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Trump Wants to Sign a Criminal Justice Bill. The House Still Has to Pull Off a Vote

President Trump is anxious to sign the major criminal justice reform bill the Senate passed on Tuesday, the Associated Press reports. Just one problem. Before he can, it must clear the House--and many members have gone missing during votes in the current lame duck session. The Senate voted 87 to 12 on the overhaul bill, according to Roll Call. It’s taken years to bring the measure to the floor for a vote. This version comes after...

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Attending Bill and Hillary Clinton’s Tour Could Cost You Up to $750 Per Ticket

Bill and Hillary Clinton are hitting the road. And if you want to see them, be ready to spend some serious cash. The Clintons are planning to hit 13 cities over the next year in a tour they’re calling “An Evening with the Clintons.” Tickets will soon be available in several of the cities the Clintons will visit between November and May of next year, and prices are high. If you want to see them at the Toyota Oakdale Theatre in...

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Bill Clinton Says He ‘Defended the Constitution’ During the Monica Lewinsky Scandal

More than 20 years after the Monica Lewinsky scandal rocked the Oval Office, former President Bill Clinton says he believes he handled the situation appropriately and would not change how he approached the fallout. In a new interview with NBC News, Clinton told correspondent Craig Melvin “if the facts were the same, I wouldn’t [resign],” adding that while he publicly apologized to Lewinsky several times, he never offered a...

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Trump, China and Armageddon

It’s the end of the world as we know it--or so we’re told, not just by R.E.M., but also this week by the venerable Economist, which carries a lengthy special report pondering “The Next War.” The issue’s lead essay warns that “powerful, long-term shifts in geopolitics and the proliferation of new technologies” are eroding America’s global dominance, obliging thinking people everywhere to think about the unthinkable....