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AOC slams Republicans, reveals how much she owes in student loans at hearing: 'This is our job'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., slammed Republicans after she revealed she owes nearly $20,000 in student loans at a House Financial Services Committee hearing on college de...

AOC slams Republicans, reveals how much she owes in student loans at hearing: 'This is our job'

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U.S. says $168 mln ITT for-profit student loans to be forgiven Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regulatory settlement announced on Friday....
01:17, 06/15/2019

Billionaires Can't Save Us From Student Loans By now I’m sure you’ve seen at least a headline about the Best Graduation Speech of 2019 So Far: Robert F. Smith shocked 396 new graduates last weekend when he informed Morehouse College’s class of 2019 that he planned to pay their student loans. All of them....
20:17, 05/22/2019

How to pay off student loans without a billionaire bailout College is an investment but staggering debt is depressing. What do grads need to do, if they're not lucky enough to have someone pay the bill.        ...
17:34, 05/24/2019

The right job can help you pay down your student loans. Here's how to find it Looking help on a student loan? About 8% of employers offer benefits addressing student debt, according to the Society for Human Resource Management.       ...
13:00, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. says $168 mln ITT for-profit student loans to be forgiven Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regulatory settlement announced on Friday....
01:17, 06/15/2019

U.S. says $168 million ITT for-profit student loans to be forgiven Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regulatory settlement announced on Friday....
23:51, 06/14/2019

Struggling to pay student loans? You could be targeted by scammers Those struggling to pay student loans continue to be targeted by bad actors who charge costly fees and don't live up to promises of loan forgiveness.       ...
13:34, 07/14/2019

Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
01:17, 05/23/2019

You Can Now Defer Your Student Loans While Undergoing Cancer Treatment Last year, a law went into effect that should allow cancer patients to pause their federal student loans while undergoing treatment and for six months afterward. But there was no way to actually request a deferment—until now....
00:34, 08/24/2019

Burger King is helping graduates pay off student loans Need help paying off your student debt?Burger King can help. The burger company has a student loan repayment program that's active through June.        ...
00:00, 05/24/2019

Morehouse Class of ’19, Congratulations: Your Student Loans Will Be Paid Off The billionaire Robert F. Smith said in a commencement address at Morehouse College on Sunday that his family would pay off the new graduates’ student loans....
23:00, 05/19/2019

Sallie Mae is expanding from student loans to credit cards. Should you get one? Sallie Mae just released a suite of three credit cards targeted at college students, recent grads and young professionals. Should you get one?       ...
14:00, 06/13/2019

This fast food giant wants to pay off customers' student loans! On Facebook, Burger King announced they are paying off student loans with Whopper Loans!....oh but there’s a catch.        ...
17:34, 05/24/2019

Billionaire vows to pay grads’ student loans in commencement speech Now that’s a motivational speech they can really take to the bank. Billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith stunned college graduates on Sunday as he gave their commencement speech — offering to pay their student debts despite it costing an estimated $40 million. “On behalf of the eight...
23:00, 05/19/2019

Many college students doubt they'll be able to pay off their student loans – ever At a time when college students are billions of dollars in debt, many doubt they'll ever be able to pay back what they've borrowed on time or in full.        ...
13:34, 05/29/2019

Lenders promise savings on student loans, but here's why the reality is different than advertised Student loan refinancing companies say they offer borrowers a way to save thousands of dollars on their debt, by allowing them to pay off their loans at a lower interest rate, in less time....
18:34, 04/28/2019

AOC claims it was 'literally easier' for her to be elected to Congress than pay off student loans Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, claimed on Monday that it was "literally easier" for her to win her historic election as the youngest lawmaker on Capitol Hill than to pay off her student loan debt. ...
05:17, 06/25/2019

Morehouse College Graduates’ Student Loans to Be Paid Off by Billionaire Robert F. Smith, who founded Vista Equity Partners and became the richest black man in America, said that he and his family would pay the Class of 2019’s debt....
23:34, 05/21/2019

U.S. states want federal government to forgive disabled veterans' student loans Attorneys general from 47 U.S. states on Friday called on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive more than $1 billion of student loans burdening more than 42,000 veterans who became permanently disabled through their military service....
01:34, 05/25/2019

Morehouse graduation speaker to pay off student loans of entire 2019 class The keynote speaker at Morehouse College’s commencement ceremony announced a grant Sunday wiping out the student debt of the entire 2019 graduating class....
00:17, 05/20/2019

Past-due student loans, credit card debt could weigh on U.S. growth More people in the United States appear to be struggling to keep up with their credit card and student loan debt, which could put pressure on one of the strongest drivers of economic growth....
00:51, 08/14/2019

Billionaire to graduating college students: My family is going to eliminate your student loans Robert Smith announced that he and his family would set up a grant to pay off the nearly 400 graduating seniors' student loans. The total gift is estimated at $40 million....
03:34, 05/21/2019

Your Money Adviser: Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Give wounded vets a break on student loans: officials to DeVos Top officials from virtually every state in the country called on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive the $1 billion in student debt racked by the nation’s disabled veterans....
22:51, 05/26/2019

Americans want a 401K, a great salary, health care and help with student loans, too Some companies are offering to help with student loan debt in addition to retirement savings as part of their benefits package.        ...
13:34, 05/29/2019

Ahead of House hearing, Republicans sharpen knives for Mueller Robert Mueller stayed mum for nearly two years in the face of repeated verbal attacks on his integrity by President Donald Trump and his conservative Republican allies in Congress....
22:51, 07/23/2019

Robert Smith pledged to pay off Morehouse graduates’ student loans. Is this fair to families who saved? Should families who didn't benefit from Smith's generous gift of paying off the student loans for the class of 2019 Morehouse graduates feel as though they missed out?...
16:51, 05/23/2019

Billionaire’s gift to wipe out Morehouse student loans highlights debt ‘crisis,’ advocates say For Morehouse College graduate Keith Anderson, the surprise announcement by billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith to pay off his entire class’ student-loan debts was nothing short of extraordinary. While scholarships helped Anderson, a physics major at the all-male historically black colle...
18:51, 05/21/2019

A billionaire commencement speaker at a Georgia college announced that he will pay off the Class of 2019's student loans Morehouse College Twitter Robert F. Smith, a billionaire tech investor and philanthropist, announced in his commencement speech at Georgia's Morehouse College that he was setting up a grant to wipe the graduating class's student debt. Smith also pledged an additional $1.5 million gift to the scho...
01:00, 05/20/2019

Morehouse graduation speaker pledges to pay off student loans for school's class of 2019 Billionaire investor and philanthropist Robert F. Smith pledged to pay off the student loan debt of the Morehouse 2019 graduates.        ...
00:17, 05/20/2019

Watch: Cardi B Chops It Up With Bernie Sanders Over Wages, Student Loans and Getting Rid of This ‘Bully’ President Cardi B sat down with presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders to “educate” her followers on the issues fans told her they wanted to discuss, and they got an earful on everything from erasing student loan debt to ending police brutality....
02:34, 08/16/2019

Republicans and Democrats clash during rare FISA hearing on Capitol Hill Republicans and Democrats clashed during a rare congressional hearing on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act as the reauthorization deadline for key surveillance powers looms....
01:00, 09/21/2019

Landmark hearing exposes climate change gulf among Republicans and Democrats A landmark House Ways and Means Committee hearing Wednesday, the first focused on climate change in a dozen years, illuminated the gulf between Democrats and Republicans....
02:17, 05/16/2019

House Republicans demand hearing after State Dept. cites 'multiple security incidents' under Clinton leadership House Oversight Committee Republicans on Tuesday formally called for a hearing on security breaches at the State Department during Hillary Clinton's leadership, following Monday's revelation that the State Department had uncovered "multiple security incidents" involving more than a dozen employees....
00:34, 06/19/2019

'God has smiled on me': Morehouse grad had $100K in student loans, billionaire will pay it off Elijah Dormeus was graduating Sunday from Morehouse College in Atlanta when he learned a billionaire would pay off his $100,000 in student loans.        ...
08:00, 05/21/2019

Canada Panel Slams Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg For Hearing No-Show A panel of politicians from Canada and several other nations criticized Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg for ignoring subpoenas Tuesday to appear at a hearing on protecting privacy and......
06:34, 05/29/2019

Dan Bongino slams Democrats over planned John Dean hearing: They're trying to 'fabricate' an obstruction charge Author and Fox News contributor Dan Bongino claimed Monday that House Democrats are trying to distract the public from the actual conclusions of the Mueller report by calling former Watergate figure John Dean to testify. ...
18:00, 06/10/2019

The 'after' picture of student loans: Credit card debt, smelly cars, pawn shops to make ends meet Debtors with student loans feel more financially insecure, engage in riskier money behaviors and have more trouble paying bills.       ...
21:17, 06/25/2019

Nadler slams Barr's decision to skip House hearing, threatens contempt citation: 'He is terrified' The House Judiciary Committee has been told that Attorney General Barr will not testify at a planned hearing Thursday, an aide to the panel told Fox News -- even as the Democrats who lead the committee vowed to hold the hearing anyway....
03:00, 05/02/2019

Hurricane Dorian Reveals Its Destructive Fury as It Slams the Bahamas Images and video from the Abaco Islands showed floodwaters swirling just below battered rooftops, submerged cars and floating debris from damaged houses....
13:34, 09/02/2019

Alyssa Milano slams Republicans and Democrats: 'Both parties have failed us' on gun control Actress and activist Alyssa Milano is slamming both political parties over their lack of action on gun control in an essay published on Refinery29.        ...
01:17, 08/10/2019

Cardi B slams Republicans for being 'afraid' to stand up to Trump, sparks backlash Cardi B sounded off on Republicans for aligning themselves with President Donald Trump, drawing mixed responses.        ...
12:17, 07/30/2019

Barr hearing: AG reveals tensions with Mueller team over Russia report conclusion, no-obstruction punt Attorney General William Barr, in highly anticipated Senate testimony Wednesday, revealed tensions between the Justice Department and Robert Mueller’s team over the special counsel’s final report on the Russia investigation, pointedly saying he was surprised Mueller didn’t come to a conclusion over ...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Equifax probably owes you $125. Here’s how to collect TNW recently reported the US Federal Trade Commision (FTC) had passed down a rather friendly little fine to Equifax – just $700 million dollars for exposing the private financial data of more than half of all US citizens. We also mentioned that Equifax was going to be shelling out checks to those af...
02:51, 07/27/2019

How to Find Out If Equifax Owes You Money If you were affected by Equifax’s massive data breach in 2017, you can finally request compensation. The Federal Trade Commission has announced a settlement with the credit bureau that includes $425 million for the 147 million people who had their data compromised....
20:34, 07/24/2019

If Sinemia Owes You a Refund, Call Your Bank Sinemia, the discounted movie-ticket subscription service and a massive competitor to MoviePass, announced today it would be ceasing operations in the U.S.—affecting movie-goers everywhere on the day of one of the biggest movie releases of the year....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Feds say Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman owes U.S. $12B No more planes, personal zoos, or tiny trains for convicted cartel kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman if the feds have their way. Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn Friday said they are seeking to seize over $12 billion in assets from the onetime leader of the Sinaloa Cartel following his Fe...
06:17, 07/06/2019

Provocative Jeopardy Champ Says HQ Trivia Owes Him $20,000 In Winnings If you play HQ, a trivia app that supposedly doles out cash prizes, this kind of story might be familiar to you: someone won money from the game but can’t cash out and have access to it. The “someone” in this case is controversial Jeopardy player Alex Jacob, who has been trying to get his $20,000 ja...
03:17, 07/10/2019

Air India Owes Rs 4,500 Crore To Fuel Retailers, Say Officials IOC, BPCL and HPCL more than a week back jointly wrote to Air India seeking expeditious clearance of the dues, failing which they will be constrained to take action....
11:00, 08/23/2019

No-contest plea in machete attack: 'He owes me choke ahi' A Kauai man who told police he was under the influence of a hallucinogenic when he used a machete to wreak havoc on his former boss' home because of a fish dispute pleaded no contest....
01:34, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Zimbabwe owes $200 mln to foreign fuel suppliers Zimbabwe owes $200 million to foreign fuel suppliers including Glencore , Total and Trafigura, making new imports difficult as companies require cash upfront, the central bank governor said on Thursday....
14:00, 05/30/2019

Jack Dorsey's $26bn company claims San Francisco owes it $1m Square, the Twitter CEO’s payment company, sues for refund and claims current taxation is ‘unconstitutional’Jack Dorsey, whose company Twitter has long benefited from a huge tax break to operate in San Francisco, is now suing the city for a $1.27m tax refund for his company Square.Attorneys for Squa...
14:00, 09/11/2019

UN Owes Peacekeeping Nations $3.6 Billion, India Voices Concern India, which is owed $38 million by the UN for peacekeeping operations, has voiced concern over the "unjustifiable and inexplicable" delays in reimbursement to countries providing peacekeeping troops......
12:00, 05/18/2019

Florida man says he smashed car windows because ‘Trump owes me 1 trillion dollars’ A homeless Florida went on a vandalism crime spree smashing the windows of at least 20 cars parked at a hotel in Fort Walton Beach because President Trump allegedly owed him money....
18:01, 09/14/2019

Martin Shkreli sues investor over $420,000 debt that the 'Pharma Bro' owes the man's dad Martin Shkreli is waging his legal battle from a federal prison in Pennsylvania, where he is serving a seven-year fraud sentence for crimes related to hedge funds he previously ran and to a drug company he founded, Retrophin....
02:34, 09/07/2019

Trump campaign still owes El Paso more than $500,000 on eve of President's return visit President Donald Trump will travel to El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday to offer his condolences and support to survivors, first responders and local officials in the wake of a mass shooting at a Walmart that left 22 dead. But he'll arrive with a $500,000 debt to the border city from his last visit....
03:34, 08/07/2019

James Holzhauer of 'Jeopardy' fame likely owes $1.2 million in taxes "Jeopardy" champion and professional sports bettor James Holzhauer lost in his 33rd episode of the TV game show, which aired on Monday, finishing $58,484 short of the all-time winnings record....
21:51, 06/03/2019

USTA under-reported millions, owes back rent: NYC comptroller The New York City Comptroller said on Thursday that the United States Tennis Association (USTA) had under-reported millions in gross revenue, days before the start of the U.S. Open, the organization's marquee event and final Grand Slam of the year....
05:00, 08/23/2019

Trump Administration Owes $7 Million For His 2017 Inauguration: Report The Trump administration and Congress still owe the District of Columbia government $7 million for expenses related to the 2017 presidential inauguration, the Washington Post reported on Friday,......
21:34, 06/15/2019

Beto O’Rourke Says Donald Trump Owes The Exonerated Five an Apology The Exonerated Five are in the spotlight following the release of Ava DuVernay’s Netflix series, When They See Us. Donald Trump, who took out full-page ads in New York City newspapers calling for the death penalty for the innocent teenagers, still refuses to apologize for participating in the misca...
18:17, 06/26/2019

