Politics

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Democratic field shrinks nearly in half after only 10 Democratic candidates hit polling and fundraising thresholds to qualify for September debate The Democratic field was nearly cut in half Thursday morning after only 10 Democratic candidates hit the polling and fundraising thresholds set by the Democratic National Committee (DNC) to[Read More…]

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Conservative talk radio host Joe Walsh announced Sunday that he plans to launch a Republican presidential primary campaign against President Donald Trump  Conservative talk radio host and former Illinois representative Joe Walsh announced Sunday that he plans to launch a Republican presidential primary campaign against President Donald Trump. The announcement[Read More…]

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The United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit in Denver ruled Tuesday that members of the Electoral College have the right to vote freely without bounds The United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit in Denver ruled Tuesday that members of the Electoral College, those who[Read More…]

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Governor of Washington and climate advocate Jay Inslee to become third Democratic candidate to withdraw from 2020 presidential race  Jay Inslee, the reigning governor of Washington, announced on MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” Wednesday night that he will be withdrawing from the 2020 presidential race because “it’s become clear” that[Read More…]

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What Republicans achieved from former special counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony on Capitol Hill Robert Mueller, the former special counsel, testified before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees for a total of nearly seven hours of air time Wednesday in an anti-climactic conclusion to his team’s findings in the Mueller report.[Read More…]

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What Democrats achieved from the former special counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony on Capitol Hill Robert Mueller, the former special counsel, testified before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees for a total of nearly seven hours of air time Wednesday in an anti-climactic conclusion to his team’s findings in the Mueller[Read More…]

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Senate confirms Mark T. Esper as secretary of defense on Tuesday, effectively ending the longest leaderless period for the Pentagon in American history Mark T. Esper, a fifty-five year old “Army infantryman who fought in the Persian Gulf war of 1991 before becoming a lobbyist for the military contractor Raytheon,”[Read More…]

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Former special counsel Robert Mueller to publicly testify Wednesday about his report on President Trump and possible Russian interference in the 2016 election Robert Mueller, the former special counsel, began testifying before the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday morning at 8:30 a.m. ET. His testimony, with the purpose to discuss his[Read More…]

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President Trump sues the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee and New York state officials Tuesday in an attempt to protect his state tax returns According to the Wall Street Journal, President Trump sued the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee and New York state officials Tuesday in an attempt[Read More…]

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Senate passes bill Tuesday securing funding for the 9/11 Compensation Fund The last legislative barrier for the continuation of funding for the 9/11 compensation fund was cleared Tuesday following a bipartisan senate vote to extend funding for victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks. The bill, which passed the Senate[Read More…]