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McCain Snaps At Fox News Reporter

When asked about his relationship with Trump, McCain snapped, “Why would you say something that stupid? Why would you ask something that dumb?” Umm...because Peter Doocy (Steve's kid) works at Fox News? DOOCY: "Has your relationshipShow More Summary

If We’re Going to Preserve the History of #NoDAPL, How About We Document All of It?

Protest organizer Kristen Kelsch holds a sign and chants across the street from the State Capitol in Bismark. News is that the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian is going to preserve an 11.5-foot-tall mile-marker post...Show More Summary

Sheriff's office: Multiple injuries at office park shooting

A sheriff's office in northeastern Maryland says it is on the scene of a shooting at an office park. The Harford County Sheriff Office's tweets that multiple injuries are reported … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Sessions says travel ban is lawful, necessary

The Latest on Attorney General Jeff Sessions' appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee (all times local): 10:25 a.m. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is defending the Trump administration's travel ban as … Click to Continue »

Trump Denies Democrat Congresswoman’s Account of Call to Widow

I updated my previous post on this, but it probably deserves its own post. The background, from the #FAKENEWSJEFFBEZOSPOST, is here: In his call with Sgt. La David T. Johnson’s widow, Myeshia Johnson, Trump told her, “He knew what was signing up for, but I guess it hurts anyway,” according to the account of Rep. Show More Summary

Appeals court finds Bladensburg cross violates Constitution

A federal appeals court has found that a 40-foot-tall cross on a Maryland state highway median just outside Washington violates the U.S. Constitution. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. … Click to Continue »

Trump Backs Off Support for Deal Continuing Obamacare Subsidies

President Trump said he was pleased Democrats had "finally responded to my call for them to take responsibility for their ObamaCare disaster." The post Trump Backs Off Support for Deal Continuing Obamacare Subsidies appeared first on RedState.

Tillerson seeks stronger ties with India, chides China

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is calling for the U.S. and India to expand strategic ties. Tillerson was speaking Wednesday on relations between the world's two largest democracies ahead of … Click to Continue »

Arizona governor gives raises to aides despite lean budget

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has given 44 of his staffers raises of up to 20 percent despite offering teachers raises of less than 1 percent because of a lean budget. … Click to Continue »

Just what we need, another Berger sizzling on the political grill

10 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Rockingham Vice Commissioner Berger (ugh) wants to join Guilford in attacking the News & Record: During Monday’s regular meeting, the Board of Commissioners approved a resolution requesting the North Carolina General Assembly to allow...Show More Summary

Gord Downie, lead singer of The Tragically Hip, has died

Gord Downie, who made himself part of Canada's national identity with songs about hockey and small towns as lead singer and songwriter of iconic rock band The Tragically Hip, has … Click to Continue »

HOW DUMB DO YOU HAVE TO BE AS A COLLEGE ADMINISTRATOR TO PUT YOURSELF IN THIS SITUATION? Texas Stat…

HOW DUMB DO YOU HAVE TO BE AS A COLLEGE ADMINISTRATOR TO PUT YOURSELF IN THIS SITUATION? Texas State Rep. Briscoe Cain is planning to sue Texas Southern University after administrators refused to prevent students from shouting him down during a recent event on campus. The administrators are more afraid of their own students than […]

Second federal judge blocks parts of Trump's latest Muslim ban

16 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Donald Trump issues another Muslim ban, and boom, boom, it gets blocked by one court after another. Tuesday, U.S. District Court Judge Derrick Watson, in Hawaii, granted a temporary restraining order against the ban on travelers from eight countries. Show More Summary

McConnell Plans Longer Work Weeks for Senate

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) “is preparing to hold the chamber in session for more rigorous workweeks, including Fridays and possibly even weekends,” Politico reports. “The Senate GOP discussed a more aggressive schedule at Tuesday’s party lunch and the [...]

Tim Pawlenty and a Review of Ex-Governors Returning to Office

More than two-dozen former governors have been reelected back to their old seat over the last half-century.

Heidi Heitkamp Took Money From Wells Fargo PAC Just Nine Days Before Saying “Someone Should Go to Jail”

Senator Heidi Heitkamp appears on CNBC on October 5, 2017. “I think somebody should go to jail,” Senator Heidi Heitkamp said during an interview with CNBC earlier this month (video at the link). “If we can start developing a level of...Show More Summary

Swedish FM: Sexual misconduct also a problem in politics

Sweden's foreign minister says sexual misconduct "also occurs at the highest political level" and she has experienced it as a woman in politics. Margot Wallstrom says the #metoo hashtag that … Click to Continue »

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