Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

Trump Says He Won’t Sit for Interview in Mueller Probe

Sunday, November 18th, 2018

During an interview with Chris Wallace on “Fox News Sunday,” President Donald Trump seemed to reject the idea of soon sitting with special counsel Robert Mueller for an interview, among multiple other…Photo Credit: AP, File

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New Election Map: Ohio, Colorado No Longer Swing States

Sunday, November 18th, 2018

The 2018 midterms remade Congress for the next two years, but they also hinted at a changing electoral map for the next presidential race. Broad gaps in exit poll numbers combined with the results for Nov.Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images, File

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The Final Countdown: Deadline Looms for Recount Results

Sunday, November 18th, 2018

The deadline is looming once again for county election officials to submit recount results to the state of Florida to determine the results of two races in Florida.Photo Credit: Getty Images, Files

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Absent Ballots: Broward County Misplaced Over 2,000 Votes

Saturday, November 17th, 2018

Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes said her office has misplaced more than 2,000 ballots.Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Absent Ballots: Broward County Misplaced Over 2,000 Votes

Saturday, November 17th, 2018

Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes said her office has misplaced more than 2,000 ballots.Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Andrew Gillum Concedes in Florida Gov. Race to Ron DeSantis

Saturday, November 17th, 2018

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum on Saturday conceded in the Florida gubernatorial election to Ron DeSantis.Photo Credit: Chris O’Meara/AP This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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Andrew Gillum Concedes in Florida Gov. Race to Ron DeSantis

Saturday, November 17th, 2018

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum on Saturday conceded in the Florida gubernatorial election to Ron DeSantis.Photo Credit: Chris O’Meara/AP This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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House Panel Sanctions Lawmakers Over Harassment Allegations

Friday, November 16th, 2018

Reps. Ruben Kihuen, D-Nev., and Mark Meadows, R-N.C., have been formally sanctioned by the House Ethics Committee over sexual harassment allegations, the panel announced Friday in reports released to the…Photo Credit: Getty

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Alleged Russian Operative Negotiating With Prosecutors

Friday, November 16th, 2018

Attorneys for Maria Butina, the alleged Russian operative facing charges for conspiring to push Moscow’s agenda in the U.S., have entered into negotiations with federal prosecutors, according to a document filed…Photo Credit: Dana Verkouteren via AP

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Trump Says He Has Yet to Submit Answers to Mueller

Friday, November 16th, 2018

President Donald Trump said on Friday he has answered written questions on Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian influence on the presidential election – but they have yet to be submitted.

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Sen. Grassley Opts to Cede Judiciary Committee Chairmanship

Friday, November 16th, 2018

Sen. Chuck Grassley announced Friday that he plans to cede the gavel of the Senate Judiciary Committee next year, serving instead as chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, NBC News reported. “Looking ahead,Photo Credit: Tom Williams/Pool Photo via AP, File

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The Internet Silences Guy Who Commented on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Clothing With Very Fun Memes – TIME

Friday, November 16th, 2018

TIMEThe Internet Silences Guy Who Commented on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Clothing With Very Fun MemesTIMEA tweet about a Congresswoman’s clothing is getting mercilessly mocked on the internet. On Thursday, Washington Examiner politics and media writer Eddie Scarry tweeted a snapshot of newly elected Democratic Rep. of New York Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, …Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is down to less than $7000 in savings, her campaign reportsCNBCOcasio-Cortez’s strategy for Twitter trolls? Don’t get mad, get laughsFast Companyall 97 news articles »

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Judge Rules in Favor of CNN’s Jim Acosta

Friday, November 16th, 2018

A judge ruled Friday that the White House must immediately restore, on a temporary basis, CNN reporter Jim Acosta’s press credentials.

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Tax law failed to save GOP majority – The Hill

Friday, November 16th, 2018

The HillTax law failed to save GOP majorityThe HillThe biggest accomplishment for congressional Republicans — passing a sweeping new tax law at the end of 2017 — didn’t end up saving the GOP majority in the House. The economy wasn’t the biggest issue of the midterms, according to exit polls, which …The midterms destroyed some conventional wisdomWashington PostOn Politics: Florida to Recount Senate Votes; Governor’s Race Nears EndNew York Timesall 739 news articles »

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Viva Las Vegas: Elvis, Adelson To Be Honored With Presidential Medal Of Freedom – NPR

