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'Squash Amash': how a Republican congressman drew the ire of his party

Justin Amash is the lone GOP congressman to call for Trump’s impeachment, and his career – at least in his party – is in questionThe hundreds of Republicans who...

'Squash Amash': how a Republican congressman drew the ire of his party

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Rep. Justin Amash Becomes the First Republican Congressman to Call For Trump’s Impeachment Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) called for Donald Trump’s impeachment after reading the full unredacted report from special counsel Robert Mueller regarding Russia’s illegal involvement with the 2016 US elections. Amash is the first Republican congressma...
21:52, 05/19/2019

Trump frightens Republicans but 'doesn't scare me,' departing party congressman Amash says A U.S. congressman who is leaving the Republican Party said on Sunday that President Donald Trump's personal attacks against critics intimidate others in the party from speaking out against him, but said, "It doesn't scare me."...
20:26, 07/07/2019

Rep. Justin Amash quits the Republican Party Michigan Rep. Justin Amash, the only Republican in Congress who has called for the impeachment of President Trump, announced Thursday that he is leaving the GOP. “Today, I am declaring my independence and leaving the Republican Party,” Am...
15:00, 07/04/2019

Trump critic Amash quits their Republican Party U.S. Representative Justin Amash, the first Republican in Congress to say President Donald Trump committed an impeachable offense, quit the Republican Party on Thursday with a blistering attack on politics that puts party over principle....
19:52, 07/04/2019

U.S. Representative Amash quits Republican Party on July 4 U.S. Representative Justin Amash, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, quit the Republican Party on Thursday, saying politicians have become more loyal to their parties than to the American people....
16:52, 07/04/2019

Trump critic Justin Amash quits Republican Party Rep. Justin Amash, the only congressional Republican who publicly argues that President Donald Trump has engaged in impeachable conduct, announced Thursday he is quitting the GOP....
02:52, 07/05/2019

Trump Critic Rep. Justin Amash Quits Republican Party Michigan Representative Justin Amash, the only House Republican open to impeaching President Donald Trump, said he would quit the party, after becoming “disenchanted with party politics and frightened by what I see from it.” “Today,...
17:39, 07/04/2019

Rep. Justin Amash quits Republican Party, says ‘frightened’ by partisan politics “I am declaring my independence and leaving the Republican Party,” Amash said. “I’m asking you to join me in rejecting the partisan loyalties and rhetoric that divide and dehumanize us.”...
02:00, 07/05/2019

Justin Amash quits Republican party to fight ‘partisan death spiral’ Congressman, who supported the impeachment of Trump, says the two-party system champions party loyalty above serving AmericansJustin Amash, the only Republican in Congress to support the impeachment of Donald Trump, said on Thursday that he was leavi...
16:52, 07/04/2019

Republican Justin Amash faces party's wrath after call to impeach Trump Congressman was dismissed by fellow Republicans and rebuked by Trump after saying he engaged in ‘impeachable conduct’Follow the latest in US politics – liveAs the only Republican in Congress to call for the impeachment of Donald Trump, Justin Amash i...
01:26, 05/21/2019

Rep. Justin Amash quits Republican Party, sought impeachment inquiry of Trump U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, who is the only Republican in Congress backing an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, said on the Fourth of July he is declaring his independence from the GOP....
18:13, 07/04/2019

Trump looks to squash Amash Donald Trump and his top allies are moving to make Justin Amash pay for becoming the sole Republican congressman to call for the president’s impeachment. Trump and his top advisers have discussed the prospect of backing a primary challenge to the Mic...
15:52, 06/12/2019

Justin Amash, GOP Congressman Who Called President Trump’s Conduct ‘Impeachable,’ Faces a Primary Challenge (GREENVILLE, Mich.) — Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, the first Republican in Congress to accuse President Donald Trump of impeachable conduct, is facing a primary challenge. State Rep. Jim Lower (LOW’-ur) announced Monday he’s runni...
19:13, 05/20/2019

Why Squash Is Good For Health? 5 Popular Types Of Squash It may not be easy to identify squash; here's a lowdown on the most commonly used squash around us. There are summer squash and winter squash, which further branchout into yellow squash, orange squash......
19:26, 07/25/2019

‘I Think My Approach Is Better Now.’ Allow Ex-Republican Justin Amash to Reintroduce Himself Michigan Rep. Justin Amash walked into a cramped coffee shop in Grand Rapids on Wednesday morning, shook voters’ hands and ordered a drink with a small mountain of whipped cream on it. It was the start of a daylong tour of his district with a ...
20:39, 08/22/2019

Trump blasts Republican lawmaker Amash over impeachment remarks Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at the first Republican congressman to call the U.S. president's behavior impeachable, while Democrats warned Trump's stonewalling of congressional probes is strengthening the case for an impeachment inquiry....
02:26, 05/20/2019

Amash digs in on Trump criticism amid Republican backlash Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash will face a primary challenge in 2020 after saying that he believes President Donald Trump engaged in impeachable conduct....
15:26, 05/21/2019

Michigan's Justin Amash becomes first Republican to back Trump impeachment Congressman says Mueller report ‘identifies multiple examples of conduct satisfying all the elements of obstruction of justice’The Michigan congressman Justin Amash has called for Donald Trump to be impeached, adding a first Republican voice to a gro...
07:26, 05/19/2019

Michigan Congressman first Republican to call for Trump’s impeachment A Republican Congressman on Saturday became the first in his party to publicly call for the impeachment of President Trump. Justin Amash, of Michigan, tweeted Saturday that impeachment “should be undertaken only in extraordinary circumstances,&...
08:26, 05/19/2019

Republican Congressman Begs Trump Supporters Not to Act Like Themselves Tonight President Donald Trump is hosting a rally tonight in Cincinnati, which will almost certainly be a screaming, racist mess that lays bare the ideological divide in this country and endangers the physical safety of his political opponents, as is his cus...
16:52, 08/01/2019

Republican Congressman Says Trump Engaged in ‘Impeachable Conduct’ At long last, a Republican member of Congress has spoken out against Donald Trump and acknowledged that the president’s conduct is worthy of impeachment....
04:39, 05/19/2019

Congressman becomes first Republican to accuse Trump of ‘impeachable conduct’ Michigan Rep. Justin Amash said he reached four conclusions after carefully reading the redacted version of Mueller’s report, including that “President Trump has engaged in impeachable conduct.”...
04:52, 05/19/2019

A Fourth Texas Republican Congressman Will Retire in 2020 The departure of Kenny Marchant, who represents the suburbs around Dallas and Fort Worth, sets the stage for another highly competitive Texas House race....
20:39, 08/05/2019

A Fourth Texas Republican Congressman Plans to Retire in 2020 The departure of Representative Kenny Marchant, who has represented the suburbs around Dallas and Fort Worth since 2005, sets the stage for another highly competitive Texas House race in 2005....
07:00, 08/05/2019

Trump fires back at Republican congressman who said he’d engaged in ‘impeachable conduct’ Donald Trump on Sunday fired back at Republican congressman Justin Amash, calling him a "loser" and a "lightweight" for his comments suggesting the president had engaged in "impeachable conduct."...
01:13, 05/20/2019

Republican congressman Steve King: Would humanity exist without rape, incest? Conservative U.S. Representative Steve King wondered aloud on Wednesday whether the human race would still exist without rape and incest, as he explained his anti-abortion position to an audience in his home state of Iowa, local media reported....
23:39, 08/14/2019

Kenny Marchant Will Be Fourth Texas Republican Congressman to Retire in 2020 The departure of Mr. Marchant, who represents the suburbs around Dallas and Fort Worth, sets the stage for another highly competitive Texas House race....
19:52, 08/05/2019

A Single Republican Congressman Has Temporarily Blocked the $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill (WASHINGTON) — A House GOP conservative complaining of Washington’s free-spending and opaque ways blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill on Friday, extending a tempest over hurricane and flood relief that has left the measur...
23:26, 05/24/2019

Donald Trump Jr. plans to campaign against Michigan Republican Justin Amash in 2020 primary Donald Trump Jr. plans to campaign against Rep. Justin Amash in Michigan's 2020 primary after the Congressman called for his father's impeachment....
17:39, 06/13/2019

Republican Rep. Justin Amash: Mueller report shows Trump engaged in 'impeachable conduct' U.S. Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan became the first sitting Republican in Congress to call for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump....
01:39, 05/20/2019

Justin Amash, Lone Republican Calling for Trump’s Impeachment, Quits Conservative Group He Founded (WASHINGTON) — Rep. Justin Amash, the lone Republican calling for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, has quit the Freedom Caucus of House conservatives, his spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday. The split comes a few weeks after Amash called ...
20:13, 06/11/2019

The sole Republican congressman to call for Trump's impeachment just left the GOP, and the move could cost him his congressional seat AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan — the sole Republican member of Congress to call for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump— announced on July 4 he is leaving the Republican Party. In an o...
18:56, 07/06/2019

Michigan Rep. Justin Amash quits GOP, says he is ‘frightened’ by party politics Michigan Rep. Justin Amash announced Thursday that he is leaving the Republican Party, saying he is disenchanted and “frightened” by party politics -- and called for others to join him in rejecting “partisan loyalties and rhetoric.”...
14:52, 07/04/2019

GOP Rep. Justin Amash Breaks With Party, Says Trump Engaged in ‘Impeachable Conduct’ (WASHINGTON) — A Republican congressman from Michigan on Saturday became the first member of President Donald Trump’s party on Capitol Hill to accuse him of engaging in “impeachable conduct” stemming from special counsel Rober...
15:52, 05/19/2019

The Republican Party Isn't Built for You Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s Wednesday night praise of Elizabeth Warren’s brand of economics has sparked a debate about what the Republican Party would look like, and more importantly how well it would do in elections, if it actually embraced “eco...
01:00, 06/08/2019

Rep. Will Hurd says he’s retiring to diversify the Republican Party WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd, the only black Republican in the House of Representatives, said he’s retiring from Congress to work toward diversifying the party. “I’m interested in helping other candidates like me,” the Texas lawmaker said Sunday...
00:13, 08/05/2019

The Republican Party's Future Is White and Racist When things seem darkest in our political world, it is useful to think about the longer-term future of America’s political parties: one an increasingly diverse demographic coalition, and the other an ever-greater concentration of fearful white racist...
20:13, 06/27/2019

Trump claims he saved the Republican Party in new book ​President Trump said he rescued the Republican Party with his stunning 2016 win over Hillary Clinton, according to ​a new book​​​. ​”​The Republican Party was in big trouble,” Trump ​says in “American Carnage,” according to a...
22:00, 07/03/2019

The misogyny Steve King embodies is very much in the DNA of the Republican party The Republican party is very much Steve King’s party – don’t let any Republican try and pretend otherwiseSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
16:52, 08/17/2019

Republican party condemns Steve King – but where's the outrage over Trump? Critics say the effort to dump King glosses over Trump’s conduct and fails to tackle a problem more pervasive than the GOP admitsRepublican leaders piled on quickly following the latest outrageous remarks by Steve King, the longtime Iowa congressman ...
01:13, 08/16/2019

Trump says GOP vote against House resolution ‘unified’ Republican Party President Trump on Tuesday thanked House Republicans for voting against a resolution that scolded him for his incendiary remarks against four Democratic congresswomen known as “the squad.” Trump made a statement on Twitter Tuesday evening...
08:00, 07/17/2019

Trump, after Mueller testimony to House, says Republican Party had good day President Donald Trump, reacting to U.S. congressional testimony by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller, said on Wednesday the Republican Party had a good day and reiterated his attacks on the Russia probe as a hoax and witch hunt....
03:52, 07/25/2019

White identity politics drives Trump, and the Republican Party under him As a 2020 political strategy, the president is betting on the combination of grievance and anti-immigrant sentiment that helped him win election in 2016....
14:39, 07/16/2019

Alabama Republican Roy Moore weighs 2020 Senate bid despite party opposition Alabama Republican Roy Moore, whose 2017 U.S. Senate bid was derailed by allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct involving teenage girls, is expected to announce on Thursday whether he will run again for the seat next year....
16:13, 06/20/2019

Alabama's Roy Moore launches 2020 Senate bid despite Republican Party opposition Alabama Republican Roy Moore, whose 2017 U.S. Senate bid was derailed by allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct involving teenage girls, said on Thursday he would run again for the seat next year, defying his party's leadership....
00:39, 06/21/2019

David Koch’s Millions Remade the Republican Party. He Didn’t Like the Results David Koch towered over most rooms, both physically and politically. He liked it that way. At 6 feet, 5 inches tall, the professional contrarian and ideological warrior had little interest in blending in. Even as Democrats made him and his deep polit...
03:39, 08/24/2019

Joy Behar says call to throw entire Republican Party in jail just 'hyperbole' "View" hosts Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg were not pleased with President Trump's decision to block former White House counsel Don McGahn from testifying before Congress. ...
18:39, 05/21/2019

Package with anti-gun control message prompts bomb scare at local Tennessee Republican Party office A suspicious package with an anti-gun control message attached was sent to a local Republican Party office in Tennessee on Friday, prompting evacuations of nearby buildings....
06:52, 06/08/2019

| Big upset on Day 1 of squash's SA Open SA No 2-ranked player Christo Potgieter fell to a shock defeat to Egyptian Abdallah Elmasry as the SA Open kicked off at the Western Province Squash Club....
10:39, 08/06/2019

Apparel Companies Fear Tariffs Could Squash Profits Apparel companies in the U.S. are bracing for squeezed profits and potential store closures as a result of the Trump administration’s pledge to extend tariffs on Chinese imports....
17:26, 08/20/2019

FTC probing Facebook for snapping up Instagram, others to squash rivals The Federal Trade Commission is probing whether Facebook snapped up companies like Instagram in order to squash up-and-coming rivals, according to a new report. The FTC has been reaching out to founders of companies Facebook purchased to learn whethe...
07:39, 08/02/2019

