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Senator Patrick Leahy: Government Shutdown Would 'Humiliate Our Country' | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC


Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) weighs in on the latest GOP funding plan and immigration. He joins from Capitol Hill where dozens of Jewish activists are protesting the president’s threat to deport Dreamers. 24 more words

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Apple CEO Cook optimistic that some apps pulled in China will return; welcomes WeChat ecosystem on iPhone

”Apple Inc is optimistic that some of its popular apps removed from its China App Store this year to comply with government requests will be reinstated, the U.S. 814 more words

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NPP #2: Seniority in the Senate

As a part of a daily series called Non-Political Politics (NPP), Yusoof Monawvil posts daily updates on the obscure, quirky, and unconventional aspects of the United States’ key political institutions—in an undoubtedly non-political manner… 62 more words

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NPP #1: Senility of the Senate

As a part of a daily series called Non-Political Politics (NPP), Yusoof Monawvil posts daily updates on the obscure, quirky, and unconventional aspects of the United States’ key political institutions—in an undoubtedly non-political manner… 78 more words

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Sam Clovis, former Trump campaign official now linked to Russia probe, withdraws Agriculture nomination

Brad Heath,Steve Reilly and David Jackson, USA TODAYPublished 11:27 a.m. ET Nov. 2, 2017 | Updated 12:43 p.m. ET Nov. 2, 2017

“The political climate inside Washington has made it impossible for me to receive balanced and fair consideration for this position,” Sam Clovis (right) wrote. 530 more words

Democrats Begin Shunning Harvey Weinstein Campaign Donations

Democrats have begun distancing themselves from Harvey Weinstein, beginning with the reelection campaign of Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.)’s announcement that he would donate a $2,700 campaign contribution from Harvey Weinstein to charity. 906 more words

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