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Democrat Doug Jones Defends Sessions’ Recusal in Russia Probe

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Trump makes headlines criticizing Sessions: Observers wonder when the Attorney General will go — By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — In another explosive story from the New York Times out Thursday, President Donald J. Trump made a statement criticizing his pick for Attorney General, Jeff Sessions…

The Political Divide Originates on the Right

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Ken Levy – Many commentators are suggesting that both right and left are equally to blame for all the polarization between them. They’re wrong. The reason for all the bitterness between left and right is entirely the right’s fault. Right-wingers who suggest otherwise are self-deluded –…

Alabama Legislature Bends: Finds Last Minute Compromise to Save Medicaid

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Glynn Wilson – MONTGOMERY, Ala. — After all the pressure from the Watchdog Press, all the hand-wringing and gnashing of teeth by every special interest group all over the state and their favorite legislators convened to get what they want — and maybe in the…

There’s No Walking Back Trump’s Second Amendment Comments

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By John L. Micek – Donald Trump knew what he was doing Tuesday afternoon. Make no mistake. “Hillary wants to abolish, essentially abolish, the Second Amendment,” a smiling Trump said of Democratic rival Hillary Clinton during a rally in Wilmington, N.C. “By the way, and if…

Trump’s Tanking Numbers Begin to Hurt Other Republican Candidates

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By John L. Micek – There are two sets of numbers, both related and intertwined, that should keep Republican Senator Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania awake at night. The first one: 49-38 percent. That’s Democrat Hillary Clinton’s current advantage over Donald Trump among likely voters in Pennsylvania…

Late-Night Comedians on Trump and Clinton

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Tom Purcell – This presidential campaign is the nuttiest in my lifetime but at least America is maintaining its sense of humor. Late-night comics have found a treasure trove of material in Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. He’s been mocked three times as often as…

Robert Reich: Why Trump Might Win

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Robert Reich – A new Washington Post/ABC News poll released Sunday finds Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in a statistical tie, with Trump leading Clinton 46 percent to 44 percent among registered voters. That’s an 11 percent swing against Clinton since March. A new NBC…

Why The Major Mainstream Media Marginalize Bernie Sanders

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Robert Reich – “Bernie is doing well but he can’t possibly win the nomination,” a friend told me for what seemed like the thousandth time, attaching an article from one of the nation’s leading newspapers showing how far behind Bernie remains in delegates. Wait a minute.…

At Least 1,818 Clinton Emails Contained Classified Information

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Anita Kumar – CHARLESTON, S.C. – At least 1,818 emails that Hillary Clinton sent or received contained classified material, according to the State Department’s latest update from its ongoing review of more than 30,000 emails. The State Department released a new batch of 1,589 pages of…

Hillary Clinton Could Be the Most Powerful Woman in History

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Nicholas Sheppard – If Hillary Clinton’s bid for the presidency is successful, would it make her the most powerful woman in history? The proposition is a tricky one, because of all the historical relativism. Making sense of it involves looking at power both in absolute, and…