Gun reform hard sell in rural Kentucky after school shooting

BENTON, Ky. (AP) - Jeff Dysinger's daughter survived two bullets from a classmate at her Kentucky high school this year, but he hasn't joined in the national outcry over guns that escalated after 17 people died in a Florida school shooting three weeks later.

Dysinger owns an AR-15 military-style rifle ...

Wolf pushes to end gun-show exception to background checks

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Gov. Tom Wolf wants the Legislature to pass a measure expanding background checks on firearms in Pennsylvania and end an exception for shotguns, sporting rifles and semi-automatic rifles that are sold at gun shows.

The Democratic governor's Monday news conference comes as lawmakers consider firearms-related measures ...

Trump orders DHS not to let immigrant caravans into US

President Trump said Monday he's ordered the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to turn away "caravans" of immigrants attempting to enter the U.S. through the southern border."Despite the Democrat inspired laws...

Iowa governor claims no evidence or records in ally’s firing

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The office of Gov. Kim Reynolds says it has no evidence or records showing why she fired a longtime ally immediately after learning of workplace sexual harassment allegations against him.

Responding to open records requests, Reynolds' office said Friday it never received documentary evidence of ...

The Hidden Bombshell in the McCabe Report

Charles Lipson, RealClearPolitics
The news reports have all focused on the FBI’s second-in-command leaking information to the Wall Street Journal – or authorizing subordinates to do so -- and then lying to investigators about it. This is big news, provided that account is borne out by a subsequent criminal indictment and successful prosecution.

Insurers’ lobby asks Trump to curtail short-term insurance plan

Health insurers' main lobbying group urged the Trump administration Monday to curtail its push to let Americans get around Obamacare by purchasing cheap "short-term" plans for a full year, saying consumers will be left with skimpy coverage.

Matt Eyles, the incoming president and CEO of America's Health Insurance Plans, also ...

Linda McMahon: Tax cuts providing optimism to small businesses

Small Business Administrator Linda McMahon said Monday that the tax cuts are providing optimism throughout the country.

"What is continuing is this optimism, is businesses that are growing throughout the country, starting, getting access to capital. And that's what SBA does," Mrs. McMahon said on Fox News.

She said the ...

Racketeering, gambling trial for ex-Ohio mayor to begin

NILES, Ohio (AP) - A former longtime Ohio mayor accused of taking bribes in exchange for jobs and running an illegal gambling house is about to go on trial.

Former Niles Mayor Ralph Infante has pleaded not guilty to multiple charges including tampering with records, theft in office, illegal gambling ...