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McConnell: Democrat ‘Theatrics’ Won’t Bring a Vote on Background Checks for Guns

(WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that Democrats are engaging in “theatrics” over gun control legislation. House Speake...

McConnell: Democrat ‘Theatrics’ Won’t Bring a Vote on Background Checks for Guns

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McConnell says gun background checks will be ‘front and center’ in fall “Background checks and red flags will probably lead the discussion,” McConnell told WHAS-AM in Louisville. He noted “there’s a lot of support” publicly for background checks....
07:36, 08/09/2019

McConnell: Background checks, red flag laws will be ‘front and center’ Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that strengthening background checks and red flag laws will “lead the discussion” on addressing gun violence in the wake of two mass shootings that...
02:24, 08/09/2019

Trump says Mitch McConnell 'totally on board' with background checks – live Senate majority leader’s team says McConnell only committed to a ‘discussion’ on the issue while president also takes swipe at BidenSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.16pm BST Ask...
18:48, 08/09/2019

McConnell claims background checks will be 'front and center' of Senate debates – live Senate leader has staunchly opposed the idea in the pastAndrew McCabe sues over firing, says it was part of ‘Trump’s unconstitutional plan’Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.30pm...
00:48, 08/09/2019

Schumer, King call for McConnell to allow Senate vote on background check bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and GOP Rep. Peter King on Tuesday will call on the Senate to vote for House-passed background check legislation in the aftermath of the horrific mass shootings in...
18:24, 08/06/2019

Trump says he wants to strengthen gun background checks President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he wanted to strengthen background checks for gun purchases, a policy response to two recent mass shootings that was notably absent from proposals he put befor...
18:24, 08/07/2019

Pat Toomey: Odds for background checks better than ever President Donald Trump has wavered on expanding background checks on gun sales — but the lead GOP sponsor of the effort says there’s still a better chance of succeeding than ever before. In an intervi...
02:12, 08/27/2019

These 3 senators might win Trump over on gun background checks Pat Toomey approached Chris Murphy on the Senate floor this week with an urgent warning: We’re running out of time to sway President Donald Trump. “The president's likely close to making up his mind ...
16:00, 09/14/2019

Trump still looking at gun background checks: Senator Murphy President Donald Trump wants to keep discussing tougher background checks for gun purchases, a leading Democratic senator on gun control said on Friday, adding that Trump's support is crucial for the ...
23:48, 08/23/2019

Trump says expanded U.S. gun background checks under consideration A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Wednesday said they would try to revive a failed 2013 bill to close loopholes on the law requiring gun sale background checks, but were awaiting word on whether ...
06:12, 09/12/2019

Trump speaks with Sen. Murphy about gun background checks President Trump spoke to another Democratic senator about moving forward on legislation regarding background checks in the aftermath of two mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso. Speaking with reporter...
21:48, 08/14/2019

Trump backs away from stronger gun background checks Trump had initially showed support for strengthening the federal background check system -- so that "sick people don't get guns" -- following the massacres in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas. Bu...
03:24, 08/21/2019

Trump again appears to back away from gun background checks Advisers warned the president that there is little support for significant action on gun control among Republican voters — and even among some Democrats....
09:12, 08/20/2019

Arming up: Gun background checks spike after 80% of mass shootings Spikes in FBI background checks for gun purchases have occurred after eight of 10 recent mass shootings, confirming the trend of Americans arming up to protect themselves....
04:36, 08/23/2019

FINRA fines Citigroup for loose background checks The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said on Monday it has fined Citigroup's Global Markets business $1.25 million for failing to properly background check thousands of employees between 2010 a...
17:00, 07/29/2019

Trump says he has ‘tremendous support’ from GOP on ‘meaningful’ background checks President Trump said he believes he has GOP support for more extensive back ground checks. Evan Vucci / AP NBC News- President Donald Trump on Friday said he had “tremendous support” for possible new ...
20:24, 08/09/2019

Trump says wants lawmakers to take meaningful steps on gun background checks U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is on board with taking legislative action to address gun background checks, adding that there was tremendous support ...
18:01, 08/09/2019

Congressman Opposes Background Checks Because, What if His Friends Want to Borrow His Gun? Instead of using logic, reason or his sworn duty to protect his constituents from being shot in the Doritos section of their local Walmart, a U.S. Congressman came up with a particularly personal reas...
00:48, 09/06/2019

Trump says there is an ‘appetite’ for background checks after mass shootings President Trump gave a green light to background check legislation on Wednesday, saying he thinks there is an “appetite” for the measure after the mass shootings over the weekend. “I...
19:12, 08/07/2019

Chris Murphy: Trump isn't giving up on background checks Sen. Chris Murphy isn’t giving up on the long-shot effort to pass expanded gun background checks. And, he says, neither is President Donald Trump.Fresh off Thursday evening conversations with White Ho...
11:24, 08/24/2019

Trump says background checks would not have prevented recent gun violence As the United States grappled with yet another mass shooting event on Sunday, President Donald Trump said that background checks on gun purchasers would not have prevented recent gun violence in the c...
00:36, 09/02/2019

Citigroup fined $1.25M for inadequate background checks when hiring Citigroup hired three convicted criminals over a seven-year period after failing to run adequate background checks on more than 10,000 employees, an industry watchdog said. The Wall Street giant heade...
11:48, 07/30/2019

Mass shooters exploited gaps, errors in background checks Most mass shooters in the US acquired the weapons they used legally because there was nothing in their backgrounds to disqualify them, according to James Alan Fox, a criminologist with Northeastern Un...
23:12, 09/09/2019

Mexican manufacturers demand background checks for migrant labor Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has promised thousands of jobs to migrants waiting on the northern border for U.S. asylum, but some employers are refusing to hire them unless the governm...
04:00, 07/03/2019

President Donald Trump on 'meaningful' background checks: 'I really want to see it happen' Before heading to his resort in New Jersey Friday, President Donald Trump called for meaningful background checks for gun purchases -- following what he said was a "great talk" with the top two Democr...
20:48, 08/09/2019

How Online Gun Sales Can Exploit a Major Loophole in Background Checks Federal law doesn’t require private gun sellers to make background checks so millions of guns are sold without them. The internet has made these sales much easier....
01:24, 08/14/2019

Trump Reverses Course on Gun Control Again, Says He Backs Tighter Background Checks (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday once again backed tighter background checks for gun purchases, but said he wants to be careful that closing what he calls “loopholes̶...
01:00, 08/22/2019

Top Democrats tell Trump gun bill must include universal background checks Top Democrats in Congress told Republican President Donald Trump on Sunday that any gun control legislation that falls short of universal background checks for gun sales “will not get the job done."...
03:12, 09/16/2019

UPDATE 1-FINRA fines Citigroup for loose background checks The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said on Monday it has fined Citigroup's Global Markets business $1.25 million for failing to perform proper background checks on thousands of employees betw...
20:12, 07/29/2019

Churches conducting more background checks, but sex offenders still slipping through cracks There are more than 750,000 registered sex offenders across the country and, medical professionals explain, faith and community are often deemed a crucial part of their treatment to avoid re-offending...
15:00, 08/24/2019

Trump says he is convinced Senate leader wants background checks bill President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was convinced that Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell wants to move legislation to toughen background checks for gun purchases, expressing optimism that...
22:50, 08/13/2019

Pelosi and Schumer take hard line with Trump on gun background checks Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer warned President Donald Trump on Sunday that any firearm legislation that falls short of universal background checks for gun sales “will not get the j...
00:24, 09/16/2019

Pelosi, Schumer to Trump: Gun control must include background checks Congressional Democratic leaders warned President Trump on Sunday that any proposal on gun control must include a House-passed bill to expand background checks for gun purchases -- or else risk no leg...
13:00, 09/16/2019

Trump Calls for ‘Strong Background Checks’ After Mass Shootings President Trump’s comments, made in an early morning Twitter post, come as the country mourns two deadly mass shootings over the weekend in Texas and Ohio....
14:00, 08/05/2019

Pelosi, Schumer urge Trump to support background checks House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday sent a letter to President Trump urging him to support gun background check legislation that has already been passed by th...
18:48, 09/09/2019

Trump calls for background checks, immigration reform after mass shootings President Trump on Monday called on lawmakers on both sides of the aisle to pass legislation requiring strong background checks for firearms purchases – and accused the media of fostering “the a...
15:12, 08/05/2019

Trump denies that he told NRA chief universal background checks are off the table “No, I didn’t say anything about that,” Trump said when asked whether he had ruled out universal background checks in his conversation with LaPierre on Tuesday....
13:00, 08/22/2019

Texas shooting: Trump says background checks wouldn’t have prevented massacre WASHINGTON – President Trump on Sunday called the Texas shooter “a very sick person” but suggested that background checks wouldn’t have stopped the most recent massacre that left seven people de...
19:00, 09/01/2019

Democratic leaders assail Trump's apparent reversal on background checks Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi are lamenting President Donald Trump's apparent about-face on enhanced backgrounds for firearm sales, with Schumer calling the move "not only disappointing but also hear...
01:36, 08/20/2019

Past Flip-Flops Cloud Trump’s Position on Background Checks Whether the president’s support is real or another momentary reversal will determine if Congress passes the first new federal gun control measures in years....
04:00, 08/10/2019

NRA spent $1.6 million lobbying against tougher background checks in run-up to latest mass shootings Calls for tougher background checks and gun control in general have increased yet again in the wake of three mass shootings in California, Texas and Ohio that have left more than 30 people dead....
12:48, 08/06/2019

In call with Trump, Pelosi and Schumer say any gun bill that doesn’t include background checks ‘will not get the job done’ The two Democratic leaders urged the president to endorse House-passed gun measures and pledged to join him for a “historic signing ceremony at the Rose Garden” if the legislation is passed....
23:12, 09/15/2019

Trump vows ‘urgent resolve’ on background checks after mass shootings, provides no details Trump suggested Monday that a background check bill could be paired with his long-sought effort to toughen the nation's immigration system. But he didn't say how....
18:00, 08/05/2019

Trump flips stance on gun background checks, citing ‘very strong’ laws in place His move echoes a similar backpedaling that occurred after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida last yearDonald Trump has again walked back his support for legislation that would tighten backgroun...
05:00, 08/21/2019

Push for 'red flag' laws, background checks gains steam in wake of mass shootings The push for so-called "red flag" laws and stronger background checks is gaining steam amid apparent support from President Trump and Democrats in Congress in the wake of the two mass shootings in El ...
05:12, 08/17/2019

Top Democrats renew call for Senate to come back into session to pass background checks legislation Top congressional Democrats renewed calls on Monday for the Senate to reconvene and pass background check legislation in the wake of two mass shootings over the weekend....
05:12, 08/06/2019

Watch live: Trump visits Ohio, Texas, says he favors stronger background checks Protesters and supporters greeted President Donald Trump on his arrival in Dayton, Ohio, Wednesday, where he was to meet with law enforcement, families and survivors of the deadly shooting attack that...
20:24, 08/07/2019

Trump Suggests ‘Marrying’ Background Checks With Immigration Reform After Weekend Bloodshed Across America President Donald Trump on Monday suggested Congress should consider “marrying” gun control legislation with immigration reform, following two mass shootings in which 29 people were killed ...
16:00, 08/05/2019

