Author archive: Christina Paulos

If Parents Get Deported, Who Gets Their Children? Immigration
If Parents Get Deported, Who Gets Their Children?
October 29, 2018
by Christina Paulos

As the Trump administration increases immigration enforcement actions against working adults, grandparents and other extended family members — often immigrants themselves — are stepping in to care for many of those... Read More

Bomb Suspect Cesar Sayoc, Lost and Angry, Found His Tribe with Trump In The News
Bomb Suspect Cesar Sayoc, Lost and Angry, Found His Tribe with Trump
October 29, 2018
by Christina Paulos

October 29, 2018 By Linda Robertson, Sarah Blaskey and Martin Vassolo Cesar Sayoc lived on the crummy strip-mall fringes of South Florida, sleeping in a van that stank of sweaty gym clothes, delivering pizzas on the graveyard shift and working as floorman inside a smoky, dingy gentlemen’s club… Read More

Far-right Jair Bolsonaro Wins Brazil’s Runoff for President In The News
Far-right Jair Bolsonaro Wins Brazil’s Runoff for President
October 29, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Brazil’s far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro won Sunday’s presidential runoff, according to a nearly complete count of the vote published by electoral authorities. Bolsonaro got 55.5 percent of the votes followed by Workers’ Party... Read More

Democrats Seize on Education as an Issue to Win Governorships in Republican States Education
Democrats Seize on Education as an Issue to Win Governorships in Republican States
October 29, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Right after the bell rings to end the school day, Shari Gateley hurriedly tidies up her classroom and dashes into the teachers’ lounge. She emerges in sneakers and a campaign T-shirt, ready to knock on doors for Drew Edmondson... Read More

Trump Plays Outsize Role in Montana’s Tightening Senate Race 2018 Midterms
Trump Plays Outsize Role in Montana’s Tightening Senate Race
October 29, 2018
by Christina Paulos

President Donald Trump’s ability to swing a statewide race will get one of its biggest tests in Montana. The president has made it a personal quest to unseat Democratic Sen. Jon Tester, a native Montanan and rancher who has... Read More

Trump Tax Cuts Will Wait Until 2019 if the GOP is Still in Charge, Says Brady Economy
Trump Tax Cuts Will Wait Until 2019 if the GOP is Still in Charge, Says Brady
October 26, 2018
by Christina Paulos

The chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee is appearing to punt President Donald Trump’s new middle class tax cut plan to 2019. Rep. Kevin Brady made clear Friday that the additional 10 percent middle class... Read More

On the Border in El Paso, the Migrant Caravans Arrive so Regularly There’s a Housing Crunch Immigration
On the Border in El Paso, the Migrant Caravans Arrive so Regularly There’s a Housing Crunch
October 26, 2018
by Christina Paulos

While President Donald Trump railed against a migrant caravan wending its way north through Mexico this week, hundreds of Central American immigrant families had already arrived at the border and been released into the U.S. by authorities. Read More

Supreme Court Weighs Whether to Hear Its First Abortion-Related Case Since Kavanaugh Joined the Bench Supreme Court
Supreme Court Weighs Whether to Hear Its First Abortion-Related Case Since Kavanaugh Joined the Bench
October 26, 2018
by Christina Paulos

The Supreme Court could announce as early as Friday whether it will hear its first abortion-related appeal with newly seated Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh. The case involves whether conservative states may exclude Planned... Read More

With Fewer Refugees Coming, Resettlement Agencies May Be Forced to Close Uncategorized
With Fewer Refugees Coming, Resettlement Agencies May Be Forced to Close
October 26, 2018
by Christina Paulos

When Christian Ilaka wakes up, the first thing he sees on his wall in large letters is the word “Focus.” The 25-year-old uses the reminder to motivate himself to do what he needs to do to succeed in his new life in the U.S. Ilaka... Read More

Who Is Cesar Sayoc Jr., the Man Arrested in Plot to Mail Bombs to Trump Critics? National Security
Who Is Cesar Sayoc Jr., the Man Arrested in Plot to Mail Bombs to Trump Critics?
October 26, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Cesar Altieri Sayoc, 56, of Aventura, Fla., was arrested in Plantation, Fla., on Friday in connection with a series of pipe bombs that were mailed to at least 12 critics of President Donald Trump. Sayoc is a registered Republican... Read More

Midterms 2018: Polling and Ads Update – October 26 Polling and Ads
Midterms 2018: Polling and Ads Update – October 26
October 26, 2018
by TWN Staff

The Republican Governors Association released a new TV ad in the Ohio governor's race on Thursday criticizing Democrat Richard Condray's record. NEW POLL: New York Times and Siena College released a poll on Wednesday... Read More

Stand With Parkland President To Discuss School Safety Ahead of Midterms National Security
Stand With Parkland President To Discuss School Safety Ahead of Midterms
October 26, 2018
by TWN Staff

Tony Montalto, President of Stand with Parkland, a school safety advocacy organization comprised of all 17 families of the victims of the Parkland shooting, discussed school safety this week ahead of the upcoming midterm elections. Read More

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