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Poll: Former AG Lynch should be investigated

A majority of voters say former Attorney General Loretta Lynch should be investigated for an election-year meeting with former President Bill ClintonBill ClintonPoll: Former AG Lynch should be investigated Poll: Trump approval rating rebounds OPINION: Trump’s bluff: Perfectly legal MORE that took place while the FBI was investigating Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonReport: Biden scolded hedge […]

How to fix gerrymandering by making state legislatures bigger.

If the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison expanded to fit more members …Photo illustration by Lisa Larson-Walker. Photo by Thinkstock, Richard Hurd/Flickr CC. This week, the Supreme Court agreed to take up the case of Gill v. Whitford, whose plaintiffs claim the electoral boundaries drawn up by the GOP-controlled Wisconsin legislature constitute a gerrymander so […]

White House Correspondents Unhappy With Limits on News Briefings

Mr. Mason’s memo capped a week in which some journalists, notably at CNN, expressed increasing frustration with the White House’s decree that audio recordings of the briefings could not be broadcast until the question-and-answer session had concluded. Continue reading the main story There is little trust these days between the White House news media and […]

Family expected euthanized dog’s ashes, got frozen body – Tribune-Review

KSBW The Central Coast Family expected euthanized dog’s ashes, got frozen bodyTribune-ReviewBEAVER FALLS — A Pennsylvania family expecting to pick up the ashes of their beloved pet were instead handed the frozen body. Lisa Horseman tells WTAE-TV the employees at Rainbow Veterinary Hospital in Darlington did not give an explanation when …‘Happy Friday! Don’t mess with […]

The Health 202: McConnell will be a legislative wizard if health care passes

THE PROGNOSIS Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) smiles as he leaves the chamber after announcing the release of the Republicans’ health-care bill. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Senate Republicans have finally revealed their plan to revamp the Affordable Care Act. Now, they’re just trying to pass it. There will be lots of twists and turns along the path to an […]

After ‘Making a Murderer’s’ Brendan Dassey wins appeals court ruling, prosecutors seek new review

The confession of a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series “Making a Murderer” was improperly obtained and he should be retried or released from prison, a three-judge federal appeals panel ruled. Brendan Dassey was sentenced to life in prison in 2007 in photographer Teresa Halbach’s death on Halloween two years earlier. Dassey told detectives […]

Analysis: McConnell stakes it all on health care bill

WASHINGTON — Pass or fail, there will be one man singularly responsible for the fate of health care legislation in the Senate: Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. The shrewd Kentuckian has made himself practically the sole arbiter of the bill and will be largely responsible for the outcome, whether it’s a win, a loss, or a […]

Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health bill

Governors in several states that opted to expand Medicaid under former President Barack Obama’s health care law are wary of the Senate Republican plan to end the added federal funding for it within seven years. The proposal released Thursday calls for a slower phase-out of the Medicaid expansion than a bill adopted earlier by the […]