Shitcoin factory Cryptopia owes over $3M to creditors, staff, and hodlers Liquidators of now defunct cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia have revealed that it owes investors, creditors, and staff a total of over $3 million. Grant Thornton New Zealand published its first liquidators report earlier today which outlined that creditors are owed a total of $2.78 million. Staff a...
18:17, 05/31/2019

Denise Richards Claims Charlie Sheen Owes $450,000 in Child Support Denise Richards has found herself in another legal situation with her ex. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star claims Charlie Sheen owes her almost a half a million dollars in child......
04:34, 09/06/2019

Eminem's music publisher claims Spotify owes millions in royalties Eminem's music publisher has filed a copyright-infringement lawsuit against streaming giant Spotify over the hit "Lose Yourself" and more than 200 other songs....
06:00, 08/24/2019

VA owes disabled veterans refunds on home loan fees, report says The federal government owes at least $189 million to 53,000 disabled veterans who overpaid on their home loans, the department’s inspector general found....
01:17, 06/07/2019

Court says Japan government owes compensation to families of leprosy patients A Japanese court on Friday ordered the government to pay compensation to the families of leprosy patients who suffered discrimination and mistreatment because of government policies that violated their constitutional rights....
11:17, 06/28/2019

‘Jeopardy!’ star James Holzhauer likely owes $1.2 million in taxes on winnings There is more than one winner when it comes to James Holzhauer’s “Jeopardy!” streak. The government is set to collect a cool $1.2 million in taxes from the game show juggernaut’s winnings of $2,462,216, according to The Action Network. Holzhauer, 34, racked up the millions ac...
15:51, 06/04/2019

Amazon owes South Carolina millions in sales taxes, court says A court ruling in South Carolina says Amazon must pay up on sales taxes from other vendors who use Amazon.com to conduct transactions.       ...
20:00, 09/11/2019

Trump administration owes D.C. government $7 million for inauguration: Washington Post The Trump administration and Congress still owe the District of Columbia government $7 million for expenses related to the 2017 presidential inauguration, the Washington Post reported on Friday, raising questions about who will foot the bill for the president's planned July 4 speech at the Lincoln M...
22:34, 06/15/2019

VA owes $190 million to disabled veterans improperly charged home loan fees The Department of Veterans Affairs owes about $189 million to 53,000 disabled veterans who were charged home loan fees they were exempt from having to pay, an investigation has found....
16:51, 06/09/2019

Suarez admits he owes debt of gratitude to Liverpool ahead of Anfield return "Luis Suarez admits he owes a debt of gratitude to Liverpool for helping him become the player he is and believes a warm welcome awaits at Anfield for the service he put in for the club."...
22:34, 05/06/2019

Elon Musk owes $507 million to banks helping Tesla raise capital Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk personally owes $507 million to Wall Street banks involved in Tesla's stock and debt sale, backed by his stake in the electric car maker, a company filing showed on Thursday....
03:17, 05/03/2019

Trump suggests Jussie Smollett owes an apology to 'millions' in 'MAGA COUNTRY' President Trump indicated on Saturday that controversial actor Jussie Smollett owed his supporter an apology after allegedly lying about apparent Trump supporters beating him up in a hate crime....
16:34, 05/26/2019

Denise Richards claims Charlie Sheen owes $450,000 in child support: Reports Denise Richards wants ex-husband Charlie Sheen to pay up. She claims he squandered millions of dollars away on his "extravagant lifestyle."        ...
03:00, 09/07/2019

Eminem's music publisher claims Spotify owes millions in royalties for 'Lose Yourself' and other songs Eminem's music publisher has filed a copyright-infringement lawsuit against streaming giant Spotify over the hit "Lose Yourself" and more than 200 other songs....
23:34, 08/22/2019

SBI Removes Processing Fee On Car Loans The announcement by the State Bank of India comes at a time when passenger vehicle sales in the country declined for the ninth month in a row to July....
06:00, 08/21/2019

Stay Away From Wedding Loans How are the kids paying for weddings these days? With loans. For a party that lasts a single day. The Washington Post examined the the practice of taking out a personal loan to pay for your nuptial celebration. And while it’s not a surprising read, it’s still horrifying....
01:00, 06/26/2019

Want An Education Loan? Here Are Five Things To Know About SBI Loans SBI Student Loan: State Bank of India, the country's largest lender, offers education loans for higher studies. State Bank of India offers student loans to Indian citizens for pursuing higher......
20:00, 05/13/2019

SBI Home Loans Get Cheaper From Today SBI home loans interest rates: SBI's revision of its marginal cost of funds-based lending rate (MCLR) came after the Reserve Bank of India's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) slashed the repo rate by 35......
17:17, 08/10/2019

Couples are getting wedding loans to pay for the perfect day No wonder why millennials aren’t getting married, those who do sometimes end up owning over $10,000! Buzz60’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.       ...
02:17, 08/03/2019

IL&FS May Not Have Disclosed Bad Loans For Years: RBI Report The government took control of IL&FS late last year after it defaulted on some of its debt, triggering wider concerns about risk in the rest of the country's financial system....
00:34, 08/15/2019

The vicious cycle of payday loans Borrowing against a future paycheck or putting up the title to your car can cause a financial avalanche. Even with better protections, just don’t do it....
01:00, 08/17/2019

IMF Package For Pak Should Not Be Used To Repay Chinese Loans, Warns US Amidst reports that the International Monetary Fund or IMF has reached a multi-billion dollar bailout package with cash-strapped Pakistan, the United States is seeking "conditionality" in the new......
09:00, 06/19/2019

SBI Home Loans Get Cheaper From Today: 10 Things To Know SBI or State Bank of India has reduced its benchmark lending rates by five basis points or 0.05 per cent across all tenors. The new rate, effective from today, is the third reduction by SBI in this......
09:34, 07/10/2019

Banks Want Reassurance on Payday-Type Loans Some lenders want to get back into the business of offering short-term, small-dollar loans to cash-strapped customers but are wary of running afoul of regulators....
06:00, 09/07/2019

How Do-Gooder Companies Can Score Cheaper Loans Virtue can bring material rewards, as more companies are discovering when they reach out for a loan. Some banks have started to give borrowers discounts if they meet targets for doing good things, such as cutting pollution, reducing food waste or even assisting job seekers. To give the incentives te...
14:00, 05/05/2019

How Companies Get Cheaper Loans for Doing Social Good Virtue can bring material rewards, as more companies are discovering when they reach out for a loan. Some banks have started to give borrowers discounts if they meet targets for doing good things, such as cutting pollution, reducing food waste or even assisting job seekers. To give the incentives te...
11:34, 05/06/2019

Mortgage demand is up quite a bit: Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert, founder and chairman of Quicken Loans, and Jay Farner, CEO of Quicken Loans, joins CNBC's "Squawk Box" to discuss the state of the mortgage sector as home buyers prepare for spring....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Early Wage Apps Are a Little Too Much Like Payday Loans Every time I settle in for an hour or three of on-demand television, I see ads for Earnin. In one of them, a savvy older-brother type tells the person behind the camera that he needs to stop asking to borrow money and instead get the Earnin app. “You can access your money that you earned, without an...
21:17, 08/13/2019

U.S. billionaire, co-founder of Quicken Loans, hospitalized U.S. billionaire and co-founder and chairman of the online mortgage lending company Quicken Loans, Daniel Gilbert, suffered stroke-like symptoms on Sunday and was hospitalized near Detroit, media said....
19:51, 05/27/2019

SBI Home Loans Get Cheaper From Today, Details Here State Bank of India's MCLR, the rate to which all of its loans are linked, now stands at 8.15 per cent for the one-year tenor, from 8.25 per cent earlier, according to SBI's statement....
13:51, 09/10/2019

Deadline approaching in Ky for SBA working capital loans ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration wants to remind small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations that July 29 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans in Kentucky as a r...
18:34, 06/28/2019

RBI Considers Linking Some New Bank Loans To Benchmark Rate Commercial banks cite high deposit rates for their inability to cut loan ones. Marginal reductions restrict how much borrowers benefit from the repo cuts....
01:17, 08/20/2019

Debt free at 23: How this woman paid off $20K in loans in just one year Paying with paper instead of plastic helped Kristy Epperson eliminate $20,000 in student loan and car loan debt in just one year.       ...
20:17, 07/17/2019

Billionaire paying off students’ loans is known for savvy dealmaking Buyout king Robert Smith was wildly generous to the graduates of Morehouse College last weekend — but he’s savvy and hard-nosed when it comes to business. Smith, who runs private-equity giant Vista Equity Partners, wowed college students Sunday when he vowed to pay off the student loan debt of Moreh...
01:17, 05/21/2019

Latest Interest Rates Charged By SBI On Loans, Other Details State Bank of India (SBI), the country's largest lender, has announced a slew of offers across different loan categories such as car loans, personal loans, education loans and home loans. The bank......
20:00, 08/21/2019

M.B.A. Students Have Billions in Federal Loans, Data Show Department of Education figures show that roughly 92,800 people who took out federal student loans and graduated with a master’s degree in business administration in 2016 and 2017 together had about $3.7 billion in such loans....
14:17, 08/03/2019

Fed Expectations Trigger Record Run of Outflows in Leveraged Loans Funds that specialize in buying junk-rated corporate loans have recorded net outflows for 33 consecutive weeks, a record streak that highlights the diminished appeal of floating-rate debt when the Fed is expected to start cutting interest rates....
00:51, 07/09/2019

Who Is Robert F. Smith, the Man Paying Off Morehouse Graduates’ Loans? Mr. Smith amassed a fortune estimated to be worth $5 billion by founding a private equity firm. He’s also the chairman of the board of Carnegie Hall....
05:00, 05/20/2019

People are refinancing their mortgages, says Quicken Loans chairman Dan Gilbert, founder and chairman of Quicken Loans and owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the state of the mortgage sector as homebuyers prepare for spring....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Play Now, Pay Later: How Loans Became Soccer’s Favored Accounting Tool Loan-to-buy deals are on the rise, favored because they allow top clubs to comply with Financial Fair Play regulations without losing any of their purchasing power....
23:00, 08/24/2019

China's bank loans up in August, more stimulus expected Chinese regulators have been trying to boost bank lending and lower financing costs for more than a year. But some analysts say credit demand has not picked up as much as expected....
14:34, 09/12/2019

Bad Loans May Come Down To Rs 9.1 Lakh Crore By March 2020: Study There is significant potential opportunity for stressed-assets investors, given around Rs 9.4 lakh crore NPAs in the banking system as on March 31, 2019, the study said....
21:34, 09/03/2019

Starbucks, Mercon announce separate sustainability loans Starbucks and Mercon Coffee Group separately announced sustainability-focused loan facilities on Monday, signaling the coffee sector's growing emphasis on sustainability as climate change and low global prices threaten the future of the crop....
06:34, 05/14/2019

How should you compare personal loans? Don't just look at interest rates When it comes to comparing personal loans, interest rates alone don't tell the whole story. Instead, look at the annual percentage rate.       ...
19:34, 06/12/2019

Madhya Pradesh To Waive Loans Taken By Tribals From Moneylenders Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath today announced that loans taken from private moneylenders by tribals in the state will be waived off under a government scheme, and the process in this regard......
02:51, 08/10/2019

How To Claim Rs 3.5 Lakh Income Tax Deduction Against Home Loans The government has now proposed to introduce Section 80EEA to allow for an additional interest deduction of up to Rs 1.5 lakh on repayment of home loans....
12:51, 07/10/2019

RBI Asks Banks To Link Some Loans To External Benchmark The RBI said lenders would now have to link all new floating rate personal or retail loans and floating rate loans to MSMEs to an external benchmark....
18:00, 09/04/2019

Clean Energy Loans Boom in Florida, But So Do Complaints Offered in only three states and waning in their home base of California following a regulatory crackdown, residential property assessed clean energy loans, or PACE loans, are booming in Florida....
11:51, 07/19/2019

Italy's Banks Ditch Bad Loans, but Vulnerabilities Remain Italian banks have made a big leap forward in tackling a crucial problem that has dogged them for years and threatened the stability of the whole eurozone: bad loans....
15:51, 08/09/2019

San Francisco Fed Wants to Reward Banks for Climate-Change Loans The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco says banks can get extra credit for making loans that help communities adapt to climate change and prepare for future natural disasters....
20:00, 06/17/2019

Why Polish Banks Face a Reckoning Over Franc Loans It was too good a deal to pass up. Starting more than a decade ago, Poles got the chance to take out mortgages denominated in Swiss francs with interest rates less than half the prevailing level for loans in Polish zloty. More than a million people jumped at the opportunity. Then in 2015, the Swiss ...
22:01, 09/03/2019

WeWork Co-Founder Has Cashed Out at Least $700 Million Via Sales, Loans Adam Neumann, co-founder and largest shareholder of WeWork Cos., has cashed out more than $700 million from the company ahead of its initial public offering through a mix of stock sales and debt, people familiar with the matter say....
00:17, 07/19/2019

Some Companies Offer a New Benefit: Payroll Advances and Loans More companies are helping workers gain access to payroll advances and loans, reflecting concern over the impact money problems are having on productivity levels and worker retention....
15:00, 09/02/2019

HDFC Bank Shares Hit Two-Month Low As Bad Loans Rise HDFC Bank stock price: HDFC Bank share price: At 10:00 am, the HDFC Bank stock traded 2.82% lower at Rs 2,308.85 apiece on the BSE, underperforming the Sensex....
13:51, 07/22/2019

Bad Loans Declined By Over Rs 89,000 Crore Till March 2019 According to the data, aggregate gross advances of PSBs increased from over Rs 18.19 lakh crore as on March 31, 2008 to more than Rs 52.15 lakh crore as on March 31, 2014...
22:34, 07/25/2019

Here Are SBI Interest Rates On Home Loans After Latest Revision SBI interest rate: The latest key lending rate, which took effect on Wednesday, was the third downward revision this financial year, according to SBI, the country's largest lender. SBI's one-year MCLR......
14:51, 07/11/2019

A decade after the crash, Barclays bets again on bundling U.S. home loans Ten years on from the global financial crisis caused by a crash in bonds tied to U.S. home loans, Britain's Barclays is betting a return to that market can bring in bumper revenues to fortify its investment bank....
23:51, 05/28/2019

‘They Were Conned’: How Reckless Loans Devastated a Generation of Taxi Drivers Thousands of immigrants who were chasing the dream of owning a New York taxi were trapped in reckless loans by bankers who made huge profits, The Times found....
10:00, 05/19/2019

No Bank Has Power To Employ Bouncers To Recover Loans: Government No bank has the power to employ bouncers for forceful recovery of loans from customers, Union Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur said in the Lok Sabha today....
14:51, 07/01/2019

Nirmala Sitharaman Introduces Bill For Faster Resolution Of Bad Loans The Government today introduced The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill 2019, that seeks to ensure timely completion of debt resolution process and provide more clarity on rights of......
17:00, 07/24/2019

Fannie, Freddie regulator revises caps on multifamily loans The Federal Housing Finance Agency said on Friday it revised the limits on what Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac buy for their multifamily business into the end of 2020 in an effort to address a shortage in affordable housing....
17:34, 09/13/2019

