Political and Legislative

Condo Owners Vote to Remove “Trump Place” from New York Building

Hundreds of condo owners in New York City voted to have the president’s name removed from the building and the letters spelling out “Trump Place” were taken down Thursday. The building is on the Upper West Side of Manhattan at...

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Judge rules that U.S. government – but not Trump personally – can be sued over lack of action on climate change

A group of young Americans suing the federal government over lack of action to fight climate change can proceed with their lawsuit, but U.S. President Donald Trump cannot be named as a defendant, a federal judge ruled on Monday. The...

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California professor from 2015 gerrymandering case will redraw Virginia’s voting map

Bernard Grofman, a political science professor at University of California, Irvine, who has worked on another Virginia redistricting case, will redraw more of the state’s voting maps as a court-appointed “special master” to fix 11 House of Delegates districts that...

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N.Y. Court Strikes Down Executive Compensation Limits

New York’s effort to cap the compensation of health-care executives suffered a blow when the state’s highest court struck down key parts of a state regulation. The Court of Appeals, in a divided 4-3 decision, struck down a $199,000 cap...

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Baldwin urges ‘overthrow’ of Trump government via voting

Alec Baldwin has posed as Trump on "Saturday Night Live" and says voters should see the Nov. 6 midterm elections as an opportunity to peacefully "overthrow the government of Donald Trump." "The way we implement change in America is through...

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Jim Crow law up for vote on Nov. 6

Amendment Two on the Nov. 6 Louisiana ballot asks: “Do you support an amendment to require a unanimous jury verdict in all noncapital felony cases for offenses that are committed on or after January 1, 2019?”  The origin of this...

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CNN Panel of Regretful Trump Voters Shred ‘Dictator in the White House’: ‘Don’t Know Where the...

CNN is back with one of their always amazing voter panels, this time stocked with a half-dozen independent voters — five of whom voted from President Donald Trump in 2016. CNN’s Alisyn Camerota asked the voters what they thought of...

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Democrats should thank McConnell for the last-minute assist

In the past week, Democrats have received an embarrassment of riches from their Republican rivals. President Trump is back to insulting women, reminding female voters why they are fleeing the GOP in droves; he’s shown contempt for facts (e.g., climate...

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Poll: More Americans disapprove than approve of Kavanaugh’s confirmation

More Americans oppose Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh The poll showed that 41 percent of Americans support his confirmation while 51 percent oppose it. ADVERTISEMENT More Americans also support a deeper Congressional investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by Kavanaugh...

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Alabama eyeing constitutional amendment on abortion

Alabama voters will decide whether to add anti-abortion language into the state constitution that would have the state recognize the "rights of unborn children" — language that could restrict abortion if the Supreme Court ever gives states more power to...

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