REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-09-11, 11:52

AOC slams Republicans, reveals how much she owes in student loans at hearing: 'This is our job'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., slammed Republicans after she revealed she owes nearly $20,000 in student loans at a House Financial Services Committee hearing on college debt Tuesday, accordin...

AOC slams Republicans, reveals how much she owes in student loans at hearing: 'This is our job'

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AOC makes student loan payment, reveals college debt during congressional hearing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made a student loan payment on Tuesday — and also revealed how much she still owes — while attending a congressional hearing on college debt. “I literally made a student loan payment while I was sitting here at this chair, and I looked at my balance, a...
2019-09-11, 11:26

How much of your paycheck goes to student loans? JPMorgan Chase Institute, a think tank, reviewed data of 4.6 million customers with student loans to better understand the burden of debt.       ...
2019-07-31, 20:26

How to pay off student loans without a billionaire bailout College is an investment but staggering debt is depressing. What do grads need to do, if they're not lucky enough to have someone pay the bill.        ...
2019-05-24, 19:26

The right job can help you pay down your student loans. Here's how to find it Looking help on a student loan? About 8% of employers offer benefits addressing student debt, according to the Society for Human Resource Management.       ...
2019-08-14, 14:13

Billionaires Can't Save Us From Student Loans By now I’m sure you’ve seen at least a headline about the Best Graduation Speech of 2019 So Far: Robert F. Smith shocked 396 new graduates last weekend when he informed Morehouse College’s class of 2019 that he planned to pay their student loans. All of them....
2019-05-22, 17:26

U.S. says $168 mln ITT for-profit student loans to be forgiven Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regulatory settlement announced on Friday....
2019-06-15, 01:39

Do you have student loans? You may have to ditch your dream job The very student debt that’s taken on to allow someone to pursue their ambitions later morphs into a burden that requires them to ditch those plans.       ...
2019-07-09, 13:13

Taking out student loans? You need to know these 27 finance terms If you’re new to the student loan and financial aid process, the terminology can be confusing. Here’s a list of terms that borrowers should know.       ...
2019-07-22, 17:39

U.S. says $168 million ITT for-profit student loans to be forgiven Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regulatory settlement announced on Friday....
2019-06-15, 03:52

UPDATE 1-U.S. says $168 mln ITT for-profit student loans to be forgiven Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regulatory settlement announced on Friday....
2019-06-15, 01:39

Struggling to pay student loans? You could be targeted by scammers Those struggling to pay student loans continue to be targeted by bad actors who charge costly fees and don't live up to promises of loan forgiveness.       ...
2019-07-14, 14:13

Burger King is helping graduates pay off student loans Need help paying off your student debt?Burger King can help. The burger company has a student loan repayment program that's active through June.        ...
2019-05-24, 02:52

Sallie Mae is expanding from student loans to credit cards. Should you get one? Sallie Mae just released a suite of three credit cards targeted at college students, recent grads and young professionals. Should you get one?       ...
2019-06-13, 12:52

Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
2019-05-22, 21:39

You Can Now Defer Your Student Loans While Undergoing Cancer Treatment Last year, a law went into effect that should allow cancer patients to pause their federal student loans while undergoing treatment and for six months afterward. But there was no way to actually request a deferment—until now....
2019-08-23, 23:39

This fast food giant wants to pay off customers' student loans! On Facebook, Burger King announced they are paying off student loans with Whopper Loans!....oh but there’s a catch.        ...
2019-05-24, 16:39

Many college students doubt they'll be able to pay off their student loans – ever At a time when college students are billions of dollars in debt, many doubt they'll ever be able to pay back what they've borrowed on time or in full.        ...
2019-05-29, 09:52

Morehouse College Graduates’ Student Loans to Be Paid Off by Billionaire Robert F. Smith, who founded Vista Equity Partners and became the richest black man in America, said that he and his family would pay the Class of 2019’s debt....
2019-05-21, 15:39

Republicans renew call for hearing on Fairfax allegations RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Republicans are renewing their push to hold a legislative hearing into sexual assault allegations two women have made against the state’s Democratic lieutenant governor. Democrats quickly opposed the request and called it a political stunt. GOP Del. Rob Bell sent ...
2019-06-18, 18:52

Billionaire to graduating college students: My family is going to eliminate your student loans Robert Smith announced that he and his family would set up a grant to pay off the nearly 400 graduating seniors' student loans. The total gift is estimated at $40 million....
2019-05-21, 19:39

Your Money Adviser: Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
2019-05-21, 15:00

Past-due student loans, credit card debt could weigh on U.S. growth More people in the United States appear to be struggling to keep up with their credit card and student loan debt, which could put pressure on one of the strongest drivers of economic growth....
2019-08-13, 20:13

32% of the people who file for personal bankruptcy say that nearly half of their debt comes from student loans Brad Doherty/AP Images Thirty-two percent of consumers filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy carry student loan debt, according to a new LendEDU study. Of that group, student loan debt comprised 49% of their total debt on average. Student loan debt is generally non-dischargeable in bankruptcy: If the stu...
2019-06-13, 21:52

Americans want a 401K, a great salary, health care and help with student loans, too Some companies are offering to help with student loan debt in addition to retirement savings as part of their benefits package.        ...
2019-05-29, 13:13

U.S. states ask education secretary to forgive disabled veterans' student loans A bipartisan group of state attorneys general on Friday called on U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive more than $1 billion of student loans burdening more than 42,000 veterans who became permanently disabled through their military service....
2019-05-24, 19:26

Give wounded vets a break on student loans: officials to DeVos Top officials from virtually every state in the country called on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive the $1 billion in student debt racked by the nation’s disabled veterans....
2019-05-26, 23:52

U.S. states want federal government to forgive disabled veterans' student loans Attorneys general from 47 U.S. states on Friday called on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive more than $1 billion of student loans burdening more than 42,000 veterans who became permanently disabled through their military service....
2019-05-24, 23:52

Ahead of House hearing, Republicans sharpen knives for Mueller Robert Mueller stayed mum for nearly two years in the face of repeated verbal attacks on his integrity by President Donald Trump and his conservative Republican allies in Congress....
2019-07-24, 04:00

A billionaire commencement speaker at a Georgia college announced that he will pay off the Class of 2019's student loans Morehouse College Twitter Robert F. Smith, a billionaire tech investor and philanthropist, announced in his commencement speech at Georgia's Morehouse College that he was setting up a grant to wipe the graduating class's student debt. Smith also pledged an additional $1.5 million gift to the scho...
2019-05-21, 20:26

Robert Smith pledged to pay off Morehouse graduates’ student loans. Is this fair to families who saved? Should families who didn't benefit from Smith's generous gift of paying off the student loans for the class of 2019 Morehouse graduates feel as though they missed out?...
2019-05-23, 16:26

Billionaire’s gift to wipe out Morehouse student loans highlights debt ‘crisis,’ advocates say For Morehouse College graduate Keith Anderson, the surprise announcement by billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith to pay off his entire class’ student-loan debts was nothing short of extraordinary. While scholarships helped Anderson, a physics major at the all-male historically black colle...
2019-05-21, 19:52

Watch: Cardi B Chops It Up With Bernie Sanders Over Wages, Student Loans and Getting Rid of This ‘Bully’ President Cardi B sat down with presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders to “educate” her followers on the issues fans told her they wanted to discuss, and they got an earful on everything from erasing student loan debt to ending police brutality....
2019-08-16, 13:13

House Republicans demand hearing after State Dept. cites 'multiple security incidents' under Clinton leadership House Oversight Committee Republicans on Tuesday formally called for a hearing on security breaches at the State Department during Hillary Clinton's leadership, following Monday's revelation that the State Department had uncovered "multiple security incidents" involving more than a dozen employees....
2019-06-18, 23:39

Canada Panel Slams Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg For Hearing No-Show A panel of politicians from Canada and several other nations criticized Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg for ignoring subpoenas Tuesday to appear at a hearing on protecting privacy and......
2019-05-29, 03:26

Survey reveals a surge in young Republicans worried about environment A growing majority of US Republicans, especially younger voters, are worried that human behavior is damaging the planet, according to a global survey....
2019-08-29, 22:26

The 'after' picture of student loans: Credit card debt, smelly cars, pawn shops to make ends meet Debtors with student loans feel more financially insecure, engage in riskier money behaviors and have more trouble paying bills.       ...
2019-06-27, 19:26

Alyssa Milano slams Republicans and Democrats: 'Both parties have failed us' on gun control Actress and activist Alyssa Milano is slamming both political parties over their lack of action on gun control in an essay published on Refinery29.        ...
2019-08-09, 18:52

Hurricane Dorian Reveals Its Destructive Fury as It Slams the Bahamas Images and video from the Abaco Islands showed floodwaters swirling just below battered rooftops, submerged cars and floating debris from damaged houses....
2019-09-02, 14:26

How to Find Out If Equifax Owes You Money If you were affected by Equifax’s massive data breach in 2017, you can finally request compensation. The Federal Trade Commission has announced a settlement with the credit bureau that includes $425 million for the 147 million people who had their data compromised....
2019-07-25, 00:00

Feds say Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman owes U.S. $12B No more planes, personal zoos, or tiny trains for convicted cartel kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman if the feds have their way. Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn Friday said they are seeking to seize over $12 billion in assets from the onetime leader of the Sinaloa Cartel following his Fe...
2019-07-06, 04:13

UPDATE 1-Zimbabwe owes $200 mln to foreign fuel suppliers Zimbabwe owes $200 million to foreign fuel suppliers including Glencore , Total and Trafigura, making new imports difficult as companies require cash upfront, the central bank governor said on Thursday....
2019-05-30, 13:01

Antonio Brown farted in my face and still owes me $11,000: doctor Antonio Brown’s former doctor says the football star repeatedly farted in his face and laughed about it during a consultation where he showed up three hours late — and claims the receiver still owes him $11,000 in unpaid fees, according to a new report. Dr. Victor Prisk said he was wary ...
2019-09-16, 22:26

Air India Owes Rs 4,500 Crore To Fuel Retailers, Say Officials IOC, BPCL and HPCL more than a week back jointly wrote to Air India seeking expeditious clearance of the dues, failing which they will be constrained to take action....
2019-08-23, 14:52

Provocative Jeopardy Champ Says HQ Trivia Owes Him $20,000 In Winnings If you play HQ, a trivia app that supposedly doles out cash prizes, this kind of story might be familiar to you: someone won money from the game but can’t cash out and have access to it. The “someone” in this case is controversial Jeopardy player Alex Jacob, who has been trying to get his $20,000 ja...
2019-07-10, 00:13

50 Cent says ‘Power’ co-star Rotimi owes him $300G 50 Cent has been using social media lately to demand the repayment of loans he claims to have made to pals. And his “Power” co-star Rotimi is the latest target of his online debt-collector act....
2019-05-30, 16:00

USTA under-reported millions, owes back rent: NYC comptroller The New York City Comptroller said on Thursday that the United States Tennis Association (USTA) had under-reported millions in gross revenue, days before the start of the U.S. Open, the organization's marquee event and final Grand Slam of the year....
2019-08-22, 23:13

Jack Dorsey's $26bn company claims San Francisco owes it $1m Square, the Twitter CEO’s payment company, sues for refund and claims current taxation is ‘unconstitutional’Jack Dorsey, whose company Twitter has long benefited from a huge tax break to operate in San Francisco, is now suing the city for a $1.27m tax refund for his company Square.Attorneys for Squa...
2019-09-11, 06:52

Trump Administration Owes $7 Million For His 2017 Inauguration: Report The Trump administration and Congress still owe the District of Columbia government $7 million for expenses related to the 2017 presidential inauguration, the Washington Post reported on Friday,......
2019-06-15, 22:39

Florida man says he smashed car windows because ‘Trump owes me 1 trillion dollars’ A homeless Florida man went on a vandalism spree smashing the windows of at least 20 cars parked at a hotel in Fort Walton Beach, claiming President Trump owes him money....
2019-09-15, 04:52

Trump campaign still owes El Paso more than $500,000 on eve of President's return visit President Donald Trump will travel to El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday to offer his condolences and support to survivors, first responders and local officials in the wake of a mass shooting at a Walmart that left 22 dead. But he'll arrive with a $500,000 debt to the border city from his last visit....
2019-08-07, 01:26

Martin Shkreli sues investor over $420,000 debt that the 'Pharma Bro' owes the man's dad Martin Shkreli is waging his legal battle from a federal prison in Pennsylvania, where he is serving a seven-year fraud sentence for crimes related to hedge funds he previously ran and to a drug company he founded, Retrophin....
2019-09-07, 00:52

Shitcoin factory Cryptopia owes over $3M to creditors, staff, and hodlers Liquidators of now defunct cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia have revealed that it owes investors, creditors, and staff a total of over $3 million. Grant Thornton New Zealand published its first liquidators report earlier today which outlined that creditors are owed a total of $2.78 million. Staff a...
2019-05-31, 15:26

James Holzhauer of 'Jeopardy' fame likely owes $1.2 million in taxes "Jeopardy" champion and professional sports bettor James Holzhauer lost in his 33rd episode of the TV game show, which aired on Monday, finishing $58,484 short of the all-time winnings record....
2019-06-03, 23:26

"Centre Owes Us An Explanation": Omar Abdullah On Kashmir Turmoil National Conference leader Omar Abdullah today said that the centre owes the people of the country an explanation for "creating panic" in Jammu and Kashmir by cancelling pilgrimages across the state......
2019-08-05, 02:26

Trump administration owes D.C. government $7 million for inauguration: Washington Post The Trump administration and Congress still owe the District of Columbia government $7 million for expenses related to the 2017 presidential inauguration, the Washington Post reported on Friday, raising questions about who will foot the bill for the president's planned July 4 speech at the Lincoln M...
2019-06-15, 22:13

VA owes disabled veterans refunds on home loan fees, report says The federal government owes at least $189 million to 53,000 disabled veterans who overpaid on their home loans, the department’s inspector general found....
2019-06-07, 01:00

‘Jeopardy!’ star James Holzhauer likely owes $1.2 million in taxes on winnings There is more than one winner when it comes to James Holzhauer’s “Jeopardy!” streak. The government is set to collect a cool $1.2 million in taxes from the game show juggernaut’s winnings of $2,462,216, according to The Action Network. Holzhauer, 34, racked up the millions ac...
2019-06-04, 16:39