Trump suggests tightening background checks alongside immigration reform in wake of mass shootings President Trump called Monday for tightening gun background checks in the wake of back-to-back mass shootings that shocked the nation, while also suggesting linking the push to immigration reform. ...
16:48, 08/05/2019

NRA Head Reportedly Called Trump to Warn Him That Pushing Firearm Background Checks Wouldn’t Play Well With His Base Vladimir Putin’s most beloved Russian operative walked onto the White House lawn and told the press that he was “all in favor” of “background checks like we’ve never had before.”...
22:24, 08/09/2019

Reporter testing the 'availability of guns at Walmart' fails background check Hayley Peterson, a senior correspondent for Business Insider, investigated "the availability of guns at Walmart" by attempting to purchase a firearm but was unable to buy a gun after failing a backgro...
20:36, 08/22/2019

Democrat tries to take down McConnell by accusing him of getting in Trump's way Former fighter pilot Amy McGrath aims to defeat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell by accusing him of obstructing Trump's "drain the swamp" agenda....
16:12, 07/17/2019

Trump: A vote for a Democrat is a vote against Israel President Donald Trump beat back criticism of his comments accusing American Jews who vote for Democrats of "great disloyalty" and went a step further on Wednesday, saying any vote for a Democrat is a...
21:24, 08/21/2019

‘Enough is enough’: Dems pressure McConnell to act on guns Several House Democrats, led by Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, descended on an empty Capitol on Tuesday to demand Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell immediately return to Washington and take action ...
22:24, 08/13/2019

Ocasio-Cortez demands McConnell stop 'giving bogus excuses' and pass gun background check bill In the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., for failing to call a vote on a gun ...
03:36, 08/05/2019

Senate's McConnell: 'Case closed' on Mueller probe, but top Democrat sees 'cover-up' U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday sought to slam the door on further investigations of President Donald Trump by declaring "case closed" after a two-year probe of Russia's meddlin...
18:36, 05/07/2019

Who is Amy McGrath, the Kentucky Democrat challenging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell? Amy McGrath, the former fighter pilot who narrowly lost a bid for Congress last year, on Tuesday launched her campaign to unseat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell....
21:12, 07/09/2019

Gun rights advocates sue over California's 'absurd' law requiring background checks for ammo sales The lawsuit is in response to a recent California law requiring background checks ahead of all ammunition purchases.        ...
07:48, 07/26/2019

‘Probably not:’ McConnell won’t bring up bill to protect ‘dreamers’ The Senate majority leader spoke a day after the House approved the measure on a path to citizenship for immigrants brought to the United States as children....
02:48, 06/06/2019

McConnell: I'd be ‘happy’ to bring up gun legislation that Trump supports Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reiterated Tuesday that he is willing to bring to the floor gun control legislation that President Donald Trump supports and could become law.The Kentucky Republ...
19:24, 09/03/2019

McConnell vows to bring up gun legislation — as long as Trump backs it Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reiterated Tuesday that he is willing to bring to the floor gun control legislation that President Donald Trump supports and could become law.The Kentucky Republ...
01:00, 09/04/2019

Senate expressly condemns anti-Semitism, after Democrat-led House 'can't bring itself' to do the same The Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution condemning anti-Semitism, after the Democrat-controlled House abandoned a similar effort in March in favor of a resolution broadly disapproving o...
04:36, 06/14/2019

CVS and Walgreens announce changes to firearms policies, ask shoppers to not bring guns in Drugstore chains CVS and Walgreens joined the growing list of retailers asking shoppers to not bring their guns into stores.       ...
16:24, 09/06/2019

Democrat Buttigieg unveils $80 billion plan to bring internet to all rural Americans Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled an ambitious plan on Tuesday to transform the economy of rural America, including spending $80 billion to provide high-speed internet and $50 ...
22:50, 08/13/2019

McConnell says he'll bring up 'freestanding' bill to address humanitarian crisis at border: 'What's the objection?' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on "Fox & Friends" Monday that Democrats have been less helpful than Mexico when it comes to addressing the border crisis. ...
17:48, 06/17/2019

God won’t stop mass shooting so bring guns to synagogue, rabbi urges A Massachusetts rabbi is urging his congregation to bring their guns to Shabbat — claiming their thoughts and prayers are not enough to save them during a mass shooting. “We can’t th...
05:36, 06/25/2019

McConnell to allow vote on Iran war authorization Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he will allow a vote that could block use of military force against Iran without congressional approval....
01:00, 06/27/2019

'Minecraft' wont get that huge graphics overhaul after all Minecraft's big Super Duper Graphics Pack is no more after two years of delays. Mojang has cancelled the visual overhaul after deciding that it was "too technically demanding" to implement. The...
02:24, 08/13/2019

McConnell: Senate will 'probably not' vote on Dreamers bill House Democrats' DREAM Act will "probably not" get a vote in the Senate, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday. The Kentucky Republican's rejection of the legislation that would give a path ...
02:48, 06/06/2019

McConnell Pledges Vote On 9/11 Bill After Stewart Criticism WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to call a Senate vote on a bill ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund for the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. McConne...
14:36, 06/26/2019

McConnell willing to vote on new Dem president’s Supreme Court nominee Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is willing to consider a Democratic president’s Supreme Court nominee in 2021 if President Donald Trump loses reelection, calling it “politically unsustainable” ...
22:12, 06/27/2019

McConnell promises disaster aid vote as negotiations narrow Congress is close to unlocking billions of dollars in disaster relief for ailing communities, if only negotiators can get beyond demands from three of the most powerful men in Washington. Senate Major...
22:12, 05/14/2019

Maverick Democrat’s attempt to impeach Trump fails vote The vote showed that so far, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been successful in her effort to prevent a Democratic stampede toward impeachment before additional evidence is developed that could win ove...
02:00, 07/18/2019

Democrat to force vote on Mexico tariffs if Trump follows through on threat House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said Thursday that he will introduce legislation to block President Trump from imposing new tariffs on Mexico....
19:36, 06/06/2019

McConnell Pledges Vote on 9/11 Bill After Jon Stewart Criticized Congress WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to call a Senate vote on a bill ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund for the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money, ...
03:12, 06/26/2019

Mitch McConnell Called Out for Blocking Vote on Net Neutrality Rules Republicans Actually Like The consumer protections widely known as “net neutrality” are hugely popular among Republicans throughout the U.S., if only because cable and internet providers are American’s choice example of rapac...
02:24, 06/12/2019

Fearing defections, Trump and McConnell crank up pressure on budget vote Senate Republican leaders and President Donald Trump are working to whip up support for their bipartisan, $2.7 trillion budget deal, hoping to stave off embarrassing defections ahead of a vote that’s ...
01:48, 07/31/2019

Mitch McConnell promises to force Democrats on border vote next week Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Monday he'll force Democrats to vote on President Donald Trump's $4.5 million request for emergency funding at the border to show where lawmakers stand on...
19:48, 06/17/2019

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'great disloyalty' - video US president criticizes Jewish Americans who support the Democratic party and also defended Israel's decision to bar representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entering the countryTrump backs f...
19:24, 08/21/2019

CNN's Chris Cuomo blasts McConnell over Supreme Court comment, tries to encourage viewers to vote him out CNN anchor Chris Cuomo closed his show on Tuesday night slamming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, over his SCOTUS remarks, comparing him to a "fever rash" and suggested to his viewers he ...
04:12, 05/30/2019

House heads toward vote on amended border package, McConnell says Senate bill 'only game in town' The House will vote Thursday on an amended emergency border aid package, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made it clear that his chamber won't consider the new version, teeing up a game of c...
17:24, 06/27/2019

UK PM May to bring Brexit vote to parliament in June: Sky News British Prime Minister Theresa May will tell Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn at a meeting on Tuesday evening that she plans to hold another parliamentary vote on the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement in t...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Philip Hammond signals he could vote to bring down Boris Johnson Chancellor refuses to rule out supporting no-confidence motion to stop no-deal BrexitPhilip Hammond has suggested he is prepared to vote to bring down a Boris Johnson government should the likely new ...
15:24, 07/19/2019

No surprise: DOJ won't bring charges against Barr and Ross after House contempt vote The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee issued subpoenas to Barr and Ross for information about the administration's attempt to put a citizenship question on the 2020 census....
16:00, 07/25/2019

Embiid brings 'theatrics,' dominates Gasol in win Limited through the first two games, Joel Embiid broke out of his slump against Raptors center Marc Gasol and had 33 points and 10 rebounds to help the 76ers take a 2-1 series lead....
11:36, 05/03/2019

Jeremy Hunt promises vote to bring back fox hunting as part of Britain's 'heritage' Getty The ban on fox hunting in the UK could be lifted, under plans by the Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt. Hunt, who is running to become the next prime minister, said he would back a new vote on lega...
12:36, 07/04/2019

Barr contempt vote 'is theater at its finest and it’s partisanship at its finest,’ ex-McConnell staffer says Josh Holmes, Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell's former chief of staff, reacted Thursday to the House panel's recommendation to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt saying, “It is theat...
20:24, 05/09/2019

‘I love the theatrics’: meet the tourists traveling to see the 2020 election unfold Some vacationers ‘too depressed by UK politics’ are heading to Iowa, the state with an outsized importance in the nominee process, to witness the primary electionsFor many people, a vacation to the US...
08:48, 09/05/2019

‘I love the theatrics’: meet the tourists traveling to see the 2020 US election unfold Some vacationers ‘too depressed by UK politics’ are heading to Iowa, the state with an outsized importance in the nominee process, to witness the primary electionsFor many people, a vacation to the US...
16:48, 09/05/2019

Guns N' Roses settles lawsuit over Guns 'N' Rosé beer Guns N' Roses has settled a lawsuit in which it accused the Colorado brewery Oskar Blues of trademark infringement for selling Guns 'N' Rosé ale and merchandise without permission....
06:36, 08/14/2019

Guns N’ Roses sues brewery over its ‘Guns ‘N’ Rosé’ beer LOS ANGELES (AP) — The rock band Guns N’ Roses is accusing a Colorado brewery of piggybacking off their fame to sell beer and merchandise. The band filed a trademark infringement lawsuit Thursda...
22:00, 05/10/2019

Guns N' Roses sue brewery over Guns 'N' Rosé beer Rock band argue the beer will look to consumers like an official product and has caused them ‘irreparable damage’ Guns N’ Roses are suing a Colorado brewery for trademark infringement over a beer name...
13:36, 05/10/2019

UK Labour must back 'public vote' on Brexit after EU vote: McDonnell Britain's main opposition Labour Party must back a public vote on Brexit, Labour's finance chief John McDonnell said on Monday, after voters deserted the party in droves in European elections amid ang...
11:36, 05/27/2019

Sen. David Perdue: A 'no' vote on the budget deal is a vote for more spending When President Trump set out to negotiate a budget deal, he had two primary goals: continue to reduce discretionary spending as a percentage of the economy and fully fund our military....
00:12, 08/01/2019

Brexit vote news LIVE: MPs vote on third reading of bill to block no deal as general election looms MPs are voting on the third reading of a bill designed to prevent a no-deal Brexit after an amendment tabled by a Labour MP seeking to bring back Theresa May's final Brexit offer was approved....
20:48, 09/04/2019

