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Twitter’s refusal to dox a cow stymies Republican’s $250M lawsuit

US Rep. Devin Nunes can’t seem to catch a break. First, despite his memo blaming Obama and the FBI for all the evils in the world, his fellow former members of the Trump transition team keep getting i...

Twitter’s refusal to dox a cow stymies Republican’s $250M lawsuit

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Florida State’s Van Eyk stymies Wolfpack, 11-0 DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — CJ Van Eyk allowed just one hit over six innings and Florida State had 16 hits Friday night in an 11-0 victory against North Carolina State in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. Van Eyk (9-3) struck out 11 before J.C. Flowers worked the final inning. Flowers and Drew Mendo...
06:52 2019-05-25

U.S. to send additional $250M in military aid to Ukraine Ukraine is to receive $250 million in military aid, some of it for lethal weapons, the U.S. Defense Department announced, bringing total U.S. security assistance to the country to $1.5 billion since 2014....
18:13 2019-06-19

Pentagon to send $250M in weapons to Ukraine The Department of Defense plans to send $250 million in military equipment to Ukraine to assist in building up the country's military capabilities as it continues to counter Russian-backed forces in its eastern provinces....
19:52 2019-06-20

Macquarie plots £250m Solarcentury takeover Macquarie, the Australian banking group, is in talks to acquire Solarcentury, one of Britain's biggest solar power generators, in a deal that could be worth as much as £250m....
06:00 2019-09-11

Fin24.com | Military stake stymies R57bn Zim platinum project A plan to build Zimbabwe’s biggest platinum mine at a cost of about $4bn, about R57bn, is floundering because a military stake in the project has deterred potential backers, according to people familiar with the funding discussions....
19:39 2019-05-21

No beach bum: Salvini's populist seaside gambit stymies critics Italians take their August beach holidays very seriously and politicians traditionally avoid disturbing them for fear of losing votes. But Matteo Salvini has little time for tradition and nowhere is taboo for his high-octane, non-stop campaigning....
19:13 2019-08-09

Quebec to receive $250M from Ottawa for asylum seekers The Canadian government has announced it will provide $250 million to Quebec to help with costs related to help resettle and provide support to refugees and asylum seekers....
08:13 2019-08-30

Apple awards iPhone supplier $250M from manufacturing fund Apple on Tuesday said it would award Corning Inc. $250 million from a $5 billion fund dedicated to US advanced manufacturing. Corning supplies glass to Apple for products such as the iPhone and Apple Watch. Since the first iPhones hit the market in 2007, the glass on every iPhone sold has been produ...
19:39 2019-09-17

In win for Trump administration, appeals court stymies union challenge to civil service restrictions The decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit reverses a ruling last year that struck down key provisions in three executive orders issued by President Trump....
23:39 2019-07-16

My boyfriend’s refusal to commit is destroying our sex life I’m in my mid-30s and the lack of a deeper, more mature relationship is causing me to lose interest in any intimacyI am a single mother in my mid-30s and have been dating a nice, funny guy (an old bachelor type) for nearly a year. I am a passionate person and have orgasms with him very easily. Howev...
16:39 2019-09-06

After refusal, Brazil now willing to accept $20M to fight Amazon fires The Brazilian government has decided to accept $20 million in foreign aid to fight nearly 2,000 fires burning in the Amazon rain forest, after initially refusing the help....
15:39 2019-08-28

DOJ backs Mnuchin’s refusal to turn over Trump’s taxes The Justice Department issued a legal opinion Friday finding that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was right to withhold President Donald Trump’s tax returns from a House committee that subpoenaed them. The House Ways and Means Committee subpoenaed six years of Trump’s tax returns in May...
03:39 2019-06-15

DOJ defends Mnuchin’s refusal to hand over Trump’s tax returns The Justice Department released an opinion Friday defending Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s refusal to comply with a House Democratic subpoena for six years of President Trump’s personal and business tax returns....
00:39 2019-06-15

White House's Refusal to Say What Happened With Mike Pence Is Getting Really Weird Speaking outside the White House on Wednesday morning, a top staffer for Vice President Mike Pence said he “can’t talk about” why Pence abruptly—and without much explanation—canceled a trip to New Hampshire to stay in Washington earlier this month....
23:00 2019-07-10

Justice backs Mnuchin’s refusal to turn over Trump’s taxes The Justice Department says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was right to withhold President Donald Trump’s tax returns from a House committee that subpoenaed them. That’s according to an opinion released Friday by the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel. The House Ways an...
01:13 2019-06-15

India Lodges Protest With Pak Over Refusal To Grant Visa To 87 Pilgrims India has lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over its refusal to grant visa to 87 Indian pilgrims who wanted to visit the neighbouring country to observe the death anniversary of fifth Sikh Guru......
01:13 2019-06-15

Mom blasts Carranza over refusal to meet decaying PS 9 parents: ‘He’s a chicken’ A Queens mom blasted Chancellor Richard Carranza as a coward for failing to meet with parents before deciding to revamp a decaying Queens school for special-needs kids....
01:00 2019-08-11

Alabama on Refusal to Air Gay Wedding Episode of Arthur: 'It Would Be a Violation of Trust' The 22nd season premiere of PBS’s Arthur included a bit of a surprise, as audiences were treated to a beautiful wedding. But Alabama Public Television refused to air it because it was a sex-same marriage....
21:39 2019-05-21

Russia to start blocking major VPNs after censorship refusal Russia's hatred for censorship-dodging VPNs is well-known, and it's now prepared to follow through on its . Telecoms oversight chief Alexander Zharov told Interfax that he expected to block nine major VPNs, including ExpressVPN and NordVPN, for refu......
20:00 2019-06-07

Don McGahn expected to be held in contempt over refusal to testify – live The former White House counsel had been subpoenaed to appear before the House judiciary committee but Trump blocked his testimonySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.13pm BST Organizations around the country are holding “Stop the Bans” day of action Tuesday to protest bans and res...
15:26 2019-05-21

Mom blasts Carranza over refusal to meet parents at decaying PS 9: ‘He’s a chicken’ A Queens mom blasted Chancellor Richard Carranza as a coward for failing to meet with parents before deciding to revamp a decaying Queens school for special-needs kids....
11:00 2019-08-11

Manchester City’s refusal to pay above the odds is hurting Pep Guardiola | Jamie Jackson Pep Guardiola would not pay £75m for Virgil van Dijk last year and City balked at £80m for Harry MaguireJohn Stones’s thigh injury makes Manchester City’s failure to sign a centre-back in the summer all the more conspicuous. Even before the 25-year-old was ruled out for up to six weeks with a proble...
20:52 2019-09-17

Nadler knows he'd be 'completely humiliated' if he challenged McGahn's refusal to testify: Rep. McClintock The House Judiciary Committee hearing scheduled for former White House counsel Don McGahn was "silly" and the committee's chair knew he couldn't challenge the president's push for McGahn to ignore subpoenas, Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Calif., said Tuesday....
00:26 2019-05-22

Budget talks not affected by Trump refusal to negotiate with Congress: CNBC President Donald Trump's refusal to negotiate with Congress does not extend to his administration's effort to reach a deal on must-pass debt ceiling and funding bills, CNBC reported on Wednesday, citing an unidentified senior administration official....
01:13 2019-05-23

California adds Iowa to 'travel ban' over refusal to fund gender transitions California announced Monday that it has added Iowa to the list of states on its "travel ban" because of its new prohibition against funding gender-transition surgeries under Medicaid....
00:52 2019-09-17

Mississippi gubernatorial candidate stands by refusal to allow female reporter to interview him alone, which she says is 'sexism' A Mississippi Republican gubernatorial candidate on Thursday stood by his decision to deny a female reporter's request to accompany him on a campaign trip unless she brought along a male colleague, a move that she says amounts to "sexism."...
17:13 2019-07-11

Justice Department backs Treasury in refusal to hand over Donald Trump's taxes The Justice Department on Friday released a memo in support of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's decision to refuse House Democrats' subpoena seeking copies of President Donald Trump's tax returns....
01:39 2019-06-15

Nancy Pelosi Links Facebook's Refusal To Remove Video To Russian Meddling U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Facebook Inc's refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incoherent had convinced her the company knowingly......
07:52 2019-05-30

Trump slams Puerto Rico's Rosselló as 'terrible governor' after refusal to step down President Trump on Monday blasted Puerto Rico's Ricardo Rosselló as “a terrible governor” just hours after the leader of the U.S. territory announced he would not seek re-election amid corruption allegations that have led to widespread protests across the island. ...
00:39 2019-07-23

Jon Stewart Calls Rand Paul’s Refusal to Back 9/11 Victim Funding an ‘Abomination’ Just over a month after Jon Stewart passionately called for Congress to pass a bill ensuring that the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund never runs out of money, the former Daily Show host is putting Rand Paul on blast for blocking the bill. Stewart appeared on Fox News on Wednesday to call the ...
23:39 2019-07-18

Refusal to remove video shows Facebook enabled Russian election meddling: Pelosi U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Facebook Inc's refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incoherent had convinced her the company knowingly enabled Russian election interference....
08:13 2019-05-30

