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President Barack Obama visited the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution in El Reno, Okla., on July 16, 2015. (Evan Vucci/AP)

More Than Obama Legacy at Stake in Obamacare Repeal

  President Obama returns to sweet home Chicago Tuesday night to say farewell to the nation. It will be an evening of joy, tears and pride in a job well done, despite the harsh headwinds [...]
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What Surely Tainted Our Election? Voter Suppression

The CIA conclusion that the Russians intervened in our elections in order to help elect Donald Trump has sent Washington into one of its fabled tizzies. President Barack Obama has ordered an intelligence agency report [...]

Op-Ed: A Call to Overhaul Oakland’s Planning Department

By Pamela Drake   A diverse coalition of Oakland residents, artists and small business people has been demanding a change in the way the city Planning Department does business with developers whose giant projects severely [...]