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Trump suffers backlash for attacks on John Lewis

Cedric Richmond, new chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, talks with Rachel Maddow about the stature of Congressman John Lewis as a civil rights hero...

McCain’s defense plan

On Monday, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) issued a white paper, “Restoring American Power,” on defense spending. “This white paper details what I believe will be necessary to achieve these goals: repeal of the Budget Control Act, a $640 billion base defense budget in fiscal year 2018, innovation for the future, and an end […]

‘I don’t intend to go crawl under a rock’: An exit interview with FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler

5 days agoTechnology : Post Tech

If you're familiar with the comedian John Oliver, then you may also remember the man he once memorably called a “dingo.” That's Tom Wheeler, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. Wheeler earned the nickname during a tense and historic policy battle over net neutrality, the rules telling Internet providers they can't discriminate against websites they […]

Senate Bill Seeks To Protect Finger Lakes Horsemen

A legislative bill to protect Finger Lakes Race Track horsemen and New York's thoroughbred breeding industry has been introduced by state Senator John Bonacic, chairman of the Senate's Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee. The imminent...Show More Summary

SASC White Paper Makes Powerful Case for Reagan-Style Defense Buildup

Dan Goure Security, The SASC white paper is a thoughtful, well-reasoned, yet bold document.  Yesterday, the Senate Armed Services Committee, under the leadership of committee Chairman Senator John McCain (R-AZ), released its much anticipated defense white paper, Restoring American Power. Show More Summary

Barrasso Declines to Elaborate on GOP Plans for Obama’s Climate Rules

Sen. John Barrasso, chairman of the committee focused on the environment, said overhauling endangered species laws and a regulation that brings more bodies of water under federal jurisdiction were top priorities.

Cisco's Chambers Sees Trump Presidency Good for U.S. Business

U.S. business leaders are optimistic that President-elect Donald Trump will boost economic and job growth, said John Chambers, executive chairman of Cisco Systems.

Ex-RNC Chair Rebukes Trump for Lewis Tweets

A former chairman of the Republican National Committee issued a firm rebuke of President-elect Donald Trump's tweets attacking Rep. John Lewis (D-Georgia) on Saturday, calling the comments "unnecessary" and warning Trump not to further isolate himself from black voters. Show More Summary

Cursing like a sailor, John Burton helped steer California into deep blue waters

California Democratic Party Chairman John Burton stood before hundreds of loyalists at the party’s 2015 convention and introduced Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren with a thunderous, trademark F-bomb. “She is the [expletive] champion of the American people,” he shouted, igniting a roar of applause....

Graham Taylor & Elton John at Watford: An unlikely partnership

BBC Sport looks back to 1977, when new Watford chairman Elton John had just hired Graham Taylor as manager and invited BBC cameras behind the scenes.

Silicon Valley’s John Doerr and TJ Rodgers Invest $10M in Enphase’s Microinverters and Storage

T.J. Rodgers, founder of Cypress Semiconductor and John Doerr, chairman of Kleiner Perkins, have emerged as a bit of a white knight savior for troubled solar microinverter firm Enphase. The Silicon Valley icons are investing $10 million in the firm, and Rodgers is joining the board of directors. Show More Summary

Billionaire John Kapoor Stepping Down As CEO, Chairman Of Opioid Maker Insys

Jamel Toppin for Forbes Opioid spraymanufacturerInsys Therapeutics announced Monday that its billionaire founder John Kapoor, 73, would retire from his roles as CEO and chairman, effective immediately. The announcement comes a month after six former Insys executives (including Kapoor's predecessor as CEO, Michael Babich) were arrested and charged with conspiring to bribe [...]

Democrats push to have Congressional Black Caucus members testify at Sessions hearings

California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, ranking member on the Senate Judiciary Committee, has pressed Chairman Chuck Grassley, an Iowa Republican, to include Rep. John Lewis and other members of the Congressional Black Caucus in the confirmation hearings for Sen. Show More Summary

Dakota Access Pipeline Supporter Will Head the Senate's Indian Affairs Committee

This week, a grossly hypocritical Senate Committee appointment went into effect rather sneakily. Mic reported that on Tuesday Republican North Dakota Senator John Hoeven was elected chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. Read more...

Trump’s Pick Named Chair of Ohio GOP

John Kasich’s hand-picked chairman of the Ohio GOP will step into an emeritus role, ceding leadership of the party to a Donald Trump-backed challenger, under a deal reached Friday at the state party’s meeting,” the Cincinnati Enquirer reports. “The deal [...]

Donald Trump Wins Proxy War in Ohio as Kasich Ally Is Ousted

President-elect Donald Trump won an intraparty proxy battle over Ohio Gov. John Kasich, ousting Ohio’s state GOP chairman who had been selected by the governor.

John McCain To Create New Senate Cybersecurity Subcommittee

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON ? Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) will create a new subcommittee focused on cybersecurity. The panel, which McCain said will be created within the next several days, will draft legislation related...Show More Summary

Conan O'Brien's late-night show, 'Conan,' is going weekly

TBS will reportedly begin airing Conan O'Brien's late-night show, "Conan," weekly instead of nightly. John Martin, the chairman and CEO of TBS's parent company, Turner, broke the news to TheWrap at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las...Show More Summary

Silverstone could drop British GP after 2019

The Chairman of the British Racing Drivers' Club, John Grant, has acknowledged that Silverstone could exercise a break clause in…

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