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AOC slams Republicans, reveals how much she owes in student loans at hearing: 'This is our job'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., slammed Republicans after she revealed she owes nearly $20,000 in student loans at a House Financial Services Committee hearing on college debt Tuesday, according to a report....

AOC slams Republicans, reveals how much she owes in student loans at hearing: 'This is our job'

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AOC makes student loan payment, reveals college debt during congressional hearing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made a student loan payment on Tuesday — and also revealed how much she still owes — while attending a congressional hearing on college debt. “I literally made a student loan payment while I was sitting here at this chair, and I looked at my balance, a...
14:17, 2019-09-11

How much of your paycheck goes to student loans? JPMorgan Chase Institute, a think tank, reviewed data of 4.6 million customers with student loans to better understand the burden of debt.       ...
21:34, 2019-07-31

How to pay off student loans without a billionaire bailout College is an investment but staggering debt is depressing. What do grads need to do, if they're not lucky enough to have someone pay the bill.        ...
06:51, 2019-05-25

The right job can help you pay down your student loans. Here's how to find it Looking help on a student loan? About 8% of employers offer benefits addressing student debt, according to the Society for Human Resource Management.       ...
14:34, 2019-08-14

Billionaires Can't Save Us From Student Loans By now I’m sure you’ve seen at least a headline about the Best Graduation Speech of 2019 So Far: Robert F. Smith shocked 396 new graduates last weekend when he informed Morehouse College’s class of 2019 that he planned to pay their student loans. All of them....
21:17, 2019-05-22

U.S. says $168 mln ITT for-profit student loans to be forgiven Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regulatory settlement announced on Friday....
01:00, 2019-06-15

Struggling to pay student loans? You could be targeted by scammers Those struggling to pay student loans continue to be targeted by bad actors who charge costly fees and don't live up to promises of loan forgiveness.       ...
08:17, 2019-07-15

UPDATE 1-U.S. says $168 mln ITT for-profit student loans to be forgiven Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regulatory settlement announced on Friday....
01:00, 2019-06-15

U.S. says $168 million ITT for-profit student loans to be forgiven Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regulatory settlement announced on Friday....
07:01, 2019-06-15

Burger King is helping graduates pay off student loans Need help paying off your student debt?Burger King can help. The burger company has a student loan repayment program that's active through June.        ...
11:00, 2019-05-24

You Can Now Defer Your Student Loans While Undergoing Cancer Treatment Last year, a law went into effect that should allow cancer patients to pause their federal student loans while undergoing treatment and for six months afterward. But there was no way to actually request a deferment—until now....
21:51, 2019-08-23

Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
23:00, 2019-05-21

Sallie Mae is expanding from student loans to credit cards. Should you get one? Sallie Mae just released a suite of three credit cards targeted at college students, recent grads and young professionals. Should you get one?       ...
13:34, 2019-06-13

This fast food giant wants to pay off customers' student loans! On Facebook, Burger King announced they are paying off student loans with Whopper Loans!....oh but there’s a catch.        ...
06:51, 2019-05-25

Morehouse College Graduates’ Student Loans to Be Paid Off by Billionaire Robert F. Smith, who founded Vista Equity Partners and became the richest black man in America, said that he and his family would pay the Class of 2019’s debt....
18:51, 2019-05-21

Many college students doubt they'll be able to pay off their student loans – ever At a time when college students are billions of dollars in debt, many doubt they'll ever be able to pay back what they've borrowed on time or in full.        ...
09:34, 2019-05-29

Americans want a 401K, a great salary, health care and help with student loans, too Some companies are offering to help with student loan debt in addition to retirement savings as part of their benefits package.        ...
13:17, 2019-05-29

Give wounded vets a break on student loans: officials to DeVos Top officials from virtually every state in the country called on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive the $1 billion in student debt racked by the nation’s disabled veterans....
21:51, 2019-05-26

U.S. states ask education secretary to forgive disabled veterans' student loans A bipartisan group of state attorneys general on Friday called on U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive more than $1 billion of student loans burdening more than 42,000 veterans who became permanently disabled through their military service....
21:34, 2019-05-24

Billionaire to graduating college students: My family is going to eliminate your student loans Robert Smith announced that he and his family would set up a grant to pay off the nearly 400 graduating seniors' student loans. The total gift is estimated at $40 million....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Your Money Adviser: Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
14:51, 2019-05-21

U.S. states want federal government to forgive disabled veterans' student loans Attorneys general from 47 U.S. states on Friday called on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive more than $1 billion of student loans burdening more than 42,000 veterans who became permanently disabled through their military service....
00:51, 2019-05-25

Past-due student loans, credit card debt could weigh on U.S. growth More people in the United States appear to be struggling to keep up with their credit card and student loan debt, which could put pressure on one of the strongest drivers of economic growth....
18:17, 2019-08-13

Republicans renew call for hearing on Fairfax allegations RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Republicans are renewing their push to hold a legislative hearing into sexual assault allegations two women have made against the state’s Democratic lieutenant governor. Democrats quickly opposed the request and called it a political stunt. GOP Del. Rob Bell sent ...
20:34, 2019-06-18

UPDATE 1-Past-due student loans, credit card debt could weigh on U.S. growth More people in the United States appear to be struggling to keep up with their credit card and student loan debt, which could put pressure on one of the strongest drivers of economic growth....
20:51, 2019-08-13

Ahead of House hearing, Republicans sharpen knives for Mueller Robert Mueller stayed mum for nearly two years in the face of repeated verbal attacks on his integrity by President Donald Trump and his conservative Republican allies in Congress....
23:00, 2019-07-23

Billionaire’s gift to wipe out Morehouse student loans highlights debt ‘crisis,’ advocates say For Morehouse College graduate Keith Anderson, the surprise announcement by billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith to pay off his entire class’ student-loan debts was nothing short of extraordinary. While scholarships helped Anderson, a physics major at the all-male historically black colle...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Watch: Cardi B Chops It Up With Bernie Sanders Over Wages, Student Loans and Getting Rid of This ‘Bully’ President Cardi B sat down with presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders to “educate” her followers on the issues fans told her they wanted to discuss, and they got an earful on everything from erasing student loan debt to ending police brutality....
15:34, 2019-08-16

Robert Smith pledged to pay off Morehouse graduates’ student loans. Is this fair to families who saved? Should families who didn't benefit from Smith's generous gift of paying off the student loans for the class of 2019 Morehouse graduates feel as though they missed out?...
20:51, 2019-05-23

A billionaire commencement speaker at a Georgia college announced that he will pay off the Class of 2019's student loans Morehouse College Twitter Robert F. Smith, a billionaire tech investor and philanthropist, announced in his commencement speech at Georgia's Morehouse College that he was setting up a grant to wipe the graduating class's student debt. Smith also pledged an additional $1.5 million gift to the scho...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Republicans give platform to climate science deniers at hearing on biodiversity Conservative members of Congress called on climate change deniers at hearing on endangered speciesThe climate crisis has become a top issue among Democrats running for president. But many Republican lawmakers are still resistant to the science showing global heating is a serious, manmade problem.Whe...
07:00, 2019-05-23

Republicans launch Mueller hearing war room, aim to turn tables on Dem 'photo op' Republicans are preparing an aggressive defense of President Trump surrounding former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s congressional testimony Wednesday, with the president's campaign and the party firing up a war room meant to highlight "Democrat hypocrisy" -- and GOP lawmakers poised to use the he...
16:34, 2019-07-23

House Republicans demand hearing after State Dept. cites 'multiple security incidents' under Clinton leadership House Oversight Committee Republicans on Tuesday formally called for a hearing on security breaches at the State Department during Hillary Clinton's leadership, following Monday's revelation that the State Department had uncovered "multiple security incidents" involving more than a dozen employees....
02:00, 2019-06-19

Canada Panel Slams Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg For Hearing No-Show A panel of politicians from Canada and several other nations criticized Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg for ignoring subpoenas Tuesday to appear at a hearing on protecting privacy and......
04:34, 2019-05-29

Survey reveals a surge in young Republicans worried about environment A growing majority of US Republicans, especially younger voters, are worried that human behavior is damaging the planet, according to a global survey....
22:51, 2019-08-29

The 'after' picture of student loans: Credit card debt, smelly cars, pawn shops to make ends meet Debtors with student loans feel more financially insecure, engage in riskier money behaviors and have more trouble paying bills.       ...
07:34, 2019-06-28

Alyssa Milano slams Republicans and Democrats: 'Both parties have failed us' on gun control Actress and activist Alyssa Milano is slamming both political parties over their lack of action on gun control in an essay published on Refinery29.        ...
18:51, 2019-08-09

Hurricane Dorian Reveals Its Destructive Fury as It Slams the Bahamas Images and video from the Abaco Islands showed floodwaters swirling just below battered rooftops, submerged cars and floating debris from damaged houses....
13:17, 2019-09-02

Quicken Loans to pay $32.5M to settle lawsuit over bad loans DETROIT (AP) — Quicken Loans has agreed to pay $32.5 million to settle a lawsuit that accused the company of fraudulently sticking the government with bad mortgages. The deal was disclosed Friday, and the case was dismissed by a Detroit federal judge. The government had accused Quicken of cutting co...
19:34, 2019-06-14

How to Find Out If Equifax Owes You Money If you were affected by Equifax’s massive data breach in 2017, you can finally request compensation. The Federal Trade Commission has announced a settlement with the credit bureau that includes $425 million for the 147 million people who had their data compromised....
00:17, 2019-07-25

Feds say Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman owes U.S. $12B No more planes, personal zoos, or tiny trains for convicted cartel kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman if the feds have their way. Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn Friday said they are seeking to seize over $12 billion in assets from the onetime leader of the Sinaloa Cartel following his Fe...
08:17, 2019-07-06

BJP Owes Arun Jaitley For Being What It Is Today: Kapil Sibal Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Saturday said Arun Jaitley was fateful to his ideology till his last breath and the BJP owes him for being what it is today....
20:51, 2019-08-24

50 Cent says ‘Power’ co-star Rotimi owes him $300G 50 Cent has been using social media lately to demand the repayment of loans he claims to have made to pals. And his “Power” co-star Rotimi is the latest target of his online debt-collector act....
16:17, 2019-05-30

Provocative Jeopardy Champ Says HQ Trivia Owes Him $20,000 In Winnings If you play HQ, a trivia app that supposedly doles out cash prizes, this kind of story might be familiar to you: someone won money from the game but can’t cash out and have access to it. The “someone” in this case is controversial Jeopardy player Alex Jacob, who has been trying to get his $20,000 ja...
00:34, 2019-07-10

Air India Owes Rs 4,500 Crore To Fuel Retailers, Say Officials IOC, BPCL and HPCL more than a week back jointly wrote to Air India seeking expeditious clearance of the dues, failing which they will be constrained to take action....
15:51, 2019-08-23

Trump Administration Owes $7 Million For His 2017 Inauguration: Report The Trump administration and Congress still owe the District of Columbia government $7 million for expenses related to the 2017 presidential inauguration, the Washington Post reported on Friday,......
07:17, 2019-06-16

Trump campaign still owes El Paso more than $500,000 on eve of President's return visit President Donald Trump will travel to El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday to offer his condolences and support to survivors, first responders and local officials in the wake of a mass shooting at a Walmart that left 22 dead. But he'll arrive with a $500,000 debt to the border city from his last visit....
04:17, 2019-08-07

Shitcoin factory Cryptopia owes over $3M to creditors, staff, and hodlers Liquidators of now defunct cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia have revealed that it owes investors, creditors, and staff a total of over $3 million. Grant Thornton New Zealand published its first liquidators report earlier today which outlined that creditors are owed a total of $2.78 million. Staff a...
17:17, 2019-05-31

James Holzhauer of 'Jeopardy' fame likely owes $1.2 million in taxes "Jeopardy" champion and professional sports bettor James Holzhauer lost in his 33rd episode of the TV game show, which aired on Monday, finishing $58,484 short of the all-time winnings record....
22:34, 2019-06-03

Florida man says he smashed car windows because ‘Trump owes me 1 trillion dollars’ A homeless Florida went on a vandalism crime spree smashing the windows of at least 20 cars parked at a hotel in Fort Walton Beach because President Trump allegedly owed him money....
19:00, 2019-09-14

Jack Dorsey's $26bn company claims San Francisco owes it $1m Square, the Twitter CEO’s payment company, sues for refund and claims current taxation is ‘unconstitutional’Jack Dorsey, whose company Twitter has long benefited from a huge tax break to operate in San Francisco, is now suing the city for a $1.27m tax refund for his company Square.Attorneys for Squa...
06:17, 2019-09-11

USTA under-reported millions, owes back rent: NYC comptroller The New York City Comptroller said on Thursday that the United States Tennis Association (USTA) had under-reported millions in gross revenue, days before the start of the U.S. Open, the organization's marquee event and final Grand Slam of the year....
23:51, 2019-08-22

Martin Shkreli sues investor over $420,000 debt that the 'Pharma Bro' owes the man's dad Martin Shkreli is waging his legal battle from a federal prison in Pennsylvania, where he is serving a seven-year fraud sentence for crimes related to hedge funds he previously ran and to a drug company he founded, Retrophin....
01:34, 2019-09-07

Eminem's music publisher claims Spotify owes millions in royalties Eminem's music publisher has filed a copyright-infringement lawsuit against streaming giant Spotify over the hit "Lose Yourself" and more than 200 other songs....
06:51, 2019-08-23

VA owes disabled veterans refunds on home loan fees, report says The federal government owes at least $189 million to 53,000 disabled veterans who overpaid on their home loans, the department’s inspector general found....
10:17, 2019-06-07

‘Jeopardy!’ star James Holzhauer likely owes $1.2 million in taxes on winnings There is more than one winner when it comes to James Holzhauer’s “Jeopardy!” streak. The government is set to collect a cool $1.2 million in taxes from the game show juggernaut’s winnings of $2,462,216, according to The Action Network. Holzhauer, 34, racked up the millions ac...
16:00, 2019-06-04

Denise Richards Claims Charlie Sheen Owes $450,000 in Child Support Denise Richards has found herself in another legal situation with her ex. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star claims Charlie Sheen owes her almost a half a million dollars in child......
07:34, 2019-09-06

