• Amid criticism, Nancy Pelosi says she's 'confident' most Democrats have her back
Amid criticism, Nancy Pelosi says she's 'confident' most Democrats have her back

The Georgia race claimed national headlines of late. But the Pelosi attacks on the House side have been consistent for years. Looking at the campaign ads eventual victor Karen Handle ran in the Georgia race, one would have thought she was running against Pelosi , not Jon Ossoff .

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  • Georgia 6th: Karen Handel to be sworn in on Monday
Georgia 6th: Karen Handel to be sworn in on Monday

The ads were successful; Democrats lost all four races. The minority leader is elected during a behind-closed-doors vote by members of that particular party, with Pelosi last winning in November, 134-63 over Ohio Rep. "And you can't get away from the fact that in Georgia this was seen as a test of whether the resistance by Democrats was going ...

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  • Seattle Police Shoot And Kill Pregnant Woman In Her Home
Seattle Police Shoot And Kill Pregnant Woman In Her Home

He would not say whether any children witnessed the shooting - but said there were three children in the apartment at the time of the shooting. Local high school teacher and activist Jesse Hagopian speaks as several dozen people attend a vigil outside the apartment building of Charleena Lyles , a 30-year-old woman who was shot by police after sh...

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  • Tech sergeant released from hospital after air show accident
Tech sergeant released from hospital after air show accident

The commander in charge of the Thunderbirds has said a safety board will determine the cause of the "mishap" that occurred at the end of an advance flight before the weekend's shows. According to Heard, the Thunderbirds will not to fly in Saturday's show. "We have a very, very good safety record", Heard said, though he acknowledged this was not...

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  • Governors ask Senate leaders to stop Trumpcare rush
Governors ask Senate leaders to stop Trumpcare rush

Bob Corker, R-Tenn. "The process is better if you do it in public and that people get buy-in along the way and understand what's going on". "Obviously, that's not the route that is being taken". The Senate is closing in on a health care bill that could affect coverage for tens of millions of Americans and overhaul an industry that makes up one-si...

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  • Republican Senator Vital to Health Bill's Passage Won't Support It
Republican Senator Vital to Health Bill's Passage Won't Support It

Already, Sens. Rand Paul , Ted Cruz , Ron Johnson and Mike Lee say the newly released Senate health care plan is dead on arrival, unless they see some major changes. He added that Nevada "is one of the most improved states in the country" in expanding coverage. That group said the legislation did not go far enough in its repeal of Obamacar...

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  • Caught on tape: Dem official says he's 'glad' Scalise got shot
Caught on tape: Dem official says he's 'glad' Scalise got shot

What's lost in the outrage over Montag's outrageous comments is that Republicans are in fact trying to "kick people off fucking health care" by treating their health care plan - more commonly known as Trumpcare - as a win-or-lose scenario against Democrats.

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  • Ray Tensing Trial: Mistrial Declared for a Second Time
Ray Tensing Trial: Mistrial Declared for a Second Time

The University of Cincinnati fired Tensing a year ago after his indictment. Jurors have resumed deliberations for a fifth day in Ohio's murder retrial of a white former police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist. An attorney for Tensing had dismissed the murder charge as "unwarranted" and said he felt charges were likely du...

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  • 'I'm Worth the Trouble': Nancy Pelosi Defiant as Members Discuss Ousting Her
'I'm Worth the Trouble': Nancy Pelosi Defiant as Members Discuss Ousting Her

She is a great leader. Kathleen Rice and a group of Democrats met privately Thursday to brainstorm ways to replace the Democratic House leader. "You see these commercials that tie these candidates to Leader Pelosi week in and week out in the past several months". "It's time for Nancy Pelosi to go, and the entire leadership team", R...

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  • Final farewell for US student detained by North Korea
Final farewell for US student detained by North Korea

He said North Korea's treatment of Warmbier demonstrated "a basic disregard for human rights, for human dignity". Top US officials pressed China on Wednesday to exert more economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea-level in talks with their counterparts in Washington on Wednesday.

