• Carson Thought Housing Term Was Cookie Name By Newser   -   May 22, 2019

    CARSON THOUGHT HOUSING TERM WAS COOKIE NAME

    Acronyms relating to his job apparently aren't Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson's strong suit. When asked about the...

    Democrats
  • California Sues Feds Over Cancelled Rail Funds By Newser   -   May 22, 2019

    CALIFORNIA SUES FEDS OVER CANCELLED RAIL FUNDS

    California sued Tuesday to block the Trump administration from cancelling nearly $1 billion for the state's high-speed rail project...

    Congress
  • Movement Aims to Kick Chicago Out of Illinois By Newser   -   May 21, 2019

    MOVEMENT AIMS TO KICK CHICAGO OUT OF ILLINOIS

    Cook County, which includes Chicago, and the five urban counties surrounding it are largely Democratic. But though Illinois has a Democratic...

    Republicans, Democrats
  • House Panel Ramps Up Fight With 2 More Subpoenas By Newser   -   May 21, 2019

    HOUSE PANEL RAMPS UP FIGHT WITH 2 MORE SUBPOENAS

    The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House...

    Democrats
  • AOC: 'We Have to Move Forward' With Impeachment By Newser   -   May 21, 2019

    AOC: 'WE HAVE TO MOVE FORWARD' WITH IMPEACHMENT

    Count Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez among the lawmakers ready to get the impeachment process rolling. The Democratic congresswoman took...

    Democrats
  • McGahn Is a No-Show, and Now Come the Consequences By Newser   -   May 21, 2019

    MCGAHN IS A NO-SHOW, AND NOW COME THE CONSEQUENCES

    The lines were drawn Tuesday as former White House counsel Don McGahn defied a subpoena to testify in front of the House Judiciary...

    Democrats
  • GOP Turns on Amash After Impeachment Remark By Newser   -   May 21, 2019

    GOP TURNS ON AMASH AFTER IMPEACHMENT REMARK

    Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan isn't likely to win any popularity contests among his fellow Republicans after saying President Trump...

    Republicans
  • Dems Talk Impeachment After McGahn Defies Subpoena By Newser   -   May 21, 2019

    DEMS TALK IMPEACHMENT AFTER MCGAHN DEFIES SUBPOENA

    House Democrats are facing yet another attempt by President Trump to stonewall their investigations, this time with former White House...

    Democrats
  • Bill to Counter Vaping Has a New Age for Buyers By Newser   -   May 21, 2019

    BILL TO COUNTER VAPING HAS A NEW AGE FOR BUYERS

    A bill introduced in the Senate on Monday would raise the legal age for buying tobacco and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21. "Youth vaping...

    Health
  • After Racist Photo Scandal, Black Voters Have New Support By Newser   -   May 21, 2019

    AFTER RACIST PHOTO SCANDAL, BLACK VOTERS HAVE NEW SUPPORT

    Issues important to black people have found new support at the top of Virginia's government lately. Since Gov. Ralph Northam faced...

  • Judge Sides With Congress on Trump's Financial Records By Newser   -   May 20, 2019

    JUDGE SIDES WITH CONGRESS ON TRUMP'S FINANCIAL RECORDS

    A federal judge in Washington ruled Monday against President Trump in a financial records dispute with Congress. U.S. District Judge...

    Congress, Democrats, U.S.
  • Don McGahn Could Be a Glaring No-Show Tomorrow By Newser   -   May 20, 2019

    DON MCGAHN COULD BE A GLARING NO-SHOW TOMORROW

    Former White House counsel Don McGahn is slated to appear before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday, but that may not come to pass....

  • Trump: I Don't Need Banks Because I Have Cash By Newser   -   May 20, 2019

    TRUMP: I DON'T NEED BANKS BECAUSE I HAVE CASH

    The New York Times wrote a story critical of President Trump's dealings with Deutsche Bank, and now the president is firing back. In...

  • A Noteworthy Visit to Tibet Is Underway By Newser   -   May 20, 2019

    A NOTEWORTHY VISIT TO TIBET IS UNDERWAY

    The US ambassador to China is making a rare visit to Tibet to meet local officials and raise concerns about restrictions on Buddhist...

  • Report: Trump, Kushner Bank Transactions Raised Red Flags By Newser   -   May 20, 2019

    REPORT: TRUMP, KUSHNER BANK TRANSACTIONS RAISED RED FLAGS

    Transactions linked to President Trump and his son-in-law raised red flags in a Deutsche Bank computer system designed to detect money...

  • Buttigieg: I Don't Care About 'Grotesque' Trump Tweets By Newser   -   May 20, 2019

    BUTTIGIEG: I DON'T CARE ABOUT 'GROTESQUE' TRUMP TWEETS

    President Trump has claimed that Pete Buttigieg is the Democratic 2020 hopeful he is "rooting for"-but that doesn't mean he wants to...

    Democrats
  • Trayvon Martin's Mom Makes a Big Announcement By Newser   -   May 19, 2019

    TRAYVON MARTIN'S MOM MAKES A BIG ANNOUNCEMENT

    Trayvon Martin's mother is running for political office, the Miami Herald reports. Sybrina Fulton-whose son was infamously shot dead...

    Running
  • Look Who's Back for 2020 By Newser   -   May 19, 2019

    LOOK WHO'S BACK FOR 2020

    Jimmy Carter carved an unlikely path to the White House in 1976 and endured humbling defeat after one term. Now, six administrations...

    Democrats
  • Trump Splits With New Abortion Laws By Newser   -   May 19, 2019

    TRUMP SPLITS WITH NEW ABORTION LAWS

    President Trump appeared to disagree with provisions of the new anti-abortion laws approved in several states recently. "I am strongly...

  • DC Comics Doesn't Buy Wonder Woman Cover By Newser   -   May 19, 2019

    DC COMICS DOESN'T BUY WONDER WOMAN COVER

    "It's Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the 'Freshmen Force' vs. the establishment in this all-new special!" So read the promotional copy...