Author archive: Christina Paulos

VIDEO: First Day in Congress With Rep. Xochitl Torres Small Spotlight
VIDEO: First Day in Congress With Rep. Xochitl Torres Small
January 9, 2019
by TWN Staff

Representative Torres Small grew up in the New Mexico desert and brings her extensive knowledge of local governments, farmers, developers, and conservationists to the House. She’s a rising star and a new member to... Read More

New Member Chiefs Spotlight
New Member Chiefs
January 9, 2019
by TWN Staff

As new members of the House of Representatives take office, one of the first and most important decisions they make is the appointment of a chief of staff. Here The Well News is tracking all of these top hires.  Read More

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Recovering From Surgery Supreme Court
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Recovering From Surgery
January 8, 2019
by Christina Paulos

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, recovering from lung cancer surgery last month, on Monday missed her first oral arguments since joining the Supreme Court 25 years ago. She is recovering at home, a court spokeswoman said. Read More

Trump Will Address Nation, Visit Border to Press for a Wall as Shutdown Drags on In The News
Trump Will Address Nation, Visit Border to Press for a Wall as Shutdown Drags on
January 8, 2019
by Christina Paulos

President Donald Trump will address the nation on Tuesday night and travel on Thursday to the U.S.-Mexico border to press his case for a wall there, amid a partisan funding impasse over the issue that has kept the... Read More

White House, Democrats Disagree on Definition of ‘Negotiating’ as Shutdown Continues In The News
White House, Democrats Disagree on Definition of ‘Negotiating’ as Shutdown Continues
January 8, 2019
by Christina Paulos

The White House went on the offensive Monday in what likely will be a prolonged battle with congressional Democrats, arguing the party refuses to seriously negotiate an end to a partial government shutdown and... Read More

Millions of Tons of Camp Fire Debris Needs to Go Somewhere In The News
Millions of Tons of Camp Fire Debris Needs to Go Somewhere
January 8, 2019
by Christina Paulos

The long road to recovery in the town of Paradise starts with removing millions of tons of charred rubble left in the Camp fire’s wake. But the question remains: Where will it all go? Read More

Bernie Sanders’ Hometown Paper Doesn’t Want Him to Run for President 2020 Elections
Bernie Sanders’ Hometown Paper Doesn’t Want Him to Run for President
January 8, 2019
by Christina Paulos

Sen. Bernie Sanders is widely considered a top contender for the Democratic party nomination in 2020, but he doesn’t have the backing of what some politicians rely on as a close ally: his hometown paper. Read More

The 8th and the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019 Bipartisan
The 8th and the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019
January 8, 2019
by TWN Staff

On the 8th anniversary of the shooting in Arizona’s 8th congressional district, on January 8th, H.R. 8 is introduced into the House of Representatives.  It was January 2011 when a man began shooting outside of a... Read More

No Shutdown End in Sight as Trump Again Suggests Invoking Emergency Powers to Build Border Wall In The News
No Shutdown End in Sight as Trump Again Suggests Invoking Emergency Powers to Build Border Wall
January 7, 2019
by Christina Paulos

With a partial government shutdown grinding into a third week and its disruptive effects widening, Republicans and Democrats agreed on one thing after a weekend of inconclusive staff-level meetings: A breakthrough is probably not imminent. Read More

They’re Off and Running: Elizabeth Warren’s Trip to Iowa 2020 Elections
They’re Off and Running: Elizabeth Warren’s Trip to Iowa
January 6, 2019
by Christina Paulos

Marylynn Leggio nodded excitedly as Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, pumping her fist from the small stage in a cramped room adjoining a western Iowa bowling alley, breathlessly excoriated billionaires and lobbyists. Read More

Migrants Continue to Leave Federal Custody in Poor Health Immigration
Migrants Continue to Leave Federal Custody in Poor Health
January 6, 2019
by Christina Paulos

Many migrants released from federal custody are in poor health and have not had access to medical care, according to doctors treating them in San Diego’s emergency shelter. Read More

Amid Chaos Over Trump’s Foreign Policy, Pompeo Heads to Middle East With Some Explaining to Do Foreign Affairs
Amid Chaos Over Trump’s Foreign Policy, Pompeo Heads to Middle East With Some Explaining to Do
January 6, 2019
by Christina Paulos

For America’s top diplomat, it will be a mission like no other: seeking to build a coalition among U.S. allies against Iran, while also defending a potentially historic disengagement of Washington from the Middle East. Read More

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