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I was a lobbyist for more than 6 years. I quit. My conscience couldn’t take it anymore.

• Jun 29, 2017

Jimmy Williams, Vox

I was sitting on Nantucket with a glass of wine in hand when I realized I couldn’t stomach the job any longer.

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The GOP is working stealthily to shred health and financial protections for ordinary Americans

• Jun 13, 2017

Katrina vanden Heuvel, The Washington Post 

The bars opened early in Washington and elsewhere last Thursday, as more than 19 million Americans tuned in when the networks and cable news channels carried live former FBI director James B. Comey’s riveting testimony in the intensifying scandals around President Trump. The media covers Trump’s derelictions 24/7. Not surprisingly, Democrats tend to talk about what grabs the most airtime.

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A Drugmaker Tries To Cash In On The Opioid Epidemic, One State Law At A Time

• Jun 12, 2017

Jake Harper, NPR 

Two years ago, a mental health advocate named Steve McCaffrey stood at a lectern in the Indiana statehouse, testifying in favor of an addiction treatment bill. After years of rising overdose rates, lawmakers in the health committee were taking action to combat the opioid epidemic. And they often turned to McCaffrey, who leads Mental Health America of Indiana, to advise them.

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How G.O.P. Leaders Came to View Climate Change as Fake Science

• Jun 03, 2017

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