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Colorado congressman booed as people demand action on guns

Thursday  03:59,   22 february 2018
Associated Press

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. — Grumbling and jeers met the request for a moment of silence for the 17 people killed last week in the Florida school shooting."Let's do something for them!" one man yelled at the beginning of Republican Rep. Mike[...]

Congresswoman claims most mass shooters are Democrats

Thursday  03:59,   22 february 2018
CNN

Rep. Claudia Tenney, an upstate New York Republican who is up for re-election in one of the most competitive congressional districts in America, told a radio host in Albany that Democrats are more prone to be mass shooters. Speaking to host Fred[...]

Trump backs arming educators in meeting with school shooting survivors

Thursday  03:57,   22 february 2018
MSN

<p>President Donald Trump embraced arming educators to stop mass shootings as students and parents from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., pleaded with him to make America’s schools safer.</p>WASHINGTON — President Donald[...]

Jared Kushner is showing us exactly why anti-nepotism laws exist

Thursday  03:57,   22 february 2018
MSN

His standoff with John Kelly over access to classified information is significantly messier because he's Trump's son-in-law. That's what anti-nepotism laws seek to[...]

Clinton praises Florida students for standing up to 'disgusting smears'

Thursday  03:56,   22 february 2018
The Hill

Hillary Clinton on Wednesday praised the courage of students who survived last week's mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla. "Parkland students, you have shown so much courage in standing up for truth, for your right to attend[...]

In wake of Florida school shooting, conservatives stay on message about guns

Thursday  03:56,   22 february 2018
Tribune News Service

As conservatives prepare to gather Thursday for their closely watched national summit, the strategy for talking about guns seems deceptively simple: Don't shy away from discussing the issue. Be compassionate. And don't let anti-gun activists [...]

Photo reveals Trump's notes at gun violence listening session

Thursday  03:55,   22 february 2018
The Hill

The last visible line on the card was, "I hear you."Trump met with several survivors of last week's shooting at a Florida high school, along with the family members of shooting[...]

"I'm never gonna see my kid again": Parents, victims urge Trump for changes after shootings

Thursday  03:55,   22 february 2018
CBS News

"Never ever will I see my kid. I want it to sink in. It's eternity," one father said Wednesday at the White House listening sessionIn Washington and other places, students held protests to demand tougher gun[...]

Florida shooting victim's father to Trump: 'I'm pissed'

Thursday  01:20,   22 february 2018
The Hill

The father of a student killed in last week's Florida school shooting on Wednesday told President Trump "I'm pissed" and said the Trump administration has to prevent tragedies like school shootings from happening again. "We as [...]

Trump hosts emotional listening session with students, parents after Parkland shooting

Thursday  00:52,   22 february 2018
CBS News

President Trump has invited students, parents and gun safety advocates to the White House"I'm very angry that this happened, because it keeps happening," said Andrew Pollack, the father of Meadow Pollack, who died in last week's shooting. "... How[...]

Lawsuits challenge Electoral College system in four U.S. states

Wednesday  23:18,   21 february 2018
Reuters

<p>A coalition that includes a Latino membership organization and a former Massachusetts governor filed lawsuits on Wednesday challenging how four U.S. states allocate their Electoral College votes in presidential elections.</p>The lawsuits[...]

Top DOJ official Rachel Brand fires back at claims she bolted over Mueller probe concerns

Wednesday  23:18,   21 february 2018
FOX News

Former top Justice Department official Rachel Brand, in an exclusive interview with Fox News, pushed back strongly at speculation she left the Trump administration over concerns she could have been tapped to oversee the Robert Mueller Russia probe.[...]

Iowa congressman failed to disclose internet company

Wednesday  20:48,   21 february 2018
Associated Press

A congressman from Iowa violated House ethics rules by failing to disclose a new company that he owns, a mysterious outfit that uses one of his federal staffers in a false testimonial for its services, an Associated Press review shows. Rep. Rod Blum [...]

Did Manafort promise banker White House job in return for $16M in loans?

Wednesday  19:45,   21 february 2018
NBC News

Mueller's investigators are asking whether ex-Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort promised Steve Calk a White House job in return for $16 million in home loans.Manafort received three separate loans in December 2016 and January 2017 from Federal[...]

Trump, past presidents mourn Billy Graham's death: 'There was nobody like him!'

Wednesday  17:59,   21 february 2018
FOX News

President Trump honored the legacy of the late Rev. Billy Graham on Wednesday by calling the evangelist “a very special man” who will be dearly missed. “The GREAT Billy Graham is dead,” Trump tweeted. “There was nobody like him! He will be missed by [...]