Germany: 20.8 million people with immigrant background While refugees catch the headlines, most migrants come from other parts of Europe. Only 15% of 20.8 million people with an immigrant background came as asylum-seekers....
13:48, 08/21/2019

How to keep YouTube videos playing in the background on Android Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. I love YouTube. I use it to watch videos, play tracks, and lis...
22:00, 07/03/2019

Buying ammo in California now requires background check Purchases of ammunition surged statewide ahead of a new California law that took effect Monday, which requires almost all buyers to go through background checks....
19:48, 07/01/2019

Easy-to-make thermal chameleon fades into the background Enlarge / This story isn't really about this kind of chameleon. Sorry. (credit: Renee Grayson / Flickr) Chameleons, unlike bowties, are cool. The chameleon is most famous for its ability to blend wi...
18:36, 06/30/2019

Will a past misdemeanor show up in an employer background check? Ask HR Most employers do background checks, so if you are concerned about a transgression in your past, it's wise to be honest in a job interview.       ...
15:12, 07/16/2019

A criminal background doesn't have to be a barrier to employment: Ask HR More employers are committed to getting talent back to work by considering qualified individuals with criminal backgrounds.       ...
16:24, 08/13/2019

Brexit vote: Boris Johnson moves to trigger snap general election after losing crunch Commons vote to rebels aiming to block no-deal Boris Johnson has said he will move to trigger a snap general election after suffering a crushing Commons defeat as 21 senior Tory MPs rebelled to stop him from crashing Britain out of the EU....
07:12, 09/04/2019

Dems press Trump to suppport background check bill Democrats are pressing President Donald Trump to intervene with Senate Republicans and demand passage of a bipartisan bill to expand background checks for gun purchases. (Sept. 9)    &...
02:00, 09/10/2019

Colbert on the Democratic debate: let the 'humble background games' begin Late-night hosts sort through three hours of sound bites and campaign promises from the Democratic presidential debateIn a live show following the three-hour Democratic debate, Stephen Colbert picked ...
19:36, 09/13/2019

Gov. Greg Abbott: Odessa shooter failed background check Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said the man accused of killing seven people and wounding 25 others on Saturday had failed a background check to purchase a gun and wasn't screened when buying the gun he used i...
21:48, 09/03/2019

Trump says he will push to close background check loopholes for gun buys U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday his administration would seek to close background check loopholes for gun purchases after Democrats accused him of reversing course on gun control measure...
21:24, 08/21/2019

With trade differences in the background, Trump and Abe do diplomacy over golf and sumo U.S. President Donald Trump kicked off the second day of a Japan visit on Sunday with a round of golf with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, engaging in personal diplomacy aimed at smoothing tough discussion...
06:00, 05/26/2019

iOS 13 will stop VoIP app background data collection, impacting Facebook Apple is stopping VoIP apps from collecting data while they run in the background, a change that will force multiple popular apps to make adjustments.Read More...
00:48, 08/07/2019

White House circulates gun background check proposal to lawmakers The White House this week began circulating a much-anticipated gun background check proposal to Republicans on Capitol Hill, though it’s unclear if President Donald Trump supports it. The White House...
22:12, 09/18/2019

Donald Trump weighs up Senators gun background check bill President Donald Trump says there are "a lot of things under discussion," on background gun checks, including some things that will never happen and other things that might. "It's really 'Gu...
10:12, 09/12/2019

Virginia Beach police zero in on shooter's weapons cache and job background Virginia Beach Police are honing in on the suspect in the shooting that killed 12 people at the Virginia Beach municipal center on Friday, examining both his background as a city employee as well as h...
02:12, 06/02/2019

From 'sesh mates' to background pals – what your friendships say about you | Emma Garland British people have fewer close friends than other nationalities. Here’s a quick guide to the key relationshipsEveryone in the UK is a friendless loser. Not my words, but those (slightly paraphrased) ...
19:48, 07/19/2019

Leaked background check plan sows chaos on Hill A Trump administration proposal to expand background checks on firearm sales is already in jeopardy unless President Donald Trump unexpectedly saves it, with the White House distancing itself and the ...
10:00, 09/19/2019

The Best Free Background Noise Generators for Working, Gaming, and Studying There are tons of background sound sites and apps, but most do the same things. We’ve compiled the best ones, all free online, plus a collection of the best background sound mobile apps. Use them as b...
22:00, 07/11/2019

Storm chaser proposes to boyfriend as tornado looms in background NBC NEWS – A massive tornado in Kansas may seem like one of the most unlikely — and certainly one of the most dangerous — places for a marriage proposal, but for experienced storm chaser Joey Kr...
01:48, 05/30/2019

Don't Ask the Internet for Form Checks Thanks to the internet, you can now learn even complex, difficult lifting skills without an in-person coach. Watch some youtube videos, read some articles, then try it and video yourself. Not sure if ...
00:36, 07/09/2019

Gunman in Texas shooting previously failed background check: Here's what we know Police have not released information on how the gunman in the Texas shooting in Odessa on Saturday obtained the firearm he used.        ...
21:24, 09/03/2019

How to change the background wallpaper on your iPhone, and set a different image for your home and lock screens Hollis Johnson You can change the background on your iPhone with a few taps, should you wish to use another image. You can customize your iPhone's wallpaper to appear in either Still or Perspective ...
22:24, 08/19/2019

Texas gunman who killed seven had previously failed background check for firearm The gunman who killed seven people and wounded 23 others in a rolling rampage across West Texas obtained an assault-style rifle despite failing a background check, state and law enforcement officials ...
10:12, 09/03/2019

214 mayors call on Senate to reconvene and pass background check bills The letter was signed by the leaders of El Paso and Dayton and several other cities that have experienced high-profile mass shootings in recent years....
17:36, 08/08/2019

Trump cools on background check push in recent lawmaker conversations President Donald Trump has been cooling to the idea of supporting new legislation for stricter firearm background checks in recent conversations with lawmakers, congressional and Republican sources te...
00:12, 08/21/2019

Hundreds of U.S. mayors push Senate to pass background check bills A bipartisan group of more than 200 mayors on Thursday called on the Senate to return from its August recess, demanding Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reconvene the chamber to take up legislat...
19:36, 08/08/2019

Instagram Now Fact-Checks, but Who Will Do the Checking? Facebook said it will expand its fact-checking program to Instagram. But the system is already overwhelmed, and may not be able to handle more information....
00:00, 08/17/2019

The most-read fact checks so far in 2019 Our most-read fact checks have dug into President Trump’s pumped-up immigration numbers, Sen. Kamala Harris’s spin on the Republican tax cuts, the special counsel’s Russia investigation and the Democr...
14:48, 07/01/2019

President Trump Says He Wants Stronger Background Check Laws While Assuring NRA Gun-Rights Will Be Respected (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Friday he believes he has influence to rally Republicans around stronger federal background check laws as Congress and the White House work on a respon...
01:36, 08/10/2019

Trump says he wants stronger gun checks, but reneged in past WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump claimed on Monday he wants legislation providing “strong background checks” for gun users, but he provided no details and has reneged on previous promises to s...
18:48, 08/05/2019

TÜV SÜD pulls out of dam safety checks after Brazil disaster Germany's TÜV SÜD has pulled out of conducting safety assessments of dams after the collapse of a Brazilian dam it had vetted killed almost 250 people in January, the industrial inspection firm's chie...
20:24, 08/19/2019

Care.com to Enhance Screening Checks for Caregivers Care.com will begin conducting in-depth background checks and identity-verification procedures in screening caregivers in its online network, as the company deals with scrutiny over its vetting practi...
16:48, 05/09/2019

U.K. Age Checks for Online Porn Sites Are Delayed Rules requiring users to prove they are over 18 were postponed because officials failed to adequately notify the European Commission about the changes....
16:36, 06/20/2019

Remembering Woodstock: Naked men, bounced checks and LSD Jason Stone played hooky from summer camp and tripped on LSD-spiked watermelon, Graham Nash was so high his memories of performing are hazy, and Robin Naylor, at 15, saw her first naked man....
06:36, 08/14/2019

Foursquare President Checks In on Those Who Give Him Insight David Shim, who became president in June after the acquisition of his startup Placed, prides himself on overcoming obstacles and looks to those who have helped him along the way....
19:48, 07/27/2019

Your Social Security checks could get bigger next year. Here's how much One new estimate pegs the Social Security cost-of-living adjustment at 1.6% next year. That means the average benefits would go up by about $23.40 per month....
18:24, 09/12/2019

U.S. and Poland urge tough checks on 5G suppliers The United States and Poland believe suppliers of 5G network equipment should be rigorously evaluated to check whether they are subject to control by a foreign government, according to a joint declara...
16:12, 09/02/2019

Killer linked to cold-case Florida murder through fingerprint background check for job gets life A man linked eight months ago to a Florida 1998 cold case murder when he applied for a job requiring his fingerprints for a background check has been sentenced to life in prison for the crime....
23:24, 08/25/2019

Texas gunman had been ruled 'mentally unfit' to buy firearms, used loophole on background check: report The gunman who killed 7 and injured at least 22 others in a West Texas shooting rampage Labor Day weekend before he was shot and killed by police was federally banned from owning or buying firearms af...
10:48, 09/04/2019

A win for public safety or a government ploy? California set to require background check for ammo sales Already, California has some of the toughest gun laws in the United States. There’s another hurdle for gun owners coming on July 1.        ...
08:12, 07/01/2019

Objectively Speaking, There's a Lot of Psycho Nazi Type Stuff in This Laura Ingraham Background Report Axios has published a collection of leaked Trump administration vetting reports—the background documents that Trump’s team prepared on its potential hires and appointees. For example, Fox News’ Laura ...
18:00, 06/24/2019

"Do These Checks": Paytm Founder's Warning After Video Of ATM Tampering Paytm CEO Vijay Shekhar shared a video of an ATM machine that was tampered with along with a warning. "When using any ATM, you must do these checks," he wrote on Twitter....
18:12, 08/26/2019

Ireland flags need for no-deal Brexit checks, just not at border Ireland will not impose any restrictions along its now open border with British-run Northern Ireland if Britain quits the EU without a deal but will need to take "some action somewhere" to protect the...
20:48, 07/09/2019

Gas line checks cause traffic delays on eastside intersection TUCSON – Tucson fire and police departments are assisting Southwest Gas Corp with traffic control on Tucson’s eastside Thursday morning. TFD says they working line checks east of Speedway Boulev...
03:48, 08/16/2019

SESAME Field Trip: Reality checks in Jerusalem Can science bring peace to the Middle East? DW's Zulfikar Abbany traveled through Israel and the West Bank to a synchrotron in Jordan to find out. This is part two of his diary....
17:24, 09/18/2019

Andrea Dovizioso taken for hospital checks after British GP crash Andrea Dovizioso has been airlifted to Coventry hospital after a huge crash during MotoGP's British Grand Prix, with the Italian suffering temporary memory loss...
07:48, 08/26/2019

'Grand Hotel' checks out as summer TV for 'The Bachelor' crowd Reality TV used to aspire to replicate the rhythms of scripted drama, albeit for considerably less money. Now dramas are being developed that seem to approximate the simple (or if you prefer, "guilty"...
21:00, 06/17/2019

