Media Editors / Jan. 4, 2019

Friday Top Headlines

Job growth surges, record employment, articles of impeachment, Speaker Pelosi reelected, national debt, and more.

  • Job growth surges by 312,000 in December (CNBC)

  • 2018 ends with record employment; participation rate hits Trump-era high (CNSNews)

  • Hispanic unemployment rate hits record low (CNSNews)

  • Newly empowered House Democrats pass funding plan without wall (Associated Press)

  • Articles of impeachment against Trump already in motion as Democrats take over House (The Washington Times)

  • Rashida Tlaib calls Trump an expletive during pitch to impeach (Fox News)

  • Nancy Pelosi elected speaker of the House (National Review)

  • Steve Cohen introduces constitutional amendment to abolish Electoral College (The Washington Times)

  • The national debt hit $22 trillion at the end of 2018 (Reason)

  • House Democrats overrule Ocasio-Cortez and other progressives, institute “pay as you go” rule (Washington Examiner)

  • Washington redefines all semiautomatic rifles as “assault weapons” (Reason)

  • Trump’s tariffs are wreaking havoc on farmers (Washington Examiner)

  • Teenage girls twice as likely to be depressed due to social media than boys, and it’s not “the patriarchy” (The Independent)

  • Russia to deploy precision strike missiles in western Atlantic (The Washington Free Beacon)

  • Iran to send warships to the Atlantic, closer to U.S. waters (Reuters)

  • Humor: Democrats vow to somehow surpass Republicans in messing everything up (The Babylon Bee)

  • Policy: Universal basic income is a (costly) socialist pipe dream (Foundation for Economic Education)

  • Policy: Humanitarian assistance has a terrorism problem. Can it be resolved? (War on the Rocks)

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