WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he would support any coronavirus aid deal worked out between the Trump administration and Democrats in Congress, adding no agreement this close to November elections would win unanimous support. “Wherever this thing settles between the president of the United States and his team that have to sign it […]Read more
Advocates of a proposed Colorado ballot measure for expunging nonviolent criminal offenses only turned in 255 signatures to the Secretary of State’s Office by the petition deadline Monday. They needed at least 124,632 to qualify, raising the question of why organizers submitted signatures at all. Designated representatives Stephen and Paul Ball did not return requests for comment Monday and Tuesday. […]Read more
DETROIT (Reuters) – Michele Small, a retired Detroit school teacher recovering from a stroke, had planned to vote by mail for the first time to protect herself from the coronavirus. But the absentee ballot she requested weeks ago never arrived. Neither did the ballots requested by many of her neighbors, she said, as she voted in person in Michigan’s primary […]Read more
David tested negative for the virus in June, but he began to feel sick in early July. He tested positive when he took another test, as did at least 16 other patients and staff members at the nursing home, Stacey says. He was taken to Good Shepherd Medical Center in nearby Marshall, but "he just started going downhill.” Stacey says […]Read more
A bipartisan group of governors led by Maryland’s Larry Hogan has formed a pact with the Rockefeller Foundation to buy millions of coronavirus antigen tests, the most significant example so far of states teaming to fight the pandemic rather than working through the federal government. The agreement currently includes six states, which together plan to buy 3 million tests, with […]Read more
Trump ramps us attacks as Biden considers running mate Trump campaign unveils new ads; Bryan Llenas reports. President Trump's campaign is touting voter-registration gains in three key 2020 battleground states that will have a big impact in determining whether Trump or Joe Biden wins the White House come November. The uptick in overall GOP voter registration in Florida, North Carolina […]Read more
Condoleezza Rice takes jab at liberals for assuming how Black people should think: 'Problem with the left'
Fox News Flash top headlines for August 4 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Tuesday the "problem with the left" is liberals assume how Black people should think. FACEBOOK REMOVES PRO-TRUMP AD AIMED AT JOE BIDEN, CLAIMING FALSE INFORMATION The prominent African American Republican told the Aspen Security […]Read more
Embattled first-term Rep. Steve Watkins is facing a high-stakes primary challenge from state Treasurer Jake LaTurner in Kansas' 2nd congressional district. In mid-July, the local district attorney charged Watkins with four counts of voter fraud in connection with him listing a UPS store as his residence on his voter registration form. On the Democratic side, Topeka Mayor Michelle De La […]Read more
Big Tech is in the hot seat in Washington. Here are the 16 most influential people shaping policy for the industry from the nation's capital.
Big Tech is playing defense in the nation's capital as the Trump administration and Congress scrutinize the biggest companies on a slew of issues ranging from data privacy and security to antitrust concerns. The CEOs of Facebook, Amazon, Google, and Apple testified virtually in late July before the U.S. House's Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law. The Democrat-led panel […]Read more
Baby Barack After getting engaged in 1991, the pair wed in Chicago on Oct. 3, 1992. According to Michelle, “Barack didn’t pledge riches, only a life that would be interesting. On that promise he delivered.” 9 of 15 Life of the Party On their 25th anniversary, Michelle wrote of her husband on Instagram, “You can’t tell it from this photo, […]Read more