Wednesday - July 17, 2019
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Political News Headlines

Brother of slain Sandy Hook student to run for public office - Tue, 16 Jul 2019
The 19-year-old brother of a Sandy Hook school shooting victim is running for the Connecticut Senate.

Trump abortion restrictions effective immediately - Tue, 16 Jul 2019
Taxpayer-funded family planning clinics must stop referring women for abortions immediately, the Trump administration said Monday, declaring it will begin enforcing a new regulation hailed by religious conservatives and denounced by medical organizations and women's rights groups.

Nearly one-fifth of adult Twitter users follow Trump - Mon, 15 Jul 2019
Almost one in five adults on Twitter follow the President's personal account, @realDonaldTrump, according to a new study done by the Pew Research Center.

A $15 minimum wage started as a slogan. This week, it’s set to pass the House - Mon, 15 Jul 2019
Nearly seven years ago, a week after Black Friday, a few dozen workers walked off their New York City fast food jobs to demonstrate for higher pay.

House passes bill extending 9/11 first responders funding for decades - Fri, 12 Jul 2019
The House has passed legislation to extend funding for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund through 2090.

Trump expected to announce executive action on census - Thu, 11 Jul 2019
President Donald Trump is expected to announce an executive action on the US census Thursday, multiple White House officials said.

Alex Acosta defends role in Epstein sexual abuse scandal - Wed, 10 Jul 2019
Labor Secretary Alex Acosta maintained Wednesday he secured the best deal he could when he helped prosecute financier Jeffrey Epstein for sex crimes a decade ago, but acknowledged the terms look lenient with the passage of time.

Bobby Schilling makes Iowa Congressional run official - Tue, 09 Jul 2019
Former Illinois Congressman Bobby Schilling has announced he's running for Congress again. This time in Iowa.

3rd Democratic presidential debate will be held in Houston - Wed, 10 Jul 2019
July 9, the DNC announced that the third Democratic presidential debate will be held in Houston in September.

Ross Perot, billionaire tycoon and 2-time presidential candidate, dies at 89 - Tue, 09 Jul 2019
Ross Perot died after a five-month battle with leukemia.

Here is the list of Democrats who have said they’re running for president - Mon, 22 Apr 2019
The 2020 Democratic field is taking shape, with candidates revealing their intentions on a seemingly everyday basis.

Congress returns with no sign of spending deal ahead of September deadline - Mon, 08 Jul 2019
Lawmakers have seven weeks to work out a budget that will be in place for two years. What's at stake? $120 billion in spending cuts.