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Tlaib to Pelosi: 'Focus' on McConnell instead of bashing progressives

Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-MIch., had a message for Nancy Pelosi, after the House Speaker dismissed her and other progressives in a recent New York Times interview: go after Mitch McCon...

Tlaib to Pelosi: 'Focus' on McConnell instead of bashing progressives

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Pelosi scolds AOC, progressives: Don’t tweet, talk to me! Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday warned progressive members of Congress to stop tweeting insults at their moderate colleagues — as one of the apparent objects of her ire, Bronx/Queens Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, said the House speaker was giving her “bus...
2019-07-11 06:16

'Do not tweet': Pelosi scolds progressives in closed-door meeting Speaker Nancy Pelosi chided progressives in a closed-door meeting Wednesday, calling on them to address their intra-party grievances privately rather than blasting their centrist colleagues on Twitter.Pelosi’s comments, which were described as stern,...
2019-07-10 23:48

Progressives seek concessions from Pelosi over massive defense bill House Democratic leaders eager to pass a massive $733 billion defense bill this week must first win over frustrated progressives who are still stinging from their loss on last month’s bitter border spending fight.The Democratic caucus’ most prominent...
2019-07-10 00:16

Pelosi dismisses clout of AOC, House progressives in ‘Twitter world’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi dismissed the Twitter-dependent influence of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her progressive colleagues for voting against an emergency aid package for the southern border. “All these people have their public whatever and...
2019-07-08 13:32

AOC pushes back at Pelosi, says House speaker's belittling of progressives 'puzzling' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., fired back Tuesday at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., saying she found remarks by the leader of their party's caucus "puzzling" after Pelosi dismissed her and three other progressives who'd voted against a...
2019-07-10 08:32

Progressives blame Nancy Pelosi for 'horrendous' migrant aid bill and holding them back on impeachment Rep. Pramila Jayapal and Sen. Jeff Merkley blamed Democratic leadership for the $4.6 billion humanitarian aid package Congress passed last week that was bitterly opposed by many progressive Democrats. Jayapal and Merkley, who spoke at the annual Net...
2019-07-13 18:16

Trump targets freshman congresswomen, Pelosi on Twitter, tells progressives to 'go back,' 'help fix' home countries President Trump squared off with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and progressive freshman congresswomen Sunday on Twitter, telling the new lawmakers to "go back" to their countries of origin to fix the corruption plaguing those nations before they lecture...
2019-07-14 23:48

McConnell warns Pelosi's drug-pricing plan is DOA Senate Republicans are warning Speaker Nancy Pelosi that her much-anticipated drug pricing plan is dead and will not be considered in the Senate.In an interview, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) ruled out any action on the bill, which w...
2019-09-20 07:16

Trudeau plans USMCA meetings with Pelosi, McConnell this week Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to meet with the top-ranking members of the U.S. House and Senate during a trip to Washington this week to get a read on prospects for bringing the new North American trade deal up for a vote in Congress.T...
2019-06-18 00:48

Mitch McConnell: 'For the first time in my memory, I agree with Nancy Pelosi' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Thursday that he has found himself in rare agreement with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi,  D-Calif....
2019-06-14 05:48

Pelosi: 80% of Trump’s focus is on infrastructure President Trump is so focused on winning a bipartisan deal to rebuild America’s transportation infrastructure that it dominates discussions with Democratic leaders, according to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi....
2019-06-19 16:48

Israel Reverses Course, Allows Rep. Rashida Tlaib to Visit. Tlaib to Israel: Nah, I’m Good First, an Israel visit was off the table, then it was back on and now it’s off again as Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) has said she won’t be visiting her 90-year-old grandmother despite the country’s Interior Minister Aryeh Deri approving her request....
2019-08-16 23:48

AOC's chief of staff slams Pelosi on Twitter over op-ed controversy: 'Pelosi is just mad that she got outmaneuvered (again)' Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Images Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Chief of Staff, Saikat Chakrabarti, called out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a series of tweets on Saturday and Sunday after a New York Times opinion piece featuring Pelosi downgraded "th...
2019-07-08 21:32

WBNA star has had it with Trump's Rapinoe bashing Megan Rapinoe's girlfriend, basketball star Sue Bird published a World Cup article/ political rant / love letter defending Rapinoe and the USWNT against President Trump's recent criticisms, and it is a wild ride from start to finish....
2019-07-02 17:48

| ANALYSIS: African gay bashing 'a colonial import' Some decry Botswana's enlightened High Court judgment on gay sex. But studies show that homosexuality existed – and was tolerated – across pre-colonial Africa....
2019-06-27 22:16

Bashing China could be the Democrats' ticket to the White House There's a good chance the voters who say they don't like "Trump's tariffs" will support them if they're promoted by Warren, Sanders or Biden. But none of the candidates have put together a credible plan for pressuring China, write...
2019-08-28 22:16

Weakened Hurricane Dorian heads toward Florida after bashing Bahamas Hurricane Dorian lost some of its punch but grew in size on Tuesday, picking up speed and forecast to come "dangerously close" to Florida's coast after pounding Grand Bahama Island for about a day, killing at least five people...
2019-09-03 17:32

Moderate Democrats' climate proposal highlights rift with progressives New Democrat Coalition worried that Green New Deal plays into Republican messaging, seek ‘secure durable climate legislation’Moderate congressional Democrats worried about the infeasibility of passing the kind of sweeping climate legislation their pr...
2019-09-18 22:00

Joe Biden Draws Line Against Progressives on Health Care With New Proposal DES MOINES, Iowa — Joe Biden is taking an aggressive approach to defending the Affordable Care Act, challenging not just President Donald Trump but also some of his rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination who want to replace the curre...
2019-07-16 02:48

Yanis Varoufakis: Green New Deal can unite Europe's progressives Former Greek finance minister says quest for transformation could help counter far rightA radical Green New Deal has the potential to unite progressives across Europe in the same way as nationalist and rightwing movements are mobilising around immigr...
2019-05-22 14:48

The 2020 Race Is Testing Progressives’ Power. They’re Pushing Back. Joe Biden’s campaign is challenging the political muscle of the Democratic Party’s left wing, which is desperate for a nominee who embraces its policy goals....
2019-05-30 18:32

Progressives press Dem leaders to avoid divisive fight over Israel Senior progressive Democrats are urging House leaders to abandon plans to vote on a contentious measure in support of Israel next week, just as tensions within the caucus had temporarily faded into the background.A small group of Democrats, including...
2019-07-17 07:01

Homeless woman, 25, killed in ‘horrendous bashing’ in Melbourne park Police in Australia said a 25-year-old homeless woman was killed in a “horrendous bashing” after her body was found by walkers at a park in Melbourne over the weekend....
2019-05-27 19:00

Woman says ‘YOLO’ after bashing boyfriend’s truck with aluminum bat: cops A soused Indiana woman demolished her boyfriend’s truck with a softball bat, threatened to burn down his home — and then laughed on the way to jail, saying “YOLO,” deputies said. Kristin Nicole Trzoski, 37, of Valparaiso, was arrested late Tuesday at...
2019-08-22 21:16

Mark Levin’s press-bashing book No. 1 — 3 days before its release It won’t be available until Tuesday, but conservative radio and TV host Mark Levin’s new book condemning the liberal media as an “army of bashers” is already Amazon’s top seller, knocking off shock jock Howard Stern’s biography....
2019-05-21 19:48

Giants veteran isn’t bashing Antonio Brown’s helmet drama He gets it. Antoine Bethea, entering his 14th season in the NFL, understands how attached Antonio Brown is to his old helmet. “I definitely get where he’s coming from as far as comfort, feeling comfortable with what he knows,’’ Bethea told The Post o...
2019-08-14 09:00

Hurricane Dorian grows in size, heads toward Florida after bashing Bahamas Hurricane Dorian grew in size and picked up speed on Tuesday, and was forecast to come "dangerously close" to Florida's coast after pounding Grand Bahama Island for about a day, killing at least five people....
2019-09-03 18:48

De Blasio asks Fox News to do town hall after bashing network for so long Mayor Bill de Blasio — who once said “we would be a more unified country” without Fox News — is now courting the network to join one of its town halls to boost his floundering presidential campaign. “We want to talk to all voters ab...
2019-06-04 00:16

UPDATE 6-Hurricane Dorian closes in on Florida coast after bashing Bahamas Hurricane Dorian grew in size and picked up speed on Tuesday and forecasters said it would come "dangerously close" to Florida's east coast in the next 36 hours after cutting a destructive path through the northern Bahamas that killed at least five p...
2019-09-03 21:48

Biden hits back at Bernie’s bashing over high-dollar fundraisers Hours before he headlines two campaign fundraising events in Boston on Wednesday, former Vice President Joe Biden pushed back against criticism by some of his top rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination for holding “high dollar functions” h...
2019-06-05 21:32

Trump slams Dem support for ‘Squad,’ accuses progressives of trash-talking US President Trump on Friday ripped into Democrats for their support of the four progressive lawmakers he has been feuding with this week, repeatedly claiming the so-called “Squad” of freshman Democratic congresswomen speak “garbage” about the United St...
2019-07-20 01:00

‘A leftward shift’: Communist party USA sees chance as progressives surge In Chicago, an American party derided and feared for 100 years looked eagerly to a brighter futureAs the Communist party USA kicked off its 100th anniversary celebration, Jarvis Tyner called for delegates and guests at the national convention in Chic...
2019-06-23 15:16

7 police officers resign after offensive Facebook posts bashing immigrants, Muslims The Philadelphia Police Department says seven officers whose Facebook posts were flagged in an investigation have resigned.        ...
2019-08-01 18:32

Trump tells Ocasio-Cortez and other female progressives to 'go back' to 'original' countries Tlaib responds: ‘He needs to be impeached’Sanders among critics calling president racistOpinion: Pelosi attacks on AOC are dangerousDonald Trump aimed a controversial attack at “the Squad” on Sunday, saying the four progressive Democratic congresswom...
2019-07-14 18:32

Trump signs order strengthening Buy American Act, defends tweets targeting progressives President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order to increase the government's use of American-made products during his annual Made in America showcase....
2019-07-16 02:48

Trump kicks off UK visit by bashing London mayor again: ‘He is a stone cold loser’ President Donald Trump continued bashing London Mayor Sadiq Khan Monday morning, calling him a “stone cold loser” and saying he’s been “foolishly nasty” to him prior to his visit. Trump started his attacks Sunday night a...
2019-06-03 13:32

Bret Baier fires back at Trump's Fox News-bashing, challenges him to an interview The 49-year-old "Special Report' host was responding to a recent clip of Trump telling reporters that "Fox is a lot different than it used to be."        ...
2019-08-21 11:32

Bette Midler blasted for tweeting fake Trump quote bashing Republicans, Fox News Bette Midler was a hounded on social media Sunday for tweeting a debunked quote Trump supposedly gave People Magazine in 1998 regarding running for president as a Republican....
2019-06-03 12:16

Donald Trump tells Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other female Democratic progressives to 'go back where they came' Donald Trump has told high-profile Democratic congresswomen including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to "go back where they came" in a new Twitter tirade which has been denounced as "racist and disgusting"....
2019-07-14 19:48

UK trade official to offer Ivanka Trump apology for leaked memos bashing 'inept' administration International Trade Secretary Liam Fox, who called the leak "malicious" and "unconscionable," told the BBC that he intends to apologize Ivanka Trump.        ...
2019-07-09 04:48

Listen to Rashida Tlaib Rep. Rashida Tlaib choked up during a congressional hearing on Tuesday while reading one of the torrent of death threats she said she has received for the crime of being one of the first Muslim women ever to serve in Congress....
2019-06-05 09:48

'May God ruin Trump', Tlaib's grandmother says Sitting under an olive tree in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Muftia Tlaib scoffs at the attention she has recently received from the president of the United States....
2019-08-18 01:16

Rashida Tlaib says she’s not going anywhere until she impeaches Trump ​Rep. Rashida Tlaib ​–​ one of the four members of the squad that President Trump said needs to “go back” to where ​they came from — returned to her hometown Monday and insisted she’s not budging. “I’m not going nowhere,” Tlaib said to ch...
2019-07-22 19:00

AOC, Tlaib rip into ‘ruthless and inhumane’ ex-ICE boss Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez loudly banged a gavel to shut down ex-acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement director Tom Homan when he kept defending himself and his agency after she repeatedly told him that his time had expired during a contentio...
2019-09-12 22:00

The Law Israel Used to Initially Bar Omar and Tlaib Israel has used the 2017 law to deny entry to foreign supporters of a movement to boycott the country. But it later said Representative Rashida Tlaib could enter on humanitarian grounds....
2019-08-16 13:16

