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Claxton, GA
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Plan would reserve oil spill money for Gulf Coast projects

Should all states that have offshore drilling and/or beaches plan for something like this?

Stocks keep pushing higher in 2018, led by retailers

Interest rates also climbed after a report showed that a key component of inflation accelerated last month. But stocks absorbed the gains without a hiccup, unlike earlier in the week when rate worries helped send the Standard & Poor’s 500 lower for its lone blemish this year.

Evangelical rift intensifies over Trump immigration remarks

Donald Trump’s vulgar remarks questioning why the U.S. should admit immigrants from Haiti and Africa have spotlighted the bitter divide among American evangelicals about his presidency.

Trust and truth under Trump: Americans are in a quandary

Americans are increasingly confused about who can be trusted to tell them reliably what their government and their commander in chief are doing.

Bipartisan deal would create 12-year citizenship pathway

A bipartisan agreement among a handful of senators to prevent deportation of hundreds of thousands of young immigrants includes a pathway to citizenship that would take up to 12 years.

Chelsea Manning files for US Senate bid in Maryland

Manning came out as transgender after being sentenced to 35 years in prison. President Barack Obama granted Manning clemency before leaving office last year.

Federal agency returns to accepting requests under DACA

Citizenship and Immigration Services says it’s resumed accepting requests to renew a grant of deferred action under the Obama-era program that shields from deportation young immigrants brought to the U.S. as children and who remain in the country illegally.

Medicaid work mandate will create uncertainty in some states

Whether that’s a commonsense approach or an added burden that will end up costing many Americans their health insurance will now be debated in states across the country considering the landmark change to the nation’s largest health insurance program.

Trump denies ‘s-hole’ comment, but Democrats are in turmoil over DACA...

Trump denies 's-hole' comment, but Democrats are in turmoil over DACA deal.

Trump: Why allow immigrants from ‘s—hole countries’

President Donald Trump questioned why the U.S. should permit more immigrants from “s---hole countries” after senators discussed revamping rules affecting entrants from Africa and Haiti, according to three people briefed on the conversation.
Claxton, GA
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