The Panama Papers: What You Need to Know

It is all anyone has been talking about over the past week, you can’t walk past the office water-cooler without someone bringing it up; that being, the infamous Panama Papers. The basic underlying news here is that it is a large leak that came into the International Consortium of Investigative Journalist’s hands, and has implicated a largeRead More

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What the Execution in North Korea Means for America

A South Korean spy agency has reported that Kim Jong-Un has executed his defense minister. Hyon Yong Chol, a 66 year old experienced member of North Korea’s inner circle, was killed after he fell asleep during a military ceremony. In a vacuum this would certainly not be reason for execution however, this was not theRead More

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Obama’s Proposal to Ban Ar-15 Rifle Ammunition is Met with Disapproval by Congress

While Obama released his proposal trying to ban bullets used in AR-15 rifles, lawmakers are ready to halt the proposal from being approved. More than 100 Congressmen have already signed a letter opposing the proposal, which bans one of the most used bullets. A letter written by Congress to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives,Read More

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Senate Democrats Will Not Sign the New Iran Sanctions Legislation Just Yet

It looks as though Senate Democrats are easing up on pushing for new sanctions in Iran. This decision was made and will need to avoid President Obama and his eagerness to veto new legislations. Sen. Bob Menendez announced at a Senate hearing that he and his democratic allies have written a letter to the aRead More

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Federal Budget Is Expecting to Reach it’s Lowest Deficit Since Obama Entered Office

If all goes according to plan, the United States federal budget deficit will shrink in 2015, and will be the lowest it has been since Barack Obama took Office. On Monday The Congressional Budget Office stated the deficit would be 468 billion dollars for the budget year that ends in September released a report; lastRead More

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Obama’s Plans to Alleviate the Embargo with Cuba Starts this Friday

President Obama plans on getting the embargo against Cuba moving along as soon as possible. The President is making trading and traveling between the two countries easier with his plan to reestablish relations with Cuba. “These 50 years have shown that isolation has not worked,” exclaims the president. While Congress is skeptical about the embargo, the PresidentRead More

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