Border crisis roils key campaigns in the battle for Congress
Jun18

Border crisis roils key campaigns in the battle for Congress

David McNew/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Candidates across the country and from both parties in key midterm races are grappling with how to respond to the backlash over the controversial separation of undocumented immigrants and their young children at …

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Trump directs creation of ‘space force’ as sixth branch of military
Jun18

Trump directs creation of ‘space force’ as sixth branch of military

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump announced Monday that he has ordered the creation of a new military branch, adding the “Space Force” to the Army, Navy, Marine, Air Force, and Coast Guard.”It is not enough to merely have a…

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A conservative Republican senator calls for action on ‘acute’ suicide crisis for LGBTQ youth
Jun18

A conservative Republican senator calls for action on ‘acute’ suicide crisis for LGBTQ youth

Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A conservative Republican senator marked Pride Month on the Senate floor with a call to action over an “acute” suicide crisis among LGBTQ youth.“A suicide epidemic has touched all sectors of our soci…

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President Trump blames Democrats, doubles down on immigration amid backlash
Jun18

President Trump blames Democrats, doubles down on immigration amid backlash

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — As the outcry over the nearly 2,000 child separations caused as a result of the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy on illegal border crossings grows, President Donald Trump doubled d…

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Supreme Court puts off weighing in on partisan gerrymandering
Jun18

Supreme Court puts off weighing in on partisan gerrymandering

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court on Monday put off weighing in on whether gerrymandering is unconstitutional – allowing, for now, maps in Wisconsin and Maryland to stand.The cases deal with, gerrymandering, the method of drawing…

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