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Mar 26 2019
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, in a move aimed at dividing Democrats, set a vote for Tuesday on their “Green New Deal” resolution that seeks to cut greenhouse gas emissions by moving off fossil fuels.
The Green New Deal, introduced last month by Democrats, marked the first formal attempt by lawmakers to define legislation to create big government-led investments in clean energyReuters
Mar 18 2018
Trump vowed to bring business acumen to the White House. He just didn’t like it when the ideas came from someone else.Politico
Aug 07 2019
Do video games trigger violent behavior? Scientific studies have found no link. But the persistent theory is back in the headlines following the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday.
An online manifesto thought to be authored by the gunman briefly mentioned the combat game "Call of Duty." Then President Donald Trump weighed in, charging Monday that "gruesome and grisly videoChristian Science Monitor
Jul 26 2018
A group of House Republicans have introduced a resolution to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein over his oversight of the special counsel's investigation of Russian interference and possible collusion with the Trump campaign in the 2016 presidential election.Newsweek
Jun 08 2019
Democrats lashed out in all directions at President Trump after he won concessions from Mexico to try to stop the flow of illegal immigrants at the border. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi chided the president Saturday for his method, saying his threat of tariffs was unbecoming of a friendly country’s treatment of a neighbor. But Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer took a different approach,Washington Times
Jun 10 2020
What a difference a hashtag makes.
When Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser had the phrase “Black Lives Matter” painted in immense letters on a city street directly adjacent to White House last week, she drew a stark line between President Trump and the protestors who had populated that space in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death. Bowser’s action capitalized on public opinion pollsDan Schnur
May 27 2020
Four months after the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in the U.S., the nation’s coronavirus death toll has surpassed 100,000, hitting 100,047 as of 6 PM eastern on May 27, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.
That’s the most confirmed deaths of any country in the world. It’s equivalent to the entire population ofTime Magazine
Mar 24 2020
Pennsylvania Supreme Court clears way for the governor to shut down gun stores indefinitely, citing the coronavirus
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court denied a request by gun-rights advocates to exempt gun stores from an order mandating the closure of businesses amid the coronavirus outbreak in the state.
Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf issued the executive order on March 19, which forced the shutdown of all businesses in the state deemed not "life-sustaining" for an indefinite period of time, gun storesThe Blaze
Apr 15 2015
One candidate may be dropping out of the Salt Lake City mayoral race Wednesday.
Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City, wrote on Facebook that he and former Democratic state representative Jackie Biskupski will have a discussion over coffee Wednesday and “decide who carries the banner.”
“After pouring over the numbers for two days, Jackie and I agree that if we are both in the race,Deseret News
Aug 06 2019
Polls show that Republican voters prioritize gun rights over gun control but aren’t universally opposed to restrictions on firearms. In fact, most Republicans support expanding background checks. Most back “red flag” provisions allowing the police to take guns away from people deemed dangerous by a judge. A majority support requiring a license to purchase a gun.
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