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  • Congress Returns to Washington With Full Agenda




    Congress returns Tuesday with a full agenda - the budget, the debt ceiling, and reauthorizing key programs, including National Flood Insurance, now so desperately needed after Hurricane Harvey.
  • Trump Killed Obama's Equal Pay Rule. Now What?




    The Trump administration has stopped an Obama-era rule requiring large companies to report how much they pay workers by race and gender, NBC News reported. The rule was intended to help close the persistent...

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  • President Trump to Donate $1 Million to Hurricane Relief Efforts




    President Donald Trump will donate $1 million of his personal money to hurricane relief efforts, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursday.
  • Trump Policies on Immigrants, Tariff Could Hurt Harvey Help




    During President Donald Trump's visit to hurricane ravaged Corpus Christie in Texas he pledged to provide immediate recovery assistance, "We are going to get you back and operating immediately," but economists...

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  • As Trump Mulls Fate of DACA, Crowds March to Support Immigrants




    President Donald Trump railed against the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program during his campaign, slamming it as illegal "amnesty." But he changed his tune after the election, calling DACA one of the...
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  • Presidential Pardons Might Not End Russia Prosecutions




    President Donald Trump’s pardon of former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, issued before his federal case was even finished, has sparked a debate over whether he could end Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia...

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