Government Shutdown

Cosatu threatens total government shutdown

<b>The Congress South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) has warned that there will be a total government shutdown if the Department of Public Service and</b> …

News (South Africa)

Cory Gardner: Mike Pompeo nomination shouldn’t be about Donald Trump

Sen. Cory Gardner said Tuesday that the vetting of Mike Pompeo as secretary of state shouldn’t be a referendum on President Trump’s foreign policy …

Donald Trump

Supreme Court to Hear Travel Ban Case

President Trump’s restrictions on travelers from several Muslim-majority countries face a legal test Wednesday<p>WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court on Wednesday will consider whether President Donald Trump can legally restrict entry to the U.S. for travelers from several Muslim-majority countries, tackling …

Donald Trump

Marc Short: Trump 'happy' with Pruitt

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> White House legislative affairs director Marc Short said Sunday that President Donald Trump remains supportive of Scott Pruitt as stories pile up about his actions as EPA chief and his past.<p>"Scott Pruitt is doing a phenomenal job, and the President is happy with him," Short said …

U.S. Politics

Chris Christie portrait to cost taxpayers $85,000, more than 3 past N.J. governors combined

To see his son play baseball, Chris Christie would sometimes swoop in on a 55-foot-long State Police helicopter. His lavish travels over the course …

New Jersey

Christie's Portrait Will Cost Taxpayers $85K

Bergen County Record: “To most people, the image that sums up Chris Christie’s time as governor is the picture of him on that beach closed to …

Government Shutdown

Westbound I-696 Shutdown to Begin April 27 for $90M Project

<b>WARREN (AP)</b> — The state says a much-anticipated freeway reconstruction project will close westbound lanes of Interstate 696 starting April 27.<p>The …

USDOT

Chris Christie Sticks It to New Jersey One Last Time With Pricey Portrait

Chris Christie has been out of office for more than three months, but the former New Jersey governor is still sticking it to the state’s taxpayers. …

New Jersey

Defense Spending Gets a Reprieve From Austerity Politics

When President Donald Trump signed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 on Feb. 9, ending the second brief government shutdown of the year, a nearly …

Military Spending

Letter: Why isn’t any one talking about fiscal responsibility?

Why isn’t any one talking<br>about fiscal responsibility?<p>Now that Republicans are in power, it’s back to borrow and spend. We get tax cuts for the rich …

Taxes

Tesla factory shutdown, VW TDIs keep moving, Buick Enspire for China, Honda Clarity poll results, electric Mercedes: Today's Car News

Tesla shuts down Model 3 assembly, apparently to reduce automation and ramp up production. 300,000 VW TDIs are sitting on 37 lots around the country …

Tesla

Rubio hires Heritage Action CEO as new chief of staff | Naked Politics

@alextdaugherty<p>Sen. <b>Marco Rubio</b> has hired <b>Michael Needham</b>, the CEO of a conservative political organization that once battled with the Florida …

Immigration Reform

Ed O'Keefe

Ed O'Keefe is a CBS News political correspondent based in Washington, D.C., reporting for all CBS News broadcasts and platforms.<p>O'Keefe has reported …

Donald Trump

Rep. Charlie Dent to leave Congress 'in the coming weeks'

Rep. Charlie Dent announced Tuesday plans to leave Congress in the coming weeks, just months after announcing his retirement.

Elections

Woolworths technical outage leads to shopper chaos around country

A nationwide technical outage has caused chaos at Woolworths stores.<p>Registers were shut down on Monday afternoon with stores unable to make …

U.S. Dept. of State

Former Republican N.H. governor rails against GOP, spending package in op-ed

Judd Gregg, the former New Hampshire governor and three-term Republican US senator, has one core message regarding his party: They’ve abandoned …

Boston

SHUTDOWN PLANNED PARENTHOOD AND STOP ABORTION | We the People: Your Voice in Our Government

How Petitions Work<p>Create a Petition<p>Call on the White House to take action on the issue that matters to you.<p>Gather Signatures<p>Share your petition with …

Planned Parenthood

Colonial Drive shutdown in Orlando due to bridge work

There is major traffic trouble in downtown Orlando as the Florida Department of Transportation has shutdown a major artery as Colonial Drive/State …

USDOT

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan endorses Rep. Kevin McCarthy as his successor

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan's endorsement of Californian Kevin McCarthy as his successor vastly increases the Bakersfield representative's chances of leading House Republicans come November, but it may not seal the deal.<p>"We all think that Kevin is the right person" to become speaker, Ryan told NBC's …

Politics

'The Swamp Is Winning': Gianno Caldwell Blames Omnibus Bill for Slowing Down Federal Reform

<b>Bolton on Trump's Iran Deal Meeting: 'Putting Lipstick on a Pig' Won't Make a Difference</b><p>Fox News political analyst Gianno Caldwell said Thursday night that although President Trump seems to be fulfilling his promise of "draining the swamp," his recently approved omnibus bill has started to fill it …

Donald Trump

IDOT cancels weekend shutdown of westbound I-55/64 in East St. Louis

Emergency roadwork postponed because of the possibility of severe weather

Weather

House will suspend rules, vote on Ryan's last sop to the Freedom Caucus, a balanced budget amendment

In order to get agreement on budget caps to allow a spending bill to pass and avoid a government shutdown, Speaker Paul Ryan promised the Freedom …

Liberal View

U.S., Grenada remove restrictions on air service

The country has raised its security standards to meet baseline U.S. national security requirements,...<p>The State Department wants social media …

European Union

Bike Advocates Hold First 'Bike Train' Ahead Of L Train Shutdown

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> – Commuters, advocates and elected officials rallied Thursday for the first L train “bike train.”<p>It’s practice for the planned …

USDOT

Chuck Schumer wants Paul Ryan to 'break free' from the GOP before he leaves office

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) confirmed Wednesday that he will not run for re-election this year, and Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has some advice …

Republicans

Live Stream: House Speaker Paul Ryan announces he will not seek re-election

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker Paul Ryan says he will not seek re-election.<p>Ryan's retirement announcement leaves a void in Republican leadership as it …

Elections

The nightmare scenario for the next Republican speaker isn't losing the midterms — it's barely winning them

You're going to see a lot of analysis that says Paul Ryan is retiring from the House of Representatives because he believes Republicans are doomed to lose the majority.<p>I don't think that's quite right.<p>Granted, Republicans are very likely to lose the House majority. But the alternative prospect is …

Government Shutdown

Jammu shutdown evokes lukewarm response

JAMMU: A shutdown called over several issues by the Jammu Bar Association evoked lukewarm response on Wednesday as other bar associations and …

Chamber of Commerce

Paul Ryan Archives

House Speaker Paul Ryan misleadingly claimed that corporate tax revenues are “still rising,” even though the 2017 tax law cut tax rates. In the first …

Health Care

Good News for Christians Battling US Sex Trafficking

Last week, the US government shutdown the classified advertising website Backpage.com on allegations that the site was profiting off of illegal …

United States