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Confirmations for the sitting Supreme Court justices

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THE WASHINGTON POST – The overwhelming majority of Supreme Court nominees have received a substantial majority of votes for confirmation, and no Supreme Court nominee has ever been blocked by a single-party filibuster. For example, On Jan. 31, President Trump…

President Trump’s Job Approval

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THE NEW YORK TIMES – President Trump’s job approval is the lowest of any chief executive since Gallup began tracking the initial months of a president’s term in 1953. Mr. Trump’s record-low approval rating is because of high disapproval among…

Is america’s military big enough?

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THE NEW YORK TIMES – President Trump has proposed a $54 billion increase in defense spending, which he said would be “one of the largest increases in national defense spending in American history.” Past administrations have increased military spending, but…

What Trump cut in his budget

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WASHINGTON POST – The Trump administration released a preliminary 2018 budget proposal, which details many of the changes the president wants to make to the federal government’s spending. The proposal covers only discretionary, not mandatory, spending. See website

How difficult is Brexit?

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THE GUARDIAN – Leaving the EU without a deal and falling back on WTO rules would mean paying customs duties on British exports to the EU. Guardian calculations put the annual bill at $7.6bn just in tariff costs. Here’s why.…

You Draw it, again!

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THE NEW YORK TIMES – The perfect example of interactive news. Draw your guesses on the charts below to see if you’re as smart as you think you are. See Website  

The destruction of Aleppo after five years of fighting

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WASHINGTON POST – A UNOSAT analysis of satellite imagery of Aleppo gives us a glimpse at the scale of destruction that has besieged Syria’s largest city. The analysis compares the total number of buildings found in pre-conflict imagery collected in 2009 with…

How Trump Would Enforce a Ban on Muslim Immigration

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THE NEW YORK TIMES – It was a little over a year ago that Donald J. Trump first proposed barring Muslims from entering the United States. In subsequent statements during the campaign, Mr. Trump and his staff made several confusing…

The Conflicts of Interest facing the Trump Presidency

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THE NEW YOK TIMES –Donald J. Trump’s global business empire will create an unprecedented number of conflicts of interest for a United States president, experts in legal ethics say. Mr. Trump has said he will separate himself from his company…