Monthly Archives: October, 2018

Pelosi predicts Dems ‘will win’ the House, as Colbert pleads not to jinx it

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi made yet another bold prediction in the days leading up to the midterm elections—Democrats “will win” the House. Pelosi  predicted victory, with no caveats, while suggesting Democrats could even take the Senate — though recent polling still reflects a GOP advantage in the upper chamber. Continue reading →

Rand Paul Calls for Halt to US Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is pushing for a halt to U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arabia while journalist Jamal Khashoggi is missing. Paul made his remarks in a Wednesday interview on Fox News’s “Fox & Friends.” Continue reading →

UK – Ishmael Osamor ‘must quit’ over Bestival drugs supply charges

A Labour councillor convicted of trying to smuggle drugs into a music festival is facing calls to resign. Ishmael Osamor – son of Shadow International Development Secretary Kate Osamor – pleaded guilty to having £2,500-worth of drugs at last year’s Bestival event in Dorset.

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Court rules for California over Trump in sanctuary city case

Friday a U.S. judge blocked the Trump Administration from placing conditions on public safety grants to further its crackdown on illegal immigration, and he ordered the grant money to be released to California “sanctuary cities.” Continue reading →

Suspicious package addressed to CNN intercepted in Atlanta

Monday a  suspicious package addressed to CNN was intercepted  in Georgia, the network said, the latest discovery coming after a week in which more than a dozen parcels containing pipe bombs were mailed to prominent Democrats and the network’s New York City bureau. Continue reading →

Scalia’s Daughter-in-Law Blasts Dems’ Treatment of Kavanaugh

The daughter-in-law of late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia says that Democrats’ treatment of nominee Brett Kavanaugh has convinced her to vote Republican. Continue reading →

Beto O’Rourke seeks to capitalize on endorsements, as governor’s races shift right

Endorsements don’t mean crap, it’s what we the people want. Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke is touting his new endorsements from several leading Texas newspapers in his insurgent bid to unseat incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz, while the GOP makes apparent gains in several wild gubernatorial and Senate races. Continue reading →

With Steel Surging, Workers Hope They Will Benefit

Production at U.S. Steel’s facilities has ramped up and steel tariffs are expected to help profits surge — but a new contract with steelworkers may decide if they take part in the bounty. Continue reading →

‘We’re Not Going to Get Bullied’: NJ GOP Candidate Receives Letter Threatening His Family

Saturday Republican congressional candidate Jay Webber (N.J.) said that he believes the letter he received threatening his seven children is the act of a coward. Webber was reportedly sent the letter on Tuesday and warned to “get out of politics.” Continue reading →

Mattis: Russia violation of missile treaty ‘untenable’

Thursday Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Russia’s deployment of nuclear-capable missiles in violation of an arms treaty is “untenable” and unless Moscow changes, the U.S. will have to match that military capability. Continue reading →