Denise Richards Claims Charlie Sheen Owes $450,000 in Child Support Denise Richards has found herself in another legal situation with her ex. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star claims Charlie Sheen owes her almost a half a million dollars in child......
2019-09-06, 03:52

Court says Japan government owes compensation to families of leprosy patients A Japanese court on Friday ordered the government to pay compensation to the families of leprosy patients who suffered discrimination and mistreatment because of government policies that violated their constitutional rights....
2019-06-28, 11:00

Eminem's music publisher claims Spotify owes millions in royalties Eminem's music publisher has filed a copyright-infringement lawsuit against streaming giant Spotify over the hit "Lose Yourself" and more than 200 other songs....
2019-08-23, 04:00

Amazon owes South Carolina millions in sales taxes, court says A court ruling in South Carolina says Amazon must pay up on sales taxes from other vendors who use Amazon.com to conduct transactions.       ...
2019-09-11, 23:26

Denise Richards claims Charlie Sheen owes $450,000 in child support: Reports Denise Richards wants ex-husband Charlie Sheen to pay up. She claims he squandered millions of dollars away on his "extravagant lifestyle."        ...
2019-09-07, 03:26

VA owes $190 million to disabled veterans improperly charged home loan fees The Department of Veterans Affairs owes about $189 million to 53,000 disabled veterans who were charged home loan fees they were exempt from having to pay, an investigation has found....
2019-06-09, 16:39

Trump suggests Jussie Smollett owes an apology to 'millions' in 'MAGA COUNTRY' President Trump indicated on Saturday that controversial actor Jussie Smollett owed his supporter an apology after allegedly lying about apparent Trump supporters beating him up in a hate crime....
2019-05-26, 05:39

SBI Removes Processing Fee On Car Loans The announcement by the State Bank of India comes at a time when passenger vehicle sales in the country declined for the ninth month in a row to July....
2019-08-20, 22:00

SBI Home Loans Get Cheaper From Today SBI's revision of its marginal cost of funds-based lending rate (MCLR) came after the Reserve Bank of India's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) slashed the repo rate by 35 basis points....
2019-08-10, 09:00

Santander and eBay team up on UK loans app In an effort to fend off tech giants and newer digital rivals, Santander and eBay have announced a new lending partnership for small businesses.The Spanish bank will begin offering loans to over 200,000 small and medium-sized businesses that sell products on eBay in the UK through its financial tech...
2019-06-03, 19:00

Bad Loans in Europe Tumble, but They Are Never Fully Gone European banks have cleared nearly half of the toxic loans off their balance sheets since emerging from a debilitating debt crisis. The only trouble: A chunk of those loans haven’t fully gone away....
2019-07-16, 14:00

Couples are getting wedding loans to pay for the perfect day No wonder why millennials aren’t getting married, those who do sometimes end up owning over $10,000! Buzz60’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.       ...
2019-08-02, 22:26

The vicious cycle of payday loans Borrowing against a future paycheck or putting up the title to your car can cause a financial avalanche. Even with better protections, just don’t do it....
2019-08-17, 02:00

IL&FS May Not Have Disclosed Bad Loans For Years: RBI Report The government took control of IL&FS late last year after it defaulted on some of its debt, triggering wider concerns about risk in the rest of the country's financial system....
2019-08-14, 18:39

Slovenian banks Jan-May profit up 16.4%, bad loans fall Slovenian banks had a joint net profit of 268.3 million euros ($301.46 million)in the first five months of 2019 versus 230.5 million in the same period of last year, the Bank of Slovenia said in its monthly report on banks on Thursday....
2019-07-18, 12:39

Early Wage Apps Are a Little Too Much Like Payday Loans Every time I settle in for an hour or three of on-demand television, I see ads for Earnin. In one of them, a savvy older-brother type tells the person behind the camera that he needs to stop asking to borrow money and instead get the Earnin app. “You can access your money that you earned, without an...
2019-08-13, 23:00

U.S. billionaire, co-founder of Quicken Loans, hospitalized U.S. billionaire and co-founder and chairman of the online mortgage lending company Quicken Loans, Daniel Gilbert, suffered stroke-like symptoms on Sunday and was hospitalized near Detroit, media said....
2019-05-27, 10:39

SBI Home Loans Get Cheaper From Today, Details Here State Bank of India's MCLR, the rate to which all of its loans are linked, now stands at 8.15 per cent for the one-year tenor, from 8.25 per cent earlier, according to SBI's statement....
2019-09-10, 11:26

SBI Home Loans Get Cheaper From Today: 10 Things To Know State Bank of India (SBI) has reduced its benchmark lending rate by five basis points or 0.05 per cent across tenors. The new rate, effective from today, marks the third reduction by SBI this......
2019-07-10, 10:52

Banks Want Reassurance on Payday-Type Loans Some lenders want to get back into the business of offering short-term, small-dollar loans to cash-strapped customers but are wary of running afoul of regulators....
2019-09-06, 17:39

San Francisco Fed Wants to Reward Banks for Climate-Change Loans The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco says banks can get extra credit for making loans that help communities adapt to climate change and prepare for future natural disasters....
2019-06-17, 23:39

Who Is Robert F. Smith, the Man Paying Off Morehouse Graduates’ Loans? Mr. Smith amassed a fortune estimated to be worth $5 billion by founding a private equity firm. He’s also the chairman of the board of Carnegie Hall....
2019-05-21, 16:52

M.B.A. Students Have Billions in Federal Loans, Data Show Department of Education figures show that roughly 92,800 people who took out federal student loans and graduated with a master’s degree in business administration in 2016 and 2017 together had about $3.7 billion in such loans....
2019-08-03, 13:52

Madhya Pradesh To Waive Loans Taken By Tribals From Moneylenders Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath today announced that loans taken from private moneylenders by tribals in the state will be waived off under a government scheme, and the process in this regard......
2019-08-10, 02:00

Bank CEO charged with trying to trade loans for Trump post NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors have charged a banker with trying to buy himself a role in President Donald Trump’s administration by making risky loans to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. Stephen M. Calk was arrested Thursday in New York City on a financial institution briber...
2019-05-23, 18:13

Clean Energy Loans Boom in Florida, But So Do Complaints Offered in only three states and waning in their home base of California following a regulatory crackdown, residential property assessed clean energy loans, or PACE loans, are booming in Florida....
2019-07-19, 12:52

Russians Flock to Easy Loans as Income Dips More ordinary Russians have come to depend on easy loans to buy goods, maintain a certain lifestyle or simply to survive. As some of them spend nearly 40% of their wages on loan repayments, top officials worry the borrowing bubble might blow up in 2021, sparking economic recession....
2019-08-04, 22:00

WeWork Co-Founder Has Cashed Out at Least $700 Million Via Sales, Loans Adam Neumann, co-founder and largest shareholder of WeWork Cos., has cashed out more than $700 million from the company ahead of its initial public offering through a mix of stock sales and debt, people familiar with the matter say....
2019-07-19, 02:00

Fed Expectations Trigger Record Run of Outflows in Leveraged Loans Funds that specialize in buying junk-rated corporate loans have recorded net outflows for 33 consecutive weeks, a record streak that highlights the diminished appeal of floating-rate debt when the Fed is expected to start cutting interest rates....
2019-07-08, 20:26

China's bank loans up in August, more stimulus expected Chinese regulators have been trying to boost bank lending and lower financing costs for more than a year. But some analysts say credit demand has not picked up as much as expected....
2019-09-12, 06:13

China June new loans rise to three-month, still below forecasts New bank loans in China rose to a three-month high in June as policymakers sought to keep ample funds in the financial system to support the slowing economy amid rising U.S. trade pressure....
2019-07-12, 15:39

Billionaire paying off students’ loans is known for savvy dealmaking Buyout king Robert Smith was wildly generous to the graduates of Morehouse College last weekend — but he’s savvy and hard-nosed when it comes to business. Smith, who runs private-equity giant Vista Equity Partners, wowed college students Sunday when he vowed to pay off the student loan debt of Moreh...
2019-05-21, 17:52

Here Are SBI Interest Rates On Home Loans After Latest Revision SBI interest rate: The latest key lending rate, which took effect on Wednesday, was the third downward revision this financial year, according to SBI, the country's largest lender. SBI's one-year MCLR......
2019-07-11, 20:00

RBI Considers Linking Some New Bank Loans To Benchmark Rate Commercial banks cite high deposit rates for their inability to cut loan ones. Marginal reductions restrict how much borrowers benefit from the repo cuts....
2019-08-20, 07:26

Latest Interest Rates Charged By SBI On Loans, Other Details State Bank of India (SBI), the country's largest lender, has announced a slew of offers across different loan categories such as car loans, personal loans, education loans and home loans. The bank......
2019-08-21, 16:13

Play Now, Pay Later: How Loans Became Soccer’s Favored Accounting Tool Loan-to-buy deals are on the rise, favored because they allow top clubs to comply with Financial Fair Play regulations without losing any of their purchasing power....
2019-08-25, 06:26

How To Claim Rs 3.5 Lakh Income Tax Deduction Against Home Loans The government has now proposed to introduce Section 80EEA to allow for an additional interest deduction of up to Rs 1.5 lakh on repayment of home loans....
2019-07-10, 10:52

Some Companies Offer a New Benefit: Payroll Advances and Loans More companies are helping workers gain access to payroll advances and loans, reflecting concern over the impact money problems are having on productivity levels and worker retention....
2019-09-02, 17:52

Loans, departures mark final day of transfers in Germany German clubs resisted any last-minute splurges with loan deals and departures dominating the final day of the transfer window on Monday       ...
2019-09-02, 22:13

Why Polish Banks Face a Reckoning Over Franc Loans It was too good a deal to pass up. Starting more than a decade ago, Poles got the chance to take out mortgages denominated in Swiss francs with interest rates less than half the prevailing level for loans in Polish zloty. More than a million people jumped at the opportunity. Then in 2015, the Swiss ...
2019-09-03, 13:13

How should you compare personal loans? Don't just look at interest rates When it comes to comparing personal loans, interest rates alone don't tell the whole story. Instead, look at the annual percentage rate.       ...
2019-06-12, 16:13

Bad Loans May Come Down To Rs 9.1 Lakh Crore By March 2020: Study There is significant potential opportunity for stressed-assets investors, given around Rs 9.4 lakh crore NPAs in the banking system as on March 31, 2019, the study said....
2019-09-04, 07:00

RBI Asks Banks To Link Some Loans To External Benchmark The RBI said lenders would now have to link all new floating rate personal or retail loans and floating rate loans to MSMEs to an external benchmark....
2019-09-04, 21:00

HDFC Bank Shares Hit Two-Month Low As Bad Loans Rise HDFC Bank stock price: HDFC Bank share price: At 10:00 am, the HDFC Bank stock traded 2.82% lower at Rs 2,308.85 apiece on the BSE, underperforming the Sensex....
2019-07-22, 10:52

Debt free at 23: How this woman paid off $20K in loans in just one year Paying with paper instead of plastic helped Kristy Epperson eliminate $20,000 in student loan and car loan debt in just one year.       ...
2019-07-17, 18:13

UPDATE 2-'Following the fintechs' Santander Brasil to launch online loans Banco Santander Brasil SA will launch an online platform in September, allowing Brazilians to borrow funds using a wide range of collateral, from their homes to motorcycles, Chief Executive Officer Sergio Rial told journalists on Tuesday....
2019-07-23, 19:52

A decade after the crash, Barclays bets again on bundling U.S. home loans Ten years on from the global financial crisis caused by a crash in bonds tied to U.S. home loans, Britain's Barclays is betting a return to that market can bring in bumper revenues to fortify its investment bank....
2019-05-28, 16:00

SBI Reduces Key Lending Rates, Home Loans To Get Cheaper: 10 Points SBI or State Bank of India, the country's largest lender by assets, on Wednesday announced a reduction in its benchmark lending rates across all tenors. The bank said its MCLR or marginal cost of......
2019-08-07, 16:39

Why Polish Banks Face a Reckoning Over Franc Loans: QuickTake It was too good a deal to pass up. Starting more than a decade ago, Poles got the chance to take out mortgages denominated in Swiss francs with interest rates less than half the prevailing level for loans in Polish zloty. More than a million people jumped at the opportunity. Then in 2015, the Swiss ...
2019-09-03, 09:52

Mazda to switch to Toyota Financial Services for loans, leases Mazda, which has used JPMorgan Chase as its financial arm under the Mazda Capital Services name, will move to Toyota's financing arm in April. The shift further tightens ties between the two automakers, which are partners on several projects, including an Alabama assembly plant currently under const...
2019-08-29, 04:00

Arsenal sells Monreal to Sociedad, loans Elneny to Besiktas Arsenal has sold left back Nacho Monreal to Real Sociedad and loaned Egypt midfielder Mohamed Elneny to Besiktas for the rest of the season       ...
2019-08-31, 18:39

‘They Were Conned’: How Reckless Loans Devastated a Generation of Taxi Drivers Thousands of immigrants who were chasing the dream of owning a New York taxi were trapped in reckless loans by bankers who made huge profits, The Times found....
2019-05-21, 16:52

CVC, Ares target loans with new billion dollar distressed funds NEW YORK, July 2 (LPC) - Global asset managers CVC Capital Partners and Ares Management each raised more than a billion dollars in June for respective distressed investment funds, an indication that portfolio managers are readying capital to pick up shaky leveraged loans cheaply in the secondary mar...
2019-07-02, 19:52

Reckless Loans Devastated Taxi Drivers. Now Prosecutors Are Investigating. “I hope they help us,” said Mohammed Hoque, a cabdriver who spoke with agents as part of a new federal investigation into exploitative lending practices....
2019-09-10, 10:26

No Bank Has Power To Employ Bouncers To Recover Loans: Government No bank has the power to employ bouncers for forceful recovery of loans from customers, Union Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur said in the Lok Sabha today....
2019-07-01, 17:13

Senator probing federal backing of loans to Subway franchisees Fast-food chain Subway has raised the ire of a US senator, The Post has learned. US Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) is investigating the federal government’s backing of loans to Subway franchisees amid complaints — first reported by The Post — that the chain has been going after store owners fo...
2019-05-23, 07:52

RBI Cuts Rate To Lowest In 9 Years To Boost Growth, Loans May Get Cheaper The Reserve Bank of India's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), led by Governor Shaktikanta Das, on Thursday unanimously lowered key lending rate or repo rate by 25 basis points or 0.25 per cent to 5.75......
2019-06-06, 18:26

