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Two Court Cases Will Determine if the Judicial System Will Enforce the Constitution in the Face of Trump

April 26, 2018 - 12:29am
Two Court Cases Will Determine if the Judicial System Will Enforce the Constitution in the Face of Trump

Today, two courts will have to decide whether to uphold our country's system of checks and balances, limiting the damage the Trump administration has done and will do to the thousands of people facing deportation, in detention or being refused entry to the US.

Defending Nuclear Pact, Iran's Rouhani Says Trump Has "No Clue" About International Treaties or Law

April 25, 2018 - 2:00pm
Defending Nuclear Pact, Iran's Rouhani Says Trump Has "No Clue" About International Treaties or Law

Iran's president Hassan Rouhani gives a speech in the city of Tabriz in the northwestern East-Azerbaijan province on April 25, 2018. (Photo: Atta Kenare / AFP / Getty Images)
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Medicaid Work Requirements: Trump's War on the Poor Expands, One State at a Time

April 25, 2018 - 2:00pm
Medicaid Work Requirements: Trump's War on the Poor Expands, One State at a Time

Donald and Melania Trump walk out to the North Portico to greet French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron as the Trumps host a state dinner at the White House on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Washington, DC. (Photo: Jabin Botsford / The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Top Democrats Embrace Marijuana Reform Ahead of Midterm Elections

April 24, 2018 - 2:00pm
Top Democrats Embrace Marijuana Reform Ahead of Midterm Elections

Marijuana reform is finally a priority on Capitol Hill, where leading Democrats are backing bills that would decriminalize the plant at the federal level. Polls show voters support marijuana reform and increasingly oppose prison time for drug-related offenses, and now that President Trump and Jeff Sessions have revived the war on drugs, Democrats are using weed as wedge issue. Elizabeth Owens protests on the steps of New York City Hall on July 9, 2014, in New York City.

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