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The Ohio senator will embark on a “Dignity of Work Tour” starting at the end of the month.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 02:52:34 -0500
Democratic Rep. Bobby Rush said that King’s vote in support of the resolution “tells you that this resolution is not worth the paper it’s written on.”
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 02:12:40 -0500
"I'm going to run for president of the United States because as a young mom, I'm going to fight for other people's kids as hard as I would fight for my own," the senator told Stephen Colbert.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:48:51 -0500
"We are people too. We have families. We have bills. We have kids that need to eat."
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:07:24 -0500
For the president, patriots are the people who support him, or whose support he needs.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 23:34:30 -0500
The South Carolina Republican used to be Democrats’ go-to guy when they needed help with a deal. But now “it’s like the guy I knew got kidnapped and his twin brother showed up,” said one Democratic senator.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:14:30 -0500
Bill Barr told senators he’d take the same stance of the Obama administration — not that of former attorney general Jeff Sessions.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:34:06 -0500
The judge denied requests for temporary restraining orders that would force the government to pay workers or give employees a choice about whether to work without pay.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:35:50 -0500
The organization that runs the national march, which was a celebrated cause when it launched in 2017, has faced charges of anti-Semitism.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:25:20 -0500
The Census Bureau committed a “veritable smorgasbord of classic, clear-cut ... violations," the judge wrote.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:56:35 -0500
Barr also said he would not fire Mueller without cause — even if Trump asked him to do so — in a long day of testimony on Capitol Hill.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:20:10 -0500
After Democratic candidates in 2016 struggled to connect with black voters, 2020 presidential hopefuls are addressing race head-on.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:44:44 -0500
The decision comes as Democrats are also preparing to reprimand Rep. Steve King for his comments in a New York Times interview, the latest in a string of racist statements he’s made during his 16 years in the House.
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 19:52:12 -0500
The meeting will follow reports over the past weeks about allegations of sexism and sexual harassment during 2016 on the broader campaign.
Trump’s DC Circuit Nominee — And Reported Supreme Court Contender — Wrote Inflammatory Op-Eds In College
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:25:39 -0500
Neomi Rao is nominated for Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s former seat on the DC Circuit.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 09:25:28 -0500
Connie Schultz is a prominent, nationally syndicated writer. America Rising, a firm working for the president’s allies, recently obtained her teaching records at Kent State University.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 02:25:41 -0500
The same day new rules allowing employers to drop contraception coverage were scheduled to go into effect, a Pennsylvania court blocked them.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:45:51 -0500
Bill Barr is expected to tell the Senate Judiciary Committee that "on my watch, Bob [Mueller] will be allowed to complete his work."
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:49:50 -0500
Fox News host Jeanine Pirro assuaged the president, telling him, “Viewers ... are behind you 100%.”
Sun, 13 Jan 2019 01:55:38 -0500
On Saturday, Gillibrand met with feminists and influential women in the days before she is expected to announce her candidacy — a preview of the kind of campaign she'll run.
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The Texas Democrat is among the first Democrats to officially launch a campaign.
Sat, 12 Jan 2019 22:19:59 -0500
The shutdown has broken the previous record of 21 days, set during Bill Clinton’s presidency between December 1995 and January 1996.
Sat, 12 Jan 2019 03:15:59 -0500
“Her being born in American Samoa will certainly come up,” a political science professor said. “Will it become a political issue if she becomes a major candidate? Absolutely.”
Sat, 12 Jan 2019 00:42:55 -0500
The Hawaii Democrat will be one of the youngest candidates in what could be a large 2020 primary field.
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 23:25:27 -0500
At least "climate change is a real emergency," said one House Democrat.
Sat, 12 Jan 2019 15:08:23 -0500
Government workers waiting on paychecks are being targeted with referral links and other promotions to join the gig economy.
Trump Shut Down The Government Over A “Humanitarian Crisis” At The Border. He Also Shut Down Most Of The Office Trying To Fix It.
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 21:39:24 -0500
“If we were in our office doing our work then maybe those people wouldn’t need to be coming up to the border.”
Beto O’Rourke Changed His Message To Win Voters Of Color In Texas. The Result Could Swing The Presidential Race.
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 22:19:51 -0500
As he weighs a run for president, O’Rourke’s outreach to people of color during his Senate campaign could offer a blueprint. But he still has skeptics.
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 21:21:03 -0500
"The last kid just left. This tent city should never have stood in the first place."
The Progressive Group Closely Tied To Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has Named The First Democrat It Wants To Take Out Of Office In 2020
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 20:06:16 -0500
“Progressives have an opportunity to strategically primary the most vile Democrats in their ranks, and Henry Cuellar should top the list,” said one progressive activist.
