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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 [...]
These are the Florida students behind the movement to end gun violence
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.
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…
White House locked down after vehicle hits barrier
Source: www.baynews9.com - 8 hours ago
The White House is on lockdown after a passenger vehicle struck a security barrier.
Tenn. woman behind security incident at WH
www.abc15.com - 11 hours ago
A Tennessee woman was behind a security threat that placed the White House on lockdown. The vehicle that rammed the security gate Friday afternoon had Rutherford County tags, and NewsChannel 5 has learned the vehicle is registered to Jessica R. Ford.
White House Briefly Put On Lockdown After Driver Hits Security Barrier
kuow.org - Feb 23, 2018
The White House went on lockdown for a while on Friday afternoon after a female driver struck a nearby security barrier and was "immediately
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
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 [...]
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.
Trump campaign official Rick Gates pleads guilty to conspiracy, lying to FBI
Source: www.pressherald.com - 9 hours ago
The pleas signal that he will cooperate with the special counsel in the probe of Russian election interference.
Ex-Trump aide pleads guilty, will cooperate in Russia probe
www.miamiherald.com - Feb 23, 2018
A former top adviser to President Donald Trump's election campaign has pleaded guilty to federal conspiracy and false statements charges in the special counsel's Russia investigation.
Trump Campaign Aide Rick Gates Pleads Guilty in MuellerInvestigation
whotv.com - Feb 23, 2018
WASHINGTON D.C.  --  Former Donald Trump campaign official Rick Gates pleaded guilty Friday to two criminal charges in special counsel Robert Mueller's wide-ranging investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign and related activities. Gates is now the third Trump associate known to be working with Mueller's investigation, and his plea deal will put the spotlight on former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.
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 [...]
AP FACT CHECK: Trump sees himself outperforming history
www.standard.net - 16 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — On the offensive about his record and the defensive about the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump sought in a week’s worth of rhetoric to show that he is outdoing his...
Days before deadline, McDaniel unsure about US Senate race
Source: www.miamiherald.com - 17 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.
Wyoming delegation opposes calls for stricter gun control
Source: www.miamiherald.com - 10 hours ago
Wyoming's delegation to Congress is opposing calls for more gun control after the fallout from the latest school shooting.
Trump's four positions on gun control in one week
www.courant.com - Feb 23, 2018
In the aftermath of the Florida school shooting, Trump has endorsed two specific, small gun control measures — regulations to ban bump stocks and a ban on sales of long guns to people younger than 21. There's reason to doubt whether either will ever become law.
Murphy promises gun control, but for now reviews policies
Source: www.miamiherald.com - 14 hours ago
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy vows to sign gun control bills as part of campaign promise and in response to the fatal Florida school shooting, but for now he's pledging a policy review and interstate cooperation over firearms.
On gun control, Trump could learn something from Richard Nixon | Jeffrey Lord
www.pennlive.com - 16 hours ago
A little-noticed listening session from the tenure of America's 37th president could point the way for its 45th as he tries to tackle the issue of gun violence.
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…
Pennsylvania GOP congressmen file challenge to district map
www.pennlive.com - Feb 22, 2018
The plaintiffs are suing top elections official under Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf, asking for an injunction to prevent the Department of State from implementing the new plan.
Gov. Greitens declares state of emergency due to flood risk in southern Missouri
Source: www.kctv5.com - 10 hours ago
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens resigned from his position with the Republican Governors Association while the Missouri Republican Party defended him.
Missouri GOP defends Eric Greitens
www.newsnet5.com - Feb 23, 2018
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens resigned from his position with the Republican Governors Association while the Missouri Republican Party defended him.
Sex-harassment, taxes, Rauner v. Madigan key in Ill.races
Source: fox2now.com - 5 hours ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ One of every five lawmakers sworn in to office next year will be new to the Illinois General Assembly. Thirty members of the House and Senate have announced retirement or already left. It's an election year tainted not only by the state budget mess but sparked by the #MeToo anti-sexual harassment movement. It's an election that promises a referendum on Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan and the three years they've spent battling over the budget.
Sex-harassment, taxes, Rauner v. Madigan key in Ill. races
www.miamiherald.com - 14 hours ago
One out of every five Illinois legislators taking the oath of office next winter will be new to the General Assembly.
The Latest: 3 Democrats file for central Arkansas seat
www.star-telegram.com - Feb 22, 2018
Three Democrats have filed to run for a U.S. House seat in central Arkansas that the party hopes to reclaim in this year's election.
Sex-harassment, taxes, Rauner v. Madigan key in Ill.races
Source: fox2now.com - 6 hours ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ One of every five lawmakers sworn in to office next year will be new to the Illinois General Assembly. Thirty members of the House and Senate have announced retirement or already left. It's an election year tainted not only by the state budget mess but sparked by the #MeToo anti-sexual harassment movement. It's an election that promises a referendum on Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan and the three years they've spent battling over the budget.
Sex-harassment, taxes, Rauner v. Madigan key in Ill. races
www.miamiherald.com - 14 hours ago
One out of every five Illinois legislators taking the oath of office next winter will be new to the General Assembly.
The Latest: 3 Democrats file for central Arkansas seat
www.star-telegram.com - Feb 22, 2018
Three Democrats have filed to run for a U.S. House seat in central Arkansas that the party hopes to reclaim in this year's election.
Former inmate, boyfriend of Las Vegas attorney, seeks to turn life around
Source: www.reviewjournal.com - 23 hours ago
Andrew Arevalo made headlines last year for being the incarcerated boyfriend of defense attorney Alexis Plunkett, who was indicted in July on felony charges related to improperly providing a cellph…
Work underway to deliver water to Apex in North Las Vegas
www.reviewjournal.com - Feb 23, 2018
Figuring out how to run water up to the Apex Industrial Park has long vexed North Las Vegas officials who have pinned the city’s economic future on developing the vast property. Now, it appea…
Las Vegas business leaders reflect on lessons learned
www.reviewjournal.com - Feb 23, 2018
The Urban Chamber of Commerce hosted a panel Friday on the intersection between public resources and running a business.
COMMENTARY: NRA convention welcome in Las Vegas
Source: www.reviewjournal.com - 2 hours ago
The mayor pro tem of Dallas has urged NRA officials to find a new home for their May 4 convention.
Dallas official wants NRA to move convention
www.abc15.com - Feb 23, 2018
The National Rifle Association should move its annual convention from Dallas to somewhere else after last week's massacre at a Florida high school that left 17 students dead, a Dallas city official says.
Ricketts encourages NRA to hold convention in Nebraska
www.star-telegram.com - Feb 23, 2018
Gov. Pete Ricketts is encouraging the National Rifle Association to hold its annual convention in Nebraska after one of Dallas' top elected officials urged the group to find another location.
Mayor, governor join NYC union rally ahead of key court case
Source: wavy.com - 8 hours ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Union members have rallied in New York City ahead of arguments in a Supreme Court case that could make it hard for unions to operate. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. And…
Former West Hartford Mayor Jonathan Harris Formally Declares for Governor
www.courant.com - 9 hours ago
Former West Hartford mayor Jonathan Harris makes it official on Saturday: He’s converting his exploratory campaign for governor to a campaign committee.
Mayor, governor join NYC union rally ahead of key court case
www.miamiherald.com - 9 hours ago
Union members have rallied in New York City ahead of arguments in a Supreme Court case that could make it hard for unions to operate.