CORRECTED-TÜV SÜD pulls out of dam safety checks after Brazil disaster Germany's TÜV SÜD has pulled out of conducting safety assessments of dams after the collapse of a Brazilian dam it had vetted killed almost 250 people in January, the industrial inspection firm's chie...
07:36, 08/20/2019

Hackers Subvert Security Checks Like the Browser Padlock Recent attacks have shown that cybercriminals have co-opted techniques and tools that people commonly use to distinguish real communications and websites from fake ones, such as the padlock in a brows...
08:36, 08/16/2019

SESAME Field Trip Day One: Reality checks in Jerusalem Can science bring peace to the Middle East? DW's Zulfikar Abbany traveled through Israel and the West Bank to a synchrotron in Jordan to find out. This is part two of his diary....
03:12, 09/18/2019

Germany's Seehofer wants tougher checks on Swiss border German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer wants enhanced controls for travelers arriving from Switzerland following the killing of a boy at Frankfurt's railway station. Opposition politicians accused hi...
22:12, 08/02/2019

Ireland considering port checks on whole island in no-deal Brexit Ireland is exploring the idea of checking live animals and animal products from Britain as they arrive at ports on the whole island of Ireland if there is a no-deal Brexit, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar...
15:36, 07/12/2019

Order checks for Apple's new iPhone bode well: analysts Pre-orders for Apple Inc's latest iPhones have gotten off to a better start than the last cycle a year ago, several Wall Street analysts said on Monday, citing their own research data....
04:12, 09/17/2019

African Americans need 24-hour blood pressure checks NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Measuring blood pressure outside the clinic using 24-hour monitoring equipment is important for identifying and managing hypertension in African-Americans, a new study show...
01:36, 08/20/2019

NRA leadership warns Trump background check bill is ‘unpopular’ with his base: Report In the wake of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, President Trump is reportedly in talks with leaders on both sides of the issue of expanding background checks for gun purchases. ...
20:48, 08/09/2019

Tim Ryan calls for passage of background check bill, ban on assault weapons following attacks in El Paso and Dayton 2020 Democratic presidential primary candidate Tim Ryan on Sunday called on Congress to immediately head back to session to pass a background check bill for those seeking to buy firearms and called fo...
03:36, 08/05/2019

Philippines checks for African swine fever as pig deaths rise The Philippines has set up a crisis management team to determine if the deadly African swine fever virus has reached the country after officials detected a rise in pig deaths in some areas....
08:48, 08/19/2019

Kit Harington checks into wellness retreat after 'Game of Thrones' finale "Game of Thrones" star Kit Harington has reportedly checked into a wellness retreat to deal with "personal issues," after the blockbuster series came to an end....
14:48, 05/29/2019

Mexico reinforces checks amid US pressure over migrant flow Mexican authorities stepped up revisions along well-traveled routes for migrants in southern Mexico over the weekend, checking identifications, pulling migrants off public transport and intercepting f...
05:00, 06/17/2019

Mexico Reinforces Checks Amid U.S. Pressure Over Migrant Flow COMITAN, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities increased immigration enforcement along well-traveled routes for migrants in southern Mexico over the weekend, checking identifications, pulling migran...
12:00, 06/17/2019

Kit Harington Checks Into Treatment Center to Work on "Personal Issues" Kit Harington is putting his health first. The 32-year-old Game of Thrones star has checked into a wellness retreat. "Kit has decided to utilize this break in his schedule as an......
01:48, 05/29/2019

Democrats press for stricter U.S. gun-sale checks, Trump non-committal Democrats in the U.S. Congress pledged on Monday to intensify pressure for stricter gun-sale background check legislation, citing strong public backing for the measure, but received no sign of support...
01:36, 09/10/2019

ITF 'satisfied' with Islamabad security plan as India advises more checks Tennis chiefs are satisfied with the current safety plan in place for next month's Davis Cup tie between Pakistan and India in Islamabad even after the latter asked for another round of security asses...
08:24, 08/13/2019

Proactive checks on crypto risks needed, global watchdog FSB says Regulators need to step up risk assessments of the cryptocurrency sector as current rules are patchy, and quick technological change may lead to gaps in policies on digital money, the global financial...
16:36, 05/31/2019

Lone 737 MAX criss-crossed Canada for pilot checks during grounding While the world's Boeing 737 MAX fleet remains grounded after two fatal crashes, a solitary Air Canada plane has been spotted in the skies, shuttling between Quebec and Ontario....
15:48, 09/18/2019

Ireland considering port checks on whole island in case of no-deal Brexit Ireland is exploring the idea of checking live animals and animal products from Britain as they arrive at ports on the whole island of Ireland if there is a no-deal Brexit, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar...
13:48, 07/12/2019

New Jersey suspects swiped $450K in checks after looting mailboxes: DOJ Four New Jersey men were charged Wednesday for stealing $450,000 in checks from dozens of mail collection boxes, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. The Paterson men — Aneuris Henriquez-Lop...
12:12, 08/22/2019

China starts first round of intensified anti-pollution checks China's environment ministry has deployed nearly 1,000 inspectors to 25 cities and provinces across the country for its first round of "intensified anti-pollution inspections"....
21:24, 05/15/2019

U.S. and Poland urge tougher checks on foreign influence over 5G networks The United States and Poland believe suppliers of 5G network equipment should be rigorously evaluated for foreign government control, a joint declaration signed on Monday said, as Washington pressures...
16:12, 09/02/2019

U.S. Air Force C-130s back in service after checks for wing cracks All but one of the C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft grounded earlier this month by the U.S. Air Force have been inspected for cracks in wing joints and cleared for duty, the branch announced this week....
20:12, 08/23/2019

North Carolina sheriff won’t stop school-day license checks GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The new sheriff in one of North Carolina’s most populated counties says he won’t quit doing traffic stops even though activists say they could be targeting immigran...
13:36, 05/22/2019

Boris Johnson 'surprised' by level of Irish border checks EU sources say PM seemed taken aback when shown implications of his Brexit planToday’s politics news - live updatesBoris Johnson expressed surprise to his advisers during lunch with Jean-Claude Juncke...
19:24, 09/18/2019

Texas man checks missile launcher in luggage, still caught his flight, TSA says A Texas man was stopped at BWI Airport on Monday when TSA agents found a missile launcher in his checked luggage, authorities said.       ...
15:48, 07/30/2019

China plans to toughen emission checks on steel mills China will continue to enforce production restrictions in heavy industry in winter this year and will tighten its emission assessment on steel mills when granting exemptions from curbs already in plac...
10:24, 07/13/2019

Fiction: A Heroine Checks In to the Psychiatric Ward, and Takes Notes The depressed protagonist of Binnie Kirshenbaum’s novel “Rabbits for Food” has trouble connecting with others, but she is alert to the sanity of the insane....
19:48, 05/13/2019

$6.5M lottery ticket nearly trashed when granddaughter checks wrong numbers An Oregon Lottery player said he almost missed out on a $6.5 million lottery jackpot when his granddaughter checked the numbers for the wrong drawing....
03:36, 08/06/2019

Arizona man admits burying mom in yard to keep collecting her checks, officials say Daniel Shannon, 66, is facing multiple charges after authorities found his mother's body buried on his property.        ...
00:00, 05/24/2019

Britney Spears checks out of mental health facility, reports say Amid speculation by fans that the 37-year-old singer was being held against her will at the facility, Spears returned to social media this week.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Expert advocates using 401(k) savings to fatten Social Security checks Today's retirees have high debts and low savings. Nobel laureate Richard Thaler thinks buying into an annuity-type program through the Social Security Administration can help solve that. But othe...
23:24, 04/28/2019

Denmark mulls tighter border checks with Sweden after Copenhagen bombing A Swedish man has been arrested and an arrest warrant issued for another over the bombing of a government agency in Copenhagen. Denmark said it was considering strengthening border controls with Swede...
01:48, 08/15/2019

France likely to use border checks as 'political tool' after no-deal Brexit: UK's Hammond France is likely to threaten delays on its border with Britain to exert political leverage if there is a no-deal Brexit, British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Wednesday....
04:48, 07/11/2019

Meghalaya Fears Spillover Effect After Assam NRC, Increases Border Checks The NRC exercise in Assam has led to pressure on its border with Meghalaya, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma informed the state assembly, adding that people had been stopped at check posts because they......
09:00, 09/11/2019

BTCC checks all crash structures after heavy crashes in 2019 season British Touring Car Championship technical chiefs inspected the crash structures of all car types ahead of racing at Oulton Park to make sure they conform correctly following recent high-profile crash...
13:48, 06/30/2019

NFL star Michael Bennett skips direct deposits and keeps checks 'until the end of the season' Despite making tens of millions of dollars throughout his NFL career, New England Patriots defensive end Michael Bennett said he saves most of his earnings and operates on a fixed budget....
14:12, 09/10/2019

Ain't No Way: Estate Conflict Reveals Aretha Franklin Once Kept $750,000 in Uncashed Checks in Her Purse The battle over Aretha Franklin’s estate has gotten capital M-MESSY, requiring a long, drawn-out court hearing this week in which deep familial divisions—and some pretty shocking details about the lat...
06:00, 08/08/2019

This keyboard app spell-checks gender bias to challenge how we talk to girls Language is not gender-neutral, and it’s time to identify and challenge the societal structure that systematically stops all women from thriving — one of these structures is gendered language and the ...
12:24, 06/06/2019

How to pay your bills using ACH transfers, so you can avoid processing fees and ditch checks forever 10'000 Hours/Getty Images Learning how to withdraw money with account and routing numbers is easy, and setting up ACH withdrawals could help you avoid card transaction fees and kick paper checks out ...
05:00, 07/31/2019

AOC knocks fellow Dems for refusing to pass 'accountability' checks on CBP funding Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. has taken aim at her fellow lawmakers, including those in her own party, for failing to pass measures that would monitor how Customs and Border Protection (CBP) u...
20:12, 07/02/2019

Dozens of Airbus A380s face urgent checks after cracked part dug from ice Investigators probing an engine explosion on an Air France A380 in 2017 are studying a possible manufacturing flaw in a recently salvaged cracked part in a move likely to trigger urgent checks on doze...
20:36, 08/21/2019

Consider survivor benefits, life expectancy when collecting Social Security checks Not everyone's an expert on Social Security. But planning ahead and understanding survivor benefits can avoid budget disaster after a spouse's death.       ...
16:48, 08/07/2019

Fact-checks on fake news rarely reaches most affected communities BRUSSELS – The European Union has called on Facebook and other platforms to invest more in fact-checking, but a new study shows those efforts may rarely reach the communities worst affected by f...
23:36, 07/11/2019

Federal Tories to strengthen police checks of candidates following Rick Dykstra case A lawyer was hired by the Conservatives in March 2018 to probe how Rick Dykstra was allowed to continue on as a candidate in the 2015 election after the party learned he was accused of assaulting a wo...
22:00, 05/03/2019

Dan Crenshaw fact-checks NYT writer who wrongly accused him of not supporting 9/11 victims fund Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Tex, had a sharp response to a New York Times writer who accused him of not supporting the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, urging the liberal journalist to "check his facts."...
02:24, 06/12/2019

