Category Archives: Politics

Kentucky bill would motivate jobless to find work

Kentucky’s Legislature is considering a bill that would cut in half the number of weeks a person can receive unemployment benefits. Under Kentucky’s current labor law, a person laid off for any reason other than misconduct is eligible to receive a portion of their paycheck for a maximum of 26 weeks. But under House Bill 252, …

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Son of George Soros donated $650G to Dem campaigns, groups last year

The son of liberal billionaire financier George Soros donated $650,000 to Democratic campaigns and committees last year, according to Federal Election Commission records.

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Trump says Russians ‘laughing their asses off’ over US collusion probes

Sunday President Trump  launched a tweet storm over the investigations by the Justice Department and others into Russia election meddling — writing that “they are laughing their a—s off in Moscow.”

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The Trump-Russia collusion narrative is dead

Friday’s grand jury indictment in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election destroys Democratic claims that the Trump presidential campaign colluded with Russia to win the race, and that the Russian interference cost Hillary Clinton the election. It is now time for Mueller to look into real election interference and collusion with the …

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Romney, seeking US Senate seat, calls for action against mass shootings

Just hours after announcing plans to run for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah, former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney took the stage Friday night in Provo to draw attention to a matter clear across the country: this week’s massacre in Florida.

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McMaster: FBI indictments prove Russia meddled in US elections

Saturday the  national security adviser to President Trump said that the new FBI indictments show indisputably that Russians meddled in U.S. elections. During the Munich Security Conference in Germany, H.R. McMaster said “with the FBI indictment, the evidence is now incontrovertible” that Moscow meddled in the 2016 campaign.

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Tillerson Tries To Ease Tension With Turkey

The tense relationship is beginning to thaw between the U.S. and Turkey, as U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits Turkey’s capital, Ankara, and holds lengthy talks with leadership.

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U.S. Supreme Court weighs intervening in “Dreamers” problem

Friday the U.S. Supreme Court could say whether it will consider President Donald Trump’s appeal of a lower court decision blocking his order to end a program that shields hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation.

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Pelosi’s Doomsday Scenario: Dem leader could face rebellion if House takeover fails

House Democrats see a big opportunity this year to seize control of the chamber after years in the wilderness, but the favorable landscape has emerged as a double-edged sword for Nancy Pelosi – putting high expectations on the House minority leader to deliver or face a resurgent effort to unseat her.

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Bipartisan immigration deal pits moderates against GOP leadership, Trump

Wednesday a group of senators came up with a bipartisan immigration deal that would increase border security and give legal status to the so-called Dreamers, but fall short of President Trump’s “four pillars,” and— if passed —would likely be vetoed.

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