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Pro net neutrality advocates take on US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

Most Americans -- Democrats and Republicans alike -- want the return of net neutrality, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won't give the Save the Internet Act its day in the US Senate....

Pro net neutrality advocates take on US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

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Who is Amy McGrath, the Kentucky Democrat challenging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell? Amy McGrath, the former fighter pilot who narrowly lost a bid for Congress last year, on Tuesday launched her campaign to unseat Senate Majority Leade...
22:16, 07/09/2019

Hundreds of mayors sign letter urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to call Congress back to Washington for votes on gun safety legislation (NBC News)  More than 200 mayors from across the country are urging Congress to return to Washington and begin work on new gun safety legislation. Ear...
07:16, 08/09/2019

Senate Majority Leader McConnell says 'nobody wins a trade war' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that "nobody wins a trade war" but he hoped President Donald Trump's tactics in negotiations Ch...
22:00, 05/14/2019

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 interne...
01:48, 06/12/2019

Amy McGrath Announces Her Run for Mitch McConnell’s Senate Seat: ‘Somebody Needs to Stand Up to Him’ (WASHINGTON) — Amy McGrath, a Marine combat aviator who narrowly lost a House race to an incumbent Republican in Kentucky, has set her sights on...
17:16, 07/09/2019

Mitch McConnell honors 9/11 hero Luis Alvarez on Senate floor Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell honored former NYPD police detective Luis Alvarez on the Senate floor Tuesday in advance of the passage of the ...
21:00, 07/23/2019

Mitch McConnell Says Russia Investigation Is ‘Case Closed.’ Senate Democrats Disagree (WASHINGTON) — Senate Democrats say Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is “afraid” of the findings from special counsel Robert Mueller ...
23:00, 05/07/2019

House blocks U.S. exit from Paris climate pact, but Mitch McConnell says it'll stall in Senate The Climate Action Now Act -- the first climate bill in nearly 10 years approved by the House Thursday -- "will go nowhere" in the Senate, Majority le...
03:00, 05/03/2019

Senate majority leader expects U.S. election security briefing U.S. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he expected lawmakers to receive a briefing on election security, but did not provide deta...
05:00, 06/12/2019

Mitch McConnell responds to viral AOC ‘Team Mitch’ cutout groping photo Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has responded to the photo of several young men suggestively posing with a cardboard cutout of Rep. Alexandria ...
19:48, 08/06/2019

Senate leader McConnell says no chance of U.S. default on debt Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declined on Tuesday to predict when the U.S. Congress would act to approve a new U.S. debt ceiling, but said he...
20:48, 07/09/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Calls Out Mitch McConnell After 'Team Mitch' Thugs Groped and Choked an AOC Cutout A group of vagrants wearing gang logos and insignias spelling out “Team Mitch” posed for a photo showing them assaulting a cardboard cutout of Rep. Al...
21:48, 08/06/2019

Why Net Neutrality Advocates Remain Optimistic A member of Congress and an FCC commissioner urge supporters to keep up the pressure to restore net neutrality despite opposition in the Senate and Wh...
16:00, 06/01/2019

U.S. Senate Republican leader McConnell backs Saudi arms sales U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urged lawmakers on Thursday to vote against resolutions seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to ...
18:16, 06/20/2019

Mitch McConnell Is a Bad Husband The endless game of chasing down Republicans to ask them to condemn the racist president’s latest racist comments continues, with mixed results. (It d...
21:32, 07/16/2019

Jon Stewart and Mitch McConnell Are FEUDING!!! Jon Stewart, the former Daily Show host, is rightfully furious about Congress not doing enough for 9/11 victims, and more specifically first responder...
16:16, 06/17/2019

The Shifting Standards of Mitch McConnell Despite his blockade of an Obama Supreme Court nominee in a presidential election year, the Senate majority leader is now definitive that he would pus...
00:48, 05/30/2019

Here Is Mitch McConnell Flipping Out Because the Big Bad Media Was Mean to Him Mitch McConnell took time out of his presumably busy schedule on Monday to whine at stunning length on the Senate floor about some unflattering covera...
04:16, 07/30/2019

Mitch McConnell recovering from surgery Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is recovering from surgery after fracturing his shoulder earlier this month.David Popp, McConnell’s communicati...
19:01, 08/16/2019

Mitch McConnell fractures his shoulder Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell fractured his shoulder on Sunday and is recovering at his home in Kentucky, according to his spokesman.Spokesma...
03:16, 08/05/2019

Jon Stewart keeping up pressure on Mitch McConnell NEW YORK (AP) — Comic Jon Stewart used his buddy Stephen Colbert’s late-night show to keep the heat on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell fo...
19:48, 06/18/2019

Mitch McConnell on Reparations Is Somehow Even Worse Than You Could Imagine Tomorrow, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on a bill to create a commission to study reparations. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConn...
09:48, 06/19/2019

Mitch McConnell Has Always Been Unusually Open About His Playbook Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has always been straightforward about his playbook, and his admission earlier this week that he would fill a Su...
04:48, 05/31/2019

Mitch McConnell embraces his dark side Call him “Cocaine Mitch,” “Nuclear Mitch,” or the steward of the “legislative graveyard.” Mitch McConnell says he’s the “Grim Reaper” anyway, so he’s ...
17:16, 05/19/2019

One Man Could Decide Washington’s Response to Gun Violence: Mitch McConnell After President Trump stopped short of a broad legislative response to the weekend’s massacres, lawmakers in both parties said Mr. McConnell held the ...
03:48, 08/06/2019

Mitch McConnell’s ancestors owned slaves: report Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who recently voiced opposition to reparations for the descendants of slaves, has slave owners in his Alabama f...
23:16, 07/09/2019

The return of Mitch McConnell’s campaign Twitter account Twitter unlocked the Team Mitch account on Friday, two days after it shared a video of protestors screaming obscenities outside the Senate majority le...
08:48, 08/10/2019

Jon Stewart rips into Mitch McConnell over a bill to help 9/11 first responders Jon Stewart blasted Mitch McConnell during a special appearance on The Late Show about his lack of action for getting 9/11 first responders help. ...
22:16, 06/18/2019

Mitch McConnell Says Reparations for Slavery Are Not a ‘Good Idea’ (WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday rejected reparations for slavery in part because it would be hard to know whom ...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Mitch McConnell Admits He's Got Different Rules for Republican Presidents Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said a presidential election wouldn't stop him from confirming a new Supreme Court justice with a Republican ...
17:16, 05/29/2019

There's No Reason to Believe Mitch McConnell Will Hear Gun Bills After Recess Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won’t call the Senate back from its August recess to hear legislation on gun reform. Instead, he’s insisting on...
09:16, 08/09/2019

‘Cocaine Mitch’ McConnell Made a Cool $70,000 on T-Shirts “Cocaine Mitch” is moving product. At $35 a pop, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s re-election campaign has sold more than 2,...
14:32, 05/22/2019

Sen. Mitch McConnell fractures shoulder in patio fall Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell fractured his shoulder on Sunday in a fall at his Kentucky home. “This morning, Leader McConnell tri...
06:16, 08/05/2019

Mitch McConnell Says He and Obama Are Both the ‘Descendants of Slave Owners’ (WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says his family’s history of slave ownership doesn’t change his opposition to ...
15:00, 07/10/2019

McConnell capitalizes on attack with ‘Cocaine Mitch’ shirts FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is capitalizing on a fellow Republican’s attack by selling “Cocaine MitchR...
15:32, 05/09/2019

