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Pols join mothers in call for gun legislation amid local, national violence

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

Parents of victims of gun violence renewed calls for federal gun legislation Sunday, citing shootings in Boston over the past year as well as mass shootings in California...
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Nancy Pelosi warns cuts in foreign aid could jeopardize budget deal

Nancy Pelosi warns cuts in foreign aid could jeopardize budget deal

7 hours ago   |   Politico

Speaker Nancy Pelosi is warning the Trump administration that a White House proposal to cut billions of dollars in foreign aid could imperil a recent two-year budget agreement...
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How a Gerrymander Nearly Cost Us the Bill of Rights

How a Gerrymander Nearly Cost Us the Bill of Rights

14 hours ago   |   Politico

When the Supreme Court decided earlier this summer that federal judges cannot interfere if states draw election district boundaries that favor the party in power, Chief Justice...
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Suburban voters are pressuring Republicans to act on guns

15 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

GILBERT, Ariz. - Following the news has grown stressful for Angela Tetschner, a 39-year-old nurse raising four children in this sprawling Phoenix suburb of tile roofs, desert...
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Republican challengers rushing to unseat Ocasio-Cortez

Republican challengers rushing to unseat Ocasio-Cortez

15 hours ago   |   Politico

There aren't a whole lot of Republicans in Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 's Queens and Bronx district, but the few there are all seem to want to run against the firebrand...
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It's a campaign talking point, but reports of the filibuster's demise might be premature

1 day ago   |   The Washington Post

A divided Congress and the lack of a guaranteed victory lessen the odds of its departure.
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Ex-Trump campaign chief Lewandowski says 'happy' to testify before Congress

2 days ago   |   Reuters

President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, said on Friday that he was "happy" to testify before the Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee as...
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Congress To Consider Domestic Terrorism Bill

Congress To Consider Domestic Terrorism Bill

2 days ago   |   The Huffington Post

Rep. Adam Schiff introduced legislation that would make it possible to prosecute white supremacist attacks, such as the shooting in El Paso, as acts of terrorism.
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They're Running For Congress - And Trump's Attacks On The Squad Won't Stop Them

They're Running For Congress - And Trump's Attacks On The Squad Won't Stop Them

2 days ago   |   The Huffington Post

For women of color running for office, the president's insults against Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and others only motivate them more.
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US tells Congress of plans to sell F-16 fighters to Taiwan

2 days ago   |   Star Tribune

The Trump administration has informed Congress it plans to sell F-16 fighters worth $8 billion to Taiwan in a move that will inflame already high tensions with China.
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Louisiana Governor During Hurricane Katrina Disaster Dies

Louisiana Governor During Hurricane Katrina Disaster Dies

Former Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco died Sunday in hospice care at 76 years old. She was Louisiana's first elected female governor. Read more ...

Top Trump Advisor: Greenland Purchase Is 'Developing'

Top Trump Advisor: Greenland Purchase Is 'Developing'

Larry Kudlow kept the Greenland story alive on Fox News Sunday even though the island nation has said it's not for sale , reports NBC News. The White House economic advisor... Read more ...

Trump's top economic advisers try to calm recession fears

Trump's top economic advisers try to calm recession fears

Two of President Donald Trump's top economic advisers sought to tamp down concerns Sunday that the U.S. may be sliding into a recession. In appearances on the Sunday show... Read more ...

Shell to Union Workers: Show Up for Trump or Else

Shell to Union Workers: Show Up for Trump or Else

Union workers at a Pennsylvania petrochemical plant had two choices: Show up for President Trump's speech and get paid or skip the day and lose the pay, the Pittsburgh... Read more ...

3 nights of tear gas-free protests as Hong Kong's anti-government movement...

3 nights of tear gas-free protests as Hong Kong's anti-government movement gives peace a chance

This story is being published as part of a content partnership with the South China Morning Post. It originally appeared on scmp.com on August 18, 2019. Hundreds of thousands... Read more ...

Trump Says He's Weighing 'Large Real Estate Deal' To Buy Greenland

Trump Says He's Weighing 'Large Real Estate Deal' To Buy Greenland

He seems to think Denmark might go for it because "we protect Denmark." Read more ...

Boston's Dominican Parade

Boston's Dominican Parade

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 18: Xiomara Martinez of Jamaica Plain, right, dances as she watches the Dominican Parade pass by along Centre Street in Jamaica Plain on August 18, 2019 in... Read more ...

Trump Trade Adviser Claims China Tariffs 'Not Hurting Anybody' In U.S

Trump Trade Adviser Claims China Tariffs 'Not Hurting Anybody' In U.S

Peter Navarro's assertion came just days after the administration announced that it would delay its latest round of tariffs to avoid impacting holiday shoppers. Read more ...

Nancy Pelosi warns cuts in foreign aid could jeopardize budget deal

Nancy Pelosi warns cuts in foreign aid could jeopardize budget deal

Speaker Nancy Pelosi is warning the Trump administration that a White House proposal to cut billions of dollars in foreign aid could imperil a recent two-year budget agreement... Read more ...

Steve Bullock Says Immigration Chief Is Unfit: Like 'Putin In Charge Of...

Steve Bullock Says Immigration Chief Is Unfit: Like 'Putin In Charge Of Election Security'

The Montana governor and Democratic presidential candidate slammed Ken Cuccinelli for championing the administration's "public charge" policy. Read more ...