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House aides will have more protection than Senate aides in sexual harassment bill

After months of pressure from the #MeToo movement, embarrassing revelations about staff harassment incidents and reluctance among some members of Congress to act, lawmakers Wednesday came up a fractured response. House staff members will have better protection against sexual harassment than Senate staffers. Lawmakers agreed on almost all points except a big one, according to […]

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TRIBUNE publisher accussed of saying 'Jewish cabal' runs LA…

Enlarge this image Michael Ferro’s actions contributed to a series of crises at Tribune Publishing, where he was its chairman and largest investor. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images Several months after taking control of the troubled Tribune Publishing Co. in 2016, Chicago investor Michael […]

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‘My 5-year-old could probably sort this out,’ Yoder says of border wall standoff

It was supposed to be Kevin Yoder’s job to help broker the deal that would break the deadlock over the proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall. Instead, he’s suddenly out of the loop and charging that even a 5-year-old could resolve the dispute. The Kansas Republican, defeated last month for re-election after receiving the full-throated support of […]

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It’s Time to Demystify Russiagate

President Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort departs a district court in Alexandria, Virginia, May 4, 2018. (Reuters / Jonathan Ernst) Thank you for signing up. For more from The Nation, check out our latest issue. Subscribe now for as little as $2 a month! Support Progressive Journalism The Nation is reader supported: Chip in […]

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