Kurt Einfalt

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Supreme Court seems divided in case of baker who refused to create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple

The Supreme Court seemed closely divided Tuesday over whether the First Amendment protects a Colorado baker from creating a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, with Justice Anthony M. Kennedy likely to cast the deciding vote.<p>Kennedy, who wrote the court's 5 to 4 decision in 2015 saying gay couples …

Civil Rights

Israel,Donald Trump,US foreign policy,Palestinian territories,Benjamin Netanyahu,Middle East and North Africa,World news,US news,Foreign policy,Politics,United Nations<p>Readers reflect on Donald Trump’s decision to relocate the US embassy<p>Donald Trump has shown in his short time as president that he …

Israel

Exclusive: Previously undisclosed emails show follow-up after Trump Tower meeting

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The British publicist who arranged the June 2016 meeting with Russians and Donald Trump Jr. sent multiple emails to a Russian participant and a member of Donald Trump's inner circle later that summer, multiple sources told CNN, the first indication there was any follow-up after …

Alabama irony: Democrats are the elephants in the room

Some high-profile Democrats are flying into Alabama this weekend to encourage people to send Doug Jones to the Senate.<p>His campaign wants it known …

Jones rallies black voters to turn out against Moore

The Alabama Democrat visits Selma as he tries to charge up the African-American vote for the Senate race.<p>SELMA, Ala. — Doug Jones’ hunt for votes took him over the Edmund Pettus Bridge and into Selma’s annual Christmas parade Saturday, seeking to energize his most important bloc of supporters in …

House votes to bring tax overhaul to conference with Senate

The House on Monday evening approved a motion to go to conference with the Senate on tax legislation, as Republicans move toward formally reconciling …

Tax bill on its way to conference committee, but not without a hiccup

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republicans have celebrated since Saturday the passage of their tax bill through the Senate, but on Monday night some key GOP members were thinking of another measure -- one to keep the federal government funded -- when they threatened to vote against a routine step to send the tax plan to …

Brock Turner, convicted of sexual assault, asks for new trial

<b>(CNN) —</b> The former Stanford University swimmer who was convicted last year of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman -- and spent only three months in jail -- is appealing his convictions and requesting a new trial.<p>Lawyers for Brock Turner filed an appeal Friday with California's 6th District …

Want to Know Who Else Has Been Accused of Sexual Harassment in Congress? Good Luck

Congressional offices can’t release basic details of complaints — even to lawmakers<p>The details of sexual harassment complaints against members of …

Sexual Harassment

Lewis, Thompson not attending civil rights museum opening to protest Trump

Reps. John Lewis and Bennie Thompson will not be attending the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum this weekend in protest of President …

FBI Director seems to confirm use of FISA warrants in Russia probes

During testimony before the House Judiciary Committee, FBI Director Christopher Wray seemed to confirm that FISA warrants are being used in the …

House Judiciary Committee

Franken exit could be game-changer for control of Senate

WASHINGTON — Republicans may have just gotten another layer of armor to defend their Senate majority.<p>Sen. Al Franken's seat wasn't supposed to be up again until 2020. But his announcement Thursday that he was resigning amid allegations of sexual misconduct sets up a 2018 special election in …

Government

Al Franken just announced he’ll resign from the Senate after 8 women alleged sexual misconduct

The Minnesota Democrat decided to call it quits after many from his own party called for his ouster.<p>In the wake of allegations of sexual misconduct from eight women, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) announced during a speech on the Senate floor Thursday that he will resign his office “in the coming …

GOP leaders said to be mulling smaller corporate tax cuts

Leading Republicans are looking at scaling back some of the corporate tax cuts that they are trying to usher into law, two people involved in the tax negotiations said, convinced that they need to find new revenue to make last-minute fixes to the giant package moving through Congress.<p>The House and …

House Passes 'Compromise' Gun Bill That Would Allow Concealed Carry Across State Lines

Next week is the five-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that left 26 dead, including 20 children, in what was formerly …

Yikes: Nearly half of Americans believe news media fabricates stories about Trump

Forty-four percent of Americans believe that media outlets fabricate stories about President Trump “more than once in a while,” according to the just-released 2017 Poynter Media Trust Survey. The breakdown goes like this: 24 percent believe that the media fabricates Trump stories “about half of the …

Poll: Two-thirds of millennials prefer Democratic control of Congress

A majority of millennial voters hope to see Democrats take control of both congressional chambers in next year’s midterm elections, according to a …

Gay man denied a marriage license by Kim Davis is now running against her

<b>(CNN) —</b> A gay man who was twice denied a marriage license by Kim Davis has thrown his hat in the ring to run against her for county clerk.<p>David Ermold, an assistant professor of English at the University of Pikeville, announced his plan to run against Davis for the position of Rowan County Clerk in …

LGBTQI

Ethics panel denied details on lawmakers accused of harassment

Members of Congress voiced frustration Thursday that they remain in the dark about exactly how many of their colleagues have been accused of sexual …

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