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Over the last year, the media has focused on a wealth tax. But there's another type of wealth taxation also on the table, and it might stand a better chance of surviving judicial review.
Dec. 3, 2019
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At issue was a New York City law that allowed residents to have a permit for a gun at home but barred them from transporting the gun elsewhere except to seven shooting ranges inside the city.
Dec. 2, 2019
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In new amicus briefs, the American Medical Association and American Bar Association are among groups opposing the law, which is scheduled for oral arguments in March.
Dec. 2, 2019
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The Justice Department is asking a federal appeals court to keep secret Mueller probe grand jury documents confidential, saying a judge misread the law in ordering that the House can see the material.
Dec. 2, 2019
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Just last month Mayor Lori Lightfoot praised the reform-minded Eddie Johnson. On Monday, she accused him of intentionally lying to her and the public about being discovered asleep in his car.
Dec. 2, 2019
GOP lawmakers have released their findings about the investigation. They maintain that the process was sham — and unfair to President Trump.
Dec. 2, 2019
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The 123-page release mirrors rebuttals that top GOP lawmakers have been making for weeks amid the House Democrats' probe into whether Trump withheld congressionally-appropriated funds for Ukraine.
Dec. 2, 2019
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Gov. Brian Kemp intends to appoint businesswoman and Republican donor Kelly Loeffler to fill the seat held by Sen. Johnny Isakson, who plans to retire Dec. 31 for health reasons.
Dec. 2, 2019
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The pair of Soviet-born business contacts was indicted in connection with alleged campaign finance violations. They had a status conference in their case on Monday in New York City.
Dec. 2, 2019
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The embattled California congressman was only narrowly reelected in 2018 despite the heavy GOP tilt of his San Diego district. Former Rep. Darrell Issa was already primarying against Hunter for 2020.
Dec. 2, 2019
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The rule extends a 2017 law pertaining to outlets like Voice of America. That law was drafted after the Justice Department compelled Russia-backed RT America to register as a foreign agent in the U.S.
Dec. 2, 2019
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Forty-eight of the fatalities were children under 4 years old. The number of immunizations plummeted last year after improperly prepared vaccines led to the deaths of two infants.
Dec. 2, 2019
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Natural disasters, protests and stark scientific reports are heightening concern over climate change. And companies are under pressure from banks and investors to green their corporate images.
Dec. 2, 2019
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Slabs of engineered quartz are cut to order in thousands of shops around the country that may not adequately protect workers from dangerous levels of the lung-damaging contaminant.
Dec. 2, 2019
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said despite Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris accord, the U.S. is committed: "We're still in it." The sailing yacht with Greta Thunberg aboard will arrive soon.
Dec. 2, 2019

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