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In the wake of the deadly Las Vegas shooting that left 58 people dead and hundreds more injured, politicians on both sides of the isle have proposed gun control legislation. On Oct. 10, a bipartisan bill banning gun accessories led by Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) was formally introduced to ...
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Senate Democrats looking to take control of the chamber in the 2018 election cycle will need to do more than hold onto the 25 of 34 seats they already own that are up for grabs, they’ll also need to pick up three additional seats, according to 270 to Win. As races heat ...
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Whitman Republican State Representative, Geoff Diehl, announced a federal campaign account and formal exploration of a bid for the 2018 senate race on Wednesday. This is Diehl’s first step toward a statewide campaign challenging the progressive ,Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren, the Boston Globe reports. If he is able ...
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  On Thursday the United States launched dozens of missiles on Syria in retaliation against the Syrian government’s chemical weapons attack this week, which claimed over 100 lives. “It is in this vital national security interest of the United States to prevent and deter the spread and use ...
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On Thursday, both the Democrats and the Republicans in the United States Senate made major headlines regarding the confirmation of federal judge Neil Gorsuch to serve on the Supreme Court. Early in the day the Democrats had enough ‘nay’ votes to filibuster the confirmation of the 49-year-old Colorado ...
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International, national, and local leaders in journalism gathered to discuss the changing relationship between the media and the government at the “Fake News and Alternative Facts” keynote panel held at Emerson College’s Paramount Center on March 29. Janet Wu, former news anchor and reporter for WHDH Boston and ...
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Another member of the Trump family is headed for the White House. On Monday, President Donald Trump chose his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, to run the new White House Office of American Innovation. The office will look to “fix” the federal government by using business strategies. “The government should ...
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While speaking to the press on Monday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions (R-Al.) threatened that “sanctuary cities” could eventually be stripped of federal law enforcement funding. Sessions took the podium during a regular White House media briefing and reaffirmed the Trump administration’s stance on these so-called “sanctuary cities,” which ...
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This weekend saw a major defeat to President Donald Trump and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) with the American Health Care Act being pulled from Congress on Friday as the proposed replacement to the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare. Democrats in Congress are rejoicing as ...
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A political divide has developed in the face of the Trump administration, and it stems beyond the distinction between Democratic and Republican leadership. The Republican-led decision to shelf the vote on the American Health Care Act is not alone in its controversial sentiment, as longstanding and varying speculation about ...
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