Longtime Trump Lawyer Strikes Plea Deal with Robert Mueller

Michael Cohen, President Trump’s longtime attorney and personal fixer, pleaded guilty to a new charge brought forth by special counsel Robert Mueller. In doing so he also implicated President Trump in discussions about a potential business deal in Russia that took place well into the presidential campaign of 2016. President Trump has long maintained that […]

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GM Announces it is Laying Off 15% of its Workforce

General Motors has announced significant layoffs – 15% of its workforce – in a bid to restructure the company. “Today, GM is continuing to take proactive steps to improve overall business performance including the reorganization of its global product development staffs, the realignment of its manufacturing capacity and a reduction of salaried workforce,” a statement […]

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War of Words Between Pres. Trump and John Roberts Extends into Thanksgiving

A war of words has continued into the Thanksgiving weekend between President Donald Trump and Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts. “Justice Roberts can say what he wants, but the 9th Circuit is a complete & total disaster. It is out of control, has a horrible reputation, is overturned more than any Circuit in the […]

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Polls Show Women Voters Were Decisive in 2018 Midterm Elections

The election thought to be a Democratic wave has turned into just that as results continue to come in showing a shift in power from the Republican Party to the Democrats. As of tonight, Democrats had flipped thirty-nine seats from Republican control. Political experts had predicted Democratic gains of thirty to forty seats in the […]

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Democrats Win Another Seat in Arizona

Democratic Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema will win the race for U.S. Senate from Arizona. She defeated Republican Congresswoman Martha McSally in one of the hardest-fought and bitterest elections of the year. McSally conceded the race Monday night, nearly a week after Election Day as county-by-county vote tallies came in. McSally lead the race briefly on election […]

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Florida Recounts Underway in Senate, Governor’s Races

Recounts in three hotly contested Florida statewide elections are underway. Recounts by machine have begun in all of Florida’s sixty-seven counties in the Governor, Senate and Agriculture Commissioner’s races. Results released on Saturday showed Republican Gov. Rick Scott leading incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson by 0.15 percentage points in the Senate race, Republican Ron DeSantis leading […]

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President Trump Asks Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Resign

President Trump has asked Jeff Sessions to resign as Attorney General. The President made the announcement yesterday on Twitter. “We are pleased to announce that Matthew G. Whitaker, Chief of Staff to Attorney General Jeff Sessions at the Department of Justice, will become our new Acting Attorney General of the United States. He will serve […]

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In Election with Historic Turnout, House Switches Sides as Check is Delivered on President’s Power

In one of the most hotly contested midterm elections in history the Democratic Party has taken over control of the House of Representatives from Republicans. Thirty-one seats flipped from Republican to Democratic control, while only three flipped from Democratic to Republican control. The twenty-eight seat net-gain was enough to wrest control from Republicans. Democrats needed […]

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The U.S. Economy Added 250,000 Jobs in October Exceeding Expectations

The U.S. economy added 250,000 jobs last month exceeding expectations set by most economists. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.7%. The jobless rate is at the lowest it’s been since 1969, 49 years ago. Among the industries that added the most jobs are healthcare at 36,000, business services with 35,000 and manufacturing with 32,000 […]

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