Rashida Tlaib’s Grandmother Speaks for Us All It wasn’t enough for Donald Trump to call his friend in Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and urge him to block two sitting U.S. congresswomen from visiting that country. Always the narcissistic bully, Trump also felt compelled to pile on mo...
2019-08-18 14:32

Rashida Tlaib on Trump v the Squad: 'He's scared of us' In her first in-depth interview since her Israel visit was cancelled, the congresswoman says Trump was attacking women of color for a reasonIn the days after Donald Trump derailed Rashida Tlaib’s plans to visit Israel and the Palestinian territories,...
2019-08-25 16:32

Tlaib: House Democrats are ‘moving toward’ impeachment Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Sunday morning that House Democrats are “moving toward” a consensus that it’s time to weigh impeachment as an option.The Michigan Democrat, who has been one of the most vocal advocates for impeaching President Donald Trump, sa...
2019-05-26 22:32

Rashida Tlaib’s grandmother to Trump: ‘May God ruin him’ The 90-year-old grandmother of Rep. Rashida Tlaib ripped President Trump for his comments about her controversial granddaughter’s off-again visit to the Land of Milk and Honey. Muftia Tlaib, who spoke with Reuters in her garden in the village o...
2019-08-17 23:16

Israel Says Rashida Tlaib Can Visit to See Her Grandmother Israel had denied entry to two Congress members, Ms. Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, for supporting a boycott movement. The government now says Ms Tlaib can enter....
2019-08-16 13:16

Rashida Tlaib says Trump is ‘scared’ of her and the ‘Squad’ Rep. Rashida Tlaib, in an interview published Saturday, said that President Trump is “scared” of her and her fellow “Squad” members – in the wake of her canceled trip to Israel and the subsequent feud with the president....
2019-08-25 06:32

Rashida Tlaib: Trump is ‘scared’ of the squad Rep. Rashida Tlaib came out swinging Saturday, saying President Trump was afraid of her and other members of “the squad.” “It’s been very clear to me, especially this last week, that he’s scared of us,” Tlaib told the Guardian in he...
2019-08-24 21:16

The Latest: Tlaib says she won’t visit West Bank relatives Democratic congresswoman Rashida Tlaib says she won’t visit her relatives in the West Bank after Israel issued a permit on humanitarian grounds, cites “oppressive conditions meant to humiliate me”...
2019-08-16 16:48

Israel to allow U.S. Rep Tlaib to visit family in West Bank Israel will allow U.S. lawmaker Rashida Tlaib to visit her family in the occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds, the interior ministry said on Friday, after barring an official visit under pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump....
2019-08-16 12:48

Rashida Tlaib: Trump is the ‘biggest bully’ I’ve ever dealt with Rep. Rashida Tlaib claims President Trump is “the biggest bully” she’s ever had to deal with in her life. The Michigan lawmaker made the assertion during a taped sit-down with Gayle King. Tlaib and her fellow “Squad” mem...
2019-07-17 06:32

Israel Allows Rep. Tlaib to Visit Family in West Bank Israel said it would allow Rep. Rashida Tlaib to enter the country to visit her grandmother in the West Bank, a day after denying entry to her and fellow Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar for supporting a boycott of Israel....
2019-08-16 14:48

Omar, Tlaib denounce Israel over travel restrictions Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib continued to criticize Israel Monday, slamming Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for barring the two lawmakers from visiting last week over their vocal criticism of his government. Tlaib and Omar, the first two Musl...
2019-08-20 14:48

Israel to allow Tlaib's humanitarian visit to West Bank Israel’s interior ministry on Friday granted a request on humanitarian grounds by Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) to visit her family in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.The announcement came hours after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he w...
2019-08-16 15:16

Israel to allow entry to Rashida Tlaib for 'humanitarian' visit US Democrat, of Palestinian descent, granted visit to see her grandmother in the occupied West BankIsrael has announced it will allow the US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib to visit family in the occupied West Bank on “humanitarian” grounds, a day after ...
2019-08-16 13:48

Rashida Tlaib’s grandmother says she’s ‘proud’ of her pro-Palestinian stance Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s grandmother said she doesn’t understand why her granddaughter was barred from entering Israel — and that she is proud of her pro-Palestinian stance. “I am proud of her,” Muftiyah Tlaib, a resident of Beit Ur al-Fauqa at the West ...
2019-08-16 20:48

Tlaib says she will not go to the West Bank after being granted permission by Israel Israel reversed its decision to bar Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib from entering the country, but Tlaib announced she would not be going.        ...
2019-08-16 20:48

U.S. Rep Tlaib says she won't visit West Bank under Israel's 'oppressive' conditions U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected Israel's offer to let her travel to the West Bank, saying she would not visit her family after the Israeli government lifted a ban on her entry but imposed "oppressive conditions" to humiliate her....
2019-08-16 16:48

Tlaib Renounces Trip to West Bank Under Israel’s Conditions Israel said Ms. Tlaib could visit her grandmother in the West Bank if she agreed not to “promote boycotts.” Ms. Tlaib initially agreed then canceled....
2019-08-16 23:48

AOC laughs off Trump claim she's 'fuming' that Tlaib, Omar now get more attention Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez brushed off a tweet from President Trump on Friday claiming she envied the media attention fellow “Squad” members Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar have received over their recent controversy with Israel....
2019-08-18 02:48

Israel Makes Rashida Tlaib Promise Not to Promote BDS So She Can See Her Grandmother A day after barring her and Rep. Ilhan Omar from entering the country, Israel said it would allow Rep. Rashida Tlaib to visit her 90-year-old grandmother in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. The reversal came after Tlaib sent the Israeli government a l...
2019-08-16 20:16

Rashida Tlaib Says She Won’t Visit West Bank Under Israel’s Conditions Israel said on Friday that Ms. Tlaib could visit her grandmother in the West Bank if she agreed not to “promote boycotts.” Ms. Tlaib said she would cancel her trip....
2019-08-16 18:48

Rashida Tlaib Says She Won't Travel to Israel After All if She Has to Suppress Her Political Views Rep. Rashida Tlaib announced on Friday that, despite receiving permission from the Israeli government to travel to the occupied West Bank to visit her grandmother, she will not make the journey because it was predicated on her promise that she would ...
2019-08-16 20:16

Israel prohibits Reps Omar, Tlaib from visiting country JERUSALEM (NBC NEWS) — Israel said Thursday it will bar two pro-Palestinian Democratic congresswomen from visiting the country, in a move that could strain relations between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Democrats in Washington. Reps. Ilhan O...
2019-08-17 00:16

Rep. Rashida Tlaib says House 'moving towards' consensus for Trump impeachment Rep. Rashida Tlaib believes the House of Representatives is "moving toward" the support necessary to bring impeachment proceedings against President Trump. ...
2019-05-27 21:32

Rep. Rashida Tlaib won't visit Israel, West Bank under restrictions Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she would not travel to Israel to visit relatives on the West Bank after Israeli officials banned her, then gave her restricted permission....
2019-08-17 14:00

Tlaib will not visit West Bank under Israel's 'oppressive conditions' U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib on Friday said she would not visit her family in the West Bank as planned despite a reprieve by the Israeli government allowing her visit....
2019-08-16 15:48

Rep. Tlaib calls for 'lawless president' to be impeached, says plan is still to 'defund ICE' Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich, repeated her calls to impeach President Trump and to defund U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), promising to "defund hate."...
2019-07-12 05:00

Rep. Rashida Tlaib's grandmother to Donald Trump: Let's talk about your peace plan The White House will soon unveil its Middle East peace plan. A 90-year-old grandmother to Rep. Rashida Tlaib says she'd welcome President Trump to talk about it.        ...
2019-09-21 16:16

Israel Bans Reps. Omar and Tlaib From Entry Over Support for Boycotts (JERUSALEM) — Israel said Thursday that it will bar two Democratic congresswomen from entering the country ahead of a planned visit over their support for a Palestinian-led boycott movement, a decision announced shortly after President Donald T...
2019-08-16 17:48

US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib declines Israel visit over 'oppressive conditions' Israel said that Tlaib, who is of Palestinian origin, can now visit her family in the West Bank despite her criticism of the government. She has rejected the offer, however, over restrictive conditions around the trip....
2019-08-17 00:16

Bill Maher invites Rashida Tlaib to discuss Israel, BDS on his show "Real Time" host Bill Maher issued a challenge to Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., on Friday night, calling for her to appear on his show to discuss their feud over an anti-Israel boycott effort....
2019-08-24 12:00

In Tlaib’s Ancestral Village, Grandmother Weathers a Global Political Storm Suddenly pulled into an international uproar, the 90-year-old grandmother of Representative Rashida Tlaib has barely kept up with the dizzying drama....
2019-08-16 20:48

Flashback: ‘Squad’ member Rashida Tlaib once called for Trump’s deportation President Trump spent the last week battling accusations of racism for his tweets suggesting liberal House lawmakers "go back." But it turns out one of his targets -- Rep. Rashida Tlaib -- had a similar message for him during the 2016 campaign. ...
2019-07-23 21:48

Rashida Tlaib signals she won't go to West Bank, despite getting Israeli minister's permission Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., indicated Friday that she will not travel to the West Bank to visit family, despite getting permission hours earlier from Israel’s interior minister -- following a diplomatic firestorm over the government's earlier refusa...
2019-08-16 17:16

Tlaib, AOC grill McAleenan over treatment of migrants detained at US-Mexico border Progressive lawmakers grilled a top Trump administration official Thursday about family separations at the border, with one member of the so-called "squad" accusing him of wanting to prolong the detention of children, which he denied....
2019-07-19 04:48

Israel says it will allow Rashida Tlaib to enter West Bank on humanitarian grounds Israel reversed its decision to bar Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib from entering the country. She can see her grandmother in the West Bank.        ...
2019-08-16 15:16

Tlaib declines to visit West Bank, citing Israeli conditions Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib says she will not visit her relatives in the occupied West Bank despite being granted an Israeli permit on humanitarian grounds, saying Israel’s “oppressive” conditions aimed to humiliate her...
2019-08-16 17:48

Shocked Israel would ban Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar? Don't be | Joshua Leifer The extent to which the Israeli government has designated opposition to its policies as not just illegitimate but also illegal is now plain to seeAnyone paying attention to the politics of Israel-Palestine could sense this was coming. It was was only...
2019-08-16 13:48

Trump Jr. blasts Omar, Tlaib on Twitter as leaders of 'the Hamas Caucus' Donald Trump Jr., President Trump's son, had a strong rebuke Friday for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio after the 2020 presidential candidate called anti-Semitism a "right-wing movement."...
2019-06-08 02:32

Tlaib calls for $20-an-hour minimum wage: 'I can't allow people to be living off tips' Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., called for a federal minimum wage of $20 per hour at an event in Detroit on Sunday night, prompting mockery from conservatives and threatening to force mainline Democrats in the 2020 presidential race to address the issue...
2019-07-23 04:48

Trump mocks Tlaib for ‘screaming’ at 2016 speech: ‘This is not a sane person’ President Trump on Tuesday, in his latest broadside against the so-called “Squad” of progressive lawmakers, called Michigan Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib a “crazed lunatic” after video resurfaced over the weekend showing her shouting as she was dragg...
2019-07-23 20:01

Tlaib gets emotional as Omar calls for Congress to act over Israel travel restrictions An emotional Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Monday held back tears during a news conference as she and Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar condemned Israel’s recent decision to impose restrictions on visiting the country, with the Democrats calling for Congres...
2019-08-20 01:48

Rashida Tlaib calls Trump 'the biggest bully' she's ever dealt with – live Democratic congresswomen sat down for interview with Gayle King, where Ocasio-Cortez condemned Republicans for not standing up to TrumpSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.03pm BST Two-thirds of Americans say Trump’s comments on “t...
2019-07-17 17:32

Israel Bars Omar and Tlaib From Entering Country Under Pressure From Trump Israel has decided to deny Democratic Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib entry to the country for an upcoming trip, Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely confirmed to local radio on Thursday. Reuters first reported the news....
2019-08-16 12:48

Rashida Tlaib's West Bank family: Ban shows reality of 'occupation' U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib's family in a West Bank village told UPI on Friday they can't bear to tell her 90-year-old grandmother that the congresswoman is not coming to visit....
2019-08-17 14:00

Video surfaces of shouting Rashida Tlaib being dragged out of Trump event Years before Rep. Rashida Tlaib was speaking out against President Trump in Congress, she was screaming at him as Secret Service members dragged her out of a meeting at the Detroit Economic Club....
2019-07-22 16:32

Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib encourage colleagues to visit Israel – video US representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib call on their colleagues to visit Israel in an emotional press conference on Monday, following the country’s decision last week to deny them entry after pressure from Donald Trump. Omar said it was impo...
2019-08-20 21:00

Rashida Tlaib rejects Israel's offer for 'humanitarian' visit to West Bank US congresswoman of Palestinian descent says: ‘visiting my grandmother under these oppressive conditions stands against everything I believe in’US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has rejected an offer from Israel to visit family in the occupied West Bank...
2019-08-17 06:16

Rep. Rashida Tlaib delivers emotional line of questioning during hearing on white supremacy Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., held back tears during a congressional hearing on domestic terrorism Tuesday as she read from a death threat she received following the deadly New Zealand mosque attacks....
2019-06-05 15:32

Trump lashes out at Rashida Tlaib after her emotional remarks on Israel trip – live President tweets ‘I don’t buy’ Michigan representative’s tears after she was barred from entering Israel alongside Ilhan OmarSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.43pm BST Donald Trump has apparently misstated the value and profitabi...
2019-08-20 21:00

Tlaib tussles with Detroit police on Twitter over 'bulls--t' facial recognition software Responding to presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders coming out against police use of facial recognition software, Rep. Rashida Tlaib likewise called for the Detroit Police Department not to use the cutting-edge technology....
2019-08-21 06:00

Ex-Obama official Joel Rubin on Tlaib, Omar: ‘No, the Squad is not anti-Semitic' Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Joel Rubin says “there's a difference between being critical of Israeli government policy and being anti-Semitic” as he defended Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar in the wake of Israel blocking t...
2019-09-04 20:16

Rep. Rashida Tlaib introduces closest plan in Congress to universal basic income The bill would give direct cash help to those at the bottom of the income distribution — annually offering $3,000 to individuals and $6,000 to families — in an attempt to reduce poverty in the U.S....
2019-06-07 00:01

U.S. Rep. Tlaib rejects West Bank visit, citing Israel's 'oppressive conditions' U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, the latest twist in a dispute drawing Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu together against U.S. Democrats ahead of elections in both countries....
2019-08-16 21:16

Rashida Tlaib rejects Israel’s offer to allow her to visit family in West Bank Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected Israel’s offer to allow her to visit her grandmother in the West Bank, citing the “oppressive conditions” set for her trip as humiliating. “Silencing me & treating me like a criminal is not what she wants for me....
2019-08-16 20:48

Trump rips Dems' emotional press conference on Israel: ‘I don’t buy Rep. Tlaib’s tears’ President Trump tore into Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Tuesday for her emotional press conference alongside Rep. Ilhan Omar in which they condemned Israel for blocking a planned trip, calling the Michigan congresswoman an anti-Semite and saying he doesn't "...
2019-08-20 21:00

Tlaib turns down family visit to West Bank after Israel grants request Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she will not visit her family in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, hours after Israel’s interior ministry granted her request to travel to the territory on humanitarian grounds.“When I won, it gave the Palestinian people ...
2019-08-17 11:48

Israel blocks Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entering country Trump openly encouraged Israel to bar Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., from taking a planned trip to the country.        ...
2019-08-16 15:16

Reps. Omar and Tlaib join a list of prominent figures barred by Israel Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar aren't the first politicians to be barred from entering the country. Here are other prominent figures blacklisted by Israel....
2019-08-16 16:48

How Israel’s Travel Ban on Reps. Omar and Tlaib Is Uniting Democrats — Including Their Critics There was a surprising side effect to Israel’s decision to ban Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from visiting the country: unity in the Democratic caucus. Israel’s announcement, aided by President Donald Trump’s explicit endorseme...
2019-08-16 17:48

Tlaib vows to display altered American flag with 51 stars in support of DC statehood Michigan Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Thursday she wants to display an altered American flag with 51 – instead of 50 – stars outside her congressional office to demonstrate support for making the District of Columbia a state....
2019-09-19 21:00

Rep. Tlaib tells Mnuchin to get lawyer after Treasury's refusal to turn over Trump tax returns Michigan Democrat Rep. Rashida Tlaib told Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin at a testy hearing on Wednesday that he should seek "personal" legal advice, effectively issuing a thinly veiled threat following his refusal to turn over President Trump's p...
2019-05-23 05:16

U.S. congressional leaders welcome plans for Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar to visit Israel The leaders of a bipartisan U.S. congressional delegation visiting Israel welcomed plans by Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar to visit the country....
2019-08-12 08:32

Lindsey Graham supports Israel barring Omar, Tlaib, says there needs to be 'consequences' for supporting BDS Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., Thursday defended Israel’s decision to bar Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., from visiting the country for a scheduled visit this weekend, saying there needs to be consequences for their support of th...
2019-08-16 17:16

Israel denies entry to Reps. Omar and Tlaib hours after Trump’s push for a ban After a tweeted intervention by the president, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reversed himself Thursday and prohibited the Democrats’ visit....
2019-08-16 16:48

Tlaib doubles down on AOC's concentration camp comments, claims border agents believe it's a 'broken system' Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., said she agreed with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., about the conditions of detention centers along the U.S.-Mexico border and claimed AOC was right to compare them to Nazi concentration camps. ...
2019-07-08 13:48

Rashida Tlaib holds back tears while reading aloud death threat she received Rep. Rashida Tlaib expressed emotion during a committee hearing addressing white supremacy on Tuesday when she read aloud a death threat she received after the New Zealand mosque attacks. The Michigan Democrat, who is one of the first Muslim women el...
2019-06-05 14:32

Rashida Tlaib's grandmother responds to Trump mocking decision not to visit Israel: 'May God ruin him' Muftia Tlaib, the 99-year-old grandmother of Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., had some strong words for President Trump after he claimed the elder Tlaib was a "winner" because her granddaughter decided not to visit her in Israel....
2019-08-18 02:48

Ocasio-Cortez, Tlaib and Pressley detail conditions in border detention facilities – video In an emotional testimony to the House oversight committee on Friday, Democratic representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib described conditions at an immigrant detention center, decrying alleged mistreatment happenin...
2019-07-12 21:32

Tlaib, Omar share image by artist once celebrated in Iran's Holocaust cartoon contest Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., continue to speak out against President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu following the decision to bar them from visiting Israel last week, but recent social media posts from t...
2019-08-18 20:00

Trump bashed 'the Squad' and called Rashida Tlaib a 'lunatic' in a speech to over a thousand teenagers Jonathan Ernst/Reuters During a speech at a Turning Point USA conference for conservative high school students in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, President Donald Trump continued to attack the four female members of Congress known as "the Squad." Trump ...
2019-07-24 14:16

Rep. Tlaib Says She Won’t Visit Grandmother in West Bank After Israel Granted Her Entry on ‘Humanitarian Grounds’ (JERUSALEM) — Israel said Friday it has granted a request by Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib to enter the West Bank on humanitarian grounds to visit her relatives, a day after Israel barred her and another congresswoman following an unprecedented...
2019-08-16 23:48

Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar share cartoon by artist accused of anti-Semitic imagery Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib continued their attack against President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by posting a cartoon drawn by an artist who has created anti-Semitic imagery and mocked victims of the Holocaust. The fres...
2019-08-19 14:48

Israeli minister rips Tlaib for nixing trip, says ‘her hate for Israel’ overcomes ‘love for her grandmother’ Israel’s interior minister tore into U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Friday for abruptly canceling plans to visit family in the West Bank after the government granted permission for the trip in a bid to smooth over a diplomatic firestorm....
2019-08-16 17:16

Tlaib hits back at Bill Maher for comments on BDS, compares Israel to apartheid South Africa Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., suggested Saturday that viewers boycott comedian Bill Maher’s HBO talk show after he devoted a segment of Friday's program to bashing the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement....
2019-08-18 10:16

Israel bars entry for Muslim U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib; draws backlash The Israeli government stirred significant controversy Thursday with a decision to bar entry for two Muslim U.S. lawmakers -- a move hailed by President Donald Trump and reviled by top Democrats and advocacy groups....
2019-08-17 14:00

'May God ruin him': Rep. Rashida Tlaib's grandmother reacts to Trump's tweet about her not wanting to see the congresswoman after she was barred form Israel Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images Representative Rashida Tlaib from Detroit, Michigan declined Israel's offer of a humanitarian visit to see her elderly grandmother in the West Bank after she and Representative Ilhan Omar from Minneapolis were bar...
2019-08-18 21:32

Leading House Dem calls out Omar and Tlaib amid Trump attack for furthering anti-Semitism with 'vile' cartoon House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., called out members of both parties on Thursday, claiming they helped further anti-Semitism in the nation's "political dialogue."...
2019-08-23 04:48

McConnell: 'The president’s not a racist' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday declined to single out President Donald Trump for incendiary rhetoric and racist tweets, largely blaming liberal Democrats for using heated language and urging everyone to cool down and observe a “bet...
2019-07-17 00:48

Mitch McConnell Is a Bad Husband The endless game of chasing down Republicans to ask them to condemn the racist president’s latest racist comments continues, with mixed results. (It doesn’t matter a lot what they say, but what they do, of course, and what they do is always support a...
2019-07-16 21:48

McConnell: I’m with Obama on reparations Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday invoked an unlikely ally while defending his opposition to reparations for slavery: former President Barack Obama.When asked whether his views on reparations had changed in light of an NBC report that...
2019-07-10 00:16

Trump suggests Dems' Jewish voters lack knowledge or show 'great disloyalty,' amid Omar-Tlaib feud President Trump on Tuesday suggested Jewish Americans who vote for Democrats either lack the requisite knowledge or show “great disloyalty,” amid the escalation of the war of words with Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar over Israel....
2019-08-21 02:00

McConnell to allow vote on Iran war authorization Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he will allow a vote that could block use of military force against Iran without congressional approval....
2019-06-27 20:32

Mitch McConnell recovering from surgery Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is recovering from surgery after fracturing his shoulder earlier this month.David Popp, McConnell’s communications director, said in a statement that the Kentucky Republican had surgery Thursday in Louisville, K...
2019-08-17 11:48

‘Enough is enough’: Dems pressure McConnell to act on guns Several House Democrats, led by Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, descended on an empty Capitol on Tuesday to demand Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell immediately return to Washington and take action to curb gun violence. “I’ve been in politics for...
2019-08-13 21:48

The Shifting Standards of Mitch McConnell Despite his blockade of an Obama Supreme Court nominee in a presidential election year, the Senate majority leader is now definitive that he would push a Trump nominee in 2020....
2019-05-29 22:48

McConnell: Allegations against Epstein horrendous Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called the sex trafficking accusations against billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein "horrendous," but said he is deferring to President Trump regarding Labor Secretary Alex Acosta's handling of the case. (...
2019-07-09 23:16

Mitch McConnell fractures his shoulder Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell fractured his shoulder on Sunday and is recovering at his home in Kentucky, according to his spokesman.Spokesman David Popp said in a statement the majority leader tripped on his patio at home. He plans to work...
2019-08-05 01:00

Democrat tries to take down McConnell by accusing him of getting in Trump's way Former fighter pilot Amy McGrath aims to defeat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell by accusing him of obstructing Trump's "drain the swamp" agenda....
2019-07-17 17:32

Michael Bennet after shooting: McConnell must act Following a deadly shooting in Virginia Beach, Sen. Michael Bennet renewed calls for national background checks — but expressed doubt Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell would allow such legislation to go anywhere in the Senate."We should pass th...
2019-06-02 19:32

Jon Stewart and Mitch McConnell Are FEUDING!!! Jon Stewart, the former Daily Show host, is rightfully furious about Congress not doing enough for 9/11 victims, and more specifically first responders. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, however, isn’t buying Stewart’s tearful testimony before ...
2019-06-17 21:16

McConnell: Trump 'on to something' with attacks on four congresswomen Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that Donald Trump is "on to something" with his inflammatory attacks against four congresswomen, attempting to frame the president's racist rhetoric as rooted in ideological differences between the...
2019-07-18 21:48

McConnell says he won't take up gun bill unless Trump says he will sign it Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he will not put a gun bill of any kind on the Senate floor unless President Donald Trump says he would sign it into law....
2019-09-04 04:48

McConnell Is Fine With Trump's Unhinged Racism Less that 24 hours after President Donald Trump smirked his way through his raucous crowd chanting “send her back” amid his ongoing racist attacks on Rep. Ilhan Omar, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell appeared on Fox Business to insist that ever...
2019-07-18 18:16

McConnell warns Democrats against killing filibuster Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday issued a forceful defense of the legislative filibuster, the Senate's 60-vote threshold that Democratic lawmakers and presidential candidates have expressed a new willingness to abolish.“The legislat...
2019-08-22 15:00

