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Report: Congress has Underfunded Public Schools for Decades
A new report cites teacher strikes as evidence of chronic federal under-funding of public schools.
By: Andrew Lapp|Sep 10, 2018| comments
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Elections Scholar: Kansas Voting System Would Allow Undetectable Tampering
Elections Scholar: Kansas Voting System Would Allow Undetectable Tampering
By: Jennifer Cohn|Sep 6, 2018| comments
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FEMA Awards Contracts to FEMA Chief’s Former Clients
At least two former clients of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator William “Brock” Long have received FEMA contracts totaling more than $14 million since his arrival at the agency, federal documents show.
By: Jonathan Larsen|Aug 30, 2018| comments
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Pentagon to Train Saudi Pilots on U.S. Soil Amid Yemen Uproar
The Trump Administration has voiced public concern about Saudi atrocities in Yemen, but federal documents show they've quietly agreed to start training Saudi military pilots on U.S. soil.
By: Ken Klippenstein|Aug 30, 2018| comments
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Lawmakers and Advocates Respond to TYT’s Report on ‘Mass Casualty’ Training
Last week, TYT reported exclusively on the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) program to teach school children safety measures in preparation for “mass casualty events.”
By: Ken Klippenstein|Aug 22, 2018| comments
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Group in Russia Probe Sponsored Travel for Ukraine Meetings with Manafort Clients
The secretive Christian group referred to in the FBI’s affidavit about alleged spy Maria Butina also helped facilitate meetings between a member of Congress and Ukrainian clients of Paul Manafort, federal documents show.
By: Jonathan Larsen|Aug 20, 2018| comments
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Kobach’s Kansas Victory Tainted by…Kobach’s Election System
last week’s election day computer “glitch” in Johnson County, the state’s most populous county, has cast a shadow over the legitimacy of Kris Kobach’s Republican primary victory.
By: Jennifer Cohn|Aug 17, 2018| comments
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ICE Orders Dozens of Straitjacket-Like Restraints
Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) Air Operations has ordered 60 “Wrap” restraint devices — full-body restraints that resemble straitjackets — for the purpose of restraining detainees during removal operations.
By: Ken Klippenstein|Aug 16, 2018| comments
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DHS to Train High School Kids for ‘Mass Casualty Events’
While the gun violence debate has focused on how to stop the epidemic of school shootings, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is taking a different approach: teaching school children how to adapt to them.
By: Ken Klippenstein|Aug 13, 2018| comments
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Kansas County Official: Public Will Not View Tabulation of Provisional Ballots
Officials in Johnson County, Kansas, said Sunday the public would not be permitted on Monday to view the county’s tabulation of provisional votes cast in last week’s contested and controversial elections.
By: Jennifer Cohn|Aug 13, 2018| comments
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FEMA Recommendations Stand to Benefit Agency Chief’s Former Employer
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is calling for greater involvement by the private sector in disaster preparedness and response–which could directly profit the agency’s former employer, federal documents show.
By: Jonathan Larsen|Aug 9, 2018| comments
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It’s Not Just Bolton and Giuliani: Trump Team’s Links to Iran ‘Cult’ Run Deep
Federal documents show MEK met with top Trump officials in addition to National Security Adviser John Bolton and Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani.
By: Ken Klippenstein|Aug 8, 2018| comments
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GEO Group Federal Contracts Rise As Former Sessions Aide Lobbies DOJ
A former legislative aide to now–Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been lobbying his former boss’s Department of Justice on behalf of a private-prison giant that has seen its DOJ contracts increase under the Trump administration.
By: Alex Kotch|Aug 2, 2018| comments
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Who Writes the Checks for Ben Shapiro?
We break down Shapiro's web of alt-right financiers.
By: Alex Kotch|Jul 31, 2018| comments
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Giuliani, Bolton Repeatedly Met With Group Formerly Designated a Cult-Like Terror Organization
Close Trump associates have been quietly meeting with a controversial Iranian opposition group that was only recently removed from the U.S. terror list, TYT has learned.
By: Ken Klippenstein|Jul 27, 2018| comments
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U.S. Rep. Condemns ICE Fingerprinting Policy As ‘Injecting Fear Into Family Reunification’
After TYT reported that a new policy requires all adults in households looking to sponsor immigrant children to be fingerprinted, U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wa.) told TYT that the Trump administration is “running our nation through fear and chaos.”
By: Alex Kotch|Jul 26, 2018| comments
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Clandestine U.S. Christian Org Linked to Anti-Semitic Leader
The organization that runs the National Prayer Breakfast, the Fellowship Foundation, sent Rep. Robert Aderholt to Romania last year to meet with an infamous anti-Semitic political operative, Marian Munteanu, according to federal travel disclosure records.
By: Ken Klippenstein|Jul 25, 2018| comments
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