Senator probing federal backing of loans to Subway franchisees Fast-food chain Subway has raised the ire of a US senator, The Post has learned. US Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) is investigating the federal government’s backing of loans to Subway franchisees amid complaints — first reported by The Post — that the chain has been going after store owners fo...
07:34, 05/23/2019

Mazda to switch to Toyota Financial Services for loans, leases Mazda, which has used JPMorgan Chase as its financial arm under the Mazda Capital Services name, will move to Toyota's financing arm in April. The shift further tightens ties between the two automakers, which are partners on several projects, including an Alabama assembly plant under construction....
06:51, 08/29/2019

SBI Reduces Key Lending Rates, Home Loans To Get Cheaper: 10 Points SBI or State Bank of India, the country's largest lender by assets, on Wednesday announced a reduction in its benchmark lending rates across all tenors. The bank said its MCLR or marginal cost of......
16:34, 08/07/2019

CVC, Ares target loans with new billion dollar distressed funds NEW YORK, July 2 (LPC) - Global asset managers CVC Capital Partners and Ares Management each raised more than a billion dollars in June for respective distressed investment funds, an indication that portfolio managers are readying capital to pick up shaky leveraged loans cheaply in the secondary mar...
21:00, 07/02/2019

Beijing Tiptoes Toward Cheaper Loans for Capital-Starved Companies China’s central bank set new reference lending rates lower in its latest push to cut borrowing costs for struggling small businesses, but economists say the move could be too small to counter the country’s economic slowdown....
17:00, 08/20/2019

Lawrence O’Donnell Retracts Claim of Russians’ Role in Trump Loans Mr. O’Donnell said his reporting hadn’t gone through MSNBC’s “rigorous verification and standards process.” The statement was likely to provide fuel for President Trump’s attacks on the media....
06:17, 08/29/2019

RBI Cuts Rate To Lowest In 9 Years To Boost Growth, Loans May Get Cheaper The Reserve Bank of India's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), led by Governor Shaktikanta Das, on Thursday unanimously lowered key lending rate or repo rate by 25 basis points or 0.25 per cent to 5.75......
15:34, 06/06/2019

Italian Banks, Long a Drag on Europe, Are Making Good on Bad Loans Italian banks have made a big leap forward in tackling a crucial problem that has dogged them for years and threatened the stability of the whole eurozone: bad loans....
22:17, 08/09/2019

As they reach adulthood, Gen Z isn't shying away from credit cards, loans and other debt A growing number of Gen Z members took on some kind of debt market in the second quarter of 2019, according TransUnion report.       ...
05:17, 08/19/2019

Lawrence O’Donnell Backs Off Claim of Russians’ Role in Trump Loans Mr. O’Donnell said his reporting hadn’t gone through MSNBC’s “rigorous verification and standards process.” The statement was likely to provide fuel for President Trump’s attacks on the media....
01:51, 08/29/2019

Govt loans British Steel £120m so it can avoid 'financial strain' Business secretary Greg Clark has confirmed a £120m government bridging loan to the UK's second-biggest steel producer after it requested emergency support to make a repayment to an EU-run environment scheme....
17:00, 05/01/2019

Trump loans and money laundering: Deutsche Bank's fall from grace Drastic job-cutting is the latest chapter in the 149-year-old bank’s dramatic historyDeutsche Bank starts cutting London jobsProfile of Deutsche Bank boss Christian SewingNils Pratley: Deutsche Bank is clutching at strawsDeutsche Bank’s drastic retrenchment marks the latest chapter in a dramatic fal...
23:17, 07/09/2019

Government Seeks To Tap Foreign Lenders For Loans To Small Firms: Report The official said the government plans to source up to Rs 1 lakh crore of loans from foreign institutions becausebanks were not in a position to provide enough capital for the small business sector,......
19:00, 07/20/2019

About half of China's loans to developing countries are 'hidden,' study finds China's lending to other countries has surged in the past decade, causing debt levels to jump dramatically, and as much as half of such debt to developing economies is "hidden," a new study has found....
19:00, 07/12/2019

Brazil's Caixa to offer discounts on delinquent loans to raise up to 4 bln reais Brazilian state-owned lender Caixa Econômica Federal will offer indebted retail clients discounts on their delinquent loans, in an attempt to raise up to 4 billion reais ($990.52 million) for the bank's coffers, CEO Pedro Guimaraes told journalists on Tuesday....
03:34, 05/22/2019

Bad loans were killing the taxi industry long before Uber and Lyft: report The financial woes of the city taxi market may not be entirely the fault of ride-hailing companies — the industry was a house of cards waiting to collapse, a report says. An investigation by the New York Times Sunday put the blame on industry leaders who artificially inflated taxi medallions costs f...
17:34, 05/19/2019

Federal agency writes off balance of two multimillion-dollar loans to Irving company According to a government memo dated March 27, Atlantic Wallboard fulfilled their obligations under the terms of the agreement although full repayment would likely never be made....
14:34, 08/22/2019

First-time homebuyers could snag lower costs for FHA loans under House-passed bill The Housing Financial Literacy Act would provide a discount on upfront mortgage insurance if the borrower goes through financial literacy counseling....
18:00, 07/18/2019

Danske Bank to sell Estonian private loans unit to LHV in $458 million deal Danske Bank, which is trying to recover from a major money laundering scandal, has agreed to sell its portfolio of Estonian private loans to LHV Pank in a deal worth 410 million euros ($458.3 million), Estonia's LHV said on Monday....
10:51, 06/03/2019

Mortgage refinancing jumps as rates tumble but loans for home purchases drop again Mortgage rates fell for the fourth straight week leading to a surge in refinancing. But mortgage applications for home purchases fell.        ...
18:34, 05/22/2019

Swiss group files criminal complaint against Credit Suisse over Mozambique loans A Swiss anti-corruption lobby group has filed a criminal complaint against Credit Suisse over alleged fraud in the arrangement of $2 billion of loans to Mozambique, the group said on Monday....
18:00, 04/29/2019

Trump Plan for Home Loans Stokes Fears of Higher Mortgage Rates for Would-Be Homebuyers Housing advocates fear a Trump administration plan to return federal mortgage backers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to the private sector will increase the cost of house loans and make it harder for low-income and disadvantaged communities to buy homes....
14:00, 09/07/2019

Dozens of attorneys general ask Betsy DeVos to forgive  disabled vets students loans  Attorneys general from 47 states, three territories and the District of Columbia on sent a letter Friday to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos asking her to forgive more than $1 billion in student loans for disabled veterans....
06:34, 05/26/2019

Exclusive: Turkey presses banks to agree high-stakes bailout of bad energy loans Turkey's plan to clean up some $13 billion in bad energy loans, one of the worst hangovers from last year's currency crisis, is taking shape even as some banks hold out for the government to agree to safeguards and higher electricity prices....
12:00, 05/13/2019

Monte dei Paschi ends debt collection deal to sell 3 billion euros in bad loans Monte dei Paschi di Siena said on Sunday it had been forced to end early a 10-year bad loan management contract so that it could have more freedom in selling off bad debts in a worsening economic environment....
02:51, 07/01/2019

Billionaire Robert F. Smith's $34 million gift to Morehouse grads includes parent loans Billionaire Robert F. Smith and his family have donated $34 million to Morehouse College to pay off 2019 graduates' student loans and parent loans.       ...
06:17, 09/21/2019

Wall Street's Answer to Risks in Loan Market: Bundle Lower-Rated Loans A growing number of money managers are embracing a new strategy designed to benefit from volatility in junk-rated corporate loans, a sign of building worries about riskier borrowers and the market that supports them....
02:17, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 3-Wells Fargo posts higher profit on cost controls, rise in loans Wells Fargo & Co reported higher quarterly profit on Tuesday despite flat revenue as the bank benefited from lower costs. Revenue declined at Wells' community bank and wholesale bank as net interest income was squeezed by lower interest rates and higher deposit costs. But profit in those segments ju...
17:17, 07/16/2019

Banker Charged With Trying to Trade Loans to Paul Manafort for List of Jobs in Trump Administration A Chicago banker who loaned millions of dollars to Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was charged by prosecutors with bribery for seeking a post in the Trump administration in return for $16 million in loans. Stephen Calk was appointed to a post as economic adviser to Donald Trump’s campaig...
20:00, 05/23/2019

As rates drop, mortgage refinancing surges but home purchase loans remain tepid Homeowners scramble to refinance mortgages as rates hit the lowest level in 17 months. But mortgage applications for home purchase rose just 0.5%.        ...
01:00, 06/06/2019

D.C. United loans Chris Durkin to Belgian club, continues pursuit of Yamil Asad for 2020 season Sint-Truiden, a club in Belgium's top division, would have the option to buy the homegrown midfielder, whopse outlook had dimmed for minutes with his MLS side....
19:51, 08/30/2019

Square Capital head: Leveraging data to extend credit to small businesses that lack access to loans Jim Cramer sits down with Jackie Reses, the head of Square Inc.'s Square Capital, to discuss how the lending arm is helping businesses that have trouble getting traditional loans....
18:34, 04/28/2019

This Is What Republicans Dream About Last night, Alabama lawmakers gleefully passed a bill that, if signed by Republican Gov. Kay Ivey, will effectively ban abortions in the state. In passing a near-total abortion prohibition—with the only exception being when the mother’s life is at serious risk, and no exceptions for rape or incest—A...
22:17, 05/15/2019

Republicans turn on Mueller Republicans have long straddled a fine line when it comes to Robert Mueller — laying off the special counsel’s investigation while being careful not to draw the ire of President Donald Trump.Not anymore.With the revelation that Mueller challenged Attorney General William Barr’s handling of his repor...
18:51, 05/02/2019

John Bolton’s gone — and Republicans want in John Bolton’s ouster from the Trump administration creates an immediate void on President Donald Trump’s national security team as the president weighs critical decisions about the war on Afghanistan.It’s a vacuum that a number of Senate Republicans are eager to fill.Senators who have been trying to...
00:51, 09/11/2019

Republicans get into the climate game The top Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee are looking to engage with the Democratic majority on climate change, promoting private sector innovation as an alternative to regulation, taxes, or mandates....
08:17, 05/03/2019

How my husband and I paid off all our loans: 'We utilized the debt snowball' In this series, NerdWallet interviews people who have triumphed over debt. Responses have been edited for length and clarity.       ...
21:17, 07/15/2019

Understanding your options to borrow: Fixed-rate and variable-rate loans When you borrow money, you may have a choice between a fixed-rate loan or a variable-rate loan. Find out how to choose which one is right for you.        ...
17:34, 05/24/2019

These colleges let students ditch extra loans. But will students pay more in the long run? Don't take out another student loan, colleges say. We'll give you money - if you give us a percentage of your income after college. Is it a good deal?       ...
02:00, 06/21/2019

Man These Republicans Questioning Mueller Are Just Out of Their Minds Republicans appear to have landed on a method for dealing with Robert Mueller during his testimony before Congress: SHOUTING A LOT CAN YOU HEAR THEM SCREAMING???...
23:51, 07/24/2019

Biden praises Republicans, says he’ll ‘get in trouble for saying that’ Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden is seeking unexpected allies for his presidential bid, praising “really good” rivals on the other side of the aisle. “There’s an awful lot of really good Republicans out there,” the former vice president told a Massachusetts fundraiser on Saturday, accord...
02:36, 08/19/2019

At this point, the only remaining moderates are Republicans Moderates are understandably skeptical of President Trump. From his loud-mouthed tweeting to his adulterous past, there’s plenty to criticize. I’m not a huge fan of Trump either. However, the 2020 Democrats are incredibly radical on many key policy issues. And contrary to what many think, Trump and ...
17:51, 07/10/2019

Democrats Will Never Beat Republicans at Their Own Game Amy McGrath, a Democrat, is running a fairly uphill Senate campaign in Kentucky against Mitch McConnell. Her genius plan to beat him is to...outflank him on the right. I feel like I’ve heard this one before....
23:00, 09/12/2019

More House Republicans Ask: Why Win Re-election When You Can Retire Instead A majority of the Republicans planning to leave the House could have easily held onto their seats — but they most likely didn’t want to suffer any more time in the minority....
21:00, 09/06/2019

Senate Republicans permanently ban earmarks Pork barrel spending won't be returning to Congress any time soon after Senate Republicans this week moved to permanently ban earmarks. The Senate GOP on Thursday behind closed doors added a permanent ban on earmarked spending to their conference rules, a move that comes as some buzz had built aroun...
03:51, 05/25/2019

Republicans tune out Robert Mueller Democrats hope to bring Robert Mueller’s report to life on Wednesday. But at least one member of the target audience says “they’re just grooming a corpse.” Senate Republicans are dismissing Mueller’s testimony to the House before it even happens. Most say they are too busy and won’t watch it, other...
13:00, 07/24/2019

De Blasio a hit with Republicans for all the wrong reasons The mayor ranks among the top most-talked-about Democratic 2020 primary candidates online, but the majority of the Web chatter is coming from conservatives mocking his quixotic run....
06:34, 05/28/2019

Republicans hide behind Trump in gun debate President Donald Trump briefly raised eyebrows Monday when he tweeted an endorsement of stronger background checks, tied to immigration reform, after the nightmarish mass shootings over the weekend.But skeptical Republicans familiar with Trump’s mercurial nature didn’t rush out to embrace the idea.“...
08:34, 08/06/2019

Four Republicans, 19 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations The largest field of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era got a little bit smaller on Friday when New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio dropped out of the race....
07:35, 09/21/2019

Four Republicans, 20 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations Former South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford on Sunday became the third Republican challenger to U.S. President Donald Trump's bid for the party's 2020 presidential nomination....
13:34, 09/09/2019

Republicans ready to quash Cuccinelli Ken Cuccinelli has spent years attacking Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans. Now, it’s time for payback. President Donald Trump wants Cuccinelli, who most recently led the anti-establishment Senate Conservatives Fund, to be director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. But there ma...
01:17, 06/05/2019

Republicans eke out a House win that gives them reason for worry The victory in a special election confirmed trends in the Trump era: Republicans dominate in rural areas while Democrats increase their hold in the suburbs....
05:34, 09/12/2019

Republicans rattled after surge of retirements The House GOP has been smacked by a wave of retirements over the past few weeks — but some Republicans fear the worst is yet to come.With the GOP relegated to the minority for the first time in eight years, a mix of veteran and vulnerable members have decided to call it quits instead of sticking aro...
03:17, 08/01/2019

Republicans Hate That They Have to Respond to Trump's Racism It’s been only a couple of days since President Trump tweeted a racist screed telling four congresswomen of color, three of whom were born in the U.S., to “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came.” Since then, Trump has doubled down on his attacks, and ...
02:34, 07/16/2019

After Florida's ex-felons won the right to vote, Republicans are taking it away Election reform bill SB 7066 adds a provision that felons with restitution, fees or fines will not be allowed to cast a ballotWhen two-thirds of Florida’s voters chose to restore voting rights to nearly 1.5 million ex-felons in the state last November, Karen Leicht thought she might get to vote agai...
02:34, 05/04/2019

