Today's news -- March 20, 2017

 

 

 

 

Union: Trump plan takes “cleaver” to public schools (Randi Weingarten quoted)

http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/michigan/2017/03/16/teachers-union-trump-budget/99264930/

 

Trump’s budget advances DeVos agenda to starve, privatize public schools (Lily Eskelsen García quoted)

http://educationvotes.nea.org/2017/03/16/presidents-budget-advances-trump-devos-agenda-starve-privatize-public-schools/

 

A Republican senator defended DeVos at a town hall. Boos drowned her out.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2017/03/18/a-republican-senator-defended-betsy-devos-at-a-town-hall-boos-drowned-her-out/?utm_term=.6dda3e8ee32f&wpisrc=nl_evening&wpmm=1

 

Trump’s proposed budget: At least he doesn’t call himself an “education president.”

https://deutsch29.wordpress.com/2017/03/16/donald-trumps-proposed-2018-budget-at-least-he-doesnt-call-himself-an-education-president/

https://dianeravitch.net/2017/03/17/mercedes-schneider-on-trumps-budget-our-first-anti-education-president/

 

Expert slams White House for denying school meals' link to learning

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/mar/17/school-lunch-program-cuts-student-performance-link?CMP=edit_2221

 

My after-school program kept me safe. Trump's cuts to it are reckless

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/mar/18/after-school-program-kept-me-safe-trump-budget-cuts?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=217979&subid=7590566&CMP=GT_US_collection

 

College-prep programs for the poor slashed in Trump’s budget

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2017/03/17/college-prep-programs-for-the-poor-slashed-in-trumps-budget/?tid=sm_tw&utm_term=.40671b6e1e9d

 

Court decision about third-graders and testing falls “on the side of stupid”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2017/03/13/a-florida-court-decision-about-third-graders-and-testing-falls-on-the-side-of-stupid-critics-say/?utm_term=.fc1da51f985d&wpisrc=nl_answer&wpmm=1

http://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2017/03/fl-court-rules-in-favor-of-stupid.html?spref=fb&m=1

 

Broward Middle School teacher hailed as hero (Anna Fusco quoted)
http://www.local10.com/news/florida/broward/pines-middle-school-teacher-hailed-a-hero

 

Report: Mass incarceration of African Americans affects the racial achievement gap

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2017/03/15/mass-incarceration-of-african-americans-affects-the-racial-achievement-gap-report/?utm_term=.9db1342b5c96&wpisrc=nl_answer&wpmm=1

 

What educators know about teaching young children -- but policymakers ignore

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2017/03/15/what-educators-know-about-teaching-young-children-but-policymakers-ignore/?utm_term=.8f50c5a14ea3&wpisrc=nl_answer&wpmm=1

 

The consequences of forcing young kids to sit too long in class

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2017/03/17/the-consequences-of-forcing-young-kids-to-sit-too-long-in-class/?utm_term=.ae57923875a0&wpisrc=nl_answer&wpmm=1

 

Garner urges Congress to fund early-childhood education

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2017/03/16/jennifer-garner-urges-congress-to-fund-early-childhood-education-a-brain-in-poverty-is-up-against-it-im-telling-you/?utm_term=.35041465c6d9&wpisrc=nl_answer&wpmm=1

 

Texas AG sued to keep a Bible quote in school. Now he’s bugged by Muslim prayers.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2017/03/19/texas-officials-are-investigating-a-high-schools-prayer-room-for-muslims/?utm_term=.5935cfd0cb30

 

Lottery rakes in cash but fewer students, particularly poor ones, make cut http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/article139357118.html

 

UF's administration needs to support graduate-student parents in need (GAU mentioned)
http://www.alligator.org/opinion/columns/article_b2ad609a-0d0e-11e7-9866-5346048e64bf.html

 

Don’t hurt colleges with higher-ed plan

http://www.dailycommercial.com/opinion/20170315/editorial-dont-hurt-colleges-with-higher-ed-plan/1

 

