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Judge blocks Trump birth control coverage rules in 13 states

Trump administration rules that allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control pose “potentially dire” financial and public health consequences for 13 states and Washington, D.C., a U.S. judge said in a decision blocking the rules from taking effect in those jurisdictions. Judge Haywood Gilliam on Sunday granted a request… Read More »

Not Fake News! A Trump Administration Rule Models Government Civility

By MICHAEL L. MILLENSON  A Trump administration regulation issued just hours before the partial federal shutdown offers quiet hope for civility in government. What happened, on its face, was simple: an update of the rules governing a particular Medicare program. In today’s dyspeptic political climate, however, what didn’t happen along the way was truly remarkable – and may… Read More »

Trump says 'weak' ex-lawyer is 'lying' after guilty plea

Donald Trump’s former lawyer has pleaded guilty to lying to Congress in charges brought against him by the team investigating alleged interference by Russia in the 2016 presidential election. Michael Cohen made a surprise appearance at a court in New York after reaching a plea deal with Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the probe,… Read More »