Politics

  • Last-minute changes to GOP tax plans will it pass?

      President Trump just added complications to the Republican tax-reform debate. Monday the President called for a major change in the tax plans. Trump recently tweeted while he was in Asia, Saying he is “proud” of lawmakers for getting “close” to approving a tax bill but added that he...
  • Roy Moore Accused of Sexual Assault of a Minor By New Accuser

    A new accuser of Republican Roy Moore says the U.S. Senate candidate once tried to force her to perform oral sex on him when she was just 16 years old.  Beverly Young Nelson appeared at a press conference Monday in NYC alongside attorney Gloria Allred to make the accusation,...
  • Rand Paul Returning To Senate Monday

    U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) speaks with reporters about the withdrawn Republican health care bill on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. on July 18, 2017. Picture taken on July 18, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein Republican Senator Rand Paul will return to work in the Senate on Monday after he...
  • North Carolina man leaps from street protests into politics

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – In 2016, Braxton Winston stood shirtless with fist raised in front of riot police, defiantly protesting a black man’s fatal shooting by a North Carolina officer. A photograph of that bold protest drew national attention amid a U.S. groundswell against the killings of young African-Americans by...
  • Massachusetts Becomes First State To Ban Bump Stocks After Las Vegas Massacre

    Republican Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito of Massachusetts signed a bill Friday, approved one day earlier by the state’s Democratic legislature, outlawing so-called bump stocks, accessories that allow semi-automatic firearms to mimic the rapid firing action of machine guns. The bill’s passage makes Massachusetts the first state to enact a...
  • Hillary Clinton Gets an Award and Tears Are Shed

    WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton received a Democratic Woman of the Year Award — who else would it be? — at the Women’s National Democratic Club on Thursday, and the first tears were shed about three minutes after she took the stage. In a room full of purple suffragist sashes...
  • Lecrae’s Flirtation With Black Identity Politics Is Dangerous To His Faith

    Some have delivered thoughtful responses to theologian John Piper’s recent blog post regarding the rapper Lecrae Moore and so called “white evangelicalism.” While it is useful to understand Lecrae’s perspective on current events and how he deals with them through his faith, he also falls into a trap that...
  • Arab League head condemns New York truck attack

    NEW YORK (AP) – The Latest on the truck attack on a bike path near the World Trade Center (all times local): 9:20 a.m. The head of the Arab League has condemned the deadly truck attack on a New York City bike path that killed eight people and injured 11...
  • Are you middle class enough to get a tax cut from President Trump’s plan?

    Are you middle class enough to get the tax breaks President Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan are promising? The short answer is, it depends – and on a lot more than how much you earn each year. Where you live makes an enormous difference, since a dollar does...