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Rep. Joe Kennedy III talks gun control after Fla. shooting
Source: kneb.com - 5 hours ago
(NEW YORK) — Rep. Joe Kennedy III thinks the U.S. needs to do more to stop gun violence in the wake of the recent mass shooting that killed 17 at a Florida high school. Kennedy expressed strong opinions on the necessity of Congress taking more action and discredited the debate being focused on mental health [...]
Biofuel groups not invited to rumored RFS meeting called by Trump
kneb.com - 6 hours ago
President Donald Trump has invited federal lawmakers at the center of the Renewable Fuel Standard debate to a meeting at the White House Tuesday, Feb. 27,  to discuss potential reform, Reuters reported on Thursday. So far, though, DTN has not been able to confirm such a meeting is scheduled, and representatives of biofuel groups contacted [...]
The Latest: NRA lobbyist takes issue with Florida gun plans
www.star-telegram.com - Feb 23, 2018
The National Rifle Association's longtime Florida lobbyist has sent an email alert criticizing the gun safety proposals introduced by the governor and lawmakers.
Impeachment talk a sign of GOP’s long-term worry about court
Source: wavy.com - 13 hours ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision to redraw boundaries of the state’s congressional districts has triggered a volcanic reaction from Republicans, includin…
The Latest: Court declines to immediately halt district map
www.star-telegram.com - Feb 23, 2018
Federal judges are turning down a request by Pennsylvania GOP congressmen to immediately throw out a district map, but say they hope to resolve the legal challenge quickly.
Guilty plea powerful tool for Mueller’s Russia investigation
Source: www.centralmaine.com - 7 hours ago
Rick Gates, Trump's former campaign aide, said he will provide information on Paul Manafort's finances and work in Ukraine.
Trump campaign official Rick Gates pleads guilty to conspiracy, lying to FBI
www.pressherald.com - 8 hours ago
The pleas signal that he will cooperate with the special counsel in the probe of Russian election interference.
Rick Gates Pleads Guilty And Begins Cooperating With Mueller's Russia Investigation
news.mpbn.net - Feb 23, 2018
Updated at 5:28 p.m. ET Rick Gates, the business partner of Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, pleaded guilty on Friday to two
The Latest: Democrats offer own memo on Russia probe
Source: www.fox8live.com - 3 hours ago
House Republicans released a formerly classified memo regarding the early stages of the FBI’s investigation into the Trump campaign and Russia in early February. The four-page document, dated…
Text of declassified GOP memo targeting FBI’s Russia probe
wavy.com - 5 hours ago
House Republicans released a formerly classified memo regarding the early stages of the FBI’s investigation into the Trump campaign and Russia in early February. The four-page document, dated…
Text of declassified Dems memo about FBI’s Russia probe
wavy.com - 5 hours ago
House Democrats on Saturday released a formerly classified memo regarding the early stages of the FBI’s investigation into the Trump campaign and Russia. After weeks of discussions with the J…
Days before deadline, McDaniel unsure about US Senate race
Source: www.miamiherald.com - 16 hours ago
A Mississippi state lawmaker who lost a bitter U.S. Senate race in 2014 says he will "get into a dark place and pray" about whether to run this year.
Your guide to the 2018 Indiana U.S. Senate race
www.wave3.com - Feb 23, 2018
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New poll finds Trump unpopular, Poliquin in tight race
www.centralmaine.com - Feb 23, 2018
Republicans dismiss the poll carried out by North Carolina-based Public Policy Polling, characterizing it as partisan and biased.
Bernie Sanders Urges Iowans to Push for Gun Law Changes During Campaign Stop for FormerAide
Source: whotv.com - Feb 23, 2018
DES MOINES, Iowa  --  Vendors' t-shirts urged Iowans to "#FeeltheBern," but 2016 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, a Socialist Independent U.S. Senator, returned to Iowa to support his former staffer's bid for Congress, not announce his future plans. Sanders spoke to about 300 people on behalf of Pete D'Alessandro, a former staffer who is one of six Democrats running in Iowa's Third Congressional District primary.
Baldwin urges Trump to take action on gun control
www.star-telegram.com - Feb 22, 2018
Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin urged President Donald Trump to bring forward gun control measures, while slamming the National Rifle Association and saying high school students are forcing politicians to consider change in the wake of the Florida shooting.
Trump wants to ban bump stocks; ATF doesn’t know if it can
www.columbian.com - Feb 22, 2018
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has ordered his Justice Department to ban rapid-fire bump stocks like the ones used in last year's Las Vegas massacre— but officials aren't sure they can.
White House agrees to release a redacted version of a Democraticmemo
Source: wtkr.com - 7 hours ago
The House Intelligence Committee released the Democratic memo after the White House signed off following negotiations between the FBI and the committee's top Democrat, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, over what in the document should be redacted.
The Latest: White House invites gun safety advocate to meet
www.star-telegram.com - Feb 23, 2018
The White House is inviting a prominent gun safety advocate to a meeting next week.
