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Oct 28 2019
Rep. Katie Hill on Sunday announced her resignation from Congress amid a House Ethics Committee investigation into her alleged involvement in a bisexual love triangle and an affair with a member of her congressional staff.
“It is with a broken heart that today I announce my resignation from Congress,” Ms. Hill said in a statement. “This is the hardest thing I have ever had to do, but IWashington Times
Oct 28 2019
Obama’s Democrats can run, but they can no longer hide.
Last week, Attorney General William Barr’s investigation into the illegal FBI–CIA spy operation against President Trump’s 2016 campaign was formally shifted to a criminal investigation. The means the investigative team, under the direction of John Durham, U.S. Attorney for Connecticut, can subpoena witnesses, convene grand juries,The American Spectator
Apr 10 2015
The wait is almost over. Hillary Clinton will kick off her long-anticipated campaign for president this weekend with a social-media announcement, probably on Sunday, a person close to the campaign-to-be told POLITICO.Politico
Apr 05 2018
Members of the House and Senate committees that will question Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about user privacy protection next week are also some of the biggest recipients of campaign contributions from company employees and the Facebook Inc. PAC.USA TODAY
Sep 30 2020
The emerging field of climate attribution helps explain the wildfires and hurricanes of 2020.
Back in 2017, record-breaking hurricanes like Maria and wildfires like Tubbs hammered the United States. But the specific role of long-term global warming was a tentative part of the discussion, with scientists speaking of it cautiously, in broad strokes.
Compare that with 2020, whereVox
Sep 30 2020
It was 90 minutes of chaos in a year of upheaval. But did it matter?
President Trump and Joseph R. Biden Jr. appeared onstage together for the first time on Tuesday. It was not exactly a debate.
Shouting, interruptions and often incoherent cross talk filled the air as Mr. Trump purposefully and repeatedly heckled and blurted over his rival and the moderator alike in a 90-minuteNew York Times (News)
Feb 25 2018
Former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort was hit with new charges on Friday, including an allegation he secretly recruited and funded a group of former European politicians to lobby in the United States on behalf of Ukraine.NBC News (Online)
Jul 23 2020
It was the sort of short-term outlook that has been a centerpiece of President Trump’s approach to the coronavirus.
The long-planned convention in Charlotte would be scaled downward, the Trump campaign announced June 11, in favor of holding a more boisterous speech from the president in the city of Jacksonville. The reason for the change was explicit: Charlotte’s mayor was mandatingWashington Post
Oct 14 2019
California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law on Tuesday three democracy reform bills focused on local redistricting, voting access and campaign contributions.
The first piece of legislation prohibits partisan gerrymandering at the local level by establishing criteria for cities and counties to use when adjusting district boundaries. While California is the largest state to use anThe Fulcrum
Jul 31 2018
Russia's 2016 election attack isn't at issue in the bank and tax fraud trial of former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort beginning in Virginia Tuesday, but in many ways the future of the Russia probe will very much be on the line as Special Counsel Robert Mueller works to secure a conviction.Daily Kos