Daily Archives: December 19, 2016

Heroin deaths exceeded gun homicides in 2015

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Last 2015 year, more than 30,000 people died from opioid overdoses, which cause almost two-thirds of all overdoses in the U.S., according to data released last week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Those data also show that last year, heroin deaths went up 20 percent, exceeding gun homicides. Tom Frieden, director of the CDC, joins Alison Stewart. PBS NewsHour video

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GOP lawmaker on board with Russian hack investigation. Fox Business video

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.Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wisc.) says we should know what kind of influence the Russians tried to have on the election. Sean Patrick Duffy – is an American politician, prosecutor, former sports commentator and reality television personality. Duffy has been an ESPN color commentator for televised competitions and in 2003 appeared as both a competitor and commentator on ESPN’s Great Outdoor Games. He was named Badger State Games Honorary Athlete of the 2004 Winter Games.
Duffy serves on the House Committee on Financial Services. He was appointed Chairman of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations in November 2014, taking over from Patrick McHenry. He is also a member of the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises. He has served on the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit and the Subcommittee on Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity.
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