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After Initially Blocking The Bill, Ted Cruz Finally Decides That Poisoned Residents Of Flint Deserve Federal Aid

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A proposition that would supply the residents of Flint – who continue to be subjected to drinking water with dangerously elevated levels of lead – was repeatedly blocked by Senator and Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz before he finally relented late Thursday evening. As first reported by Bloomberg, Chuck Schumer told the …

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Anti-Abortion Governor John Kasich Making Ohio Even More Unsafe For Women

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Ohio Governor John Kasich signed House Bill 294 on Sunday, an anti-abortion measure designed to blocked Planned Parenthood from receiving funding.  While the bill has very little direct impact on abortion services, it does block state grants and some federal funds that were intended for women and children’ health care …

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Ted Clears This Up Once And For All: He Will Happily Deport Innocent Children If They Are Here Illegally

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Responding to vitriolic attacks from Donald Trump that almost make you forget that Ted Cruz is also a psychopath, Ted  Cruz took a page out of the GOP front-runner’s political playbook, and was unapologetic in his hardened rhetoric against undocumented immigrants. Cruz confirmed with Fox News host Bill O’Reilly on Monday …

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House Republicans Argue Against Reproductive Rights For Women With Zika Virus In Developing Nations

In this Jan. 26, 2016 photo, Daniele Ferreira dos Santos holds her son Juan Pedro, who was born with microcephaly, outside her house in Recife, Pernambuco state, Brazil. Santos was never diagnosed with Zika, but she blames the virus for her son’s defect and for the terrible toll it has taken on her life. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

At a congressional hearing about the Zika virus and its spread from the developing world, House GOP members spoke out against efforts to provide contraception and abortion access to women who have become infected by the viral strain known to cause severe birth defects.  The $1.8 billion in emergency aid requested by …

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Fired Staffer Accuses Trump And His Campaign Of Rampant Sexism And Wage Discrimination

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File this one somewhere between “duh” and “would you really have expected otherwise?” A former staffer from Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign has alleged that the campaign pays women staffers far less than men working the same position and that sexism is rampant from top-down throughout the campaign organization. As first …

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