Month: January 2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Said She Will Run For President

“I’m going to run for president of the United States because as a young mom, I’m going to fight for other people’s kids as hard as I would fight for my own,” the senator told Stephen Colbert.
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Ocasio-Cortez set to join Maxine Waters on key financial services committee

Self-described socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and progressive firebrand Rashida Tlaib are among the freshman representatives slated to join California Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters on the influential House Financial Services Committee, according to several individuals familiar with the matter.

Veterans groups demand end to shutdown: ‘Get your act together’

Several veterans groups held a joint press conference Tuesday demanding an end to a partial government shutdown, saying that tens of thousands of veterans who now work as federal employees were paying the price as they ar…

Oversight board won’t release video of hospital shooting

CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago’s Civilian Office of Police Accountability says it won’t release video or audio tapes of the November shooting at a hospital that left a police officer, doctor, pharmacy resident and the suspected shooter dead. In a statement Tue…