As they race to repeal large parts of the Affordable Care Act, President-elect Donald Trump and congressional Republicans are leaving behind nearly everyone but their base voters and a handful of conservative activists.
“There is a lot of rightful focus on the really divisive past of Sen. Sessions,” said Scott Simpson, the director of media and campaigns for the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, a coalition of civil rights organizations. “The key thing to understand is that Sen. Sessions hasn’t given any indication that he’s changed throughout his Senate career.”
If Tulsi Gabbard, Barbara Lee and a handful of other lawmakers have their way, Washington’s so-called “moderate” rebels in Syria would be cut off from American money and arms. The U.S. would also “be compelled to cut off aid to Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Israel, the biggest recipient of U.S. aid in the world.” The U.S. proxy war on Syria has always been illegal; Gabbard’s bill would make it doubly so.
The federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour. In some states, however, employees not covered under the Fair Labor Standards Act earn as little as $5.15.
Does your car look and smell so horrible that you’re embarrassed to have friends ride with you? Do you wish you had that new-car smell and shine? Have you considered taking it in for detailing? Chances are that like many of us you practically live in your car, which can get pretty grimy from all th