Nancy Pelosi: Facebook’s refusal to remove video shows it enabled Russian election meddling U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Facebook’s response to an altered video convinced her the company knowingly enabled Russian election interference.Read More...
11:52 2019-05-30

Clarence Thomas rebukes fellow justices over Supreme Court refusal to hear medical malpractice case Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas rebuked his fellow justices for declining to hear a case challenging a rule that blocks service members from suing the government for medical malpractice, known as the Feres doctrine....
14:39 2019-05-21

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...
03:39 2019-09-11

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....
09:52 2019-05-28

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....
23:39 2019-09-12

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 may ...
02:00 2019-06-05

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....
19:52 2019-09-06

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....
12:26 2019-09-12

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 ...
19:26 2019-07-10

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....
18:00 2019-09-08

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???...
17:01 2019-07-24

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.“...
08:13 2019-08-06

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....
01:13 2019-09-21

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...
00:26 2019-08-19

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...
08:00 2019-07-24

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...
21:52 2019-05-24

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...
03:26 2019-08-01

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....
03:13 2019-06-05

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....
22:26 2019-06-04

Texas Republicans Are Terrified of a 2020 Wipeout The midterm elections produced the first sign of life in the Texas Democratic Party in a long time, with Beto O’Rourke nearly pulling off an upset in the U.S. Senate race and the party picking up a few House seats in the Houston and Dallas suburbs, not to mention a slew of downballot seats. Republic...
16:39 2019-08-12

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....
02:00 2019-08-02

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...
22:52 2019-08-18

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....
17:00 2019-08-16

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...
02:52 2019-09-14

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....
15:26 2019-08-16

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...
11:13 2019-07-22

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....
17:26 2019-08-25

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...
20:52 2019-06-28

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...
20:13 2019-09-02

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...
22:01 2019-07-12

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.”...
02:00 2019-09-10

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....
19:13 2019-07-07

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....
18:52 2019-07-09

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....
05:13 2019-08-29

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...
03:39 2019-09-11

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....
07:13 2019-07-12

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...
16:39 2019-07-14

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 ...
11:26 2019-07-16

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...
05:13 2019-06-11

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...
11:52 2019-06-10

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....
06:52 2019-05-31

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...
19:39 2019-05-22

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....
22:26 2019-09-18

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....
11:26 2019-06-07

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....
23:00 2019-09-10

‘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....
12:39 2019-09-19

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...
22:39 2019-06-13

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...
13:00 2019-07-18

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...
22:52 2019-06-10

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....
20:13 2019-06-04

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....
19:26 2019-07-17

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...
15:00 2019-08-08

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....
17:52 2019-07-17

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...
11:00 2019-07-17

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 ...
04:13 2019-06-13

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....
08:13 2019-06-21

Buttigieg says Republicans are enabling Trump's 'naked racism' Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Wednesday asserted that congressional Republicans are enabling President Donald Trump's "naked racism," arguing they are not outspoken because they're afraid Trump may hurt them politically....
21:00 2019-07-31

Mueller says he did not exonerate Trump as Republicans assail inquiry Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday said in dramatic U.S. congressional testimony he had not exonerated President Donald Trump of obstruction of justice and defended the integrity of his inquiry under repeated attacks by conservative Republican allies of the president....
20:26 2019-07-24

Republicans renew call for hearing on Fairfax allegations RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Republicans are renewing their push to hold a legislative hearing into sexual assault allegations two women have made against the state’s Democratic lieutenant governor. Democrats quickly opposed the request and called it a political stunt. GOP Del. Rob Bell sent ...
18:26 2019-06-18

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."...
12:39 2019-06-06

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....
17:39 2019-09-11

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....
19:39 2019-06-07

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...
04:52 2019-05-29

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....
01:26 2019-06-06

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....
16:13 2019-05-21

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....
04:00 2019-07-22

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...
18:39 2019-07-21

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.  ...
17:13 2019-07-21

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....
03:26 2019-06-17

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....
06:26 2019-06-07

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....
21:39 2019-07-31

Why Oregon Republicans Vanished Over a Climate Change Vote Republican lawmakers left the Oregon State Capitol last week to prevent a vote on a climate change bill they oppose. As the police pursue them and the Democrats wait, the bill hangs in the balance....
19:00 2019-06-27

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....
08:26 2019-07-13

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...
15:52 2019-06-30

‘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...
16:01 2019-08-01

‘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....
22:13 2019-07-09

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 this year, with Trump's re-election campaign taking in $54 million of the total, the president's campaign said on Tuesday....
16:39 2019-07-02

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....
14:39 2019-09-03

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.       ...
19:26 2019-08-04

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, ...
22:26 2019-07-03

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 the White House counsel late last week, would upend long-held understandings ...
16:00 2019-05-21

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....
06:39 2019-05-31

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....
14:00 2019-08-29

Republicans rip 'disgraceful' Comey over inspector general findings Republican lawmakers on Thursday slammed former FBI director James Comey following the release of a highly anticipated report by the Justice Department’s inspector general on his handling of memos documenting private conversations with President Trump....
19:39 2019-08-29

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....
13:39 2019-08-09

Oregon Senate Republicans end walkout over carbon bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon emissions bill they said would harm their rural constituents. The minority Republicans returned after Senate President Peter Courtney said the majority Democrats la...
18:52 2019-06-29

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...
09:39 2019-07-09

Republicans hold North Carolina US House seat Conservative Republican Dan Bishop won a special election Tuesday for an open House seat in North Carolina, averting a demoralizing Democratic capture of a district the GOP has held for nearly six decades. (Sept. 11)        ...
12:26 2019-09-11

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....
02:13 2019-08-03

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 ...
21:26 2019-08-08

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....
01:26 2019-09-11

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...
17:52 2019-06-12

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....
17:26 2019-08-14

‘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....
22:00 2019-09-19

Republicans and Democrats hammer Trump's judicial nominee Republicans and Democrats on Wednesday castigated President Donald Trump’s nominee to the powerful Second Circuit Court of Appeals for dodging their questions as well as his prior controversial writings. Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) in particular chided Steven Menashi for not b...
05:13 2019-09-12

Capital gains tax reform may be coming. Here's what Republicans and Democrats want Some Republicans are pushing an idea to tie the tax to inflation, which would lower what many owe. Democrats want to see the rich pay more.       ...
17:52 2019-09-22

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 by demanding quick action on background checks and suggesting that money for Trump's border wall could go instead to fighting domestic terrorism....
14:13 2019-08-14

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...
05:13 2019-08-09

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....
13:52 2019-07-13

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....
04:52 2019-07-13

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....
00:13 2019-06-18

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....
23:26 2019-07-23

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...
22:39 2019-08-20

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....
21:39 2019-06-03

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....
21:13 2019-07-31

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....
22:13 2019-07-02

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...
22:39 2019-06-13

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 ...
16:52 2019-06-12

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....
13:26 2019-09-10

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."...
01:13 2019-06-18

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....
21:52 2019-08-25

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....
21:13 2019-07-17

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...
10:52 2019-06-23

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....
08:26 2019-07-17

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....
05:13 2019-07-17

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....
01:52 2019-07-17

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....
22:26 2019-06-27

House Republicans defend Trump over ‘racist’ attack on Dems Top House Republicans rallied to President Trump’s defense on Tuesday ahead of a vote on a Democratic resolution condemning his attacks on four freshmen lawmakers. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy denied that the presidents tweets and comments over the past three days targeting the four Democrat...
19:39 2019-07-16

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....
05:00 2019-07-16

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 ...
22:52 2019-07-15

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 ...
12:13 2019-05-23

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....
01:13 2019-07-18

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 ...
22:26 2019-07-18

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....
01:13 2019-07-19

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....
04:00 2019-06-18

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...
02:52 2019-09-10

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...
22:00 2019-06-18

Dan Bongino: Republicans can't let Mueller off hook for what's missing in Russia report Republicans have a "golden opportunity" to press Robert Mueller on Capitol Hill this week, especially for what he didn't include in the Russia report, according to Fox News contributor Dan Bongino....
17:00 2019-07-22

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...
13:52 2019-07-21

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....
20:00 2019-09-08

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....
13:26 2019-07-20

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....
23:13 2019-06-28

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?...
06:26 2019-06-21

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....
08:00 2019-06-21

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....
23:26 2019-07-19

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...
01:39 2019-05-24

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....
15:00 2019-06-10

Republicans struggle to respond in wake of El Paso, Dayton shootings There were thoughts and prayers, a presidential proclamation lowering flags at half-staff and praise for law enforcement — but few concrete proposals for action to stem the violence....
12:00 2019-08-05

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....
18:13 2019-05-31

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...
00:00 2019-06-05

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....
02:52 2019-05-29

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...
09:00 2019-08-06

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....
03:13 2019-06-04

‘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....
08:26 2019-09-21

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...
17:26 2019-08-08

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....
19:52 2019-08-03

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......
09:00 2019-08-10

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....
18:39 2019-08-01

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....
23:13 2019-08-01

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....
15:39 2019-05-21

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....
00:13 2019-06-05

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....
07:13 2019-09-11

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....
18:13 2019-05-31

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....
10:13 2019-06-20

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....
04:00 2019-06-21

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....
00:13 2019-06-18

Republicans' white supremacist problem is a threat to America | Carol Anderson The party has reinforced racism, homophobia and misogyny to tilt the electorate as far to the right as possibleThe Republicans have a problem. A white supremacist problem. Decades ago they made a crass political calculation to use the Southern Strategy and ride white resentment and patriarchy to unt...
09:00 2019-08-06

