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The Week in Washington – 08/16/2019

Economic Strife a Potential 2020 Issue An increasing concern for an economic downtown leading up to the 2020 looms over President Trump’s hopes for a second term. With a global factory slowdown and Trump’s trade war already weighing on growth =, fears of a broader downturn rose. Such a scenario would likely bolster the messages of Democratic candidates’ campaigns which have highlighted rising income inequality, untenable costs of health care, […]

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New Hampshire Governor Vetoes Anti-Gerrymandering Bill

New Hampshire’s Republican Governor Chris Sununu vetoed a bipartisan bill that would have created an independent state redistricting commission as a remedy to the state’s record of partisan gerrymandering. The bill (H.B. 706) would have allowed the state legislature to nominate 20 registered voters that 1) were not statewide political office holders and 2) had not been lobbyists in the last decade. From those 20, the legislature would choose 10 […]

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DMGS Week in Review – August 11, 2019

This Week in Washington Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said that gun legislation will be at the top of the Senate’s agenda once legislators return from the August recess. Presently, background checks for firearm purchases is the topic with the most consensus with the Manchin-Toomey bill a candidate for floor debate. That bill would eliminate loopholes in required background checks for gun purchases. Read more about this, Republican retirements […]

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The Week in Washington – 08/09/2019

McConnell Weighs Background Checks Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said that gun legislation will be at the top of the Senate’s agenda once legislators return from the August recess. Presently, background checks for firearm purchases is the topic with the most consensus with the Manchin-Toomey bill a candidate for floor debate. That bill would eliminate loopholes in required background checks for gun purchases. Notable Republican Retirements A wave of […]

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