Jay Cutler Checks Out a Location for His Future Butcher Shop--and Kristin Cavallari Approves! Did Jay Cutler just find his butcher shop? Maybe! Kristin Cavallari's husband takes a big step toward making his store owner dreams a reality in this clip from Sunday's Very......
22:24, 05/07/2019

Dunkin’ Donuts manager allegedly hired fake employee, pocketed checks A Florida Dunkin’ Donuts manager was busted for hiring a “fictitious” employee — and pocketing all of the checks that worker received, according to new reports. Markia Nelson, 29, wh...
20:24, 07/11/2019

Phone Checks at Hong Kong’s Border Worry Travelers to Mainland China The searches are raising concerns that Beijing is trying to identify travelers sympathetic to the territory’s protest movement and further control what its people see about the unrest....
14:36, 08/15/2019

Beto O'Rourke gun plan calls for mandatory buybacks, universal sale checks Democrat Beto O'Rourke, having resumed his campaign, detailed a plan Friday to curb gun violence by imposing a national gun licensing system and registry, and a mandatory buyback program for assault w...
18:48, 08/16/2019

One of Kurt Cobain's old royalty checks was found in the basement of a Seattle record store The owner of Seattle’s famous Easy Street Records has discovered a buried treasure in its basement. Matt Vaughan found a royalty check addressed to cultural icon Kurt Cobain with a value of $26.57 (cl...
00:24, 09/07/2019

Facebook Fact-Checks Fake Viral Video Of "Drunk" Nancy Pelosi Facebook has decided to show fact-check results of a viral tampered video, instead of removing it,slowed down intentionally to show US Speaker Nancy Pelosi talk in a slurred tongue....
15:24, 05/25/2019

New 2020 Land Rover Defender: Prince Harry checks-out lightly disguised prototype News 9 May, 2019 The new Land Rover Defender has gained the royal seal of approval in a revealing new livery designed to promote the 2020 Invictus Games...
20:24, 05/09/2019

Congolese soldiers to force hand-washing, fever checks after Ebola emergency declaration The World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency over the long-simmering Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.        ...
16:36, 07/19/2019

SCAM ALERT: Bogus money orders and cashier’s checks are being sent to potential victims through the mail (NBC News)   Bogus money orders and cashier’s checks are being sent to potential victims through the mail. The legitimate-looking documents are being sent with a letter, offering to pay consumers for ...
07:48, 07/30/2019

Prison guards watching Jeffrey Epstein reportedly fell asleep through checks and falsified records The two prison guards assigned to monitor registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein fell asleep during their shift and failed to check on Epstein for three hours the night he died of an apparent suicide...
13:24, 08/15/2019

Ryan Murphy to keep earning his Netflix checks with Chorus Line series and Andy Warhol documentary After getting a truck full of money from Netflix, some TV creators would embrace the opportunity to stop trying so hard and just throw some spaghetti at the wall. If something sticks, good. If not, th...
06:00, 09/04/2019

Exclusive: Echo chambers - Fake news fact-checks hobbled by low reach, study shows The European Union has called on Facebook and other platforms to invest more in fact-checking, but a new study shows those efforts may rarely reach the communities worst affected by fake news....
10:12, 07/11/2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo checks stat sheet before answering question about Marcus Smart's return Giannis Antetokounmpo needed to check the stat sheet before answering a question about Marcus Smart's impact in his return to the Celtics' lineup.        ...
17:12, 05/07/2019

Bad Democrat Reportedly Got So Mad He Tried to Beat Up a Car A few weeks ago, the Intercept reported on shitty Democrat Rep. Josh Gottheimer, and his ineffectual bids to derail Nancy Pelosi’s speakership and the Democrats’ vote to end U.S. support for the war i...
22:24, 05/22/2019

It's the Guns Ostensibly this morning’s Senate subcommittee hearing was intended to be an assessment of what social media platforms are doing, and what they ought to be doing better, as mass shootings and the monst...
00:36, 09/19/2019

Mitch McConnell Is a Bad Husband The endless game of chasing down Republicans to ask them to condemn the racist president’s latest racist comments continues, with mixed results. (It doesn’t matter a lot what they say, but what they d...
01:12, 07/17/2019

McConnell: I’m with Obama on reparations Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday invoked an unlikely ally while defending his opposition to reparations for slavery: former President Barack Obama.When asked whether his views on repa...
00:48, 07/10/2019

McConnell: 'The president’s not a racist' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday declined to single out President Donald Trump for incendiary rhetoric and racist tweets, largely blaming liberal Democrats for using heated language a...
04:48, 07/17/2019

AV-Comparatives found a flaw in a macOS security feature that allowed unidentified apps to run (bypassing Gatekeeper checks) In spring of 2019, AV-Comparatives ran a team-building event, in which their research team was asked to find security bugs on macOS. This was actually planned as a nice afternoon with co-operative act...
17:48, 05/20/2019

Joe Sestak becomes 25th Democrat to run for U.S. president Joe Sestak, a former member of the U.S. House from Pennsylvania and U.S. Navy admiral, has become the 25th Democratic to announce he is running for president ....
01:00, 06/24/2019

2020 Democrat: ‘We are well on our way to losing this election’ Presidential hopeful Steve Bullock said that infighting among the more than 20 Democratic contenders threatens to hand the 2020 election to President Trump....
00:00, 08/09/2019

Cory Booker may be the next Democrat to bow out: memo The historically huge Democratic presidential field is on the brink of getting a whole lot smaller, Sen. Cory Booker said in Iowa Saturday. “I don’t believe people should stay in this just to stay in ...
07:48, 09/22/2019

Top Democrat Pelosi: U.S. has no appetite to go to war with Iran U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday the United States has no appetite to go to war with Iran, after Tehran shot down a U.S. military surveillance drone in the Gulf regi...
18:24, 06/20/2019

Photo-bomber flashes bare chest in background of grieving family at state park, Texas family says A Texas woman is seeking the identity of a photo -bomber who ruined her family’s weekend trip to a state park to remember a family member who died by flashing her bare breasts in the background of a g...
10:24, 07/16/2019

Guns in America Each new mass shooting in the U.S. reignites debate over the country’s treatment of gun rights as virtually sacrosanct. Americans own more guns than anybody else on Earth, even adjusted for population...
00:24, 06/27/2019

McConnell: Allegations against Epstein horrendous Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called the sex trafficking accusations against billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein "horrendous," but said he is deferring to President Trump regarding Labor Se...
23:00, 07/09/2019

Mitch McConnell recovering from surgery Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is recovering from surgery after fracturing his shoulder earlier this month.David Popp, McConnell’s communications director, said in a statement that the Kentuc...
18:00, 08/16/2019

McConnell: Trump 'on to something' with attacks on four congresswomen Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that Donald Trump is "on to something" with his inflammatory attacks against four congresswomen, attempting to frame the president's racist rhetori...
21:48, 07/18/2019

McConnell says he won't take up gun bill unless Trump says he will sign it Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he will not put a gun bill of any kind on the Senate floor unless President Donald Trump says he would sign it into law....
07:12, 09/04/2019

Biden Thinks Working With McConnell Is a Plus. Is It? As he runs for president, Joseph R. Biden Jr. has trumpeted his ability to work with Republicans, including Mitch McConnell. Others in his party view that as naïve....
21:24, 09/18/2019

Here Is Mitch McConnell Flipping Out Because the Big Bad Media Was Mean to Him Mitch McConnell took time out of his presumably busy schedule on Monday to whine at stunning length on the Senate floor about some unflattering coverage he recently received. Was this a good look? It ...
07:48, 07/30/2019

The Shifting Standards of Mitch McConnell Despite his blockade of an Obama Supreme Court nominee in a presidential election year, the Senate majority leader is now definitive that he would push a Trump nominee in 2020....
02:24, 05/30/2019

Michael Bennet after shooting: McConnell must act Following a deadly shooting in Virginia Beach, Sen. Michael Bennet renewed calls for national background checks — but expressed doubt Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell would allow such legislati...
20:24, 06/02/2019

Jon Stewart and Mitch McConnell Are FEUDING!!! Jon Stewart, the former Daily Show host, is rightfully furious about Congress not doing enough for 9/11 victims, and more specifically first responders. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, however...
17:36, 06/17/2019

Mitch McConnell fractures his shoulder Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell fractured his shoulder on Sunday and is recovering at his home in Kentucky, according to his spokesman.Spokesman David Popp said in a statement the majority lea...
10:48, 08/05/2019

McConnell says Mueller investigation should be put to rest at last Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., re-emphasized putting the Mueller investigation "to rest" Tuesday in an exclusive interview on "The Story with Martha MacCallum."...
04:36, 05/08/2019

Fox & Friends Has a Little Meltdown About a Democrat Getting Applause on Fox News Fox & Friends host Brian Kilmeade suffered some sort of break from reality on Monday morning after Indiana mayor Pete Buttigieg received (checks notes) applause at his Fox News presidential town h...
15:48, 05/20/2019

Sen. Michael Bennet becomes latest Democrat to run for president Sen. Michael Bennet became the latest Democrat to announce he will run for president in 2020. The Colorado lawmaker announced his bid on “CBS This Morning” on Thursday, becoming the 22nd D...
17:24, 05/02/2019

Every 2020 Democrat's Plan to Fix the Housing Crisis Over the weekend, Bernie Sanders teased a $2.5 trillion housing plan, which, among other things, promises to establish a national rent control standard and make significant investments in affordable h...
23:00, 09/16/2019

| Trump would be 'in handcuffs' if not president, says Democrat Warren Democratic White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren says that if Donald Trump was not protected by his presidential status, he would be "in handcuffs and indicted" for obstructing the investigation into R...
00:36, 05/31/2019

Mueller appears for testimony; Democrat says Trump not 'above the law' Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appeared on Wednesday for eagerly anticipated testimony at the first of two back-to-back congressional hearings that carry high stakes for President Donald T...
15:00, 07/24/2019

Top Senate Democrat says he is worried Trump will 'bumble' into war The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate said on Thursday he was worried that President Donald Trump may "bumble" into a war with Iran and he said there needed to be an open debate and a congressional deci...
01:12, 06/21/2019

Ingraham: California a 'Democrat-induced disaster' Fox News' Laura Ingraham spoke directly to California Governor Gavin Newsom Wednesday criticizing his response to the homeless crisis after his state gave illegal immigrants Medicaid benefits....
09:24, 07/11/2019

Top Democrat calls on FDA head to ban e-cigarettes or resign Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin called on Ned Sharpless, the acting head of the Food and Drug Administration, to resign if he does not ban e-cigarettes in 10 days, following reports of a third deat...
01:36, 09/07/2019

Joe Sestak becomes the 25th Democrat running for president Then there were 25. Joe Sestak, a former congressman from Pennsylvania and Navy admiral, became the latest Democrat to join the crowd of 2020 presidential hopefuls. The 67-year-old in a statement post...
22:48, 06/23/2019

Andrew Yang Becomes 9th Democrat to Qualify for the Next Debate Mr. Yang, an entrepreneur, earned 2 percent support in a new poll, adding him to the group of Democratic presidential candidates who will go to Houston in September....
23:36, 08/08/2019

Top Democrat in U.S. Senate wants hearings before any impeachment effort The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate said on Tuesday that Congress should thoroughly investigate the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller before deciding whether to move forward with impeachment ...
21:24, 05/07/2019

