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Paul Ryan pushes for thousands of Irish visas
Sanctioned countries hiring lobbyists tied to Trump
U.S. border troops fire teargas at refugees
US school uses electric shocks on students
Sears proposes $19M exec bonuses in bankruptcy filing
Assaults at the border
Trump administration actively interferes with science
Republican ads show Jewish candidates holding money
Kris Kobach funded by white supremacists
Georgia: Fake Oprah Winfrey robocalls by antisemitic group
Republicans pose as communists, donate to Democrats
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Administration threations International Criminal Court
Trump inauguration crowd photos were doctored
Trump suggests making it illegal to protest
Trump official's letter to the NY Times about administration
Stripping citizens of passports not new - but greatly expanded
Trump's law-enforcement targets are organized crime experts
Trump spreads myth of South African land seizures
Supreme Court won't hear attempt to ban same-sex couple foster care
Trump says there will be violence if Democrats take control of Congress
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Top companies with workers relying on food stamps
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California abolishes bail for money.
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Judge overturns some of Trump's civil service exec orders
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Republicans employ tactics to frighten voters
Louisiana police strangle man asking to see warrant against him
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Cohen's recordings of Trump and the history of secret microphones
How Canada gets better results than the U.S.
U.N. poverty estimates far exceed Trump administration's
Trump campaign working with ex-Cambridge Analytica workers
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EPA allowing new uses for banned asbestos
Trump rolls back civil service protections
Texas teacher removed after photo of her same-sex spouse
Reports of military sexual assault at highest level reported
Mueller subpoenas Deutsche Bank data