Rep. Cheney dodges Trump jokes about Native American tragedies

Rep. Liz Cheney in a televised interview Sunday dodged questions about President Donald Trump’s comments making light of Native American tragedies, despite representing thousands of Native Americans in her home state of Wyoming. As part of an attack on Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s past claims of Native American heritage, Trump on…

Lawmakers Vote To Adjourn Bevin’s Special Session On Pension Reform

A little less than 24 hours after Gov. Matt Bevin summoned lawmakers to Frankfort to make changes to the state’s pension systems, the legislature voted to end the special session. The development is a blow to the governor, who called … (more…)

Senate approves Trump-backed criminal justice overhaul

The Senate on Tuesday night overwhelmingly passed the biggest overhaul to the criminal justice system in decades, giving a win to President Donald Trump and a bipartisan group of advocates and lawmakers. Tuesday’s vote caps more than a year of negotiations to create more rehabilitation programs and ease mandatory minimum…

Trump Is Testing the Patience of Republican Lawmakers

Chase Home Value

Chase Home Value Chase customers can take advantage of home value comps reports offered online but as accurate as one from your local relator because they’re done by a local agent.  Chase offers a home estimator on its website but even they call it an estimator.  When you’re talking about a…

Former EPA Official Calls On Administrator In Charge Of Kentucky To Step Down

A former Environmental Protection Agency official has called on the EPA administrator in charge of Kentucky to step down after a grand jury indicted him on ethics violations earlier this week. Obama-era Regional Administrator Judith Enck said EPA Southeast Regional … The post Former EPA Official Calls On Administrator In…

Muslim woman says Metro Corrections violated her civil rights by forcing removal of hijab for mug shot

Photo via Metro Department of Corrections website A Muslim woman who was arrested during an immigration protest this summer is asserting that city officials violated her civil rights by forcing her to remove her hijab headscarf for a mug shot, … The post Muslim woman says Metro Corrections violated her…

Yes, the Campaign vs. Pelosi Is Sexist–and a Terrible Idea

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