Chaos at Pruitt’s EPA

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has received a slew of negative publicity in recent weeks amid accusations of abuse of power and several senior-level resignations. Several people within the agency have characterized those departures as staffers abandoning a sinking ship. The first departure came several weeks when a close friend of Pruitt’s, Albert Kelly, […]

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Millennials Blame Baby Boomers for Their Problems

According to a new poll, 51% millennials blame baby boomers for making things worse for their generation. The survey also found that many baby boomers (36%), agreed with the sentiment.  Only 13% of millennials felt baby boomers had made things better for them. The findings raise the possibility of competition between the generations becoming a […]

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New Immigrants Better Educated but Not Better Employed

A new study by the right-leaning Center for Immigration Studies found that the education levels for new immigrants has increased dramatically in the last decade, but employment and income have not kept pace by nearly as much. The study found that the share of new immigrants with a college degree has increased from 34% to […]

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Schumer Introduces Legislation to Legalize Marijuana

Legislation was introduced this week in the Senate that would decriminalize the use of marijuana at the federal level and create dedicated funding streams for women and minority business owners to produce and sell the drug. The legislation was introduced by Minority Leader Chuck Schumer who said that his world view on Marijuana has “evolved.” […]

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Speaker Ryan to Leave Congress to Be “Full-Time Dad”

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., is not seeking reelection and will retire in January 2019, citing his responsibilities as a father. “What I realized is, if I am here for one more term, my kids will only have ever known me as a weekend dad,” Ryan said in a news conference Wednesday. His departure is […]

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President Vows to End Negotiating Solution for DACA Program

President Trump has vowed to stop negotiating on a solution to the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals, or DACA program Sunday morning, citing what he considers a lack of desire on the part of congressional Democrats to get a deal done. He also decried what he called “caravans” of illegal immigrants crossing the southern border […]

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Forgoes Appointing a Second Special Counsel to Look into FISA, Other Abuses at FBI, DOJ

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has decided not to appoint a second special counsel to investigate alleged abuses by the FBI and the Department of Justice regarding the obtaining of FISA warrants to surveille the Trump campaign during the 2016 presidential election, as well as other issues like the conduct of the Hillary Clinton email scandal. […]

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