Amazon owes South Carolina millions in sales taxes, court says A court ruling in South Carolina says Amazon must pay up on sales taxes from other vendors who use Amazon.com to conduct transactions.       ...
21:51, 2019-09-11

Trump administration owes D.C. government $7 million for inauguration: Washington Post The Trump administration and Congress still owe the District of Columbia government $7 million for expenses related to the 2017 presidential inauguration, the Washington Post reported on Friday, raising questions about who will foot the bill for the president's planned July 4 speech at the Lincoln M...
19:17, 2019-06-15

Trump suggests Jussie Smollett owes an apology to 'millions' in 'MAGA COUNTRY' President Trump indicated on Saturday that controversial actor Jussie Smollett owed his supporter an apology after allegedly lying about apparent Trump supporters beating him up in a hate crime....
02:00, 2019-05-26

Denise Richards claims Charlie Sheen owes $450,000 in child support: Reports Denise Richards wants ex-husband Charlie Sheen to pay up. She claims he squandered millions of dollars away on his "extravagant lifestyle."        ...
05:34, 2019-09-07

VA owes $190 million to disabled veterans improperly charged home loan fees The Department of Veterans Affairs owes about $189 million to 53,000 disabled veterans who were charged home loan fees they were exempt from having to pay, an investigation has found....
17:51, 2019-06-09

Eminem's music publisher claims Spotify owes millions in royalties for 'Lose Yourself' and other songs Eminem's music publisher has filed a copyright-infringement lawsuit against streaming giant Spotify over the hit "Lose Yourself" and more than 200 other songs....
22:51, 2019-08-22

SBI Removes Processing Fee On Car Loans The announcement by the State Bank of India comes at a time when passenger vehicle sales in the country declined for the ninth month in a row to July....
16:17, 2019-08-20

Couples are getting wedding loans to pay for the perfect day No wonder why millennials aren’t getting married, those who do sometimes end up owning over $10,000! Buzz60’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.       ...
21:17, 2019-08-02

The vicious cycle of payday loans Borrowing against a future paycheck or putting up the title to your car can cause a financial avalanche. Even with better protections, just don’t do it....
03:00, 2019-08-17

Bad Loans in Europe Tumble, but They Are Never Fully Gone European banks have cleared nearly half of the toxic loans off their balance sheets since emerging from a debilitating debt crisis. The only trouble: A chunk of those loans haven’t fully gone away....
15:17, 2019-07-16

SBI Home Loans Get Cheaper From Today SBI home loans interest rates: SBI's revision of its marginal cost of funds-based lending rate (MCLR) came after the Reserve Bank of India's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) slashed the repo rate by 35......
14:17, 2019-08-10

IL&FS May Not Have Disclosed Bad Loans For Years: RBI Report The government took control of IL&FS late last year after it defaulted on some of its debt, triggering wider concerns about risk in the rest of the country's financial system....
18:34, 2019-08-14

Banks Want Reassurance on Payday-Type Loans Some lenders want to get back into the business of offering short-term, small-dollar loans to cash-strapped customers but are wary of running afoul of regulators....
21:00, 2019-09-06

Early Wage Apps Are a Little Too Much Like Payday Loans Every time I settle in for an hour or three of on-demand television, I see ads for Earnin. In one of them, a savvy older-brother type tells the person behind the camera that he needs to stop asking to borrow money and instead get the Earnin app. “You can access your money that you earned, without an...
21:51, 2019-08-13

U.S. billionaire, co-founder of Quicken Loans, hospitalized U.S. billionaire and co-founder and chairman of the online mortgage lending company Quicken Loans, Daniel Gilbert, suffered stroke-like symptoms on Sunday and was hospitalized near Detroit, media said....
08:34, 2019-05-27

SBI Home Loans Get Cheaper From Today: 10 Things To Know SBI or State Bank of India has reduced its benchmark lending rates by five basis points or 0.05 per cent across all tenors. The new rate, effective from today, is the third reduction by SBI in this......
08:34, 2019-07-10

IMF Package For Pak Should Not Be Used To Repay Chinese Loans, Warns US Amidst reports that the International Monetary Fund or IMF has reached a multi-billion dollar bailout package with cash-strapped Pakistan, the United States is seeking "conditionality" in the new......
12:00, 2019-06-19

SBI Home Loans Get Cheaper From Today, Details Here State Bank of India's MCLR, the rate to which all of its loans are linked, now stands at 8.15 per cent for the one-year tenor, from 8.25 per cent earlier, according to SBI's statement....
15:34, 2019-09-10

Russians Flock to Easy Loans as Income Dips More ordinary Russians have come to depend on easy loans to buy goods, maintain a certain lifestyle or simply to survive. As some of them spend nearly 40% of their wages on loan repayments, top officials worry the borrowing bubble might blow up in 2021, sparking economic recession....
18:34, 2019-08-04

M.B.A. Students Have Billions in Federal Loans, Data Show Department of Education figures show that roughly 92,800 people who took out federal student loans and graduated with a master’s degree in business administration in 2016 and 2017 together had about $3.7 billion in such loans....
18:17, 2019-08-03

How To Claim Rs 3.5 Lakh Income Tax Deduction Against Home Loans The government has now proposed to introduce Section 80EEA to allow for an additional interest deduction of up to Rs 1.5 lakh on repayment of home loans....
11:00, 2019-07-10

Billionaire paying off students’ loans is known for savvy dealmaking Buyout king Robert Smith was wildly generous to the graduates of Morehouse College last weekend — but he’s savvy and hard-nosed when it comes to business. Smith, who runs private-equity giant Vista Equity Partners, wowed college students Sunday when he vowed to pay off the student loan debt of Moreh...
16:51, 2019-05-21

China's bank loans up in August, more stimulus expected Chinese regulators have been trying to boost bank lending and lower financing costs for more than a year. But some analysts say credit demand has not picked up as much as expected....
04:34, 2019-09-12

Clean Energy Loans Boom in Florida, but So Do Complaints Offered in only three states and waning in their home base of California following a regulatory crackdown, residential property assessed clean energy loans, or PACE loans, are booming in Florida....
19:51, 2019-07-19

Fed Expectations Trigger Record Run of Outflows in Leveraged Loans Funds that specialize in buying junk-rated corporate loans have recorded net outflows for 33 consecutive weeks, a record streak that highlights the diminished appeal of floating-rate debt when the Fed is expected to start cutting interest rates....
20:00, 2019-07-08

RBI Asks Banks To Link Some Loans To External Benchmark The RBI said lenders would now have to link all new floating rate personal or retail loans and floating rate loans to MSMEs to an external benchmark....
05:00, 2019-09-05

Play Now, Pay Later: How Loans Became Soccer’s Favored Accounting Tool Loan-to-buy deals are on the rise, favored because they allow top clubs to comply with Financial Fair Play regulations without losing any of their purchasing power....
04:51, 2019-08-25

Latest Interest Rates Charged By SBI On Loans, Other Details State Bank of India (SBI), the country's largest lender, has announced a slew of offers across different loan categories such as car loans, personal loans, education loans and home loans. The bank......
17:17, 2019-08-21

How should you compare personal loans? Don't just look at interest rates When it comes to comparing personal loans, interest rates alone don't tell the whole story. Instead, look at the annual percentage rate.       ...
17:00, 2019-06-12

SBI Reduces Key Lending Rates, Home Loans To Get Cheaper The marginal cost of fund-based lending rate, or the MCLR, will now stand at 8.40 per cent for the one-year tenor, down from 8.45 per cent, with effect from July 10, 2019, SBI said in a statement....
16:51, 2019-07-09

Debt free at 23: How this woman paid off $20K in loans in just one year Paying with paper instead of plastic helped Kristy Epperson eliminate $20,000 in student loan and car loan debt in just one year.       ...
18:17, 2019-07-17

Some Companies Offer a New Benefit: Payroll Advances and Loans More companies are helping workers gain access to payroll advances and loans, reflecting concern over the impact money problems are having on productivity levels and worker retention....
15:51, 2019-09-02

San Francisco Fed Wants to Reward Banks for Climate-Change Loans The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco says banks can get extra credit for making loans that help communities adapt to climate change and prepare for future natural disasters....
21:17, 2019-06-17

Madhya Pradesh To Waive Loans Taken By Tribals From Moneylenders Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath today announced that loans taken from private moneylenders by tribals in the state will be waived off under a government scheme, and the process in this regard......
00:17, 2019-08-10

Who Is Robert F. Smith, the Man Paying Off Morehouse Graduates’ Loans? Mr. Smith amassed a fortune estimated to be worth $5 billion by founding a private equity firm. He’s also the chairman of the board of Carnegie Hall....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Here Are SBI Interest Rates On Home Loans After Latest Revision SBI interest rate: The latest key lending rate, which took effect on Wednesday, was the third downward revision this financial year, according to SBI, the country's largest lender. SBI's one-year MCLR......
16:34, 2019-07-11

WeWork Co-Founder Has Cashed Out at Least $700 Million Via Sales, Loans Adam Neumann, co-founder and largest shareholder of WeWork Cos., has cashed out more than $700 million from the company ahead of its initial public offering through a mix of stock sales and debt, people familiar with the matter say....
02:34, 2019-07-19

Bad Loans May Come Down To Rs 9.1 Lakh Crore By March 2020: Study There is significant potential opportunity for stressed-assets investors, given around Rs 9.4 lakh crore NPAs in the banking system as on March 31, 2019, the study said....
16:51, 2019-09-03

Why Polish Banks Face a Reckoning Over Franc Loans It was too good a deal to pass up. Starting more than a decade ago, Poles got the chance to take out mortgages denominated in Swiss francs with interest rates less than half the prevailing level for loans in Polish zloty. More than a million people jumped at the opportunity. Then in 2015, the Swiss ...
20:51, 2019-09-03

RBI Considers Linking Some New Bank Loans To Benchmark Rate Commercial banks cite high deposit rates for their inability to cut loan ones. Marginal reductions restrict how much borrowers benefit from the repo cuts....
22:00, 2019-08-19

Mazda to switch to Toyota Financial Services for loans, leases Mazda, which has used JPMorgan Chase as its financial arm under the Mazda Capital Services name, will move to Toyota's financing arm in April. The shift further tightens ties between the two automakers, which are partners on several projects, including an Alabama assembly plant under construction....
07:00, 2019-08-29

No Bank Has Power To Employ Bouncers To Recover Loans: Government No bank has the power to employ bouncers for forceful recovery of loans from customers, Union Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur said in the Lok Sabha today....
13:17, 2019-07-01

Arsenal sells Monreal to Sociedad, loans Elneny to Besiktas Arsenal has sold left back Nacho Monreal to Real Sociedad and loaned Egypt midfielder Mohamed Elneny to Besiktas for the rest of the season       ...
17:51, 2019-08-31

CVC, Ares target loans with new billion dollar distressed funds NEW YORK, July 2 (LPC) - Global asset managers CVC Capital Partners and Ares Management each raised more than a billion dollars in June for respective distressed investment funds, an indication that portfolio managers are readying capital to pick up shaky leveraged loans cheaply in the secondary mar...
22:51, 2019-07-02

A decade after the crash, Barclays bets again on bundling U.S. home loans Ten years on from the global financial crisis caused by a crash in bonds tied to U.S. home loans, Britain's Barclays is betting a return to that market can bring in bumper revenues to fortify its investment bank....
15:51, 2019-05-28

SBI Reduces Key Lending Rates, Home Loans To Get Cheaper: 10 Points SBI or State Bank of India, the country's largest lender by assets, on Wednesday announced a reduction in its benchmark lending rates across all tenors. The bank said its MCLR or marginal cost of......
13:17, 2019-08-07

‘They Were Conned’: How Reckless Loans Devastated a Generation of Taxi Drivers Thousands of immigrants who were chasing the dream of owning a New York taxi were trapped in reckless loans by bankers who made huge profits, The Times found....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Fannie, Freddie regulator revises caps on multifamily loans The Federal Housing Finance Agency said on Friday it revised the limits on what Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac buy for their multifamily business into the end of 2020 in an effort to address a shortage in affordable housing....
18:51, 2019-09-13

UPDATE 1-Fannie, Freddie regulator changes caps on multifamily loans The Federal Housing Finance Agency said on Friday it revised the limits on what Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac buy for their multifamily business into the end of 2020 in an effort to address a shortage in affordable housing....
20:17, 2019-09-13

Reckless Loans Devastated Taxi Drivers. Now Prosecutors Are Investigating. “I hope they help us,” said Mohammed Hoque, a cabdriver who spoke with agents as part of a new federal investigation into exploitative lending practices....
13:00, 2019-09-10

Senator probing federal backing of loans to Subway franchisees Fast-food chain Subway has raised the ire of a US senator, The Post has learned. US Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) is investigating the federal government’s backing of loans to Subway franchisees amid complaints — first reported by The Post — that the chain has been going after store owners fo...
07:17, 2019-05-23

UPDATE 2-'Following the fintechs' Santander Brasil to launch online loans Banco Santander Brasil SA will launch an online platform in September, allowing Brazilians to borrow funds using a wide range of collateral, from their homes to motorcycles, Chief Executive Officer Sergio Rial told journalists on Tuesday....
19:51, 2019-07-23

RBI Cuts Rate To Lowest In 9 Years To Boost Growth, Loans May Get Cheaper The Reserve Bank of India's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), led by Governor Shaktikanta Das, on Thursday unanimously lowered key lending rate or repo rate by 25 basis points or 0.25 per cent to 5.75......
14:17, 2019-06-06

Italian Banks, Long a Drag on Europe, Are Making Good on Bad Loans Italian banks have made a big leap forward in tackling a crucial problem that has dogged them for years and threatened the stability of the whole eurozone: bad loans....
20:17, 2019-08-09

Brazil's Caixa to offer discounts on delinquent loans to raise up to 4 bln reais Brazilian state-owned lender Caixa Econômica Federal will offer indebted retail clients discounts on their delinquent loans, in an attempt to raise up to 4 billion reais ($990.52 million) for the bank's coffers, CEO Pedro Guimaraes told journalists on Tuesday....
00:17, 2019-05-22

Lawrence O’Donnell Retracts Claim of Russians’ Role in Trump Loans Mr. O’Donnell said his reporting hadn’t gone through MSNBC’s “rigorous verification and standards process.” The statement was likely to provide fuel for President Trump’s attacks on the media....
16:34, 2019-08-29

