Archive for July 29th, 2017

Meet the woman set to lead Homeland Security

on July 29, 2017, 6:14 AM / in National News

BY MELANIE ZANONA   /  THE HILL Washington veteran Elaine Duke is set to temporarily take the helm of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) following a dramatic shakeup up at the White House this week. A DHS spokesperson confirmed Friday evening that Duke, who currently serves as Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly‘s deputy, would become acting secretary starting Monday when the agency’s current chief steps aside to take […]

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“Who?” Maryland Congressman Announces 2020 Run

“Who?” Maryland Congressman Announces 2020 Run

on July 29, 2017, 6:02 AM / in National News

By Reagan McCarthy  /   Town Hall Since the moment President Trump took office, Democrats have been touting names for potential presidential bids and gearing up for the 2020 election. Just six months into Donald Trump’s presidency, a Democratic congressman has announced his 2020 bid. John Delaney represents Maryland’s 6th district. In an op-ed in the Washington Post, Delaney explained his urge […]

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This Day in History July 29th

This Day in History July 29th

on July 29, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

July 29 is the 210th day of the year (211th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 155 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Lupus of Troyes Martha of Bethany (Catholic, Anglican, and Lutheran Church) Olaf II of Norway Simplicius, Faustinus and Beatrix July 29 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) International Tiger Day National […]

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Orange Peels

Orange Peels

on July 29, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Let him who thinks he stands take heed lest he fall. – 1 Corinthians 10:12 Back in 1911, a stuntman named Bobby Leach went over Niagara Falls in a specially designed steel drum—and lived to tell about it. Although he suffered minor injuries, he survived because he recognized the tremendous dangers involved in the feat, and he had done everything […]

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Lifelong Democrats Now Control the White House

Lifelong Democrats Now Control the White House

on July 29, 2017, 6:00 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Ed Willing   /   The Resurgent The conversion is now complete. The Republican Party no longer has any significant influence in, or around the White House. Twitter feeds report that Reince Preibus is no longer the White House Chief of Staff. Preibus, who accompanied the president on Air Force One to a Long Island event today as his last act, served […]

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