Friday, November 16th, 2018

NPRViva Las Vegas: Elvis, Adelson To Be Honored With Presidential Medal Of FreedomNPRA king, a senator and the “Sultan of Swat” will be honored at the White House Friday. President Trump is presenting the nation’s highest civilian honor to seven people including Elvis Presley and Babe Ruth. “This is a fascinating way to find out what …Top Individual Contributors: All Federal Contributions | OpenSecretsOpenSecretsPresident Donald J. Trump Names Recipients of the Presidential Medal of FreedomWhitehouse.govThe Politics of the Presidential Medal of Freedom: A Fifty Year Analysis, 1963-2013 – eCommons – University of DaytoneCommons – University of DaytonWCCOall 191 news articles »

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Michelle Obama Wants to Save Politics By Staying Out of Them – Politico

Friday, November 16th, 2018

PoliticoMichelle Obama Wants to Save Politics By Staying Out of ThemPoliticoMichelle Obama is not running for president, people close to her insist. And she’s not running for mayor of Chicago, or for Congress, or for the Board of Overseers at Harvard, where her older daughter Malia started last year. She’s made that clear …and more »

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‘Creep Shot’: Firestorm Over Twitter Photo of Ocasio-Cortez

Friday, November 16th, 2018

A Washington Examiner reporter who posted a photo of newly elected Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that he claimed was proof she was not “struggling” for money deleted the post after backlash from…Photo Credit: AP, File This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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Unusual Security Arrangement for Betsy DeVos Costs Millions

Friday, November 16th, 2018

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos began receiving around-the-clock security from the U.S. Marshals Service days after being confirmed, an armed detail provided to no other cabinet member that could cost U.S.Photo Credit: Jacquelyn Martin/AP, File

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GOP Sen. Hyde-Smith Calls Voter Suppression ‘Great Idea’

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

A video surfaced Thursday of Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith of Mississippi saying it might be a “great idea” to make it harder for some people to vote, and her campaign quickly responded that she was…Photo Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

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Here’s What Congress’ Criminal Justice Reform Bill Would Do

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

President Donald Trump’s support has put Congress within reach of passing the most sweeping set of changes to the federal criminal justice system since the 1990s, when fear of crime drove the enactment…Photo Credit: Bloomberg via Getty Images

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WH Weighs Booting Erdogan Foe From US to Appease Turkey

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

The White House is looking for ways to remove an enemy of Turkish President Recep Erdogan from the U.S. in order to placate Turkey over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, two senior U.S. officials and twoPhoto Credit: Chris Post/AP

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Text Messages Show Roger Stone, Friend Discussing WikiLeaks’ Plans

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Trump confidante Roger Stone was told that Hillary Clinton’s “campaign will die this week” six days before WikiLeaks began releasing her campaign chairman’s emails, according to copies of text messages…Photo Credit: Andrew Harnik/AP, File

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2nd N. Korea Summit to Go Ahead Without List of Nukes: Pence

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

North Korea will not be required to provide a complete list of its nuclear weapons and missile sites before a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Vice-President Mike…Photo Credit: Bernat Armangue/AP

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Official to Depart Office Amid Probe Into GI Bill Benefits

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

A House committee will hear testimony Thursday from Department of Veterans Affairs officials over delayed GI Bill payments potentially affecting hundreds of thousands of veterans.NBC News reported Sunday that…Photo Credit: The Washington Post/Getty Images

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US Could Lose War to Russia or China: Report

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

The United States faces a “crisis of national security” because its historic military supremacy has eroded drastically, leaving it likely unable to fight more than a single war at a time, according to a…Photo Credit: Andrew Cullen/AFP/Getty Images

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Under Carson, More Families in Housing That Fails Inspection

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

An NBC News investigation has found that more than 1,000 out of HUD’s nearly 28,000 federally subsidized multifamily properties failed their most recent inspection — a failure rate that is more than 30…Photo Credit: John Locher/AP

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Under Carson, More Families in Housing That Fails Inspection

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

An NBC News investigation has found that more than 1,000 out of HUD’s nearly 28,000 federally subsidized multifamily properties failed their most recent inspection — a failure rate that is more than 30…Photo Credit: John Locher/AP

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Under Carson, More Families in Housing That Fails Inspection

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

An NBC News investigation has found that more than 1,000 out of HUD’s nearly 28,000 federally subsidized multifamily properties failed their most recent inspection — a failure rate that is more than 30…Photo Credit: John Locher/AP

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New Congress Takes Shape With Democratic Controlled House

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

For newly elected Democratic House members, it’s freshmen orientation at Capitol Hill- and a message. “Part of our role is investigations, part of our role is oversight, and a lot of our role is to try…

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This Kentucky Election Was Decided by a Coin Toss

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

One week after the votes were counted, a coin toss was used to settle a City Council race that ended in a tie in Crescent Springs, Kentucky. Jennine Bell Smith and Patrick Hackett, both write-in candidates…

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