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Justice Department Threatens To Cut Funding To Cities Allowing “Anarchy”

The US Justice Department on September 21 threatened to revoke federal funding for New York City, Seattle, and Portland, saying the three...

In Major Victory For Coronavirus Lockdown Opponents, Federal Judge Rules Unconstitutional Lockdown Measures Put In Place In Pennsylvania

On September 14, a federal judge ruled as unconstitutional some of Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s orders to control the Coronavirus outbreak, including...

US Appeals Court Rules In Favor Of President Trump’s Plan To Phase Out Immigrant Humanitarian Protections

A US Appeals Court on September 14 sided with President Donald Trump over his administration’s decision to end humanitarian protections for hundreds...

According To Whistleblower Complaint, US Intelligence Officials Told To Halt Russian 2020 Election Meddling Threat Assessments

Acting US Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf told a former top aide to stop providing assessments of the threat of Russian interference...

President Donald Trump Threatens To Cut Federal Funds To “Lawless” Cities

President Donald Trump has ordered the Office of Budget Management to look into cutting federal funding to cities where he says "weak...

House of Representatives Introduces Bipartisan Measure Condemning QAnon Conspiracy Theorist Organization

Two lawmakers introduced a bipartisan measure on August 25 condemning the ring-wing conspiracy theory QAnon a week after President Donald Trump said the theory's followers "like...

Senate Releases Final Report On Trump-Russia Connections

The Trump campaign’s interactions with Russian intelligence services during the 2016 presidential election posed a “grave” counterintelligence threat, a Senate panel concluded...

President Donald Trump Signs Four Executive Orders Providing Economic Relief Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

At his Bedminster, New Jersey golf resort on August 10, President Donald Trump signed four executive actions to provide economic relief amid...

US Economy Declines Nearly 33% In The Second Quarter Of 2020

The US Economy contracted at a 32.9% annual rate from April through June, its worst drop on record, the Bureau of Economic Analysis said on...

President Donald Trump Proposes Delaying Presidential Election Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

President Donald Trump explicitly floated delaying November's presidential election on July 30, lending an extraordinary voice to persistent concerns that he will seek...

US Senate Introduces Legislation To Curb Big Tech’s Ad Business Activities

On July 28 Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO), a major critic of the big tech industry, introduced legislation that would penalize large tech...

Trump Administration Rolls Back Fair Housing Provision Intended On Combatting Racial Segregation In Housing

The Trump Administration moved on July 23 to eliminate an Obama-era program intended to combat racial segregation in suburban housing, saying it...

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OurWeek In Politics (December 30, 2020-January 6, 2021)

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was reelected to lead the chamber as the 117th Congress convened on January 4, with the California Democrat...