Needle exchanges find new champions among Republicans More Republicans, at the statehouse level, are saying research and results support their endorsement of a once controversial plan to limit disease among drug users.        ...
16:51, 05/08/2019

President Begs Republicans to Not Help Puerto Rico The House of Representatives passed a $19.1 billion disaster relief package on Friday to allocate federal funding to Puerto Rico, California, and large swathes of the Midwest and the Southeast, all of which have been torn apart by fires, floods, tornadoes, or hurricanes over the past two years. Desp...
22:51, 05/10/2019

Factbox: Three Republicans, 20 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations The largest group of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era has gotten a little bit smaller, while the Republican field slowly grows....
06:51, 08/29/2019

Factbox: Three Republicans, 21 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations The largest group of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era has gotten a little bit smaller while the Republican field slowly grows....
17:34, 08/25/2019

Republicans pray Trump holsters his tariffs Senate Republicans want just one thing when it comes to Donald Trump’s global trade war: a cease-fire.It’s a move that would benefit not just their caucus, senators argue, but the president too.If Trump withholds new tariffs, he can reasonably expect Senate passage of his new North American trade d...
06:17, 06/11/2019

Joe Biden Believes in the Good Will of Republicans. Is That Naïve? As he runs for president, Joseph R. Biden Jr. has trumpeted his ability to work with Republicans, including Mitch McConnell. Others in his party view that as antiquated and unrealistic....
23:00, 09/18/2019

Republicans Underestimate Bernie Sanders at Their Peril One thing that I love about national political media is how often I get to read about what an old white guy—who makes twice as much as the average American, and spends all his time talking to old white guys who make 10 times as much as the average American—thinks about What the People Want....
22:34, 05/07/2019

Democrats weigh vengeance on Republicans over judges Republicans are steamrolling Democrats on judges. But the question of whether to be as cutthroat as the GOP is already splitting the party as the 2020 campaign ramps up. The left has been radicalized by the Republican offensive, with activists and several presidential candidates eager for payback a...
17:00, 07/22/2019

Republicans pushes tax relief through Kansas Legislature TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican legislators have pushed a tax relief proposal through the Kansas Legislature. They are ignoring predictions from Gov. Laura Kelly’s fellow Democrats that she will veto it, just as she did in March with a larger plan. Republican leaders in the GOP-controlled Legis...
17:17, 05/05/2019

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (and Other Republicans) Must Be Voted Out In the wake of not one, but two mass shootings in his state in less than a month, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott demonstrated on Sunday neither the courage nor the leadership required to confront this country’s epidemic of gun-fueled mass murder, but rather the utter shamelessness of a Republican Party that...
07:00, 09/02/2019

Graham: Republicans likely to take back the House in 2020 Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. advised President Trump to "be quiet" and show up for reelection in 2020, responding to policies that Democrats are proposing....
08:51, 07/12/2019

Both Democrats And Republicans Agree: Loot Boxes Bad Earlier this week, Republican senator Josh Hawley announced a bill that would regulate the use of loot boxes and microtransactions in “games played by minors.” But aren’t Republicans typically against any type of regulation on the free market? On this week’s Kotaku Splitscreen, we talk about the ide...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Suburban voters are pressuring Republicans to act on guns GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Following the news has grown stressful for Angela Tetschner, a 39-year-old nurse raising four children in this sprawling Phoenix suburb of tile roofs, desert yards, young families and voters who are increasingly up for grabs. “Sometimes I do think about the school shootings,” s...
07:17, 08/19/2019

Democrats are divided: Work with Republicans — or wage war against them? The presidential candidates disagree on whether voters want someone who can bring the country together or a leader who will steamroll the other side....
02:51, 05/31/2019

ANALYSIS: How Republicans may be at risk of losing the voters they need most The Republican Party can’t afford to lose any support, but Jackson Proskow says it may be on the precipice of turning off a key demographic: suburban voters....
03:00, 08/17/2019

Republicans whistle past the ‘legislative graveyard’ The Senate is going to get back to good ol’-fashioned legislating any day now. Republicans swear it.Mitch McConnell’s Senate has been almost entirely focused on confirming President Donald Trump’s personnel and judges and has little in the way of recent legislative victories.“It is frustrating,” Se...
16:17, 06/10/2019

GOP leader says Republicans will return to Oregon Senate SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republicans in the Oregon Senate say they’ll end a more than weeklong walkout over climate legislation that ground the Legislature to a halt. Senate Minority Leader Herman Baertschiger said Friday that Republicans will return Saturday to vote on budget bills and other priori...
20:17, 06/28/2019

Factbox: Two Republicans, 23 Democrats vie for presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, although another Democrat dropped out of the race on Thursday....
00:34, 08/16/2019

AOC blasts Republicans for ‘manufactured crisis’ at border Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez repeated her claim that US border camps are forcing migrants to drink “toilet water,” while blasting Republicans for their “manufactured crisis” at the southern border. The freshman congresswoman testified Friday in front of the House Oversight a...
01:34, 07/13/2019

Thanks to Fox News, Republicans Now Hate the Green New Deal For a brief, shining moment, Americans were largely united in their support of a Green New Deal. When the policy was first announced, Americans didn’t know a lot about it but they generally liked the sound of transitioning to 100 percent clean energy through a massive, New Deal-style jobs program....
22:17, 05/10/2019

Republicans clash with Trump-aligned operatives BALTIMORE — House Republicans sparred behind closed doors with Trump-aligned political operatives at a GOP retreat over the new online fundraising platform backed by party leaders and the White House. The fight Thursday over WinRed's data and competitiveness highlights long simmering tensions betwee...
23:34, 09/13/2019

Sam Bee flunks anti-choice Republicans in her Sex Ed For Senators Late-night hosts weren’t shy about expressing their anger over Alabama’s newly signed (by Republican Governor Kay Ivey), draconian anti-abortion law, a blanket ban on a medical procedure affecting only one gender which completely removes women’s autonomy over their own bodies. And while Seth Meyers ...
14:51, 05/16/2019

Republicans Reportedly Stunned by How Dumb Jared Actually Is The bloom may finally be off the rose for White House wunderkind Jared Kushner, who managed to deeply underwhelm a group of GOP lawmakers with his extremely half-baked ideas to overhaul the United States’ immigration policies....
22:17, 05/15/2019

Republicans ready to dive off a cliff on Obamacare Republicans have no real plan to establish a new health care system if the courts strike down the Affordable Care Act before the 2020 election. But plenty of them are rooting for its demise anyway — even if it means plunging the GOP into a debate that splits the party and leaves them politically vul...
15:00, 07/14/2019

Factbox: Two Republicans, 25 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, with another Democrat entering the race on Tuesday....
21:00, 07/09/2019

Republicans Watch Fractious Democratic Debates and Like What They See The fissures displayed at the Democratic debates in Detroit left senior Trump campaign officials predicting a bump in their poll numbers in critical Rust Belt states....
01:51, 08/02/2019

These 25 white men – all Republicans – just voted to ban abortion in Alabama Legislation makes abortion a crime at any stage of pregnancy, with the only exception for a serious threat to the health of the womanAlabama’s new law mandating an almost blanket ban on abortion, the strictest in the United States, was passed by this group of exclusively white, male politicians.Of t...
06:17, 05/15/2019

Republicans take a bite out of Trump’s trade war leverage Senate Republicans are threatening to vote to cancel Trump's proposed escalation of tariffs on goods imported from Mexico. A threat is just a threat, yes, but it also could limit Trump's leverage in negotiating with Mexico....
06:34, 06/05/2019

Oregon Republicans Played Chicken with the Democrats and Won The GOP members of the Oregon Senate didn’t need the votes. They just needed the rules of their chamber, and more importantly, the wherewithal to call the Democrats’ bluff....
18:51, 05/14/2019

Republicans don't want Mark Sanford, and his run for president is pointless Of all the reasons former South Carolina Rep. Mark Sanford could have given to run for president, he couldn’t have possibly picked a dumber one than “to further and foster a national debate.”...
21:18, 09/09/2019

Rep. Will Hurd says Texas Republicans need to do more to diversify their ranks Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, said on Sunday that Republicans in the Lone Star state’s need to start diversifying the party and reflect the racial and ethnic make-up of Texas if they hope to maintain control of the state’s congressional delegation....
20:00, 07/07/2019

McConnell says 'not much support' for Mexico tariffs among U.S. Republicans U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday there was "not much support" among his fellow Republicans for President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexico....
23:51, 06/04/2019

White House keeps Republicans in suspense over guns Pat Toomey thinks the Senate can get to 60 votes on expanding background checks on firearm sales. Lindsey Graham says a deal on red flag laws is imminent. And the White House has briefed senators on what options are on the table. But everyone is still waiting on one person: President Donald Trump.Th...
14:00, 09/11/2019

How state Republicans plan to beat the Democrats New state GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy, taking over a Republican Party in shambles, said Democratic overreach could help put more Republicans in office. He said New York’s anti-business climate and the Democratic Party’s push to make it easier to get abortions has more people looking to the GOP. “On...
06:17, 05/22/2019

How to protect your hearing Listening to loud music, going to the cinema and even travelling on public transport can harm your hearing. An audiology specialist advises on how to avoid damageThe biggest risk to hearing is noise. Over time, listening to loud music through headphones and going to gigs and clubs can damage your he...
16:51, 05/19/2019

FDA Holds Hearing About CBD (LEX 18)– As the popularity of CBD products continues to surge, the Food and Drug Administration is takings its first steps to determine how to regulate the burgeoning industry. The FDA held its first public hearing Friday on Cannabis and Cannabis-derived compounds. The CBD craze got a major b...
02:34, 06/01/2019

Hearing through the clatter In a busy coffee shop, our eardrums are inundated with sound waves — people chatting, the clatter of cups, music playing — yet our brains somehow manage to untangle relevant sounds, like a barista announcing that our “coffee is ready,” from insignificant noise. A new McGovern Institute for Brain Res...
06:17, 09/10/2019

Illinois Republicans consider push to separate Chicago from state Illinois Republicans unhappy at the influence the Democrat-controlled city of Chicago holds over the state are looking at trying to blow the Windy City out of the state altogether....
18:51, 05/18/2019

Hannity: Mueller testimony will be 'golden opportunity' for Republicans The upcoming Capitol Hill testimony by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller will mark a "golden opportunity" for Republicans to hold him accountable, "Hannity" host Sean Hannity said Friday in his opening monologue....
09:34, 07/13/2019

Deprived of Power, House Republicans Head for the Exits Six House Republicans announced retirements over the last two weeks, making the road to a G.O.P. majority that much steeper and the conference that much whiter and more male....
02:17, 08/03/2019

Jesse Watters: Republicans can't wait to 'grill' Mueller Fox News' Jesse Watters can't wait for Special Counsel Robert Mueller to to testify on Capitol Hill saying Republican lawmakers can't wait to "grill" him over the Russia investigation....
03:51, 06/27/2019

Wisconsin Republicans to vote on killing Medicaid expansion MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans are preparing to scrap expanding Medicaid, legalizing medical marijuana, raising the minimum wage and a host of other priorities of Democratic Gov. Tony Evers. The vote Thursday in the Legislature’s budget committee comes as Republicans begin dismantl...
07:51, 05/09/2019

Republicans’ Messaging on Abortion Puts Democrats on the Defensive The unusually forceful campaign has created challenges that Democrats did not expect as they struggle to combat misinformation and thwart further efforts to undercut access to abortion....
20:34, 05/16/2019

The Republicans Who Voted to Condemn Trump’s Remarks (and Other Things to Know) Only four Republicans broke with their party to vote against President Trump. They were joined by Representative Justin Amash, who recently left the party to become an independent....
20:34, 07/17/2019

Only 4 Republicans voted to condemn Trump’s ‘go back’ remarks Two days after Trump tweeted that four Democratic freshmen should “go back” to their home countries — though all are citizens and three were born in the U.S.A. — Democrats muscled the resolution through the chamber by 240-187 over near-solid GOP opposition....
22:00, 07/17/2019

Republicans, Men and Christians Aren't Trying to Ban Abortions. White People Are News outlets across the country have characterized two recent bills that effectively banned abortions in Georgia and Alabama in a number of ways. Some media outlets have painted the laws as Republican measures while others have painted it as the byproducts of Christian crusaders or the creations of ...
00:17, 05/17/2019

The Republicans taking on Trump in 2020 despite the ‘very, very slim’ odds The Republican class of 2020 is serious about defeating the incumbent president – even pumping their life savings in their campaigns or quitting their careersDonald Trump won the Republican nomination with ease in 2016, defeating more than a dozen rivals before going on to win the presidential elect...
10:34, 05/08/2019

Trump says Republicans would be 'foolish' to block Mexican tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned fellow Republicans in Congress not to block his efforts to impose tariffs on Mexico as part of his broader immigration fight amid reports that lawmakers are considering steps to block his latest trade salvo....
19:00, 06/04/2019

These Republicans signed the ‘never Trump’ letters in 2016. Now some are having second thoughts. GOP national security establishment figures who tried to block Trump are wrestling with their actions, divided over whether to maintain opposition or find a way to support him....
14:17, 07/13/2019

Republicans revolt against White House budget plan Senate Republicans are rebelling against the Trump administration’s proposed fix to a fiscal pile-up this fall, rejecting a one-year stopgap funding bill as insufficient for the military.In a letter to President Donald Trump's budget negotiators led by close Trump ally Sen. David Perdue of Georgia, ...
07:00, 07/04/2019

Blow for never-Trump Republicans as Larry Hogan decides not to run Maryland governor had explored run against presidentDoes not rule out post-Trump run in 2024The hopes and dreams of Republicans opposed to Donald Trump took a heavy blow on Saturday, as Maryland governor Larry Hogan said he would not run against the president for the party’s nomination. Related: Rep...
03:34, 06/02/2019

McConnell: Republicans would confirm a justice during 2020 election Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that Republicans would fill an opening on the Supreme Court if there were a vacancy next year — in contrast with 2016, when he stated his fierce opposition to confirming a justice in the last year of a president’s term.At a Paducah (Kentucky) A...
05:17, 05/29/2019

Republicans Desperately Trying to Make 'History' the Next 'Fake News' On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee kicked off its hearing on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, welcoming a quartet of legal experts to share their thoughts on Mueller’s findings—particularly those that pertained to whether or not President Donald Trump obstructed justice over the cours...
12:51, 06/11/2019

Marianne Williamson Has Her Moment. And Republicans Are Gleefully Trumpeting It. The self-help author had some standout moments in Tuesday’s Democratic debate, and the right propped her up as a way to portray the whole field as wacky and unserious....
09:51, 08/01/2019

‘Constant chaos’: Senate Republicans eye summer exit Senate Republicans’ long, hot summer of Trump is finally ending. And for many in the GOP, it can’t come soon enough. In just the month of July, the party has weathered a flurry of racist tweets from President Donald Trump attacking four minority congresswomen, a pro-Trump “send her back” chant and t...
22:17, 08/01/2019