"China Hoping For A Democrat To Win To Rip Off America": Trump US President Donald Trump on Saturday took a swipe at China saying it wants to "badly" chalk out an agreement with his country in order to end the escalating trade friction between the two countries....
09:12, 08/11/2019

Democrat cautions about Trump’s July 4th extravaganza WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator says he fears President Donald Trump’s planned July Fourth extravaganza on the National Mall could turn into a giant Trump rally on the taxpayers’ di...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Democrat Sen. Kyrsten Sinema says she is a ‘no’ on Trump impeachment Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., said this week that she does not support launching impeachment hearings against President Trump in the wake of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report -- the lates...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Trump says Squad is 'destroying the Democrat Party' President Trump called out the four freshman congresswomen known as the "Squad," claiming that not only are they bad for America as a whole, they are damaging their own party....
02:12, 07/22/2019

Key Democrat says USMCA negotiation process 'not over yet,' could go into 2020 Connecticut Democrat Rosa DeLauro said Wednesday that the negotiations for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade are "not over yet" and numerous key issues have yet to be resolved....
06:24, 09/05/2019

NRA Spooks Trump Away From Doing Anything About Guns President Donald Trump is once again proving himself to be a coward with little interest in actually tackling America’s gun problem, despite voicing his support for “meaningful background checks” foll...
18:36, 08/20/2019

Yankees’ big guns were needed after all BALTIMORE — Considering they were a combined 10-for-26 with seven homers and 14 RBIs in the previous three wins over the Orioles, not seeing Gary Sanchez and Gleyber Torres in the starting lineup of t...
09:48, 05/24/2019

Mitch McConnell embraces his dark side Call him “Cocaine Mitch,” “Nuclear Mitch,” or the steward of the “legislative graveyard.” Mitch McConnell says he’s the “Grim Reaper” anyway, so he’s loving every minute of it. While his critics have...
13:48, 05/19/2019

McConnell trolls Dem rep who challenged him to five debates -- by accepting A Democratic congressman from Kentucky backed down Tuesday from his threat to run against Mitch McConnell – and admitted he was just joking -- after the Senate majority called his bluff and agreed to ...
02:36, 09/04/2019

McConnell to meet with 9/11 first responders after Jon Stewart’s rips Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to meet with 9/11 first responders this week about reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, an advocate told The Post on Sunday. Joh...
06:24, 06/24/2019

McConnell Is Fine With Trump's Unhinged Racism Less that 24 hours after President Donald Trump smirked his way through his raucous crowd chanting “send her back” amid his ongoing racist attacks on Rep. Ilhan Omar, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McCo...
17:24, 07/18/2019

Mitch McConnell on Roy Moore: 'We'll oppose him in every way' – live Hard-right former judge Moore running again in Alabama against the wishes of the party, while Trump says ‘stay tuned’ on possible Iran strikeSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 12.09...
01:36, 06/21/2019

McConnell says 'not much support' for Mexico tariffs among U.S. Republicans U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday there was "not much support" among his fellow Republicans for President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexico....
21:24, 06/04/2019

AOC ‘cheering on’ physical violence against McConnell, his campaign says Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell fired back at Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday, accusing her of “cheering on” people who want to see the Kentucky Republican “break his n...
19:12, 08/06/2019

McConnell moves to confirm 19 judges next week Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday set up votes on lifetime appointments for 19 judicial nominees next week, setting up a busy pre-recess work session on a top GOP priority. McConnell...
19:12, 07/25/2019

McConnell says waiting for White House gun proposal The Republican leader of the U.S. Senate repeated on Tuesday that he would not commit to bringing gun control legislation up for consideration until the White House comes forward with its own proposal...
03:00, 09/11/2019

Sen. Mitch McConnell a topic in Democratic Debate LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Last night’s Democratic Debate made it clear Kentucky will play a role in the 2020 election with several candidates bringing up Senator Mitch McConnell, and urging...
22:12, 06/27/2019

McConnell: Obama is descended from slave owners too Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell responded to a report that his ancestors owned slaves by comparing himself to former President Barack Obama. “You know, I find myself in the same position ...
16:00, 07/10/2019

Stewart dares McConnell to meet 9/11 first responders Jon Stewart fired back at Sen. Mitch McConnell Monday, explaining why he’s so “bent out of shape” over securing health care for 9/11 responders — and challenging the Senate maj...
16:24, 06/18/2019

Former State Lawmaker To Challenge McConnell In GOP Primary Hey Kentucky FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former one-term state lawmaker says he will challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in next year’s Republican primary in Kentucky. Ex-state Rep. C...
11:48, 05/30/2019

Former UA standout TJ McConnell signs with Indiana Pacers PHILADELPHIA – Former 76ers guard and a standout for the University of Arizona basketball team TJ McConnell has signed a two-year deal with the Indiana Pacers for $7 million. We’ll have mo...
08:48, 07/04/2019

McConnell Speaks On Hypothetical SCOTUS Vacancy MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says if a Supreme Court vacancy occurs during next year’s presidential election, he would work to confirm a nominee a...
14:00, 05/29/2019

McConnell stiff-arms Democrats on Iran Senate Democrats are agonizing over whether to block a must-pass defense bill in order to debate war with Iran, seeing a rare opportunity for leverage in the GOP-controlled Senate. Despite a bipartis...
04:12, 06/25/2019

Schumer predicts McConnell will take up election security Mitch McConnell rarely budges in the face of political pressure. But Chuck Schumer thinks election security is an exception.The Senate minority leader predicted on Thursday that the majority leader wi...
23:24, 08/01/2019

Jon Stewart rips McConnell over no compassion for 9/11 responders Jon Stewart ripped Mitch McConnell on Sunday, saying the Senate Majority Leader has never acted with compassion when it comes to securing health-care funding for 9/11 first-responders. Fresh off his b...
01:00, 06/17/2019

Amy McGrath launches 2020 bid to take down Mitch McConnell Amy McGrath, a former Marine fighter pilot, announced her Democratic bid on Tuesday to take on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in the 2020 election. ​McGrath, a 44-year-old mother of three, rel...
19:36, 07/09/2019

Jon Stewart keeping up pressure on Mitch McConnell NEW YORK (AP) — Comic Jon Stewart used his buddy Stephen Colbert’s late-night show to keep the heat on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for passage of legislation to replenish a victims...
17:48, 06/18/2019

Jon Stewart Challenges McConnell On 9/11 Fund: ‘Meet With Them’ New York (CNN Business) — Jon Stewart had plenty to say to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday night. Stewart, the former host of “The Daily Show,” popped up on “T...
17:48, 06/18/2019

Mitch McConnell Has Always Been Unusually Open About His Playbook Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has always been straightforward about his playbook, and his admission earlier this week that he would fill a Supreme Court vacancy with a Trump nominee if it bec...
00:36, 05/31/2019

McConnell warns Democrats against killing filibuster Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday issued a forceful defense of the legislative filibuster, the Senate's 60-vote threshold that Democratic lawmakers and presidential candidates have ex...
19:00, 08/22/2019

Mitch McConnell on Reparations Is Somehow Even Worse Than You Could Imagine Tomorrow, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on a bill to create a commission to study reparations. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was asked his opinion on reparations today, an...
01:00, 06/19/2019

McConnell on Mueller report: 'Case closed' Mitch McConnell has a succinct view of the Mueller report’s conclusions: “Case closed.”The Senate Majority leader will give a speech on Tuesday arguing that it’s time for Congress to move on from the ...
15:36, 05/07/2019

Senate to try to pass border aid Wednesday, McConnell says The U.S. Senate will consider legislation to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico later on Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said....
20:24, 06/26/2019

Who's been sitting in Pelosi's chair? Democrat Ocasio-Cortez In another first for rookie congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the liberal Democrat from New York on Friday became the youngest woman to preside over the U.S. House of Representatives....
04:48, 05/11/2019

Trump may provoke U.S. lawmakers to impeach him: senior Democrat Democrats are reluctant to impeach U.S. President Donald Trump, but he may provoke such a move by continuing to obstruct Congress' efforts to oversee his administration, a senior Democratic lawmaker s...
19:24, 05/12/2019

No. 3 House Democrat says he believes Trump will eventually be impeached House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn said Sunday he believes President Donald Trump will eventually be impeached but cautioned that Democrats need to first lay the groundwork and educate the public on the ...
20:24, 06/02/2019

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams says she is considering White House run Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, a rising party star who narrowly fell short of becoming the first female African American governor last year, said on Thursday she is still considering running for pres...
01:24, 05/10/2019

San Francisco Democrat under fire for use of N-word in committee meeting A civil rights attorney, local Democratic Party official and former San Francisco city supervisor is in hot water after repeatedly using the N-word during a public meeting last month. Angela Alioto ha...
08:48, 05/10/2019

Anti-Abortion Democrat Has Big Fancy Fundraiser Cancelled A fundraiser for the anti-abortion Democrat Rep. Daniel Lipinski has been cancelled by Rep. Cheri Bustos, who heads the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), according to the New York Ti...
03:48, 05/23/2019

House Democrat subpoenas six years of Trump tax returns Committee chair Richard Neal says treasury secretary and IRS commissioner must provide documents by 17 MayA top House Democrat on Friday issued subpoenas for six years of Donald Trump’s tax returns, g...
04:36, 05/11/2019

Democrat wants FCC to open T-Mobile, Sprint settlement for comment U.S. Representative David Cicilline urged Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Thursday to give the public the chance to comment on a draft order that would grant agency approval to ...
00:36, 08/16/2019

Key Senate Democrat warns of Barr’s expanded powers WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee is sounding the alarm about the new powers that President Donald Trump has granted to Attorney General William Barr. Sen. Mark W...
01:48, 05/29/2019

Which Democrat has the best climate crisis plan? Compare their scores Environmental groups rate Democrats’ plans and records ahead of CNN’s town hall focusing on the climate crisisDemocrats will pit their climate plans against each other on Wednesday at a seven-hour CNN...
23:36, 09/04/2019

Democrat Andrew Yang wants to be president - and give you $1,000 a month Andrew Yang is ready for his closeup next month at the first Democratic presidential debate, when he knows most Americans will have one question: "Who is the Asian man standing next to Joe Biden?"...
19:36, 05/15/2019

Stacey Abrams: Georgia Democrat will not run for president in 2020 Former lawmaker who ran for governor in 2018 says she will instead focus on voting rights initiativeStacey Abrams, the former Georgia lawmaker who energized Democratic voters as a candidate for govern...
05:00, 08/14/2019

Mueller 'wants to testify in private' to Congress, Democrat says – live Jerry Nadler, the House judiciary committee chair, told Rachel Maddow the special counsel doesn’t want ‘a political spectacle’ Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.09pm BST House ju...
15:36, 05/24/2019

A Challenger Appears for the Title of Worst Democrat in Congress It is hard to beat Illinois congressman Dan Lipinski for the coveted title of Worst Democrat in Congress, given his positions on abortion and healthcare. But a challenger has emerged: Rep. Josh Gotthe...
02:48, 05/09/2019

Democrat de Blasio apologizes for Che Guevara phrase in Miami Democratic presidential candidate Bill de Blasio apologized on Thursday for unwittingly quoting Ernesto "Che" Guevara, a Marxist revolutionary reviled by many Cuban-Americans for helping Fidel Castro ...
03:12, 06/28/2019

