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What is Trumpism?

Heard of Trumpism, but not sure what it stands for? Let’s take a look.

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What are the Iowa caucuses?

Iowa isn’t the only state that caucuses but–as the first in the election cycle–it’s the most famous, and most able to make or break a candidate.

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Simplest summary ever: What is Medicare-for-all?

Medicare-for-all is a topic that divides Democratic candidates so it’s probably going to come up many more times in future debates. No worries. Here’s a simple explanation you’ll never forget.

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Articles of Impeachment – full report

“President Trump, by such conduct, has demonstrated that he will remain a threat to the Constitution if allowed to remain in office, and has acted in a manner grossly incompatible with self-governance and the rule of law.”

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Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989

The purpose of this Act is to strengthen and improve protection
for the rights of Federal employees, to prevent reprisals, and to help
eliminate wrongdoing within the Government by–
(1) mandating that employees should not suffer adverse consequences as a
result of prohibited personnel practices;

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What is impeachment?

The House Judiciary Committee prepares the articles of impeachment, or charges brought against the president. The entire House of Representatives votes on the articles of impeachment; a majority vote passes them on to the Senate.

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Social media summit: full talk by President Trump

“…I don’t think that the mainstream media is free speech either because it’s so crooked. It’s so dishonest. So, to me, free speech is not when you see something good and then you purposely write bad. To me, that’s very dangerous speech and you become angry at it. But that’s not free speech…”

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Mueller’s statement: full text

“…under longstanding department policy, a president can not be charged with a federal crime while he is in office. That is unconstitutional. Even if the charge is kept under seal and hidden from public view, that too is prohibited.”

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What is it about Stacey Abrams?

High school students at KIPP Dubois Collegiate Academy in Philadelphia listened to Abrams’ State of the Union response and then reacted to the delivery and message.