Trump's Pick for New Spy Chief Is Reportedly Rattling Top Republicans Donald Trump’s pick to replace Dan Coats as the Director of National Intelligence is Rep. John Ratcliffe, a vocal conservative lawmaker whose biggest qualification, it seems, is that he yelled at Robert Mueller during last week’s hearing. Ratcliffe doesn’t have very much intelligence experience at a...
21:17, 07/30/2019

These Four Republicans Voted to Condemn Trump’s Racist Tweets. Here’s What They Said About It The House voted Tuesday night to officially condemn racist remarks President Donald Trump made over the weekend. On Sunday, President Donald Trump sparked outrage when he aimed a series of tweets at four female House Democrats telling them to “go back” to their countries of origin. The C...
10:00, 07/17/2019

Senate Republicans pray Trump will take budget deal Congress and the White House are moving toward an ambitious budget deal, but the big question still remains: What will President Donald Trump do? Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Republican senators are pushing Trump to accept an agreement with Democrats that would avoid stiff budget cuts...
12:17, 07/18/2019

Republicans Are Having a Meltdown Over Donald Trump Jr.'s Congressional Subpoena Donald Trump Jr., the president’s beefy, stump-sitting son, has been subpoenaed to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee, reportedly to answer questions about his previous appearance, where he may have perjured himself by insisting that he was only “peripherally aware” of ongoing plans to...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Republicans raise $20.7M in June -- more than double Dems' $8.5M haul The Republican National Committee raised more than twice as much as the Democratic National Committee in June – $20.7 million compared to the DNC’s $8.5 million, according to Federal Election Commission filings, Politico reported.  ...
13:51, 07/21/2019

U.S. Democrats and Republicans can’t even agree on the weather: Reuters/Ipsos Only 200 miles separate Michael Tilden and Miranda Garcia in rain-soaked Iowa. But they are worlds apart when it comes to their opinion of the weather....
13:34, 07/25/2019

Republicans Are Going to Great Lengths to Distract from Trump’s Racism A week has passed since Donald Trump tweeted an undeniably racist message about four Democratic congresswomen, telling them to “go back” to the “crime infested places from which they came.” But the outrage hasn’t abated. Nor should it. And Republicans are still struggling to figure out how to respon...
00:17, 07/22/2019

‘American Carnage’ Shows How War Between Republicans Led to Their Peace With Trump In his deeply reported new book, Tim Alberta writes about George W. Bush, Sarah Palin, the Tea Party and the transformation that led to the G.O.P.’s loyal support for the current president....
21:51, 07/09/2019

Debt-Ceiling and Spending Negotiations Split Republicans Some House Republicans are asking President Trump to reject any agreement to set new spending levels and increase the government’s borrowing limit without significant spending cuts, injecting further uncertainty into negotiations....
11:00, 07/22/2019

Confirmation Bias review: how the Republicans took the supreme court The New York Times’ chief reporter in Washington has produced an indispensable guide to an epochal shift in US politicsConfirmation Bias lifts the curtain on Republican efforts to make the federal bench a black-robed adjunct. When it comes to the judiciary, the GOP is portrayed as disciplined and re...
21:34, 06/30/2019

Many Republicans said congressional subpoenas were mandatory. Now they suggest they’re optional. Some congressional Republicans called for impeaching then-Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein in 2018 for ignoring a congressional subpoena. Now, those same Republicans have suggested congressional subpoenas are optional....
22:51, 06/07/2019

For many Texas Republicans, Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexico go too far The GOP members of congress who represent Texas are caught between loyalty to the president and the potentially severe economic consequences to their state....
03:17, 06/07/2019

No One Attacked Trump More in 2016 Than Republicans. It Didn’t Work. Revisiting the blistering criticism from President Trump’s own party raises questions about whether the search for a killer line on Mr. Trump is a fool’s errand for Democrats in 2020....
17:00, 08/14/2019

Trump, Republicans raise $105 million in second quarter for re-election bid U.S. President Donald Trump and the Republican Party together raised $105 million in the second quarter, with Trump's re-election campaign taking in $54 million of that total, the president's campaign said on Tuesday....
21:51, 07/02/2019

Republicans look to make Biden pay for downplaying China threat Republicans see Joe Biden's dismissive comments about China as a weakness to be exploited, turning his foreign policy resume into a campaign weakness....
06:34, 06/07/2019

House Republicans balking as budget vote looms GOP leaders — with some help from President Donald Trump — are scrambling to round up Republican support for a two-year, $2.7 trillion budget deal as the House moves toward a vote on the package Thursday afternoon.Top Republicans believe only a fraction of their conference will support the legislati...
21:34, 07/25/2019

US: Republicans resist calls for urgent action on gun control Democrats and over 200 city mayors have urged Mitch McConnell to bring senators back to Washington to vote on gun control. NRA chief Wayne LaPierre reportedly warned President Trump against background check legislation....
12:00, 08/09/2019

Illinois Republicans urge Trump to keep Blagojevich in prison Illinois’ delegation of House Republicans on Thursday urged President Donald Trump not to commute the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the state’s former governor, after the president told reporters he was considering doing so.In a statement, Reps. Darin LaHood, John Shimkus, Adam Kinzinger, Rodney Davi...
04:00, 08/09/2019

Rep. Mark Meadows: 'Senate Republicans need to get a backbone' on immigration Senate Republicans must take action on immigration reform instead of allowing Democrats to prevent President Trump from securing the border, according to Mark Meadows....
03:51, 06/06/2019

Democrats or Republicans: Which party has the best plan to fix Social Security? Changes will soon need to be made, so it's time to consider which line of thinking should be applied to Social Security.       ...
02:17, 08/05/2019

How Democrats Who Beat Republicans Last Year Plan to Keep Their Seats House Democrats are moving aggressively to defend their majority, and rushing to protect the seats they hold in districts that supported the president in 2016....
14:51, 05/14/2019

In Ohio, Republicans leaving nothing to chance in Trump re-election bid Dozens of Republican activists, county chairs and volunteers gathered at Franklin University in Columbus last month for the state's first-ever "Trump Victory Communication College."...
12:51, 06/06/2019

How Florida’s summer of slime turned Republicans into eco-warriors After toxins in the water killed animals and left humans scared to swim, the state’s future governor made cleanup a campaign issueIt was a sweltering late summer day in southern Florida when Becky Harris took her dogs to run along the bank of the St Lucie River. Her white Pomeranian, Pandora, was of...
11:17, 07/09/2019

Some Republicans unsettled by Trump’s sweeping claims of immunity Senior House Republicans are breaking with Donald Trump over the president’s legal claims that Congress can’t investigate whether a commander-in-chief violated the law. That view, advanced by Trump’s personal attorney and White House counsel late last week, would upend long-held understandings abou...
19:00, 05/20/2019

Genius Republicans Starting to Realize Trump May Not Be On the Level Donald Trump has flouted political norms since well before he actually took office, and folks, it looks like some Republican members of Congress are finally catching on....
01:34, 05/21/2019

Republicans resist push for clean electricity mandate Congressional Republicans are resisting entreaties from Democrats to support a federal clean electricity mandate, widening the gulf between the two parties and showing the limits on what Republicans are willing to stomach as they shift toward saying that climate change is a problem worth addressing....
07:34, 05/31/2019

Republicans again block election security bills in the Senate Despite warnings from special counsel Robert Mueller III about foreign powers intervening in U.S. elections, Republicans again blocked election security bills from advancing....
01:34, 07/26/2019

Could a Trump cheerleader and Republicans’ ‘worst possible nominee’ be the best for Democrats? Tolerance for Kris Kobach is waning, with Republican politicians saying the party has become too rightwingIt was only nine months ago that Kansas Democrats were bidding good riddance to Kris Kobach as Donald Trump’s closest political ally in the conservative midwestern state went down in flames.But ...
01:00, 08/09/2019

My Fellow Republicans Must Stand Against the Alt-Right Virus Infecting America In the immediate aftermath of the El Paso shooting, a raging argument broke out online and across the airwaves. Given that the suspected shooter used one of Donald Trump’s favorite words to describe illegal immigration–invasion–did that mean Trump actually inspired one of the worst...
01:00, 08/09/2019

Democrats pressure Senate Republicans for gun control action U.S. Democrats sought to gain the upper hand in the gun debate with President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans on Tuesday, demanding quick action on background checks and suggesting that money for Trump's border wall be used to fight domestic terrorism....
21:17, 08/13/2019

‘3 Musketeers’ or ‘3 Stooges’? Republicans Running Against Trump May Fall in Between The three candidates, coupled with a softening economy and the president’s falling poll numbers against almost any Democrat, may offer reluctant Trump voters a way out....
00:34, 09/20/2019

Answers to Key Questions in the Case of Oregon’s Vanishing Republicans Republican lawmakers left the Oregon State Capitol last week over a climate change bill they oppose. As Democrats wait and the police pursue them, the bill hangs in the balance....
20:51, 06/24/2019

Democrats increase pressure on Trump, Republicans with new gun bills U.S. Democrats, looking to heighten their profile on the hot-button issue of gun control, prepared to move forward on Tuesday with new measures aimed at curbing gun violence, while President Donald Trump also planned to huddle with Republican leaders....
00:17, 09/11/2019

Republicans Are Reportedly Starting to Freak Out About Texas in 2020 Texans haven’t sent a Democrat to the United States Senate since the early 1990s, and haven’t elected a Democrat as governor since 1991. Nevertheless, with the perennially unpopular Donald Trump on the ballot for reelection in less than two years, and with Beto O’Rourke’s surprisingly strong showing...
16:34, 06/12/2019

Trump Wants to Neutralize Democrats on Health Care. Republicans Say Let It Go. If the president follows through on issuing a plan, it could help shape a presidential race that Democrats would like to focus largely on health care....
03:51, 06/17/2019

Surge in young Republicans worried about the environment: survey A growing majority of U.S. Republicans, especially younger voters, are worried that human behavior is damaging the planet, according to a survey of global attitudes to the environment conducted by an Amsterdam-based polling agency....
14:51, 08/29/2019

Josh Hawley rattles Republicans as he derails GOP judge Sen. Josh Hawley makes no apologies for bringing down a Republican judicial nominee — even if his tactics irritate some of his own GOP colleagues. Michael Bogren’s withdrawal Tuesday from consideration to serve on a federal district court was a striking knockout for the Senate's youngest member, a ...
06:34, 06/13/2019

Why Republicans (and even a couple of Democrats) want to throw out tech's favorite law Experts and industry advocates say the proposals are rooted in a fundamental misunderstanding of Section 230, and could unravel the internet as we know it....
17:00, 09/03/2019

Top U.S. House Republicans call for 'measured response' to Iran Several top U.S. House Republicans, including leader Kevin McCarthy, said on Thursday the United States must undertake a "measured response" to Iran after Washington accused Tehran of shooting down a drone and attacking oil tankers....
01:17, 06/21/2019

Democrats pressure Republicans by advancing gun control bills U.S. Democrats in Congress, looking to heighten their profile on the hot-button issue of gun control, moved forward on Tuesday with new measures aimed at curbing gun violence, after President Donald Trump huddled with Republican leaders....
00:34, 09/12/2019

House Republicans want Mueller to testify despite Trump opposition House Republicans say they're eager for special counsel Robert Mueller to testify about the findings of his investigation into links between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia — despite Trump's Sunday declaration that "Mueller should not testify." Though Republicans have largely sided wit...
02:17, 05/07/2019

Republicans lash Trump for being open to foreign oppo Soon after Donald Trump sparked his latest all-consuming controversy, Lindsey Graham spoke to the president and urged him to rethink his willingness to use foreign opposition research against his political opponents. “The law is pretty clear. You can’t take anything of value from a foreign governme...
19:34, 06/13/2019

Senate Democrats Try to Corner Republicans on Border Emergency Democrats want a second vote on ending the emergency, a move meant to force Republicans to choose between rejecting a border wall or endorsing a plan to divert funding from projects in their states....
02:17, 09/11/2019

‘3 Musketeers’ or ‘3 Stooges’? Republicans Challenging Trump May Fall in Between The three candidates, coupled with a softening economy and the president’s falling poll numbers against almost any Democrat, may offer reluctant Trump voters a way out....
15:51, 09/19/2019

House to hold second hearing on 737 Max The June 19 will be the second held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which is conducting its own investigation into the FAA's process for certifying the Boeing jet....
01:51, 06/12/2019

Mueller hearing may be delayed The House Judiciary Committee is discussing delaying former special counsel Robert Mueller's public testimony one week until July 24 to allow more time for Mueller to testify....
01:17, 07/13/2019

Republicans block election security efforts despite Mueller's warnings Senators stand in way of multiple bills within 24 hours of former special counsel’s testimony on Russian threatSenate Republicans have twice blocked legislation aimed at strengthening US election security in the 24 hours since the former special counsel Robert Mueller warned that Russian election in...
12:51, 07/26/2019

West Virginia Republicans Want to Kill Teachers' Strikes for Good The teachers’ strikes in West Virginia may have been an inspiring success story for the labor movement, but the state Republican party is far from done trying to wage war on teachers....
01:51, 06/04/2019

U.S. House Republicans ask to review Amazon Web Services after Capital One breach Amazon.com Inc was asked by Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday to brief them on security protocols for its cloud storage service after a massive data breach of Capital One Financial Corp by a suspect formerly employed by the online retailer....
22:17, 08/01/2019

Republicans start to sour on gun control laws after Trump's reversal Senate Homeland Security Chairman Ron Johnson is casting major doubt on the prospects of significant gun regulations passing this fall, the latest sign that the effort to pass new firearm laws is starting to falter. The Wisconsin Republican said that a background checks measure based on the bill wr...
23:00, 08/20/2019

House Democrats, Republicans unite to repeal ObamaCare 'Cadillac Tax' An overwhelming bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives voted Wednesday to repeal the Affordable Care Act's so-called "Cadillac Tax" more than eight years after the legislation known as "ObamaCare" became law....
00:34, 07/19/2019

Prominent Republicans File Brief to Support L.G.B.T. Rights in Legal Case The group — including Meg Whitman, Mark McKinnon and Ken Mehlman, the former chairman of the Republican National Committee — says the Civil Rights Act bans such discrimination....
23:00, 07/02/2019

Abortion restrictions carry political risk for Republicans in 2020 The move by states like Alabama, Georgia and Ohio to impose drastic restrictions on abortion could bolster Republicans' support from religious voters wary of President Donald Trump but risks alienating moderates, political experts said on Wednesday....
03:00, 05/16/2019

Trump gets it wrong on mass shootings, but Republicans deserve the blame Recent tragic events have, critics say, displayed once again the moral collapse of one of America’s two great partiesPresidential addresses in the wake of national tragedies are typically attempts to heal and unite. For critics of Donald Trump, it was more a case of wondering how much more damage he...
11:34, 08/07/2019

South Carolina Republicans vote to skip 2020 primary The South Carolina Republican Party executive committee voted Saturday to skip a presidential primary in 2020, leaving an open path for President Donald Trump to win all of the Palmetto State's delegates without competition....
21:00, 09/08/2019

House approves $19.1B disaster aid bill blocked three times by Republicans The House of Representatives approved a $19.1 disaster relief bill Monday, sending the measure to President Trump after conservative Republican lawmakers had blocked three separate attempts to pass the bill by a voice vote last week....
04:51, 06/04/2019

