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The Trump administration plans to gut food stamps, hitting red states hardest

THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION PLANS TO GUT FOOD STAMPS, HITTING RED STATES HARDEST

President Donald Trump's latest attack on working families will hit especially hard in the states that voted for him: More than half...

 
 
 
It wasn't a debate, but CNN's 7-hour climate forum laid bare key differences between Democrats

IT WASN'T A DEBATE, BUT CNN'S 7-HOUR CLIMATE FORUM LAID BARE KEY DIFFERENCES BETWEEN DEMOCRATS

CNN's seven-hour town hall on the climate crisis wasn't the debate many activists have spent months calling for. But Wednesday night's...

Trump's Fox & Friends pals finally concede Mexico ain't paying for that wall

TRUMP'S FOX & FRIENDS PALS FINALLY CONCEDE MEXICO AIN'T PAYING FOR THAT WALL

President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign was centered on one grand campaign promise: he would build a massive wall along the entire southern...

 
 
 
To build Trump's border wall, Pentagon will divert funds from military schools and day cares

TO BUILD TRUMP'S BORDER WALL, PENTAGON WILL DIVERT FUNDS FROM MILITARY SCHOOLS AND DAY CARES

President Donald Trump, despite his empty claims that he's the most pro-military president “ever,” is preparing to drain funds from...

THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION PLANS TO GUT FOOD STAMPS, HITTING RED STATES HARDEST

President Donald Trump's latest attack on working families will hit especially hard in the states that voted for him: More than half...

 
 
 

BORIS JOHNSON'S BREXIT PLANS HAVE BEEN DERAILED, THANKS TO MEMBERS OF HIS OWN PARTY

Before Tuesday, it was unlikely that too many people outside his constituency of Bracknell in Berkshire, England, would have heard...

TEXAS CONGRESSMAN'S RETIREMENT POINTS TO A TOUGH 2020 FOR HOUSE REPUBLICANS

Rep. Bill Flores became the fifth Texas Republican this term to announce he will not seek reelection as a growing number of longtime...

 
 
 

DAN CRENSHAW IS WORRIED THAT UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS MIGHT KEEP HIM FROM ARMING HIS FRIENDS

Rep. Dan Crenshaw , an NRA-backed gun-rights advocate, dismissed calls for universal background checks even after a mass shooting in...

NRA MELTS DOWN OVER WALMART DECISION TO REDUCE ITS AMMO SALES

Weeks after two deadly shootings in their stores, Walmart announced Tuesday that it would stop selling ammunition for assault-style...

 
 
 

HOUSE DEMOCRATS TURN THEIR ATTENTION TO DONALD TRUMP'S INVOLVEMENT IN HUSH-MONEY PAYMENTS

For all his talk about hiring the best people, a remarkable number of Donald Trump's former campaign and White House staff have already...

Native votes went missing in North Carolina. Tribal leaders vow that won't happen again next week

NATIVE VOTES WENT MISSING IN NORTH CAROLINA. TRIBAL LEADERS VOW THAT WON'T HAPPEN AGAIN NEXT WEEK

Native American voting groups have made it their mission over the years to get as many of their members to the polls as possible. That...

 
 
 

AFTER 9 MONTHS WITHOUT PAY, JAMAICAN WOMEN'S SOCCER TEAM GOES ON STRIKE

This summer, the Reggae Girlz of Jamaica made history when they became the first Caribbean team to play in the Women's Word Cup. Though...

MITCH MCCONNELL SUGGESTS TRUMP CANNOT BE TRUSTED TO MEAN WHAT HE SAYS ON GUNS

In the wake of another series of mass shootings, President Donald Trump has repeatedly waffled and wavered on whether to take any action...

 
 
 

HOUSE DEMOCRATS WILL CONSIDER BILL TO BLOCK HUD RULE ALLOWING ANTI-TRANS SHELTER DISCRIMINATION

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is set to move forward with a proposed rule change that would essentially allow...