About half of China's loans to developing countries are 'hidden,' study finds China's lending to other countries has surged in the past decade, causing debt levels to jump dramatically, and as much as half of such debt to developing economies is "hidden," a new study has found....
2019-07-12, 12:39

Lawrence O’Donnell Retracts Claim of Russians’ Role in Trump Loans Mr. O’Donnell said his reporting hadn’t gone through MSNBC’s “rigorous verification and standards process.” The statement was likely to provide fuel for President Trump’s attacks on the media....
2019-08-29, 08:26

Brazil's Caixa to offer discounts on delinquent loans to raise up to 4 bln reais Brazilian state-owned lender Caixa Econômica Federal will offer indebted retail clients discounts on their delinquent loans, in an attempt to raise up to 4 billion reais ($990.52 million) for the bank's coffers, CEO Pedro Guimaraes told journalists on Tuesday....
2019-05-22, 01:13

Trump loans and money laundering: Deutsche Bank's fall from grace Drastic job-cutting is the latest chapter in the 149-year-old bank’s dramatic historyDeutsche Bank starts cutting London jobsProfile of Deutsche Bank boss Christian SewingNils Pratley: Deutsche Bank is clutching at strawsDeutsche Bank’s drastic retrenchment marks the latest chapter in a dramatic fal...
2019-07-09, 19:39

As they reach adulthood, Gen Z isn't shying away from credit cards, loans and other debt A growing number of Gen Z members took on some kind of debt market in the second quarter of 2019, according TransUnion report.       ...
2019-08-18, 21:39

Government Seeks To Tap Foreign Lenders For Loans To Small Firms: Report The official said the government plans to source up to Rs 1 lakh crore of loans from foreign institutions becausebanks were not in a position to provide enough capital for the small business sector,......
2019-07-20, 17:39

Italian Banks, Long a Drag on Europe, Are Making Good on Bad Loans Italian banks have made a big leap forward in tackling a crucial problem that has dogged them for years and threatened the stability of the whole eurozone: bad loans....
2019-08-09, 23:00

Slovenian banks increase first-quarter profit slightly, bad loans fall Slovenian banks made a combined net profit of 130.2 million euros ($145.63 million) in the first quarter of 2019, up from 128.8 million a year ago, the Bank of Slovenia said in a monthly report on Tuesday....
2019-05-28, 15:00

Lawrence O’Donnell Backs Off Claim of Russians’ Role in Trump Loans Mr. O’Donnell said his reporting hadn’t gone through MSNBC’s “rigorous verification and standards process.” The statement was likely to provide fuel for President Trump’s attacks on the media....
2019-08-29, 02:26

Mortgage refinancing jumps as rates tumble but loans for home purchases drop again Mortgage rates fell for the fourth straight week leading to a surge in refinancing. But mortgage applications for home purchases fell.        ...
2019-05-23, 00:13

Danske Bank to sell Estonian private loans unit to LHV in $458 million deal Danske Bank, which is trying to recover from a major money laundering scandal, has agreed to sell its portfolio of Estonian private loans to LHV Pank in a deal worth 410 million euros ($458.3 million), Estonia's LHV said on Monday....
2019-06-03, 09:39

First-time homebuyers could snag lower costs for FHA loans under House-passed bill The Housing Financial Literacy Act would provide a discount on upfront mortgage insurance if the borrower goes through financial literacy counseling....
2019-07-18, 21:26

Federal agency writes off balance of two multimillion-dollar loans to Irving company According to a government memo dated March 27, Atlantic Wallboard fulfilled their obligations under the terms of the agreement although full repayment would likely never be made....
2019-08-22, 02:00

Dozens of attorneys general ask Betsy DeVos to forgive  disabled vets students loans  Attorneys general from 47 states, three territories and the District of Columbia on sent a letter Friday to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos asking her to forgive more than $1 billion in student loans for disabled veterans....
2019-05-26, 11:52

As rates drop, mortgage refinancing surges but home purchase loans remain tepid Homeowners scramble to refinance mortgages as rates hit the lowest level in 17 months. But mortgage applications for home purchase rose just 0.5%.        ...
2019-06-06, 04:13

Trump Plan for Home Loans Stokes Fears of Higher Mortgage Rates for Would-Be Homebuyers Housing advocates fear a Trump administration plan to return federal mortgage backers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to the private sector will increase the cost of house loans and make it harder for low-income and disadvantaged communities to buy homes....
2019-09-07, 06:13

Wall Street's Answer to Risks in Loan Market: Bundle Lower-Rated Loans A growing number of money managers are embracing a new strategy designed to benefit from volatility in junk-rated corporate loans, a sign of building worries about riskier borrowers and the market that supports them....
2019-07-16, 14:00

Monte dei Paschi ends debt collection deal to sell 3 billion euros in bad loans Monte dei Paschi di Siena said on Sunday it had been forced to end early a 10-year bad loan management contract so that it could have more freedom in selling off bad debts in a worsening economic environment....
2019-06-30, 22:39

UPDATE 3-Wells Fargo posts higher profit on cost controls, rise in loans Wells Fargo & Co reported higher quarterly profit on Tuesday despite flat revenue as the bank benefited from lower costs. Revenue declined at Wells' community bank and wholesale bank as net interest income was squeezed by lower interest rates and higher deposit costs. But profit in those segments ju...
2019-07-16, 17:13

Banker Charged With Trying to Trade Loans to Paul Manafort for List of Jobs in Trump Administration (Bloomberg) — A Chicago banker who lent millions of dollars to Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was charged by prosecutors with bribery for seeking a post in the Trump administration in return for $16 million in loans. Stephen Calk, the founder and longtime chief executive officer of Fede...
2019-05-23, 23:39

D.C. United loans Chris Durkin to Belgian club, continues pursuit of Yamil Asad for 2020 season Sint-Truiden, a club in Belgium's top division, would have the option to buy the homegrown midfielder, whopse outlook had dimmed for minutes with his MLS side....
2019-08-31, 06:13

Square Capital head: Leveraging data to extend credit to small businesses that lack access to loans Jim Cramer sits down with Jackie Reses, the head of Square Inc.'s Square Capital, to discuss how the lending arm is helping businesses that have trouble getting traditional loans....
2019-05-21, 15:13

John Bolton’s gone — and Republicans want in John Bolton’s ouster from the Trump administration creates an immediate void on President Donald Trump’s national security team as the president weighs critical decisions about the war on Afghanistan.It’s a vacuum that a number of Senate Republicans are eager to fill.Senators who have been trying to...
2019-09-11, 13:26

Senate Republicans permanently ban earmarks Pork barrel spending won't be returning to Congress any time soon after Senate Republicans this week moved to permanently ban earmarks. The Senate GOP on Thursday behind closed doors added a permanent ban on earmarked spending to their conference rules, a move that comes as some buzz had built aroun...
2019-05-24, 21:01

Republicans hide behind Trump in gun debate President Donald Trump briefly raised eyebrows Monday when he tweeted an endorsement of stronger background checks, tied to immigration reform, after the nightmarish mass shootings over the weekend.But skeptical Republicans familiar with Trump’s mercurial nature didn’t rush out to embrace the idea.“...
2019-08-06, 01:13

Republicans ready to quash Cuccinelli Ken Cuccinelli has spent years attacking Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans. Now, it’s time for payback.President Donald Trump wants Cuccinelli, who most recently led the anti-establishment Senate Conservatives Fund, to be director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. But there may ...
2019-06-05, 04:26

More House Republicans Ask: Why Win Re-election When You Can Retire Instead A majority of the Republicans planning to leave the House could have easily held onto their seats — but they most likely didn’t want to suffer any more time in the minority....
2019-09-06, 22:52

Biden praises Republicans, says he’ll ‘get in trouble for saying that’ Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden is seeking unexpected allies for his presidential bid, praising “really good” rivals on the other side of the aisle. “There’s an awful lot of really good Republicans out there,” the former vice president told a Massachusetts fundraiser on Saturday, accord...
2019-08-18, 20:52

Republicans tune out Robert Mueller Democrats hope to bring Robert Mueller’s report to life on Wednesday. But at least one member of the target audience says “they’re just grooming a corpse.” Senate Republicans are dismissing Mueller’s testimony to the House before it even happens. Most say they are too busy and won’t watch it, other...
2019-07-24, 09:13

At this point, the only remaining moderates are Republicans Moderates are understandably skeptical of President Trump. From his loud-mouthed tweeting to his adulterous past, there’s plenty to criticize. I’m not a huge fan of Trump either. However, the 2020 Democrats are incredibly radical on many key policy issues. And contrary to what many think, Trump and ...
2019-07-10, 21:39

Democrats Will Never Beat Republicans at Their Own Game Amy McGrath, a Democrat, is running a fairly uphill Senate campaign in Kentucky against Mitch McConnell. Her genius plan to beat him is to...outflank him on the right. I feel like I’ve heard this one before....
2019-09-13, 06:52

Republicans eke out a House win that gives them reason for worry The victory in a special election confirmed trends in the Trump era: Republicans dominate in rural areas while Democrats increase their hold in the suburbs....
2019-09-12, 01:26

Man These Republicans Questioning Mueller Are Just Out of Their Minds Republicans appear to have landed on a method for dealing with Robert Mueller during his testimony before Congress: SHOUTING A LOT CAN YOU HEAR THEM SCREAMING???...
2019-07-24, 16:39

Four Republicans, 20 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations Former South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford on Sunday became the third Republican challenger to U.S. President Donald Trump's bid for the party's 2020 presidential nomination....
2019-09-09, 06:52

De Blasio a hit with Republicans for all the wrong reasons The mayor ranks among the top most-talked-about Democratic 2020 primary candidates online, but the majority of the Web chatter is coming from conservatives mocking his quixotic run....
2019-05-28, 06:13

Republicans rattled after surge of retirements The House GOP has been smacked by a wave of retirements over the past few weeks — but some Republicans fear the worst is yet to come.With the GOP relegated to the minority for the first time in eight years, a mix of veteran and vulnerable members have decided to call it quits instead of sticking aro...
2019-08-01, 08:00

AOC blasts Republicans for ‘manufactured crisis’ at border Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez repeated her claim that US border camps are forcing migrants to drink “toilet water,” while blasting Republicans for their “manufactured crisis” at the southern border. The freshman congresswoman testified Friday in front of the House Oversight a...
2019-07-12, 20:26

Republicans Hate That They Have to Respond to Trump's Racism It’s been only a couple of days since President Trump tweeted a racist screed telling four congresswomen of color, three of whom were born in the U.S., to “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came.” Since then, Trump has doubled down on his attacks, and ...
2019-07-16, 01:39

McConnell says 'not much support' for Mexico tariffs among U.S. Republicans U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday there was "not much support" among his fellow Republicans for President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexico....
2019-06-04, 21:00

Republicans ready to dive off a cliff on Obamacare Republicans have no real plan to establish a new health care system if the courts strike down the Affordable Care Act before the 2020 election. But plenty of them are rooting for its demise anyway — even if it means plunging the GOP into a debate that splits the party and leaves them politically vul...
2019-07-14, 19:13

Republicans take a bite out of Trump’s trade war leverage Senate Republicans are threatening to vote to cancel Trump's proposed escalation of tariffs on goods imported from Mexico. A threat is just a threat, yes, but it also could limit Trump's leverage in negotiating with Mexico....
2019-06-05, 02:13

Republicans whistle past the ‘legislative graveyard’ The Senate is going to get back to good ol’-fashioned legislating any day now. Republicans swear it.Mitch McConnell’s Senate has been almost entirely focused on confirming President Donald Trump’s personnel and judges and has little in the way of recent legislative victories.“It is frustrating,” Se...
2019-06-10, 14:52

Graham: Republicans likely to take back the House in 2020 Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. advised President Trump to "be quiet" and show up for reelection in 2020, responding to policies that Democrats are proposing....
2019-07-12, 10:13

Republicans pray Trump holsters his tariffs Senate Republicans want just one thing when it comes to Donald Trump’s global trade war: a cease-fire.It’s a move that would benefit not just their caucus, senators argue, but the president too.If Trump withholds new tariffs, he can reasonably expect Senate passage of his new North American trade d...
2019-06-11, 08:13

Republicans Watch Fractious Democratic Debates and Like What They See The fissures displayed at the Democratic debates in Detroit left senior Trump campaign officials predicting a bump in their poll numbers in critical Rust Belt states....
2019-08-02, 02:52

Factbox: Two Republicans, 25 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, with another Democrat entering the race on Tuesday....
2019-07-09, 23:52

Rep. Will Hurd says Texas Republicans need to do more to diversify their ranks Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, said on Sunday that Republicans in the Lone Star state’s need to start diversifying the party and reflect the racial and ethnic make-up of Texas if they hope to maintain control of the state’s congressional delegation....
2019-07-07, 20:13

Factbox: Three Republicans, 20 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations The largest group of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era has gotten a little bit smaller, while the Republican field slowly grows....
2019-08-29, 06:52

Suburban voters are pressuring Republicans to act on guns GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Following the news has grown stressful for Angela Tetschner, a 39-year-old nurse raising four children in this sprawling Phoenix suburb of tile roofs, desert yards, young families and voters who are increasingly up for grabs. “Sometimes I do think about the school shootings,” s...
2019-08-18, 23:13

Republicans don't want Mark Sanford, and his run for president is pointless Of all the reasons former South Carolina Rep. Mark Sanford could have given to run for president, he couldn’t have possibly picked a dumber one than “to further and foster a national debate.”...
2019-09-09, 21:39

ANALYSIS: How Republicans may be at risk of losing the voters they need most The Republican Party can’t afford to lose any support, but Jackson Proskow says it may be on the precipice of turning off a key demographic: suburban voters....
2019-08-16, 16:52

Factbox: Two Republicans, 23 Democrats vie for presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, although another Democrat dropped out of the race on Thursday....
2019-08-16, 13:13

Democrats are divided: Work with Republicans — or wage war against them? The presidential candidates disagree on whether voters want someone who can bring the country together or a leader who will steamroll the other side....
2019-05-31, 04:26

Texas Republicans Are Terrified of a 2020 Wipeout The midterm elections produced the first sign of life in the Texas Democratic Party in a long time, with Beto O’Rourke nearly pulling off an upset in the U.S. Senate race and the party picking up a few House seats in the Houston and Dallas suburbs, not to mention a slew of downballot seats. Republic...
2019-08-13, 00:00