In higher ed, let’s not standardize, privatize and deprofessionalize. Let’s unionize! (by Lily Eskelsen García)
http://lilysblackboard.org/2017/03/college-faculty-standardize-privatize-deprofessionalize-unless-unionize/

 

DeVos’ hiring of for-profit college official raises impartiality issues

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/03/17/business/education-for-profit-robert-eitel.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=second-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&referer=https://t.co/KFEAVwntp4?amp=1

 

After White House courts HBCUs, budget disappoints school leaders

https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/news/grade-point/wp/2017/03/16/white-house-courting-of-hbcus-ends-with-disappointing-budget/

 

Welcomed at Florida colleges, AP credit re-examined in Ivy League

http://www.mypalmbeachpost.com/news/local/welcomed-florida-colleges-credit-examined-ivy-league/umoJeDPCIm1D3VVc4UvAxN/

 

Trump administration rolls back protections for people in default on student loans

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2017/03/17/trump-administration-rolls-back-protections-for-people-in-default-on-student-loans/?utm_term=.d65753eae884

 

Abortion, school issues could roil constitution panel (Jeff Wright quoted)
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/politics/political-pulse/os-constitution-commission-abortion-conflict-20170314-story.html

http://miamiherald.typepad.com/nakedpolitics/2017/03/constitution-revision-commission-quietly-gears-up-for-its-first-session-on-monday-.html

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/article139478188.html

http://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20170319/powerful-fla-panel-gears-up-with-beruff-at-helm

 

D’Alemberte: Constitution Revision Commission should operate in the sunshine

http://www.tallahassee.com/story/opinion/2017/03/18/dalemberte-constitution-revision-commission-operate-sunshine/99313422/

 

Five bills casting a shadow on Sunshine Law

http://www.tallahassee.com/videos/news/2017/03/17/watch-5-bills-casting-shadow-sunshine-law/99317244/

http://www.news-journalonline.com/opinion/20170319/our-view-shutting-out-sunshine

 

Florida tax revenue experts predict shortfalls after this year

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/state--regional-govt--politics/florida-tax-revenue-experts-predict-shortfalls-after-this-year/fvHIQNSN0tpnvt1VlTQEDI/

http://www.tbo.com/news/florida/floridas-economy-still-growing-but-budget-cuts-still-loom-ap_florida41e8fc85618f478982cc29d19ba4a7a5

http://floridapolitics.com/archives/234137-revenue-estimating

 

Corcoran takes his fight with Scott on the road

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/politics-government/state-politics/article139264018.html

http://www.pnj.com/story/news/politics/2017/03/17/richard-corcoran-pensacola-enterprise-florida-visit-education-budget-cuts/99273458/

 

GOP family feud makes Democrats feel wanted

http://www.tallahassee.com/story/news/2017/03/18/gop-family-feud-makes-democrats-feel-wanted/99298692/

 

"If we are going to win this year, it's because of Sen. Jack Latvala."

http://findout.typepad.com/the_fine_print/2017/03/dispatches-from-the-capitol-if-we-are-going-to-win-this-year-its-because-of-sen-jack-latvala.html

 

Local governments decry bill that would limit regulations

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/politics/os-legislature-ban-local-regulations-20170307-story.html

 

State's workplace death rate rises more than nation's, data show

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/business/os-bz-workplace-accidents-20170317-story.html

 

Why do House Republicans keep driving money into the World Golf Hall of Fame?

http://www.tampabay.com/news/politics/stateroundup/why-do-florida-house-republicans-keep-driving-money-into-the-world-golf/2316966

 

Will legislators lift the veil on “dark money” in Florida politics?

