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CNN sent a sketch artist to Sean Spicer's off-camera press briefing

The sketch artist normally covers scenes from the Supreme Court.

The Trump administration just pulled funding from a group that fights white extremism

Right wing violence is heating up, and the Justice Department is looking the other way.

A new multimillion-dollar drive aims to get progressive young people to the polls in 2018

The new NextGen Rising campaign will sink money and people into boosting youth turnout.

White House condemns 'Julius Caesar' violence after hosting man who called for Clinton assassination

Shortly before condemning the 'Julius Caesar' assassination scene, the White House hosted a man who said Hillary Clinton should be shot by a "firing squad."

While You Weren't Looking: The Supreme Court went to work, and 5 more under-the-radar stories

As health care and Georgia's special election dominated the news this week, here's what you might have missed.
June 23, 2017

Nebraska Democratic Party official fired after saying he was "glad" Rep. Steve Scalise was shot

The official also said he wished Scalise was "dead."

Republicans are reportedly worried Democrats will pass single-payer health care if ACA repeal fails

GOP leadership seems to be regarding the Senate Republicans' health plan as a make-or-break moment.

The White House just admitted Trump tried to intimidate James Comey with the "tapes" tweet

The admission could go towards the investigation into whether Donald Trump obstructed justice by firing Comey.

Donald Trump on the Senate health care bill: "I think we're going to get there"

Passage remains unclear in the Senate.

Donald Trump responds to Mexico murder rate on Twitter: "We will build the wall!"

"Mexico was just ranked the second deadliest country in the world, after only Syria," the president claimed.
June 22, 2017

Obama defends his signature health care law as Senate unveils plan to repeal it

"The Senate bill, unveiled today, is not a health care bill."

Democrats blast "heartless" Republican health care bill

Senate Democrats seek to stall "monstrosity of a bill" as Republican leaders push for quick AHCA vote.

Experts say the Senate health care bill is even worse for poor people than the House bill

Many expected the Senate to moderate the House bill. That didn't happen.

Investigators found election hackers stole voters' private data, new report says

Data breaches during the 2016 election cycle may be even worse than previously known.

Senate health care bill already in trouble as Republicans voice opposition

Four Republican Senators say they will not vote for the health care plan in its current form.
June 22, 2017

Donald Trump doesn't have tapes of James Comey

The revelation comes a day before a House-imposed deadline for Trump to reveal whether the purported tapes exist.

People with disabilities and allies storm Mitch McConnell's office to protest ACA repeal

ADAPT, a grassroots activist organization, stormed Sen. Mitch McConnell's office Thursday to fight for the rights of people with disabilities.

The Senate GOP just released a draft of their Obamacare repeal bill

Senate Republicans drafted the bill in secret, to the chagrin of the opposition.

Senate slated to release long-awaited health care bill Thursday 

Republican leaders want to vote on the bill by next week.

Trump gets standing ovation for promising to pass a law already on the books

Donald Trump promised to ban immigrants from receiving welfare benefits for five years. That's already law.