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (and Other Republicans) Must Be Voted Out In the wake of not one, but two mass shootings in his state in less than a month, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott demonstrated on Sunday neither the courage nor the leadership required to confront this country’s epidemic of gun-fueled mass murder, but rather the utter shamelessness of a Republican Party that...
2019-09-02, 10:26

Factbox: Three Republicans, 21 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations The largest group of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era has gotten a little bit smaller while the Republican field slowly grows....
2019-08-25, 17:13

How state Republicans plan to beat the Democrats New state GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy, taking over a Republican Party in shambles, said Democratic overreach could help put more Republicans in office. He said New York’s anti-business climate and the Democratic Party’s push to make it easier to get abortions has more people looking to the GOP. “On...
2019-05-22, 05:52

Democrats weigh vengeance on Republicans over judges Republicans are steamrolling Democrats on judges. But the question of whether to be as cutthroat as the GOP is already splitting the party as the 2020 campaign ramps up. The left has been radicalized by the Republican offensive, with activists and several presidential candidates eager for payback a...
2019-07-22, 13:39

Joe Biden Believes in the Good Will of Republicans. Is That Naïve? As he runs for president, Joseph R. Biden Jr. has trumpeted his ability to work with Republicans, including Mitch McConnell. Others in his party view that as antiquated and unrealistic....
2019-09-19, 01:39

Republicans clash with Trump-aligned operatives BALTIMORE — House Republicans sparred behind closed doors with Trump-aligned political operatives at a GOP retreat over the new online fundraising platform backed by party leaders and the White House. The fight Thursday over WinRed's data and competitiveness highlights long simmering tensions betwee...
2019-09-13, 23:13

White House keeps Republicans in suspense over guns Pat Toomey thinks the Senate can get to 60 votes on expanding background checks on firearm sales. Lindsey Graham says a deal on red flag laws is imminent. And the White House has briefed senators on what options are on the table. But everyone is still waiting on one person: President Donald Trump.Th...
2019-09-11, 13:26

How my husband and I paid off all our loans: 'We utilized the debt snowball' In this series, NerdWallet interviews people who have triumphed over debt. Responses have been edited for length and clarity.       ...
2019-07-15, 22:39

Understanding your options to borrow: Fixed-rate and variable-rate loans When you borrow money, you may have a choice between a fixed-rate loan or a variable-rate loan. Find out how to choose which one is right for you.        ...
2019-05-24, 16:39

Trump Wants to Neutralize Democrats on Health Care. Republicans Say Let It Go. If the president follows through on issuing a plan, it could help shape a presidential race that Democrats would like to focus largely on health care....
2019-06-17, 03:13

Republicans lash Trump for being open to foreign oppo Soon after Donald Trump sparked his latest all-consuming controversy, Lindsey Graham spoke to the president and urged him to rethink his willingness to use foreign opposition research against his political opponents. “The law is pretty clear. You can’t take anything of value from a foreign governme...
2019-06-13, 19:26

My Fellow Republicans Must Stand Against the Alt-Right Virus Infecting America In the immediate aftermath of the El Paso shooting, a raging argument broke out online and across the airwaves. Given that the suspected shooter used one of Donald Trump’s favorite words to describe illegal immigration–invasion–did that mean Trump actually inspired one of the worst...
2019-08-08, 14:13

Top U.S. House Republicans call for 'measured response' to Iran Several top U.S. House Republicans, including leader Kevin McCarthy, said on Thursday the United States must undertake a "measured response" to Iran after Washington accused Tehran of shooting down a drone and attacking oil tankers....
2019-06-21, 03:52

No One Attacked Trump More in 2016 Than Republicans. It Didn’t Work. Revisiting the blistering criticism from President Trump’s own party raises questions about whether the search for a killer line on Mr. Trump is a fool’s errand for Democrats in 2020....
2019-08-14, 15:13

McConnell: Republicans would confirm a justice during 2020 election Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that Republicans would fill an opening on the Supreme Court if there were a vacancy next year — in contrast with 2016, when he stated his fierce opposition to confirming a justice in the last year of a president’s term.At a Paducah (Kentucky) A...
2019-05-29, 06:52

Democrats pressure Senate Republicans for gun control action U.S. Democrats sought to gain the upper hand in the gun debate with President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans on Tuesday, demanding quick action on background checks and suggesting that money for Trump's border wall be used to fight domestic terrorism....
2019-08-13, 22:26

Why Oregon Republicans Vanished Over a Climate Change Vote Republican lawmakers left the Oregon State Capitol last week to prevent a vote on a climate change bill they oppose. As the police pursue them and the Democrats wait, the bill hangs in the balance....
2019-06-27, 20:13

US: Republicans resist calls for urgent action on gun control Democrats and over 200 city mayors have urged Mitch McConnell to bring senators back to Washington to vote on gun control. NRA chief Wayne LaPierre reportedly warned President Trump against background check legislation....
2019-08-09, 08:00

Confirmation Bias review: how the Republicans took the supreme court The New York Times’ chief reporter in Washington has produced an indispensable guide to an epochal shift in US politicsConfirmation Bias lifts the curtain on Republican efforts to make the federal bench a black-robed adjunct. When it comes to the judiciary, the GOP is portrayed as disciplined and re...
2019-06-30, 14:52

Illinois Republicans urge Trump to keep Blagojevich in prison Illinois’ delegation of House Republicans on Thursday urged President Donald Trump not to commute the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the state’s former governor, after the president told reporters he was considering doing so.In a statement, Reps. Darin LaHood, John Shimkus, Adam Kinzinger, Rodney Davi...
2019-08-09, 03:26

Could a Trump cheerleader and Republicans’ ‘worst possible nominee’ be the best for Democrats? Tolerance for Kris Kobach is waning, with Republican politicians saying the party has become too rightwingIt was only nine months ago that Kansas Democrats were bidding good riddance to Kris Kobach as Donald Trump’s closest political ally in the conservative midwestern state went down in flames.But ...
2019-08-09, 00:39

Some Republicans unsettled by Trump’s sweeping claims of immunity Senior House Republicans are breaking with Donald Trump over the president’s legal claims that Congress can’t investigate whether a commander in chief violated the law. That view, advanced by Trump’s personal attorney and the White House counsel late last week, would upend long-held understandings ...
2019-05-21, 18:13

Surge in young Republicans worried about the environment: survey A growing majority of U.S. Republicans, especially younger voters, are worried that human behavior is damaging the planet, according to a survey of global attitudes to the environment conducted by an Amsterdam-based polling agency....
2019-08-29, 14:00

‘3 Musketeers’ or ‘3 Stooges’? Republicans Challenging Trump May Fall in Between The three candidates, coupled with a softening economy and the president’s falling poll numbers against almost any Democrat, may offer reluctant Trump voters a way out....
2019-09-19, 16:39

Republicans start whacking Trump for attacks on congresswomen After a day of silence, congressional Republicans began to harshly criticize President Donald Trump for demanding that liberal freshman congresswomen “go back” where they came from — with some GOP lawmakers decrying his comments as “racist” and calling for him to apologize and remove his tweets.The ...
2019-07-15, 21:13

Republicans and Democrats hammer Trump's judicial nominee Republicans and Democrats on Wednesday castigated President Donald Trump’s nominee to the powerful Second Circuit Court of Appeals for dodging their questions as well as his prior controversial writings. Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) in particular chided Steven Menashi for not b...
2019-09-11, 22:39

Trump says Republicans would be 'foolish' to block Mexican tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned fellow Republicans in Congress not to block his efforts to impose tariffs on Mexico as part of his broader immigration fight amid reports that lawmakers are considering steps to block his latest trade salvo....
2019-06-04, 21:26

Senate Democrats Try to Corner Republicans on Border Emergency Democrats want a second vote on ending the emergency, a move meant to force Republicans to choose between rejecting a border wall or endorsing a plan to divert funding from projects in their states....
2019-09-11, 07:13

Democrats pressure Republicans by advancing gun control bill U.S. Democrats in Congress, looking to heighten their profile on the hot-button issue of gun control, moved forward on Tuesday with new measures aimed at curbing gun violence, while President Donald Trump also planned to huddle with Republican leaders....
2019-09-11, 04:00

In Ohio, Republicans leaving nothing to chance in Trump re-election bid Dozens of Republican activists, county chairs and volunteers gathered at Franklin University in Columbus last month for the state's first-ever "Trump Victory Communication College."...
2019-06-06, 12:26

For many Texas Republicans, Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexico go too far The GOP members of congress who represent Texas are caught between loyalty to the president and the potentially severe economic consequences to their state....
2019-06-07, 00:39

U.S. Democrats increase pressure on Trump, Republicans with new gun bills U.S. Democrats, looking to heighten their profile on the hot-button issue of gun control, prepared to move forward on Tuesday with new measures to curb gun violence, while President Donald Trump also planned to huddle with Republican leaders....
2019-09-10, 19:39

Republicans look to make Biden pay for downplaying China threat Republicans see Joe Biden's dismissive comments about China as a weakness to be exploited, turning his foreign policy resume into a campaign weakness....
2019-06-07, 06:52

Many Republicans said congressional subpoenas were mandatory. Now they suggest they’re optional. Some congressional Republicans called for impeaching then-Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein in 2018 for ignoring a congressional subpoena. Now, those same Republicans have suggested congressional subpoenas are optional....
2019-06-08, 00:39

Republicans Are Reportedly Starting to Freak Out About Texas in 2020 Texans haven’t sent a Democrat to the United States Senate since the early 1990s, and haven’t elected a Democrat as governor since 1991. Nevertheless, with the perennially unpopular Donald Trump on the ballot for reelection in less than two years, and with Beto O’Rourke’s surprisingly strong showing...
2019-06-12, 16:26

Republicans Desperately Trying to Make 'History' the Next 'Fake News' On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee kicked off its hearing on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, welcoming a quartet of legal experts to share their thoughts on Mueller’s findings—particularly those that pertained to whether or not President Donald Trump obstructed justice over the cours...
2019-06-10, 23:39

Why Republicans (and even a couple of Democrats) want to throw out tech's favorite law Experts and industry advocates say the proposals are rooted in a fundamental misunderstanding of Section 230, and could unravel the internet as we know it....
2019-09-03, 15:00

Josh Hawley rattles Republicans as he derails GOP judge Sen. Josh Hawley makes no apologies for bringing down a Republican judicial nominee — even if his tactics irritate some of his own GOP colleagues. Michael Bogren’s withdrawal Tuesday from consideration to serve on a federal district court was a striking knockout for the Senate's youngest member, a ...
2019-06-13, 04:26

Republicans resist push for clean electricity mandate Congressional Republicans are resisting entreaties from Democrats to support a federal clean electricity mandate, widening the gulf between the two parties and showing the limits on what Republicans are willing to stomach as they shift toward saying that climate change is a problem worth addressing....
2019-05-31, 06:26

These Republicans signed the ‘never Trump’ letters in 2016. Now some are having second thoughts. GOP national security establishment figures who tried to block Trump are wrestling with their actions, divided over whether to maintain opposition or find a way to support him....
2019-07-13, 12:52

How Florida’s summer of slime turned Republicans into eco-warriors After toxins in the water killed animals and left humans scared to swim, the state’s future governor made cleanup a campaign issueIt was a sweltering late summer day in southern Florida when Becky Harris took her dogs to run along the bank of the St Lucie River. Her white Pomeranian, Pandora, was of...
2019-07-09, 08:13

Only 4 Republicans voted to condemn Trump’s ‘go back’ remarks Two days after Trump tweeted that four Democratic freshmen should “go back” to their home countries — though all are citizens and three were born in the U.S.A. — Democrats muscled the resolution through the chamber by 240-187 over near-solid GOP opposition....
2019-07-17, 19:52

‘American Carnage’ Shows How War Between Republicans Led to Their Peace With Trump In his deeply reported new book, Tim Alberta writes about George W. Bush, Sarah Palin, the Tea Party and the transformation that led to the G.O.P.’s loyal support for the current president....
2019-07-09, 23:39

‘Constant chaos’: Senate Republicans eye summer exit Senate Republicans’ long, hot summer of Trump is finally ending. And for many in the GOP, it can’t come soon enough. In just the month of July, the party has weathered a flurry of racist tweets from President Donald Trump attacking four minority congresswomen, a pro-Trump “send her back” chant and t...
2019-08-01, 11:26

Democrats pressure Republicans by advancing gun control bills U.S. Democrats in Congress, looking to heighten their profile on the hot-button issue of gun control, moved forward on Tuesday with new measures aimed at curbing gun violence, after President Donald Trump huddled with Republican leaders....
2019-09-11, 08:26

Senate Republicans pray Trump will take budget deal Congress and the White House are moving toward an ambitious budget deal, but the big question still remains: What will President Donald Trump do? Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Republican senators are pushing Trump to accept an agreement with Democrats that would avoid stiff budget cuts...
2019-07-18, 11:13

Hannity: Mueller testimony will be 'golden opportunity' for Republicans The upcoming Capitol Hill testimony by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller will mark a "golden opportunity" for Republicans to hold him accountable, "Hannity" host Sean Hannity said Friday in his opening monologue....
2019-07-13, 07:26

Debt-Ceiling and Spending Negotiations Split Republicans Some House Republicans are asking President Trump to reject any agreement to set new spending levels and increase the government’s borrowing limit without significant spending cuts, injecting further uncertainty into negotiations....
2019-07-22, 04:39

Republicans raise $20.7M in June -- more than double Dems' $8.5M haul The Republican National Committee raised more than twice as much as the Democratic National Committee in June – $20.7 million compared to the DNC’s $8.5 million, according to Federal Election Commission filings, Politico reported.  ...
2019-07-21, 20:13

Republicans Are Going to Great Lengths to Distract from Trump’s Racism A week has passed since Donald Trump tweeted an undeniably racist message about four Democratic congresswomen, telling them to “go back” to the “crime infested places from which they came.” But the outrage hasn’t abated. Nor should it. And Republicans are still struggling to figure out how to respon...
2019-07-21, 19:26

The Republicans Who Voted to Condemn Trump’s Remarks (and Other Things to Know) Only four Republicans broke with their party to vote against President Trump. They were joined by Representative Justin Amash, who recently left the party to become an independent....
2019-07-17, 17:00

