Political Articles

2-18-2019 Highlights from Last Week….

Week in Review Government funding Congress sent President Donald Trump legislation to avert a government shutdown, including $1.3 billion for border barriers, a fraction of the $5.7 billion he requested for his proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. He signed it Friday. Trump said he’ll use emergency powers to shift some […]

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2-11-2019 Highlights from Last Week….

Week in Review The Trump administration President Donald Trump pressed a hard line on immigration during his State of the Union address, pushing for his border wall and offering no concessions to Democratic priorities such as a path to citizenship for immigrants brought into United States illegally as children. Trump tapped […]

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2-4-2019 Highlights from Last Week….

Week in Review The Trump administration The Trump administration announced the United States will withdraw from an arms control pact with Russia known as the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty as soon as today. American officials have accused Russia of being out of compliance with the agreement, and have raised concerns that […]

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1-28-2019 MaddowBlog Campaign Round-Up Nuggets….

by Steve Benen Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country * Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) formally kicked off her 2020 presidential campaign with a big rally in her hometown of Oakland yesterday. “If I have the honor of being your president, I will tell you this: I […]

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