House Votes To Raise The Debt Ceiling

District of Columbia — The House of Representatives voted on Thursday to pass a bill that increases spending limits for 2020 and 2021 and suspends the borrowing limit for two years. The measure passes as Congress prepares to depart for August recess, completing one of the most important measures on the docket this year legislatively. […]

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Justice Department Resumes Executions

District of Columbia — United States Attorney General William Barr has directed the Federal Bureau of Prisons to resume executing individuals on federal death row, which would be the first federal executions since Louis Jones in 2003. The new execution protocol would replace the normal three drug execution with one lone drug — pentobarbital. The […]

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Ninth Circuit Lifts Injunction Blocking DHS From Holding Asylum Seekers During Proceedings

Seattle — Late Monday night, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals lifted an injunction from the Western District of Washington, Seattle, which would have blocked the Department of Homeland Security from holding immigrants in federal custody indefinitely while they await they wait for their asylum case to be decided upon unless they are released under […]

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