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The Vanishing Abortion Clinic

The Vanishing Abortion Clinic
bloomberg.com — Amy Hagstrom Miller fired 34 people in November. "It's hard to look people in the eye and say they don't have a job anymore, not because of anything they or we did incorrectly or because we weren't caring for women in a fabulous way," she says. "It's illogical."

One Thing Gangs Smuggling Latin Migrants Over the Border Can't Do Without: Big U.S. Banks

One Thing Gangs Smuggling Latin Migrants Over the Border Can't Do Without: Big U.S. Banks
bloomberg.com — Dionisio Diaz takes a seat inside the Evangelical Christian Assembly Church at an office park in Doraville, an Atlanta suburb. It's been another six-day week working for a landscaping crew, mowing lawns and pruning shrubs. The 37-year-old undocumented immigrant from Guatemala clutches a Bible and joins dozens of worshipers belting out a hymn in Spanish.

Texas Threat to Abortion Clinics Dodged at Flea Markets

Texas Threat to Abortion Clinics Dodged at Flea Markets
bloomberg.com — At an open-air flea market outside McAllen, Texas, near the Mexican border, shoppers can buy a goat and get their car windows tinted. Tables with handwritten signs touting Viagra are stocked with herbal remedies promising to burn fat and boost breast size. You can also find pills to end a pregnancy.

South Carolina Feminists Want Woman President Who Isn't Clinton

South Carolina Feminists Want Woman President Who Isn't Clinton
bloomberg.com — By the time Maxine Todd returned to the University of South Carolina last month after a semester away, it was too late. Most of the Feminist Collective was supporting Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton. Nothing could change their minds.

Abortion Clinics Are Closing at a Record Pace

Abortion Clinics Are Closing at a Record Pace
bloomberg.com — Abortion access in the U.S. has been vanishing at the fastest annual pace on record, propelled by Republican state lawmakers' push to legislate the industry out of existence. Since 2011, at least 162 abortion providers have shut or stopped offering the procedure, while just 21 opened.

Women Rule New Hampshire From Concord to Capitol Hill

bloomberg.com — New Hampshire voters on Election Day decided that women would represent them best, making their state the first in the U.S. to put female politicians in control of the governor's office and the entire congressional delegation.

Sanders' Wall Street attacks strike home in NH town of Rochester - SentinelSource.com: National And World

Sanders' Wall Street attacks strike home in NH town of Rochester - SentinelSource.com: National And World
sentinelsource.com — "If I call the Cayman Islands or Ireland and say, 'You know what? I want to have all my checks and cash direct-deposited over there,' the IRS comes and pays me a visit Monday morning," said Traeger, 51, a registered independent. "There's two games going on."

Sanders's Wall Street Attacks Strike Home in New Hampshire Town

Sanders's Wall Street Attacks Strike Home in New Hampshire Town
bloomberg.com — Five-dollar bills in the cash register at Tri-City Bicycles in Rochester, New Hampshire, send customers a message stamped in red ink: "Not 2 B used 2 bribe politicians." Owner Mark Traeger's frustration with what he calls a rigged economy has become a central theme in the Democratic presidential primary.

Trump Turns to New Hampshire Town Halls Post-Iowa, With a Twist

bloomberg.com — Donald Trump made a name for himself with his ability to draw massive crowds to rallies, a feat his presidential rivals could only dream of. Now, his campaign is thinking small. Trump's tour through New Hampshire on Thursday included three town halls that gave voters the chance to pose questions to the Republican candidate directly.

The battle of Precinct 41 shows Democratic race on knife's edge - SentinelSource.com: National And World

The battle of Precinct 41 shows Democratic race on knife's edge - SentinelSource.com: National And World
sentinelsource.com — That prompted a Clinton supporter to respond with a verbal onslaught whose volume and velocity defied transcription. "Guys, guys, guys, there's no reason for this," said Phil James, a Sanders organizer, as he tried to restore order. "We are all members of the same party!"
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May 04, 2016

RT @NYTnickc: Trump is only nominee to have his own Sesame Street character - Donald Grump - who brags about having the most trash https://nytimes.com/2016/05/05/us/….co/VGVbSBQOHs

Apr 27, 2016

@Priyasideas in california no less! hooray! congrats! you'll have to make a trip down the coast :)

Apr 22, 2016

RT @DanBeucke: Congrats to @esmedeprez for Excellence in Financial Journalism win on great piece about banks-smugglers connection. https://bloom.bg/1SyU9jg.co/XRdEAkMuh3

Apr 19, 2016

@jerseyfiremoney ernest, i'm a journalist working on a story & came across your name in some documents. could we chat? edeprez@bloomberg.net

Apr 14, 2016

psyched to read this (& honored to have once shared a byline w/ this badass). congrats… httpinstagram.com/p/BENKWjBuqNu/


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