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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 [...]
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.
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.
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.
Ex-Trump aide Rick Gates pleads guilty, will cooperate in Russia probe
www.centralmaine.com - Feb 23, 2018
WASHINGTON — A former senior adviser to President Donald Trump's election campaign pleaded guilty Friday to federal conspiracy and false-statements charges
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.
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 [...]
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 - 17 hours ago
The indictment of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on felony invasion of privacy charges could have political implications beyond his office.