Meet the Critics of President Obama’s Trade Deal

Republicans in Congress are poised to give President Obama broad powers to cement a legacy-defining free trade deal with Pacific countries. Backed by major conservative and business groups, bills to grant the president fast-track authority passed through Republican-led House and Senate committees last week with enough Senate Democratic support for eventual passage, unless the bill changes dramatically on its way […]

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Loretta Lynch Sworn in as 83rd Attorney General

“It’s about time this woman is being sworn in,” Vice President Joe Biden said Monday After a historically long wait, Loretta Lynch officially became the 83rd Attorney General of the United States Monday. “It’s about time this woman is being sworn in,” Vice President Joe Biden said Monday at Lynch’s ceremony. With her husband and father — who recently celebrated […]

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Clinton Foundation CEO Admits ‘We Made Mistakes’

Interim chief executive Maura Pally seeks to staunch growing controversy on donor disclosures The Clinton family’s controversial charity foundation on Sunday defended its transparency and overall track record amidst growing scrutiny of its donors, even while conceding in a statement that it made “mistakes” in its operations. A soon-to-be-published book by conservative author Peter Schweizer claims that some foreign and […]

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Senate Unanimously Approves Anti-Human-Trafficking Bill

Ending a partisan standoff that delayed confirmation of Obama’s attorney general nominee The Senate unanimously passed legislation Wednesday to help the victims of human trafficking, ending a tortuous partisan standoff over abortion that also delayed confirmation of President Barack Obama’s attorney general nominee. The vote was 99-0 to approve the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act, which expands law enforcement […]

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