Summit 2.0: Trump and Kim to meet in late February

January 18, 2019 inPolitics

Surprise: The U.S. and North Korea are talking about another summit, this one potentially in late February. Why it matters: In the 220 days since Trump and Kim met in Singapore, there have been speeches, snubs, and occasional threats, but no substantial progress toward denuclearization. The location of the summit has not been announced, but President Trump met for about 90 minutes in the Oval Office today with Kim Yong-chol, North...

Meghan McCain on Ocasio-Cortez: She is 'just like Trump on Twitter'

January 18, 2019 inPolitics

"The View" co-host Meghan McCain hit Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Friday over the congresswoman's Twitter habits, which she described as identical to President Trump's often incendiary tweets attacking his critics.During... ...Read more from our friends at The Hill

Report Shorts (Jan. 18, 2019)

January 18, 2019 inPolitics

California’s 50th District. Democrat Ammar Campa-Najjar came within 4 points of defeating GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter in 2016 and announced he will seek a rematch in 2020. But there’s a chance neither man makes it to the next general election.  Hunter is under indictment and facing trial in September, and there’s a chance he doesn’t seek re-election or is otherwise pressured to vacate his office early. Campa-Najjar was endorsed by the state...

Group: Wyoming must provide spending records within 30 days

January 18, 2019 inPolitics

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A nonprofit group suing for access to Wyoming state spending records says newly elected officials must provide certain remaining documents within the next 30 days. Adam Andrzejewski with openthebooks.com said Friday he will name Wyoming’s new state auditor, Kristi Racines, in the lawsuit if he doesn’t get the records by then. Wyoming officials appear agreeable to the ultimatum. Andrzejewski made it in a conference call during the first...

Forget the wall: Water is the U.S.’s pressing infrastructure issue

January 18, 2019 inEconomics

As President Donald Trump continues to demand more than $5 billion in taxpayer funding for a border wall, a growing number of voices are calling for such funds to be diverted to a far more pressing issue: water. The rapidly decaying infrastructure of water systems across the country is bringing dangerous levels of lead and other contaminants into homes, and action needs to be taken to upgrade them. Newark Mayor Ras...

Gillibrand touted work to hasten 'removal of illegal aliens' in 2008 mailer: report

January 18, 2019 inPolitics

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D) presented herself as an immigration hawk in campaign mailers and appearances during her time in Congress, a KFile investigation found.The Democratic senator and 2020 presidential contender touted her own work to... ...Read more from our friends at The Hill

Pennsylvania 12 special election: Is Marino’s seat at risk?

January 18, 2019 inPolitics

By Nathan L. Gonzales North Carolina’s 9th District was the clear front-runner to host the first congressional election of 2019 until Republican Tom Marino announced his resignation from Pennsylvania’s 12th District. The seat has a significant GOP lean to it, but Republicans seem to find new ways to make special elections closer and more competitive than they should be. The four-term congressman said Thursday he would be leaving Jan. 23 for a...

US, North Korea Hold Secret Talks In Stockholm

January 18, 2019 inEconomics

A secret meeting of envoys from the United States and North Korea took place on Friday in Stockholm, Sweden on Friday, according to the Associated Press, citing an official.  Swedish Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Diana Kudhaib said the talks included North Korea's Deputy Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui, however further details were not made available.  According to Sweden's TT news agency, US special envoy for North Korea Steven Biegun and Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom...

Snap chief financial officer to depart

January 15, 2019 inPolitics

Tim Stone, a former Amazon executive who became Snap's chief financial officer in May, is leaving the company, Snap announced on Tuesday...

Woman accusing Calif. Dem of sexual abuse identifies herself publicly

January 15, 2019 inPolitics

The woman who is suing Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.) over allegations that he molested her as a teenage girl is identifying herself publicly by...

My family took $60,000 from my late father’s bank account — and…

January 16, 2019 inEconomics

Dear Moneyist, My niece took $60,000 of my late father’s money after she got power while he was...

Federal Judge Orders Rhodes, Rice, & Other Obama Officials To Respond Over…

January 16, 2019 inEconomics

In what Judicial Watch describes as a "major victory for accountability," a federal judge ruled Tuesday that former national security adviser Susan Rice and...

How polls mislead on guns and immigration

How polls mislead on guns and immigration

April 20, 2018 inOpinion

Americans tell pollsters that they want tougher gun laws and legal status for illegal immigrants who came here as minors - the...

Public Union: Public Enemy

Public Union: Public Enemy

July 16, 2018 inVideos

Public-sector unions have been gaming the political system for decades, bankrupting whole cities and plunging states into massive debt. How did this...

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Armed And Dangerous: If Police Don't Have To Protect The Public, What Good Are They?

Armed And Dangerous: If Police Don't Have To Protect The Public, What…

In the American police state, police have a tendency to shoot first and ask questions...

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