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A Citizens’ Veto Could Prevent Or Address ‘Lame-Duck’ Power Grabs In The Future [Opinion]

A Citizens’ Veto Could Prevent Or Address ‘Lame-Duck’ Power Grabs In The Future [Opinion]Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin and Michigan are attempting to usurp the will of voters, who sent Democratic candidates to their respective state gubernatorial offices last November, by removing powers they were totally comfortable seeing previous Republican governors wield.



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Biggest Threat To The U.K.’s Security Is Russia, Not ISIS, British Army Chief Says [Opinion]

Biggest Threat To The U.K.’s Security Is Russia, Not ISIS, British Army Chief Says [Opinion]Just how big of a threat is Russia these days? There was a time when Russia was this big, looming ominous, existential threat. Former US President Ronald Reagan regarded Russia as the wrong side of a holy war, calling it the evil empire.



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Justice Department OLC Opinion Claims Matt Whitaker’s Attorney General Appointment Is Legit

Justice Department OLC Opinion Claims Matt Whitaker’s Attorney General Appointment Is LegitWASHINGTON ― Before President Donald Trump forced former Attorney General Jeff



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Trump's Climate Change Denial Is Already Reshaping Public Opinion

Trump's Climate Change Denial Is Already Reshaping Public OpinionA new Gallup survey shows that independent voters are less concerned about



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New York Times Opinion Page To Publish Letters From Trump Supporters

New York Times Opinion Page To Publish Letters From Trump SupportersThe New York Times announced online Wednesday that the Thursday print edition would feature a number of letters from supporters of President Donald Trump “in the spirit of open debate.”



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Tide of Public Opinion Turning Against Moore

Tide of Public Opinion Turning Against MooreRachel Maddow reports on the strengthening position of Doug Jones, the Democratic challenger to Roy Moore as Moore maintains local party support but suffers rejection by national Republicans and local media.



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NYT Opinion Piece Nails Why Ivanka Trump Is ‘Never Going To Come Through’

NYT Opinion Piece Nails Why Ivanka Trump Is ‘Never Going To Come Through’Or, at least, that’s the opinion of writer Lindy West in Wednesday’s very funny New York Times’ opinion piece “The Ivanka Trump Guarantee.”



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Ninth Circuit cites Trump tweet in opinion blocking travel ban

Ninth Circuit cites Trump tweet in opinion blocking travel banThe court further cited press secretary Sean Spicer’s admission that tweets are to be considered official presidential statements.



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Donald Trump's approval rating plummets to record low in latest opinion poll

Donald Trump's approval rating plummets to record low in latest opinion pollDonald Trump’s approval rating has fallen to a record low, according to a new opinion poll. Conducted by Quinnipiac University, the survey found just 34 per cent of US citizens approve of their leader, while 57 per cent disapprove. It also found that 68 per cent of respondents believe Mr Trump is “not level-headed”.



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Opinion polls score much-needed Dutch election win

Opinion polls score much-needed Dutch election winBy John Geddie and Philip Blenkinsop LONDON/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Dutch election results eased investor concerns on Thursday that opinion polls were systematically underestimating the strength of populist feeling, especially in France, after an outcome broadly in line with surveys of voter intentions. Pollsters had been chastised for not capturing an anti-establishment upsurge before 2016′s Brexit vote and Donald Trump’s U.S. election, even though both results were within a reasonable margin of error. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s victory, after fending off a challenge from far-right rival Geert Wilders, appears to have silenced some of those critics in what could be an important factor for maintaining financial stability ahead of French, German, and possibly Italian elections, later this year.



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