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'Literally hundreds' of amendments and 20 hours of debate: Here's what to expect for the healthcare bill over the next few days

After a 51-50 vote on the motion to proceed (with the tie broken by Vice President Mike Pence), the bill is up for 20 hours of ... "Twenty hours of debate and then a Vote-a-Rama with literally hundred... read more

64 pages to create Social Security, why 2,000 to reform health care?

Here’s my question to you: If it took 64 pages to create Social Security, why does ... and only 72 hours for the public to review – so much for the so-called transparency of government. The only expla... read more

Debate over Asheville’s Confederate memorials continues

TROUBLED HISTORY: The Vance Monument has been a backdrop to Asheville’s history: the scene of protests, rallies, victory parades, festivals, and the subject endless debate over whose history ... relat... read more

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U.S. Lawmakers Seek to Criminally Outlaw Support for Boycott Campaign Against Israel

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Slavoj Zizek: We Can’t Address the EU Refugee Crisis Without Confronting Global Capitalism

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Debate: Be an Anarchist, Not a Minarchist

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Read the Full Transcript of the Ninth Republican Debate in South Carolina

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The Senate voted down a single-payer healthcare system — and there's a specific reason Bernie Sanders opposed it

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The Limits of Elizabeth Warren

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'Literally hundreds' of amendments and 20 hours of debate: Here's what to expect for the healthcare bill over the next few days

The Senate voted on Tuesday to open debate on their plan to overhaul the US healthcare system. After a 51-50 vote on the motion to proceed (with the tie broken by Vice President Mike Pence), the bill ... read more



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