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New Peterson Foundation Poll Finds Voters’ Concern for National Debt Is a “Significant Factor” Heading Into Midterm Election Spotlight
New Peterson Foundation Poll Finds Voters’ Concern for National Debt Is a “Significant Factor” Heading Into Midterm Election
November 2, 2018
by TWN Staff

A new poll released by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation finds the national debt is a driving factor for a majority of Americans. According to the poll, conducted by the bipartisan team of polling firms, Global Strategy Group and North Star Opinion Research, voters of all political persuasions… Read More

Bolton Calls National Debt ‘Economic Threat’ to US Economy
Bolton Calls National Debt ‘Economic Threat’ to US
November 1, 2018
by Christina Paulos

U.S. national security adviser John Bolton called the national debt a “threat to the society” that requires significant cuts to the government’s discretionary spending. Bolton, speaking Wednesday at an event hosted by the Alexander... Read More

Border Patrol Prepares for Arrival of US Troops, Migrant Caravan Immigration
Border Patrol Prepares for Arrival of US Troops, Migrant Caravan
November 1, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Here in the Border Patrol’s busiest region, agents and military officials are preparing for the arrival in coming days and weeks of 800 U.S. troops and an immigrant caravan of thousands. An emergency operations center has... Read More

Ex-Venezuelan Oil Exec Admits to Taking Bribes in $1.2 Billion Money-Laundering Scheme In The News
Ex-Venezuelan Oil Exec Admits to Taking Bribes in $1.2 Billion Money-Laundering Scheme
November 1, 2018
by Christina Paulos

A former top official of Venezuela’s state-owned oil company pleaded guilty Wednesday in Miami federal court to playing a pivotal role in a $1.2 billion money-laundering racket that U.S. authorities say was run by some of... Read More

Trump Says Steel Was ‘Dead’ Before His Presidency, But It Wasn’t Trade
Trump Says Steel Was ‘Dead’ Before His Presidency, But It Wasn’t
November 1, 2018
by Christina Paulos

President Donald Trump claimed Wednesday that the U.S. steel industry was “dead” before he took office and that his predecessor Barack Obama had “shut it down.” It wasn’t, and Obama didn’t. The remarks came during an... Read More

Oprah, Obama and Pence: Big Names Stir up Georgia Governor’s Race 2018 Midterms
Oprah, Obama and Pence: Big Names Stir up Georgia Governor’s Race
November 1, 2018
by Christina Paulos

The news ricocheted across the campaign trail with a fervor that rivaled even the excitement that two presidents were visiting Georgia: Oprah Winfrey will be in town Thursday to stump for Democrat Stacey Abrams. Read More

Pipe bomb suspect threatened Texas Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke, campaign says National Security
Pipe bomb suspect threatened Texas Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke, campaign says
November 1, 2018
by Christina Paulos

The Florida man who allegedly sent pipe bombs to President Donald Trump’s critics also had Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke and at least one other Texas lawmaker in his sights. O’Rourke received several threatening Facebook messages... Read More

FBI Asked to Investigate Allegations Women Were Offered Cash to Accuse Robert Mueller of Sexual Assault In The News
FBI Asked to Investigate Allegations Women Were Offered Cash to Accuse Robert Mueller of Sexual Assault
October 31, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Robert Mueller recently asked the FBI to investigate a possible scam in which women were offered cash to fabricate sexual misconduct accusations against him, a representative for the special counsel revealed Tuesday. Read More

New Poll Finds Voters Deeply Frustrated by Health Costs, Transparency Health
New Poll Finds Voters Deeply Frustrated by Health Costs, Transparency
October 30, 2018
by TWN Staff

In the final stretch before Election Day, a new survey by Ipsos and Consumers for Quality Care (CQC) found that voters are deeply frustrated by unpredictable costs and the lack of transparency in health care. Health care consistently factors into the top issues facing voters in… Read More

In a Highly Partisan Era, Those Who Dislike Both Sides Could Have the Deciding Votes Voting
In a Highly Partisan Era, Those Who Dislike Both Sides Could Have the Deciding Votes
October 30, 2018
by Christina Paulos

In this and every election, both sides devote huge resources to getting their partisans to turn out and vote — “motivating the base,” in the jargon of politics. But in many close races around the country, a different group, those who don’t like either... Read More

In New California Disaster Era of ‘Fire-Floods,’ Where Will Deadly Debris Flows Strike Next? Climate
In New California Disaster Era of ‘Fire-Floods,’ Where Will Deadly Debris Flows Strike Next?
October 30, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Brent Larson awoke at 4 a.m. to the shake and rumble of what felt like a freight train rolling down the hill toward his Santa Barbara County home. He leaped from his bed and woke his two sons. In seconds, a wall of water, mud and rock slammed... Read More

Pentagon will send thousands of additional troops to the border Immigration
Pentagon will send thousands of additional troops to the border
October 30, 2018
by Christina Paulos

The Trump administration ordered 5,200 additional troops to the southwest border Monday, more than doubling the military presence there and widening the Pentagon’s role in domestic policing operations. The move is in response to a caravan... Read More

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