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  • Virginia Democrats vying to be face of Trump resistance
Virginia Democrats vying to be face of Trump resistance

Perriello represents and symbolizes the Bernie Sanders wing of the Democratic Party. Northam had pushed his campaign further to the left and has described Trump as a narcissistic maniac - while Perriello instead attempted to reach out to Trump voters by selling a message of economic populism framed through a progressive perspective.

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  • Meet the World's Ugliest Dog, 3-year-old Martha!
Meet the World's Ugliest Dog, 3-year-old Martha!

Her and her owner won a trip to NY for a photoshoot and $1,500. In winning, Martha also earned another - one might say greater - honor: her place enshrined on an illustrious list of champions that dates back almost three decades. It was unusual for the relatively young and active Martha to win against older dogs with unusual attributes, such ...

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  • Qatar says Saudi-led demands not 'reasonable'
Qatar says Saudi-led demands not 'reasonable'

As the crisis has dragged on, USA diplomats have complained privately that the Arab nations were taking too long to present their demands, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said they must be " reasonable and actionable". The last major demand of the thirteen - stopping support of extremist outfits, is also something Qatar will not do until th...

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  • Russian hacking 'a big Dem HOAX'
Russian hacking 'a big Dem HOAX'

The tweet from the president comes a day after former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testified before a Congressional committee. Trump added: "By the way, if Russian Federation was working so hard on the 2016 Election , it all took place during the Obama Admin.

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  • Reformed Veterans Affairs bill signed into law by President Trump
Reformed Veterans Affairs bill signed into law by President Trump

David Shulkin . In simplest terms, Trump is making it easier for the government to say "You're fired!" to employees that contribute to problems that led to the 2014 Veterans Affairs scandal, in which 40 veterans died waiting for care at a Phoenix facility, according to CNN .

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  • CNN Sends Courtroom Sketch Artist To Cover White House Press Briefing
CNN Sends Courtroom Sketch Artist To Cover White House Press Briefing

Drop the sketch artist , turn on your cameras. The live press briefings helped people to get a daily update of the various policies and the progress made at the presidential house. "If Democrats really cared, they would try to be involved in the process", she said. "And as he said earlier today, this is a negotiation between the House and the Sena...

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  • Report details Obama administration's struggle with Russian election interference
Report details Obama administration's struggle with Russian election interference

For months, Trump has described the USA intelligence community's consensus that Russian Federation tried to influence the outcome of the election as " phony ", a "total hoax", and a " Democrat excuse ". He stated that he found very hard to defend the administration about their inability to stop the menace perpetrated by Russian Federation and Putin...

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  • Thunderbird crashes in heavy rain at air show practice
Thunderbird crashes in heavy rain at air show practice

A Thunderbirds Air Force jet went off a runway while preparing for an OH air show, and authorities say an Air Force pilot from Fort Lauderdale was one of two injured. Dayton officials said two people were on board the plane. An airplane coming in for a landing ahead of an air show flipped over on the runway, according to the Dayton (Ohio ) Daily...

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  • Tigers bash their way past Oregon State, head to CWS final
Tigers bash their way past Oregon State, head to CWS final

LSU advanced to the College World Series finals, where the Tigers are 6-0. After recording a season-low two hits on Friday, the Beavers managed only three against Gilbert and reliever Zack Hess on Saturday. All the great wins we've had he's been a big part of them. Fourth-seeded LSU bounced back from a 13-1 loss to Oregon State on Monday a...

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  • Should Nancy Pelosi Step Down?
Should Nancy Pelosi Step Down?

As a result, several House Democrats have intensely and publicly criticized Democratic minority leader Nancy Pelosi . " Republicans blew through millions to keep a ruby-red seat, and in their desperate rush to stop the hemorrhaging, they've returned to demonizing the party's strongest fund-raiser and consensus builder", Drew Hammill, Pelosi's...

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