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It has been an interesting week in politics, to say the least. In case you missed all that transpired, we have a list of links that will keep you informed and abreast of current events in this capricious climate. 

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"From seizing control of the internet to declaring martial law, President Trump may legally do all kinds of extraordinary  things." / (The Atlantic

Fact checking President Trump's claims on the border wall statistics. / (The New York Times

"With his national-emergency declaration, Trump has crossed the Rubicon." / (The Atlantic

"Trump declared a national emergency at the border. I asked 11 experts if it's legal." (Vox)

And also, 5 ways the declaration could be stopped. (Vox)

Meet The 2020 Presidential Candidates. / (Time)

 "Is this person a citizen of the United States?"/ (NPR)

"Paving the Road to a Green New Deal" / (Medium

 "A year after the massacre of 14 high-school students, what has changed?" / (The Economist

On the "religion" of guns in America. / (The New Yorker)

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