Trump tweets Virginia's economy will improve with GOP governor

VOGUELIFEBLOGS | September 30, 2020

President Trump tweeted his support for Virginia Republican gubernatorial hopeful Ed Gillespie on Monday afternoon, the day before voters head to the polls in the pivotal election. “The state of Virginia economy, under Democrat rule, has been terrible. If you…..

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GOP lawmaker: Roy Moore should drop out unless he can prove his innocence

VOGUELIFEBLOGS | September 30, 2020

Rep. Pete KingPeter (Pete) KingOn The Money: 3 million more Americans file for unemployment benefits | Sanders calls for Senate to ‘improve’ House Democrats’ coronavirus bill | Less than 40 percent of small businesses have received emergency coronavirus loans GOP…..

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Water Protectors Target DAPL Builder's Profits to "Sink This Sucker"

VOGUELIFEBLOGS | September 30, 2020

Water protectors in North Dakota are launching the next phase of resistance against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL)—hurting its parent company’s profits. After securing a crucial victory earlier this year that halted construction on the 1,172-mile oil pipeline that opponents…..

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Empty Folders and a "Meaningless" Plan: Outrage Grows Over Trump's Refusal to Divest

VOGUELIFEBLOGS | September 30, 2020

Outrage over President-elect Donald Trump’s refusal to divest himself of his global business empire has grown in the wake of his chaotic press conference Wednesday, during which he announced that he would merely hand his businesses over to his sons……

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Trump's "Disastrous" Regulatory Cuts Imperil Public for Corporate Benefit

VOGUELIFEBLOGS | September 30, 2020

Even as he moves to approve risky fossil fuel projects and eliminate healthcare for millions, President Donald Trump told corporate leaders on Monday he could “cut regulations by 75 percent, maybe more”—and he made similar promises to automakers in a…..

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From "Buy Pat Toomey's Vote" to Office Protests: DeVos Stirs National Revolt

VOGUELIFEBLOGS | September 30, 2020

How do you defeat an uber-wealthy right-wing ideologue who wants to destroy public education? With organized communities and people for starters. And, of course… with money. “If Betsy DeVos can buy Senator Toomey’s vote, we should be allowed to do…..

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Sanders Tackles Drug Pricing (Again), This Time With Help From 'Big-Pharma Dems'

VOGUELIFEBLOGS | September 30, 2020

Aiming to lower the “outrageous” cost of prescription drugs, a group of lawmakers led by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Tuesday introduced legislation that would allow Americans to import low-cost medicine from Canada. Sanders was joined (pdf) in his chamber…..

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Journalists Sue Trump Over Inclusion on 'Kill List'

VOGUELIFEBLOGS | September 30, 2020

Two journalists have sued President Donald Trump saying they are on the “Kill List”—an “illegal death sentence” that violates their constitutional rights and impedes their professional work, the lawsuit charges. The plaintiffs are 46-year-old Bilal Abdul Kareem, a U.S. citizen…..

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Rep. Upton won't seek Michigan Senate seat, focuses on reelection

VOGUELIFEBLOGS | September 29, 2020

Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) announced Friday that he will not seek a Senate seat in 2018 and will instead focus on his House reelection bid. “I will not be a candidate for the U.S. Senate. There was a path, but today we are choosing…..

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Trump says he's encouraging Hatch to run for reelection

VOGUELIFEBLOGS | September 29, 2020

President Trump is encouraging longtime Sen. Orrin HatchOrrin Grant HatchBottom line Bottom line Bottom line MORE (R-Utah) to run for reelection, amid major speculation that he’ll retire in 2018 and open the way for former presidential hopeful Mitt Romney to take…..

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