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Political News Headlines

Amid hacking fears, Iowa and Nevada to use app for caucus results - Sat, 18 Jan 2020
Two of the first three states to vote in the Democratic presidential race will use new mobile apps to gather results from thousands of caucus sites.

Women for Trump make campaign stop in Davenport - Sat, 18 Jan 2020
With the Iowa caucuses less than three weeks away a group supporting President Trump's 2020 campaign made a stop in Davenport Friday, January 17.

States sue USDA over new food stamps work requirement - Sat, 18 Jan 2020
The District of Columbia and New York state filed a lawsuit along with 13 other states and New York City against the US Department of Agriculture on Thursday challenging new Trump administration regulations that will require more food stamp recipients to work in order to receive benefits.

Families of Canadians killed in Iran crash to receive $25,000 to help with first expenses, Trudeau says - Fri, 17 Jan 2020
The families of Canadian citizens or permanent residents killed in the downing of a passenger plane in Iran will receive $25,000 per victim from the Canadian government to help with immediate needs, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday.

Government watchdog concludes Trump administration broke law by withholding Ukraine aid - Fri, 17 Jan 2020
A nonpartisan congressional watchdog, said the White House budget office violated a 1974 law that limits the White House from withholding funds that Congress has appropriated. The withholding of aid is at the heart of the impeachment case against President Trump.

Iowa Republicans introduce constitutional amendment declaring no right to an abortion in the state - Thu, 16 Jan 2020
Iowa Republican legislative leaders Thursday introduced a resolution that would declare there is no right to an abortion under the Iowa Constitution, a move in the first week of the session guaranteed to prompt a heated debate.

Oklahoma senators file legislation to create ‘Make America Great Again’ license plates - Thu, 16 Jan 2020
Two state senators want "Make America Great Again" and "Keep America Great" specialty license plates available for purchase in Oklahoma.

Senate approves Trump trade deal - Thu, 16 Jan 2020
Senators of both parties came together Thursday morning to pass President Donald Trump's foremost legislative priority -- the revised North American Free Trade Agreement -- with his historic impeachment trial about to formally begin.

Russian government resigns as Putin proposes reforms that could extend his grip on power - Thu, 16 Jan 2020
The entire Russian government is resigning, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced Wednesday, after Vladimir Putin proposed sweeping reforms that could extend his decades-long grip on power beyond the end of his presidency.

Saudi Arabia has paid $500M toward the cost of US troops in country - Thu, 16 Jan 2020
Saudi Arabia has paid the US approximately $500 million to begin to cover the cost of US troops operating in the country, according to a US official.

Chief justice swears in Senate for Trump impeachment trial - Thu, 16 Jan 2020
Chief Justice John Roberts was sworn in by Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley on Thursday afternoon, January 16. 

Senators take their oaths in Trump impeachment trial - Thu, 16 Jan 2020
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has signed the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump and they're now being transferred over to the Senate for trial.