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Senate Republican Bill Would Slash Medicaid by 2036

Senate Republican Bill Would Slash Medicaid by 2036

The original draft of the Republican bill was opposed by at least nine Republican senators.

States’ Medicaid Spending to Increase Under Senate Bill: Report

States’ Medicaid Spending to Increase Under Senate Bill: Report

The Urban Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank, estimated state Medicaid spending would increase by $565 million in 2022 under the proposed legislation.

Texas Moves to Cut Medicaid Funding for Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Sees Brief Reprieve After Healthcare Bill Yanked

Planned Parenthood leaders will meet in Washington to plan their strategy for coming rounds in what they see as a protracted fight.

Republicans Revamp U.S. Health Bill, Boost Benefits to Older Americans

Republicans Revamp U.S. Health Bill, Boost Benefits to Older Americans

Republicans remain deeply divided over the healthcare overhaul.

Meals on Wheels America Sees Surge in Donations After U.S. Budget

Meals on Wheels America Sees Surge in Donations After U.S. Budget

Meals on Wheels received about $50,000 on Thursday after the budget blueprint was announced, compared with $1,000 on a typical day.

In Ohio, A Spelling Error Could Cost you Your Vote

In Ohio, A Spelling Error Could Cost You Your Vote

Many Ohio ballots have been thrown out due to small spelling errors — notably in Democratic-leaning counties.

Gov. Mike Pence Accused of Voter Suppression

Gov. Mike Pence Accused of Voter Suppression

Nearly 45,000 people, mostly African Americans, may not be able to vote in Indiana on Election Day.

Black Cops Speak Out Against FOP's 'Outrageous Bigot' Trump Endorsement

Black Cops Speak Out Against FOP’s ‘Outrageous Bigot’ Trump Endorsement

"The Trump campaign is racist, sexist, anti-gay. It's a divisive campaign that's now dividing law enforcement."

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Kansas Judge Extends Voting Rights for Those Registered at Motor Vehicle Offices

The judge's ruling applies to those who did not provide proof of citizenship when submitting voter applications through a Kansas motor vehicle office.

Charlotte Protesters ‘Hate white people because white people are successful’

Charlotte Protesters ‘Hate white people because white people are successful’

Republican Congressman Robert Pittenger blamed Black resentment of whites as the reason for the protests, not police injustice.

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Trump Jr. Invokes Nazi Propaganda in Comparison of Syrian Refugees to Skittles

A meme on Donald Trump Jr.’s Twitter account has numerous racist origins — including an anti-Semitic children’s book published in 1938.

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Mike Pence Declines to Call Former KKK Leader David Duke ‘Deplorable’

The GOP vice presidential nominee says he doesn’t want to be uncivil.

Kansas Asks U.S. Appeals Court to Reinstate Strict Voter ID Rule

Kansas Asks U.S. Appeals Court to Reinstate Strict Voter ID Rule

Kanas is the latest of numerous states in a battle of discriminatory voter identification laws.

Trump Staffers Blatantly Racist on Social Media

Trump Staffers Blatantly Racist on Social Media

AP investigation finds messages that “were overtly racially charged, supportive of violent actions, or broadly hostile to Muslims.”

White Supremacists See Trump as ‘Real Opportunity’

White Supremacists See Trump as ‘Real Opportunity’

The head of the American Nazi Party says Trump’s “campaign statements, if nothing else, have SHOWN that ‘our views’ are NOT so ‘unpopular.’”

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Roger Ailes Resigns After Mounting Sexual Assault Allegations

“If you agree to have sex with me whenever I want I will add an extra hundred dollars a week.”

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GOP Ignores Internal Pleas for Inclusion 

The party’s platform committee rejected repeated attempts by its own members to soften the GOP’s stance against the gay community — or even acknowledge discrimination — in the official party platform.

U.K.’s Vote a Warning to U.S.

The pandering to older, lower-income, uneducated voters with anti-immigration rhetoric has many parallels with Trump’s GOP campaign.

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Candidate for Congress Seeks to ‘Make America White Again’

A billboard in Tennessee displaying the Trump-inspired slogan was taken down hours later following immense criticism.

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GOP Blocks LGBT Rights Amendment Days After Orlando Shooting

After Republican leaders claimed to “stand in solidarity” with the LGBT community following the tragedy in Orlando, GOP leaders rejected a proposal to protect LGBT people from discrimination.

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Trump Exploits Orlando Tragedy

The presumptive Republican nominee equates all Muslims to Islamic terrorists, suggests Obama is complicit, claims Orlando shooter was not U.S.-born.

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GOP Refuses to Deny Guns to Suspected Terrorists, Hate Crime Convicts

Senate Republicans rejected a bill in December that could have prevented Orlando shooter from buying guns. GOP House speaker on Monday quashed any discussion.

Judge Gonzalo Curiel

Trump Orders Supporters to Keep Attacking Judge

“Take that order and throw it the hell out,” Trump said of a directive for his surrogates to stop discussing the lawsuit with the media.