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President Trump Wanted $25 Billion for a Border Wall. Congress Gave Him a Fence Instead

President Donald Trump publicly griped over a congressional spending package that includes just a fraction of the money he wanted for border security, arguing that “the rest will be forthcoming.” 423 more words

Students Write to Representatives Calling for Change in Gun Control Legislation

Freshman Estrella Saavedra typed her letter to a representative. Saavedra said, “I think they should put more attention on gun laws and gun control.” Photo Credit / Grace Marshall… 770 more words

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House votes to advance $1.3T omnibus


ㅤ”The rule governing debate on the measure was approved in a 211-207 vote, setting up a final vote on the bill later on Thursday. 44 more words


Facebook's quiet battle to kill the first transparency law for online political ads

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said yesterday that the company welcomes more regulation, particularly to bring transparency to political advertising online. But in recent months, Facebook has been quietly fighting lawmakers to keep them from passing an act that does exactly that, campaign transparency advocates and Congressional staff tell Quartz. 876 more words


What do we send people to Congress to do? Appease spendaholics in the Democratic Party? Are they suppose to vote for bills when it is not even possible for them to know what is in them? 285 more words


Here's how the “Omnibus” Will Waste your Tax Dollars on nearly Everything except You and your Family

Once again your dysfunctional government is desperately attempting to avoid a third government shutdown. Our failed leaders will bar the doors to the Capitol Building on Saturday night if both houses cannot agree and sign a spending bill labeled the ‘Omnibus.’ Because GOP politicians did not finalize its content until 8 p.m. 539 more words