Republicans launch Mueller hearing war room, aim to turn tables on Dem 'photo op' Republicans are preparing an aggressive defense of President Trump surrounding former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s congressional testimony Wednesday, with the president's campaign and the party firing up a war room meant to highlight "Democrat hypocrisy" -- and GOP lawmakers poised to use the he...
19:26 2019-07-23

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...
08:26 2019-09-13

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...
03:13 2019-05-23

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 2019-08-23

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....
15:26 2019-06-04

Democrats and some Republicans question Trump’s vetting process after Shanahan withdrawal Senators wonder why they weren’t told sooner about the domestic abuse allegations involving Shanahan, but they are divided over whether to investigate the matter further....
02:26 2019-06-19

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...
09:26 2019-08-06

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....
04:52 2019-06-21

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....
02:13 2019-07-19

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....
04:26 2019-08-08

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.The D...
16:52 2019-09-09

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...
18:00 2019-09-09

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....
19:39 2019-09-20

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...
22:26 2019-07-22

Republicans support Trump's wall even after he grabs military funds from their states Vulnerable Senate Republicans are standing with President Donald Trump and his efforts to build the wall. And it may cost them. Last week, the Trump administration unveiled its plan to divert $3.6 billion in military construction funding to build the president’s border wall, a move which came after...
05:13 2019-09-12

'Send her back' chant at Trump rally catches Republicans off guard Chants of "send her back" by supporters of President Donald Trump, attacking Somali-born U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar, triggered a wave of concern among congressional Republicans on Thursday, while Omar said Trump was "spewing fascist ideology."...
20:39 2019-07-18

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...
06:26 2019-09-13

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 ...
23:39 2019-07-18

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....
08:39 2019-07-16

Pelosi accuses Republicans of tolerating Trump's unethical behavior for 'money' "Appalled" by President Trump's comments on Wednesday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., called out Republicans for refusing to hold him accountable and suggested they did so in order to make money....
23:39 2019-06-13

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....
19:26 2019-07-31

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 ...
02:52 2019-07-02

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....
22:39 2019-09-10

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...
18:13 2019-07-09

U.S. Supreme Court spurns Virginia Republicans in 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....
17:52 2019-06-17

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....
03:00 2019-06-11

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...
23:39 2019-08-02

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, territories....
23:13 2019-05-30

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 ...
15:52 2019-09-02

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....
13:00 2019-07-23

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....
00:13 2019-08-14

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...
00:39 2019-06-12

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.        ...
05:00 2019-08-28

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. ...
19:00 2019-07-24

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......
14:00 2019-07-04

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...
08:13 2019-05-27

Republicans predict IG's Comey rebuke is tip of the iceberg for FBI, DOJ over anti-Trump 'biases' Republicans on Capitol Hill said Thursday they believe the searing reprimand of former FBI director James Comey by a Justice Department inspector general is only the start of a series of blows to the reputations of key law enforcement figures....
03:52 2019-08-30

Collins and Murkowski become most prominent Republicans to slam Trump for 'unacceptable' tweets Two senators from President Trump’s own party spoke out Monday against the president’s tweets suggesting that four minority congresswomen "go back" to where they came from, calling the tweets “spiteful” and arguing that Trump should remove them from his Twitter feed....
22:13 2019-07-15

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....
01:39 2019-09-21

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.”...
03:39 2019-05-31

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."...
23:00 2019-07-07

California Republicans worry state's tax return law could devastate their down-ballot hopes in 2020 Republicans in California are crying foul over a new law that requires gubernatorial and presidential candidates to disclose tax returns in order to appear on 2020 primary ballots -- worried about voter turnout implications for their party in numerous races, even though the law is largely aimed at P...
18:39 2019-09-01

Republicans mostly silent after Trump rally racist chants aimed at Ilhan Omar With few exceptions, elected Republican officials replied with silence, or feigned ignorance, after ‘send her back’ chants“The president’s latest racist rant, offensive even in the context of his intentionally offensive tenure, has set a new low bar … I’m stunned and disappointed by the nonchalance ...
05:26 2019-07-19

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....
14:26 2019-08-29

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....
01:26 2019-08-31

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....
20:00 2019-06-03

Republicans pounce on Dems’ plan to give health insurance to illegal immigrants Republicans pounced Friday after all 10 Democrats in the presidential debate a night earlier called for extending taxpayer-funded health care for illegal immigrants. “Millions of Americans struggle to pay their own health care bills. Now Democrats want us to pay illegal immigrants? We can’t afford t...
21:26 2019-06-28

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. The post GOP leader says Oregon Republicans will return to the Senate after a more than weeklong walkout over climate legislation appeared first on LEX18.com....
20:52 2019-06-28

Republicans fret Trump tariffs could backfire in 2020 even as they applaud stand against China SAVANNAH, Ga. — Republicans fret the confrontation with China could spiral out of control and derail the booming economy they are counting on to hold the White House in 2020, even though most have confidence he can secure a good deal from the country's largest trading partner....
06:26 2019-05-23

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....
20:13 2019-07-18

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.”...
04:01 2019-07-16

Republicans seize on O’Rourke’s emphatic call for mandatory buyback of assault weapons Vice President Pence, others in the GOP sought to paint Democrats as overly eager to confiscate firearms in the wake of Thursday night’s presidential debate....
07:13 2019-09-14

Oregon senator walkout: 'patriot' groups vow to protect Republicans who fled state Lawmakers were again a no-show at the state house to block the passage of landmark climate legislationMembers of rightwing “patriot movement” groups have vowed to protect Republican senators in Oregon who have walked out of the state legislature in order to try and block the passage of climate legis...
02:00 2019-06-22

Ratcliffe says media and fellow Republicans are reason he withdrew nomination for top intelligence post Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, blamed “false media stories” and some fellow Republicans for derailing his hopes of becoming President Trump's next director of National Intelligence and forcing the lawmaker to withdraw his nomination last month for the post....
22:00 2019-09-08

Republicans Melt Down After House Democrat Calls Child Migrant Deaths 'Intentional' Republican members of the House Homeland Security Committee voted to remove Illinois Rep. Lauren Underwood’s comments from the congressional record on Wednesday after she said that the growing deaths of migrant children in immigration custody are an intentional result of Trump administration policie...
21:26 2019-05-23

Republicans in Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaration to avoid Congressional review....
22:52 2019-06-12

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....
19:13 2019-07-31

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 9.48pm BST Some names are already being floated as possible replacements for Bol...
23:00 2019-09-10

Republicans in U.S. Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaration to avoid Congressional review....
22:00 2019-06-12

Trump EPA snubs carbon capture, an emissions reduction technique favored by environmentalists and Republicans The Trump Environmental Protection Agency is dismissing a technology that is favored by many Republicans and is widely considered to be among the most effective at slashing emissions from coal plants....
09:13 2019-06-22

Dems launch longshot bid for DC statehood at rare hearing, as Republicans hammer local corruption House Democrats, in their first hearing on D.C. statehood in more than 25 years, on Thursday advocated for the District of Columbia to become the country’s 51st state as Republicans raised concerns about recent corruption scandals involving local D.C. officials....
19:13 2019-09-19

Brzezinski blasts Trump as 'national security threat,' labels Republicans 'cowards' for not challenging him Elected Republicans got some tough criticism from MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski on Thrusday, as they responded to President Trump's comments about accepting opposition research from foreign countries....
21:26 2019-06-13

Second congressional Democrat staffer charged in scheme to dox Republicans amid Kavanaugh confirmation fight A second aide to New Hampshire Democrat Sen. Maggie Hassan is facing federal charges stemming from a scheme to publicly post the personal information of several Republican politicians amid the contentious confirmation hearings for now-Justice Brett Kavanaugh....
00:13 2019-06-20

AOC hits out on Twitter at 'shrieking Republicans' criticizing her comparison of border facilities to concentration camps Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has taken aim at "shrieking Republicans" who criticized her for comparing border facilities at the U.S.-Mexico border to concentration camps....
19:26 2019-06-18

Bette Midler blasted for tweeting fake Trump quote bashing Republicans, Fox News Bette Midler was a hounded on social media Sunday for tweeting a debunked quote Trump supposedly gave People Magazine in 1998 regarding running for president as a Republican....
14:39 2019-06-03

Climate hawk House Republicans oppose Trump rollback of Obama methane rule Leading House Republicans who back federal policies to curb climate change say they oppose the Trump administration's move Thursday to eliminate direct federal regulation of methane, a potent greenhouse gas....
08:52 2019-08-30

State abortion bans could benefit Democrats in 2020 elections as Republicans distance themselves from controversy Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Several restrictive abortion measures passed by conservative lawmakers could be a valuable asset for Democrats in next year's elections, members of both parties say. Laws like that in Alabama that outlaws virtually all abortions, even in cases of rape or incest, have prompte...
22:26 2019-05-25

UPDATE 1-Republicans in U.S. Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaration to avoid Congressional review....
07:26 2019-06-13