As they reach adulthood, Gen Z isn't shying away from credit cards, loans and other debt A growing number of Gen Z members took on some kind of debt market in the second quarter of 2019, according TransUnion report.       ...
06:00, 2019-08-19

Trump loans and money laundering: Deutsche Bank's fall from grace Drastic job-cutting is the latest chapter in the 149-year-old bank’s dramatic historyDeutsche Bank starts cutting London jobsProfile of Deutsche Bank boss Christian SewingNils Pratley: Deutsche Bank is clutching at strawsDeutsche Bank’s drastic retrenchment marks the latest chapter in a dramatic fal...
16:34, 2019-07-09

Lawrence O’Donnell Backs Off Claim of Russians’ Role in Trump Loans Mr. O’Donnell said his reporting hadn’t gone through MSNBC’s “rigorous verification and standards process.” The statement was likely to provide fuel for President Trump’s attacks on the media....
04:00, 2019-08-29

About half of China's loans to developing countries are 'hidden,' study finds China's lending to other countries has surged in the past decade, causing debt levels to jump dramatically, and as much as half of such debt to developing economies is "hidden," a new study has found....
12:51, 2019-07-12

Government Seeks To Tap Foreign Lenders For Loans To Small Firms: Report The official said the government plans to source up to Rs 1 lakh crore of loans from foreign institutions becausebanks were not in a position to provide enough capital for the small business sector,......
14:34, 2019-07-20

Danske Bank to sell Estonian private loans unit to LHV in $458 million deal Danske Bank, which is trying to recover from a major money laundering scandal, has agreed to sell its portfolio of Estonian private loans to LHV Pank in a deal worth 410 million euros ($458.3 million), Estonia's LHV said on Monday....
14:51, 2019-06-03

Mortgage refinancing jumps as rates tumble but loans for home purchases drop again Mortgage rates fell for the fourth straight week leading to a surge in refinancing. But mortgage applications for home purchases fell.        ...
03:17, 2019-05-23

Federal agency writes off balance of two multimillion-dollar loans to Irving company According to a government memo dated March 27, Atlantic Wallboard fulfilled their obligations under the terms of the agreement although full repayment would likely never be made....
00:17, 2019-08-22

First-time homebuyers could snag lower costs for FHA loans under House-passed bill The Housing Financial Literacy Act would provide a discount on upfront mortgage insurance if the borrower goes through financial literacy counseling....
17:17, 2019-07-18

Monte dei Paschi ends debt collection deal to sell 3 billion euros in bad loans Monte dei Paschi di Siena said on Sunday it had been forced to end early a 10-year bad loan management contract so that it could have more freedom in selling off bad debts in a worsening economic environment....
23:17, 2019-06-30

Dozens of attorneys general ask Betsy DeVos to forgive  disabled vets students loans  Attorneys general from 47 states, three territories and the District of Columbia on sent a letter Friday to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos asking her to forgive more than $1 billion in student loans for disabled veterans....
15:00, 2019-05-26

As rates drop, mortgage refinancing surges but home purchase loans remain tepid Homeowners scramble to refinance mortgages as rates hit the lowest level in 17 months. But mortgage applications for home purchase rose just 0.5%.        ...
00:51, 2019-06-06

Wall Street's Answer to Risks in Loan Market: Bundle Lower-Rated Loans A growing number of money managers are embracing a new strategy designed to benefit from volatility in junk-rated corporate loans, a sign of building worries about riskier borrowers and the market that supports them....
15:17, 2019-07-16

Banker Charged With Trying to Trade Loans to Paul Manafort for List of Jobs in Trump Administration A Chicago banker who loaned millions of dollars to Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was charged by prosecutors with bribery for seeking a post in the Trump administration in return for $16 million in loans. Stephen Calk was appointed to a post as economic adviser to Donald Trump’s campaig...
18:51, 2019-05-23

Trump Plan for Home Loans Stokes Fears of Higher Mortgage Rates for Would-Be Homebuyers Housing advocates fear a Trump administration plan to return federal mortgage backers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to the private sector will increase the cost of house loans and make it harder for low-income and disadvantaged communities to buy homes....
04:34, 2019-09-07

Turkish banks have not yet agreed model to move bad loans off balance sheets -finance ministry Turkish banks have not yet agreed on a model for a fund that will remove problem loans in the construction and energy sectors off banks' balance sheets, the Treasury and Finance Ministry told Reuters on Wednesday....
19:00, 2019-07-17

Square Capital head: Leveraging data to extend credit to small businesses that lack access to loans Jim Cramer sits down with Jackie Reses, the head of Square Inc.'s Square Capital, to discuss how the lending arm is helping businesses that have trouble getting traditional loans....
14:38, 2019-05-21

D.C. United loans Chris Durkin to Belgian club, continues pursuit of Yamil Asad for 2020 season Sint-Truiden, a club in Belgium's top division, would have the option to buy the homegrown midfielder, whopse outlook had dimmed for minutes with his MLS side....
23:00, 2019-08-30

John Bolton’s gone — and Republicans want in John Bolton’s ouster from the Trump administration creates an immediate void on President Donald Trump’s national security team as the president weighs critical decisions about the war on Afghanistan.It’s a vacuum that a number of Senate Republicans are eager to fill.Senators who have been trying to...
02:17, 2019-09-11

FDA Holds Hearing About CBD (LEX 18)– As the popularity of CBD products continues to surge, the Food and Drug Administration is takings its first steps to determine how to regulate the burgeoning industry. The FDA held its first public hearing Friday on Cannabis and Cannabis-derived compounds. The CBD craze got a major b...
00:17, 2019-06-01

Hearing through the clatter In a busy coffee shop, our eardrums are inundated with sound waves — people chatting, the clatter of cups, music playing — yet our brains somehow manage to untangle relevant sounds, like a barista announcing that our “coffee is ready,” from insignificant noise. A new McGovern Institute for Brain Res...
20:00, 2019-09-09

More House Republicans Ask: Why Win Re-election When You Can Retire Instead A majority of the Republicans planning to leave the House could have easily held onto their seats — but they most likely didn’t want to suffer any more time in the minority....
21:00, 2019-09-06

Republicans ready to quash Cuccinelli Ken Cuccinelli has spent years attacking Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans. Now, it’s time for payback.President Donald Trump wants Cuccinelli, who most recently led the anti-establishment Senate Conservatives Fund, to be director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. But there may ...
04:34, 2019-06-05

Democrats Will Never Beat Republicans at Their Own Game Amy McGrath, a Democrat, is running a fairly uphill Senate campaign in Kentucky against Mitch McConnell. Her genius plan to beat him is to...outflank him on the right. I feel like I’ve heard this one before....
00:51, 2019-09-13

Four Republicans, 20 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations Former South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford on Sunday became the third Republican challenger to U.S. President Donald Trump's bid for the party's 2020 presidential nomination....
17:34, 2019-09-09

Senate Republicans permanently ban earmarks Pork barrel spending won't be returning to Congress any time soon after Senate Republicans this week moved to permanently ban earmarks. The Senate GOP on Thursday behind closed doors added a permanent ban on earmarked spending to their conference rules, a move that comes as some buzz had built aroun...
19:51, 2019-05-24

De Blasio a hit with Republicans for all the wrong reasons The mayor ranks among the top most-talked-about Democratic 2020 primary candidates online, but the majority of the Web chatter is coming from conservatives mocking his quixotic run....
10:34, 2019-05-28

Republicans eke out a House win that gives them reason for worry The victory in a special election confirmed trends in the Trump era: Republicans dominate in rural areas while Democrats increase their hold in the suburbs....
05:00, 2019-09-12

Republicans tune out Robert Mueller Democrats hope to bring Robert Mueller’s report to life on Wednesday. But at least one member of the target audience says “they’re just grooming a corpse.” Senate Republicans are dismissing Mueller’s testimony to the House before it even happens. Most say they are too busy and won’t watch it, other...
01:17, 2019-07-24

Republicans rattled after surge of retirements The House GOP has been smacked by a wave of retirements over the past few weeks — but some Republicans fear the worst is yet to come.With the GOP relegated to the minority for the first time in eight years, a mix of veteran and vulnerable members have decided to call it quits instead of sticking aro...
02:00, 2019-08-01

At this point, the only remaining moderates are Republicans Moderates are understandably skeptical of President Trump. From his loud-mouthed tweeting to his adulterous past, there’s plenty to criticize. I’m not a huge fan of Trump either. However, the 2020 Democrats are incredibly radical on many key policy issues. And contrary to what many think, Trump and ...
22:17, 2019-07-10

Man These Republicans Questioning Mueller Are Just Out of Their Minds Republicans appear to have landed on a method for dealing with Robert Mueller during his testimony before Congress: SHOUTING A LOT CAN YOU HEAR THEM SCREAMING???...
17:51, 2019-07-24

Biden praises Republicans, says he’ll ‘get in trouble for saying that’ Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden is seeking unexpected allies for his presidential bid, praising “really good” rivals on the other side of the aisle. “There’s an awful lot of really good Republicans out there,” the former vice president told a Massachusetts fundraiser on Saturday, accord...
00:51, 2019-08-19

Republicans hide behind Trump in gun debate President Donald Trump briefly raised eyebrows Monday when he tweeted an endorsement of stronger background checks, tied to immigration reform, after the nightmarish mass shootings over the weekend.But skeptical Republicans familiar with Trump’s mercurial nature didn’t rush out to embrace the idea.“...
09:17, 2019-08-06

Mueller hearing may be delayed The House Judiciary Committee is discussing delaying former special counsel Robert Mueller's public testimony one week until July 24 to allow more time for Mueller to testify....
00:51, 2019-07-13

House to hold second hearing on 737 Max The June 19 will be the second held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which is conducting its own investigation into the FAA's process for certifying the Boeing jet....
15:34, 2019-06-12

Understanding your options to borrow: Fixed-rate and variable-rate loans When you borrow money, you may have a choice between a fixed-rate loan or a variable-rate loan. Find out how to choose which one is right for you.        ...
14:00, 2019-05-24

How my husband and I paid off all our loans: 'We utilized the debt snowball' In this series, NerdWallet interviews people who have triumphed over debt. Responses have been edited for length and clarity.       ...
21:51, 2019-07-15

ANALYSIS: How Republicans may be at risk of losing the voters they need most The Republican Party can’t afford to lose any support, but Jackson Proskow says it may be on the precipice of turning off a key demographic: suburban voters....
15:34, 2019-08-16

Factbox: Three Republicans, 21 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations The largest group of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era has gotten a little bit smaller while the Republican field slowly grows....
03:17, 2019-08-26

Suburban voters are pressuring Republicans to act on guns GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Following the news has grown stressful for Angela Tetschner, a 39-year-old nurse raising four children in this sprawling Phoenix suburb of tile roofs, desert yards, young families and voters who are increasingly up for grabs. “Sometimes I do think about the school shootings,” s...
21:17, 2019-08-18

Republicans Watch Fractious Democratic Debates and Like What They See The fissures displayed at the Democratic debates in Detroit left senior Trump campaign officials predicting a bump in their poll numbers in critical Rust Belt states....
17:51, 2019-08-02

Democrats are divided: Work with Republicans — or wage war against them? The presidential candidates disagree on whether voters want someone who can bring the country together or a leader who will steamroll the other side....
06:01, 2019-05-31

Factbox: Two Republicans, 25 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, with another Democrat entering the race on Tuesday....
18:34, 2019-07-09

Republicans take a bite out of Trump’s trade war leverage Senate Republicans are threatening to vote to cancel Trump's proposed escalation of tariffs on goods imported from Mexico. A threat is just a threat, yes, but it also could limit Trump's leverage in negotiating with Mexico....
08:17, 2019-06-05

McConnell says 'not much support' for Mexico tariffs among U.S. Republicans U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday there was "not much support" among his fellow Republicans for President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexico....
21:51, 2019-06-04

Factbox: Two Republicans, 23 Democrats vie for presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, although another Democrat dropped out of the race on Thursday....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Democrats weigh vengeance on Republicans over judges Republicans are steamrolling Democrats on judges. But the question of whether to be as cutthroat as the GOP is already splitting the party as the 2020 campaign ramps up. The left has been radicalized by the Republican offensive, with activists and several presidential candidates eager for payback a...
16:00, 2019-07-22

AOC blasts Republicans for ‘manufactured crisis’ at border Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez repeated her claim that US border camps are forcing migrants to drink “toilet water,” while blasting Republicans for their “manufactured crisis” at the southern border. The freshman congresswoman testified Friday in front of the House Oversight a...
21:00, 2019-07-12

Republicans ready to dive off a cliff on Obamacare Republicans have no real plan to establish a new health care system if the courts strike down the Affordable Care Act before the 2020 election. But plenty of them are rooting for its demise anyway — even if it means plunging the GOP into a debate that splits the party and leaves them politically vul...
12:51, 2019-07-14

Graham: Republicans likely to take back the House in 2020 Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. advised President Trump to "be quiet" and show up for reelection in 2020, responding to policies that Democrats are proposing....
09:51, 2019-07-12

How state Republicans plan to beat the Democrats New state GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy, taking over a Republican Party in shambles, said Democratic overreach could help put more Republicans in office. He said New York’s anti-business climate and the Democratic Party’s push to make it easier to get abortions has more people looking to the GOP. “On...
09:00, 2019-05-22

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (and Other Republicans) Must Be Voted Out In the wake of not one, but two mass shootings in his state in less than a month, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott demonstrated on Sunday neither the courage nor the leadership required to confront this country’s epidemic of gun-fueled mass murder, but rather the utter shamelessness of a Republican Party that...
09:17, 2019-09-02

Republicans whistle past the ‘legislative graveyard’ The Senate is going to get back to good ol’-fashioned legislating any day now. Republicans swear it.Mitch McConnell’s Senate has been almost entirely focused on confirming President Donald Trump’s personnel and judges and has little in the way of recent legislative victories.“It is frustrating,” Se...
12:17, 2019-06-10

White House keeps Republicans in suspense over guns Pat Toomey thinks the Senate can get to 60 votes on expanding background checks on firearm sales. Lindsey Graham says a deal on red flag laws is imminent. And the White House has briefed senators on what options are on the table. But everyone is still waiting on one person: President Donald Trump.Th...
02:17, 2019-09-11

