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As Holder-Backed Suit Seeks to Redraw Congressional Boundaries, State Questions Whether Proposed Solution Is Feasible

The shape of Louisiana’s Second Congressional District is a long and skinny bit of geography, running largely from east to west from New Orleans, until its western edge juts sharply north to encompass a good chunk of Baton Rouge. The post As Holder-Backed Suit Seeks to Redraw Congressional Boundaries, State Questions Whether Proposed Solution Is Feasible appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

October 20, 2018

Thousands of Migrants Charge Guatemala-Mexico Border En Route to U.S.

Thousands of Central American migrants stormed the northern Guatemalan border on Friday, successfully forcing their way into Mexican territory as part of a larger effort to reach the United States. The post Thousands of Migrants Charge Guatemala-Mexico Border En Route to U.S. appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

October 19, 2018

Steyer’s ‘Need to Impeach’ Campaign Announces 6 Million Supporters

Tom Steyer's "Need to Impeach" campaign enlisted its six millionth supporter over the weekend, according to a tweet from Alberto Lammers, deputy director of communications for Need to Impeach. The post Steyer’s ‘Need to Impeach’ Campaign Announces 6 Million Supporters appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

October 15, 2018

Family Doctors’ Lobby Lifts Opposition to Assisted Suicide

One of the nation's largest doctors' lobbies has retracted its opposition to assisted suicide. Delegates from the American Academy of Family Physicians, which represents more than 130,000 doctors nationwide, voted to change the group's stance to "engaged neutrality" on the question of whether physicians should be able to prescribe lethal medications to patients. The resolution was reached at the organization’s Congress of Delegates held last week in New Orleans. AAFP president Michael Munger said in a statement posted to the group's website that the resolution was designed to help doctors care for their patients. The post Family Doctors’ Lobby Lifts Opposition to Assisted Suicide appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

October 15, 2018

Nevada Policy Group Proposes Changes to State Law to Improve Workers’ Rights

In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling prohibiting government unions from compelling workers to subsidize their activities, the Nevada Public Research Institute (NPRI) is proposing policy changes to improve workers’ freedoms in the state. Its recent “Primer on Worker Freedom” proposes three state-based worker reforms for legislators to implement. The post Nevada Policy Group Proposes Changes to State Law to Improve Workers’ Rights appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

October 14, 2018

Colo. Gov. Hickenlooper Accepted Prohibited Gifts of Private Plane Use, Complaint Alleges

A new watchdog group in Colorado has filed an ethics complaint alleging that Governor John Hickenlooper (D.,) has made numerous trips in the last 7 years on private planes owned by wealthy allies and corporations, and argues those flights amounted to gifts prohibited state law. The post Colo. Gov. Hickenlooper Accepted Prohibited Gifts of Private Plane Use, Complaint Alleges appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

October 13, 2018

Dark Money Group Teams With Progressive Fund Led by Steyer and Soros

A dark money nonprofit is teaming up with a project launched earlier this year financed by political billionaire activists Tom Steyer and George Soros in a bid to boost Democratic causes and candidates in at least 11 states, according to campaign finance disclosure documents. The post Dark Money Group Teams With Progressive Fund Led by Steyer and Soros appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

October 12, 2018

AFL-CIO Has a Union Problem

Workers at AFL-CIO's Washington, D.C., headquarters are fed up with the "anti-union" attitude of America's largest labor union. The post AFL-CIO Has a Union Problem appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

October 11, 2018

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