Federal Government: Open for Business!
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29 Jan
2019
Written by Valerie Cumming

Federal Government: Open for Business! »

Politics
277

Last Friday, the White House agreed to temporarily reopen the federal government, putting to an end the longest government shutdown in American history. Read more…

Sessions Resigns
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12 Nov
2018
Written by Valerie Cumming

Sessions Resigns »

Last Wednesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions officially resigned his post at the urging of the president, making him the fifty-fifth White House official Read more…

Split Decision: Mixed Results in Midterm Election
Filipino voter waiting to vote in polling place Credit: ©Hill Street Studios/Blend Images LLC/Glow Images
7 Nov
2018
Written by Valerie Cumming

Split Decision: Mixed Results in Midterm Election »

Elections
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On Tuesday, voters across the nation cast their ballots for governors, members of Congress, and state and local legislators. While Democrats didn’t quite Read more…

Kavanaugh Faces Serious Accusations
The United State Capitol remains the focus of the Brett Kavanaugh hearings this week. Credit: Phil Roeder/Moment/Getty Images
26 Sep
2018
Written by Valerie Cumming

Kavanaugh Faces Serious Accusations »

Ever since Trump announced Brett Kavanaugh as his pick for new Supreme Court justice to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy in early July, Read more…

Manafort and Cohen Guilty
Legal cases against several of President Trump's advisors and campaign staff are continuing to put pressure on the White House.
28 Aug
2018
Written by Valerie Cumming

Manafort and Cohen Guilty »

Last week, in what many have described as the darkest day of Trump’s presidency, two key men close to the president learned that Read more…

Trump’s V.A. Nominee Withdraws
Entrance to a VA hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.
2 May
2018
Written by Valerie Cumming

Trump’s V.A. Nominee Withdraws »

Have you heard of Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson? You might remember him as the doctor who gave Trump a physical earlier this year Read more…

Paul Ryan Retiring?
US Capital Building
18 Apr
2018
Written by Valerie Cumming

Paul Ryan Retiring? »

Paul Ryan, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, announced last week that he will not be seeking another term when his current Read more…

Republicans Not Seeking Reelection
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23 Jan
2018
Written by Valerie Cumming

Republicans Not Seeking Reelection »

When Republican Representative Darrell Issa of California announced last week that he would not be seeking re-election in November, he was responsible for Read more…

California Republican Ousted After Climate Change Vote
What is the state of the Republican Party in California?
30 Aug
2017
Written by Valerie Cumming

California Republican Ousted After Climate Change Vote »

Politics
184

Bipartisanship–Republicans and Democrats working together to solve problems–is a good thing, right? Not if you’re Representative Chad Mayes of California. Mayes, the former Read more…

Skinny Repeal Dies on Senate Floor
U.S. Capitol interiors: Senate chamber, ca. 1920.
2 Aug
2017
Written by Valerie Cumming

Skinny Repeal Dies on Senate Floor »

The saga over health care continued last week, as the Senate voted no on the latest Republican repeal effort late last Thursday night. Read more…

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