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Trump Political Advisor Argues Against Gag Order Before His Criminal Trial Spotlight
Trump Political Advisor Argues Against Gag Order Before His Criminal Trial
February 8, 2019
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — Political advisor Roger Stone is setting up a First Amendment free speech challenge during his pre-trial proceedings in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. He told a federal judge Friday that she had no constitutional right to silence him with a gag order she is… Read More

Democrats Show Displeasure With Trump Policies Through SOTU Guests Political News
Democrats Show Displeasure With Trump Policies Through SOTU Guests
February 6, 2019
by TWN Staff

House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) brings Fifth District resident, Jacqueline Beale, the Maryland State Lead Ambassador for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the non-partisan advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society “I am honored that Jacqueline Beale will be my State of the Union guest,” said… Read More

Federal Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Seeking to Preserve Obamacare Health
Federal Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Seeking to Preserve Obamacare
February 5, 2019
by Tom Ramstack

A decision last week by a federal judge in a Maryland lawsuit is expected to influence an appeal by other states that seek to protect their health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act. The state of Maryland filed a lawsuit in September to protect its version of the Affordable… Read More

Data Shows the US Quietly Transitioning to an Electrified Future Energy
Data Shows the US Quietly Transitioning to an Electrified Future
February 2, 2019
by Michael Cheng

In the US, the automotive sector is gearing up for a disruptive, electrified future. The future of gas-powered cars is at risk, due to the proliferation of sustainable, battery-powered electric vehicles (EVs). Data published by Inside EVs indicate a sharp increase in EV… Read More

The Irreversible Turmoil of the Government Shutdown Economy
The Irreversible Turmoil of the Government Shutdown
February 2, 2019
by Tyrone Townsend

The government shutdown was a tremendous burden for America to bear. The number of federal workers that suffered during the 35-day long haul was 800,000. Some 450,000 were required to come into work without pay. More than 42,000 United States Coast Guard members worked without seeing… Read More

PGPF Analysis Shows Government Shutdown Has Direct Negative Impact on American Confidence Spotlight
PGPF Analysis Shows Government Shutdown Has Direct Negative Impact on American Confidence
February 1, 2019
by TWN Staff

This week the Peter G. Peterson Foundation issued its regular Fiscal Confidence Index for the month of January, and the findings were troubling. The report, modeled after the Consumer Confidence Index and fielded in the final days before the government reopened, showed Americans’ confidence in the country’s fiscal outlook is… Read More

The Rise of the Pragmatic Democrat Spotlight
The Rise of the Pragmatic Democrat
January 30, 2019
by TWN Staff

Much attention has been paid in the months since the midterm elections to several high profile members of the House Democratic Caucus, many of whom represent the far left of the party. Read More

The First Step Act Set to Unshackle Women in the Prison System Health
The First Step Act Set to Unshackle Women in the Prison System
January 30, 2019
by Maria Volkova

A number of provisions in the First Step Act, signed into law by President Trump last month, are going to make the lives of federally incarcerated females a little less burdensome. The bill, which passed through the... Read More

Failure to Resolve U.S.-China Trade Dispute Could Lead to a Global Recession Trade
Failure to Resolve U.S.-China Trade Dispute Could Lead to a Global Recession
January 29, 2019
by HJ Mai

Cabinet-level delegations from the U.S. and China will meet in Washington, D.C. starting Wednesday for a pivotal round of negotiations to resolve the ongoing trade dispute between the world’s two largest economies. Read More

U.S. House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee Roster Spotlight
U.S. House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee Roster
January 29, 2019
by TWN Staff

Below is the roster of the Natural Resources Committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee Roster Spotlight
U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee Roster
January 29, 2019
by TWN Staff

Below is the roster of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

U.S. House of Representatives Small Business Committee Spotlight
U.S. House of Representatives Small Business Committee
January 29, 2019
by TWN Staff

Below is the roster for the Small Business Committee during the 116th Congress. Read More

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