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DACA repeal will conservatively hit GDP by $105 billion over five years, Mark Zandi says

The potential deportation of about 800,000 so-called “Dreamers” could have significant negative consequences for the US economy.
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Irma chases retirees from Florida paradise; return uncertain

BEVERLY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — For hundreds of Northern retirees, paradise looks like the pastel-colored mobile homes just off A1A, the highway that runs the length of Florida’s eastern coast....
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'DREAMers' gave up their personal info for DACA. Now, they wonder, will the U.S. use it to deport them?

In order to enroll in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, Maria Praeli was required to provide the federal government a trove of personal documents, including her birth certificate, current and previous home addresses, phone numbers, school and medical records, as well as biometric data such as fingerprints and a photo ID....
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'Not One Penny' of Tax Cuts for The Rich or Service Cuts for the Poor

"The Trump Republicans have put forward a budget that takes from low-income people and working families to make the already fabulously wealthy even more obscenely rich."...
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Inspired by Standing Rock, First Nations 'Tiny House Warriors' Protest Pipeline Project

"As Kinder Morgan tries to force through a pipeline without our consent—risking polluting the land and poisoning our rivers—we are rising up to create a resistance rooted in family, community, and hope."...
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Rush Limbaugh Says Hurricane Irma Is Conspiracy, Evacuates Anyway

...Limbaugh has long been hell-bent on saying hurricanes and storms like it are part of a liberal conspiracy solely aimed at furthering the discussion on climate change, ......
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[US] Senators Grill Trump Nominee Who Suggested Religion Overruled The Constitution

WASHINGTON ― A Senate panel on Wednesday considered the judicial nomination of Amy Coney Barrett, a controversial Catholic law professor who once seemed to suggest that one’s religious beliefs ought to take precedence over the U.S. Constitution. ...
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[US] House Set to Approve $8 Billion in Aid for Hurricane Harvey Recovery

WASHINGTON — The House will vote midday Wednesday to provide nearly $8 billion in disaster aid in response to Hurricane Harvey, taking quick action to help victims of the devastating flooding in Texas — and possibly setting in motion a legislative push to raise the government’s borrowing capacity....
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Trump Moves to End DACA and Calls on Congress to Act

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Tuesday ordered an end to the Obama-era program that shields young undocumented immigrants from deportation, calling it an “amnesty-first approach” and urging Congress to pass a replacement before he begins phasing out its protections in six months....
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Abdul El-Sayed: The man who could be America's first Muslim governor

Abdul El-Sayed, a 32-year-old Michigan doctor, could be America’s first Muslim governor....
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