Month: November 2018

In factory after factory, Kim tries to grow N. Korea economy

WONSAN, North Korea (AP) – For North Korean factory managers, a visit by leader Kim Jong Un is the highest of honors and quite possibly the most stressful event imaginable. The chief engineer at the Songdowon General Foodstuffs Factory had looked forwa…

Democrats label Republicans racist, bigoted, sexist in Axios poll

Democrats can apparently tolerate anything except Republicans. A stunning 61 percent of Democrats labeled Republicans as “racist/bigoted/sexist” when asked which words they would use to describe the other party, while 31 percent of Republicans said the…

Bob Woodward criticizes CNN’s Acosta lawsuit, says media’s ’emotionally unhinged’ about Trump

Bob Woodward, the Watergate journalist whose recent book “Fear” described chaotic infighting at the White House, on Tuesday criticized CNN for filing a lawsuit against the Trump administration and charged that too many media figures “have become emotionally unhinged.”

Texas Board of Education votes to restore Hillary Clinton to history curriculum

The Texas Board of Education has voted to restore Hillary Clinton to history curriculum standards – a surprising reversal that came after Republican members said they had heard from members of the public angry she’d been edited out. The preliminary vot…

Kevin McCarthy faces challenge from Jim Jordan to lead GOP in House

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy will win the race to be the GOP’s House leader in January, barring a big surprise, as Republicans prepare to slip into the minority after eight years of control. Party elections are slated for Wednesday. Rep. Steve …