November 2018

Politics

What happened to high profile Democrat races in the US mid term elections?

What happened to high profile Democrat races in the US mid term elections? The midterm elections 2018 certainly saw a “blue wave” in terms of Democrats taking back the House, but many of the high profile democrat races resulted in defeat. Many Democrat candidates attempted to fuel their campaign by showing a willingness to cooperate with […]

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Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker speaks to state and local law enforcement in Des Moines, Iowa
Politics

President Trump Appoints Matt Whitaker as the US Acting Attorney General

A few weeks ago, the United States held its mid-term elections to elect new members and re-elect the old ones into the House of Representatives and the Upper house, the Senate respectively. The most surprising news at the end of the day was not that the Democrats had dominated the majority of the lower chamber because […]

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Politics

What Are the Implications of Firing Jeff Sessions?

What Are the Implications of Firing Jeff Sessions? -By Jim Owen President Trump’s firing of Jeff Sessions as attorney general is sparking concerns that the Russian election-meddling investigation may not be allowed to proceed. Sessions lost his job the morning after the Nov. 6 mid-term elections. The dismissal did not come as a surprise since […]

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Midterm elections 2018
Politics

How Republicans Lost the House But Held the Senate in Mid-Term Elections

How Republicans Lost the House But Held the Senate in Mid-Term Elections -By Jim Owen A handful of congressional races across the country played significant roles in determining the outcome of the U.S. mid-term elections, in which Democrats seized control of the House of Representatives while Republicans apparently expanded their majority in the Senate. Three […]

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Citizenship
Politics World

Trump Wants to Change the Rules of birthright Citizenship

Trump Wants to Change the Rules of birthright Citizenship -By Jim Owen President Trump has demanded the repeal of birthright citizenship, the constitutional guarantee that anyone born in the United States is automatically an American citizen regardless of their parents’ immigration status. History of Birthright Citizenship The law, embodied in the 14th Amendment, dates to […]

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