The Stew
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Judgment calls

Politics | Vice President Mike Pence touts the importance of a conservative judiciary
by Harvest Prude
Posted 9/19/19, 05:20 pm

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump and the Republican-controlled Senate have put 152 judges in seats on the federal judiciary so far, something Vice President Mike Pence warns conservatives not to take for granted.

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A shrinking target

Politics | Groups urge White House not to downsize refugee program
by Harvest Prude
Posted 9/12/19, 04:44 pm

Refugees around the world are waiting anxiously for the Trump administration to announce how many of them can come to the United States in the next year. Multiple reports from sources in the White House have said the number could be cut in half or even zeroed out, leaving families like Arooj Nirmal’s broken indefinitely.

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Losing faith

Politics | The Democratic Party makes an appeal to nonreligious voters
by Harvest Prude
Posted 9/05/19, 05:22 pm

After 81 percent of white evangelicals voted for Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election, Democrats are courting the votes of the decidedly unreligious. The Democratic National Committee passed a resolution at its annual summer meeting in late August celebrating the values of “religiously unaffiliated” Americans, praising nonbelievers for supporting “rational public policy based on sound science and universal humanistic values.”

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