Mitch McConnell: 'For the first time in my memory, I agree with Nancy Pelosi' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Thursday that he has found himself in rare agreement with House Speake...
07:32, 06/14/2019

McConnell’s re-election campaign is selling ‘Cocaine Mitch’ shirts “Cocaine Mitch” has a line on a new revenue stream. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s re-election campaign is slinging t-shir...
17:32, 05/09/2019

AOC blasts McConnell again: ‘Boys will be held accountable… starting with Mitch’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is continuing to throw Twitter jabs at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Replying to a tweet from The Daily Beast ...
03:48, 08/07/2019

New Election Security Bills Face a One-Man Roadblock: Mitch McConnell A raft of election-security legislation faces opposition from the Senate majority leader, but House Democrats are readying hearings and votes to raise...
02:16, 06/08/2019

Mitch McConnell Says President Trump Is ‘Not a Racist’ Despite Controversial Tweets (WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Donald Trump is “not a racist” after Trump tweeted over the wee...
22:16, 07/16/2019

Twitter unlocks Mitch McConnell campaign account after two-day standoff Twitter has unlocked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign account two days after it was penalized for posting a video of activists making...
20:48, 08/09/2019

Twitter unfreezes Mitch McConnell's campaign account after review Twitter unfroze Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell from his campaign account today after the lawmaker was suspended for posting a video of angry p...
09:16, 08/10/2019

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 block...
05:16, 08/10/2019

Twitter Unlocks Mitch McConnell’s Campaign Account After Pressure The campaign posted a video of people making violent threats against the majority leader. Twitter said the video violated its policy, but restored the...
00:16, 08/10/2019

Protesters shout death threats outside Mitch McConnell’s home Gun-control supporters stood outside of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s home in Kentucky on Sunday night — protesting and hurling...
08:48, 08/06/2019

‘Moscow Mitch’ Tag Enrages McConnell and Squeezes G.O.P. on Election Security Mr. McConnell, the Senate leader, has typically embraced nasty nicknames by critics. But criticism of his role in blocking election measures has taken...
20:48, 07/30/2019

Mitch McConnell: 'The president deserves applause' on agreement with Mexico Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell congratulated President Trump after Trump’s gambit to force Mexico to adopt stiffer immigration policies paid o...
21:48, 06/11/2019

Sen Mitch McConnell Trips and Breaks Shoulder in Kentucky: Aide LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is recovering at home in Kentucky after suffering a shoulder fracture in a fa...
00:16, 08/06/2019

Sen. McConnell’s reelection campaign is selling ‘Cocaine Mitch’ t-shirts Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign team has rolled out “Cocaine Mitch” t-shirts in a help to boost up support for his 2020 Senate reele...
22:32, 05/08/2019

Mitch McConnell campaign criticized for photos of tombstones with Dem names Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is facing criticism from his Democratic challenger after his campaign tweeted a photo Saturday of tombs...
23:16, 08/05/2019

House Passes Election Security Package, With an Eye on Mitch McConnell House Democrats are trying to push Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, to allow the consideration of election security bills in his own cham...
03:32, 06/28/2019

Kentucky surgeons operate on Mitch McConnell's broken shoulder Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell successfully underwent surgery to repair a fractured shoulder he broke at his Kentucky home this month, his o...
06:32, 08/17/2019

Mitch McConnell on Reparations: 'We’ve Elected an African-American President' The topic of reparations has been on the tip of everyone’s tongues as of late, culminating in a House hearing on Wednesday that will explore the subje...
17:00, 06/19/2019

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul Are Recovering From Medical Treatment Mr. McConnell fractured his shoulder while Mr. Paul had surgery to have part of his lung removed. Both senators are recovering in their home state of ...
19:48, 08/05/2019

Ta-Nehisi Coates Assails Mitch McConnell at Raucous Reparations Hearing Mr. Coates, the African-American author, called out Mr. McConnell, the Senate leader, for saying he was opposed to compensation “for something that ha...
20:48, 06/19/2019

Jon Stewart fires back at Mitch McConnell over 9/11 victims fund bill Ex-Daily Show host continues to demand Congress act to aid September 11 responders, with appearance on Stephen ColbertAs generations of opponents have...
19:32, 06/18/2019

Jon Stewart emerges on The Late Show to rip Mitch McConnell on behalf of 9/11 first responders Since his retirement from the late-night wars, you never know where Jon Stewart is going to pop up. Cow on the loose in Queens? Stewart to the rescue....
16:32, 06/18/2019

Mueller report: Mitch McConnell attacks 'Groundhog Day spectacle' – live McConnell says ‘case closed’ as prosecutors say Trump would face ‘multiple charges of obstruction of justice’ if he were not president Sign up to the ...
17:16, 05/07/2019

Amy McGrath, Running to Unseat Mitch McConnell, Raises $2.5 Million in 24 Hours The fund-raising haul was the most ever in the first 24 hours of a Senate campaign. Mr. McConnell is a formidable fund-raiser as well, who spent more ...
16:48, 07/10/2019

Kamala Harris: Gun control action is 'literally in the hands' of Mitch McConnell Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris said Monday that congressional action on gun control sits "literally in the hands" of Senate Majority ...
21:16, 08/06/2019

The Debate Showed That 2020 Democrats Don’t Have a Plan to Deal with Mitch McConnell When moderator Chuck Todd asked Elizabeth Warren if she has a plan to deal with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell the same way that she has plans...
07:16, 06/27/2019

Mitch McConnell Confirms His Brain-Melting Hypocrisy Over the Supreme Court In 2016, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell used former President Obama’s lame duck status as his excuse to block Merrick Garland’s nomination for...
19:48, 05/29/2019

Clergy protest at Mitch McConnell’s office, demand action on gun violence A group of clergy protested outside Sen. Mitch McConnell's office, calling on the Republican Senate majority leader to take action to address gun viol...
23:48, 08/07/2019

Mitch McConnell Twitter-locked over protester video amid AOC cutout war Twitter locked Sen. Mitch McConnell’s campaign account after he posted a video of protesters gathered in front of his Kentucky home, shouting th...
05:48, 08/08/2019

Twitter Locks Out Mitch McConnell’s Campaign for Posting Video of Protest The campaign posted a video of people making violent threats against the majority leader in front of his Louisville home. Twitter said the video viola...
00:48, 08/09/2019

Mitch McConnell slammed by author Ta-Nehisi Coates over slavery reparations Bestselling author Ta-Nehisi Coates took issue with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's stance on reparations in testimony to Congress Wednesday....
01:48, 06/20/2019

Mitch McConnell promises to force Democrats on border vote next week Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Monday he'll force Democrats to vote on President Donald Trump's $4.5 million request for emergency fund...
20:00, 06/17/2019

Mitch McConnell Leads the Pack in Race to Climb the Farthest Up Trump's Ass Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is leading the three-man race to become Trump’s favorite set of anal beads. So far, after two years in ...
20:48, 05/07/2019

Kentucky sports radio host writing book that bashes Mitch McConnell Kentucky Sports Radio host Matt Jones is writing a travelogue book dedicated to politically rebuking Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. &#...
21:00, 08/15/2019

AOC rips McConnell over pic of young men in ‘Team Mitch’ shirts ‘groping & choking’ cutout of her Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called out Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday night after a photo surfaced on social media, showing a grou...
07:48, 08/06/2019

