Elephant seals took over a Pt....

Jan 30, 2019 by

You know the saying: When the cat’s away the mice will play. It appears the Bay Area is ready to coin a new turn of phrase: When the rangers are gone the elephant seals will swarm.

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Donald Trump and His Team of M...

Jan 15, 2019 by

Nobody left besides those with no reputation to lose.

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How Trump’s Shutdown Forks Ove...

Jan 11, 2019 by

Farmers, poor families, and inspectors are caught in the crosshairs.

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Trump’s Big Libertarian Experi...

Jan 10, 2019 by

Does contaminated food smell like freedom?

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Already reeling from tariff wa...

Jan 9, 2019 by

Fourth-generation crop farmer John Boyd checks the condition of a soybean field Tuesday in Baskerville, Va. Because of the government shutdown, Boyd has not received his crucial soybean subsidies.

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It’s Payday for Many Federal W...

Jan 8, 2019 by

Tanisha Keller, a single mother who works for the federal Census Bureau, used to live paycheck to paycheck. Now, she is living nothing to nothing.

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CONGRESS STRIKES DEAL ON FUNDI...

May 1, 2017 by

Congressional negotiators have signed off on a deal to fund the government through September, avoiding a shutdown of federal agencies over a dispute

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BRACE FOR GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN ...

Apr 25, 2017 by

Can President Donald J. Trump and the Republicans actually govern?

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Congress Is Poised to Make the...

Jan 9, 2017 by

[Translate] Environment The dangerous REINS Act seeks to replace a regulatory process based on science, expertise and rationality...

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LURKING WITHIN THE OMINOUS, OM...

Dec 21, 2015 by

[Translate]   McConnell agrees not to shut down the government only if the millionaires and billionaires are permitted to continue...

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BOEHNER’S EXIT LEAVES HO...

Sep 29, 2015 by

[Translate] Terrance Heath  AMERICANS FOR A SAFE FUTURE House Speaker John Boehner is like the ineffectual substitute teacher whose...

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President Obama and Congress J...

Dec 15, 2014 by

[Translate]     JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon. Photo by Fortune Live Media (CC BY-ND 2.0) With the passage of the 2015 federal budget...

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Senate Republicans Vow To Dism...

Nov 10, 2014 by

[Translate] by Jeff Spross  CLIMATE PROGRESS Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), center. CREDIT: AP Photo /...

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More government shutdowns! McC...

Aug 20, 2014 by

[Translate] Mitch McConnell reveals his plan for a Republican Senate is to take hostages and bring back crisis government Simon...

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SAVE OUR PARKS — House T...

Mar 20, 2014 by

Responding to President Obama’s decision last week…

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The $17 Trillion Delusion: The...

Jan 11, 2014 by

President Obama boasted last week…

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Memo to the Media: There Is no...

Aug 3, 2012 by

[Translate] AlterNet / By Joshua Holland There’s no cliff, but our media lemmings are nonetheless going over the edge. August...

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