White House plans to release tax overhaul in early September

This type of top-down approach has a sketchy record on Capitol Hill, especially on issues as hard to maneuver as the first remake of the nation's tax code in 31 years. "But we will not wait for a path free of obstacles because it does not exist. And ... More..

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McConnell Says GOP Getting Ready for Senate Health Care Vote
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

McConnell Says GOP Getting Ready for Senate Health Care Vote

Bottom line? At the end of the day, Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi, R-Wyoming, gets to say whether the House health care bill is in compliance with reconciliation. If the bill loses support among two o...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wisconsin gerrymandering case heads to U.S. supreme court

Wisconsin Republicans dispute the assertion that they intentionally engineered a biased map, arguing that partisan skews in the map reflect a natural geographic advantage they have in redistricting as a resu...More..

Summit County jobless rate rises
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Summit County jobless rate rises

It was followed by Goshen (2.8%), Albany (2.8%), and Platte (3.4%) counties. Putnam County, at 3.1 percent unemployment in May, was tied with Holmes County for second lowest in the state. Henry McMaster said....More..

Supreme Court Sides With The Slants In Landmark Trademark Case
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Supreme Court Sides With The Slants In Landmark Trademark Case

In the case before the Supreme Court, government lawyers argued that the trademark law did not violate free speech, because the band could still use the term - they just would not have trademark protectio...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wisconsin case on gerrymandering could impact politics in Pennsylvania

In the past the Supreme Court has ordered voting districts to be redrawn based on racial gerrymanders but has not had to deal with such severe partisan gerrymandering as the Wisconsin case claims. Each ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Russian Federation warns United States after Syrian jet downed

Iranian officials threatened more strikes. The U.S. had more than 500 special forces in Syria at the end of the Obama administration to defeat ISIS and that figure is believed to be rising but the Pentagon de...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Supreme Court holds up on redrawing WI districts

Last November, the panel declared that the state house plan adopted by Wisconsin's Republican-controlled legislature in 2011 was an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander that violated both the Equal Protection ...More..

Blackcaps crash to heavy defeat to hosts England at Champions Trophy
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Blackcaps crash to heavy defeat to hosts England at Champions Trophy

However, the Lancashire wicketkeeper-batsman, cracked a fine unbeaten 61 against New Zealand . England clinched a sensational 87-run victory over New Zealand and earned a Champions Trophy semi-final be...More..

California mom attacked child in attempted exorcism
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

California mom attacked child in attempted exorcism

Felder also allegedly pushed sand into her daughter's mouth and eyes before Marciel managed to stop her. As Marciel fought with Felder on the ground, she struck her daughter on the head with a piece of...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Is Donald Trump Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice?

A simple tweet from President Donald Trump is keeping the Russian Federation investigation in the headlines. According to Comey's written testimony to the committee, the memo detailed what the then-dire...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Senate GOP's Obamacare replacement bill is 'very liberal'

The Senate Committee on the Budget has ruled that the American Health Care Act passed on May 4 by the House of Representatives, providing for the repeal and replacement of the Patient Protection and Affordab...More..

Tropical storm warning expanded along Gulf Coast
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tropical storm warning expanded along Gulf Coast

Meanwhile, the cruise industry is also tracking Tropical Storm Bret , now in the southern Caribbean. The National Hurricane Center says the storm is expected to move inshore early Thursday near the Louisia...More..

Seven US Sailors Who Died in Sea Collision Identified
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Seven US Sailors Who Died in Sea Collision Identified

In this Saturday, June 17, 2017, photo, damaged USS Fitzgerald is headed to the U.S. Naval base off Yokosuka , southwest of Tokyo , after colliding with Philippine-flagged container ship ACX Crystal o...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Otto Warmbier's death reminder of North Korea's barbaric regime: Nikki Haley

They said it should be a "call to action to those in the position to protect our American citizens here at home AND overseas". Doctors in Cincinnati said he had "severe injury to all regions of the brain" and...More..

Brooks Koepka sweeps to US Open victory
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Brooks Koepka sweeps to US Open victory

Fowler gave himself a break: "You kind of have to say, 'Hey, it's a major, I played well this week'". I put myself in some good chances over the majors over the last few years and never really quite came thro...More..

To Expose 'Dark and Hidden' Trumpcare Push by GOP, Senate Dems #HoldtheFloor
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

To Expose 'Dark and Hidden' Trumpcare Push by GOP, Senate Dems #HoldtheFloor

Still, McConnell has reasons to try for a quick health-care vote . As Democrats prepared for battle over the Senate bill, conservative House Republicans planned to send a letter to McConnell warning agai...More..