Mitch McConnell tells audience he would fill Supreme Court seat in 2020 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he’d work to fill a Supreme Court seat if one came up during the 2020 presidential election —...
10:32, 05/29/2019

Photo captures awkward moment when Mitch McConnell passes Jon Stewart in hallway A photo captured the awkward moment Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell passed a smiling Jon Stewart inside the U.S. Capitol before the vote to ext...
09:48, 07/24/2019

Mitch McConnell says he would fill Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 after he refused to do it in 2016 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., would seek to confirm a Supreme Court justice if a vacancy opened next year despite vowing during Presi...
16:00, 05/29/2019

Mitch McConnell takes victory lap over judiciary wins at anti-abortion gala Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell boasted at a prominent anti-abortion gala that he had helped confirm Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh desp...
07:32, 06/04/2019

Pelosi calls McConnell ‘Moscow Mitch’ over Russian meddling, stalled gun bills Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday taunted Mitch McConnell, using the nickname “Moscow Mitch” while lambasting the Senate majority leader for blocking bills to...
01:32, 08/15/2019

'Designated Survivor' showrunner calls Mitch McConnell 'as bad as ISIS,' slams Stephen Miller “Designated Survivor” showrunner Neal Baer shared his thoughts on the political spectrum following of the show’s return by bashing both Stephen Miller...
02:16, 06/12/2019

Mitch McConnell: Trump ally under fire over picture of tombstones featuring names of Democrats A prominent Trump ally has faced sharp criticism after his re-election campaign team tweeted a photo of satirical tombstones featuring the name of Dem...
16:16, 08/06/2019

Jon Stewart slams Mitch McConnell over 9/11 victim fund on Stephen Colbert's show Jon Stewart lashed out at Sen. Mitch McConnell, saying that he was using the 9/11 community as a "political pawn."       ...
17:16, 06/18/2019

‘Your Species Isn’t Known for Moving Quickly.’ Jon Stewart Roasts Mitch McConnell Over 9/11 Bill on The Late Show It’s clear that Jon Stewart cares deeply about taking care of the brave men and women who were the first to arrive at the site of the World Trad...
17:48, 06/18/2019

Adam Scott politely requests Mitch McConnell keep his fucking tweets off Parks And Rec's Ben Wyatt Although it’s only been off the air for a little more than four years, NBC’s Parks And Recreation now feels a little bit like a lost relic of a long-b...
07:16, 06/27/2019

Ta-Nehisi Coates Clapped Back at Mitch McConnell for Saying ‘No One Alive’ Is Liable for Reparations. So We Came Up With a List On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held a hearing about H.R. 40, a propo...
14:48, 06/20/2019

AOC slams McConnell after photo of young men in 'Team Mitch' T-shirts 'groping' cutout surfaces Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday over a picture of men – wearing “team Mitch” T-shirts –“groping...
13:48, 08/06/2019

Twitter locks Mitch McConnell's campaign account for tweet violating threats policy Twitter locked Mitch McConnell's campaign Twitter account, Team Mitch, for posting a video of a profanity-laden protest outside of McConnell'...
22:16, 08/08/2019

Mitch McConnell tells Nike he'll buy first order of 'Betsy Ross' sneakers if they released after Kaepernick controversy Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, expressed his support for the Betsy Ross flag shoes that Nike pulled from the shelves, saying he'd "make...
05:48, 07/03/2019

Deadspin A Scout’s Honor | The Slot Adam Scott and Mitch McConnell Are in a Fight Involving Parks an Deadspin A Scout’s Honor | The Slot Adam Scott and Mitch McConnell Are in a Fight Involving Parks and Recreation GIFs and the Confederate Flag | Splin...
06:48, 06/28/2019

Debra Messing faces backlash for response to 'sick' tweet directed at Mitch McConnell, Dana Loesch over mass shootings Debra Messing is facing backlash over a tweet that many took to be inciting violence against Sen. Mitch McConnell and former NRA spokesperson Dana Loe...
23:48, 08/06/2019

Sept. 11 victims advocates say they secured Senate commitment to extend compensation fund Advocates of a compensation fund for emergency personnel and others who responded at the sites of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the United States said...
01:32, 06/26/2019

‘Oh, We’d Fill It.’ Mitch McConnell Says He’d Fill a Supreme Court Vacancy in 2020 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he would work with President Donald Trump to fill a Supreme Court vacancy should one arise du...
16:16, 05/29/2019

Senate Democrats face recruitment setback in bid to reclaim majority It’s been a rough week for Senate Democrats as they try to lay the groundwork to reclaim the chamber's majority in next year’s elections – with some o...
00:32, 05/03/2019

'Big Little Lies' star Adam Scott slams Mitch McConnell for using his image, sparking feud Adam Scott took to Twitter Wednesday after discovering that Mitch McConnell's official account tweeted his image.      ...
11:16, 06/27/2019

DING DING Jon Stewart vs. Mitch McConnell ROUND 3 The feud that keeps on giving—former Daily Show host Jon Stewart vs. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell—reached another peak on Monday night....
17:00, 06/18/2019

McConnell: Senate will 'probably not' vote on Dreamers bill House Democrats' DREAM Act will "probably not" get a vote in the Senate, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday. The Kentucky Republican's ...
00:48, 06/06/2019

McConnell indicates he won’t call Senate back early for gun debate Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he won’t be calling the Senate back to pass gun legislation despite mounting pressure in th...
02:16, 08/09/2019

U.S. Senate Republican McConnell says debate should not be about personal attacks U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday public debate should be on ideas, not personal attacks, in his first public remarks on a...
00:48, 07/17/2019

Senate Republican McConnell says debate not be about personal attacks U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday public debate should be on ideas, not personal attacks, in his first public remarks on a...
21:00, 07/16/2019

Ukrainian leader’s party on track to win parliament majority The party of Ukraine’s president was on track Monday to win an absolute majority in parliament, a first in the country’s modern history that would han...
19:00, 07/22/2019

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 Pre...
19:16, 08/03/2019

Democrats cast McConnell as villain in bid to win Senate and energize liberals Amy McGrath, who is challenging the Kentucky senator, and other Democrats are trying to make the 2020 election not only a referendum on President Trum...
03:16, 07/10/2019

Ex-combat pilot Amy McGrath challenges Republican McConnell for Senate Amy McGrath, a former U.S. Marine combat pilot whose compelling biography drew national attention during an unsuccessful Democratic congressional camp...
17:32, 07/09/2019

McConnell rejects mayors' demand for Senate action on gun bills, after shootings Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday rejected a plea from more than 200 mayors to call the Senate back early to consider new gun legis...
02:16, 08/09/2019

Senate's McConnell to declare 'case closed' on Mueller report as Democrats eye contempt The divided U.S. Congress' fight over the Mueller report intensified on Tuesday as the U.S. Senate's top Republican sought to shut the door on congres...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Senate's McConnell: 'Case closed' on Mueller probe, but top Democrat sees 'cover-up' U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday sought to slam the door on further investigations of President Donald Trump by declaring "case ...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Schumer, King call for McConnell to allow Senate vote on background check bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and GOP Rep. Peter King on Tuesday will call on the Senate to vote for House-passed background check legislation ...
19:48, 08/06/2019

Democrats demand McConnell convene Senate to pass background checks after mass shootings As the nation reeled Sunday morning from news of a second mass shooting in the span of 13 hours, Democratic lawmakers began demanding that Senate Majo...
10:48, 08/05/2019

