Lansing to reconsider Cesar Chavez street change

(link to post)LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Lansing officials are taking another look at renaming a city street after Cesar Chavez, a culmination of 22 years and two attempts to rename other streets after the civil rights activist. The Lansing State Journal reports that the latest proposal would officially rename a portion of Grand River Avenue…

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Draft GOP bill seeks more constraints on Iran's nuke program

(link to post)WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. sanctions against Iran automatically would kick in if Tehran violates new constraints, according to a draft Republican bill sought by President Donald Trump as he tries to unravel the landmark 2015 international accord to prevent Iran from assembling an arsenal of atomic weapons. The draft bill, crafted by GOP…

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Joe Arpaio files appeal to have conviction expunged

(link to post) Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio appealed a judge’s ruling late Thursday that his contempt-of-court conviction must remain on his record despite President Trump’s pardon. His lawyers have argued that Judge Susan R. Bolton goofed when she convicted him in the first place, and again when she refused to expunge the conviction after the…

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Joe Arpaio files appeal to have conviction expunged

(link to post) Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio appealed a judge’s ruling late Thursday that his contempt-of-court conviction must remain on his record despite President Trump’s pardon. His lawyers have argued that Judge Susan R. Bolton goofed when she convicted him in the first place, and again when she refused to expunge the conviction after the…

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Medical students in limbo as young immigrant program ends

(link to post) CHICAGO (AP) – Medical student Alejandra Duran Arreola dreams of becoming an OB-GYN in her home state of Georgia, where there’s a shortage of doctors and one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the U.S. But the 26-year-old Mexican immigrant’s goal is now trapped in the debate over a program protecting…

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Medical students in limbo as young immigrant program ends

(link to post) CHICAGO (AP) – Medical student Alejandra Duran Arreola dreams of becoming an OB-GYN in her home state of Georgia, where there’s a shortage of doctors and one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the U.S. But the 26-year-old Mexican immigrant’s goal is now trapped in the debate over a program protecting…

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Tom Steyer calls for Trump impeachment in new television ad

(link to post) Billionaire activist Tom Steyer is calling for President Trump’s impeachment in a new television ad, warning viewers that he is a “clear and present danger who is mentally unstable” and urging voters to pressure Congress to give the commander in chief the boot. “He’s brought us to the brink of nuclear war.…

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Paul Ryan’s got jokes about President Trump

“I’m now second in line of succession since Stephen K. Bannon has resigned.” Trump was the butt of many of Ryan’s jokes at a charity dinner. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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The Health 202: Obamacare insurers grapple with deep uncertainty

But they’re still trying to enroll customers. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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Megadonor Tom Steyer launches TV ad campaign for Trump impeachment

Impeachment remains on the margins for Democrats. The new ad seeks to move the needle. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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