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Government shutdown begins as parties fail to compromise on budget

Government shutdown begins as parties fail to compromise on budget

January 21, 2018

By Ian Bernstein '18 The government was forced to shut down early Saturday morning after senators failed to agree on a short-term spending bill to keep the government funded. Only 50 senators voted in favor of the bill, according to The New York Times. The spending measure failed to earn the ...

Obamacare crucial to the care of this country

Obamacare crucial to the  care of this country

January 15, 2018

By Alex Massoud '20 Obamacare: The very word, even if spoken in just a whisper, can spark a heated debate among lifelong friends. In Trump’s White House, perhaps the most controversial issue is Obamacare, more formally known as the Affordable Care Act. Republicans currently in the House of Representatives...

Congressman Jim Himes On Mueller investigation, gun control

Congressman Jim Himes On Mueller investigation, gun control

January 9, 2018

By Ella Berg '20 Congressman Jim Himes of Connecticut’s 4th District visited Westport Town Hall on Wednesday, Jan. 3, where he answered questions regarding current political activity and plans for the future regarding his representation of Connecticut. Despite the evening’s impending snowstorm...

Guess who’s back, back again? Eminem returns with “Revival”

Guess who’s back, back again? Eminem returns with “Revival”

January 8, 2018

By Shane Rabacs '18 Shady’s back, tell a friend. Marshall Mathers- AKA Eminem, AKA Slim Shady came out with his ninth studio album, “Revival”, December 15. “Revival” has a little bit of every side of Eminem; “Relapse”-style horrorcore on “Framed”, “Recovery”-esque flow, punchlines...

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