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FEMA Chief Nearly Got Fired as Hurricane Brewed

8 days ago   |   By Newser

With Hurricane Florence rolling in, FEMA Administrator Brock Long was close to getting fired-and still could be, the Wall Street Journal reports. Investigators working for the Department of Homeland Security inspector general have already warned the White House about Long taking a caravan of federal workers on his trips...
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Senators And Christine Blasey Ford Tentatively Agree On Thursday Hearing

Senators And Christine Blasey Ford Tentatively Agree On Thursday Hearing

Brett Kavanaugh's accuser has been embroiled in an intense negotiation with the Senate Judiciary Committee over her testimony. Read more ...

Christine Blasey Ford Agrees To 'Provide First-Hand Knowledge' About...

Christine Blasey Ford Agrees To 'Provide First-Hand Knowledge' About Kavanaugh Sexual Assault Allegation

It's still unclear whether Blasey, who has accused the Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault, will be testifying at an open hearing. Read more ...

All the Rage

All the Rage

You would think there would be more literature about why men are so angry-the president, the mob in Charlottesville a year ago, the alt-right generally, the bar brawlers, the... Read more ...

Whose Side Are Asian-Americans On?

Whose Side Are Asian-Americans On?

Katherine Sanchez, a 16-year-old with curly hair and glasses, is unique among her peers at Stuyvesant, one of eight specialized high schools considered the “crown jewels” of... Read more ...

White House Attacks Second Kavanaugh Accuser With Overt Victim-Blaming

White House Attacks Second Kavanaugh Accuser With Overt Victim-Blaming

Deborah Ramirez claims Brett Kavanaugh stuck his penis in her face at a party when they were both at Yale University. Read more ...

The Women's Wave: Backlash To Trump Persists, Reshaping Politics In 2018

The Women's Wave: Backlash To Trump Persists, Reshaping Politics In 2018

A big gender gap threatens the GOP in November, as the energy of the women's marches the day after Donald Trump took office has been sustained by Democratic women invested in... Read more ...

New Spending Bill Will Avert Government Shutdown But Won't Pay For Trump's Wall

New Spending Bill Will Avert Government Shutdown But Won't Pay For Trump's Wall

The president has suggested he won't sign the bipartisan bill unless it includes funding for the wall at the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more ...

Michelle Obama Drums Up Voter Participation At Nevada Rally

Michelle Obama Drums Up Voter Participation At Nevada Rally

The event was the first of two rallies the former first lady is scheduled to headline for the nonpartisan, nonprofit organization she co-chairs, When We All Vote. Read more ...

Ed Whelan Takes 'Leave Of Absence' From Ethics Group After Bizarre Kavanaugh...

Ed Whelan Takes 'Leave Of Absence' From Ethics Group After Bizarre Kavanaugh Theory

Whelan offered to resign from his post as president of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, a conservative think tank. Read more ...

Second Woman Accuses Brett Kavanaugh Of Sexual Misconduct In New Yorker...

Second Woman Accuses Brett Kavanaugh Of Sexual Misconduct In New Yorker Bombshell

The Supreme Court nominee denied the latest allegation, calling it a "smear, plain and simple." Read more ...