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In January, the Pew Research Center published the results of a survey on how favorably Americans view some different federal agencies. The agencies they surveyed included Health and Human Services, DOJ, and the Federal Reserve, all of which are viewed favorably by the majority of those surveyed.
The Supreme Court is considering whether to hear a case which asks whether the Second Amendment entitles ordinary citizens to carry handguns outside the home for self-defense.
The video went instantly viral. Published by What’s Trending on March 17, the short sketch entitled “Elmo Gets Fired,” was viewed 13.5 million times on Facebook within a week of the first posting. If you weren’t one of the first viewers, take a look. The video will make you laugh . . . and it might make you cry.
In the first case argued before Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, Justices appeared to disagree about how to handle “mixed cases,” alleging both adverse employment actions against federal civil service employees and prohibited discrimination, where the Merit Systems Protection Board concludes it lacks jurisdiction because the employee was not subject to an appealable action.