Pennsylvania governor nominates replacement for convicted attorney general

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf on Thursday nominated the state's inspector general to serve as interim attorney general until November's election, temporarily...

Crowdfunding rules for smaller investors foil firms

Brandon Smith, CEO of Indianapolis-based Localstake LLC, said his firm has been helping companies raise money under so-called securities law “exemptions” that predate Regulation Crowdfunding,...

Judge will decide next week if he'll stop state's new vaccine law

A federal judge may rule next week on a request to temporarily stop California's new vaccination law, an unwelcome delay for vaccination opponents seeking a...

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...

Trump advisers waged covert influence campaign

(blog) (blog)WASHINGTON (AP) — A firm run by Donald Trump's campaign chairman directly orchestrated a covert Washington lobbying operation on behalf of Ukraine's ruling...

Viral Fighting Championship #1: Baby the cat vs. Justin Trudeau

In this corner… Baby the cat: Attacked seven large dogs, sending a pit bull and one human handler in search of medical attention. Justin Trudeau:...

Dr. Drew 'gravely concerned' about Clinton's '1950s-level' medical care

Famed TV doctor and board-certified internist, Dr. Drew Pinsky, appeared on KABC's McIntyre in the Morning radio show to discuss Clinton's medical records. As he...

In Crow Country, a water system brings new life

Many home wells appear to be drilled to what's called “first water,” meaning the driller stops drilling once they hit water, says John Doyle, a...

Colin Kenny: A cost-effective way to replace our aging search-and-rescue helicopters

Since the government took office last December, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan has spent much of his time musing about Canada's military role in Iraq, the...

State Dept. says $400 million cash payment to Iran was contingent on American prisoners' release

Sean Duffy, R-Wis., who chairs the Financial Services oversight and investigations subcommittee, asked the Treasury and Justice departments and the Federal Reserve last week to...

How foolish: Missouri convicts 22 for trespassing in state capitol in 2014

(blog) (blog)Tex Sample, of St. Paul School of Theology; and Vernon Howard, Jr., senior pastor at St. Mark Union Church and president of the...

Rallies held for First Nations man fatally shot on Sask. farm as accused faces bail hearing

People began chanting 'shame' and 'Justice for Colten' pic.twitter.com/AKc2OKBIEB. — Bryn Levy (@BrynLevy) August 18, 2016. Senator Lillian Dyck among the crowd at rally in...

Hillary Clinton Rolls Out Her Version of 'You Didn't Build That'

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton poses for a cell phone photo with audience members after speaking at campaign event at John Marshall High School in...

Calendar Listings for the Week beginning August 18

Penobscot Marine Museum photoarchivist Kevin Johnson discusses book of 20th-century photos made from glass plate negatives of Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Co. Author Kathryn Avery...

Senators to address worsening Northern housing crisis

(subscription) (subscription)To add insult to injury, Senator Lillian Dyck, who chairs the Senate committee, said in every community they travelled to, there were empty...

Virginia Mourns Death of Jack W. Gravely 'Soldier of Freedom'

L. Douglas Wilder called Gravely “a good friend and also a good worker in advancing what I call the civil rights agenda.” Wilder said he...

Sunburn for 8.18.16 — 12 days until Florida's primary election ...

(blog)It was Nancy Detert's decision, and one that will send a ripple throughout the Southwest Florida community. And with less than two weeks until...

Knowing STEVE BANNON -- New CLINTON ad on Trump's taxes -- Ryan, Scalise to tailgate in GREEN BAY -

Politico- SEAN ...PoliticoParis Dennard, legislative director at Thurgood Marshall College Fund and a Bush 43 WH and RNC alum ... Holly Kuzmich, executive director of...

100 years ago in Tucson Aug. 18: Charges against the chief

While in the Chiricahua mountains in company with Forest Ranger William A. Accurst, a brother pf Senator Accurst, a fine bay horse belonging to the...

Rosie the Riveter has a message for Catholic women

(blog)If she moves out of gender role expectations or is perceived as wanting a leadership role such as campaigning for senator or president, her...

Donald Trump Appoints Media Firebrand to Run Campaign

Donald J. Trump at a meeting on national security in New York on Wednesday, with Michael T. Flynn, left, and Keith Kellogg, retired American generals.

Andreychuk: Mauril Bélanger's passion for African issues

A. Raynell Andreychuk is a Conservative senator from Saskatchewan. She presently serves as co-chair of the Canada-Africa Parliamentary Association, and is a former High Commissioner...

Political Happy Hour: August 17, 2016

Attorney General Maura Healey and Senate President Stanley Rosenberg were among the public leaders who praised the court's ruling. ... But Eversource spokeswoman Caroline Pretyman...