House Dems Try to Squash Green New Deal With Bogus Alternative A federal Green New Deal has remained a dream-like idea since Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Massachusetts Democratic Senator Ed Markey introduced a proposal to do just that in February (and since the Senate shot it down in March). Oth...
18:00, 07/24/2019

Hitler loses a squash game in the latest bugnuts Preacher trailer Although we spent upwards of four minutes this morning doing historical research to try to figure this out, as far as we know, there’s no real evidence that Hitler enjoyed racket sports. Tennis, possibly, but racquetball? Squash? History refuses to s...
20:00, 07/20/2019

Female squash competitors 'shocked' after prizes include sex toy, callus remover A group of female squash competitors in Spain were outraged after they were given sex toys, wax and a callus remover as prizes at the Asturias Squash Championship....
23:13, 05/22/2019

My mum is a zero-waste icon – she made us drink squash from old yoghurt pots | Adrian Chiles A charity proposes that we bring our own plastic containers when we buy takeaway food. I couldn’t agree more. My mother taught us that there is no such thing as single-use anythingSome ideas are so obvious that it can only be their very obviousness t...
16:13, 05/16/2019

Alternate social media site rolls out new technique to squash extremist content without violating First Amendment As prominent social media platforms from Facebook to Twitter to YouTube wrestle with how to stop jihadists, neo-Nazis and other extremists from disseminating their dangerous content online – without infringing on one’s constitutional rights – a somew...
01:00, 07/11/2019

The Rays Drew Their Smallest Crowd Ever It’s old hat by now to say the Rays have attendance issues. The stadium’s bad. The location’s bad. Ownership is bad. The region itself might be bad. (Neil deMause ran down each of the theories in turn.) We know all this already. But it’s still news w...
20:00, 05/29/2019

Mueller testimony drew almost 13 million U.S. TV viewers Almost 13 million Americans watched former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's long-awaited congressional testimony on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, according to preliminary TV audience data on Thursday, below other recently live telev...
09:26, 07/26/2019

BJP Is Now Main Opposition In Sikkim, Where It Drew A Blank The BJP has emerged as the main opposition party in Sikkim with at least 10 MLAs of the Sikkim Democratic Front joining the BJP in New Delhi ton Tuesday. The mass exit is seen as a big blow for former......
13:00, 08/13/2019

What We Do In The Shadows' cast and creators on what drew them to the show Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi’s horror comedy What We Do in the Shadows wraps up it first season finale tonight. In honor of the occasion, we caught up with the cast and creators to talk about the show....
00:13, 05/30/2019

Rockies trying their best to accept Drew Gagnon’s ‘accident’ The pitch was a 1-1 fastball, all of 91 mph, and it landed square between the numbers on Ian Desmond’s back. The Rockies center fielder stopped on his way to first base, staring at Mets reliever Drew Gagnon, as the two exchanged words. There was reas...
11:52, 06/08/2019

Phillies vs. Cubs: Drew Smyly will stymie Chicago A woman claiming to be an Iowa college student asked Joe Biden how many genders there are. Tough spot for Fossil Fuel Joe who said, “There are at least three.” When the woman followed up with can you name them, Joe responded, “Don’t play games with m...
20:26, 08/15/2019

Drew Brees, wife suing jeweler over value of diamonds New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and wife Brittany are battling a California jeweler over the value of diamonds they say they purchased for more than $15 million as an investment       ...
01:00, 06/09/2019

Martin Freeman: ‘The detective’s moral dilemma drew me in’ The Sherlock actor on his new role as a real life police officer who broke the law to bring a double murderer to justice in A ConfessionNo one who learns how the police got the killer Christopher Halliwell to confess can help but wonder what they wou...
12:26, 08/11/2019

Fortnite Drew Imitators to Survival Games. Who Will Be the Last One Standing? The “fight for survival” type of games popularized by Fortnite has inspired imitators hoping to cash in. But there are signs of saturation in the market....
19:39, 07/31/2019

NFL QB Drew Brees awarded $6M in diamond fraud lawsuit New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees won more than $6 million in a San Diego court Friday over a lawsuit that claimed he had been sold overpriced diamonds from a jeweler more than a decade ago....
19:26, 06/22/2019

Drew Brees awarded $6M in diamond-fraud lawsuit SAN DIEGO — A jury has awarded more than $6 million to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees in a lawsuit that claimed a San Diego County jeweler sold him overpriced diamonds. The San Diego Union-Tribune says a Superior Court jury made the award ...
09:13, 06/22/2019

Dortmund on verge of giving up, but Bayern then held to drew Just as Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre gave up on his team's title hopes, the Bundesliga race took another twist when Bayern Munich was held to a draw at Nuremberg        ...
13:13, 04/29/2019

Your old pal Drew Barrymore is trying to get into the daytime talk show game After three years living on the blood-rich buffet of Netflix’s Santa Clarita Diet, Drew Barrymore is apparently ready for some somewhat lighter fare (indeed, possibly the lightest fare there is): Daytime talk. Deadline reports that Barrymore—who’s wo...
04:52, 08/16/2019

Justin Amash says he is leaving the GOP Justin Amash (R-Mich.), the only congressional Republican who has publicly called to impeach President Donald Trump, says he is leaving the GOP. "Today, I am declaring my independence and leaving the Republican Party. No matter your circumstance, I’m...
14:00, 07/04/2019

Sabino grad Drew Dixon makes impression with UA coaches TUCSON – The Arizona Wildcats just released their depth chart as they prep for their opener at Hawaii on August 24 and former Sabino High standout Drew Dixon is projected as a starter at Wide Receiver. Here’s more from our Monday sportsca...
08:26, 08/20/2019

Jury awards $6M in Drew Brees diamond-fraud lawsuit SAN DIEGO (AP) — A jury has awarded more than $6 million to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees in a lawsuit that claimed a San Diego County jeweler sold him over-priced diamonds. The San Diego Union-Tribune says a Superior Court jury made the ...
05:39, 06/22/2019

Rapper Meek Mill to appeal sentence that drew activists' ire Rapper Meek Mill on Tuesday will appeal a Pennsylvania judge's decision to sentence him to up to four years in prison for probation violations in a case that criminal justice reform advocates say illustrates racial bias in the system....
13:26, 07/16/2019

Bryce Vine hopes crush Drew Barrymore will slide into his DMs After singer-rapper Bryce Vine struck platinum with his 2017 single “Drew Barrymore,” he didn’t get any love from the actress whom he calls “Hollywood royalty.” “Nah, man, she hasn’t called lately,” Vine, 31, says with a laugh about Barrymore not ack...
03:00, 07/26/2019

NFL Draft 2019: Broncos trade up for Missouri QB Drew Lock Drew Lock is now a member of the Denver Broncos after the team traded up in the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft in order to take the Missouri quarterback....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Rams' Aaron Donald tops NFL 100, Saints' Drew Brees No. 2 Los Angeles Rams star Aaron Donald was the No. 1 player on the 2019 NFL 100, the annual list of the league's best players voted on by fellow players....
05:13, 08/02/2019

Liverpool drew on ‘heartache’ of past failures to triumph, says Sturridge • Lessons learned from European final defeats, explains Sturridge• Striker reveals players’ meeting before Champions League finalDaniel Sturridge has described how the “heartache” of past European final defeats proved an invaluable lesson for Liverpo...
18:26, 06/03/2019

'We saw Bill and Ted 17 times': films that drew readers back to the cinema After one fanatic reportedly broke records by watching Avengers: Endgame over 100 times in six weeks we asked for your storiesI saw it seven times – all in its first run at cinemas. What can I say? I was a 15-year-old girl! I cried my heart out every...
21:13, 06/12/2019

Joe Flacco says he’s in Denver to win games and not necessarily to mentor Drew Lock The former Ravens quarterback, acquired by the Broncos in a March trade, said he was "not worried about developing guys or any of that," after Denver spent a second-round pick on Lock....
11:39, 05/14/2019

Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman Ace the Co-Parenting Test at Daughter's Graduation When it comes to the friendly ex's class, these two would totally pass the test. As summer vacation quickly approaches for millions of students, Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman had a......
02:39, 05/31/2019

New series ‘Nancy Drew,’ ‘Batwoman’ join CW’s fall schedule Female power rules in the CW’s new fall TV series, with heroes including teenage detective Nancy Drew and Batwoman. In “Nancy Drew,” Kennedy McMann plays the sleuth whose life has been derailed by her mother’s death and a murder that ensnares her...
17:52, 05/16/2019

Michigan Rep. Justin Amash quitting GOP Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan says he is leaving the Republican Party because he has become disenchanted with partisan politics. Amash was the lone Republican member of Congress to support the impeachment of President Donald Trump. (July 4)  &#...
20:52, 07/04/2019

Why Trump should be worried about Justin Amash The Republican congressman from Michigan, who called for Trump's impeachment this weekend, has threatened a Libertarian Party bid for president. He could damage Trump in that and some other key states....
16:39, 05/20/2019

Drew Brees' Many Adorable Family Moments Are Guaranteed to Melt Your Heart When it comes to fatherhood, Drew Brees is an MVP. The New Orleans Saints quarterback is known for his performance on the field, but behind the scenes, he's a doting dad. When there......
13:26, 07/08/2019

Dr. Drew says LA public health in 'complete breakdown': 'No city on Earth tolerates this' The public health situation in the nation's second-largest city is in "a complete breakdown," Dr. Drew Pinsky said Thursday night on "The Ingraham Angle."...
09:00, 05/31/2019

Watch: Veteran pitcher Drew Smyly spins gem in Phillies debut Veteran pitcher Drew Smyly didn't need long to win the approval of Philadelphia Phillies fans, allowing only one run in his first start with the team....
15:00, 07/22/2019

His NFL dreams fell apart. So former Iowa star Drew Ott is building a new life on the farm In 2015, former Iowa Hawkeyes football star Drew Ott was "on top of the world." Gruesome injuries killed his NFL dream, so now he's adjusting to new reality as a farmer.        ...
00:13, 05/26/2019

Navy pilots who drew a huge dong in the sky faced stiff reprimand Navy pilots receive intense training and are held to an incredibly high performance standard. They’re also human, and as such, they find things like giant sky penises amusing, which is why a massive dong dominated the skies above Washington sta...
06:26, 05/15/2019

US Air Force F-35s drew an accidental sky penis with their contrails in a stealth fighter dogfight U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham Two US Air Force F-35s conducted air-to-air combat training against four more stealth fighters this week, and in the process accidentally left behind contrails in the shape of a phallis. Luke Air For...
23:39, 05/30/2019

Nets’ system drew Kevin Durant to Brooklyn: GM Sean Marks Kevin Durant was watching, and he liked what he saw. According to Nets GM Sean Marks, the marquee free agent is a fan of how his new team plays. Marks shared on WFAN on Tuesday that Durant told him, shortly after he announced he was coming to Brookly...
05:39, 07/17/2019

The Democratic Candidates Drew a Sharp Contrast With Trump’s Response to Shootings Leaving the White House for a trip to Dayton and El Paso Wednesday, President Donald Trump couldn’t resist a detour to politics, lambasting critics of his response to two mass shootings as “political people” who are “very low ...
09:52, 08/08/2019

Air Force pilots drew penis-shaped symbol in the sky by accident, officials say Luke Air Force Base says its pilots didn't intend to draw a phallic shape in the sky above the Phoenix area during training earlier this week.        ...
23:26, 05/30/2019

Nurse Hitchhikes to Help Girl Whose Photo Drew Attention to Hunger in Venezuela Many who saw the picture of Anailin Nava, a 2-year-old girl suffering from malnutrition, wanted to help. One nurse packed some food and hitchhiked to her home....
02:39, 05/21/2019

Drew Brees gives signed jersey to Zion Williamson with personal message The New Orleans Pelicans gave a jolt to the city last week when they drafted Zion Williamson with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.       ...
04:00, 06/25/2019

Ethiopia police arrest 56 members of Amhara political party: party spokesman Ethiopian police have arrested 56 members of an Amhara political party following a failed attempt to seize power in the province, the party's spokesman said on Thursday....
11:39, 06/27/2019

Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party's "Talaq" Formalised: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday took a dig at the Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party alliance saying their "talaq" was formalised with the people giving no importance to......
17:52, 07/24/2019

Brexit Party leader Farage open to electoral pact with Conservative Party Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has said he is open to an electoral pact with the Conservative Party if Boris Johnson is genuine about taking Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, the BBC reported....
10:26, 07/24/2019

Notice To Trinamool, Sharad Pawar's Party Over National Party Status The Nationalist Congress Party, the Trinamool Congress and the Communist Party of India face the prospect of losing their national party status following their performance in the Lok Sabha elections,......
06:39, 07/19/2019

Justin Amash: GOP was broken even before Trump’s presidency Rep. Justin Amash, just days after he announced his departure from the Republican Party, said Sunday he would have left even if Donald Trump weren’t the president but insisted that this term in Congress was what “really broke it for me.”“Over the yea...
20:52, 07/07/2019

Rep. Justin Amash won’t rule out White House run WASHINGTON – Rep. Justin Amash, a congressman from Michigan who left the Republican Party last week, said Sunday that he wouldn’t rule out making a White House run. “I still wouldn’t rule anything like that out,” Amash told CNN’s Jake Tapper in...
22:00, 07/07/2019

Justin Amash, a Trump Critic on the Right, Leaves the G.O.P. Mr. Amash, a libertarian representative from Michigan, has faced fierce attacks from President Trump since becoming the first Republican in Congress to call for impeachment....
20:52, 07/04/2019

Justin Amash Leaves G.O.P. After Onslaught From Trump Mr. Amash, a libertarian representative from Michigan, has faced fierce attacks from President Trump since becoming the first Republican in Congress to call for impeachment....
17:26, 07/04/2019

