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Why Is This Lone GOP Rep Supporting A Democratic Drug Price Bill?

Arkansas Rep. Bruce Westerman is the lone Republican signed onto Democratic Illinois Rep. Jan Schakowsky’s prescription drug pricing bill. The PRICED Act was introduced last week with more than 15 Democratic cosponsors. “Our health care policy really does need to be bipartisan,” Westerman told the Daily Caller News Foundation in a phone interview Tuesday. Arkansas Rep. Bruce Westerman is the ...

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Report Shows Just How Big A Business A Nonprofit Hospital Can Be

A report published Monday detailed how the country’s 82 biggest nonprofit hospitals resemble big business despite getting breaks on income and property taxes and collecting tax-deductible donations. “Last year, patients spent roughly one out of every seven U.S. healthcare dollars within these healthcare networks. Many are household names: Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Kaiser Foundation, Dignity Health, and Partners HealthCare,” government ...

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Ocasio-Cortez Supports Wayfair Walkout Over Furnishing Migrant Camps

Wayfair employees have planned a walkout after learning the online furnishing company is going to fulfill an order to furnish migrant camps and Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is voicing her support. The retailer is going ahead with a $200,000 bed and furniture sale to a Texas detention facility. Almost 550 Wayfair employees signed a letter on June 20 ...

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‘F*ck Ice’: Michigan GOP HQ Falls Victim To Vandalism Twice In Two Days

The Michigan GOP Headquarters was vandalized with explicit graffiti twice in two separate incidents on Saturday morning and Monday night, according to a press release from the group. “FUCK ICE” was spray painted prominently on the front of the building Saturday, the statement said. Another overnight attack Monday left an additional “FUCK ICE” message in conjunction with multiple “FUCK COX” ...

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Chaos Reigns Ahead Of Supreme Court Ruling On Citizenship Question

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The Trump administration filed an extraordinary last-minute request at the Supreme Court in the census citizenship question case Tuesday, asking the justices to resolve a late-breaking controversy just hours before handing down their decision. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals provoked the government’s petition after a Tuesday afternoon ruling, in which it authorized a federal judge in Maryland to ...

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New Jersey Gun Dealers May Soon Sell ‘Smart’ Guns. Here’s What They Are

Democratic New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is about to sign a law mandating gun dealers carry a “smart gun” model once one becomes commercially available. “Smart Guns” recognize the user and are rendered inoperable by unauthorized use. While there are a number of “smart guns” being developed by gunmakers, no model is available for sale yet in the U.S. A ...

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REPORT: New Doc Shows Google AI Engineer Calling Ben Shapiro A ‘Nazi Using Dog Whistles’

A new document leaked Tuesday appears to show a Google engineer suggesting in an internal email that classifying prominent conservatives as “Nazis” could help the company wipe out far-right content. “Today it is often 1 or 2 steps to Nazis, if we understand that PragerU, Jordan Peterson, Ben Shapiro et al are Nazis using the dog whistles you mention in ...

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Omarosa Sued For Failing To File Financial Disclosures After White House Ouster

The Justice Department on Tuesday sued Omarosa Manigault-Newman for failing to file financial disclosures after she was fired from her White House position in December 2017. In the complaint, Assistant Attorney General Joseph Hunt said that Manigault-Newman violated the Ethics in Government Act by “knowingly and willfully” failing to file a financial disclosure after her ouster. Hunt said that White ...

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Immigration Shakeup: CBP And ICE Appointed New Chiefs On Same Day

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will both be getting new leaders, marking the latest shakeup within the immigration agencies. Mark Morgan, the acting director of ICE, will soon be leading CBP, according to a Tuesday New York Times report. Deputy ICE Director Matthew Albence is expected to take over Morgan’s position atop the agency. The ...

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More Illegal Immigrants Turned Away As Mexico Ramps Up Enforcement |

Mexico’s deployment of National Guardsmen and other ground troops on the U.S.-Mexico border has already begun to disrupt the movement of migrants. The inflow of Central American migrants into the U.S. has been stunted following the deployment of several thousand ground troops on Mexico’s northern and southern borders, The New York Times reported Monday. The troop deployment was brought on ...

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Education Department, Betsy DeVos Sued Over Failure To Assess Student Debt Forgiveness Applications

Seven out of more than 150,000 who say they have been cheated by their for-profit colleges are suing the Department of Education over stalling their applications for loan forgiveness. The plaintiffs argue that their failure to assess applications in a timely manner goes against the Obama-era Borrower Defense to Repayment law. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was also sued after reversing ...

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Rabbi Promotes Firearm Ownership For His Congregation

Rabbi Dan Rodkin urged his Boston congregation to consider firearm ownership for the protection of both religious services and the families of the faithful. Rodkin is deeply troubled by increasing anti-Semitism in America and fears that the recent security upgrades at his Shaloh House synagogue may not be enough to ensure safety, he told WBUR “Morning Edition” in an interview ...

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Chip Roy Proposes Obama’s Border Policy As Democrats Postpone Vote Indefinitely

Republican Texas Rep. Chip Roy offered former President Barack Obama’s border supplement on Monday evening as an amendment to the Democrat-backed border supplemental appropriations bill. “I am asking you to consider an amendment that reflects the language that President Obama sent of $762.8 million to fund ICE so they can do their job, provide beds, so we can drop the ...

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