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In-N-Out's Political Donation Attracts Boycott Calls, but Will It Matter?

Aretha Franklin's funeral draws big names in music, politics

Congress Honors One of Its Own: John McCain Lies in State in US Capitol

Lobbyist Says He Illegally Helped Russian and Ukrainian Buy Tickets to Trump Inauguration

Beto O'Rourke Dreams of One Texas. Ted Cruz Sees Another Clearly.

The Religion of Whiteness Becomes a Suicide Cult

These Five Leaders Had the Worst Summers of Their Political Lives

New York's attorney general says Trump Foundation bankrolled political campaign, pursues lawsuit

How Bradley Tusk Went from Political Insider to 'Making Politicians Crazy'

Trump Approach on Nafta Relieves Automakers' Worst Fears

Trump Seeks to Block Pay Raises for Federal Workers

How Modern Medicine Has Changed the Supreme Court

Mueller probe plunders New York tabloid swamp

President Trump Skirts Mention of John McCain at Rally and on Twitter

Tucker Carlson: Media Invites Discredited Neocon Morons, Unemployed Political Hacks To Fret Over Republican Party

Trump Foundation Says New York State Probe Is Rooted in Political Bias

DeSantis Warns Florida Not to 'Monkey This Up,' and Many Hear a Racist Dog Whistle

Judge Rules Against Alex Jones and Infowars in Sandy Hook Lawsuit

The Week Ahead in New York Politics, August 27

NYT: Trump tried to buy, bury decades of dirt from National Enquirer

FBI Arrests California Man After Threats to Kill Boston Globe Employees

Kochs unveil list of backed House candidates

The Cuomo-Nixon Debate and the Definition of Politics

Asian-American Students Suing Harvard Over Affirmative Action Win Justice Dept. Support

What It Means to Be Lying in State

Politics Aside, Media Companies Are Also Frustrated At Google's Lack of Transparency

John McCain Memorial to Feature Tributes From Biden and Other Friends

Cuomo, Nixon spar in debate

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Trump Accuses China of Undermining Diplomacy With North Korea

Meet Josh Shapiro, the Man Behind the Bombshell Investigation of Clergy Sexual Abuse

Planning His Funeral, McCain Got the Last Word Against Trump

Democratic Embrace of Diverse Candidates Collides With Barbed Politics of Trump Era

Can a Philosopher Help Calm the Identity-Politics Wars?

New US Sexual Misconduct Rules Bolster Rights of Accused and Protect Colleges

DeSantis Warns Florida Not to 'Monkey This Up,' and Many Hear a Racist Dog Whistle

Don McGahn to Leave White House Counsel Job This Fall, Trump Says

Michael Cohen is resigned to going to prison to protect his family

Don McGahn to leave job as White House counsel, Trump says

Former Paul Manafort banker reports robbery of his New York apartment

Menendez, in fight for political life, forcing Dems to spend more on his campaign

New York Today: When Acting Meets Politics

4 Takeaways from Tuesday's Primaries

Cynthia Nixon's campaign can't stop making rookie mistakes

'As a Democrat in Arizona, I Voted for McCain'

A Black Progressive and a Trump Acolyte Win Florida Governor Primaries

A group of conservative Facebook employees complain about 'intolerant' culture

Judges' Ruling on Election Map Plunges North Carolina Politics Into Disarray

Dozens at Facebook Unite to Challenge Its 'Intolerant' Liberal Culture

CIA Officer-Turned-Candidate Says PAC Obtained Her Security Application

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POLITICS– Congressman Eliot Engel, a top member on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, joined colleagues from both the House and Senate to unveil new legislation that would restore Net Neutrality protections for consumers and small business.

“A free and open internet is essential to modern democracy. The Trump Administration has put Net Neutrality at risk and House Democrats are committed to protecting it,” Engel said. 
“We have unveiled comprehensive legislation, the Save the Internet Act, that will protect consumers and small businesses from having their internet speeds blocked, throttled, or tiered based on usage. This bicameral legislation must be a top priority in both the House and the Senate, and I am hopeful that it will move quickly through Congress.”
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