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McCain does it again; will vote no on Cassidy-Graham health care bill
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McCain does it again; will vote no on Cassidy-Graham health care bill

(UPI) -- Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., announced on Friday that he "cannot in good conscience" vote for Republicans' latest attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, leaving the future of the Graham-Cassidy proposal in doubt. McCain became the sec...
Handful of players demand racial sensitivity training for NFL leadership; Trump speaks out
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Handful of players demand racial sensitivity training for NFL leadership; Trump speaks out

This is why the NFL is losing business. A small group of activists-first-football-players-second have banded together to pen a plea to Roger Goodell, the commissioner of the league, to support the cause of racial equality. And not just support it in concept...
‘Sanctuary Family’ coming to ABC; show involves illegal alien nanny
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‘Sanctuary Family’ coming to ABC; show involves illegal alien nanny

Illegal immigrants have a new home — at ABC. The network that ignited controversy over the summer by canceling the hit show "Last Man Standing" is likely to make national headlines again with its "Sanctuary Family" announcement on Thursday. Executives gave ...
HHS to investigate Tom Price’s use of private jet
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HHS to investigate Tom Price’s use of private jet

(UPI) -- The Department of Health and Human Services inspector general plans to investigate HHS Secretary Tom Price's use of chartered jet, an agency spokesman said Friday. Tesia Williams, a spokeswoman for HHS Inspector General Daniel Levinson, told The Wa...
Bernie rallies for Medicare-for-All, lauds McCain opposition to GOP health bill
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Bernie rallies for Medicare-for-All, lauds McCain opposition to GOP health bill

SAN FRANCISCO -- Sen. Bernie Sanders received a hero's welcome from a group of California nurses as he urged support for his Medicare-for-All effort and denounced a Republican health care bill on Friday afternoon. Sanders spoke just hours after Sen. John Mc...
Liberal states vow to meet Paris climate goals without Trump
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Liberal states vow to meet Paris climate goals without Trump

The governors of more than a dozen liberal states, described as the economic equivalent of "the third-largest country in the world," said Wednesday they are on track to meet their share of the Paris climate agreement despite President Trump's decision to withd...
Bono: Trump election disturbed ‘moral arc of the universe’
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Bono: Trump election disturbed ‘moral arc of the universe’

U2 singer Bono says President Trump's election caused the band to significantly delay and rework their upcoming album "Songs of Experience," because they felt the "moral arc of the universe" was no longer bending in the direction of "fairness, equality and jus...
Far too many college students have little comprehension of the First Amendment
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Far too many college students have little comprehension of the First Amendment

The Brookings Institute conducted a survey of 1,500 college students around the nation, and found fully 44 percent think hate speech — whatever that is — isn't a First Amendment right. About half that think violence is an OK form of protest. The indoctrinat...
The Price We Pay for Former Presidents
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The Price We Pay for Former Presidents

Sen. Joni Ernst is taking a swing at the money we pay ex-presidents. She's written a bill that caps what we pay them, but it doesn't go far enough. With ex-presidents making tens of millions of dollars upon leaving office, why are we still paying multimilli...
Sessions denounces MS-13, praises Boston’s efforts fighting gangs
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Sessions denounces MS-13, praises Boston’s efforts fighting gangs

Attorney General Jeff Sessions, in Boston yesterday, railed against MS-13 gang violence -- saying Americans should be "free to walk down any street in this country without fear of being hacked by a machete" -- and decried a rising homicide rate, both nationall...