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/politics-government/state-politics/article139248918.html

http://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20170318/gruters-seeks-to-short-circuit-dark-money

 

Make mental health a budget priority

http://www.tampabay.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-make-mental-health-a-budget-priority/2317006

 

State asks for more Medicaid flexibility

http://www.sayfiereview.com/page/State-asks-for-more-Medicaid-flexibility

 

Sprowls seeks to save children's insurance plan

http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/the-buzz-florida-politics/state-rep-chris-sprowls-seeks-to-save-childrens-insurance-plan/2317029

 

Senate tax cut proposal, as is, may be on the ropes

http://floridapolitics.com/archives/234209-senate-tax-cut-bill

 

We need more prosecutors questioning their pursuit of the death penalty

http://www.latimes.com/opinion/opinion-la/la-ol-death-penalty-prosecutors-20170317-story.html

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/opinion/os-markeith-loyd-aramis-ayala-scott-maxwell-20170317-story,amp.html

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/politics/political-pulse/os-ayala-re-election-prospects-20170317-story.html

 

State Republicans push Trump-style immigration bills

http://www.naplesnews.com/story/news/politics/2017/03/19/florida-republicans-push-trump-style-immigration-bills/99348428/

http://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20170318/florida-lawmakers-shift-course-on-immigration-policy

 

National Hurricane Center rolls out new look for “cone of uncertainty”

http://www.tampabay.com/news/weather/hurricanes/national-hurricane-center-rolls-out-new-look-for-cone-of-uncertainty/2316986

 

St. Johns Riverkeeper believes water shortage could soon be a statewide problem

http://jacksonville.com/news/metro/2017-03-17/st-johns-riverkeeper-believes-water-shortage-could-soon-become-statewide

http://www.news-journalonline.com/news/20170318/water-officials-warn-of-shortage-rising-potential-for-drought

 

Atlantic City and Miami Beach: Two takes on tackling the rising waters

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/mar/20/atlantic-city-miami-beach-sea-level-rise?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=218173&subid=7590566&CMP=GT_US_collection

 

Trump, Pence visit Palm Beach as Democratic critic attends fundraiser

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/national-govt--politics/trump-pence-visit-palm-beach-democratic-critic-attends-fundraiser/mjXtWjESoJJAXMnTLfcT7N/

 

Was Trump golfing? White House shrouds time at his clubs in mystery

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/19/us/trump-golf-florida.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&smid=tw-nytpolitics&smtyp=cur

http://postonpolitics.blog.palmbeachpost.com/2017/03/19/is-trump-outpacing-obama-in-presidential-golf/?ecmp=pbp_social_twitter_postonpolitics_sfp

 

How much is Trump’s travel and protection costing, anyway?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/politics/wp/2017/03/17/how-much-is-donald-trumps-travel-and-protection-costing-anyway/?wpisrc=nl_evening&wpmm=1

https://thinkprogress.org/amp/p/41d373bbe97a

 

Trump’s cuts would do nothing to balance the budget

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/03/17/trumps-brutal-cuts-would-do-nothing-to-balance-the-budget/?tid=sm_tw&utm_term=.33ec59729674

http://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/editorials/article139290738.html

 

Trump’s budget expands the GOP’s war on math

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/17/opinion/trumps-budget-expands-the-gops-war-on-math.html?emc=edit_tnt_20170317&nlid=3179832&tntemail0=y&_r=0

 

Proposed federal budget would devastate cancer research, advocates say

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2017/03/17/proposed-federal-budget-would-devastate-cancer-research-advocates-say/?tid=sm_tw&utm_term=.c24a44767e83

 

Republicans’ four-point plan to help the poor get poorer

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/how-republicans-plan-to-hurt-american-families/2017/03/16/3e4a952c-0a86-11e7-a15f-a58d4a988474_story.html?utm_term=.980a062b1a59

 

“That food saved my life,” and Trump wants to cut it off

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/18/opinion/sunday/that-food-saved-my-life-and-trump-wants-to-cut-it-off.html?emc=edit_th_20170319&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=3179832

 

Trump budget could mean fatally cold winters for some of America’s poor

https://thinkprogress.org/trump-budget-could-mean-fatally-cold-winters-for-some-of-americas-poor-8bbb53a8e7f4#.quwwjcqu7

 

Trump budget cuts put struggling Americans on edge

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/17/us/trump-budget-cuts.html?emc=edit_th_20170318&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=3179832

 

Trump’s budget leaves rural America behind

https://thinkprogress.org/trumps-budget-leaves-rural-america-behind-28d24564b8e7#.3tatgwv0r