McConnell says 'not much support' for Mexico tariffs among U.S. Republicans U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday there was "not much support" among his fellow Republicans for President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexico....
2019-06-04 23:01

Mitch McConnell Has Always Been Unusually Open About His Playbook Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has always been straightforward about his playbook, and his admission earlier this week that he would fill a Supreme Court vacancy with a Trump nominee if it became open before the election is just the latest di...
2019-05-31 08:48

Former UA standout TJ McConnell signs with Indiana Pacers PHILADELPHIA – Former 76ers guard and a standout for the University of Arizona basketball team TJ McConnell has signed a two-year deal with the Indiana Pacers for $7 million. We’ll have more on New 4 Tucson at 6 and 10 p.m....
2019-07-04 07:48

Mitch McConnell on Reparations Is Somehow Even Worse Than You Could Imagine Tomorrow, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on a bill to create a commission to study reparations. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was asked his opinion on reparations today, and it should surprise no one that he doesn’t take t...
2019-06-19 00:16

McConnell says he’ll bring up gun legislation that Trump supports Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reiterated Tuesday that he is willing to bring to the floor gun control legislation that President Donald Trump supports and could become law.The Kentucky Republican told conservative talk show radio host Hugh H...
2019-09-03 20:48

Jon Stewart Challenges McConnell On 9/11 Fund: ‘Meet With Them’ New York (CNN Business) — Jon Stewart had plenty to say to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday night. Stewart, the former host of “The Daily Show,” popped up on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” to respon...
2019-06-18 16:16

AOC ‘cheering on’ physical violence against McConnell, his campaign says Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell fired back at Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday, accusing her of “cheering on” people who want to see the Kentucky Republican “break his neck.” “Last night, an angry left-win...
2019-08-06 20:48

McConnell to meet with 9/11 first responders after Jon Stewart’s rips Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to meet with 9/11 first responders this week about reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, an advocate told The Post on Sunday. John Feal, a Ground Zero recovery worker and founder ...
2019-06-24 05:32

McConnell On Reparations For Slavery: Not A ‘Good Idea’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he is against reparations for slavery in part because it would be hard to know whom to pay. The Kentucky Republican told reporters at his weekly news conference on Tuesday that “No, I don’...
2019-06-18 22:16

‘Probably not:’ McConnell won’t bring up bill to protect ‘dreamers’ The Senate majority leader spoke a day after the House approved the measure on a path to citizenship for immigrants brought to the United States as children....
2019-06-06 02:00

Jon Stewart keeping up pressure on Mitch McConnell NEW YORK (AP) — Comic Jon Stewart used his buddy Stephen Colbert’s late-night show to keep the heat on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for passage of legislation to replenish a victims’ fund for first responders to the 9/11 attacks...
2019-06-18 20:00

Schumer predicts McConnell will take up election security Mitch McConnell rarely budges in the face of political pressure. But Chuck Schumer thinks election security is an exception.The Senate minority leader predicted on Thursday that the majority leader will buckle and take up federal election security, a...
2019-08-01 22:16

McConnell: Senate will 'probably not' vote on Dreamers bill House Democrats' DREAM Act will "probably not" get a vote in the Senate, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday. The Kentucky Republican's rejection of the legislation that would give a path to citizenship to immigrants brought to the Unit...
2019-06-06 00:48

Former State Lawmaker To Challenge McConnell In GOP Primary Hey Kentucky FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former one-term state lawmaker says he will challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in next year’s Republican primary in Kentucky. Ex-state Rep. C. Wesley Morgan on Wednesday called McConnell a &#...
2019-05-30 10:48

McConnell says waiting for White House gun proposal The Republican leader of the U.S. Senate repeated on Tuesday that he would not commit to bringing gun control legislation up for consideration until the White House comes forward with its own proposal....
2019-09-11 00:48

Stewart dares McConnell to meet 9/11 first responders Jon Stewart fired back at Sen. Mitch McConnell Monday, explaining why he’s so “bent out of shape” over securing health care for 9/11 responders — and challenging the Senate majority leader to meet with the ailing heroes on Tue...
2019-06-18 08:32

Jon Stewart rips McConnell over no compassion for 9/11 responders Jon Stewart ripped Mitch McConnell on Sunday, saying the Senate Majority Leader has never acted with compassion when it comes to securing health-care funding for 9/11 first-responders. Fresh off his blistering testimony in front of a House panel, the...
2019-06-17 01:48

On Politics: Israel’s Decision on Omar and Tlaib Inflames Politics in 2 Countries In an extraordinary step, President Trump had urged Israel to bar Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from entering the country and visiting the West Bank....
2019-08-16 13:16

Tlaib suggests 'Israeli occupation' led to bombing death of Israeli girl, 17 Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich.,suggested Friday night that "Israeli occupation" was a factor in the murder of an Israeli teenager from what Israeli authorities have described as a terrorist attack that took place earlier in the day. ...
2019-08-24 19:16

Trump suggests 'setup' after Tlaib rejects Israel's invite: 'Israel acted appropriately!' President Trump suggested that Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., may have tried to set up the Israeli government after she backed away from her stated intention to visit her grandmother in the Middle East nation....
2019-08-17 02:16

Schumer urges McConnell to renegotiate spending proposal Senate Democratic leaders on Tuesday will urge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) to renegotiate their proposals to fund the government and avoid a shutdown. In a letter obtained...
2019-09-18 12:00

McConnell supporters on AOC photo: ‘Political correctness to the extreme’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez went on the warpath Tuesday over a picture of some Mitch McConnell-supporting high-schoolers groping and mock-choking a cardboard cutout of her — but the Senate majority leader and his supporters said her complaints were...
2019-08-07 05:48

McConnell says gun background checks will be ‘front and center’ in fall “Background checks and red flags will probably lead the discussion,” McConnell told WHAS-AM in Louisville. He noted “there’s a lot of support” publicly for background checks....
2019-08-09 07:32

McConnell willing to vote on new Dem president’s Supreme Court nominee Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is willing to consider a Democratic president’s Supreme Court nominee in 2021 if President Donald Trump loses reelection, calling it “politically unsustainable” to extend his blockade into the opening days of a ...
2019-06-28 02:00

McConnell to meet 9/11 responders to discuss victims’ fund Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is meeting this week with 9/11 first responders to talk about reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund...
2019-06-27 23:32

The Latest: McConnell hopes tariffs on Mexico don’t kick in WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and tariffs on Mexico (all times local): 3 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he hopes President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexico are avoided, saying Republicans ar...
2019-06-04 21:32

McConnell: I don’t know why Jon Stewart is ‘all bent out of shape’ on 9/11 victims fund “It sounds to me like he’s looking for some way to take offense,” the Senate majority leader said of Stewart on Monday, days after the comedian’s emotional testimony on Capitol Hill....
2019-06-18 04:16

McConnell challenger says she would have confirmed Kavanaugh, quickly backtracks  A Democrat who is hoping to challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for his Kentucky seat said Wednesday that she would have likely voted to confirm Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh — but then later retracted the statement. Amy M...
2019-07-11 04:32

The return of Mitch McConnell’s campaign Twitter account Twitter unlocked the Team Mitch account on Friday, two days after it shared a video of protestors screaming obscenities outside the Senate majority leader's home....
2019-08-09 23:16

McConnell says he was ‘thrilled’ to be frequently mentioned at Democratic debate The 2020 candidates struggled to answer the question of how they would deal with the top Republican if they were president and McConnell remained Senate majority leader....
2019-06-28 02:01

Twitter re-activates Mitch McConnell’s account after GOP threats WASHINGTON — Twitter reversed course Friday and allowed Mitch McConnell back on the platform — a day after major GOP groups threatened to yank ad dollars from the social media giant in protest. The Senate majority leader’s campaign page celebra...
2019-08-09 22:48

Mitch McConnell Says He and Obama Are Both the ‘Descendants of Slave Owners’ (WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says his family’s history of slave ownership doesn’t change his opposition to reparations. The Kentucky Republican said Tuesday that he and former President Barack Obama have opp...
2019-07-10 05:48

One Man Could Decide Washington’s Response to Gun Violence: Mitch McConnell After President Trump stopped short of a broad legislative response to the weekend’s massacres, lawmakers in both parties said Mr. McConnell held the key....
2019-08-06 04:48

McConnell challenger raises record $2.5M in first 24 hours of campaign The Democrat challenging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) for his coveted seat had an impressive few hours in the first day of her campaign. Amy McGrath’s campaign raised $2.5 million in the 24 hours following its launch, campaign...
2019-07-10 22:01

Senate leader McConnell says no chance of U.S. default on debt Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declined on Tuesday to predict when the U.S. Congress would act to approve a new U.S. debt ceiling, but said he saw no chance of default on debt payments....
2019-07-10 02:32

McConnell opposes efforts to revive pay raise for lawmakers WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell says the GOP-controlled chamber won’t go along with a bipartisan plan by House leaders to have lawmakers receive their first cost-of-living pay increase in a decade. McConnell said in a st...
2019-06-20 18:32

McConnell Called Hypocrite After Saying G.O.P. Would Confirm Justice in 2020 The Senate majority leader acknowledged that Republicans would treat a judge nominated by a Republican president differently from one nominated by a Democratic president....
2019-05-29 10:32

Jon Stewart rips into Mitch McConnell over a bill to help 9/11 first responders Jon Stewart blasted Mitch McConnell during a special appearance on The Late Show about his lack of action for getting 9/11 first responders help.        ...
2019-06-18 18:32

McConnell downplays Trump's foreign election help comments President Donald Trump's comments on accepting foreign dirt in 2020 may have put some distance between him and Republicans in Congress. But seemingly not with Mitch McConnell. Speaking with Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Thursday night, the Senate major...
2019-06-14 05:48

McConnell shrugs off questions about preferential treatment by Chao Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell shrugged off a question Tuesday about whether he received special treatment from the Transportation Department because of his marriage to the agency's secretary, Elaine Chao. “I was complaining to her just last ...
2019-06-12 01:16

McConnell: I'd be ‘happy’ to bring up gun legislation that Trump supports Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reiterated Tuesday that he is willing to bring to the floor gun control legislation that President Donald Trump supports and could become law.The Kentucky Republican told conservative talk show radio host Hugh H...
2019-09-03 19:48

There's No Reason to Believe Mitch McConnell Will Hear Gun Bills After Recess Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won’t call the Senate back from its August recess to hear legislation on gun reform. Instead, he’s insisting on bipartisan discussions take place among senators and staffers before returning to the Russell Senat...
2019-08-09 05:16

McConnell accuses media outlets of 'modern-day McCarthyism' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday accused several media outlets of spewing "modern-day McCarthyism” after facing criticism for blocking an election-security bill. McConnell's comments came after MSNBC pundits and The Washington Post’s ...
2019-07-31 21:48

U.S. Senate Republican McConnell says debate should not be about personal attacks U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday public debate should be on ideas, not personal attacks, in his first public remarks on a controversy touched off by President Donald Trump's racially charged attacks on four Democratic con...
2019-07-16 22:32

McConnell indicates he won’t call Senate back early for gun debate Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he won’t be calling the Senate back to pass gun legislation despite mounting pressure in the wake of two more mass shootings. McConnell, at home recovering from a shoulder fracture, told Kent...
2019-08-09 04:48

Mitch McConnell: White House is working on gun plan Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that the White House is preparing legislation that Trump would sign in response to shootings in Texas and Ohio last month....
2019-09-11 04:00

Mitch McConnell Says Reparations for Slavery Are Not a ‘Good Idea’ (WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday rejected reparations for slavery in part because it would be hard to know whom to pay. The Kentucky Republican spoke to reporters on the eve of a rare House hearing on what compen...
2019-06-19 06:48

McConnell: ‘We’d fill’ any Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell says that if a vacancy occurs on the Supreme Court during next year’s election cycle the chamber would likely confirm a GOP nominee selected by President Donald Trump. In an appearance in ...
2019-05-29 15:48

Mitch McConnell Admits He's Got Different Rules for Republican Presidents Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said a presidential election wouldn't stop him from confirming a new Supreme Court justice with a Republican in the White House....
2019-05-29 17:48

McConnell fires back at Jon Stewart over 9/11 victims fund Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he doesn’t know why Jon Stewart is so “bent out of shape” over securing health care for 9/11 responders, saying the Senate will “take care” of the September 11 Victim Compensat...
2019-06-17 19:00

‘Cocaine Mitch’ McConnell Made a Cool $70,000 on T-Shirts “Cocaine Mitch” is moving product. At $35 a pop, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s re-election campaign has sold more than 2,000 T-shirts referencing the derogatory, drug-themed nickname a former opponent once gave him. The $...
2019-05-22 17:16