GOP leader says Republicans will return to Oregon Senate SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republicans in the Oregon Senate say they’ll end a more than weeklong walkout over climate legislation that ground the Legislature to a halt. Senate Minority Leader Herman Baertschiger said Friday that Republicans will return Saturday to vote on budget bills and other priori...
20:17, 2019-06-28

Republicans Hate That They Have to Respond to Trump's Racism It’s been only a couple of days since President Trump tweeted a racist screed telling four congresswomen of color, three of whom were born in the U.S., to “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came.” Since then, Trump has doubled down on his attacks, and ...
05:17, 2019-07-16

Republicans pray Trump holsters his tariffs Senate Republicans want just one thing when it comes to Donald Trump’s global trade war: a cease-fire.It’s a move that would benefit not just their caucus, senators argue, but the president too.If Trump withholds new tariffs, he can reasonably expect Senate passage of his new North American trade d...
04:34, 2019-06-11

Factbox: Three Republicans, 20 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations The largest group of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era has gotten a little bit smaller, while the Republican field slowly grows....
03:00, 2019-08-29

Republicans don't want Mark Sanford, and his run for president is pointless Of all the reasons former South Carolina Rep. Mark Sanford could have given to run for president, he couldn’t have possibly picked a dumber one than “to further and foster a national debate.”...
03:17, 2019-09-11

Republicans clash with Trump-aligned operatives BALTIMORE — House Republicans sparred behind closed doors with Trump-aligned political operatives at a GOP retreat over the new online fundraising platform backed by party leaders and the White House. The fight Thursday over WinRed's data and competitiveness highlights long simmering tensions betwee...
03:00, 2019-09-14

These colleges let students ditch extra loans. But will students pay more in the long run? Don't take out another student loan, colleges say. We'll give you money - if you give us a percentage of your income after college. Is it a good deal?       ...
01:51, 2019-06-21

Reparations for slavery to get a hearing in Congress Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and Actor Danny Glover to testifyHouse subcommittee will discuss issue on 19 June – ‘Juneteenth’The topic of reparations for slavery is headed to Capitol Hill for its first hearing in more than a decade with the writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and actor Danny Glover set to testify be...
19:51, 2019-06-13

U.S. to hold hearing on French tax investigation Aug. 19 The U.S. Trade Representative's (USTR) Office will hold a hearing on Aug 19 in its probe of France's new planned tax on big technology companies, calling the proposal "unreasonable."...
22:17, 2019-07-12

House to hold second hearing on Boeing 737 Max The June 19 will be the second held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which is conducting its own investigation into the FAA's process for certifying the Boeing jet....
15:34, 2019-06-12

A type of antibiotics can cause hearing loss - and now we know why Aminoglycoside antibiotics can save lives, but the drugs can also cause hearing loss because of the toxic effect they have on sensory cells in the ear...
22:17, 2019-07-17

Republicans lash Trump for being open to foreign oppo Soon after Donald Trump sparked his latest all-consuming controversy, Lindsey Graham spoke to the president and urged him to rethink his willingness to use foreign opposition research against his political opponents. “The law is pretty clear. You can’t take anything of value from a foreign governme...
20:00, 2019-06-13

Why Oregon Republicans Vanished Over a Climate Change Vote Republican lawmakers left the Oregon State Capitol last week to prevent a vote on a climate change bill they oppose. As the police pursue them and the Democrats wait, the bill hangs in the balance....
18:34, 2019-06-27

McConnell: Republicans would confirm a justice during 2020 election Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that Republicans would fill an opening on the Supreme Court if there were a vacancy next year — in contrast with 2016, when he stated his fierce opposition to confirming a justice in the last year of a president’s term.At a Paducah (Kentucky) A...
06:34, 2019-05-29

Buttigieg says Republicans are enabling Trump's 'naked racism' Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Wednesday asserted that congressional Republicans are enabling President Donald Trump's "naked racism," arguing they are not outspoken because they're afraid Trump may hurt them politically....
19:34, 2019-07-31

Republicans and Democrats hammer Trump's judicial nominee Republicans and Democrats on Wednesday castigated President Donald Trump’s nominee to the powerful Second Circuit Court of Appeals for dodging their questions as well as his prior controversial writings. Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) in particular chided Steven Menashi for not b...
22:17, 2019-09-11

My Fellow Republicans Must Stand Against the Alt-Right Virus Infecting America In the immediate aftermath of the El Paso shooting, a raging argument broke out online and across the airwaves. Given that the suspected shooter used one of Donald Trump’s favorite words to describe illegal immigration–invasion–did that mean Trump actually inspired one of the worst...
13:17, 2019-08-08

Why Republicans (and even a couple of Democrats) want to throw out tech's favorite law Experts and industry advocates say the proposals are rooted in a fundamental misunderstanding of Section 230, and could unravel the internet as we know it....
15:17, 2019-09-03

Only 4 Republicans voted to condemn Trump’s ‘go back’ remarks Two days after Trump tweeted that four Democratic freshmen should “go back” to their home countries — though all are citizens and three were born in the U.S.A. — Democrats muscled the resolution through the chamber by 240-187 over near-solid GOP opposition....
19:34, 2019-07-17

Senate Republicans pray Trump will take budget deal Congress and the White House are moving toward an ambitious budget deal, but the big question still remains: What will President Donald Trump do? Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Republican senators are pushing Trump to accept an agreement with Democrats that would avoid stiff budget cuts...
15:51, 2019-07-18

How Florida’s summer of slime turned Republicans into eco-warriors After toxins in the water killed animals and left humans scared to swim, the state’s future governor made cleanup a campaign issueIt was a sweltering late summer day in southern Florida when Becky Harris took her dogs to run along the bank of the St Lucie River. Her white Pomeranian, Pandora, was of...
10:51, 2019-07-09

For many Texas Republicans, Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexico go too far The GOP members of congress who represent Texas are caught between loyalty to the president and the potentially severe economic consequences to their state....
03:51, 2019-06-07

Democrats pressure Senate Republicans for gun control action U.S. Democrats sought to gain the upper hand in the gun debate with President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans on Tuesday by demanding quick action on background checks and suggesting that money for Trump's border wall could go instead to fighting domestic terrorism....
01:17, 2019-08-14

Republicans Desperately Trying to Make 'History' the Next 'Fake News' On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee kicked off its hearing on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, welcoming a quartet of legal experts to share their thoughts on Mueller’s findings—particularly those that pertained to whether or not President Donald Trump obstructed justice over the cours...
04:34, 2019-06-11

Deprived of Power, House Republicans Head for the Exits Six House Republicans announced retirements over the last two weeks, making the road to a G.O.P. majority that much steeper and the conference that much whiter and more male....
03:34, 2019-08-03

Debt-Ceiling and Spending Negotiations Split Republicans Some House Republicans are asking President Trump to reject any agreement to set new spending levels and increase the government’s borrowing limit without significant spending cuts, injecting further uncertainty into negotiations....
03:51, 2019-07-22

Democrats or Republicans: Which party has the best plan to fix Social Security? Changes will soon need to be made, so it's time to consider which line of thinking should be applied to Social Security.       ...
14:51, 2019-08-05

Mueller says he did not exonerate Trump as Republicans assail inquiry Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday said in dramatic U.S. congressional testimony he had not exonerated President Donald Trump of obstruction of justice and defended the integrity of his inquiry under repeated attacks by conservative Republican allies of the president....
20:34, 2019-07-24

These Republicans signed the ‘never Trump’ letters in 2016. Now some are having second thoughts. GOP national security establishment figures who tried to block Trump are wrestling with their actions, divided over whether to maintain opposition or find a way to support him....
15:34, 2019-07-13

Illinois Republicans urge Trump to keep Blagojevich in prison Illinois’ delegation of House Republicans on Thursday urged President Donald Trump not to commute the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the state’s former governor, after the president told reporters he was considering doing so.In a statement, Reps. Darin LaHood, John Shimkus, Adam Kinzinger, Rodney Davi...
02:00, 2019-08-09

No One Attacked Trump More in 2016 Than Republicans. It Didn’t Work. Revisiting the blistering criticism from President Trump’s own party raises questions about whether the search for a killer line on Mr. Trump is a fool’s errand for Democrats in 2020....
15:00, 2019-08-14

Could a Trump cheerleader and Republicans’ ‘worst possible nominee’ be the best for Democrats? Tolerance for Kris Kobach is waning, with Republican politicians saying the party has become too rightwingIt was only nine months ago that Kansas Democrats were bidding good riddance to Kris Kobach as Donald Trump’s closest political ally in the conservative midwestern state went down in flames.But ...
21:17, 2019-08-08

Republicans Are Reportedly Starting to Freak Out About Texas in 2020 Texans haven’t sent a Democrat to the United States Senate since the early 1990s, and haven’t elected a Democrat as governor since 1991. Nevertheless, with the perennially unpopular Donald Trump on the ballot for reelection in less than two years, and with Beto O’Rourke’s surprisingly strong showing...
16:00, 2019-06-12

Surge in young Republicans worried about the environment: survey A growing majority of U.S. Republicans, especially younger voters, are worried that human behavior is damaging the planet, according to a survey of global attitudes to the environment conducted by an Amsterdam-based polling agency....
13:34, 2019-08-29

Josh Hawley rattles Republicans as he derails GOP judge Sen. Josh Hawley makes no apologies for bringing down a Republican judicial nominee — even if his tactics irritate some of his own GOP colleagues. Michael Bogren’s withdrawal Tuesday from consideration to serve on a federal district court was a striking knockout for the Senate's youngest member, a ...
04:34, 2019-06-13

Trump, Republicans raise $105 million in second quarter for re-election bid U.S. President Donald Trump and the Republican Party together raised $105 million in the second quarter, with Trump's re-election campaign taking in $54 million of that total, the president's campaign said on Tuesday....
02:51, 2019-07-03

Many Republicans said congressional subpoenas were mandatory. Now they suggest they’re optional. Some congressional Republicans called for impeaching then-Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein in 2018 for ignoring a congressional subpoena. Now, those same Republicans have suggested congressional subpoenas are optional....
20:51, 2019-06-07

Republicans start whacking Trump for attacks on congresswomen After a day of silence, congressional Republicans began to harshly criticize President Donald Trump for demanding that liberal freshman congresswomen “go back” where they came from — with some GOP lawmakers decrying his comments as “racist” and calling for him to apologize and remove his tweets.The ...
21:00, 2019-07-15

Republicans resist push for clean electricity mandate Congressional Republicans are resisting entreaties from Democrats to support a federal clean electricity mandate, widening the gulf between the two parties and showing the limits on what Republicans are willing to stomach as they shift toward saying that climate change is a problem worth addressing....
18:00, 2019-05-31

In Ohio, Republicans leaving nothing to chance in Trump re-election bid Dozens of Republican activists, county chairs and volunteers gathered at Franklin University in Columbus last month for the state's first-ever "Trump Victory Communication College."...
12:34, 2019-06-06

Senate Democrats Try to Corner Republicans on Border Emergency Democrats want a second vote on ending the emergency, a move meant to force Republicans to choose between rejecting a border wall or endorsing a plan to divert funding from projects in their states....
02:17, 2019-09-11

Marianne Williamson Has Her Moment. And Republicans Are Gleefully Trumpeting It. The self-help author had some standout moments in Tuesday’s Democratic debate, and the right propped her up as a way to portray the whole field as wacky and unserious....
20:00, 2019-07-31

Republicans hold North Carolina US House seat Conservative Republican Dan Bishop won a special election Tuesday for an open House seat in North Carolina, averting a demoralizing Democratic capture of a district the GOP has held for nearly six decades. (Sept. 11)        ...
10:34, 2019-09-11

Trump Wants to Neutralize Democrats on Health Care. Republicans Say Let It Go. If the president follows through on issuing a plan, it could help shape a presidential race that Democrats would like to focus largely on health care....
03:34, 2019-06-17

‘Constant chaos’: Senate Republicans eye summer exit Senate Republicans’ long, hot summer of Trump is finally ending. And for many in the GOP, it can’t come soon enough. In just the month of July, the party has weathered a flurry of racist tweets from President Donald Trump attacking four minority congresswomen, a pro-Trump “send her back” chant and t...
06:00, 2019-08-02

These Four Republicans Voted to Condemn Trump’s Racist Tweets. Here’s What They Said About It The House voted Tuesday night to officially condemn racist remarks President Donald Trump made over the weekend. On Sunday, President Donald Trump sparked outrage when he aimed a series of tweets at four female House Democrats telling them to “go back” to their countries of origin. The C...
10:51, 2019-07-17

Some Republicans unsettled by Trump’s sweeping claims of immunity Senior House Republicans are breaking with Donald Trump over the president’s legal claims that Congress can’t investigate whether a commander in chief violated the law. That view, advanced by Trump’s personal attorney and the White House counsel late last week, would upend long-held understandings ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Trump says Republicans would be 'foolish' to block Mexican tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned fellow Republicans in Congress not to block his efforts to impose tariffs on Mexico as part of his broader immigration fight amid reports that lawmakers are considering steps to block his latest trade salvo....
21:51, 2019-06-04

Confirmation Bias review: how the Republicans took the supreme court The New York Times’ chief reporter in Washington has produced an indispensable guide to an epochal shift in US politicsConfirmation Bias lifts the curtain on Republican efforts to make the federal bench a black-robed adjunct. When it comes to the judiciary, the GOP is portrayed as disciplined and re...
14:17, 2019-06-30

Republicans look to make Biden pay for downplaying China threat Republicans see Joe Biden's dismissive comments about China as a weakness to be exploited, turning his foreign policy resume into a campaign weakness....
11:17, 2019-06-07

The Republicans Who Voted to Condemn Trump’s Remarks (and Other Things to Know) Only four Republicans broke with their party to vote against President Trump. They were joined by Representative Justin Amash, who recently left the party to become an independent....
09:34, 2019-07-17

‘American Carnage’ Shows How War Between Republicans Led to Their Peace With Trump In his deeply reported new book, Tim Alberta writes about George W. Bush, Sarah Palin, the Tea Party and the transformation that led to the G.O.P.’s loyal support for the current president....
00:00, 2019-07-10

