The Arizona National Guard's top general is asking members of Congress to temporarily block the scheduled removal of attack helicopters from a National Guard unit based at Silverbell Army Heliport … Click to Continue »
Gov. Doug Burgum has signed an executive order establishing a new office aimed at addiction recovery and treatment initiatives. Burgum signed the order Tuesday. Burgum's wife, Kathryn Helgaas Burgum, will … Click to Continue »
Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission says that presidential and national assembly elections will be held on Feb. 16, 2019. The commission made the announcement Tuesday while outlining the 2019 general … Click to Continue »
Several higher education institutions in West Virginia launched an alliance Monday meant to kick-start area economic development. The Herald-Dispatch reports the Alliance for the Economic Development for Southern West Virginia … Click to Continue »
Animal rights advocates want a federal court to make an Army base in western Louisiana stop rounding up hundreds of feral horses on land it owns or uses. Fort Polk … Click to Continue »
Twitter reacts to the ouster of Steve Bannon as Breitbart News executive chairman Tuesday, days after President Donald Trump bashed him for comments to Michael Wolff's book "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House."
Steve Bannon's exit from Breitbart news Tuesday happened days after President Donald Trump bashed him following his comments in an explosive book published on the Trump presidency, "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House."
President Winfrey? No way, says political prognosticator Donald Trump. "I'll beat Oprah," the president declared flatly at a White House meeting Tuesday — though he quickly added, "I don't think … Click to Continue »
Seeking a bipartisan compromise to avoid a government shutdown, President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that an immigration deal could be reached in two phases - first by addressing young immigrants and border security with what he called a "bill of love," then by making comprehensive changes that have long eluded Congress. … Click to Continue »
President Trump on Jan. 9 signed an executive order that he said commands his administration to explore ways to improve mental health support for veterans.
Not One Penny, a coalition of progressive organizations, released an ad criticizing Rep. Rod Blum (R-Iowa) for voting for President Trump's tax plan.
The Senate Judiciary Committee will welcome its first African American members in this century after Democrats added Sens. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) to the panel that handles judicial nominations and appointments to the Justice Department. Harris, a former attorney general of California, was seen as a likely candidate to join the committee after Sen. Al Franken […]
Trump said he would support a “clean” DACA bill. Except he didn't know what “clean” meant.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) voiced disagreements about immigration issues during a White House meeting hosted by President Trump on Jan. 9.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Latest on Gov. Jay Inslee's state of the state address (all times local):
Gov. Jay Inslee told lawmakers in his annual state-of-the-state speech that there is work to do on fighting the opioid crisis, as well as addressing gun violence. He called on ...
President Donald Trump had a "very successful and productive" meeting with Democrats on immigration reform Tuesday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said, adding Trump believes "the wall is part of border security."
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on a bipartisan meeting on immigration (all times local):
Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer says he's encouraged by what he heard from President Donald Trump at a bipartisan White House meeting on immigration.
Schumer said Tuesday that the Republican president's "tone was very ...
Democratic Sens. Kamala Harris and Cory Booker have been appointed to the Senate Judiciary Committee, which oversees the confirmation of federal judges, including the Supreme Court, and nominations to the Department of Justice.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Jeff Hoover is not going quietly.
The former GOP House speaker in Kentucky, who resigned Monday because he said he did not want to be a distraction in the aftermath of signing a secret sexual harassment settlement, forced a vote on a change to House rules ...
Will this become a political trend?
Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Texas newspapers:
Austin American-Statesman. Jan. 5, 2018.
The Texas Education Agency's abrupt decision to walk away last month from a special education data-mining project - after defending it for months despite legal and transparency questions - was the right thing to do. Now, ...
Gov. Jay Inslee is making a forceful push for a carbon tax in his annual state of the state address and urging lawmakers to quickly implement court-ordered increases in education … Click to Continue »
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has proposed a statewide ban on bump stocks, the devices designed to make semi-automatic rifles mimic the firing action of fully automatic weapons. The Democratic … Click to Continue »
Federal prosecutors said Brandon Russell is a dangerous Neo-Nazi leader who had lethal bomb-making materials in his Florida apartment. His mother and grandmother called him a follower who liked to … Click to Continue »
The wonkization of politics has led to the celebrity presidency ...
Riding the electoral wave is not as easy as it looks.
, Washington Post
For years, I have advocated a wall along our Southern border, which would (I believe) discourage illegal immigration without stopping it altogether. But let's face it: Whatever the virtues or vices of a wall, it has largely become a political symbol. President Trump and Republicans love it; Democrats and immigration groups despise it.
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President Trump met with Republican congressional leaders over the weekend to strategize for the midterm elections in November and the president said he would not campaign for challengers to GOP incumbents in primaries.
As the old saying goes, every cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, and ends as a racket. Donald Trump’s political career has proceeded in reverse. It began as a racket, became a business, sparked a movement, and ended in a presidency. It is that bizarre, benighted progression, argues Michael Wolff in his book Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, that explains much of the Trump administration’s irresolvable dysfunction.
, Richmond T-D
When he was in office, President Barack Obama spent a lot of time demeaning police, contending they were
, New York Times
The Oprah hoopla has plenty to do with regrets about 2016.