Category: Government

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Dorie Miller: A Damn Fine Name for a Ship

The fourth Ford-class Aircraft Carrier will be named for Mess Attendant 2nd Class Doris “Dorie” Miller, the first African-American to receive the Navy Cross for his actions during the Pearl Harbor attack.

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About Last Night: Impeachment Edition

So now we have an impeached president, a pending senate trial whose machinations are uncertain even if the outcome is not, and oh-by-the-way the Iowa caucuses and rest of the presidential primary is relentlessly coming towards us.

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Impeachment Day

The day has finally come: The House of Representatives is set to vote on the Articles of Impeachment against President Donald Trump.

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UK Elections: The Limits of Comparisons

Slow your roll on drawing sweeping parallels between UK elections and in-progress 2020 elections in America. Things that are different are not the same.

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The GOP’s Gossip Girls

I will not believe that the GOP is tired of Trump until they say so publicly. Until that moment, they own this. All of it. Every corruption, every racist utterance, every violation of norms. Every dollar of debt, every pardoned war criminal, every dead Kurd.

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Impeachment Hearings Day 2

The public impeachment hearings resume Friday morning, with former US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch appearing before the House Intelligence Committee

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Wednesday Writs: United States v. Leonard Peltier

It’s Wednesday! Celebrate by reading this week’s Wednesday Writs, your round up of law and legal related stories from all over. This week: The controversial case of Leonard Peltier. Plus: SCOTUS takes up DACA but leaves Sandy Hook’s parents’ lawsuit against Remington alive; the Baby Trump Balloon slasher, justice for sale, and, for once, a SMART criminal of the week. Read, comment and share!

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Public Impeachment Hearings Begin

The first public hearings in House Democrats’ Impeachment inquiry are set to kick off today in the House Intelligence Committee.