GOP Senators Ask to Cancel August Recess

GOP Senators are asking Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to expand their work schedule in order to accomplish outstanding work items. They’re asking, specifically, for McConnell to cancel the August recess, one of the most anticipated breaks of the year for Senators. “Our current Senate calendar shows only 33 potential working days remaining before the […]

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Stein Campaign Refuses to Turn Over Documents in Russia Probe

Former Green Party candidate, Jill Stein, is refusing to turn over documents and correspondence to the Senate Judiciary Committee relating to the committee’s ongoing Russia investigation. Although she did not fully comply with the demand for the information, calling the request, “so overboard in reach as to demand constitutionally protected materials,” she did agree to […]

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Eric Schneiderman Resigns Amid Abuse Allegations

Four women have accused New York’s Attorney General of physical abuse causing him to resign from office. “While these allegations are unrelated to my professional conduct or the operations of the office, they will effectively prevent me from leading the office’s work at this critical time,” a statement issued by Eric Schneiderman read. “I therefore […]

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Connecticut Signs Law Granting Electoral Votes to Popular Vote Winner

Updated 5/8/18 at 9:15 a.m. Connecticut has become the twelfth state to join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, a group of states passing laws requiring their state’s electors vote for the winner of the popular vote in presidential elections. The Connecticut State Legislature passed the bill on Saturday by a vote of 21-14 in […]

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President’s Doctor Claims Health Letter is Fake

President Donald Trump’s doctor, Harold Bornstein, has admitted that the 2015 health letter he wrote for the then-presidential-candidate Donald Trump was dictated by Trump himself. The letter drew scrutiny for having similar speech patterns as that of Trump’s, with language like “the best ever” and “extraordinary.” Dr. Bornstein claimed in a 2015 interview however, that […]

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President’s Lawyer’s Phone Calls Monitored

The President’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen, has had his phone calls monitored for some time, according to authorities, it was learned today. Cohen has represented the Trump organization for nearly two decades in business and various other dealings, according to the President. Cohen has become a person of interest in Robert Mueller’s special investigation into […]

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President, John Kelly Push Back on Claims on Strained Relationship

President Trump and his Chief of Staff, Gen. John Kelly, are pushing back on reports that Kelly has repeatedly referred to the President as an “idiot” and that he has characterized his role in the White House as one of a bulwark against would-be disaster wrought by an inexperienced president who makes erratic decisions. “I […]

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Undocumented Immigrants Can Serve on California State Boards, New Bill Says

A bill that would grant illegal immigrants the right to sit on state boards and commissions has been introduced in the California State Senate. Senate Bill 174 amends an existing state law that prohibits individuals from holding office if they are not a U.S. citizen at the time of their appointment. The bill was introduced […]

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Federal Judge Strikes Down DACA Program End

A federal judge has ruled President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program illegal and ordered the program reinstated. He also ruled the administration must continue to accept new applicants, taking the defense of the program a step further than previous judges who had ruled in favor of the program. Judge […]

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