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:25:34 -0500
“Why am I being made to suffer for something that has nothing to do with what I do? It just makes no sense to me.”
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 18:01:25 -0500
Wealthy interests can spend unlimited dollars influencing our elections, and with the FEC asleep at the wheel, there's almost no mechanism to stop bad actors.
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 00:18:21 -0500
“2020 is kind of like in the WWE,” a former White House official said, “where they have seven or eight guys fight for the majority of the match and then the Undertaker strolls up and pins everybody after they’ve exhausted themselves.”
Federal Employees Are Suing Over The Shutdown. The Government Still Hasn’t Figured Out How Much It Owes From The One In 2013.
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 00:52:04 -0500
The federal government is still calculating damages owed to federal workers who worked without pay during the 2013 shutdown.
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 15:25:54 -0500
"They're able to do whatever they want to do to us but there's no way for us to fight, there's no way for us to make a statement where it really counts," one TSA worker said.
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 22:59:26 -0500
The California billionaire announced that his group Need to Impeach will soon hold town halls, a summit in Washington, DC, and launch a public education campaign.
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 19:54:16 -0500
The Ohio governor is spending his final days in office reflecting on his legacy, fussing with his Instagram, and FaceTiming Arnold Schwarzenegger. What’s next? “Bread’s in the oven.”
People Have Panicked Every Time Rod Rosenstein Was Reportedly Leaving His Job. This Time It's Different.
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 00:33:22 -0500
As the top Justice Department official overseeing the Mueller probe, Rosenstein became something of a liberal folk hero. Now that he no longer has the power to fire Robert Mueller, reaction to a possible departure is more muted.
Elizabeth Warren Knows Something Other Presidential Hopefuls Don’t: Exactly Why She’s Running For President
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 19:03:05 -0500
Her campaign operation stumbled early, but in her first week in the race, Elizabeth Warren did, in strikingly clear personal terms, what so many other candidates fail to do.
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 15:02:56 -0500
Fines of $50,000 a day are to be imposed on the company, which is owned by a foreign country, until it complies with a subpoena seeking...we don’t know what.
Trump’s Oval Office Address Is Following Days Of Aides Defending Their Misleading Border Wall Claims
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 15:03:28 -0500
Trump administration officials have tried to make the case for the wall with incorrect claims about suspected terrorists at the border, about Mexico paying for it, and more.
Paul Manafort's Lawyers Tried To Redact A Court Filing About Whether Manafort Lied To Investigators. It Didn't Work.
Tue, 08 Jan 2019 23:25:41 -0500
Manafort's lawyers filed a response to allegations by special counsel Robert Mueller's office that he lied after signing a plea deal. They tried to keep certain sections secret by redacting, but it was done incorrectly, making the information public.
Tue, 08 Jan 2019 23:47:08 -0500
The DC Superior Court, which runs the Marriage Bureau, is funded by Congress and had to scale back operations during the shutdown. The DC Council and DC’s mayor have stepped in.
The Russian Lawyer At The Trump Tower Meeting Was Indicted On Charges Of Obstructing Justice In A Money Laundering Case
Tue, 08 Jan 2019 19:53:01 -0500
Natalia Veselnitskaya was indicted by a grand jury in December, but the charges were only unsealed on Tuesday.
Tue, 08 Jan 2019 17:55:35 -0500
“Run Bernie Run” will be the second effort from the senator's supporters to convince him to jump into the 2020 Democratic primary.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:25:32 -0500
Both use the same online playbook — to starkly different ends.
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 18:43:54 -0500
The organization is still committed to providing abortions and reproductive care but Wen, the first female physician to run Planned Parenthood, is embarking on a cross-country listening tour to learn how best add or expand nonabortion services.
Federal Workers Are Saying They Still Believe In Government Service Even Though Shutdowns Keep Happening
Mon, 07 Jan 2019 20:34:44 -0500
“We all in the civil service took an oath to protect our mission and the Constitution, and while [lawmakers] still are being paid for their services, they are absolutely violating that.”
A Judge Told The Defense In The Russian Troll Farm Case To "Knock It Off" With Attacks On Mueller's Office
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 20:25:53 -0500
The judge said the defense’s court filings — which accused Mueller’s office of acting outside the law and included colorful language and pop culture references — were “unprofessional, inappropriate, and ineffective.”
Mon, 07 Jan 2019 18:35:42 -0500
The 85-year-old justice had never previously missed a day of arguments.