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By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 10th, 2017
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SCOTUS rules government cannot exclude churches, religious groups for funding, programs

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Monday that the government cannot exclude churches and other faith-based organizations from a secular government program simply because of their religious identity. The much-anticipated decision came More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 8th, 2017
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Trump sets ‘gentlemen’s agreement’ with Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi to permanently remove the debt ceiling

President Trump and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) have agreed to pursue a deal that would permanently remove the requirement that Congress repeatedly raise the debt ceiling, three sources told More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, July 10th, 2017
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Kate’s Law, anti-Sanctuary City bill passes House, Obama immigration policies ‘have cost too many lives’

The House passed legislation on Thursday to crack down on illegal immigration and enact a key priority of President Trump’s known as “Kate’s Law.” Actually, the House approved two bills: one More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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US Senate release Obamacare replacement plan, immediately attacked by critics

Setting the headlines on fire, the U.S. Senate Republicans finally rolled out their “Obamacare” package, garnering immediate attacks from critics. The 142-page bill would create a new system of federal More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
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Robert De Niro goes Meryl Streep by ripping Trump during award speech

Robert De Niro may have made an amazing career acting, but is making headlines for his political rant in New York Monday night, attacking President Trump yet again. During his acceptance of The Film Society of More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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Barbara Lee praises $1billion famine relief spending in 2017 Omnibus bill

Congresswoman Lee released the following statement on funding to fight famine in the FY2017 omnibus bill. Last month, Congresswoman Lee circulated a bipartisan letter urging her colleagues to support $1 billion More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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Liberty Counsel attacks GOP on Planned Parenthood funding in new budget

Congressional leaders say they reached an agreement yesterday on a spending bill that, if passed, will ensure that Planned Parenthood, the largest abortion mill, continues to receive federal funding through September. Despite More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Bernie Sanders announces the ‘Raise the Wage Act’ to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour

On Wednesday, Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Patty Murray (D-Wash.), and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced legislation that would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour to a crowd of hundreds of low-wage More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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Bill Nelson’s mosquito control bill, the SMASH Act, passes committee

The U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on Wednesday approved legislation to bolster local mosquito-control efforts to curb the spread of the Zika virus. Florida Senator Bill Nelson The More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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Conservatives praise Trump’s budget slashing of departments, agencies while others attack

President Trump unveiled his first budget, cutting various domestic programs and increasing spending for defense, homeland security and the building of his southern border wall. Some conservatives are praising the More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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Transcript: President Trump speech to the Joint Session of Congress

President Trump on Tuesday delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress on February 28, 2017. The following is a transcript. Thank you very much. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
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Trump’s budget unsurprisingly increases military spending, cuts into some domestic programs

The White House said Monday that President Trump’s upcoming budget will propose a $54 billion increase in defense spending and impose corresponding cuts to domestic programs and foreign aid. The 10 percent More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, February 9th, 2017
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Brooklyn writer Bill Bradley warns Betsy DeVos is ‘Coming for your children’ in leftist denial of facts

Betsy DeVos will be the Secretary of Education and leftists appear to losing all common sense as the hit pieces continue. Bill Bradley posted an article titled “Betsy DeVos is Coming for your children” More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
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Adm William Moran warns that most of Navy aircraft cannot fly, discusses financial crisis of the military

Adm. William Moran warned Congress Monday of the dire condition of the Navy’s aircraft, confirming that more than 60 percent of Navy and Marine Corps strike fighters are out of service. Moran testified to More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
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Obama administration, Democrats wasted billions on failing schools, now fight ‘escapes out of public’ education

Just as Betsy DeVos was finally confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Democratic lawmakers in Maryland are mounting an effort to prevent the State Board of Education from privatizing low-performing public schools. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, January 30th, 2017
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President Trump signs Executive Order to slash regulations, ‘there will be normalized control’

President Donald Trump signed a new executive order Monday to slash regulations and fulfill another campaign promise. This expansive review of regulations adds a goal for the revocation of two regulations for every More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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The Trump administration’s letter on their ‘hiring freeze’ to cut positions through attrition

President Trump has been busy with executive orders and now a released memo confirms a federal hiring freeze, check out the details below. MEMORANDUM FOR THE HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES SUBJECT: More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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What is a neoconservative? Neocons and liberals are two sides of the same coin

Occasionally when I participate in political message boards, someone (certainly a liberal) will respond to my post by calling me a neoconservative. That is truly offensive to me because I am so far from that philosophy, More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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New Report: Trump administration to cut Endowment of the Arts, privatize PBS

Just ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration was the story that the President will act quickly to approve budget-cutting plans that would outsource public radio and television financing while eliminating all More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Some House Republicans oppose $9.7 trillion, ‘worst budget ever’ disguised as Obamacare repeal

The House Liberty Caucus is leading a charge in the House of Representatives to reject the Senate-passed budget resolution meant to clear the way for the repeal of Obamacare, but increases spending by $9.7 trillion More...


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