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Trump must give the Senate guidelines on weapons legislation, says Blunt

Congress returns from recess as the arms control debate intensifies. Following mass shootings in Odessa, Texas, pressure is mounting on Congressional legislators. Matt Bennett, former US Secretary of Public Affairs for Weapon Safety, and Fox News employee Karl Rove, former Deputy Chief of Staff of President George W. Bush, join the debate. Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., Said on Sunday that …

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Climate change: Trump's withdrawal of climate change legislation will be felt well beyond his presidency

However, his withdrawal of global warming restrictions is one of the clearest ways he has worked to eradicate a cornerstone of President Barack Obama's legacy. Regardless of what happens in the presidential elections of 2020, critics have said that Trump has already cemented an inheritance of the environment that will be felt by future generations. "He joins in politics through …

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Mitch McConnell's blockade on House Legislation is about to face the toughest test

McConnell is the immovable object: he is frustrated because he systematically blocks Senate votes on the list of passed bills, from gun control to extra protection for patients with pre-existing health problems. However, McConnell's blockade faces a new challenge as Parliament turns to a series of bills designed to combat foreign interference in the 2020 elections. These measures, aimed at …

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Louisiana Governor breaks with Dems, it says 'heartbeat' legislation

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards reported he would sign his state's "heartbeat" legislation – […] 19659002] "When I ran for governor, I said I was pro-life and so that's something that's consistent." The bill, which awaits a vote from the Louisiana House of Pro-life advocates have heralded measures like "heartbeat" Legislation while groups like Planned Parenthood have challenged them in …

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Utah legislation provides limited final approval of Medicaid's expansion

Utah's voter-approved Medicaid expansion initiative was replaced on Monday with a program that is more restrictive and initially more expensive, depending on a series of uncertain federal concessions. The legislature of Utah and Governor Gary Herbert say, however, the bill is more economic in the long run. Senators voted 22-7 in favor of adopting the House version of SB96, which …

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Ocasio-Cortez and Markey announce Green New Deal legislation

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, DN.Y., and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., Are preparing to launch the "Green New Deal" legislation, which is a big step forward in implementing a massive package of big government represents programs for the radical transformation of the American economy. Axios reported for the first time that lawmakers could introduce a law next week, even though the details …

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