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A new report shows that sentencing disparities between similarly situated white and black offenders remain pronounced, providing evidence for concerns about systemic inequality in the federal criminal justice system.

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Pro-Obamacare Group Targets Three GOP Senators on Tax Bill

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A liberal coalition that supports Obamacare is targeting three Republican senators on the airwaves, urging them to vote against the GOP tax bill after they bucked their party’s Senate vote to repeal Obamacare over the summer.

Um, Tell Me What You Mean

It’s like, you know, hard to speak quickly and fluently. To patter on without fillers and pauses. Without ums and ahhs. The testimony of practiced speakers—from political orators to the folks who get up at meetings of Toastmasters International—is that these dribbled bits of linguistic grouting can be scrubbed from speech, if we put in the work to teach ourselves to avoid them.

Secretive Liberal Donor Summit Increases Security, Changes Itinerary Following Free Beacon Report

CARLSBAD, Calif.—Members of the Democracy Alliance, a secretive dark money liberal donor network, appear to have moved to increase security presence and alter its schedule at its fall donor summit following a Washington Free Beacon report released Friday morning based off the group’s internal documents.

Firm Fires Dem Lobbyist Indicted for Embezzlement and Misusing Autism Charity Funds

Former Rep. Jerry Weller (R., Ill.) and some of his lobbying firm’s clients are distancing themselves from a longtime Democratic lobbyist who was indicted in September on multiple charges that he and his wife embezzled $1.4 million from the company and campaign where they respectively worked.

Resistance Royalty: Pelosi, Soros Headline Left’s Biggest Dark Money Conference

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CARLSBAD, Calif.—A secretive three-day conference where big money liberal donors are plotting the next steps of the “resistance” will be headlined by Friday speeches by billionaire George Soros and Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, according to internal documents obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

Um, Tell Me What You Mean

It’s like, you know, hard to speak quickly and fluently. To patter on without fillers and pauses. Without ums and ahhs. The testimony of practiced speakers—from political orators to the folks who get up at meetings of Toastmasters International—is that these dribbled bits of linguistic grouting can be scrubbed from speech, if we put in the work to teach ourselves to avoid them.

Secretive Liberal Donor Summit Increases Security, Changes Itinerary Following Free Beacon Report

CARLSBAD, Calif.—Members of the Democracy Alliance, a secretive dark money liberal donor network, appear to have moved to increase security presence and alter its schedule at its fall donor summit following a Washington Free Beacon report released Friday morning based off the group’s internal documents.