Mulvaney Says Ukraine Aid Was Tied to Push for Probe

In a stunning pair of press conference reveals Thursday, acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said next year’s G-7 summit will be held at President Donald Trump’s golf resort in Miami and confirmed that Trump withheld military aid to Ukraine to solicit an investigation.

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Democrats to Force Vote Against Border Wall Funding

Senate Democrats will force a vote to terminate the national emergency President Donald Trump declared in February that allowed him to move money from other federal accounts into the fund for his long-promised border wall, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Tuesday.

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Students Find Success With First Amendment Battles Over College Fees

College students in San Diego County saw two court victories this summer in First Amendment cases challenging how mandatory student fees are allocated by schools. It’s a trend legal experts say will continue as alternative student groups challenge who gets access to funds raised by students, with lack of funding amounting to censorship.

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Planned Parenthood Sees Swift Fallout From Quitting Title X

Planned Parenthood clinics in several states are charging new fees, tapping into financial reserves, intensifying fundraising and warning of more unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases in the wake of its decision to quit a $260 million federal family planning program in a dispute with the Trump administration over abortion.

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