Day: December 12, 2017

News Either outcome in Alabama is a self-inflicted wound by Senate GOP

Either outcome in Alabama is a self-inflicted wound by Senate GOP

Alabama voters weigh in on closely-watched special election On the ground in Alabama, supporters of Democrat Doug Jones and Republican Roy Moore see a lot at stake in the special Senate election on Dec. 12. (Alice Li, Jenny Starrs, Jordan Frasier/The Washington Post) By Paul Kane December 12 at 11:37 AM It’s easy to view …

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News FCC, FTC announce partnership to police internet after net neutrality repeal

FCC, FTC announce partnership to police internet after net neutrality repeal

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced an agreement on Monday to coordinate their efforts to police the internet once the latter agency has repealed its net neutrality rules. On Thursday, the FCC is expected to approve the plan to scrap the Obama-era consumer protections that prohibit internet service providers from …

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Federal Trump’s lawyer wants second special counsel to probe investigators

Trump’s lawyer wants second special counsel to probe investigators

By Mallory Shelbourne – 12/12/17 08:06 AM EST President Trump’s legal team said Tuesday it would like a new special counsel to be appointed to probe individuals investigating Russian election meddling. “The Department of Justice and FBI can not ignore the multiple problems that have been created by these obvious conflicts of interests. These new …

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Postal Postal Worker Sentenced to Federal Prison for Stealing, Selling at Least 6,240 Credit Cards

Postal Worker Sentenced to Federal Prison for Stealing, Selling at Least 6,240 Credit Cards

Posted on December 12, 2017 by postal Former Postal Employee Sentenced to over 6 Years in Federal Prison for Selling at Least 6,240 Credit Cards Stolen from the U.S. Mail 12/11/17 SANTA ANA, California – A Garden Grove man who worked for the United States Postal Service for more than two decades was sentenced today …

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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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