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/03/17/president-trump-won-big-in-these-places-now-he-wants-to-eliminate-3-agencies-dedicated-to-helping-them/?tid=sm_tw&utm_term=.583548c4f248

 

Trump’s budget logic: Help single moms by building the wall

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/trumps-budget-logic-help-single-moms-by-building-the-wall/2017/03/17/16298332-0b3f-11e7-93dc-00f9bdd74ed1_story.html?utm_term=.ab9cbab9823b

 

Trump wants the forgotten men and women to stay forgotten

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/trump-wants-the-forgotten-men-and-women-to-stay-forgotten/2017/03/17/fad84f74-0b3d-11e7-b77c-0047d15a24e0_story.html?utm_term=.21cf3661fd86

 

Why does Trump demonize cities?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2017/03/17/why-does-donald-trump-demonize-cities/?utm_term=.5030b692a7b4&wpisrc=nl_headlines&wpmm=1

 

Fact check: Budget director’s claims that programs don’t work

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/17/us/politics/fact-check-mick-mulvaney-trump-budget-director.html?emc=edit_tnt_20170317&nlid=3179832&tntemail0=y

 

White House forgets to read the article, shares parody lampooning its cruel budget

https://thinkprogress.org/amp/p/64ce43a341ff

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2017/03/17/that-time-the-white-house-promoted-a-parody-article-of-trumps-lean-mean-fighting-machine-budget/?utm_term=.2b54b5033316&wpisrc=nl_headlines&wpmm=1

https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/compost/wp/2017/03/16/trumps-budget-makes-perfect-sense-and-will-fix-america-and-i-will-tell-you-why/?utm_term=.bf04b921a64e&wpisrc=nl_most-draw7&wpmm=1

 

In one rocky week, Trump’s self-inflicted chaos on vivid display

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/18/us/politics/trump-controversies-chaos.html?emc=edit_th_20170319&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=3179832

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/mar/18/donald-trump-disregard-words-truth-finally-catching-up-with-him?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=217979&subid=7590566&CMP=GT_US_collection

 

So, what is Trump hiding?

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/18/opinion/sunday/so-what-is-trump-hiding.html?emc=edit_tnt_20170319&nlid=3179832&tntemail0=y&_r=0

 

So far, Trump has been mercifully incompetent

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/trump-once-said-we-were-led-by-very-very-stupid-people-hes-finally-right/2017/03/17/1c6f915a-0b3a-11e7-b77c-0047d15a24e0_story.html?utm_term=.e946d7025edc

 

Trump, working-class zero

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/18/opinion/sunday/trump-working-class-zero.html?emc=edit_tnt_20170318&nlid=3179832&tntemail0=y

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/18/opinion/sunday/president-trumps-wheezing-jobs-effort.html?emc=edit_tnt_20170318&nlid=3179832&tntemail0=y

 

America’s epidemic of infallibility

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/20/opinion/americas-epidemic-of-infallibility.html?emc=edit_th_20170320&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=3179832

 

What happens when the judiciary doesn’t trust the president’s oath

https://lawfareblog.com/revolt-judges-what-happens-when-judiciary-doesnt-trust-presidents-oath

 

What to expect when Comey meets with the House Intelligence Committee

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/20/us/politics/what-to-expect-when-comey-meets-with-the-house-intelligence-committee.html?emc=edit_tnt_20170320&nlid=3179832&tntemail0=y

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/03/james-comey-testifies-congress-russia-probes-fbi-236189

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/mar/20/fbi-director-comey-testify-trump-wiretapping-claim-russia-campaign-links?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=218173&subid=7590566&CMP=GT_US_collection

 

Russia inquiries overlap in a tangle of secrets and sniping

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/19/us/politics/russia-hack-election-inquiries.html?smid=tw-nytpolitics&smtyp=cur

 

Five things to watch at the House Intelligence Committee’s Russia hearing

https://www.washingtonpost.com/powerpost/five-things-to-watch-at-the-house-intelligence-committee-russia-hearing/2017/03/19/53f7a492-0cb5-11e7-9b0d-d27c98455440_story.html?utm_term=.76c28a066a30&wpisrc=nl_evening&wpmm=1

