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Report: Soros funded anti-Trump Republicans
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Report: Soros funded anti-Trump Republicans

The Soros Fund Management firm, which is linked to billionaire hedge-funder and progressive activist George Soros, donated tens of thousands of dollars to opponents of Donald Trump within the Republican Party in 2016, including former Florida Governor Jeb Bush...
Minneapolis is a fitting place for transgender candidates
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Minneapolis is a fitting place for transgender candidates

The history of transgender people winning elections in the United States is short. "A handful" is the best estimate from the National Center for Transgender Equality. This year in Minneapolis, though, two openly transgender candidates -- Andrea Jenkins and Ph...
Squishy, soft GOP establishment has trouble with Trump’s remarks
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Squishy, soft GOP establishment has trouble with Trump’s remarks

WASHINGTON -- Republican leaders yesterday loudly rejected several of President Trump's tweets and remarks prompted reactions -- raising the prospect of fissures that could detract from Trump's efforts to move his agenda through Congress. "I think the trick f...
Paul Ryan: Enforce the Iran nuclear deal, don’t dismantle it
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Paul Ryan: Enforce the Iran nuclear deal, don’t dismantle it

"You see they write on the side of their missiles, in Hebrew, Farsi and English, ‘Death to Israel and death to America’ — this is not a peaceful nation.” WASHINGTON – It makes more sense to rigorously enforce the Iran nuclear deal than to dismantle it, said R...
Pence tapped to head voter fraud investigation
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Pence tapped to head voter fraud investigation

Washington - President Donald Trump will pursue an investigation into voter registration issues, announcing that Vice-President Mike Pence will head the commission. In an interview on Fox News on Sunday before the Super Bowl, Trump defended his past complaint...
Trump’s ‘so-called judge’ is a Bush appointed political activist highly regarded in liberal Seattle
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Trump’s ‘so-called judge’ is a Bush appointed political activist highly regarded in liberal Seattle

The federal judge who ordered a halt to the Trump administration's controversial travel ban -- derided as a "so-called judge" by a bitter President Trump -- is a Republican appointee whose vast legal credentials and volunteer work for poor children and refugee...
Super Bowl ads 2017: What works, what doesn’t and what gets political
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Super Bowl ads 2017: What works, what doesn’t and what gets political

In today's hyper-fast media climate, who has time to wait for the Super Bowl to actually see the commercials? There are a few advertisers who will make us wait until the Big Game to see their wares – Snickers plans a live commercial with Adam Driver which wil...
Texas sheriff releases 37 illegal aliens that were on ICE detainers
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Texas sheriff releases 37 illegal aliens that were on ICE detainers

More than three dozen people suspected of being unauthorized immigrants posted bail and were released from Travis County Jail on the first day of a new county policy limiting cooperation with immigration authorities. Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez's po...
Minnesota: Gateway to Canada for rejected African migrants
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Minnesota: Gateway to Canada for rejected African migrants

WINNIPEG -- The men pay hundreds of dollars for middle-of-the-night cab rides north to the Canadian border. They wade into the Red River to dodge border agents in summer and trudge through waist-deep snow in winter. On Christmas Eve, two wandered in the wind-s...
FCC stops 9 companies from providing federally subsidized Internet to low income people
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FCC stops 9 companies from providing federally subsidized Internet to low income people

(UPI) -- The Federal Communications Commission removed nine recently added companies from a federally subsidized program called Lifeline, established to provide Internet service to the poor. On Friday, Republican FCC Chairman Ajit Pai reversed a decision by h...