Amash mulling over presidential bid as independent after leaving GOP Just days after announcing he was leaving the GOP over his disagreements with President Trump and the party’s top brass, Rep. Justin Amash, I-Mich., said on Sunday that he is not ruling out a possible White House run in 2020....
19:26, 07/07/2019

Justin Amash on what his GOP colleagues say behind closed doors Rep. Justin Amash, the only congressional Republican to have publicly argued that President Donald Trump has engaged in impeachable conduct, told CNN that high-level party officials have thanked him behind closed doors for his stance on impeachment p...
14:00, 07/08/2019

Trump lashes out at Rep. Amash after he called for impeachment President Trump lashed out at a Republican congressman who said special counsel Robert Mueller’s report shows Trump committed impeachable offenses, calling him a “loser’ who’s helping the Democrats. “Never a fan of @just...
18:13, 05/19/2019

GOP frowns on but does not punish Amash’s impeachment call WASHINGTON (AP) — Top House Republican Kevin McCarthy says Rep. Justin Amash, the lone Republican to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, is an outlier. But neither he nor the most conservative House members are punishing the Michigan...
21:39, 05/21/2019

Amash quits House Freedom Caucus Rep. Justin Amash quit the conservative House Freedom Caucus on Monday night, weeks after becoming the lone Republican to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment.The Michigan lawmaker told a CNN reporter that he has “the highest regard for them...
07:00, 06/11/2019

Get mad at Justin Amash all you want, but he’s still the biggest fiscal conservative Most Republicans are mad at Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., right now for saying that President Trump’s behavior during special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation rose to the level of an impeachable offense....
01:13, 05/22/2019

Party people: Celebrities hit London's party scene From dining in one of the capital's fanciest restaurants to catching up over a cocktail at a new club, we've gathered pictures of celebrities enjoying the capital's nightlife....
17:13, 05/01/2019

Former Erdogan ally resigns from AK Party, hints at rival party Former Turkish deputy prime minister Ali Babacan said on Monday he was resigning from President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party over "deep differences" with the party's direction and said that Turkey needed a new vision....
15:13, 07/08/2019

Romanian murder suspect admits killing two teens in case that drew public ire A murder suspect in the southern Romanian town of Caracal has admitted to killing two teenage girls, his lawyer said on Sunday, in a case that sparked nationwide outrage over the way authorities handled it....
01:52, 07/29/2019

Zion Williamson received a surprise present from Drew Brees and says he is ready to take the torch Julio Cortez/AP Zion Williamson was drafted No. 1 overall by the New Orleans Pelicans in the 2019 NBA Draft. New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees surprised Williamson with an autographed jersey when he arrived in New Orleans. Brees wrote: "To Z...
01:00, 06/26/2019

Mueller drew up obstruction indictment against Trump, Michael Wolff book claims Spokesman for special counsel denies existence of documentRevelation is in Fire and Fury sequel, Siege: Trump Under FireSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution todayA new book from Fire and Fury author Michael Wolff says sp...
18:39, 05/28/2019

Drew Barrymore Reveals the Treatment That Was a Total ''Game-Changer'' For Losing Weight When it comes to losing weight, Drew Barrymore isn't afraid to admit she's struggled with it. We feel you, girl! Chatting with E! News about her new partnership with Emsculpt, the......
07:13, 06/06/2019

Zion Williamson showed up to Saints training camp to challenge Drew Brees The chances of seeing Zion Williamson playing actual football alongside Drew Brees and the Saints are zero. But he still looked good throwing passes.       ...
14:52, 07/30/2019

Police Drew Their Guns On Yankees GM Brian Cashman After Mistaking Him For An Armed Car Thief Connecticut police officers drew their guns on Yankees general manager Brian Cashman at a gas station on Friday after the team executive was mistaken for an armed car thief, according to a report from the New York Post....
20:13, 08/10/2019

Week 2 preseason takeaways: Is Taysom Hill becoming Drew Brees' heir apparent? There could be a backup quarterback battle brewing in New Orleans. Here's a look at all the big takeaways from the second full week of the 2019 NFL preseason....
06:00, 08/19/2019

New Congressman from Pennsylvania sworn-in Republican Fred Keller is the newest member of the U.S. Congress. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi swore him in on Monday. Keller won a special election for a U.S. House seat from Pennsylvania last month. (June 4)       &#...
11:52, 06/04/2019

McCarthy dismisses Amash impeachment comments: 'He wants to have attention' House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy does not appear to be taking Rep. Justin Amash's recent tweets about President Trump very seriously, claiming that the Michigan Republican simply "wants to have attention," and questioning his GOP bona fides....
19:00, 05/19/2019

Rep. Amash applauded by crowd at Mich. town hall The only Republican in Congress to accuse President Donald Trump of impeachable conduct was largely applauded during a town hall in his Michigan district. Rep. Justin Amash spoke to hundreds of people Tuesday night in Grand Rapids. (May 29)  &#...
02:52, 05/30/2019

Justin Amash Is Paying the Price for Criticizing Trump Michigan Rep. Justin Amash recently became the first congressional Republican to say that President Donald Trump had participated in “impeachable conduct.” His week since has been less than great, to say the least....
00:00, 05/23/2019

Schiff: Amash criticism not enough to push Trump impeachment WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Democrat says Republican Rep. Justin Amash’s accusation that President Donald Trump engaged in “impeachable conduct” in the Russia investigation isn’t enough to count as bipartisan support to launch imp...
23:13, 05/19/2019

GOP’s Amash, impeachment supporter, quits conservative group WASHINGTON (AP) — The lone Republican calling for President Donald Trump’s impeachment has quit an influential caucus of House conservatives. A spokeswoman for Michigan Rep. Justin Amash confirmed on Tuesday that he had resigned from the Freedo...
17:39, 06/11/2019

Rep. Amash, who called for Trump’s impeachment, gets primary challenger Two days after GOP Rep. Justin Amash claimed that President Trump committed impeachable offenses, a Michigan state representative has stepped forward to challenge him in the primary election. ​ State Rep. Jim Lower​, calling himself a ​”​pro-Tr...
18:39, 05/20/2019

Hong Kong police drew their guns and fired a warning shot after being chased by protesters Associated Press Hong Kong policemen drew their guns and fired a warning shot amid violent protests in Tsuen Wan on Sunday, reported the AP. Earlier that day, police used water cannons for the first time to clear out protestors after a peaceful marc...
22:26, 08/25/2019

The CW picks up Batwoman, Katy Keene, and Nancy Drew, passes on Jane The Virgin spin-off Some big moves are happening over at The CW, with Variety reporting that the network has granted series orders to three of its new pilots: Batwoman, Katy Keene, and Nancy Drew. Batwoman is a spin-off of the Arrow shows (specifically last year’s Elsew...
04:39, 05/08/2019

Navy pilot who drew viral phallic symbol boasted: 'We turned dinosaurs into sky penises' Two Navy aviators joked about how "awesome" it would be to draw "a giant penis" in the sky with their EA-18G Growler jet before engaging in some aerial artwork that led to viral hilarity and a disciplinary inquiry into their actions....
04:26, 05/15/2019

Congressman’s ex-aide says she was fired for being pregnant AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A former senior aide to U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar has filed a lawsuit against the Texas Democrat that claims she was wrongly fired for being pregnant. Kristie Small filed the federal suit in Washington D.C. on Monday against Cuella...
00:52, 05/08/2019

The Vaping Congressman's Wife Has Flipped California Rep. Duncan Hunter is truly the worst: he’s a racist who has repeatedly defended war criminals, and lest we forget, VAPED ON THE FLOOR OF CONGRESS....
02:00, 06/14/2019

'Outnumbered': Trump trashing Justin Amash on Twitter is him 'at his best and worst' The folks on the Outnumbered couch weighed in on President Trump slamming Michigan Rep. Justin Amash, who announced Thursday that he was leaving the Republican Party....
04:52, 07/06/2019

Trump calls Amash ‘loser’ after GOP rep said president’s conduct was ‘impeachable’ _____ President Donald Trump branded Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., a “loser” on Sunday after he became the first GOP member of Congress to publicly assert the president engaged in “impeachable conduct.” “Never a fan of @ju...
19:26, 05/19/2019

Trump: GOP rival Justin Amash has been a loser ‘for a long time’ President Trump on Monday blasted GOP Rep. Justin Amash as a "loser" after the Michigan congressman doubled down on accusations that the president engaged in impeachable conduct....
04:00, 05/21/2019

Justin Amash is the GOP’s unicorn: A lawmaker who stands up to Trump — and actually sticks by it Despite getting attacked relentlessly for his impeachment comments and a new poll showing him trailing a little known primary challenger, Amash isn't backing down. That's basically unprecedented....
21:39, 06/13/2019

House Freedom Caucus condemns Amash over impeachment comment The House Freedom Caucus on Monday night formally condemned one of its founding members for declaring that President Trump committed impeachable offenses, but stopped short of kicking Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) out of the hard-line conservative grou...
07:00, 05/21/2019

GOP's Amash stands firm on Trump impeachment call On the question of whether President Donald Trump should be impeached, Rep. Justin Amash is the lone Republican saying "Yes." Outside the Capitol Building Tuesday, Amash said he is "defending the Constitution." (May 21)      ...
01:52, 05/22/2019

Michigan Rep. Justin Amash Formally Withdraws From House GOP Caucus WASHINGTON — Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan formally withdrew from the House Republican conference Monday, days after announcing he is leaving the GOP because he has become disenchanted with partisan politics and “frightened by what I see ...
13:26, 07/09/2019

Trump rips ‘total loser’ Justin Amash after he quits GOP President Trump on Thursday slammed Rep. Justin Amash as a “total loser” — cheering the Michigan lawmaker’s decision to quit the GOP. “Great news for the Republican Party as one of the dumbest & most disloyal men in Congress is ‘quitting’...
22:52, 07/04/2019

Amash accuses Barr of selling Trump's 'false narrative' Rep. Justin Amash, who earlier this month became the first Republican member of Congress to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, took aim at Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday — charging that the nation’s top law enforcement officer h...
00:13, 05/29/2019

Amash battles MAGA supporter over impeachment during town hall Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich, clashed with a MAGA hat-wearing constituent during a town hall on Tuesday over his support for the impeachment of  President Trump....
03:00, 05/29/2019

House Republicans to strip Rep. Amash of committee assignment after he quits GOP The Michigan congressman left the party last week and switched his affiliation to independent. Republicans are looking to replace him on the Oversight panel....
22:39, 07/08/2019

Amash: Pelosi making moral and strategic mistake on impeachment Ex-Republican says Pelosi making a mistake by refusing to bring impeachment proceeding against TrumpHouse speaker Nancy Pelosi is making a moral and strategic mistake by refusing to bring formal articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, the only ...
18:39, 07/07/2019

GOP expected to strip Justin Amash of Oversight Committee seat Newly independent Rep. Justin Amash is expected to be kicked out of the GOP conference and lose his committee assignment this week, according to multiple Republican sources familiar with the matter. The House GOP will likely move this week to formall...
22:00, 07/08/2019

'Toxic masculinity' and heroism spring from same aggressive impulses, Dr. Drew Pinsky tells Laura Ingraham Fox News' Laura Ingraham and Dr. Drew Pinsky discussed "toxic masculinity" and the complexities that come with it Friday on the "The Ingraham Angle."...
14:00, 05/11/2019

'Property Brothers' Drew and Jonathan Scott join their parents in designing the ideal 'forever home' After years of buying, selling, and remodeling other people's homes on their HGTV show, "Property Brothers," Drew and Jonathan Scott have called in a few experts to help them design the best "forever home": their mom and dad. ...
10:52, 08/01/2019

Trump calls Rep. Amash a ‘loser’ for saying president engaged in impeachable conduct In morning tweets, Trump lashed out at the Michigan Republican, calling him a “total lightweight” and accusing him of playing “right into our opponents hands.”...
18:26, 05/19/2019

Dan Bongino blasts Rep. Amash for saying Trump's conduct 'impeachable': He's a 'phony' who should leave GOP Fox News contributor Dan Bongino believes Rep. Justin Amash should leave the Republican Party after the libertarian lawmaker said President Trump engaged in "impeachable" conduct. ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Trump mulls backing Justin Amash primary challenger: report President Trump has reportedly discussed the possibility of backing a primary challenger to Republican Rep. Justin Amash who came out in favor of impeaching the president over the Mueller Report’s findings weeks ago....
14:52, 06/13/2019

Mitt Romney won't back Justin Amash in call for Trump impeachment President attacks first Republican to call for impeachmentNo holds Barred: Trump pushes for imperial presidencyAs Donald Trump opened fire on Justin Amash, the Michigan representative who became the first Republican in Congress to call for his impeac...
18:52, 05/19/2019

Amash: Pelosi is 'making a mistake' on not starting impeachment proceedings against Trump Newly independent Rep. Justin Amash said in an interview Sunday with CNN that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is "making a mistake" in not beginning impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump....
14:00, 07/08/2019

Justin Amash leaves House Freedom Caucus after ‘impeachable’ comments Michigan Repubican Rep. Justin Amash announced Monday evening he was leaving the influential conservative House Freedom Caucus, just weeks after he attracted the ire of his colleagues by arguing in Twitter posts that President Trump had committed imp...
11:52, 06/11/2019

Trump Calls Representative Justin Amash a ‘Loser’ Over Impeachment Talk Mr. Amash, a Michigan Republican, found no other members of Congress from his party joining him after he said the president’s behavior met the “threshold for impeachment.”...
19:13, 05/19/2019

Justin Amash GOP primary challenger: 'Completely ridiculous' to consider Trump's impeachment Congressman Justin Amash's Republican primary challenger said it was "completely ridiculous" that the Michigan lawmaker would consider whether President Trump reached the threshold for impeachment....
06:26, 05/21/2019

