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Joshua Mercer

February 15, 2017

Candidate with connections to ‘Catholic Spring’ compares Trump election to 9/11

A Democrat running for Governor in Virginia compared the election of Donald Trump to the attacks on Sept. 11. He said: “The election of Donald Trump
February 15, 2017

CV LOOP: Major insurer to leave Obamacare market in 2018

HEALTH CARE // While Republicans continue to grapple with plans to repeal and replace Obamacare and stabilize health insurance rates, Humana is the first major insurer to say
February 14, 2017

CV LOOP: National security adviser resigns

WHITE HOUSE // National Security Adviser Mike Flynn has resigned, the White House confirmed. General Keith Kellogg will be acting National Security Adviser. Flynn became embattled after he
February 13, 2017

Catholic Group Warns Rauner: Support for Abortion Funding Will Sink Re-Election

Contact: Joshua Mercer, 517-212-0419, mercer -at – catholicvote – dot- org CHICAGO — CatholicVote.org, a national Catholic advocacy group is warning Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner that support
February 13, 2017

CV LOOP: Trump plans new refugee order

TRAVEL ORDER // After losing to a federal appeals court, the Trump administration is planning on issuing a new executive order on refugees. Meanwhile, the 9th Circuit
February 10, 2017

CV LOOP: Federal court won’t reinstate refugee order

TRAVEL ORDER // A federal appeals court unanimously rules against Trump and won’t reinstate his order pausing immigration from seven countries. Important to remember: this ruling was
February 9, 2017

CV LOOP: Senate confirms Sessions to be attorney general

ATTORNEY GENERAL // West Virginia Democrat Joe Manchin was the only Senator to cross party lines in voting to confirm Senator Jeff Sessions as the next Attorney General
February 8, 2017

CV LOOP: Liberal Senator blocked from speaking after smear

EDUCATION // Vice President Pence breaks tie as Senate confirms Betsy DeVos for Education post 51-50. http://cvote.it/2kjAd4P  ATTORNEY GENERAL // Senators voted along party lines to block firebrand liberal Senator Elizabeth Warren
February 7, 2017

CV LOOP: Democrats talk all night in bid to stop DeVos

CABINET // Democrats took to the Senate floor for a 24-hour speaking session to again delay a confirmation vote for Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education. Democrats need just