Harvest Prude

Harvest is a reporter for WORLD based in Washington, D.C.

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Mexican residents protest migrants

by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/19/18, 12:23 pm

Residents in the border city of Tijuana, Mexico, on Sunday protested the arrival of approximately 3,000 Central American migrants seeking asylum in the United States. While other Mexican cities have given the migrant caravan a warm reception, protesters in Tijuana hurled insults, rocks, and even punches at the migrants. Tijuana residents waved Mexican flags and chanted, “Out! Out!” They accused the migrants of being a danger to the city, calling the caravan an “invasion.”

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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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