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House Republican: 'We just simply don't know how to govern'

Steve Womack The House Republican budget stand-off continues, with the ultra-far-right House Freedom Caucus demanding even more than the $200 billion in cuts that regular old far-right Republicans have in mind. Why stop at $200 billion in misery to people reliant on programs like food stamps, Medicare, and Medicaid when …

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Fewer than one in five Americans approves of Trumpcare, poll finds

Mitch McConnell America to congressional Republicans: “We do not like your healthcare bill. No, really, can we talk about how little we like this bill?” A new poll finds just 17 percent approve of the Senate Trumpcare bill, while 55 percent disapprove. According to the NPR/PBS Newshour/Marist poll: While Democratic opposition …

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Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday

Cheers and Jeers for Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Note: Please rise for the unveiling of the C&J bunting… Thank you. Please be seated. – By the Numbers: Days ’til An Inconvenient Sequel: 30 9 days!!! Days ’til the Moxie Festival in Lisbon, Maine: 9 Percent chance that President Donald Trump is the …

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ISIS reportedly just about finished in Mosul

The battered and burned outskirts of Mosul earlier in the battle, reportedly taken on November 17, 2016. The BBC and other outlets are reporting street to street fighting may finally be nearing an end in Northern Iraq. ISIS militants over ran Mosul in 2014 and enjoyed a brief period of rule …

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Republican senators bussed to White House to talk to Trump

Fun times. Campaign Action Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s decision to delay a vote on his Trumpcare bill brought out a wave of “I’m opposed to this bill” from some surprising quarters. Like Kansas’s Jerry Moran, who is not anywhere near even moderate in his politics, but says the “bill …

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Serena Williams Embraces Motherhood on Cover of Vanity Fair

Serena Williams (photo via vanityfair.com) by Lori Lakin Hutcherson (@lakinhutcherson) According to colorlines.com, Serena Williams recently paid homage to the famous Vanity Fair cover of a nude, pregnant Demi Moore, by having the same photographer, Annie Leibovitz, shoot her recent pregnancy cover in a similar pose (the hand on that hip though – …

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