Harvest Prude

Harvest is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute and a reporter for WORLD.

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Some House races still wrapping up

by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/21/18, 01:38 pm

The first Republican African-American woman in Congress has lost her reelection bid, while another tight race in New York also was decided in a Democrat’s favor. In final results posted Tuesday, Rep. Mia Love of Utah lost to Democratic Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams by just 694 votes in the suburban 4th District. McAdams’ 0.258-point margin of victory put him just beyond the reach of a recount and follows a trend of Democrats flipping House seats in suburban districts in the Nov. 6 midterm elections.

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Trump answers Mueller questions in writing

by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/21/18, 11:36 am

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump has submitted written answers to special counsel Robert Mueller’s office related to its investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, White House counsel said Tuesday. The written answers represent a compromise nearly a year in the making that lets the president avoid a sit-down interview.

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Power of the purse

Religious Freedom | Will the U.S. use its economic weight to force respect for religious freedom?
by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/20/18, 01:07 pm

When Yazidi advocate Pari Ibrahim goes back to the Yazidi refugee camps in the Kurdistan region in Iraq, the people always ask, “What did the U.S. say? What will happen now?” Four years ago ISIS radicals began a genocidal campaign against the Yazidis, killing or kidnapping almost 10,000 people; now survivors languish in refugee camps on Kurdistan’s Mount Sinjar and in Syria and Turkey.

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