House Republicans will interview the FBI Director's chief of staff Thursday as part of a congressional probe into the agency's handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a … Click to Continue »
Many Democrats and Republicans say they are willing to shut down the government if they don’t get a spending deal that suits their demands on immigration and other issues. But … Click to Continue »
The man who protects the rights of whistleblowers at U.S. spy agencies disclosed for the first time on Wednesday why he was suspended and escorted out of his offices in … Click to Continue »
Bozeman Daily Chronicle, Jan. 16, on needing more police to deter impaired driving: Montana Highway Patrol officers report that 13 traffic fatalities, or more than half of the 23 fatalities … Click to Continue »
Democrats in Pennsylvania are hoping to flip a conservative district, after Republican Tim Murphy was forced to step down over allegations of sexual impropriety.
President Trump on Jan. 17 praised former Senate majority leader Robert J. Dole who received the Congressional Gold Medal. Trump said Dole’s legacy belongs “in the pages of American history.”
McConnell says Trump hasn't told Congress what he'll sign. What he really means is that Trump has been incoherent.
The justices seemed wary of writing a broad opinion.
Lawmakers from both parties honored former Senate majority leader Robert J. Dole on Jan. 17 as he received the Congressional Gold Medal.
Connecticut's Supreme Court has rejected a claim by a coalition of municipalities, parents and students that the state's educational funding formula is unconstitutional. A divided court overturned a lower-court judge … Click to Continue »
A Maryland report has found "a strong basis in evidence" that supports helping businesses owned by women and minorities in the types of industries that are relevant to the state's … Click to Continue »
Steve Bannon reportedly let it slip during a House Intelligence Committee hearing that he'd had conversations with Reince Priebus, Sean Spicer and legal spokesman Mark Corallo about Donald Trump Jr.'s June 2016 meeting with Russians.
Democrats in 2017 glimpsed an electoral wave heading for the midterm election. Now they have a chance to show how large it could be — by winning a race in … Click to Continue »
It took Hawaii officials more than 20 minutes to contact federal authorities to seek guidance after realizing they had sent out a bogus alert saying there was a missile headed … Click to Continue »
DENVER (AP) - A third woman says she has filed a formal sexual harassment complaint against a Colorado state lawmaker.
Ex-legislative aide Cassie Tanner alleges Democratic Rep. Steve Lebsock unbuttoned her blouse at a bar in 2015. She said Wednesday she didn't file a formal complaint with legislative leaders earlier ...
DETROIT (AP) - The Latest on a Detroit church giving sanctuary to a Michigan man who is facing deportation to Albania (all times local):
A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman says a man taking sanctuary in a Detroit church while facing deportation is currently considered a fugitive.
Bob Dole, longtime Senate Republican leader and the GOP’s 1996 presidential nominee, was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal Wednesday for his service in war and government. The 94-year-old World War … Click to Continue »
Recent editorials from Florida newspapers:
South Florida Sun Sentinel on the treatment of Puerto Rico and Puerto Ricans following Hurricane Maria:
In the best of times Puerto Rico suffers the pangs of poverty. The island's 3.4 million residents struggle to keep afloat. Government teeters on collapse.
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said Wednesday President Donald Trump's stance on immigration has evolved since he announced his presidential aspirations, which includes softening his stance on building a border wall between the United States and Mexico.
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly told a group of Hispanic lawmakers Wednesday that some of President Donald Trump's tough talk on immigration during his presidential campaign, including building a wall between the United States and Mexico, was "uninformed."
The U.S. Interior Department slammed the National Parks Service advisory board on Wednesday after eight of the 10 members resigned over claims that the Trump administration refused to meet with them.
Recent editorials from Georgia newspapers: ___ Jan. 16 Savannah Morning News on a new information technology corridor: A state senate committee recently recommended Savannah as a premier destination for a … Click to Continue »
Three Republicans have now qualified to run for an open congressional seat in Mississippi. Businessmen Whit Hughes of Madison and Perry Parker of Seminary filed qualifying papers Wednesday to run … Click to Continue »
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson voiced confidence Wednesday North Korea will eventually negotiate with the United States, saying China's cooperation with a U.S.-led pressure campaign was starting to affect its … Click to Continue »
The Latest on a court's ruling in the deportation case of the Mexican mother of four U.S.-born children. (all times local): 5:00 p.m. Attorneys for a Mexican mother of four … Click to Continue »
The recently accounted for remains of a U.S. serviceman who died during World War II are being returned to his family in Delaware for burial with full military honors. The … Click to Continue »
CINCINNATI (AP) - The Latest on a court's ruling in the deportation case of the Mexican mother of four U.S.-born children. (all times local):
Attorneys for a Mexican mother of four U.S.-born children who was deported last year while claiming she was threatened by a drug cartel say ...
Lawyers for a man charged with killing eight people in a Halloween terrorist attack in Manhattan say he'll plead guilty if the death penalty is not an option. The lawyers … Click to Continue »
Gunmen ambushed two Americans and two Canadians traveling through Nigeria's northern Kaduna state, kidnapping them and killing two policemen, a state police spokesman said Wednesday. The foreigners were heading south … Click to Continue »
A 32-year-old robbery suspect shot to death by police on the grounds of a high school was carrying a BB gun, police said Wednesday. Police said Nathan Giffin robbed the … Click to Continue »
Missouri's unemployment rate has edged up slightly. Data released Wednesday by the state Department of Economic Development show the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate went up to 3.5 percent in December. … Click to Continue »