Joel Ortiz

Air traffic controller in Southern California and regional vice president of the National Air Traffic Controller Association's Western Pacific Union

Air traffic controller in Southern California and regional vice president of the National Air Traffic Controller Association's Western Pacific Union

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The government reopens (for now) after Trump caves on his wall demands.

The only way to fix it is to end it

The government reopens (for now) after Trump caves on his wall demands.

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is speaking to reporters after meeting with the House Democratic caucus.

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President Donald Trump holds a press conference.

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President Trump is holding a press conference at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. In a speech to the U.N.

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In a world in which global opinion reigns, public diplomacy rooted in nationalism and propaganda will not save us from pressing crises.

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... there's a lot to discuss after last night's Democratic presidential debate.

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