Author archive: Christina Paulos

Amid Trade War That’s Hurting Their Bottom Line, Many Farmers Conflicted About Trump Trade
Amid Trade War That’s Hurting Their Bottom Line, Many Farmers Conflicted About Trump
January 15, 2019
by Christina Paulos

A year ago, President Donald Trump received a hero’s welcome at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 99th annual convention in Nashville, Tenn., cheered for rolling back regulations... Read More

Old, Young, Liberal, Centrist: Democrats Will Have No End of Choices for President in 2020 2020 Elections
Old, Young, Liberal, Centrist: Democrats Will Have No End of Choices for President in 2020
January 14, 2019
by Christina Paulos

There are fresh faces and old hands. Billionaires and at least one person still paying off student loans. A skateboarder, a brewery founder and a coffee magnate are all taking a look. Read More

McCarthy Promises ‘Action’ on Rep. Steve King After Latest Racist Remarks In The News
McCarthy Promises ‘Action’ on Rep. Steve King After Latest Racist Remarks
January 14, 2019
by Christina Paulos

Kevin McCarthy, the House Republican leader, promised “action” after the latest racist remarks by Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa. “Action will be taken,” McCarthy said Sunday of King on CBS’ “Face the Nation.” Read More

State Laws Slow Down High-Speed Internet for Rural America In The News
State Laws Slow Down High-Speed Internet for Rural America
January 14, 2019
by Christina Paulos

Electric cooperatives want to help bridge the digital divide between rural and urban America as more federal funding becomes available for rural broadband. Read More

US Officials Say California Men Were Agents of Iran In The News
US Officials Say California Men Were Agents of Iran
January 14, 2019
by Christina Paulos

They seemed an unlikely pair of spies. The older man, Majid Ghorbani, worked at a Persian restaurant in Santa Ana. At 59, he wore a thick gray mustache and the weary expression of a man who had served up countless plates of rice and kebab. Read More

Chance Encounter on a Back Road Cracked the Jayme Closs Case In The News
Chance Encounter on a Back Road Cracked the Jayme Closs Case
January 13, 2019
by Christina Paulos

The sun was dipping below the tops of the pines as Jeanne Nutter clipped the leash on Henry, her 3-year-old golden retriever. It had been a two-hour drive from Nutter’s home near Eau Claire to her backwoods cabin here in northern Wisconsin... Read More

As Government Shutdown Hits Record Length, Trump Tweets That He Has a Plan White House
As Government Shutdown Hits Record Length, Trump Tweets That He Has a Plan
January 13, 2019
by Christina Paulos

President Donald Trump, in a rambling series of Saturday tweets from the White House, promised to resolve a 22-day government shutdown that’s now the longest in U.S. history — without offering a single detail. Read More

Immigration Court Backlog Could Grow by Years After Government Shutdown Immigration
Immigration Court Backlog Could Grow by Years After Government Shutdown
January 13, 2019
by Christina Paulos

The shutdown of the federal government over the president’s campaign promise to build a wall along the southern U.S. border is taking its toll on already backed-up immigration courts. Read More

FBI Investigated Whether Trump, After Firing Comey, Was Working for Russia In The News
FBI Investigated Whether Trump, After Firing Comey, Was Working for Russia
January 13, 2019
by Christina Paulos

President Donald Trump Saturday angrily rejected a New York Times report that said the FBI opened an investigation in 2017 to determine whether he worked, knowingly or unknowingly, on behalf of Russia. Read More

Health Law Appeal Paused as Shutdown Affects Federal Courts Health
Health Law Appeal Paused as Shutdown Affects Federal Courts
January 13, 2019
by Christina Paulos

The partial government shutdown halted a major challenge to the 2010 health care law among other civil litigation on Friday, as Justice Department lawyers sought the same in a challenge from three Senate Democrats... Read More

VIDEO: First Day in Congress With Rep. Andy Levin Spotlight
VIDEO: First Day in Congress With Rep. Andy Levin
January 12, 2019
by TWN Staff

A human rights activist, newly elected Representative Andy Levin has been advocating for working families since the 1980s. Now he brings his fight to Congress. Watch him as he navigates his first day... Read More

Rural Recycling Hit Hard by Shifting Scrap Market Rural
Rural Recycling Hit Hard by Shifting Scrap Market
January 12, 2019
by Christina Paulos

Big cities have shielded their residents from the impact of China’s decision last year to curtail the solid waste it will accept from other countries. But rural and small-town residents are starting to get squeezed by a change... Read More

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