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Republicans are riding high with their tweet-crazy hero at the helm, but don’t be shocked if in a few years the national GOP resembles its barely existent California variant.
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Five years ago, McConnell declared the need to restore the Senate. Instead, he's broken it further.
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We're starting to see the first stories detailing misconduct of California police officers. We're also seeing the lengths to which police groups will go to keep those records secret.
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What explains the big spread? The short answer is federal regulation.
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The legislative branch is failing its basic constitutional duties.
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The Iowa congressman and his nativism are deeply at odds with the essential promise of America.
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Background checks won't stop ordinary criminals from getting guns.
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.@NYCMayor Bill de Blasio takes on private property: "We will seize their buildings."
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Republicans need more legislators like @JustinAmash and @RepThomasMassie, who take their constitutional duties seriously, and fewer executive branch lickspittles like @LindseyGrahamSC.
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Importing prescription drugs From Canada could save Vermonters $5 million a year (or nothing at all). What explains that spread of possible outcomes?
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A new year brings new public transparency about police misconduct records in California. But law enforcement representatives are still trying to stop releases.
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The faction against Shahid Shafi questions whether or not he supports "Islamic terror groups."
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McConnell has almost entirely absented the Senate from the shutdown negotiations. It's a deeply hypocritical hypocritical abdication of congressional responsibility.
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Requiring background checks for all gun transfers, a very popular idea and a top priority for House Democrats, would hurt innocent people without doing much to improve public safety.
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A generalistic fast (low TTL) Mastodon instance for USA and Canada.

A no-nonsense, Nazi-free social media. Serving Philadelphia-New York-Toronto-Montrèal areas with fast response and low latency.

Home of the Mastodon Newsbot Service

The following newsbots are running on this instance:

  • NPR / National Public Radio (United States)
  • WHYY / WHYY Philadelphia (an NPR radio station)
  • BreakingNews / NBC Breaking News (posts to public)
  • BBCRadio4 / Intelligent, insightful programming from BBC Radio 4
  • 6ABC / WPVI Television in Philadelphia
  • KIRO7 / KIRO Television in Seattle, Washington
  • TheHill / US Political news from The Hill (all posts behind CW)
  • Reason / Reason Magazine - Politics from a pragmatist libertarian point of view

Tech Newsbots

Some other newsbots

  • RT - Russia Today, the Russian state news broadcaster (English)
  • Le Monde - The World, popular French newspaper (French)