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The Scandal That Must Not Be Named

Paul Jacob, “They’ve been burned. They’ve been hammered. They’ve been bludgeoned,” George Washington University law professor Miriam Galston explains to the Washington Post. “They’re trying to survive.” In this heartbreaking discussion during this special time of year, the “they” are the poor, long-suffering folks . . . at the Internal Revenue Service. It is a terrible,

Trump defends $1 trillion budget bill in face of conservative fury

Adam Shaw, President Trump on Tuesday defended the controversial $1 trillion-plus budget deal heading for a vote – as he and congressional Republicans face conservative anger at what critics see as a cave to Democrats on everything from sanctuary cities to funding for Planned Parenthood. “The reason for the plan negotiated between the Republicans and

March for Science rallies take aim at climate change skepticism, proposed budget cuts

March for Science rallies are being help across the country Saturday in response to what organizers and attendees see as increasing attacks on science. “When scientists were told on January 25 to be silent, this rally was conceived,” poet Jane Hirshfield told a rain-soaked crowd at a rally near the Washington Monument, footsteps from the