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Is THIS the year Texas goes Democratic? How grassroots organizers hope to make it happen

Is THIS the year Texas goes Democratic? How grassroots organizers hope to make it happen

Grassroots organizers in Texas hope to turn the state blue by ramping up voter registration. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

February 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Trump says Democratic memo on Russia is ‘very political,’ needs redactions

Trump says Democratic memo on Russia is ‘very political,’ needs redactions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A classified memo by congressional Democrats related to investigations of Russian influence in the 2016 U.S. presidential election is “very political and long” and must be “heavily redacted” before it could be released, President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Saturday. Reuters: Politics

February 11, 2018 | By | Reply More
Trump blocks release of Russia memo drafted by Democrats

Trump blocks release of Russia memo drafted by Democrats

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Friday blocked the release of a classified memo written by congressional Democrats to rebut a Republican document that he allowed to be made public last week that claimed FBI and Justice Department bias against him in the federal probe of Russia and the 2016 U.S. election. Reuters: Politics

February 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
Exclusive: Trump administration may target immigrants who use food aid, other benefits

Exclusive: Trump administration may target immigrants who use food aid, other benefits

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration is considering making it harder for foreigners living in the United States to get permanent residency if they or their American-born children use public benefits such as food assistance, in a move that could sharply restrict legal immigration. Reuters: Politics

February 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
U.S. congressional leaders forge budget deal that adds to deficit

U.S. congressional leaders forge budget deal that adds to deficit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. congressional leaders, in a rare display of bipartisanship, on Wednesday reached a two-year budget deal to raise government spending by almost $ 300 billion, attempting to curb Washington’s fiscal policy squabbling but also widening the federal deficit. Reuters: Politics

February 8, 2018 | By | Reply More
Congress grapples with immigration, steers to avert funding fight

Congress grapples with immigration, steers to avert funding fight

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Legislation to help young “Dreamer” immigrants struggled to gain footing in the U.S. Congress on Monday, but there were no signs yet that failure to pass such a bill would trigger a rerun of January’s three-day partial government shutdown. Reuters: Politics

February 5, 2018 | By | Reply More
Yahoo News' Michael Isikoff describes crucial meeting cited in Nunes memo

Yahoo News' Michael Isikoff describes crucial meeting cited in Nunes memo

On a new episode of Yahoo News’ weekly podcast "Skullduggery," Isikoff discusses first meeting with Steele — and his astonishment that his subsequent story would be used in a FISA application to obtain a warrant to spy on Trump campaign adviser Carter Page. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

February 4, 2018 | By | Reply More
Trump calls disclosures in GOP memo 'an American disgrace'

Trump calls disclosures in GOP memo 'an American disgrace'

President Trump is not happy about the claims made in the memo drafted by Rep. Devin Nunes about wiretapping Carter Page during the campaign. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

February 3, 2018 | By | Reply More
Trump escalates fight over Russia probe, approves release of secret memo

Trump escalates fight over Russia probe, approves release of secret memo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday approved the release of a classified Republican memo that alleges bias against him at the FBI and Justice Department, in an extraordinary showdown with law enforcement agencies over the probe into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election. Reuters: Politics

February 2, 2018 | By | Reply More
White House works to release Republican memo amid warnings

White House works to release Republican memo amid warnings

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House was working on Thursday to clear the release of a secret Republican memo alleging FBI bias against President Donald Trump, an administration official said, disregarding a warning from the top U.S. law enforcement agency. Reuters: Politics

February 1, 2018 | By | Reply More