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The Weekly Trek: June 16, 2017

The Weekly Trek June 16, 2017 Top Political News A Coming-Together on Capitol Hill. US News Senate is straining to pass Obamacare overhaul in next 14 days. Washington Post Trump Acknowledges He Is Under Investigation in Russia Inquiry. New York Times How We Became Bitter Political Enemies. New York Times The nation’s cartoonists on the...

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The Weekly Trek: June 9, 2017

The Weekly Trek June 9, 2017 Top Political News Five takeaways from Comey’s dramatic testimony. Politico Writers From the Right and Left React to Comey’s Testimony. NY Times Britain’s Conservatives Lose Majority. NY Times House eyes omnibus deal by August recess. E&E Trump, GOP plot path for agenda. The Hill The nation’s cartoonists on the...

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The Weekly Trek: June 2, 2017

The Weekly Trek June 2, 2017 Top Political News Trump Pulls U.S. Out of Climate Accord, Saying It Poses a Threat to the Economy. NY Times Unemployment Rate Falls to 16-Year Low, But Hiring Slows. Wall Street Journal Trump appeals travel ban case to Supreme Court. The Hill Comey to testify publicly next week. The...

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The Weekly Trek: May 26, 2017

The Weekly Trek May 26, 2017 Top Political News Trump Faces Tensions at G-7 Summit. Wall Street Journal Trump releases budget that slashes government programs. The Hill Trump budget faces Dem opposition, GOP doubts about math. Washington Post Appeals court keeps block on revised Trump travel ban; administration vows SCOTUS appeal. Politico Jared Kushner now...

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The Weekly Trek: May 19, 2017

The Weekly Trek May 19, 2017 Top Political News Trump departs for first foreign trip. The Hill CBO score of Obamacare repeal bill expected Wednesday. Politico Everything you need to know about the Russia investigation’s ‘special counsel’. Washington Post Poll: Trump approval sinks to new low. The Hill The nation’s cartoonists on the week in...

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The Weekly Trek: May 12, 2017

The Weekly Trek May 12, 2017 Top Political News Trump Warns Comey Not to Leak to Press. Wall Street Journal Sessions orders tougher sentences in DOJ memo. The Hill Senate GOP’s agenda is at a moment of reckoning with unpredictable Trump. Washington Post 5 Questions About James Comey’s Firing, Answered. Politico The nation’s cartoonists on...

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The Weekly Trek: May 5, 2017

The Weekly Trek May 5, 2017 Top Political News Senate Passes Spending Bill to Avert Government Shutdown. Wall Street Journal House Republicans claim a major victory with passage of health-care overhaul. Washington Post Senate GOP vows big changes for ObamaCare bill. The Hill Unemployment rate drops to lowest level in a decade in April as...

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The Weekly Trek: April 28, 2017

The Weekly Trek April 28, 2017 Top Political News Congress passes stopgap bill to avoid government shutdown. Politico Health Law Repeal Will Miss Trump’s 100-Day Target Date. New York Times The Obamas face the paid-speaking circuit – and all the questions that come with it. Washington Post Slow pace of Trump nominations leaves Cabinet agencies...

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The Weekly Trek: April 21, 2017

April 21, 2017 Top Political News White House demands disrupt shutdown negotiations. Politico Obama making first public appearance of post-presidency in Chicago. The Hill Trump on ObamaCare repeal and preventing shutdown: ‘I want to get both.’ The Hill Chaffetz decision stuns Washington. The Hill Five Takeaways From the Georgia 6 Special Election. FiveThirtyEight Hearing first...

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The Weekly Trek: April 14, 2017

April 14, 2017 Top Political News White House Budget Director Says ‘Shutdown Is Not a Strategy’ As Funding Deadline Looms. Wall Street Journal White House calls for deep agency cuts. Politico For Trump, a Steep Learning Curve Leads to Policy Reversals. New York Times Neil Gorsuch Is Sworn In as Supreme Court Justice. New York...