Aug 282015
 

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Hillary Clinton attempted to “come clean” about her emails again, like a sinner squirming in the hands of an angry god, but the partisan gods do not seem to be appeased. She conceded in Iowa on Wednesday that she “knows people have raised questions about my email use as secretary of state, and I [...]

Aug 282015
 

WASHINGTON (AP) – Twenty-nine people will become citizens during a ceremony at the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the National Park Service will host the ceremony Friday at 10 a.m. Friday is the 52nd anniversary of King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. The individuals becoming citizens Friday [...]

Aug 282015
 

DALLAS (AP) – A woman accused of selling driver’s licenses to more than 28 illegal immigrants while working at the Texas Department of Safety has been sentenced to 15 months in federal prison. The Dallas Morning News (http://bit.ly/1MZ9INo ) reports Gloria Adame was sentenced Thursday. She had pleaded guilty to conspiracy to transfer identification documents [...]

Aug 282015
 

**Written by Doug Powers If this doesn’t pump you full of confidence that federal and state governments are coordinating to reduce options for potential terrorists, nothing will: A Minnesota man, who Homeland Security identifies as a terror suspect who is on the “No Fly” list, now has his Class A commercial license, which will allow [...]

Aug 282015
 
An early peek at the wish list: What Texas governments seek in legislative favors

VIDEO CONFERENCE: Your city council here The city of Keene wants to put a lid on exuberant seekers of public information. Plano wants to extend the favors it can bestow on potential corporate clients to include property. And the Austin suburb of Cedar Park is seeking clarification of the state’s videoconferencing statute with regard to the [...]

Aug 282015
 

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson has surged to the No. 2 spot in the GOP field, overtaking former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and, combined with front-running businessman Donald Trump, gives outsiders a firm grip atop the Republican presidential race. Combined, the two men have 40 percent of the vote in the latest Quinnipiac University Poll. Add [...]

Aug 282015
 

In a letter to Congress intended to defend its practices and attack its hidden-video critics, Planned Parenthood wound up lending credence to accusations that it manipulates rules on selling fetal organs to maximize profit. Cecile Richards, president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, admitted in an 11-page letter Thursday that its affiliates have accepted [...]

Aug 272015
 

American voters are hard to please. Or maybe they’re just annoyed, or have early onset election fatigue. Consider that 1,653 likely U.S. voters were asked by Quinnipiac University to describe Democratic front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton and Republican hopefuls Donald Trump and Jeb Bush in the single word of their choice — and their choices were [...]

Aug 272015
 

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) – Jurors deliberating the fate of a former prep school senior charged with raping a freshman were left to decide Thursday who was more credible: the defendant, who credited “divine inspiration” with helping him end their escalating sexual encounter, or the accuser, who couldn’t recall telling a friend what sex acts she [...]

Aug 272015
 

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) – GOP presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are expected to headline a Capitol Hill rally against President Obama’s proposed nuclear agreement with Iran, both candidates confirmed Thursday. Trump, the Republican front-runner by far, announced the event during a 45-minute speech in South Carolina. Cruz aides said the Texas senator extended [...]

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