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RSN: Andy Borowitz | Ted Cruz: "The Dream of Keeping Poor People From Seeing a Doctor Must Never Die"

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Andy Borowitz | Ted Cruz: "The Dream of Keeping Poor People From Seeing a Doctor Must Never Die" 
Senator Ted Cruz. (photo: Getty) 
Andy Borowitz, The New Yorker 
Borowitz writes: "Acknowledging that the government shutdown was coming to an end, an emotional Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) took to the Senate floor today to make an impassioned speech, telling his colleagues, 'The dream of keeping poor people from seeing a doctor must never die.'" 
US-Russia Tensions Rise as Congress Votes to Tighten Sanctions 
Bill Chappell, NPR 
Chappell writes: "The move comes the day after the U.S. Congress gave bilateral approval to a new slate of sanctions on Russia over its interference in the 2016 election. Those sanctions also include punishments for Iran and North Korea. The legislation specifies that President Trump can't ease the sanctions without congressional approval." 
"Far From Over": Senate Narrowly Defeats Obamacare Repeal, but More Attacks on Healthcare Loom 
Amy Goodman, Democracy Now! 
Excerpt: "The healthcare fight is really far from over, because we can expect $1.5 trillion in cuts, is what's being proposed to Medicaid in the Republican budget, and another almost $500 billion cut to Medicare, which the Republicans are proposing to voucherize and privatize in the bill." 
'Going Full Circle': Trump's MS-13 Gang Crackdown Risks Unleashing New Cycle of Violence 
Oliver Laughland, Guardian UK 
Laughland writes: "The notorious gang has become a focal point of Trump's immigration effort - but critics say innocent people are being swept up, causing greater upheaval and violence." 
Detroit Activists Want a State of Emergency Declared Over Water Shutoffs 
E.A. Crunden, ThinkProgress 
Crunden writes: "A study says water shutoffs have hurt the public health of residents - and some are demanding action." 
Video Shows Border Officers Encouraging Teen to Drink From Bottle Containing Liquid Meth, Causing His Death 
Brian Ross, Brian Epstein and Cho Park, ABC News 
Excerpt: "A government surveillance video obtained by ABC News has shed new light on a tragic incident at the U.S.-Mexico border, sparking outrage from members of Congress who help oversee U.S. Customs and Border Protection." 
A Koch-Funded Fossil Fuel Group Is Putting Out Anti-Electric Vehicle Videos 
Samantha Page, ThinkProgress 
Page writes: "Last month, Fueling U.S. Forward put out a heart-wrenching video about how batteries use cobalt mined by children. This week, they put out another video, claiming that taxpayers are subsidizing rich white men (yes, this is an ad from the Koch brothers) to buy Teslas. There is a lot wrong here." 

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