November 20, 2018

Feast your eyes on the 2 turkeys interesting for presidential pardon

The midterms elections may have ended earlier this month but another election season is in full flight between the two turkeys vying to become this year’s official National Thanksgiving Turkey.
November 20, 2018

The sisterhood of congressional ‘firsts’: Various group of newly elected ladies bond over widespread standing and objectives

They are a sisterhood. The group of newly elected, female, progressive Democrats who represent historical firsts in Congress has been frequently seen together on the Hill and in pictures posted to social media, including in a photo Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez posted on Instagram captioned “Squad."
November 20, 2018

Trump continues squabble with commander of raid that killed Bin Laden

President Donald Trump continues to squabble with retired Adm. William McRaven, the commander of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, now falsely claiming credit in a tweet for pointing out the terrorist’s name in a book he authored before the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
November 20, 2018

100 years after his demise, household of immigrant WWI soldier receives his Purple Coronary heart

U.S. Army Pvt. Michael Walsh's family had waited over 100 years for this moment: the opportunity to honor their fallen hero.
November 20, 2018

A ‘Cinderella story’: How this 12 months’s White Home Christmas tree got here to Washington

This year's White House Christmas tree, a 19 1/2-foot-tall Fraser fir, was plucked from the North Carolina mountains but was nearly abandoned before being chosen.
November 20, 2018

Stacey Abrams calls Brian Kemp the ‘victor’ in Georgia’s governor’s race

Stacey Abrams, a leader in the Georgia Democratic party locked in a tumultuous election stained by lawsuits and allegations of voter suppression, said Friday she is acknowledging Republican Brian Kemp as the "victor" in the race to be Georgia's next governor, effectively ending the contest.
November 20, 2018

After a 181-year ban, Home Democrats purpose to permit non secular headwear on the ground

Ilhan Omar, one of the first two Muslim women newly-elected to Congress, is helping spearhead an effort to allow religious headwear, such as hijabs or kippahs, on the House floor.
November 20, 2018

Papadopoulos launches late bid to delay looming jail time period

He’s pleaded guilty and been sentenced to prison, but former Donald Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos is not quite ready to give up the fight.