Corporate targets of investigations could catalyze endless legal proceedings in which prosecutors would be required to defend themselves.
Republican leaders plan to repeal the bulk of the Affordable Care Act without enacting a replacement plan to prevent millions from becoming uninsured.
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Tom Engelhardt, cofounder of the American Empire Project and author of The United States of Fear as well as The End of Victory Culture, runs The Nation Institute's TomDispatch.com. His latest book, coauthored with Nick Turse, is Terminator Planet: The First History of Drone Warfare, 2001-2050.