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PNS Daily News - September 18, 2019 


President Trump visits California, targeting its homelessness crisis and environmental protections; and Tennessee is a top destination for out-of-state women seeking abortions.

2020Talks - September 18, 2019. (3 min.)  


Interfaith Alliance's Connie Ryan and Family Leader's Bob Vander Plaats on their differing views of religion's role in politics; and former Rep. Mark Sanford confers with cardboard cutout of President Trump.

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Archive: January 21, 2015

PHOTO: President Obama spoke about his new proposal to change tax code related to capital gains for the wealthiest Americans during his State of the Union address last night. Photo of 2014 State of the Union address courtesy of the White House/Amanda Lucidon.

WASHINGTON - Income inequality was one of the topics in President Obama's State of the Union address last night. He's proposing a change in tax code so the wealthiest people are not treated differently when it comes to capital gains. Federal tax policy director Chuck Marr, at the Center on Budget a ...Read More

PHOTO: Carbon monoxide poisoning kills hundreds of people every year, and experts say a carbon monoxide detector is a crucial safety precaution in the home. Photo credit: Judy van der Velden/Flickr

CINCINNATI - Winter in Ohio is prime time for what's known as "the silent killer." Carbon monoxide is invisible, odorless, and tasteless, and kills about 500 Americans every year. Sources of the dangerous gas include furnaces, generators and kerosene heaters. As Ohioans try to keep warm, Sheila Goe ...Read More

PHOTO: Newburgh Heights is among the six Ohio cities that have passed measures calling on Congress to end

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Five years ago, the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling gave corporations the same free-speech rights as individuals to contribute money to political campaigns. Momentum has grown since then in Ohio to end what's known as "corporate personhood." Newburgh Heights is among six Ohi ...Read More

PHOTO: Colorado activists are encouraging people to upload their own photos and make their own statements about what they think about

DENVER - Protest events are planned around the nation today to mark the fifth anniversary of the Citizens United ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court. The ruling removed limits on the amount of money an independent organization can spend on political campaigns. The result, said Stephen Spaulding, polic ...Read More

PHOTO: Five years after the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in the Citizens United vs. Federal Elections Commission case, experts still are examining its effects on elections at all levels. Photo credit: Daderot/Wikimedia Commons.

MIAMI - Five years ago today, the U.S. Supreme Court made a milestone decision in the case of Citizens United versus the Federal Election Commission. The high court reversed a four-decades-old rule prohibiting corporations, associations and labor unions from making unlimited contributions to politic ...Read More

Arkansas legislators are being served a lunch of red beans and rice for

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Arkansas legislators are being served a lunch of red beans and rice, and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches today for "Hunger Day" at the Capitol. That's a meal Arkansans dependent on food banks or soup kitchens are likely to eat for dinner, according to Nancy Conley, communicati ...Read More

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