It’s a big mistake to write Trump off

(CNN)For those who have been hoping for an end to the Donald Trump presidency, Tuesday appeared to be cause for celebration. On that day, a Virginia jury returned eight felony convictions against the president’s one-time campaign manager, Paul Manafort, at nearly the same time that Trump’s personal attorney and “fixer”…

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How Trump World legal drama will affect the midterm election

(CNN)Every attorney has an opinion on the ramifications of Tuesday’s dramatic legal occurrences in Trump World. If you hate Trump, this validates your deepest desire — to see him impeached. And it makes it likely that the most committed Democratic voters and donors will now demand that their party’s nominees…

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Trump’s hideous legal landscape just got even worse

(CNN)A week that began with bad news closed with worse news for President Donald Trump. According to the New York Times, the Manhattan district attorney’s office is currently investigating the Trump Organization. In particular, they are examining the source of the payment to porn star Stormy Daniels, and whether any…

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Stop calling them ‘Russian troll farms’

(CNN)The phrase “Russian troll farms” has become ubiquitous. It’s on network television. It’s in leading newspapers. It’s on the lips of US senators. The Russian actors who, through the Internet, interfered with America’s 2016 presidential election and are again interfering with our 2018 midterm elections aren’t anything like the “trolls”…

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Emma Gonzalez isn’t endorsing communism, she’s living her truth

(CNN)Some Republican ideologues are grasping at straws to try and impugn the character of Emma Gonzalez, the fiercely outspoken young woman who has become a leading voice of the gun control movement since the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, last month. Putting aside for…

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Orrin Hatch: This is nothing short of a public health emergency

(CNN)Think of 10 women who are close to you, be they mothers, sisters, daughters or friends. Odds are that at least one of these loved ones has a disease that most people have never heard of: endometriosis. According to the Journal of Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain Disorders, this life-altering illness…

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