Sunday August 19-th, 2018

Democrats' real problem is that Nancy Pelosi is their true face Democrats' real problem is that Nancy Pelosi is their true face

Republicans - including President Donald Trump - have professed their glee that she's still minority leader. But in the end Republican Karen Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in a race to replace the vacancy left by President Trump's Hea...

Democrats turn on party leader Nancy Pelosi after Georgia election defeat Democrats turn on party leader Nancy Pelosi after Georgia election defeat

Moulton backed a longshot challenge to Pelosi's leadership post from Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan last fall. "And what they hoped by making it a referendum on Trump was by saying Trump is bad, Trump is terrible, that would be enough to win and they...

Some House Democrats mull over how to oust Pelosi as leader

At a news conference Thursday afternoon, Pelosi defended her leadership against mounting criticism from her own party and attacks from Republicans . She was elected to Congress in a special 1987 election. Unfortunately, he never got around to desc...

Gergen: Special election victories show Trump could beat Dems in 2020

Ossoff obtained the most amount of votes during the special election held in April, but failed to win the election by majority, forcing a runoff against Handel. WASHINGTON (AP) — Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is telling Democrats that next ...

House Dem: Pelosi's Time Has 'Come And Gone' House Dem: Pelosi's Time Has 'Come And Gone'

And Rep. Tim Ryan criticized Pelosi along with his party's brand and its outreach to voters. According to Atlantic monthly , "Compared with November's results, the GOP margins of victory declined from almost 16 points to 6 in Montana, 23 poin...

Georgia Special Election Ends in Disappointment for Democrats

Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela from Texas told Politico that you'd have to be an idiot to think that Democrats could win with the current Democratic leader in the House. I am a strategic, politically astute leader. Asked specifically about th...

Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many

Advertisements tried to tie Pelosi to the Democratic candidate in that election, Jon Ossoff . The Georgia contest was the most expensive House race in history, and the GOP dusted off the same playbook it has used effectively since the Republica...

Obamacare replacement bill runs into Republican trouble Obamacare replacement bill runs into Republican trouble

Assuming that it passes - which is far from assured at this point - Senate Republicans will have to work out their differences with the House to come up with a final bill before they can send it to President Donald Trump to sign it into law.

Trump says he is 'very supportive' of Senate healthcare bill Trump says he is 'very supportive' of Senate healthcare bill

The bill was created to be a budget reconciliation instead of new legislation and thus would need only a simple majority of Senate to pass the bill, as opposed to the customary 60-vote majority. The 142-page bill which seeks to reverse the Affordab...

Obama on Senate bill: It's 'not a health care bill'

It does repeal the individual, employer mandate. That focuses financial assistance on people with lower incomes. Under Obamacare , tax credits are primarily based on income, age and geography, benefitting lower- and moderate-income people who pu...

Special Counsel Robert Mueller meets with House Russia investiga Special Counsel Robert Mueller meets with House Russia investiga

A few days after the "bombshell" Washington Post story claimed that Mueller was looking into whether Trump tried to thwart the FBI's Russia-election-meddling investigation, ABC News reported that there isn't such an investigation. When Wallac...

Portugal goal against Mexico annulled after video review

There was a big match at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation on Sunday as Portugal took on Mexico . The result leaves both sides tied for second place in Group A, behind hosts Russian Federation who top the group after beating New Zea...

Protesters storm town hall as anger grows over London fire

According to BBC , the cladding had a plastic core and was similar to that used by high-rise buildings in France, the United Arab Emirates and Australia, which had also suffered fires that spread. Kensington and Chelsea Town Hall became another f...

Republicans, Democrats Play Ball for 'Team Scalise' Republicans, Democrats Play Ball for 'Team Scalise'

But he recorded a message that played at the top of the game, paying tribute to Rep. Steve Scalise , who remains in critical condition following a shooting attack on the Republicans practicing for the game Wednesday morning. When the members of the ...

Bill Cosby case: Judge declares mistrial after jury deadlock

She did not report it until a year later. This particular case was for his alleged sexual assault against Andrea Constand . TAYLOR: And, certainly, that always favors the prosecution because, you know, the defense has tipped its hand. Steele belie...

Another election? The sooner, the better, says Keir Starmer — Interview

Because if the DUP doesn't back May all the way, then we are inevitably looking at another election, sooner rather than later. Derek Wall is an ecosocialist activist and joint global coordinator for the Green party of England and Wales stood ...

Staff Had to Talk Trump Out of Firing Mueller — NY Times

The sound of sharpening knives echoed everywhere Monday. A source close to the president said Trump is being counseled to steer clear of such a dramatic move such as firing the special counsel. The act was widely criticized after Kenneth Starr's ...

Ostapenko stuns Halep to win French Open

It's about another 20-year-old - albeit twenty years removed - a Latvian girl called Jelena Ostapenko . A 100-1 outsider at the start of the tournament, she will rise from 47th to 12th in the world rankings following her spectacular victory.

Rosenstein: I Wouldn't Fire Mueller From Russia Probe Without 'Good Cause'

Rosenstein responded: "No I have not". The sources, billed as familiar with Mueller's thinking, say the special counsel now views the matter as more than a simple "he said-he said " situation. The Post report only further embroils Trump and hi...

Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko, 20, Clinches Her First Major Title, The French Open Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko, 20, Clinches Her First Major Title, The French Open

However, in an extended fourth game, she couldn't convert any of three break points to go 4-0 up and Ostapenko won six of the next seven games to wrestle momentum. Jelena Ostapenko , who is world number 47 before the Roland Garros victory, is now...

At least six dead after massive fire engulfs London tower block At least six dead after massive fire engulfs London tower block

A local residents' group said it had predicted such a catastrophe on their low-rent housing estate that overlooks affluent parts of the Kensington area of the capital, and London Mayor Sadiq Khan said there were questions to answer. Nassima Boutr...

British PM Seeks Minority Government Following Election Losses

Below are details on what she would need to win and what would happen if she failed to get a majority, with one eye on Brexit . With the complex talks on the divorce from the European Union due to start in 10 days , it was unclear what their di...

Jeff Sessions Testifies He Never Discussed Election With Russians Jeff Sessions Testifies He Never Discussed Election With Russians

Senators are also expected to ask Sessions why, after recusing himself from the Russian Federation inquiry, he signed a letter last month recommending that President Trump fire Comey. "I believe it was the next day that [Comey] said something, ex...

How Theresa May's Snap Election Backfired

British Prime Minister Theresa May says she'll be backed by a small Northern Irish party and is able to form a minority government after she lost an election gamble days before launching Brexit talks. "I expect more uncertainty now". "Thi...

Trump invites Republican senators to lunch with Obamacare repeal on menu Trump invites Republican senators to lunch with Obamacare repeal on menu

The negotiations around the Senate's version of a health care bill are being held behind closed doors, and among a very small group of people. Some Republican senators are pushing to wind down the Medicaid expansion funding more slowly.

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