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CNN Politics: 9th Circuit deals Trump travel ban another defeat Washington Post: D.C. and Maryland AGs: Trump ‘flagrantly violating’ emoluments clause The Hill: Trump says he’s accomplished more than anyone but FDR in six months Politico: Sessions to testify in open hearing before Senate … Continue reading

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New York Times: North Carolina strikes a deal to repeal restrictive bathroom law Washington Post: Trump’s agenda is now squarely in Mitch McConnell’s, and the Senate’s, hands Chicago Tribune: Federal judge in Hawaii extends order halting Trump’s travel ban Boston … Continue reading

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This Day in American History: February 5, 1917 – Congress passes the Immigration Act of 1917

Everything old is new again. The Immigration Act of 1917 (also known as the Literacy Act and less often as the Asiatic Barred Zone Act) was the most sweeping immigration act the United States had passed until that time. It … Continue reading

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