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Pence to deliver speech on Venezuela in Colombia on Monday

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 20:08
Vice President Mike Pence is traveling to Colombia next week to demonstrate continued U.S. support for the opposition to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro

Justin Fairfax accuser calls on Virginia lawmakers to probe sexual assault claims 'immediately,' with clock ticking

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 20:07
The legal team for one of the two women accusing Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault blasted the state General Assembly for not addressing the allegations, calling for an investigation into the matter “immediately” before the legislature ad

Sharpton, at meeting with Kamala Harris, says Smollett should face ‘maximum’ punishment if allegations true

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 20:07
Al Sharpton, on the sidelines of a meeting with Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris, said Thursday that “Empire” star Jussie Smollett should face "accountability to the maximum" if the actor indeed staged an attack last month initially describ

Mark Harris calls for new election in North Carolina House race

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 20:07
Republican Mark Harris on Thursday called for a new election in North Carolina's 9th congressional district, saying that allegations of ballot tampering have shaken the public's confidence in the race's outcome....

McCabe: Rosenstein thought 2 Cabinet members could support bid to oust Trump

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 20:07
Former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe said Thursday that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told him during a 2017 meeting that he thought two Cabinet members might support efforts to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove President Trump from office.

Andrew McCabe 'should be prosecuted' for recent '60 Minutes' interview: Jason Chaffetz

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 21:09
Former congressman and Fox News contributor Jason Chaffetz said Tuesday that former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe should be prosecuted for his recent interview on “60 Minutes.”

Minnesota lawmaker's push for tougher female genital mutilation law faces opposition

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 21:09
Despite some push back and opposition, Republican representative Mary Franson is determined to see that the cultural practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) is banned in her home state of Minnesota.

Trump Says Venezuela Crisis Marks ‘Twilight Hour of Socialism’

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 21:09
The movement for freedom in Venezuela reveals that the “twilight hour of socialism has arrived in our hemisphere,” President Donald Trump said Monday night in...

Former Rep. Joseph Crowley, who lost to Ocasio-Cortez, joins top lobbying firm

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 21:08
The former New York congressman whose 2018 primary election loss sparked the rise of Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is now going on to work for a top lobbying firm.

Roberts again sides with liberals in disagreeing with lower court interpretations

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 21:08
Chief justice says Texas court did not comply with instructions in reviewing inmate’s mental health...

Elizabeth Warren's childcare proposal relies on dishonest accounting

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 21:08
Sen. Elizabeth Warren's proposal to extend affordable childcare to everybody relies on dishonest accounting to create the impression that it is more fiscally sound than it may actually be in reality.

Majority of Marylanders in poll say Hogan should not run for president

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 21:07
A majority of Maryland voters surveyed in a poll released Tuesday do not believe that Gov. Larry Hogan (R) should run for president in 2020.

Trump directs Pentagon to draft Space Force proposal

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 20:59
President Trump on Tuesday formally directed the Department of Defense to draft legislation creating a so-called Space Force within the U.S. Air Force – in a bid to launch the first new branch of the military in more than 70 years.

Bret Stephens: Would love to see Hannity react when Dem declares climate change emergency

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 18:05
New York Times columnist Bret Stephens said on Friday he would "love to see" what Fox News host Sean Hannity would say if a future Democratic president declared "a national emergency over climate change" or for another...

Pompeo meets EU's top diplomat after Pence's Iran accusations

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 18:05
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the EU's top diplomat discussed global conflicts but largely avoided the issue of Iran on Friday, a day after Vice President Mike Pence accused European allies of trying to undermine U.S. sanctions on Tehran.

Alaska House elects a Speaker after more than a month of gridlock

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 18:05
The Alaska House of Representatives elected a speaker after more than a month of gridlock that left Juneau unable to begin action on a new governor's agenda.

U.S. derides Venezuela's accusation of lacing aid with poison

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 18:05
The United States scoffed on Friday at Venezuela's accusation that it was poisoning humanitarian aid, and urged allies to stop the "decrepit, dictatorial regime" of President Nicolas Maduro from chairing U.N. arms talks.

New York state eyes legal challenge to Trump's emergency declaration

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 18:04
New York's state attorney general on Friday threatened legal action against U.S. President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration aimed at freeing up billions in funds to build a wall along the country's border with Mexico.

Pelosi, Schumer hammer 'unlawful' emergency declaration

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 18:04
The top Democrats on Capitol Hill wasted little time Friday bashing President Trump's decision to declare a national emergency at the southern border, portraying the move as "unlawful" and vowing to take quick action to...

CBS leaves Trump for 'The Price is Right'

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 18:03
CBS cut away from President Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the border on Friday to return to its regularly scheduled programming of "The Price is Right" on the East Coast.All of the broadcast and ca...