Democrat News http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=us/democrat http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=rss/us/democrat.xml News on Democrat continually updated from thousands of sources around the net. en-us 240 Copyright 2017, Topix Topix http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page= //static.topixcdn.com/pics/topix_homepage_logo2.png Farm bill passes House with welfare-to-work reforms http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=us/democrat/2018/06/farm-bill-passes-house-with-welfare-to-work-reforms?fromrss=1 The U.S. House of Representatives narrowly passed the 2018 farm bill Thursday, called for a second time after it failed in May. It sets in place more comprehensive work requirements for recipients of federal food assistance. Able-bodied recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, that aren't pregnant or caring for children would need to either work at least 20 hours per week or spend that time in job training.

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Manhattan Mercury Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:19:51 GMT 180622A1J6BK 0
President lashes out at Democrats as GOP struggles to unite on immigration bill http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=us/democrat/2018/06/president-lashes-out-at-democrats-as-gop-struggles-to-unite-on-immigration-bill?fromrss=1 President Trump listens as King Felipe VI of Spain speaks during a meeting at the White House on Tuesday. President Trump on Thursday cast doubt on Twitter about whether any Republican immigration legislation could pass the Senate - a move that GOP aides said could undermine efforts to round up Republican votes to pass an endangered bill in the House later in the day.

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The Washington Post Fri, 22 Jun 2018 08:49:19 GMT 1806224KLPM4 5
Dems unleash kitchen-sink strategy on immigration http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=us/democrat/2018/06/dems-unleash-kitchen-sink-strategy-on-immigration?fromrss=1 Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., speaks as he is joined by House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of California, second from left, and other House Democrats calling for passage of the Keep Families Together Act, legislation to end the Trump Administration's policy of separating families at the US-Mexico border, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. As the White House struggles to move past another self-imposed crisis, Democrats are fighting to ensure this one isn't quickly forgotten.

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The Republican Fri, 22 Jun 2018 04:30:28 GMT 18062112O9UK 0
Trump: Democrats Have Created A 'Massive Child Smuggling Industry' http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=us/democrat/2018/06/trump-democrats-have-created-a-massive-child-smuggling-industry?fromrss=1 "We have come up with a lot of solutions but we have Democrats that don't want to approve anything because that's probably, they think, bad for the election that's coming up," he said. "Unfortunately, there are a lot of people suffering and that's unfortunate."

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Mediaite.com Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:05:53 GMT 1806211DLCNS 0
Cardinal Theodore McCarrick punished over abuse finding Source: AP http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=us/democrat/2018/06/cardinal-theodore-mccarrick-punished-over-abuse-finding-source-ap?fromrss=1 Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, the retired Roman Catholic archbishop of Washington, D.C., has been removed from public ministry and faces further punishment over "credible" allegations that he sexually abused a teenager while a priest in New York more than 40 years ago, the church announced Wednesday. Pope Francis ordered the 87-year-old cardinal's removal pending further action that could end in his expulsion from the priesthood.

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WFTV Orlando Thu, 21 Jun 2018 19:38:05 GMT 180621D10MO9 0
Battleground Texas: Progressive cities fight back against anti-immigrant, right-wing forces http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=us/democrat/2018/06/battleground-texas-progressive-cities-fight-back-against-anti-immigrant-right-wing-forces?fromrss=1 Thanks to Donald Trump's just-abandoned policy of tearing apart refugee families at the Mexican border, Texas is in political crisis. Media has swarmed into the border region and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke led a protest march to a child detention center outside El Paso.

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Salon Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:05:29 GMT 180621BEDJ6Q 0
Crying children fill 'tender age' shelters http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=us/democrat/2018/06/crying-children-fill-tender-age-shelters?fromrss=1 The AP toured a holding facility in South Texas that's holding hundreds of immigrant children.

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The Hastings Tribune Thu, 21 Jun 2018 10:31:14 GMT 180621NHISBN 0
Trumpa s Mar-a-Lago visits cost Coast Guard nearly $20M Source: Cox Media Group http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=us/democrat/2018/06/trumpa-s-mar-a-lago-visits-cost-coast-guard-nearly-20m-source-cox-media-group?fromrss=1 Taxpayers have paid nearly $20 million for extra Coast Guard patrols that protected President Trump by land and sea during 16 winter and spring trips to West Palm Beach since his inauguration, according to new records obtained by USA TODAY. The spending records include all but one of his trips to his Mar-a-Lago estate in South Florida since the inauguration in January 2017.

