Personal Income in Majority of States Grew In First Quarter of 2017

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BY: Ali Meyer In 42 states, personal income grew from the past year, even after adjusting for inflation, according to a report from Pew Charitable Trusts. Personal income includes wages and salaries, benefits from Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid, as well as employers’ contributions to retirement plans, contributions to health insurance, and income from property […]

Virginia Man Receives 100-Day Sentence for Attempted Voter Fraud in 2016 Election

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BY: Conor Beck James Madison University student Andrew J. Spieles, who attempted to register deceased and nonexistent individuals to vote for Democrats in the 2016 election, was sentenced for attempted voter fraud Tuesday. Spieles was sentenced to 100 days in jail for knowingly transferring 18 false Virginia voter registration forms prior to the 2016 election, according to a […]

Manafort First Alerted Authorities of Trump Jr.’s Meeting With Russian Lawyer

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BY: Cameron Cawthorne President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, alerted authorities in June about Donald Trump Jr.’s controversial Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 presidential campaign. Knowledge of the June 2016 meeting became public with a New York Times report last month. Authorities, however, were informed of the meeting by Manafort […]

Federal Judge Orders State Dept To Search Hillary Aides’ Accounts For Benghazi Records

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The search for State Department emails regarding the Sept. 11, 2012 Benghazi attacks received a boost this week when a federal judge ordered the agency to search the government email accounts of several Hillary Clinton aides. Washington D.C. District Court Judge Amit Mehta, an Obama appointee, ordered State to search the accounts of Huma Abedin, Cheryl Mills […]