Alex Thompson

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How Two Formerly Undocumented Immigrants Got Elected to Congress

Whether a historical coincidence or political fate, the same election that brought Donald Trump to the White House also brought two formerly undocumented immigrants to the Capitol Building.
Alex Thompson
10.5.17
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Congress Offers 'Thoughts and Prayers' and Not Much Else

Republicans in control of Congress are unlikely to consider any gun control legislation aimed at mitigating the carnage of mass shootings.
Alex Thompson
10.2.17
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No One is Tracking the Illegal Political Ads in Your Facebook Feed

Experts say it's become impossible to distinguish political advocacy from advertising on the site.
Alex Thompson
Noah Kulwin
9.26.17
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Trump Expected to Slash Refugee Levels to Lowest in a Generation

Trump plans to cap refugee admissions for the 2018 fiscal year at no more than 50,000, which is the fewest in modern history.
Keegan Hamilton
Alex Thompson
9.12.17
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Trump Finally Condemned the Hate Groups in Charlottesville

Trump’s comments come nearly 48 hours after he attributed the violence to “many sides” rather than denouncing the hate groups that gathered in Virginia
Alex Thompson
8.14.17
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Trump Gets a Folder Full of Positive News About Himself Twice a Day

The "propaganda document" is filled with admiring tweets, praise-filled news stories, and sometimes just pictures of Trump on TV looking powerful.
Alex Thompson
8.8.17
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Scaramucci Is Out After Ten Days

Trump has made the decision at the behest of his new chief of staff to remove Anthony Scaramucci from his position as White House communications director.
Alex Thompson
7.31.17
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Trump Just Named Reince Priebus’s Replacement in a Tweet

On Friday, Trump announced that he will be replacing his Chief of Staff with Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly.
Alex Thompson
7.28.17
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Republicans Killed the Obamacare Repeal They Never Wanted to Pass

In a dramatic vote, early Friday morning, Sen. John McCain and two other Republican Senators voted no, killing the amendment 51-49.
Gabrielle Bluestone
Alex Thompson
7.28.17
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Republicans' Latest Attempt to Repeal Obamacare Just Failed

The Senate voted 55 to 45 against an amendment backed by conservatives that would repeal large swathes of Obamacare without a replacement.
Alex Thompson
7.27.17
VICE News

Republicans Just Took a Huge Step Toward Repealing Obamacare

After seven years of promises to repeal Obama’s signature legislative accomplishment, Republicans have never been closer than they are today.
Alex Thompson
7.25.17
VICE News

The Next Ten Days Could Change American Healthcare for Decades

Republicans are expected to reveal the latest iteration of the Trumpcare bill, with plans to put it to a vote by the end of next week.
Alex Thompson
7.13.17
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