Republicans raise $20.7M in June -- more than double Dems' $8.5M haul The Republican National Committee raised more than twice as much as the Democratic National Committee in June – $20.7 million compared to the DNC’s $8.5 million, according to Federal Election Commission filings, Politico reported.  ...
18:00, 2019-07-21

Republicans Are Going to Great Lengths to Distract from Trump’s Racism A week has passed since Donald Trump tweeted an undeniably racist message about four Democratic congresswomen, telling them to “go back” to the “crime infested places from which they came.” But the outrage hasn’t abated. Nor should it. And Republicans are still struggling to figure out how to respon...
01:17, 2019-07-22

Top U.S. House Republicans call for 'measured response' to Iran Several top U.S. House Republicans, including leader Kevin McCarthy, said on Thursday the United States must undertake a "measured response" to Iran after Washington accused Tehran of shooting down a drone and attacking oil tankers....
03:00, 2019-06-21

Hannity: Mueller testimony will be 'golden opportunity' for Republicans The upcoming Capitol Hill testimony by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller will mark a "golden opportunity" for Republicans to hold him accountable, "Hannity" host Sean Hannity said Friday in his opening monologue....
08:00, 2019-07-13

US: Republicans resist calls for urgent action on gun control Democrats and over 200 city mayors have urged Mitch McConnell to bring senators back to Washington to vote on gun control. NRA chief Wayne LaPierre reportedly warned President Trump against background check legislation....
10:17, 2019-08-09

Republicans revolt against White House budget plan Senate Republicans are rebelling against the Trump administration’s proposed fix to a fiscal pile-up this fall, rejecting a one-year stopgap funding bill as insufficient for the military.In a letter to President Donald Trump's budget negotiators led by close Trump ally Sen. David Perdue of Georgia, ...
01:00, 2019-07-04

WikiLeaks says Assange is ill; he misses brief court hearing LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has missed a court session, apparently due to health problems. Assange had been expected to appear from prison via video link at a brief extradition hearing Thursday at Westminster Magistrates’ Court. He is in Belmarsh prison serving time for jump...
13:51, 2019-05-30

Middle-age hearing loss linked to dementia (Reuters Health) - Hearing loss in middle age is associated with higher odds of cognitive decline and dementia in later years, suggests a large study in Taiwan....
01:51, 2019-08-10

Hearing set over imperiled Missouri abortion clinic A hearing is scheduled in a St. Louis court Thursday on an effort by the only abortion clinic in Missouri to retain its license after the state raised concerns about care there....
17:34, 2019-05-30

Big Tech Summoned to Washington for Antitrust Hearing Representatives of Google, Amazon.com, Facebook and Apple will testify next week at a hearing on “online platforms and market power,” a House subcommittee said....
04:17, 2019-07-10

Plea For Livestreaming Ayodhya Hearing To Be Taken Up On September 16 The Supreme Court Wednesday said it would hear next Monday the plea of former RSS ideologue KN Govindacharya seeking live telecast or recording of the ongoing hearing in the Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri......
17:17, 2019-09-11

House Hearing on Reparations for Slavery Set for Next Week (WASHINGTON) — The topic of reparations for slavery is headed to Capitol Hill for its first hearing in more than a decade with writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and actor Danny Glover set to testify before a House panel. The Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties is scheduled...
09:51, 2019-06-13

GOP at Don McGahn hearing: Dems want fight, not facts The ranking Republican on the House Judiciary Committee accused Democrats of theatrics when they held another hearing with an empty witness chair, this time for former White House Counsel Don McGahn who refused to appear before the committee. (May 21)        ...
21:51, 2019-05-21

The Morning After: Apple's Noise app wants to save your hearing The next frontier of digital health? Your delicate ears. Apple's latest update for iOS and WatchOS is all about hearing health. Meanwhile, we discover how AI could help catch Type 1 diabetes much earlier, and Huawei is still bullish on the future. Oh......
15:00, 2019-06-18

Extradition hearing for Huawei executive set for January A Canadian court says an extradition hearing will begin in January for a top executive of the Chinese tech company Huawei wanted by the U.S on fraud charges....
02:17, 2019-06-07

Pretrial hearing set for man charged in newsroom attack ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A judge has scheduled a hearing later this month to resolve several pretrial matters for the man charged with killing five people at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland. Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Laura Ripken met privately with prosecutors and def...
19:34, 2019-06-03

Boeing Criticized for 737 Max Crisis at House Hearing Frustrations were expressed in Washington, a day after Boeing secured a major show of confidence when the parent company of British Airways ordered 200 Max jets....
06:00, 2019-06-20

Juneteenth House hearing on slavery reparations A House subcommittee will discuss legislation to create a commission to study the history of slavery and its lasting effects on African Americans.        ...
06:00, 2019-06-20

Aug. 28 hearing set for ex-nurse charged with raping patient PHOENIX (AP) — An Aug. 28 hearing has been set for a former nurse charged with raping and impregnating an incapacitated patient at a long-term care center in Phoenix. The purpose of the hearing will be to set a trial date for Nathan Sutherland. The 30-year-old patient, who had been living at Haciend...
22:51, 2019-07-16

NY lawmakers to hold hearing on sexual harassment ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers are holding a hearing on sexual harassment and what the state can do to combat the widespread problem in the public and private sectors. The Democrat-led Legislature held a similar, day-long hearing in February, the first of its kind in nearly 30 years. Friday’...
10:17, 2019-05-24

Julian Assange’s U.S. Extradition Hearing Is Set for February A British judge on Friday set a 2020 date for a hearing to determine if the WikiLeaks founder would be sent to the United States to face numerous charges....
15:17, 2019-06-14

Hearing set for man charged with posing as missing child CINCINNATI (AP) — A pretrial hearing is planned for a 24-year-old man charged with impersonating a long-missing child. U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett in Cincinnati will hear from attorneys on both sides, with a trial scheduled June 24 for Brian Michael Rini (REE’-nee) of Medina (meh-DYE&#...
08:00, 2019-06-13

FDA hearing leaves CBD industry concerned about future The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's first hearing on cannabidiol -- CBD -- has left those involved in the booming new industry concerned for its future....
12:34, 2019-06-04

Assange extradition hearing set for February 2020 The 47-year-old WikiLeaks founder faces charges in the United States under the Espionage Act. The UK must now determine whether he can be extradited to the US to stand trial....
21:51, 2019-06-14

Hearing set for guardsman in slaying of Alabama officer AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — A man suspected of killing one Alabama police officer and wounding two others is due in court for an initial hearing. Security is expected to be tight as 29-year-old Grady Wayne Wilkes appears in court in Lee County on Tuesday afternoon. Wilkes was arrested Monday on charges of s...
18:34, 2019-05-21

Hearing on Vivendi petition against Mediaset set for Aug 29: source A court hearing on a petition filed by France's Vivendi against Mediaset to preserve its right to vote against the Italian broadcaster's plan to create a pan-European media business is set for August 29, a source said on Tuesday....
22:00, 2019-08-27

Dev-Led Panel To Pick Coach, But No Decision Before SC Hearing The Kapil Dev-led ad-hoc committee has emerged as the frontrunner to pick the next national coach but a final decision on panel formation would be taken only after the next Supreme Court hearing...
20:17, 2019-07-17

Republicans have been tying Democrats to socialism for 90 years. Trump is going all in on the tradition. Ahead of the 2020 elections, Republicans and President Trump are again trying to contrast themselves with Democrats by linking Democratic policy proposals to “socialism.” Will it work?...
01:51, 2019-06-21

North Carolina elects Republicans Dan Bishop, Greg Murphy In North Carolina's 9th District, Republican state Rep. Dan Bishop narrowly beat out Democrat Dan McCready during a special election that was called after last year's midterm was voided due to accusations of voter fraud....
13:00, 2019-09-11

North Carolina Republicans Have Bad Excuses For Why They Can't Insure 1 Million People North Carolina is among the 14 states in the nation that have still yet to adopt any sort of Medicaid expansion plan, leaving over one million people—or one-tenth of the entire state’s population—to rely on emergency rooms and urgent care facilities for all their medical needs. As Republicans reveal...
23:17, 2019-06-18

Republicans struggle to respond in wake of El Paso, Dayton shootings There were thoughts and prayers, a presidential proclamation lowering flags at half-staff and praise for law enforcement — but few concrete proposals for action to stem the violence....
03:17, 2019-08-05

Republicans threaten revolt, may block Trump's Mexico tariffs Republicans are warning that President Donald Trump could face a shocking rebellion against him on the Senate floor if the president slaps Mexico with wide-ranging tariffs.At a closed-door lunch Tuesday, two Trump administration officials laid out the president’s view: There is a crisis at the borde...
04:34, 2019-06-05

As Democrats squabble, Trump worries some Republicans with his Twitter battles Some of U.S. President Donald Trump's allies worry his racially charged fights with opponents are hurting his re-election chances even as Democratic rivals make things easier for him by bickering over their own key policies....
22:51, 2019-08-01

Trump tells Republicans not show 'weakness' over his attacks on congresswomen U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday pressured fellow Republicans not to back House Democrats' resolution to condemn his repeated attacks on four minority congresswomen, saying he was not a racist and tying the issue to his 2020 re-election bid....
17:17, 2019-07-16

Senate Democrats set up vote to put Republicans on the spot over pre-existing conditions Senate Democrats have introduced a resolution that would reverse Trump administration healthcare guidance and put pressure on vulnerable Republicans over whether they support Obamacare's protections for pre-existing conditions....
20:17, 2019-07-31

Factbox: Which U.S. Republicans criticized Trump's racially charged attacks? Almost three dozen of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress had as of late Tuesday criticized fellow Republican President Donald Trump over his racially charged attacks in recent days on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women....
04:17, 2019-07-17

Joe Biden argues Republicans would work with him ... by pointing to Merrick Garland? “With Trump gone you’re going to begin to see things change," Biden said Monday night, "because these folks know better. They know this isn’t what they’re supposed to be doing."...
19:34, 2019-06-11

Fear Spurs Support for Health Law as Republicans Work to Repeal It Thousands of people are speaking out in support of the Affordable Care Act by sharing testimonials with Congress and holding rallies across the country....
14:51, 2019-05-21

U.S. House Republicans ask to review Amazon Web Services after Capital One breach Amazon.com Inc was asked by Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday to brief them on security protocols for its cloud storage service after a massive data breach of Capital One Financial Corp by a suspect formerly employed by the online retailer....
22:17, 2019-08-01

McConnell Promised to End Senate Gridlock. Instead, Republicans Are Stuck in Neutral. The Senate, once known as “the world’s greatest deliberative body,” is operating as Senator Mitch McConnell would like: as an approval factory for President Trump’s nominees....
19:00, 2019-08-03

House Republicans try to spin Trump's foreign dirt comment Amid blistering bipartisan criticism of President Donald Trump’s willingness to accept dirt on his 2020 rivals from foreign adversaries, House Republicans decided Thursday that they had found the real culprit: Democrats.The top Republican in the House, California Rep. Kevin McCarthy, repeatedly refu...
20:00, 2019-06-13

Factbox: Which Republicans criticized Trump's racially charged attacks? Almost three dozen of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress, as of late Tuesday, had criticized fellow Republican President Donald Trump over his racially charged attacks in recent days on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women....
01:17, 2019-07-17

Republicans push back on cash Wolf wants for voting machines HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican lawmakers aren’t committing to the money sought by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf to back up his demand that Pennsylvania’s counties replace their voting machines by 2020’s presidential elections. Republicans who control Pennsylvania’s Legislature ...
17:17, 2019-06-12

West Virginia Republicans Want to Kill Teachers' Strikes for Good The teachers’ strikes in West Virginia may have been an inspiring success story for the labor movement, but the state Republican party is far from done trying to wage war on teachers....
22:34, 2019-06-03

NRA-backed Ohio Republicans now calling for gun control after Dayton shooting A trio of Ohio Republicans have bucked their National Rifle Association backing to lobby for tighter gun control — including a ban on sales of assault rifles — in the wake of Sunday’s mass shooting in Dayton. Rep. Mike Turner, whom the NRA endorsed with an “A” rating ah...
21:17, 2019-08-07

In rare rebuke, dozens of Republicans hit Trump over 'racist' tweets After initial hesitation, a growing number of Republicans in the U.S. Congress - including almost half the Ohio delegation in the House - have openly criticized President Donald Trump over his racially charged attacks on four Democratic lawmakers....
01:17, 2019-07-17

Republicans are becoming economic populists again. That's a good thing | Zaid Jilani The Republican senator Josh Hawley has accused his party of failing to protect Americans from capitalism. He’s rightIn 1956, the Republican party met for its national convention in San Francisco and laid out a platform that won President Dwight D Eisenhower a second term in office.The Republican pla...
21:17, 2019-08-08

Senate Republicans Warn White House Against Mexico Tariffs In a contentious meeting at the Capitol, Senate Republicans told senior White House officials that they are prepared to resist tariffs on Mexico if President Trump pushes forward....
23:34, 2019-06-04

House approves $19.1B disaster aid bill blocked three times by Republicans The House of Representatives approved a $19.1 disaster relief bill Monday, sending the measure to President Trump after conservative Republican lawmakers blocked three separate attempts to pass the bill by a voice vote last week....
01:17, 2019-06-04

Trump gets it wrong on mass shootings, but Republicans deserve the blame Recent tragic events have, critics say, displayed once again the moral collapse of one of America’s two great partiesPresidential addresses in the wake of national tragedies are typically attempts to heal and unite. For critics of Donald Trump, it was more a case of wondering how much more damage he...
23:00, 2019-08-06

Mark Levin: Republicans should 'force' Robert Mueller to testify After special counsel Robert Mueller's brief statement on Wednesday concluding the investigation into Russian hacking and President Trump, 'Life, Liberty and Levin' host Mark Levin has argued that Mueller should be ordered to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee....
17:17, 2019-05-31

Prominent Republicans File Brief to Support L.G.B.T. Rights in Legal Case The group — including Meg Whitman, Mark McKinnon and Ken Mehlman, the former chairman of the Republican National Committee — says the Civil Rights Act bans such discrimination....
22:51, 2019-07-02