Mitch McConnell’s ancestors owned slaves: report Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who recently voiced opposition to reparations for the descendants of slaves, has slave owners in his Alabama family line — with two ancestors owning at least 14, according to a report. Two of his great-great-gr...
2019-07-09 21:32

McConnell: Republicans would confirm a justice during 2020 election Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that Republicans would fill an opening on the Supreme Court if there were a vacancy next year — in contrast with 2016, when he stated his fierce opposition to confirming a justice in the last yea...
2019-05-29 07:48

McConnell swats at Jon Stewart over 9/11 fund: 'I don't know why he is all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday defended his legislative handling of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund after comedian Jon Stewart, an advocate for 9/11 first responders, accused the Kentucky Republican of slow-walking the a...
2019-06-17 18:16

House Democrats tell McConnell: Pass stricter gun laws now More than 200 members pressed the Republican leader to bring the Senate back from its August recess to approve a measure expanding background checks after shootings in Texas and Ohio....
2019-08-08 08:00

McConnell: Any violent crackdown in Hong Kong would be 'completely unacceptable' U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell warned China on Monday that any violent crackdown on protests in Hong Kong would be "completely unacceptable."...
2019-08-12 17:00

AOC blasts McConnell again: ‘Boys will be held accountable… starting with Mitch’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is continuing to throw Twitter jabs at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Replying to a tweet from The Daily Beast that said McConnell’s campaign manager “essentially” said “boys will be boys” in response to the now...
2019-08-07 05:48

Twitter unfreezes Mitch McConnell's campaign account after review Twitter unfroze Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell from his campaign account today after the lawmaker was suspended for posting a video of angry protestors that violated the site's guidelines. The social media giant today explained the reaso...
2019-08-10 06:48

McConnell would prefer confirmed defense secretary given Iran tensions U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday it would be better to have a Senate-confirmed defense secretary than someone serving in just an acting capacity given tensions between the United States and Iran....
2019-06-18 23:48

McConnell says he’s against reparations for slavery: ‘It would be pretty hard to figure out who to compensate’ “No one currently alive was responsible for that, and I don’t think we should be trying to figure out how to compensate for it,” McConnell told reporters at the Capitol on Tuesday....
2019-06-19 00:48

Democrats cast McConnell as villain in bid to win Senate and energize liberals Amy McGrath, who is challenging the Kentucky senator, and other Democrats are trying to make the 2020 election not only a referendum on President Trump, but also a chance to oust entrenched Republicans....
2019-07-10 08:16

McConnell: Background checks, red flag laws will be ‘front and center’ Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that strengthening background checks and red flag laws will “lead the discussion” on addressing gun violence in the wake of two mass shootings that left at least 31 people dead. McConnell’s remarks...
2019-08-09 03:32

McConnell vows to bring up gun legislation — as long as Trump backs it Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reiterated Tuesday that he is willing to bring to the floor gun control legislation that President Donald Trump supports and could become law.The Kentucky Republican told conservative talk show radio host Hugh H...
2019-09-04 03:48

Wyden at DEF CON: Mitch McConnell Wants Foreign Hackers to Help Republicans Win Elections Before a crowd of hacking conference goers, Senator Ron Wyden on Friday took aim at Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, accusing him of blocking election security legislation because, he said, Republicans have directly benefited from the med...
2019-08-10 04:16

Kentucky surgeons operate on Mitch McConnell's broken shoulder Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell successfully underwent surgery to repair a fractured shoulder he broke at his Kentucky home this month, his office said Friday....
2019-08-16 23:16

Twitter Unlocks Mitch McConnell’s Campaign Account After Pressure The campaign posted a video of people making violent threats against the majority leader. Twitter said the video violated its policy, but restored the tweet after a review....
2019-08-10 03:16

Twitter unlocks Mitch McConnell campaign account after two-day standoff Twitter has unlocked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign account two days after it was penalized for posting a video of activists making threats against the Kentucky Republican at his home....
2019-08-10 01:16

Ex-combat pilot Amy McGrath challenges Republican McConnell for Senate Amy McGrath, a former U.S. Marine combat pilot whose compelling biography drew national attention during an unsuccessful Democratic congressional campaign last year, said on Tuesday she would challenge Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnel...
2019-07-09 22:32

Jon Stewart rips McConnell: You only see the 9/11 victims fund as a 'political pawn' Comedian Jon Stewart fired back at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, after the top lawmaker questioned why the 9/11 victims activist was "bent out of shape."...
2019-06-18 09:16

Amy McGrath Announces Her Run for Mitch McConnell’s Senate Seat: ‘Somebody Needs to Stand Up to Him’ (WASHINGTON) — Amy McGrath, a Marine combat aviator who narrowly lost a House race to an incumbent Republican in Kentucky, has set her sights on an even more formidable target: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. McGrath, whose campaign ann...
2019-07-09 19:16

Chao created special path for McConnell’s favored projects The Transportation Department under Secretary Elaine Chao designated a special liaison to help with grant applications and other priorities from her husband Mitch McConnell’s state of Kentucky, paving the way for grants totaling at least $78 million ...
2019-06-10 12:16

Ocasio-Cortez confronts McConnell over photo of men choking cutout of her Young men in ‘Team Mitch’ shirts groped and choked cutoutOcasio-Cortez: ‘Is this the standard culture of #TeamMitch?’Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has condemned Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell after a picture on social media showed seven men in “Te...
2019-08-07 13:48

New Election Security Bills Face a One-Man Roadblock: Mitch McConnell A raft of election-security legislation faces opposition from the Senate majority leader, but House Democrats are readying hearings and votes to raise the pressure....
2019-06-08 01:16

McConnell against pay raise for senators, but Hoyer says House still moving forward — for now Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won’t allow a pay increase for senators this year, a sign that the Kentucky Republican wants to avoid the politically loaded issue as he runs for seventh term.“We’re not doing a COLA in the Senate,” McConnell sa...
2019-06-20 17:48

House Passes Election Security Package, With an Eye on Mitch McConnell House Democrats are trying to push Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, to allow the consideration of election security bills in his own chamber....
2019-06-27 23:16

Pro net neutrality advocates take on US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Most Americans -- Democrats and Republicans alike -- want the return of net neutrality, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won't give the Save the Internet Act its day in the US Senate....
2019-06-11 22:16

Dems pressure McConnell to hold votes on background checks House Democrats are demanding Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell immediately return to Washington so the Senate can vote on gun control legislation in the wake of two deadly mass shootings over the weekend that left at least 31 people dead. In a ...
2019-08-06 23:32

Mitch McConnell: 'The president deserves applause' on agreement with Mexico Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell congratulated President Trump after Trump’s gambit to force Mexico to adopt stiffer immigration policies paid off....
2019-06-12 03:16

Mitch McConnell on Reparations: 'We’ve Elected an African-American President' The topic of reparations has been on the tip of everyone’s tongues as of late, culminating in a House hearing on Wednesday that will explore the subject and “examine, through open and constructive discourse, the legacy of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Tra...
2019-06-20 03:48

More than 200 mayors sign letter to McConnell urging gun control action now More than 200 U.S. mayors have called on Senate lawmakers to cut short their summer recess to take up new gun control bills that have already passed the House....
2019-08-08 15:48

GOP freezes Twitter spending to protest locking of McConnell’s account Twitter temporarily locked McConnell’s campaign account Wednesday after it shared a video in which some protesters spoke of violence outside his Kentucky home, where he is recovering from a shoulder fracture....
2019-08-09 07:32

McConnell willing to consider ‘bipartisan’ gun violence solutions, opposes 'infringing' on rights Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell – a Republican who has been lambasted by Democrats for refusing to allow votes on gun control legislation – said Monday he is willing to consider “bipartisan” solutions in the wake of the mass shootings in El Pa...
2019-08-06 07:48

‘Moscow Mitch’ Tag Enrages McConnell and Squeezes G.O.P. on Election Security Mr. McConnell, the Senate leader, has typically embraced nasty nicknames by critics. But criticism of his role in blocking election measures has taken hold in an unusual way....
2019-07-31 17:48

After Resisting, McConnell and Senate G.O.P. Back Election Security Funding Stung by the “Moscow Mitch” moniker, Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, threw his weight behind an infusion of $250 million for states to bolster election security....
2019-09-20 01:48

McConnell says he’d confirm Supreme Court justice in election year WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — If a Supreme Court vacancy emerges next year, Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, said Tuesday that he would fill it. The comment, however, diverges from his decision in 2016 to not consider President Barack Obama’s S...
2019-05-29 21:32

Mitch McConnell Says President Trump Is ‘Not a Racist’ Despite Controversial Tweets (WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Donald Trump is “not a racist” after Trump tweeted over the weekend that four congresswomen of color should return to their native countries. All of the congresswo...
2019-07-16 21:32

McConnell backs election security amendment after facing criticism Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he is backing a measure to improve election security after Senate Democrats slammed him for blocking bipartisan election security legislation. The amendment to an appropriations package would prov...
2019-09-20 07:16

NBC putting 'both thumbs on the scale' for McConnell's 2020 challenger, critic says NBC is facing fierce criticism over a newly-released report on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, and its coverage of his 2020 Democratic opponent Amy McGrath, who officially launched her Senate candidacy Tuesday morning, saying that the l...
2019-07-11 04:32

Sanders says McConnell doesn’t ‘have the guts’ to debate national issues LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Sunday branded Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as an obstructionist for blocking Democratic efforts to reduce gun violence, bolster election security and raise the federal m...
2019-08-26 05:00

Jeffries calls McConnell 'shameless' for saying he'd confirm a justice in 2020 House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries ripped into Mitch McConnell after the Senate majority leader said he would fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court if a seat were to open up during next year’s presidential election.Democrats have expresse...
2019-05-29 18:16

McConnell vows to fill any Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, speaking at a luncheon on Tuesday, made clear what would happen if a Supreme Court vacancy should materialize in the midst of the 2020 election season: "Oh, we'd fill it,"...
2019-05-29 04:00

Protesters shout death threats outside Mitch McConnell’s home Gun-control supporters stood outside of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s home in Kentucky on Sunday night — protesting and hurling death threats at him — while broadcasting on Facebook Live. “Murder Turtle!” the ...
2019-08-06 14:16

Mitch McConnell campaign criticized for photos of tombstones with Dem names Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is facing criticism from his Democratic challenger after his campaign tweeted a photo Saturday of tombstone-shaped signs with her name and those of other Democrats with a death date listed as the 2020 el...
2019-08-06 07:48

U.S. Senate's McConnell expects stop-gap funding bill this month U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday he expects the Senate will pass a stop-gap government funding bill before the end of September, to prevent any lapse in funding when the fiscal year ends at the end of the month....
2019-09-09 22:48

McConnell Promised to End Senate Gridlock. Instead, Republicans Are Stuck in Neutral. The Senate, once known as “the world’s greatest deliberative body,” is operating as Senator Mitch McConnell would like: as an approval factory for President Trump’s nominees....
2019-08-03 21:32

McConnell campaign’s tweet of tombstone with opponent’s name draws backlash Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign is under fire for sharing a photo of a tombstone bearing a left-leaning opponent’s name. The campaign’s tweet on Saturday featured a grave marker with the name of Amy McGrath, who is...
2019-08-06 20:48

Democrats slam McConnell for delay on domestic violence bill WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated Democrats are ramping up their rhetoric as they pressure the Senate’s Republican leader to allow a vote on a bill that helps victims of domestic and sexual violence. At a news conference on Wednesday, Rep. Jackie Sp...
2019-05-23 03:16

McConnell’s August of missed opportunities gives way to a fierce fall session The Senate majority leader, recuperating from shoulder surgery, faces questions about whether he will act on any legislation to stem gun violence or bolster election security....
2019-09-05 12:16

U.S. Senate leader McConnell wants consequences on Iran for Saudi oil attack U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blamed Iran on Monday for the weekend attack on a Saudi Arabian oil facility and called for an international response....
2019-09-16 22:16

Sen Mitch McConnell Trips and Breaks Shoulder in Kentucky: Aide LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is recovering at home in Kentucky after suffering a shoulder fracture in a fall Sunday, a spokesman said. McConnell tripped on his outdoor patio at his Louisville home Sunday mo...
2019-08-05 02:48

Mitch McConnell Says Congress Is Waiting for Trump to Lead the Way on Gun Legislation (WASHINGTON) — Congressional Republicans are waiting for the White House to chart a path forward on gun violence legislation, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday, effectively putting the burden on President Donald Trump to decid...
2019-09-03 23:48

U.S. coal miners discouraged by black lung meeting with McConnell A group of coal miners afflicted with black lung disease met with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday as part of an effort to convince lawmakers to restore a higher excise tax on coal companies to help fund their medical care, but sever...
2019-07-24 03:48

