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Trump’s Latest Obamacare Remarks Contain Layers of Madness

In some ways they make no sense. In the ways they make sense, they are deluded.

Jeff Sessions Won’t ‘Commit’ to Letting You Smoke Pot — Even Where It’s Legal Under State Law

Sessions said it’s not his job to repeal or refuse to enforce federal drug laws, but did admit strictly enforcing them would be a “resource problem.”

Kentucky Anti-Union Drive a Harbinger of What We Will See in Washington

It’s not getting a lot of attention, but an anti-union drive, reflecting a radicalization of the GOP, is likely in Washington, as shown in the states.

Jeff Sessions Makes the Case That He Is Not Too Racist to Be Attorney General

The Alabama senator argues that his prosecution of black activists for voter fraud was a testament to his commitment to voting rights.

Back Home in Alabama, Jeff Sessions’s Likely Confirmation Is Stirring the Pot in Governor’s Sex Scandal

Governor Robert Bentley could appoint the man who has been investigating his sex-and-corruption case to Sessions’s seat.

Jason Chaffetz Continues Clinton Email Probe, Hasn’t Mulled Trump Conflicts of Interest

If issues arise with the president-elect, he'll investigate – but for now he's more focused on emails.

Hearing Delayed for Trump Education Pick Betsy DeVos, Whose Ethics Report Is Not Finished

The announcement did not mention complaints that the rushed confirmation process leaves no time for proper vetting.

Cory Booker to Testify Against Fellow Senator Jeff Sessions at Attorney General Hearing

It will be the first time a senator has testified against a colleague in a confirmation hearing.

Trump National Security Pick Monica Crowley Plagiarized Ph.D. Dissertation Too

The transition previously dismissed more than 50 instances of plagiarism in her book as a "politically motivated attack."

Obamacare Repeal Might Have Just Died Tonight

Republicans need 50 senators to repeal the law. They don’t have the votes.

Chuck Schumer Recycles Mitch McConnell’s 2009 Demands on Cabinet Nominations

Schumer threatens to slow the confirmation process until Trump’s picks complete their ethics reviews, echoing McConnell’s own demand from 2009.

GOP Plans Wall-to-Wall Wednesday to Keep Democrats, Media Off-Balance

With six confirmation hearings, a Senate “vote-a-rama,” and a Trump presser on tap, everyone will be confused. As intended.

N.C. Governor Tries to Sneak a Medicaid Expansion Under the Wire

Roy Cooper is trying to get over a half-million people covered before it’s too late.

Watch: This Organization Created a Powerful Tribute to the Victims of Racial Lynchings

The organization collects soil from lynching sites to acknowledge the horrors of racial injustice.

Trump Supposedly Opposes the GOP’s Obamacare Repeal Plan

At least, that’s what Senator Rand Paul is claiming. What now?

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