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Jul 13 2020
Washington's NFL Team Officially Drops Redskins Team Name
The Washington NFL franchise announced Monday it is dropping the “Redskins” name and Indian head logo, bowing to pressure from sponsors and decades of criticism that they are offensive to Native Americans.
A new name must still be selected for one of the oldest and most storied teams in the National Football League, and it was unclear how soon that will happen. But for now, arguably theNewsmax (News)
Sep 02 2018
American Bar Association Gives Kavanaugh Unanimous ‘Well-Qualified’ Rating
The American Bar Association on Friday awarded Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh its highest rating, giving the judge a unanimous “well-qualified” score. “The rating of ‘Well Qualified’ is reserved for those found to merit the Committee’s strongest affirmative endorsement,” the ABA states in its description of the ranking process.
Kavanaugh, President Trump’s pick to replaceNational Review
Oct 07 2020
Will the US media call the right winner on election night? Don't count on it
We can’t rely on the media to call the election fairly. Here’s what we need to do about it.
This November’s presidential election may be close, and it is certain to be disputed. Remember what happened in November of 2000? Florida was called prematurely for Gore at 8pm, then called again for Bush at 2.30am. Gore conceded privately to Bush but later retracted the concession as anThe Guardian
May 09 2017
Trump’s pointing of the finger at Obama for failing to vet Flynn
The Trump White House has tried to point the finger at the Obama administration for its travails with retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, whom the president fired as national security adviser just three weeks after taking the oath of office. Flynn was fired after The Washington Post reported that he had misled other administration officials, including Vice President Pence, about whether he hadWashington Post
Aug 12 2014
Many employees would take lower salary for bigger 401(k) match
Employees value generous 401(k) matches from their employers.
About four out of 10 employees (43%) say that they would take a lower salary if they were offered a bigger employer contribution to their 401(k) retirement plan, a new Fidelity Investments study shows.USA TODAY
Dec 27 2013
Fed-Up Veteran Tells Paul Ryan What He Thinks of Bipartisan Budget Deal in Viral Open Letter
Chuck Wooten, a military veteran, was already ticked off about Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) pushing through the bipartisan budget deal which includes cuts to veterans retirement benefits.The Blaze
Aug 07 2016
Gary Johnson picks up his first congressional backer
Republican Rep. Scott Rigell is voting for Libertarian Gary Johnson for president over his party's nominee, Donald Trump.
Rigell, who has announced he will not run for re-election this year in his Virginia district, is the second Republican member of Congress to announce that he'll vote for someone other than Trump. Retiring New York Rep. Richard Hanna wroCNN (Online News)
May 13 2020
Meet the federal judge who pulled a surprise in the Flynn case
The fate of former national security adviser Michael Flynn lies in the hands of a federal judge with an established reputation of being a fiercely independent thinker.
U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan, who was appointed to the bench in 1994 by former President Clinton, will determine whether to grant the request by the Department of Justice (DOJ) to drop charges against Flynn, whoThe Hill
Apr 09 2013
Liberal groups protest Obama's Social Security plan
Angry over anticipated changes to Social Security in President Obamas budget liberal lawmakers unions and groups representing retired Americans protested outside the White House on Tuesday one day ahead of the the budgets scheduled release.Washington Times
Dec 06 2012
Some in GOP urge lawmakers to back tax hikes for changes in safety-net programs
A growing chorus of Republicans is urging House leaders to abandon their staunch opposition to higher tax rates for the wealthy with the aim of clearing the way for a broad deal that would also rein in the cost of federal health and retirement programs.Washington Post