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« Reply #345 on: October 03, 2019, 05:54:56 am »

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Schiff Makes Clear All Trump Efforts to Obstruct House Inquiry Will Be Added to Articles of Impeachment

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Pence: I Participated in the Ukraine Plot But Only As a Patsy

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Trump involved Pence in efforts to pressure Ukraine’s leader, though officials say vice president was unaware of allegations in whistleblower complaint

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General Motors Feeling the Squeeze as Auto Workers' Strike Enters Third Week

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Rudy Giuliani Asked Imprisoned Paul Manafort About Ukraine Via Lawyer: Report

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The Republican Party’s Deafening Silence

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Federal government has dramatically expanded exposure to risky mortgages

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IRS: Sorry, but It’s Just Easier and Cheaper to Audit the Poor

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Gina Ortiz Jones on Why She's Running Again for the Texas District She Nearly Flipped

splinternews.com - Even before Texas Rep. Will Hurd announced he wasn’t running for re-election, Gina Ortiz Jones, who had narrowly lost to Hurd in 2018, had thrown her hat back into the ring. Her campaign for one of t…


Trump's not Richard Nixon. He's Andrew Johnson.

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Study: Nuclear War Between India and Pakistan Would Trigger Global Starvation

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Ocean cleanup device successfully collects plastic for first time

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Worse Than Climate Denial — THE TROUBLE.

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Russia formally joins Paris climate agreement

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The biggest likely source of microplastics in California coastal waters? Our car tires

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Ancient scrolls charred by Vesuvius could be read once again

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Melinda Gates is committing $1 billion to promote gender equality

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