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Letter : What happened to checks and balances ?
Our president and the dominant political power seem to have an interesting understanding of the Constitution of the United States. The Constitution clearly calls for a system of checks and balances to ensure the separation of powers between the executive, legislative and judicial branches of our fed
Alabama editorial roundup
Recent editorials from Alabama newspapers: ___ Aug. 11 Dothan Eagle on scandal-plagued former elected officials: Alabama has hardly recovered from the embarrassment brought on by the scandals surrounding the heads of its three branches of government. The head of the legislative branch, former House
Parashat Shoftim : Shaping the role of the king
This week’s Torah portion, Shoftim, deals at length with the various authoritative branches in the Jewish state: judiciary, legislative, and executive. It is important to note that the legislative branch with which our Torah portion deals is divided into two authorities: the halachic (Jewish law) le
Sioux Falls City Council engages in a ` Healthy Debate '
Some might argue it may be his lack of experience, and that may be true, but I also think he knows that this is ‘their’ time and NOT his.
Watch : Lifelong Republican Rips On Trump As He Announces He 's Voting Democrat In Midterms
The Republican Party has turned into the party of defending Donald Trump no matter what he does, according to Paul Rosenzweig, an attorney who formerly served as senior counsel to Kenneth Starr during the Whitewater investigation into former President Bill Clinton in the 1990s.Appearing on CNN, Rose
Lifelong Republican Says He Is Voting For Democrats For The First Time In His Life ; GOP In Death Spiral
A lifelong Republican and former aide during the Kenneth Starr investigation has publicly come out tosaythat he will be voting for a Democrat in a federal election for the first time in his life. Paul Rosenzweig told CNN’s Matt Berman that his decision to vote for Democrats comes after the Republica
Lifelong Republican Explains Why Nunes Tapes Was the Tipping Point for Him Voting Democrat : GOP 's Only Goal Is ` to Defend the President '
Paul Rosenzweig and Rep. Devin NunesPaul Rosenzweig, a lifelong Republican who worked with Kenneth Starr during the investigation of Bill Clinton, on Monday said he will now vote for a Democrat in the presidential election, arguing a clip of House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes (R-
Despite Stenger 's victory _ conflict with the St. Louis County Council still looms
Stenger dismissed clashed with the county's legislative branch as election-year politics, but the council chair says the bipartisan council coalition's concerns remain. ...
Reader shares thoughts on immigration -
The constitution gives the responsibility for writing immigration laws to the legislative branch. The Congress makes those laws with suggestions and other inputs from the Executive Branch. When those laws are passed and signed into law, it is then the job of the Executive Branch to execute and admin
20 Days Past Court-Imposed Reunification Deadline , the Lack of Accountability on Family Separation is Staggering - America 's Voice
The lack of accountability from the White House and executive branch leaders remains staggering. The Trump administration leaders responsible, such as DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, HHS Secretary Alex Azar, and White House Advisor Stephen Miller, have adopted a strategy of never talking about the c
Counter division by turning out vote
In all my 71 years, I have not seen anything like this. I’ve been witness to assassinations, our military killing war protesters, presidential impeachment and resignation and a president who fires a special prosecutor. Thousands of our soldiers have lost their lives in undeclared wars.We have surviv
Former Aide to Ken Starr Will Vote for Democrat This Year
Paul Rosenzweig, a lifelong Republican and former aide during the Kenneth Starr investigation into President Clinton, toldCNNthat he will be voting for a Democrat in a federal election for the first time in his life.
Top aide in Kenneth Starr investigation will vote for Dems for first time
“The Republican Party, seems to me, to no longer deserve my support or frankly the support of anybody who thinks that the legislative branch should act as a check and balance against executive authoritarianism,” Rosenzweig said.
Secret DMV office serves CA lawmakers , staffers -
In California, long lines are a fact of life at Department of Motor Vehicles offices across the state, but for California lawmakers and their legislative staffers, there’s an alternative.
Argentina : Senators squander an historic opportunity upon rejecting the legalization of abortion
The decision of the Argentine Senate to reject the draft bill to legalize voluntary termination of pregnancy during the first 14 weeks represents the loss of an historic opportunity for the human rights of women, girls and others who can become pregnant, Amnesty International said today.
Free Press Gets a Boost With Senate Resolution Declaring It Is Not the Enemy
“There is nothing that I would want more for our Country than true FREEDOM OF THE PRESS. The fact is that the Press is FREE to write and say anything it wants, but much of what it says is FAKE NEWS, pushing a political agenda or just plain trying to hurt people,” Trump wrote. “HONESTY WINS!”
Veterans honored at annual breakfast hosted by Congressman Salud Carbajal
United States military service members were remembered, thanked and honored at an annual breakfast hosted by Rep. Salud Carbajal on Wednesday morning, during which the Congressman shared his efforts in Washington D.C. to make veterans' lives easier.
Lifelong Republican tells CNN that Trump has driven him to vote for Democrats for the first time
Paul Rosenzweig, an attorney who formerly served as senior counsel to Kenneth Starr during the Whitewater investigation into former President Bill Clinton in the 1990s, told CNN on Monday that he’ll be voting for Democrats at the national level for the first time ever this fall.
Former N.J. Gov. Florio joins marijuana edibles company
Former New Jersey Gov. Jim Florio announced Wednesday that he will join the advisory board of a Colorado marijuana company called Nuka Enterprises that makes cannabis-infused "artisanal chocolate formulations.""The time for responsible change has come," said Florio, who served as governor from 1990
Congress Missed Its Chance to Strangle the Imperial Presidency in Its Cradle
A man walks past the statue of U.S. President Harry S. Truman in Athens, July 25, 2006, which was pulled down by Greek leftists in a move harking back to the U.S. invasion of Iraq as part of an anti-war demonstration against the Israeli bombing of Lebanon