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Article from NY Times No one knows better than House Democrats how a contentious health care vote can exact a steep political price — losing control of the House in the first midterm election of an untested new president’s tenure for example. As they hooted derisively at their Republican colleagues …

Article from NY Times President Trump will visit the city tomorrow in his first trip back since moving to the White House. Mr. Trump is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of Australia aboard the Intrepid for a reception and dinner to mark the 75th anniversary of the …

By Stephanie Pappas Ivanka Trump just had to trademark her name in China to avoid copyright copycats, but she doesn’t have to worry that new parents will infringe on her turf: The name Ivanka is wildly unpopular in the United States. In 2015, only about 20 in 1 million babies …

Original from NJ.com   North Bergen BOE election results show we must continue fight The results of the recent North Bergen School Board Election inspire the continued effort to unseat the Nicholas Sacco archaic political organization according to Larry Wainstein, leader of the anti-Sacco North Bergen Forces.  In a prepared …

Congress has put forward a proposed budget to fund the remainder of 2017, and despite the wishes of President Donald Trump, science does not seem to be on the chopping block. President Trump had suggested draconian cuts to several science agency budgets for fiscal year 2018, including the Environmental Protection …

Article seen on Live Science The federal government is currently being funded by a continuing resolution that expires on April 28, 2017 – which also happens to be the 99th day of Donald Trump’s presidency. If Congress fails to approve a new spending deal before then, Trump’s 100th day as …

Original article from Reuters   China warned on Friday that the situation with North Korea over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs is at a “critical point” and said dialogue and negotiations are the only “practical” way to end tensions. Speaking at the United Nations before a Security Council meeting …

Original Article from Huffington Post In his first 100 days in office, President Donald Trump and his team have spent a lot of time trying to convince Americans that they’re hard at work improving the lives of women. Just this week, White House advisor Ivanka Trump told a crowd in Germany …

Original article from Washington Post   A German crowd booed Ivanka Trump on Tuesday after she called her father a “tremendous champion of supporting families.” Trump was taking her first crack at diplomacy abroad in her new role as assistant to the president, vowing at a women’s economic conference in …

Original article from The Atlantic  They marched for science, and at first, they did so quietly. On Saturday, as thousands of people started streaming eastward from the Washington Monument, in a river of ponchos and umbrellas, the usual raucous chants that accompany such protests were rarely heard and even more …