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Montana Judge Rules Secretary of State Can't Override Governor's Veto of Bison Bill Political News
Montana Judge Rules Secretary of State Can't Override Governor's Veto of Bison Bill
2019-06-07 20:54:17
by Dan McCue

A judge in Helena, Montana ruled this week that Montana's secretary of state does not have the authority to unilaterally override Governor Steve Bullock's veto of a controversial bill changing the definition of what constitutes a wild bison. In vetoing... Read More

Trump Administration Imposes New Restrictions on Fetal Tissue Research Science
Trump Administration Imposes New Restrictions on Fetal Tissue Research
2019-06-05 21:21:47
by Dan McCue

The Trump administration announced Wednesday that it will sharply reduce the amount of federal money supporting medical research that relies on tissue from aborted fetuses, handing a significant victory to anti-abortion groups who had lobbied for such a decision for... Read More

House Bid to Give ‘Dreamers’ a Path to Citizenship Garners Bipartisan Support Immigration
House Bid to Give ‘Dreamers’ a Path to Citizenship Garners Bipartisan Support
2019-06-05 21:16:53
by Dan McCue

The Democrat-led House passed legislation Tuesday that would create a path to citizenship for about 2.5 million immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children. The bill, which passed by a vote of 237-187, with seven Republicans voting in... Read More

Virginia Governor Calls Special Session to Tackle Gun Violence State News
Virginia Governor Calls Special Session to Tackle Gun Violence
2019-06-04 21:01:58
by Dan McCue

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam called lawmakers back to the state Capitol Tuesday to address the issue of gun violence in the wake of last week's mass shooting in Virginia Beach. “No one should go to work, to school, or to... Read More

Fed Chairman Hints That Rate Cuts May Be Needed Due to Trade Disputes Federal Reserve
Fed Chairman Hints That Rate Cuts May Be Needed Due to Trade Disputes
2019-06-04 20:05:30
by Dan McCue

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell hinted on Tuesday that the central bank is prepared to cut interest rates later this year if it decides President Donald Trump's many trade conflicts are harming the U.S. economy. "We are closely monitoring the... Read More

Trump Administration Halts Cruises to Cuba Under New Rules Political News
Trump Administration Halts Cruises to Cuba Under New Rules
2019-06-04 20:02:07
by Dan McCue

The Trump administration put an end to the most popular way to travel from the United States to Cuba, Tuesday banning cruise ships from calling on ports in the communist nation. The ban goes into effect Wednesday, when the change... Read More

Woodward Says Pentagon Gripped By 'High Anxiety' Over Trump Media
Woodward Says Pentagon Gripped By 'High Anxiety' Over Trump
2019-05-31 20:26:34
by Dan McCue

Legendary Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward says there's a sense at the Pentagon that the military is the last institution in America that is working, and a real concern among members of the Joint Chiefs about what President Donald Trump... Read More

Circuit Judge Blocks Missouri from Suspending License of State's Only Abortion Clinic In The News
Circuit Judge Blocks Missouri from Suspending License of State's Only Abortion Clinic
2019-05-31 19:35:22
by Dan McCue

A circuit court judge in St. Louis on Friday stepped in to block Missouri officials from taking away the license of the state's only abortion clinic. The decision by St. Louis Circuit Court Judge Michael Stelzer to issue a temporary... Read More

Poll Finds Americans Say Health Care Costs Their Most Pressing Financial Problem Opinion Polls
Poll Finds Americans Say Health Care Costs Their Most Pressing Financial Problem
2019-05-31 19:25:41
by Dan McCue

Americans are more likely to name healthcare costs than any other issue when asked to say what is the most important financial problem facing their family, a recent Gallup poll found. In a survey conducted April 17-30, 17 percent of... Read More

Mueller’s Public Remarks Stoke Impeachment Pressures on Capitol Hill In The News
Mueller’s Public Remarks Stoke Impeachment Pressures on Capitol Hill
2019-05-31 19:21:16
by HJ Mai

Special Counsel Robert Mueller earlier this week gave his first public remarks following the conclusion of his 22-month investigation into Russian election interference and alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. While the former FBI director did not divulge... Read More

Census Question on Citizenship Began as GOP Plan to Hurt Democrats, Documents Show Political News
Census Question on Citizenship Began as GOP Plan to Hurt Democrats, Documents Show

WASHINGTON — Newly revealed documents appeared to confirm Thursday what many critics had long suspected — that the Trump administration’s drive to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census began as a plan to bolster Republicans and to undercut... Read More

Delaney Takes Issue With DNC's New Debate Qualification Thresholds Political News
Delaney Takes Issue With DNC's New Debate Qualification Thresholds
2019-05-30 20:50:11
by Dan McCue

Former Maryland Representative John Delaney has sent a letter to Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez, asking him to explain the party's decision to change the qualifications candidates must meet to appear in the Democrats third presidential primary debate. On... Read More

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