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Working-age Illinois Residents Are Fleeing the State Amid Debt Crisis

An Illinois Policy Institute analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data found that Illinois’s working-age population declined by 41,000 from July 2016 to July 2017, even though the United States’ prime working-age population grew by almost 450,000 over the same time period. The state also saw slower population growth in every working-age population category, which includes people between the ages of 25-54.

Trump: Dems Have ‘Become the Party of Maxine Waters and Nancy Pelosi’

President Donald Trump at a rally in South Carolina Monday described Democrats as “the party of Maxine Waters and Nancy Pelosi,” both Democratic representatives from California.

Democrats have fought Trump’s zero-tolerance policy of prosecuting border crossers and the separation of families at the border, with Waters saying Trump officials should be harassed in public. He said they only know how to oppose him.

Turkey President Erdogan Declared Victor in Hotly Contested Presidential Election

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared victory early Monday morning following a hotly contested presidential election that saw his power grip over the country tightened in the wake of sweeping constitutional reforms.

Erdogan won 53 percent of the ballots according to official results, defeating the main opposition candidate Muharrem Ince who garnered just 31 percent of the vote, according to media reports.

Comey Hopeful Trump Won’t Be Re-elected: The American People ‘Will Tire of Him’

Former FBI Director James Comey was cautiously hopeful in a recent interview that President Donald Trump won’t be re-elected, saying he felt the American people “will tire of him” because Trump “threatens what is essentially America.”

He also revealed his desire for Democrats to nominate a candidate in 2020 who could appeal to the “great middle.”