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“Save Your Prayers, Republicans: It’s Time To Actually Do Something About America’s Gun Problem”


POLITICUS USA

People wait in a medical staging area on October 2, 2017, after a mass shooting during a music festival in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. REUTERS/Las Vegas Sun/Steve Marcus

“Congress takes away insurance from 9 million kids”


SALON

“Lawmakers allowed a program know as the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which provided low-cost health insurance to 9 million children, expire over the weekend. Congress missed a Sept. 30 deadline to extend the Clinton-era initiative.

While some states will still have funding through 2018, states such as Arizona, Minnesota, North Carolina and Washington, D.C. are at risk of running out of CHIP money by the end of December, the New York Daily News reported.

CHIP cost the federal government $13.6 billion in 2016 and provided varying benefits in each state. Such benefits include routine checkups, doctor visits, prescriptions and other services.” MORE

“Lawrence: GOP should have zero confidence in Trump tax push”


MSNBC

President Trump unveiled the Republican tax plan, but immediately went off-script during his speech to share the dirty little secret of so-called tax reform when he told the crowd it was all about “massive tax cuts.”

“Sen. Kamala Harris Drops A Bombshell: Trump Could Be Called To Testify Before The Senate On Russia”


POLITICUS USA

When she asked during an interview with MSNBC’s Ari Melber about whether or not calling Trump testify before the Senate was off the table, the Senator from California responded with a firm no.

“Trump Wants To Tax Your Retirement Account To Pay For Tax Cuts For The Rich and Corporations”


POLITICUS USA

“One of the proposals being floated by the Trump White House on tax reform is to tax the retirement plan contributions of workers upfront to pay for tax cuts for the wealthy and corporations.”  MORE

“Russia probes kick into high gear”


POLITICO

“The congressional Russia investigations are entering a new and more serious phase as lawmakers return from the August recess amid fresh revelations about contacts between the Trump campaign and Russia.

In the coming weeks, both intelligence committees are expected to conduct closed-door interviews with high-ranking members of the Trump campaign, and potential witnesses could include Michael Cohen, Paul Manafort and Donald Trump Jr.”  MORE

“Hurricane aid adds to GOP’s dreadful September”


POLITICO

“Breaking down the looming debt-ceiling battle”


POLITICO

“Since Republicans took the House majority in 2010, the debt ceiling has been lifted eight times. It’s a bit easier in the Senate than the House, so let’s focus on the House. Most of the time, the majority of House Republicans don’t vote to lift the cap.”  MORE