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A Texas council member advocated for banning Islam in schools. He refuses to resign.

A council member in northern Texas is rejecting calls for his resignation over a series of anti-Muslim and anti-black Facebook posts, including one saying that President Trump should ban Islam in U.S. schools.<p>Tom Harrison, a city council member in Plano, Tex., is accused of sharing a post from a …

Religion

NRA appears to be 'dialing down' high-profile appearance at CPAC

CEO Wayne LaPierre’s name nowhere to be found on conservative conference agenda, although NRA says speech has not been cancelled<p>The NRA appears to be trying to “dial down” a high-profile appearance by its leader Wayne LaPierre near Washington this week.<p>LaPierre’s name is nowhere to be found on the …

Guns

Trump accuser keeps telling her story, hoping someone will finally listen

She believed her best chance to be heard was through sheer repetition, so Rachel Crooks took her seat at the dining table and prepared to tell the story again. She was used to difficult audiences, to skeptics and Internet trolls who flooded her Facebook page with threats, but this was a generous …

Trump Tower

Florida governor to FBI: We want details on 'failure' to act in school shooting

Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Monday called on the Federal Bureau of Investigation to release “all details” on why it didn't adequately follow up on a tip received in January regarding alleged Florida high school shooter Nikolas Cruz.<p>“Last week, our state and nation was shocked to learn of the FBI’s …

Donald Trump

Tannahill responds to AR-15 giveaway criticism

GOP Congressional candidate Tyler Tannahill responds to criticism for continuing an AR-15 giveaway campaign in light of the shooting in Parkland, Florida.

CNN

Paul Ryan rushed to Florida Friday—for a weekend of fundraising

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Paul Ryan

Florida Sheriff holds hand of schoolboy, 15, shot five times as Trump schmoozes guests at Mar-A-Lago

The contrast couldn't be more be powerful.<p>Donald Trump spent barely 35 minutes visiting victims of the mass school shooting in Florida on …

Crime

Gun Rights Expand in Era of Mass Shootings

The Florida school shooting that killed 17 people has prompted national leaders to again call for stricter gun laws, but such measures face a tough road as a wave of states have moved to expand gun owners’ rights.<p>In the past six years, after three of the deadliest shootings in modern history—at a …

Guns

GOP Congresswoman on Rob Porter: ‘They’re Not Crimes of Character’

The Republican suggested that staffing choices were difficult because the party was against President Trump. And in the process, she doubts Porter’s …

Donald Trump

Senator who weakened background checks says they are all we need

James Lankford (R-OK) said AR-15s are not the problem.<p>Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) defended the current lax gun laws that make it easy to buy assault …

Guns

Donald Trump tells NRA: 'I am going to come through for you'

The president addressed the gun right’s body’s conference in Atlanta, reliving his election triumph but also admitting that his border wall will not be continuous<p>Donald Trump marked his 99th day as US president by basking in the noisy adulation of his base and making a pledge to the National Rifle …

From rival to wingman, Ted Cruz boasts of chumminess with Trump as he stumps for re-election

SUGAR LAND — One thing Sen. Ted Cruz isn’t doing as he seeks a second term is running away from the president. Despite a checkered history, the Texan …

Republicans

Trump tweets another anti-CNN cartoon — this one by the same artist who drew Clinton in blackface

President Trump on Sunday used his Twitter account to share an anti-CNN cartoon by an artist who in 2016 caused heartburn for Trump's presidential campaign by drawing Hillary Clinton in blackface.<p>The latest image by cartoonist Tony Branco imagines CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer in the year 2038, leaning …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump and the NRA: A festival of racial fear and dark fantasy

President offers gun owners his usual nightmare vision of America — but gun control advocates are fighting back<p>Over the weekend, the National Rifle Association held its annual convention, this time in Atlanta. On Friday President Donald Trump spoke to the convention delegates, the first time a …

