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Here’s How to Find Out Who Donated Thousands to Trump in Your Area

Yesterday, the campaign of Congressman Joaquin Castro (brother of current presidential candidate Julián) published the names of dozens of San Antonians who had already given the maximum amount allowed under federal law to the re-election campaign of Donald Trump.

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Dianne Feinstein Is Not Happy With Kids Asking Her to Vote for the Green New Deal

The progressive climate advocacy group Sunrise Movement is lobbying Senators to support the Green New Deal ahead of a vote on the resolution that could reportedly come as early as next week, and today, a group of people including children who support the resolution presented a letter to Sen. Dianne Feinstein of…

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Wilbur Ross Not Even Trying to Avoid Looking Corrupt Anymore

Due to the plethora of unsavory grifters who’ve found themselves in the administration of Donald Trump over the past few years, Commerce secretary Wilbur Ross has mostly managed to fly under the radar despite being, in many ways, as laughably corrupt as Scott Pruitt or Ryan Zinke.

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PETA Needs to Log the Fuck Off

In 2017, Gallup did a poll that found that five percent of Americans identified as vegetarian and three percent as vegan. I’m one of them. More and more people are transitioning to eating plant-based food at least some of the time—2017 sales grew to over $3 billion, a jump of eight percent, according to Gallup—which…

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The #AbolishSpaceForce Movement Is Unrealistic and Dangerous

Some have called President Donald Trump’s Space Force “ridiculous,” “a giant waste of money that could be used to expand healthcare coverage,” and “dumb as shit.” And it’s true that there are major issues with Space Force. But the voices calling for its abolition are seriously misguided. Getting rid of Space Force…

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The Government Is Reportedly Trying to Make Migrant Women Pay for DNA Testing

As if the family separation horror show couldn’t get any more dystopian, the Daily Beast reports that the Trump administration has told at least four women separated from children at the border that they have to fork up the money for DNA tests so they can be reunited with their kids, according to an advocate.

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Trump Administration Misses Deadline to Reunite Kids With Their Families, But Gets an Extension

On Monday, the administration completely blew its deadline on reuniting parents with their toddlers that the government unnecessarily ripped away from them at the border. Luckily for the administration, the federal judge who gave the order has given them an extension.

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Former Cabinet Secretary Who Oversaw ICE: ICE Is Good, Actually

Jeh Johnson was the Secretary of Homeland Security under Barack Obama for the majority of Obama’s second term, a position from which he oversaw ICE. As Jorge Rivas pointed out for this website in June, Johnson has been flexing is commentary muscles by calling the Trump deportation regime “un-American and ineffective,”…

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