Robert Valencia
Robert Valencia

Robert is a news staff writer based in New York. His writing has appeared in the World Politics Review, Fusion, and the Miami Herald. He's a frequent guest in English- and Spanish-speaking media, including CNN, Univision, Al Jazeera, Public Radio International, and Voice of America. You can reach him at rvalencia@mic.com

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Feb. 27, 2017

When is daylight saving time/day 2017? Here's what you need to know.

Say goodbye to that extra hour.

Feb. 27, 2017

Trump Congressional Speech: Start time, channel, and what to expect

Here's what we know about Trump's speech to Congress.
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Feb. 24, 2017

Barack Obama's top 5 political accomplishments

He has been hailed as one of the most consequential presidents.
Feb. 24, 2017
Feb. 23, 2017

Republican Town Halls 2017: Videos show voters' disapproval with Trump Administration

Hell hath no fury like a constituent scorned.
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Feb. 22, 2017

How many immigrants did Obama deport? Here's how his administration handled immigration.

Obama left a mixed legacy on immigration.

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Feb. 22, 2017

EPA Regulations: Here’s what to expect from a Pruitt-led agency

Environmentalists are rattled by Pruitt's vision for the agency
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Feb. 22, 2017

Mary Trump: 5 things to know about Donald Trump's mother

She immigrated to the United States in 1929.
Feb. 17, 2017

CIA, FBI, NSA, DIA: What's the difference, and what does each do?

An overview of America's top intelligence agencies
Feb. 15, 2017

If Trump is impeached who will be president? Here's how the chain of command works.

Hint: It goes beyond Vice President Mike Pence.
Feb. 15, 2017

Does Trump have a dog? A history of presidential dogs and White House pets

Dog lovers are urging Trump to get a pooch.

Feb. 15, 2017

Dump Trump: List of stores and retailers that have dropped Trump family merchandise

It doesn't look good for the Trump-branded products.
Feb. 15, 2017

Mar-a-Lago Celebrity List: 13 famous names who have visited Trump's Palm Beach club

The story behind Trump's sumptuous estate
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Feb. 14, 2017
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Feb. 13, 2017

Latest updates around the ex-New England Patriot double murder trial

Aaron Hernandez' trial has been postponed.

Feb. 10, 2017

What is Congress doing today? Here are 5 ways to track what your lawmakers are up to.

Because your voice deserves to be heard.
Feb. 10, 2017

Donald Trump on China: What is the 'one China' policy?

Trump just backed a decades-long diplomatic policy.
Feb. 10, 2017

How many executive orders can a president use? Here are the limits on Trump's influence.

When it comes to executive orders, the sky is the limit.
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Feb. 10, 2017

Jeff Sessions on Immigration: Here are the 11 times he voted against immigration reform

He's a fierce opponent of comprehensive immigration reform.