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Economy
Recession Fears Are Valid, But Predicting Timing Nearly Impossible, Economist Says
2019-08-23 19:01:20
by HJ Mai

There are plenty of warning signs that the longest economic expansion in the history of the United States is coming to an end. While the signs indicate an impending recession, predicting the time of it is nearly impossible, Hoyt Bleakley,... Read More

State News

Southern California Must Plan For 1.3 Million New Homes In The Next Decade, Newsom Says State News
Southern California Must Plan For 1.3 Million New Homes In The Next Decade, Newsom Says
2019-08-23 15:36:23
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Cities and counties in Southern California will have to plan for the construction of 1.3 million new homes in the next decade, a figure more than three times what local governments had proposed over the same period,... Read More

Congress

Coming Soon To Fairport, NY: The Louise And Bob Slaughter Post Office Congress
Coming Soon To Fairport, NY: The Louise And Bob Slaughter Post Office
2019-08-23 15:33:07
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WASHINGTON — A post office in Fairport, N.Y. is on its way to being named for the late Rep. Louise Slaughter and her late husband Bob. President Donald Trump signed into law this week legislation to rename a postal facility... Read More

Opinion Polls

Trump Could Get Impeachment Boost For Reelection, Poll Shows Opinion Polls
Trump Could Get Impeachment Boost For Reelection, Poll Shows
2019-08-23 15:30:11
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WASHINGTON — Democrats beware: A huge majority of Americans believes impeaching President Donald Trump would fail and some believe it might even boost his reelection effort, according to a new Monmouth University poll. The survey showed that 75% of respondents... Read More

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Feeling Bipartisan Heat, Trump Backs Off Foreign Aid Cuts Political News
Feeling Bipartisan Heat, Trump Backs Off Foreign Aid Cuts
2019-08-23 15:26:12
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WASHINGTON — Succumbing to bipartisan pressure, the White House abandoned plans Thursday to cut billions of dollars from the State Department budget for foreign aid, several officials said. A proposal to freeze as much as $4 billion in aid approved... Read More

Discord Dominates As Trump And Other Leaders Plan G-7 Summit Foreign Affairs
Discord Dominates As Trump And Other Leaders Plan G-7 Summit
2019-08-23 15:20:48
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BIARRITZ, France — French President Emmanuel Macron, the host of this weekend’s Group of Seven summit, has publicly expressed hope that the G-7 leaders will reaffirm a shared commitment to democratic ideals and multilateral cooperation in an era of political... Read More

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee To Run For 3rd Term Political News
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee To Run For 3rd Term
2019-08-22 21:07:52
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee ended his climate change-focused 2020 presidential bid Wednesday night, announcing Thursday that he'll seek a third term as governor instead. Inslee revealed he was ending his run for the White House on MSNBC's "The... Read More

Ex-Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper Running For Senate Political News
Ex-Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper Running For Senate
2019-08-22 18:27:17
by Dan McCue

A presidential campaign behind him, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said Thursday he's running for the U.S. Senate, vying for the right to challenge Republican incumbent Cory Gardner. With his announcement, which came via a video message posted on his... Read More

10th Circuit Sides With ‘Faithless Electors’ in Colorado 2016 Election Case Political News
10th Circuit Sides With ‘Faithless Electors’ in Colorado 2016 Election Case
2019-08-22 14:01:32
by Dan McCue

A federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled that three presidential electors from Colorado were unconstitutionally forced to cast their Electoral College votes for Hillary Clinton in 2016. The ruling by a divided 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is a... Read More

The Latest Casualty Of Trump’s Trade War With China? California Wine Trade
The Latest Casualty Of Trump’s Trade War With China? California Wine
2019-08-22 13:55:07
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HEALDSBURG, Calif. — Hank Wetzel’s vineyards stretch to the horizon, a swath of green straddling Sonoma County’s Russian River, farmed by generations of Wetzels for half a century. It is a long way from Shanghai. Nonetheless, seated outside his tasting... Read More

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