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul Are Recovering From Medical Treatment Mr. McConnell fractured his shoulder while Mr. Paul had surgery to have part of his lung removed. Both senators are recovering in their home state of Kentucky, their teams said....
2019-08-05 20:48

Ex-McConnell staffers lobbied on Russian-backed Kentucky project Two former top staffers to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have lobbied Congress and the Treasury Department on the development of a new Kentucky aluminum mill backed by the Russian aluminum giant Rusal, according to a new lobbying disclosure....
2019-07-31 21:48

Ahead of Mueller testimony, Democrats rip into McConnell on election security House and Senate Democrats on Tuesday used the pending testimony from former special counsel Robert Mueller to launch a full-scale assault on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over his ongoing efforts to block congressional efforts to pass elect...
2019-07-24 02:16

Jim Carrey says Mitch McConnell is worse than Osama bin Laden in new cartoon Jim Carrey continued his no holds barred political cartoons with a new piece dubbing Mitch McConnell worse than Osama bin Laden.        ...
2019-09-05 17:32

McConnell urges Republicans: Hold your nose and pass budget deal Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urged Senate lawmakers to pass a massive federal spending and borrowing deal as Republicans registered their opposition to the measure....
2019-07-31 20:16

McConnell confirms he would help Trump fill another Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 Mitch McConnell held up Garland’s nomination in 2016, saying then that “the American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice.”...
2019-05-29 11:16

DOT's Chao on her 'American Dream,' McConnell's 'graveyard,' new Fallen Journalists Memorial Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao opened up about her Chinese parents and early life as an immigrant child in the United States in speaking to the Faith and Freedom Coalition conference and strategy briefing....
2019-07-09 03:32

McConnell softens his tariff criticisms: 'You have to give the president credit — it worked' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell eased up on his criticism of President Donald Trump's threat to impose steep tariffs on imported goods from Mexico, saying Tuesday the president deserved applause for the way his brinkmanship worked out.McConnel...
2019-06-11 18:32

Mitch McConnell promises to force Democrats on border vote next week Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Monday he'll force Democrats to vote on President Donald Trump's $4.5 million request for emergency funding at the border to show where lawmakers stand on the issue....
2019-06-17 19:16

Senate's McConnell expects to hear White House position on gun control soon U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he expected to hear next week from the White House whether the Trump administration wants to move ahead with legislation to address gun violence....
2019-09-03 18:48

Fearing defections, Trump and McConnell crank up pressure on budget vote Senate Republican leaders and President Donald Trump are working to whip up support for their bipartisan, $2.7 trillion budget deal, hoping to stave off embarrassing defections ahead of a vote that’s splitting the party.Senate Majority Leader Mitch M...
2019-07-31 21:48

Jon Stewart emerges on The Late Show to rip Mitch McConnell on behalf of 9/11 first responders Since his retirement from the late-night wars, you never know where Jon Stewart is going to pop up. Cow on the loose in Queens? Stewart to the rescue. Congress is dragging its feet on reauthorizing funding for ill 9/11 first responders? Hi Congress, ...
2019-06-18 17:00

Jon Stewart fires back at Mitch McConnell over 9/11 victims fund bill Ex-Daily Show host continues to demand Congress act to aid September 11 responders, with appearance on Stephen ColbertAs generations of opponents have discovered, it can be hard to land a punch in a political fight against Mitch McConnell, the longes...
2019-06-18 19:00

Lawmakers urge McConnell to pass 9/11 victims fund bill quickly Federal lawmakers including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday urged Senate leadership to quickly pass the bill permanently funding the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund — now that the House of Representatives has approved the measure. “We ha...
2019-07-15 20:00

Twitter Locks Out Mitch McConnell’s Campaign for Posting Video of Protest The campaign posted a video of people making violent threats against the majority leader in front of his Louisville home. Twitter said the video violated its policy....
2019-08-08 18:48

McConnell backs short-term spending bill to avert shutdown Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell endorsed a short-term spending bill to avoid a shutdown, a recognition that Congress needs several more weeks of negotiations to hatch a longer-term spending bill and fund the government into next fall. McConnel...
2019-09-10 03:48

McConnell: Democrat ‘Theatrics’ Won’t Bring a Vote on Background Checks for Guns (WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that Democrats are engaging in “theatrics” over gun control legislation. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned that “people are dying” because the Senate lea...
2019-09-11 04:32

At Raucous Reparations Hearing, Ta-Nehisi Coates Takes Aim at Mitch McConnell Mr. Coates, the African-American author, called out Mr. McConnell, the Senate leader, for saying he was opposed to compensation “for something that happened 150 years ago.”...
2019-06-19 19:48

Mitch McConnell Called Out for Blocking Vote on Net Neutrality Rules Republicans Actually Like The consumer protections widely known as “net neutrality” are hugely popular among Republicans throughout the U.S., if only because cable and internet providers are American’s choice example of rapacious corporate gluttony. In Washington, however, t...
2019-06-12 00:48

Democratic governors urge Trump, McConnell to support gun reform laws California Gov. Gavin Newsom and 11 other state governors urged President Donald Trump to pass federal gun reform laws including a ban on assault weapons, among other restrictions on purchasing firearms....
2019-09-11 12:16

Clergy protest at Mitch McConnell’s office, demand action on gun violence A group of clergy protested outside Sen. Mitch McConnell's office, calling on the Republican Senate majority leader to take action to address gun violence in the wake of two mass shootings over the weekend....
2019-08-08 12:00

McConnell rejects mayors' demand for Senate action on gun bills, after shootings Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday he would not call the Senate back early to consider new gun legislation, rejecting a plea from more than 200 U.S. mayors, including two whose cities endured mass shootings last weekend....
2019-08-09 00:48

GOP Groups Suspend Twitter Spending After McConnell Campaign Account Is Frozen President Trump’s campaign and other prominent Republican groups said they are temporarily freezing spending on Twitter after the social-media platform locked the account belonging to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign....
2019-08-09 10:16

McConnell campaign accuses AOC of ‘trying to dox some underage kids’ after cardboard cutout photo Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's campaign on Tuesday accused New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of encouraging threats against the senator and "trying to dox some underage kids" after she blasted a group of boys wearing McConne...
2019-08-06 20:16

McConnell throws shade at Nike with 'Betsy Ross' flag tweet Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, D-Ky., took to social media on Thursday to wish Americans a happy Independence Day – and to take a thinly veiled shot at Nike and former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick....
2019-07-05 02:32

McConnell challenger Amy McGrath changes her mind on supporting Kavanaugh just hours after backlash McGrath’s campaign announced a $2.5 million haul in her first 24 hours in the race. But she quickly faced criticism after saying in an interview she would have supported Brett M. Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation. Shortly after, she tweeted a re...
2019-07-11 07:48

Kamala Harris: Gun control action is 'literally in the hands' of Mitch McConnell Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris said Monday that congressional action on gun control sits "literally in the hands" of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after two mass shootings in the US have left at least 31 dead....
2019-08-06 20:48

Mitch McConnell honors 9/11 hero Luis Alvarez on Senate floor Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell honored former NYPD Detective Luis Alvarez on the Senate floor Tuesday in advance of the passage of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund that Alvarez spent his dying hours urging Congress to adopt. Alvarez, who die...
2019-07-23 23:16

AOC rips McConnell over pic of young men in ‘Team Mitch’ shirts ‘groping & choking’ cutout of her Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called out Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday night after a photo surfaced on social media, showing a group of young men “groping and choking” a cardboard cutout of the freshman congresswoman — ...
2019-08-06 14:16

Mitch McConnell tells audience he would fill Supreme Court seat in 2020 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he’d work to fill a Supreme Court seat if one came up during the 2020 presidential election — even after not filling a seat during the Obama administration in 2016. McConnell made the statement...
2019-05-29 08:32

McConnell says he'll bring up 'freestanding' bill to address humanitarian crisis at border: 'What's the objection?' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on "Fox & Friends" Monday that Democrats have been less helpful than Mexico when it comes to addressing the border crisis. ...
2019-06-17 18:48

Mitch McConnell says he would fill Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 after he refused to do it in 2016 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., would seek to confirm a Supreme Court justice if a vacancy opened next year despite vowing during President Barack Obama's presidency to block any election year appointments....
2019-05-29 18:00

Democrats outraged after McConnell vows to fill any Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 Democrats are livid after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., stated that Republicans would confirm a new Supreme Court justice in 2020 if given the chance, despite refusing to do so when Barack Obama was president during the last presiden...
2019-05-29 19:16

McConnell: Bipartisan deal to raise debt ceiling and spending caps as soon as today Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday announced congressional leaders are close to a two-year deal to lift spending caps and raise the debt ceiling....
2019-05-22 01:16

How a McConnell-backed effort to lift Russian sanctions boosted a Kentucky project A spokesman said the Senate majority leader did not know the measure would help a company building an aluminum mill in an impoverished part of his home state....
2019-08-14 08:32

Kentucky sports radio host writing book that bashes Mitch McConnell Kentucky Sports Radio host Matt Jones is writing a travelogue book dedicated to politically rebuking Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.       ...
2019-08-16 13:16

Photo captures awkward moment when Mitch McConnell passes Jon Stewart in hallway A photo captured the awkward moment Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell passed a smiling Jon Stewart inside the U.S. Capitol before the vote to extend the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Tuesday....
2019-07-24 11:00

Who is Amy McGrath, the Kentucky Democrat challenging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell? Amy McGrath, the former fighter pilot who narrowly lost a bid for Congress last year, on Tuesday launched her campaign to unseat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell....
2019-07-09 22:16

Mitch McConnell defends Brett Kavanaugh amid NY Times misconduct report Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell defended Brett Kavanaugh and trashed the New York Times Monday over the newspaper’s report of alleged sexual misconduct against the Supreme Court justice, a key point of which had to be corrected. The Kent...
2019-09-17 06:00

Sports radio host to form exploratory committee on Senate bid against Mitch McConnell Matt Jones will form an exploratory committee for a potential Senate bid against Mitch McConnell, expecting to come to a decision after November.       ...
2019-08-29 22:32

Democrats slam McConnell's stance on election-year Supreme Court opening Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for promising to fill a Supreme Court vacancy if one occurs during the 2020 presidential election year, after he refused to do so in 2016 because of that year'...
2019-05-30 00:16

Republican groups vow to stop buying Twitter ads until McConnell campaign account is unfrozen The Republican Senate and House campaign arms, along with the Republican National Committee and President Trump’s campaign, said Thursday they were withholding their advertising dollars until the Team Mitch account was restored....
2019-08-08 19:16

Facing ‘Grim Reaper’ McConnell, Democrats experience a role reversal from eight years ago House Democrats press legislation doomed to fail in the ‘virtual graveyard’ of the Senate, much like Republicans did during divided government in 2011....
2019-06-01 18:32

Mitch McConnell takes victory lap over judiciary wins at anti-abortion gala Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell boasted at a prominent anti-abortion gala that he had helped confirm Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh despite Democratic and outside opposition, a move he viewed as one of many victories he secured for advo...
2019-06-04 06:16

Behar fires crude insult at Mitch McConnell after he expressed opposition to Trump tariffs Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., was finally standing up to the president because tariffs would affect his own pocketbook, "View" host Joy Behar argued on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 21:32

Twitter locks Mitch McConnell's campaign account for tweet violating threats policy Twitter locked Mitch McConnell's campaign Twitter account, Team Mitch, for posting a video of a profanity-laden protest outside of McConnell's home in Louisville, Kentucky....
2019-08-08 17:48

AOC slams McConnell after photo of young men in 'Team Mitch' T-shirts 'groping' cutout surfaces Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday over a picture of men – wearing “team Mitch” T-shirts –“groping and choking” a cardboard cutout of her....
2019-08-06 15:16

The New Yorker's June issue shows AG Barr, McConnell, Graham 'shining' Trump's shoes The New Yorker took aim at Attorney General William Barr, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-SC, with its cover depicting them as shining President Trump's shoes. ...
2019-05-24 04:32

Mitch McConnell: Trump ally under fire over picture of tombstones featuring names of Democrats A prominent Trump ally has faced sharp criticism after his re-election campaign team tweeted a photo of satirical tombstones featuring the name of Democrats just hours after a deadly mass shooting in Texas....
2019-08-06 22:16

‘Your Species Isn’t Known for Moving Quickly.’ Jon Stewart Roasts Mitch McConnell Over 9/11 Bill on The Late Show It’s clear that Jon Stewart cares deeply about taking care of the brave men and women who were the first to arrive at the site of the World Trade Center attack on September 11th. That’s why he went to Congress to try and convince them to ...
2019-06-19 07:32