Justin Amash gone from House Freedom Caucus after saying Trump's conduct was 'impeachable' Michigan Repubican Rep. Justin Amash announced Monday evening he is gone from the conservative House Freedom Caucus, just weeks after he broke from his party to argue that President Trump had committed impeachable offenses....
13:13, 06/11/2019

Justin Amash, Jerry Nadler say it’s up to Congress to probe obstruction allegations Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle on Wednesday said that it was now up to Congress to pursue the investigation into whether President Trump or his aides obstructed justice by trying to shut down the Russia probe. “The ball is in our court, Congr...
18:39, 05/29/2019

Representative Justin Amash, Newly Independent, Resigns From Oversight Committee After leaving the Republican Party, Mr. Amash withdrew from the committee, most likely pre-empting his removal but depriving Democrats on the panel of their only bipartisan ally....
01:52, 07/09/2019

Amash faces fresh GOP primary challenge after Trump impeachment comments Less than 48 hours after GOP Rep. Justin Amash declared that President Trump "engaged in impeachable conduct," a fellow Republican has vowed to challenge him in the upcoming primary election....
18:13, 05/20/2019

GOP congressman claims Russia has nukes in Venezuela Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart says if the Maduro regime survives, it could be an open door for the Russians and Chinese to affect U.S. national security.        ...
19:52, 05/01/2019

Please Enjoy This Democratic Congressman Yelling at ICE's Former Top Ghoul As acting director of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, Thomas Homan oversaw some of the Trump administration’s worst treatment of undocumented and migrant communities. He is an unrepentant ghoul, and on Friday, for a brief, glorious mo...
06:00, 07/13/2019

82-year-old NJ congressman asks to join AOC’s ‘squad’ An 82-year-old congressman from New Jersey asked Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez if he could join her “squad” after an Onion article jokingly made the suggestion. Rep. Bill Pascrell tweeted at the freshman Democrat on Tuesday while referencing the article f...
11:39, 07/17/2019

Aldo Dávila set to be Guatemala’s 1st openly gay congressman Aldo Iván Dávila Morales is poised to take up a seat in Guatemala’s congress in January, making history as the first openly gay man elected to the country’s legislature....
05:26, 06/21/2019

Paul Findley, Congressman Behind War Powers Act, Dies at 98 The main author of the resolution that limited a president’s ability to wage war, he also made overtures to the Arab world and earned the opposition of the pro-Israel lobby....
01:13, 08/14/2019

Michigan GOP congressman says Trump’s conduct impeachable Michigan Rep. Justin Amash became the first Republican lawmaker to declare that President Donald Trump committed impeachable offenses and that Attorney General William Barr “deliberately misrepresented” special counsel Robert Mueller’s report.Amash, ...
06:39, 05/19/2019

US Congressman Says Humanity Might Not Exist If Not For Rape And Incest Rep. Steve King said Wednesday that humanity might not exist if not for rape and incest, prompting the latest round of outrage at the Iowa Republican, who has a long history of making inflammatory......
13:39, 08/15/2019

Michigan GOP congressman says Trump conduct is ‘impeachable’ WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican congressman from Michigan says he’s concluded that President Donald Trump has “engaged in impeachable conduct.” Congressman Justin Amash (ah-MAHSH) tweeted Saturday that he has read the entire redacted...
00:13, 05/19/2019

Former U.S. congressman Sanford considers challenge to Trump Mark Sanford, a Republican former U.S. congressman from South Carolina, said on Tuesday he is considering mounting a primary challenge to President Donald Trump over the rising federal debt....
21:00, 07/16/2019

Congressman struggles to forgive his shooter 2 years later WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Steve Scalise says he still struggles to forgive the man who shot him and four others at a congressional baseball practice nearly two years ago. The Louisiana Republican says he discussed his battle to absolve the shooter when ...
18:52, 05/10/2019

California congressman defends war crimes suspect Rep. Duncan Hunter, an advocate for pardoning a Navy SEAL who has been charged with war crimes, said he is guilty of doing one of the things Eddie Gallagher is accused of during his own time in the Marines.“Eddie did one bad thing that I’m guilty o...
01:13, 05/27/2019

Congressman claims he was indicted for backing Trump A California congressman charged with using campaign donations to fund personal expenses and extramarital affairs claims he was targeted by liberal prosecutors for supporting Donald Trump for president....
21:39, 06/25/2019

U.S. Congressman Nadler becomes woozy at briefing, says he feels better U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler became woozy and appeared almost to faint during a press briefing on Friday with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, but the congressman said soon after that he had been dehydrated and was now feeling better....
21:39, 05/24/2019

Former GOP Congressman Calls for Impeachment of Trump and Pence Small cracks are starting to appear in what until now has been a fortified wall of GOP support for President Donald Trump on the impeachment question....
01:00, 05/26/2019

Colombia ex-rebel, wanted in US, sworn in as congressman A former Colombian rebel leader wanted in the U.S. on drug charges was sworn into office as a congressman on Tuesday in a case that has riled detractors of the still-fragile peace accord with leftist rebels that ended decades of conflict....
22:52, 06/11/2019

Another Victim in Facebook Romance Scams: A U.S. Congressman After battling social media impostors for years, Representative Adam Kinzinger of Illinois wants to force Facebook to do more to combat fake accounts....
04:00, 08/02/2019

Congressman to Facebook: Your Digital Currency Could Be Worse Than 9-11 Facebook’s new digital currency, Libra, has the potential to be worse than the September 11th attacks. At least that’s what Democratic Congressman Dril (sorry, Congressman Brad Sherman) of California said today at a House Committee on Financial Servi...
23:13, 07/17/2019

Another Victim of Facebook Romance Scams: A U.S. Congressman After battling social media impostors for years, Representative Adam Kinzinger of Illinois wants to force Facebook to do more to combat fake accounts....
21:13, 08/01/2019

California congressman says he’s taken photo with dead enemy SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California has acknowledged taking a photo with a dead combatant during his time as a Marine as he defended a Navy SEAL charged with multiple war crimes. The Union-Tribune reports the Republican congressman...
23:39, 05/27/2019

‘Congress Has a Duty to Keep the President in Check,’ GOP Rep Justin Amash Tells Town Hall (GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.) — The only Republican in Congress to accuse President Donald Trump of impeachable conduct faced voters in his Michigan district Tuesday, receiving standing ovations from many who saluted his “courage” while spa...
14:39, 05/29/2019

‘She Is Making a Mistake’: Rep. Justin Amash Says Nancy Pelosi Should Move Forward on Impeachment Independent Representative Justin Amash criticized House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for her handling of the Mueller report on Sunday, saying that the Democrat from California is wrong to avoid moving forward with impeachment proceedings against President D...
22:13, 07/07/2019

Justin Amash demands congressional approval for any 'offensive military action' against Iran Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., joined Democrats on Friday in calling on President Trump to seek Congressional approval for military action against Iran. ...
23:00, 06/21/2019

Justin Amash, Under Attack for Impeachment Talk, Finds Mixed Support at Home Representative Justin Amash, always a marginal Republican figure, finds himself on center stage for his view on the president’s conduct: hero to many, goat to many more....
04:13, 05/29/2019

California congressman admits he’s taken photo with dead enemy SAN DIEGO — US Rep. Duncan Hunter of California acknowledged taking a photo with a dead combatant during his time as a Marine as he defended a Navy SEAL charged with multiple war crimes, including killing a teenage fighter. The Republican congressman...
00:39, 05/28/2019

Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz hit by flying drink cup PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida congressman who frequently appears on television supporting President Donald Trump was struck by a thrown drink as he left a town hall. U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz wasn’t injured Saturday when he was struck by a plasti...
17:13, 06/02/2019

‘Come to Baltimore’: Congressman extends invitation to Trump despite tweets In a weeklong series of attacks, Trump called the Baltimore district a "rat and rodent infested mess" and complained about Cummings, whose district includes key parts of the city....
09:52, 08/04/2019

Congressman Nadler falls ill at Manhattan press conference Rep. Jerrold Nadler, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, nearly collapsed while attending a Manhattan press conference with Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday. Nadler, 71, put his head down at the conference around noon and grew pale. “Code ...
19:39, 05/24/2019

Here Is a Congressman Sucking on His Finger for a Disturbingly Long Time I’ll get right to the point: This is Wisconsin Democratic Rep. Ron Kind sucking on his finger for an uncomfortably long period of time during a House Ways and Means committee meeting on Wednesday. Unfortunately, the committee has blocked the full vid...
18:39, 06/21/2019

Ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner leaves halfway house Former Rep. Anthony Weiner left a New York City halfway house on Tuesday after completing his prison sentence for illicit online contact with a 15-year-old girl. (May 14)        ...
22:26, 05/14/2019

Judge: Jury can hear about congressman's affairs The judge in Rep. Duncan Hunter's corruption trial says the jury can hear about the Republican's affairs in court. Outside of the courtroom, Hunter's father alleged that the charges against his son are politically motivated. (July 1) ...
03:52, 07/02/2019

Former U.S. congressman Sestak joins Democratic presidential race Former U.S. Representative Joe Sestak said on Sunday that he would seek the Democratic nomination for president, becoming the party's 25th candidate vying to challenge Republican President Donald Trump in the 2020 election....
05:00, 06/24/2019

Man blames drug rap on ex-wife and ex-Congressman Michael Grimm A Staten Island man who cops say was found hiding cocaine and steroids in the drop ceiling of his business is trying to blame his legal woes on disgraced ex-Congressman Michael Grimm — who once dated the man’s ex....
11:00, 08/04/2019

Romney: GOP congressman's call for impeachment 'a courageous statement' Sen. Mitt Romney on Sunday called a GOP congressman's call for impeaching President Donald Trump "a courageous statement" while maintaining that impeachment is not warranted based on the special counsel's report. Speaking to CNN's Jake Tapper on "Sta...
17:26, 05/19/2019

Congressman: Block evidence of trysts in corruption case LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers for California Rep. Duncan Hunter want a federal judge to reject an attempt by prosecutors to introduce evidence that the congressman used campaign funds to finance a string of extramarital relationships, a court filing sai...
05:13, 06/29/2019

Former congressman Joe Walsh announces primary challenge against Trump Walsh has described himself as an immigration hard-liner and said he would not challenge the president from the center but from the right and on moral grounds....
18:00, 08/25/2019

Texas Congressman Says Women Should 'Absolutely' Be Punished for Having Abortions In a video released by a reproductive rights group, U.S. Rep. Ron Wright says women who have abortions should “absolutely” be jailed, HuffPost reported on Thursday....
16:13, 06/07/2019

Trump's Kashmir Remark About PM Modi "Preposterous": US Congressman The remarks by President Donald Trump that Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought mediation on Kashmir is "utterly preposterous," an influential American lawmaker said on Tuesday....
11:52, 07/24/2019

US Congressman Asks If Humans Would Have Survived Without Rape, Incest Controversial Republican congressman Steve King set off yet another firestorm on Wednesday when he questioned whether the world's human population would exist if rape and incest did not occur......
01:39, 08/15/2019

The Latest: Indicted US congressman’s wife pleads guilty SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on a change of plea by the wife of indicted U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (all times local): 10:31 a.m. The wife of indicted Republican U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to misuse campaign fu...
20:26, 06/13/2019

Trump doubles down on Baltimore comments, calls Congressman ‘racist’ Acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney insisted that Trump’s comments were not racist, but he said he understood why some people could perceive them that way....
10:52, 07/29/2019

Trump critics 'prefer to insult and incite' rather than legislate, GOP congressman says Democrats critical of President Trump would prefer to hurl insults and launch investigations instead of passing meaningful laws, a Republican congressman claimed Thursday....
05:39, 05/24/2019

GOP freshman congressman unveils plan to help 'change the narrative' on healthcare President Trump has promised he'll unveil a "phenomenal" healthcare plan in the coming weeks, and Rep. Chip Roy of Texas said he stands ready to be part of the conversation....
23:26, 07/03/2019

Aide to upstate congressman busted for patronizing 17-year-old prostitute ALBANY — A 57-year-old top aide to upstate Democratic Rep. Anthony Brindisi was arrested Friday after paying $200 to have sex with a 17-year-old prostitute. John Stemen, a caseworker in Brindisi’s Utica office, admitted to meeting the woman online an...
07:26, 05/11/2019

Buttigieg staffer calls GOP congressman to apologize for wishing he had been hit with urine Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., received an apology from Pete Buttigieg campaign staffer Samantha Lillian Elaine Pollara Sunday after she said she wished he had been hit with urine instead of a milkshake. ...
01:39, 07/02/2019

Kamal Nath Slammed After Accused In Congressman's Murder Seen In Assembly Four months after Congress leader Devendra Chaurasia was murdered, his son received a rude shock when local television channels flashed images of the main accused sauntering around the Madhya Pradesh......
04:39, 07/20/2019

California congressman allegedly funded affairs with campaign cash A financially strapped California congressman accused of raiding $250,000 from his own campaign used some of the ill-gotten cash to fund an extramarital affair with at least one lobbyist, according to a report. “At trial, the United States will seek ...
19:39, 06/25/2019

Legal fight tougher for congressman as wife pleads guilty SAN DIEGO (AP) — Indicted six-term GOP Congressman Duncan Hunter has held steadfast to his contention that a corruption case against him is the result of a political witch hunt. But that argument got tougher Thursday for the former Marine and close a...
07:00, 06/14/2019

With Drumstick In Hand, Congressman Mocks "Chicken" US Attorney General When Attorney General William Barr refused to appear at a hearing in the US Congress on Thursday, one Democrat decided it was thigh time to act against what he saw as fowl behavior....
03:52, 05/03/2019

U.S. congressman spent campaign cash on 'romantic liaisons': prosecutors A California congressman accused of misusing campaign funds spent some of the money on extramarital affairs, prosecutors said in court papers that indicated his wife could testify against him at trial....
02:00, 06/26/2019

