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Longtime U.S. Rep., Chair of Oversight Committee Elijah Cummings dies at 68

Image courtesy: Getty Images (CNN) —-Elijah Cummings has passed away: Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings, Chair of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, has died at the age of 68. Health challenges: Cummings passed away at Johns Hopkins Hospital due to “complications concerning longstanding health challenges,” according to a statement released by his office. Trump impeachment probe: The Maryland Congressman was a key figure…

Fourth presidential primary debate recap

(CNN) — In the largest debate ever held on one stage, the top 12 Democratic candidates for president faced off on a variety of issues including impeachment, health care, gun control and foreign policy. Senator Elizabeth Warren was under fire from all sides as a recent surge in the polls put her at center stage, while candidates at the edges…

General Motors 31 day strike comes to an end

(CNN) — The 31 day General Motors auto workers strike has come to an end. Wednesday a tentative agreement was reached to make the more than 50-thousand g-m workers happy. On September 16th 2019,  employees walked off the job, protesting pay, benefits and the treatment of temporary workers. The United Auto Workers Union says they’ve worked out better contracts for…

Senator Graham continues criticism of Trump’s decision to pull troops from Syria, President responds

(CNN) – Senator Lindsey Graham is among one of the President’s closest allies who has adamantly criticized the decision to remove US troops from Syria. Wednesday in Washington, he stuck to his guns. “Any commander in chief who gives territory back to the enemy that was seized by blood of our allies and our soldiers is doing a great disservice…

Month long GM Strike could be closing in on agreement

(CNN) — The month long auto worker strike against General Motors may be nearing an end. The United Auto Workers’ Full National Council is reportedly meeting with GM’s CEO for the for the first time during the strike. This could be a sign GM and the Union are close to reaching a tentative deal for a new contract. Striking workers…

Football fan using sign to get beer, exchanges his wants for others in need

(CNN)—  A small sign,  has made a huge difference to children battling life threatening diseases. College football fan,  Carson King was able to give a $3 million dollar check to the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital. The 24-year-old’s sign was featured on ESPN’s “College Gameday” show. Carson initially asked for beer money but after receiving more money than…