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COLUMN: President Trump Signed Border Deal to Make Significant Progress

Last week, Congress came together to pass, and President signed into law, bipartisan legislation that prioritizes securing our border and keeps the federal government open.

Newhouse Op-Ed in Yakima Herald Republic: Congressional authorization for Yakima Basin Plan shows bipartisanship works

In the American West, fewer issues are more complex or at times divisive as who gets access to our most vital single resource: water. Yet in Washington state, we can be proud that pragmatism, bipartisanship, and a strong commitment to a shared goal has allowed a major water project to progress with the input of a diverse group of local advocates.

COLUMN: “Green New Deal” a Nonstarter

Last week, Democrats heralded a “Green New Deal” framework promising “a massive transformation of our society” through “a 10-year plan to mobilize every aspect of American society at a scale not seen since World War 2 to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions.” The goal of being responsible stewards of our environment is certainly serious, but the details of this plan are not.

COLUMN: Late-Term Abortion Extremism on Display in New York, Virginia

The issue of abortion is likely one of the biggest fault lines that divide Americans, but there is one aspect of this ongoing debate that is not controversial: According to a 2018 Gallup poll, only 28 percent of Americans believe that abortion should generally be legal in the second trimester.

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