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Santa Fe Leaders Narrowly Defeat Resolution Rejecting Trump Wall

The Santa Fe City Council narrowly failed to pass a controversial resolution that denounced many of the policies of the incoming presidential administration and would have defiantly resolved that the City would “continue to be a sanctuary city.” The resolution also expressly rejected the idea of building a wall at the U.S.-Mexico Border, and mentioned President-Elect Donald Trump by name. The vote was 4-4 with one abstention.

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 30 :  Airline passenger screening activity takes place by U.S.Transportation Safety Administration (TSA)  agents at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), August 30, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.  As passengers worked their way through the waiting line, TSA workers did screening on each passenger boarding a flight.  (Photo by Bob Riha, Jr./Getty Images)

Feds Admit To Putting Migrants on Planes for U.S. Destinations

Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials have admitted that they are not only releasing illegal immigrants at bus stations, they are also “identify[ing]” and transporting them to airports for travel to various destinations within the country. Officials say these undocumented migrants are from Central America.

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Feds Continue to Drop Migrants at Texas Bus Stops

Bus station employees are reporting that illegal immigrants continue pour into the Texas border town of Laredo. They have seen a holding center for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) carrying between 20 and 40 undocumented women during at least five bus trips.

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Senate Democrats Condemn Obama for Anti-Israel UN Vote

Some Senate Democrats have issued scathing statements against President Barack Obama and his administration’s decision to break with longstanding tradition to veto anti-Israel resolutions, choosing, instead, to abstain from voting in a United Nations Security Council vote. The vote called for

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Iran Sanctions Bills Filed in Texas Senate

A Texas state senator plans to shore up, close loopholes, and expand the state’s existing divestiture standard for the Iranian and Sudanese governments in two bills that prevent taxpayer dollars from flowing into countries that sponsor terrorism.

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Ted Cruz’s Approval Rate Rises After Trump Endorsement

A recent poll in Texas shows that 45 percent of likely voters say they have a “favorable” opinion of Senator Ted Cruz. Those numbers are up 10 percent after his speech at the GOP convention where he told Republicans to “vote your conscience.”

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Trump Campaign to John Podesta: Resign or Come Clean on Owning Shares in Putin-Connected Company

The Donald Trump presidential campaign is demanding that Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman John Podesta come clean about the details surrounding his membership on the executive board of an energy company, Joule Unlimited, which received millions from a Putin-connected Russian government fund and the “75,000 common shares” Podesta owned and had transferred to a holding company called Leonidio LLC.