Feinstein posts testimony of Fusion GPS co-founder

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) has posted the entire transcript of closed-door testimony that Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson made to the Senate Judiciary Committee.Fusion GPS last week demanded that the full...

Donald Trump endorses return to earmarks

President Trump, who ran on a platform of draining the swamp in Washington, told Congress it should think about bringing back earmark spending, saying it would help grease the legislative wheels.

"I think we should look at a form of earmarks," the president told congressional negotiators. "One thing it did ...

Nebraska senators debate proposed handgun fee increase

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A bill that would raise the cost of a handgun permit from $5 to $25 is stirring debate among Nebraska lawmakers.

Sen. Carol Blood of Bellevue presented the measure to the full Legislature on Tuesday, describing it as a user fee that's necessary to help counties ...

Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

The (Munster) Times. January 4, 2018

Don't play cop, leave it to the professionals

We all should feel a strong sense of civic duty to aid police in reporting crimes we witness or to which we have knowledge.

But playing cop and physically chasing down the bad guys, rather than ...

The Latest: Elections chair calls Fitzgerald a bully

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Latest on confirmation of Elections, Ethics administrators (all times local):

12:01 p.m.

The chairman of the Wisconsin Elections Commission is accusing Republican Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald of being a coward and a bully.

Elections Commission chairman Mark Thomsen on Tuesday called on senators to ...

Trump predicts he would beat Oprah in 2020

President Trump said Tuesday that he'd beat Oprah Winfrey if she ran for president, but he doubts she will run.

"Yeah, I'll beat Oprah. Oprah will be lots of fun," he told reporters during a meeting with lawmakers at the White House. "I don't think she's going to run."

He ...

Azar dodges question about drug prices

Health and Human Services nominee Alex Azar dodged a question about whether he lowered drug prices while he was a top executive at Eli Lilly on Jan. 9.

Trump suggests 2-phase immigration deal for ‘Dreamers’

WASHINGTON (AP) - Seeking a bipartisan compromise to avoid a government shutdown, President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that an immigration deal could be reached in two phases - first by addressing young immigrants and border security with what he called a "bill of love," then by making comprehensive changes that ...

The Latest: Field in Arizona Senate race growing

PHOENIX (AP) - The Latest on former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's announcement that he is running for the U.S. Senate (all times local):

11:05 a.m.

The field of candidates for the U.S. Senate seat held by Arizona Republican Jeff Flake is growing and may grow some more.

Former Maricopa County Sheriff ...

Schumer: Trump Will Be Blamed for Any Govt Shutdown

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said President Donald Trump will get the blame if the government is forced to shut down because of a fight over funds for a border wall, The Hill reported.