Biden: If You Don't Want to Work With Republicans, Start a 'Real, Physical Revolution' At the Poor People’s Campaign’s presidential forum tonight, former Vice President Joe Biden took a shot at Sen. Bernie Sanders when he was asked about cooperating with Republicans to pass legislation....
07:00, 2019-06-18

Supreme Court Tells Virginia Republicans to Have Several Seats Because the Old Ones Were Racist The Supreme Court sent Virginia Republicans back to the racist drawing board so they can come up with another plan to weaken the black vote, after ruling that the Virginia House of Delegates didn’t have the standing to appeal a lower court ruling that found a redrawing of districts to be mad racist....
22:51, 2019-06-17

Biden: Dems may as well 'go home' if they can't work with Republicans to find 'compromise' Former Vice President Joe Biden defended bipartisanship with Republican lawmakers, saying if a Democratic president can't find compromise might as well "go home" and start a "real physical revolution."...
02:34, 2019-06-18

How Republicans defended Trump’s tweets: Avoidance, semantics and whataboutism In the days after President Trump’s tweets targeting minority congresswomen, many congressional Republicans defended the remarks or pointed the finger at Democrats for the heated rhetoric....
01:34, 2019-07-18

Factbox: Forty Republicans criticize Trump's inflammatory tweets Forty of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress as of Wednesday afternoon have criticized Republican President Donald Trump over his attacks, widely condemned as racist, on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women....
02:01, 2019-07-18

Republicans silent as Trump renews racist attack on congresswomen Weekend tweets had urged them to ‘go back’ homePresident targets Ocasio-Cortez, Tlaib, Pressley and OmarIn the face of international condemnation – but very little comment from his own party – Donald Trump returned to the offensive against four Democratic congresswoman he targeted with racial invect...
16:51, 2019-07-15

Republicans start to sour on gun control laws after Trump's reversal Senate Homeland Security Chairman Ron Johnson is casting major doubt on the prospects of significant gun regulations passing this fall, the latest sign that the effort to pass new firearm laws is starting to falter. The Wisconsin Republican said that a background checks measure based on the bill wr...
01:17, 2019-08-22

Weird How Grandstanding Republicans Keep Blocking Disaster Relief Funding For the second time in less than a week, a grandstanding Republican congressman has held up more than $19 billion in bipartisan-backed disaster relief funds for victims of Hurricanes Maria, Michael, and Florence, as well as states ravaged by wildfires and catastrophic flooding....
01:34, 2019-05-29

Republicans press Pence for answers on 'send her back' chant Republican members are expressing shock and discomfort over the “send her back” chants that erupted during President Donald Trump’s rally Wednesday night, with even some members of House GOP leadership conveying their concerns to Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday.During a breakfast meeting with ...
18:51, 2019-07-18

Republicans Revel in Biden’s Debate Troubles, but See a New Threat in Harris Trump campaign aides and allies acknowledged that the California senator could be a vexing rival and that the Democratic race will be more unpredictable than they had thought....
00:17, 2019-06-29

Dan Bongino: Republicans can't let Mueller off hook for what's missing in Russia report Republicans have a "golden opportunity" to press Robert Mueller on Capitol Hill this week, especially for what he didn't include in the Russia report, according to Fox News contributor Dan Bongino....
17:17, 2019-07-22

National Republicans Decide to Lean Into Grotesque Abortion Laws Here’s the shock of the century: after about a week of mostly trying to avoid talking about Alabama’s outright abortion ban passed last week, which would bar abortion even in cases of rape or incest and is wildly unpopular in both Alabama and across the country, national Republicans have now come ar...
07:17, 2019-05-24

House Democrats, Republicans unite to repeal ObamaCare 'Cadillac Tax' An overwhelming bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives voted Wednesday to repeal the Affordable Care Act's so-called "Cadillac Tax" more than eight years after the legislation known as "ObamaCare" became law....
01:51, 2019-07-19

In battleground Florida, Republicans shrug off Trump's tweet 'kerfuffle' An immigrant to the United States, Suzanne Vale took no offense at Republican President Donald Trump's tweet this week telling Democratic congresswomen they are free to "go back" to their ancestral homes if America is not to their liking....
01:34, 2019-07-20

Republicans Prep for Mueller Showdown and Counsel a Light Touch House Republicans have savaged Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation, but when it comes to his testimony, many are advocating a gentler approach to close the door on his inquiry....
11:17, 2019-07-20

Think Republicans are disconnected from reality? It's even worse among liberals | Arlie Hochschild A new survey found Democrats live with less political diversity despite being more tolerant of it – with startling resultsIn a surprising new national survey, members of each major American political party were asked what they imagined to be the beliefs held by members of the other. The survey asked...
17:51, 2019-07-21

Michigan Republicans Tune In to Democratic Debate. No Conversions Reported. Scouting out the opposition, Republicans viewing Wednesday’s debate were impressed by Tulsi Gabbard and Elizabeth Warren and quick to defend President Trump....
20:17, 2019-06-27

Rep. Collins says Democrats use migrants as 'pawns' to bash Trump, Republicans Georgia Republican Doug Collins slammed Democrats for using migrants as “pawns” to attack the GOP and President Trump while avoiding to fix the border crisis....
17:17, 2019-05-31

Republicans face crunch time on guns as Trump wavers The summerlong debate over new gun safety legislation is coming to a head.Senate Republican leaders discussed gun legislation in an hourlong party meeting on Monday evening, including expanding background checks, according to an attendee. But no one is making a move without President Donald Trump, w...
10:00, 2019-09-10

South Carolina Republicans vote to skip 2020 primary The South Carolina Republican Party executive committee voted Saturday to skip a presidential primary in 2020, leaving an open path for President Donald Trump to win all of the Palmetto State's delegates without competition....
20:00, 2019-09-08

The real reason Republicans are so interested in the census | David Daley A Republican strategist conceived a clever long-term strategy to maintain conservative power in a changing nation. We must fight backThe supreme court is expected to soon rule on whether the Trump administration can add a question about citizenship to the US census. If you want to understand the rea...
17:51, 2019-06-23

Republicans aren’t just climate deniers. They deny the extinction crisis, too Republican officials and their industry benefactors are sowing doubt about the wildlife extinction crisis that threatens as many as one million speciesMaybe you’ve read King Lear and remember this famous line: “‘Tis the time’s plague when madmen lead the blind.” The words were written more than 400 ...
18:34, 2019-05-23

A Blaring Message in Republicans’ Muted Criticism: It’s Trump’s Party The scant condemnation of the president’s remarks on four Democratic congresswomen reflected his tightening stranglehold on lawmakers of his party, and a collective eye on 2020....
06:34, 2019-07-16

Republicans to Trump: Don't get carried away with retaliation for Iran drone attack Congressional allies warned President Trump Thursday evening the U.S. shouldn’t retaliate against Iran’s downing of a drone in a way that could trigger a broader conflict....
07:17, 2019-06-21

Trump, Republicans try to keep grip on North Carolina congressional district One of the most expensive special elections for the U.S. Congress was taking place on Tuesday in North Carolina, with both major parties watching to see whether President Donald Trump's Republican Party can keep its grip on a long-held seat....
02:17, 2019-09-11

U.S. House panel moves on gun control as Democrats pressure Republicans U.S. Democrats, looking to heighten their profile on the hot-button issue of gun control, moved forward on Tuesday with new measures aimed at curbing gun violence, while President Donald Trump also planned to huddle with Republican leaders....
02:17, 2019-09-11

Wyden at DEF CON: Mitch McConnell Wants Foreign Hackers to Help Republicans Win Elections Before a crowd of hacking conference goers, Senator Ron Wyden on Friday took aim at Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, accusing him of blocking election security legislation because, he said, Republicans have directly benefited from the meddling of foreign hackers. Read more......
07:51, 2019-08-10

Ken Starr: Mueller testimony presents 'golden opportunity' to Republicans House Republicans on the Judiciary and Intelligence committees will have a unique opportunity to question former Special Counsel Robert Mueller after Democrats pressed to have him come and testify, according to former independent counsel Ken Starr....
08:00, 2019-07-13

Facebook’s Zuckerberg, Sandberg will not appear at Ottawa hearing despite summons Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and executive Sheryl Sandberg will not appear at a hearing in Ottawa this week despite receiving summonses from Parliament....
00:51, 2019-05-28

US lawmakers look to legalize pot in 'historic' marijuana reform hearing U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a "historic" hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they wanted to loosen federal laws, even legalize marijuana....
01:17, 2019-07-11

U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel on Tuesday pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on allegations that it competed against its own sellers and pushed them to buy advertising and fulfillment services....
01:17, 2019-07-17

Nirav Modi To Appear Via Videolink For Remand Hearing In UK Today Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi, wanted in India in connection with the nearly USD 2 billion Punjab National Bank or PNB fraud and money laundering case, is set to appear before a UK court for his......
08:17, 2019-08-22

The Latest: Jurors hearing arguments in activist’s trial TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on (all times local): 10 a.m. Jurors are hearing closing arguments in federal court in Arizona in the trial of a border activist charged with harboring two immigrant men he says he was simply helping. Federal prosecutor Anna Wright said Friday in a packed Tucson court...
19:34, 2019-06-07

| Trump calls Mueller hearing a national 'embarrassment' President Donald Trump on Wednesday described Robert Mueller's testimony to Congress on the Russia probe as an "embarrassment" to the nation, mocking his Democratic rivals for asking the former special counsel to appear on Capitol Hill....
22:00, 2019-07-24

U.S. House panel plans hearing on proposed mpg freeze Heidi King, deputy NHTSA administrator, and Mary Nichols, head of the California Air Resources Board, are likely to testify when two U.S. House subcommittees hold a joint hearing June 20 on the Trump administration's controversial plan to freeze federal fuel efficiency rules at 2020 levels through 2...
01:34, 2019-06-12

Sources: AB loses 2nd hearing, nears helmet deal Antonio Brown lost his second hearing with the NFL as the NFLPA supported the league's stance to not allow the Raiders receiver to wear his older helmet, sources told ESPN....
00:17, 2019-08-26

Hearing date set in fight over Trump's New York tax returns A U.S. judge will hear arguments on Aug. 29 in a lawsuit that President Donald Trump filed to block a U.S. House of Representatives committee from obtaining his New York state tax returns, according to a court filing....
22:51, 2019-08-01

Colombia tribunal begins hearing evidence on use of fracking Colombia's top administrative court on Friday began hearings that could be long and contentious about proposals to drill for oil using the technique known as fracking, hailed for sharply boosting supplies but criticized for causing environmental damage....
11:00, 2019-06-08

Lawmakers stuck on Obamacare in universal healthcare hearing Obamacare loomed large Wednesday during a House Democratic hearing meant to focus on "Medicare for all" and other forms of universal health coverage....
00:51, 2019-06-13

Netanyahu’s lawyer to attend pre-indictment hearing in fall JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s lawyer says he will attend an October pre-indictment hearing after his request to further postpone it was rejected. Attorney Amit Hadad complained Monday that the hearing should have been delayed to give him more time to prepare, but...
21:34, 2019-06-10

Schiff says Trump ‘disloyal’ to country during Mueller hearing Rep. Adam Schiff, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said former special counsel Robert Mueller may not have found President Trump committed a crime during the 2016 election, but Trump’s actions were “disloyal” to the country. “But worst of all, worse than all the ...
22:34, 2019-07-24

Reports: Raiders WR Brown loses second grievance hearing Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown still can't convince the NFL that he should be able to wear an out-of-code helmet, losing a second grievance hearing on the matter, according to multiple reports....
20:51, 2019-08-25

No Questions About U.S. Wars in Defense Chief’s Confirmation Hearing Mark T. Esper spent the hourslong hearing in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee mostly discussing military challenges from Iran, China and Russia....
00:17, 2019-07-17

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou's extradition hearing set for next year A British Columbia Supreme Court judge accepted a proposal by the defence of Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou to begin her extraction hearing in January, more than a year after her arrest....
12:51, 2019-06-07

Apple is trying to save my hearing after I spent years ruining it My love affair with loud music started in earnest in my sophomore year of high school, when I got an iPod for my birthday and immediately started blasting Black Mages albums and anime theme songs. Fast forward fifteen years, and my morning commute ne......
23:17, 2019-06-17

Watch Senate hearing on cannabis banking reform Lawmakers, industry representatives and advocates are testifying to the Senate committee about the challenges that cannabis companies face in states where medical or recreational marijuana is legal....
17:00, 2019-07-23

Huawei CFO Extradition Hearing to Start in January 2020 Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will challenge her extradition to the United States on fraud charges at hearings set to begin January 20, 2020, court records showed....
07:34, 2019-06-07

Hearing Loss? A New Device Lets You Feel Sound Neuroscientist David Eagleman has built a Fitbit-style wearable that helps people with hearing impairments experience the audible world through vibrations....
04:00, 2019-09-06

Abortion foes, supporters pack hearing in Massachusetts BOSTON (AP) — Activists on both sides of the abortion divide have clashed over a bill in Massachusetts that would let women obtain an abortion after 24 weeks of pregnancy in cases of “fatal fetal anomalies.” The bill, called the “Roe Act” by supporters, would amend current st...
05:00, 2019-06-18

WikiLeaks' Assange too ill to appear via video link in U.S. extradition hearing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was too ill on Thursday to appear via video link from a British prison in a hearing on an extradition request from the United States, his lawyer said....
13:17, 2019-05-30

'Single payer' hearing highlights differences among Democrats A hearing Wednesday intended to focus on legislating a fully government-financed healthcare system exposed the differences Democrats have on healthcare....
00:00, 2019-05-23

Julian Assange extradition hearing to be heard next February An attempt by the US to have Julian Assange extradited from the UK over computer hacking allegations will go to a full hearing next February after Home Secretary Sajid Javid agreed to the request....
14:00, 2019-06-14

Judge sets Assange extradition hearing for February A full extradition hearing for WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange will not be heard until February, a London judge ruled Friday, as U.S. officials continued their fight to bring him to America....
17:00, 2019-06-14

Julian Assange: US charges expected to be revealed at hearing WikiLeaks editor-in-chief says US will present evidence in support of extradition requestThe US will detail all the charges against the WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, when it seeks his extradition in a London court, the editor-in-chief of the whistleblowing website has said.“The American authori...
19:51, 2019-06-11

