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Racism and the Republican House of Representatives

A teenager, upset about law enforcement killings of black crime suspects, painted a picture that upset several congressmen.
Terrorism, gun violence, and drug addiction are some of our problems de jour. Uncertainty about the Affrordable Care Act is another concern, along with apprehension about the temperamental, tweeting...
19 January 2017 -
J. Altabe

Congress caves into pressure from Trump; reverses vote on watchdog

Nancy Pelosi - 'Evidently, ethics are the first casualty of the new Republican Congress;' Ryan supports reversal
The newly sworn GOP led House of Representatives, under pressure from President-elect Donald Trump, Speaker Paul Ryan and California Republican Congressman Kevin McCarthy, voted Tuesday to reverse its...
4 January 2017 -
K. Mcclarty

Children raped points to need for immigration enforcement

How many times must an undesirable leave the United States before a child’s innocence is lost?
A pair of children allegedly raped by undocumented aliens threatens to define President Barack Obama’s immigration legacy as he prepares to leave office in January. Heads of both the House and...
31 December 2016 -
A. Arnold
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