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Missouri Might Impeach Its Governor Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

J.B. Forbes/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. A St. Louis prosecutor dropped a felony invasion-of-privacy charge against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens earlier this week. But the governor’s troubles are far from over. As the Missouri legislative season came to a close last night in Jefferson City, representatives in the GOP-controlled legislature convened…

Two Things Can Be True at Once: Class Warfare Edition

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Matt Yglesias quotes Cory Booker: “I am so frustrated with the obvious changes going on between my dad’s age and now,” said Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) delivering a stem-winder of a midday keynote address Tuesday at the Ideas Conference, hosted in Washington by the Center…

Report Suggests Blackwater Founder Erik Prince May Have Lied to Congress

Blackwater founder Erik Prince before his House Intelligence Committee testimony, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017.Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Blackwater founder Erik Prince appears to have a problem. The New York Times reported Saturday that Prince, the brother of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, arranged and attended an August 3, 2016…

Who Hates It When Disinformation Is Exposed?

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. That Atlantic Council is a think tank of the great and good. It’s basically a centrist, mainstream organization dedicated to free trade, economic development, and generally strong relationships between America and Europe. It’s an apex organization, so to speak, with its senior members frequently being…