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Jun 27 2022
Thousands of pro-choice supporters have gathered at rallies across the nation in protest of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v Wade.
The ruling, which spurred divided reactions from across the spectrum, granted states the legal authority to pass laws that criminalize abortions at any point during pregnancy. Abortion bans will go into effect in several states within the nextNew York Post (News) The Guardian Wall Street Journal (News)
Aug 29 2020
Protesters clashed with attendees leaving the Republican National Convention (RNC) outside of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Thursday night. Over the weekend, several videos surfaced of protesters following attendees and shouting "racist" as they left the event; other videos show people in front of the historic St. John's Church near the White House chanting, "if we don’t get it [Fox News (Online News) New York Post (News) The Hill
Oct 06 2015
What happens when our political party veers from our beliefs? Unfortunately, the way our political system operates, we’re left with few options, which is a problem for both Democrats and Republicans.
Whether you admire John Boehner or are glad he’s gone, the House Majority leader’s recent resignation drives home an important point: a politician’s career can grind toBeth Ballentine
Jun 17 2020
CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that Facebook will now allow users to turn off political ads as the company gears up for the 2020 election.
Facebook will also be launching an initiative to increase voter registration.NBC News (Online) USA TODAY Washington Times
Oct 07 2020
The 2020 Vice Presidential Debate will be held Wednesday night at 9pm ET in Salt Lake City, UT. The debate will be moderated by Susan Page, USA Today's Washington bureau chief. Vice President Mike Pence will face off against Senator Kamala Harris as the nation deals with crises of stalled stimulus negotiations and President Donald Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis. Pence and Harris will be separatedWashington Post Brookings Institution Washington Examiner
Aug 09 2020
On Saturday morning, groups of people marched nationwide in support of Jo Jorgensen's #LetHerSpeak campaign, an effort to convince the Commission on Presidential Debates to allow the Libertarian Party presidential candidate to participate in the 2020 debates. "If the GOP were able to have 10+ people at their debates in 2016 and the Democrats were able to have 20+ people during their 2020Reason Bizpac Review Houston Chronicle
Jul 29 2020
On Wednesday, President Donald Trump paid a visit to West Texas, where he spoke at a campaign fundraiser in Odessa and toured a Double Eagle Energy oil rig in Midland. Trump's 16th visit to Texas comes after polls report that the historically red state may be up for grabs. At the event, he spoke of how the U.S. is achieving energy dominance by cutting regulations, simplifying permitting andWashington Times Associated Press Newsweek
Jul 06 2020
The Supreme Court unanimously ruled Monday in favor of states who choose to punish so-called "faithless electors"; members of the Electoral College who break from the group of voters they represent.
Faithless electors largely argued that their votes should be protected by free expression. Some faithless electors asked to skip the Electoral College process in favor of the popular vote.Slate Reuters Washington Times
Nov 29 2018
Perspectives BlogTensions are rising at the U.S.-Mexico border with the arrival of thousands of Central American migrants claiming asylum, particularly as U.S. Border Patrol used tear gas to disperse a group who attempted to rush the fence in Tijuana, Mexico. Some have commended Trump for his dedication to maintaining an immigration system defined by law and order in the face of increasing opposition. Others John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
May 16 2022
The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) in his challenge to a federal law that limits how political campaigns can repay candidates' loans.
The law in question, which was a part of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act that was passed in 2002, placed a $250,000 cap on postelection contributions that campaigns are able to repay candidates for personal loans.Forbes Vox Townhall