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Flashback: When a secretary of state goes rogue
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Flashback: When a secretary of state goes rogue

March 23rd, 2017 | by Contributor
When Secretary of State George Shultz appeared on Face the Nation on November 16, 1986, President Ronald Reagan’s administration was in its second week of a scandal. The administration had approved the sale of U.S. arms to...
Nunes apologizes to Democrats after intelligence dust-up
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Nunes apologizes to Democrats after intelligence dust-up

March 23rd, 2017 | by Contributor
The chairman of the House Intelligence committee, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), apologized to committee Democrats in a meeting on Thursday morning according to Congressional Democrat on the panel.  Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) told...
Poll: Trump’s job approval has fallen recently, including among GOP base
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Poll: Trump’s job approval has fallen recently, including among GOP base

March 23rd, 2017 | by Contributor
President Trump’s approval rating among U.S. voters has fallen in recent weeks, according to a Quinnipiac University survey released Thursday. The poll found 37 percent approve of Mr. Trump’s job as president while 56...
Schumer says Democrats will filibuster Gorsuch nomination
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Schumer says Democrats will filibuster Gorsuch nomination

March 23rd, 2017 | by Contributor
Democrats plan to filibuster Neil Gorsuch’s nomination for the Supreme Court, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) said Thursday. Speaking on the Senate floor Thursday morning, Schumer said Gorsuch — who...
Trump’s labor nominee testifies before Senate
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Trump’s labor nominee testifies before Senate

March 23rd, 2017 | by Contributor
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Labor Department said Wednesday he won’t allow potential political pressure from the administration to influence his hiring decisions and regrets he let...
Energy chief decries election of college’s 1st gay student prez
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Energy chief decries election of college’s 1st gay student prez

March 23rd, 2017 | by Contributor
HOUSTON — U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is suggesting that the election that gave his alma mater, Texas A&M, its first openly gay student body president was “stolen.” Perry was Texas’ longest...