Democrats demand McConnell convene Senate to pass background checks after mass shootings As the nation reeled Sunday morning from news of a second mass shooting in the span of 13 hours, Democratic lawmakers began demanding that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell take action this week on long-stalled gun control legislation they argue...
2019-08-05 10:48

McConnell defends blocking election security bill, rejects criticism he is aiding Russia The Senate majority leader invoked “McCarthyism” in singling out a column in The Washington Post, which defended the piece as a “legitimate exercise in commentary.”...
2019-08-01 05:16

Ta-Nehisi Coates Clapped Back at Mitch McConnell for Saying ‘No One Alive’ Is Liable for Reparations. So We Came Up With a List On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held a hearing about H.R. 40, a proposal from Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) that would authorize a national apology and study reparat...
2019-06-20 14:16

Sanders slams McConnell's 'cowardice' in fiery visit to top Republican's home state of Kentucky Bernie Sanders renewed his attacks on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at a fiery rally in the top Republican's home state of Kentucky on Sunday afternoon, demanding that McConnell stop his "cowardice" and "have the guts" to immediately take up...
2019-08-26 02:32

Jon Stewart slams Mitch McConnell over 9/11 victim fund on Stephen Colbert's show Jon Stewart lashed out at Sen. Mitch McConnell, saying that he was using the 9/11 community as a "political pawn."        ...
2019-06-18 16:32

CNN's Chris Cuomo blasts McConnell over Supreme Court comment, tries to encourage viewers to vote him out CNN anchor Chris Cuomo closed his show on Tuesday night slamming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, over his SCOTUS remarks, comparing him to a "fever rash" and suggested to his viewers he should be voted out of office. ...
2019-05-30 02:48

'Designated Survivor' showrunner calls Mitch McConnell 'as bad as ISIS,' slams Stephen Miller “Designated Survivor” showrunner Neal Baer shared his thoughts on the political spectrum following of the show’s return by bashing both Stephen Miller and Mitch McConnell....
2019-06-11 21:16

How to keep focus in the office Most of our workplaces are cluttered with distractions of many different kinds. These distractions are especially present in a popular open-office settings, which are proving to be more and more disruptive to the general productivity of teams. From m...
2019-07-12 13:48

Ford Focus ST Expectations are high for Ford’s latest family-sized hot hatch. Can it live up to them? The recent European market fortunes of the Ford Motor Company can be read in the generational development story of one of its great emblems of success: the everg...
2019-09-20 19:48

Ford Focus Focus retains its position as the best-in-class to drive – spec dependent – while adding extra space, functionality and connectivity The market introduction of the fourth-generation Ford Focus has been a slightly piecemeal and incremental process, b...
2019-07-16 19:16

Deadspin A Scout’s Honor | The Slot Adam Scott and Mitch McConnell Are in a Fight Involving Parks an Deadspin A Scout’s Honor | The Slot Adam Scott and Mitch McConnell Are in a Fight Involving Parks and Recreation GIFs and the Confederate Flag | Splinter Twitter Comes Up With a Very Weird Solution to the Problem Of Trump’s Tweets | The Grapevine If ...
2019-06-28 11:16

‘I’ll make the first order’: Mitch McConnell urges Nike to reverse cancellation of Betsy Ross shoes The Senate majority leader said the decision by the company was problematic because it reflects “a political environment where the American flag has become controversial.”...
2019-07-03 14:16

White House mulls action on anti-conservative bias, as Twitter locks out McConnell campaign President Trump is planning a crackdown on left-wing social media bias, just as Republicans are going to war with Twitter after the platform froze Mitch McConnell's account because it posted threats directed at the Senate majority leader....
2019-08-08 19:16

McConnell slams Nike's decision to cancel Betsy Ross flag sneakers amid backlash GOP Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday criticized Nike's decision to cancel a sneaker that featured the "Betsy Ross" version of the American flag amidst backlash over the company's use of the late 18th century design....
2019-07-03 05:00

Ex-Clinton press secretary calls McConnell 'amoral' for saying he would fill vacant Supreme Court seat Former Bill Clinton Press Secretary Joe Lockhart called Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell “amoral” for stating that Republicans would confirm a new Supreme Court justice in 2020 if given the chance....
2019-05-29 19:16

Mitch McConnell tells Nike he'll buy first order of 'Betsy Ross' sneakers if they released after Kaepernick controversy Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, expressed his support for the Betsy Ross flag shoes that Nike pulled from the shelves, saying he'd "make the first order" if they were on sale again. ...
2019-07-03 05:00

McConnell dismisses report that his wife, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, steered funds to Kentucky “You know, I was complaining to her just last night: 169 projects, and Kentucky got only five. I hope we’ll do a lot better next year,” McConnell told reporters Tuesday....
2019-06-11 21:48

The future of the RMB: special focus Euromoney's latest coverage of how Beijing is seeking to globalize the renminbi, through currency swaps and trade-financing facilities; the rise of the offshore bond market; and how fee-hungry banks are salivating at the prospect of the RMB’s gro...
2019-05-21 15:32

Dogs in focus - in pictures A selection of works at the exhibition Photographic Dog Show includes images from some of the world’s finest photographers, including Elliott Erwitt, Bruce Weber, Martin Usborne among others, who all happen to have a love of caninesChrist Church & St...
2019-06-20 17:00

Crude Oil Clarity: Focus on This! The chart below of crude oil looks at the final week of October. You can see that after a few days of sideways action, prices turned up on October 26. The question before traders that day was simple: Would crude's price keep rising?...
2019-05-21 19:32

Ocasio-Cortez demands McConnell stop 'giving bogus excuses' and pass gun background check bill In the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., for failing to call a vote on a gun reform bill that the Democratically-controlled Hou...
2019-08-05 07:32

Ocasio-Cortez turns attention to Mitch McConnell amid ongoing feud with Trump over controversial comments Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., turned her attention to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., amid her ongoing feud with President Trump over his recent controversial comments....
2019-07-17 01:16

McConnell offers fresh defense of Senate filibuster, warns Democrats could pass ‘socialist policies’ if they take control In an op-ed, the Senate majority leader touted the rights of the minority party in his chamber and said, “America needs the Senate to be the Senate.”...
2019-08-22 17:48

Braves clinch, but focus on Culberson after HBP The Braves wrapped up a playoff berth Saturday, but there was no celebrating in the postgame clubhouse, as the team remained concerned about utility man Charlie Culberson, who was struck directly on the right cheekbone by a 91 mph fastball in the sev...
2019-09-15 07:00

Ford Focus ST 2019 UK review All-new Ford Focus ST touches down in the UK, blending impressive dynamism and performance with everyday usability So here we are, then. After our first passenger rides and test drives on the Continent, the ST version of the fourth-generation Ford ...
2019-08-15 02:00

Rapinoe is focus despite not featuring in USWNT's win It was an enthralling semifinal that had it all -- a contentious offside decision, a penalty, a red card, wonderful saves and three ruthlessly taken goals -- but it was a player who did not feature in the US' 2-1 win over England in Lyon who was the ...
2019-07-03 03:16

New Ford Focus ST estate revealed Ford’s Skoda Octavia vRS estate rival is priced from £30,595 and on sale in the summer Ford has released the first images of the new Focus ST in load-lugging estate form ahead of orders opening in the summer. Like the hatchback, the ST estate will b...
2019-05-21 14:32

First ride: 2019 Ford Focus ST With the imminent arrival of an all-new Focus ST, we hitch a ride to see if it can bottle the brilliance of its little brother "The spirit of everything we learned from the Fiesta ST is definitely in there," says Leo Roeks, peering up at the differe...
2019-05-22 21:32

Ford Focus is the UK's most frequently stolen car News 24 May, 2019 More Ford Focuses were stolen in 2018 than any other model of car, while Staffordshire had the street with the highest number of thefts...
2019-05-24 16:48

New BMW 1 Series reinvented with focus on practicality Front-driven platform for mainstream models, AMG A35 in crosshairs of new 302bhp, all-wheel drive M135i range-topper BMW has revealed the completely re-engineered 1 Series, with the range-topping 302bhp M135i model given all-wheel drive for the firs...
2019-05-27 07:00

Focus@Will uses music to help you get more stuff done, and it’s over 75% off today While the radio or the music of your favorite band might seem like a solution to help screen out the noise, you might be surprised how broadcasts and even off-kilter composition can still throw you off your game. Focus@Will is created with a simple p...
2019-07-08 19:32

Jio to Focus on Subscriber Numbers, Not Tariffs Reliance Industries plans to remain focused on subscriber additions rather than chase higher tariffs for its Jio telecoms business, a top company executive said....
2019-07-22 09:32

ETFs With a Focus on Health-Care AI Robo Global Healthcare Technology & Innovation is one of several new funds betting that aging populations will spark a technological revolution in health care....
2019-09-09 06:16

Wall St. pauses with Fed meeting in focus Wall Street's main indexes were flat on Wednesday, as investors refrained from taking positions ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy statement that is expected to open the door to future interest rate cuts....
2019-06-19 17:00

Understand Whether You Should Focus on the Process or the Product When I was in college, I had an adviser who kept telling me to focus on the process, not the product. I wasn’t very good at following that advice, in part because I didn’t really understand what it meant....
2019-07-31 18:16

Ford Focus ST 2019 review Ford’s hot hatch formula for the class-leading Fiesta ST has been applied to the 276bhp Mustang-engined Focus ST. Does it work? Normally, we would not begin a review of the latest, possibly greatest hot hatchback with a reference to Ferrari, but be...
2019-07-01 14:16

Oil's Rebound Above $60 Increases Focus on Technicals A recent rebound in U.S. crude-oil prices back above $60 is increasing focus on gauges of market momentum, the latest swing in a topsy-turvy year for energy markets....
2019-07-11 19:16

7 back-to-school gadgets to help you focus When school starts, it still feels like summer. These gadgets will combat the transition back to full-day classes in high school or college when the weather is still distracting. Jot down notes on a laptop, avoid cable clutter, and use an endless not...
2019-08-21 03:32

How to Get Android's New 'Focus Mode' Early The imminent launch of Android 10 (née “Android Q”) will bring a host of new things to do, and several built-in Android apps are also prepping a few fun features that you can try out right now—no Android Q needed. These include Google’s own Digital W...
2019-08-23 04:48

NIH to focus on HIV treatment to replace ART therapy Health experts have prioritized research to develop a therapy that can replace ART and still achieve HIV remission, Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told UPI....
2019-06-08 05:16

GMC's new pickup focus: Luxury that's down to earth The customer feedback "really led to the way I describe AT4, and that's premium off-road," say GMC designer Carl Zipfel. "And it's something that really doesn't exist in the segment."...
2019-08-31 19:32

Pelosi: ‘If the goods are there, we must impeach’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that politics are not in play as Democrats consider impeaching President Trump, and that action is being delayed because investigators continue to find more evidence to bolster their case....
2019-06-19 16:48

Is Nancy Pelosi Kidding or What Since Robert Mueller’s Very Important Statement this morning, and the ensuing rush of some Democratic presidential candidates to support impeachment, the question has turned to: What about Nancy Pelosi? What says she? How will she respond to this dev...
2019-05-30 05:16

Nancy Pelosi Isn't Even Pretending to Try Democrats seem content to let Trump lounge in the White House for as long as he wants. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she was not ready to impeach President Donald Trump Wednesday. She spoke at a press conference alongside Reps. Jerry Nadler, Adam S...
2019-07-25 03:00

Pelosi responds to AOC drama: ‘I’ve said what I’m going to say’ Nancy Pelosi offered a terse response Thursday when asked about her feud with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other female freshman firebrands — and insisted the rest of her caucus was fully behind her after her stinging rebuke of the four lawmaker...
2019-07-11 20:48

Deliveroo quits Germany to focus on other markets British food delivery service Deliveroo will cease operations in Germany on Friday to focus on other markets in Europe and beyond, a spokesman for the Amazon-backed company said on Monday....
2019-08-13 00:16

Virginia Beach Mayor: Focus is on the victims The gunman who killed 12 people in a Virginia Beach municipal building was identified by police on Saturday as a 15-year city employee who had served in the military and was described by neighbors as quiet and rarely smiling. (June 1)   &#...
2019-06-02 02:16

Pogba must put his head down and focus on pre-season, says Robson "Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba must distance himself from speculation that he is set to end an unhappy spell at Old Trafford and focus on pre-season training until a decision is reached on his future, club legend Bryan Robson said."...
2019-07-15 17:48

