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Questions Swirling Around Amazon Contract Complicate Acting Defense Secretary's Future

Serious questions surrounding a high-value Pentagon contract, worth $10 billion and geared to be granted to web giant Amazon, could complicate Acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan’s chances of confirmation by the U.S. Senate into a permanent position atop the Department of Defense should President Donald Trump follow through with nominating him for the post. The …

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Safe Students Act to Would Eliminate Federal Gun Free Zones

Back in 1990, Congress passed the Gun-Free School Zone Act (GFSZA), which banned gun possession within 1,000 feet of a school. Sen. Joe Biden helped write this bill. After several successful court challenges, Congress rewrote the law in 1996. Later, a few realized that banning law-bidding citizens from having guns couldn’t stop bad people from …

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