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They went to Jared’s Lawyer

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On December 3, 2020
Odd that the series finale would also bring back this character: The Justice Department investigated as recently as this summer the roles of a top fund-raiser for President Trump and a lawyer for his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, in a suspected scheme to offer a bribe in exchange for clemency for a tax crimes convict, according […]
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Jordan Weissman is excellent on why McConnell’s offer is not only inadequate even as a starting position, it’s worse than nothing: First, it does roughly jack for Americans who are out of work. At the moment, federally funded unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless, as well as gig workers and freelancers, are set to expire […]

The Elect

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On December 3, 2020

Fintan O’Toole has a very interesting essay in the Dec. 3rd issue of the NYRB, on what exactly is entailed when one of the two major political parties in a democracy concludes that democracy pre

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American Justice

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On December 3, 2020
Of course! Three women arrested last year as part of a high-profile “human trafficking” sting in Florida were sentenced recently as part of plea agreements with Palm Beach County prosecutors. While avoiding further jail time, the women must still pay the state some hefty fees for allegedly facilitating the sexual gratification of massage customers, including […]
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He stopped loving him today

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On December 3, 2020
As was predictable, Bill Barr deciding to secure his parachute as the gas leaks out of the Trump Organization blimp may well result in his getting to test it early: President Trump remained livid at Attorney General William P. Barr on Wednesday, with one senior administration official indicating there was a chance Barr could be […]
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