 

Report shows no evidence for Trump’s claims of wiretapping during campaign

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2017/03/19/no-new-evidence-to-support-trumps-wiretap-claims-house-intelligence-chairman-says/?utm_term=.ff06814aedd2&wpisrc=nl_evening&wpmm=1

https://www.boston.com/news/politics/2017/03/19/intel-documents-offer-no-evidence-of-spying-on-trump-tower

 

Senators ask Trump adviser to preserve any Russia-related documents

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/18/us/politics/roger-stone-senate-trump-russia-documents.html?emc=edit_tnt_20170318&nlid=3179832&tntemail0=y

 

Trump drags key foreign allies into controversy over unproven wiretap claims

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-drags-key-foreign-allies-into-controversy-over-unproven-wiretap-claims/2017/03/17/bd405278-0b2a-11e7-93dc-00f9bdd74ed1_story.html

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2017/03/17/trump-stands-by-wiretapping-allegations-tells-german-leader-they-have-something-in-common/?utm_term=.433d91308af2

http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol-trump-wiretap-claim-20170318-story.html

 

Trump offers no apology for claim on British spying

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/17/world/europe/trump-britain-obama-wiretap-gchq.html?emc=edit_na_20170317&nl=breaking-news&nlid=3179832&ref=headline

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/17/opinion/london-ridicules-the-ridiculous.html?emc=edit_tnt_20170317&nlid=3179832&tntemail0=y

 

Ex-UK ambassador calls White House wiretap claims “gratuitously damaging”

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/mar/19/white-house-trump-wiretap-uk-ambassador-peter-westmacott?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=218090&subid=7590566&CMP=GT_US_collection

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/mar/19/trump-spicer-british-wiretapping-peter-westmacott?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=218090&subid=7590566&CMP=GT_US_collection

 

Fox’s Napolitano stirred the pot for Trump’s British tempest

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/17/business/media/fox-andrew-napolitano-trump.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&smid=tw-nytpolitics&smtyp=cur

 

GOP rep: Without evidence, Trump owes Obama apology for wiretapping charge

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/tom-cole-obama-owed-apology?utm_content=bufferc03fc&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

 

What will it take for the president to retract his tweets about Obama?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/what-will-it-take-for-the-president-to-retract-his-tweets-about-obama/2017/03/18/a01b1ca0-0bf2-11e7-93dc-00f9bdd74ed1_story.html?utm_term=.dc8a9c35f232&wpisrc=nl_headlines&wpmm=1

 

The White House’s wiretapping shell game

https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/news/the-fix/wp/2017/03/17/the-cynical-game-sean-spicer-is-playing-on-wiretapping-and-how-trump-may-try-to-claim-victory/

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/19/us/politics/trump-wiretap-accusations-privacy-debate.html?emc=edit_tnt_20170319&nlid=3179832&tntemail0=y

 

Priebus talk with FBI appears to break White House rules

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/03/reince-priebus-fbi-discussion-white-house-rules-236192

 

What to ask about Russian hacking

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/17/opinion/what-to-ask-about-russian-hacking.html?emc=edit_tnt_20170317&nlid=3179832&tntemail0=y

 

Russia is Trump’s Watergate. Will he react like Nixon?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/russia-is-trumps-watergate-will-he-react-like-nixon/2017/03/17/86255c12-0a93-11e7-a15f-a58d4a988474_story.html?utm_term=.9ffb37e7bcdd

 

Russian elite invested nearly $100 million in Trump buildings

http://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/usa-trump-property/?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Social

 

Why does WikiLeaks keep publishing U.S. state secrets? Private contractors.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2017/03/16/the-reason-wikileaks-receives-so-many-u-s-state-secrets-private-contractors/?utm_term=.cec51d134057&wpisrc=nl_headlines&wpmm=1

 

Former Trump campaign chief wanted for questioning in Ukraine corruption case

http://edition.cnn.com/2017/03/17/politics/manafort-ukraine/

 

