Trump’s Comeuppance

President Trump grappled Saturday with the first major setback to his young administration, appearing to question the constitutional checks on his power after a judge’s order reopened the flow of travelers from seven mostly Muslim nations covered by his controversial travel ban. The Department of Homeland...

America Ferrera in Garland Tuesday to Stoke Votes

  America Ferrera and Friends to join Battleground Texas for Get-Out-The-Vote events this week   America Ferrera and Friends partnering with grassroots group to engage voters, tap into unprecedented excitement to support North Texas candidates   DALLAS – As early voting continues for one of the most momentous midterm cycles in recent...

Shooting at Baltimore Newspaper

by Kevin Rector Multiple people are dead after a shooting at the Capital Gazette in Anne Arundel County, a paper that is owned by The Baltimore Sun, according to officials. Anne Arundel County Police confirmed about 3:15 p.m. that they were responding to an “active shooter”...

Donald Trump insinuates ‘Second Amendment folks’ could assassinate Hillary Clinton if she becomes President

If it was a joke, nobody laughed very loudly. In comments that once again placed him at the centre of fresh controversy, Donald Trump appeared on Tuesday to suggest that if Hillary Clinton was elected president, the only way to stop her choosing liberal Supreme Court justices...

Stay and Fight!

I realized early on last night, election night, that Donald Trump was going to win the election.  My friends and family were enthused and excited until it all became clear that Hillary Clinton, although she won the popular vote, would not win enough electoral votes...

#TrumpLeaks uncovers photos of Donald Trump, Jr. at Russian real estate conference in Moscow in 2008

Washington, D.C. - January 4, 2017 -The Democratic Coalition uncovered photos Wednesday morning of Donald Trump Jr. at the Adam Smith Conferences 6th Annual Russian Real Estate Summit in Moscow in 2008. The photos were released as part of an effort known as #TrumpLeaks,...

Texas Sues Obama Administration Over New Overtime Rule

by Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune September 20, 2016 *Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout.  Texas is helping lead a lawsuit against President Barack Obama's administration over a new rule that makes millions more workers eligible for overtime pay.   Attorney General Ken...

Secret Service Questions Trump

The Secret Service has reportedly spoken with the campaign of Donald Trump over a controversial remark in which he appeared to insinuate shooting his campaign rival Hillary Clinton. CNN said the move followed a speech on Tuesday about the Second Amendment in which Mr Trump appeared to say the only way to stop Ms...

Discriminatory Redistricting OK With Supreme Court

  WASHINGTON – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Abbott v. Perez: “The decision by five justices of the Supreme Court to silence the voices of Latino...

Comey Breakdown

Less than 24 hours before former FBI director James Comey was scheduled to testify on Capitol Hill, the Senate Intelligence Committee released his written remarks recounting the relationship between himself and President Donald Trump. In his statement, Comey described in detail their interactions and conversations,...