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Shutdown Deal Turns Democrats on Each Other Before Midterms

January 23, 2018  |  No Comments  |  Share

Article reposted with permission from Bloomberg Politics For Democrats, the recriminations began even before the final votes were cast to end the three-day government shutdown -- hinting at divisions that could complicate their efforts in November’s congressional races. Most of the blame fell squarely on Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer, who was assailed by party colleagues for accepting a Republican offer on...

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The Mom Vivant

January 22, 2018  |  No Comments  |  Share

What is a blogger supposed to do when everything they thought they knew changes in one fell swoop? Bloggers get clicks for being controversial, not advocating a middle of the road approach or compromise. Since November 2016, this blogger has alternated between wanting to pull the covers over her head when the television news is on to talking back to...

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The Daily Dose

January 22, 2018  |  No Comments  |  Share

Article reposted with permission from Stars and Stripes WASHINGTON — The families of two U.S. soldiers killed in a helicopter crash Saturday will get death benefits from an area nonprofit, despite the government shutdown. Fisher House Foundation in Rockville, Md., which helped Gold Star families who lost benefits during the 2013 shutdown, is stepping up again. “Families like the ones we helped...

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