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Trump Cabinet Gets First Two Secretaries

On the first day of President Donald Trump’s Administration, the Senate confirmed two of his Cabinet appointments. Secretary of Defense James Mattis was confirmed by the full Senate 98-1 while Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly was confirmed 88-11. Senator Jeff Sessions, who was been nominated by President Trump to […]

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Congress Overrides President Obama Veto

The Senate and the House of Representatives both voted on Wednesday to override President Obama’s veto of a 9/11 lawsuit bill, overriding the President’s veto. This is the first overridden veto of President Obama’s administration. The last President to go without any overridden vetoes was President Lyndon B. Johnson. The […]


Pennsylvania Establishment Coalesces Around Katie McGinty

In Pennsylvania, Democrats sense an opportunity to defeat Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) who was elected as part of the Tea Party wave in 2010. There are three major Democratic candidates lining up for an opportunity to take on Toomey in November, Braddock Mayor John Fetterman, former Secretary of Environmental Protection […]

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