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

Here's how the presidential 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.