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Tag Archives: Breaking News

What drove Donald Trump’s decision to kill Iranian General Qasem Suleimani?

Excerpt: The death of Iran's top military strategist has already sent shock waves around the Middle East and may put American soldiers and civilians in harm's way.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
Categories:Breaking News, Elections, National Defense, Policy Topics
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Analysis: New Republican-backed bills would cut injured workers’ benefits

Excerpt: Last week all pre­tense of bipar­ti­san­ship in State Sen­a­tor Rod­ney Tom’s new coali­tion was aban­doned with its intro­duc­tion of five anti-labor bills pur­pose­ly intend­ed to weak­en work­er’s com­pen­sa­tion. The new cau­cus formed by Sen­a­tors Tom and Shel­don and the Repub­li­cans is try­ing to rush these bills through to pas­sage. A floor vote is expect­ed in […]
Written by:Linda Seltzer
Categories:Breaking News, Economic Security, Legislative Advocacy
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BREAKING: Osama bin Laden is dead, officials say; President Obama addresses the nation

Excerpt: Details are sketchy as of this hour, but Amer­i­ca’s tele­vi­sion net­works, cit­ing mul­ti­ple sources, are report­ing that U.S. forces have killed Osama bin Laden in Abbot­tabad, Pak­istan, and have pos­ses­sion of his body. Pres­i­dent Barack Oba­ma is sched­uled to speak to the nation short­ly. The admin­is­tra­tion has not offi­cial­ly con­firmed the news, but the pres­i­dent is […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Policy Topics, World Commmunity
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