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‘Republicans Keep Saying the Quiet Part Out Loud’: Pence Calls for Privatizing Social Security

Mike Pence

Jake Johnson Former Vice President Mike Pence, a possible 2024 presidential candidate, has voiced support for a Social Security privatization scheme that the George W. Bush administration unsuccessfully pushed nearly two decades ago. In a closed-door event Thursday hosted by the National Association of Wholesale-Distributors, a corporate trade group, Pence …

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New Jersey Lawmakers Pass Bill To Make ‘sextortion’ A Crime

New Jersey Senate

Dana DiFilippo, New Jersey Monitor Using sexual images to extort victims could soon become a crime in New Jersey after lawmakers in the Senate unanimously passed legislation Thursday to criminalize “sextortion.” Sextortion can involve someone hacking into a person’s computer or phone to steal sexual material and threaten to distribute it, …

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