McConnell tells first responders that the Senate is working to renew 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund by August The Senate majority leader’s meeting with 9/11 first responders came after he was sharply criticized by comedian Jon Stewart over his handling of the ...
02:32, 06/26/2019

House majority leader to call for vote to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question Rep. Steny Hoyer, the House majority leader, will ​call for a floor vote next Tuesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wil...
23:48, 07/11/2019

Senate GOP leader relishes role as ‘Grim Reaper’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calls himself the Grim Reaper — the one who holds the scythe leading to the chamber where the...
04:16, 06/29/2019

Senate leader says he is confident budget deal will pass Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he was confident the Senate would pass a newly agreed deal to extend the U.S. debt limit and se...
03:32, 07/24/2019

The Latest: Kentucky Senate leader criticizes Grimes lawsuit FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit filed by Kentucky’s secretary of state challenging a law scaling back her authority (all times loc...
18:16, 05/07/2019

The Latest: PRico Senate leader lambastes departing governor The president of Puerto Rico’s Senate has criticized departing Gov. Ricardo Rosselló for naming former congressional representative Pedro Pierluisi as...
02:16, 08/03/2019

Trump says he is convinced Senate leader wants background checks bill President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was convinced that Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell wants to move legislation to toughen background ...
20:50, 08/13/2019

U.S. Senate leader: Any violent crackdown in Hong Kong would be 'completely unacceptable' U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell warned China on Monday that any violent crackdown on protests in Hong Kong would be "completely unaccept...
13:16, 08/13/2019

Puerto Rico Senate leader rejects lawyer Pierluisi as next governor Puerto Rico's Senate leader on Thursday said the lawyer tapped by the island's disgraced governor to succeed him did not have the support of his major...
22:48, 08/01/2019

Australian Leader, "A Family Man", Quits Senate Race Over Strip Club Clip It's been one scandal after another for Pauline Hanson's One Nation - a right-wing, anti-Muslim Australian political party that won four Senate seats ...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Senate Republican leader sees deal on budget caps, debt ceiling soon Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he hoped Congress could reach by the end of the day a two-year agreement on budget caps that ...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Does net neutrality still matter in our post-web world? What we think the public Internet is has already been replaced with a vision of the digital marketplace that’s more reflective of our society. So why ...
19:48, 07/18/2019

UAW disputes VW's neutrality on eve of union vote in Tenn. The UAW contends Volkswagen has held multiple mandatory meetings with workers in Chattanooga, pushing anti-union materials. VW denied the allegation, ...
03:48, 06/12/2019

Poland wants money for agreeing to CO2 neutrality in 2050 - PM Poland wants a strong compensation package for its industry in exchange for agreeing to commit the European Union to a more ambitious target of net ze...
00:00, 06/21/2019

Democrats and GOP might negotiate over a less strict version of net neutrality Last month, the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives approved the Save the Internet Act by a vote of 232-190. The bill would return net neutra...
07:00, 05/26/2019

Saudi minister questions neutrality of U.N. report on Khashoggi Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Wednesday challenged the neutrality of a U.N. rapporteur's report on the murder of journalist ...
01:16, 06/20/2019

Net neutrality supporter sentenced for death threats to FCC Chairman Pai A California man was sentenced to 20 months in prison on Friday after pleading guilty for threatening to kill the family of U.S. Federal Communication...
21:00, 05/17/2019

Cory Booker on White Supremacy: ‘There Is No Neutrality in This Fight’ “Racist violence has always been part of the American story,” Mr. Booker said, speaking at the Charleston church where nine black people were gunned d...
19:16, 08/07/2019

Average internet speed up one year after net neutrality repeal Nearly a year after the repeal of net neutrality took effect, the average internet speed in the United States for fixed broadband rose 28% and the cou...
00:48, 06/19/2019

Group accuses EU internet providers of violating net neutrality The European Union has had net neutrality regulations in place since 2016, but some are concerned that internet service providers are playing fast and...
14:00, 05/19/2019

Legendary Black Knights: Mysterious Medieval Entities of Neutrality Black Knights began to appear in history during the Middle Ages. Since the 13th century, a series of legends mentioning the mysterious Black Knights e...
23:16, 07/13/2019

Merkel remains cautious on Macron's carbon neutrality plan Pressure from the world's children to avert a climate catastrophe should be taken seriously, Chancellor Angela Merkel has told a Berlin conference. Sh...
16:00, 05/14/2019

EU energy chief says Europe must commit to carbon neutrality by 2050 Reluctant European Union nations must be convinced to back the goal of zeroing out carbon emissions by 2050, the bloc's energy chief told the European...
15:48, 07/04/2019

EU summit draft conclusions back call for carbon neutrality by 2050 European Union leaders may agree to back going carbon neutral by 2050 on Thursday, according to language in the latest draft conclusions for their sum...
04:48, 06/20/2019

Anti-abortion advocates come out against Medicare for All More than 50 anti-abortion organizations on Tuesday urged Congress not to support any healthcare bills unless they include language banning federal fu...
17:16, 05/14/2019

Airline group advocates more training for Boeing 737 Max MONTREAL (AP) — A trade group representing hundreds of airlines pushed again for additional training on Boeing’s 737 Max plane and for a coordin...
15:16, 06/27/2019

Die-off from plague gives prairie dogs a bad reputation, advocates say A die-off of several prairie dog colonies from plague near Denver has prompted conservation advocates to insist the chubby ground squirrels get a bad ...
09:48, 08/08/2019

Sex with HIV still a crime? Updated laws divide advocates ATLANTA — As Sanjay Johnson describes it, his sexual encounter with James Booth on Oct. 2, 2015, was a one-night stand. But it would bind the men inex...
22:48, 07/23/2019

Umbrella Movement leader joins 'fight' against Hong Kong leader A leading member of Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement has said he will "join the fight" against the city's leader over her handling of a controversia...
11:16, 06/17/2019

Advocates decry delays in release of migrant kids MIAMI (AP) — Immigrant advocates say the federal government is allowing migrant children at a Florida facility to languish in “prison-like condi...
02:32, 06/01/2019

AOC advocates for abortion rights — but voted to restrict funding WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — who just criticized Joe Biden for waffling on abortion rights — has herself voted for l...
06:00, 06/08/2019

S.E.C. Adopts New Rules for Brokers That Consumer Advocates Say Are Toothless The advocates say the rules will let the brokerage industry market itself as always doing the right thing for customers, giving them a false sense of ...
01:00, 06/06/2019

Jamar Clark’s advocates call for $20M death settlement MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Advocates for Jamar Clark, who was fatally shot by police in 2015, are demanding that the city of Minneapolis settles a lawsuit bro...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Advocates want $100 million for woman killed by U.S. border agent HOUSTON — Advocates demanded $100 million in damages Thursday on behalf of the family of a 20-year-old Guatemalan woman who was shot and killed by a U...
04:32, 05/25/2019

Advocates aim for 1.5 million students in 2nd 'Global Climate Strike' Hundreds of thousands of students around the world are expected to take part in a global event Friday to draw attention to the fight against climate c...
18:48, 05/24/2019

FTC urged by child advocates to investigate Amazon’s Alexa Consumer advocates say the kids’ version of Amazon’s Alexa won’t forget what children tell it, even after parents try to delete the ...
09:16, 05/09/2019

