser Rocked By Influence Peddling Suspicions

March 2, 2018

Likely no one will be happier to see this week come to an end than Jared Kushner. He lost his security clearance, got humiliated by reports foreign nations viewed him as a patsy to be easily manipulated, and was implicated in a…

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You Won’t F*cking Believe How Much More Top CEO’s Make Compared to Most American Workers

July 21, 2017

by John Light In 2016, CEOs at America’s largest firms made, on average, 271 times more than the average US worker. Fifty years ago, that ratio was 20-to-1. The CEO-to-worker pay ratio, calculated annually by the Economic Policy Institute, a…

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REVEALED: The Shady ‘International Man of Mystery’ Connecting Trump, Flynn, and Russian Oligarchs

June 27, 2017

by Isaac Arnsdorf ProPublica, June 27, 2017, More than two years ago, two men started visiting Washington to push Turkey’s agenda in the capital. They dined with dignitaries and enlisted prominent lobbying firms from both sides of the aisle. It…

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YOU’RE FIRED: Trump Sacks U.S. Attorney Probing Fox News for Hiding Sexual Harassment Lawsuits

March 11, 2017

On Friday the White House announced that it was asking forty-six U.S. Attorneys to submit their resignations. They were further instructed to clear out their desks by the end of the day. Replacing staff at the Department of Justice is…

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When You Discover Who’s Funding Jason Chaffetz It Will Shake You To Your Core

November 1, 2016

Jason Chaffetz is the Republican Congressman from Utah and Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform who fired the tweet heard round the world last week, claiming, falsely, that the FBI had “reopened” its investigation into Democratic presidential…

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When You Discover Who’s Funding Jason Chaffetz It Will Shake You To Your Core

November 1, 2016

Jason Chaffetz is the Republican Congressman from Utah and Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform who fired the tweet heard round the world last week, claiming, falsely, that the FBI had “reopened” its investigation into Democratic presidential…

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Maker Of Addictive Painkiller Donates $500,000 To Fight Pot Legalization In Arizona

September 10, 2016

A company that manufactures a highly addictive painkiller has contributed $500,000 towards defeating a ballot initiative that would make it legal for marijuana to be used legally for recreational purposes under Arizona law. But This painkiller isn’t without controversy Proponents of…

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Clinton Just Dropped A Major Bombshell At Netroots In A Huge Win For Democracy! (VIDEO)

July 16, 2016

Perhaps Bernie Sanders really has influenced Hillary Clinton. She now says if she’s elected president, she plans to implement a constitutional amendment that would overturn the Citizens United decision during her first month in office. Will Clinton put an end to…

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Obama’s SEC Nomination Is A Loss For Wall Street, A Win For The Rest Of Us

October 21, 2015

You might be forgiven for not closely following nominations to the Securities and Exchange Commission, as it is not exactly the most exciting of topics, so you might have missed a rare bit of good news: “In a victory for…

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