California congressman Eric Swalwell withdraws from 2020 presidential race Swalwell announces departure as billionaire Tom Steyer prepares to make late entry into the crowded Democratic fieldCalifornia congressman Eric Swalwell has withdrawn from the 2020 presidential race, ending his longshot candidacy for the Democratic P...
01:39, 07/09/2019

Medicare-for-all proposal is 'stunning', will end private insurance with feds taking over: GOP Congressman Texas GOP Congressman Michael Burgess says the Medicare-for-all policy proposed by Democrats is “absolutely stunning” and will mean the end of private insurance....
16:26, 04/30/2019

Terrible Congressman Matt Gaetz Will Press Charges Against the Woman Who Milkshaked Him The truly awful Rep. Matt Gaetz told Fox News on Thursday that he’s planning on pressing charges against the woman who threw a drink at him as he exited a town hall event earlier this month....
03:00, 06/28/2019

‘One bad thing that I’m guilty of’: Congressman says he took photo with enemy corpse during military service The congressman from California, who is awaiting trial on unrelated corruption charges, made the remarks while talking about the Navy SEAL who is charged with killing a prisoner....
01:26, 05/28/2019

Ex-Congressman Jason Chaffetz: FBI informant news reveals more to come on Russia investigation After a bombshell revelation on Thursday that the FBI sent an undercover investigator to meet with ex-Trump aide George Papadopoulos in 2016, former Republican Congressman Jason Chaffetz said the news reveals a push to expose how the probe into Presi...
19:13, 05/03/2019

Trump deflects criticism for Baltimore comments, calls Congressman ‘racist’ Facing accusations of racism for his incendiary tweets, U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at his critics and sought to deflect the criticism by labeling a leading black congressman as himself racist....
01:13, 07/30/2019

Trump ramps up war of words with Elijah Cummings, calls congressman 'racist' President Trump ramped up his feud with House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., on Sunday calling the congressman “racist,” not long after critics had claimed the president's initial tweets about Cummings were racist themselves....
06:39, 07/29/2019

Congressman Barr Holds Send-Off For Students Headed To Service Academies LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Congressman Andy Barr held a send-off ceremony for eight extraordinary high school graduates from the Sixth Congressional District who are preparing to enter the armed forces. There is one student going to the Marine A...
19:26, 06/14/2019

Trump Accuses Black Congressman and Allies of Being Racist, Deepening Feud The president defended his criticism of the congressman and his “disgusting, rat and rodent infested” district, even as Democrats and the local newspaper fired back....
23:52, 07/28/2019

Disability denials: Congressman calls for federal investigation into eligibility decisions A USA TODAY Network investigation found some doctors were making big money denying disability benefits. Now a congressman is demanding an investigation.        ...
09:52, 06/06/2019

California Congressman Admits to Taking Photo Next to Dead Enemy While in Marines (SAN DIEGO) — U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California acknowledged taking a photo with a dead combatant during his time as a Marine as he defended a Navy SEAL charged with multiple war crimes, including killing a teenage fighter. The Republican c...
18:13, 05/28/2019

Trump renews attack on Baltimore congressman Elijah Cummings – live Trump on Twitter goes after Cummings and Al SharptonDirector of national intelligence Dan Coats to leave postSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.34pm BST Joe Biden’s campaign has released its own blistering criticism of Kamala Har...
18:52, 07/29/2019

Congressman vows to seek Trump pardon for accused Navy SEAL WASHINGTON (AP) — A California congressman says he will ask President Donald Trump to pardon a Navy SEAL if he is found guilty of murder in the stabbing of an Iraqi war prisoner. Republican Duncan Hunter screened combat footage collected from a helme...
01:13, 05/09/2019

Texas GOP Congressman Pete Olson Is Retiring From a Competitive 2020 Seat (SUGAR LAND, Texas) — Republican Rep. Pete Olson of Texas says he won’t seek re-election in 2020, giving up his House seat that Democrats were already targeting for next year. Olson said Thursday he’ll retire after his sixth term to...
06:13, 07/26/2019

Ain’t no party like a Big Little Lies disco party The midpoint of this midseason episode of Big Little Lies hits its apex right where it should: Amabella’s ’70s disco party. You gotta hand it to the solid citizens of Monterey. Even though a previous dress-up party ended in disaster, that’s not going...
05:13, 07/01/2019

Hacker Conference Disinvites U.S. Congressman Over Abysmal Women's Rights Voting Record U.S. Congressman Will Hurd has been disinvited to the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas this year where he was set to deliver a keynote address after questions were raised about his voting record.Read more......
23:00, 06/14/2019

Congressman Brings Bucket of Fried Chicken to the Committee Hearing to Troll Barr Rep. Steve Cohen may have been trying to make a joke when he arrived to a House Judiciary Committee hearing with fried chicken. But that doesn’t mean he didn’t enjoy his breakfast. Ahead of the 9 a.m. hearing on Thursday, the Tennessee De...
18:52, 05/02/2019

Silicon Valley-area congressman criticizes tech firms for media job losses The Save Journalism Project came to San Francisco -- "the epicenter of Big Tech" -- to protest continued newsroom job losses and the need for government action....
18:52, 08/01/2019

Dominican-American Congressman Says He’s ‘Concerned’ After Deaths, but They Shouldn’t Stop Tourist Visits The first Dominican-American to serve in Congress says there’s no reason to fear visiting the Dominican Republic, but he’s planning to visit the Caribbean nation next month to get answers following the deaths of nine American tourists thi...
03:39, 06/21/2019

After a family vacation in Italy, U.S. congressman's wife admits to misusing campaign funds The wife of a U.S. representative pleaded guilty on Thursday to federal charges alleging misuse of $250,000 in campaign funds and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors who are also bringing charges against her husband....
22:13, 06/13/2019

Woman who accused congressman of sexual abuse drops lawsuit under mysterious circumstances The woman agreed to drop her case Tuesday in exchange for an agreement from Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.) that he would not sue her for anything related to the lawsuit, lawyers told The Post....
05:52, 07/04/2019

Ex-Congressman Gary Ackerman accused of sexually abusing teen at Boy Scout camp A former 15-term New York City congressman is a “sexual predator” who allegedly violated a teen at an upstate Boy Scout camp, according to a shocking lawsuit filed last week naming the life-long Democrat. More than a decade before Gary Ackerman, 76, ...
21:52, 08/24/2019

Broncos' Joe Flacco says it's not his job to mentor rookie QB Drew Lock Joe Flacco, acquired in a trade with the Ravens, said he's learning a new offense and that he still considers himself starter.        ...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Heralded quarterback Drew Pyne 'teared up' before Notre Dame commitment Drew Pyne has wanted to play quarterback for Notre Dame and his commitment seemed inevitable. The recruit said playing for the Irish is a "dream"       ...
01:26, 07/03/2019

Santa Clarita Diet's costume designer Mona May on how Drew Barrymore's look evolved from season to season Earlier this year, Netflix cancelled Santa Clarita Diet after just three gruesome but hilarious seasons. We’re still not quite over it, but thankfully Santa Clarita costume designer Mona May is here to ease our pain. We sat down with her to talk abou...
22:26, 06/17/2019

Magid Magid: Green Party 'only solid remain party that is anti-austerity' A Green MEP candidate for the Yorkshire and Humber region, Magid Magid, has told the BBC that the Greens are the "only solid remain party that is anti-austerity" in the elections....
18:00, 05/17/2019

Warren blasts Trump for ‘ugly and racist’ tweets directed at black Democratic congressman Democratic White House contender Elizabeth Warren slammed President Trump Saturday for what she called “ugly and racist” tweets directed at House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings....
06:13, 07/28/2019

Congressman threatens to block Donald Trump's tariffs as talks with Mexico enter second day The Democratic chairman of a key congressional committee says he will take steps to block President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexico.        ...
19:39, 06/06/2019

Congressman Grijalva sends special proclamation to Sunnyside Little League team before ESPN game SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. – The group of Tucson 11 and 12-year-old kids who play at Mission Manor Park have moved just a few games away from punching their ticket to the Little League World Series. Sunnyside Little League is hoping to ride the mom...
01:52, 08/10/2019

GOP congressman introduces 'Investigate the Investigators' bill to find out how Russia 'witch hunt' began A House Republican lawmaker said Tuesday he plans to introduce a bill called the Investigate the Investigators Act, arguing that the Mueller probe turned up a "big, fat goose egg."...
17:39, 05/28/2019

President Trump Ramps Up Attacks on Rep. Elijah Cummings, Calling the Black Congressman ‘Racist’ (WASHINGTON) — Facing growing accusations of racism for his incendiary tweets, President Donald Trump lashed out at his critics Monday and sought to deflect the criticism by labeling a leading black congressman as himself racist. In the latest ...
22:00, 07/29/2019

Dominican Republic resort deaths prompt congressman to announce trip to Caribbean nation Rep. Adriano Espaillat, D-N.Y., announced Thursday that he plans on travelling to the Dominican Republic to meet with officials in the Caribbean nation about the recent string of mysterious deaths of American citizens....
22:39, 06/20/2019

Church warden accused of murder drew up list of 100 future 'targets', court hears A church warden accused of murdering a university lecturer and plotting to kill his elderly lover drew up a list of 100 future "targets", including his own parents and grandparents, a court heard....
19:26, 06/19/2019

Why the new 'Nancy Drew' is all grown up (and having sex) in CW series CW is bringing "Nancy Drew" back to TV with a darker, more mature version of the iconic girl detective, with real ghosts and adult relationships.        ...
23:26, 08/04/2019

The Daily 202: Ohio congressman joins a group of Republicans who flipped on guns after violence hit close to home Mike Turner’s daughter was across the street from the shooting in Dayton. Now the representative with the A-rating from the NRA wants an assault weapons ban....
19:00, 08/07/2019

Fortnite is throwing an E3 after-party: Summer Block Party June 15-June 16 in L.A. The event will be at The Forum arena in Inglewood, California. In addition to celebrity tournaments, it'll also have the Fortnite Fan Festival.Read More...
01:13, 05/11/2019

Rand Paul on fellow libertarian Amash's impeachment call: Russia probe was 'un-libertarian' Sen. Rand Paul does not agree with Rep. Justin Amash - a fellow libertarian Republican - that the House of Representatives should move forward with the impeachment of President Trump. ...
20:26, 05/30/2019

European elections LIVE: Latest UK party polls show growing support for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party as Theresa May's Brexit plan is blasted The latest polls show Tories are bracing themselves for an electoral slaughter on the last day of European election campaigning as traditional Conservative voters switch to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party....
10:39, 05/22/2019

'Who is the a--hole': The congressman who missed his anniversary to keep lawmakers voting until 4 a.m. Rep. Chip Roy kept the House voting until 4 a.m. on Thursday as a form of protest — even though he missed his 15-year wedding anniversary.        ...
15:26, 06/15/2019

A Perfect Republican Self-Own The U.S. Women’s National Team is just two wins away from a second consecutive World Cup and are playing in a semifinal this afternoon against England. Naturally, brands of all kinds are trying to glom onto the team’s great run so far....
07:00, 07/03/2019

Bronx, NY, Principal Wins Nod From Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Backers in Long-Shot Bid to Oust Long-Term Congressman In a political case of what was good for the goose may be good for the gander, a Bronx, N.Y., middle school principal is hoping the same political action committee that helped propel Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Washington, D.C., will do the same for ...
17:26, 06/20/2019

The Plight of Republican Women In the On Politics newsletter: A tough political reality: Female Republican candidates simply do not get the support that their Democratic rivals enjoy....
02:52, 07/12/2019

Top Republican: Iran is 'miscalculating,' Trump 'knows what he has to do' Iranian officials are blundering as they try to counter President Trump’s maximum pressure campaign without triggering a retaliation, a congressional foreign policy leader says....
03:52, 06/21/2019

Gov. Bevin Marks Republican Primary Win (LEX 18/AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has cleared his first hurdle toward a second term, defeating three challengers to win the Republican nomination. Bevin beat three Republican challengers in Tuesday’s primary election. They were state...
02:13, 05/22/2019

Former Republican Rep. Joe Walsh Will Primary Trump Joe Walsh, an ex-lawmaker from Illinois, a conservative radio talk show host, and a former Trump supporter announced on Sunday that he will challenge the president for the Republican Party’s 2020 nomination....
06:26, 08/26/2019

Please Enjoy Another Republican's Pathetic Attempt to Come For AOC Republicans might have gotten away with many an accusation of anti-Semitism against the Democrats this year, but their ability to lodge these baseless charges (of which their own party members and supporters are very guilty) for political points is g...
00:26, 06/19/2019

Second Mississippi Republican says he will not meet women alone Former state supreme court justice Bill Waller has become the second candidate for governor to embrace the so-called Pence ruleA second Republican candidate for Mississippi governor has said he will not meet alone with a woman who is not his wife.The...
01:39, 07/17/2019

Republican Senator: Piss or Impeach As House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attempts to have her non-impeachment cake and eat it too, one Republican senator had a message for his colleagues across the Capitol: hurry the heck up already!!!...
23:39, 05/22/2019

'I don't believe there will be a deal' between US and China, says Republican senator A U.S.-China trade deal is highly unlikely and there is "no way" Huawei will be allowed to sell into the U.S. market, a Republican Senator told CNBC Tuesday....
10:52, 07/02/2019

All of Joe Biden's Republican Friends Are Dead Joe Biden’s campaign message thus far has essentially been an extended #TBT: An Instagram-filtered remembrance of Better Times, when things actually sucked a lot but white people who made more than the median income were able to pretend it was fine, ...
18:26, 05/22/2019

Republican Senators Are Going to War With Each Other Over Donald Trump Jr. Republicans in Congress are so mad that the Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. earlier this week they are going to war against members of their own party. Republican Sen. Richard Burr, who chairs the committee, has found himsel...
19:26, 05/10/2019