These Four Republicans Voted to Condemn Trump’s Racist Tweets. Here’s What They Said About It The House voted Tuesday night to officially condemn racist remarks President Donald Trump made over the weekend. On Sunday, President Donald Trump sparked outrage when he aimed a series of tweets at four female House Democrats telling them to “go back” to their countries of origin. The C...
2019-07-17, 09:39

Marianne Williamson Has Her Moment. And Republicans Are Gleefully Trumpeting It. The self-help author had some standout moments in Tuesday’s Democratic debate, and the right propped her up as a way to portray the whole field as wacky and unserious....
2019-08-01, 00:52

Republicans revolt against White House budget plan Senate Republicans are rebelling against the Trump administration’s proposed fix to a fiscal pile-up this fall, rejecting a one-year stopgap funding bill as insufficient for the military.In a letter to President Donald Trump's budget negotiators led by close Trump ally Sen. David Perdue of Georgia, ...
2019-07-04, 00:26

Deprived of Power, House Republicans Head for the Exits Six House Republicans announced retirements over the last two weeks, making the road to a G.O.P. majority that much steeper and the conference that much whiter and more male....
2019-08-03, 05:00

Trump, Republicans raise $105 million in second quarter for re-election bid U.S. President Donald Trump and the Republican Party together raised $105 million in the second quarter this year, with Trump's re-election campaign taking in $54 million of the total, the president's campaign said on Tuesday....
2019-07-02, 16:52

Democrats or Republicans: Which party has the best plan to fix Social Security? Changes will soon need to be made, so it's time to consider which line of thinking should be applied to Social Security.       ...
2019-08-04, 21:13

Hearing through the clatter In a busy coffee shop, our eardrums are inundated with sound waves — people chatting, the clatter of cups, music playing — yet our brains somehow manage to untangle relevant sounds, like a barista announcing that our “coffee is ready,” from insignificant noise. A new McGovern Institute for Brain Res...
2019-09-10, 04:39

FDA Holds Hearing About CBD (LEX 18)– As the popularity of CBD products continues to surge, the Food and Drug Administration is takings its first steps to determine how to regulate the burgeoning industry. The FDA held its first public hearing Friday on Cannabis and Cannabis-derived compounds. The CBD craze got a major b...
2019-06-01, 02:26

These colleges let students ditch extra loans. But will students pay more in the long run? Don't take out another student loan, colleges say. We'll give you money - if you give us a percentage of your income after college. Is it a good deal?       ...
2019-06-20, 20:13

Trump, Republicans try to keep grip on North Carolina congressional district One of the most expensive special elections for the U.S. Congress takes place on Tuesday in North Carolina, with both major parties watching to see whether President Donald Trump's Republican Party can keep its grip on a long-held seat....
2019-09-10, 19:39

Factbox: Which U.S. Republicans criticized Trump's racially charged attacks? Almost three dozen of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress had as of late Tuesday criticized fellow Republican President Donald Trump over his racially charged attacks in recent days on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women....
2019-07-17, 05:39

Senate Democrats set up vote to put Republicans on the spot over pre-existing conditions Senate Democrats have introduced a resolution that would reverse Trump administration healthcare guidance and put pressure on vulnerable Republicans over whether they support Obamacare's protections for pre-existing conditions....
2019-08-01, 02:00

Rewrite of Bank Rules Makes Little Progress, Frustrating Republicans Trump-appointed regulators came into office vowing to pare back Wall Street’s postcrisis rulebook. More than two years into the administration, most of the work remains unfinished, particularly for the biggest banks....
2019-06-10, 13:26

Rep. Collins says Democrats use migrants as 'pawns' to bash Trump, Republicans Georgia Republican Doug Collins slammed Democrats for using migrants as “pawns” to attack the GOP and President Trump while avoiding to fix the border crisis....
2019-05-31, 20:26

Trump’s Crowd Chanted ‘Send Her Back,’ but Republicans Don’t Blame Him Republicans preferred to focus on the target of the president’s attacks, Ilhan Omar, and declined to criticize Mr. Trump after a chant at his rally drew condemnation....
2019-07-18, 18:52

Republicans face crunch time on guns as Trump wavers The summerlong debate over new gun safety legislation is coming to a head.Senate Republican leaders discussed gun legislation in an hourlong party meeting on Monday evening, including expanding background checks, according to an attendee. But no one is making a move without President Donald Trump, w...
2019-09-10, 08:39

West Virginia Republicans Want to Kill Teachers' Strikes for Good The teachers’ strikes in West Virginia may have been an inspiring success story for the labor movement, but the state Republican party is far from done trying to wage war on teachers....
2019-06-03, 22:26

U.S. House panel debates gun control, Democrats pressuring Republicans U.S. Democrats, looking to heighten their profile on the hot-button issue of gun control, moved forward on Tuesday with new measures aimed at curbing gun violence, while President Donald Trump also planned to huddle with Republican leaders....
2019-09-11, 00:52

North Carolina elects Republicans Dan Bishop, Greg Murphy In North Carolina's 9th District, Republican state Rep. Dan Bishop narrowly beat out Democrat Dan McCready during a special election that was called after last year's midterm was voided due to accusations of voter fraud....
2019-09-11, 15:52

Mark Levin: Republicans should 'force' Robert Mueller to testify After special counsel Robert Mueller's brief statement on Wednesday concluding the investigation into Russian hacking and President Trump, 'Life, Liberty and Levin' host Mark Levin has argued that Mueller should be ordered to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee....
2019-05-31, 16:26

In rare rebuke, dozens of Republicans hit Trump over 'racist' tweets After initial hesitation, a growing number of Republicans in the U.S. Congress - including almost half the Ohio delegation in the House - have openly criticized President Donald Trump over his racially charged attacks on four Democratic lawmakers....
2019-07-17, 00:52

Factbox: Forty Republicans criticize Trump's inflammatory tweets Forty of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress as of Wednesday afternoon have criticized Republican President Donald Trump over his attacks, widely condemned as racist, on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women....
2019-07-17, 23:00

Senate Republicans Warn White House Against Mexico Tariffs In a contentious meeting at the Capitol, Senate Republicans told senior White House officials that they are prepared to resist tariffs on Mexico if President Trump pushes forward....
2019-06-05, 00:52

A Blaring Message in Republicans’ Muted Criticism: It’s Trump’s Party The scant condemnation of the president’s remarks on four Democratic congresswomen reflected his tightening stranglehold on lawmakers of his party, and a collective eye on 2020....
2019-07-16, 06:26

Republicans threaten revolt, may block Trump's Mexico tariffs Republicans are warning that President Donald Trump could face a shocking rebellion against him on the Senate floor if the president slaps Mexico with wide-ranging tariffs.At a closed-door lunch Tuesday, two Trump administration officials laid out the president’s view: There is a crisis at the borde...
2019-06-05, 04:26

How Republicans defended Trump’s tweets: Avoidance, semantics and whataboutism In the days after President Trump’s tweets targeting minority congresswomen, many congressional Republicans defended the remarks or pointed the finger at Democrats for the heated rhetoric....
2019-07-18, 00:26

Senate Republicans Threaten to Block Trump on Mexico Tariffs Senate Republicans threatened Tuesday to block the White House’s planned tariffs on Mexico, hours after President Trump signaled he was prepared to move ahead with the levies barring a last-minute deal over border security....
2019-06-05, 13:52

Republicans silent as Trump renews racist attack on congresswomen Weekend tweets had urged them to ‘go back’ homePresident targets Ocasio-Cortez, Tlaib, Pressley and OmarIn the face of international condemnation – but very little comment from his own party – Donald Trump returned to the offensive against four Democratic congresswoman he targeted with racial invect...
2019-07-15, 17:13

Factbox: Which Republicans criticized Trump's racially charged attacks? Almost three dozen of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress, as of late Tuesday, had criticized fellow Republican President Donald Trump over his racially charged attacks in recent days on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women....
2019-07-17, 00:52

Think Republicans are disconnected from reality? It's even worse among liberals | Arlie Hochschild A new survey found Democrats live with less political diversity despite being more tolerant of it – with startling resultsIn a surprising new national survey, members of each major American political party were asked what they imagined to be the beliefs held by members of the other. The survey asked...
2019-07-21, 11:00

House Democrats, Republicans unite to repeal ObamaCare 'Cadillac Tax' An overwhelming bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives voted Wednesday to repeal the Affordable Care Act's so-called "Cadillac Tax" more than eight years after the legislation known as "ObamaCare" became law....
2019-07-19, 04:39

North Carolina Republicans Have Bad Excuses For Why They Can't Insure 1 Million People North Carolina is among the 14 states in the nation that have still yet to adopt any sort of Medicaid expansion plan, leaving over one million people—or one-tenth of the entire state’s population—to rely on emergency rooms and urgent care facilities for all their medical needs. As Republicans reveal...
2019-06-19, 01:13

Republicans struggle to respond in wake of El Paso, Dayton shootings There were thoughts and prayers, a presidential proclamation lowering flags at half-staff and praise for law enforcement — but few concrete proposals for action to stem the violence....
2019-08-05, 18:13

Republicans to Trump: Don't get carried away with retaliation for Iran drone attack Congressional allies warned President Trump Thursday evening the U.S. shouldn’t retaliate against Iran’s downing of a drone in a way that could trigger a broader conflict....
2019-06-21, 06:00

Republicans have been tying Democrats to socialism for 90 years. Trump is going all in on the tradition. Ahead of the 2020 elections, Republicans and President Trump are again trying to contrast themselves with Democrats by linking Democratic policy proposals to “socialism.” Will it work?...
2019-06-21, 10:39

McConnell Promised to End Senate Gridlock. Instead, Republicans Are Stuck in Neutral. The Senate, once known as “the world’s greatest deliberative body,” is operating as Senator Mitch McConnell would like: as an approval factory for President Trump’s nominees....
2019-08-03, 18:26

The real reason Republicans are so interested in the census | David Daley A Republican strategist conceived a clever long-term strategy to maintain conservative power in a changing nation. We must fight backThe supreme court is expected to soon rule on whether the Trump administration can add a question about citizenship to the US census. If you want to understand the rea...
2019-06-23, 11:26

House Republicans to strip Rep. Amash of committee assignment after he quits GOP The Michigan congressman left the party last week and switched his affiliation to independent. Republicans are looking to replace him on the Oversight panel....
2019-07-08, 23:01

Michigan Republicans Tune In to Democratic Debate. No Conversions Reported. Scouting out the opposition, Republicans viewing Wednesday’s debate were impressed by Tulsi Gabbard and Elizabeth Warren and quick to defend President Trump....
2019-06-27, 19:52

Trump gets it wrong on mass shootings, but Republicans deserve the blame Recent tragic events have, critics say, displayed once again the moral collapse of one of America’s two great partiesPresidential addresses in the wake of national tragedies are typically attempts to heal and unite. For critics of Donald Trump, it was more a case of wondering how much more damage he...
2019-08-06, 21:00

Wyden at DEF CON: Mitch McConnell Wants Foreign Hackers to Help Republicans Win Elections Before a crowd of hacking conference goers, Senator Ron Wyden on Friday took aim at Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, accusing him of blocking election security legislation because, he said, Republicans have directly benefited from the meddling of foreign hackers. Read more......
2019-08-10, 02:52

Republicans are becoming economic populists again. That's a good thing | Zaid Jilani The Republican senator Josh Hawley has accused his party of failing to protect Americans from capitalism. He’s rightIn 1956, the Republican party met for its national convention in San Francisco and laid out a platform that won President Dwight D Eisenhower a second term in office.The Republican pla...
2019-08-08, 12:39

Republicans Revel in Biden’s Debate Troubles, but See a New Threat in Harris Trump campaign aides and allies acknowledged that the California senator could be a vexing rival and that the Democratic race will be more unpredictable than they had thought....
2019-06-29, 01:39

U.S. House Republicans ask to review Amazon Web Services after Capital One breach Amazon.com Inc was asked by Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday to brief them on security protocols for its cloud storage service after a massive data breach of Capital One Financial Corp by a suspect formerly employed by the online retailer....
2019-08-02, 04:26

Biden: If You Don't Want to Work With Republicans, Start a 'Real, Physical Revolution' At the Poor People’s Campaign’s presidential forum tonight, former Vice President Joe Biden took a shot at Sen. Bernie Sanders when he was asked about cooperating with Republicans to pass legislation....
2019-06-18, 05:13

In battleground Florida, Republicans shrug off Trump's tweet 'kerfuffle' An immigrant to the United States, Suzanne Vale took no offense at Republican President Donald Trump's tweet this week telling Democratic congresswomen they are free to "go back" to their ancestral homes if America is not to their liking....
2019-07-19, 22:13

Republicans Prep for Mueller Showdown and Counsel a Light Touch House Republicans have savaged Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation, but when it comes to his testimony, many are advocating a gentler approach to close the door on his inquiry....
2019-07-20, 13:39

Joe Biden argues Republicans would work with him ... by pointing to Merrick Garland? “With Trump gone you’re going to begin to see things change," Biden said Monday night, "because these folks know better. They know this isn’t what they’re supposed to be doing."...
2019-06-11, 18:13

Ken Starr: Mueller testimony presents 'golden opportunity' to Republicans House Republicans on the Judiciary and Intelligence committees will have a unique opportunity to question former Special Counsel Robert Mueller after Democrats pressed to have him come and testify, according to former independent counsel Ken Starr....
2019-07-13, 04:39

House Republicans try to spin Trump's foreign dirt comment Amid blistering bipartisan criticism of President Donald Trump’s willingness to accept dirt on his 2020 rivals from foreign adversaries, House Republicans decided Thursday that they had found the real culprit: Democrats.The top Republican in the House, California Rep. Kevin McCarthy, repeatedly refu...
2019-06-13, 22:13

Dan Bongino: Republicans can't let Mueller off hook for what's missing in Russia report Republicans have a "golden opportunity" to press Robert Mueller on Capitol Hill this week, especially for what he didn't include in the Russia report, according to Fox News contributor Dan Bongino....
2019-07-22, 17:13

Bill Weld 'thrilled' other Republicans are challenging Trump in primary Former Massachusetts governor – and longshot primary challenger against President Trump for the Republican nomination – said Sunday that he is “thrilled” that other Republicans are joining the primary race....
2019-08-25, 21:13

Here Are the Republicans Who Voted to Condemn as Racist Trump’s Remarks (and Other Things to Know) Only four Republicans broke with their party to vote against President Trump. They were joined by Representative Justin Amash, who recently left the party to become an independent....
2019-07-17, 05:39

