June 7, 2016

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Helen Chavez, wife of labor leader Cesar Chavez, dies

Seated from left are Paul, Elizabeth and Anthony. UNITED ... Kennedy was joined by two other members of the Senate Subcommittee on Migrant Labor in...

Gov. McCrory Vetoes Coal Ash Bill

“This bill lacks a firm deadline to connect well owners to alternate water supplies.” ... Senate Bill 71 also encourages safe recycling of coal ash,...

Senate seat was a life-long goal

Zimmer rejected the accusations and said the auditor tried to make up residency rules. He accused him of interfering in the Mike Duffy trial. Duffy...

In case you missed it, a major party is about to nominate a woman for president

Even Nancy Pelosi, the most powerful female elected official in U.S. history and the first female House Speaker, did not seek office until 1987, when...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Awards recognize contributions to community arts

Sitting at a table down front of the stage was Carter's own U.S. senator from South Carolina and longtime friend, Strom Thurmond. The same ...

Jacksonville Bold for 6.7.16 – The meaning of Vernell Bing's life and death

(blog) (blog)Campaign manager Alexander Pantinakis, who controversially filed the paperwork for a write-in opponent Kenny Leigh in Tallahassee, “resigned a few days ago,” he...

June 7 primary preview: Republicans try to lock Democrats out of blue House seat in California

However, national Democrats and several labor groups have consolidated behind former Cedar Rapids City Councilor Monica Vernon. ... Ex-state Sen. Malcolm Graham lost to Adams...

A primary source of support

(subscription) (subscription)Meredith Skotnicki, left, encourages her daughter Natalie Lloyd-Schultz's support for Bernie Sanders. STAFF PHOTO BY JOHN WHARTON. Meredith Skotnicki, left, encourages her daughter...

College says rape victim is partly to blame

WPI said the woman — referred to in court papers as Jane Doe, to protect her identity — disregarded information, orientation, and training provided by...

Plett trolling animal rights activists

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative Senator Don Plett has made it clear that he's not a fan of a bill that would make whale, dolphin and porpoise...

LATE RESPECTS In Senate, Arkansans request new life for a child's burial

In 1859, after tensions eased, U.S. soldiers journeyed to the site, roughly 30 miles north of St. George, Utah, to collect and bury the bleached...

Democratic reform, Clinton hits the bar and Streep's Trumpian tour de force

(subscription) (subscription)Former Manitoba Senator Rod Zimmer has died in hospital, according to family members who spoke to iPolitics. Zimmer ... In James Munson's Drilldown...

New England governors: Fighting stigma key to opioid battle

New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan, second from right, speaks alongside her New England counterparts during an opioid abuse conference Tuesday, June 7, 2016, in Boston.

Pressure mounts on Senate to end legal limbo of Bill C-14

Washington PostEvery Senator is to be given a chance to put forward amendments. Independent Senator Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu warned having so many Senators putting forward myriad...

Ryan: Trump made 'textbook definition of a racist comment'

J. left, accompanied by Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., gets on an elevator outside the Senate chamber, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 7, 2016,...

Redstone hearing shows big court cases are still a man's world

CANTON — Lawyers and journalists from around the country packed a probate courtroom here for a much-awaited showdown Tuesday between Viacom Inc.'s CEO and his...

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Media mogul's mental competency at center of probate case

(AP) - A battery of lawyers argued in court Tuesday over whether media mogul Sumner Redstone had the mental competence to remove two trustees of...

Obama's Internet Endangerment

Some, like Michael Chertoff, say yes. He worries in Politico that, ... Now they need to get behind the Cruz-Duffy Protecting Internet Freedom Act to...

Hillary Wins the Media Primary

But we had to look up her Washington Post obituary to confirm that her untimely death (of previously undiagnosed leukemia) was unrelated to the Senate's...

Luxury Urban Housing, Built on a Myth, Is About to Take a Big Hit

From steamy Miami to the thriving cores of cities from New York, San Francisco, Houston and Chicago, swank towers, some of them pencil thin and...

New study links bigger baby bottles to early weight gain

(subscription) (subscription)A tax on sugar-sweetened drinks and a ban on food ads aimed at kids are among the recommendations of a new Senate committee...

Trump Says Comments About Judge 'Have Been Misconstrued'

Joe McCarthy. "There'll come a time when the love of country will trump hatred of Hillary," Graham added. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz told NBC that...

What do I believe happened at Sinai?

In his new book, Evolution of an Unorthodox Rabbi, Canadian rabbi John Moscowitz, who Senator Linda Frum once referred to as “one of Toronto's most...

As troops scour museums for spare parts, Republicans hit Obama on military readiness

A former Republican congressman is hammering the readiness crisis facing the military this week as the Senate begins to consider a proposal to boost spending...

Read Hillary Clinton's 1969 Wellesley Commencement Speech

Ruth Adams, then-president of Wellesley, introduced Clinton, calling her “cheerful, good humored, good company, and a good friend to all of us.” “Fear is always...

Crimes of the War on Terror: Justice for Torturers?

Chilean Colonel Manuel Contreras, one of Condor's chief architects (who was then on the CIA payroll), met with CIA Deputy Director Vernon Walters four times.

Non-partisan review of assisted dying bill shows 'Senate at its finest,' senators say

Kelvin Ogilvie, a Conservative senator who co-chaired the special joint House and Senate committee on physician-assisted dying, agrees, calling the limitation on the Supreme Court's...

History: Medgar Evers assassinated

President Ulysses S. Grant had sent troops to quell the violence and enable the sheriff's safe return. After Crosby returned, he was shot in the...

Roberts: Is John McCain on his way out?

The Hill has listed Arizona as one of the top 10 states likely to flip parties in this year's Senate elections. The website says Trump...

Rand Paul's amendment to knock out the draft named after Muhammad Ali

"I'm opposed to Selective Service and I'm actually introducing this week an amendment to get rid of Selective Service … and we're going to call...

California's Crazy Election Quirks Limit Voter Choices and Create Chaos

New polls show that the Democratic primary in California is neck and neck between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. If the election is close, and...

RAUNER under fire for 'crumbling prisons' remark -- DUCKWORTH unveils 'KIRK or TRUMP' website -

- CHRIS ...PoliticoKirk in Illinois,” by Real Clear Politics' James Arkin: “Republican outside groups have spent tens of millions of dollars in competitive Senate races...

Miller: Governor's gamesmanship against Madigan

Bruce Rauner recently shut down a leaders meeting after Senate President John Cullerton spit-balled an idea about a stopgap budget to get the state past...

Florida Insider Poll: Most doubt Marco Rubio will run, Donald Trump will drag down GOP

(blog)For all the chatter and speculation about Marco Rubio reversing course to run for a second term in the U.S. Senate, political elites in...

Tuesday Briefing: Pehota Back in Court, School Lunch Prices, Retiring Employees, European Village Revamp

Palm Coast-Flagler Under Tropical Storm Warning as Colin's Local Version Brings a Messy 24 Hours: A disorganized and scattershot Tropical Storm Colin is set to...

Primary Preparation: Who to Watch, Why You Should Vote in Today's Contests

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who needs just 23 delegates to win the Democratic nod, is leading Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders by more than...

In absence of federal law, assisted dying enters era of uncertainty

(subscription) (subscription)“We don't want to pass an unconstitutional bill.” Others, such as Conservative Senator Don Plett, want to add new safeguards. “There are more...

Inside the Beltway: Undecided voters a force to be reckoned with in 2016

'Right now Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are going nowhere,” says Fran Coombs, managing editor of the Rasmussen Reports Poll, which finds that both candidates...