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Continue Reading... Inside the Trump Administration’s Chaotic Dismantling of the Federal Land Agency
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Inside the Trump Administration’s Chaotic Dismantling of the Federal Land Agency

With a vague plan that keeps changing as officials describe it — and no guarantees that Congress would fully fund their relocations — the employees were being detailed to distant locations in the West like Grand Junction, Colorado, and Reno, Nevada. Many career staff saw the move as part of a wider Trump administration effort to drive federal employees out of their jobs.

Continue Reading... The Trump Administration Cracked Down on Medicaid. Kids Lost Insurance.
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The Trump Administration Cracked Down on Medicaid. Kids Lost Insurance.

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Continue Reading... Prosecutors Investigating the Trump Organization Zero In on Trump CFO Allen Weisselberg
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Prosecutors Investigating the Trump Organization Zero In on Trump CFO Allen Weisselberg

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Continue Reading... New York City’s Early Voting Plan Will Favor White, Affluent Voters, Advocacy Groups Say
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New York City’s Early Voting Plan Will Favor White, Affluent Voters, Advocacy Groups Say

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Continue Reading... Low-Wage Workers Are Being Sued for Unpaid Medical Bills by a Nonprofit Christian Hospital That Employs Them
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Low-Wage Workers Are Being Sued for Unpaid Medical Bills by a Nonprofit Christian Hospital That Employs Them

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Continue Reading... Over 200 Allegations of Abuse of Migrant Children; 1 Case of Homeland Security Disciplining Someone
Posted in Civil Rights Government Politics

Over 200 Allegations of Abuse of Migrant Children; 1 Case of Homeland Security Disciplining Someone

From 2009 to 2014, at least 214 complaints were filed against federal agents for abusing or mistreating migrant children. According…

Continue Reading... Why Did Deutsche Bank Keep Lending to Donald Trump? — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast
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Why Did Deutsche Bank Keep Lending to Donald Trump? — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast

Whispers of money laundering have swirled around Donald Trump’s businesses for years. One of his casinos, for example, was fined…

Continue Reading... Once Defiant, All Four White Supremacists Charged in Charlottesville Violence Plead Guilty
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Once Defiant, All Four White Supremacists Charged in Charlottesville Violence Plead Guilty

Last year, when federal authorities arrested and charged four members or associates of a white supremacist gang for their roles…

Continue Reading... It’s Getting Worse: The IRS Now Audits Poor Americans at About the Same Rate as the Top 1%
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It’s Getting Worse: The IRS Now Audits Poor Americans at About the Same Rate as the Top 1%

Every year, the IRS, starved of funds after years of budget cuts, loses hundreds more agents to retirement. And every…