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Memo to Medicare-Focused Democrats: Please Don’t Forget About Medicaid

Even as they attack GOP plans to wage a “war on seniors,” Dems need to remember the “war on poor folks,” too.

Hillary Clinton’s Popular-Vote Lead Keeps Growing

Now 2.5 million more votes than President-elect Donald Trump.

Breitbart News Has Gone to War With Kellogg’s

The cereal-maker has stopped advertising on Breitbart. Now the right-wing site is calling for a boycott.

Ivanka Trump Plans to ‘Speak Out’ on Climate Change

Now that she’s helped make a climate denier the most powerful man in the world, Ivanka hopes to make environmentalism a part of her brand.

What Bernie Sanders Gets Right About Identity Politics

Identity-based critiques of economic populism have become tools for obscuring the divergent interests of rich and poor Democrats.

Thousands of Veterans to Form a Human Shield Around Standing Rock Protestors

More than 2,000 veterans will take over the front lines this weekend to give long-term demonstrators “a moment of peace.”

House Passes Sweeping, Controversial Health Innovation Bill

It means big changes for the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration, and not everyone is pleased.

How Did Trump Save Carrier Jobs? Fear of Losing Federal Contracts Said to Be Key

An Indiana official says the company was likely concerned about maintaining a favorable relationship with the Trump administration.

The FBI Just Gained Sweeping New Hacking Powers

Now judges can give investigators permission to access millions of devices anywhere in the country.

Federal Ethics Agency Trolls Trump Over Business Conflicts

The Office of Government Ethics praised the president-elect for divesting from his business, which he isn't doing.

Will Trump Insult Veterans by Sending Sarah Palin to the VA?

She’s not really qualified, and will create a sideshow wherever she goes. But that doesn’t mean it won’t happen.

It’s Really Hard to Destroy Public Schools From Washington

The federal Department of Education doesn’t have the money or clout to force the kind of widespread school privatization Betsy DeVos likely wants.

Trump Won the Presidency, Then Approval on a Tax Subsidy for His Hotel

After the election, the federal government approved the second phase of Trump’s application for a massive tax break on his D.C. hotel.

Smoking Will Be Banned in Public Housing Across the U.S.

The rules are supposed to go in effect in early 2017, though housing agencies will have time to adjust.

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