Sun, 18 Nov 2018 18:14:34 -0500
After days of multiple recounts, lawsuits, and protests, the winner is finally clear.
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 16:26:19 -0500
Media executives want to capitalize on the new Democrat-controlled House — and Washington’s deep resentment of Big Tech.
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 23:41:07 -0500
"The state’s regulatory interest is sufficient to justify the deadline.”
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 04:46:06 -0500
“Because Whitaker’s appointment does not satisfy the Appointments Clause, it is unlawful, and he cannot serve as Acting Attorney General,” the lawyers wrote.
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 15:46:11 -0500
But Abrams did not end her fight against voter suppression, with a speech condemning Republican Brian Kemp.
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 23:17:11 -0500
The committee investigated Meadows’s handling of sexual harassment allegations against his former chief of staff, Kenny West.
Now The Government Says The White Supremacist It Arrested Called The Mail Bombs A "Dry Run," Not The Pittsburgh Shooting
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 22:42:42 -0500
The defendant, Jeffrey Clark Jr., will be held in jail after a judge found he posed a danger to the community.
Rep. Ruben Kihuen Has Been Reprimanded By The House Ethics Committee After He Was Accused Of Sexual Harassment By Multiple Women
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 22:18:39 -0500
The committee decided not to take more serious disciplinary actions against Kihuen after a monthslong investigation. He is retiring at the end of the year.
The Trump Administration Again Is Considering Ways To Force People To Wait In Mexico For Their Immigration Cases
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 23:31:52 -0500
Administration officials this week held discussions on a proposal that would require people to wait in Mexico while their immigration cases are decided.
The Supreme Court Will Hear Arguments Over What Evidence Can Be Used In The Census Citizenship Question Case
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 21:47:10 -0500
If the Justice Department is successful in its arguments, those challenging the actions of other agencies could face limits on how they can make their case.
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 20:30:30 -0500
Florida’s midterm election recounts have gotten a bit confusing. Here’s where things stand.
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 20:19:40 -0500
Before joining Trump's EPA, Andrew Wheeler was a coal lobbyist. He must still be confirmed by the Senate.
A Judge Has Reduced The Release Conditions For John Hinckley, The Man Who Tried To Assassinate Reagan
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 04:25:36 -0500
Hinckley has been out of a hospital and living with his mother in Virginia for more than two years without incident, according to expert reports filed in court.
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 21:29:40 -0500
Europeans also are loath to give up on a lucrative client that spends hundreds of millions each year on weapons.
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 23:29:07 -0500
A federal judge on Friday ruled that CNN reporter Jim Acosta’s due process rights were likely violated when the White House revoked his press credentials.
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 21:36:27 -0500
Scott recused himself from the state canvassing board on Thursday.
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 16:09:33 -0500
Counting millions of ballots by hand — between Thursday night and Sunday morning — has widely been considered impossible for large, Democrat-dominated counties.
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 17:18:57 -0500
The decision is a win for Florida state officials and Republicans, who defended the rules against a challenge from Democrats.
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:28:54 -0500
Kavanaugh wasn’t on the lineup to speak at the Federalist Society’s annual convention, but was recognized at the kick-off dinner.
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:43:33 -0500
Democrats hope a hand count could find thousands of votes in Broward County and other left-leaning strongholds that machines had failed to register in previous counts.
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 22:08:10 -0500
Maine's 2nd Congressional District is set to send the first person to the House under a ranked-choice voting system.
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 22:38:56 -0500
In both the House and Senate, Democrats vow to force the Trump administration to take tougher action in January.
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:48:55 -0500
The Florida resident and Mar-a-Lago member claims she was a close personal friend of Princess Diana and has no political experience.
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 22:37:49 -0500
The ruling sides with Democrats, who said a policy of tossing out valid ballots with signature issues was unconstitutional.
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:48:54 -0500
A federal judge heard arguments Wednesday on CNN's challenge to the revocation of reporter Jim Acosta's White House hard pass. The judge said he will rule Thursday.