Brazile: Russian DNC narrative played out exactly as they hoped

http://time.com/4705515/donna-brazile-russia-emails-clinton/

 

Trump stays buggy

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/17/opinion/trump-stays-buggy.html?emc=edit_th_20170318&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=3179832

 

Trump and House GOP agree to make work a Medicaid requirement

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/17/us/politics/trump-congress-affordable-care-act-medicaid.html?emc=edit_tnt_20170317&nlid=3179832&tntemail0=y

https://www.washingtonpost.com/powerpost/trump-backs-changes-to-gop-health-bill-as-house-leaders-eye-vote-next-week/2017/03/17/10747f06-0b20-11e7-a15f-a58d4a988474_story.html?utm_term=.d0ea9f463508

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/trio-of-gop-proposals-would-overhaul-medicaid-dramatically-including-adding-job-requirement/2017/03/17/1309d248-0a80-11e7-b77c-0047d15a24e0_story.html?tid=sm_tw&utm_term=.5cf86b756fcc

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/03/18/republicans-threaten-to-deny-poor-people-medical-care-if-they-arent-working/?wpisrc=nl_evening&wpmm=1

 

White House squeezes GOP hard-liners as Obamacare vote nears

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/03/trump-obamacare-repeal-conservatives-236237

https://www.washingtonpost.com/powerpost/house-health-care-bill-will-change-to-offer-more-help-to-seniors-ryan-says/2017/03/19/d882a214-0cbc-11e7-9d5a-a83e627dc120_story.html?utm_term=.6d4a99f225c6&wpisrc=nl_politics&wpmm=1

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/03/house-to-vote-thursday-on-gop-obamacare-replacement-236168

 

Ryan says he’s been dreaming of Medicaid cuts since he was “drinking out of kegs”

http://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2017/3/17/14960358/paul-ryan-medicaid-keg

https://thinkprogress.org/paul-ryan-says-he-fantasized-about-cutting-health-care-for-the-poor-at-his-college-keggers-7aa0accc928b#.4r8a2n1gx

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/03/paul-ryan-obamacare-repeal-trump-236229

 

Trump admits health care plan would benefit the rich, hurt those who voted for him

https://thinkprogress.org/amp/p/dd759907622f

 

Does Trump know what the GOP health bill does?

http://www.vox.com/platform/amp/policy-and-politics/2017/3/17/14961066/donald-trump-gop-health-bill

 

I spent my childhood on Medicaid, and Trump’s plan to roll it back is disastrous

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/get-there/i-spent-my-childhood-on-medicaid-and-trumps-plan-to-roll-it-back-is-disastrous/2017/03/17/de2bc8cc-098c-11e7-93dc-00f9bdd74ed1_story.html?tid=sm_tw&utm_term=.f6d1555046e2

 

The fake freedom of American health care

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/18/opinion/the-fake-freedom-of-american-health-care.html?emc=edit_th_20170319&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=3179832

 

GOP’s health care tightrope winds through the blue-collar Midwest

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/19/health/republicans-health-care-affordable-care-act-midwest.html?emc=edit_th_20170319&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=3179832

 

GOP rep defends repeal plan as town hall crowd shouts “vote him out”

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/pete-sessions-town-hall-obamacare?utm_content=buffer92c4c&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

 

Trump’s rhetoric about health care is crashing up against reality (by Randi Weingarten)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/in-sickness-and-for-the-wealthy-in-health_us_58ce8117e4b07112b6472ebd

 

Replace GOP's Obamacare replacement

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/opinion/editorials/fl-editorial-obamacare-replacement-gop-20170317-9-story.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sun-sentinel%2Fnews%2Fopinion+%28Editorial+Opinions+%2F+South+Florida+Sun-Sentinel%29

 

AARP report: Obamacare replacement would hurt older Floridians

http://www.tampabay.com/news/health/aarp-report-obamacare-replacement-would-hurt-older-floridians/2316972?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

 

GOP health bill bad for Florida

http://www.tampabay.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-gop-health-bill-bad-for-florida/2316992

 

