June 2016 Archive

Clinton reshuffles the swing state deck

DENVER — Wisconsin is out. North Carolina is in. When President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton take the stage for their symbolic joint rally on ...

House staffers could’ve been drinking lead-tainted water for months

House staffers who work in Cannon House Office Building may have been exposed to lead-contaminated water for as long as nine months, according to a ...

Critics: Trump trade plan won't save jobs

Some of Donald Trump’s biggest applause lines come when he’s threatening to scrap free-trade agreements or block Chinese goods from U.S. markets. But American global ...

Trump punches back at Chamber of Commerce

Donald Trump fired back at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, a day after the business-oriented lobbying organization picked apart his trade-focused speech that ...

Trump gears up for tax fight over D.C. hotel

Donald Trump is gearing up for another tax fight: not over his personal taxes, but the bill due on the five-star luxury hotel he’s building ...

US Rep. Clark to lead Statehouse rally for tougher gun laws

BOSTON (AP) – Congresswoman Katherine Clark is joining state leaders on the steps of the Massachusetts Statehouse to call for tougher gun laws, a week ...

Conn. police more likely to use stun guns on minorities

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Hispanics shot with stun guns by police in Connecticut in 2015 were more likely to be fired upon multiple times than ...

Ku Klux Klan dreams of rising again 150 years after founding

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Born in the ashes of the smoldering South after the Civil War, the Ku Klux Klan died and was reborn before ...

Voter citizenship checks in Kansas, Alabama, Georgia upheld by judge

Kansas, Alabama and Georgia can demand their residents submit proof of citizenship before signing up to vote even if they’re using the federal government’s registration ...

Bruce Ash, Republican rules chairman, moves to lock in Trump as nominee

In an escalation of mutual distrust among top party members, a Republican National Committee official will formally move to block House Speaker Paul D. Ryan ...

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