Native American Tribes Want A Bigger Role In Choosing US Attorneys Under Trump
The National Congress of American Indians passed a resolution last month asking that tribes be “included in the selection, interview, and decision making process” for US attorneys, who prosecute major crimes in Indian Country.
DC's Rep Makes A Plea To Trump To Consult Her About Federal Court Nominees
The District of Columbia doesn't have a senator, but it does have federal judges and other officials nominated by the president — positions typically filled with input from home state senators. Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton sent a letter to President Trump last week asking him to at least consult her.
Why "Moonlight" Will Probably Not Win Best Picture
On Oscars night, the biggest award in Hollywood is likely to go to La La Land, and a racially charged Beyoncé versus Adele comparison will probably follow. But here's a breakdown of why Moonlight has long been the underdog and why the Academy doesn't honor movies like it.