Animal activists face off with pro-fur advocates at city hearing Animal-rights advocates faced off against human-rights activists during a heated City Council hearing Wednesday on a bill to ban new sales of fur appa...
11:16, 05/16/2019

Canada needs to ban garbage exports, advocates say following Philippines dispute The spotlight on the global shipping of garbage grew bright in recent weeks as the diplomatic fight over garbage between Canada and the Philippines ga...
09:48, 06/01/2019

Israel Advocates Are Afraid of Losing Bipartisan Support in the U.S. Republicans and Democrats have long supported Israel, but advocates see real risks to Israel after a rift over a denied visit to the Jewish state by t...
01:00, 08/17/2019

Tentative infrastructure plan gives hope to tunnel advocates NEW YORK (AP) — The combination of a friendly face on a key House committee and a tentative, large-scale infrastructure agreement between President Do...
01:48, 05/04/2019

New law ends use of restraints on pregnant inmates as advocates push for more to be done WASHINGTON — The bipartisan criminal justice reform legislation known as the “First Step Act” put in place improvements in the care of pre...
01:16, 05/26/2019

Dia Mirza, Jack Ma Among UN's New Sustainable Development Goals Advocates Indian actress Dia Mirza and Alibaba chief Jack Ma are among the 17 global public figures appointed by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as the ne...
12:00, 05/10/2019

Refugee law changes will hurt victims of domestic violence, advocates say In the U.S., domestic violence is no longer grounds for asylum claims. Canada has moved to prevent people from making refugee claims in Canada if they...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Advocates demand action in Newark over water contamination Two groups challenged Newark and New Jersey officials in federal court Thursday over the city's burgeoning water crisis, asking a judge to order treat...
15:00, 08/16/2019

Advocates file 23 sexual harassment complaints against McDonald's Nearly two dozen sexual harassment lawsuits have been filed against fast food giant McDonald's, from female workers who say the chain doesn't do enoug...
17:00, 05/22/2019

Ex-Wall Street Lawyer Advocates Return of Postal Banking As a young Wall Street attorney, Mehrsa Baradaran helped large banks turn to the government to survive the financial crisis. A decade later, she is ad...
13:48, 06/01/2019

Expert advocates using 401(k) savings to fatten Social Security checks Today's retirees have high debts and low savings. Nobel laureate Richard Thaler thinks buying into an annuity-type program through the Social Sec...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Cadet’s rape conviction reversal panned by victim advocates The reversal of a West Point cadet’s rape conviction has outraged sexual assault victim advocates who say the decision is filled with victim-bla...
18:48, 06/08/2019

Abortion Advocates File Lawsuit Challenging Georgia Heartbeat Law Lawyers for Planned Parenthood, the American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit Friday challenging a forthco...
20:16, 06/28/2019

Walmart not banning gun sales in wake of mass shooting, but some advocates say it should Walmart is not halting gun sales, though critics are calling on it to do so after 31 people were killed in two mass shootings this weekend.  ...
03:48, 08/06/2019

Sex tech companies and advocates protest unfair ad standards outside Facebook’s NY HQ A group of sex tech startup founders, employees and supporters gathered outside of Facebook’s NY office in Manhattan to protest its advertising ...
17:48, 07/31/2019

The voting rights advocates fighting Florida's 'poll tax' on former felons Hundreds of thousands of ‘returning citizens’ who regained voting rights had them taken away by a financial barrier lawIt took 150 years for Florida’s...
10:32, 07/25/2019

The Latest: Abortion advocates urge governor to veto bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on a proposed (all times local): 11 a.m. Abortion rights advocates are urging Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey to veto an atte...
18:48, 05/15/2019

Disabled voters left behind in push to amp up 2020 security, advocates say Hand-marked paper ballots are widely seen as most secure, but advocates say voting machines are best for disabled accessRussian attacks on American de...
16:00, 07/12/2019

Walmart not banning gun sales in wake of mass shooting, but advocates say it should Walmart is not halting gun sales, though critics are calling on it to do so after 29 people were killed in two mass shootings this weekend.  ...
18:48, 08/05/2019

Advocates seek quick release of migrant kids detained in US LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigrant advocates have filed legal documents to try to force the administration of President Donald Trump to quickly release immi...
23:48, 06/15/2019

That expected Social Security shortfall won't stand in the way of expansion, advocates say As the annual trustees report warns of impending trouble if Congress doesn't act, advocates hope lawmakers take action to both strengthen the pro...
18:16, 04/28/2019

More states are targeting teen vaping, but health advocates say it’s not enough to curb use Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in implementing Tobacco 21 policies, which...
03:48, 07/02/2019

Arizona sex-ed rules left unchanged after advocates speak against proposed changes PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona education officials have left sex education rules alone after hearing parents, lawmakers and advocates rail against proposed ch...
21:48, 06/25/2019

Advocates, leaders slam U.S. move to resume federal executions A decision by the Trump administration to end a 16-year moratorium on federal-level executions has drawn criticism from advocacy groups and the intern...
16:00, 07/26/2019

Human rights advocates fear Mexico's National Guard Mexico is being credited for helping to reduce Central American migration to the United States, but human rights advocates worry that the newly formed...
20:00, 07/11/2019

Tunisian leader Essebsi, 1st democratic leader, dies at 92 Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, the North African country’s first democratically elected leader and a symbol of the generation of Tunisians who ...
19:48, 07/25/2019

Abortion rights advocates criticize Biden over support for Hyde Amendment NARAL and Emily’s List took aim at Biden over his support for the rule, which prohibits federal funds from being used on abortion in most circumstance...
23:32, 06/05/2019

From bad to ‘sheer inhumanity’: Detention conditions for migrants worse under Trump, advocates say The exposure of cramped and filthy facilities where migrants are being held have sparked either outrage at President Donald Trump or accusations that ...
03:16, 07/06/2019

Expansion of Secrecy Law for Intelligence Operatives Alarms Free Press Advocates The C.I.A. wants the law to protect the identities of more covert officers and informants, citing its defunct torture program and groups like WikiLeak...
04:16, 07/11/2019

In El Paso court, migrants no longer get legal advocates or rights briefings More than three months after the Migration Protection Protocols were expanded to include the El Paso-Ciudad Juárez border, confusion about the program...
01:16, 07/12/2019

Homophobic remarks by Brazil's president could harm tourism industry, advocates say Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's comment that the country must not become a "gay tourism paradise" sparked fears that LGBTQ people will avoid trav...
19:32, 04/28/2019

Child sex abuse victim advocates want to know why Cuomo hasn’t signed Erin’s Law ALBANY — Advocates for child sex abuse victims say Gov. Andrew Cuomo is dragging his feet on signing education legislation that could decrease f...
05:32, 08/17/2019

New Trump rule targets poor and could cut legal immigration in half, advocates say U.S. President Donald Trump's administration unveiled a sweeping rule on Monday that some experts say could cut legal immigration in half by denying v...
23:48, 08/12/2019

U.S. customs can seize your laptop or phone without a warrant. Advocates cry foul in court The ACLU and EFF are trying to get a court to rule searches of phones and laptops at the U.S. border are unconstitutional.     &#...
11:16, 05/01/2019

New SDG Advocates sign up for ‘peace, prosperity, people’ and planet, on the road to 2030 As the UN and partners around the world push towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, six new influential public figures cam...
22:48, 05/09/2019

