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Here is What Happened After Medium Changed the Payment Criteria

The screenshot above shows what my Medium stats looked like for the week that started on October 7, 2019, and ended on November 5, 2019. This blog post shows what happened to my stats – and ability to earn money on Medium – after Medium changed its criteria for how it pays writers.

This blog post will never appear on Medium, as I have learned that they do not curate any piece of writing that discusses Medium itself. There’s no point in posting this one over there!

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The Rules of Impeachment

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Impeachment is a rarely used process that is the first step towards removing a President from office. (It can also be used to remove judges and other governmental officials). Impeachment doesn’t refer to the removal of an elected official from office. Instead, it refers to a two-step process that could potentially, result in the removal of a specific government official.

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Planned Parenthood Awarded $2 Million in Damages Over Secretly Recorded Videos

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A federal jury in San Francisco found that the Center for Medical Progress (an anti-abortion group) and its president, David Daleiden, broke multiple federal laws when they secretly recorded and released (highly edited and altered) videos of Planned Parenthood employees.

Here are the facts about this lawsuit:

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Trump Fined $2M for Misusing Trump Foundation Charity Funds

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As you may recall, (then) New York Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood announced on December 18, 2018, that the Trump Foundation had signed a stipulation agreeing to dissolve under judicial supervision.

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Five Times the Candidate Without the Popular Vote Became the U.S. President

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The Electoral College plays a role in the selection of the next president of the United States. Usually, the candidate that got the most votes (also called the popular vote) is the person who becomes president. There have been five times when the candidate who did not get the popular vote became President of the United States.

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Andrew Yang wants Medicare for All. Here’s how it gets paid for.

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Andrew Yang is running for president as a Democrat in 2020. He is an entrepreneur who has some excellent ideas about Universal Basic Income and Medicare for All. In this blog post, I’m going to focus on his Medicare for All plan (which could also be called single-payer or universal health care).

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A Timeline of the 2018-2019 Partial Government Shutdown – Week Five

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The 2018–2019 partial government shutdown has now gone into its fifth week. There doesn’t seem to be any sign that it will end.

What happened before Week Five? You may want to take a look at my blog post about Week OneWeek TwoWeek Three, and Week Four.

I am hoping that the shutdown ends soon.

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