Congressional Leaders at Odds Over Pay Raise for Lawmakers Congress
Congressional Leaders at Odds Over Pay Raise for Lawmakers

WASHINGTON — Congressional leaders seem to be on a collision course over the issue of raising members’ pay, as the two majority leaders in the House and Senate are heading in opposite directions on the politically fraught issue. House Majority... Read More

Trump Energy Plan Faces Legal Blitz Over Weaker Emissions Standards Energy
Trump Energy Plan Faces Legal Blitz Over Weaker Emissions Standards

WASHINGTON — Blue states and green groups are gearing up to sue the Trump administration over its new carbon emissions rule finalized Wednesday, which critics say fails to address climate change and the public health risks associated with pollution from... Read More

Roy Moore Running Again for Senate in Alabama 2020 Elections
Roy Moore Running Again for Senate in Alabama

WASHINGTON — Roy Moore, who lost a 2017 special election following allegations of sexual misconduct, announced Thursday that he is once again making a run for the Senate. Moore joins a number of Republicans already vying for their party’s nomination... Read More

Schumer Pushes for Vote to Make Clear Trump Needs Congressional Approval for War With Iran Congress
Schumer Pushes for Vote to Make Clear Trump Needs Congressional Approval for War With Iran

WASHINGTON — Returning to Capitol Hill after a meeting at the White House about the shooting down of an American drone, Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer increased the pressure for a floor vote to make clear that authorization would... Read More

Border Spending Bill Sent to Senate Floor, But House May Act on Its Version First Congress
Border Spending Bill Sent to Senate Floor, But House May Act on Its Version First

WASHINGTON — Senate appropriators approved $4.59 billion in emergency funding Wednesday to address the influx of migrants at the southern border, and their House counterparts said they’re prepping a similar bill to bring to the floor as soon as Tuesday.... Read More

Hope Hicks Appears for Closed-Door Testimony Amid Executive Privilege Fight Congress
Hope Hicks Appears for Closed-Door Testimony Amid Executive Privilege Fight

WASHINGTON — Hope Hicks, the former White House communications director, angered Democrats Wednesday by declining to answer some questions during a closed-door session with members and staff of the House Judiciary Committee investigating President Donald Trump. The White House had... Read More

This Poll Asked Voters to Create Their Perfect Candidate. Democrats Picked an Older White Guy Opinion Polls
This Poll Asked Voters to Create Their Perfect Candidate. Democrats Picked an Older White Guy

WASHINGTON — Diversity is taking a back seat to Democrats’ desire to dump Trump. The 2020 presidential candidate field is well stocked with women, people of color and millennials, but a majority of voters who said they expected to cast... Read More

UN Expert Calls for Probe of Saudi Crown Prince’s Role in Khashoggi Killing Saudi Arabia
UN Expert Calls for Probe of Saudi Crown Prince’s Role in Khashoggi Killing

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — A United Nations expert assigned to investigate the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi government agents has recommended probing the possible role of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, a conclusion that could complicate... Read More

Federal Reserve Holds Key Interest Rate Steady Despite Pressure From Trump Federal Reserve
Federal Reserve Holds Key Interest Rate Steady Despite Pressure From Trump

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve, facing heavy pressure from President Trump to lower borrowing costs, left interest rates unchanged Wednesday but made clear that it was leaning toward cutting rates because of rising risks from trade tensions and a softer... Read More

Eric Swalwell Makes Tackling Gun Violence Central to His Campaign 2020 Elections
Eric Swalwell Makes Tackling Gun Violence Central to His Campaign
2019-06-18 21:05:25
by TWN Staff

Candidate: Eric Swalwell State of Residence: California Campaign Website: https://ericswalwell.com [caption id="attachment_9241" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Congressman Eric Swalwell waves to the audience after speaking during kickoff rally on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at Dublin High School in Dublin, Calif. Swalwell announced... Read More

Bernie Sanders Is Embracing Socialism in His 2020 Presidential Bid 2020 Elections
Bernie Sanders Is Embracing Socialism in His 2020 Presidential Bid
2019-06-18 21:01:54
by TWN Staff

Candidate: Bernie Sanders State of Residence: Vermont Campaign Website: https://berniesanders.com [caption id="attachment_9242" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) delivers remarks at a campaign function in the Marvin Center at George Washington University on Wednesday, June 12, 2019,... Read More

Ohio Democrat Tim Ryan’s Presidential Campaign Focuses on Working Families 2020 Elections
Ohio Democrat Tim Ryan’s Presidential Campaign Focuses on Working Families
2019-06-18 20:59:45
by TWN Staff

Candidate: Tim Ryan State of Residence: Ohio Campaign Website: https://timryanforamerica.com [caption id="attachment_9243" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Niles, is positioning himself as a presidential candidate with an appeal to the middle class, arguing that his life experiences give him a... Read More

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