By Eli Yokley Top Stories Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) denied allegations Sunday of abuse of a former girlfriend, days before he faces voters in a primary election for the party’s nomination for Minnesota attorney general. Ellison, a six-term congressman, is perceived as the front-runner in the attorney general race. (MPR News) Omarosa Manigault Newman, a former adviser […]
By Eli Yokley Week in Review The Trump administration Lawyers for President Donald Trump rejected an offer by special counsel Robert Mueller for an interview with the president on the Russia investigation, the latest move in the back and forth between Trump’s lawyers and Mueller’s team. The president’s legal team made a narrow counteroffer, according […]
By Eli Yokley Top Stories A federal judge in Washington threatened to hold Attorney General Jeff Sessions and DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen in contempt of court if they fail to return to the United States a mother and daughter seeking asylum who were deported ahead of a hearing yesterday. The two had been put on […]
By Eli Yokley Top Stories Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.), who was indicted on securities fraud charges tied to alleged insider stock trading, said he “acted properly and within the law at all times” and will remain on the ballot in November. (The Buffalo News) Lawyers for President Donald Trump rejected an offer by the special counsel Robert Mueller […]
By Eli Yokley Top Stories A special House election in Ohio in what had been a safe Republican district and Kansas’ gubernatorial primary were too close to call early Wednesday. In Ohio, President Donald Trump declared victory for Republican Troy Balderson, whose slim margin over Democrat Danny O’Connor could trigger a recount. (The Associated Press) The United […]
By Eli Yokley Top Stories Voters in Michigan, Missouri, Kansas and Washington head to the polls in primary elections today, and Ohio is holding a special election in its 12th District, where Republican Troy Balderson and Democrat Danny O’Connor are facing off in a tighter-than-expected contest. Democrats will nominate candidates for seats they’re hoping to flip […]
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