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San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo (Gregorio Borgia / Associated Press)

Water District to San Jose’s Anti-Trump Mayor: You Failed

The Santa Clara Valley Water District wrote to anti-Trump San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo on Tuesday, placing blame squarely on his administration for mismanaging the Coyote Creek flood last month that caught the city by surprise and forced the evacuation of 14,000 residents.

Blue State Blues (Breitbart)

Blue State Blues: ADL Owes Trump Supporters an Apology

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has led a campaign of defamation over the last several months, involving false claims of antisemitism, and targeting President Donald Trump; his adviser, Steve Bannon; and Breitbart News. Now the whole story has fallen apart.

Jerry Brown Obamacare protest (Susan Walsh / Associated Press)

Jerry Brown Rejects Universal Health Care for California

California Governor Jerry Brown blasted President Donald Trump and House Republicans on Wednesday for their proposal to repeal and replace Obamacare. But he also rejected the idea of California providing a single-payer, universal health care system on its own.

Oscar the Grouch and Anderson Cooper (Chris Pizzello / Invision / Associated Press)

Five Reasons Trump Is Right to Cut NPR, PBS

President Donald Trump’s first budget proposal, “America First,” ends federal funding to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting — which, in turn, supports National Public Radio (NPR) and Public Broadcasting Service (PBS).

Spicer Calls Out Media Hypocrisy on ‘Wiretapping’ Allegations

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer squared off Wednesday against members of the White House Press Corps who questioned him about the Senate Intelligence Committee’s statement that it had not found evidence of any government surveillance of Trump Tower “[b]ased on the information available to us.”