Archive for June 24th, 2017

Time to Get On The Program

Time to Get On The Program

on June 24, 2017, 7:13 AM / in Announcements, National News, Opinion

Republican congress-critters who are still on the platform fretting over whether or not to jump on the Trump Train for the 2018 election cycle might want to consider not only Trump’s 4-0 string of wins in special elections this year, but, according to a report in Breitbart this week… “The Republican National Committee (RNC) raised a record $10.8 million in […]

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Planned Parenthood Battle Could Sway Fortunes of G.O.P. Health Bill

Planned Parenthood Battle Could Sway Fortunes of G.O.P. Health Bill

on June 24, 2017, 6:54 AM / in National News

WASHINGTON — As the Senate barrels toward a vote next week to sever all federal support for Planned Parenthood, the 100-year-old organization is mobilizing furiously to bring down the Republicans’ broader legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act before it reaches President Trump’s desk. The fight over one provision — to cut off funding to Planned Parenthood for a single […]

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‘I’m glad he got shot’: Nebraska Democrat caught on tape criticizing Rep. Steve Scalise

‘I’m glad he got shot’: Nebraska Democrat caught on tape criticizing Rep. Steve Scalise

on June 24, 2017, 6:11 AM / in National News

By Herman Wong   /   Washington Post A Nebraska Democratic official has been removed Thursday from his chairman post after recordings emerged in which he said he was glad that House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) was shot and that he wished he had died. In the recording, Phil Montag, who was the volunteer co-chairman of the Nebraska Democratic Party’s technology committee, criticized […]

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More than 120 feared buried as landslide destroys village in southwest China

More than 120 feared buried as landslide destroys village in southwest China

on June 24, 2017, 6:02 AM / in International News

By Simon Denyer   /  Washington Post BEIJING — More than 120 people were missing and feared buried after a landslide caused by torrential rain destroyed a mountain village in a southwest China’s Sichuan province, state media reported Saturday. The landslide hit the village of Xinmo in Maoxian county before 6 a.m. on Saturday morning, and 62 houses were buried, according […]

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