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Nancy Pelosi ready for battle
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Nancy Pelosi ready for battle

WASHINGTON -- There's a phrase that has been uttered repeatedly throughout Washington over the past week: "Never count Nancy Pelosi out." At least 17 lawmakers, led by Bay State Rep. Seth Moulton and including Rep. Stephen Lynch, have signed a letter vowing...
New York court rules local cops can’t arrest illegal aliens for ICE, advocates laud the ruling as ‘critical’
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New York court rules local cops can’t arrest illegal aliens for ICE, advocates laud the ruling as ‘critical’

Police officers and other local law enforcement officials in New York cannot arrest undocumented immigrants on behalf of federal authorities, a Brooklyn appeals court ruled Wednesday -- a decision immigration advocates touted as a "critical" deterrent to the "...
This company is giving all of its employees handguns for Christmas
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This company is giving all of its employees handguns for Christmas

The co-owner of a Wisconsin company that gave handguns to each of its employees as an early Christmas gift says the gesture was meant to provide safety and excitement to their staffers. Ben Wolfgram -- whose business, BenShot, sells beer mugs, wine glasses ...
Judge orders White House to restore press pass to CNN’s Acosta
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Judge orders White House to restore press pass to CNN’s Acosta

A federal judge ordered the White House to restore CNN reporter Jim Acosta’s press pass, ruling Friday that President Trump and his aides didn’t give Mr. Acosta enough of a chance to explain himself or contest the revocation. The ruling is a major win for C...
Nancy Pelosi deems Al Sharpton nation’s hero: ‘Thank you for saving America’
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Nancy Pelosi deems Al Sharpton nation’s hero: ‘Thank you for saving America’

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told an audience this week that when America's chips were down there was a specific man who rose to the occasion and saved the nation: the Rev. Al Sharpton. The California Democrat spoke at the National Action Network's (N...
Kamala Harris draws comparison between ICE and KKK
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Kamala Harris draws comparison between ICE and KKK

Sen. Kamala Harris compared ICE, the federal deportation agency, to the Ku Klux Klan Thursday, drawing a fierce retort from the agency's acting director who said there is no equivalence between patriotic officers enforcing the law, and a racist mob bent on vio...
Racial Bias: ‘Blond hair on white women just triggers me’
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Racial Bias: ‘Blond hair on white women just triggers me’

Actress Jada Pinkett Smith revealed Monday that white women with blond hair trigger deep-seated prejudices in her that she's carried since she was a child. The "Girls Trip" star said on the new episode of her Facebook chat show, "Red Table Talk," that she's...
Detroit wants to remove Ben Carson’s name from high school
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Detroit wants to remove Ben Carson’s name from high school

Could Ben Carson's name be on the way out for a Detroit high school? And will Aretha Franklin's name make it onto a school? The Detroit Board of Education Tuesday night approved a process for seeking new names for several existing schools -- including the B...
Avenatti Falls Hard
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Avenatti Falls Hard

Karma's working mighty fast these days. Michael Avenatti, the huckster lawyer who skyrocketed to fame representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in an attempt to derail the Trump administration, was arrested Wednesday by the Los Angeles Police Department and ...
Federal judge blasts Florida for bungled election: ‘Laughingstock of the world’
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Federal judge blasts Florida for bungled election: ‘Laughingstock of the world’

A federal judge in Florida handling election-related lawsuits blasted the state Thursday for botching another vote. “We have been the laughing stock of the world, election after election, and we chose not to fix this,” U.S. District Judge Mark Walker said i...