5 overlooked politics stories that are worth your time
The 24-hour news cycle is filled with politics coverage, but not everything gets the attention it deserves. Here are five politics stories you may have missed in the past week.
- Jared Kushner’s firm seeks arrest of Maryland tenants to collect debt — 8/16 –The real estate firms own 17 apartment complexes in the Baltimore area. — Baltimore Sun
- Cory Gardner takes his lumps – and many questions – at solo town hall in Colorado Springs, his first in more than a year — 8/15 — The senator was one of a handful of Republicans who held a town hall over August recess. — Denver Post
- Native American Lawmakers Call For Removal Of Helena Confederate Memorial — 8/15 — Following Charlottesville, there are renewed calls to remove a Confederate statue in Helena. — Montana Public Radio
- In January, President Trump vowed to hire 5,000 new Border Patrol agents. It never happened — 8/18 — Despite campaign promises to beef up border security and an executive order, Trump has yet to follow through. — LA Times
- Newt Gingrich goes to spouse school — 8/20 — As his wife, Callista, prepares to become ambassador to the Vatican, the former House Speaker learns his new role. — Politico