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Political Focus: A summary of the shutdown one month in

Patrick Sullivan, Web Editor

January 23, 2019

“I am proud to shutdown the government for border security… I will be the one to shut [the government] down.” This is what President Donald Trump had to say on Dec. 11 in a meeting with the current Speaker of the House...

OPINION: Russia and Ukraine tensions are rising

Tim Kandow, Contributor

January 16, 2019

Since World War II, the majority of the wars have been civil, usually consisting of a group of rebels against the standing government. However, since Ukraine's independence in the 1990s, their relationship between Russia has ...

Political Focus: Rashida Tlaib and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez targeted just a week after inauguration

Ben Hume, Staff Reporter

January 12, 2019

In a stunning turn of events, two rising stars in the newly inaugurated House of Representatives have recently faced both political and personal attacks. Rashida Tlaib (D) of Michigan’s 13th Congressional District faced scrutiny w...

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