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Lawmaker Wants to Drug-Test the Wealthy

If they want generous tax deductions, at least

(Newser) - In many states, welfare recipients must submit to drug testing before they can get benefits. A lawmaker from Wisconsin says she wants wealthy Americans to get the same treatment before they can enjoy generous tax deductions, Yahoo News reports. Rep. Gwen Moore's "Top 1% Accountability Act of 2016"... More »

Congresswoman on Abortion: 'I Lost a Baby'

Jackie Speier delivers impassioned speech

(Newser) - Congresswoman Jackie Speier gave a shockingly personal floor speech in defense of Planned Parenthood yesterday, telling her fellow legislators about her own abortion. “I had a procedure at 17 weeks pregnant with a child who moved from the vagina into the cervix,” said the California Democrat. “I... More »

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