Monday, July 15, 2019
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Mass arrest of federal employees outside Sen. McConnell’s office: ‘Where is Mitch? We want...

Federal employees are growing increasingly impatient as they stand to miss their third paycheck. Today they took their complaints directly where they belong—to the office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who refuses to...
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Coast Guard admiral nails working during Trump’s shutdown without pay as ‘unacceptable’

We’ve now entered day 33 of President Donald Trump’s asinine partial government shutdown, and people are seriously hurting. Furloughed government workers are selling their belongings at pawn shops and on Craigslist, food assistance recipients...
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‘Outrage Spiking’: Federal Workers Occupy Senate Building With 33

Protesting the widespread economic hardship caused by the ongoing shutdown and demanding that the Senate vote to reopen the government, federal workers and their allies gathered inside the Hart Senate Office Building on Wednesday...
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Like ‘starting over again from a teenager’: Unpaid federal workers desperately seek side hustles

Federal workers who aren’t being paid during the government shutdown are in a seriously tough spot. Even if they’re not required to be on the job without a paycheck, it’s tough to find work to get...
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Senate to vote Thursday on temporarily re-opening government … after Trump’s wall gets a...

The Senate’s first potential movement on reopening the government came Tuesday afternoon, when news broke that Majority Leader Mitch McConnell would finally allow a vote on a continuing resolution to fund the shut-down agencies...

Who’s to blame for shutdown? Three new polls have answers: Trump, Trump, and Trump

There are a few new polls Senate Republicans might want to check out before they decide how to vote on the bill to reopen the government until Feb. 8. They are not in a position...
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Covington students caught wearing blackface, making rape jokes in addition to harassing Omaha elder

On Saturday, a video of Vietnam veteran and Omaha tribal elder Nathan Phillips being harassed by a group of white teenage boys from a mostly white county in Kentucky went viral. Did they come to learn...
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Trump, McConnell offer another white supremacist wish-list bill as ‘compromise’ to reopen government

What Politico assured us this weekend was going to be a tough government funding bill for Democrats, loaded-up with lots of disaster-response funding they would have a really hard time voting against, has proven...
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McConnell’s Republicans frantically spin to paint themselves as the hostages in this shutdown

We need to be sending pocket Constitutions to all our Republican senators, with Article 1, Section 7 highlighted, the part where it vests them with the awesome power of overturning a presidential veto. Because...
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Hospitals ‘furious’ at Trump’s Medicaid block grant proposal

The Trump administration is reportedly finalizing a proposal to begin dismantling Medicaid, bypassing Congress in the process. The administration is considering fulfilling the long-held Republican dream of turning the program into a block grant through...

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