This Is How Trump Responds When a Republican Jumps Ship Yesterday, Rep. Justin Amash made headlines when he became the first Republican lawmaker to turn on President Donald Trump by acknowledging that the president’s conduct is impeachable, based on a close reading of the Mueller report....
20:39, 05/19/2019

For Second Time, One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Aid Representative Thomas Massie of Kentucky objected to a request on Tuesday to pass a $19.1 billion emergency relief package by unanimous consent, becoming the second House Republican to block final passage....
21:52, 05/28/2019

Former Republican lawmaker leaning toward Trump challenge Joe Walsh, a conservative former U.S. congressman turned talk show host, said on Thursday he was leaning toward a Republican primary challenge to President Donald Trump, calling him a liar and a bully who is unfit for office....
18:39, 08/22/2019

Ex-Republican Fed Up With Trump Got Him To Stand Before Fake Seal The 46-year-old graphic designer threw it together after the 2016 presidential election - it was one part joke, one part catharsis. He used to be a proud Republican. He voted for George W. Bush twice....
10:39, 07/26/2019

Political Scientist Talks About Republican Primary FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Next Tuesday, Republicans will decide between Gov. Matt Bevin, Robert Goforth, Ike Lawrence and William Woods in the primary for the upcoming gubernatorial race. Political Scientist Dr. Stephen Voss spoke with LEX 18 a...
02:52, 05/15/2019

The wealth tax that Democrats and Republican billionaires both support In Wednesday's Financial Times, hedge-fund manager and longtime Republican supporter Leon Cooperman said that while he opposed a wealth tax, he supports eliminating a feature of the tax code known as the "step-up-in-basis" for capital gains....
18:26, 07/31/2019

Republican Senator Ernst 'unlikely' to back Moore for Fed U.S. Republican Senator Joni Ernst on Tuesday said she was "very unlikely" to back fellow Republican President Donald Trump's pick for a seat on the U.S. central bank, according to a CNN reporter on Twitter....
22:00, 04/30/2019

Top Senate Republican would raise minimum smoking age to 21 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Republican is introducing legislation to raise the minimum smoking age from 18 to 21. The measure by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell would cover not only tobacco products, but also e-cigarettes and vapo...
21:39, 05/20/2019

Alabama Republican Thinks There's Entirely Too Much Gay Sex and 'Wife Swapping' on TV When disgraced former State Supreme Court justice Roy Moore announced he was tossing his oversized cowboy hat into Alabama’s upcoming Senate race, I assumed—reasonably, given his long, long history of doing insane things—that any subsequent election...
22:00, 07/16/2019

Republican senator wants U.S. Census to ask about criminal records The U.S. census should include questions about criminal records to help policymakers get former convicts back into the workforce, a Republican lawmaker said on Wednesday....
23:26, 05/22/2019

Republican Matt Gaetz becomes first US politician to be 'milkshaked' British import made its debut on Saturday when Gaetz was hit with what appeared to be a milkshake while leaving a town hallJust as Donald Trump has arrived in London, an iconic British import of its own has come to the US to make political waves. Mil...
19:00, 06/03/2019

Elizabeth Warren Just Joined a Longtime Republican Cause Republicans have long sought to scrap the U.S. Department of Commerce. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, former Ohio Gov. John Kasich, longtime Rep. Ron Paul and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry have all called for cutting or eliminating it, as have the conservative ...
15:39, 06/04/2019

Rep. Will Hurd, the Only Black Republican in the House, Is Retiring (WASHINGTON) — The House’s only black Republican—Rep. Will Hurd—on Thursday became the latest GOP lawmaker to say he won’t seek re-election next year, jolting the party’s efforts to appeal to minority voters and wo...
19:39, 08/02/2019

The media needs to stop getting the Republican tax cuts wrong With the 2020 election campaign heating up, the Republican tax cuts enacted in 2017 will be a major topic of debate. Most Republicans defend the tax cuts, while most Democrats want to repeal them. The two sides can debate the pros and cons of the tax...
23:39, 06/27/2019

U.S. disaster aid bill blocked again as Republican objects A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters, delaying passage for at least a few more days until the full House of Representatives can vote on it next week....
00:26, 05/31/2019

Just a Florida Republican Musing About Killing Gay People In audio released by the Pensacola State Journal on Friday, Florida Republican State Rep. Mike Hill can be heard casually discussing the possibility of introducing legislation to kill gay people....
07:52, 06/01/2019

Joe Biden Is Reportedly Trying to Woo Lots of Republican Donors This campaign season has already been so long that it’s sort of hard to believe we still haven’t even hit the first round of Democratic presidential debates. If you believe the word of New York supermarket magnate and top Republican donor John Catsim...
00:26, 06/19/2019

Georgia’s Republican Gov. Kemp set to sign abortion ban ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s Republican Gov. Brian Kemp is set to sign legislation banning abortions at around six weeks of pregnancy, before many women know they’re pregnant. Kemp’s office says the signing at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the sta...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Scherie Murray is latest Republican to run for AOC’s seat Scherie Murray, a Jamaican-born woman who grew up in Queens and founded a TV production and advertising company, plans to run for the congressional seat held by Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, according to a report. “There is a crisis in Qu...
18:52, 07/17/2019

Republican Members of Congress Are Dropping Like Flies The GOP is hoping it’ll win back the House next year, but the steady stream of members fleeing the House isn’t exactly a sign of great confidence....
17:39, 08/02/2019

Rep. Doug Collins leads Republican charge against Mueller Rep. Doug Collins, the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee who has been one of President Donald Trump's staunchest Hill allies amid Democrats' oversight efforts, led the GOP charge against former special counsel Robert Mueller during Wedn...
02:00, 07/25/2019

Republican senators may sink another Trump judicial nominee President Donald Trump’s nominee to a key appellate court could be in jeopardy over Republican concerns about his judicial record and potential issues with his FBI background check. The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a confirmation hearing Wed...
00:52, 07/17/2019

Democrats revoke invitation to Republican to testify on carbon tax Former Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo of Florida was disinvited Friday from testifying at next week’s House Ways and Means Committee hearing focused on climate change....
09:13, 05/11/2019

On Washington: When It Comes to Republican Defectors, Current Crisis Is No Watergate As history has shown with the Watergate and Iran-contra scandals, such investigations can gain legitimacy only when members of the president’s own party support them....
17:13, 05/11/2019

Texas Republican Rep. Pete Olson announces he won’t run for reelection “It’s time for me to take my own advice and be a more consistent presence to help our family,” said Olson, who narrowly won last year in a district that has grown more Democratic....
03:00, 07/26/2019

One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Relief Bill Once Again Representative Chip Roy, a freshman representative, objected to a procedural vote that would have allowed the House to give its unanimous approval to a disaster aid bill....
17:39, 05/24/2019

‘I felt I was living someone else’s life’: Republican Mormon official says he is gay Ivie who is married with two children and three Golden retrievers, said he felt like he was "living someone else's life." So he decided to go public with his sexuality — and years of struggle....
05:39, 05/24/2019

Wyoming Republican Mike Enzi says he won’t seek reelection Republican Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming announced he will resign at the end of his term. Saturday’s statement from the 22-year senator puts his seat into play in the traditionally red state. Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) is among the possible candidate...
21:39, 05/04/2019

Republican who blamed shootings on gay marriage urged to resign Ohio state representative’s screed against cannabis and liberal ‘snowflakes’ goes too far even for her own partyA Republican state representative in Ohio who blamed “homosexual marriage” and “recreational marijuana” – along with many of Donald Trump’...
21:00, 08/06/2019

Will Hurd, only black Republican in House, won’t seek reelection Rep. Will Hurd of Texas, the only black Republican in the House, won’t seek reelection in 2020, he announced on Thursday.“I have made the decision to not seek reelection for the 23rd Congressional District of Texas in order to pursue opportunities ou...
11:39, 08/02/2019

For Republican senator, Trump went 'over the line' on Twitter attacks U.S. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski picks her fights carefully with President Donald Trump, who won her home state of Alaska in 2016 by nearly 15 percentage points....
06:13, 07/18/2019

Stung by Trump, U.S. Republican defends his impeachment remarks Justin Amash, the first Republican in the U.S. Congress to say openly that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses, on Monday fired back at critics, including Trump....
23:13, 05/20/2019

Sherrod Brown rips Republican inaction on guns Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown attacked his Republican colleagues for failing to defy the gun lobby and pass any kind of gun control legislation.He also called for President Donald Trump to tone down his “divisive racist rhetoric” but stopped short of conce...
18:13, 08/04/2019

Republican Finally Gives an Honest Answer About Why He Won't Ban Assault Weapons Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey came clean on Monday about why, exactly, he isn’t in favor of banning AR-15s and other military-style rifles, providing one of the first honest answers about why Republicans oppose changing the country’s gun laws....
03:26, 08/07/2019

David Koch, Billionaire Donor To Republican Causes, Dies Age 79 David Koch, a billionaire American libertarian and influential donor to conservative causes, has died at age 79 after a long battle with cancer, his brother Charles said Friday....
22:26, 08/23/2019

Marchant becomes latest Texas Republican to retire from Congress Rep. Kenny Marchant announced Monday he will not seek reelection next year, adding another member to the rapidly growing House GOP retirement list and opening a newly competitive Dallas-area seat.“It is time for me to announce that I will not seek a...
21:26, 08/05/2019

"Unacceptable To Tell Citizens To Go Back": Republican Leaders To Trump A day after President Donald Trump said four minority congresswomen should "go back" to their home countries, Republicans criticized the quartet and cast them as the face of a socialist, left-wing......
13:13, 07/16/2019

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....
00:52, 05/30/2019

Our Republican Colleagues in the Senate Must Act to Break the Cycle of Gun Deaths Another week, another community ripped apart by a mass shooting. Most recently it was Virginia Beach, where a shooter on May 31 killed 12 people in a municipal building. In early May it was a school in Denver where two shooters injured eight and kill...
20:00, 06/14/2019

No Republican candidates make ballot for Tucson mayor TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The next mayor of Tucson will be a Democrat or independent after no Republicans gathered enough signatures by the Wednesday deadline to appear on the ballot. Former state Sen. Steve Farley, Tucson City Council member Regina Romer...
02:13, 05/31/2019

Third House Republican blocks massive disaster aid package Conservative House Republicans succeeded again Thursday in their campaign to derail passage of a $19.1 billion disaster aid package.Rep. John Rose (R-Tenn.) objected to passing the bill by voice vote. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), who derailed the same...
00:52, 05/31/2019

'We all know he's unfit': Joe Walsh to challenge Trump in Republican primary Former Tea Party congressman is vocal conservative criticOpinion: Trump seems to think he’s an emperorJoe Walsh, a talk radio host and former congressman, said on Sunday he would challenge Donald Trump for the 2020 Republican presidential nomination....
18:26, 08/25/2019

South Carolina Republican Sanford mulls 2020 bid Former South Carolina governor and congressman Mark Sanford floated the possibility that he would challenge President Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination. He says he wants to call attention to government debt and spending. (July 1...
17:39, 07/17/2019

Republican operative was behind U.S. census citizenship question: filing The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republicans draw favorable electoral maps, according to immigrant advocacy groups that sued the administrat...
19:13, 05/30/2019

Republican redistricting expert blamed for census question NEW YORK (AP) — A new court filing by lawyers opposing adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census alleges a longtime Republican redistricting expert played a key role in making the change. The filing Thursday in Manhattan federal court comes ju...
18:39, 05/30/2019

Longtime Mississippi Republican Sen. Thad Cochran dead at 81 Former Mississippi Republican Sen. Thad Cochran, who served in Congress for more than 45 years and chaired the Senate Appropriations Committee, died Thursday. He was 81....
17:39, 05/30/2019

Alabama abortion ban: Republican senate passes most restrictive law in US Law bans abortion except if there is a ‘serious health risk’ to the mother, with no exceptions for rape and incestAlabama’s Republican-controlled state senate passed a bill Tuesday to outlaw abortion, making it a crime to perform the procedure at any...
08:00, 05/15/2019

Proud Boy gets 40 weekends in jail for Republican Club brawl The first of the far-right Proud Boys to be busted last year in a brawl outside the Upper East Side Metropolitan Republican Club was sentenced on Thursday to 10 months worth of weekend jail stints. Geoffrey Young, 38, will serve the time as punishmen...
03:13, 07/12/2019

Joe Walsh Confirms He Will Challenge Trump for Republican Nomination Calling Mr. Trump ‘completely unfit,’ Mr. Walsh, a conservative radio host, will adopt a television-centric strategy to try to rattle a media-obsessed president....
16:26, 08/25/2019

Trump to meet with Republican senators on U.S. shipping rules President Donald Trump is set to meet with Republican senators on Wednesday over a proposal to waive rules that only U.S.-flagged ships can move natural gas from American ports to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Northeast....
00:26, 05/01/2019

Top House Republican McCarthy says he opposes Alabama abortion law McCarthy told reporters that the Alabama law “goes further than I believe,” noting that he has voted for exceptions in cases of rape and incest, and when the mother’s life is at risk....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Poll finds little Republican support for spending cuts A majority of Republican voters oppose federal spending cuts to areas such as healthcare, the environment, and social welfare programs, according to a new poll....
20:00, 06/15/2019

Republican Indiana Rep. Susan Brooks to retire after term Republican Indiana congresswoman Susan Brooks, who chairs the National Republican Congressional Committee recruitment efforts, said Friday she's leaving the House after her term expires in early 2021....
19:13, 06/14/2019

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's racially charged attacks on four Democratic con...
21:00, 07/16/2019

