The convention looks more Bernie Sanders than Bill Clinton. What’s a moderate to do?
“Every single artist has something to say about what’s going on right now,” the Public Enemy frontman said in Cleveland as the Republican National Convention kicked off.
“In the United States the people want their country back.”
The old/new normal on the Hill.
When we ask in person, the answer is usually something like: I don’t know.
A woman was egged and a man was left bleeding after he was struck in the head. Police arrested four people at the event that also saw numerous fights between protesters and Trump supporters.
A group of protesters pushed through police barricades outside the rally and were seen throwing rocks and bottles at officers. Four people were arrested inside and outside the rally.
Sen. Chris Murphy also slammed Donald Trump’s affinity for Vladimir Putin.
White House “heartened” by the potential to move forward on a key part of the nomination process, but is awaiting a direct request from Senate Judiciary Committee.
He added that weapons from the Fast and Furious program could be in circulation for another century.
“People around the world are watching,” warns White House press secretary Josh Earnest.
Senate Republicans have said they won’t even consider a nomination from Obama. “We’ll see what happens,” the president said at the White House on Wednesday.
Two presidential candidates are already saying the nomination should wait until after the election — and a top Democrat is already pushing back. “I don’t think anyone Obama would be thinking about nominating can get through this Senate,” McConnell’s former chief of staff says.
“We’ve seen too often people conflating horrific acts of terrorism with the beliefs of an entire faith.”
White House officials said the raids were “a clear way to send a signal to folks in Central America not to come,” a lawmaker in the meeting told BuzzFeed News Thursday.
Spearheaded by two Kentucky Republicans, Congress “partially” — but effectively — lifted the ban on federal funding for needle exchanges, which are used to combat the spread of HIV and tuberculosis. A fight that lasted decades.
Her husband kicked her out for defying management and she spends her days in a makeshift tent outside the gates of the Kentucky-based Lexmark plant, but even on Christmas, Maria Duran is resolute: “I want to defend our rights. I will continue.”
Sen. Jeff Sessions spent nearly a half hour railing against a resolution, which read in part that “the United States must not bar individuals from entering into the United States based on their religion, as such action would be contrary to the fundamental principles on which this Nation was founded.”
The new draft AUMF would also give the executive branch the ability to fight other organizations involved in terrorism, so long as they are “a co-belligerent” against the United States.