Government Reform

Community college creates ‘social justice retreat’ for high school students
www.theblaze.com

Michigan’s Kellogg Community College’s Center for Diversity and Innovation will host an overnight retreat called “Lit for Social Justice” for high school students who are interested in social justice issues. The retreat is scheduled for Monday and Tuesday. “Retreat activities will include workshops, breakout sessions and team-building activities focused on topics including social segregation, power and […]

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College unveils latest microaggression: Public monuments depicting ‘white cisgender men and women’
www.theblaze.com

The New School — a private university in New York City — is all over microaggressions. The school’s online guide breaks it all down. Did you know, for instance, there are three types of microaggressions? The microinsult, the microassault and, of course, the insidious microinvalidation. Things get even more interesting once you delve into the […]

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Tracking the discord between Trump and McConnell
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The pair has traded barbs over their party’s health care reform efforts.

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Trump Criticizes McConnell for Failure to Advance Health-Law Reform
www.wsj.com

Tensions flared publicly between President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday, with the president criticizing his own party’s Senate leader for the failure to advance a health-care bill through the Republican-controlled chamber.

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WATCH:  President Trump's Bedminster break and new tweet attacks
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Trump is at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, where he will meet with Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price for a briefing on the opioid crisis. Later, Vice President Pence and other advisers will join Trump to discuss tax reform.

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Failure to Repeal Obamacare Complicates GOP Tax Reform
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About $700 billion in taxes remain in place as a result of lawmakers’ failure to repeal Obamacare — complicating Republicans push for tax reform, the Washington Examiner reported.

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Sen. Rubio States Support for Merit-Based Immigration Bill
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Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is supporting a White House-embraced bill to cut legal immigration in half and prioritize highly skilled immigrants who speak English, a starkly different position from one he championed in 2013 immigration reform, McClatchy News reported.

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