Texas Trucker Pleads Guilty To Smuggling Of Undocumented Immigrants Leading To Deaths

Texas Trucker Pleads Guilty To Smuggling Of Undocumented Immigrants Leading To Deaths

Truck driver James Matthew Bradley Jr. arrives at the federal courthouse for a hearing in San Antonio in July.Federal authorities say the case is a “glaring reminder” of the dangers of human smuggling across the Southern border. The driver is to be sentenced in January.

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Texas Trucker Pleads Guilty To Smuggling Of Undocumented Immigrants Leading To Deaths

A Look At The Political Clout Of The National Rifle Association

A Look At The Political Clout Of The National Rifle Association

Not only can the NRA marshal its grassroots to boost its preferred candidate, but it holds in reserve the power to fund and support primary challengers. That threat became real for an eight-term incumbent Democratic lawmaker from Oklahoma who voted for the assault weapons ban in 1994.


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A Look At The Political Clout Of The National Rifle Association

Immigration Judges Warn Against Trump Administration Benchmarks

Immigration Judges Warn Against Trump Administration Benchmarks

The Trump administration is preparing to impose new benchmarks on immigration judges to speed through a backlog of more than 600,000 cases in U.S. immigration courts. But judges warn the change could hurt public confidence and violate the right to due process.


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Immigration Judges Warn Against Trump Administration Benchmarks

Fox host calls Trump's lie-filled press conference "an amazing example of democracy in action"

Fox host calls Trump's lie-filled press conference "an amazing example of democracy in action"

DANA PERINO (HOST): All right, that was President Trump and Sen. Mitch McConnell [(R-KY)] in the Rose Garden in a fabulous press conference, and an amazing example of democracy in action when the leader of the free world takes that many questions from the press corps.

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Right-wing media figures loved Donald Trump’s unhinged press conference and assault on the press 

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Fox host calls Trump's lie-filled press conference "an amazing example of democracy in action"

Nobel Laureate Kazuo Ishiguro Once Wrote A Screenplay About Eating A Ghost

Nobel Laureate Kazuo Ishiguro Once Wrote A Screenplay About Eating A Ghost

CANADA - OCTOBER 01: Author - Kazuo Ishiguro (Photo by Rick Eglinton/Toronto Star via Getty Images)Written in the ’80s, The Gourmet is an absurdist satire exploring the politics of food and the hedonistic culture of consumerism that treats it as a recreational drug. It’s still strikingly relevant.

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Nobel Laureate Kazuo Ishiguro Once Wrote A Screenplay About Eating A Ghost

Vice Presidents Enter Fray In Final Weeks Of Virginia's Governor Race

Vice Presidents Enter Fray In Final Weeks Of Virginia's Governor Race

Vice President Mike Pence and gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie, R-VA, wave during a campaign rally Saturday at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Abingdon, Va.Vice President Mike Pence and former Vice President Joe Biden attempt to sway Virginia voters in governor’s race, which is widely expected to be an early indication of 2018 mid-terms elections.

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Vice Presidents Enter Fray In Final Weeks Of Virginia's Governor Race