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Shutdown To Stop Wounded Veteran’s Checks?!

Over 5 million veterans, many who were severely injured in combat will not be issued their compensation checks on Nov.1st as the government shutdown continues. Veteran’s Affairs Secretary Erik Shinseki told a congressional oversight committee about the dire situation, offering no indication whether or not the missed payments would be reimbursed after the shutdown ends.


BREAKING: Shot Fired Outside The Capitol Building

Reuters is reporting several shots were fired outside the Capitol Building in Washington. Initial reports are stating that several people are allegedly injured including a law enforcement officer, a Senate aide, and a Capitol police officer. According to NBC’s live news feed, this is not being treated as an active shooting. The building remains on


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Americans Don’t Trust Congress Or The Media!

In recent polls, it has been shown that Americans do not have confidence in Congress or in the media. The annual Gallup survey revealed that confidence in Congress is at the lowest it has ever been for any institution on record. The legislative body was last on a list of 16 institutions for the fourth


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Puerto Rico as 51st State?!

Puerto Rico voted on becoming a State yesterday during the election and for the first time people voted in favor of statehood. The citizens of the U.S. Territory were polled about potential statehood in two questions. Voters rejected their current status as a U.S. commonwealth by a 54% to 46% margin in the first question.


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Army Tries to Save Money, Congress Says Nah

Earlier this year, Army’s Chief of Staff General Raymond T. Odierno proposed to Congress a plan that could save $3 billion. However, Congress isn’t happy with this budget plan, saying that it will actually hurt Americans rather than help them.


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