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Mitch Perry Report 5.13.15 — Bill de Blasio unveils a progressive contract with America

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In Washington yesterday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled his progressive “contract with America,” a 13-point liberal platform in which every child has free kindergarten, wages start at $15 an hour, there would be national paid sick leave and family leave, higher taxes on the wealthy, opposition to unfair trade laws (such as the Trans Pacific Partnership) and comprehensive immigration reform. “These 13 progressive ideas will make an enormous difference for families all over this country, for everyday Americans. They…

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Former 9/11 commissioner sides with Bob Graham on declassifying congressional report

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Although intelligence officials dismiss it as ground already covered, the former chairman of the 9/11 Commission Report backs former U.S. Sen. Bob Graham’s call to declassify 28 pages from an earlier report on the terrorist attacks. “The public and the press can’t make good judgments until they have everything, “says former New Jersey Gov. Tom Kean. “And that would be declassifying not only the 28 pages of Bob’s report, but the classified areas of our (9/11) report, so that you have everything…

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Mitch Perry Report for 5.12.15 — Can Jeb Bush take back his response on Iraq?

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Are supporters/apologists for Jeb Bush now claiming Jeb Bush didn’t understand the question when Megyn Kelly asked him about the Iraq war? “Knowing what we know now, would you have authorized the invasion?” The Fox News host asked Bush in a very straightforward way that aired last night on the FNC. “I would have, and so would have Hillary Clinton, just to remind everybody,” Bush said, “and so would have almost everybody that was confronted with the intelligence they got.” Not…

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