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Indicted Florida congresswoman claims persecution by federal prosecutors

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 12:01am
A Florida congresswoman indicted on fraud charges is telling supporters she's being "persecuted" by federal authorities because she's black.
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Anti-Trump delegate in Virginia wins portion of lawsuit

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 9:14pm
An anti-Donald Trump delegate to the Republican National Committee convention won a small legal victory Monday he hopes will provide a boost to longshot efforts at derailing the billionaire businessman from formally clinching the GOP presidential nomination.
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Houses passes bill to boost airport security, reduce lines

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 9:08pm
The House passed an aviation bill Monday aimed at boosting airport security, reducing screening lines and refunding fees to passengers whose luggage is lost or arrives late.
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Crowley on Trump's VP pick: He 'needs to offer voters reassurance'

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 7:27pm
Washington Times editor and columnist Monica Crowley said Monday on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s choice for running mate could matter a great deal to voters who are on the fence about the candidate.
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House GOP request perjury investigation of Clinton over private email server

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 6:52pm
House Republicans asked the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia on Monday to investigate Hillary Clinton over her private email server while serving as secretary of state and determine whether she lied to Congress.
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House Republicans want more answers from FBI's Comey on Clinton case

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 6:19pm
House Republicans are demanding more answers about why FBI Director James Comey did not recommend federal charges against Hillary Clinton over her use of private email servers.
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Democratic National Committee staffer fatally shot in Washington

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 3:57pm
A Democratic National Committee staffer was fatally shot early Sunday morning in his Washington, D.C. neighborhood, according to city police officials.
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Soda maker's campaign drinks: Trump Tonic and Hillary Hooch

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 2:54pm
A Connecticut soft drink company is hoping to add a little pop to this year's presidential election by releasing two specialty sodas named for the presumptive nominees.
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Fugitive sex offenders included in Gov. McAuliffe's push to restore felon rights

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 2:45pm
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe reportedly included on-the-run sex offenders on his list of felons worthy of having their political rights restored, such as the right to vote and sit on a jury.
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Trump declares himself 'law and order candidate,' calls for anti-police 'hostility' to end

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 2:33pm
Donald Trump, in the wake of last week’s deadly attack on Dallas police and a fresh wave of protests over police-involved shootings, voiced his full-throated support Monday for America’s law enforcement and declared himself the “law and order candidate.”
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Trade, delegates emerge as potential flashpoints as GOP preps for convention

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 2:25pm
Republicans launched into a debate Monday over the principles and rules that will guide next week's national convention and beyond -- a harbinger of whether the Cleveland event will go smoothly or devolve into party infighting.
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Thousands petition to end Massachusetts happy-hour ban

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 1:33pm
In the city of "Cheers," two young entrepreneurs are fighting to bring back happy hour.
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No rose for Christie? Veep elimination round continues

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 1:05pm
Today's event with Chris Christie in Virginia Beach doesn't look like a veep announcement as the speculation continues.
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Trump VP short-lister Flynn clarifies abortion stance, says he's 'pro-life'

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 12:21pm
Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, considered a potential pick for Donald Trump’s running mate, insisted Monday that he is “pro-life” – clarifying his stance on abortion after riling conservatives by calling it a woman’s choice.
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Ruling could make sharing passwords for subscription services a federal crime

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 11:18am
A new federal court ruling could make sharing your passwords for subscription services -- covering everything from Netflix to HBO GO -- a federal crime punishable by prison time, according to a judge who opposed the decision.
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Democrat Evan Bayh may get into Indiana Senate race

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 11:02am
Former Democratic Sen. Evan Bayh is expected to make another run for Senate in Indiana, Democratic officials said Monday, a development that would dramatically improve the party's chances to win back the vacant seat, and Senate control along with it.
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New Jersey lawmaker to perform comedy at GOP convention

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 10:53am
The Republican National Convention is offering the top Republican in New Jersey's General Assembly the chance to hone his stand-up comedy routine.
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Hillary Clinton to speak at NAACP convention in Cincinnati

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 10:45am
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will speak to the NAACP national convention in Cincinnati as the Republican National Convention is getting underway in Cleveland.
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Paul Ryan to speak at Republican National Convention

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 8:34am
House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., will speak at the Republican National Convention next week in Cleveland, Fox News confirmed Monday.
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Party of Sanders? Bernie poised to back Clinton, after reshaping Dem message

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 7:48am
Bernie Sanders is set to join Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail Tuesday, apparently ready to end the hold-out and formally endorse the presumptive Democratic nominee – after having reshaped chunks of the party platform in his image.
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