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Gov. Walker Signs 3 Bills Into Law Weakening Incoming Governor's Powers

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a sweeping package of Republican-written legislation Friday that restricts early voting and weakens the incoming Democratic governor and attorney general, brushing aside complaints that he is enabling a brazen power grab and ignoring the will of voters. 763 more words

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Schrödinger’s Lawyer

From New York Magazine, by Eric Levitz:

“So: Michael Cohen was simultaneously Trump’s trusted attorney, whose scrupulous commitment to abiding by the law the president had no reason to doubt — … 47 more words

Humor

Serving Trump Revealed Who John Kelly Always Was

James Fallows writes in the Atlantic:

John Kelly’s forthcoming departure as White House chief of staff is a reminder of an important but underpublicized distinction among those who have chosen to support or work for Donald Trump.The distinction is between those whom Trump has made bad, and those who have been revealedas bad through their association with this man.

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Government

7-year-old migrant girl taken into Border Patrol custody dies of dehydration, exhaustion

Words fail me. This is the US government. Today. Doing these things. The government of the US.

Nick Miroff and Robert Moore report in the… 520 more words

Government

You can't come to my party

It’s my party, and I’ll cry if I want to, Cry if I want to, cry if I want to, You would cry too if it happened to you… 745 more words

Donald Trump

Rogue Elephants

So, what are we to make of the current incarnation of the Republican Party? When the demographics started to shift against them, a few years back, they pulled off a strategy to gerrymander the living bejesus out of Congressional districts all over the country. 1,514 more words

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