In 2 Votes, Senate Voices Strong Disapproval Of Trump's Middle East Policy
On Thursday, the Senate passed two resolutions calling for an end to U.S. involvement in the Yemeni Civil War and holding the Saudi crown prince responsible for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Poet Richard Blanco Helps Us Slow Down And Reflect During The Busy Holiday Season
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