Phil Kerpen

American Commitment

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President of American Commitment, free-market advocacy 501(c)(4) organization; former Vice President for Policy at Americans for Prosperity, a free-market advocacy group that worked with several Tea Party groups and was founded by oil billionaire David Koch

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About 2000 Native Americans from tribes all over the country have gathered in Canon Ball, North Dakota near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.

Native Americans versus big oil

About 2000 Native Americans from tribes all over the country have gathered in Canon Ball, North Dakota near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.

from To the Point

America's shortage of doctors has been growing for years, and the  Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act  is going to make it much worse.

Is the US Ready for Universal Coverage?

America's shortage of doctors has been growing for years, and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is going to make it much worse.

from To the Point

Wisconsin's public employee unions say they've agreed to Republican Governor Scott Walker's proposed increases in pension and healthcare contributions.

Wisconsin and the Rights of Government Employees

Wisconsin's public employee unions say they've agreed to Republican Governor Scott Walker's proposed increases in pension and healthcare contributions.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Google says its translation service can't replace human translators, but U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services tell officers it's the most efficient tool to vet refugees.

from KCRW Features

Buckle up.

from Left, Right & Center

A bone-chilling documentary about Roy Cohn, Donald Trump’s mentor, reveals the all-American evil that brought us modern-day politics.

from Scheer Intelligence

Let’s talk about this letter from the White House, calling the “impeachment inquiry” illegitimate.

Trump’s sometimes, maybe lawyer Rudy Giuliani clearly needs an attorney himself as the investigations involving the former New York City mayor mount.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

A cartoon on the cover of the Economist says it all: leaders of the world’s two foremost democracies are scrambling to hold on. President Trump is faced with the possibility of impeachment. In the interests of Brexit, Boris Johnson is accused of lying to the Queen and defying Parliament. In both countries, voters are losing trust not just in their elected leaders but in their governments. The UK and the US aren’t alone, as the ideals of western democracy are being challenged by demagogues in other parts of the world.

from To the Point

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is speaking to reporters after meeting with the House Democratic caucus.

from News Stories

In 1950, America had the richest middle class in the world, but now U.S. workers face wage stagnation and historic wealth inequality.

from To the Point

In a world in which global opinion reigns, public diplomacy rooted in nationalism and propaganda will not save us from pressing crises.

from Scheer Intelligence