Dueling Senate bills would end shutdown in different ways

Dueling Senate bills would end shutdown in different ways

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders agreed to hold votes this week on dueling proposals to reopen shuttered federal agencies, forcing a political reckoning for senators grappling with...
BuzzFeed reporter, after rebuke by Mueller, unable to explain discrepancies

BuzzFeed reporter, after rebuke by Mueller, unable to explain discrepancies

BuzzFeed News investigative reporter Anthony Cormier on Sunday declined to explain why his colleague Jason Leopold claimed to have seen documents proving that President Trump had ordered his former...
Mueller’s BuzzFeed smackdown prompts press, pundits to pile on – Fox News

Mueller’s BuzzFeed smackdown prompts press, pundits to pile on

Special counsel Robert Mueller released a statement late Friday disputing a report by media outlet BuzzFeed and promptly sending the media - which had been trying all day to match the bombshell report claiming President Trump had told his lawyer to lie to Congress -  into a frenzy.BuzzFeed’s initial report this morning cited anonymous sources who…
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speech broke C-SPAN record – Fox News

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speech broke C-SPAN record

Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., made C-SPAN history on Wednesday during her first speech on the floor of the House of Representatives.Ocasio-Cortez, 29, addressed her colleagues on Capitol Hill for nearly four minutes, talking about one of her constituents in the Bronx — an air traffic controller who recently missed his first paycheck due to…
Pence tells media ‘attacks on Christian education must end’ – Fox News

Pence tells media ‘attacks on Christian education must end’

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence walks with his wife Karen as they exit Air Force Two upon landing at Yokota Air Base in Fussa on the outskirts of Tokyo Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. Pence has arrived in Tokyo on an overnight visit to discuss North Korea and other issues with Japanese officials before heading to…
Burger King trolls President Trump with ‘hamberder’ tweet – Fox News

Trump cancels US delegation’s trip to Davos summit, Sanders says

President Trump has canceled the U.S. delegation’s upcoming trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, “out of consideration” for furloughed Americans amid the partial government...
Senators introduce federal sports gambling bill

DOJ Issues New Ruling on Online Gambling

The U.S. Justice Department’s decision to expand a federal prohibition on internet gambling will cast a pall on the industry as businesses and state lotteries evaluate the...
Transparency-seeking OPEN Government Data Act signed into law

Transparency-seeking OPEN Government Data Act signed into law

The federal government produces one hell of a lot of data, but despite desultory lurches toward usability, there’s little guarantee that it’s available in a way that...
Trump says solution to shutdown impasse ‘so simple’

Trump says solution to shutdown impasse ‘so simple’

WASHINGTON (AP) — With the government mired in shutdown week four, President Donald Trump rejected a short-term legislative fix and dug in for more combat, declaring he...
Judge blocks Trump birth control coverage rules in 13 states

Judge blocks Trump birth control coverage rules in 13 states

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A U.S. judge in California on Sunday blocked Trump administration rules, which would allow more employers to opt out of providing women with...

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