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Trump Signs Spending Bill

President Trump signed a $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill on Friday after earlier saying that he might veto the bill. Trump said he signed the bill, despite some qualms, because a $60 billion increase in military spending had convinced him it was a worthwhile compromise.

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Does TV bear some responsibility for hard feelings between urban America and small town America?

"Geographic bias in popular culture likely reflects—and contributes to—America’s continued polarization along political, cultural, and social lines," writes the Brookings Institution. "TV and movies should more accurately reflect America’s population along many dimensions, including geographic diversity."