Billionaires v teachers: the Koch brothers’ plan to starve public education

A small group of women have succeeded in putting a state law promoted by Betsy DeVos and billionaire donors which they see as an attack on public education on the ballot in November Arizona has become the hotbed for an experiment rightwing activists hope will redefine Americas schools an experiment…

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12 not-dumb questions about what’s next for Cohen, Manafort, Mueller and Trump

(CNN)The events of the last 24 hours have rocked the political world. 1. Which one is a bigger deal — Manafort or Cohen? They’re both big deals, but the Cohen plea deal — especially his testimony that he negotiated payments to women alleging affairs with Trump at the candidate’s direction…

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David Pecker: Trump confidant and National Enquirer boss was given immunity in Cohen case

The media mogul reportedly met with prosecutors as part of the inquiry into Donald Trumps ex-lawyer, Michael Cohen David Pecker, reported. Pecker, a longtime friend of Trump, was initially subpoenaed by federal investigators four months ago. News of the media figures help in an investigation that is likely to prove…

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Trump and ‘collusion’: what we know so far about Mueller’s Russia investigation

The special counsel has secured multiple indictments, and an agreement with Paul Manafort that could pose a threat to Trump The comedian and activist Randy Credico met last week with investigators working with special counsel Robert Mueller. He came away impressed. I think these people know everything already, Roger Stone,…

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Company set up by Michael Cohen offers to drop Stormy Daniels’ hush-money agreement

Video Stormy Daniels’ lawyer calls arrest ‘politically motivated’ Adult film star arrested while performing at an Ohio strip club. WASHINGTON –  The company set up by Donald Trump’s former personal attorney offered Friday to rescind Stormy Daniels’ hush-money agreement and drop its planned $20 million lawsuit against the porn actress…

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This anti-smoking giant is taking on Juul

Christine HallquistImage: courtesty of the hallquist campaign If the only news you ever read came from Twitter, you’d think America was some kind of post-apocalyptic political landscape. And you wouldn’t be entirely wrong.  But it’s not all dystopia. If you travel to Vermont, for example, you’ll find Democrat Christine Hallquist,…

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Six Big Questions After the Cohen and Manafort Bombshells

The hour of 4 pm Tuesday, potentially one of the most consequential hours in the history of the American presidency, made clear that history books will almost certainly note Donald Trump’s surprise 2016 election win with an asterisk. Just minutes apart, in courtrooms in New York and outside Washington, DC,…

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Apple will be releasing 3 new iPhones this year here’s everything you need to know

After Apple's release of three brand new phones, there are still plenty of reasons to keep your 3-year-old iPhone 6S.Image: Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images Every year when Apple holds its big iPhone event, there’s always one older-generation model that’s removed from Apple Stores. This year is no exception. Apple…

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Michael Avenatti on Cohen plea: ‘Trump’s fingerprints are all over the crime scene’

(CNN)Michael Avenatti, the attorney for adult film star Stormy Daniels against President Donald Trump, said Tuesday that it is “clear as day” that Trump’s fingerprints are “all over the crime scene” in connection with Michael Cohen’s violation of campaign finance laws. Avenatti said he is going to get to the…

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Trump blasts Sessions over indictments of two his earliest congressional supporters

(CNN)President Donald Trump on Monday blasted his Attorney General Jeff Sessions and lamented the indictments of two lawmakers who were his earliest supporters in Congress during the 2016 election, suggesting they should not have been charged because they are Republicans. The tweet marked Trump’s latest attack on the Justice Department,…

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