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St. Marys, GA
Monday, September 25, 2017

MAP MONDAY: Which party dominates state legislatures?

While most people focus on who controls the Congress and the White House, many forget how influential state legislatures are and the effect partisanship has on the state level.

Health care bill teeters, GOP adds money to woo dissidents

Top Republicans are adding money to their staggering effort to repeal the Obama health care law and say they’re pushing toward a climactic Senate faceoff this week. Yet their path to succeeding in their last-gasp effort has grown narrower, perhaps impossible.

Trump signs proclamation restricting travel from 8 countries

Citizens of eight countries will face new restrictions on entry to the U.S. under a proclamation signed by President Donald Trump on Sunday.

Senate bill would make online political ads more transparent

Legislation floated by two Democratic senators would enhance transparency for online political ads, requiring social media companies like Facebook and Twitter to keep a public file of election ads and communications.

Trump: GOP health bill short of votes before deadline

President Donald Trump said Wednesday the Republicans’ last-resort “Obamacare” repeal effort remains two or three votes short, forecasting days of furious lobbying ahead with a crucial deadline looming next week.

Democrats want closer look at Price’s private jet travel

House Democrats say he wasted taxpayer money by chartering five private flights last week for official business when other cheaper travel options were available.

Melania Trump to UN: ‘Come together’ for good of children

Warning that children are closely watching the example of adults, she told the spouses of world leaders that they “must teach each other the values of empathy and communication that are at the core of kindness, mindfulness, integrity and leadership.”

At UN, Trump threatens ‘total destruction’ of North Korea

President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened the “total destruction’” of North Korea if the nation’s “Rocket man” leader does not abandon his drive toward nuclear weapons.

Republican governors get into the ‘news’ business

The Republican Governors Association has quietly launched an online publication that looks like a media outlet and is branded as such on social media.

Senate backs bill to pump $700 billion into military

The Senate has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping defense policy bill that would pump $700 billion into the military, putting the U.S. armed forces on track for a budget greater than at any time during the decade-plus wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
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