Tuesday - September 17, 2019
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Political News Headlines

‘SNL’ fires new hire Shane Gillis - Tue, 17 Sep 2019
"Saturday Night Live" has fired one of its most recent hires, Shane Gillis, just days after videos of comedian making bigoted comments came to light.

New York Times’ botched Kavanaugh story the latest in series of blunders from Opinion section - Tue, 17 Sep 2019
The New York Times was reeling on Monday after its Opinion section fumbled a high-profile story about an allegation of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, drawing widespread criticism and condemnation of the newspaper.

Manhattan district attorney subpoenas 8 years of Trump tax returns - Mon, 16 Sep 2019
A New York District Attorney has taken the matter of looking into President Trump's tax returns into his own hands.

Dem presidential candidates call for Kavanaugh’s impeachment - Sun, 15 Sep 2019
A New York Times investigation unearthed details about an accusation of improper sexual conduct against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh that was not investigated during his confirmation hearing, and it's reigniting debate about the judge's fitness for the position.

White House considering phone app for background checks as part of gun control proposals - Sat, 14 Sep 2019
The White House is reportedly putting many options to combat gun violence on the table.

Trump administration drops Obama-era water protection rule - Fri, 13 Sep 2019
The Trump administration revoked an Obama-era regulation that shielded many U.S. wetlands and streams from pollution.

Winners and losers from the third Democratic presidential debate - Thu, 12 Sep 2019
The third Democratic presidential debate takes place tonight in Houston, with former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts sharing the debate stage for the first time this cycle, having previously avoided a direct confrontation as a result of the random draw process.

6 things to watch for during tonight’s Democratic debate - Thu, 12 Sep 2019
The top 10 candidates will debate on the political stage tonight vying for attention and a way to break away from the rest.

Trump issues new, revised order to counter terrorism - Wed, 11 Sep 2019
An executive order now allows the government to target suspected terror groups "without having to tie terrorist leaders to specific acts."

Illinois to get nearly $5 million in funding for bridge and road repairs - Tue, 10 Sep 2019
The State of Illinois is set to receive almost $5 million to repair roads and bridges in more than 30 counties.

John Bolton was fired, and the price of oil instantly fell - Tue, 10 Sep 2019
Oil prices fell swiftly on Tuesday after President Donald Trump fired Iran hawk John Bolton as national security adviser.

Trump dismisses John Bolton, says they ‘disagreed strongly’ - Tue, 10 Sep 2019
President Trump forced out John Bolton, his hawkish national security adviser with whom he had significant disagreements on Iran, Afghanistan and a cascade of other global challenges.