After months of speculation, Councilman Scott Sherman recently pulled papers to run for mayor of San Diego. His political consultant clarified to KPBS that doing so was just to give Sherman the option — to keep things open.
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The U.S. House passed legislation on Friday that would give the federal government broader authority to police voting rights violations across the country.
President Donald Trump, fighting to keep details of his finances secret, asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to prevent records held by Deutsche Bank AG
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives will focus on Friday on the serious business of deciding what charges to bring against President Donald Trump, after Speaker Nancy Pelosi ordered the Judiciary Committee to draft formal articles of impeachment.
President Donald Trump said on Friday he has directed his environmental regulators to find answers to what he considers a big problem – water-conserving showers, faucets and toilets that restrict their flow to a dribble.
U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter will resign from Congress following his guilty plea to a federal charge of conspiring to misuse campaign funds, he said on Friday.
Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg said on Friday that Donald Trump would easily defeat any of his Democratic White House rivals in next year’s election, bluntly declaring: “Donald Trump would eat ’em up.”
U.S. lawmakers are close to compromise on a $700 billion military policy bill, congressional aides said on Friday, easing fears that Congress could fail to pass the measure before year-end for the first time in nearly six decades.
Former Vice President Joe Biden campaigned in Iowa on Friday with John Kerry, the former U.S. secretary of state and presidential nominee, seeking to bolster his case that he can set right a world turned topsy-turvy by President Donald Trump.
CMS Approves KDADS And KDHE Request To Amend HCBS Brain Injury Waiver; Expands Services To Children Ages 0-16 Years
The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS) and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) are pleased to announce the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently approved its amendment to the Brain Injury (BI) Home and Community-Based Waiver to provide services to children ages birth to 16 years.
In the midst of impeachment proceedings in Washington, I have some good news to share. The Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act passed the House in a 417-3 vote, and it now heads to President Trump so he can sign it into law.
Democrats used a deceptively edited video of President Donald Trump
Politically vulnerable Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives are eager to move quickly on the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump, and focus on other topics such as healthare costs and repairing infrastructure.
Almost 20 months after former Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt resigned as administrator of the EPA in the Trump administration, Democrats are still hounding him and holding him up for criticism. So is the EPA’s watchdog.
lizabeth Warren on Friday became the first 2020 Democratic White House contender to release the results of a recent medical exam, showing the U.S. senator from Massachusetts is in “excellent health,” according to her longtime doctor.
North Las Vegas Councilman Isaac Barron intends to run for the Clark County Commission in District D next year.
On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said that unless he hears “some very good explanations,” he intends to vote to convict President Trump in the Senate.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump could imperil many vulnerable freshman Democrats, such as Rep. Kendra Horn (D-OK), according to a poll released Thursday.
While speaking to CNN on Thursday, Representative Jeff Van Drew (D-NJ) stated that unless he sees or hears something new, he will not vote for impeaching President Trump.
U.S. Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders launched a plan on Friday to provide high-speed broadband for every U.S. household at a cost of $150 billion, pledging to use antitrust powers to take on internet, telecom and cable companies.
As Washington D.C. remains focused on the Trump impeachment, Daniel Jones, the former top Senate Intelligence Committee investigator into the CIA torture program discusses the years-long battle with the Bush and Obama administrations to make public the findings of his still-classified 7,000 page report.
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will make a statement early Thursday on the status of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, one day after the House Judiciary Committee began weighing potential charges against the Republican president.
Support for U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren dropped nationally to its lowest level in four months, and nearly one in three potential Democratic primary voters say they do not know which candidate to pick with the first nominating contests less than two months away, according to a Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll.
Study says 15 million Americans would lose their jobs under a fracking ban pushed by Democratic Presidential candidates
When Sen. Elizabeth Warren vowed she would ban fracking on the first day of her presidency—if she were elected, it set the U.S. Chamber of Commerce wondering about the impact of such a call.
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who is also acting as President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, reportedly met and interviewed former Ukrainian prosecutor Viktor Shokin
‘They always had this pre-written timeline from the day they got sworn in’
President Donald Trump on Thursday filed court papers asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block a lower court ruling directing an accounting firm to hand over his financial records to a Democratic-led congressional panel, setting up a major clash between branches of government.
An independent Ukrainian lawmaker said on Thursday he had met U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer in Kiev to discuss the alleged misuse of U.S. taxpayer money by Ukrainian state bodies.
Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg unveiled a plan on Thursday to allow victims of gun violence to sue manufacturers, force owners of assault weapons to register their weapons and require permits for all gun purchases.
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said she does not hate President Donald Trump, but called him a coward and cruel on certain policies and asserted “don’t mess with me” during a testy news conference as she moved ahead with an impeachment process that could remove him from office.
Republican Senator Kevin Cramer prevented the U.S. Senate from voting on a resolution on Thursday that would recognize as a genocide the mass killings of Armenians a century ago, saying it was not an appropriate time to pass legislation that would anger Turkey.
Oklahoma’s congressional delegation, Republicans and Democrats alike say nit’s time the U.S. Mexicoo-Canada Agreement known as USMCA was passed into law.
President Donald Trump reacted to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) angrily denying that she hates the president on Thursday, saying he doesn’t believe her claims of innocence.
Harvard Law School professor Noah Feldman, one of the anti-Trump witnesses at yesterday’s impeachment inquiry, is reportedly playing a critical role in Facebook’s establishment of its content oversight board, colloquially dubbed the “Facebook Supreme Court.”
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Thursday won the endorsement of former Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry, a high-profile show of support.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States may take action on trade with countries that are not contributing enough to NATO.
The U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary committee called four witnesses in its first hearing on the impeachment of President Donald Trump that started Wednesday morning.
Democrats in Congress will begin proceedings on Wednesday that are widely expected to end in impeachment charges against President Donald Trump, a day after they accused him of abusing his office in a bid to secure his re-election in 2020.
The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee could vote as early as next Thursday to recommend formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump for a full vote by the House of Representatives, according to two people knowledgeable about the impeachment process.
With U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday having instructed the House Judiciary Committee to draft articles of impeachment, here are potential offenses that President Donald Trump might face.
Local and national GOP leaders distanced themselves Wednesday from a Florida congressional candidate who sent a fundraising letter stating that “anti-American radical Democrats” should be hung for treason.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said a decision by House Democrats to pursue articles of impeachment against him means that future presidents will routinely face impeachment threats from lawmakers.
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said she has instructed the House Judiciary panel to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday instructed the House Judiciary Committee to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump for pressuring Ukraine to investigate a political rival. [nL1N28F0C8]
Governor Laura Kelly joined a bipartisan group of governors in sending a letter to President Donald Trump to express her willingness to continue allowing refugees into Kansas communities.
Kansas is receiving more than $2.6 million in federal grants to enhance public safety, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said today.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday urged House Democrats to move fast if they are going to impeach him, so that the Republican-led Senate can take up the issue.
Commissioner Harold Jenkins will host a Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, December 11 at 6 p.m. at the Hobe Sound Community Center. A portion of the meeting will be devoted to the Martin County Metropolitan Planning Organization’s (MPO) 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday rejected a report laying out the Democratic case for President Donald Trump’s impeachment as “just all wrong”.