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$1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill

Weekend Review: The House Passes a $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill

Posted: November 7, 2021 at 1:06 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, WORLD

After months of uncertainty and postponement of several social policy bills, the House passed a $1 trillion infrastructure bill on Friday night. The bill focuses on rebuilding the country’s public works systems such as public transit, roads, railways, and bridges. It will also fund new climate resilience initiatives and expand access to high-speed internet service. The passage […]

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Justice for J6

Security on High Alert as Trump Support “Justice for J6” D.C Rally

Posted: September 17, 2021 at 4:37 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, Politics, U.S.

The Sept. 18 rally in Washington, D.C., has sparked new fear of more violence coming to the Capitol as Trump releases a statement supporting “Justice for J6.” DHS has warned of potential violence on and before the day of the rally. What is “Justice for J6” About? The “Justice for J6” rally taking place at the Capitol on Saturday […]

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McCarthy

GOP House Leader McCarthy Threatens Tech Firms over Jan. 6 Riots

Posted: September 1, 2021 at 7:30 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, Politics

Despite rancor within the Republican Party and controversy surrounding his leadership, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy threatened technology companies helping the government with investigations into the January 6 riots.  McCarthy made the threat on Twitter and said a future Republican majority “will not forget” if these technology companies comply with the House select committee investigating the riots. […]

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Biden's climate plan

Biden’s Climate Plan and The Need For Global Activism during the Pandemic

Posted: October 2, 2020 at 7:25 am   /   Opinion, WORLD

The world is in dire need of a radical environmental solution, and Biden’s climate plan needs all the attention in this election season. According to The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the threat of climate change, and its effects on America and the world are urgent. “The range of published evidence,” states the Intergovernmental […]

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ACA

The Future Uncertainty Of ACA After Justice Ginsburg

Posted: September 26, 2020 at 6:19 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, Politics, U.S.

The future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) looks bleak after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as speculation of her replacement by President Trump seems more likely to be a conservative who will be the opposite of everything RGB stood and fought for. The future makeup of the Supreme Court and the outcomes […]

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Moratoriums

35 million risk losing power without utility moratoriums

Posted: September 4, 2020 at 5:38 am   /   Article, U.S.

As more state-mandated moratoriums on utility shut-offs expired this week, tens of millions of Americans could soon face energy insecurity. To keep services on, some will go back to work while at high-risk for death if exposed to the coronavirus. By Oct. 1, only six states plus D.C. will have protections remaining to prevent electricity […]

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USPS

USPS in Turmoil Amid Pandemic, Election Season

Posted: August 16, 2020 at 3:40 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, TRENDING, U.S.

After months of growing attention and concern from lawmakers and the public, the United States Postal Service (USPS) has continued to cut back services and complicate the upcoming election. In May, President Donald Trump appointed Louis DeJoy as the new Postmaster General. DeJoy, a Trump campaign donor and ally, has taken several steps to “reorganize” […]

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William Barr

William Barr Testifies Before House Judiciary Committee

Posted: July 29, 2020 at 2:40 am   /   Article, Politics, U.S.

William Barr testified in front of a House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, for the first time since taking up the role of Attorney General in 2019. Barr and the Justice Department face criticism from Democrats, who believe that the department is working to aid President Donald Trump politically in its handling of nationwide protests and criminal investigations […]

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Congress

United States Midterm Election Recap

Posted: November 7, 2018 at 3:02 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, news, Politics, U.S.

As of the writing of this piece, the United States Democratic Party won a net gain of 28 US House of Representatives seats, enough to retake control of the body from the Republicans. It’s likely they will pick up several more, meaning it will be extremely difficult for President Trump to pass legislation which limits […]

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