Harvest Prude

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

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Relief for prisoners

Politics | A bipartisan criminal justice reform bill has the support of the president, but will it make it to his desk anytime soon?
by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/15/18, 06:23 pm

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump said Wednesday he would support a bipartisan deal on criminal justice reform that could become the first large-scale prison law overhaul in recent years.

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House GOP picks McCarthy as leader

by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/14/18, 04:04 pm

WASHINGTON—House Republicans on Wednesday elected Kevin McCarthy of California as minority leader, fending off a challenge from Jim Jordan of Ohio. McCarthy won with a 159-43 vote. The new session of Congress that begins in January represents the first time since 2011 that Republicans will be the minority party in the House. McCarthy has served as the House Majority Leader since 2014. Steve Scalise of Louisiana will remain the Republican whip, while Liz Cheney of Wyoming, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, will serve as GOP conference chairwoman.

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Police officer fatally shoots security guard

by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/13/18, 11:48 am

A police officer fatally shot a security guard who had subdued a suspect following a shooting in a bar outside Chicago on Sunday, prompting a lawsuit from the guard’s family. The security guard, Jemel Roberson, was working at Manny’s Blue Room bar in Robbins, Ill., when an alleged assailant opened fire following a dispute. When police arrived on the scene, Roberson was pinning the suspect to the ground outside the bar.

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