Democrats Vote to Condemn Trump’s Racist Tweets. Republicans Use a Rule From 1801 to Defend Him If you needed evidence that the rules of Washington are in unfamiliar and uncomfortable territory, you just needed to watch the C-SPAN coverage of the House on Tuesday. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called President Donald Trump’s words “racist,” citing tweets he sent telling four fem...
11:00 2019-07-17

George Conway: Republicans Who Believed Juanita Broaddrick Should Believe E. Jean Carroll’s Assault Accusations Against Trump George Conway, husband of White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway and frequent critic of President Donald Trump, has spoken out about writer E. Jean Carroll’s new sexual assault accusations against the President. In an op-ed for the Washington Post posted Saturday, Conway wrote that CarrollR...
05:39 2019-06-24

Conservative group hits back after Feinstein accuses Republicans of packing courts by rushing confirmations Senate Judiciary Committee ranking member Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., accused Republicans on Thursday of trying to stack federal courts by pushing President Trump's nominees so quickly through the confirmation process....
02:00 2019-06-19

MSNBC host raises eyebrows by bizarrely asking GOP pollster if Kamala Harris is 'too black' for moderate Republicans It's no surprise MSNBC is far from welcoming for Republicans, but MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle odd question to a GOP pollster on Monday still raised eyebrows....
03:39 2019-07-09

Pentagon fears a return to budget uncertainty as Democrats and Republicans squabble over wall funding and other issues HERE WE GO AGAIN: The House yesterday, on a vote of 301-123, passed a continuing resolution to continue funding the Pentagon and other agencies at 2019 levels through Nov. 21. That gives lawmakers another seven weeks to try to work out their differences over a number of full-year funding measures, i...
19:39 2019-09-20

House Republicans, seeking path back to majority, vow to try again on scrapping health-care law, curbing deficits Health care remains an albatross for the GOP, two years after the Affordable Care Act replacement effort sputtered. So does the national debt, which has continued to skyrocket....
07:13 2019-09-14

The Daily 202: Ohio congressman joins a group of Republicans who flipped on guns after violence hit close to home Mike Turner’s daughter was across the street from the shooting in Dayton. Now the representative with the A-rating from the NRA wants an assault weapons ban....
18:52 2019-08-07

Heidi Heitkamp: Republicans dumped free trade to support Trump's 'radical and reckless' policies A key legacy of this president will be his ability to unilaterally impose tariffs (i.e. taxes on American customers) for any purpose, at any time, and without Republican opposition, writes former Sen. Heidi Heitkamp....
22:13 2019-06-28

Robert Mueller 'lost his notion of American fairness,' may not want to face Republicans' questions: Rudy Giuliani Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday he believes Special Counsel Robert Mueller "lost his notion of American fairness" and does not want to face questions from Republican lawmakers at a hearing. ...
21:00 2019-05-29

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18:39 2019-06-27

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....
02:00 2019-06-19

Pelosi warns Democrats that Republicans can exploit their words as controversy continues over Ocasio-Cortez’s ‘concentration camp’ comments The House Speaker said she was not “up to date” on the freshman lawmaker’s characterization but said members need to be careful given the “politically charged atmosphere.”...
21:01 2019-06-19

Trump insists he's 'strongly pro-life' while joining Republicans in speaking out against extreme aspects of recent anti-abortion laws Reuters President Donald Trump has distanced himself from restrictive abortion laws that don't allow for exemptions in cases of rape or incest. Though he didn't name specific policies, anti-abortion laws have dominated discussion in Alabama, Georgia, and Missouri. This makes the president the late...
17:52 2019-05-21

Republicans join Democrats to kill Rand Paul's fiscally responsible Pennies Plan because no one cares about the debt crisis That was a nice decade of Republicans pretending to care about our $22 trillion national debt and annual multitrillion-dollar deficit. But as of Monday, we can safely say the Tea Party is over....
05:13 2019-06-05

MTA is biased against sex toy advertisements: lawsuit You won’t see ads for this Toy Story sequel in the subways. Women’s sex-toy company Dame Products is suing the MTA for refusing to run its sexy train ads while putting up similarly racy ads for male-enhancement pills, according to a new lawsuit filed in New York federal court. Brooklyn-based D...
00:39 2019-06-19

Lawsuit Says Former Boy Scouts Have Named 350 More Abusers Lawyers who represent victims of child sexual abuse have been urging former scouts to come forward with claims before a possible bankruptcy filing by the Boy Scouts of America....
15:52 2019-08-08

AT&T and FTC settle lawsuit over data throttling AT&T has reached a truce in an FTC lawsuit accusing it of deceptive data throttling practices. A newly published federal court ruling has revealed that the two parties reached a settlement on August 2nd, and requested a 90-day stay while the FTC......
01:26 2019-08-25

U.S. Hits Back at Huawei Lawsuit The U.S. government issued its first public defense of a law that restricts federal agencies from doing business with Huawei, saying it had ample national-security reasons for enacting it....
10:13 2019-07-05

Bayer says next glyphosate lawsuit likely to be postponed Germany's Bayer said the next U.S. lawsuit scheduled to be heard over claims that its glyphosate-based weedkiller Roundup causes cancer would likely be postponed....
14:52 2019-08-07

Pat Kiernan addresses discrimination lawsuit against NY1 on air NY1 morning host Pat Kiernan on Thursday addressed his colleagues’ bombshell discrimination lawsuit against the network — though he kept mum on the allegations, some of which targeted him directly. Kiernan held up the front cover of the New York Post as part of his daily “In The Papers&#...
21:13 2019-06-20

Daily on Defense: HASC chairman lays down his mark, Republicans cry foul, US-Turkey alliance unwinds over F-35, United Technology and Raytheon join forces OFF THE MARK: House Armed Services Chairman Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., is drawing clear battle lines with President Trump’s proposed defense budget and its Republican backers in Congress with his “Chairman’s Mark” of the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act, released early this morning....
19:39 2019-06-10

Dems, Republicans slam ‘unregulated’ facial recognition technology: ‘Time for a time out’ In a rare show of Capitol Hill bipartisanship, Democrats and Republicans on the House Oversight Committee voiced concern over the increasing use of unregulated facial recognition technology in law enforcement....
23:13 2019-06-04

Stephen Colbert: 'Republicans in Congress would rather maintain their power than save lives' Stephen Colbert went on to call out "this month's centerfold of Corruption Monthly," Mitch McConnell for blocking gun control legislation in the Senate.        ...
20:39 2019-08-06

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.        ...
16:52 2019-08-09

Republicans Condemn ‘Send Her Back’ Chants at Trump’s Rally. But They’re Still Defending President Trump After the crowd at President Donald Trump’s rally chanted “send her back” in reference to a foreign born Congresswoman, Republicans on Capitol Hill largely condemned the rhetoric. But they also defended the President himself, saying Trump, who only days earlier had tweeted similar ...
12:13 2019-07-19

Judge Weighs Defamation Lawsuit Against Roy Moore (MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — Lawyers squared off in state court Monday on whether Roy Moore made defamatory statements during the 2017 U.S. Senate race against a woman who accused him of sexual misconduct. Judge John E. Rochester held a hearing on Moore’s request for summary judgment in the defa...
05:13 2019-08-27

Queens mom gives birth to someone else’s babies after shocking mix-up: lawsuit A Queens couple that tried for years to get pregnant suffered the mother of all mix-ups once they finally succeeded — giving birth to someone else’s babies, thanks to a bungling Los Angeles fertility clinic, a stunning new lawsuit claims....
07:13 2019-07-07

Rich Rod, wife dismissed from federal lawsuit TUCSON — Former University of Arizona head football coach Rich Rodriguez and his wife have been dismissed from a federal lawsuit. The suit claimed Rich Rod knew about former player Orlando Bradford’s abusive behavior toward his girlfriends and was filed by one of Bradford’s victims. In a lette...
06:13 2019-09-04

Huawei drops lawsuit against U.S. over seized equipment Chinese telecom giant Huawei said Tuesday it has dropped one of its lawsuits against the U.S. government after authorities returned equipment they seized two years ago....
05:39 2019-09-11

Lawsuit seeks to block Georgia abortion law A new federal lawsuit filed in Atlanta seeks to block a Georgia law that bans most abortions, saying it's unconstitutional. (June 28)        ...
22:13 2019-06-28

CBOE Wins ISE Patent Infringement Lawsuit CHICAGO, March 3, 2011 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois found that CBOE does not infringe a patent entitled "Automated Exchange for Trading Derivative Securities," held by International Securities ...
10:26 2019-05-22

Federal judge dismisses part of CDK lawsuit A federal judge has dismissed part of a lawsuit brought by dealership software provider CDK Global Inc. against a group of dealerships that alleges they improperly allowed third parties to access CDK's dealership management system. CDK has until Sept. 30 to revise and resubmit its claim that the 17 ...
22:52 2019-09-13

Dog paralyzed and dies because of pricey, unnecessary MRI: lawsuit A Manhattan man brought his arthritic dog to a veterinarian over a limp and the doggy doctor pushed costly and unnecessary tests and procedures that paralyzed the pooch — eventually leading to his having to be put down, a new lawsuit charges. Harold Lehr brought his 14-year-old rescue dog, Osc...
01:13 2019-07-09

