Category Archives: National News

Sen. Murkowski, Gorsuch is an exceptionally bad choice for Alaska

Yesterday, both Senator Lisa Murkowski and Senator Dan Sullivan voted to end the filibuster of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. You can read about what that means here, here (CN: autoplay), or here, but the reason I’m typing about it right now … Continue reading

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thanks, Don: selling out internet privacy edition

This week, Rep. Don Young voted with his party to remove protections for internet privacy. You can see the details of the specific bill at Congress.gov.

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Teacup Reads: back in town edition

I had to be out of town unexpectedly last week, and as a result, things were pretty quiet around TD.com. But, I’m back now, and I brought you a few of the most interesting pieces of political writing from around … Continue reading

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EXPIRED Action Alert: TrumpCare is bigly bad

Republicans have filed bills in both houses of Congress to “replace” ObamaCare with some version of TrumpCare, and through I’m sure you will be shocked to hear it, they’re so bad that Trump doesn’t even want his name on them. I’m … Continue reading

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Four pieces to summarize what’s up with Obamacare this morning (and a link to help you do something about it)

This is just a quick set of links so you can get the skinny on the new Congressional Republican plan for U.S. healthcare.  I grabbed two pieces of mainstream journalism and two opinion pieces to help cut through any media … Continue reading

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