Italy's Salvini advocates fresh elections amid government deadlock Tensions in Italy's populist coalition have been threatening to boil over for months. Now, the far-right interior minister says snap elections are the...
11:48, 08/09/2019

Court-ordered delay of bus plan is costing riders time: advocates Transit activists are tired of waiting for bus improvements on Manhattan’s 14th Street, delayed over a month thanks to a court-ordered injunctio...
11:48, 08/06/2019

Immigration advocates brace for ICE raids amid reports thousands will be targeted Immigrant advocates were bracing for massive arrests and detentions after a NYT report that a roundup in at least 10 major cities could begin Sunday. ...
19:00, 07/11/2019

Privacy Advocates Demand That the FTC Investigate Amazon's Digital Assistant for Kids Last year, Amazon released a cute little children’s version of its digital assistant, and just like the flagship product it is modeled after, it may a...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Anti-Trump Resistance Scammers Who Got Banned From Twitter Were Also Big Ouya Advocates Yesterday, prolific tweeters Brian and Ed Krassenstein were banned for life from the platform for allegedly operating fake accounts and trying to buy ...
00:00, 05/25/2019

Mariners’ Mitch Haniger sidelined by testicular contusion Fans often envy the life of Major Leaguers, wishing they could enjoy all the things that being a professional baseball player has to offer. However, f...
02:48, 06/08/2019

Seattle places OF Mitch Haniger on 10-day injured list ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Seattle Mariners have placed outfielder Mitch Haniger on the 10-day injured list and selected right-handed pitcher Tayler S...
00:32, 06/08/2019

AOC Wants Answers About Photo That Sure Looks Like 'Team Mitch' Groping a Cutout of Her A deeply creepy photo surfaced on social media over the weekend showing a group of young men in “Team Mitch” shirts apparently groping a cardboard cut...
11:16, 08/06/2019

Mayors vs. Mitch: Leaders demand recess end for gun bills More than 200 mayors, including those in cities rocked by recent mass shootings, called on the Senate to return to Washington immediately to pass gun-...
13:48, 08/09/2019

Majority of US women think this tax is sexist Three in four women think the tampon tax should be eradicated, according to new research. A study of 2,000 women who have had periods examined the tab...
02:32, 05/29/2019

SEC adopts rules requiring brokers to put customers’ interests above their own. Advocates say it won’t protect consumers. The SEC rule requires brokers to put their customers’ financial interest ahead of their own. But consumer advocates say it is not written strongly eno...
06:32, 06/06/2019

Trump rule targeting poor immigrants could harm children, health: advocates A Trump administration plan to cut legal immigration by poor people will likely result in sicker children, more communicable diseases and greater home...
21:00, 08/15/2019

Advocates demand de Blasio bolster Vision Zero amid rise in traffic deaths With traffic deaths on the rise, safe-street advocates gathered outside City Hall Tuesday to demand Mayor de Blasio bolster his Vision Zero program. T...
07:32, 05/08/2019

Florida advocates criticize Air Force short list of possible Space Command sites Space Florida officials said Tuesday they don't believe the Air Force is following due process in seeking a location for the U.S. military's Space Com...
04:48, 05/15/2019

Deceased Strategist’s Files Detail Republican Gerrymandering in North Carolina, Advocates Say A group challenging North Carolina’s state legislative maps says that documents from the files from the late Thomas Hofeller show that Republicans mis...
21:32, 06/06/2019

Study shows cute kids are YouTube clickbait; child advocates concerned YouTube videos featuring young children drew nearly triple the average viewership of other content, according to research released on Thursday that pr...
19:48, 07/25/2019

Study shows cute kids are YouTube clickbait, child advocates concerned YouTube videos featuring young children drew nearly triple the average viewership of the platform's other content, according to research released on T...
22:48, 07/25/2019

West Point cadet's rape conviction reversal outrages victim advocates Panel ordered Jacob Whisenhunt released and reinstated at the academy, but some say the decision is ‘filled with victim-blaming’A military appeals cou...
17:00, 06/08/2019

Saddened Giants remember fun-loving, intense Mitch Petrus Chris Snee, on a scouting trip last October for the Jaguars, found himself in Fayetteville, Ark., and reached out to a former Giants teammate. Mitch P...
01:00, 07/20/2019

Tom King, Doc Shaner, and Mitch Gerads' Next DC Series Is Strange Adventures The creative minds behind the Eisner-award-winning Mister Miracle are reuniting—and throwing in an old friend who helped King on one of the most inter...
06:00, 07/22/2019

Mariners outfielder Mitch Haniger suffers ruptured testicle Seattle's Haniger foul-tipped a pitch from Justin Verlander and the ball deflected straight into his groin.       ...
16:32, 06/08/2019

Ukrainian President's Party Set to Win Majority The new party of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was on course to win an outright majority in Parliament—better than expected and a first for a...
15:32, 07/22/2019

Majority of vacationers would rather have no air conditioning than no internet Americans would rather endure such vacation travesties as lost luggage or food poisoning, rather than go without internet while on vacation. Almost ha...
02:16, 08/13/2019

The majority of us are considered ‘zombie eaters’ Move over ‘The Walking Dead’, Americans are the real ‘zombie eaters’, according to new research. A poll of 2,000 Americans examined their eating and s...
03:00, 07/24/2019

Separatists aim for majority as New Caledonia votes Ballot comes six months after closer-than-expected referendum raised questions over French control of islandsVoters in the French Pacific territory of...
06:16, 05/12/2019

Majority of new technology investments in UAE will be on data Enterprises in the UAE are rushing to digitally transform themselves in a bid to be operationally efficient, more agile, create new experiences for cu...
09:32, 05/15/2019

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 class̵...
23:32, 05/21/2019

‘Know your rights’: Immigration advocates, attorneys ramp up efforts ahead of planned mass ICE raid Immigration advocates and lawyers have ramped up efforts to combat widespread raids threatened by the Trump administration by sharing information with...
08:32, 07/12/2019

CBSA’s immigration detention guards shouldn’t wear batons, pepper spray: advocates A group of doctors, lawyers, legal scholars and human-rights organizations says a policy requiring Canada Border Services Agency staff to wear defensi...
06:00, 07/20/2019

Canada should improve protections for temporary residents amid visa application surge: advocates Federal officials say the surge is due in part to an increase in international tourism in Canada — something the federal government has been trying ha...
01:32, 05/24/2019

Former Giants lineman Mitch Petrus dead at 32 of apparent heat stroke Former Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus is dead at 32 after suffering an apparent heat stroke in Arkansas. A Super Bowl champion in 2012, Petrus ...
19:16, 07/19/2019

Ex-Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus dies of heat stroke Officials say former New York Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus has died in Arkansas of apparent heat stroke       ...
18:16, 07/19/2019

BJP May Need Allies For A Majority, Predicts Ram Madhav In Interview A senior leader of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling BJP forecasts it may fall just short of a clean majority, the first time the prospect of a co...
08:00, 05/06/2019

A Majority of Nissan's New Board Will Be Independent Directors Nissan Motor said it would nominate an 11-member board with seven independent directors, seeking to add outside oversight after governance problems th...
09:16, 05/17/2019

Majority of Americans agree this makes sex more satisfying Despite the complications, stresses and distractions of modern life, a majority of Americans feel their sex life is in good shape, according to new re...
01:00, 06/15/2019

