Nation/World

Hit by scandal, Franken faces questions about ability to do job

Senator from Minnesota and former “SNL” cast member

  • Nov 20th, 2017

 

Sessions targets more ‘sanctuary cities’ and states

They include Seattle

  • Nov 15th, 2017

 

Republicans consider expelling Roy Moore if he does win a Senate seat

A rare and severe punishment

  • Nov 15th, 2017

 

California gunman also killed his wife and hid her under the floor

Rampaging gunman killed five people Tuesday

  • Nov 15th, 2017

Senate plan would make individual tax breaks temporary while corporate cuts would be permanent

Senate Republican racibng to try to pass a tax overhaul by the end of the year.

  • Nov 15th, 2017

Feds were outnumbered and outgunned in Bundy standoff, prosecutors tell jury

The high-profile case is expected to push into 2018.

  • Nov 14th, 2017

Trump’s power to launch nuclear weapons under Senate scrutiny

The first time since 1976 that either the House or the Senate has discussed the authority and process for the use of nuclear weapons.

  • Nov 14th, 2017

Most Dems in Congress are no longer demanding Sessions step down

Removing Sessions could give Trump the opportunity to appoint a new attorney general who could impede Mueller’s probe.

  • Nov 13th, 2017

Federal appeals court partially revives Trump travel ban

On 6 Muslim-majority countries

  • Nov 13th, 2017

Former intelligence chiefs blast Trump over Russia comments

The criticism came from former -CIA Director John Brennan and former director of national intelligence James Clapper.

  • Nov 12th, 2017

Mueller is reportedly investigating Flynn over plot to grab Muslim cleric

Report: Mike Flynn and his son, Michael Flynn Jr., were to be paid as much as $15 million.

  • Nov 11th, 2017

Poison tip pens: 13,000 new JFK assassination documents show CIA plots against Castro

The cache contains documentation of dirty tricks and plots.

  • Nov 10th, 2017

Election results could give Democrats new clout on tax overhaul

Signs are emerging that GOP senators are getting the message.

  • Nov 8th, 2017

Democrats desperate to avoid culture war with Trump in 2018

Democrats decided 16 months before the 2018 election how they would start winning races again.

  • Nov 7th, 2017

Trump ends his visit in Japan by calling for a military buildup to counter the threat from North Korea

Trump called for Japan to buy U.S. anti-missile batteries to counter the growing ballistic missile threat from North Korea.

  • Nov 6th, 2017

Mueller probe a political time bomb that could detonate in 2018

Mueller’s investigation is likely to continue through next year, if not longer.

  • Nov 5th, 2017

Federal study: Climate change sucks moisture from the West, adding to droughts, fires

Report contradicts President Donald Trump’s position that man-made climate change is a “hoax.”

  • Nov 4th, 2017

GOP tax bill would kill deductibility of student loan interest

More than 12 million Americans deducted student loan interest on their tax returns in 2015.

  • Nov 4th, 2017

In new book, Donna Brazile assails Clinton campaign for taking ‘control’ of DNC

Former interim Democratic National Committee chairwoman makes a bold allegation

  • Nov 4th, 2017