What Russian interference? While grilling Mueller, Republicans repeatedly downplay it. Republicans generally asked about Russian interference only in ways intended to absolve President Trump of guilt or undermine Robert S. Mueller III's conclusions....
21:00, 07/25/2019

Trump’s Crowd Chanted ‘Send Her Back,’ but Republicans Don’t Blame Him Republicans preferred to focus on the target of the president’s attacks, Ilhan Omar, and declined to criticize Mr. Trump after a chant at his rally drew condemnation....
18:51, 07/18/2019

Factbox: Forty Republicans criticize Trump's inflammatory tweets Forty of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress as of Wednesday afternoon have criticized Republican President Donald Trump over his attacks, widely condemned as racist, on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women....
05:00, 07/18/2019

Rewrite of Bank Rules Makes Little Progress, Frustrating Republicans Trump-appointed regulators came into office vowing to pare back Wall Street’s postcrisis rulebook. More than two years into the administration, most of the work remains unfinished, particularly for the biggest banks....
13:34, 06/10/2019

Alabama Senate Erupts Into Chaos as Republicans Try to Ram Through Vote on Abortion Ban Days after Georgia passed one of the most strict de facto abortion bans in the country, Alabama’s Republicans are following in hot pursuit, trying to pass a bill virtually banning abortion entirely. On Thursday, their attempts to make the bill even more restrictive than it already was caused an upro...
22:51, 05/09/2019

Republicans to Trump: Don't get carried away with retaliation for Iran drone attack Congressional allies warned President Trump Thursday evening the U.S. shouldn’t retaliate against Iran’s downing of a drone in a way that could trigger a broader conflict....
06:34, 06/21/2019

Biden Thinks Trump Is the Problem, Not All Republicans. Other Democrats Disagree. The former vice president is defending his friendliness toward Republicans in Washington, saying Mr. Trump doesn’t represent them. But others say that view is naïve....
16:00, 05/04/2019

Biden: If You Don't Want to Work With Republicans, Start a 'Real, Physical Revolution' At the Poor People’s Campaign’s presidential forum tonight, former Vice President Joe Biden took a shot at Sen. Bernie Sanders when he was asked about cooperating with Republicans to pass legislation....
10:17, 06/18/2019

Republicans Revel in Biden’s Debate Troubles, but See a New Threat in Harris Trump campaign aides and allies acknowledged that the California senator could be a vexing rival and that the Democratic race will be more unpredictable than they had thought....
04:34, 06/29/2019

Republicans Prep for Mueller Showdown and Counsel a Light Touch House Republicans have savaged Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation, but when it comes to his testimony, many are advocating a gentler approach to close the door on his inquiry....
12:00, 07/20/2019

Supreme Court Tells Virginia Republicans to Have Several Seats Because the Old Ones Were Racist The Supreme Court sent Virginia Republicans back to the racist drawing board so they can come up with another plan to weaken the black vote, after ruling that the Virginia House of Delegates didn’t have the standing to appeal a lower court ruling that found a redrawing of districts to be mad racist....
23:34, 06/17/2019

Think Republicans are disconnected from reality? It's even worse among liberals | Arlie Hochschild A new survey found Democrats live with less political diversity despite being more tolerant of it – with startling resultsIn a surprising new national survey, members of each major American political party were asked what they imagined to be the beliefs held by members of the other. The survey asked...
10:51, 07/21/2019

House Republicans criticize Rep. Tlaib over remarks on Holocaust, Israel The Democratic lawmaker spoke of the suffering of her Palestinian ancestors and the creation of the state of Israel. Republicans called her remarks anti-Semitic....
03:51, 05/13/2019

Republicans, Democrats concerned about Hungary's Orban ahead of U.S. visit Senior Republican and Democratic members of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee told President Donald Trump on Friday they were concerned about Hungary's "downward democratic trajectory," ahead of Prime Minister Viktor Orban's visit to Washington next week....
23:34, 05/10/2019

Republicans aren’t just climate deniers. They deny the extinction crisis, too Republican officials and their industry benefactors are sowing doubt about the wildlife extinction crisis that threatens as many as one million speciesMaybe you’ve read King Lear and remember this famous line: “‘Tis the time’s plague when madmen lead the blind.” The words were written more than 400 ...
12:17, 05/23/2019

National Republicans Decide to Lean Into Grotesque Abortion Laws Here’s the shock of the century: after about a week of mostly trying to avoid talking about Alabama’s outright abortion ban passed last week, which would bar abortion even in cases of rape or incest and is wildly unpopular in both Alabama and across the country, national Republicans have now come ar...
00:34, 05/24/2019

In battleground Florida, Republicans shrug off Trump's tweet 'kerfuffle' An immigrant to the United States, Suzanne Vale took no offense at Republican President Donald Trump's tweet this week telling Democratic congresswomen they are free to "go back" to their ancestral homes if America is not to their liking....
23:00, 07/19/2019

Mark Levin: Republicans should 'force' Robert Mueller to testify After special counsel Robert Mueller's brief statement on Wednesday concluding the investigation into Russian hacking and President Trump, 'Life, Liberty and Levin' host Mark Levin has argued that Mueller should be ordered to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee....
17:51, 05/31/2019

Republicans push back on cash Wolf wants for voting machines HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican lawmakers aren’t committing to the money sought by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf to back up his demand that Pennsylvania’s counties replace their voting machines by 2020’s presidential elections. Republicans who control Pennsylvania’s Legislature ...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Michigan Republicans Tune In to Democratic Debate. No Conversions Reported. Scouting out the opposition, Republicans viewing Wednesday’s debate were impressed by Tulsi Gabbard and Elizabeth Warren and quick to defend President Trump....
20:34, 06/27/2019

Republicans press Pence for answers on 'send her back' chant Republican members are expressing shock and discomfort over the “send her back” chants that erupted during President Donald Trump’s rally Wednesday night, with even some members of House GOP leadership conveying their concerns to Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday.During a breakfast meeting with ...
03:00, 07/19/2019

Republicans have been tying Democrats to socialism for 90 years. Trump is going all in on the tradition. Ahead of the 2020 elections, Republicans and President Trump are again trying to contrast themselves with Democrats by linking Democratic policy proposals to “socialism.” Will it work?...
06:00, 06/21/2019

Republicans Are Trying to Smear Ilhan Omar With a Ridiculously Doctored Video The right-wing smear machine revved up again on Thursday, continuing President Donald Trump’s racist attacks on Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar by promoting a heavily edited video they’re spinning as a smoking gun to show that Omar’s the REAL racist....
04:34, 07/26/2019

Biden: Dems may as well 'go home' if they can't work with Republicans to find 'compromise' Former Vice President Joe Biden defended bipartisanship with Republican lawmakers, saying if a Democratic president can't find compromise might as well "go home" and start a "real physical revolution."...
03:00, 06/18/2019

Republicans are becoming economic populists again. That's a good thing | Zaid Jilani The Republican senator Josh Hawley has accused his party of failing to protect Americans from capitalism. He’s rightIn 1956, the Republican party met for its national convention in San Francisco and laid out a platform that won President Dwight D Eisenhower a second term in office.The Republican pla...
01:00, 08/09/2019

North Carolina Republicans Have Bad Excuses For Why They Can't Insure 1 Million People North Carolina is among the 14 states in the nation that have still yet to adopt any sort of Medicaid expansion plan, leaving over one million people—or one-tenth of the entire state’s population—to rely on emergency rooms and urgent care facilities for all their medical needs. As Republicans reveal...
21:00, 06/18/2019

Rep. Collins says Democrats use migrants as 'pawns' to bash Trump, Republicans Georgia Republican Doug Collins slammed Democrats for using migrants as “pawns” to attack the GOP and President Trump while avoiding to fix the border crisis....
17:51, 05/31/2019

Wyden at DEF CON: Mitch McConnell Wants Foreign Hackers to Help Republicans Win Elections Before a crowd of hacking conference goers, Senator Ron Wyden on Friday took aim at Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, accusing him of blocking election security legislation because, he said, Republicans have directly benefited from the meddling of foreign hackers. Read more......
06:51, 08/10/2019

'SNL' cold open has fake Republicans tackling 'What if?' questions about Trump “Saturday Night Live” put a question to top Republicans during its “Meet the Press” cold open sketch: “What would it take for President Trump to lose your support?" ...
12:34, 05/12/2019

Senate Republicans Warn White House Against Mexico Tariffs In a contentious meeting at the Capitol, Senate Republicans told senior White House officials that they are prepared to resist tariffs on Mexico if President Trump pushes forward....
00:00, 06/05/2019

Joe Biden argues Republicans would work with him ... by pointing to Merrick Garland? “With Trump gone you’re going to begin to see things change," Biden said Monday night, "because these folks know better. They know this isn’t what they’re supposed to be doing."...
19:00, 06/11/2019

House Democrats and Republicans agree: Senior vacancies at DHS is a cause for concern House Democrats and Republicans are in agreement that the large number of senior leadership vacancies within the Department of Homeland Security are hurting the body’s ability to carry out its many missions....
14:17, 05/02/2019

Bill Weld 'thrilled' other Republicans are challenging Trump in primary Former Massachusetts governor – and longshot primary challenger against President Trump for the Republican nomination – said Sunday that he is “thrilled” that other Republicans are joining the primary race....
22:00, 08/25/2019

White House tries to rally Republicans around changes to legal immigration system But with little support among Democrats for such a dramatic overhaul the effort serves as primarily a political document that Trump and Republicans can rally behind. ...
11:51, 05/08/2019

Republicans criticize Montana governor for flying pride flag HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana’s Republican legislative leaders are criticizing Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock for flying the gay pride rainbow flag instead of the state flag over the weekend. House Speaker Greg Hertz and Senate President Scott Sales accused Bullock Monday of disrespecting the st...
11:34, 06/25/2019

Senate Democrats set up vote to put Republicans on the spot over pre-existing conditions Senate Democrats have introduced a resolution that would reverse Trump administration healthcare guidance and put pressure on vulnerable Republicans over whether they support Obamacare's protections for pre-existing conditions....
02:51, 08/01/2019

House Republicans defend Trump over ‘racist’ attack on Dems Top House Republicans rallied to President Trump’s defense Tuesday ahead of a vote on a Democratic resolution condemning his attacks on four freshman lawmakers. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy denied that the president’s tweets and comments over the past three days targeting the four Demo...
21:34, 07/16/2019

As Democrats squabble, Trump worries some Republicans with his Twitter battles Some of U.S. President Donald Trump's allies worry his racially charged fights with opponents are hurting his re-election chances even as Democratic rivals make things easier for him by bickering over their own key policies....
19:17, 08/01/2019

Alabama abortion law draws some criticism, mostly silence from national Republicans Several Republicans in the U.S. Congress are criticizing a new Alabama law that will ban nearly all abortions in the state as too extreme, saying exceptions should be made for rape and incest and questioning whether it will hold up in court....
02:17, 05/17/2019

Ken Starr: Mueller testimony presents 'golden opportunity' to Republicans House Republicans on the Judiciary and Intelligence committees will have a unique opportunity to question former Special Counsel Robert Mueller after Democrats pressed to have him come and testify, according to former independent counsel Ken Starr....
09:34, 07/13/2019

Weird How Grandstanding Republicans Keep Blocking Disaster Relief Funding For the second time in less than a week, a grandstanding Republican congressman has held up more than $19 billion in bipartisan-backed disaster relief funds for victims of Hurricanes Maria, Michael, and Florence, as well as states ravaged by wildfires and catastrophic flooding....
06:17, 05/29/2019

Republicans face crunch time on guns as Trump wavers The summerlong debate over new gun safety legislation is coming to a head.Senate Republican leaders discussed gun legislation in an hourlong party meeting on Monday evening, including expanding background checks, according to an attendee. But no one is making a move without President Donald Trump, w...
06:17, 09/10/2019

Top Senate Republicans Push for Cooperation on Disaster Relief Package Reaching a deal over a disaster relief package was threatened by the White House’s push for money for immigration law enforcement and assistance at the southwestern border....
05:00, 05/08/2019

Republicans threaten revolt, may block Trump's Mexico tariffs Republicans are warning that President Donald Trump could face a shocking rebellion against him on the Senate floor if the president slaps Mexico with wide-ranging tariffs.At a closed-door lunch Tuesday, two Trump administration officials laid out the president’s view: There is a crisis at the borde...
01:17, 06/05/2019

Trump, Republicans try to keep grip on North Carolina congressional district One of the most expensive special elections for the U.S. Congress takes place on Tuesday in North Carolina, with both major parties watching to see whether President Donald Trump's Republican Party can keep its grip on a long-held seat....
12:51, 09/10/2019

A Blaring Message in Republicans’ Muted Criticism: It’s Trump’s Party The scant condemnation of the president’s remarks on four Democratic congresswomen reflected his tightening stranglehold on lawmakers of his party, and a collective eye on 2020....
07:00, 07/16/2019

‘We’ll see who’s right’: Republicans slam Democrats over Carter Page ‘FISA abuse’ Republicans and Democrats clashed during a rare congressional hearing on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act as the reauthorization deadline for key surveillance powers looms....
05:51, 09/21/2019

McConnell Promised to End Senate Gridlock. Instead, Republicans Are Stuck in Neutral. The Senate, once known as “the world’s greatest deliberative body,” is operating as Senator Mitch McConnell would like: as an approval factory for President Trump’s nominees....
00:17, 08/04/2019

North Carolina elects Republicans Dan Bishop, Greg Murphy In North Carolina's 9th District, Republican state Rep. Dan Bishop narrowly beat out Democrat Dan McCready during a special election that was called after last year's midterm was voided due to accusations of voter fraud....
06:00, 09/11/2019

Trump looks to go easy on Turkey, setting up a fight with congressional Republicans President Trump doesn’t want to punish Turkey further for purchasing advanced anti-aircraft weaponry from Russia, putting him on a collision course with Republican lawmakers intent on rebuking the wayward NATO ally....
05:51, 07/30/2019

Republicans start whacking Trump for attacks on minority congresswomen After a day of silence, congressional Republicans began to harshly criticize President Donald Trump for demanding that liberal freshman congresswomen “go back” where they came from — with some GOP lawmakers decrying his comments as “racist” and calling for him to apologize and remove his tweets.The ...
22:17, 07/15/2019

Factbox: Which Republicans criticized Trump's racially charged attacks? Almost three dozen of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress, as of late Tuesday, had criticized fellow Republican President Donald Trump over his racially charged attacks in recent days on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women....
00:34, 07/17/2019

House Republicans try to spin Trump's foreign dirt comment Amid blistering bipartisan criticism of President Donald Trump’s willingness to accept dirt on his 2020 rivals from foreign adversaries, House Republicans decided Thursday that they had found the real culprit: Democrats.The top Republican in the House, California Rep. Kevin McCarthy, repeatedly refu...
22:34, 06/13/2019

