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Gun Control Challenges

Congress faces heated demands for gun control legislation but lawmakers have actually tried to curb gun violence in the past year.

Another school shooting, another round of calls for Washington to tackle gun violence. However, Congress has recently tried -and failed- to pass gun-related legislation. Just days after a gunman used bump stocks to open fire on a Las Vegas country music festival, a bipartisan bill emerged that would have banned the sale of the devices used to amplify the shooting…

Proposing a Plan

The Senate has begun debate on a massive immigration proposal.

There’s already skepticism in Washington about a deal protecting DACA recipients. The Senate has begun debating a massive immigration package, and some lawmakers worry about trying to tackle too much at once. A Republican proposal follows President Trump’s suggestions, steering billions toward the border for more security and resources.The ‘Secure and Succeed Act’ gets rid of the diversity lottery program,…

Debating DACA

President Trump continues to haggle with Democrats over legislation regarding DACA recipients and border wall funding.

President Trump believes he is giving Democrats what they want on immigration. The President has offered not just legal residence for DACA recipients, but also a path to citizenship for those who qualify for DACA, but did not apply. In return, President Trump wants billions of dollars to fund a border wall and add additional border security. The President also…

The Saga Continues

The Senate narrowly voted in favor to start the debate on repealing the Affordable Care Act, a significant hurdle.

  Republicans will take another crack at repealing Obamacare after winning a dramatic vote Tuesday to begin the debate. It included an appearance by senator john McCain, his first since being diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer last week. Vice President Mike Pence had to preside and cast a tie-breaking vote. The next step could be even harder-…

Debating the Floor

The Senate could be moving forward on health care today with open debate.

Lawmakers are expected to utilize a chance to move forward on healthcare later today. The Senate is set to take a procedural vote that allows for debate on the floor. However there’s a major snag for those on the fence about recent repeal and replace plans- It’s not entirely clear what legislation they’ll be debating. Previous bills collapsed due to…

Trump vs. Clinton: The day after

Highlights from the final presidential debate

(CNN) – The third and final presidential debate of the election is now in the history books and while Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton were in full combat mode, the big headline of the debate came when Trump refused to promise that he would concede if he loses November 8. Wednesday’s showdown in Las Vegas was every bit as contentious as previous match-ups. Moderator Chris…

The Last Stage

The final Presidential debate hit hard on the issues.

  With leas than three weeks left before the votes are cast, the Presidential hopeful took the stage for their final debate last night at the University at Nevada, Las Vegas. Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton took a number of jabs at each other last night on a variety of issues. Trump questioned Clinton on the reputation of some…

Final face-off

What you need to know before the last presidential debate

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are just hours away from their last face-to-face showdown before the election, the final chance to push their arguments on the debate stage. The debate topics will include immigration, the economy, the Supreme Court, foreign policy, and fitness to be president. That last topic will likely spark talk of controversies roiling both campaigns… …including Hillary…

Final Preparations

Both candidates are preparing for tonight's final Presidential debate.

  Tonight is the last stand for the Presidential candidates on the national debate stage with the third and final Presidential debate. Hillary Clinton will take the stage with a healthy lead in the polls, and is expected to focus on the issues and avoid any brazen attacks. Donald Trump is looking for a big win for a much-needed boost…

VP Debate Rundown

The Vice Presidential nominees faced off Tuesday night in Virginia.

  The nominees for VP took the stage last night for their only debate of the election season, hoping to gain some ground for their party’s candidate. However, the night was filled with interruptions as both candidates tried to spread their message, and send a few choice attacks towards their opponent. Democratic nominee Sen. Tin Kaine seemed especially eager to…