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Obamacare Just Keeps Getting More and More Popular

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. New Kaiser tracking poll results are out today, and Obamacare favorability took yet another jump upward. Overall, Obamacare is continuing its steady march toward widespread acceptance: Since Obamacare kicked off in 2014, favorability ratings have steadily increased among Democrats (+25 points), independents (+23 points) and…

California Supreme Court Rules State Must Stop Sending So Many Children to Prison for 50 Years

AlexRaths/iStock/Getty Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. The California Supreme Court ruled on Monday that it’s unconstitutional to send juvenile offenders to prison for 50 or more years after certain nonhomicide offenses, arguing that such a sentence would be functionally the same as life-without-parole. The 4-3 decision is the latest in…

Trump: Investigate the FBI, not the Russians

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. AJ Vicens passes along the testimony of Admiral Mike Rogers, head of the NSA, on whether anyone has asked him to fight back against Russian election meddling: In a response to questioning by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Rogers said “I believe that President Putin has…

Trump Blasts Jeff Sessions for Not Doing More to Investigate Dubious Allegations of FBI Misconduct

Attorney General Jeff Sessions leaves a press conference on opioid drug policy at the Justice Department on Tuesday.Shen Ting/Xinhua via ZUMA Wire Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. President Donald Trump upped his criticism of Jeff Sessions on Wednesday, blasting his attorney general on Twitter for not doing enough to investigate…