Political News

Fourth Circuit Dismisses Emoluments Lawsuit Over Trump's D.C. Hotel In The News
Fourth Circuit Dismisses Emoluments Lawsuit Over Trump's D.C. Hotel
2019-07-10 19:48:58
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals handed a legal victory to President Trump Wednesday, dismissing a lawsuit claiming he's been illegally profiting from foreign and state government officials who stay at his luxury hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue.... Read More

Trump Feud With Soccer Star Rapinoe Rallies Base, Dominates News Cycle In The News
Trump Feud With Soccer Star Rapinoe Rallies Base, Dominates News Cycle
2019-07-09 18:31:02
by HJ Mai

American soccer fans were treated to another stellar World Cup performance by the U.S. Women’s National Team, capped off by a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands in Sunday’s final. Despite winning a record fourth World Cup title, including its second... Read More

Billionaire Tom Steyer Jumps into Democratic Presidential Contest 2020 Elections
Billionaire Tom Steyer Jumps into Democratic Presidential Contest
2019-07-09 17:57:56
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Tom Steyer, the billionaire investor and activist who has been advocating for President Donald Trump's impeachment since shortly after the 2016 election, announced Tuesday he's joining the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. Steyer, 62, announced earlier this... Read More

Trump Can't Block Critics From Twitter Account, Appeals Court Says Law
Trump Can't Block Critics From Twitter Account, Appeals Court Says
2019-07-09 17:48:20
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON -  President Donald Trump has been violating the Constitution by blocking his critics' posts from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. Earlier this year during oral arguments, Justice Department attorney Jennifer Utrecht argued Trump's Twitter account... Read More

Need Something Else To Do With Your Cellphone? What About Caucusing? 2020 Elections
Need Something Else To Do With Your Cellphone? What About Caucusing?
2019-07-09 14:59:22
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Democrats in Iowa and Nevada, long accustomed to turning out at neighborhood caucus meetings to cast their vote in these early presidential contests will be able to cast their 2020 votes by phone, under plans announced Monday. The... Read More

DC-Area Radio Station Registers As Foreign Agent of Russians In The News
DC-Area Radio Station Registers As Foreign Agent of Russians
2019-07-08 23:45:45
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON - The Russian government paid a middleman company more than $1.4 million to broadcast propaganda for the past two years on Washington, D.C., area radio station WZHF 1390, according to recently-released foreign agent registration records. The registration by Florida-based... Read More

New Democrats Urge Lighthizer to Resolve Outstanding USMCA Issues Trade
New Democrats Urge Lighthizer to Resolve Outstanding USMCA Issues
2019-07-08 23:40:34
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Six members of the New Democrat Coalition wrote the U.S. Trade Representative on Monday urging him to respond to congressional concerns regarding the new North American Free Trade agreement, known as USMCA, to ensure its successful bipartisan passage.... Read More

Former GOP Lawmaker Amash Won’t Rule Out Future Presidential Run Political News
Former GOP Lawmaker Amash Won’t Rule Out Future Presidential Run

WASHINGTON — Rep. Justin Amash said he “wouldn’t rule out” a run as a third-party presidential candidate but plans to seek re-election to Congress in his Michigan district as an independent after leaving the Republican Party. “I believe that I... Read More

Florida Lawmakers Move to Complicate Voting Rights Restoration for Ex-Felons Voting
Florida Lawmakers Move to Complicate Voting Rights Restoration for Ex-Felons
2019-07-03 23:32:28
by Dan McCue

In 2018, 65 percent of Floridians who went to the polls supported a measure aimed at restoring the voting rights of non-violent ex-felons “who have completed all terms of their sentence, including parole or probation.” On Friday night, Florida's Republican... Read More

Trump Orders Justice Department to Find Way to Add Citizenship Question to Census Census
Trump Orders Justice Department to Find Way to Add Citizenship Question to Census
2019-07-03 23:29:00
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - A lawyer for the Justice Department said Wednesday that President Donald Trump has ordered it to find a way to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census, despite an announcement yesterday that the documents were already being... Read More

White House Says Census Will Be Printed Without Citizenship Question Census
White House Says Census Will Be Printed Without Citizenship Question
2019-07-02 22:41:25
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration announced Tuesday evening that it will print the 2020 census without a question about citizenship. The announcement comes five days after the U.S. Supreme Court effectively blocked the addition of the question on the last... Read More

New Senate Bill Aims To Increase Investment In Small Businesses Business
New Senate Bill Aims To Increase Investment In Small Businesses
2019-07-02 21:35:28
by Sean Trambley

Last week, U.S. Senators Todd Young, R-Ind., Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., and Jim Risch, R-Idaho, introduced the Investing in Main Street Act to increase investment in small businesses by permitting banks to invest up to 15 percent of their capital in... Read More

Straight From The Well
scroll top