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ScotSkim: rumble

ScotSkim: rumble

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019


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Government fights another shutdown The clock is ticking for Congress as they enter negotiations to avoid another government shutdown. Democrats Nita Lowey of New York and Patrick Leahy of Vermont met with Republicans Kay Granger of Texas and Richard Shelby of Alabama on Feb. 11 to try and reach a ...

ScotSkim: union

ScotSkim: union

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019


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Trump's State of the Union calls for bipartisanship After a two week delay, President Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union address to a divided Congress on Feb. 5, 2019. In his address, Trump called for Democrats and Republicans to work together to pass laws and announced that he would be...

Scotskim: the end

Scotskim: the end

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

January 26, 2019


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Government shutdown ends temporarily After 35 days, the Senate has passed a bill to temporarily open the government. The bill, a short term spending bill, which will reopen parts of the government until Feb. 15, 2019. The president has agreed to sign the bill, urging that “the Democrats and Repu...

ScotSkim: announcements

ScotSkim: announcements

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019


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New concerns surrounding Trump emerge As the United States enters day 34 in a partial government shutdown, new allegations towards the president have emerged. A Buzzfeed story published earlier this week claims that President Trump directed his former lawyer, Michael Cohen, to lie to regarding the...

ScotSkim: clash

ScotSkim: clash

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

January 21, 2019


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Nancy Pelosi and President Trump continue to clash The drama between Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, and President Donald Trump continues to spiral, but this time over the president's annual State of the Union address. On Jan. 16, Pelosi suggested that Trump cancel or delay his address slated f...

ScotSkim: waiting

ScotSkim: waiting

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019


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Government shutdown continues The United States government is in the midst of the longest government shutdown ever with a record 25 days and counting. The previous record for the longest shutdown was 21 days. This shutdown has fueled further divisions as Democrats and Republicans continue to battl...

ScotSkim: terror

ScotSkim: terror

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

December 15, 2018


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Bomb threats spark nationwide anxiety A wave of bomb threats was sent to schools, businesses, hospitals, and other places nationwide and in Canada on Thursday, Dec. 13. These threats sent public facilities across the continent into a panic. Many locations that received threats were evacuated. ...

ScotSkim: convictions

ScotSkim: convictions

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

December 9, 2018


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Charlottesville neo-Nazi convicted on all counts “Unite the Right"rioter James Alex Fields Jr., was convicted of first-degree murder in a Virginia court on Dec. 7 for plowing his car into, and killing, counter-protestor and civil rights advocate Heather Heyer on Aug. 12, 2017. Besides one coun...

ScotSkim: lies

ScotSkim: lies

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

December 8, 2018


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Paul Manafort’s lies are brought forward Special counsel Robert Mueller of the Russia probe says that Paul Manafort lied to the FBI even after agreeing to cooperate with officials. According to Mueller, Manafort lied about funds and contacts with the Trump administration. Former Trump campaign...

ScotSkim: fraud

ScotSkim: fraud

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018


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North Carolina ballot reveals potential election fraud A common battle cry of the Republican party, voter fraud seems to have involved itself with a candidate from the GOP, bringing forth the largest alleged election fraud in recent history. The candidate in question is Republican Mark Harris who won North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District by 905 votes. These results, howev...

ScotSkim: mourning

ScotSkim: mourning

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

December 2, 2018


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George H.W. Bush dies George H.W. Bush passed away at the age of 94 on Nov. 30, 2018, just sixth months after the death of his wife, Barbara Bush. Bush died surrounded by his family at his home in Houston. Throughout the years, he battled a variety of health issues. Within 2018 alone, Bush was admi...

ScotSkim: at the top

ScotSkim: at the top

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


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Email controversy erupts once again with Ivanka Trump’s use of a private account Hundreds of government business emails were sent out last year through a personal email account, unbeknownst to the public and Trump administration, by none other than the First Daughter. Since The Washington Post rep...

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