Giving Others a Voice in Congress, One Hand-Delivered Letter at a Time
Since President Trump's inauguration, a group of Washington-based volunteers have spent their lunch breaks and after-work hours delivering over 12,000 letters to Capitol Hill.
1 hour ago - NY Times
Mindi's only special interest
To the Editor: Let's harbor no illusions. Democracy in America is under siege from wealthy special interests. The influence of dark money in government is the greatest threat...
5 hours ago - Union Leader
China May Be Adding a ‘Nuclear Element' to the South China Sea, the Pentagon Warns
The Pentagon sounded a warning over China's plans to introduce floating nuclear power plants on disputed islands and reefs in the South China Sea, part of annual report...
6 hours ago - Time
U.S. energy research agency doesn't need a scientist at the helm, Congress tells nominee
Legislators tell Lane Genatowski to advocate for the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, which President Donald Trump wants to kill
9 hours ago - Science Mag
Trump is considering revoking the security clearances of 9 other US intelligence veterans - some of whom are his most vocal critics
The Trump administration made the unprecedented move of revoking former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance on Wednesday. The White House has also threatened to...
11 hours ago - Business Insider - 9 articles
Chinese bombers are extremely active, and the Pentagon thinks they're training for strikes against US targets
Chinese bombers are increasingly active and flying farther from China's shores, according to a Department of Defense report released Thursday. The Pentagon suspects that China...
12 hours ago - Business Insider
Facebook Live: Mark MacKenzie discusses campaign for Congress
Democrat Mark MacKenzie, a candidate for the 1st Congressional District seat, joined Adam Sexton for a special Facebook Live conversation.
12 hours ago - WMUR
NH Primary Source: Blankenbeker backed by 90 Granite State women, 6 current GOP members of Congress
Ahead of a debate among the Republican candidates for Congress on Thursday night, 2nd District candidate Lynne Blankenbeker, a U.S. Navy Reserve Captain, announced endorsements...
12 hours ago - WMUR
U.S. senators pledge to fight Trump push to cut aid funding
Leaders from both parties on a powerful Senate committee vowed on Thursday to push back if President Donald Trump moves ahead with plans to bypass Congress and roll back...
12 hours ago - Reuters - 2 articles
DCCC CHAIR LUJÁN RECOGNIZES DR. KIM SCHRIER AS PART OF ‘RED TO BLUE' PROGRAM
DCCC Chairman Ben Ray Luján today announced that Dr. Kim Schrier has earned a spot on the DCCC's highly competitive Red to Blue program. Dr. Schrier has worked hard in her...
12 hours ago - DCCC
The headlines of News BreaK
Health officials approve generic competitor to EpiPen amid backlash to...
The new version from Teva Pharmaceuticals is the first that will be interchangeable with the original pen-like injector sold by Mylan.
Pope condemns reported sex abuse by priests in Pennsylvania
A Vatican spokesman said victims should know that Pope Francis is on their side.
Fox News apologizes after using wrong photo during Aretha Franklin tribute
Fox News is in hot water after mistakenly using a picture of Patti LaBelle in place of Aretha Franklin.
Kids as young as 7 hack into election systems at DEFCON event
Want to see how easy it is to hack an election? Watch kids as young as 7 years old in action.
Tom Brady looks ready to go now
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Tom Brady shook off the rust of a long layoff and then found time to shake hands with Nick Foles, six months after they met in the Super Bowl. Brady moved...
Argument over Aretha Franklin leads to shooting, witness says
A witness to a Virginia shooting says it was an argument over who played, or would play Aretha Franklin in a movie about her life that led to shots being fired.
Benjamin Smith new CEO of Air France-KLM, unions concerned
PARIS - Unions at Air France-KLM voiced concern after the company appointed Benjamin Smith as the new CEO with the support of the French state. The company said Thursday that...
Ready For A Linguistic Controversy? Say 'Mhmm'
Mhmm is a small word that's often used unconsciously. But it can actually tell us a lot about language, bias, and the transatlantic slave trade. (Image credit: Hulton...
'4 years, 7 attempts, 3 miscarriages' in the making is what led to this...
The hundreds of syringes were saved by the mother over the years.
10 things in tech you need to know today
Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday. 1. Elon Musk has described 2018 as the "most difficult and painful year" of his career. In an interview with...