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The Future Of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid Is On Midterm Ballot

Nancy J. Altman The National Memo
Everyone who cares about Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid needs to vote November 6. If GOP politicians and the donors who own them retain full control of Congress, they are determined to pass their longstanding goal of ending all three programs.

Paul Ryan Fires Jesuit Chaplain and Catholics Aren't Happy

Heidi Schlumpf National Catholic Reporter
Some House members speculated the resignation was prompted by Conroy's invitation of a Muslim cleric to offer an opening prayer or because of a prayer by Conroy that was perceived as being critical of the GOP tax cut bill.

The Democrat Running for Paul Ryan’s Seat

Randy Bryce, a Democrat running for Paul Ryan’s seat in Wisconsin says Ryan’s agenda has always been to give “tax breaks to the wealthiest” Americans and that he’s been “complicit with allowing” Trump “to do whatever” Trump decides he wants to do.

When the Factory Leaves Town

Jane La Tour The Indypendent
A deft telling of a Wisconsin town and its people who lost their largest employer, a General Motors auto plant, typifying the collapse of much American manufacturing over the past quarter-century. Janesville is also--ironically or not-- the home of Paul Ryan, the U.S. House GOP speaker.

Friday Nite Videos | June 23, 2017

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Mueller Team Paints Picture of Trump-Russia Investigation. Jesse Winchester | Step by Step. We May Not Have Heard the End of the Tapes. Trumpcare Protesters Block Hallway Outside McConnell's Office. Randy Bryce Announces for Paul Ryan's Seat in Congress.
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