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Political Report: 1/14/2019

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis Main Story: No Clear Resolution to Shutdown in Sight The partial government shutdown that began in December continues with no end in sight. This past weekend, the White House appeared to back down from plans to fund wall construction through the declaration of a national emergency. Such …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 1.10.19

By Avascent Analytics team A quick look at the biggest stories of the week India • Bulgaria • Croatia • Canada India On December 31, the Indian Ministry of Defense submitted a 2018 Year in Review publication to parliament outlining ministry accomplishments and key acquisitions. The document emphasizes government efforts to build the country’s defense industrial base, …

Political Report: 1/7/2019

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis Main Story: Shutdown Continues with FY2020 Budget Release on the Horizon Welcome to the 116th Congress where the names have changed (a bit) but the dysfunction remains. Since we left for the holidays, the partial government shutdown that began in December has dragged on into the new …

Political Report: 12/18/2018

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis Main Story: Congress May Avoid an End of Year Shutdown The 115th Congress will likely depart on Friday having avoided the cloud of a partial government shutdown. Early Tuesday morning, the White House indicated that it would be able to support an existing compromise providing $1.6 billion …

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