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Obama Defends New Trade Deal Policy

The new trade deal leaves some Democrats fearful of job outsourcing and lax labor and environmental regulations

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Jeb Bush: Senate Republicans Should Confirm Lynch

Former Gov. Jeb Bush speaking a the 2013 CPAC Convention

“I think presidents have the right to pick their team,” Bush said.

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Obama Signs “Doc Fix” Legislation

The bill will permanently establish the Medicare reimbursement rate for doctors in what the White House claims will increase quality care to Medicare recipients

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Bipartisan Agreement Gives Obama Fast Track Authority On Trade Deal

The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act was unveiled on Thursday, giving Obama fast-track authority in trade negotiations with members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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House Passes Bill To Repeal Estate Tax

The bill passed primarily along party lines in the House on Thursday with a vote of 240 to 179.

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Clinton Hails Warren As Champion For Middle Class

In a short article for Time magazine, Clinton praises Warren as one of the most influential people of 2015

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Poll: Majority Of NJ Voters Say Menendez Should Resign

Bob Menendez

Menendez was indicted on federal corruption charges on April 1.

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Helicopter Lands On Capitol Hill Property, Lockdown Initiated

A small helicopter landed on the west side of the Capitol building, prompting a lockdown

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Sen. Shaheen Introduces “Women On The Twenty Act”

“The incredible grassroots support for this idea shows that there’s strong support for a woman to be the new face of the twenty dollar bill,” said Senator Shaheen on the ‘Women on the Twenty Act’

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Rep. Lee: McConnell Broke Promise To Vote On Lynch Confirmation

“Loretta Lynch should be released from hostility and hostage and be voted on as we speak,” Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee told a group of supporters

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Listen: Jindal Says 2016 Decision Could Come Mid-June

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R)

Jindal is waiting until Louisiana wraps up its current legislative session.

Report: DoJ Leaning Toward Opposing Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

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According to the report, lawyers have raised concerns that the proposed merger by Comcast would harm consumers.

Obama And Italian Leader Pledge Cooperation Over Extremism

Obama and the Prime Minister agreed that Italy is at a particular risk because of its geographic proximity to North Africa where violent extremism has grown in the last several years

Obama Defends New Trade Deal Policy

The new trade deal leaves some Democrats fearful of job outsourcing and lax labor and environmental regulations

Federal Court To Hear Arguments Over Obama’s Immigration Orders

The Obama administration is requesting an emergency stay on a ruling from a Texas judge who halted the president’s executive orders

Restoration

Thom Hartmann

Some activists are looking for natural solutions to climate change.