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What You Need To Know About The Trump Administration’s Ties To Russia

New revelations from the U.S. intelligence community about potentially illegal communications between members of the Trump administration and Russian officials, which led to Michael Flynn resigning as national security advisor Monday, have increased calls for a wider investigation of Trump’s murky ties to Russia. Here’s what you need to know.

What’s Next For Hillary Clinton?

Despite her presidential loss, Hillary Clinton is making moves to secure her legacy and stay a relevant voice in American politics. Here are some of her future plans:
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Oil Drilling In Alaska

In a major political victory for President Bush, the Senate recently voted to open the Alaskan Arctic Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling. What do you think?
  • "This can't be true. Bush described himself as an environmental guardian last fall, and I've seen photos of him standing in front of trees."

    Cecelia Mayo Systems Analyst
  • "At least now we'll see the area destroyed in 10 short years instead of watching global warming do it over a painful, drawn-out 40."

    Angel Macias Lifeguard
  • "What I don't get is why this counts as 'a victory for the energy lobby' instead of 'a loss for the country at large.'"

    Ted Bonner Locksmith
  • "But... but where will there be pristine and untouched wonders left for me to drive my GMC Yukon through?"

    Floyd Holden Author
  • "They're drilling in the Alaskan wilderness? That's too bad. Someone really ought to look into passing laws to put such places under federal protection so this doesn't happen again."

    Richard Lott Civil Engineer
  • "If I may be allowed to pursue the idea of 'addiction to oil,' I think the nation just reached the point where we sold our wedding ring for one night's fix."

    Loni Sweet Histopathologist
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