Sunday - March 24, 2019
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Political News Headlines

Senate Candidate Mark Kelly returns $55,000 from paid speech in United Arab Emirates - Sun, 24 Mar 2019
The former astronaut returned money from the UAE's crown prince to avoid implications of foreign influence.

Barr releases his conclusions regarding the Mueller investigation - Sun, 24 Mar 2019
Attorney General William Barr released a letter detailing his reading of the Mueller report.

White House again claims defeat of ISIS caliphate in Syria as fighting continues - Fri, 22 Mar 2019
One contingent of troops will be stationed in northeast Syria, where they will be part of a multinational force tasked with helping to prevent an ISIS resurgence and helping to prevent clashes between Turkey and America's Kurdish-led Syrian allies.

Illinois lawmakers seeking to double state gas tax, raise $2 billion for infrastructure - Fri, 22 Mar 2019
One lawmaker said motorists should expect a push to double the state’s gas tax from .19 cents a gallon to .38 cents.

Jimmy Carter has just become the oldest living former president ever - Thu, 21 Mar 2019
Jimmy Carter was the first US president to be born in a hospital. Today, he marks a new milestone as the oldest living former president ever.

Kentucky governor says he exposed his children to chickenpox rather than getting vaccine - Thu, 21 Mar 2019
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said he made sure all his nine children were exposed to chickenpox and caught the disease instead of giving them a vaccine.

Government overhaul: Democrats eye packing Supreme Court, changing voting system - Thu, 21 Mar 2019
The list of big systemic changes that some Democratic presidential candidates are pushing is long and getting longer

Pro-life activists protest abortion measures in Springfield - Wed, 20 Mar 2019
The protests come just one day after the Illinois Senate passed a bill taking aim at repealing legislation that requires a minor to inform her parents before getting an abortion.

Elizabeth Warren backs plan to get rid of the Electoral College - Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren for the first time on Monday night said that she would back a plan to do away with the Electoral College.

Takeaways from the Michael Cohen search warrants - Wed, 20 Mar 2019
When Democratic investigators like House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler and House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff say they want to obtain Mueller's underlying evidence, this is what they're after.

Former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan joins board of Fox Corporation - Tue, 19 Mar 2019
Board members at the previous iteration of 21st Century Fox earned about $300,000 in cash and equity each year, according to SEC filings. It is not known how much Ryan and the other board members at the newly formed Fox Corp. will make.

Watch: Trump praises Brazil’s new president at White House - Tue, 19 Mar 2019
President Donald Trump praised Brazil's new far-right leader Tuesday as he welcomed him to the White House, saying the man who's been described as the "Trump of the Tropics" has done "a very outstanding job."