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  • So Republicans are whining about Trump. Get back to us when they do more than whine, okay?

    Another day, another story about how congressional Republicans are aghast at and alarmed and disappointed by Donald Trump’s behavior. Make that another story in which the traditional media quotes a lot of whining Republicans without pointing out that those same Republicans do have some power in this situation. “I think there will be continued pressure from Congress to do more” about

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  • Lindsey Graham Advised Mitch McConnell on Dealing With Trump: 'You Got to Keep Positive, Get in Fast and Get Out Fast'

    McConnell, not known for grandstanding, has been forced into a marriage of convenience with the ostentatious president.

  • Why do farmers get so few of our food dollars? Us

    The Truth-o-Meter says: Half-True | Why do farmers get so few of our food dollars? Us Democrat Elizabeth Warren released a policy aimed directly at farmers in the key caucus state of Iowa. Under the headline "Leveling the Playing Field for America’s Family Farmers," Warren detailed how she would curtail the economic heft of mega-agricultural companies. She said family farms are caught in a "squeeze" that she linked to consolidation in the industry. "Mergers mean that farmers have fewer and...
  • Soccer: 'Messi always gets us out of trouble'

    Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde praised Lionel Messi for settling his side down after a nervy start against Manchester United and inspiring the Catalans to a 3-0 victory to reach the Champions League quarter-finals.