News Beacon Journal/Ohio.com editorial board: Congress and its duty to secure these pension benefits

Beacon Journal/Ohio.com editorial board: Congress and its duty to secure these pension benefits

Published: December 10, 2017 – 8:18 PM Congress extended federal spending for two weeks. Now it faces a deadline next week for enacting a major spending bill for the fiscal year, the complexity deepened by differences over key policies involving immigration and health care. One item that belongs in the legislation would protect, and secure, …

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Video Calls For Trump To Resign Amidst Sexual Accusations (Video)

Calls For Trump To Resign Amidst Sexual Accusations (Video)

Calls for Trump to Resign Amidst Sexual Assault Claims Increase Four U.S. senators have called on President Trump to resign over his numerous sexual assault allegations Posted by NowThis Politics on Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Video Alabama’a Roy Moore Accused Of Sexual Abuse (Video)

Alabama’a Roy Moore Accused Of Sexual Abuse (Video)

Alabama's Roy Moore Accused Of Sexually Pursuing Minors Just a reminder: GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore is accused of making sexual advances towards teenage girls Posted by NowThis Politics on Saturday, December 9, 2017

News Former Gov. Arne Carlson says Franken should stay in Senate until legal process is done

Former Gov. Arne Carlson says Franken should stay in Senate until legal process is done

Former Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson came to Sen. Al Franken’s defense Sunday when he posted a commentary to his blog that said he is “deeply troubled by the resignation of Al Franken and the complete absence of anything resembling due process.” Carlson, an independent-minded Republican who endorsed the presidential bids of Barack Obama in 2008 …

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News Trump accusers demand congressional investigation into his alleged sexual harassment

Trump accusers demand congressional investigation into his alleged sexual harassment

Sexual harassment allegations against President Trump were thrust back into the spotlight Monday after three of his accusers banded together for a media tour. Jessica Leeds, Samantha Holvey and Rachel Crooks recounted alleged harassment by Trump, stories they first shared during the 2016 presidential campaign, and demanded that Congress open an investigation. “I ask that Congress put …

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Federal Debt relief for defrauded students halted under Trump, says report

Debt relief for defrauded students halted under Trump, says report

  Education secretary Betsy DeVos has delayed putting in place debt relief rules The US Education Department has stopped cancelling student debts for people defrauded by failed for-profit schools, according to its Inspector General. A new report by the independent auditor says affected borrowers face mounting interest and other financial burdens. Before leaving office, President …

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News Right and Left React to Al Franken’s Decision to Resign

Right and Left React to Al Franken’s Decision to Resign

Zach Gibson for The New York Times Christine Flowers in The Philadelphia Daily News: “I’m sorry Franken folded.” Ms. Flowers is “as conservative as they come,” but in this case, she’s decided to come to the defense of Senator Al Franken, Democrat of Minnesota. She sees his resignation as a sign that the movement to …

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Federal Congressional Democrats Left Out of White House Hanukkah Party

Congressional Democrats Left Out of White House Hanukkah Party

By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS and KATIE ROGERSDEC. 7, 2017 President Trump with Rabbi Meir Yaakov Soloveichik, and Jared Kushner during a Hanukkah Reception on the State Floor of the White House, on Thursday. Doug Mills/The New York Times WASHINGTON — The latkes were fried and the kosher lamb chops were prepared on Thursday, just as …

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News ‘F*ck Steve Bannon’: Seth Rogen Boycotts SiriusXM After Hiring Of Alt-Right Leader

‘F*ck Steve Bannon’: Seth Rogen Boycotts SiriusXM After Hiring Of Alt-Right Leader

By Guardians of Democracy Staff Published on December 8, 2017 Hollywood actor Seth Rogen announced on Friday that he has canceled all of his scheduled press-tour appearances on SiriusXM radio after the satellite carrier announced that it had hired former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon to host a show. In came to light on …

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