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Hope Hicks Reportedly Helped Write White House Statement Against Rumored Boyfriend Rob Porter

White House communications director Hope Hicks was put in the awkward position of leading the response to her purported boyfriend’s ouster.

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For Chinese Fentanyl Sellers, the U.S. Mail is the "Virtually Guaranteed" Route to Not Get Caught

For Chinese fentanyl sellers, USPS is the "virtually guaranteed" route to not get caught

WASHINGTON - Hundreds of millions of dollars worth of fentanyl - and likely more - is pouring into the United States through international mail - and the federal government isn't equipped to track ...

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Don't Believe the Hype: Fentanyl-Laced Marijuana Is a Dangerous Myth

Fentanyl is serious business. The synthetic opioid is 50 times stronger than heroin and is linked to huge numbers of opioid overdose deaths. It may be mixed with heroin or other powder drugs, producing a more potent high than users expect, and the results are too often fatal.

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Senate Health Care Bill is a Disaster for Dealing With the Opioid Crisis

WASHINGTON — The health care bill unveiled by Senate Republicans on Thursday includes funding to help tackle the nation’s opioid crisis — but dramatically less than the amount sought by two GOP senators and recovery advocates.

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Colbert: Who Benefits From Spending $436 Million on Tanks The Pentagon Doesn't Want?

On last night’s Colbert Report, our favorite fake conservative pundit took on Congress’ insistence on spending taxpayer money on tanks the Pentagon doesn’t want, while “The unemployed have seen smaller benefit checks, some cancer patients have gone without treatment, and lines for New York’s La Guardia Airport now start at Chicago’s O’Hare.”

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GOP Rep. Assures Us He's Against Marriage Equality Despite Having Gay Son

Rep. Matt Salmon (R-AZ) reiterated his anti-equality stance on same-sex marriage Sunday, despite having an openly gay son. Salmon’s comments contrast with Senator Rob Portman’s (R-OH) change of heart on marriage equality earlier this month, inspired by his son coming out.

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GOP Senator Comes Out In Support of Marriage Equality After Learning Son Is Gay

Ohio Republican Senator Rob Portman came out in support of gay marriage today. In an op-ed he penned for the Columbus Dispatch, Portman says he opposed marriage equality as a congressman and senator until "something happened that led me to think through my position in a much deeper way."  

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