Pence campaigns for GOP health bill in Florida

http://www.tbo.com/news/florida/pence-campaigns-for-gop-health-bill-in-florida-ap_florida3278a0bb68494f7d8bcdb3d93052b71c

http://jacksonville.com/news/metro/2017-03-18/vp-pence-jacksonville-leaders-small-business-owners-discuss-american-health

http://saintpetersblog.com/ap-vp-florida-promote-new-health-care-law/

 

Scott's Trumpcare talking points are shifting

http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/the-buzz-florida-politics/rick-scotts-trumpcare-talking-points-are-shifting/2316923

 

Ros-Lehtinen boldly says “no” to GOP healthcare plan. How about you, Marco?

http://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/carl-hiaasen/article139294058.html

 

Buchanan wants changes to GOP healthcare plan

http://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20170317/buchanan-wants-changes-to-gop-healthcare-plan

 

Curbelo says report on GOP health plan raises “serious concerns”

http://miamiherald.typepad.com/nakedpolitics/2017/03/curbelo-says-report-on-gop-health-plan-raises-serious-concerns.html

 

Dunn hosts town hall

http://www.newsherald.com/news/20170319/dunn-hosts-town-hall

 

Administration will appeal ruling against second version of travel ban

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/trump-administration-files-notice-it-will-appeal-ruling-against-second-version-of-travel-ban/2017/03/17/6fe4b33a-0b1f-11e7-b77c-0047d15a24e0_story.html?utm_term=.5d40a3fc2023&wpisrc=al_alert-COMBO-politics%252Bnation&wpmk=1

http://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-travel-ban-appeal-20170317-story,amp.html

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/03/hawaii-travel-ban-injunction-feds-hawaii-236213

 

Hawaii judge declines to narrow travel ban injunction

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/03/hawaii-trump-travel-bid-236234

 

From a placid judge, a cutting rejection of Trump’s travel ban

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/16/us/hawaiian-judge-derrick-watson-trump-travel-ban.html?smid=tw-nytpolitics&smtyp=cur

 

Immigration judges being reassigned to speed up deportations, officials say

https://amp.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/mar/17/us-immigration-judges-reassigned-deportations-justice-department

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-immigration-judges-20170319-story.html

 

Immigration agents should not “stalk” courts, California justice says

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/16/us/immigration-agents-should-not-stalk-courts-california-justice-says.html?smid=tw-nytpolitics&smtyp=cur

 

Nations have separated children from parents before. It never ends well.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2017/03/17/nations-have-separated-children-from-parents-before-it-never-ends-well/?tid=sm_tw&utm_term=.3c1e0b8fb94d

 

Is the Trump administration targeting “dreamers”?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/has-the-trump-administration-changed-its-mind-about-dreamers/2017/03/18/7c9139ac-05dc-11e7-b1e9-a05d3c21f7cf_story.html?utm_term=.4c380ee0f8de

 

Fear, hope and deportations

http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/national/2017/03/18/fear-hope-and-deportations/?hpid=hp_hp-top-table-main_riggedimmigration-455am%3Ahomepage%2Fstory&utm_term=.258e0929f6be

 

Rural areas brace for a shortage of doctors due to visa policy

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/18/us/doctor-shortage-visa-policy.html?emc=edit_th_20170319&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=3179832

 

Philadelphia’s Cinco de Mayo festival is canceled amid fears of an ICE raid

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2017/03/19/philadelphias-cinco-de-mayo-festival-was-just-canceled-amid-fears-of-an-ice-raid/?wprss=rss_AllWPStoriesandBlogs&tid=sm_tw

 

Kelly, House Democrats face off at first meeting

https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/local/social-issues/dhs-secretary-kelly-house-democrats-face-off-at-first-meeting/2017/03/17/8b21bc4e-0b36-11e7-93dc-00f9bdd74ed1_story.html

 

No crackdown on illegal employers

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/20/opinion/no-crackdown-on-illegal-employers.html?em_pos=small&emc=edit_ty_20170320&nl=opinion-today&nl_art=0&nlid=3179832&ref=headline&te=1

