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January 17th, 2018
Paul Ryan
By: Haley Byrd – weeklystandard.com – January 17, 2018 Republicans are scrambling to pass a short-term spending bill to keep the government up and running, just 72 hours before a shutdown deadline. House Republicans revealed their strategy for the stopgap funding bill during a GOP conference meeting Tuesday night, and they plan to whip support for the measure throughout the...
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January 15th, 2018
Renew Temporary Protected Status
By: Ed Stetzer – washingtonpost.com – January 12, 2018 When my ancestors came to America from Ireland, they left what many people considered a “s‑‑‑hole” country. A potato famine, combined with Ireland’s bad reputation in much of Europe, led many to call for an end to the immigration of the unwashed Irish. “Filthy,” they called my family. But, let’s face it,...
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January 15th, 2018
DACA Panel
By: Thomas Kaplan, Noah Weiland and Michael D. Shear – nytimes.com –  January 14, 2018 After three days of denunciations from around the world, President Trump declared that he is “not a racist” on Sunday, even as the uproar over his vulgar remarks on immigration overshadowed critical issues facing the capital, including efforts to protect young undocumented immigrants and avert...
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January 12th, 2018
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By: Victor Davis Hanson – nationalreview.com – January 11, 2018 By cutting off hundreds of millions in American aid to the Palestinian Authority, President Trump could radically alter the Middle East. President Trump set off another Twitter firestorm last week when he hinted that he may be considering cutting off hundreds of millions of dollars in annual U.S. aid to...
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January 11th, 2018
not seeking reelection
By: Lauretta Brown – townhall.com – January 10, 2018 A record number of Republicans are leaving the House of Representatives in 2018, either to retire or to seek higher office. A total of 31 House Republicans will not be running for re-election in 2018 with Rep Darrell Issa’s (R-CA) retirement announcement Wednesday. There are different factors going into each member’s retirement...
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January 10th, 2018
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David Brooks – nytimes.com – JAN. 8, 2018 The quality of the opposition is deteriorating. Let me start with three inconvenient observations, based on dozens of conversations around Washington over the past year: First, people who go into the White House to have a meeting with President Trump usually leave pleasantly surprised. They find that Trump is not the raving...
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January 10th, 2018
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By: Catherine Lucey - washingtonpost.com – January 10, 2018 President Winfrey? No way, says political prognosticator Donald Trump. “I’ll beat Oprah,” the president declared flatly at a White House meeting Tuesday — though he quickly added, “I don’t think she’s going to run.” Asked about all the presidential speculation suddenly swirling around Winfrey, the typically pugilistic Trump steered clear of nasty...
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January 10th, 2018
President Trump Meets With Bipartisan Group Of Senators On Immigration
By: Seung Min Kim, Heather Caygle, Ted Hesson and Rachel Bade – politico.com – January 9, 2018 President Donald Trump’s freewheeling, televised — and, at times, incoherent — immigration meeting with lawmakers Tuesday accomplished one thing at least, according to attendees: They agreed on what they would try to agree on. Yet even that tentative outline is prompting pushback from...
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January 9th, 2018
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By John Zmirak  – stream.org – January 1, 2018 I dream that in 2018 we’ll see Justice Ginbsurg retire. And Pope Francis. And zero funding for Planned Parenthood, plus a pro-life president of Mexico. Last time I urged the reader to prayer with my list of the “big three” bad events I hope we don’t undergo in 2018. So it...
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January 9th, 2018
Trump speaks to farmers
newsmax.com – January 8, 2019 Connecting with rural Americans, President Donald Trump on Monday hailed his tax overhaul as a victory for family farmers and pitched his vision to expand access to broadband internet, a cornerstone of economic development in the nation’s heartland. “Those towers are going to go up and you’re going to have great, great broadband,” Trump told...
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