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A Latina woman in Trump's office

 04/28/2017 - 13:47
Jovita Carranza during her tenure as deputy administrator of the federal government's Small Business Administration (SBA) in 2007. EFE / Iván Mejía
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President Donald Trump has named the Hispanic Jovita Carranza as Treasurer of his government

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Friday, April 28, 2017 - 1:30pm
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Jovita Carranza during her tenure as deputy administrator of the federal government's Small Business Administration (SBA) in 2007. EFE / Iván Mejía

Trump administration announced a tax reform that means: "cut taxes for the rich"

 04/27/2017 - 03:35
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (R) and National Economic Director Gary Cohn (L) participate in a news conference to discuss the tax reform plan of US President Donald J. Trump, in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 26 April 2017. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday outlined President Donald Trump"s tax overhaul plan, which calls for slashing the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 15 percent. Critics immediately called it “basically a huge tax cut for the rich”.

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Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 3:15am
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US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (R) and National Economic Director Gary Cohn (L) participate in a news conference to discuss the tax reform plan of US President Donald J. Trump, in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 26 April 2017. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

Trump's push to fund wall may be delayed to avoid government shutdown

 04/25/2017 - 03:04
United States Border Patrol (USBP) agents standing the near the 'Friendship Fence' between the United States and Mexico in the Border Field State Park in San Diego, California, USA, 26 March 2017. EFE/JASON SZENES
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President Donald Trump insisted on Monday in a pair of Twitter posts that the border wall with Mexico, the financing of which is an obstacle blocking a budget agreement to avoid a partial shutdown of the US government, is a "very important tool" for preventing the entry of illegal drugs into this country.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 2:45am
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United States Border Patrol (USBP) agents standing the near the 'Friendship Fence' between the United States and Mexico in the Border Field State Park in San Diego, California, USA, 26 March 2017. EFE/JASON SZENES

[OP-ED]: America needs more immigrants, not fewer

 04/20/2017 - 09:50
Image courtesy Gleason Partners, of Las Vegas, for a design for the future wall between Mexico and the United States. EFE
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President Trump appears to have softened his position on NATO, free trade, the U.S. Export-Import Bank, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, the advice of generals, and whether China is a currency manipulator.

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 8:30am
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Image courtesy Gleason Partners, of Las Vegas, for a design for the future wall between Mexico and the United States. EFE

Gorsuch sworn in as new Supreme Court justice

 04/11/2017 - 03:14
 Following a bitter confirmation fight, Neil Gorsuch was sworn in as America’s 113th Supreme Court Justice
 
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Gorsuch on Monday was sworn in as the country"s latest Supreme Court justice after being nominated by President Donald Trump and confirmed by the Senate, thus filling the high court seat that had been vacant for more than a year.

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 3:15am
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 Following a bitter confirmation fight, Neil Gorsuch was sworn in as America’s 113th Supreme Court Justice

 

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Dimite el gobernador de Alabama por un escándalo sexual que amenazaba con su destitución

 04/11/2017 - 02:52
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley resigned from office April 10 after a year-long scandal. He was facing impeachment charges.EFE/DAN ANDERSON
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El hasta ahora gobernador de Alabama, el republicano Robert Bentley, renunció hoy a su cargo arrinconado por un escándalo que tiene su origen en un romance extramatrimonial y que amenazaba con su destitución.

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 2:30am
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El gobernador de Alabama, Robert Bentley, dimitió de su puesto el pasado 10 de Abril tras verse implicado en un escándalo extramatrimonial. Sobre su cargo pesaban amenazas de destitución. EFE/DAN ANDERSON

Alabama's governor resigns to avoid impeachment amid allegations of affair

 04/11/2017 - 02:42
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley resigned from office April 10 after a year-long scandal. He was facing impeachment charges.EFE/DAN ANDERSON
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Robert Bentley stepped down to avoid impeachment, pleading guilty to charges that arose during the investigation of an alleged affair with top aide

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Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley resigned from office April 10 after a year-long scandal. He was facing impeachment charges.EFE/DAN ANDERSON

[OP-ED]: On sanctuary cities, conservatives are driven to distortion

 04/10/2017 - 08:33
Thousands of undocumented students covered by the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA) claim during Dallas' "Megamarch 2017" more security for themselves and their families, who feel "continually threatened" By the strong immigration rhetoric of the president of the United States, Republican Donald Trump. EFE
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 Retired Harvard Law School professor Alan Dershowitz would tell his students the oft-repeated secret to good lawyering. 

“When the law is on your side,” Dershowitz would say, “pound the law into the table. When the facts are on your side, pound the facts into the table. And when neither the law nor the facts are on your side, just pound the table.”

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Monday, April 10, 2017 - 8:15am
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Thousands of undocumented students covered by the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA) claim during Dallas' "Megamarch 2017" more security for themselves and their families, who feel "continually threatened" By the strong immigration rhetoric of the president of the United States, Republican Donald Trump. EFE

Republican House Rules: How the GOP Confirmed Gorsuch

 04/07/2017 - 14:31
Judge Gorsuch has been confirmed to the Supreme Court to replace Justice Scalia, a move that was the result of bulldozing politics by the senate GOP. Photo courtesy: Creative Commons Wikimedia.
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GOP Senate forces a win in Supreme Court nomination.

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Friday, April 7, 2017 - 2:15pm
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Judge Gorsuch has been confirmed to the Supreme Court to replace Justice Scalia, a move that was the result of bulldozing politics by the senate GOP. Photo courtesy: Creative Commons Wikimedia.

Republicans Turn to Nuclear Option

 04/06/2017 - 14:47
Republican Senator for Arizona, John McCain (c) following the voting process for the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch, Donald Trump’s candidate. EFE / Jim Lo Scalzo

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