As Democrats squabble, Trump worries some Republicans with his Twitter battles Some of U.S. President Donald Trump's allies worry his racially charged fights with opponents are hurting his re-election chances even as Democratic rivals make things easier for him by bickering over their own key policies....
2019-08-01, 19:00

Biden: Dems may as well 'go home' if they can't work with Republicans to find 'compromise' Former Vice President Joe Biden defended bipartisanship with Republican lawmakers, saying if a Democratic president can't find compromise might as well "go home" and start a "real physical revolution."...
2019-06-17, 23:39

Republicans start to sour on gun control laws after Trump's reversal Senate Homeland Security Chairman Ron Johnson is casting major doubt on the prospects of significant gun regulations passing this fall, the latest sign that the effort to pass new firearm laws is starting to falter. The Wisconsin Republican said that a background checks measure based on the bill wr...
2019-08-20, 18:52

Supreme Court Tells Virginia Republicans to Have Several Seats Because the Old Ones Were Racist The Supreme Court sent Virginia Republicans back to the racist drawing board so they can come up with another plan to weaken the black vote, after ruling that the Virginia House of Delegates didn’t have the standing to appeal a lower court ruling that found a redrawing of districts to be mad racist....
2019-06-18, 04:39

Prominent Republicans File Brief to Support L.G.B.T. Rights in Legal Case The group — including Meg Whitman, Mark McKinnon and Ken Mehlman, the former chairman of the Republican National Committee — says the Civil Rights Act bans such discrimination....
2019-07-02, 21:52

National Republicans Decide to Lean Into Grotesque Abortion Laws Here’s the shock of the century: after about a week of mostly trying to avoid talking about Alabama’s outright abortion ban passed last week, which would bar abortion even in cases of rape or incest and is wildly unpopular in both Alabama and across the country, national Republicans have now come ar...
2019-05-24, 03:00

Weird How Grandstanding Republicans Keep Blocking Disaster Relief Funding For the second time in less than a week, a grandstanding Republican congressman has held up more than $19 billion in bipartisan-backed disaster relief funds for victims of Hurricanes Maria, Michael, and Florence, as well as states ravaged by wildfires and catastrophic flooding....
2019-05-28, 23:52

Republicans aren’t just climate deniers. They deny the extinction crisis, too Republican officials and their industry benefactors are sowing doubt about the wildlife extinction crisis that threatens as many as one million speciesMaybe you’ve read King Lear and remember this famous line: “‘Tis the time’s plague when madmen lead the blind.” The words were written more than 400 ...
2019-05-23, 12:26

Fear Spurs Support for Health Law as Republicans Work to Repeal It Thousands of people are speaking out in support of the Affordable Care Act by sharing testimonials with Congress and holding rallies across the country....
2019-05-21, 15:52

House to hold second hearing on 737 Max The June 19 will be the second held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which is conducting its own investigation into the FAA's process for certifying the Boeing jet....
2019-06-12, 02:00

Mueller hearing may be delayed The House Judiciary Committee is discussing delaying former special counsel Robert Mueller's public testimony one week until July 24 to allow more time for Mueller to testify....
2019-07-12, 21:52

91 Percent of Inmates Freed by First Step Act Were Black. Should We Give Republicans Credit? As soon as the U.S. Sentencing Commission released its new report on the effects of criminal justice legislation promoted by Jared Kushner, introduced by Republicans and signed by Donald Trump, the GOP immediately began taking credit....
2019-06-11, 03:13

Republicans weigh vote against Trump's tariff plan against Mexico: report Republican lawmakers are gearing up for a vote to potentially override President Trump's planned tariff on Mexico this month as an unmoved Trump reportedly remains defiant of his party’s warnings....
2019-06-04, 13:13

Republicans and Democrats denounce Trump's shock Taliban talks revelation Amy Klobuchar: ‘This isn’t a gameshow. These are terrorists’Liz Cheney says Taliban should never visit Camp DavidDonald Trump’s shock announcement that he had canceled secret peace talks with the Taliban this weekend has prompted criticism and confusion, including from his own Republican party.The D...
2019-09-09, 16:26

Republicans confront Mueller with allegations of double standard in Russia probe Congressional Republicans accused former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday of operating under a double standard in his Russia investigation, alleging during a heated Hill hearing that Mueller threw the book at Trump associates while ignoring wrongdoing by others. ...
2019-07-24, 21:26

McConnell urges Republicans: Hold your nose and pass budget deal Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urged Senate lawmakers to pass a massive federal spending and borrowing deal as Republicans registered their opposition to the measure....
2019-07-31, 20:00

Republicans — and some Dems — stand by Acosta amid Jeffrey Epstein charges White House aides are wringing their hands over the prospect that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta could be dethroned for his handling of previous accusations of abuse against billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. But Acosta’s backers on Capitol Hill are largely sticking with him despite the new c...
2019-07-09, 05:13

Republicans should reject Maxine Waters' bad Export-Import Bank deal Democrats are eager to ramp up a corporate welfare agency and load it up with some lefty mandates. That's no surprise. What's inexplicable is that at least one powerful Republican is going along with them. This is a mistake, and GOP lawmakers should do what they can to stop the plan....
2019-06-20, 07:52

Republicans predict IG's Comey rebuke is tip of the iceberg for FBI, DOJ over anti-Trump 'biases' Republicans on Capitol Hill said Thursday they believe the searing reprimand of former FBI director James Comey by a Justice Department inspector general is only the start of a series of blows to the reputations of key law enforcement figures....
2019-08-30, 00:13

Most Republicans plan to tune out Mueller probe: Reuters/Ipsos poll When Robert Mueller testifies before Congress on Wednesday about his probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump, a key part of the U.S. public appears likely to tune out - Republicans....
2019-07-23, 15:26

Illinois Republicans remove offensive Facebook post about ‘Jihad Squad’ Republican County Chairmen’s Association president sorry for ‘unauthorized’ post that insulted four Democratic congresswomenAn Illinois Republican group has apologized and removed from its Facebook page a post that showed images of four Democratic congresswomen who have been criticized by Donald Tru...
2019-07-22, 18:13

Revealed: Georgia Republicans use power of state to suppress minority vote Top Republicans Brad Raffensperger and David Emadi are issuing subpoenas to opponents without showing evidence of wrongdoingTop Georgia Republicans continue to use the power of the state to investigate political rivals, executing a strategy that voting rights activists say is designed to intimidate ...
2019-09-02, 10:52

Alabama Republicans are urging Rep. Ilhan Omar's expulsion from Congress A resolution passed by the Alabama Republican Party says Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar "has engaged in rhetoric that explicitly runs counter to American values and patriotism." Omar responded on Twitter by making reference to former Judge Roy Moore.        ...
2019-08-28, 04:13

Trump Casts Himself, Army, Republicans As Stars Of Fourth Of July Pageant With US military armored vehicles parked nearby, workers set up a red-carpeted stage on Wednesday for President Donald Trump's planned July Fourth speech, as critics accused him of hijacking a......
2019-07-04, 03:52

Oregon's Democratic governor sends police for AWOL Senate Republicans Oregon's Democratic governor dispatched the state police on Thursday to bring back to the legislature Senate Republicans who left the Capitol in order to scuttle a vote on climate change legislation....
2019-06-21, 05:01

Oregon Republicans Have Literally Gone Into Hiding to Prevent Climate Change Legislation All 11 Republican state senators in Oregon are currently in hiding in order to prevent the state legislature from having the quorum of people necessary to pass a carbon cap. Now, Gov. Kate Brown has sent the cops looking for them, according to The Oregonian....
2019-06-21, 20:00

No One Attacked Trump More in 2016 Than His Fellow Republicans. The Lesson: It Didn’t Work. Revisiting the blistering criticism from President Trump’s own party raises questions about whether the search for a killer line on Mr. Trump is a fool’s errand for Democrats in 2020....
2019-08-14, 02:00

Democrats and some Republicans question Trump’s vetting process after Shanahan withdrawal Senators wonder why they weren’t told sooner about the domestic abuse allegations involving Shanahan, but they are divided over whether to investigate the matter further....
2019-06-19, 01:39

Republicans give platform to climate science deniers while planet burns GOP members used a House hearing on endangered species to peddle the line that more carbon in the atmosphere is a good thingThe climate crisis has become a top issue among Democrats running for president. But many Republican lawmakers are still resistant to the science showing global heating is a se...
2019-05-23, 02:01

Republicans support Trump's wall even after he grabs military funds from their states Vulnerable Senate Republicans are standing with President Donald Trump and his efforts to build the wall. And it may cost them. Last week, the Trump administration unveiled its plan to divert $3.6 billion in military construction funding to build the president’s border wall, a move which came after...
2019-09-11, 22:39

Trump claims higher job approval among Republicans than recent polls have found In a morning tweet, the president claimed that 94 percent of fellow Republicans approve of the way he is handling his job. Neither he nor his aides identified the poll he was citing....
2019-08-23, 18:26

Republicans' white supremacist problem is a threat to America | Carol Anderson The party has reinforced racism, homophobia and misogyny to tilt the electorate as far to the right as possibleThe Republicans have a problem. A white supremacist problem. Decades ago they made a crass political calculation to use the Southern Strategy and ride white resentment and patriarchy to unt...
2019-08-06, 21:00

Democrats and Republicans both love the same thing: Disastrous healthcare price controls If there’s one thing Republicans can agree on when it comes to healthcare, it’s that they are opposed to “Medicare for all.” Alternatively known as “socialized medicine” or “single-payer healthcare,” "Medicare for all" is a polite way of saying that the government will take over the healthcare secto...
2019-08-06, 14:52

Climate hawk Republicans are wrong to look to carbon tax as Green New Deal alternative Some Republicans have seized on the idea that a carbon tax could serve as a free market alternative to sweeping environmental regulations and reforms such as those in the Green New Deal. This is troubling: If enough Republicans are beguiled into striking a deal with Democrats who favor restrictions ...
2019-07-01, 22:52

Republicans slammed for ad showing Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez photo on fire TV spot by pro-Republican Pac aired during Houston debateAOC calls ad: ‘a love letter to the GOP’s white supremacist case’Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has condemned a TV advert run during Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate which targeted her by using a burning photograph of her face...
2019-09-13, 08:00

Virginia Republicans lose in U.S. Supreme Court racial gerrymandering case The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed Republican legislators in Virginia a defeat, leaving in place a ruling that invalidated state electoral districts they drew because they weakened the clout of black voters in violation of the U.S. Constitution....
2019-06-17, 20:00

The party of white men? Will Hurd's exit exposes Republicans' diversity problem Hurd’s departure set to leave one Republican African American in Congress – and 41 of 53 sitting GOP senators are white menFour months ago, the woman in charge of recruiting Republicans to run for Congress in the 2020 elections lectured her party about diversity. Related: Will Hurd, only black House...
2019-08-03, 01:39

Trump disavows 'send her back' rally chant, many Republicans alarmed President Donald Trump tried to distance himself on Thursday from supporters' chants of "send her back" at a rally where he blasted Somalia-born U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar, as Republicans worry the incendiary mantra could set the tone for the 2020 campaign....
2019-07-18, 23:26

Abortion: Democrats and Republicans whip up voters on extreme state laws Some Republicans think their party has gone too far in Alabama, Missouri and elsewhere. Democrats see their chanceAs Democrats and Republicans look to galvanize their base ahead of the 2020 election, a slew of state laws barring access to abortion have thrust the issue into the national spotlight an...
2019-05-27, 12:52

Stirewalt: Trump's Omar, AOC comments leading Pelosi to try to 'trap Republicans' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is trying to "trap Republicans" after President Trump made incendiary remarks about a handful of progressive lawmakers, according to Chris Stirewalt....
2019-07-16, 03:13

Republicans Reject Cuts to Wall Funding, While Democrats Threaten Filibuster WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican-controlled Senate committee on Thursday rejected Democratic attempts to cut President Donald Trump’s latest border wall request and prevent him from again funding the project without congressional approval. Democrats threatened to filibuster a Pentagon spen...
2019-09-13, 10:52

Republicans won’t fully rebuke Trump’s Twitter attack on Democratic congresswomen Republicans found themselves unwilling Monday to swiftly and unequivocally rebuke U.S. President Donald Trump's attack on progressive women of colour in Congress....
2019-07-16, 04:13

Mitch McConnell Called Out for Blocking Vote on Net Neutrality Rules Republicans Actually Like The consumer protections widely known as “net neutrality” are hugely popular among Republicans throughout the U.S., if only because cable and internet providers are American’s choice example of rapacious corporate gluttony. In Washington, however, things are radically different. Insofar as net neut...
2019-06-12, 05:52

House Republicans block $19.1 billion nationwide disaster aid bill for third time A lone conservative objected as Democrats tried to advance long-delayed legislation that would spread more than $19 billion to U.S. states and territories....
2019-05-31, 04:26

Trump rally ‘send her back’ chant condemned by Democrats, Republicans NBC NEWS – Lawmakers from both parties swiftly condemned a boisterous “send her back” chant aimed at Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., during President Donald Trump’s rally Wednesday night in North Carolina. The chant broke out after the president went on an extended rant about Omar ...
2019-07-18, 19:39

'Send her back' chant at Trump rally catches Republicans off guard Chants of "send her back" by supporters of President Donald Trump, attacking Somali-born U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar, triggered a wave of concern among congressional Republicans on Thursday, while Omar said Trump was "spewing fascist ideology."...
2019-07-18, 20:52

U.S. to hold hearing on French tax investigation Aug. 19 The U.S. Trade Representative's (USTR) Office will hold a hearing on Aug 19 in its probe of France's new planned tax on big technology companies, calling the proposal "unreasonable."...
2019-07-12, 20:52

House to hold second hearing on Boeing 737 Max The June 19 will be the second held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which is conducting its own investigation into the FAA's process for certifying the Boeing jet....
2019-06-12, 02:00

A type of antibiotics can cause hearing loss - and now we know why Aminoglycoside antibiotics can save lives, but the drugs can also cause hearing loss because of the toxic effect they have on sensory cells in the ear...
2019-07-17, 20:52

Purdue bankruptcy hearing gets underway A judge heard arguments to decide whether lawsuits against members of the Sackler family that owns Purdue Pharma can go ahead with the company seeking bankruptcy protection. (Sept. 17)        ...
2019-09-18, 05:00

