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News : Politics

GOP senators back additional airline aid amid coronavirus pandemic

Thursday  03:17,   06 august 2020

A group of 16 Senate Republicans expressed their support for an extension of the $25 billion payroll support program (PSP) for U.S. airlines Wednesday. In October, U.S. carriers are expected to lay off employees when they are no longer tied to the... >>>

Oregon drive-in cancels showing of 'Kindergarten Cop' after criticism about police portrayal

Thursday  03:17,   06 august 2020

A Portland, Ore., drive-in theater series has removed the 1990 comedy "Kindergarten Cop" from its lineup amid criticism that it glorifies the school-to-prison pipeline.The NW Film Center initially selected the movie to open its Cinema Unbound... >>>

Biden touts large July fundraising haul of $140M

Thursday  03:17,   06 august 2020

Joe Biden’s presidential campaign says that it and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and their joint fundraising committees combined brought in $140 million in last month. © Provided by FOX News Trump considers accepting Republican nomination... >>>

Trump praises Arizona as 'model' for pandemic as cases, deaths remain high

Thursday  03:17,   06 august 2020

The state's coronavirus cases surged dramatically after it relaxed restrictions on businesses and gatherings in May. While most states in the country have implemented mandatory mask-wearing rules, Arizona has not, though several individual... >>>

On heels of Arizona Senate primary, Martha McSally challenges Mark Kelly to 7 debates

Thursday  03:16,   06 august 2020

Wednesday marks the official start of the general election campaign between Arizona Sen. Martha McSally and Mark Kelly. McSally is already calling for seven debates. "Voters deserve to know where he stands on positions. He's been hiding in a bunker... >>>

Hillicon Valley: Facebook removes Trump post | TikTok gets competitor | Lawmakers raise grid safety concerns

Thursday  02:41,   06 august 2020

Welcome to Hillicon Valley, The Hill's newsletter detailing all you need to know about the tech and cyber news from Capitol Hill to Silicon Valley. If you don't already, be sure to sign up for our newsletter with this LINK.Welcome! Follow... >>>

A political hero is born in Ohio: America needs more Tyler Ferhmans

Thursday  02:41,   06 august 2020

Lobbyists and shady organizations spend billions every year to spin the wheels of statehouses and legislatures.But the truth is, the political consulting industry and the world of politics in general has become poisoned by the influence of money;... >>>

Trump dismisses legal questions on GOP nomination speech at White House

Thursday  02:41,   06 august 2020

President Trump on Wednesday dismissed legal questions surrounding potential plans to deliver his GOP nomination acceptance speech from the White House, emphasizing that the federal Hatch Act does not apply to the president."It is legal. There is no >>>

Negotiators remain far apart on coronavirus deal as deadline looms

Thursday  02:41,   06 august 2020

The White House and Congressional Democrats warn that they have not yet reached an agreement on key issues in a fifth coronavirus package in the latest signal that they remain far apart despite a looming self-imposed deadline. © Greg Nash... >>>

Joe Arpaio clings to relevancy in what’s likely his last run

Thursday  02:41,   06 august 2020

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona has grown more politically moderate in the past five years, but Republican primary voters haven’t entirely abandoned Joe Arpaio, the six-term sheriff of metro Phoenix who lost the job in 2016 amid voter frustration over his... >>>

Trump says Italy and Belgium are next ‘delinquents’ to pony up defense spending for NATO

Thursday  02:41,   06 august 2020

President Trump told Fox and Friends anchor Brian Kilmeade Wednesday that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was “a disaster” and that he got countries to pay $130 billion a year more.“The United States was paying for everybody, I said... >>>

States begin removing Capitol's Confederate statues on their own

Thursday  02:16,   06 august 2020

A growing number of southern states are taking matters into their own hands to remove Confederate statues from the Capitol in the absence of action by Congress.The House passed a bill late last month to remove statues of people who served the... >>>

The tragedy of Trump's foreign policy

Thursday  02:15,   06 august 2020

Questioning first principles can be a healthy exercise. But the absence of sound alternatives can lead to troubling unintended consequences. Repeated threats to impose tariffs and sanctions on European allies while embracing authoritarians such as... >>>

Overnight Health Care: Fauci says family has faced threats | Moderna to charge $32 to $37 a dose for its vaccine | NYC adding checkpoints to enforce quarantine

Thursday  02:15,   06 august 2020

Welcome to Wednesday's Overnight Health Care. Anthony Fauci said his family has been harrassed because people don't like what he's been saying. New York City will set up checkpoints to enforce COVID-19 quarantine orders, a pharmaceutical >>>

Fact check: Trump ad edits out microphone and trees from Biden photo to make him seem alone in basement

Thursday  01:56,   06 august 2020

A new ad from President Donald Trump's campaign deceptively alters a photo of former Vice President Joe Biden campaigning outdoors in Iowa to make it seem as if Biden is "hiding" in his Delaware basement.A new ad from President Donald Trump's... >>>