Barr will be subpoenaed if he fails to appear at House hearing: Democrat U.S. Attorney General William Barr will be subpoenaed if does not appear for a hearing of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Thursday, Democratic Representative Hakeem Jeffries said o...
01:24, 05/02/2019

Democrat Booker unveils plan for Americans to age at home Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker was set to unveil a plan on Monday to greatly increase funding for elderly Americans needing long-term health care, and also to increase funding for peopl...
12:48, 07/15/2019

Latina Border Patrol officer dubbed ‘Ice Bae’ is a Democrat A Latina Border Patrol officer who went viral as #IceBae after being photographed on-duty is a registered Democrat from Texas, records show. Kiara Cervantes, 26, identified herself Sunday on Twitter a...
16:48, 07/16/2019

Senior U.S. Democrat focused on Trump impeachment, not Kavanaugh The chairman of the U.S. congressional committee responsible for launching any impeachment efforts said on Monday he is focused on investigating President Donald Trump, signaling that calls by some fe...
08:12, 09/17/2019

House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impe...
05:36, 06/16/2019

Georgia Democrat Abrams rules out U.S. Senate run, says not 'best' role Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, a rising Democratic Party star who narrowly fell short of becoming the first female black U.S. governor, said on Tuesday she would not run for the U.S. Senate in 2020 b...
14:36, 04/30/2019

2020 Democrat Jay Inslee pledges to cut oil and gas subsidies and to 'end' fracking Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee introduced a plan Monday to end all federal government subsidies for fossil fuel companies and stop production of oil, gas, and coal on federal lands as a ...
17:36, 06/24/2019

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams won't run for Senate in 2020 ATLANTA -- Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams says she will not run for a U.S. Senate seat in 2020, dimming her party's hopes of a Senate majority and renewing speculation about her political future after...
16:12, 04/30/2019

Senior Democrat Nadler: No deadline for Trump impeachment A senior lawmaker in the U.S. House of Representatives on Sunday rejected the notion that Democrats must decide whether to pursue the impeachment of Republican President Donald Trump before the 2020 e...
03:48, 07/29/2019

The Trailer: How a moderate Democrat runs for Congress in the age of the Squad In this edition: How 2020 may shape the last congressional election of 2019, the mini-wave of Republican retirements, and whether two climate forums equal one climate debate....
07:24, 07/29/2019

Democrat subpoenas U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan to appear before panel The chairman of a top House committee on Thursday subpoenaed the U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan to testify before lawmakers next week after the State Department repeatedly failed to make the diplo...
05:24, 09/13/2019

GOP candidate for Queens DA says he may not challenge Democrat Tiffany Cabán The Republican candidate for Queens district attorney, who is expected to take on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez-backed left-wing Democrat Tiffany Cabán in November, admitted to The Post on Wednesday that h...
22:24, 06/26/2019

Democrat Harris clarifies: she won't ban private health insurance Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Friday clarified her position on private health insurance after a standout debate performance that her campaign said drew a surge of financial contri...
17:12, 06/28/2019

Democrat Klobuchar announces plan to help U.S. teachers and students Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar rolled out a plan on Friday to provide additional resources for America's public school teachers and students as she and her rivals seek the support of ...
23:12, 07/05/2019

Farewell, Swalwell: As One 2020 Democrat Drops Out, Will Others Follow? In the On Politics newsletter: Some candidates may be starting to realize time spent lingering at the bottom of the polls could come at a cost back home....
04:12, 07/09/2019

Louisiana Democrat speaks out about supporting pro-life policies A pro-life Louisiana Democrat appeared on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" to discuss her ant-abortion views while Democratic presidential candidates continue to show their support for abortion right...
08:48, 06/04/2019

Lighthizer says he can 'work out' Democrat concerns over trade pact U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said he believes core concerns held by Democratic lawmakers over enforcement of labor and environmental provisions in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreem...
21:00, 06/19/2019

New poll says Biden is the only Democrat with a comfortable lead against Trump Evan Vucci/AP, NurPhoto via Getty Images Former Vice President Joe Biden is the only Democratic contender for the 2020 Election who holds a comfortable lead over President Donald Trump, according to ...
01:36, 07/08/2019

Biden remains the Democrat to beat despite Iowa fumble Biden's rivals remain confident that his fumbles, like the one in Iowa this week, eventually will catch up to him, undermining his electability argument....
15:48, 08/10/2019

In Texas, a Lone House Democrat Has an ‘A’ Rating From the N.R.A. Can He Survive? Representative Henry Cuellar is one of only three House Democrats with “A” ratings from the gun lobby. Now he faces a primary challenge from the left....
04:48, 09/10/2019

Biden in his element in Iowa – is he still the Democrat most likely to beat Trump? The former vice-president’s folksy charm went down well at the state fair – but critics say the party needs a bolder 2020 candidateJoe Biden hardly seemed to be sweating.He was standing on a small woo...
13:36, 08/10/2019

California Democrat says Facebook's currency may do more to endanger America than 9/11 Facebook's head of Calibra David Marcus is grilled during a House Financial Services Committee hearing over the company's digital currency plans....
19:00, 07/17/2019

Jessica Cisneros on Challenging an Incumbent Democrat: ‘There’s a Lot He Has Never Had to Justify’ Ms. Cisneros, a 26-year-old immigration lawyer, is running against a Texas lawmaker who has taken donations from immigrant detention centers. If she wins, she would be the youngest woman ever elected ...
18:12, 07/04/2019

Man becomes first to lose guns under New York’s ‘red flag’ law An upstate man busted last week for shooting a car and then threatening to harm himself is the first person to have his guns confiscated under New York’s new “red flag” law. Robert King, 51, was accus...
22:48, 09/13/2019

Serbia down Angola as other World Cup big guns also win "The basketball World Cup heavyweights opened got their campaigns on the right track as Serbia romped to a 105-59 win over Angola, Italy mauled the Philippines 108-62 and 2006 champions Spain strolled...
23:48, 08/31/2019

| More than 1 000 guns seized in Los Angeles raid More than 1 000 handguns and rifles have been seized in a raid on a mansion in an upscale neighbourhood in the US city of Los Angeles, law enforcement authorities said....
22:36, 05/09/2019

Los Angeles Mansion Was Storing 1,000 Guns Law enforcement seized over 1,000 firearms from a mansion in the wealthy Los Angeles neighborhood of Holmby Hills on Wednesday, according to CNN. The home was raided by agents of the Bureau of Alcohol...
13:00, 05/09/2019

Of more than 600 guns stolen 2 years ago, only 73 recovered SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A federal prosecutor says authorities have recovered only 73 of the 654 guns stolen in 2017 in Springfield, Missouri. Prosecutors say six men from Texas stole the guns by maneu...
15:00, 05/21/2019

LA authorities seize over 1,000 guns from mansion in Bel-Air Authorities seized more than a thousand guns from a large Los Angeles home after getting an anonymous tip regarding illegal firearms sales in a posh area near the Playboy Mansion....
04:36, 05/09/2019

McConnell opposes efforts to revive pay raise for lawmakers WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell says the GOP-controlled chamber won’t go along with a bipartisan plan by House leaders to have lawmakers receive their first cost-of-livin...
18:24, 06/20/2019

State senator, McConnell lawyer in primary for Kentucky AG LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky state senator and a former aide to Sen. Mitch McConnell are battling over who’s the real conservative in the Republican primary for state attorney general. Stat...
18:24, 05/15/2019

McConnell: I don’t know why Jon Stewart is ‘all bent out of shape’ on 9/11 victims fund “It sounds to me like he’s looking for some way to take offense,” the Senate majority leader said of Stewart on Monday, days after the comedian’s emotional testimony on Capitol Hill....
01:48, 06/18/2019

McConnell challenger Amy McGrath mocked for interview flub Amy McGrath, the Marine aviator who just announced her campaign against Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is getting razzed for an awkward moment at the end of a TV interview Tuesday where she sought to ex...
15:12, 07/10/2019

McConnell challenger says she would have confirmed Kavanaugh, quickly backtracks  A Democrat who is hoping to challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for his Kentucky seat said Wednesday that she would have likely voted to confirm Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh ...
03:48, 07/11/2019

Schumer urges McConnell to renegotiate spending proposal Senate Democratic leaders on Tuesday will urge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) to renegotiate their proposals to fund the gove...
01:12, 09/18/2019

McConnell to meet 9/11 responders to discuss victims’ fund Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is meeting this week with 9/11 first responders to talk about reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund...
23:00, 06/24/2019

McConnell says he was ‘thrilled’ to be frequently mentioned at Democratic debate The 2020 candidates struggled to answer the question of how they would deal with the top Republican if they were president and McConnell remained Senate majority leader....
02:24, 06/28/2019

Senate leader McConnell says no chance of U.S. default on debt Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declined on Tuesday to predict when the U.S. Congress would act to approve a new U.S. debt ceiling, but said he saw no chance of default on debt payments....
20:48, 07/09/2019

Tlaib to Pelosi: 'Focus' on McConnell instead of bashing progressives Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-MIch., had a message for Nancy Pelosi, after the House Speaker dismissed her and other progressives in a recent New York Times interview: go after Mitch McConnell instead....
21:00, 07/07/2019

Mitch McConnell Says He and Obama Are Both the ‘Descendants of Slave Owners’ (WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says his family’s history of slave ownership doesn’t change his opposition to reparations. The Kentucky Republican said Tuesday ...
01:00, 07/10/2019

Parks & Rec actor gets in Twitter beef with Sen. McConnell’s campaign (LEX 18) – Parks & Rec actor Adam Scott took issue with Mitch McConnell’s team using an image of him on his campaign’s official Twitter account. Adam Scott, best known by fans of the...
14:24, 06/27/2019

Mitch McConnell’s ancestors owned slaves: report Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who recently voiced opposition to reparations for the descendants of slaves, has slave owners in his Alabama family line — with two ancestors owning at least 14...
19:36, 07/09/2019

McConnell jams Pelosi on border spending package Senate Republicans are looking to jam House Democrats on a much-needed cash infusion for the southern border, arguing the Senate’s bill is the only thing that can become law and win President Donald T...
19:36, 06/26/2019

‘Cocaine Mitch’ McConnell Made a Cool $70,000 on T-Shirts “Cocaine Mitch” is moving product. At $35 a pop, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s re-election campaign has sold more than 2,000 T-shirts referencing the derogatory, drug-them...
11:36, 05/22/2019

One Man Will Decide Washington’s Response to Gun Violence: Mitch McConnell After President Trump stopped short of a broad legislative response to the weekend’s massacres, lawmakers in both parties said Mr. McConnell held the key....
02:00, 08/06/2019

One Man Could Decide Washington’s Response to Gun Violence: Mitch McConnell After President Trump stopped short of a broad legislative response to the weekend’s massacres, lawmakers in both parties said Mr. McConnell held the key....
02:48, 08/06/2019

Senate Majority Leader McConnell says 'nobody wins a trade war' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that "nobody wins a trade war" but he hoped President Donald Trump's tactics in negotiations China would put the United States in a better positi...
21:48, 05/14/2019

