A Single GOP Congressman Is Blocking A Bill To Help Abused Native Women

WASHINGTON ― A bill to combat the appallingly high rates of missing and murdered Native women has stalled in the House, despite sailing through the Senate, because a single Republican congressman is mysteriously holding it up. Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) is blocking the bill, called Savanna’s Act, aimed at helping the federal government respond to the grim reality that 84 […]

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Redacted portions of FBI interview with Michael Flynn released ahead of sentencing

WASHINGTON– A fuller account of a disputed FBI interview of former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn was made public late Monday, but it did not counter Russia special counsel Robert Mueller’s assertions that Flynn lied about his then-communications with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak. The document’s release comes on the eve of Flynn’s sentencing in District of Columbia federal court. […]

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GOP Senator Lamar Alexander Will Not Run For Re-Election In 2020

Republican Senator Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., announced Monday he will not seek re-election to a fourth term in the Senate in 2020. “The people of Tennessee have been very generous, electing me to serve more combined years as Governor and Senator than anyone else from our state,” Alexander said in a statement. “I am deeply grateful, but now it is time […]

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Arizona Senator Jon Kyl To Resign At End Of The Year

Just a few months after being appointed to replace the late Senator John McCain, R-Ariz., Republican Senator Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., will resign from the Senate at the end of the year. Kyl’s resignation was revealed in a letter to Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, who is now charged with appointing a new replacement fill McCain’s seat ahead of a special election […]

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Tennessee GOP Sen. Lamar Alexander Won’t Run For Re-election In 2020

WASHINGTON ― Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) made a surprise announcement Monday that he will not be seeking re-election in 2020.  “The people of Tennessee have been very generous, electing me to serve more combined years as Governor and Senator than anyone else from our state. I am deeply grateful, but now it is time for someone else to have that […]

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Protect young athletes from predatory coaches

Knowing that an adult has been accused of molesting minors — and allowing him to have continued access to them — is as incomprehensible as it is shameful. Yet that’s what two top executives of the U.S. Olympic movement did for almost a year after being warned that Larry Nassar, a well-known physician to elite athletes, was suspected of molesting young gymnasts. […]

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Republicans question Comey over newly released FBI file on Trump dossier

Comey arrives on Capitol Hill for second round of questions FBI director meets with lawmakers again on Capitol Hill to discuss the bureau’s handling of the Russia probe and Clinton email case; Mike Emanuel reports from Capitol Hill. Republicans are questioning former FBI Director James Comey behind closed doors Monday on a host of Russia probe-related issues — including a newly […]

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