Eli Manning: My focus is on doing the job, not keeping the job, as NY Giants quarterback Presence of Daniel Jones presents different QB dynamic as Giants open camp, but Eli Manning believes altering his approach would be a foolish game.       ...
2019-07-25 05:00

Oil prices steady, focus turns to G20 gathering Oil prices were steady on Friday, with focus shifting to the G20 summit where a scheduled meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has stirred hopes that trade tensions could ease....
2019-06-28 03:16

Oil prices steady, focus turns to G-20 gathering Oil prices were steady on Friday, with the focus shifting to the G-20 summit where a scheduled meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has stirred hopes that trade tensions could ease....
2019-06-28 05:16

Investors to focus on the peso after CFK's shock VP announcement Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s announcement won’t immediately change demand for Argentine assets, but it might give some short-term relief to the peso, according to experts.  ...
2019-05-21 15:16

Galaxy Note 10 Comes Into Focus With Fresh Rumors If rumors ahead of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10's likely August 7 launch are to be believed it looks like both versions of the Note 10 will be sporting Qualcomm’s most powerful mobile processor, the Snapdragon 855 Plus. That’s surprising because i...
2019-07-24 16:16

Pella puts win over Anderson down to focus and aggression Argentine Guido Pella pulled off a major upset at Wimbledon on Friday, beating fourth seed and 2018 finalist Kevin Anderson in straight sets to reach the last-16 of a Grand Slam for the first time....
2019-07-05 23:00

Stanford's Eye-Tracking Glasses Automatically Focus On Whatever You're Looking At If you don’t already deal with a condition called presbyopia, you probably will by your mid-40s. It’s when the lenses in your eyes lose elasticity making it hard to focus on objects up close, like the words in a book. The solution is to occasionally ...
2019-07-02 21:16

S&P 500 climbs toward record high, earnings in focus The S&P 500 climbed toward a record high on Monday, supported by expectations of lower interest rates, while investors awaited quarterly earnings from marquee companies Facebook, Alphabet and Amazon later this week....
2019-07-22 23:48

Tour de France cyclists focus on nutrition Tour de France cyclists are increasingly focusing on nutrition as they try to power themselves through the grueling race. (July 8)       ...
2019-07-08 09:32

Reliance Jio To Focus On Subscriber Numbers Not Tariffs Its strategy is aimed at prolonging the pressure on rivals such as Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea, whose revenue and profits have plunged since the launch of Jio...
2019-07-22 10:48

New Ford Focus RS Mountune boasts 513bhp News 19 Aug, 2019 British tuner Mountune has launched a pair of performance packages for the Mk3 Ford Focus RS, with the more potent M520 boasting 513bhp...
2019-08-19 22:48

Focus Now Entirely On Development, Welfare: PM In Andhra After Reelection Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that increased aspirations and expectations of people as reflected in the recent general elections verdict-- were a guarantee for making India brighter....
2019-06-09 18:00

Oil rises further above $60, Jackson Hole summit in focus Oil rose further above $60 a barrel on Thursday, supported by a drop in U.S. crude inventories and OPEC-led supply cuts, although worries about the global economy weighed....
2019-08-22 17:48

China's Economic Troubles Come Into Sharper Focus The first four months of 2019 sent out a lot of false signals about China’s economy, leading many investors to conclude things were better than they really were. May is bringing a dose of reality, and it’s not pretty....
2019-05-31 10:48

Cancer doctors don't focus on lifestyle risks (Reuters Health) - Cancer specialists only rarely advise patients on lifestyle changes that could improve overall health and possibly also reduce the risk of recurrence, a new survey suggests....
2019-08-27 23:00

Mets pitchers must keep focus on little things to get big results PITTSBURGH — Little things mean a lot in pitching. That’s the word from Mets pitching coach Phil Regan. One key adjustment that has helped starters Noah Syndergaard and Zack Wheeler do better has been to close off their front foot, so their arm stays...
2019-08-03 11:48

Trump to focus on economic accomplishments at G-7 summit President Trump headed to France Friday night for the G-7 summit of world leaders, where he will have bilateral meetings with the leaders of most of the other nations attending to discuss economic, trade and other issues. Speaking before the US and C...
2019-08-24 09:32

Drahi says to keep focus on TMT businesses after Sotheby's deal Billionaire Patrick Drahi said on Monday he would remain focused on his main telecoms and media businesses and would not sell any shares in his Altice Europe NV business to fund his acquisition of Sotheby's auction house....
2019-06-17 17:48

VW will focus on early adopters for first ID3 electric cars VW's long lead time for the ID3 will be used to learn from customers why they want to buy the car and how VW can improve its marketing to prepare the "right product for the right people at the right time," a VW executive said....
2019-05-24 22:48

Car Companies Train Focus on Distracted Driving Combating distracted driving has long been a frustrating challenge for car companies, regulators and law enforcement. New technologies, including eye-tracking cameras and steering sensors, aim to help solve that problem....
2019-06-16 08:48

Rape and incest account for hardly any abortions. So why are they now a focus? Just 1% of women obtain an abortion because they became pregnant through rape, and less than 0.5% do so because of incest.        ...
2019-05-24 21:48

After US-Mexico trade spat, USMCA in now focus Whipsawing US trade tactics under President Donald Trump are running the risk of upending ratification of the new North American trade agreement. (June 14)        ...
2019-06-14 22:48

Timeline for Jets’ GM decision coming into focus The Jets’ general manager search should be wrapped up soon. Coach/interim GM Adam Gase gave an update on the search Tuesday and said he hopes they have the GM hired before the team breaks for the summer at the end of next week. “I hope so because it ...
2019-06-05 11:32

ActionDash 4.0 lets you set a schedule for 'focus mode' Earlier this year, ActionDash added "focus mode" to its list of features to help you cut down on screentime even more. By doing so, the digital wellbeing app was able to offer the functionality before Google rolls out its own version with Android Q l...
2019-08-10 06:48

Focus on EVs could harm environment, say industry leaders Lifecycle analysis shows combustion engines have less environmental impact than batteries, claim automotive bosses A sole focus on developing and promoting electric powertrains will lead to the UK missing emissions targets and long-term environmenta...
2019-07-10 22:00

Focus now shifts to Eli Manning as it gets real for Giants Not long after 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 8, nothing Daniel Jones accomplished, the eyes he opened and the passes (85 percent of them) he completed during the Summer of Daniel will matter to the Giants as they take the field at AT&T Stadium to face the ...
2019-08-31 21:32

Shooting survivor to focus on reducing gun violence CINCINNATI (AP) — A bank executive who survived 12 gunshots says she is going to make reducing gun violence her life’s mission. Whitney Austin says she has ended her time at Fifth Third Bank, where she was a vice president when a gunman opened ...
2019-06-13 10:32

Focus now shifts to Eli Manning as it now gets real for Giants Not long after 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 8, nothing Daniel Jones accomplished, the eyes he opened and the passes (85 percent of them) he completed during the Summer of Daniel will matter to the Giants as they take the field at AT&T Stadium to face the ...
2019-08-31 13:32

The 2019 Ford Focus ST Is Fun But No Hardcore Monster Ford has purged its non-truck catalog of American cars, meaning that the 2019 Focus ST won’t be sold stateside. That’s a tragedy, in concept, because the idea of this car’s pretty great. The execution may not be a hardcore turbomeganutterhatch, but ...
2019-07-04 00:00

New Ford Focus ST estate loads up at Goodwood Ford's booted ST makes its UK public debut at the Festival of Speed, with orders due to open later this month Ford has used the Goodwood Festival of Speed to showcase the new Focus ST in estate form, alongside the standard hatch and new Puma.  Like ...
2019-07-04 23:32

Exhibit highlights cartoonists’ focus on First Amendment COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new exhibit at the world’s largest cartoon library in Ohio draws on an old tradition: political cartooning, a First Amendment right. The display runs the gamut from a 1774 etching by Paul Revere criticizing Britain’...
2019-05-27 18:00

Bill Maher mocks Rashida Tlaib's 'boycott': 'Some people have one move only' Maher is firing back after the Democratic politician from Michigan suggested a potential boycott of his show.        ...
2019-08-22 22:48

BTS Announces They're Taking a Much-Need Break to Focus on ''Rest'' and ''Relaxation'' Sometimes you just need some R&R! For the mega-popular K-Pop group, BTS, it seems they're ready to take an "extended" break, and rightfully so! The South Korean boy band,......
2019-08-12 14:32

Doug Baldwin moving his focus from football to philanthropy In his previous occupation, the final week of August was a time Doug Baldwin would be in the final stages of preparing for the grind of the upcoming NFL season....
2019-08-27 13:16

Ford Focus ST Estate 2.0 Ecoblue 2019 review Can the diesel-powered estate version of the new hot Ford Focus excite in quite the same way as the petrol hatchback? This is the far extreme of the new Ford Focus ST family from the petrol hatchback that we've already reviewed. The 2.0-litre Ecobl...
2019-07-02 23:32

Micro Focus says most of sales shortfall will drop through to earnings Micro Focus Intl said it had little scope to mitigate a cut in its revenue guidance before its Oct. 31 year-end as its cost cutting programs were already well advanced, meaning most of the shortfall would fall through to the core earnings line....
2019-08-29 18:16

Government Should Focus On Agriculture, Shadow Banks, Says SBI Research In its research report, SBI's Economic Research Department said that ideally government should keep the fiscal deficit numbers constant for the next two years...
2019-07-02 15:32

GNC plans to close up to 900 stores with a focus on mall locations Vitamin and supplements retailer GNC plans to close up to 900 stores in the next three years with big cuts to mall locations expected.       ...
2019-07-23 03:16

Ford extends warranties on 560,000 Focus, Fiesta models Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it was extending warranties on clutch and related hardware in 560,000 Focus and Fiesta cars in the United States and Canada after reports of problems with their six-speed transmission....
2019-08-15 08:48

Factbox: Saudi sovereign fund's strategy in focus Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) has pursued eye-catching investments abroad over the past several years, part of reform plans to diversify the economy beyond oil and transform the country into a high-tech investment powerhouse....
2019-06-28 12:32

Researchers create eye-tracking glasses that auto-focus where you look Researchers at Stanford University have created glasses that track your eyes and automatically focus on whatever you're looking at. The so-called autofocals, detailed in a paper published in the journal Science Advances, could prove a better sol...
2019-07-02 20:48

PicoBrew shifts its focus from beer to coffee with the MultiBrew In May of 2018 PicoBrew announced the Pico U -- a universal brewing machine that was supposed to make basically any beverage you could called "brewed", from coffee, to beer to horchata. Well, the story didn't end well for the Pico U. Its Kicksta...
2019-08-06 00:16

Top GOP lawmaker calls for focus on Russia’s meddling, not Trump The top Republican on a key House committee probing President Trump called on the panel to focus on ongoing Russian interference in US elections — arguing that the meddling was a far more urgent issue than the possible impeachment of the commander-in...
2019-06-04 23:32

Facebook's Libra puts 'unregulated cryptocurrencies' into focus The G7 ministers said this week they want to clamp down on cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra, arguing new and untested digital coins risk destabilizing international monetary systems. But can they and should they?...
2019-07-19 21:32

UPDATE 1-Saudi sovereign fund's strategy in focus Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) has pursued eye-catching investments abroad over the past several years, part of reform plans to diversify the economy beyond oil and transform the country into a high-tech investment powerhouse....
2019-06-28 12:48

Epstein death shifts federal focus to possible conspirators NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors are turning their attention to possible charges against anyone who conspired with the wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein in his alleged sexual abuse of underage girls. Two days after Epstein’s apparent suicide...
2019-08-13 13:48

After Kashmir, Nagaland Next? Governor Says No, Focus Is On Peace Talks A day after the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir was abolished, newly-appointed Nagaland governor and centre's interlocutor for the Naga peace talks, RN Ravi, on Tuesday issued a statement......
2019-08-06 15:16

ActionDash 3.0's new 'Focus' mode keeps Android users on task At I/O earlier this year, Google announced that Android Q will upgrade the recently added Digital Wellbeing feature with a Focus Mode to quiet attention-grabbing apps so you can get things done. However, there's a way to get that feature, and a ...
2019-06-29 15:32

Domingo German’s return to Yankees coming into focus MOOSIC, Pa. — Domingo German is ready to close the Yankees’ opener chapter. A day after Yankees manager Aaron Boone indicated the 26-year-old could return to the rotation next week, German (left hip flexor strain) used a slick breaking ball to retire...
2019-06-28 16:48

CLIMATE CHANGE FOCUS: Cutting emissions, one bog at a time Farmers and entrepreneurs in rural eastern Europe are helping to tackle climate change while boosting their livelihoods as a result of regenerating ancient wetland peat bogs....
2019-05-21 17:16