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Betsy DeVos under fire over funding cuts for Special Olympics

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 17:06:04 -0400

The education secretary said "we had to make some difficult decisions with this budget."....
New Trump attack on Obamacare leaves Dems wondering: Why now?

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 15:59:17 -0400

The unexpected filing in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, where a challenge to the ACA is being heard, came in the middle of the administration’s victory lap over the conclusion of the special cou....
Trump offers rave reviews for Mueller report he hasn’t seen

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 15:49:21 -0400

President Trump offered a rave review to the report written by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Tuesday even though he has not seen the full document. Speaking to reporters while visiting the Capitol....
Trump: Mueller report 'could not have been better'

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 15:03:51 -0400

The president continues to portray the report he hasn't yet seen as a "total exoneration."....
McConnell gets tepid reception at AIPAC

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 12:58:00 -0400

Though the reception — by an audience reportedly 18,000 strong — was by no means hostile, it did suggest that Republican efforts to attract Jewish support have yet to find much traction.....
Rep. Omar says it is about one Benjamin: Netanyahu

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 12:09:39 -0400

After weeks of fending off accusations of anti-Semitism, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., responded to a gibe by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.....
Prosecutors drop all criminal charges against Jussie Smollett

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 11:30:00 -0400

"After reviewing all the facts and circumstances of the case, including Mr. Smollett's volunteer service in the community and agreement to forfeit his bond to the city of Chicago, we believe ....
Schumer, at AIPAC, denounces Trump for Charlottesville comments

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 09:09:18 -0400

Chuck Schumer, the Senate minority leader, sharply criticized President Trump at the annual convention of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, or AIPAC, now taking place in the nation’s capit....
GOP money machine stumbles over fears of putting data in Trump’s hands

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 08:28:18 -0400

The fight over WINRED and online fundraising marks one of the last holdouts of the Republican establishment against Trump. “It’s basically letting Trump sabotage our lists, and we know we can’t trust ....
Bannon: With Mueller probe over, Trump ‘is going to go full animal’

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:47:47 -0400

And despite “the gauntlet” of investigations that Trump faces, he believes the anemic Mueller report will deflate them—and simultaneously inflate the president. He believes most investigations into Tr....
Avenatti arrested and charged with extortion, embezzlement, bank and tax fraud

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:35:42 -0400

The lawyer who represented Stormy Daniels faces the prosepect of spending the rest of his life behind bars.....
Lindsey Graham advises Dems against impeachment: Learn from GOP’s mistakes

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:47:32 -0400

“By any reasonable standard, Mr. Mueller thoroughly investigated the Trump campaign,” said Graham. “Mr. “Mr. “Mr. I want Trump to win.” “There’s politics and there’s the rule of law,” continued Graham....
The battle over 'dark money' is back

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:10:00 -0400

Democrats say the FEC has been made useless since a block of GOP commissioners began voting against enforcement at the same time the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision opened the floodgates....
Father of Sandy Hook victim found dead in apparent suicide, Newtown police say

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:14:13 -0400

Jeremy Richman’s death follows the apparent suicides in the last week of two survivors of the 2018 shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.....
Mike Pence lashes out at Ilhan Omar, 2020 Dems in AIPAC speech

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 11:48:53 -0400

The entire Democratic — or “Democrat,” as the vice president put it, using the ungrammatical truncation that has become popular on the right — Party also came under assault from Pence.....
Socialism seen as biggest threat to Israel at AIPAC

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 11:17:13 -0400

The first evening of the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, or AIPAC, was punctuated by a rousing address from House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., who like severa....
Trump's lawyer will 'fight very aggressively' to keep president's responses to Mueller secret

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:00:54 -0400

President Trump’s personal lawyer Jay Sekulow on Monday said the president’s written answers to special counsel Robert Mueller should not be made public.....
Trump takes victory lap as Mueller conclusions revealed

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 18:30:31 -0400

Despite the Attorney General's note that the special counsel's report does not exonerate the president, Trump and his supporters greeted the report’s conclusions as a complete victory.....
Full text: AG Barr's letter to Congress summarizing the Mueller report

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 16:32:56 -0400

Read the full text of Attorney General William Barr's letter to Congress summarizing Robert Mueller's report on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.....
Gillibrand lambastes Trump outside his NYC hotel, says she agrees with Richard Nixon's view the public should know if 'their president is a crook'

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 15:41:12 -0400

“People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook,” said Nixon. “Well, I’m not a crook.”....
Nadler says he will fight for full disclosure of Mueller report

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 13:27:51 -0400

"It's so crucial that the entire report and the evidence underlying it be released to the public," Rep. Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., told CNN’s Dana Bash on “State of the Union" Sunday. “T....
Subpoenas, sentencings and Stone: What will become of the special counsel’s unfinished business?

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:36:16 -0400

The Mueller probe’s formal end leaves questions about several ongoing legal proceedings, including the prosecution of Roger Stone, a former adviser to President Donald Trump.....
The political battle over Robert Mueller’s report is just beginning

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:28:06 -0400

While Mueller’s report has been the subject of almost feverish anticipation, it is not clear the public will see anything beyond Barr’s letter to Congress. According to the rules, Barr can decide what....
Skullduggery TV: Kushner's charmed life

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:35:00 -0400

On this week's episode of "Skullduggery TV," Daniel Klaidman and Michael Isikoff speak with author and investigative journalist Vicky Ward about her new book on the Kushner family, and d....
Mueller files report with attorney general — with no details made public

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:21:32 -0400

Special counsel Robert Mueller submitted a confidential report on the Russia investigation to Attorney General William Barr late Friday afternoon. The Justice Department provided no details on Mueller....
Make full Mueller report public, Democratic candidates demand

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:00:50 -0400

Democrats running for president want Attorney General William Barr to swiftly release Robert Mueller's full report.....
American Jews, caught between Ilhan Omar and Donald Trump, are lost in a wilderness

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:00:30 -0400

And where would American Jews turn then? The Jews he talks to are furious over Democrats’ inability to condemn Omar’s anti-Semitism. “The American Jewish community retains a very strong commitment to ....
Trump halts new North Korea sanctions despite lack of progress in talks

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:26:00 -0400

The president reverses a decision by the Treasury Department to impose additional sanctions on North Korea.....
2020 Vision: Is Biden-Abrams the ticket for Democrats?

