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Despite Historic Drought, California Farmers Are Enjoying Record Revenue. How Is That Possible?

By Natasha Geiling California is an agricultural powerhouse, supplying the majority of the nation’s fruits, vegetables, and nuts. California also happens to be in the midst of the fourth year of a historic drought — the most severe in recorded history — which is a problem for all that agricultural production, because growing crops — […]

Saudi King Salman to meet with Obama Sept. 4: White House

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) – The White House said on Thursday that Saudi Arabia’s King Salman would meet with President Barack Obama in Washington on Sept. 4. Source: Saudi King Salman to meet with Obama Sept. 4: White House

Clear Message: Ky. Clerk Who Won’t Issue Marriage Licenses To Same-Sex Couples Loses Another Appeal

By Simon Brown Simon Brown Wall of Separation A Kentucky clerk who filed a lawsuit because she doesn’t want to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples Kim Davis, Casey Davis, Marriage Equality, kentucky, Obergefell v. Hodges Source: Clear Message: Ky. Clerk Who Won’t Issue Marriage Licenses To Same-Sex Couples Loses Another Appeal

How Anti-Abortion Activists Uncover Details About Women’s Personal Medical Procedures

By Tara Culp-Ressler Abortion opponents are sifting through public records — including 911 calls, autopsy reports, and state health department documents — in order to glean medical information about women who have had abortions, according to a report from the Washington Post and ProPublica. The report also states that some activists dig through the trash […]

Dold, Poliquin rake in most Wall Street money in competitive House races

By Alex Lazar Rep. Robert Dold (R-Ill.) The Dow’s recent skids have investors on edge about how bad things might get on Wall Street. But there is one thing they can count on: the financial industry’s place as a top donor to congressional candidates cycle after cycle. Consider some of the pivotal House races taking […]

Samantha Power Says Dumping Iran Deal Would Isolate U.S.

Rejecting the Iran nuclear deal would lead to diplomatic isolation for the United States and significantly undermine Washington’s ability to achieve other foreign policy goals, the U.S. envoy to the United Nations said on Thursday. Source: Samantha Power Says Dumping Iran Deal Would Isolate U.S.

Commemorating the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

By Ashleigh Axios This blog post will be updated throughout the day as the President travels to New Orleans to meet with the Mayor and residents who have rebuilt their lives since the storm. Stay tuned here for updates on the trip and to watch his remarks at 4:55 p.m. EDT.<br /><br /> Today’s Schedule: […]

What Drives Entrepreneurial Success?

Gallup’s study of U.S. entrepreneurs found that high levels of entrepreneurial talent increase one’s odds of business success. Source: What Drives Entrepreneurial Success?

Rubio Says There Are No American Refugees. He’s Wrong.

By Justin Salhani The issue of refugees has been prominently in the news in 2015 as millions of displaced people are currently seeking asylum away from home. Nonetheless, it was still somewhat surprising to see Republican Presidential Candidate Marco Rubio’s take on the refugee issue when he tweeted about it Wednesday. American refugees don’t show […]

Judge Shuts Down Kris Kobach’s Attempt To Disenfranchise Voters In Kansas Elections

By Kira Lerner A Kansas judge last week dealt a blow to Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s voter suppression efforts, denying his attempt to end a lawsuit challenging the state’s two-tier voter registration system that requires voters to provide proof of citizenship to vote in state races. The lawsuit challenges the state’s dual voter registration […]

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