Supreme Court Sides with States in Gerrymandering Cases

The Supreme Court, in two closely watched cases, allowed gerrymandered district maps to stand in Texas and North Carolina meaning both sets of maps will most certainly be used in the midterm elections. The Court allowed three district maps to stand in Texas, but struck a fourth down. Critics had argued the maps discriminated against […]

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President, Chief of Staff Furious Over Leak of “Do Not Congratulate” Instructions for Putin Call

President Trump and Chief of Staff John Kelly are furious over a leak of details of a recent phone call between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. The President, according to briefing materials, was instructed not to congratulate Putin on a recent general election victory in which he won a fourth term as Russia’s […]

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President Trump, Ignoring National Security Advice, Congratulates Russian President Putin on Election Victory

President Trump, contrary to advice given to him by his national security advisers, called Russian President Vladimir Putin and congratulated him on his election victory today. Putin won reelection Sunday, ensuring he will remain Russia’s president for the next six years. Putin has been the head of the country since 1999, serving as either president […]

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Vladimir Putin Wins Fourth Consecutive Term as Russian President, in Foregone Conclusion

Russian President Vladimir Putin won reelection yesterday, remaining Russia’s president for at least another six years. The Russian leader has been the head of the country since 1999, serving as either president or prime minister in that time. Putin captured 76.67% of the vote. His next closest competitor, millionaire communist Pavel Grudinin, won a little […]

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