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Asked about those who agree with what NFL players are protesting but disagree with them doing it during the national anthem, Seahawks DL Michael Bennett said: "There's never a wrong time to do the right thing."

Asked about those who agree with what NFL players are protesting but disagree with them doing it during the national anthem, Seahawks DL Michael …

8 Takeaways From Trump’s Tweet Bragging About the Size of His ‘Nuclear Button’

As a holiday Christmas gift to all Americans, President Trump refrained from saying or doing anything exceptionally frightening during the past few …

President Trump Is Developing a Missile That Would Break a Nuclear Arms Treaty With Russia

Buried inside the mammoth $700 billion defense bill President Donald Trump signed last month is a relatively miniscule $25 million to fund …

Republicans push gun silencer bill; Democrats fire back

Lawmakers on Tuesday debated the merits of a Republican-backed bill that would make it easier for individuals to buy gun silencers.<p>Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., introduced the measure in the Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act, the Hill reported. The provision calls for a less …

Republicans step up defense of ‘not qualified’ judicial nominees

GOP senators are ratcheting up their attacks on the American Bar Association, which has emerged as a stumbling block in President Donald Trump’s effort to transform the courts.<p>Senate Republicans have declared war on the American Bar Association.<p>Since 1953, the venerable legal organization has …

Conservation Goal for the Amazon Exceeded: More Than 60 Million Hectares Protected

The World Wildlife Fund announced Friday that the Program for Protected Areas of the Amazon (ARPA), a joint venture with the Brazilian Ministry of …

Biodiversity

NRA, Pro-Gun Lawmaker Exchange Fire Over New Bill

Kentucky GOP Rep. Massie says bill, which NRA supports, advances Obama’s agenda<p>Kentucky Rep. Thomas Massie butted heads with the National Rifle …

Guns

World leaders slam Trump's Jerusalem move as 'irresponsible' and 'dangerous'

From Europe to the Middle East to Australia, U.S. allies and adversaries alike lined up Wednesday to condemn President Donald Trump’s decision to formally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to later move the U.S. embassy there.<p>World leaders painted the decision as unilateral and …

Israel

Trump trying to help push Moore across Alabama finish line

PENSACOLA, Florida (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to push embattled GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore across the finish line in Tuesday's election in Alabama by contending the Democratic nominee would oppose "what we must do" for the nation.<p>Trump, in a tweet early Saturday, hours after …

Donald Trump

Franken and Franks resign as misconduct charges batter Congress

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic Senator Al Franken announced his resignation on Thursday after facing a series of sexual misconduct allegations, and Republican Representative Trent Franks also said he was stepping down as he too was hit with ethics charges.<p>Franken, buffeted for weeks by …

Health Care Debate: Obamacare Repeal Fails as McCain Casts Decisive No Vote

• The Senate rejected legislation to repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act, with Senator John McCain casting a decisive “no.”<p>• Senate Republicans unveiled a “skinny repeal,” a narrow measure to roll back parts of the Affordable Care Act. It would leave 15 million more Americans without insurance …

In Alabama Senate race, Republicans fear they may lose even if Roy Moore wins

With more than 48 hours of campaigning still left in Alabama’s scandal-shrouded U.S. Senate campaign — and the outcome far from clear — some Republicans have already conceded defeat.<p>From their perspective, Tuesday will yield one of two unhappy results.<p>Either voters will elect a Democratic U.S. …

Republicans

Centrist Democrats begin pushing back against Bernie Sanders, liberal wing

The high-profile stars of the Democratic Party’s populist wing have steered the agenda their way on Capitol Hill this year, but the fight over the party’s direction is far from settled.<p>As the party faces great expectations of big gains in the 2018 midterm elections, Democratic centrists are …

Obama to re-emerge in ‘delicate dance’ with Dems

Former President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaOvernight Energy: Perry eyes decades-old law to boost coal industry | California to mandate solar …

How the Independent created a fake news Facebook card out of a real story

Here’s a thing going around Facebook today: Chicago mayor Rahm Emmanuel banned Trump from Chicago!<p>So did Rahm go Rahm-bo? Did he ban Trump from the …

Army jacket and pearls: How Sarah Huckabee Sanders is the White House’s great master of image

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was wearing pearls with an Army jacket. This image was definitely jarring, but it was not surprising given the Trump administration’s history of military chic — from a first lady in a bomber jacket and stilettos, to a first son-in-law who paired a …

2016 Vs. 2012: How Trump's Win And Clinton's Votes Stack Up To Romney And Obama

Last week, election results from all states were finally certified. While most headlines focused on Hillary Clinton’s 2.8 million popular votes lead over Donald Trump, the results also debunked claims that had been circulating over the past few weeks.<p>Contrary to early reports, Trump ended up …

Did James Comey cost Hillary Clinton the 2016 election: A guide to the debate

A pair of political science professors are out with a seemingly significant study: Despite Hillary Clinton saying she would be president if not for James B. Comey — and FiveThirtyEight, among others, lending credence to that claim — “We don’t think so,” declare Costas Panagopoulos and Aaron …

The Real Story Of 2016 – FiveThirtyEight

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The 3 weirdest stories from Trump's campaign manager's new book

Trump’s McDonald’s order is something else.<p>“Two Big Macs, two Fillet-O-Fish, and a chocolate malted.” This is Donald Trump’s McDonald’s order, according to a new campaign tell-all written by fired campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and former top campaign aide David Bossie.<p>Besides revealing the …

Donald Trump

The US maternal death rate is unacceptably high. It doesn't have to be.

California doctors came together and brought the state maternal death rate way down.<p>When Yvette Cornejo went in into labor last August, she had already given birth to two sons. Their deliveries had been relatively short and easy, and she was hoping her third would be similar.<p>But this time was more …

Women's Health

Donald Trump is a dangerously weak president

The media is crediting him with a tax overhaul victory. But he still holds remarkably little clout in Washington.<p>Donald Trump is a weak president.<p>He remains a weak president after the passage of tax reform, despite what some in the media are describing as a presidential “victory.”<p>Granted, <i>all</i> …

Donald Trump's pardoning of Sheriff Joe Arpaio is an impeachable offence, say law professors

Donald Trump’s decision to pardon Joe Arpaio is an impeachable offence because it is a “direct attack” on the judiciary and “threatens the rule of …

Donald Trump

Trump’s Justice Department Still Defending Obama Contraception Mandate

Advocates for religious liberty are dismayed that little has changed with respect to the Obamacare contraceptive mandate, even after President Donald …

A Promising California Bill Could Help Communities Stop Secret And Discriminatory Police Surveillance

In today’s troublesome political climate, local police surveillance must be reined in.California is on the verge of passing Senate Bill 21 (SB 21), a …

Supreme Court lets Trump's latest travel ban go into full effect

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to President Donald Trump by allowing his latest travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries to go into full effect even as legal challenges continue in lower courts.<p>FILE PHOTO: International travelers …

Immigration

GOP senator says it’s hard to fund $14 billion children’s health care program — then advocates for $1 trillion tax cut

“The reason CHIP’s having trouble is because we don’t have money anymore.”<p>This week, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) helped push a tax bill through the Senate that will cost about $1 trillion. At the same time, he lamented the difficulties of finding the money to fund the Children’s Health Insurance …

The Rebirth of America's Pro-Natalist Movement

Activists on the right and left want policies that will reverse the country’s baby bust. But the broader culture—and Congress—don’t seem to care.<p>America needs more babies.<p>That’s what policymakers seem to have decided, from the White House to Capitol Hill. Congress spent November considering the …

Income Inequality