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:15:50 -0400

As the former vice president bides his time, current Democratic candidates stake out policy positions.....
Bannon descends on Rome, sowing chaos

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 18:30:44 -0400

Steve Bannon’s whirlwind tour of three continents took him to Italy’s capital on Thursday, to deliver a head-spinning diatribe on world events, economics, the environment and the prospects of Donald T....
In a gift to Netanyahu, Trump tweets U.S. support for Israel annexing Golan

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 18:19:52 -0400

President Trump on Thursday reversed a long-standing American policy that treated Israeli occupation of the Golan Heights as temporary.....
Democrats accuse Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner of violating law with private emails

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 17:36:21 -0400

The chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee says the couple may have broken the Presidential Records Act.....
Dem long shot John Delaney wants to take on the 'bully' in the White House

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:39:02 -0400

Neither of his parents went to college, and it was a scholarship from his father’s labor union that helped fund his attendance at Columbia University.....
PHOTOS: Devastating cyclone rips through southern Africa

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 14:05:07 -0400

Mozambique's Minister of Land and Environment Celso Correia said on Thursday the death toll has risen to 242 in the country, after a cyclone ripped through southern Africa and triggered devastatin....
President Trump's latest executive order is a shot in the campus free speech wars

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 13:59:11 -0400

But while Trump’s order is a clear declaration he agrees with conservative concerns about America’s colleges, it’s not clear what actual effect the move will have in academia.....
Ronald Reagan’s daughter, Patti Davis, details her startling last moments with her father

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 13:28:19 -0400

In a revealing new interview, Patti Davis, author and daughter of Ronald Regan, details the shocking last minutes of her father’s life after his decade-long battle with Alzheimer's. In the 1980s P....
'You are a child,' McCain's youngest daughter tells Trump, breaking public silence

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 12:59:46 -0400

Bridget McCain tweeted: “Unfortunately, you could not be counted on to be courteous, as you are a child in the most important role the world knows.”....
Kellyanne Conway says Trump is 'protective of me' in feud with her husband

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 11:12:57 -0400

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Thursday continued to defend her boss, President Trump, who called her husband, George, a “whack job” whose feud with Trump is “doing a tremendous disservice ....
PHOTOS: The power of poo: How biogas has become a cleaner alternative fuel in Rwanda — but is still out of reach for most

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 11:05:59 -0400

Even human waste can be put to use this way. All of Rwanda’s prison kitchens reuse waste from inmates, mixed with cow dung.....
Ocasio-Cortez fires back at Fox News for 'Latina thing' segment

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 10:04:26 -0400

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded to Laura Igraham after the Fox News host and a guest mocked the freshman Democratic from New York for the way in which she pronounces her name.....
Democrats are going big. They're certainly not bold.

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 05:00:56 -0400

The current crop of Democratic candidates seem to think the hallmark of boldness is a willingness to tell reliable primary voters exactly what they’re desperate to hear, in the most dramatic terms pos....
Who's minding the kids? Warren pushes universal childcare

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 05:00:32 -0400

Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has a plan for providing government-subsidized childcare that would cost parents no more than 7 percent of their income per year.....
Trump visits tank factory and renews attack on war hero McCain

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 16:35:05 -0400

The president complains that he was never thanked for giving McCain the "kind of funeral he wanted."....
'Poll tax': Clinton and Harris join Ocasio-Cortez against bill to charge Florida ex-convicts to vote

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 14:51:50 -0400

Florida Republicans pass a measure to clarify Amendment 4, which gives felons the right to vote.....
A million deaths later, Bush spokesman defends boss on Iraq

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 14:29:34 -0400

Ari Fleischer didn’t say Iraq’s supposed nuclear and biological weapons actually did exist, but blamed faulty U.S. intelligence, and Saddam Hussein’s own propaganda, for misleading the administration.....
PHOTOS: Dramatic aerial views of Midwest flooding

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 14:04:25 -0400

Emergency officials in Southern U.S. states kept a wary eye on the Missouri and Mississippi rivers as massive flooding that killed four people and caused more than $1 billion in estimated damages to h....
Meghan McCain: My dad would be laughing at Trump's attacks

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 13:59:41 -0400

Meghan McCain responded to President Trump’s latest attacks against the late Sen. John McCain, saying her father would have found the president’s fixation on him seven months after his death "hil....
Trump shares old TSA pat-down video from QAnon, via Larry the Cable Guy

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 11:57:18 -0400

It wasn’t clear why the video was suddenly making the rounds on Twitter again, or what event might have brought it to the attention of the president.....
Trump changes his mind on Electoral College, now wants to keep it

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 09:50:48 -0400

In a not-totally-unexpected reversal of policy, President Trump, who before being elected president called the Electoral College “a disaster for democracy,” now says it’s “far better for the U.S.A.”....
Trump rails against 'husband from hell' George Conway

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 09:19:46 -0400

President Trump on Wednesday lobbed fresh insults at the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway.....