Change of venue sought for Confederate monument hearing CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the City of Charlottesville are requesting a change of venue for the proceedings, citing potential jury bias in the case of what they say was the illegal removal of Confederate monuments. The Roanoke Times reports the la...
15:34, 2019-06-10

Heated House hearing over deaths of 5 immigrant children WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic lawmaker is blaming the Trump administration for the deaths of five immigrant children in U.S. custody — an assertion that’s led to a heated argument at a congressional hearing. Republicans are denouncing the comment by Lauren Underwood, an Illinois congresswoman...
17:51, 2019-05-22

State Legislature to hold hearing on Con Ed amid NYC blackouts “The hearing will examine Con Edison’s preparedness and response to the blackouts that have left tens of thousands of New Yorkers in the dark this summer as well as consider remedies to ensure system reliability in the future."...
02:51, 2019-07-25

Julian Assange Faces US Extradition Hearing In London WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday faces his first British court hearing since the US submitted a formal extradition request on espionage charges that have upset defenders of press freedoms......
09:34, 2019-06-14

Netanyahu's lawyer to attend pre-indictment hearing in fall Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's lawyer says he will attend an October pre-indictment hearing after his request to further postpone it was rejected....
07:51, 2019-06-11

Senate panel schedules a hearing on Facebook's cryptocurrency It didn't even take 48 hours after Facebook announced its cryptocurrency scheme for the government to raise an eyebrow. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters called for Facebook to halt development, and now the Senate Committee......
10:34, 2019-06-20

Giuliani: Dems using Mueller hearing to get soundbites for 2020 President Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani delivered a mocking impersonation of Robert Mueller during an appearance “Fox & Friends” before the former special counsel’s testimony before Congress Wednesday. “The Democrats are going for soundbites for the election of Mueller saying ‘obstruction of justice,...
20:34, 2019-07-24

Android 10 transforms hearing aids into Bluetooth headsets In addition to features like a system-wide dark mode and more granular privacy controls, Android 10 is adding new accessibility features. One of the highlights is designed to help those who wear hearing aids to get the most out of their Android smart......
06:17, 2019-09-04

Huawei CFO extradition hearing to begin in January 2020 Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will challenge her extradition to the United States on fraud charges at hearings set to begin Jan. 20, 2020, court records showed, after her legal team appeared before a Canadian judge....
02:00, 2019-06-07

Julian Assange to face US extradition hearing in UK next year WikiLeaks founder, indicted on 18 counts in US, will have a five-day hearing in FebruaryJulian Assange will face a five-day US extradition hearing in February next year, a judge has ruled.The WikiLeaks founder faces an 18-count indictment, issued by the US Department of Justice, that includes charge...
17:00, 2019-06-14

Stirewalt: Trump's Omar, AOC comments leading Pelosi to try to 'trap Republicans' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is trying to "trap Republicans" after President Trump made incendiary remarks about a handful of progressive lawmakers, according to Chris Stirewalt....
00:51, 2019-07-16

Republicans confront Mueller with allegations of double standard in Russia probe Congressional Republicans accused former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday of operating under a double standard in his Russia investigation, alleging during a heated Hill hearing that Mueller threw the book at Trump associates while ignoring wrongdoing by others. ...
21:34, 2019-07-24

Illinois Republicans remove offensive Facebook post about ‘Jihad Squad’ Republican County Chairmen’s Association president sorry for ‘unauthorized’ post that insulted four Democratic congresswomenAn Illinois Republican group has apologized and removed from its Facebook page a post that showed images of four Democratic congresswomen who have been criticized by Donald Tru...
02:17, 2019-07-23

91 Percent of Inmates Freed by First Step Act Were Black. Should We Give Republicans Credit? As soon as the U.S. Sentencing Commission released its new report on the effects of criminal justice legislation promoted by Jared Kushner, introduced by Republicans and signed by Donald Trump, the GOP immediately began taking credit....
05:17, 2019-06-11

Republicans won’t fully rebuke Trump’s Twitter attack on Democratic congresswomen Republicans found themselves unwilling Monday to swiftly and unequivocally rebuke U.S. President Donald Trump's attack on progressive women of colour in Congress....
07:51, 2019-07-16

Pressure mounts on top Republicans to condemn Trump's racist attack – live Senate and House leadership to face questions on presidentHouse to vote later on resolution that condemns TrumpSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.31pm BST Cardi B, the chart-topping, Grammy-decorated entertainer, is feeling the Bern:I been reading about Bernie Sanders and I’m re...
15:51, 2019-07-16

Most Republicans plan to tune out Mueller probe: Reuters/Ipsos poll When Robert Mueller testifies before Congress on Wednesday about his probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump, a key part of the U.S. public appears likely to tune out - Republicans....
17:00, 2019-07-23

Collins and Murkowski become most prominent Republicans to slam Trump for 'unacceptable' tweets Two senators from President Trump’s own party spoke out Monday against the president’s tweets suggesting that four minority congresswomen "go back" to where they came from, calling the tweets “spiteful” and arguing that Trump should remove them from his Twitter feed....
00:51, 2019-07-16

Mitch McConnell Called Out for Blocking Vote on Net Neutrality Rules Republicans Actually Like The consumer protections widely known as “net neutrality” are hugely popular among Republicans throughout the U.S., if only because cable and internet providers are American’s choice example of rapacious corporate gluttony. In Washington, however, things are radically different. Insofar as net neut...
00:00, 2019-06-12

'Send her back' chant at Trump rally catches Republicans off guard Chants of "send her back" by supporters of President Donald Trump, attacking Somali-born U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar, triggered a wave of concern among congressional Republicans on Thursday, while Omar said Trump was "spewing fascist ideology."...
21:00, 2019-07-18

Trump disavows 'send her back' rally chant, many Republicans alarmed President Donald Trump tried to distance himself on Thursday from supporters' chants of "send her back" at a rally where he blasted Somalia-born U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar, as Republicans worry the incendiary mantra could set the tone for the 2020 campaign....
23:00, 2019-07-18

Republicans slammed for ad showing Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez photo on fire TV spot by pro-Republican Pac aired during Houston debateAOC calls ad: ‘a love letter to the GOP’s white supremacist case’Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has condemned a TV advert run during Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate which targeted her by using a burning photograph of her face...
09:17, 2019-09-13

Climate hawk Republicans are wrong to look to carbon tax as Green New Deal alternative Some Republicans have seized on the idea that a carbon tax could serve as a free market alternative to sweeping environmental regulations and reforms such as those in the Green New Deal. This is troubling: If enough Republicans are beguiled into striking a deal with Democrats who favor restrictions ...
15:34, 2019-07-02

Abortion: Democrats and Republicans whip up voters on extreme state laws Some Republicans think their party has gone too far in Alabama, Missouri and elsewhere. Democrats see their chanceAs Democrats and Republicans look to galvanize their base ahead of the 2020 election, a slew of state laws barring access to abortion have thrust the issue into the national spotlight an...
08:51, 2019-05-27

Trump Casts Himself, Army, Republicans As Stars Of Fourth Of July Pageant With US military armored vehicles parked nearby, workers set up a red-carpeted stage on Wednesday for President Donald Trump's planned July Fourth speech, as critics accused him of hijacking a......
06:34, 2019-07-04

Republicans — and some Dems — stand by Acosta amid Jeffrey Epstein charges White House aides are wringing their hands over the prospect that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta could be dethroned for his handling of previous accusations of abuse against billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. But Acosta’s backers on Capitol Hill are largely sticking with him despite the new c...
12:17, 2019-07-09

No One Attacked Trump More in 2016 Than His Fellow Republicans. The Lesson: It Didn’t Work. Revisiting the blistering criticism from President Trump’s own party raises questions about whether the search for a killer line on Mr. Trump is a fool’s errand for Democrats in 2020....
02:17, 2019-08-14

Trump claims higher job approval among Republicans than recent polls have found In a morning tweet, the president claimed that 94 percent of fellow Republicans approve of the way he is handling his job. Neither he nor his aides identified the poll he was citing....
01:51, 2019-08-25

House Republicans block $19.1 billion nationwide disaster aid bill for third time A lone conservative objected as Democrats tried to advance long-delayed legislation that would spread more than $19 billion to U.S. states and territories....
06:01, 2019-05-31

Trump rally ‘send her back’ chant condemned by Democrats, Republicans NBC NEWS – Lawmakers from both parties swiftly condemned a boisterous “send her back” chant aimed at Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., during President Donald Trump’s rally Wednesday night in North Carolina. The chant broke out after the president went on an extended rant about Omar ...
20:34, 2019-07-18

Republicans double Democrats in fundraising, majority of donations from small donors The Republican National Committee (RNC) raised a whopping $15.9 million in April, more than double the money the Democratic National Committee managed to raise the same month....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Rep. Lucy McBath, whose son was fatally shot, accused by Republicans of politicizing shootings “Our nation’s dangerous gun laws are the reason that I was never able to take senior prom pictures and graduation pictures or send Jordan off to college,” McBath responded....
11:51, 2019-08-08

Alabama Republicans are urging Rep. Ilhan Omar's expulsion from Congress A resolution passed by the Alabama Republican Party says Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar "has engaged in rhetoric that explicitly runs counter to American values and patriotism." Omar responded on Twitter by making reference to former Judge Roy Moore.        ...
06:34, 2019-08-28

Republicans predict IG's Comey rebuke is tip of the iceberg for FBI, DOJ over anti-Trump 'biases' Republicans on Capitol Hill said Thursday they believe the searing reprimand of former FBI director James Comey by a Justice Department inspector general is only the start of a series of blows to the reputations of key law enforcement figures....
01:51, 2019-08-30

Republicans Reject Cuts to Wall Funding, While Democrats Threaten Filibuster WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican-controlled Senate committee on Thursday rejected Democratic attempts to cut President Donald Trump’s latest border wall request and prevent him from again funding the project without congressional approval. Democrats threatened to filibuster a Pentagon spen...
08:51, 2019-09-13

Republicans should reject Maxine Waters' bad Export-Import Bank deal Democrats are eager to ramp up a corporate welfare agency and load it up with some lefty mandates. That's no surprise. What's inexplicable is that at least one powerful Republican is going along with them. This is a mistake, and GOP lawmakers should do what they can to stop the plan....
06:51, 2019-06-20

Democrats and some Republicans question Trump’s vetting process after Shanahan withdrawal Senators wonder why they weren’t told sooner about the domestic abuse allegations involving Shanahan, but they are divided over whether to investigate the matter further....
02:00, 2019-06-19

Oregon's Democratic governor sends police for AWOL Senate Republicans Oregon's Democratic governor dispatched the state police on Thursday to bring back to the legislature Senate Republicans who left the Capitol in order to scuttle a vote on climate change legislation....
01:17, 2019-06-21

Republicans support Trump's wall even after he grabs military funds from their states Vulnerable Senate Republicans are standing with President Donald Trump and his efforts to build the wall. And it may cost them. Last week, the Trump administration unveiled its plan to divert $3.6 billion in military construction funding to build the president’s border wall, a move which came after...
22:17, 2019-09-11

Oregon Republicans Have Literally Gone Into Hiding to Prevent Climate Change Legislation All eleven Republican state senators in Oregon are currently in hiding in order to prevent the state legislature from having the quorum of people necessary to pass a carbon cap. Now, Gov. Kate Brown has sent the cops looking for them, according to The Oregonian....
12:51, 2019-06-21

Republicans hope Trump’s closing argument secures win in N.C. House race Voters cast their final ballots Tuesday in a long-disputed race that has proved surprisingly competitive despite Trump easily winning the district in 2016....
13:34, 2019-09-10

Republicans and Democrats denounce Trump's shock Taliban talks revelation Amy Klobuchar: ‘This isn’t a gameshow. These are terrorists’Liz Cheney says Taliban should never visit Camp DavidDonald Trump’s shock announcement that he had canceled secret peace talks with the Taliban this weekend has prompted criticism and confusion, including from his own Republican party. Rela...
19:34, 2019-09-09

Revealed: Georgia Republicans use power of state to suppress minority vote Top Republicans Brad Raffensperger and David Emadi are issuing subpoenas to opponents without showing evidence of wrongdoingTop Georgia Republicans continue to use the power of the state to investigate political rivals, executing a strategy that voting rights activists say is designed to intimidate ...
18:51, 2019-09-02

Virginia Republicans lose in U.S. Supreme Court racial gerrymandering case The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed Republican legislators in Virginia a defeat, leaving in place a ruling that invalidated state electoral districts they drew because they weakened the clout of black voters in violation of the U.S. Constitution....
19:34, 2019-06-17

Pelosi accuses Republicans of tolerating Trump's unethical behavior for 'money' "Appalled" by President Trump's comments on Wednesday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., called out Republicans for refusing to hold him accountable and suggested they did so in order to make money....
23:00, 2019-06-13

Democrats and Republicans both love the same thing: Disastrous healthcare price controls If there’s one thing Republicans can agree on when it comes to healthcare, it’s that they are opposed to “Medicare for all.” Alternatively known as “socialized medicine” or “single-payer healthcare,” "Medicare for all" is a polite way of saying that the government will take over the healthcare secto...
10:51, 2019-08-07

Republicans weigh vote against Trump's tariff plan against Mexico: report Republican lawmakers are gearing up for a vote to potentially override President Trump's planned tariff on Mexico this month as an unmoved Trump reportedly remains defiant of his party’s warnings....
14:00, 2019-06-04

McConnell urges Republicans: Hold your nose and pass budget deal Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urged Senate lawmakers to pass a massive federal spending and borrowing deal as Republicans registered their opposition to the measure....
20:51, 2019-07-31

The party of white men? Will Hurd's exit exposes Republicans' diversity problem Hurd’s departure set to leave one Republican African American in Congress – and 41 of 53 sitting GOP senators are white menFour months ago, the woman in charge of recruiting Republicans to run for Congress in the 2020 elections lectured her party about diversity. Related: Will Hurd, only black House...
21:51, 2019-08-02

Republicans' white supremacist problem is a threat to America | Carol Anderson The party has reinforced racism, homophobia and misogyny to tilt the electorate as far to the right as possibleThe Republicans have a problem. A white supremacist problem. Decades ago they made a crass political calculation to use the Southern Strategy and ride white resentment and patriarchy to unt...
23:00, 2019-08-06

