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  1. Trump's fraud commission should support automatic voter registrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | The Hill

    President Trump's Commission on Election Integrity has ignited a fierce debate about whether rampant voter fraud exists in this country as well as the extent of the federal government's role in administering elections and maintaining voting rolls. Despite the tremendous push-back thus far against the Commission, this remains a golden opportunity to vastly improve elections in America.


  2. Trump admin. uses segregation-era ruling to defend travel banRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | The Hill

    President Trump's Justice Department used a segregation-era court ruling that protected Mississippi officials from having to integrate swimming pools to defend the administration's travel ban. In a legal brief, the Justice Department cited 1962's Palmer V. Thompson to argue that probing officials' motives for the travel ban is "fraught with practical 'pitfalls' and 'hazards' that would make courts' task 'extremely difficult.'


  3. Time to recognize innovation in city governanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | The Hill

    President Trump's recently released budget, promising dramatic cuts to domestic spending across the federal government, also targets precious funding for cities across the United States. While this is just the start of the budget process, city leaders around the country and across parties have reason to be concerned about reduced funding for important social service programs - from the Community Development Block Grant program to the Appalachian Regional Commission - which drive real results in their communities.


  4. Mississippi passes ban on sanctuary citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | The Hill

    The Mississippi state Senate on Tuesday gave final approval to a measure that would prohibit counties, cities and colleges from acting as sanctuary cities that refuse to cooperate with federal immigration authorities. No Mississippi cities currently act as sanctuary cities.


  5. Trump hangs portrait of Andrew Jackson in Oval OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | The Hill

    President Trump hung a portrait of Andrew Jackson in the Oval Office on Tuesday, The New York Times reports, an apparent nod to the populist sentiments of the new administration. Trump's rise has often been compared to the populist election of Jackson, including by some of the new president's own team.


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