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An Expert Explains Why Trump's Citizenship Census Fight Might Not Be Over

By Madhuri Sathish
The issue of immigration has been a major focus point of President Donald Trump's administration, but his efforts to shake things up haven't always gone smoothly. In 2018, the administration proposed adding a question about citizenship to the 2020…

The House Will Vote To Consider Articles Of Impeachment, So Buckle Up

By Shelby Black
Well everyone, this week has certainly been a wild ride. Since July 14, President Donald Trump has been under fire from fellow politicians over controversial comments he made towards several Democratic congresswomen of color. Well, the stakes have…

Eric Trump Defended His Father's "Go Back" Comments With A Bold Statistic

By Shelby Black
Since July 14, President Donald Trump has been in the hot seat over a number of controversial comments he made directed at Democratic congresswomen. While many politicians have condemned the president for his remarks, Eric Trump defended President…

Amy McGrath's Campaign Against Mitch McConnell Is Off To Quite A Start

By Madhuri Sathish
Election Day might still be more than a year away, but these races are getting started. Democrats seized control of the House during the 2018 midterm elections, but Republicans retained the majority in the Senate — and the Senate Majority Leader,…

The Supreme Court Dropped A Major Ruling That'll Affect The Next Election

By Lilli Petersen
June may be the start of summer, not to mention Pride Month, but let's not forget that it's also Supreme Court month. The nation's highest court releases its biggest decisions at the end of June, and the 2019 session is no different. On Thursday,…

Here's What You Need To Know About ICE Raids

By Mehak Anwar
Several cities around the United Sates recently started preparing for a series of Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) crackdowns on migrant families. After a series of tweets from the president in which he said ICE would begin deporting people…

Nancy Pelosi Responded To Trump Delaying ICE Raids With An Important Message

By Lara Walsh
Nancy Pelosi is pleased by the president's recent decision to halt planned deportation raids that would have impacted 10 major cities and thousands of migrant families. In a tweet on Saturday, June 22, the president revealed he'll be temporarily…

Pete Buttigieg's Quotes About Donald Trump Will Convince You That Trump Has Met His Match

By Chelsea Stewart
You know of Pete Buttigieg by now, right? Since announcing a White House bid earlier this year, the South Bend, Indiana, mayor has gone from political obscurity to a media sensation. He's garnered attention for everything from his interesting policy…

This State Is Actually Removing Abortion Restrictions, & This Might Help Explain Why

By Shelby Black
It's been an upsetting few weeks for advocates for reproductive rights. In the past weeks and months, states including Georgia, Missouri, and Alabama have introduced or passed new laws limiting or even effectively banning access to abortion.…

Donald Trump's Stance On Restrictive Abortion Laws Might Surprise You

By Lara Walsh
Just days after Alabama controversially passed what might be the country's most restrictive ban on abortion, the president appeared to address the recent wave of restrictive anti-abortion laws in Georgia and Missouri in a series of tweets on…

Ivanka Trump Has Weighed In On Gun Reform Less Than You Probably Thought

By Chelsea Stewart
Americans have really been talking about gun control. As school shootings continue to make headlines, Democrats and Republicans alike have demanded presidential and congressional action on firearm laws. But there are some like, say, White House…

Biden Just Pushed Back On One Of Trump's Favorite Talking Points With So Much Shade

By Chelsea Stewart
Since the earliest days of his presidency, President Donald Trump has claimed responsibility for everything from stock market gains to unemployment rates — even when reports have shown that the economic boom started under President Barack Obama.…

Everyone Is Celebrating This Major Landmark In LGBTQ+ Rights Legislation

By Chelsea Stewart
Have you heard? The U.S. House of Representatives passed an important bill on Friday, May 17. The bill provides clear, nationwide protections for LGBTQ+ people in daily life, putting them one step closer in securing equal rights in all states. For…

Alabama's Abortion Law Could Mean Some Very Troubling Things For Rights Around The Country

By Chelsea Stewart
Another day, another abortion restriction — this time in Alabama, which on May 15 passed a wildly restrictive new law that effectively bans abortion in nearly all circumstances. With the signature of Republican Gov. Kay Ivey, the state now has one…

AOC Was Totally Mystified By This Appliance In Her New Apartment & It's Too Relatable

