Articles of Interest
January 20, 2017, 5:50pm

By David Remnick – The New Yorker.

On September 17, 1787, as Benjamin Franklin was leaving the deliberations of the Constitutional Convention, at Independence Hall, in Philadelphia, a woman called out to him, saying, “Well, Doctor, what have we got, … Read more »

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January 20, 2017, 3:36pm

By Jennifer Rubin – The Washington Post.

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) ran circles around Treasury nominee Steven Mnuchin on the topic of President-elect Donald Trump’s foreign holdings and debt held by foreign banks.

McCaskill got Mnuchin to acknowledge Trump will … Read more »

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January 19, 2017, 2:10pm

By  – The New Yorker

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Moving vans arrived at the White House on Wednesday to remove all traces of competence and dignity.

Working around the clock, movers started clearing out the optimism and … Read more »

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January 19, 2017, 1:21pm

By E.J. Dionne Jr- The Washington Post.

Why is this inauguration different from any other?

Let’s start with the fact that most Americans are not happy that Donald Trump is about to become president. The Post/ABC News poll this week … Read more »

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January 16, 2017, 5:10pm

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Barack Obama is leaving the White House with polls showing him to be one of the most popular presidents in recent decades. This makes sense. His achievements, not least pulling … Read more »

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January 16, 2017, 5:10pm

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ROANOKE, Va. — On March 18, 1991, my life changed. I was an 18-year-old student at a community college in southwestern Virginia, working out at the gym, when I got a headache. … Read more »

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January 16, 2017, 5:08pm

By Charles M. Blow – The New York Times.

On Friday, the Georgia congressman, civil rights icon and Donald Trump inauguration-boycotter John Lewis told NBC’s Chuck Todd something that I believe millions of Americans are thinking.

“I don’t see this

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January 16, 2017, 5:07pm

By The Editorial Board – The New York Times.

Donald Trump has been consistent on one thing. He wants to weaken or end regulations on businesses and industries. As if on cue, House Republicans and a handful of Democrats recently … Read more »

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January 16, 2017, 5:05pm

By Paul Krugman – The New York Times.

As a young man, Congressman John Lewis, who represents most of Atlanta, literally put his life on the line in pursuit of justice. As a key civil rights leader, he endured multiple

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January 14, 2017, 4:25pm

In 1965, fewer than 2 percent of eligible African Americans living in Selma, Ala., were registered to vote. As we all know, this was the result of laws and policies … Read more »

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