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Several former lobbyists and executives are working crucial staff positions in the new Congress.
From blocking nominees to launching pointless investigations to deregulating everything, the new Senate is poised to wreak havoc.
Opposing bad policy and bad compromises isn’t enough. We need new thinking and new approaches.
If we don’t act now, constitutional restraints on presidential warmaking will be eviscerated.
The bill reads like a wish list for NATO and Kiev.
Neocon think tanks get millions from wealthy donors, which they use to game the system, buy influence—and push for regime change.
With Senator Foreign Relations chairman and Cuba hawk Robert Menendez mired in scandal, the embargo could finally be lifted.
The successful smear campaign against him undermined a key principle of our justice system: that everyone is entitled to legal representation.
As Senator Feinstein has revealed, the CIA will not only stall but even spy on Congress to impede its investigation of wrongdoing.
The details of the CIA’s torture program may finally come to light.