Brad Plumer

New York Times

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Brad Plumer is reporter covering climate change for the New York Times. He is a former senior editor at Vox.com, where he also covered energy and the environment. Before that, he reported for the Washington Post.

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Trump issues two orders to undermine Obamacare.

Sabotage?

Trump issues two orders to undermine Obamacare.

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The EPA today took a long-awaited step to  cut ground-level ozone , also called smog. Republicans are already opposed to new limits on factories and power plants.

EPA Announces Tough New Smog-Cutting Rules

The EPA today took a long-awaited step to cut ground-level ozone , also called smog. Republicans are already opposed to new limits on factories and power plants.

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Before anyone knew for sure there would be a government shutdown at midnight tonight, Democrats and Republicans were blaming each other.

Brinksmanship and the Blame Game

Before anyone knew for sure there would be a government shutdown at midnight tonight, Democrats and Republicans were blaming each other.

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