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Democrats seek progressive overhaul of the U.S. financial system

Now in control of Congress, Democrats are looking to give the U.S. financial system a progressive overhaul, incoming Senate Banking Chairman Sherrod Brown said Friday. It will be a tall task. What we’re hearing: “This committee in the past has…

Carl Bernstein Says Latest Trump Tapes Are ‘Far Worse’ Than Watergate

The leaked tapes of Donald Trump trying to pressure Georgia’s secretary of state to overturn the president’s election defeat are “far worse” than what occurred in the Watergate scandal, journalist Carl Bernstein said Sunday. Bernstein, whose reporting of the 1972 political…

The Distinct Political Paths of Barack Obama and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Barack Obama is on a book tour, a setting so mundane that it can be a little jarring to encounter him there, amiably pursuing sales. Aiming for a young audience, the former President appeared this week on the Snapchat show…

Republican convention live: Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump speeches – NEWS.com.au

This is it. After two weeks of listening to politicians from both sides make their case, we have reached the final day of the convention, and its importance is hard to overstate. Obviously, the main event is President Donald Trump’s…

Naomi Klein On The Iraq War, Bernie Sanders & Why The Climate Crisis Can’t Wait

War with Iran, the climate crisis and supremacist ideologies: Naomi Klein explains how they’re all linked together – and how to fight them. Klein is the award-winning author of several books, including “The Shock Doctrine.” In it, she explains how…

There Are No Democratic Adults in the Room

“It’s 2016 All Over Again.” So claims the title of a recent column by Peter Nicholas in The Atlantic. By “2016 all over again,” Nicholas means that Donald Trump, now president, has expressed a willingness to accept campaign help from…