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Republicans announce details of HEALS Act stimulus effort

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As Democrats revive Congressional hearings over the now debunked Russian collusion theory, Senate Republicans have finished a second stimulus plan to nurture the economic expansion. The proposal aims to stimulate the economy ...

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Who will redress my grievances?

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Ten words.  That is all there are.  Ten seemingly throw-away words at the end of the First Amendment to the US Constitution.  But if you were to take a few seconds and ...

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New Republican-led stimulus focuses on ‘kids and jobs’

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Discussions on the next stimulus relief effort will bring Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House chief of staff Mark Meadows to Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Mnuchin said the next round of ...

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Payroll Protection saved 665,000 church jobs

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The federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) saved 665,000 jobs for churches and ministries, according to data. The PPP was part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed signed ...

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Lawmakers demand records from states that forced nursing homes to accept Covid-19 patients

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Five states that mandated that nursing homes take in COVID-19 patients despite federal pandemic warnings against the deadly practice, are being investigated by Congressional lawmakers. The governors are being blamed for causing ...

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Sen. Josh Hawley questions Covid-19 church restrictions while protests encouraged

Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley has asked U.S. Attorney General William Barr to investigate discrepancies between state regulations regarding religious services and ongoing protests during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hawley stated his position in ...

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Trump to sign Executive Order over Twitter, big tech censorship

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After years of Congressional testimony and user complaints of bias and censorship by Twitter and other social media platforms, President Donald Trump is set to sign an executive order on Thursday aimed ...

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Faith leaders urge Congress to give churches immunity from pandemic lawsuits

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As churches struggle to reopen, they must consider not only the threat of the coronavirus but also that of potential lawsuits if someone becomes infected. Several prominent faith leaders, including Franklin Graham ...

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Former Democrat Congresswoman denies Holocaust death toll

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Cynthia McKinney, a former Democrat U.S. congresswoman and notorious anti-Israel activist and conspiracy theorist has engaged in Holocaust denial on social media twice over the past three days. McKinney, 65, a bombastic ...

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Earthquake: Republican Garcia wins seat held by Dems since 98

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In an election that pundits say could foretell the November elections, Republican Mike Garcia has won back a Congressional seat last held by a Republican in 1998. Democrat Christy Smith was defeated ...

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Obama office will release records involving Ukraine and 2016 election

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The Obama administration has backed down from an earlier refusal to release information about its involvement in Ukraine and the 2016 election of Donald Trump. A Republican senator is now responding to ...

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New documents prove body part sales by Planned Parenthood

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Unsealed invoices from 2012 confirm that Planned Parenthood was paid nearly $25,000 by a fetal tissue procurement agency, StemExpress, for aborted baby body parts. Planned Parenthood has denied the accusations. According to ...

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Congressman discusses benefits of stimulus package

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The massive stimulus package passed by Congress last week will help small businesses keep employees on the payroll, according to Rep. Sam Graves. “And as long as they continue to keep them ...

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Deal reached on Senate coronavirus bill

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U.S. Senate leaders and the White House reached an agreement on a $2 trillion relief bill amid the COVID-19 pandemic, White House official Eric Ueland said shortly after midnight on Wednesday. “Ladies ...

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Vice President Pence reassures nation on danger of coronavirus

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Vice President Mike Pence reiterated on March 4 that the risk of contracting the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in the United States remains low while urging Americans to take extra precautions to avoid ...

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Facebook founder Zuckerberg says he’s “become more religious”

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Mark Zuckerberg, the billionaire founder of Facebook, has faced tough questions from Congress recently about data procurement and advertising practices. As a result of this stress, he says he has spent more ...

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Impeached or Trumped?

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This December, Speaker Pelosi led most of her party in passing very partisan articles of impeachment. The House rushed through the process for Trump  to be impeached because the danger was so ...

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University of Missouri ends relationship with Confucius Institute

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The University of Missouri is cutting ties with the controversial Confucius Institute. Republican Sen. Josh Hawley has been critical of the relationship, the Columbia Daily Tribune reported. “These Confucius Institutes are, in ...

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Petition aims to force vote on protecting babies who survive abortion

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After Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats voted against it 80 times, a bill to protect babies that have survived an abortion is again being put forth by pro-life legislators. A petition has ...

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Senators introduce bills to limit President’s ability to respond to threats

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Democrats in Congress are pushing bills to limit the President’s ability to quickly respond to threats using the military, saying it should not be used in countering Iranian attacks. The latest Senate ...

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Thousands of Jews and Christians rally in New York to protest rising anti-Semitism

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More than 25,000 people rallied in New York City on Sunday to support the Jewish community and speak out against rising anti-Semitism. The solidarity march included people from all backgrounds. The rally ...

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Rep. Ilhan Omar voted ‘Antisemite of the Year’

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And the award goes to…Democrat Rep.Ilhan Omar of Minnesota. The Freshman congresswoman has been just been crowned 2019 “Antisemite of the Year,” according to a poll hosted by StopAntisemitism.org The organization invited the ...

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President repeals church ‘parking lot tax’

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President Trump has signed the repeal of a tax law Congress passed that penalized churches and non-profits that had parking lots. The “parking lot tax” was an unintended aspect of the 2017 ...

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Fox News reporter lists top five religion stories of 2019

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New Year’s week is when journalists look back at the top news stories of the year that is ending. Mark Heckler of Fox News offered his top five religion stories in 2019 ...

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Democrats impeach President but lose several members

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In the first totally partisan impeachment vote in history, Democrats in the House of Representatives voted on Dec. 18 to impeach President Donald Trump. All of the Republicans voted against the resolution, marking ...

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