The Latest: Students protest guns outside White House
www.star-telegram.com - Feb 21, 2018
Maryland high school students who rallied at the U.S. Capitol in support of stronger gun control have marched to the White House.
California Democrats fail to narrow crowded US House races
Source: www.wistv.com - 2 hours ago
California Democrats are struggling to narrow the field in several U.S. House races critical to the party's hope of taking back Congress in the midterm elections.
California Democrats fail to narrow crowded US House races
www.miamiherald.com - 2 hours ago
California Democrats are struggling to narrow the field in several U.S. House races critical to the party's hope of taking back Congress in the midterm elections.
NJ Politics Digest: States Teaming Up in Effort Against Guns
Source: observer.com - Feb 23, 2018
Gov. Phil Murphy announced New Jersey would be joining with New York and Connecticut to form a regional coalition to fight gun violence.
NJ Politics Digest: A Call to Raise, Expand State’s Sales Tax
observer.com - Feb 22, 2018
Would returning the state sales tax to seven percent impact residents?
NJ Politics Digest: Congressman Shoots Down Calls for Gun Control Measures
observer.com - Feb 21, 2018
Rep. Tom MacArthur said Tuesday more gun control measures were not needed in the wake of the school shooting in Florida.
Redacted Democratic memo on FBI surveillance released
Source: q13fox.com - 4 hours ago
WASHINGTON — Two weeks after President Donald Trump blocked the full release of a classified Democratic memo, the House intelligence committee published a redacted version of the document that aims to counter a narrative that Republicans on the committee have promoted for months — that the FBI and Justice Department conspired against Trump as they investigated his ties to Russia.
Democratic intelligence memo released withredactions
fox2now.com - 5 hours ago
The House Intelligence Committee on Saturday released a Democratic memo in redacted form that seeks to undercut Republican claims of FBI surveillance abuses. The committee made the Democratic memo public after the White House signed off following negotiations between the FBI and the committee's top Democrat, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, over what in the document should be redacted.
These are the Florida students behind the movement to end gun violence
Source: www.mcall.com - 11 hours ago
In the White House, in town halls and on social media, many students have become activists and national voices after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. This is who they are.
Florida students not backing off push for gun regulations
www.miamiherald.com - Feb 22, 2018
The Florida school shooting and demands for change in gun laws led by students are echoing across the country, with President Donald Trump and many in Congress saying something must be done to improve safety.
Arizona senate candidate calls for mental health reforms post-Parkland shooting
kneb.com - Feb 22, 2018
(WASHINGTON) — A Republican candidate running for what will be an open Senate seat in Arizona reiterated the call for mental health reforms over new gun laws in the wake of the latest school shooting in Florida. “I think that we can look at the existing laws that we have on the books and see [...]
Congress releases redacted Democratic rebuttal memo, pushing back on GOPclaims
Source: wgntv.com - 8 hours ago
The House Intelligence Committee on Saturday released a Democratic memo in redacted form that seeks to undercut Republican claims of FBI surveillance abuses. The committee made the Democratic memo public after the White House signed off following negotiations between the FBI and the committee's top Democrat, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, over what in the document should be redacted.
Congress releases redacted Democratic memo responding to GOP allegations against FBI
www.pennlive.com - 8 hours ago
Congress has released a redacted, declassified memo that aims to counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused government surveillance powers in its investigation into Russian election interference.
Congress releases redacted, declassified Democratic memo
www.miamiherald.com - 8 hours ago
Congress has released a redacted, declassified memo that aims to counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused government surveillance powers.
Officials struggle to ID which Oregon pot sites are legal
Source: www.reviewjournal.com - 8 hours ago
An Oregon sheriff and district attorney blasted efforts to regulate legalized marijuana, saying Tuesday the state is allowing black market operations to proliferate.
Oregon officials struggle to identify which pot sites are legal
www.columbian.com - Feb 21, 2018
SALEM, Ore. — An Oregon sheriff and district attorney blasted efforts to regulate legalized marijuana, saying Tuesday the state is allowing black market operations to proliferate.
Oregon officials struggle to ID which pot sites are legal
www.miamiherald.com - Feb 20, 2018
An Oregon sheriff and district attorney on Tuesday blasted efforts to regulate legalized marijuana, saying the state is allowing black market operations to proliferate.
Indictment of Missouri governor could have politicalripples
Source: fox2now.com - 4 hours ago
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) _ It didn't take long after Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens was indicted for alleged invasion of privacy for Missouri Democrats to tie him to Attorney General Josh Hawley, the presumed GOP front-runner in Missouri's hotly contested U.S. Senate race. Nor did it take long for Republicans to link the prosecutor who announced the charges to a prominent national Democratic financier.
Indictment of Missouri governor could have political ripples
www.miamiherald.com - 16 hours ago
The indictment of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on felony invasion of privacy charges could have political implications beyond his office.