A group representing President Donald Trump's transition team says a memo in the hands of the General Services Administration should have stopped the agency from turning over tens of thousands … Click to Continue »
State officials say 19 local governments across New York are splitting nearly $10 million for consolidating. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state funding through the Citizen Empowerment Tax Credit … Click to Continue »
The Trump administration may have violated federal law by exempting Florida from a national plan to expand offshore drilling, a Democratic senator charged Thursday. Sen. Maria Cantwell of Washington state … Click to Continue »
The American Civil Liberties Union called Thursday for a court in New Hampshire to suppress evidence against 18 people charged with drug possession after being stopped by Customs and Border … Click to Continue »
The Trump administration has proposed a vast expansion of offshore drilling that would open 90 percent of the nation's offshore reserves to development by private companies. The plan affects at … Click to Continue »
A coal company executive's "wish list" of actions that seek to roll back environmental and mine safety regulations has caught the eye of the Trump administration. A review of the … Click to Continue »
Maine's U.S. senators say they are getting behind an effort to restore "net neutrality" rules. Republican Sen. Susan Collins and independent Sen. Angus King say they support a bipartisan Congressional … Click to Continue »
In bluntly vulgar language, President Donald Trump questioned Thursday why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti and "shithole countries" in Africa rather than places like Norway, as he … Click to Continue »
President Donald Trump said he's going to be taking "a strong look at our country's libel laws," blasting the current standards as "a sham and a disgrace." Speaking during a … Click to Continue »
The Trump administration's anti-marijuana move has some members of the president's voting base fuming. Fans of President Donald Trump who use marijuana say Attorney General Jeff Sessions' move to tighten … Click to Continue »
WASHINGTON (AP) - Backed by the White House, Democratic and Republican lawmakers dug into a politically fraught search for compromise on immigration Wednesday, seeking to take advantage of a window of opportunity opened by President Donald Trump. They're under pressure to find a breakthrough before a deadline next week that ...
Maine's governor has signed an emergency proclamation to make sure residents have access to heating oil deliveries during a stretch of cold weather in the state. Republican Gov. Paul LePage … Click to Continue »
A children's advocacy group has awarded nearly $90,000 in grants to help keep at-risk youth in Ohio safe from human trafficking. The awards from the Ohio Children's Trust Fund come … Click to Continue »
State officials say hunters checked more than 13,000 white-tailed deer during Ohio's recent muzzleloader season. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says hunters checked 13,268 deer during the muzzleloader season … Click to Continue »
Alabama offered an incentive package of more than $370 million the Toyota-Mazda plant to build in the state. According to the Alabama Department of Commerce, the state's offer included: — … Click to Continue »
Female lawmakers are calling on their colleagues to wear all black, in solidarity of support for the #MeToo and #TimesUp movement, to President Trump’s State of Union at the end of the month.
California Rep. Darrell Issa, considered one of the most vulnerable Republicans in the 2018 midterms, announced Tuesday he would retire instead of seeking re-election. The news came just two days after fellow Californian and chairman of the powerful Foreign Affairs Committee Ed Royce declared his intention to retire from Congress. Together, the impending exits could provide a significant boon to Democrats, who had been eyeing the Southern California seats as ripe for the taking.
, The Federalist
To combat 'fake news,' Google is manipulating perceptions about conservative sites before people even read them. It's a sham.
Oprah is a cultural icon; a familiar and revered brand so well-known and pervasive that she no longer needs a surname. She is brilliant, thoughtful and famously well-read, with a long history of activism. She has a great American story, enormous empathy and an extraordinary ability to communicate powerfully and authentically, as we saw during her speech at the Golden Globes
, New York Observer
And that, right there, is the problem with America right now. We have an artistic class cowed by political correctness. They do not tread into forbidden areas when their peers say don’t go there. Wolff looked at Donald Trump and reported a manifest falsehood that only affirmed the prejudices of his peers: clinical senility. Trump is nothing but a frenzied beehive.
, The Atlantic
The women of the 2018 Golden Globes collectively (almost) wore black. On the red carpet, many of them brought as their dates not husbands and partners, but activists for gender and racial equality. They talked about endemic sexual harassment in America and a sea change sparked by industry-shattering stories from The New York Times and The New Yorker about the abuse perpetrated for decades by Harvey Weinstein.
, DC Examiner
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its newest jobs report on Friday, and the data clearly show, under the pro-business policies implemented by the Trump administration, low-income and working-class families are enjoying significant economic gains not experienced in nearly 20 years.
On Monday morning, President Trump tweeted that the unemployment rate for black Americans had reached the lowest on record, and that the rate for Hispanic Americans will soon reach a similar milestone. He effectively claimed credit for these improvements, writing, “Dems did nothing for you but get your vote!”
A federal judge in San Francisco on Tuesday barred the Trump administration from turning back the Obama-era DACA program, Reuters reported, citing the judge’s ruling.
With Tehran and U.S. allies in Europe stepping up pressure to preserve the 2015 Iranian nuclear accord, President Trump appears poised to back away from a threat to pull America out of the deal, opting instead for new, albeit more targeted, sanctions against Iranian officials and entities.
Mr. Trump faces ...
President Trump had the power to name his own acting head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a judge ruled Wednesday, delivering a legal victory to the administration in its battle to control one of the government's most powerful independent agencies.
The ruling reaffirmed Mr. Trump's pick, Mick Mulvaney, can ...
A Center for American Progress (CAP) Action Fund memo obtained by The Daily Caller admits the Democratic Party needs to protect illegal immigrants brought here by DACA in order to insure getting votes.
Supreme Court justices battled Wednesday over how to interpret the confusion surrounding a 1993 motor-voter law and what steps states need to take before ousting someone from their voter lists, as a national debate rages over how far states can go to clean up their rolls.
Ohio brought the case ...
Canada has launched a wide ranging attack on U.S. trade practices with an international complaint over Washington's use of punitive duties. The U.S. called it ill-advised. The complaint, which was … Click to Continue »
A coalition of liberals and conservatives is increasingly optimistic they'll be able to curtail the government's chief foreign intelligence snooping law in a major showdown on the House floor Thursday.
GOP leaders and the intelligence community are fighting to preserve the government's flexibility to act under Section 702 of the ...