WASHINGTON — The House easily passed a $1.1 trillion government wide spending bill on Wednesday, awarding wins to both Democrats and Republicans while putting off until later this year fights over President Donald Trump’s promised border wall with Mexico and massive military buildup. The 309-118 vote sends the bill to the Senate in time for […]
WASHINGTON — Their health care overhaul in peril from all sides, the White House and top House Republicans acknowledged Wednesday they would make changes to the legislation in hopes of nailing down votes and pushing the party’s showpiece legislation through the chamber soon. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., declined to commit to bringing the measure […]
WASHINGTON, D.C.(AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday that Donald Trump made the “textbook definition of a racist comment” in saying an American-born judge isn’t qualified to preside over a case because of his Mexican heritage. “I regret those comments he made. Claiming a person can’t do their job because of their race is […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to support Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president, insisting Thursday that the businessman must do more to unify the GOP. The surprise declaration from Ryan on CNN’s “The Lead” amounted to a stunning rebuke of Trump from the Republican Party’s highest-ranking officeholder. “I’m just […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — The two top Republican leaders in Congress denounced Donald Trump on Tuesday for his slow-moving disavowal of former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blasted Trump’s “seeming ambivalence about David Duke and the KKK” as Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., warned that anyone who wants the Republican […]
Vice President Joe Biden has mangled a heaping helping of facts over the years. Despite being newer to presidential-campaign politics, Republican Paul Ryan has already earned something of a reputation for taking flying leaps past reality.
How’d they do Thursday night?
TAMPA, Fla. — With the Republican National Convention at last in full-throated roar, nominee Mitt Romney and his team are reaching out in all directions to connect with key voting groups including veterans, Hispanics and women while gleefully mocking the man he is out to defeat in November.
A group of black journalists says it is disappointed in the lack of ethnic diversity among the people chosen to moderate presidential debates.
The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) said Friday that the Commission on Presidential Debates needed to stop treating black reporters and other minority journalists as if they were unqualified, invisible or both.