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WSB-TV Thu, 21 Jun 2018 06:05:48 GMT 180620U2CL7T 13
Another test of loyalty looms over Trump's Minnesota visit http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=us/democrat/2018/06/another-test-of-loyalty-looms-over-trumps-minnesota-visit?fromrss=1 President Donald Trump's campaign trip Wednesday to Minnesota could signal whether he'll wade into the GOP's primary for governor between a former two-term governor who once called him "unhinged" and an underdog who is an avowed supporter. The rally in Duluth is for Pete Stauber, a Republican congressional candidate running in a traditionally Democratic district.

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WATE-TV Knoxville Thu, 21 Jun 2018 01:40:10 GMT 180620FDCVJC 0
Convicted Republican businessman's company targets Democrats http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=us/democrat/2018/06/convicted-republican-businessmans-company-targets-democrats?fromrss=1 An Ohio telemarketing company whose Republican owner spent more than a year in prison following a campaign finance probe has organized employees and suppliers in a retaliatory effort to bring down two prominent Democrats, The Associated Press has learned. An explosive memo posted online lays out The Justice Association LLC's strategy for an investigation, lawsuit and ad campaign targeting U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and former U.S. Attorney Steven Dettelbach, the Democratic nominee for attorney general.

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WANE-TV Fort Wayne Wed, 20 Jun 2018 21:22:17 GMT 1806201MQCAC 0
ICE raids Canton and Massillon businesses, 100 arrests reported http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=us/democrat/2018/06/ice-raids-canton-and-massillon-businesses-100-arrests-reported?fromrss=1 Fresh Mark facilities in Canton, Massillon and Salem, Ohio were raided by Immigration and Customs Enforcement Tuesday, CNN reports . Scores of employees in white smocks were being led out of the Salem Fresh Mark facility on S. Lincoln Avenue, according to WKBN-Youngstown .

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NBC12 Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:47:25 GMT 1806200TH9UA 0
California to defend immigration laws against Trump http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=us/democrat/2018/06/california-to-defend-immigration-laws-against-trump?fromrss=1 FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2018, file photo, demonstrators hold signs outside of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement offices in San Francisco. California has sued the Trump administration more than half a dozen ti... SAN FRANCISCO - After repeatedly suing the Trump administration over U.S. immigration policies, California will find itself in an unusual position Wednesday: defending protections for people in the country illegally against a court challenge by the federal government.

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KATC-TV Lafayette Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:55:47 GMT 1806200O9O74 0
House Republicans turn up the heat in standoff with DOJ http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=us/democrat/2018/06/house-republicans-turn-up-the-heat-in-standoff-with-doj?fromrss=1 Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies before a House Committee on the Judiciary and House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform joint hearing on'Oversight of the FBI and DOJ Actions in Advance of the 2016 Election', on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 2018.

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Houston Chronicle Wed, 20 Jun 2018 06:58:10 GMT 180619L055H5 3
Cruza s flip-flop on family separation shows threat to GOP http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=us/democrat/2018/06/cruza-s-flip-flop-on-family-separation-shows-threat-to-gop?fromrss=1 Ted Cruz has staged a dramatic about-face on the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policies, laying bare how politically damaging the issue of separating children from parents accused of crossing the border illegally is becoming for Republicans facing voters this fall. The Texas senator, who has become a frequent ally of President Donald Trump, initially blasted criticism of the White House crackdown.

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The Columbian Wed, 20 Jun 2018 02:16:14 GMT 180619U5F88T 0
Sen. denied entry to tour child migrant facility http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=us/democrat/2018/06/sen-denied-entry-to-tour-child-migrant-facility?fromrss=1 On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson was denied entry to tour a reopened Miami-area facility for children who entered the U.S. illegally and alone. Just learned from HHS that there are 94 children in the Homestead, Florida facility who were separated from their families.

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ABC Action News Tue, 19 Jun 2018 23:38:47 GMT 180619GA292T 0
Verizon, AT&T to end location data sales to brokers http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=us/democrat/2018/06/verizon-at-t-to-end-location-data-sales-to-brokers?fromrss=1 Verizon and AT&T have pledged to stop providing information on phone owners' locations to data brokers, stepping back from a business practice that has drawn criticism for endangering privacy. The data has apparently allowed outside companies to pinpoint the location of wireless devices without their owners' knowledge or consent.

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Stars and Stripes Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:47:42 GMT 180619UU7B45 1
Democratic attorneys general urge end to border separations http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=us/democrat/2018/06/democratic-attorneys-general-urge-end-to-border-separations?fromrss=1 A coalition of Democratic attorneys general demanded Tuesday that the Trump administration end a "zero tolerance" policy that has resulted in children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. Led by New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas, 21 top state prosecutors from California to Massachusetts sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on Tuesday, calling the policy inhumane and draconian.

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The Republic Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:26:00 GMT 180619DFF2BM 0