Senate considerations when selecting a Supreme Court justice

Q: What is the Senate supposed to consider in confirming a nominee to the Supreme Court? A: The United States Constitution has little to say about the composition of the...

Sen. Bernie Sanders rallies for Rep. Keith Ellison

July 14--U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison drew on the star power of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders to pack First Avenue Friday morning, where the politicians urged voters to make Ellison...

Scarlett Johansson Quits Transgender Movie Role After Casting Controversy

Scarlett Johansson has decided not to star in Rub & Tug, in which she was set to play a transgender man. Scarlett has issued a statement in which she...

Oregon’s medical marijuana program admits to problems

SALEM, Ore. — The agency overseeing Oregon's legal medical marijuana industry conceded in a report Thursday it has not provided effective oversight of growers and others in the industry,...

Trump says Germany is “captive” to Russia

Donald Trump The Herald BRUSSELS. – US President Donald Trump has told NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg that Germany is “captive” to Russia because it is importing energy from there. In a heated...

Poll: Majority of voters oppose eliminating ICE

A majority of American voters oppose eliminating the Department of Homeland Security'sImmigration and Customs Enforcement agency, according to a poll by Politico and Morning Consult. The poll, released Wednesday, found...

U.S. says the ‘reckoning’ over China trade is too big for...

A “reckoning” over China’s unfair trade policies is urgent and is too big for the World Trade Organization to handle, U.S. ambassador Dennis Shea told a WTO meeting on...

EDITORIAL: Why Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh may be more independent...

July 10--In getting to nominate two Supreme Court justices in his first 18 months on the job, President Donald Trump has an opportunity to quickly shape his long-term legacy...

Botte Shots: NFL continues to show off its Supreme hypocrisy

July 10--Never forget, the NFL wants everyone to get back to concentrating solely on football and to keep politics out of the daily discussion. Sure it does. The hypocrisy of the...

Quotes on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court

Quotes on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court: "There is no one in America more qualified for this position and no one more deserving." — President Donald Trump. "I believe...

I want to vote in the Republican primary. I have to...

In George Washington s farewell address on Sept. 17, 1796, he warned the nation about the perils of political parties. Unfortunately, Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson had other ideas, and...

Vice President Pence Issues Remarks at Immigration & Customs Enforcement

WASHINGTON, July 6 -- The White House issued the following remarks by Vice President Mike Pence at Immigration and Customs Enforcement: THE VICE PRESIDENT: Secretary Nielsen, Acting Director Vitiello, and...
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