Month: February 2018

Colorado lawmakers mull sex misconduct investigation results

DENVER (AP) – Colorado lawmakers will convene Thursday to debate the merits of an independent investigation that the House majority leader says found sexual misconduct allegations against a state representative to be credible. Rep. Steve Lebsock, a Dem…

TV ad aims to pressure Trump on transgender military service

WASHINGTON (AP) – Activist groups are turning to television ads – including on President Donald Trump’s go-to station, Fox News – to pressure the White House into allowing transgender people to keep serving in the military. Trump has vowed to ban trans…

Trump says some lawmakers too fearful of NRA to take action

WASHINGTON (AP) – Putting fellow Republicans in the hot seat, President Donald Trump called for speedy and substantial changes to the nation’s gun laws, then criticized lawmakers in a White House meeting for being too fearful of the National Rifle Asso…

AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts how a watchdog office works

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump’s latest broadside against his attorney general distorted operations of the Justice Department’s watchdog office in multiple ways. The president’s tweet Wednesday: “Why is A.G. Jeff Sessions asking the Inspector…

All (lobbyists) aboard: Officials embark on annual trek

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – New Jersey business leaders, lawmakers and lobbyists are boarding a Washington-bound train on Thursday for their annual schmooze-fest and pilgrimage to the nation’s capital. The state Chamber of Commerce-sponsored event is more tha…

Program offers $20 million in scholarships to immigrants

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) – In an effort help young immigrants who are living in the country illegally earn a college degree, a New Hampshire university announced Thursday it is teaming up with two organizations to offer $20 million in scholarships. Southern …

Sheepdogs Wanted

Erik Prince, RealClearPoliticsTwenty years ago, my team built RU Ready High School, a mock-up of a high school used to train police and emergency personnel to respond in active shooter events — really a place where society’s sheepdogs were trai…

Aliens Exist

Kelsey McKinney, The FaderTom DeLonge quit Blink-182 to become one of the world’s leading UFO experts.