 

Wages rise on California farms. Americans still don’t want the job

http://www.latimes.com/projects/la-fi-farms-immigration/

 

Trump’s budget proves that U.S. will pay for border wall, Mexican governor says

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/social-issues/trumps-budget-proves-that-us-will-pay-for-border-wall-mexican-governor-says/2017/03/18/d991fb58-0c0a-11e7-93dc-00f9bdd74ed1_story.html?utm_term=.7d07c14cbb3f&wpisrc=nl_headlines&wpmm=1

 

Trump seeks proposals for “physically imposing” wall with Mexico

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/18/us/politics/trump-seeks-proposals-for-physically-imposing-wall-with-mexico.html?emc=edit_tnt_20170318&nlid=3179832&tntemail0=y

 

An “ideological food fight” (his words in 2002) awaits Gorsuch

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/18/us/politics/neil-gorsuch-supreme-court-trump.html?emc=edit_th_20170319&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=3179832

 

Five things to watch as Gorsuch gets grilled

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/03/neil-gorsuch-supreme-court-hearings-236210

 

In emails, Gorsuch praised a leading activist behind voter suppression efforts

https://www.thenation.com/article/trumps-plan-to-eliminate-public-broadcasting-would-hurt-listeners-in-trump-country/

 

Gorsuch was instrumental in defending Bush’s torture program

https://thinkprogress.org/amp/p/9a3884f25a0c

 

Gorsuch could be the most conservative justice on the Supreme Court

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2017/02/15/neil-gorsuch-could-be-the-most-conservative-justice-on-the-supreme-court/?utm_term=.78fd4fb7ff97&wpisrc=nl_politics&wpmm=1

 

In Gorsuch, conservative activist sees test case for reshaping the judiciary

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/18/us/politics/neil-gorsuch-supreme-court-conservatives.html?emc=edit_th_20170319&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=3179832

https://www.washingtonpost.com/powerpost/trump-and-republicans-face-a-fresh-test-to-shape-supreme-court-assert-their-power-with-gorsuch-hearings/2017/03/18/f52997fe-0b15-11e7-a15f-a58d4a988474_story.html?hpid=hp_hp-top-table-main_gorsuchpreview-827am-desktop%3Ahomepage%2Fstory&utm_term=.1f2c8a86ec1e

 

Rulings offer glimpse into what kind of justice Gorsuch would be

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/courts_law/rulings-offer-glimpse-into-what-kind-of-justice-gorsuch-would-be/2017/03/16/47e461be-081d-11e7-b77c-0047d15a24e0_story.html?utm_term=.f8a23641c09b

 

Reports question if Gorsuch will protect kids with disabilities (Lily Eskelsen García quoted)
http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-03-20/budget-policy-and-priorities/reports-question-if-gorsuch-will-protect-kids-with-disabilities/a56933-1

 

Newly public emails hint at Gorsuch’s view of presidential power

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/18/us/politics/supreme-court-nominee-neil-gorsuch-bush-era.html?smid=tw-nytpolitics&smtyp=cur

 

Grassley and Feinstein: The pair who will lead Gorsuch’s Senate hearings

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/19/us/politics/feinstein-grassley-gorsuch-supreme-court.html?emc=edit_tnt_20170319&nlid=3179832&tntemail0=y

 

Gorsuch confirmation presents Democrats with two difficult paths

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/19/us/politics/gorsuch-confirmation-presents-democrats-with-2-difficult-paths.html?smid=tw-nytpolitics&smtyp=cur&_r=0

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/03/neil-gorsuch-democrats-attack-236232

 

Democrats will seek to tie Gorsuch to Trump as a judge soft on big business

https://www.theguardian.com/law/2017/mar/20/neil-gorsuch-senate-democrats-big-business-trump?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=218173&subid=7590566&CMP=GT_US_collection

 

Feingold: If Gorsuch is confirmed, the legitimacy of Supreme Court won't recover

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/mar/20/judge-gorsuch-confirmation-legitimacy-us-supreme-court?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=218173&subid=7590566&CMP=GT_US_collection

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