The real reason Republicans are so interested in the census | David Daley A Republican strategist conceived a clever long-term strategy to maintain conservative power in a changing nation. We must fight backThe supreme court is expected to soon rule on whether the Trump administration can add a question about citizenship to the US census. If you want to understand the rea...
09:34, 06/23/2019

Fear Spurs Support for Health Law as Republicans Work to Repeal It Thousands of people are speaking out in support of the Affordable Care Act by sharing testimonials with Congress and holding rallies across the country....
22:17, 04/28/2019

How Republicans defended Trump’s tweets: Avoidance, semantics and whataboutism In the days after President Trump’s tweets targeting minority congresswomen, many congressional Republicans defended the remarks or pointed the finger at Democrats for the heated rhetoric....
23:17, 07/17/2019

Here Are the Republicans Who Voted to Condemn as Racist Trump’s Remarks (and Other Things to Know) Only four Republicans broke with their party to vote against President Trump. They were joined by Representative Justin Amash, who recently left the party to become an independent....
08:00, 07/17/2019

In rare rebuke, dozens of Republicans hit Trump over 'racist' tweets After initial hesitation, a growing number of Republicans in the U.S. Congress - including almost half the Ohio delegation in the House - have openly criticized President Donald Trump over his racially charged attacks on four Democratic lawmakers....
00:34, 07/17/2019

Factbox: Which U.S. Republicans criticized Trump's racially charged attacks? Almost three dozen of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress had as of late Tuesday criticized fellow Republican President Donald Trump over his racially charged attacks in recent days on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women....
13:34, 07/17/2019

A type of antibiotics can cause hearing loss - and now we know why Aminoglycoside antibiotics can save lives, but the drugs can also cause hearing loss because of the toxic effect they have on sensory cells in the ear...
23:17, 07/17/2019

Reparations for slavery to get a hearing in Congress Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and Actor Danny Glover to testifyHouse subcommittee will discuss issue on 19 June – ‘Juneteenth’The topic of reparations for slavery is headed to Capitol Hill for its first hearing in more than a decade with the writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and actor Danny Glover set to testify be...
19:34, 06/13/2019

Purdue bankruptcy hearing gets underway A judge heard arguments to decide whether lawsuits against members of the Sackler family that owns Purdue Pharma can go ahead with the company seeking bankruptcy protection. (Sept. 17)        ...
01:00, 09/18/2019

House to hold second hearing on Boeing 737 Max The June 19 will be the second held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which is conducting its own investigation into the FAA's process for certifying the Boeing jet....
00:34, 06/12/2019

Democrats already fundraising off Barr hearing before it’s over The Democratic fundraising machine found another target on Wednesday, soliciting donations from supporters angered by Attorney General William Barr’s handling of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on 2016 collusion between Russians and the Trump campaign....
13:51, 05/02/2019

U.S. to hold hearing on French tax investigation Aug. 19 The U.S. Trade Representative's (USTR) Office will hold a hearing on Aug 19 in its probe of France's new planned tax on big technology companies, calling the proposal "unreasonable."...
20:34, 07/12/2019

Most Republicans plan to tune out Mueller probe: Reuters/Ipsos poll When Robert Mueller testifies before Congress on Wednesday about his probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump, a key part of the U.S. public appears likely to tune out - Republicans....
13:17, 07/23/2019

Democrats are finally getting wise to Republicans' antisemitism smears | Joshua Leifer The leadership’s firm response to attacks on Rashida Tlaib stand in contrast to their equivocation over Ilhan Omar. Democrats must fight back against divide and conquer tacticsAt first, it looked to be more of the same: another week, another rash of false accusations of antisemitism launched by Repu...
17:00, 05/17/2019

Climate hawk Republicans are wrong to look to carbon tax as Green New Deal alternative Some Republicans have seized on the idea that a carbon tax could serve as a free market alternative to sweeping environmental regulations and reforms such as those in the Green New Deal. This is troubling: If enough Republicans are beguiled into striking a deal with Democrats who favor restrictions ...
00:51, 07/02/2019

Republicans Reject Cuts to Wall Funding, While Democrats Threaten Filibuster WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican-controlled Senate committee on Thursday rejected Democratic attempts to cut President Donald Trump’s latest border wall request and prevent him from again funding the project without congressional approval. Democrats threatened to filibuster a Pentagon spen...
06:51, 09/13/2019

Republicans hope Trump’s closing argument secures win in N.C. House race Voters cast their final ballots Tuesday in a long-disputed race that has proved surprisingly competitive despite Trump easily winning the district in 2016....
17:19, 09/10/2019

Illinois Republicans remove offensive Facebook post about ‘Jihad Squad’ Republican County Chairmen’s Association president sorry for ‘unauthorized’ post that insulted four Democratic congresswomenAn Illinois Republican group has apologized and removed from its Facebook page a post that showed images of four Democratic congresswomen who have been criticized by Donald Tru...
22:51, 07/22/2019

Republicans confront Mueller with allegations of double standard in Russia probe Congressional Republicans accused former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday of operating under a double standard in his Russia investigation, alleging during a heated Hill hearing that Mueller threw the book at Trump associates while ignoring wrongdoing by others. ...
19:51, 07/24/2019

Republicans give platform to climate science deniers while planet burns GOP members used a House hearing on endangered species to peddle the line that more carbon in the atmosphere is a good thingThe climate crisis has become a top issue among Democrats running for president. But many Republican lawmakers are still resistant to the science showing global heating is a se...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Republicans announce record haul; Barack Obama helps Democrats The Republican National Committee said it raised a record amount of money in April -- nearly $16 million -- and is approaching $62 million for the 2019-2020 fiscal cycle....
22:17, 05/17/2019

Republicans slammed for ad showing Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez photo on fire TV spot by pro-Republican Pac aired during Houston debateAOC calls ad: ‘a love letter to the GOP’s white supremacist case’Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has condemned a TV advert run during Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate which targeted her by using a burning photograph of her face...
14:51, 09/13/2019

Republicans — and some Dems — stand by Acosta amid Jeffrey Epstein charges White House aides are wringing their hands over the prospect that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta could be dethroned for his handling of previous accusations of abuse against billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. But Acosta’s backers on Capitol Hill are largely sticking with him despite the new c...
02:51, 07/09/2019

House Republicans plan yearly retreat in Baltimore despite Trump’s attacks The GOP’s choice of venue could present a difficult situation for Trump. Sitting presidents customarily speak each year at their party’s House retreat....
21:17, 07/29/2019

House Republicans demand details on Dems' mysterious trips to Mexico Republicans on the House Oversight Committee are calling on their Democratic colleagues to provide more details about a series of trips taken into Mexico while staff were touring border detention facilities – amid reports that at least one Democrat has been involved in “coaching” migrants there on h...
20:17, 09/09/2019

Republicans weigh vote against Trump's tariff plan against Mexico: report Republican lawmakers are gearing up for a vote to potentially override President Trump's planned tariff on Mexico this month as an unmoved Trump reportedly remains defiant of his party’s warnings....
12:34, 06/04/2019

Republicans and Democrats denounce Trump's shock Taliban talks revelation Amy Klobuchar: ‘This isn’t a gameshow. These are terrorists’Liz Cheney says Taliban should never visit Camp DavidDonald Trump’s shock announcement that he had canceled secret peace talks with the Taliban this weekend has prompted criticism and confusion, including from his own Republican party. Rela...
03:51, 09/10/2019

The party of white men? Will Hurd's exit exposes Republicans' diversity problem Hurd’s departure set to leave one Republican African American in Congress – and 41 of 53 sitting GOP senators are white menFour months ago, the woman in charge of recruiting Republicans to run for Congress in the 2020 elections lectured her party about diversity. Related: Will Hurd, only black House...
07:17, 08/03/2019

Alyssa Milano says she's 'feeling hopeless' because of Republicans inaction on key issues of ‘tyranny’ Actress and liberal activist Alyssa Milano tweeted that she’s “feeling hopeless” thanks to perceived inaction by the Republican Party on key issues. ...
18:51, 07/30/2019

Rep. Lucy McBath, whose son was fatally shot, accused by Republicans of politicizing shootings “Our nation’s dangerous gun laws are the reason that I was never able to take senior prom pictures and graduation pictures or send Jordan off to college,” McBath responded....
14:34, 08/08/2019

‘This Is a Distraction.’ Republicans Worry Trump’s Racist Comments Will Hurt Him in 2020 President Donald Trump has unleashed a series of racist attacks in recent weeks, indicating that white grievance could be a key focus of his 2020 campaign strategy. But some Republicans worry that will cost him votes and take focus away from the economy and other issues he should be running on. &ldq...
23:51, 07/30/2019

McConnell urges Republicans: Hold your nose and pass budget deal Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urged Senate lawmakers to pass a massive federal spending and borrowing deal as Republicans registered their opposition to the measure....
20:17, 07/31/2019

Republicans hope for recharge in US-UK ties as Boris Johnson takes power As Boris Johnson takes over as U.K. prime minister, President Trump and his allies in Congress are hoping for relations with America's closest ally to improve after a rocky few months. ...
02:34, 07/26/2019

Republicans double Democrats in fundraising, majority of donations from small donors The Republican National Committee (RNC) raised a whopping $15.9 million in April, more than double the money the Democratic National Committee managed to raise the same month....
16:17, 05/21/2019

Trump Casts Himself, Army, Republicans As Stars Of Fourth Of July Pageant With US military armored vehicles parked nearby, workers set up a red-carpeted stage on Wednesday for President Donald Trump's planned July Fourth speech, as critics accused him of hijacking a......
04:34, 07/04/2019

Trump urges House Republicans to back U.S. government spending deal Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives should vote for a two-year deal to fund the federal government and extend the nation's borrowing authority, President Donald Trump said on Thursday before a vote on the agreement....
19:00, 07/25/2019

Democrats and Republicans both love the same thing: Disastrous healthcare price controls If there’s one thing Republicans can agree on when it comes to healthcare, it’s that they are opposed to “Medicare for all.” Alternatively known as “socialized medicine” or “single-payer healthcare,” "Medicare for all" is a polite way of saying that the government will take over the healthcare secto...
08:34, 08/06/2019

Virginia Republicans lose in U.S. Supreme Court racial gerrymandering case The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed Republican legislators in Virginia a defeat, leaving in place a ruling that invalidated state electoral districts they drew because they weakened the clout of black voters in violation of the U.S. Constitution....
19:34, 06/17/2019

No One Attacked Trump More in 2016 Than His Fellow Republicans. The Lesson: It Didn’t Work. Revisiting the blistering criticism from President Trump’s own party raises questions about whether the search for a killer line on Mr. Trump is a fool’s errand for Democrats in 2020....
02:17, 08/14/2019

Trump rally ‘send her back’ chant condemned by Democrats, Republicans NBC NEWS – Lawmakers from both parties swiftly condemned a boisterous “send her back” chant aimed at Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., during President Donald Trump’s rally Wednesday night in North Carolina. The chant broke out after the president went on an extended rant about Omar ...
02:17, 07/19/2019

Comey defends Obama's handling of Russian interference, knocks Republicans Former FBI Director James Comey defended President Barack Obama's handling of Russian interference during the 2016 election, placing more blame on Republican lawmakers for not wanting to disclose Russia's involvement to the public sooner. ...
04:51, 05/10/2019

Oregon's Democratic governor sends police for AWOL Senate Republicans Oregon's Democratic governor dispatched the state police on Thursday to bring back to the legislature Senate Republicans who left the Capitol in order to scuttle a vote on climate change legislation....
01:00, 06/21/2019

Revealed: Georgia Republicans use power of state to suppress minority vote Top Republicans Brad Raffensperger and David Emadi are issuing subpoenas to opponents without showing evidence of wrongdoingTop Georgia Republicans continue to use the power of the state to investigate political rivals, executing a strategy that voting rights activists say is designed to intimidate ...
10:00, 09/03/2019

Trump disavows 'send her back' rally chant, many Republicans alarmed President Donald Trump tried to distance himself on Thursday from supporters' chants of "send her back" at a rally where he blasted Somalia-born U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar, as Republicans worry the incendiary mantra could set the tone for the 2020 campaign....
04:00, 07/19/2019

91 Percent of Inmates Freed by First Step Act Were Black. Should We Give Republicans Credit? As soon as the U.S. Sentencing Commission released its new report on the effects of criminal justice legislation promoted by Jared Kushner, introduced by Republicans and signed by Donald Trump, the GOP immediately began taking credit....
01:17, 06/11/2019

Democrats and some Republicans question Trump’s vetting process after Shanahan withdrawal Senators wonder why they were not told sooner about the domestic incidents involving Shanahan, but they are divided over whether to investigate the matter further....
03:34, 06/19/2019

Mitch McConnell Called Out for Blocking Vote on Net Neutrality Rules Republicans Actually Like The consumer protections widely known as “net neutrality” are hugely popular among Republicans throughout the U.S., if only because cable and internet providers are American’s choice example of rapacious corporate gluttony. In Washington, however, things are radically different. Insofar as net neut...
07:34, 06/12/2019

Trump claims higher job approval among Republicans than recent polls have found In a morning tweet, the president claimed that 94 percent of fellow Republicans approve of the way he is handling his job. Neither he nor his aides identified the poll he was citing....
22:00, 08/23/2019

House Intel Republicans offer rare praise for Adam Schiff President Donald Trump and Republicans have harangued House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, accusing him of lying to the country and demanding his resignation.But the senior Republican who spearheaded the call for Schiff to step down now says those disagreements are “water under the bri...
18:17, 05/10/2019

House Republicans block $19.1 billion nationwide disaster aid bill for third time A lone conservative objected as Democrats tried to advance long-delayed legislation that would spread more than $19 billion to U.S. states and territories....
23:51, 05/30/2019

Abortion: Democrats and Republicans whip up voters on extreme state laws Some Republicans think their party has gone too far in Alabama, Missouri and elsewhere. Democrats see their chanceAs Democrats and Republicans look to galvanize their base ahead of the 2020 election, a slew of state laws barring access to abortion have thrust the issue into the national spotlight an...
11:17, 05/27/2019

Alabama Republicans are urging Rep. Ilhan Omar's expulsion from Congress A resolution passed by the Alabama Republican Party says Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar "has engaged in rhetoric that explicitly runs counter to American values and patriotism." Omar responded on Twitter by making reference to former Judge Roy Moore.        ...
08:34, 08/28/2019

In a Switch, Some Republicans Start Citing Climate Change as Driving Their Policies Driven partly by polls showing voters in both parties — particularly younger ones — are worried about a warming planet, some lawmakers are changing how they talk about climate change....
11:23, 04/30/2019

Republicans echo Trump in suggesting whistleblower complaint is politically motivated GOP lawmakers who repeatedly demanded documents and witnesses from Democratic administrations back the Trump administration’s decision not to share complaint with Congress....
02:35, 09/21/2019

Republicans won’t fully rebuke Trump’s Twitter attack on Democratic congresswomen Republicans found themselves unwilling Monday to swiftly and unequivocally rebuke U.S. President Donald Trump's attack on progressive women of colour in Congress....
05:34, 07/16/2019

