Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell promised "a level playing field" for immigration legislation in the future if the Senate passes a continuing resolution on Jan. 22.
Even assuming Trump was a genius dealmaker in business, those skills don't translate to D.C. politics.
A lawmaker in the Iowa House has been booted from a key committee leadership role after he was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving. Rep. Francis "Chip" Baltimore, a Boone … Click to Continue »
The Capital Times, Jan. 17 It's sickening that Ryan refuses to call out Trump's racism Donald Trump is a racist, as he has repeatedly demonstrated. The controversy surrounding his recent … Click to Continue »
The Capital Times, Jan. 17
It's sickening that Ryan refuses to call out Trump's racism
Donald Trump is a racist, as he has repeatedly demonstrated. The controversy surrounding his recent remarks regarding immigration policy highlights the extent of his racism. Much of the media focus with regard to those remarks ...
Nebraska lawmakers have advanced a bill that would give prisoners a chance to get a state identification card or renew their driver's license before their release. The measure won first-round … Click to Continue »
Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., said Monday that continuing resolutions to keep the government open are not a viable option compared to passing a full budget.
A Hong Kong-based bookseller who was secretly detained in China has been taken away by Chinese authorities again after being released into house arrest last October, his daughter said Monday. … Click to Continue »
Utah lawmakers kicked off their annual whirlwind legislative session Monday with plans to dig in on tax reform, Medicaid and more. Chief among lawmakers' priorities will be setting a budget … Click to Continue »
President Donald Trump's trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, is likely a go. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday that if "all things go as … Click to Continue »
The Latest on Gov. John Bel Edwards' budget proposal for next year (all times local): 9:50 a.m. The $25.3 billion worst-case scenario Louisiana operating budget outlined by Gov. John Bel … Click to Continue »
A spokeswoman for Germany's transport ministry says Volkswagen's Audi brand is being told to recall 127,000 diesel cars that reduce emissions controls when not being tested. Ministry spokeswoman Svenja Friedrich … Click to Continue »
Kid Rock, who had playfully teased about making a Senate run, has donated $122,000 he raised to a Republican voter registration group, The Detroit News reports.
The latest Wall Street Journal/NBC poll contains three warning signs for President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans. . .
U.S. authorities issued an emergency order Monday requiring additional screening of cargo on flights departing for the United States from five Mideast countries, citing a threat of terrorism. The Transportation … Click to Continue »
Many Illinois hospitals whose budgets rely heavily on Medicaid funding are bracing for a financial hit, as the states revamps a formula to distribute the money. Among the state's 22 … Click to Continue »
South Dakota Senate Democratic leader Billie Sutton says he raised more than $870,000 for his governor campaign in 2017. Sutton announced fundraising numbers Monday in his bid to succeed Republican … Click to Continue »
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee brought in $105.5 million in 2017 - a new off-year fundraising record. . .
It is drilled into soldiers to care for others before yourself. To be self-sufficient. These two qualities that serve so well on the battlefield are the very barricades to an … Click to Continue »
Republicans are rejoicing in the early reaction to their tax bill becoming law, The Hill reports.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Gun dealers in Virginia say firearms sales have fallen during President Donald Trump's first year in office.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported Friday that fewer people are afraid the Republican administration will restrict gun sales.
Firearms purchases dropped 3.5 percent last year, falling below the record ...
Some federal workers reacted to the government shutdown Monday with anger, some with worry and others were happy to have a day off, not unlike a student learning of a … Click to Continue »
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday he will ignite another massive immigration debate — the fourth in the past 12 years — in coming weeks, as he sought to convince Democrats to end a filibuster that has shut the government down.
As the shutdown entered its third day, Mr. ...
The race for Wisconsin Supreme Court, the first statewide contest of 2018, is shaping up to be a measuring stick for both Republicans and Democrats as they attempt to gauge … Click to Continue »
Opponents of an Obama administration rule aimed at protecting small streams and wetlands from development and pollution now know which courts should be hearing their lawsuits. The Supreme Court ruled … Click to Continue »
Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson met on Monday with Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi to discuss the potential return of Rohingya Muslim refugees chased out of Myanmar by … Click to Continue »
President Trump reportedly uses an accent to imitate Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Senior administration officials told ...
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to travel to Utah to attend the screening of girlfriend Sandra Lee's new documentary on her battle with breast cancer. The Democrat leaves Monday … Click to Continue »
After taking responsibility for the epic best picture flub at the Oscars last year, Tim Ryan of PwC got down to business. He grilled the partners who made the gaffe, … Click to Continue »
The U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees on Monday launched an "unprecedented" appeal seeking hundreds of millions of dollars in response to funding cuts by the Trump administration. Last week the … Click to Continue »
Springfield's Lincoln Home National Historic Site is closed due to the federal government shutdown. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports that a recorded message on the home's phone line says the … Click to Continue »