Category Archives: Decisions

Kentucky bill would motivate jobless to find work

Kentucky’s Legislature is considering a bill that would cut in half the number of weeks a person can receive unemployment benefits. Under Kentucky’s current labor law, a person laid off for any reason other than misconduct is eligible to receive a portion of their paycheck for a maximum of 26 weeks. But under House Bill 252, …

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Sessions firm on recusing himself from Russia probe, uncertain about Senate fixing DACA

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is suggesting he has no regrets about recusing himself on anything related to Russia, telling Fox News that he believes he “did the right thing.” Perhaps he realized, it was a bunch of BS, and a witch hunt, like Trump said.

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Son of George Soros donated $650G to Dem campaigns, groups last year

The son of liberal billionaire financier George Soros donated $650,000 to Democratic campaigns and committees last year, according to Federal Election Commission records.

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The Trump-Russia collusion narrative is dead

Friday’s grand jury indictment in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election destroys Democratic claims that the Trump presidential campaign colluded with Russia to win the race, and that the Russian interference cost Hillary Clinton the election. It is now time for Mueller to look into real election interference and collusion with the …

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Romney, seeking US Senate seat, calls for action against mass shootings

Just hours after announcing plans to run for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah, former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney took the stage Friday night in Provo to draw attention to a matter clear across the country: this week’s massacre in Florida.

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McMaster: FBI indictments prove Russia meddled in US elections

Saturday the  national security adviser to President Trump said that the new FBI indictments show indisputably that Russians meddled in U.S. elections. During the Munich Security Conference in Germany, H.R. McMaster said “with the FBI indictment, the evidence is now incontrovertible” that Moscow meddled in the 2016 campaign.

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Theresa May holding talks with Angela Merkel in Berlin

Theresa May is holding talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she seeks to make progress on negotiating the UK’s exit from the EU. The meeting, at Berlin’s Chancellery, is likely to be dominated by Brexit and discussions over a “transition” period.

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Tillerson Tries To Ease Tension With Turkey

The tense relationship is beginning to thaw between the U.S. and Turkey, as U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits Turkey’s capital, Ankara, and holds lengthy talks with leadership.

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U.S. Supreme Court weighs intervening in “Dreamers” problem

Friday the U.S. Supreme Court could say whether it will consider President Donald Trump’s appeal of a lower court decision blocking his order to end a program that shields hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation.

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Pelosi’s Doomsday Scenario: Dem leader could face rebellion if House takeover fails

House Democrats see a big opportunity this year to seize control of the chamber after years in the wilderness, but the favorable landscape has emerged as a double-edged sword for Nancy Pelosi – putting high expectations on the House minority leader to deliver or face a resurgent effort to unseat her.

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