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May 21 2020
Senators Clash Over How Soon To Reopen The Economy
Members of the Senate Banking Committee squabbled Tuesday over how quickly the U.S. economy can rebound from the coronavirus shutdown and whether the federal government is doing enough to support struggling families and businesses in the meantime.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell defended the government's multi-trillion-dollar relief effortsNPR (Online News)
Nov 29 2019
Happy Thanksgiving from AllSides!
Each November, Thanksgiving brings people together to share company, food, gratitude — and a whole lot of thoughts and opinions.
Sometimes, chats with family and friends can turn a warm environment cold if the wrong topic comes up. Here's five ways you can handle those tough political conversations at Thanksgiving dinner.
Looking to get some practice in beforehand? Check out theHenry A. Brechter
Nov 01 2019
Trump Changes His Permanent Residency Status
President Trump, who was born and raised in New York, announced on Twitter Thursday evening that he and his family have changed their permanent residency status to Florida.
He said he’s come to love living at the White House and hopes to stay throughout a second term, but Palm Beach, Florida, where his Mar-a-Lago Club is located, will become his new home.
Apr 23 2020
Trump's immigration suspension: What's the goal?
What’s happening: President Trump on Monday announced via Twitter that he would be signing an executive order to temporarily suspend immigration to the United States in response to the coronavirus pandemic. He later provided details of the order, which is much more limited than his initial announcement suggested.
Under the order, the U.S. will stop issuing permanent residency visas —Yahoo! The 360
Dec 16 2017
The final GOP tax bill is complete. Here’s what is in it.
The bill would affect nearly every American business and family.Washington Post
Jul 23 2019
Trump administration proposes cutting 3 million off food stamp rolls
WASHINGTON – As many as 3.1 million recipients could lose their food stamp benefits under a proposal unveiled Tuesday. The Trump administration said the rule was designed to eliminate "loopholes," but it was immediately assailed by anti-poverty advocates.
Under the proposed rule, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program would no longer provideUSA TODAY
Aug 23 2019
David Koch, conservative donor and philanthropist, has died at age 79
Billionaire conservative icon David Koch has died at age 79, CBS News has confirmed, according to a source close to the Koch family. The New York resident was suffering from deteriorating health as of late, according to a letter Koch's older brother Charles Koch sent to company officials last summer.
He wrote at the time: "We are deeply saddened by this, as we miss David's insightfulCBS News (Online)
Nov 10 2019
'I want to have my own car': American-born ISIS bride begs to return to US
A woman born in New Jersey, who fled the United States to join the Islamic State five years ago, said she "regrets every single thing" and has fought to return home despite the loss of her citizenship.
Hoda Muthana, 25, left her family home in Alabama in 2014 after making contact with ISIS fighters through social media. Muthana had gained a large following on Twitter and expressed anti-Washington Examiner
Sep 24 2020
Louisville police chief 'very concerned' about safety after 2 officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests
Two Louisville Metro Police Department officers were shot during protests on Wednesday night following a grand jury's decision in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor.
Interim Police Chief Robert Schroeder told reporters during a preliminary briefing that the officers sustained non life-threatening injuries. One was in surgery, and the other was alert and in stable condition, he said.USA TODAY
Jan 13 2020
AOC’s Reelection Campaign Keeps Half of All Donations to ‘Working-Class Champions’ PAC
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s creation of a new progressive PAC to “elect working-class champions who have lived the hardships we seek to eliminate” funnels half of every donation to her own campaign.
After accusing the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee of “blacklisting” progressive candidates and refusing to pay $250,000 in dues to the organization, Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.)National Review