Month: April 2018

Inside the Beltway: Democrats may have to trap that ‘blue wave’

The Democratic Party has unveiled a new car magnet that says “Blue Wave 2018” — perhaps anticipating that millions of Americans will be united in their distaste for President Trump and Republicans in general and vote for Democrats in the midterm …

Former Arkansas lawmaker pleads guilty to conspiracy

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Federal prosecutors say a former Arkansas lawmaker who became Jefferson County’s chief administrative officer after leaving the Legislature has pleaded guilty to conspiring to accept over $80,000 in bribes. Prosecutors say 64-y…

Impeachment looms large in White House midterm plans

President Trump wants to step up efforts to protect Republican control of the House in hopes of avoiding an impeachment debate and congressional investigations if Democrats seize the chamber, according to GOP sources….

Blankenship releases ad calling McConnell ‘cocaine Mitch’

West Virginia Senate candidate Don Blankenship (R) released a new ad on Monday in which he labels Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) as “cocaine Mitch.””One of my goals as U.S. senator will be to ditch…

Woman says Greitens ‘coaxed’ her into sexual encounters

A woman with whom Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens acknowledged having a consensual affair told prosecutors that Greitens coaxed her into unwanted sexual activity as she was crying “like a wounded little animal on the ground,” according to a legislative rep…

Ana Navarro mocks conservatives offended by Michelle Wolf as ‘snowflakes’

CNN’s Ana Navarro took aim at conservatives offended by Michelle Wolf’s comedy routine at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, reminding them that “in the Trump era, only politically-correct ‘snowflakes’ should care about feelings.” “Seems some ppl …