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two years after president donald trump signed an executive order that he said would create apprenticeships for
"Two years after President Donald Trump signed an executive order that he said would 'create apprenticeships for millions of our citizens,' not a single apprenticeship program has been created under the program, nor a single person trained."
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hollywoods deep pocketed gay donors are giving money to buttigieg but not exclusively
Hollywood’s deep-pocketed gay donors are giving money to Buttigieg, but not exclusively
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trump may not be draining the swamp but he is cracking down on pork
Trump may not be draining the swamp, but he is cracking down on pork
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trumps empty cabinet
Trump’s empty Cabinet
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america s vacuum at the un
America's vacuum at the U.N.
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the lineup for debate night 2 from left to right williamson hickenlooper yang buttigieg biden sanders harris g
The lineup for debate night #2, from left to right:

Williamson, Hickenlooper, Yang, Buttigieg, Biden, Sanders, Harris, Gillibrand, Bennet, Swalwell
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nbc has published the debate staging in an annoying interactive the lineup for night 1 from left to right de b
NBC has published the debate staging in an annoying interactive. The lineup for Night 1, from left to right:

De Blasio, Ryan, Castro, Booker, Warren, O’Rourke, Klobuchar, Gabbard, Inslee, Delaney
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donald trump does not seem to be on board with his administrations pressure campaign against iran
Donald Trump does not seem to be on board with his administration’s pressure campaign against Iran
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trump prepares to bypass congress to take on iran
Trump prepares to bypass Congress to take on Iran
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todays mikey took a dark turn
Today’s Mikey took a dark turn

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the way obama goes after these protesters is absolutely chilling
The way Obama goes after these protesters is absolutely chilling
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this is insane erdogans goons rough up kurdish protesters on embassy row as dc cops valiantly try to stop them
This is INSANE. Erdogan’s goons rough up Kurdish protesters ON EMBASSY ROW, as D.C. cops valiantly try to stop them.
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ilhan omar on barack obama wow
Ilhan Omar on Barack Obama. Wow:
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dear confused people it s not a leak if you are a private citizen sharing unclassified recollections
Dear confused people: It's not a "leak" if you are a private citizen sharing unclassified recollections.
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in days of yore tweeting out a doctored video cribbed from infowars would be resignation territory for a white
In days of yore, tweeting out a doctored video cribbed from Infowars would be resignation territory for a White House press secretary.

Now, it's just Thursday.
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we have gone from mexico paying for a wall that will never happen to american consumers paying up to 25 percen
We have gone from Mexico paying for a wall that will never happen to American consumers paying up to 25 percent more for cars and avocados until Mexico solves a problem that nobody in the history of humanity has ever solved.
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can t make it up the leading pick to run the census bureau is the author of a book called redistricting and re
Can't make it up: The leading pick to run the Census Bureau is the author of a book called "Redistricting and Representation: Why Competitive Elections Are Bad for America.”
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trump says he is the most transparent president probably in the history of this country cc fact check the whit
Trump says he is "the most transparent president, probably in the history of this country" cc: @danpfeiffer

Fact check: the White House doesn't even hold press briefings anymore. Pentagon hasn't briefed in a year. White House visitor logs kept secret.
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alabama columnist every single county in which blacks make up more than 75 percent of registered voters will s
Alabama columnist: "Every single county in which blacks make up more than 75 percent of registered voters will see their driver license office closed. Every one."

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