McConnell supporters on AOC photo: ‘Political correctness to the extreme’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez went on the warpath Tuesday over a picture of some Mitch McConnell-supporting high-schoolers groping and mock-choking a cardboard cutout of her — but the Senate majority ...
06:24, 08/07/2019

McConnell accuses media outlets of 'modern-day McCarthyism' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday accused several media outlets of spewing "modern-day McCarthyism” after facing criticism for blocking an election-security bill. McConnell's comments c...
01:48, 07/30/2019

McConnell To Insist ‘Case Closed’ On Mueller Probe WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the special counsel’s Russia report (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is declaring “case closed” on the...
17:00, 05/07/2019

McConnell warns Pelosi's drug-pricing plan is DOA Senate Republicans are warning Speaker Nancy Pelosi that her much-anticipated drug pricing plan is dead and will not be considered in the Senate.In an interview, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...
07:12, 09/20/2019

McConnell swats at Jon Stewart over 9/11 fund: 'I don't know why he is all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday defended his legislative handling of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund after comedian Jon Stewart, an advocate for 9/11 first responders, acc...
17:24, 06/17/2019

McConnell downplays Trump's foreign election help comments President Donald Trump's comments on accepting foreign dirt in 2020 may have put some distance between him and Republicans in Congress. But seemingly not with Mitch McConnell. Speaking with Fox News' ...
06:24, 06/14/2019

There's No Reason to Believe Mitch McConnell Will Hear Gun Bills After Recess Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won’t call the Senate back from its August recess to hear legislation on gun reform. Instead, he’s insisting on bipartisan discussions take place among senators ...
04:48, 08/09/2019

McConnell shrugs off questions about preferential treatment by Chao Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell shrugged off a question Tuesday about whether he received special treatment from the Transportation Department because of his marriage to the agency's secretary,...
01:00, 06/12/2019

The Latest: McConnell hopes tariffs on Mexico don’t kick in WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and tariffs on Mexico (all times local): 3 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he hopes President Donald Trump’s threatened ta...
21:24, 06/04/2019

Senate Republican McConnell says debate not be about personal attacks U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday public debate should be on ideas, not personal attacks, in his first public remarks on a controversy touched off by President Donald Trump...
21:12, 07/16/2019

U.S. Senate Republican McConnell says debate should not be about personal attacks U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday public debate should be on ideas, not personal attacks, in his first public remarks on a controversy touched off by President Donald Trump...
22:48, 07/16/2019

McConnell says all sides should lower ‘temperature’ over Trump comments ​Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday ​defended President Trump ​from accusations of racism after his “go back” ​to where you came from ​tweets about four minority Democrats. ...
00:12, 07/17/2019

Mitch McConnell Says Reparations for Slavery Are Not a ‘Good Idea’ (WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday rejected reparations for slavery in part because it would be hard to know whom to pay. The Kentucky Republican spoke to reporters...
04:12, 06/19/2019

The return of Mitch McConnell’s campaign Twitter account Twitter unlocked the Team Mitch account on Friday, two days after it shared a video of protestors screaming obscenities outside the Senate Majority Leader's home....
22:24, 08/09/2019

House Democrats tell McConnell: Pass stricter gun laws now More than 200 members pressed the Republican leader to bring the Senate back from its August recess to approve a measure expanding background checks after shootings in Texas and Ohio....
06:48, 08/08/2019

Twitter re-activates Mitch McConnell’s account after GOP threats WASHINGTON — Twitter reversed course Friday and allowed Mitch McConnell back on the platform — a day after major GOP groups threatened to yank ad dollars from the social media giant in protest. ...
22:00, 08/09/2019

McConnell declares ‘case closed’ with end of Mueller probe Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell proclaimed “case closed” now that special counsel Robert Mueller has completed his investigation and concluded that President Trump did not collude w...
20:12, 05/07/2019

McConnell backs election security funding after Dem criticism A key Senate panel is approving $250 million to help states beef up their election systems, freeing up the money after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell came under criticism from Democrats for im...
20:48, 09/19/2019

Jon Stewart rips into Mitch McConnell over a bill to help 9/11 first responders Jon Stewart blasted Mitch McConnell during a special appearance on The Late Show about his lack of action for getting 9/11 first responders help.        ...
21:24, 06/18/2019

McConnell: Republicans would confirm a justice during 2020 election Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that Republicans would fill an opening on the Supreme Court if there were a vacancy next year — in contrast with 2016, when he stated his fierce ...
04:12, 05/29/2019

McConnell Called Hypocrite After Saying G.O.P. Would Confirm Justice in 2020 The Senate majority leader acknowledged that Republicans would treat a judge nominated by a Republican president differently from one nominated by a Democratic president....
10:36, 05/29/2019

McConnell fires back at Jon Stewart over 9/11 victims fund Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he doesn’t know why Jon Stewart is so “bent out of shape” over securing health care for 9/11 responders, saying the Senate will “tak...
20:24, 06/17/2019

Mitch McConnell: White House is working on gun plan Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that the White House is preparing legislation that Trump would sign in response to shootings in Texas and Ohio last month....
08:12, 09/12/2019

Mitch McConnell Admits He's Got Different Rules for Republican Presidents Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said a presidential election wouldn't stop him from confirming a new Supreme Court justice with a Republican in the White House....
16:24, 05/29/2019

Durbin: McConnell ignored election security because GOP benefited from Russians Sen. Dick Durbin suggested Tuesday that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wasn’t putting election security legislation up for a vote because Republicans benefited from Russian interference in the...
01:24, 05/08/2019

McConnell Tells Congress to Move On From Mueller Report “The special counsel’s finding is clear: Case closed,” Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, declared in a speech that was quickly criticized by top Democrats....
20:36, 05/07/2019

Democrat threatens to subpoena Afghanistan envoy over peace talks The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is threatening to subpoena a top U.S. envoy to Afghanistan if he fails to voluntarily testify before Congress about ongoing peace talks with the Tal...
20:24, 09/05/2019

House Votes to Block Democrat’s Trump Impeachment Effort WASHINGTON — The House easily killed a maverick Democrat’s effort Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insults against lawmakers of color, in a vote that provi...
01:36, 07/18/2019

America needs to 'be the adult in the room' with Iran, says House Democrat Houlahan As rising tensions between the United States and Iran have prompted American officials to order non-emergency personnel out of Iraq, Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, D, Pa., argued that the safety of Americans ...
21:24, 05/16/2019

Small Turkish Democrat Party says it is not standing in Istanbul election A small Turkish center-right party said on Thursday it would not take part in next month's re-run of the Istanbul mayoral election, which the main opposition party candidate won by a tiny margin in Ma...
20:48, 05/16/2019

With a wing and a drumstick, Democrat uses poultry props to chide Barr When Attorney General William Barr refused to appear at a hearing in the U.S. Congress on Thursday, one Democrat decided it was thigh time to act against what he saw as fowl behavior....
23:48, 05/02/2019

Democrat Ilhan Omar says Donald Trump is a 'fascist' – video Representative Ilhan Omar has responded to Donald Trump's criticism of her as well as the chanting of 'send her back', which was heard at a Trump rally in North Carolina. Speaking at Capitol Hill on T...
05:00, 07/19/2019

Democrat Brings Bucket Of Fried Chicken To Mock AG Barr (NBC News) – A Democratic congressman from Tennessee brought a bucket of Kentucky Fried Chicken (and a ceramic chicken) to make his feelings known about Attorney General William Barr opting to n...
18:24, 05/02/2019

Joe Kennedy, Bobby's grandson, to take on veteran Democrat for Senate seat Congressman, 38, to challenge Ed Markey in Massachusetts‘This is the fight of our lives, the fight of my generation’Joe Kennedy announced on Saturday morning that he will contest the US Senate seat fo...
22:24, 09/21/2019

Democrat BET founder praises Trump, says party 'moved too far to the Left' Black Entertainment Television founder and Democrat Robert Johnson praised President Donald Trump for the state of the economy and also accused the Democratic Party of going too far to the Left in an ...
19:36, 07/09/2019

Beto O’Rourke says Senate’s top Democrat has accomplished ‘absolutely nothing’ on gun control The White House hopeful escalated his feud with Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, who has distanced his party from an O’Rourke plan to buy back assault-style weapons....
14:12, 09/20/2019

Jerry Nadler is the other House Democrat feeling the heat on impeachment Pressure is mounting for House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler to launch impeachment proceedings, but the New York Democrat is weighing dueling loyalties to eager members and to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, ...
17:12, 05/22/2019

Key Democrat calls for 'good faith' talks on trade deal The timeline for Congress to consider ratifying the deal depends on the administration's willingness to negotiate in good faith, said U.S. Rep. Richard Neal....
22:48, 07/26/2019

Key House Democrat says he doesn't anticipate contempt votes this month House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Wednesday that the full Democratically-controlled House likely won't schedule votes to hold Attorney General William Barr or possibly others in contempt of Congr...
02:00, 05/16/2019

Illinois Democrat and ex-ICE chief spar at hearing about child migrants U.S. Rep. Jesus Chuy Garcia and former acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Thomas Homan got into a testy exchange Friday during a House hearing where the Illinois Democrat asked him if...
01:36, 07/13/2019

Democrat O'Rourke vows to end Trump's trade war with China under new plan Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke released a plan on Thursday that would end Republican President Donald Trump's trade war with China, but would also demand that China stop unfair practi...
01:48, 08/30/2019

San Francisco Democrat under fire for repeated use of N-word during committee meeting A civil rights attorney, local Democratic Party official and former San Francisco city supervisor is in hot water after repeatedly using the N-word during a public meeting last month....
22:36, 05/09/2019

Charlie Kirk: Ocasio-Cortez 'the most powerful Democrat in office' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., may not be in House leadership, but she is still the most powerful Democratic lawmaker in office, according to Charlie Kirk....
08:36, 06/19/2019

Democrat Bullock seizes spotlight after getting left out of presidential debate Montana Governor Steve Bullock is making a flurry of appearances on television and the campaign trail after getting locked out of next week's Democratic Party presidential debate, a move aimed at turn...
22:24, 06/18/2019

Democrat O'Rourke unveils "community-based" immigration plan Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke proposed a new immigration plan on Wednesday that will allow churches and local communities to sponsor immigrants to the United States in becoming Ameri...
16:36, 05/29/2019

Former Democrat judge ordered to jail, dragged out of courtroom in Cincinnati A former juvenile court judge was jailed Monday, taken out of the courtroom with her feet dragging in an end to yearslong legal challenges to her sentence....
06:24, 07/23/2019

Democrat Cal Cunningham enters North Carolina Senate race RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former state senator tells The Associated Press he’s running for the U.S. Senate seat held by Republican incumbent Thom Tillis. Democrat Cal Cunningham had been campaignin...
14:48, 06/17/2019

Louisiana governor, a Democrat, poised to sign 'heartbeat' abortion ban into law Louisiana's state legislature on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a so-called "heartbeat" pro-life bill, becoming the latest in a slew of states to enact strict new restrictions on abortion that many c...
02:48, 05/30/2019

U.S. House could slap $25,000 per day contempt fines on Trump advisers: Democrat A senior Democratic lawmaker has suggested fines of $25,000 a day for contempt on U.S. officials who stonewall congressional investigations of President Donald Trump and his administration....
04:48, 05/11/2019