Reparations for slavery to get a hearing in Congress Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and Actor Danny Glover to testifyHouse subcommittee will discuss issue on 19 June – ‘Juneteenth’The topic of reparations for slavery is headed to Capitol Hill for its first hearing in more than a decade with the writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and actor Danny Glover set to testify be...
2019-06-13, 18:26

Oregon senator walkout: 'patriot' groups vow to protect Republicans who fled state Lawmakers were again a no-show at the state house to block the passage of landmark climate legislationMembers of rightwing “patriot movement” groups have vowed to protect Republican senators in Oregon who have walked out of the state legislature in order to try and block the passage of climate legis...
2019-06-22, 00:39

Republicans seize on O’Rourke’s emphatic call for mandatory buyback of assault weapons Vice President Pence, others in the GOP sought to paint Democrats as overly eager to confiscate firearms in the wake of Thursday night’s presidential debate....
2019-09-13, 20:26

Republicans criticize minority lawmakers as ‘far-left’ while chastising Trump for ‘over the line’ tweets Several Republicans assailed Trump without any mention of the policies of the four Democratic congresswomen, calling the president’s remarks “spiteful.”...
2019-07-15, 23:26

Outgoing CBO director says Republicans blew Obamacare repeal, but won't take responsibility for CBO's biggest failure Outgoing Congressional Budget Office Director Keith Hall said Republicans deserve responsibility for blowing their effort to repeal Obamacare, but he deflected any accountability for his office's biggest failure....
2019-06-03, 21:52

Just What We Suspected: Push for Citizenship Question on 2020 Census Is About Favoring Whites and Republicans Virtual messages from the grave prove that the Trump administration’s push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census has indeed been a craven ploy to benefit Republicans and “non-Hispanic whites.”...
2019-05-31, 10:13

Trump frightens Republicans but 'doesn't scare me,' departing party congressman Amash says A U.S. congressman who is leaving the Republican Party said on Sunday that President Donald Trump's personal attacks against critics intimidate others in the party from speaking out against him, but said, "It doesn't scare me."...
2019-07-07, 22:13

Republicans pounce on Dems’ plan to give health insurance to illegal immigrants Republicans pounced Friday after all 10 Democrats in the presidential debate a night earlier called for extending taxpayer-funded health care for illegal immigrants. “Millions of Americans struggle to pay their own health care bills. Now Democrats want us to pay illegal immigrants? We can’t afford t...
2019-06-28, 21:13

Republicans fret Trump tariffs could backfire in 2020 even as they applaud stand against China SAVANNAH, Ga. — Republicans fret the confrontation with China could spiral out of control and derail the booming economy they are counting on to hold the White House in 2020, even though most have confidence he can secure a good deal from the country's largest trading partner....
2019-05-23, 08:26

2020 Dems unleash profane attacks on Trump, Republicans over mass shootings President Trump’s remarks Monday condemning the horrific mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton did little to quell the anger from 2020 Democratic hopefuls who are blaming his rhetoric as well as inaction on gun control in part for the violence, as they level uncensored attacks on the president and Re...
2019-08-05, 23:13

Republicans in Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaration to avoid Congressional review....
2019-06-13, 03:26

Ratcliffe says media and fellow Republicans are reason he withdrew nomination for top intelligence post Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, blamed “false media stories” and some fellow Republicans for derailing his hopes of becoming President Trump's next director of National Intelligence and forcing the lawmaker to withdraw his nomination last month for the post....
2019-09-09, 06:00

Republicans in U.S. Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaration to avoid Congressional review....
2019-06-12, 23:39

Trump’s revival of claim of voting fraud in New Hampshire alarms some state Republicans New Hampshire officials said there is no evidence to support the president’s assertion that thousands of out-of-state voters cast ballots in the 2016 election....
2019-08-29, 20:39

Millennials' financial futures at stake in Social Security reform debate, Republicans say Congressional lawmakers want to extend Social Security's solvency. But they also want to make sure millennials will get as much money out as they pay in....
2019-07-31, 21:13

Senate Republicans in Supreme Court letter accuse Dems of 'assault' on judiciary All 53 Republican senators joined together Thursday to call out their Democratic colleagues for what they described as a left-wing "assault" on judicial independence in reference to a recent brief they said amounted to a threat to pack the court....
2019-08-30, 00:13

Scarborough: Republicans who don't condemn Trump's comments on foreign dirt are 'disloyal to their country' Joe Scarborough called on Republicans to condemn President Trump's comments on accepting dirt on a political rival from a foreign government, saying any who fail to do so are "disloyal to their country." ...
2019-06-13, 16:39

California Republicans worry state's tax return law could devastate their down-ballot hopes in 2020 Republicans in California are crying foul over a new law that requires gubernatorial and presidential candidates to disclose tax returns in order to appear on 2020 primary ballots -- worried about voter turnout implications for their party in numerous races, even though the law is largely aimed at P...
2019-09-01, 23:52

Factbox: More Republicans hit Trump's attacks on minority congresswomen after 'send her back' chant More Republican lawmakers complained on Thursday about U.S. President Donald Trump's inflammatory attacks on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women, after chants of "send her back" by Trump supporters at a rally targeted one of them....
2019-07-18, 20:52

Trump calls on Republicans to oppose House resolution condemning Twitter attack Trump called on fellow Republicans Tuesday to stick with him, "not show weakness" and oppose a House resolution condemning his tweets that urged four Democratic congresswomen of colour to return to their countries....
2019-07-16, 23:39

Republicans mostly silent after Trump rally racist chants aimed at Ilhan Omar With few exceptions, elected Republican officials replied with silence, or feigned ignorance, after ‘send her back’ chants“The president’s latest racist rant, offensive even in the context of his intentionally offensive tenure, has set a new low bar … I’m stunned and disappointed by the nonchalance ...
2019-07-19, 05:52

Rep. Shimkus won’t seek reelection, joins growing list of Republicans heading for the exit The Illinois Republican said that serving in Congress was an honor. He will leave behind a solidly red district that is likely to remain in his party’s hands....
2019-08-31, 04:00

Republicans play down expectations in North Carolina House race – live news The special election is taking place in North Carolina’s ninth congressional district, which Trump won by 12 points in 2016Full story: Trump ousts top adviser John BoltonThe biggest Trump resignations and firings so far 10.00pm BST That’s it from me on this very eventful Tuesday, brought to you by T...
2019-09-10, 23:13

Boeing Criticized for 737 Max Crisis at House Hearing Frustrations were expressed in Washington, a day after Boeing secured a major show of confidence when the parent company of British Airways ordered 200 Max jets....
2019-06-20, 06:52

Lewandowski rebuffs questions at House hearing Democrats' first hearing in what they are calling an impeachment investigation quickly turned sour on Tuesday as their sole witness, former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, refused to answer most of their questions. (Sept. 17)        ...
2019-09-18, 05:00

Hearing set for man charged with posing as missing child CINCINNATI (AP) — A pretrial hearing is planned for a 24-year-old man charged with impersonating a long-missing child. U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett in Cincinnati will hear from attorneys on both sides, with a trial scheduled June 24 for Brian Michael Rini (REE’-nee) of Medina (meh-DYE&#...
2019-06-13, 08:39

FDA hearing leaves CBD industry concerned about future The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's first hearing on cannabidiol -- CBD -- has left those involved in the booming new industry concerned for its future....
2019-06-04, 11:26

Middle-age hearing loss linked to dementia (Reuters Health) - Hearing loss in middle age is associated with higher odds of cognitive decline and dementia in later years, suggests a large study in Taiwan....
2019-08-10, 01:13

The Morning After: Apple's Noise app wants to save your hearing The next frontier of digital health? Your delicate ears. Apple's latest update for iOS and WatchOS is all about hearing health. Meanwhile, we discover how AI could help catch Type 1 diabetes much earlier, and Huawei is still bullish on the future. Oh......
2019-06-18, 13:39

NY lawmakers to hold hearing on sexual harassment ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers are holding a hearing on sexual harassment and what the state can do to combat the widespread problem in the public and private sectors. The Democrat-led Legislature held a similar, day-long hearing in February, the first of its kind in nearly 30 years. Friday’...
2019-05-24, 10:39

Assange extradition hearing set for February 2020 The 47-year-old WikiLeaks founder faces charges in the United States under the Espionage Act. The UK must now determine whether he can be extradited to the US to stand trial....
2019-06-15, 01:52

What I'm Hearing: Bucks on the Brink of Elimination The latest “What I’m Hearing” video is now available. Matt Velasquez breaks down the Bucks collective mind state heading into game 6 in Toronto.        ...
2019-05-24, 16:13

Juneteenth House hearing on slavery reparations A House subcommittee will discuss legislation to create a commission to study the history of slavery and its lasting effects on African Americans.        ...
2019-06-20, 09:52

Hearing on Vivendi petition against Mediaset set for Aug 29: source A court hearing on a petition filed by France's Vivendi against Mediaset to preserve its right to vote against the Italian broadcaster's plan to create a pan-European media business is set for August 29, a source said on Tuesday....
2019-08-27, 20:26

Hearing set over imperiled Missouri abortion clinic ST. LOUIS (AP) — A hearing is scheduled in a St. Louis court Thursday on an effort by the only abortion clinic in Missouri to retain its license after the state raised concerns about care there. Planned Parenthood sued the state Tuesday, saying it may be forced to stop providing abortions at its St....
2019-05-30, 16:13

It’s a Question No One Says They Want to Ask. But the Women Running for President Keep Hearing It. As female candidates climb in the polls and dominate the debates, Democrats are still grappling with the strangely enduring inquiry: “Can a woman win?”...
2019-07-03, 12:00

House Hearing on Reparations for Slavery Set for Next Week (WASHINGTON) — The topic of reparations for slavery is headed to Capitol Hill for its first hearing in more than a decade with writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and actor Danny Glover set to testify before a House panel. The Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties is scheduled...
2019-06-13, 08:26

Big Tech Summoned to Washington for Antitrust Hearing Representatives of Google, Amazon.com, Facebook and Apple will testify next week at a hearing on “online platforms and market power,” a House subcommittee said....
2019-07-10, 00:39

GOP at Don McGahn hearing: Dems want fight, not facts The ranking Republican on the House Judiciary Committee accused Democrats of theatrics when they held another hearing with an empty witness chair, this time for former White House Counsel Don McGahn who refused to appear before the committee. (May 21)        ...
2019-05-21, 19:13

The Corey Lewandowski Hearing Is Already an Absolute Disaster On Tuesday, the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on what it dryly termed “Presidential Obstruction of Justice and Abuse of Power,” but which is in essence the start of a long-awaited congressional impeachment proceeding against Donald Trump....
2019-09-17, 23:13

"This Eid Is About Sorrow": Assam Man's Sisters Died Going To NRC Hearing Eid is meant to be a time of celebration, goodwill and joy, but there will be none of that in the home of Haji Mohiruddin of Assam this year, whose wife, Rezia Khatun died rushing to a NRC......
2019-08-12, 15:52

Aug. 28 hearing set for ex-nurse charged with raping patient PHOENIX (AP) — An Aug. 28 hearing has been set for a former nurse charged with raping and impregnating an incapacitated patient at a long-term care center in Phoenix. The purpose of the hearing will be to set a trial date for Nathan Sutherland. The 30-year-old patient, who had been living at Haciend...
2019-07-17, 00:39

Dev-Led Panel To Pick Coach, But No Decision Before SC Hearing The Kapil Dev-led ad-hoc committee has emerged as the frontrunner to pick the next national coach but a final decision on panel formation would be taken only after the next Supreme Court hearing...
2019-07-17, 23:26

Extradition hearing for Huawei executive set for January A Canadian court says an extradition hearing will begin in January for a top executive of the Chinese tech company Huawei wanted by the U.S on fraud charges....
2019-06-06, 22:26

Public Hearing On Tattoo Ban Scheduled For Tuesday FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A public hearing is set to happen in Frankfort on Tuesday over a proposed regulation that would ban tattooing on scarred skin. Some tattoo artists say this is troubling news for breast cancer survivors or for those who are trying to cover scars that have emotiona...
2019-05-28, 13:26

Julian Assange’s U.S. Extradition Hearing Is Set for February A British judge on Friday set a 2020 date for a hearing to determine if the WikiLeaks founder would be sent to the United States to face numerous charges....
2019-06-14, 15:13

State abortion bans could benefit Democrats in 2020 elections as Republicans distance themselves from controversy Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Several restrictive abortion measures passed by conservative lawmakers could be a valuable asset for Democrats in next year's elections, members of both parties say. Laws like that in Alabama that outlaws virtually all abortions, even in cases of rape or incest, have prompte...
2019-05-25, 23:26

Second congressional Democrat staffer charged in scheme to dox Republicans amid Kavanaugh confirmation fight A second aide to New Hampshire Democrat Sen. Maggie Hassan is facing federal charges stemming from a scheme to publicly post the personal information of several Republican politicians amid the contentious confirmation hearings for now-Justice Brett Kavanaugh....
2019-06-20, 01:52

Trump EPA snubs carbon capture, an emissions reduction technique favored by environmentalists and Republicans The Trump Environmental Protection Agency is dismissing a technology that is favored by many Republicans and is widely considered to be among the most effective at slashing emissions from coal plants....
2019-06-22, 22:39

Bette Midler blasted for tweeting fake Trump quote bashing Republicans, Fox News Bette Midler was a hounded on social media Sunday for tweeting a debunked quote Trump supposedly gave People Magazine in 1998 regarding running for president as a Republican....
2019-06-03, 10:26

Climate hawk House Republicans oppose Trump rollback of Obama methane rule Leading House Republicans who back federal policies to curb climate change say they oppose the Trump administration's move Thursday to eliminate direct federal regulation of methane, a potent greenhouse gas....
2019-08-30, 00:13

AOC hits out on Twitter at 'shrieking Republicans' criticizing her comparison of border facilities to concentration camps Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has taken aim at "shrieking Republicans" who criticized her for comparing border facilities at the U.S.-Mexico border to concentration camps....
2019-06-18, 21:39

Democrats Vote to Condemn Trump’s Racist Tweets. Republicans Use a Rule From 1801 to Defend Him If you needed evidence that the rules of Washington are in unfamiliar and uncomfortable territory, you just needed to watch the C-SPAN coverage of the House on Tuesday. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called President Donald Trump’s words “racist,” citing tweets he sent telling four fem...
2019-07-17, 07:26