Republican Senators Couldn't Care Less About Protecting Elections Democrats are pushing hard for a legislative response to Russian meddling in the 2016 election before 2020. But it seems that most Republicans in Congress are still not on board, according to CNN....
02:52, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Republican jumps into tainted NC election’s redo RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the upcoming election for a still-vacant North Carolina congressional seat. (all times local): 2:30 p.m. The candidates in an election that merges North Carolina’s most infamous political stories of recent yea...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Another Arizona Republican Is Worried About Immigrants 'Flooding' America On July 15, Arizona state senator Sylvia Allen was supposed to be commemorating the Mormon political pioneers of Arizona. Instead, Allen gave a 25-minute speech that included her alarm at the declining birth rate among white people and other anti-imm...
11:13, 07/29/2019

Influential U.S. Republican wants immigration deal to head off tariffs The top Republican on the U.S. House committee that oversees trade said on Friday it was in the interest of both the United States and Mexico to reach an agreement on immigration before U.S. President Donald Trump hits Mexican products with tariffs....
21:00, 05/31/2019

Donald Trump Jr.’s No-Shows Led to Subpoena, Republican Senator Says Allies of Mr. Trump have mounted a campaign to quash a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee, putting intense pressure on its chairman, Richard M. Burr....
06:00, 05/14/2019

Republican women aim to grow their numbers in U.S. House next year U.S. Republicans chagrined by how few women their party has serving in Congress are launching an initiative on Wednesday aimed at reversing the trend in the 2020 elections, though steep fundraising, recruitment and policy hurdles lie ahead....
14:52, 06/19/2019

Joe Walsh becomes second Republican to challenge Trump for White House Joe Walsh, a conservative former U.S. congressman turned talk show host, on Sunday became the second Republican to challenge President Donald Trump for the party's 2020 White House nomination....
17:13, 08/25/2019

Louie Gohmert Wins Dumbest Republican in the Room For some members of Congress in attendance at Wednesday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing about creating a commission on reparations, the hearing was an opportunity to ask questions about reparations....
00:52, 06/20/2019

Kentucky Republican US Rep. Massie Blocks Disaster Aid In House WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and a $19 billion disaster aid bill (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Another conservative Republican has once again blocked efforts by House leaders to speed a $19 billion disaster aid bill to President Donald Tru...
20:52, 05/28/2019

Republican Senator predicts U.S. will not impose tariffs on Mexico Chuck Grassley, the Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, predicted on Wednesday that the United States and Mexico would strike a deal to avert tariffs President Donald Trump has threatened to impose on Mexican imports....
21:26, 06/05/2019

Republican Senator predicts U.S. won't impose Mexico tariffs Sen. Chuck Grassley told reporters Mexican officials will offer a "long list of things" to avoid the duties in talks this week with their American counterparts, adding that he thinks a possible deal could be announced on Thursday night. ...
20:13, 06/05/2019

Roy Moore: Republican accused of sexual misconduct to run for Senate Moore was accused of pursuing relationships with women as young as 14 when he was in his 30s during his failed 2017 Senate bidDisgraced Alabama Republican Roy Moore has announced he is running for US Senate again in 2020 after failing to win the seat...
02:39, 06/21/2019

Fired by Google, a Republican Engineer Hits Back Google told engineer Kevin Cernekee in 2018 he was being fired for misuse of equipment. Mr. Cernekee says he was really fired for being an outspoken conservative in famously liberal Silicon Valley....
12:26, 08/01/2019

First Republican lawmaker says Trump engaged in impeachable conduct U.S. Representative Justin Amash, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say the president has engaged in impeachable behavior....
07:52, 05/19/2019

Republican senators may not support Trump's Mexico tariffs At a closed-door luncheon on Capitol Hill, Republicans told officials from the White House counsel's office about their concerns over Trump's threat to impose tariffs on goods imported from Mexico next week....
00:52, 06/05/2019

Republican Engineer Fired by Google Claims 'Bullying' Google told engineer Kevin Cernekee in 2018 he was being fired for misuse of equipment. Mr. Cernekee says he was really fired for being an outspoken conservative in famously liberal Silicon Valley....
17:13, 08/01/2019

Is there anything Trump could do to lose the support of Republican senators? SNL has the answer. “Saturday Night Live” took aim at a peculiar political phenomenon: the willingness of some Republican senators to support President Trump at all costs....
18:52, 05/12/2019

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's racially charged attacks on four Democratic con...
23:52, 07/16/2019

Republican Leader Insists Trump Definitely Didn't Say the Thing He Definitely Said During his weekly press conference on Thursday, House Minority Leader Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy used reason and logic to argue that President Donald Trump definitely doesn’t want to do the thing he clearly stated he wanted to do just one day ear...
22:00, 06/13/2019

Oil giants BP and Shell pledge $1M each to Republican-backed carbon tax Oil and gas giants BP and Shell are donating $1 million each over two years to a Republican-backed group urging Congress to pass a federal carbon tax to fight climate change....
15:52, 05/20/2019

Charlotte lawmakers float backing out of hosting Republican convention The odds are extremely slim, but some leaders in Charlotte, North Carolina are holding out hope that the city might be able to find a way to back out of their agreement with the Republican National Committee to host the GOP’s presidential nominating ...
03:26, 07/24/2019

Republican John James announces a second bid for a Senate seat from Michigan The military veteran and business executive mounted a surprisingly strong challenge last year to Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.). He’s seeking to topple Sen. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) next year....
21:13, 06/06/2019

Oregon Senate closes due to ‘possible militia threat’ after Republican walkout The Oregon state Senate closed Saturday after a “possible militia threat” from a right-wing group -- amid a broader drama over a walkout by Republican lawmakers over looming climate change legislation....
19:52, 06/22/2019

Second Republican Joins 2020 Presidential Race To Challenge Trump A second Republican on Sunday entered the fray to battle Donald Trump for the party's presidential nomination in 2020 -- an indication of the simmering dissent and division among GOP faithful....
00:52, 08/26/2019

American Carnage: a masterful must-read on Trump's Republican takeover Tim Alberta of Politico has written a compelling, alarming and scoop-heavy history of the fall of the party of LincolnLike the deity on the sixth day of creation, Donald Trump has recast the Republican party in his own image. Aggrieved and belligeren...
08:26, 07/13/2019

Larry Hogan says he won’t challenge Trump for Republican 2020 nomination Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said in an interview published Saturday that he will not run against President Trump in a longshot big for the GOP’s 2020 nomination -- dealing a significant blow to the efforts by Trump’s Republican critics...
22:52, 06/01/2019

Top Republican calls for Mueller testimony to mark end to 'political gamesmanship' On the heels of the stunning announcement that former Special Counsel Robert Mueller will testify next month, a top congressional Republican urged Democrats to treat the hearing as a moment of “closure” for the long-running Russia controversy....
06:52, 06/26/2019

Republican Arizona state senator says US will 'look like South American countries' soon Republican Arizona state Sen. Sylvia Allen believes the U.S. will soon "look like South American countries" because immigrants entering the U.S. and low birth rates among white people are contributing to a lack of cultural assimilation....
17:00, 07/28/2019

Trump sexual assault allegation should be investigated, say Republican duo – live Senators Mitt Romney and Joni Ernst say ‘very serious allegation’ from E Jean Carroll should be ‘fully evaluated’ – follow the latest liveSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.24pm BST From NBC Chicago:The Chicago bar whose employee...
18:39, 06/26/2019

Will Hurd, only black House Republican, is latest to not seek re-election Exit by Texas congressman, who barely retained his seat in 2018, deals blow to GOP hopes to retake HouseCongressman Will Hurd, the only black Republican in the House and one of the last remaining members of his party in Congress critical of Donald Tr...
17:13, 08/02/2019

Ocasio-Cortez gets new 2020 challenger: a Republican immigrant from Jamaica Scherie Murray, a New York businesswoman who immigrated from Jamaica as a child and is active in state Republican politics, is launching a campaign Wednesday for the congressional seat held by Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Fox News has le...
13:52, 07/17/2019

Climate Could Be an Electoral Time Bomb, Republican Strategists Fear A growing number of young voters, including conservatives, identify climate change as a top priority. Republican strategists fear that could soon pose a big problem....
16:52, 08/02/2019

Republican Jeff Flake, a Trump nemesis, heading to Harvard CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, who famously tangled with President Donald Trump, is heading to Harvard University. The Arizona Republican is among six new resident fellows who will join Harvard’s Institute of Politics this...
16:39, 06/20/2019

Former Democratic aide headed to prison for 'doxing' five Republican senators A former aide to two Democratic members of Congress will receive a sentence of four years in prison for data theft after pleading guilty to five felony charges linked to 'doxing' — or releasing personal information such as home addresses — five Repub...
04:13, 06/20/2019

Rep. Will Hurd, the only black Republican in the House, abruptly announces he's retiring Scott Applewhite/AP Republican Rep. Will Hurd of Texas, a former undercover CIA officer and the only black Republican in the House of Representatives, announced Thursday that he would pursue other opportunities in the private sector and not seek ree...
02:26, 08/03/2019

Kevin McCarthy signals Republican members can take their own positions on abortion House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., reportedly indicated that he was open to differing abortion views within his party, describing the position as a "personal" one....
22:39, 05/25/2019

After massacre, Virginia governor takes on Republican legislature over gun control Virginia's Democratic governor on Tuesday called for a special legislative session to consider new gun control laws following a massacre of 12 people, but a top Republican lawmaker immediately pushed back on a plan he called "hasty and suspect."...
21:39, 06/04/2019

Republican governor signs bill protecting abortion rights MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s Republican governor has signed a bill into law that protects a woman’s access to abortion services. Gov. Phil Scott signed the legislation Monday, saying he has consistently supported a woman’s right...
17:00, 06/11/2019

Texas Republican Chip Roy keeps $19B disaster aid package from clearing House A $19.1 billion disaster aid package to help victims of the California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes might have to wait until at least June 3 before it can be signed by President Donald Trump....
00:26, 05/25/2019

Only Black Republican, Trump Critic In US House Will Not Seek Reelection The only black Republican Congressman in the US House of Representatives, who has criticized US President Donald Trump's attacks on ethnic minority lawmakers, announced Thursday that he will not seek......
08:52, 08/02/2019

Republican Senators Are Cool to Trump’s Choice for Top Intelligence Post Democrats and former officials also expressed concern that the pick, Representative John Ratcliffe, will politicize what is supposed to be a nonpartisan job....
05:39, 07/30/2019

Lone Republican blocks disaster aid package on House floor Rep. Chip Roy became the man who delayed $19.1 billion in disaster aid to communities throughout the country on Friday.House leaders tried to pass a multibillion-dollar disaster assistance measure by unanimous consent, but the Texas Republican object...
20:13, 05/24/2019

FTC settlement strips Zuckerberg of more power than a court would, Republican commissioners say The FTC's two Democratic commissioners dissented in the $5 billion settlement with Facebook, saying Zuckerberg should have been named as a defendant....
20:39, 07/24/2019

Oregon Republican lawmakers continue climate bill boycott SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Senate was again unable to conduct business because of a Republican boycott of the Legislature over major climate change legislation. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Senate President Peter Courtney announced a lack of q...
21:00, 06/23/2019

Will Hurd, sole black Republican in U.S. House, will not seek re-election Will Hurd, the only Republican African-American member of the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Thursday he would not seek re-election next year....
04:52, 08/02/2019

Alabama Republican Refuses to Apologize for Ranting About 'Freaking Queers' A local Republican official in Alabama has some thoughts he’d like to share this Pride month, which he recently posted on the Mobile County Republican Party’s Facebook page: “Freaking queers have gotten too much sympathy.”...
16:26, 06/18/2019

Will Hurd, sole black Republican in House, won't seek re-election Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, a three-term Congressman and the only black Republican in the House of Representatives, announced he will not seek reelection in 2020....
12:52, 08/02/2019

The Guy Who Designed the Fake Presidential Seal That Appeared Behind Trump Is a Former Republican The man who created a fake presidential seal that President Donald Trump stood in front of at an event earlier this week is a former Republican who grew disillusioned with his party after the 2016 election. Charles Leazott, 46, is a graphic designer ...
00:52, 07/27/2019

Texas: Republican powerhouse could shift to Democrats as demographics change The GOP has dominated the state for 30 years, but a slew of retirements and a rise in Hispanic voters may mean Texas becomes a battleground againSri Preston Kulkarni has just moved into his campaign headquarters, which for now could hardly be more bl...
00:13, 08/13/2019

UPDATE 3-Democratic and Republican lawmakers back $8 bln F-16 sale to Taiwan Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as the self-ruled island faces pressure from China's increased military presence in the region, leading U.S. Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Friday....
02:52, 08/17/2019

Republican Sen. Rand Paul blocks 9-11 victims’ compensation bill Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday blocked fast-track approval of a bipartisan bill that would ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money....
22:52, 07/18/2019

These Republican women say they stand behind Trump and don't see his recent tweets as racist A group of Republican women from Dallas say they fully support President Donald Trump after he told four progressive congresswomen of color they should "go back" to their "crime infested" countries and all of them agreed that Trump's attack was not r...
09:26, 07/18/2019

Buttigieg says religion shouldn't be a 'cudgel,' then suggests God wouldn't be a Republican South Bend mayor and 2020 Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg believes that religion shouldn't be used as a political "cudgel," but then immediately suggested that God wouldn't be a Republican. ...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Republican Iowa senator says Trump EPA 'screwed us' with biofuel waivers Iowa's Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said the Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency has "screwed" the U.S. ethanol industry and farmers by granting waivers to 31 small petroleum refineries, effectively exempting them from an obli...
22:26, 08/16/2019

Republican Steve King: if not for incest and rape 'would there be any population left?' Trump ally tries to defend absolute abortion restrictionsDemocratic 2020 contenders call for King’s resignationRepublican congressman Steve King has tried to defend a proposal for absolutist abortion restrictions on Wednesday by saying that without r...
22:00, 08/14/2019

Top NC Republican on Mass Shootings: 'Cain Killed Abel With a Rock' Dan Forest is the lieutenant governor of North Carolina, the top Republican elected official in the state, and the frontrunner for the party’s nomination for governor in 2020. He is also insane....
06:00, 08/16/2019