Man stabbed to death after threesome turns violent
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Man stabbed to death after threesome turns violent

A tenant living in the building told the Daily News that the woman called her partner, who reportedly was not part of the affair, and alleged that she was raped. "I saw the blood", Ligouri told the Daily New...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Seattle Shooting: Police Kill Knife-Holding Woman Who Called Them

Both officers have been placed on leave, per department policy. Police in the USA city said the officers immediately performed first aid following Sunday's shooting , but medics arrived and determined she ...More..

Australian air strikes in Syria halted
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Australian air strikes in Syria halted

Australia's government on Tuesday said it suspended operations in Syria amid rising tensions with Russian Federation after the United States shot down a Syrian regime jet. The Syrian government, which ...More..

ALERT: Rep. Steve Scalise's Condition Has Been Upgraded to
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

ALERT: Rep. Steve Scalise's Condition Has Been Upgraded to "Serious"

The House Majority Whip underwent several surgeries after the shooting. The hospital's chief trauma doctor has said Scalise faced "an imminent risk of death" at the time he was brought in. "I think that his ris...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

'Team Scalise' unites as lawmaker remains in critical condition

The game was played just one day after Rep. Steve Scalise and four others were shot during baseball practice for the game in Alexandria, Va. Scalise is still in the hospital, reportedly in critical conditio...More..

Racks Up $100k Tab
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Racks Up $100k Tab

The bar bill for $102,407 included more than 160 bottles, including 15 bottles of Dom Perignon and 18 bottles of Ace of Spades Rose. "Don't always believe what you read". In fact, Gronk's bill was so high it ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Family and friends mourn, remember pregnant woman shot dead by Seattle police

Seattle police have released video connected to the fatal shooting of a pregnant woman by two officers who responded to a burglary report at her apartment. Both of the officers had been placed on administrat...More..

United States lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman showing improvement
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

United States lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman showing improvement

The officials said Friday that the significance of the list was not known. If Scalise did not suffer nerve damage and his recovery continues without any complications, "it is possible that within three months...More..

6 killed in I-10 pileup caused by dust
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

6 killed in I-10 pileup caused by dust

Seven cars and 18 commercial trucks crashed on the westbound I-10 near Lordsburg as strong winds and dust storms buffeted the state at around 5pm on Monday. "It's never easy. It doesn't get easier each time", C...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Muslim girl killed in Virginia; police blame "road rage"

Fairfax County police responding to the missing persons call stopped and arrested 22-year-old Darwin Martinez Torres , who was nearly immediately charged with the murder. A statement from the Adams mosque ...More..

In a first, Ford to import Focus small car from China
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

In a first, Ford to import Focus small car from China

The factory on the outskirts of Detroit where the Focus is now produced will be restructured so that it can manufacture the Ford Ranger pickup and the Ford Bronco SUV. The sale of compact cars in the United S...More..

Family prepares vigil for 4-year-old girl stabbed to death
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Family prepares vigil for 4-year-old girl stabbed to death

She got into a minor vehicle crash on Interstate 10 and was then transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital where she started texting family about the grisly murder. "She texted that the baby had gone to heaven, ...More..

Foo Fighters bring
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Foo Fighters bring "Concrete and gold" to Colonial Life Arena

The band earlier this month released a first song from the album, " Run ", a shift back to the intense, whirling guitars of Nirvana in which the 48-year-old Grohl was the drummer. Make It Right 4. Under Kurst...More..

Allegiant Airlines To Add Services From St. Cloud To Florida This Fall
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Allegiant Airlines To Add Services From St. Cloud To Florida This Fall

CVG-LAX will operate four times weekly and CVG-RDU will operate twice weekly. "These services, along with the expansion of Allegiant's new flights, are essential to realizing further growth and becoming more co...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Crapo-backed Russian Federation sanctions bill passes Senate

The Senate was almost unanimous on Thursday passing a bill that would slap Russian Federation with new sanctions and give Congress the power to review any White House attempts to roll them back. "Russia is stil...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Congressional Baseball Gunman Had List of GOP Lawmakers' Names

Hodgkinson, a Belleville, Ill., resident who officials said had been living out of his vehicle in Alexandria, Va., opened fire as Congress members and staffers practiced for a charity baseball game slated for T...More..

Baseball gunman had list of GOP lawmakers
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Baseball gunman had list of GOP lawmakers

In the wake of this tragedy, all we can do is pray for the continued healing of Louisiana Congressmen Steve Scalise and give thanks that the lives of Congressmen Brooks and Palmer and so many others were sp...More..

Supreme Court battle over political districts unlikely to affect California's system
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Supreme Court battle over political districts unlikely to affect California's system

Wisconsin's legislative leaders asked the Supreme Court in a legal brief to reject any effort that "wrests control of districting away from the state legislators to whom the state constitution assigns that ta...More..