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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Paul Street is the author of Empire and Inequality: America and the World Since 9/11 (Paradigm, 2004) and The Empire's New Clothes: Barack Obama in the Real World of Power (Paradigm, 2010).