Donald Trump Has Changed His Mind On Criminal Justice, But It Might Not Be Enough For Republicans In Congress
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 22:18:53 -0500
Trump is endorsing a plan to soften some criminal sentences, something pushed by Jared Kushner and opposed by former attorney general Jeff Sessions.
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:25:54 -0500
Sen. Jeff Flake vowed not to vote for any more of President Trump's judicial nominees until the Senate votes to protect Mueller, putting pressure on McConnell to change his mind.
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 21:13:42 -0500
McCarthy defeated Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan, a conservative, and will take over in January. He’ll be joined by Whip Steve Scalise and Liz Cheney, who will take over as conference chair.
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 20:04:37 -0500
A new opinion from the department’s Office of Legal Counsel pushes back against questions raised over the past week about whether acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker’s appointment is constitutional.
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 00:12:00 -0500
Troops deployed by the Trump administration spent Tuesday putting up wires and fencing at one of the busiest crossing points on the border.
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 21:50:41 -0500
Neomi Rao, a former law professor and clerk for Justice Clarence Thomas, leads the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 19:03:32 -0500
The Maryland attorney general's office filed court papers on Tuesday arguing Matthew Whitaker's appointment as acting attorney general violates the US Constitution and federal law.
Democrat Kyrsten Sinema, The First Openly Bisexual Person Elected To Congress, Has Won Arizona's Senate Race
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 13:07:30 -0500
The race had become one of the most widely watched contests of the 2018 midterm elections.
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:08:41 -0500
Corsi, formerly of the Infowars conspiracy site, announced the expected indictment on a livestream Monday.
Trump Is Tweeting Bogus Claims Of Voter Fraud. Here’s How His False Claims Echo Online Conspiracies.
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 17:20:29 -0500
"It's more likely that people are stricken by lightning than if they impersonate someone at the polls."
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 22:30:26 -0500
Migrant children who cross the border illegally will also be denied the right to file for asylum. Trump officials had at first said the new policy wouldn’t affect them.
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 03:25:36 -0500
“The Dominican Republic in a way foretold what was to happen in other countries. Even the United States.”
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 19:25:49 -0500
“No man should be a judge in his own cause,” said voter rights groups in a lawsuit alleging Scott illegally abused his power as governor.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 21:04:23 -0500
Let's all join together in a Maine hot dog stand and chant together, once, forever, for always, "Yeah!!!"
A Judge In Florida Just Ruled Against Gov. Rick Scott’s Request To Impound Ballots In A Big, Democratic County
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 21:28:56 -0500
Judge Jack Tuter rejected Gov. Rick Scott’s request to impound ballots, but supported a plan by both sides to enhance security at an elections office in Broward County for “an additional layer of confidence.”
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 13:28:36 -0500
Matthew Whitaker's appointment as acting attorney general is being questioned as possibly illegal. His qualifications aren't winning praise either.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 18:37:24 -0500
On "Mayor Andrew Gillum Sunday," the candidate for governor and his family — and a dozen or so campaign staffers — paused to worship at Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 12:25:35 -0500
The Senate candidate wants an immediate hearing to put voting equipment in two counties under the watch of law enforcement during a recount.
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 06:41:12 -0500
California Rep. Dana Rohrabacher lost to Democratic challenger Harley Rouda Saturday night.
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 16:42:02 -0500
Both the closely watched Senate and governor’s races will be recounted, while Trump, without evidence, continued to accuse Democrats of trying to “steal” the elections.
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 14:53:51 -0500
More families were caught trying to enter the United States along the southern border in October than in any month since US officials began keeping the statistic in 2012.
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 16:00:32 -0500
The waiting list to ask for asylum at the border crossing between Tijuana and San Diego is 1,000 people long. A Venezuelan who’d like to ask for asylum himself is in charge.
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 22:21:58 -0500
The ACLU is asking a federal judge to block new rules that are intended to bar people from requesting asylum at any place other than a port of entry.
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 16:00:01 -0500
Republicans say local officials have committed “fraud,” while Democrats say the state is planning to undercount young voters and racial minorities.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 17:04:32 -0500
The proclamation, which will make individuals crossing the US–Mexico border without authorization ineligible to apply for asylum, will be in effect for at least 90 days.