Top Court Rejects Urgent Hearing On Plea Against States Over Lynchings The Supreme Court today declined an urgent hearing on a plea seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against some states for their alleged failure in curbing incidents of lynching....
09:51, 2019-07-18

House panel to hold hearing on treatment of migrant children The House Oversight Committee has scheduled a hearing next week on the separation and treatment of immigrant children and has launched an investigation into reports of offensive Facebook posts by border patrol officers, the panel said on Tuesday....
02:51, 2019-07-03

Councilman Calls for Hearing on Nonprofit Contractors and Their Business Ties A New York City councilman wants a hard look at nonprofit city contractors in the wake of a probe into the allegedly undisclosed business ties of shelter operator Acacia....
01:34, 2019-07-22

Blues' Ivan Barbashev to have hearing for hit on Bruins' Marcus Johansson St. Louis Blues forward Ivan Barbashev will have a disciplinary hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety for an illegal check in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final....
20:17, 2019-06-07

Can't Suspend Sajjan Kumar's Sentence Without Hearing, Says Supreme Court Cases related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots are not "ordinary" and it is "very difficult" to pass order suspending the life term sentence awarded to former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar without hearing......
04:51, 2019-08-06

Sprinter Christian Coleman to face anti-doping hearing The world's currently fastest man, Christian Coleman, has allegedly missed three drug tests in the past year. Failing to provide "whereabouts information" can result in a ban from anti-doping authorities....
15:00, 2019-08-25

The Latest: McGahn defies subpoena, no-show at House hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House Judiciary Committee and Donald McGahn (all times local): 10:40 a.m. The ranking Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Doug Collins, says Democrats are “trying desperately to make something out of nothing.” Collins spoke at a hearing T...
18:34, 2019-05-21

| Coleman confident hearing will clear him of drugs test violation Christian Coleman has denied reports of violations for missing drug tests, saying he's confident a hearing will clear him to compete at the IAAF World Championships....
23:51, 2019-08-24

Trump Calls Robert Mueller Hearing National "Embarrassment" President Donald Trump on Wednesday described Robert Mueller's testimony to Congress on the Russia probe as an "embarrassment" to the nation, mocking his Democratic rivals for asking the former......
22:17, 2019-07-24

R Kelly fails to show up in court for hearing on sex-crime charges R Kelly has failed to show up for a court appearance in a case in which he is accused of offering a teenage girl $200 (£162) to take off her clothes and dance in 2011....
00:17, 2019-09-13

House panel to hold July 17 hearing on aviation safety A U.S. House of Representatives panel will hold a hearing next week on aviation safety in the aftermath of two deadly Boeing Co 737 MAX crashes since October....
00:17, 2019-07-12

Trump says Mueller shouldn’t testify, warns hearing will backfire President Trump argued Monday that Robert Mueller should not be given the chance to testify before Congress later this week, warning that the former special counsel’s highly anticipated hearing appearance could be “bad for him” and for Democrats in the end....
17:17, 2019-07-22

Jeffrey Epstein accusers to speak out at New York court hearing Judge Richard Berman to give any victims chance to speakEpstein charged with sex trafficking before his suicideUp to 30 women are expected to take a judge up on his invitation to speak at a hearing after Jeffrey Epstein killed himself while facing sex trafficking charges. Related: Prince Andrew took...
19:34, 2019-08-27

Lights, camera, caption! Why subtitles are no longer just for the hard of hearing An enormous number of people with unimpaired hearing are choosing to watch with words. Why? And is it time captions became the norm?‘Subtitles aren’t just for deaf people,” read the tweet that started it all. “Lots of my hearing friends use them, too. If you’re hearing and using subtitles on Netflix...
17:51, 2019-07-21

New York Giants player testifies murder suspect's hearing New York Giants cornerback Corey Ballentine has testified at a preliminary hearing about a shooting in Kansas that killed his best friend and former Washburn University teammate as they stood outside a party where they were celebrating Ballentine being drafted....
13:51, 2019-09-11

Judge feuds with Fordham professor over Epstein-accuser hearing The federal judge who oversaw Jeffrey Epstein’s dead criminal case is feuding with a Fordham School of Law professor over his decision to let Epstein’s accusers speak in court after his death. Fordham Professor Bruce Green for co-authored an editorial for Law.com called “The Judge ...
15:00, 2019-09-05

'Smart' hearing aids would identify speakers in crowded room (Reuters Health) - People wearing hearing aids often struggle to differentiate between speakers in a crowded environment, but a small experiment suggests that brain-controlled assistive hearing devices would be able to detect which voice the user is paying attention to, and enhance it....
22:34, 2019-05-23

Google brings its hearing assistance app to older Android phones Google's app for the hard of hearing is now within reach of many more people. The tech firm's Sound Amplifier app now supports devices running Android 6.0 Marshmallow or later, not just 9.0 Pie like it did months ago. You won't need a relatively cu......
21:34, 2019-07-24

S. Korean minister nominee denies corruption during confirmation hearing Justice Minister nominee Cho Kuk denied he had any part in alleged corruption involving his family during a confirmation hearing Friday, as political parties wrangled over his suitability for the post....
22:34, 2019-09-06

Navy SEAL charged with war crimes due back in court for key hearing A decorated Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with war crimes in Iraq was due back in a San Diego military court on Wednesday for a hearing focused on his lawyers' allegations that prosecutors engaged in illegal snooping on the defense team and news media....
14:34, 2019-05-22

Witness says Conservative MP Cooper should be removed from caucus after hearing outlash Faisal Khan Suri, the president of the Alberta Muslim Public Affairs Council, was dressed down by Cooper Tuesday last week during a hearing on online hate....
06:17, 2019-06-03

Do Hand Dryers Hurt Kids’ Hearing? This 13-Year-Old Studied It Nora Keegan noticed that dryers tended to be closer to children’s ears. So she set out on a study that was eventually published in a medical journal in Canada....
15:34, 2019-07-01

Former Interpol chief admits guilt in Chinese court hearing Former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei admitted his guilt during a court hearing on Thursday after Chinese prosecutors accused him of taking 14.5 million yuan ($2.11 million) in bribes, state media said....
09:51, 2019-06-20

Scottish court hearing on legality of parliament suspension due on Thursday A hearing will take place in a Scottish court on Thursday over a bid to determine the legality of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament ahead of a possible no-deal Brexit....
13:34, 2019-08-29

Tech executives head to Capitol Hill for antitrust hearing Executives from tech giants Apple Inc , Amazon.com Inc , Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google go before the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel Tuesday to discuss competition in online markets....
13:34, 2019-07-16

DMK Seeks Urgent Hearing In Top Court To Disqualify 11 AIADMK Lawmakers The DMK Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking urgent hearing of its plea for disqualification of 11 AIADMK assembly lawmakers for voting against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisamy in a......
14:51, 2019-07-02

Top Court Begins Hearing P Chidambaram's Plea Against Arrest By Enforcement D The Supreme Court is now hearing Former Union minister P Chidambaram's plea to get protection from arrest by the Enforcement Directorate in the INX Media case. On Tuesday, Mr Chidambaram was granted a......
11:34, 2019-08-28

After Police Raid and a Hearing, a San Francisco Freelancer Will Get His Property Back Bryan Carmody, a night-crawling stringer in the Bay Area, won the support of press-freedom activists, although he may not be a conventional journalist....
03:01, 2019-05-22

| Sports court postpones Sun Yang hearing till October The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it is postponing its hearing on the decision by FINA, the governing body of swimming, to clear Chinese star Sun Yang of doping....
20:51, 2019-08-20

Judge tells accuser’s mom to ‘keep your mouth shut’ during sex assault hearing A New Jersey judge blew up at the mother of an alleged sexual assault victim during a court hearing, telling her to “keep your mouth shut” and “sit down” after she complained about delays, according to a new report. The mom was in court on June 28 for a hearing in John Angeline’s case when......
16:17, 2019-07-16

De Blasio headed to Chicago, flew back to NYC after hearing of blackout Mayor de Blasio claimed on Sunday that he rushed back from the campaign trail in Iowa to deal with the Manhattan blackout — by driving four hours to Chicago, where he spent the night and then appeared on CNN before hopping a plane home. City Hall wouldn’t say what flight Hizzoner took from the Windy...
10:34, 2019-07-15

Oskar Sundqvist Will Face Hearing For Hit That Hospitalized Matt Grzelcyk Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk was taken to the hospital after being boarded by Oskar Sundqvist in the first period of Wednesday’s 3-2 Blues overtime win. Sundqvist got just two minutes, but a bunch more might be coming: Sundqvist has a hearing with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety....
21:17, 2019-05-30

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces extradition hearing LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to appear at hearing in a London court via video link as he continues his fight against extradition to the United States. The 47-year-old Assange is currently in Belmarsh Prison on the outskirts of London serving a 50-week sentence for jumpi...
11:17, 2019-06-14

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Faces U.S. Extradition Hearing (LONDON) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to appear at hearing in a London court via video link as he continues his fight against extradition to the United States. The 47-year-old Assange is currently in Belmarsh Prison on the outskirts of London serving a 50-week sentence for ju...
09:51, 2019-06-14

Ohio doctor accused of murdering 25 patients is set to face hearing The Ohio doctor charged with 25 counts of murder is set for a hearing Wednesday after seeking to use a new lawyer known for successfully defending high-profile clients such as Casey Anthony and Aaron Hernandez....
18:34, 2019-08-28

Hungary: Arrest hearing held for captain in deadly collision BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A court hearing is underway in Hungary to decide whether the captain of a river cruise ship should be arrested after his vessel collided on the Danube River with a sightseeing boat, killing seven South Korean tourists. Prosecutors are requesting that the 64-year-old Ukrainia...
16:00, 2019-06-01

Hearing aids make loud noise for those struggling to afford them Dear John: I saw your column on the gentleman with the hearing aids question. I have had a bilateral hearing loss since birth. I am now 53, and have been wearing aids since I was 4 years old. The progress made on the technology is astounding, but nevertheless, they are extremely expensive. The ins...
12:51, 2019-08-11

Big Tech executives due on Capitol Hill next week for antitrust hearing Executives from Amazon.com Inc, Apple Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google will testify before a House of Representatives congressional committee next week in a hearing to discuss the tremendous market power wielded by online platforms....
06:51, 2019-07-10

Mueller flustered, asking lawmakers to repeat questions at tense hearing Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller was frequently tripped up and forced to ask lawmakers to repeat their questions during his rapid-fire questioning on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, though he reportedly prepared at length for the hearings. ...
18:34, 2019-07-24

House panel will hold hearing on bill proposing statehood for DC WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform is set to hold a hearing on a bill proposing Washington, D.C., be recognized as the nation’s 51st state. WTOP-FM reports District Mayor Muriel Bowser and Democratic Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton on Thursday announced the July 2...
14:34, 2019-05-31

Ayodhya Case: Nirmohi Akhara Continues Arguments On Day 2 Of Hearing The Supreme Court today commenced hearing on the second day of the politically-sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute in Ayodhya after the efforts to arrive at an amicable settlement......
09:17, 2019-08-07

I Kept Hearing My Masculinity Was Under Attack by The Gay Agenda, So I Went to Pride to Test This Theory On June 11, 2016, Omar Mateen—armed with a semi-automatic assault rifle, a 9mm Glock and an insatiable disregard for human life—destroyed 49 innocent lives while causing irreparable harm and suffering to 53 others....
15:51, 2019-06-12

The Latest: Schiff opens hearing on Russia, Trump campaign WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional investigations and special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report (all times local): 9:30 a.m. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff says his panel is “determined to find out” more about Russian interference in the 2016 elec...
15:51, 2019-06-12

UK court sets Assange U.S. extradition hearing for February 2020 The full extradition hearing to decide whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be sent to the United States to face accusations including spying charges will take place in February next year, a London court ruled on Friday....
13:51, 2019-06-14

Jon Stewart shames lawmakers for not showing up to 9/11 victims fund hearing ​WASHINGTON – ​Former “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart shamed ​members of a House panel Tuesday when only five lawmakers were seated in the rostrum to hear survivors of the Sept. 11 terror attacks testify about the need to reauthorize the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. “As I sit h...
19:34, 2019-06-11

Senate opens hearing into Facebook plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle were set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw intense scrutiny from financial regulators and politicians across the globe. Facebook is fighting a rearguard action to get Washington onside after i...
17:00, 2019-07-16

Julian Assange Extradition Hearing Set For February 2020 By UK Judge A British judge on Friday scheduled a full extradition hearing to begin in February next year for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is wanted in the United States on espionage charges....
16:34, 2019-06-14

De Blasio ‘temporarily’ withdraws TLC chief nominee after ‘awful’ hearing Mayor Bill de Blasio has “temporarily” withdrawn the nomination of Jeff Roth to lead the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission. The news comes four days after Roth’s disastrous confirmation hearing, where the former TLC deputy commissioner deflected question after question abo...
05:17, 2019-07-23

Ayodhya Land Dispute Case: Top Court To Begins Day-To-Day Hearing The Supreme Court is set to commence day-to-day hearing in Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case in Ayodhya after the efforts to arrive at an amicable settlement through mediation have......
07:51, 2019-08-06

Hannity calls John Dean hearing 'a sham, a circus' Fox News' Sean Hannity slammed House Democrats and Watergate figure John Dean Monday night calling a House Judiciary hearing a "circus" and Dean a "liar."...
12:00, 2019-06-11

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday about allegations that it competed against its own sellers and pushed them to buy advertising and fulfillment services....
01:17, 2019-07-17

10 State Bodies Await SC Hearing Before Deciding On BCCI Constitution While the CoA has claimed that those not abiding will be left without a vote, BCCI lawyers and state associations are of the view that this is for the apex court to decide....
17:00, 2019-08-14

Lawmakers make deal to delay Mueller hearing one week Lawmakers have made a deal to delay former special counsel Robert Mueller's testimony about his Russia probe a week in exchange for more time to question him....
19:34, 2019-07-13

| Boris Johnson faces court hearing for Brexit 'lies' Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, must attend court over allegations that he knowingly lied during the Brexit referendum campaign, a judge has announced....
09:51, 2019-05-30