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Dianne Feinstein supports new investigation into Kavanaugh allegations
If Democrats retake the Senate in the 2018 midterm elections, another investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh might be ahead.Ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., said “I’d be in favor of opening an investiga
Pink wave could sweep away the GOP’s most endangered woman candidate
Women who don’t like President Trump are leading a blue wave in Northern Virginia that's poised to flip a long-held GOP House seat.Two-term Republican Rep. Barbara Comstock should have a lock on the female vote in her white-collar district. But instead, women are flocking to her opponent, Jennifer W
Dave Brat Does His Worst
The race for Virginia’s 7th congressional district is one of the closest House races to watch as we head into the home stretch before November’s midterm elections. GOP incumbent Rep. David Brat isneck and neckwith Democratic challenger Abigail Spanberger, and if you think the pressure to defend a di
Here’s A Running List Of Racist Attacks On Candidates Of Color
Some attacks are coded. Some are frankly stated. To keep track, we’ve begun a running list, limited to attacks made on candidates of color by their opponents, by opposing political organizations or by opposing campaign surrogates. We’ll make exceptions wherever we feel like it, however. For each can
MSNBC's Katy Tur slaps down GOP's John Kennedy for saying we need to go easy on Saudi Arabia
Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA), who sits on the Senate Judiciary Committee, appeared on MSNBC Wednesday to warn of a “powder keg” exploding in the Middle East if America’s relationship with Saudi Arabia is threatened.
How Democrats hope to obtain Trump's tax returns By Reuters
The law says the Treasury secretary must comply, but it does not say how quickly that must happen, leaving open the possibility of delays that could force Democrats to seek a court order.
A midterm ‘Kavanaugh bump’? Why all sides are watching this Washington district
For Dino Rossi, the Republican seeking the open seat now held by Rep. Dave Reichert, the big unknown is President Trump and whether he might say or do something that further complicates the election for Republicans. That could force Rossi into a more defensive posture, as he was Wednesday on trade p
Congressman Cedric Richmond Says Donald Trump is a Racist
Check out the clip ... Cedric says Trump's racism stretches back over three decades to the Central Park 5, and continued through his Presidencywith Charlottesvilleandhis attacksagainstMaxine Waters,Don LemonandLeBron James.
Trump asked members of his cabinet to figure out how to cut 5 percent of their budgets
I’m going to be ask each of you to come back with a 5 percent budget cut from your various departments, whether it’s a secretary or administrator, whatever. I’m going to ask everybody to come back with a 5 percent cut for our next meeting. I think you’ll all be able to do it. There may be a special
As opioid crisis raged, Insys pushed higher doses of addictive drug and pushed salespeople to ‘own’ doctors
Getty ImagesFamily members of those who died of opioid overdoses take part in a rally to end the opioid epidemic in Washington, D.C., in 2016.
Trump, Feinstein feud intensifies over appeals court nominees
Fresh off the bitter confirmation fight over Supreme Court JusticeBrett Kavanaugh, which made Feinstein a top target forPresident Trumpand some Republicans, the administration is pushing forward with an effort to fill vacancies in the circuit courts.
BJP alleges Congress sponsoring Facebook advertisement in Pakistan for removing Modi
Its spokesperson Sambit Patra flashed copies of a Facebook page which shows an advertisement of the opposition party calling for "Desh bachao, Modi hatao" (Save country, remove Modi), with Pakistan being highlighted as the location.
Ex-Florida lawmaker leaves Republican Party
Jolly, who represented Florida's 13th Congressional District from 2014 to 2017, has repeatedly criticizedPresident Trumpand the Republican Party this year. In February,he stated on CNNthat American voters must help the Democrats earn a majority in the House if if they want lawmakers to address gun c
Give Saudi Arabia More Time to Investigate Khashoggi Death, Pompeo Says
“I told President Trump this morning that we ought to give them a few more days to complete that so that, we too, have a complete understanding of the facts surrounding that, at which point we can make decisions about how or if the U.S. should respond,” Pompeo told reporters outside the White House.
NY Post Calls Dem Candidate and Rhodes Scholar "Ex-Rapper" • EBONY
Antonio Delgado is a Rhodes Scholar, Harvard Law Grad and a Democratic candidate from New York’s 19th congressional district who just raised a whopping $3.8 million dollars, but people are unnerved that the New York Post has repeatedly referred to him as an “ex-rapper.”
Canada legalized marijuana, now Congress must ensure Canadians don't face trouble at the border
Canada became the second country in the world to legalize marijuana, with stores opening on Wednesday. But the United States, with its own strict laws still in place at the federal level, Canadians involved in thebusiness— or evensmoking a joint— may well find trouble at the U.S border. The United S
Heidi Cruz complains about Ted's $174,000 Senate salary: 'We’re not buying a second home anytime soon'
Heidi Cruz, the wife of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), is upset that she still has to be her household’s primary breadwinner because her husband “only” makes $174,000 a year as a member of the United States Senate.
Chuck Schumer and the Senate Democrats Got Played Again
Last week, Chuck Schumerdidn’t listen to Splinter,andagreed on a “deal”to allow the confirmation of 15 federal judges nominated by President Donald Trump in exchange for allowing Senate Democrats fighting for their re-election to go home and campaign, instead of just letting them miss the votes whil
Mitch McConnell praises former White House Counsel Don McGahn as ‘the best’ he’s ever seen
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell praisedDon McGahnon Thursday as “the bestWhite HouseCounsel I’ve seen on the job” and one of the “successful and consequential” aides.“I’ve known everyWhite HouseCounsel since I arrived in Washington. Even in such impressive company,Donis a cut above,” Mr. McConnell s
Key GOP senator: Trump admin has 'clamped down' on Khashoggi intel
On the front page of theWashington Postthis morning, readers are confronted witha story that begins, “The Trump administration and the Saudi royal family are searching for a mutually agreeable explanation for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi – one that will avoid implicating Crown Prince Moha