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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi read a lot into the Supreme Court’s Monday decision on DACA, saying its refusal to hear the president’s appeal means ending the program was “not only legally questionable, but also unjust and cruel.” The Trump administration asked the High Court to fast-track its appeal of two federal injunctions against ending
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The Vienna Philharmonic is in the United States this month, performing in New York and Florida under the baton of Gustavo Dudamel. As a New Yorker who attends concerts on a regular basis, I never miss a chance to hear the orchestra’s performances at Carnegie Hall. Two years ago I even had the opportunity to
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Democrats have far more support than Republicans on the latest generic congressional ballot from CNN. SSRS, a survey and market research firm, conducted the poll on CNN’s behalf, asking just over 900 registered voters which party’s candidate they would support in their congressional district. 54 percent said a Democrat 38 percent said a Republican
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Scroll down for next story In this latest micro episode of the Substandard, Sonny, JVL, and Vic are as mad as hell at speed cameras and they aren’t going to take it anymore! The cohosts discuss the D.C. speed camera vigilante and his fight for truth, justice, and the American way. This podcast can be
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President Donald Trump wants to deport people who are in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said Monday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” “We thought the president’s main goal was to build a wall from sea to shining sea, a 19th-century answer to a 21st-century problem. It turns out his
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Donald Trump’s job approval rating may be heading downward. A new USA Today/Suffolk poll shows President Donald Trump at a 38 percent approval rating, the lowest that poll has seen since the president took office. CNN also published a poll that showed Trump’s approval at 35 percent—tied for the lowest that poll has seen during
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Reviews and News: The architectural sacking of Paris: “Proposed developments in the French capital will continue the ongoing ruination of its classical beauty.” Flannery O’Connor’s book reviews: The novelist was “conversant in the Christian Humanism of her day, not only analyzing and commenting on it, but promoting it wherever she could, mostly in her diocesan
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The Democratic rebuttal memos released this weekend about the methods the FBI used to obtain a surveillance warrant on former Trump campaign aide Carter Page shows the depth of politics that was involved, former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said Monday. “Certainly, I agree with the president, this is politics at its highest level,”
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Former Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones says that Americans should not be allowed to own “assault rifles.” A columnist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution was tipped to Jones’ controversial opinion and put the question to the former player, asking him what he thought of guns today and the many mass shootings that have been perpetrated
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Posted by: A.F. Branco in Political Cartoons February 26, 2018 The long-awaited Schiff memo is out and it’s full of a lot more than a nothing burger. Political cartoon by A.F. Branco ©2018. A.F.Branco Coffee Table Book <—- Order Here! Wake up Right! Subscribe to our Morning Briefing and get the news delivered to your
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Medal-winning Olympic bobsledder Lauren Gibbs deleted a selfie she took with Ivanka Trump and White House press secretary Sarah Sanders after she received a torrent of online hate. “It’s important to remember that we don’t have to agree on everything to get along, be civil to each other and enjoy each others company,” Gibbs wrote,
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Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi wouldn’t comment on why members of the Broward County Sheriff’s Department would not go into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to confront accused school shooter Nikolas Cruz, or whether a “stand-down” order had been issued, keeping the law enforcement officers outside. Also, she told Fox News’ “Fox & Friends,” Gov. Rick
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The crisis on the Korean Peninsula is a real-life Game of Thrones, full of intrigue, duplicity, danger and unpredictable plot twists. As the Korean script was marching inexorably toward a climactic battle scene at the end of 2017, brought on by a rumored U.S. preventive attack, the writers suddenly ended the season on a cliffhanger.
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Frederic-Brown/AFP/Getty by Ken Klukowski26 Feb 2018Washington, DC0 26 Feb, 201826 Feb, 2018 WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ’s) petition to decide whether the Trump administration’s decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is permitted by federal law. But the Court also made clear
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President Donald Trump says the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school is the top issue he wants to discuss with the nation’s governors. Under pressure to act to stem gun violence on school grounds, Trump planned to solicit input from the state chief executives during meetings Monday at the White House. The governors
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Using cash at the store or to pay for your morning coffee is on the way out in Britain. A new report from British industry analysts estimates that just one in five purchases in the U.K. will be made with cash by 2026, down from approximately two out of three purchases in 2006. Similar trends
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A growing number of companies are ending their relationship with members of the largest gun safety organization in the world sending a message that they blame 5 million National Rifle Association (NRA) members for the actions of a mentally disturbed teenager. The companies are cancelling discounts for NRA members which will oddly hurt the companies
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President Donald Trump released his fiscal year 2019 budget this week—and foreign-policy experts and prominent voices on Capitol Hill were quick to criticize the depth of his budget cuts. For the most part, Trump’s request for the Department of State and other international programs, including both base discretionary funding and supplementary funding through overseas contingency
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  by Tim Pearce The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Monday in a case that could devastate the membership of public-sector unions. Child support specialist for the Illinois Department of Healthcare Mark Janus sued the union that represents him over the constitutionality of compulsory dues subtracted from his paycheck every month. Janus
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President Donald Trump’s daughter, Ivanka, said his suggestion of arming some teachers is an option worth discussing. Her comments came Sunday during an interview with NBC News while she was in South Korea to attend the closing ceremonies of the Olympics. They follow the 17 murders at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
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SAN ANTONIO — Deportation officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 145 criminal aliens and immigration violators in South and Central Texas during a seven-day enforcement action, which ended Feb. 16. During this operation, ERO deportation officers made arrests in the following Texas cities and towns:  Austin
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Michael Warren is on vacation this week, and Andrew Egger is filling in for him on White House Watch. Michael will be back in the saddle on March 12. A burgeoning White House conflict was partially defused last Friday, when President Trump told reporters that chief of staff John Kelly would make the final decision
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On Saturday, the United Nations Security Council adopted a “30-day ceasefire” for Syria to be implemented “without delay.” As we might have expected, that’s when the shelling started. The ceasefire didn’t apply to warfare conducted against rebel forces, including ISIS, and al-Qaeda affiliate Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (previously, Jabhat al-Nusra). An earlier draft of the resolution
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