Posts Tagged 'news'

Senate To Take Decisive Vote On Kavanaugh Amid Protest From Democrats

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, including Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, arrive for a news conference on Thursday, reiterating their plan to bring Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination to the Senate floor, with a key procedural vote on Friday morning.

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Trump Pushes Due Process For Some, For Others ‘Lock’ Them Up

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President Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Tennessee in support of Republican Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn.

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Denis Mukwege And Nadia Murad Win Nobel Peace Prize For Fighting Sexual Violence

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The Nobel Peace Prize award. photographed in 2010.

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Kavanaugh Nomination Battle Is Fought With Millions In Secret Cash

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Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, is one of the senators who hasn’t announced a decision on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court.

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Federal Judge Blocks Trump From Removing Immigrants From 4 Countries

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A federal court in California has blocked the Trump administration from terminating the Temporary Protected Status program that allows immigrants from four countries to live and work in the United States.

The ruling issued late Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Edward M. Chen Wednesday affects more than 300,000 immigrants enrolled in TPS from El Salvador, Nicaragua, Haiti and Sudan.

TPS was created by Congress in 1990 to allow people from countries suffering civil conflict or natural disasters to remain in the U.S. ...

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Women Veterans Show Off Fighter Jets In Campaign Ads, But Also Their Minivans

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In one campaign ad about taking her kids to the doctor, Kentucky congressional candidate Amy McGrath nevertheless prominently features her military service.



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Kansas City, Mo., Mayoral Hopeful Withdraws From Race Citing PTSD

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Jason Kander addresses a rally last year. He withdrew from the race for mayor of Kansas City, Mo., on Tuesday, saying he suffered from PTSD related to his military service in Afghanistan.

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Will Morocco’s Chinese-Funded ‘Tech City’ Ever Break Ground?

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China plans to build the Mohammed VI Tangier Tech City in this part of Morocco, as a monument to China’s expansion into a North African nation on Europe’s doorstep — once it finally gets off the ground.

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Census Bureau Director Nominee Faces Questions At Senate Hearing

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Steven Dillingham attends a reception at George Mason University’s Arlington Campus in Virginia.

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President Trump, Brett Kavanaugh And Beer

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President Trump speaks during a press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House on Monday.

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Married Women May Be Moving Away From The GOP

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Among female voters, marriage has long been an indicator that a woman was more likely to support Republicans. But that is changing.

Among female voters, marriage has long been an indicator that a woman was more likely to support Republicans. But that is changing.

Christine Garcia, a 37-year-old stay-at-home mom, doesn’t consider herself a particularly political person. But like a lot of women, ...

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California’s Bail Overhaul May Do More Harm Than Good, Reformers Say

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A bail bond office displays a sign near the Santa Ana Jail in Santa Ana, Calif. The most populous state in the nation passed a law to do away with money bail earlier this year.

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