August 19, 2016

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US Settles Case With Matt Bissonnette, Author of Controversial Bin Laden Book

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The United States has settled its years-long legal battle with Matthew Bissonnette, who in 2012 authored “No Easy Day” under the...

Senate opens door to independent oversight of senators' spending

They said the audit subcommittee — composed of Conservative senators Denise Batters and Larry Smith, along with Independent Sen. Larry Campbell — was asked to...

Emails: Trump advisers waged covert campaign for pro-Russia Ukraine

The emails show Gates personally directed two Washington lobbying firms, Mercury LLC and the Podesta Group Inc., between 2012 and 2014 to set up meetings...

Ritz carries huge funding advantage in schools chief race

“With so much focus on Pence moving up to VP, Holcomb moving to governor, Bayh coming in for Senate, with all that attention, I don't...

Senate opens door to independent oversight of senators' spending

"We have not and will not waver from our commitment to be more transparent, efficient and accountable," Conservative Sen. Leo Housakos, chair of the Senate...

Senate Open To Independent Oversight Of Spending

They said the audit subcommittee — composed of Conservative senators Denise Batters and Larry Smith, along with Independent Sen. Larry Campbell — was asked to...

TGIF: 19 Things To Know About Rhode Island Politics & Media

Fung points to how Cranston has avoided tax hikes for four of the past five years, its rainy day fund is the largest in the...

Sen. Ayotte Campaigns in Trump's Shadow

Six of those are considered to be in play — Florida, Indiana, Nevada, New Hampshire, Ohio and Pennsylvania, according to Geoffrey Skelley, with Larry Sabato's...

The Friday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

SENATE WANTS MORE ACTION ON REDUCING OBESITY: A Senate committee is calling on the Trudeau government to start moving on fighting the growing problem of...

Franklin Senate Candidate Releases List of Endorsements | VTDigger

St. Albans – First time Franklin senate candidate, Denise Smith, has announced the release of a substantial list of initial endorsements for her run for...

Mauldin Mayor among those selected for Riley Institute

Mauldin Mayor Dennis Raines is one of 43 leaders from the Upstate that have been selected to participate in the Riley Institute at Furman's Diversity...

Sunday Show Preview: August 21, 2016

Other topics include Toomey/McGinty – the most expensive Senate race in the country, Clinton stomping in PA, Trump asking supporters to 'monitor' PA elections, and...

Charlie Crist plays the boogeyman in Florida GOP primaries

Three hundred miles east, near Jacksonville, in another Republican congressional primary, John Rutherford and Hans Tanzler have both pointed to donations the other made to...

Groups warn that Metro safety could slip behind closed doors

... Senate President Mike Miller, Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch, Virginia Senate Majority Leader Tommy Norment and Virginia House Speaker Bill Howell. Copies were also...

Senate considers outside oversight committee - www.kingstonregion.com/

Senate considers outside oversight committeewww.kingstonregion.com/Leo Housakos and Senate Liberal Jane Cordy, who lead the internal economy committee, say the options include an independent oversight committee...

Senate committee pushes Liberals for action on obesity

OTTAWA—The Senate says the Liberal government is not acting quickly enough to combat the growing problem of obesity. A Senate committee released a report in...

Guantanamo Bay Naval Station Fast Facts

During the administration of President George W. Bush (2001-2009), the United States claimed that Guantánamo Bay detainees were not on U.S. soil and therefore not...

Senate pushes feds for action on obesity

OTTAWA — The Senate says the Liberal government is not acting quickly enough to combat the growing problem of obesity. "We urge them to reconsider.

Senate pushes feds for action on obesity

OTTAWA — The Senate says the Liberal government is not acting quickly enough to combat the growing problem of obesity. "We urge them to reconsider.

`Bridgegate 2.0′: Area Residents Vent Frustrations Over Bridge Closure, Protests Planned

Chris Christie ordered a statewide construction shutdown of “nonessential” projects as the battle with the New Jersey Senate over tax proposals, including a gas tax,...

The Coast Guard's flawed icebreaker plan

PoliticoAs ice melts in the Arctic, military and business leaders increasingly worry that the U.S. is falling behind Russia and other countries seeking to exert...

TRUMP is sorry -- NRCC Chair in Playbook Interview: We won't lose the House -- INSIDE Airbnb HQ -- Manafort's other ...

Mr. Trump's string of inflammatory statements in the weeks since his nominating convention last month has sent him tumbling in nearly every state with a...

CPD's Johnson wants seven officers gone — KIRK's Trump motivation questioned — Dems pushing DURBIN to head ...

Kirk Stresses Importance Of Senate Vote Due To Unpopular Presidential Candidates,” by WBEZ Chicago's Tony Arnold: “Speaking with reporters at the Illinois State Fair, Kirk...

Why Murphy's going dark on TV – Rubio's $15m boost – FL Republicans bracing for Trump loss – Zika hits Miami ...

COMING STORM -- “Senate Leadership Fund pledges $15 M. more for Rubio,” by POLITICO Florida's Marc Caputo: The fund, a super PAC forbidden from coordinating...

Morning Spin: Speaker Madigan predicts embattled auditor general will be 'vindicated'

Bruce Rauner will visit a high school in Mt. Vernon in the morning and sign bills related to the Department of Children and Family Services...

DIVIDED AMERICA: Temperatures rise, US splits

Scientist Oliver Grah measures the speed of a meltwater stream from Sholes Glacier on one of the slopes on Mount Baker in Washington on Aug.

Republicans nominate George HW Bush for second term in the White House, Aug. 19, 1992

Gov. Bill Clinton of Arkansas and Sen. Al Gore of Tennessee defeated the Bush-Quayle ticket in November. SOURCE: “MARCHING IN PLACE: THE STATUS QUO PRESIDENCY...