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News : Politics

GOP officials preview ‘epic’ Trump address, first family role in evolving convention program

Saturday  03:15,   08 august 2020

President Trump's plans for a giant in-person convention may have been scrapped because of the coronavirus, but Republican officials say the four-day event will be filled with lively virtual programming, nightly marquee speeches and "must-see... >>>

Judges cite John Roberts' opinion in reversing block on Arkansas abortion laws

Saturday  03:15,   08 august 2020

A panel of federal appeals judges used Chief Justice John Roberts' opinion in the Supreme Court's recent decision protecting abortion access to allow several Arkansas abortion restrictions to go back into effect -- a seemingly... >>>

U.S. intel finds Russia using a "range of measures" to "denigrate" Biden

Saturday  02:25,   08 august 2020

U.S. intelligence shows that Russia is trying to "denigrate" Joe Biden, and China prefers that President Trump lose reelection, an assessment described by the ODNI says."For example, pro-Russia Ukrainian parliamentarian Andriy Derkach is spreading... >>>

DNC delegates rally behind Karen Bass to be Biden’s VP

Saturday  02:25,   08 august 2020

More than 300 DNC delegates have signed a statement urging presidential candidate Joe Biden to select Karen Bass, D-Calif., chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, to be his running mate and join the ticket for Vice President. © Provided by FOX... >>>

A Red State in Recent Elections, Missouri Embraces More Progressive Role in 2020

Saturday  01:17,   08 august 2020

Missouri voters ousted a Democratic dynasty and embraced someone who could become one of the most liberal members of Congress. The state also has signed off on a key element of Obamacare.Both outcomes are viewed as significant signals toward the... >>>

Overnight Health Care: Trump to take executive action after coronavirus talks collapse | Vaccine official says he'd resign if pressured politically

Saturday  01:17,   08 august 2020

Welcome to Friday's Overnight Health Care.Congressional coronavirus talks have collapsed, Trump administration health officials are trying to show the public that a vaccine approval won't be influenced by politics and New York schools can... >>>

Bars over schools: Why your kids will probably learn from home this fall

Saturday  01:16,   08 august 2020

Speaking to members of Congress on Thursday, former federal education secretary Arne Duncan put the matter bluntly. Many have been spooked by what happened in Israel, which had to close schools shortly after reopening them in June. That nation,... >>>

On The Money: Five takeaways from the July jobs report

Saturday  01:16,   08 august 2020

Happy Friday and welcome back to On The Money, where we can feel it coming in the air tonight. I'm Sylvan Lane, and here's your nightly guide to everything affecting your bills, bank account and bottom line.THE BIG DEAL-Five takeaways from... >>>

Trump embraces jobs report signaling slowdown

Saturday  00:54,   08 august 2020

The White House is trying to capitalize on the latest jobs numbers, arguing they point to a strong economic recovery under President Trump even as millions remain out of work and states grapple with increases in coronavirus infections.The figures... >>>

Why High-Profile Latino Democrats Won't Speak at Biden's Virtual Convention

Saturday  00:54,   08 august 2020

The choices for who gets speaking slots during the convention's drastically shorter broadcast are under scrutiny.For example, Julian Castro, the primary's only Latino presidential candidate—who emerged as a progressive voice on racial equity and >>>

Trump camp: China, Iran want president to lose because he's 'held them accountable'

Saturday  00:53,   08 august 2020

The Trump campaign responded to revelations that China and Iran are hoping he loses reelection in November, saying the president is facing resistance form the countries because he is working to hold them "accountable."The remarks came after... >>>

Bipartisan group of senators introduce bill to stop Trump from allowing drone sales to Saudis, fearing an arms race with Iran

Saturday  00:52,   08 august 2020

The senators are concerned selling drones to the Saudis could exacerbate the Yemen conflict and fuel an arms race with Iran. "Do we really want a Middle East in which Iranian and Saudi drones are flying all over the region? That sounds like a... >>>

Kanye West 'not denying' his campaign seeks to damage Biden

Saturday  00:52,   08 august 2020

Kanye West punted when asked in an interview with Forbes on Friday if the goal of his last-minute presidential campaign was to siphon votes from presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. © UPI Photo Kanye West 'not denying' his... >>>

Pompeo rejects Congress' subpoenas for IG, Biden probe info

Saturday  00:52,   08 august 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday rejected congressional subpoenas issued for him and for the State Department to provide information and testimony to lawmakers about two politically charged developments. The refusals set... >>>

Trump says he is going a 'different way' after coronavirus aid talks break down

Saturday  00:52,   08 august 2020

Trump says he is going a 'different way' after coronavirus aid talks break down"Pelosi and Schumer only interested in Bailout Money for poorly run Democrat cities and states. Nothing to do with China Virus! Want one trillion dollars. No... >>>