Latino-Arab candidate hopes to unseat indicted Republican

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Democratic congressional candidate Ammar Campa-Najjar was working on a TV advertisement to boost his exposure when news broke that his opponent, the heavily favored Republican U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter, was indicted.

The 29-year-old former Obama administration Labor Department official whose father is a Palestinian Muslim and ...

The Weiner Laptop Revisited

Scott Johnson, Power Line
RealClearPolitics has just posted Paul Sperry's 7,000-word investigation into the FBI's misrepresentations and nonfeasance in the matter of the Weiner laptop and the Clinton emails. Sperry's column runs under the headline Despite Comey Assurances, FBI Failed to Examine Vast Bulk of Weiner Laptop Emails. Sperry reports that the FBI examined only a tiny fraction of hundreds of thousands of Hillary Clinton emails discovered on the Weiner laptop six weeks before

Trump’s Clean Energy Plan Reinvigorates Federalism

Leslie Rutledge, RealClearPolicy
The president and Acting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler deserve thanks, as well as the dozens of state attorneys general who leveled the first legal challenges to the validity of President Obama’s sweeping measures in federal court.

Those Payments Are Unseemly. That Doesn’t Make Them Illegal

Bradley Smith, WP
If a candidate for public office decided to settle a private lawsuit to get it out of the news before Election Day, would that be a campaign expenditure? If a business owner ran for political office and decided to pay bonuses to his employees, in the hope that he would get good press and boost his stock as a candidate, would that be a campaign expenditure, payable from campaign funds?

The Latest Murder by an Illegal Immigrant

Tammy Bruce, Washington Times
The tragic killing of 20-year-old University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts, allegedly by an illegal immigrant from Mexico, appears to be yet another example of America's dangerous and failed immigration policy.

The Bull Market Will Continue, Thanks Largely to Trump

Kevin O'Leary, The Hill
At 4:00 pm on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, the stock market did something it has never done before. It continued to grow for 3,453 days without a 20-percent correction. The current bull run started on March 9 2009, when the S&P 500 bottomed at 676. It never looked back; since then, it’s up 322 percent.

Activists: black man’s fatal stabbing may be a hate crime

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Activists have called for prosecutors to investigate the stabbing of a 24-year-old black man outside a Pittsburgh bar as a hate crime after video emerged of the white suspect using a racial epithet.

Joden Rocco has been charged with homicide in the death of Dulane Cameron Jr. ...

The Latest: California congressman and wife plead not guilty

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The Latest on the indictment of U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter and his wife (all times local):

10:53 a.m.

U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter and his wife Margaret have pleaded not guilty in San Diego to charges they illegally used his campaign account for personal expenses.

The California ...

The Latest: California congressman and wife plead not guilty

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The Latest on the indictment of U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter and his wife (all times local):

10:53 a.m.

U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter and his wife Margaret have pleaded not guilty in San Diego to charges they illegally used his campaign account for personal expenses.

The California ...

David Pecker, National Enquirer boss, granted immunity in Cohen probe

Federal prosecutors have granted immunity to National Enquirer boss David Pecker in the Michael Cohen investigation, according to a report that signaled another in President Trump's inner circle could be turning against him.

Mr. Pecker, the CEO of the company that publishes the National Enquirer, met with prosecutors to describe ...