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US Foreign Policy: A Success or a Wide Failure?

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Foreign Policy

Last updated on August 2nd, 2019As the 2020 presidential elections are nearing, the US President has begun proclaiming his foreign policy as a huge success. Though he has largely failed in fulfilling his efforts of building a border wall and expensing it to Mexico, his supporters claim that he has accomplished his purpose of withdrawing…

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Supreme Court’s Verdict on Racial Gerrymandering Appeal Hits Republicans

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Gerrymandering

On Monday, the Supreme Court dissolved the appeal citing the few districts from the maps drawn by the court being racially gerrymandering. The appeal which was filed by the Virginia’s Republican controlled House of Delegates resulted in the favor of the Democrats. With the verdict, it is believed that the Democrats will receive the benefit…

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Primary Virginia Elections: Important Details Ahead

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Virginia Elections

The ongoing primary Virginia elections would decide the fate of state legislature and local candidates in their advancement to the November 5 general elections in the state. The scheduled time of polling has been set in between 6:00 am to 7:00 pm today. Virginian voters will get the advantage of voting in either Democratic or…

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Repealing Hyde Amendment Finally Becomes a Priority for 2020 Hopefuls

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Hyde Amendment

It doesn’t come as a surprise that the Republicans have never supported women over their right to their own bodies or helped them in grave circumstances. The Hyde Amendment, passed by the House of the Representatives in September 1976, has recently come into light for its provision. Along with the amendment, former Vice-President and 2020…

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Republican Controlled Senate’s Dedication Comes Through, Bill on Abortion Ban Passed

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Abortion Ban

The state of Alabama achieved a new landmark on Tuesday, as the state senate despite wide-spread criticism passed the bill on abortion ban. With this bill, Republicans have criminalized the women’s right  over their own bodies. The bill mandated that abortion cannot be performed, even in the cases of rape and incest. With this step,…

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Retirement of Sen. Frank Wagner and Like may Affect Upcoming Elections

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Frank Wagner

A series of senior Virginian senator’s retirement have been witnessed by Americans, including that of State Sen. Frank Wagner from R-Virginia Beach. As per the declaration by Frank Wagner, having 28 years of experience in Virginia’s legislature will not run for the upcoming elections. Wagner is the third Republican legislator to go on retirement. Given…

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How Virginia Republicans Made Life Easier for Gay Couples

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Gay couples

One of the gay couples, Jay Timmons and Rick Olson, started looking for options to have a baby since the time they got married in 2008.  When the time was right, they found a surrogate in California who bore them two daughters, C.J, 9 and Ellie, 7. Timmons would have liked more children, as he…

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Trump’s ‘Born-Alive’ Abortion Bill Fails in Senate

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Trump's Abortion Bill

President Trump likes the social media platform, often firing off tweet after tweet, either to blow his own trumpet or to voice dissatisfaction with his opposition. This time Trump took to Twitter to lash out against the Democrats, who according to him, don’t mind killing babies after birth, as the abortion bill failed to pass…

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Republican Senator Francis Rooney is Taking a Stance against Big Pharmaceuticals

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Francis Rooney

Rep. Francis Rooney is not just speaking out against pharma and unrealistic drug prices, but he has also joined the Democrats to deal with the health care policies and pricing. Politically, Rooney has not literally joined the Democrats, he continues to be a Republican and one of their mega-donors, but he has picked up the…

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