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Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
March 1
Filed under Politics

What happened? On Tuesday President Donald Trump spoke to a joint congress session in Washington, D.C. The White House also banned several media outlets from a briefing on Friday.   Speech For the first time since taking office more than a month ago, Trump delivered a speech that seemed to try and unify the country. He...

Republicans shift focus from White House to Congress

Republicans shift focus from White House to Congress

Sean McCarthy,
Staff Writer
August 31
Filed under Opinion, Politics

Donald Trump no doubt wishes he could have a re-do for the entire month of August. Towards the end of July, Trump had the lead over Hillary Clinton by up to 10 points in various polls, according to Real Clear Politics. One month later, Trump is about 10 points behind Clinton in the polls. ...

What did Obama say about guns?

What did Obama say about guns?

Kris Stewart,
Managing Editor
January 9
Filed under Politics, Showcase

It’s President Obama’s last year in office. He kicked off his final lap of the political race, and the New Year, with a press conference where he announced executive actions intended to reduce gun violence. Tuesday morning, Obama opened the early part of the address with statistics that claimed 30...

The one Republican that can unify the House

The one Republican that can unify the House

Fernando J. Ramirez,
Contributor
November 19
Filed under Politics

A new political chapter began last week as Paul Ryan, the congressman from Wisconsin, was elected to replace John Boehner as speaker of the House of Representatives. A young new face with creative ideas, Paul Ryan is the youngest speaker of the House in more than a century. The 45-year-old obtained...

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