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Key witnesses testify at House impeachment trial

Key witnesses testify at House impeachment trial

Faith Arcuri, Staff Reporter

December 16, 2019

On November 20, the House Judiciary Committee began conducting impeachment hearings on President Trump investigating  possible actions of bribery, high crimes and misdemeanors.  The impeachment inquiry was introduced by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. Pelosi and House Democrats believes that Pr...

Clinton and Gabbard in a heated argument

Clinton and Gabbard in a heated argument

Hailey Almonte, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2019

On Thursday, October 17th 2019, former Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, made a comment on a podcast about a current Democrat that is running for president. The comment seems to be targeted towards Tulsi Gabbard.  While speaking on the podcast with former Obama advisor David Pl...

New sanitary product bill passes as part of advocacy legislation

New sanitary product bill passes as part of advocacy legislation

Alivia Stonier, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2019

New York - A new bill has been officially passed regarding new sanitary product regulations. The bill was proposed by Assembly member Linda B. Rosenthal and later, cleared by committee in June of 2018.  However, the bill wasn’t fully passed until October 11th otherwise known as Day of the Girl. Wh...

Facebook employees appeal to Zuckerburg

Facebook employees appeal to Zuckerburg

Gina Conforti, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2019

Facebook employees have decided to write a letter to chief executive Mark Zuckerberg,who recently announced that the platform would allow politicians to advertise false claims. They are calling this move a threat to what FBI stands for. “We strongly object to this policy as it stands,”  the open...

House votes to make impeachment public

House votes to make impeachment public

Lauren Rupsis, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

On October 31, 2019, the guidelines were approved by the House of Representatives to publicize the impeachment process of President Trump after he allegedly pressured Ukraine to investigate a political rival. The vote, 232 to 196, formalized the investigation so that the hearings on the case can be nat...

PACT act sent to President Trump’s desk

PACT act sent to President Trump’s desk

Ayanna Bencosme, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

On Tuesday, November 5th, the senate unanimously passed The Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture act. Florida representatives Vern Buchanan and Ted Deutch introduced the law to senate in hopes of broadening the existing animal cruelty federal law. As of 2010, only animal fighting and videotaping of cruelty were...

Harris reveals her plan to help all American workers

Harris reveals her plan to help all American workers

Jhoselyn Morocho, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2019

On Monday October 7, 2019 Senator Kamala Harris launched a new initiative that calls for six months of paid family and medical leave for all workers. Senator Harris eyes these issues as of the utmost importance and have become a major part of her campaign.  While going on tour for a 3 day campaign acr...

Federal judge halts Alabama abortion law

Federal judge halts Alabama abortion law

Nailah Lewis, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2019

Last Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson issued a block against the Alabama abortion ban, the Human Life Protection Act, prohibiting the bill to take place until the “courts resolve the case in full,” states CNN. The Human Life Protection Act, a near-total ban on abortion, was one of th...

Warren wants Medicare For All

Warren wants Medicare For All

Shravani Daptardar, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2019

Elizabeth Warren is a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts who is seen as one of the favorites to win the Democratic nomination due to her popularity. Her views on healthcare are Medicare should be for all but the cost should only fall on the shoulders of the rich.  All candidates are fighting over Medicare an...

New allegations made against Kavanaugh

New allegations made against Kavanaugh

Ashley Antunes and Jhoselyn Morocho

October 1, 2019

On Saturday September 14, 2019 an article was released by two New York Times writers concerning new charges of sexual assault against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanuagh since being confirmed for a lifelong seat on the bench.  Along with releasing an opinion piece about the new allegations, Robin Pogrebin and...

WSJ poll bodes poorly for president

WSJ poll bodes poorly for president

Alivia Stonier, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2019

Washington DC 2019 - Tensions run high amongst the candidates for the 2020 presidential election as the democrats work against President Donald Trump’s reelection efforts. On September 13th these tensions were tested by a poll conducted through WSJ and clearly illustrating the public opinion by the 16th ...

Celebrating Women’s History Month – the woman who represented the country

Celebrating Women’s History Month – the woman who represented the country

Loretta Sbat, Editor

March 18, 2019

There are so many women to admire during Women’s History Month, Nikki Haley being one of them. Nikki Haley is an American Republican politician who has had many successes and achievements throughout her service as governor of South Carolina and UN ambassador in President Trump’s cabinet, where she wa...

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