By Mehak Anwar
Everyone knows Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) is making a name for herself in Congress. But did you know the congresswoman is also supremely relatable? In a recent series of Instagram stories documenting a new experience with a certain…

Nancy Pelosi Didn't Hold Back About AG Barr's Testimony: "That's A Crime"

By Shelby Black
On Wednesday, May 1, United States Attorney General William Barr testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report. For hours, Barr was grilled by Senate Democrats and Republicans about his handling…

The Supreme Court's Next Case On LGBTQ+ Rights Could Make Or Break This Major Issue

By Shelby Black
You would think that in 2019, we'd have dealt with a lot of the thornier issues of equal rights. Well, think again. A major upcoming court case is tackling LGBTQ+ discrimination, and it could have some major effects. The Supreme Court's LGBTQ+…

Donald Trump Claimed "No Collusion" Once Again Ahead Of AG Barr's Testimony

By Shelby Black
On Wednesday, May 1, United States Attorney General William Barr testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report. While some representatives were anticipating new information from the attorney…

These States All Have Some Major (& Scary) Abortion Restrictions In The Works

By Shelby Black
The fight for reproductive rights is becoming one of the most heated debates among the public in the United States. While pro-choice advocates are fighting against new measures attempting to limit abortion rights, these seven states' abortion bills…

More & More Democrats Are Coming Out For Impeachment After The Mueller Report

By Chelsea Stewart
The calls for President Donald Trump's impeachment have seemingly multiplied now that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on the investigation into potential collusion between the president's 2016 campaign and Russia is public. Though the probe…

Donald Trump's Tax Returns Could Raise Some Sticky Legal Questions

By Shelby Black
Over the past few weeks, everyone has been wondering if President Donald Trump's tax returns will be made public. Even though Congress has openly stated that they plan to make the president's returns public, it might be easier said than done. So,…

AOC Made An Important Point About The Dangerous Ways We Talk About Politics

By Daniella Bondar
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has used her social media presence as a way to frame discussions around important topics and to take her trolls head-on. The freshman representative has yet to shy away from conflict, and I don't see that stopping anytime…

This Domestic Violence Bill Closes A Major Loophole In A Huge Step For Women's Safety

By Chelsea Stewart
Sometimes, women get a win (or at least, a good shot at winning). On Thursday, April 4, the House voted to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) in a major move to protect survivors of domestic abuse. And this time, it's even better,…

So Much For Transparency: The Senate Blocked A Resolution To Release Mueller's Report

By Mehak Anwar
Well, so much for that. On Monday, March 26, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked a resolution to release the Mueller report. The resolution, which was non-binding, called for Mueller's full report on the Russia investigation to be…

Congress Can Override A Presidential Veto, But It Takes A Lot Of Work

By Shelby Black
There's nothing more important than political bodies working together, because it really has a huge impact. Recently, there's been a lot of tension between President Donald Trump and Congress over a slew of matters, which has resulted in some heated…

Here's What To Know About How Trump's Former ORR Director Reportedly Prevented Refugee Abortions

By Mehak Anwar
In November 2018, Scott Lloyd was removed from his post at the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) after an ACLU lawsuit revealed he was reportedly mishandling abortion requests from migrant teenagers. Elite Daily reached out to the White House and…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Brought The Receipts To Question Wilbur Ross About The 2020 Census

By Chelsea Stewart
If there's anything you learn in life, let it be that you should always be able to back yourself up like, say, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) can. Take Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's comments on the 2020 census citizenship question, for…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Isn't Shy About Calling Out Donald Trump In These Quotes

By Shelby Black
At this point, tensions between President Donald Trump and Democrats have reached an all-time high. As Trump continues to fight for his border wall, certain Democrats haven't been shy about airing their frustration with the president, and Alexandria…

Brett Kavanaugh's Court Of Appeals Replacement Is A Controversial Pick

By Shelby Black
Since Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed as the next Supreme Court Justice on Oct. 6, 2018, everyone has been wondering who would fill his seat at the Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington D.C. Well, the decision has officially been made, and it's a…

Any Impeachment Proceedings Against Trump Probably Won't Include These Allegations

By Hannah Golden
News broke on Monday, Feb. 25 that President Donald Trump has been accused of kissing yet another woman without her consent. Elite Daily reached out to the White House for comment at the time but did not hear back. The accusation adds to a growing…