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Texas Democrats Won 47 Percent of Votes in Congressional Races. Should They Have More Than 13 of 36 Seats? Elections
Texas Democrats Won 47 Percent of Votes in Congressional Races. Should They Have More Than 13 of 36 Seats?
November 24, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Texas Republicans collected half of the votes statewide in congressional races this month. But even after Democrats flipped two districts, toppling GOP veterans in Dallas and Houston, Republicans will control 23 of the state’s 36 seats. Read More

Just North of the US-Mexico Border, ‘Little Dog,’ ‘Weasel’ and Other Militia Members Keep an Eye Out for Migrants Immigration
Just North of the US-Mexico Border, ‘Little Dog,’ ‘Weasel’ and Other Militia Members Keep an Eye Out for Migrants
November 24, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Robert Crooks is up before sunrise on a hill he calls “Patriot Point,” walkie-talkie in hand and loaded semi-automatic handgun holstered on his right hip. Read More

Trump Thanks Saudis for Low Oil Prices Amid Uproar Over Journalist’s Killing Foreign Affairs
Trump Thanks Saudis for Low Oil Prices Amid Uproar Over Journalist’s Killing
November 22, 2018
by Christina Paulos

President Donald Trump thanked Saudi Arabia for lower oil prices one day after announcing the U.S. won’t let the murder of a journalist jeopardize relations with the kingdom. “Oil prices getting lower. Great!” Trump said on... Read More

Organized Chaos: How Florida’s Clear-Cut 2018 Midterms Devolved Into a Recount Sequel Florida
Organized Chaos: How Florida’s Clear-Cut 2018 Midterms Devolved Into a Recount Sequel
November 22, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Pete Mitchell muted CNN at the Embassy Suites in downtown Orlando and trudged onto the stage overlooking a hushed ballroom, where the dour remnants of an audience gathered to celebrate Bill Nelson’s re-election to... Read More

HIV Drugs May Help Alzheimer’s, Says Study Proposing an Undiscovered Root Cause Health
HIV Drugs May Help Alzheimer’s, Says Study Proposing an Undiscovered Root Cause
November 22, 2018
by Christina Paulos

A major new study on Alzheimer’s disease provides previously unknown evidence of how the brain-robbing illness may originate. Moreover, it proposes that certain HIV drugs called reverse transcriptase inhibitors could immediately... Read More

Tech-Driven Stock Market Plunge Raises Worries Long Rally Is Finally Over Wall Street
Tech-Driven Stock Market Plunge Raises Worries Long Rally Is Finally Over
November 21, 2018
by Christina Paulos

November 21, 2018 By Jim Puzzanghera WASHINGTON — There may not be an alert on your iPhone yet, but it looks as if the years-long stock market party might just be over. A recent plunge in share prices of U.S. technology giants spread like a software… Read More

Ohio’s Gerrymandered Map Withstood a Blue Wave Exactly as Planned Spotlight
Ohio’s Gerrymandered Map Withstood a Blue Wave Exactly as Planned
November 20, 2018
by TWN Staff

Despite being swept in the statewide races in Ohio, Democrats nearly matched Republican votes in state legislative races but will remain in a deep minority in both houses. Read More

Brenda Snipes Submits Resignation as Broward Elections Supervisor Elections
Brenda Snipes Submits Resignation as Broward Elections Supervisor
November 20, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Just hours after finishing a tumultuous election recount, Broward Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes submitted her resignation, ending a 15-year tenure full of botched elections, legal disputes and blistering criticism. Read More

Pentagon Says Border Troops Only Authorized Through Mid-December National Security
Pentagon Says Border Troops Only Authorized Through Mid-December
November 20, 2018
by Christina Paulos

U.S. troops hastily deployed to the southern border with Mexico just ahead of the midterm elections are only authorized to remain in place for another month, and the Pentagon said it has no information on whether that deadline will be extended. Read More

China ‘Has Taken the Gloves Off’ in Its Thefts of US Technology Secrets China
China ‘Has Taken the Gloves Off’ in Its Thefts of US Technology Secrets
November 19, 2018
by Christina Paulos

It was the great microchip heist — a stunning Chinese-backed effort that pilfered as much as $8.75 billion in patented American technology. U.S. officials say the theft took a year to pull off and involved commercial spies, a... Read More

Trump is Reluctant to Accept US Intelligence Reportedly Linking Saudi Crown Prince to Journalist’s Killing Saudi Arabia
Trump is Reluctant to Accept US Intelligence Reportedly Linking Saudi Crown Prince to Journalist’s Killing
November 19, 2018
by Christina Paulos

President Donald Trump, under increasing pressure from lawmakers to punish Saudi Arabia in the killing of prominent journalist-critic Jamal Khashoggi, sided Sunday with the kingdom’s de facto ruler, distancing himself from... Read More

A Fourth Wave of Central Americans Arrive, And Tijuana Steps Up Foreign Affairs
A Fourth Wave of Central Americans Arrive, And Tijuana Steps Up
November 17, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Piles of blankets, mattresses, backpacks, tents, toys and baby strollers covered the grounds of a municipal sports complex on Thursday, where hundreds of Central Americans have sought shelter after a month on the road to reach the U.S. border. State officials said that 1,750 Central Americans had arrived in... Read More

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