Dartmouth, women, want mediation for sex misconduct lawsuit CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth College and nine women suing the school over allegations of ignoring years of harassment and assault by former psychology department professors say they want to resolve the matter through mediation. In a joint motion filed Friday in U.S. District Court in Concord, New ...
20:26 2019-05-27

Volkswagen and SEC Are Told to Strike Deal on Lawsuit A federal judge ordered Volkswagen and the SEC to seek a settlement over allegations the auto maker defrauded U.S. investors, rather than continue an expensive legal fight....
03:52 2019-08-18

Phillies file lawsuit to keep Phanatic as mascot The Phillies have filed a federal lawsuit claiming that Harrison/Erickson Inc., the firm they hired to help create the Phanatic, is trying to renege on an agreement and make the beloved mascot a "free agent."...
11:26 2019-08-03

Nasdaq Chief Testifies in ETF Theft Lawsuit Nasdaq’s chief executive, Adena Friedman, appeared in court as part of a lawsuit by the exchange against a former business partner that it contends stole more than $1 billion in exchange-traded funds....
17:26 2019-05-23

New lawsuit challenges U.S. approvals of Keystone XL pipeline Environmentalists asked a federal judge on Monday to cancel approvals issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, opening another front in the legal fight over a long-delayed energy project that U.S. President Donald Trump has tried to push through to com...
23:26 2019-07-01

Kim Kardashian Awarded $2.7 Million in Lawsuit Against Missguided UPDATE: Kim Kardashian's $10 million February lawsuit against fast fashion retailer Missguided has come to an end. The reality star was awarded $2.7 million in damages in a default judgment......
20:13 2019-07-03

Duke University to pay $54M to end lawsuit over hiring limit RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke University is agreeing to pay more than $54 million to settle claims that it and nearby University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill conspired to hold down salaries of medical professors by agreeing not to hire staff away from each other. Lawyers for the former Duke radiolog...
21:00 2019-05-31

General Electric Gets Most of Shareholder Lawsuit Dismissed A federal judge dismissed much of a major shareholder lawsuit against General Electric, knocking down several securities fraud allegations related to accounting at its insurance and power businesses....
01:00 2019-08-31

Saints fan drops lawsuit against NFL for playoff no-call NEW ORLEANS — An attorney and New Orleans Saints fan said Monday he will go no further with his court fight against the NFL over game officials’ failure to call an obvious penalty at a crucial point in a January playoff game. The no-call helped the Los Angeles Rams beat the Saints and advance ...
16:39 2019-09-10

Arizona regents settle $2M lawsuit over gender pay gap TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Three former college deans have settled their $2 million lawsuit against the Arizona Board of Regents alleging gender discrimination. Both parties announced in a joint statement Wednesday that the matter was “mutually resolved” for an undisclosed amount. Former Unive...
22:26 2019-07-24

'Nola No-call' lawsuit is no more; fan drops his fight An attorney and New Orleans Saints fan said Monday he will go no further with his court fight against the NFL over game officials' failure to call an obvious penalty at a crucial point in a January playoff game....
14:39 2019-09-10

Tinder lawsuit: ex-VP accuses former CEO of sexual assault Rosette Pambakian says she was fired after she complained about alleged 2016 attack by Gregory BlattAn ex-executive at dating site Tinder has sued the company and says she was sexually assaulted by its former CEO.The lawsuit filed on Monday in Los Angeles superior court said Rosette Pambakian was fi...
03:13 2019-08-06

Boeing hit with $200M lawsuit over delayed deliveries of Max 8 A subsidiary of a Russian state-owned conglomerate has filed a lawsuit against Boeing for postponing deliveries of dozens of its Max 8 airliners, which have been grounded worldwide since March....
23:13 2019-08-27

Tucson teen joins McDonald’s lawsuit TUCSON – Twenty-five more McDonald’s workers have filed complaints as the sexual harassment problem grows within the company. A Tucson teen is part of the class action lawsuit against McDonald’s. She claimed she was sexually harassed to the point of losing her job. In 2016, Brittan...
09:26 2019-05-25

Federal lawsuit filed to block Ala. abortion ban Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. (May 24)        ...
02:13 2019-05-25

Lawsuit: Drugmaker improperly used charity to pay kickbacks PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a pharmaceutical firm improperly used a charity to pay kickbacks that subsidized Medicare patients’ copayment obligations, allowing the firm to keep raising prices for the drug. The suit filed Wednesday claims the scheme was designed to enable Mallin...
14:13 2019-06-06

FAA nominee OK'd retaliation against pilot whistleblower, lawsuit says A Senate committee is investigating President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Federal Aviation Administration, Stephen Dickson, for his involvement in a case in which a Delta Air Lines pilot alleged the company retaliated against her -- including sending her to a psychiatrist -- after she shared ...
18:13 2019-06-04

Brees awarded $6M in diamond fraud lawsuit A jury has awarded more than $6 million to Saints quarterback Drew Brees in a lawsuit that claimed a San Diego County jeweler sold him overpriced diamonds....
10:13 2019-06-22

Marketing firm files its own lawsuit against Williamson, CAA RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — There’s a second lawsuit in the marketing fight over former Duke star Zion Williamson. Prime Sports Marketing LLC and company president Gina Ford filed a lawsuit Wednesday in a Florida court, accusing Williamson and the agency now representing him of breach of contract. It...
04:52 2019-06-20

New Lawsuit Against Uber Is Set to Test Its Classification of Workers A class-action suit on behalf of drivers in federal court in California, filed on Wednesday, accused Uber of wrongly classifying drivers under the state’s employment test....
00:00 2019-09-13

‘Linen King’ settles $15 million lawsuit with ex for $35,000 Manhattan “linen king” George Bardwil just got the deal of a lifetime — settling the $15 million lawsuit brought by his ex-wife over claims he battered her for mere pennies. Emiko Bardwil, 33, sued her much older millionaire ex in 2013 for “horrific acts of violence and intimidation” that she says s...
23:00 2019-06-05

Grubhub wants explosive lawsuit kept behind closed doors Grubhub wants to keep an explosive lawsuit claiming it’s ripped off restaurants out of the public eye — even as it scrambles to quietly contain the fallout from irate restaurant owners. The giant food delivery company is asking a Philadelphia federal judge to toss a lawsuit claiming that Grubhub has...
07:26 2019-06-04

Attorney: Deputy considering lawsuit against Raptors' Ujiri A sheriff's deputy sustained serious injuries and is considering a lawsuit against Masai Ujiri after an altercation with the Toronto Raptors president following Thursday's title-clinching victory in Oakland, the deputy's attorney said....
23:39 2019-06-18

Lawsuit over NYCHA heat failures may have new life Lawyers representing tenants who live in the city’s public housing projects are appealing a judge’s ruling tossing their lawsuit for back rent from the New York City Housing Authority for the months it couldn’t keep the heat on. “NYCHA has a legal and moral obligation to ensu...
20:39 2019-09-05

Zion Williamson got hit with a $100 million lawsuit just before the draft The suit came almost a week after Williamson sued Prime Sports Marketing LLC, alleging it violated North Carolina law by adding him as a client in April....
05:39 2019-06-21

Dartmouth settles sexual harassment lawsuit Dartmouth College has settled a lawsuit that claimed female students in the school's Department of Psychological and Brain Science were routinely subjected to rape and sexual harassment....
08:00 2019-08-07

‘Alt-right’ group founder may be nixed from rally lawsuit CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The millionaire founder of an “alt-right” think tank may be dismissed as a defendant in a lawsuit related to a deadly white nationalist rally in Virginia. The Daily Progress reports Judge Richard E. Moore on Tuesday heard arguments about whether to dismiss Wil...
13:26 2019-06-19

Ski resort loses bid to be dismissed from Paltrow lawsuit A Utah ski resort where Gwyneth Paltrow is accused of smashing into a skier wants to be dismissed from a lawsuit that it argues should be settled between the actress and the alleged victim...
05:26 2019-08-15

Lawsuit twist in Kawhi Leonard’s war with Nike Reigning NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard took full charge of his free-agency status in his stunning move to the Los Angeles Clippers earlier this month. He’s trying to claim control of his famous “Klaw” logo, but he is facing some aggressive defense by Nike. After Leonard launched a l...
17:13 2019-07-19

Antonio Brown accused of rape in lawsuit New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown is accused of rape by a woman who says she was his personal trainer, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court in Florida, multiple outlets reported Tuesday....
06:00 2019-09-11

Lawsuit: AT&T signed customers up for DirecTV Now without their knowledge Enlarge / AT&T logo. (credit: Mike Mozart / Flickr) AT&T supervisors encouraged sales reps to create fake DirecTV Now accounts to make the online video service seem more successful than it really was, a class-action complaint alleges. AT&T "promot[ed] and reward[ed] account fraud" such as creating...
22:52 2019-09-17

Republicans sue City of Tucson in Sanctuary City petition TUCSON –The Pima County Republican Party filed a lawsuit against the City of Tucson challenging its Sanctuary City petition, the party announced Friday. According to a news release, Republicans believe the minimum number of petition signatures required was “calculated incorrectly” and “must be raise...
20:26 2019-07-12