Lib Dems win key by-election as Johnson's working majority is cut to one The Liberal Democrats have won the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election - meaning Boris Johnson's working majority in parliament has now fallen to just ...
09:48, 08/02/2019

Have Majority, Why Would We Buy Lawmakers: Amarinder Singh On AAP Claim Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Sunday trashed AAP's allegations that opposition assembly lawmakers were offered money and plum posts to switch ...
19:48, 04/28/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-At AIG, $21 mln pay package for CEO gets slim majority American International Group Inc said shareholders approved a $21 million pay package for Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault by only a narrow ...
00:32, 05/22/2019

Majority of New Yorkers back use of recreational marijuana A majority of New York voters back the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in the state even as lawmakers continue to grapple with the i...
16:32, 06/10/2019

10 years after abortion doctor George Tiller's murder, advocates fear violent rhetoric At abortion clinics, there has been an escalation in vandalism, trespassing, hate mail/harassing phone calls, Internet harassment, picketing, and obst...
03:00, 06/01/2019

Advocates, lawmakers blast Facebook $5 billion FTC fine as 'chump change,' slam settlement as meaningless Activists and Democratic lawmakers blasted the Federal Trade Commission's $5 billion fine against Facebook as "chump change" and lambasted the agency'...
03:32, 07/16/2019

Ohio lawmaker Candice Keller blames gay marriage, ‘drag queen advocates’ for Dayton shooting A lawmaker in Ohio blamed the breakdown of the “traditional American family,” gay marriage and “drag queen advocates” for the Dayton...
16:48, 08/05/2019

Splinter This Can’t Possibly Still Be Happening | The Root Ta-Nehisi Coates Clapped Back at Mitch Mc Splinter This Can’t Possibly Still Be Happening | The Root Ta-Nehisi Coates Clapped Back at Mitch McConnell for Saying ‘No One Alive’ Is Liable for Re...
18:48, 06/20/2019

Former New York Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus dies of heat stroke Offensive lineman Mitch Petrus, a walk-on at Arkansas who had a three-year NFL career with the Giants, Patriots and Titans, died of heat stroke. ...
23:00, 07/19/2019

Tory rebels threaten Boris Johnson after majority cut to one Prime minister faces losing control of parliament after Lib Dem byelection win Boris Johnson faced a grave threat to his control of parliament on Frid...
01:16, 08/03/2019

Majority of Americans say they won't donate to 2020 presidential campaigns Political polarization is spurring voter engagement and more small-dollar donors for 2020 presidential campaigns. But the majority of Americans have n...
14:00, 07/01/2019

College-Educated Women Are the Workplace Majority, but Still Don’t Get Their Share Women in the U.S. have earned more degrees for decades, but it wasn’t until this year that they edged out college-educated men in the work force. Thou...
21:00, 07/02/2019

South Africa election: Ruling ANC set for reduced majority First results indicate South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) is on course to retain power, but with a smaller majority. Issues around corrupt...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Majority of House Democrats now support impeachment inquiry The impeachment dam has broken.More than half of House Democrats say they would vote to launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump,...
06:16, 08/02/2019

Factbox: House Democrats edge toward pro-impeachment majority Nearly a majority of Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have now said they support starting impeachment proceedings ...
20:48, 08/01/2019

Majority of consumers would welcome self-driving cars, study finds Capgemini's Markus Winkler said engineers and researchers need to work hand-in-hand with marketers and user-experience experts to create self-driving ...
17:32, 05/16/2019

Majority of Europeans think the EU will fall apart within 20 years, study finds Research published this week showed that levels of support for membership of the European Union are high – but so is pessimism about the future of the...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Majority of victims in Kyoto Animation fire were women Twenty of the 33 victims of the Kyoto Animation fire were women. Witness accounts and reports suggested the larcenist had a grudge against the studio....
16:32, 07/19/2019

"Will Prove Majority 100%," BS Yediyurappa Says Ahead Of Trust Vote Ahead of a trust vote in the assembly, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Sunday said that he was confident of proving majority in the house. ...
06:16, 07/29/2019

Majority of Britons support 'Brexit by any means': poll A majority of Britons believe Prime Minister Boris Johnson must take Britain out of the European Union "by any means", even if that involves suspendin...
03:48, 08/13/2019

Australia's conservative coalition secures parliamentary majority Australia's conservative coalition secured an outright parliamentary majority on Monday following a shock election victory, allowing Prime Minister Sc...
06:16, 05/20/2019

Majority of Americans have no clue why Cinco de Mayo is celebrated Know the real reason Cinco de Mayo is a holiday? Congratulations, you’re in the minority! According to a new poll of 2,000 Americans, only 22 percent ...
00:00, 05/04/2019

"Will Prove Majority 100%", BS Yediyurappa Says Ahead Of Trust Vote Ahead of a trust vote in the assembly, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Sunday said that he was confident of proving majority in the house. ...
02:16, 07/29/2019

"BJP Got Majority In Polls For Construction Of Ram Temple": Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP and Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Saturday said that the Ram temple would be constructed in Ayodhya under the leadership of Prime Min...
11:16, 06/16/2019

Brooklyn is home to the vast majority of US baby boomers Brooklyn sure is booming — not with hipsters, but with baby boomers. A new study of US ZIP codes with the biggest populations of baby boomers found th...
11:48, 06/13/2019

| WATCH: Huawei laying off majority of US unit - source FutureWei Technologies, the US research arm of China’s Huawei, began laying off workers on Monday, according to employees including one who spoke to R...
16:16, 07/27/2019

Japanese PM Abe's ruling coalition keeps majority in low-turnout election Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is projected to maintain its majority in Japan's upper house of parliament, according to exit polls short...
16:16, 07/21/2019

Honesty is majority policy in lost wallet experiment Public more likely to return wallet containing larger sum of money, global study findsHere’s a moral dilemma: if you find a wallet stuffed with bank n...
08:32, 06/21/2019

Australia's prime minister set to form majority government Prime Minister Scott Morrison looked set on Monday to form a majority government as vote counting from Australia's weekend election allayed fears that...
10:48, 05/20/2019

CBOE Makes Majority Investment In Vest Financial CHICAGO and HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Jan. 25, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and The Vest Financial Group Inc. announced today at the Inside ETFs Con...
09:48, 05/02/2019

Spain's Socialists seen ahead but short of majority in election The Socialists of outgoing Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez were seen leading Spain's election as polls closed on Sunday, according to a survey by GAD3 pu...
20:32, 04/28/2019

SC gun supplier files for bankruptcy; majority owner sued CHAPIN, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina gun and sporting goods distributor is filing for bankruptcy amid allegations of mishandled funds borrowed by its ...
15:16, 06/11/2019

A Majority Of Mazda Miata Buyers Still Want A Manual Transmission It seems like every day you hear news that the manual is dying. Nobody is buying a manual transmission, especially not Hyundai buyers. The take rate o...
04:16, 05/16/2019

The majority of consumers are wildly wrong about what it takes to get a mortgage The majority of consumers think it is much harder to qualify for a home loan than it actually is, according to a recent Fannie Mae survey of more than...
19:32, 06/11/2019

Low-carbon energy makes majority of UK electricity for first time Rapid rise in renewables combined with nuclear generated 53% in 2018Low-carbon energy was used to generate more than half of the electricity used in t...
15:00, 07/25/2019