Georgia Republicans Celebrate Restricting Access to Abortion with a Fist Bump If Trumpism has been good for any one thing, it’s allowed Republicans the comfort level to show the nation exactly how they feel about their legislative victories restricting women’s reproductive rights in Alabama, Missouri, and future battleground states....
23:34, 05/18/2019

Oregon Republicans Have Literally Gone Into Hiding to Prevent Climate Change Legislation All eleven Republican state senators in Oregon are currently in hiding in order to prevent the state legislature from having the quorum of people necessary to pass a carbon cap. Now, Gov. Kate Brown has sent the cops looking for them, according to The Oregonian....
06:51, 06/21/2019

Republicans should reject Maxine Waters' bad Export-Import Bank deal Democrats are eager to ramp up a corporate welfare agency and load it up with some lefty mandates. That's no surprise. What's inexplicable is that at least one powerful Republican is going along with them. This is a mistake, and GOP lawmakers should do what they can to stop the plan....
09:17, 06/20/2019

Pressure mounts on top Republicans to condemn Trump's racist attack – live Senate and House leadership to face questions on presidentHouse to vote later on resolution that condemns TrumpSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.19pm BST The House Republicans have emerged. Representative Liz Cheney (daughter of Dick) of Wyoming speaks first. She makes a speech...
16:34, 07/16/2019

Mueller report: Democrats slam Republicans for 'stunning act of cynicism' – live Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer called Mitch McConnell’s ‘case closed’ speech ‘a brazen violation of the oath we all take’ in a joint letterSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.40pm BST Here’s a fascinating piece by Paul Rosenzweig, who worked for independent counsel Kenneth Starr t...
20:51, 05/07/2019

Middle-age hearing loss linked to dementia (Reuters Health) - Hearing loss in middle age is associated with higher odds of cognitive decline and dementia in later years, suggests a large study in Taiwan....
00:51, 08/10/2019

Pretrial hearing set for man charged in newsroom attack ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A judge has scheduled a hearing later this month to resolve several pretrial matters for the man charged with killing five people at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland. Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Laura Ripken met privately with prosecutors and def...
19:34, 06/03/2019

Juneteenth House hearing on slavery reparations A House subcommittee will discuss legislation to create a commission to study the history of slavery and its lasting effects on African Americans.        ...
03:34, 06/20/2019

GOP at Don McGahn hearing: Dems want fight, not facts The ranking Republican on the House Judiciary Committee accused Democrats of theatrics when they held another hearing with an empty witness chair, this time for former White House Counsel Don McGahn who refused to appear before the committee. (May 21)        ...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Extradition hearing for Huawei executive set for January A Canadian court says an extradition hearing will begin in January for a top executive of the Chinese tech company Huawei wanted by the U.S on fraud charges....
23:34, 06/06/2019

FDA hearing leaves CBD industry concerned about future The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's first hearing on cannabidiol -- CBD -- has left those involved in the booming new industry concerned for its future....
14:00, 06/04/2019

Hearing set for man charged with posing as missing child CINCINNATI (AP) — A pretrial hearing is planned for a 24-year-old man charged with impersonating a long-missing child. U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett in Cincinnati will hear from attorneys on both sides, with a trial scheduled June 24 for Brian Michael Rini (REE’-nee) of Medina (meh-DYE&#...
09:00, 06/13/2019

Big Tech Summoned to Washington for Antitrust Hearing Representatives of Google, Amazon.com, Facebook and Apple will testify next week at a hearing on “online platforms and market power,” a House subcommittee said....
21:34, 07/09/2019

House Hearing on Reparations for Slavery Set for Next Week (WASHINGTON) — The topic of reparations for slavery is headed to Capitol Hill for its first hearing in more than a decade with writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and actor Danny Glover set to testify before a House panel. The Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties is scheduled...
12:34, 06/13/2019

Dev-Led Panel To Pick Coach, But No Decision Before SC Hearing The Kapil Dev-led ad-hoc committee has emerged as the frontrunner to pick the next national coach but a final decision on panel formation would be taken only after the next Supreme Court hearing...
01:17, 07/18/2019

Scientists create mind-controlled hearing aid Development could transform ability of hearing-impaired to cope with noisy environmentsA mind-controlled hearing aid that allows the wearer to focus on particular voices has been created by scientists, who say it could transform the ability of those with hearing impairments to cope with noisy enviro...
20:51, 05/15/2019

Democrats set aside internal feud for first Medicare for All Act hearing House Democrats avoided exposing their party's divisions over healthcare on Tuesday during a hearing for the Medicare for All Act, a bill that would do away with private insurance and move everyone living in the U.S. onto a government plan....
11:51, 05/02/2019

R. Kelly arrives in court for status hearing R&B Singer R. Kelly arrived in a Chicago courtroom on Wednesday morning for a status hearing in his criminal sexual abuse trial. Prosecutors turned over a DVD that allegedly shows the singer having sex with a minor. (June 26)        ...
21:17, 06/26/2019

The Latest: Woodstock 50 hearing to continue Tuesday NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a hearing about the fate of the Woodstock 50 festival (all times local): 4:50 p.m. There’s no resolution yet in a court fight over the future of the Woodstock 50 festival. A hearing is set to continue Tuesday in the clash between organizers and a former financial ...
00:17, 05/14/2019

NY lawmakers to hold hearing on sexual harassment ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers are holding a hearing on sexual harassment and what the state can do to combat the widespread problem in the public and private sectors. The Democrat-led Legislature held a similar, day-long hearing in February, the first of its kind in nearly 30 years. Friday’...
10:00, 05/24/2019

WikiLeaks says Assange is ill; he misses brief court hearing LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has missed a court session, apparently due to health problems. Assange had been expected to appear from prison via video link at a brief extradition hearing Thursday at Westminster Magistrates’ Court. He is in Belmarsh prison serving time for jump...
15:34, 05/30/2019

Assange extradition hearing set for February 2020 The 47-year-old WikiLeaks founder faces charges in the United States under the Espionage Act. The UK must now determine whether he can be extradited to the US to stand trial....
22:51, 06/14/2019

Aug. 28 hearing set for ex-nurse charged with raping patient PHOENIX (AP) — An Aug. 28 hearing has been set for a former nurse charged with raping and impregnating an incapacitated patient at a long-term care center in Phoenix. The purpose of the hearing will be to set a trial date for Nathan Sutherland. The 30-year-old patient, who had been living at Haciend...
00:00, 07/17/2019

Julian Assange’s U.S. Extradition Hearing Is Set for February A British judge on Friday set a 2020 date for a hearing to determine if the WikiLeaks founder would be sent to the United States to face numerous charges....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Hearing set over imperiled Missouri abortion clinic A hearing is scheduled in a St. Louis court Thursday on an effort by the only abortion clinic in Missouri to retain its license after the state raised concerns about care there....
17:17, 05/30/2019

What I'm Hearing: Bucks on the Brink of Elimination The latest “What I’m Hearing” video is now available. Matt Velasquez breaks down the Bucks collective mind state heading into game 6 in Toronto.        ...
17:17, 05/24/2019

Hearing on Vivendi petition against Mediaset set for Aug 29: source A court hearing on a petition filed by France's Vivendi against Mediaset to preserve its right to vote against the Italian broadcaster's plan to create a pan-European media business is set for August 29, a source said on Tuesday....
18:34, 08/27/2019

Boeing Criticized for 737 Max Crisis at House Hearing Frustrations were expressed in Washington, a day after Boeing secured a major show of confidence when the parent company of British Airways ordered 200 Max jets....
23:34, 06/19/2019

It’s a Question No One Says They Want to Ask. But the Women Running for President Keep Hearing It. As female candidates climb in the polls and dominate the debates, Democrats are still grappling with the strangely enduring inquiry: “Can a woman win?”...
11:34, 07/03/2019

The Corey Lewandowski Hearing Is Already an Absolute Disaster On Tuesday, the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on what it dryly termed “Presidential Obstruction of Justice and Abuse of Power,” but which is in essence the start of a long-awaited congressional impeachment proceeding against Donald Trump....
12:34, 09/18/2019

Lewandowski rebuffs questions at House hearing Democrats' first hearing in what they are calling an impeachment investigation quickly turned sour on Tuesday as their sole witness, former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, refused to answer most of their questions. (Sept. 17)        ...
22:34, 09/17/2019

Republicans criticize minority lawmakers as ‘far-left’ while chastising Trump for ‘over the line’ tweets Several Republicans assailed Trump without any mention of the policies of the four Democratic congresswomen, calling the president’s remarks “spiteful.”...
04:00, 07/16/2019

Just What We Suspected: Push for Citizenship Question on 2020 Census Is About Favoring Whites and Republicans Virtual messages from the grave prove that the Trump administration’s push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census has indeed been a craven ploy to benefit Republicans and “non-Hispanic whites.”...
02:17, 05/31/2019

Rep. Shimkus won’t seek reelection, joins growing list of Republicans heading for the exit The Illinois Republican said that serving in Congress was an honor. He will leave behind a solidly red district that is likely to remain in his party’s hands....
16:51, 08/31/2019

Joe Biden To Give First 2020 Speech in Pennsylvania as Republicans Prepare for a State Battle (HARRISBURG, Pa.) — By picking Pennsylvania for his first campaign speech of the presidential race, Joe Biden is signaling he hopes to own what may be the 2020 election’s toughest battleground. Planting a flag in Pennsylvania makes sense for the longtime former senator from Delaware: He ...
12:34, 04/29/2019

Scarborough: Republicans who don't condemn Trump's comments on foreign dirt are 'disloyal to their country' Joe Scarborough called on Republicans to condemn President Trump's comments on accepting dirt on a political rival from a foreign government, saying any who fail to do so are "disloyal to their country." ...
18:34, 06/13/2019

Oregon governor blasts Republicans who’ve fled state to avoid climate vote SALEM, Ore. — Gov. Kate Brown said Monday she won’t negotiate with Republicans who walked out to thwart landmark climate legislation, at least not until they return to the Capitol. All 11 Republican senators didn’t show up for work for a fifth day Monday, denying Democrats the number of lawmakers ne...
19:17, 06/25/2019

Three Republicans join House Democrats to rebuke Trump on Paris climate agreement House Democrats rebuked President Trump for rejecting the Paris Agreement Thursday, passing a bill that would bar him from taking the U.S. out of the landmark international climate change accord....
21:17, 05/02/2019

Trump’s revival of claim of voting fraud in New Hampshire alarms some state Republicans New Hampshire officials said there is no evidence to support the president’s assertion that thousands of out-of-state voters cast ballots in the 2016 election....
18:17, 08/29/2019

House Republicans to challenge Trump appointee over his report urging Conway’s firing Special Counsel Henry Kerner, who recommended that presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway be fired for violating a law that bans partisan politics in the workplace, is set to testify to the Oversight Committee on Wednesday. Republicans plan to question his credibility and judgment....
03:00, 06/26/2019

Ilhan Omar's tweet on Israel-Gaza violence sparks condemnation from Republicans Republicans were harsh to condemn freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., who tweeted about this weekend’s violence in Israel, the worst in a string of flare-ups since a 2014 war....
03:17, 05/07/2019

Republicans play down expectations in North Carolina House race – live news The special election is taking place in North Carolina’s ninth congressional district, which Trump won by 12 points in 2016Full story: Trump ousts top adviser John BoltonThe biggest Trump resignations and firings so far 11.17pm BST Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar had a chance to spar a bit ahead of...
01:17, 09/11/2019

Trump frightens Republicans but 'doesn't scare me,' departing party congressman Amash says A U.S. congressman who is leaving the Republican Party said on Sunday that President Donald Trump's personal attacks against critics intimidate others in the party from speaking out against him, but said, "It doesn't scare me."...
22:17, 07/07/2019

2020 Dems unleash profane attacks on Trump, Republicans over mass shootings President Trump’s remarks Monday condemning the horrific mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton did little to quell the anger from 2020 Democratic hopefuls who are blaming his rhetoric as well as inaction on gun control in part for the violence, as they level uncensored attacks on the president and Re...
21:00, 08/05/2019

The gloves are coming off in Congress as Democrats and Republicans fight over the Mueller report and impeachment Ethan Miller/Getty Images More and more Democrats are ramping up calls for impeachment and harsher punishments for top Trump officials. At the same time, Democratic leaders are trying to tamp down on calls for Trump's impeachment and advocate a "go-slow" strategy. Republicans are saying the Mueller...
08:51, 05/08/2019

Democrats focus more on victims and Republicans on perpetrators after mass shootings, study finds Democrats and Republicans respond very differently to mass shootings on social media, a team of researchers has found after analyzing over 4 million tweets....
00:00, 06/27/2019

Some Republicans condemn chant at Trump rally but stand by his characterizations of four minority lawmakers Several in the GOP sought to walk a fine line in response to a rally where chants of “Send her back!” rang out as the president criticized Rep. Ilhan Omar....
18:34, 07/18/2019

Millennials' financial futures at stake in Social Security reform debate, Republicans say Congressional lawmakers want to extend Social Security's solvency. But they also want to make sure millennials will get as much money out as they pay in....
00:51, 07/26/2019

Factbox: More Republicans hit Trump's attacks on minority congresswomen after 'send her back' chant More Republican lawmakers complained on Thursday about U.S. President Donald Trump's inflammatory attacks on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women, after chants of "send her back" by Trump supporters at a rally targeted one of them....
04:00, 07/19/2019

Outgoing CBO director says Republicans blew Obamacare repeal, but won't take responsibility for CBO's biggest failure Outgoing Congressional Budget Office Director Keith Hall said Republicans deserve responsibility for blowing their effort to repeal Obamacare, but he deflected any accountability for his office's biggest failure....
19:00, 06/03/2019

GOP leader says Oregon Republicans will return to the Senate after a more than weeklong walkout over climate legislation SALEM, Ore. (AP) — GOP leader says Oregon Republicans will return to the Senate after a more than weeklong walkout over climate legislation....
20:17, 06/28/2019

Republicans Quietly Relieved After Stephen Moore Withdraws From Federal Reserve Nomination Senate Republicans are breathing a sigh of relief after President Donald Trump’s controversial pick for the Federal Reserve decided to bow out in the face of persistent controversy over his past remarks. The decision spared them from having to cast a vote on Stephen Moore, a regular on cable n...
08:34, 05/03/2019

North Carolina Republicans to Pick Candidate for Congress in Fraud-Tainted District State officials ordered a new election in the Ninth Congressional District, so Republicans must select one of 10 candidates in the last unsettled House race of the midterms....
14:51, 05/14/2019

Both Democrats and Republicans blast facial-recognition technology in a rare bipartisan moment A hearing on Wednesday suggested that opposition to facial recognition technology could be the rare issue progressives and conversatives in Congress. Several members voiced worries about the technology being used here as it is currently is in China, where it contributes to the surveillance state’s s...
02:34, 05/23/2019

'View' host Joy Behar declares Republicans want women 'in the kitchen barefoot and pregnant' “The View” co-host Joy Behar declared Monday that the GOP is “trying to set women back” decades in response to the "heartbeat" bill that Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp recently signed into law – but co-host Meghan McCain didn’t agree....
23:00, 05/13/2019