Judge to decide soon on sanctuary city initiative lawsuit TUCSON- A judge is expected to make a decision by Friday regarding a lawsuit filed by the Pima County Republican Party to keep a sanctuary city initiative off the November ballot. On Monday, oral arguments were heard regarding the initiative to make Tucson a sanctuary city. A judge is expected to m...
09:26 2019-08-13

Oklahoma judge to rule on Monday in opioid lawsuit against J&J An Oklahoma judge will rule on Monday on whether Johnson & Johnson should be held liable in a lawsuit by the state's attorney general who argues the drugmaker should be forced to pay $17 billion for fueling the opioid epidemic....
20:00 2019-08-21

Tfue's lawsuit against FaZe has been a long time coming Turner Tenney is the most popular Fortnite player in the world. He plays as Tfue on YouTube and Twitch, where there's a small red logo for FaZe Clan, the esports organization he signed with in April 2018, built into the border of his selfie box. At 2......
00:39 2019-05-22

Brown faces lawsuit over unpaid $38K chef's bill Raiders receiver Antonio Brown is facing a civil lawsuit that alleges that he failed to pay a chef's bill of nearly $40,000 during Pro Bowl festivities in 2018....
07:26 2019-08-15

FTC, AT&T settle 2014 lawsuit over data slowdowns: court The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and AT&T Inc reached a settlement agreement on a 2014 case that accused the company of slowing down data sent to wireless devices, a federal court ruling showed on Friday....
04:52 2019-08-24

Drugmaker Endo to pay $10 million to settle opioid lawsuit Endo International Plc on Tuesday said it had agreed to pay $10 million to avoid going to trial in October in a landmark case by two Ohio counties accusing various drug manufacturers and distributors of fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic....
16:13 2019-08-20

FTC, AT&T settle 2014 lawsuit over data slowdowns - court The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and AT&T Inc reached a settlement agreement on a 2014 case that accused the company of slowing down data sent to wireless devices, a federal court ruling showed on Friday....
07:39 2019-08-24

Dartmouth settles $14 million sexual harassment lawsuit Dartmouth College settled a multimillion-dollar lawsuit with nine women who claimed they were raped and sexually harassed by professors at the Ivy League school....
18:00 2019-08-07

New lawsuit claims Boeing Max suffered from faulty design A new lawsuit says Boeing’s design of the 737 Max was faulty and the company was able to rush the plane into production because it faced little oversight from regulators. The lawsuit says the plane could crash if a single part malfunctioned, that Boeing concealed problems and refused to ground...
02:39 2019-05-22

Judge approves settlement in concussion lawsuit against NCAA A federal judge has approved an amended settlement in a class-action concussion lawsuit against the NCAA that will establish a 50-year medical-monitoring program for college athletes       ...
04:26 2019-08-13

Anchor says NY1 refusing to let her cover USWNT parade over lawsuit Veteran NY1 anchor Roma Torre was denied her request to cover Wednesday’s victory parade for the US women’s soccer team in “retaliation” for her and her colleagues’ gender- and age-discrimination suit, she claims in an open letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio, asking him to ...
04:13 2019-07-10

ACLU lawsuit: U.S. government setting up migrants for deportation Advocates for immigrants living in the United States have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government, saying the Trump administration is unlawfully setting up migrants for deportation....
21:39 2019-07-12

New Lawsuit Calls Louisiana's Pipeline Protest Law 'Unconstitutional' In Louisiana, pipeline opponents are fighting a law they say hinders their ability to practice free speech. A lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court Wednesday challenges an anti-protest law that could land a person behind bars for up to five years and $1,000 in fines....
21:26 2019-05-23

New lawsuit alleges Boy Scouts of America has “pedophile epidemic” Documents uncovered from the Boy Scouts ‘perversion files’ show the Tucson chapter was part of the ongoing alleged abuse. The ‘perversion files’ is a list the Boy Scouts of America kept with the names of thousands of what the organization referred to as ineligible volunteers....
12:39 2019-08-08

Michael Jackson’s estate and former manager settle lawsuit SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit between a former manager of Michael Jackson and his estate. The settlement announced Thursday with Tohme Tohme (TOH’-mae TOH’-mae) ends one of the last remaining legal fights involving Jackson’s estate and comes...
21:26 2019-05-23

NYC landlords claim rent laws are unconstitutional: lawsuit After a bruising defeat at the statehouse, New York City landlords took their fight against the state’s newly toughened pro-tenant rents laws to federal court in Brooklyn, where they alleged the regulations amount to an unconstitutional property grab. The lawsuit — filed late Monday by two lan...
00:52 2019-07-17

Nintendo is facing a class-action lawsuit over ‘Joy-Con drift’ As more and more reports of flaws in the Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Con controllers surface, a New England law firm is championing the players with a lawsuit against the company. If you haven’t experienced it, the fault occurs sometimes in Joy-Con that have been in use for a while. The Switch will react ...
01:00 2019-07-23

Ford Faces Big $1.2 Billion Lawsuit Over F-150 Fuel Economy Ford faces a potentially big lawsuit, pundits wonder if the new Corvette will sell, everyone is maybe getting real about autonomous cars and much more for The Morning Shift of Tuesday, July 23, 2019....
17:26 2019-07-23

US surveils border activists and blocks their work, lawsuit says ACLU alleges that government has hampered humanitarian work as it targeted organizers on a secret databaseThe US government has interfered with humanitarian aid work at the US-Mexico border by monitoring activists, restricting their travel and detaining them, a new lawsuit alleges.In a complaint fil...
10:13 2019-07-24

AOC asks judge to toss Dov Hikind’s Twitter lawsuit Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has asked a federal judge to dismiss former Assemblyman Dov Hikind’s lawsuit against her for blocking him on Twitter. The Bronx-Queens congresswoman claims Hikind “lacks standing to bring the action” and says she hasn’t been properly served with ...
18:13 2019-08-08

LGBTQ+ creators file lawsuit against YouTube for discrimination A group of LGBTQ+ YouTubers this week filed a federal lawsuit against Google, claiming the site has engaged in discriminatory practices that deliberately suppress their ability to make money. Part of the problem is that YouTube has kept its algorithms so mysterious, there’s no way to know if it’s de...
20:13 2019-08-14

Lawsuit opposing Minnesota same-sex marriage video law is revived A federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit by a Minnesota couple challenging a state law requiring that their video production company film same-sex weddings, saying it violates their Christian beliefs....
18:26 2019-08-23

Venezuelans go after diamond-backed cryptocurrency Ponzi with $30M lawsuit A group of Venezuelans that moved to the US to “start a new life” are suing a $30 million cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme that allegedly backed its coins with real diamonds. On Friday last week, a group of Venezuelans submitted a lawsuit claiming they were fraudulently promised massive returns on invest...
13:52 2019-07-16

Apple’s Corellium lawsuit is a direct attack on iOS emulation Apple just sued an obscure Florida company that is enabling iOS to run in a web browser window, emulated as if it's on Apple devices. Here's why it matters.Read More...
21:00 2019-08-16

N4T Investigators: City faces lawsuit for response to 911 call TUCSON – The city is facing a lawsuit after a man called 911, and first responders did not break into his apartment. Tim Murphy had been drinking and fell through a glass coffee table last December. He called 911 saying he had been bleeding heavily for about an hour. Firefighters arrived about 4 min...
07:39 2019-08-09

Oklahoma judge to rule in $17 billion opioid lawsuit against J&J An Oklahoma judge on Monday will decide whether Johnson & Johnson should be held liable in a $17 billion lawsuit alleging the drugmaker's marketing practices fueled the opioid epidemic by flooding the market with painkillers....
21:26 2019-08-26

CDK settles Cox Automotive lawsuit, reports quarterly net loss Terms of the settlement weren't disclosed. CDK recorded a $90 million accrual for litigation in the quarter, part of which included the Cox resolution and the rest a reserve for remaining cases....
21:26 2019-08-14

Boy Scouts failed to protect nearly 800 from sexual abuse, new lawsuit says Nearly 800 children have been sexually abused by the Boy Scouts of America, alleges Stewart Eisenberg, one of the lead lawyers from a group of law firms working to shed light on unreported cases....
22:39 2019-08-06

Joy-Con 'Drift' Has Gotten So Bad, Nintendo Now Facing a Class-Action Lawsuit Even if you haven’t encountered this problem yourself, you’ve almost certainly heard of a Switch owner who has: Joy-Con drift. This issue causes the Switch’s detachable controllers to detect input—or drift—even when nothing is actually touching the analog stick. Read more......
23:00 2019-07-22

City facing possible $85M lawsuit over Marcy Houses unrest Five people involved in last weekend’s melee with cops at the Marcy Houses housing project in Brooklyn plan to sue the city and the NYPD for a combined $85 million — claiming they were victims of police brutality. Three men and two women — four of them taken into custody during the...
03:26 2019-08-22

Lawsuit challenges development project near San Pedro River TUICSON, Ariz. (AP) — Another lawsuit has been filed challenging a planned new 28,000-home development that critics say threatens to dry up the San Pedro River in southeastern Arizona. The Arizona Daily Star reports that the suit filed Friday by six environmental group against the Army Corps of Engi...
02:13 2019-08-25

