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What happened to the Zika “crisis” (and all your tax dollars)?

(Above image: Full Measure investigates the Zika “crisis” in Puerto Rico) Projections were dire. In July of last year, CDC director Dr. Thomas Frieden called Puerto Rico’s Zika epidemic “horrifying.” He warned it could sicken 10,000 pregnant Puerto Rican women in 2016 alone, causing catastrophic birth defects in hundreds of babies. Fortunately, that didn’t happen. […]

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Obama-era Surveillance Timeline

You can find many timelines that follow allegations of Russia tampering in the U.S. election and alleged involvement of Trump officials. But I couldn’t find any comprehensive timelines cross-referencing Obama-era surveillance of whistleblowers, journalists and other U.S. citizens with Russia surveillance allegations. So I built one. Please note: temporal proximity of events doesn’t necessarily imply a connection. January 21, […]

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The Border Challenge

Above image: a view from the Texas border town of Laredo This week on Full Measure, I take you on a no-spin trip to the Southern Border. We’ll see the dangers faced daily by the hard working men and women who protect our border as a constant stream of drug traffickers and other illegal immigrants […]

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Newsgate 2016

Note: This story was updated with additional information on Nov. 12 The following is a news media analysis and commentary Regardless of who is your chosen – or least favorite – presidential candidate, independent minds should be concerned about the latest revelations in the news media’s unseemly relationships with government and political actors. While there are […]

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How China Could Be Making Your Life More Expensive

Above: Full Measure in Asia China is executing a massive plan that aims control much of the world economy. Our Full Measure cover story this week from Asia explains why you should care about “One Belt One Road.” We’ll also Follow the Money and tell you how your tax dollars are paying for flights you’ll […]

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They shoot drug users in the streets…

Above image: Interviewing an opponent of Philippine President Duterte in a Manila suburb Sunday on Full Measure, we have an incredible cover story from The Philippines where President Duterte is drawing international attention for his radical tactics in fighting drug crimes and Islamic extremist terrorism: he has given the green light for police and ordinary […]

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Weinstein Story Isn’t the First the Media has “Spiked”

Many people seem shocked by claims from a former New York Times reporter who says the newspaper sat on her 2004 information exposing alleged sexual misconduct by Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. (The Times told Newsweek they would have only withheld information for good reason.) The Weinstein question aside, I can tell you that every day, […]

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17 times Dems, Repubs said no evidence of Trump-Russia collusion; 10 times people claimed there was

To date, scandalous accusations of treason against Trump haven’t borne out Incendiary claims unsupported by public evidence after almost a year of probes The following is a news analysis Ayear after questions were first raised, there’s no evidence that Donald Trump “colluded” with Russia in order to get elected, according to prominent Democrats and Republicans who have […]

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“Zombiecare”

Sunday on Full Measure, we examine the state of Obamacare today: our expert calls it “the Walking Dead” or “Zombiecare.” He’ll sort through the confusion and uncertainty to tell you whether or not the law requires you to buy insurance for 2018, whether you’ll have to pay a penalty if you don’t, and why he […]

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Confessions from “The Swamp”

We have another maddening but important cover story this week: A current member of Congress tells about the outrageous transactional politics controlling Capitol Hill. What does it mean? He says both Democrats and Republicans agree behind the scenes to refrain from cutting spending and programs that benefit special interests. He also says members of Congress […]

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