Guns

NRA Concealed Carry Fashion Show: All the Best Looks

- Advertisement -<p><b>August 29, 2017</b><p><i>Quicklink submitted By Meryl Ann Butler</i> <b>Permalink</b> <br>Related Topic(s): Concealed Carry Guns; Concealed Weapons; NRA; …

Congressional candidate sticks with AR-15 raffle despite Florida school shooting

A congressional hopeful in Kansas is under fire by some people for deciding to continue his raffle for a rifle to support his campaign.<p>Tyler …

Guns

Limbaugh: ‘We need concealed carry’ in schools

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh called for concealed carry in U.S. schools on Sunday in response to the deadly shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 and injured several others.<p>“The solution is we need concealed carry in these schools,” Limbaugh said during an interview on “Fox News …

Guns

GOPer claims answer to school shootings is watching Andy Griffith and beating 'all the students' with a paddle

Former South Carolina Lt. Gov. Andrew Bauer (R) on Sunday suggested that more students are committing mass shootings because they no longer receive …

Guns

Here's how the Republican Party intends to address gun violence | Sheneman cartoon

A familiar refrain echoed through the halls of the nations capital this past Wednesday as Republican lawmakers large and small took time out of their …

Guns

Every Politician Bought By the NRA Needs to Hear This Florida Student’s Speech

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Emma Gonzalez, who took shelter in an auditorium while 19–year–old Nikolas Cruz gunned down her …

Guns

In Utah, the fight against porn is increasingly being framed as a public health crisis

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah leaders have long sought to play a central role in the anti-pornography movement, but the state’s most well-known attempt to strike down smut did not go so well.<p>The state’s much-lampooned “porn czar” only lasted a few years in the early 2000s before the position was scratched …

Mormonism

Trump fires off bizarre late night tweet blaming FBI's Russia investigation for Parkland massacre

Trump fires off bizarre late night tweet blaming FBI’s Russia investigation for Parkland massacre<p>17 Feb 2018 at 23:48 ET<p>President Donald Trump fired …

Donald Trump

Report: Kushner Requests More Intel Than Any Non-NSC Employee at White House

Senior White House adviser Jared Kusher, whose inability to obtain permanent security clearance has come under renewed scrutiny in recent weeks, …

National Security Council

Salacious new claims surface about a Trump affair and alleged coverup

President Trump’s alleged extramarital affairs attracted fresh attention Friday amid new claims about a nine-month relationship with a former Playboy centerfold who was reportedly paid $150,000 by a tabloid publisher who never ran her story.<p>The alleged liaison with 1998 “Playmate of the Year” Karen …

Donald Trump

Trump’s Libido Rumors Swirl — Waitress Encounter Alleged By British Entrepreneur Peter de Savary’s 3rd Wife

A British entrepreneur has described a scene that his wife allegedly witnessed, which entails Trump being caught in a compromising position. It is …

Donald Trump

There's a striking difference between Obama and Trump's responses to school shootings

On Friday, President Donald Trump visited Parkland, Florida in the wake of a school shooting in a high school that left 17 people dead. But Trump has …

Donald Trump

A major Texas newspaper just told Ted Cruz to take a hike

Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>The <i>Dallas Morning News</i>‘ editorial board chose not to endorse …

Republicans

Mueller indicts 13 Russian nationals over 2016 election interference

<b>(CNN) —</b> Special counsel Robert Mueller has indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities for allegedly meddling in the 2016 presidential election, charging them with conspiracy to defraud the United States, the Department of Justice announced Friday.<p>In addition, three defendants were …

Donald Trump

Police search college in Washington state, find no evidence of gunfire

<b>(CNN) —</b> Police who responded to a report of gunfire at Highline Community College in Washington state found no evidence weapons had been fired, authorities said Friday afternoon.<p>"The emergency condition is over and law enforcement have given the all clear," the college said on its Facebook page. …

Law Enforcement

‘Shut up and dribble’: Fox News host says LeBron James should stop talking about politics

"Must they run their mouth like that?"<p>Fox News host Laura Ingraham blasted NBA stars LeBron James and Kevin Durant on Thursday for criticizing …

Laura Ingraham