Lawsuit Says Fresno Police Used Excessive Force Against Teenager The 17-year-old, London Wallace, was in an apartment at a party when officers conducting a probation search arrived. An officer hit him several times, the lawsuit says....
01:13 2019-08-23

Facebook facial recognition lawsuit can proceed, says US court Firm will appeal against action that could expose it to billions of dollars in potential damagesA US federal appeals court has rejected Facebook’s effort to undo a class action lawsuit alleging it illegally collected and stored biometric data for millions of users without their consent using facial ...
14:52 2019-08-09

Texas environmentalists plan lawsuit against Valero for pollution Three Texas environmental groups notified Valero Energy Corp on Wednesday of plans to file a lawsuit under the U.S. Clean Air Act for pollution at the company's Port Arthur, Texas, refinery, the organizations said....
01:52 2019-05-23

Lawsuit Over Computer Chips Invokes Trade War With China Globalfoundries has accused T.S.M.C., a competitor in Taiwan, of infringing on 16 patents in a suit that could also affect companies like Apple and Google....
00:52 2019-08-27

Unwanted kiss lawsuit against Trump dismissed in Florida TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump kissed a former campaign staffer during a Florida rally in 2016 has been dismissed. U.S. District Judge William Jung in Tampa issued a ruling Friday that called 44-year-old Alva Johnson’s complaint a “political lawsuit....
04:39 2019-06-15

Lawsuit: Antonio Brown Raped Former Trainer [Update] Antonio Brown’s former trainer Britney Taylor is suing the wide receiver, accusing Brown of sexually assaulting her on three separate occasions—twice in June 2017 and again in May 2018....
14:00 2019-09-11

NFL QB Drew Brees awarded $6M in diamond fraud lawsuit New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees won more than $6 million in a San Diego court Friday over a lawsuit that claimed he had been sold overpriced diamonds from a jeweler more than a decade ago....
14:00 2019-06-22

What to know about pesticide poisoning in wake of Dominican Republic lawsuit Last year, Kaylynn Knull and Tom Schwander were enjoying a relaxing vacation in the Dominican Republic when the couple started experiencing alarming symptom...
14:52 2019-06-22

Patriots blindsided by the Antonio Brown rape lawsuit The Patriots reportedly were blindsided Tuesday by a lawsuit accusing superstar wide receiver Antonio Brown of rape and sexual abuse. Brown, 31, was slated to practice Wednesday with his new team for the first time when his former trainer, Britney Taylor, filed the lawsuit accusing Brown of sexually...
15:39 2019-09-11

U.S. soccer players keep World Cup separate from lawsuit, but they’re scoring in both The team has not yet met its goal of winning the tournament, but its dominant performance so far has given it major leverage in the court of public opinion....
20:52 2019-06-22

Lawsuit accuses Lyft of not protecting its female passengers A new lawsuit out of California claims Lyft isn't doing enough to protect female passengers. The complaint, filed in the company's home city of San Francisco, includes at least 14 unnamed women who say they were either sexually assaulted or raped by......
23:00 2019-09-05

Soccer: U.S. women say lawsuit won't distract from title defense U.S. women's national soccer team players said their focus will be on the field when they start their World Cup title defense in Paris next week despite their high-profile lawsuit against their soccer federation....
00:39 2019-06-09

Lawsuit accuses AT&T of running a "bait and switch scheme" Spotted first by Ars Technica, a class action suit was filed against AT&T last week in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. The plaintiffs claim that the nation's second-largest carrier is using a "bait and switch scheme" by charging customers a "bogus so-called 'Administrati...
18:39 2019-06-27

U.S. Women's Soccer Players Sought Lawsuit Talks As the World Cup approached, U.S. women’s soccer players tried to meet with U.S. Soccer president Cordeiro to end their long pay fight with the federation....
19:00 2019-06-27

Trump's pick to head FAA held up by whistleblower lawsuit A Senate committee is delaying the confirmation of President Donald Trump's pick to run the Federal Aviation Administration to look into claims made about the nominee, Stephen Dickson, in a whistleblower lawsuit....
12:00 2019-06-07

Lawsuit: Troopers detained Latinos over immigrant suspicions HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Ten people are suing the state and Pennsylvania state troopers over allegations officers unlawfully detained them because they are Latino, to investigate their immigration status. An amended federal lawsuit filed Thursday addresses how the plaintiffs were treated during five t...
22:39 2019-06-27

Lawyer: Roy Moore lawsuit is frivolous, ‘political prop’ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A woman who said she dated Alabama political figure Roy Moore as a teenager is asking a judge to resolve Moore’s defamation lawsuit against her as he begins a new Senate campaign. Lawyers for Debbie Wesson Gibson filed a motion this week saying Moore’s lawsuit is ...
01:52 2019-06-28

Lawsuit claims politics motivated change to census A judge says allegations that Republicans pushed to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census because they thought it would give white people an electoral advantage are "serious." (June 5)        ...
17:26 2019-06-06

Ronaldo rape lawsuit moved to federal court A lawsuit filed in September in Nevada state court accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of rape is being moved to federal court to facilitate contact with Ronaldo, according to the woman's lawyer....
23:13 2019-06-05

Family of Arkansas man shot by police files lawsuit LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The family of a motorist who was fatally shot by a Little Rock police officer in February has filed a federal lawsuit against the city and the officers involved in the shooting. Bradley Blackshire’s mother, Kimberly Blackshire-Lee, filed the lawsuit Monday alleging for...
23:13 2019-06-10

Drew Brees awarded $6M in diamond-fraud lawsuit SAN DIEGO — A jury has awarded more than $6 million to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees in a lawsuit that claimed a San Diego County jeweler sold him over-priced diamonds. The San Diego Union-Tribune says a Superior Court jury made the award Friday in a fraud suit Brees and his wife filed a...
05:01 2019-06-22

Weinstein fights sex trafficking claims in actress’ lawsuit NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers are arguing against the sex trafficking claims of an actress the disgraced movie-making mogul says is trying to capitalize on the legal successes of other women. The lawyers filed papers Friday in federal court in Manhattan to try to toss out the traf...
04:00 2019-06-22

DOJ supports lawsuit demanding religious tuition payments The U.S. Department of Justice is backing three families who are suing to force the state of Maine to pay tuition for some students to attend religious high schools....
20:13 2019-06-11

U.S. drugmakers file lawsuit against requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a new government regulation that would require them to disclose the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements....
01:00 2019-06-15

US Asks Federal Court to Throw Out Huawei Lawsuit The US government filed a motion on Wednesday asking for the dismissal of a lawsuit by Huawei that claimed the US had acted illegally when it blacklisted Huawei's products....
11:52 2019-07-05

Saints fan decides to drop 'Nola No-Call' lawsuit against NFL A New Orleans Saints fan who took the National Football League to court for a no-call by referees that likely cost the team a Super Bowl trip said on Monday he had decided to end his fight....
08:39 2019-09-10

Comedian Wins $4.1 Million in Lawsuit Against The Daily Stormer The neo-Nazi website falsely accused the comedian, Dean Obeidallah, of committing terrorism. He hopes to give money to organizations that fight white supremacy....
18:00 2019-06-17

Japan court turns down Sendai reactor lawsuit A Japanese court has denied a request from local residents to cancel regulatory approval of the No. 1 and No. 2 reactors at Kyushu Electric Power Co....
00:00 2019-06-18

The Communists Of Russia call for Chernobyl ban, lawsuit against creators Hot on the heels of the Russian government rebuking HBO’s Chernobyl and announcing it was developing its own series about the disaster, the Communists Of Russia, a Marxist-Leninist political party separate from the larger Communist Party Of The Russian Federation, have called for a libel lawsuit aga...
21:00 2019-06-14

Neo-Nazi Site Hit With $4.1 Million Fine in Defamation Lawsuit The neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer was ordered to pay $4.1 million in damages in a defamation lawsuit brought against it by SiriusXM Radio host Dean Obeidallah, who sued the website for accusing him of terrorism, according to the San Francisco Chronicle....
07:26 2019-06-13

Queens doctor hit with lawsuit from widow for her husband’s overdose The Queens doctor imprisoned last week for illegally peddling about a million pills — including powerful prescription narcotics that led to three patient deaths — has now been hit with a lawsuit from a victim’s widow demanding restitution. Valene Castillo — whose husband Eliot Cast...
22:52 2019-09-18

Milwaukee pays nearly $7M to settle jail death lawsuit Milwaukee County paid nearly $7 million to settle a lawsuit from the family of a man whose dehydration death in jail was described by his attorneys as torture....
01:00 2019-05-29

Judge says R. Kelly’s lawyers have week to answer lawsuit CHICAGO (AP) — Attorneys for R. Kelly have one week to respond to a lawsuit alleging sex abuse or face losing the case. Kelly’s attorneys sought to put the lawsuit on hold while the singer fights sex-related felony charges. Associate Judge Moira Johnson on Wednesday agreed with lawyers for the...
02:26 2019-06-20

Marketing firm files lawsuit against Zion Williamson A sports marketing company has filed a lawsuit against former Duke star Zion Williamson and the agency now representing him.       ...
19:52 2019-06-20

