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Mayhem at Mar-a-Lago

Between the Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, and now the finding of classified documents at his Palm Beach club, Mar-a-Lago, it seems that Trump cannot escape from scandal. So what has been happening at Mar-a-Lago in the past few months?

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The Power of the Filibuster

The filibuster has the power to make or break any bill that passes through the Senate doors. So what is a filibuster, where did it come from, and why do we still use it today? Let’s dive into HeinOnline to learn more!

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In or Out: The Complicated History Between NATO and Ukraine

On February 24th, Russia launched what Vladimir Putin called a “special military operation” in Ukraine, claiming to seek demilitarization and denazification. In this blog we take a look at the complicated history between NATO and Ukraine.

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President Biden Orders a Minimum Wage Increase

President Joe Biden signed an executive order on April 27, 2021, calling for the minimum wage to be set at $15 for hundreds of thousands of federal contract workers by early 2022. Learn how to research the topic of minimum wage and how to locate executive orders just like this one.

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All About President Biden’s New Supreme Court Commission

President Joe Biden recently issued an executive order creating a bipartisan commission of 36 experts to study structural changes to the Supreme Court. View this executive order in the Federal Register within HeinOnline to learn more about these changes.

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The 15 Most Inspiring Presidential Speeches in American History

Over the centuries, millions upon millions of words have been used by U.S. presidents to motivate, caution, reassure, and guide the American people. Join HeinOnline in rediscovering some of the greatest presidential speeches in American history.