Writing a bill in private not unusual — INSIDE WASHINGTON

As lawmakers on both sides of the aisle gear up for the 2018 midterm elections, Republicans are clamoring for major legislative victories to cling to before voters flock to the polls across the country, The Hill reported Monday. "It's a strong Re... More..

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by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Supreme Court holds up on redrawing WI districts

Supporters of Wisconsin's map say that "the election results it produced are similar to those under earlier court-drawn maps", as The Associated Press reports . We don't know how the court will rule , but t...More..

Wyoming Unemployment Down, But So Is Labor Force
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wyoming Unemployment Down, But So Is Labor Force

Government sector employment declined by 2,500 jobs, representing an over-the-year decrease of 1.3 percent. The lowest rate of 2016 was 4 percent in April. The state's highest May unemployment was in Vermillion...More..

The Slants win Supreme Court battle over band's name in trademark dispute
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The Slants win Supreme Court battle over band's name in trademark dispute

Therefore, the government argued , when the government reviews trademark applications it is free to deny granting them based on what it deems offensive or disparaging. Justice Neil Gorsuch did not take par...More..

Three Workers Hurt In Astoria Construction Accident
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Three Workers Hurt In Astoria Construction Accident

Authorities said he was buried under the debris but was alert and speaking with first responders. A third person was rescued just before 5:30 p.m. but the condition is not yet known. A load of construction ma...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Supreme Court to hear case that could reshape US political map

But the justices have not thrown out state electoral maps drawn simply to give one party an advantage over another. "The courts have been very hesitant to get involved in policing how these partisan maps are ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Kentucky Supreme Court to hear UofL case in August

Yet Democrats are more supportive of having courts rein in extreme districting plans, mainly because Republicans control more legislatures and drew districts after the 2010 census that enhanced their advantage ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Dems' motions, speeches knock GOP health bill for secrecy

Explaining the twisted logic of lawmakers who seem to have forgotten that they serve the public, CNN writes , "Reveal it too soon and criticism from outside conservative groups, independent reviews, and Democ...More..

Morgan hails brilliant England bowlers
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Morgan hails brilliant England bowlers

New Zeland skipper Kane Williamson , reflecting on the delivery from Wood that ended the innings said the Durham quick, fit following a persistent ankle injury, was a tough man to face. Adam Milne and Corey A...More..

California mom attacked child in attempted exorcism
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

California mom attacked child in attempted exorcism

One witness, local resident John Marciel , intervened and attempted to physically restrain Felder . Afterwards, as a crowd of around a dozen people watched in shock, Felder reportedly started hitting her d...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Trump not under investigation, says his lawyer

The president has denied that he has any nefarious ties to Russian Federation and has also disputed that he's attempted to block the investigation into his campaign's possible role in Russia's election-relate...More..

Democrats Wary of GOP Health Care Hedging
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Democrats Wary of GOP Health Care Hedging

His comments came after the leaders met with President Trump at the White House to discuss health care reform. Partisan bickering over the law dates back to before it was even passed more than seven years...More..

Redskins owner says he's thrilled with ruling
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Redskins owner says he's thrilled with ruling

On Monday, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous ruling that trademarks are protected by the First Amendment, even if they are offensive. Philip Yenyo , executive director of the American Indian Movement ...More..

Tropical storm warning issued for Louisiana's Gulf Coast
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tropical storm warning issued for Louisiana's Gulf Coast

A tropical storm watch is in effect for west of Cameron to High Island, Texas . In the Gulf of Mexico , residents of Texas , Louisiana and MS are watching a developing system closely. "Bret is expected ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Trump expresses grief with seven deceased US sailors

The U.S. Navy says it still believes that a collision between the destroyer USS Fitzgerald and a container ship occurred at 2:20 a.m., even though Japanese coast guard officials say it happened about an...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Justices Say Government Can't Refuse Disparaging Trademarks

Monday's case involved an Asian-American, Simon Tam , who named his rock band " The Slants ". A co-founder of the American Indian Movement says he's disappointed in the U.S. Well, they're a group a Asian...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Otto Warmbier, American Student Detained in North Korea For 17 Months, Dies

Young Pioneer Tours , the China-based travel agency, in a Facebook post , said that it has been "struggling to process the result" of Warmbier's detention. national on humanitarian grounds after he served mo...More..

Fowler ready to break major duck at US Open
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Fowler ready to break major duck at US Open

Open . A one-time victor no longer, Koepka has set his sights even higher, adding: "We started out this year and I thought I needed to win multiple times and a major". Asked whether it had sunk in, he said,...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Democrats are pulling an all-night protest against the secret GOP healthcare bill

MCEVERS: How much sympathy do the Democrats have from Republicans in the Senate? In the House, conservatives have written to McConnell to express concern about reports that say the Senate may water down the...More..

Georgia inmates credited with saving life of guard during work detail
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Georgia inmates credited with saving life of guard during work detail

Six of the inmates he was guarding are now being hailed as "heroes" by the Sherrif's Office for immediately jumping into action to get the officer help. The inmates are being treated to homemade lunch and desse...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Virginia Democratic and Republican gubernatorial primary election results

Perriello pledged in his concession speech to help Northam and said his campaign had shown that a "movement" is "rising up". "There is one word you will never hear from me, and that's unity", Stewart says. "I...More..

Will be eligible for season opener
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Will be eligible for season opener

He helped overcome a double-digit deficit against Tennessee and the following week completed 24 of his 29 attempts for 271 yards and four touchdowns against Ole Miss. "It's God's plan and I'm really excited to ...More..

Man killed after threesome turns fatal
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Man killed after threesome turns fatal

During this time, the offended woman contacted her boyfriend, who hadn't been involved in the threesome alleging she'd been raped. Christopher Membreno, 24, was picked up Monday evening and charged with mur...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Audio From Police Shooting of Pregnant Black Woman Has Been Released

A pregnant black woman was fatally shot by Seattle police on Sunday after they responded to a burglary call she reportedly made. Lyles' family said on Sunday that the shooting could have been avoide...More..

Amid Public Outcry, Orlando Moves Confederate Statute
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Amid Public Outcry, Orlando Moves Confederate Statute

The confederate statue will be relocated within the confederate veterans section at the Greenwood Cemetery. It's been in Lake Eola Park since 1917, when it was moved from its original location on a nearby stree...More..