Republican House member introduces bill to boost U.S. 5G presence A Republican lawmaker on Monday introduced legislation to boost the presence of U.S. firms in global industry standards bodies to combat China's rising influence in next-generation 5G cellular network technology....
23:00, 07/15/2019

Republican Alabama governor mulling nation's strictest abortion law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday was mulling whether to sign the United States' strictest abortion law, part of a multistate effort to get the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider women's constitutional right to abortion....
01:00, 05/16/2019

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik Has a Plan to Get More Republican Women Elected Representative Elise Stefanik can pinpoint the moment that crystallized the issue for her: It was the week after the midterm elections, and the newly elected members of the House of Representatives lined up for a photo. Representing the Democratic si...
13:14, 05/09/2019

Trump briefs Republican senators on emerging U.S. immigration plan President Donald Trump and aides on Tuesday briefed a group of Republican senators on a merit-based immigration plan that would let more highly-skilled workers into the United States and fewer low-skilled workers, a senior administration official sai...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Former Trump Campaign Official Is Reportedly Scamming Republican Donors David Bossie, President Trump’s former deputy campaign manager, has raised millions of dollars for a political organization that’s done almost nothing, Axios reports....
03:00, 05/06/2019

Sanders is right: Republican tax cuts cost more than forgiving student debt Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has joined the Democratic presidential candidate in making a contrast with the 2017 lawA 2016 plan for free college tuition didn’t go far enough for Bernie Sanders. In this election cycle, the candidate for the Democratic pre...
12:52, 06/30/2019

Democratic and Republican lawmakers back $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as the self-ruled island faces pressure from China's increased military presence in the region, leading U.S. Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Friday....
09:13, 08/17/2019

How Republican senators killed Oregon’s climate crisis bill After legislators fled the state, rightwing groups pledged their support and protesters demonstrated outside the state houseOregon politics has been thrown into chaos for more than a week after Republican legislators fled the state and took refuge in...
10:00, 06/29/2019

Ex-combat pilot Amy McGrath challenges Republican McConnell for Senate Amy McGrath, a former U.S. Marine combat pilot whose compelling biography drew national attention during an unsuccessful Democratic congressional campaign last year, said on Tuesday that she will challenge Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McCo...
21:39, 07/09/2019

Mississippi Republican Denies Reporter Access to Campaign Because She's a Woman One Mississippi gubernatorial candidate is taking a page out of Vice President Mike Pence’s book, denying a local reporter the opportunity to follow his campaign—specifically because she’s a woman and he apparently can’t risk being seen with her....
20:39, 07/10/2019

Of Course Pennsylvania's Republican Legislators Are Sabotaging Reformist DA Larry Krasner Pennsylvania lawmakers have passed a bill including a provision allowing the state’s attorney general to prosecute some firearm crimes committed in Philadelphia, and Philadelphia only, according to The Intercept. The provision, which was tacked onto ...
03:26, 07/09/2019

Top Maine Democrat Announces Senate Run Against Veteran Republican Sen. Susan Collins (PORTLAND, Maine) — Maine’s Democratic House Speaker Sara Gideon on Monday announced that she’s challenging veteran Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, whose political future has generated an enormous amount of attention over the la...
21:52, 06/24/2019

Texas Rep. Hurd, lone black Republican in House, won’t seek reelection Hurd is the rare GOP lawmaker to at times criticize Trump, including over construction of a U.S.-Mexico border wall. His retirement is the third by a Texas Republican in recent days....
04:52, 08/02/2019

Be patient, top Republican senator tells Trump on USMCA trade deal U.S. President Donald Trump should be patient with House Democrats as they work toward approval of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, Senator Charles Grassley, the Republican who heads the powerful Senate Finance Committee, said on Wednesday....
08:26, 08/01/2019

Trump casts himself, military, Republican VIPs as stars of July 4th pageant With U.S. military armored vehicles parked nearby, workers set up a red-carpeted stage on Wednesday for President Donald Trump's planned July Fourth speech, as critics accused him of hijacking a nonpartisan celebration of America's Independence Day....
07:00, 07/04/2019

Ex-Republican senator: Facebook has 'significant work' to address conservatives' concerns A year-long review by a former Republican U.S. senator concludes that Facebook Inc has "significant work to be done to satisfy" concerns on the political right that the social media website is biased against conservatives....
17:52, 08/20/2019

Divided House passes election security legislation over Republican objections The bill would require that voting machines produce a paper record and would dedicate money for the improvements after Russian interference in the 2016 election....
00:00, 06/28/2019

Pity the Export-Import Bank, caught between warring Republican factions The obscure agency that provides loan guarantees to U.S. companies is poised to get three new board members Wednesday — and then face a fight for its existence in the fall....
16:00, 05/08/2019

Happy Pride From AT&T and the $1.8 Million It Gave to Anti-LGBTQ+ and Republican Candidates Pride is a time to celebrate and honor the LGBTQIA+ people who have fought for equal rights before the law—sometimes literally, like the crowds at Stonewall, who defended themselves against cops raiding the New York City gay bar 50 years ago this mon...
18:52, 06/24/2019

Election Fraud in North Carolina Leads to New Charges for Republican Operative L. McCrae Dowless Jr., who was previously indicted over work in other elections, was charged in connection to efforts related to the 2018 general elections....
02:52, 07/31/2019

Oregon Republican senators end walkout, but legislature remains dogged by controversy Most Republican senators returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending their walkout and allowing the chamber to vote on 105 bills.        ...
02:39, 07/01/2019

Republican Hawley introduces bill to weaken dollar to counter China Republican Josh Hawley and Democrat Tammy Baldwin introduced Senate legislation Wednesday to have the Federal Reserve weaken the dollar to promote exports, a move they said is necessary to counter China and other countries with unfair trade practices...
02:52, 08/01/2019

Watch a Republican Goon's Brain Short Circuit Over Whether He'd Support a Racist Is Donald Trump a racist? If you are the average person who did not vote for him, the answer is clearly yes. If you are a cable news anchor, however, the answer is hmm... maybe... let’s go to our panel....
21:39, 07/17/2019

Senate leaders scramble to lift Republican support for budget deal U.S. Senate Republican leaders, pushing for passage of a two-year federal spending and debt deal, scrambled on Tuesday to pump up support among their membership despite President Donald Trump's backing....
16:26, 07/31/2019

Trump’s Iran Response Underlines Republican Rift Over National Security The rift has rekindled debate over lawmakers’ roles in matters of war and peace and pointed up deep concerns among some Republicans, who are normally loath to criticize the president over national security....
01:26, 06/22/2019

Oregon Republican senators return to Capitol after scuttling climate bill Senate Republicans in Oregon will return to the Capitol in Salem on Saturday, nine days after they departed in a successful bid to scuttle a vote on climate change legislation that opened a bitter partisan divide....
22:52, 06/28/2019

Maxine Waters' leadership of House hearing 'a travesty,' panel's top Republican says Tensions between House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters, D-Calif., and ranking member Rep. Patrick McHenry, R.-N.C., reportedly overflowed Thursday during a hearing with bank regulators....
13:52, 05/17/2019

Nike pulls sneaker after Kaepernick objection, prompting Republican fury ‘Betsy Ross Flag’ features 13 stars in a circle is embraced by white nationalists – Republicans criticize move, calling it ‘anti-American’Nike has withdrawn a pair of shoes featuring an early version of the American flag that has been embraced by whi...
19:52, 07/02/2019

North Carolina businessman will challenge Sen. Thom Tillis in Republican primary Garland S. Tucker III, chief executive of a Raleigh investment company, filed paperwork Monday with the Federal Election Commission to run against Tillis....
01:26, 05/07/2019

Republican: I support Trump but not offshore oil drilling. It would hurt my state economy. Politicians and voters in both parties say offshore drilling would threaten Atlantic coast tourism and jobs. President Trump should respect our views.       ...
11:39, 06/24/2019

$19 billion disaster bill once again blocked in House by a lone Republican lawmaker The House failed for the third time to approve a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after another GOP congressman dissented – delaying the passage of the bill until next week....
00:00, 05/31/2019

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome pushes the phased-in rate to the forefront as the new standard....
02:13, 07/19/2019

Pete Buttigieg, in town hall, couldn't name a living Republican he 'respects' 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., struggled to name a single living Republican he respects when asked at a televised town hall on Monday. ...
03:52, 06/04/2019

Republican senator predicts Congress will try to vote down Trump tariffs on Mexico Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, said Tuesday he believes Congress would engage in a bipartisan vote to disapprove of President Trump's new tariffs on Mexico, should they go into effect next week....
19:13, 06/04/2019

U.S. judges order Ohio to revamp Republican-drawn gerrymandered districts A panel of three federal judges on Friday ruled that Ohio's Republican-drawn congressional map is an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander and ordered the state to revamp it before the 2020 presidential election....
23:00, 05/03/2019

Fewer than half of Republican voters say politicians should disavow racism from their supporters Zach Gibson/Getty Images Just under half of self-identified Republican voters believe that politicians should disavow racist behavior from their supporters, according to new INSIDER polling. The poll comes on the heels of a racist incident at a ral...
10:26, 07/26/2019

Republican National Committee echoes Trump’s attacks on Democratic congresswomen The RNC said in an email that “the squad of Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Ayanna Pressley regularly use vile, hateful, anti-Israel, and anti-American rhetoric.”...
00:13, 07/17/2019

Foreign Relations Committee snubs Republican chairman on Saudi Arabia The Senate Foreign Relations Committee issued a rebuke to its chairman, Jim Risch — and President Donald Trump — when it essentially killed the senator’s bill to chastise Saudi Arabia for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Instead, the panel a...
00:00, 07/26/2019

Republican senators urge EPA to hold firm on refinery biofuel waivers Nine Republican U.S. senators on Wednesday urged the Trump administration's environmental regulator to disregard a request by Democratic senators to stop issuing waivers to oil refiners on requirements to blend biofuels into motor fuels....
11:00, 06/27/2019

America's Mass Shooting Epidemic Is the Result of Republican Minority Rule A clear majority of Americans and Democrats support stricter gun control—the GOP has been blocking it for decades, and the results have been murderous....
19:52, 08/05/2019

Republican senator criticizes potential dual U.S. antitrust tech probes The Republican chairman of the Senate's antitrust panel criticized plans by the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to potentially investigate four of the biggest U.S. tech firms....
00:00, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Republican Iowa senator says Trump EPA 'screwed us' with biofuel waivers Iowa's Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said the Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency has "screwed" the U.S. ethanol industry and farmers by granting waivers to 31 small petroleum refineries, effectively exempting them from an obli...
00:00, 08/17/2019

Republican Lawmaker 'Trolled' by Anti-Abortion Colleague After Speaking About Being Raped A South Carolina lawmaker who gave a speech about being raped as a teenager while advocating for rape and incest exceptions to the state’s 6-week abortion ban was harrassed afterward by a male colleague....
18:39, 05/12/2019

Republican Leaders Are ‘Ride or Die’ With President Trump on ‘Saturday Night Live’ There’s literally nothing the President could do to lose the support of of the GOP in Congress, at least according to this week’s Saturday Night Live cold open. The sketch, which aired Saturday night, took the form of an episode of MSNBC&...
18:00, 05/12/2019

Republican-led Senate Committee Subpoenaed Lil’ Donnie Jr. and Trump’s Inner Circle Is Pissed The way the Trump administration sees it, you are either with the dictatorship or you’re a migrant, person of color, member of the LGBTQ community, or a good-hearted person with a soul and decent vision....
21:00, 05/09/2019

Want to beat Trump? Learn from workers in Republican states | Eric Blanc Americans in ‘conservative’ states are leading the fight for public education, healthcare and social servicesMany Americans agree on the urgent need to defeat Trump in 2020. But what kind of candidate can do it?Media pundits and Democratic Party insi...
13:39, 06/11/2019

House judiciary's top Republican urges hearings into Russian election meddling The top Republican on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday called for hearings into interference by Russia and others in the 2016 election and beyond, on the heels of a statement https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-text/u-s-s...
21:39, 06/04/2019

U.S. judges order Ohio's Republican-drawn congressional districts revamped A panel of three federal judges on Friday ruled Ohio's Republican-drawn congressional map is based on unconstitutional partisan gerrymandering and ordered it to be redone before the 2020 presidential election....
20:52, 05/03/2019

Senate Republican leader sees budget, debt ceiling deal soon U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he hoped Congress could reach by the end of the day a two-year agreement on federal spending limits that would also increase the nation's debt ceiling....
22:39, 05/21/2019

Wyoming Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi announced Saturday that he will not run for a fifth term in 2020. GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi announced Saturday that he will not run for a fifth term in 2020....
22:52, 05/04/2019

Republican who called for Trump impeachment doubles down, says some of president's actions have been 'corrupt' Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., continued criticizing President Trump on Thursday, claiming that he engaged in both "inherently corrupt" actions as well as actions that were corrupt because of his intent....
00:39, 05/24/2019

Trump’s incendiary rhetoric is met with fading resistance from Republican and corporate leaders Even as a few GOP lawmakers spoke out against the president’s language, with some specifically calling it racist, most stayed quiet or sought to soften their admonishment of the president by mixing it with criticism of the women he attacked....
05:00, 07/16/2019

Republican Fred Keller wins House seat in Pennsylvania vote Republican Fred Keller became the newest member of the U.S. House late Tuesday, winning a special election in Pennsylvania to fill a seat that's been vacant since January....
02:13, 05/23/2019

'Wonderful man and great Republican': Chris Cline dies in helicopter crash Coal tycoon’s daughter and five others also killedDonald Trump pays tribute to ‘businessman and energy expert’The coal tycoon Chris Cline, a major Republican donor, has died in a helicopter crash outside Big Grand Cay, a string of islands he owned in...
22:52, 07/06/2019