Here are the Blogs in the Government category.
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Saturday, 9 March 2019
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  Mark Green, Guest ColumnistPublished 7:00 p.m. CT March 4, 2019 New Congressman Mark Green questions why the Democratic Party embraces the Green New Deal, Medicare for All and no border wall A question for Democrats reading this message. Do you know and approve of what top members in your ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/09/2019 6:53 PM by Bobbie Patray
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Tuesday, 5 March 2019
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  NASHVILLE, Tennessee – In his first State of the State Address, Governor Bill Lee struck an uplifting tone while laying out the four priorities of his legislative and budget agenda in an hour-long speech that received about 20 standing ovations. In a joint session of the Tennessee General Assembly ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/05/2019 5:03 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Friday, 1 March 2019
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27 Feb 2019 House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and freshman congresswomen Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Jahana Hayes (D-CT) appear on the March cover of Rolling Stone, the magazine announced Wednesday.   As part of its “Women Shaping the Future” edition, Rolling ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/01/2019 6:33 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 25 February 2019
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So, apparently, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is a little stung by all the critics, even some on her side of the aisle, trashing her Green New Deal. It’s a wide-ranging arc of criticism, from the bill is too ambitious to it’s totally insane; it’s become the Republicans’ favorite punching bag. ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/25/2019 8:31 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 6 February 2019
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Here are the special guests who will join the President and First Lady at the U.S. Capitol when President Donald J. Trump delivers the second State of the Union Address of his presidency. This year’s guests come from all different walks of life, and each has an incredible story to tell. No matter ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/06/2019 9:13 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 6 February 2019
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  February 4, 2019 by Fred Lucas President Donald Trump is moving to make over the liberal 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which has delivered some of the most stinging judicial setbacks to his agenda. Trump announced three nominations this week to the San Francisco-based appeals court, ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/06/2019 4:51 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Tuesday, 15 January 2019
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  WEST VIRGINIA, January 10, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – Among the new lawmakers beginning their political careers this month is Caleb Hanna, who is making history as the nation’s youngest black legislator, as well as a young man who says faith and the right to life are central to his worldview. While ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/15/2019 6:03 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 7 January 2019
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When the 111th General Assembly convenes on Tuesday, it will mark the beginning of a new era in Tennessee politics. There will be at least 31 new faces — 27 in the House — and more to come in the future after two special elections are decided later this year. There will be a new speaker of the ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/07/2019 1:12 PM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 7 January 2019
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A Democratic House member introduced two proposed constitutional amendments on his party’s first day in power, one of which would abolish the Electoral College. Rep. Steve Cohen, Tennessee Democrat and a Judiciary Committee member, said in a statement that that proposal was inspired by his party’s ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/07/2019 8:45 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 7 January 2019
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Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) took her ceremonial oath of office holding her hand on a copy of the Constitution rather than a religious text such as the Bible. Vice President Pence can be seen in video of the moment ending Sinema's oath by saying the standard words, "so help you God?," to which Sinema ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/07/2019 8:40 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 7 January 2019
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Freshman U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib wasted no time in calling for the impeachment of President Donald Trump just hours after being sworn in. Speaking to a crowd of supporters Thursday night, the Michigan Democrat and one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress said of Trump: "People love you and ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/07/2019 8:37 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 7 January 2019
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WASHINGTON - The choice of earrings. The book that was used to swear them in. A flag outside their office.  Congress' newly sworn in lawmakers have taken bold stances in seemingly subtle ways to raise awareness and show off what makes the 116th Congress so diverse.  Here's a rundown of some of ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/07/2019 8:34 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 7 January 2019
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A new study found that the current Congress has the fewest Christians among its members since surveys first recorded the religious affiliation of those elected to Washington. The Pew Research Center survey found that the current 116th Congress has 471 members who identify as Christian. That’s a drop ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/07/2019 8:33 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 7 January 2019
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Today was Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s first day in Congress. It did not take long to see how this anti-Semitic bigot and Jihad supporter will use her newfound political power. Tlaib’s primary objective is not to improve the lives of her constituents, who live in Michigan’s impoverished 13th Congressional district. ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/07/2019 8:32 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Tuesday, 1 January 2019
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  9:30AM EST 12/24/2018 LARRY TOMCZAK Someone once described Britain's conservative leader Margaret Thatcher this way: "She has the eyes of Caligula and the lips of Marilyn Monroe." Others labeled her "Iron Maggie" attempting to discredit her strong leadership skills. Former President Ronald ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/01/2019 5:28 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Friday, 21 December 2018
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Chinese police shut down a third prominent underground church this winter Saturday after raiding a children’s bible study and confiscating over 4,000 Christian books. Authorities in Guangzhou raided the Rongguili Church at 10 a.m., announcing to parents and children at the Bible study that all activities ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/21/2018 8:06 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 19 December 2018
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Late last month, Ramin Parsa, a Christian pastor who fled Iran as a religious refugee, was arrested for privately sharing his faith testimony in the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn. He fled persecution in Iran and Turkey, only to find persecution in the land of the free and the home of the brave. "I ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/19/2018 10:38 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 19 December 2018
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Ethiopia:  Approximately 15 Christian priests were killed—at least four burned alive—and 19 churches torched during Muslim uprisings in the east, where most of the nation’s 33 percent Muslim population is centered.  “Similar tensions are bubbling under the surface in other parts of Oromia,” which is ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/19/2018 10:36 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 19 December 2018
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About 100 worshippers at an unofficial church in southwestern China were snatched from their homes or from the streets in coordinated raids which began on Sunday evening. Chinese authorities targeted members of the Early Rain Covenant Church across various districts of Chengdu, the provincial capital ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/19/2018 10:35 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 19 December 2018
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Zion Church in Beijing is the largest in China’s burgeoning Protestant underground. In September, the 11-year-old house church was sealed shut by the government. Its crime? Zion’s pastor, Dr. Ezra Mingri Jin, a graduate of Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California, had rejected an intolerable ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/19/2018 10:32 AM by Bobbie Patray
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