Grenfell families file US lawsuit over cladding and insulation Bereaved and survivors seeking damages potentially worth hundreds of millions The families of 69 victims and 177 survivors of the Grenfell Tower disaster have launched legal action in the US against the manufacturers of the cladding and insulation used in the building’s refurbishment, which lawyers ...
23:13 2019-06-11

NFL notebook: Lawsuit accuses Antonio Brown of rape New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown is accused of rape by a woman who says she was his personal trainer, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court in Florida, multiple outlets reported Tuesday....
06:00 2019-09-11

Antonio Brown accused of rape in civil lawsuit New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown was accused of sexually assaulting his former trainer in a civil lawsuit filed Tuesday. The NFL will be investigating....
10:00 2019-09-11

Lawsuit: Flood damage at Noah’s Ark attraction in Kentucky WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — In the Bible, the ark survived an epic flood. Yet the owners of Kentucky’s Noah’s ark attraction are demanding their insurance company bail them out after flooding caused nearly $1 million in property damage. The Ark Encounter says in a federal lawsuit that heavy...
23:52 2019-05-24

Federal judge releases USC records in gynecologist lawsuit LOS ANGELES (AP) — University of Southern California records reveal medical experts hired to evaluate a campus gynecologist after years of complaints reported there was evidence he preyed on Asian students and had signs of “psychopathy.” The Los Angeles Times reports the confidential rep...
21:00 2019-05-24

Antonio Brown's agent on lawsuit: 'This is a money grab' Antonio Brown’s agent on Wednesday defended his client amid a lawsuit that accused the New England Patriots wide receiver of raping and sexually assaulting his former personal trainer in 2017 and 2018....
15:26 2019-09-12

Ex-psychiatric hospital chief files lawsuit over firing LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky psychiatric hospital chief claims in a lawsuit she was fired without cause in March. The Courier Journal reports among the defendants in the whistleblower lawsuit filed Friday by ex-Central State Hospital director Josie Goodman are Gov. Matt Bevin and Cabinet...
21:00 2019-06-02

Square Faces Lawsuit Over Misfired Medical Receipt A California man accused Square of violating privacy laws after the payments company mistakenly forwarded a digital receipt containing details of his medical history to one of his friends....
16:39 2019-07-01

Investor who was once FBI informant files $25M defamation lawsuit against rival An epic shouting match between two of Wall Street’s biggest loudmouths is headed to court. Guy Gentile — a stockbroker and former FBI informant who in 2017 accused his ex-girlfriend of driving his Mercedes-Benz into his swimming pool — has sued a rival investor for $25 million over defamation, The P...
05:00 2019-08-31

Prince’s bodyguard deposed in wrongful death lawsuit CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Lawyers in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by relatives of Prince spent seven hours deposing his former bodyguard. The deposition took place Wednesday at the Carver County Courthouse where the family of the late rock star filed the lawsuit. He died of an accidental overdose of fe...
19:00 2019-05-30

Parkland parents accuse FBI of ignoring tip about shooter in lawsuit The parents of a victim of the 2018 Parkland school shooting sued the federal government Friday, accusing the FBI of ignoring a warning about the accused gunman....
03:26 2019-06-29

The Latest: Duke University pays $54M to end hiring lawsuit RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Duke University settling a lawsuit alleging it conspired with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to not hire medical professors away from each other (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Duke University is agreeing to pay more than $54 million to settle claims ...
21:00 2019-05-31

Sriracha maker loses lawsuit to its former jalapeno grower The maker of Sriracha hot sauce lost its legal battle with its former jalapeno supplier after a California jury awarded the pepper grower $23.3 million Wednesday....
20:26 2019-07-05

USC gynecologist class-action lawsuit gets initial approval LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has given preliminary approval to a $215 million settlement of a federal lawsuit against the University of Southern California stemming from sexual abuse allegations against a gynecologist who worked there for decades. The judge Wednesday also set a January hearing on fina...
03:00 2019-06-14

16 women allege discrimination at FBI training academy in lawsuit The lawsuit alleges that over 100 female trainees encountered discrimination at Quantico, and that the FBI "allowed the Good Old Boy Network to flourish," NBC News reports....
22:39 2019-05-30

Alabama abortion law challenged in Planned Parenthood lawsuit The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed a federal lawsuit Friday in a bid to block Alabama’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban, touching off a legal battle that could eventually land before the Supreme Court....
17:52 2019-05-24

U.S. asks federal court to throw out Huawei lawsuit The U.S. government filed a motion on Wednesday asking for the dismissal of a lawsuit by Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd that claimed the United States had acted illegally when it blacklisted Huawei's products....
02:00 2019-07-05

US Chamber weighing lawsuit against White House over Trump tariffs The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a lawsuit against the White House over President Trump's Mexico tariffs, which begin in June.        ...
00:39 2019-06-01

Veteran Rescue Mission to file lawsuit against Pima County TUCSON – Veteran Rescue Mission serves as a safe place for veterans to eat, sleep and worship. This month, it received a letter from the Pima County Attorney saying, due to zoning issues, their church cannot operate on the property. Pima County said what the mission is doing is noble but it ne...
06:39 2019-07-19

LaCroix parent company's stock falls to multiyear low following lawsuit Shares of National Beverage hit their lowest point since 2016 after a former employee filed a lawsuit alleging he was fired after objecting to a plan to falsely claims that LaCroix cans were free of a particular chemical....
00:52 2019-06-12

U.S. voices concern over Myanmar army's lawsuit against religious leader The United States said on Thursday it was deeply concerned about the Myanmar army's filing of a lawsuit against a religious leader who told President Donald Trump the military oppressed Christians in the Buddhist-majority country....
04:39 2019-09-06

IBM Fired 100,000 Older Employees To Look "Cool, Trendy", Claims Lawsuit In a startling revelation, a senior IBM employee has deposed in an on-going age discrimination lawsuit that the company has fired as many as 100,000 employees in the last few years in an effort to......
01:39 2019-08-02

School forced black student to ‘Sharpie in’ his haircut: lawsuit Another black student has been humiliated by school faculty over hair. Pearland Independent School District in Texas is being hit with a lawsuit by parents Dante Trice and Angela Washington, who say faculty at Berry Miller Junior High School disciplined their son, J.T., by using a black Sharpie mark...
20:13 2019-08-20

NYPD’s tally of lawsuit settlements fails to account for $22 million City Hall’s official tally of NYPD lawsuit settlements is woefully incomplete — and fails to account for $22 million in deals struck during the first three months of this year alone, The Post has learned. From January through March, 286 suits filed against the NYPD over alleged police misconduct wer...
09:13 2019-09-16

Trump loses lawsuit challenging subpoena for financial records A U.S. judge on Monday ruled in favor of a U.S. House of Representatives committee seeking President Donald Trump's financial records from his accounting firm, dealing an early setback to the Trump administration in its legal battle with Congress....
21:39 2019-05-21

D.C. attorney general’s lawsuit against Facebook can proceed, judge rules Facebook suffered an early defeat in a D.C. court this week, after a judge ruled against the social-networking giant's attempts to quash a case brought by the D.C. attorney general challenging the company's privacy practices....
20:39 2019-06-01

Facebook might be fined billions after losing facial recognition lawsuit Facebook — inarguably the world’s largest facial database — has a lost a federal appeal in a class-action lawsuit that claimed it illegally collected and stored biometric data of millions of users without their consent. The lawsuit began in 2015 when Illinois-based Facebook users sued the company fo...
10:00 2019-08-09

Lawsuit: Gov't failed to contain dangerous fallout from Notre Dame fire An environmental group has filed a lawsuit against the French government over the Notre Dame Cathedral fire last spring, which it says polluted the air and threatened people with toxic elements....
22:13 2019-07-31

‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli files $30M fraud lawsuit from prison The fraudster says he got defrauded. “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli, who is doing time in federal prison in Pennsylvania for defrauding investors, filed a lawsuit in federal court in Manhattan on Friday claiming that three people connected with the pharmaceutical company he created ripped h...
21:26 2019-05-31

'Good old boy network' dominates FBI academy, discrimination lawsuit claims Sixteen women filed a lawsuit against the FBI on Wednesday, claiming sexual discrimination and accusing it of running "a good old boy network" in its training program....
23:00 2019-05-30

St. Louis judge hears Planned Parenthood's lawsuit A judge in St. Louis will determine whether to grant a request from Planned Parenthood for a temporary restraining order that would stop the state from allowing the license for Missouri's only abortion clinic to lapse. (May 30)        ...
01:52 2019-05-31

US drugmakers file lawsuit against rule requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers on Friday filed a lawsuit to prevent the companies from disclosing the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements as per a newly proposed government regulation....
23:26 2019-06-14

Lawsuit calls Mississippi's way of choosing governors racist Candidates must not only win a majority of the popular vote, but also a majority of the state's 122 House districts.        ...
01:52 2019-05-31

U.S. judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit over Puerto Rico pension law A lawsuit filed by Puerto Rico's financial oversight board over a new pension and healthcare funding law will move forward after a federal judge on Thursday denied the U.S. commonwealth's motion to dismiss the case....
03:13 2019-08-23