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Bush and Obama's gifts to Trump: More war-making powers

10 Aug 17:12 | U.S. News

Thanks to the military interventions by the George W. Bush and Barack Obama administrations, the former presidents have effectively expanded executive authority for Donald Trump to go to war, a study from the University of Waterloo has found.read more »

Former Congressional Staffer Indicted on Federal Bribery Charge

8 Aug 2017 | U.S. News

A former staffer for a member of the United States Congress has been arrested on federal extortion and bribery charges after allegedly taking $5,000 with promises of helping to prevent the closure of a Compton marijuana shop. read more »

Sad! Drifting Word Meanings May Be Creating Two Different Political Languages

1 Aug 2017 | U.S. News

If the current political discourse sounds a little like people are speaking two different languages, Penn State psychologists, who studied political rhetoric over the past three presidential elections, say that may be close to the case, semantically speaking.read more »

Using Tweets To Decrypt The Personality Of Powerful People

28 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

ery successful entrepreneurs and CEO's are often regarded as superstars in modern society because they generate jobs, introduce groundbreaking innovations, and thus change the world.read more »

Senate Vote Starts Process To Take Coverage From Millions

28 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

The American College of Physicians (ACP) is gravely disappointed that 50 Senators plus Vice President Pence voted to begin debate on still-secret legislation that could result in tens of millions losing insurance coverage. read more »

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What Do Trump's Tweets Say About His Personality?

26 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

The Twitter messages of Donald J. Trump, the entrepreneurial businessman turned US president, show that he is creative, competitive and a rule-breaker, but also has neurotic tendencies.read more »

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The Economist: In Trump's America It May Be A Long Wait For Politics To Return To Normal

30 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

Observers of Donald Trump's presidency who hope that American politics will eventually return to normal may face a long wait, according to a new special report from The Economist. read more »

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Majority of Americans Disapprove of Decision to Withdraw from Paris Agreement

6 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

A new PSRAI survey finds that a majority of Americans disapprove of President Trump's decision that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change.read more »

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US decision To Withdraw From Paris Climate Accord A 'Major Disappointment'

2 Jun 2017 | World

The Spokesman for the United Nations Secretary-General said the decision by the United States to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change is a major disappointment for global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote global security.read more »

Half Of Mayoral Elections In 6 US States Are Unopposed

25 May 2017 | U.S. News

Approximately half of mayoral elections in six U.S. states are unopposed, and unopposed elections are on the rise, according to a report from the Center for Local Elections in American Politics.read more »

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Despite Partisanship Surrounding Voter ID, Most Voters Don't Believe It Suppresses Turnout

24 May 2017 | U.S. News

Most Americans -- even average Democrats -- do not accept the argument that voter identification laws can suppress voter turnout, according to a new study.read more »

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