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Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019 at 05:17 PM EST

FEMA Head Brock Long, Investigated Over Vehicle Use, Resigns

FEMA Head Brock Long, Investigated Over Vehicle Use, Resigns

The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency resigned Wednesday after a two-year tenure in which he managed the response to historic wildfires and major hurricanes but was dogged by questions over his use...

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019 at 03:24 PM EST

White House 'Whistleblower' Seeks Protection

White House 'Whistleblower' Seeks Protection

A White House security specialist is seeking official whistleblower protection from the federal government after raising concerns about “unwarranted security clearances" for administration officials, including...

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019 at 11:48 PM EST

Suffolk County DA to Look Into Allegations Against Fairfax

Suffolk County DA to Look Into Allegations Against Fairfax

Boston's top prosecutor has offered to investigate allegations that Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax sexually assaulted a woman in 2004, if the woman files a criminal complaint. A spokesman for Suffolk...

Thursday, Feb 14, 2019 at 01:05 AM EST

Trump Still Coy on Border Deal - But Claims Victory Anyway

Trump Still Coy on Border Deal - But Claims Victory Anyway

Congressional bargainers formally completed a bipartisan border security pact late Wednesday and President Donald Trump labored to frame it as a political win, even though it contains only a fraction of the...

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019 at 01:48 PM EST

Democrats Question Pledges in $26.5B T-Mobile-Sprint Deal

Democrats Question Pledges in $26.5B T-Mobile-Sprint Deal

Democratic lawmakers are challenging a pledge by T-Mobile and Sprint not to raise prices or hurt competition if their $26.5 billion merger goes through. Although T-Mobile says it won't raise prices for three...

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019 at 03:53 AM EST

Former AG Eric Holder to Decide on 2020 Bid in a Few Weeks

Former AG Eric Holder to Decide on 2020 Bid in a Few Weeks

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced late Tuesday that he'll decide on a 2020 presidential run in about three weeks. He made the remarks to reporters outside the Harkin Institute for Public Policy...

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019 at 02:48 PM EST

Fairfax's Accuser Speaks on Stanford #MeToo Panel

Fairfax's Accuser Speaks on Stanford #MeToo Panel

A college professor avoided talking directly about her accusation that Virginia's lieutenant governor sexually assaulted her, but she talked in detail about her research and thoughts on the growing number of...

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 at 11:55 PM EST

Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax's Accuser Urges Full Investigation

Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax's Accuser Urges Full Investigation

The lawyer for a college professor who has accused Virginia's lieutenant governor of sexual assault sent a letter to Virginia lawmakers urging a full investigation.

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 at 08:12 PM EST

McConnell Wields Green New Deal as Bludgeon Against Dems

McConnell Wields Green New Deal as Bludgeon Against Dems

The Senate will vote on the Green New Deal, a moonshot plan by Democrats to combat climate change, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday, announcing a move designed to force Senate Democrats —...

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 at 06:13 PM EST

Senate Moves Closer to Confirming Barr as Attorney General

Senate Moves Closer to Confirming Barr as Attorney General

President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general could be in office by the end of the week after senators voted to move forward on his nomination. The Senate voted 55-44 on Tuesday to proceed with William...

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