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The Democratic Party leadership has claimed political victory in negotiations with Trump on border security in avoiding another government shutdown. Yet the figures tell a different story. Trump got a $1.4 billion, 55-mile down payment...

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“This really does have a higher purpose than next week’s pay,” proclaimed Trump when asked if there would be a safety net for the 800,000 federal employees now entering their third week without pay. “If...

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Editors Note: As this article went to press the Supreme Court declined to hear the Trump administration’s appeal of a lower court ruling that keeps the DACA program functioning for the time being – at...

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Despite what is correctly seen as a defeat for the Tea Party, both Democrats and Republicans are planning massive attacks on popular social programs like Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security as bipartisan discussions begin in...

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The partial government shutdown that began October 1st is about to enter its second week and shows no sign of coming to an end. 800,000 federal workers have been furloughed and Head Start programs that...

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““With just days remaining until a cascade of economic events crash onto Washington, the budget showdown between Congressional Republicans, Senate Democrats and President Obama is growing only more tangled.” ” – –New York Times (9/26/13) This...

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