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  • Professor explains wild airline rant: In-flight cigarette was ‘revolutionary’ act of ‘civil disobedience’
    A Penn State professor was arrested over the weekend in a bizarre videotaped incident that went viral. Karen Halnon, who teaches sociology at the university’s Abington campus, was flying from Nicaragua to Miami when she lit up a cigarette and ranted about Venezuela and President Barack Obama. More
  • Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan
    House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
  • Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour
    Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
  • GOP boycotts health care advisory board
    House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
  • Hillary Clinton Gets Another Nudge for 2016
    Paging, Hillary Clinton. Emily’s List, the influential abortion-rights group that backs Democratic women, unveiled an initiative Thursday to help put a woman in the White House. The group announced a six-figure digital media campaign and new polling that shows a strong appetite for a female commander-in-chief as part of its “Madame President” campaign. More
  • Hawaii Democrats hold presidential primary delayed by virus
    Voters were instructed to mark their top three choices on paper ballots. Only candidates receiving at least 15% of the votes cast in a given congressional district were to be allocated delegates.
    05/23/2020 - 4:09 am | View Link
  • Global markets shaken as China tightens grip on Hong Kong
    European and US markets turned red today after heavy losses for Hong Kong over China's push for a national security law. The FTSE 100 underperformed against its Continental counterparts as US-China ...
    05/22/2020 - 6:50 am | View Link
  • Fauci says he hopes White House restores his coronavirus updates to the public
    There have been more than 5 million coronavirus cases confirmed worldwide, including more than 1.5 million infections in the United States.
    05/21/2020 - 5:17 pm | View Link
  • Senate confirms Texas Rep. John Ratcliffe for Director of National Intelligence
    Thursday to confirm Texas Rep. John Ratcliffe as the next Director of National Intelligence. The vote was along party lines. Acting Chairman Sen. Marco Rubio applauded the confirmation. “The DNI’s ...
    05/21/2020 - 6:42 am | View Link
  • Divided Senate confirms Texas Rep. John Ratcliffe as director of national intelligence
    WASHINGTON — A sharply divided Senate confirmed three-term Texas congressman John Ratcliffe on Thursday as director of national intelligence, putting ...
    05/21/2020 - 6:24 am | View Link
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