Heated House hearing over deaths of 5 immigrant children WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic lawmaker is blaming the Trump administration for the deaths of five immigrant children in U.S. custody — an assertion that’s led to a heated argument at a congressional hearing. Republicans are denouncing the comment by Lauren Underwood, an Illinois congresswoman...
2019-05-22, 18:13

UK Supreme Court to finish hearing case against PM Johnson Britain's Supreme Court will hear a third and final day of legal arguments on Thursday over whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully when he suspended parliament in the run-up to Brexit....
2019-09-19, 10:39

30 Injured In Assam As Truck Carrying Them To NRC Hearing Crashes At least 30 people have been hospitalised, 10 with major injuries, after a bus carrying them to a NRC re-verification hearing in Golaghat district of upper Assam met with an accident...
2019-08-05, 20:13

No Hearing In Ayodhya Case On Day 8 As Top Court Judge Is Unavailable The hearing in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case could not take place in the Supreme Court on Monday due to unavailability of one of the five judges of the Constitution bench....
2019-08-19, 10:52

Lawmakers stuck on Obamacare in universal healthcare hearing Obamacare loomed large Wednesday during a House Democratic hearing meant to focus on "Medicare for all" and other forms of universal health coverage....
2019-06-13, 00:52

Change of venue sought for Confederate monument hearing CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the City of Charlottesville are requesting a change of venue for the proceedings, citing potential jury bias in the case of what they say was the illegal removal of Confederate monuments. The Roanoke Times reports the la...
2019-06-10, 16:39

Hearing to consider fate of lone Missouri abortion clinic ST. LOUIS (AP) — The fate of Missouri’s only abortion clinic is at stake in a hearing scheduled for Wednesday in St. Louis. Circuit Judge Michael Stelzer will hear testimony in a hearing on Planned Parenthood’s request for a preliminary injunction that would keep open its abortion clinic...
2019-06-05, 07:13

Nirav Modi To Appear Via Videolink For Remand Hearing In UK Today Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi, wanted in India in connection with the nearly USD 2 billion Punjab National Bank or PNB fraud and money laundering case, is set to appear before a UK court for his......
2019-08-22, 08:52

Apple is trying to save my hearing after I spent years ruining it My love affair with loud music started in earnest in my sophomore year of high school, when I got an iPod for my birthday and immediately started blasting Black Mages albums and anime theme songs. Fast forward fifteen years, and my morning commute ne......
2019-06-18, 04:26

No Questions About U.S. Wars in Defense Chief’s Confirmation Hearing Mark T. Esper spent the hourslong hearing in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee mostly discussing military challenges from Iran, China and Russia....
2019-07-17, 01:13

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou's extradition hearing set for next year A British Columbia Supreme Court judge accepted a proposal by the defence of Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou to begin her extraction hearing in January, more than a year after her arrest....
2019-06-07, 14:39

Senate panel schedules a hearing on Facebook's cryptocurrency It didn't even take 48 hours after Facebook announced its cryptocurrency scheme for the government to raise an eyebrow. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters called for Facebook to halt development, and now the Senate Committee......
2019-06-20, 16:39

Colombia tribunal begins hearing evidence on use of fracking Colombia's top administrative court on Friday began hearings that could be long and contentious about proposals to drill for oil using the technique known as fracking, hailed for sharply boosting supplies but criticized for causing environmental damage....
2019-06-07, 23:13

'Single payer' hearing highlights differences among Democrats A hearing Wednesday intended to focus on legislating a fully government-financed healthcare system exposed the differences Democrats have on healthcare....
2019-05-22, 22:26

Huawei CFO extradition hearing to begin in January 2020 Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will challenge her extradition to the United States on fraud charges at hearings set to begin Jan. 20, 2020, court records showed, after her legal team appeared before a Canadian judge....
2019-06-07, 00:26

Huawei CFO Extradition Hearing to Start in January 2020 Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will challenge her extradition to the United States on fraud charges at hearings set to begin January 20, 2020, court records showed....
2019-06-07, 09:52

Abortion foes, supporters pack hearing in Massachusetts BOSTON (AP) — Activists on both sides of the abortion divide have clashed over a bill in Massachusetts that would let women obtain an abortion after 24 weeks of pregnancy in cases of “fatal fetal anomalies.” The bill, called the “Roe Act” by supporters, would amend current st...
2019-06-18, 05:26

Android 10 transforms hearing aids into Bluetooth headsets In addition to features like a system-wide dark mode and more granular privacy controls, Android 10 is adding new accessibility features. One of the highlights is designed to help those who wear hearing aids to get the most out of their Android smart......
2019-09-04, 00:13

House panel plans hearing on proposed mpg freeze Heidi King, deputy NHTSA administrator, and Mary Nichols, head of the California Air Resources Board, are likely to testify when two House subcommittees hold a joint hearing on the controversial plan to freeze federal fuel efficiency rules at 2020 levels through 2026....
2019-06-12, 13:13

Sources: AB loses 2nd hearing, nears helmet deal Antonio Brown lost his second hearing with the NFL as the NFLPA supported the league's stance to not allow the Raiders receiver to wear his older helmet, sources told ESPN....
2019-08-25, 22:26

U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel on Tuesday pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on allegations that it competed against its own sellers and pushed them to buy advertising and fulfillment services....
2019-07-17, 00:52

Congressional panel names witnesses for Boeing Max hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — A famous airline pilot and a former safety regulator are among witnesses scheduled for a congressional hearing on the grounded Boeing 737 Max. The House aviation subcommittee said Monday it will hear from Chesley Sullenberger, who safely landed a crippled Airbus jet on New YorkR...
2019-06-11, 04:26

State Legislature to hold hearing on Con Ed amid NYC blackouts “The hearing will examine Con Edison’s preparedness and response to the blackouts that have left tens of thousands of New Yorkers in the dark this summer as well as consider remedies to ensure system reliability in the future."...
2019-07-25, 07:26

| Trump calls Mueller hearing a national 'embarrassment' President Donald Trump on Wednesday described Robert Mueller's testimony to Congress on the Russia probe as an "embarrassment" to the nation, mocking his Democratic rivals for asking the former special counsel to appear on Capitol Hill....
2019-07-24, 20:52

Julian Assange to face US extradition hearing in UK next year WikiLeaks founder, indicted on 18 counts in US, will have a five-day hearing in FebruaryJulian Assange will face a five-day US extradition hearing in February next year, a judge has ruled.The WikiLeaks founder faces an 18-count indictment, issued by the US Department of Justice, that includes charge...
2019-06-14, 16:52

Julian Assange: US charges expected to be revealed at hearing WikiLeaks editor-in-chief says US will present evidence in support of extradition requestThe US will detail all the charges against the WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, when it seeks his extradition in a London court, the editor-in-chief of the whistleblowing website has said.“The American authori...
2019-06-11, 21:39

Lewandowski clashes with Democrats as hearing descends into chaos Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski launched an all-out defense of his former boss during his testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday afternoon, adopting many of President Donald Trump’s criticisms of the myriad investigations that have ensnared him and his associates.B...
2019-09-17, 21:26

Hearing Loss? A New Device Lets You Feel Sound Neuroscientist David Eagleman has built a Fitbit-style wearable that helps people with hearing impairments experience the audible world through vibrations....
2019-09-05, 17:00

AOC says Lewandowski hearing 'increases the case for impeachment' of Trump Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., told Fox News Tuesday Corey Lewandowski's testimony in front of the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday "increases the case for impeachment" of President Trump....
2019-09-18, 09:26

Mueller plans to have key deputy advise him during House hearing Robert Mueller’s key deputy Aaron Zebley was expected to appear alongside his former boss at Wednesday’s hearings on the former special counsel’s report, according to multiple reports. Zebley will advise Mueller, but not answer questions, as Democrats only plan to swear in Mueller as a witness. Muel...
2019-07-24, 03:00

Julian Assange Faces US Extradition Hearing In London WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday faces his first British court hearing since the US submitted a formal extradition request on espionage charges that have upset defenders of press freedoms......
2019-06-14, 07:00

U.S. House committee to hold 1st impeachment investigation hearing Corey Lewandowski, Trump’s outspoken, loyal former campaign manager, is scheduled to appear Tuesday to discuss the report by former special counsel Robert Mueller....
2019-09-17, 23:13

Watch Senate hearing on cannabis banking reform Lawmakers, industry representatives and advocates are testifying to the Senate committee about the challenges that cannabis companies face in states where medical or recreational marijuana is legal....
2019-07-23, 16:39

Judge sets Assange extradition hearing for February A full extradition hearing for WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange will not be heard until February, a London judge ruled Friday, as U.S. officials continued their fight to bring him to America....
2019-06-14, 19:01

US lawmakers look to legalize pot in 'historic' marijuana reform hearing U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a "historic" hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they wanted to loosen federal laws, even legalize marijuana....
2019-07-11, 01:13

Hearing date set in fight over Trump's New York tax returns A U.S. judge will hear arguments on Aug. 29 in a lawsuit that President Donald Trump filed to block a U.S. House of Representatives committee from obtaining his New York state tax returns, according to a court filing....
2019-08-02, 00:13

Netanyahu's lawyer to attend pre-indictment hearing in fall Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's lawyer says he will attend an October pre-indictment hearing after his request to further postpone it was rejected....
2019-06-10, 22:52

Facebook’s Zuckerberg, Sandberg will not appear at Ottawa hearing despite summons Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and executive Sheryl Sandberg will not appear at a hearing in Ottawa this week despite receiving summonses from Parliament....
2019-05-28, 02:39

DK Shivakumar's Bail Plea Hearing Postponed For Tomorrow A Delhi court deferred till Thursday the hearing on the bail plea of Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar, arrested in a money laundering case by the ED....
2019-09-18, 21:13

"Enjoying The Fight," Says Rahul Gandhi After RSS Defamation Hearing Rahul Gandhi has pleaded not guilty ina defamation case filed by an RSS worker over his comments allegedly linking journalist Gauri Lankesh's killing with the "BJP-RSS ideology"....
2019-07-04, 09:52

U.S. House panel plans hearing on proposed mpg freeze Heidi King, deputy NHTSA administrator, and Mary Nichols, head of the California Air Resources Board, are likely to testify when two U.S. House subcommittees hold a joint hearing June 20 on the Trump administration's controversial plan to freeze federal fuel efficiency rules at 2020 levels through 2...
2019-06-12, 08:26

ThriveNYC skips hearing on police mental health The city’s embattled Thrive­NYC mental-health program missed a hearing on how to combat cop suicides amid a dramatic rise this year — because its director was on vacation. “I anticipated asking Thrive some questions. I just didn’t think the toughest would be are you here?” City Councilman Joe Borell...
2019-09-18, 05:52

WikiLeak's Julian Assange "Too Ill" For US Extradition Hearing From Jail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is too ill to appear via a video link from a British prison in a hearing on an extradition request from the United States, his lawyer said on Thursday....
2019-05-30, 16:13

'I wish I could die,' former Jeremy Kyle participant tells reality TV hearing A man who became known as the "most-hated guest" on The Jeremy Kyle Show has told MPs that he swallowed 30 codeine tablets in an attempt to take his own life last year....
2019-09-04, 21:26

Reports: Raiders WR Brown loses second grievance hearing Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown still can't convince the NFL that he should be able to wear an out-of-code helmet, losing a second grievance hearing on the matter, according to multiple reports....
2019-08-26, 05:39

The Latest: No doctor testimony in abortion case hearing ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on a dispute between the state of Missouri and a St. Louis clinic over renewal of the clinic’s abortion license (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A St. Louis judge says testimony from non-staff doctors at Missouri’s only abortion clinic will not be necessary for a ...
2019-06-04, 22:26

Conservative group hits back after Feinstein accuses Republicans of packing courts by rushing confirmations Senate Judiciary Committee ranking member Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., accused Republicans on Thursday of trying to stack federal courts by pushing President Trump's nominees so quickly through the confirmation process....
2019-06-18, 23:39

George Conway: Republicans Who Believed Juanita Broaddrick Should Believe E. Jean Carroll’s Assault Accusations Against Trump George Conway, husband of White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway and frequent critic of President Donald Trump, has spoken out about writer E. Jean Carroll’s new sexual assault accusations against the President. In an op-ed for the Washington Post posted Saturday, Conway wrote that CarrollR...
2019-06-23, 20:13

Heidi Heitkamp: Republicans dumped free trade to support Trump's 'radical and reckless' policies A key legacy of this president will be his ability to unilaterally impose tariffs (i.e. taxes on American customers) for any purpose, at any time, and without Republican opposition, writes former Sen. Heidi Heitkamp....
2019-06-28, 18:52

MSNBC host raises eyebrows by bizarrely asking GOP pollster if Kamala Harris is 'too black' for moderate Republicans It's no surprise MSNBC is far from welcoming for Republicans, but MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle odd question to a GOP pollster on Monday still raised eyebrows....
2019-07-09, 02:39

House Republicans, seeking path back to majority, vow to try again on scrapping health-care law, curbing deficits Health care remains an albatross for the GOP, two years after the Affordable Care Act replacement effort sputtered. So does the national debt, which has continued to skyrocket....
2019-09-14, 00:52

Tensions flare on House floor as Republicans pressure Dems to pass bipartisan border bill Republicans on Thursday ramped up pressure on House Democrats to pass the Senate version of a $4.5 billion border bill to combat the humanitarian crisis at the southern border before Congress skips town for the July 4 recess, leading to tense scenes on the floor and confusion over what comes next....
2019-06-27, 20:52

The Daily 202: Ohio congressman joins a group of Republicans who flipped on guns after violence hit close to home Mike Turner’s daughter was across the street from the shooting in Dayton. Now the representative with the A-rating from the NRA wants an assault weapons ban....
2019-08-07, 21:00

UK court sets Assange's U.S. extradition hearing for February 2020 The full extradition hearing to decide whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be sent to the United States to face accusations including spying charges will take place in February next year, a London court ruled on Friday....
2019-06-14, 13:13

Judge feuds with Fordham professor over Epstein accuser hearing The federal judge who oversaw Jeffrey Epstein’s dead criminal case is feuding with a Fordham School of Law professor over his decision to let Epstein’s accusers speak in court after his death. Fordham Professor Bruce Green for co-authored an editorial for Law.com called “The Judge ...
2019-09-05, 15:26