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Secretary of State Kris Kobach talks with a reporter in his office in Topeka, Kan., Wednesday, May 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
on January 17, 2018 in Washington, DC.
on April 9, 2018 in Washington, DC.
U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao deliver keynote remarks during the U.S.-Japan Council's annual conference at the J.W. Marriott November 13, 2017 in Washington, DC.
U.S. President Donald Trump addresses a joint session of the U.S. Congress on February 28, 2017 in the House chamber of  the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. Trump's first address to Congress focused on national security, tax and regulatory reform, the economy, and healthcare.
Couldn’t Happen To A Nicer Guy

This is pretty good: Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has been trying to block two state legislative special elections that he’s afraid the GOP might lose. Walker says giving people full representation is a waste of money. He was so determined not to hold the elections that he was even willing to change state law to make it easier.

Now, Allegra Kirkland reports, the whole plan seems to have imploded, after a Democratic group led by Eric Holder sued. And Walker is lashing out.

on July 27, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.
on June 15, 2015 in Washington, DC.
U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao deliver keynote remarks during the U.S.-Japan Council's annual conference at the J.W. Marriott November 13, 2017 in Washington, DC.
on February 7, 2017 in Washington, DC.
This Is A Big, Big Deal

It sounds wonky. But if you care about the 2020 redistricting, whether cities with growing population get their full representation in Congress or whether areas with large populations get their fair share of federal funds, you need to focus on President Trump’s and Wilbur Ross’s effort to skew the 2020 Census. Read about it here.

on December 4, 2017 in Washington, DC.
on March 22, 2018 in Washington, DC.
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