Tag: Nancy Pelosi

The Debate Over Hyde Amendment

House Democrats have abandoned one of their biggest voting blocks — women. There is a bill that is up for a vote in the lower chamber and it does not include axing the controversial Hyde Amendment. Since the mid-70s, the Hyde Amendment has prohibited federal funding for abortion. The Hyde…

Government Shutdown Ends, Temporarily

As mounting pressure grew, President Trump is ending the longest government shutdown in history, but only through Feb. 15. Earlier this month, Trump said he would was willing to continue the shutdown for “months, a year or even longer,” if he did not get his way. Friday’s announcement comes after…

Maxine Waters' Office Evacuated Due to 'Anne Thrax' Package

Someone noticed a suspicious package sent to Rep. Maxine Waters’ (D-Calif.) district office in South Los Angeles on Tuesday afternoon addressed to “Anne Thrax.” As Waters has recently received death threats, the authorities were contacted. Parts of the office building were evacuated, and the Los Angeles Police Department and a…