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Supreme Court Justice Thomas Warns Of Judicial Overreach

By Elaine Owen, Editor — Supreme Court Justice and Georgia native Clarence Thomas said the judicial branch serves to keep all three branches of government–including itself–in line. But, he said, as part of this responsibility, judges can’t be swayed by their personal beliefs or opinions “Each time a judge sidesteps or manipulates the law to […]

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Trump Slashes Safety Nets in Budget Request

The White House’s latest budget request includes sharp cuts to programs such as Medicaid and food stamps. By Andrew Soergel, Senior Writer, Economics U.S. News & World Report — President Donald Trump unveiled a proposal last week that, if approved in full, would lead to steep funding cuts to social assistance programs and slash projected […]

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OIC rejects Trump’s Mideast plan, tells member states not to ‘enforce it in any way or form’

OIC rejects Trump’s Mideast plan, tells member states not to ‘enforce it in any way or form’ The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Monday rejected United States President Donald Trump’s plan for the Middle East, calling on its 57 member states not to help implement it. The pan-Islamic body, which represents more than 1.5 […]

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President Trump honors Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee at State of the Union

By Elaine Owen, Editor For Charles McGee, last week was a historic week. McGee, who recently celebrated his 100th birthday, is one of the last surviving Tuskegee Airmen. Sunday, he brought out the commemorative coin for the Super Bowl coin flip, handing it off to NFL referee Bill Vinovich. On Tuesday (Feb. 4), President Trump […]

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Judge says Cuts to Georgia Accountability Courts would be ‘Devastating’

Gov. Brian Kemp’s proposed budget cuts for the state’s accountability courts could be “devastating” to the system, the head of the courts’ council said Tuesday (Jan. 28). Hall County Superior Court Judge Kathlene Gosselin said the governor’s proposed 8% cut for the accountability court system would eliminate key statewide positions and likely prevent 11 new […]

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Delegate Race – Iowa Caucus

Delegate Race – Iowa Caucus Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. with 62% Reporting Mayor Pete Leads  

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US budget deficit to break $1 trillion in fiscal 2020, CBO says

The U.S. budget deficit is on track to break $1 trillion in 2020, the Congressional Budget Office said Tuesday. That estimate is a slight increase from the August 2019 projection and comes with a GDP growth estimate of 2.2%. The U.S. budget deficit likely will break the $1 trillion barrier in 2020, the first time […]

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Collins Expected to Try Ousting New GA Senator in GOP Battle

By Jeff Amy and Alan Fram, Associated Press / U.S. News & World Report ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Rep. Doug Collins, an ardent ally of President Donald Trump and vocal opponent of his impeachment, is expected to announce he will challenge fellow Republican and newly appointed Sen. Kelly Loeffler for her seat this year, a […]

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House Impeachment Managers Gird for Uphill Battle In Senate Trial

By Alana Abramson, Time.com (REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION) Over the weekend, House impeachment managers huddled in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office in the heart of the Capitol, hammering out the strategy to make their case against President Donald Trump on the Senate floor on Wednesday. They honed and filed documents arguing why their colleagues in Congress […]

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Trump Is Rushing to Make His Border Wall Look Like a Success Before November

By Zak Cheney-Rice, The Intelligencer Before Donald Trump announced his ultimately successful run for president in 2015, he was a blowhard real-estate magnate turned reality-TV host who couldn’t remember basic talking points about his own nascent campaign. Advisers knew he needed help, so in order to keep him on message regarding a key feature of […]

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