Did Gillibrand's push for Al Franken's resignation doom her 2020 White House run?

DID GILLIBRAND'S PUSH FOR AL FRANKEN'S RESIGNATION DOOM HER 2020 WHITE HOUSE RUN?

Kirsten Gillibrand's presidential campaign may have been doomed from the start, women's rights advocates say. Some women's rights leaders...

 
 
 

TRUMP CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES NEW VIDEO, COMPLETE WITH WHITE SUPREMACIST SYMBOL

The Trump campaign launched a new promotional video Wednesday that featured some of the president's favorite hits. Job creation, stock...

Despite pushback from Big Oil, Trump administration will weaken methane regulations

DESPITE PUSHBACK FROM BIG OIL, TRUMP ADMINISTRATION WILL WEAKEN METHANE REGULATIONS

The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday announced it will reverse Obama-era limitations on the greenhouse gas methane, which...

 
 
 

CNN HOST KICKS OFF TRUMP CAMPAIGN SPOKESPERSON FOR LYING ABOUT TRUMP'S LIES

In a heated interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo Wednesday night, Trump 2020 campaign secretary Kayleigh McEnany defended President Donald...

BRITAIN'S PM BORIS JOHNSON SUSPENDS PARLIAMENT SO HE CAN FORCE THROUGH HIS BREXIT VISION

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, a man elected with the support of just 0.13 percent of the British population , has suspended...

 
 
 



Supreme Court keeps federal executions on hold

Supreme Court keeps federal executions on hold

The block keeps a 16-year break in federal executions in place for now. Read more ...

Jury: Tesla CEO Elon Musk did not defame British cave explorer in 'pedo guy'...

Jury: Tesla CEO Elon Musk did not defame British cave explorer in 'pedo guy' tweet

An attorney suggested the cave explorer should be awarded $190 million in damages. Read more ...

President Trump asks Supreme Court to shield banking records

President Trump asks Supreme Court to shield banking records

President Donald Trump and three of his children are asking the Supreme Court to shield records held by Deutsche Bank and Capital One from House Democrats. Read more ...

'Someone would die today': Boy, 2, abducted in Georgia, Amber Alert says

'Someone would die today': Boy, 2, abducted in Georgia, Amber Alert says

A 2-year-old boy, Sean McGay, was abducted Friday in Fulton County, Georgia, an area that covers part of Atlanta, according to an Amber Alert. Read more ...

'Dad Bods and Rescue Dogs' calendar raises money for animal rescue

'Dad Bods and Rescue Dogs' calendar raises money for animal rescue

A dog rescue has teamed "dad bods" up with adorable pooches to create this holiday's must-have item. Read more ...

At least 3 killed, gunman dead in shooting at Naval Air Station in Florida

At least 3 killed, gunman dead in shooting at Naval Air Station in Florida

Authorities say three people have been killed in a shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola. Read more ...

GOP Rep. Hunter Says He Will Resign 'After The Holidays,' Days After Guilty Plea

GOP Rep. Hunter Says He Will Resign 'After The Holidays,' Days After Guilty Plea

The California Republican congressman's resignation marks a dramatic change in fortunes for the son of a once-powerful member of the House Armed Services Committee. Read more ...

Ford recall: Truck tailgates can open unexpectedly

Ford recall: Truck tailgates can open unexpectedly

Ford says water can get into the electrical wiring and cause a short circuit, activating the switches and releasing the latches. Read more ...

White House won't take part in House Judiciary impeachment hearings

White House won't take part in House Judiciary impeachment hearings

The White House will not participate in future House Judiciary Committee hearings that are designed to outline evidence in support of President Donald Trump's removal from... Read more ...

UPS employee who died after truck was hijacked was covering route for...

UPS employee who died after truck was hijacked was covering route for another driver

The UPS employee was a 27-year-old father of two young girls. Read more ...