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Groenewegen Garners Academic All-America Honor

Groenewegen Garners Academic All-America Honor

Montonye is a medical technology major and has a cumulative grade point average of 3.96. It was her second appearance on the all-academic squad after earning a second-team spot in 2015. She was named ...

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John Brennan: Russia interfered in U.S. election process

John Brennan: Russia interfered in U.S. election process

Brennan, while testifying at a hearing of the US House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, said it became clear last summer that Russian Federation was attempting to interfere in t...

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Trump, Congress punt again on critical Obamacare subsidies

Trump, Congress punt again on critical Obamacare subsidies

America's Health Insurance Plans, a leading industry lobbying group, expressed dismay over the latest delay, and the lack of a guarantee that the subsidies will continue. A senior Republican strategis...

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Trump's deep budget cuts could cause a backlash in rural America

Trump's deep budget cuts could cause a backlash in rural America

White House budget director Mick Mulvaney didn't deny the math, saying it was done "on goal", during a press briefing Tuesday. Trump's balanced-budget goal depends not only on the growth project...

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Oklahoma Committees Pass Budget Bills In Chaotic Late Night Meetings

Oklahoma Committees Pass Budget Bills In Chaotic Late Night Meetings

The CBO specifies that these people would have difficulty getting affordable coverage "despite the additional funding that would be available". The fiscal 2017 budget resolution calls for proposals ...

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Kansas lawmakers vote to increase school funding

But Huberty, who has a son with special needs, says it's about standing up for all of Texas' 5.3 million public school kids and coming up with a funding solution to a school finance system that's been...

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'I won't give up': Death row inmate seeks execution reprieve

Arthur's lawyers made multiple last-ditch appeals, both in and out of court, seeking to halt the execution originally scheduled for 6 p.m. CDT. Arthur was scheduled to be executed Thursday evening. La...

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Voucher standoff could doom major Texas school finance fix

Trump and Republicans celebrated House passage of the bill earlier this month in a Rose Garden ceremony, even as GOP senators signaled their opposition and signaled that the bill had little chance of ...

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Former AG Eric Holder Calls Jeff Sessions New Policy 'Dumb on Crime'

The memo announced Friday would urge US attorneys to charge steeper crimes that would trigger long mandatory prison sentences, including for drug offenders. Sessions' approach is almost the exact op...

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CBO: 23M fewer Americans insured under House GOP bill

CBO: 23M fewer Americans insured under House GOP bill

Another amendment allocates an additional $8 billion over five years to help people with pre-existing conditions cover medical costs. Trump's Health and Human Services secretary, Tom Price, assailed...

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What to know about Montana Republican Greg Gianforte

Petersburg, Florida. However, at least a third of the anticipated votes had already been cast by Monday, according to the Montana Secretary of State. The exchange was recorded by Jacobs and late...

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Trump told Russians firing 'nut job' Comey eased pressure on investigation

Trump told Russians firing 'nut job' Comey eased pressure on investigation

On Friday, The New York Times reported that during the May 10 meeting, Trump bragged to Ambassador Sergei Kislyak and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov about firing Comey, whom he called a "nut job". I...

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Trump orders investigation after Manchester leaks

Salman Abedi recently traveled to Libya and authorities have been trying to determine if he also visited war-torn Syria. British authorities investigating the deadly Manchester suicide bombing ar...

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Montana GOP candidate accused of body slamming journalist, sheriff investigating

Montana GOP candidate accused of body slamming journalist, sheriff investigating

Two of the state's biggest papers, the Billings Gazette and the Missoulian , announced they would be rescinding their endorsements of Gianforte after the incident. Supporters of Democratic ca...

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House panel will subpoena Flynn in Russian Federation probe

House panel will subpoena Flynn in Russian Federation probe

A federal grand jury in Virginia also has issued subpoenas regarding Flynn's business dealings with Turkey and Russian Federation, and the newly appointed special counsel investigating the Russian...

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CBO Score: 9 Highlights From the GOP Healthcare Bill Report

CBO Score: 9 Highlights From the GOP Healthcare Bill Report

Over time, it would become more hard for less healthy people (including people with preexisting medical conditions) in those states to purchase insurance because their premiums would continue to i...

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Sheriff: Wisconsin tornado injures at least 20

Sheriff: Wisconsin tornado injures at least 20

The combination of moisture, an unstable air mass, a weak front just west of the Twin Cities combined with wind sheer to set up the severe storm and tornado, he said. The National Weather Service re...

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Lawmakers react to new health care budget score

Lawmakers react to new health care budget score

The CBO predicted states where about half of all Americans live would keep the essential benefits requirements, which are very popular with American voters who had exhausted of insurance compan...

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Trump leaves Israel with no sign peace talks in the works

The President is urging the USA and Israel to boost cooperation against common threats, and declaring that Iran never be allowed to have a nuclear weapon. Trump's caution showed. He did not weigh in o...

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4th District Court Upholds Ruling Blocking Revised Travel Ban

4th District Court Upholds Ruling Blocking Revised Travel Ban

Do you feel that the travel ban is a ban on Muslims for a ban on those that come from highly populated terrorist countries? But either way, only the Supreme Court can clear the path to enforcement...

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Texas pushes ahead with 'bathroom bill' as others shy away

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, said, "We're still a ways away from having solutions here". "I move that we refuse to concur", said House Majority Leader Daryl Cowles, R-Morga...

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Local Reaction To New CBO Score On Health Care Bill

Local Reaction To New CBO Score On Health Care Bill

Health care legislation passed by House Republicans earlier this month would reduce the federal deficit by $119 billion over the next 10 years. Older, low-income people would be hit hardest by th...

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Obamacare replacement would leave 23 million people uninsured by 2026

Obamacare replacement would leave 23 million people uninsured by 2026

Erasing former President Barack Obama's health care law was a top promise of Donald Trump during his presidential campaign, and by congressional GOP candidates since its 2010 enactment. House Speake...

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With Senate done, House ready to debate budget ideas

With Senate done, House ready to debate budget ideas

In addition, the new report could say whether the bill achieved enough budget savings to retain special protections the legislation would have to shield it from a Democratic filibuster in the Senat...

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Republicans seek extension for Obamacare subsidies

That prompted a new round of urgent warnings from across the health care system. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) said her problems haven't changed from weeks ago when the House passed its bill. Colli...

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House Speaker Paul Ryan says Gianforte should apologize

Twice it seemed someone picked up then immediately hung up. A sign on a gate thanked people for not trespassing at Gianforte's home. Gianforte: "Speak with Shane, please". My Montana source also...

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GOP lawmakers say little about Montana candidate

May 24, 2017. The sheriff of a Montana county where Republican candidate Greg Gianforte allegedly assaulted a reporter said Thursday that Gianforte declined law enforcement's request for a fol...

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Fake Intel Might Have Swayed Comey On Going Public With Clinton Case

A dubious document produced by Russian spies allegedly pushed James Comey, when he was head of the FBI, to make aspects of an investigation into Hillary Clinton public previous year, a move that Democ...

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High Court Ruling On NC Voting Districts May Affect Georgia

High Court Ruling On NC Voting Districts May Affect Georgia

Republicans maintained control of 10 of 13 districts. In affirming the ruling of a three-judge District Court, the Supreme Court found that racial considerations predominated in the drawing of th...

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Jury Seated in Cosby Trial

Under terms of the plea, Mathers will be on probation for three years and must not take photos of people or post them online without their permission. The judge ultimately chose to keep the woman on t...

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