E-cigarette advocates are furious about San Francisco’s new ban, and a public health official said it’s an ‘ideological vendetta’ that will ultimately hurt smokers Spencer Platt/Getty San Francisco officials passed an e-cigarette ban on Tuesday, outlawing the tobacco devices from being sold in stores or shipped ...
02:48, 06/28/2019

ArisGlobal Sells Majority Stake to Europe's Nordic Capital European buyout firm Nordic Capital has agreed to acquire a majority stake of U.S.-based ArisGlobal, in a deal that values the life-sciences software ...
23:16, 06/16/2019

Majority of Britons believe climate-change could end human race: poll A majority of Britons believe that climate-change could end the human race, a poll showed on Wednesday after days of high-profile protests by activist...
16:16, 05/01/2019

Apple buys the 'majority' of Intel's smartphone modem business The rumors were (mostly) true -- Apple is buying the "majority" of Intel's smartphone modem business for $1 billion. The deal will see Apple tak...
00:48, 07/26/2019

BC Partners close to buying majority stake in Garda World - WSJ Private equity firm BC Partners is nearing a deal to buy a majority stake in Canada-based security services company Garda World Security Corp, the Wal...
10:00, 07/23/2019

Majority Reeling Under Poverty, And PM Modi Talking About Cake: Mayawati Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his "size of the cake matters" remark, BSP chief Mayawati said Sunday the PM is talking about cake for...
21:00, 07/07/2019

| Ethiopia proposes civilian-majority ruling body for Sudan Sudanese protest leaders have said that an Ethiopian envoy mediating with the ruling generals has proposed forming a civilian-majority governing body ...
06:48, 06/23/2019

No clear majority in Spain's election with 80 percent of votes counted Neither the rightist or the leftist political bloc in Spain was holding a clear majority in Sunday's national election, according to a tally of result...
23:48, 04/28/2019

No clear majority in Spain's election with 50 percent of votes counted Neither the rightist or the leftist political bloc in Spain was holding a clear majority in Sunday's national election, according to a tally of result...
23:48, 04/28/2019

No clear majority in Spain's election with 20 percent of votes counted Neither the rightist or the leftist political bloc in Spain won a clear majority in Sunday's national election, according to an early tally of results...
23:48, 04/28/2019

| Australia's conservatives secure majority government, projections show Australia's ruling conservative coalition is set to secure a governing majority in its shock election victory over the centre-left Labor Party, the na...
06:00, 05/20/2019

Ramaphosa's economic reforms in focus as ANC adjusts to smaller majority Boosting South African growth and overhauling bloated power firm Eskom are post-election priorities for the African National Congress, but a reduced m...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Havas Acquires Majority of Battery, Ad Agency Known for Netflix Work Havas has acquired 51% of Battery, a creative agency known for its work with videogame and entertainment companies such as Netflix, as the French adve...
18:00, 06/20/2019

Australia's conservative coalition secures outright parliamentary majority The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) on Monday said Morrison's coalition has won 76 seats in Australia's parliament, which is comprised...
08:00, 05/20/2019

Japan PM Abe's coalition on track to win solid majority in election: media Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's coalition is on track to win a solid majority in a July 21 upper house election, and his dream of revising the pa...
13:02, 07/06/2019

Shinzo Abe's Ruling Bloc On Course To Win Majority In Japan Polls: Report Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is on course to grab a solid majority in Japan's upper house elections this month and cement his premiers...
19:16, 07/06/2019

Majority of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign workers say they want to unionize Nonmanagement campaign employees authorized the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320 to represent them in negotiations with camp...
23:48, 06/04/2019

The Latest: Modi’s party wins majority in general election With nearly all constituencies reporting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party have won a majority in India’s general election...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Vast majority OK being frisked when asked, NYPD data shows Nearly 90 percent of the people who are asked by cops to search them without any legal reason over a six-month span said yes, according to recently re...
06:32, 05/06/2019

Majority of Canadians want change in Ottawa, 37% say they’d vote Conservative: Ipsos The Ipsos poll showed Conservative leader Andrew Scheer picking up the approval of 36 per cent of respondents, compared to Justin Trudeau's 32 per cen...
15:00, 07/17/2019

Fox Corp. Strikes Deal to Buy Majority Stake in Credible Labs Fox Corp. has struck a deal to buy a majority stake in Credible Labs Inc., a marketplace for consumer-lending information, for $265 million, the compa...
19:48, 08/05/2019

JPMorgan set for historic majority stake in China funds JV: sources JPMorgan was on Friday poised to become the first foreign company to hold a majority stake in a Chinese mutual fund business, two sources said, settin...
21:16, 08/02/2019

Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture -CEO Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive O...
02:00, 06/13/2019

Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture: CEO Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive O...
05:00, 06/13/2019

Shinzo Abe On Course To Retain Majority In Japan Upper House Election Japanese voters cast ballots Sunday in an upper house election, with Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc looking to protect its majority and keep on track plans ...
08:32, 07/21/2019

Majority of Democrats on House Judiciary Committee now back impeachment The majority of Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee now publicly support opening an impeachment inquiry, according to a review of recent statem...
20:32, 06/13/2019

JPMorgan confirms winning bid to take majority stake in China fund JV JPMorgan confirmed it had won an auction to hold a majority equity stake in its Chinese asset management joint venture (JV), becoming the first forei...
06:48, 08/06/2019

Majority of House Democrats favor starting impeachment proceedings A majority of Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives now favor launching impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump, af...
15:48, 08/03/2019

Ukraine hands President Zelenskiy's party a majority: polls Servant of the People — a new political party created by comedian-turned-president Volodymyr Zelenskiy — has gained nearly half the vote. Experts have...
22:00, 07/21/2019

Chicago investment firm takes majority stake in Whataburger SAN ANTONIO (AP) — An investment firm has purchased a majority stake in Whataburger as the Texas-based fast-food company seeks to expand in an increas...
20:48, 06/14/2019

Reliance to Buy Majority Stake in Shopping Tech Startup Fynd Reliance has announced it will be buying a stake in Fynd, an Indian technology startup that is funded by Google and works as an inventory management p...
19:16, 08/05/2019

JPMorgan poised to be first foreigner to get majority in China fund venture JPMorgan could become the first foreign company to own a majority stake in its Chinese mutual fund business, after its joint venture partner put a cru...
14:32, 05/08/2019

RuPaul's Drag Race Star Michelle Visage Advocates for Breast Implant Illness Awareness on Season Finale Michelle Visage said "sashay away" to her breast implants for an important reason. During the Season 11 finale of RuPaul's Drag Race, the 50-year-old...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Brexit news latest: Philip Hammond takes swipe at no-deal advocates as Tory leadership battle looms Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to make an explosive intervention in the looming Tory leadership race with a fierce attack on advocates of a no-deal ...
12:32, 05/21/2019

Ohio lawmaker blames mass shootings on 'drag queen advocates,' marijuana and open borders in Facebook rant An Ohio lawmaker has stirred up controversy with a Facebook rant blaming the recent mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas on the breakdown...
06:16, 08/06/2019

Majority of engaged couples register for this kitchenware item, study reveals Creating a registry may be one of the most fun parts of planning a wedding – and these are the most popular gifts newlyweds desire. “The registry jour...
01:48, 06/01/2019

Majority of parents consider back-to-school season the most stressful time of the year It’s not only students who are stressed about school: Six in 10 parents are so worried about their child that they’ve lost sleep in the back-to-school...
21:16, 07/24/2019

Republicans double Democrats in fundraising, majority of donations from small donors The Republican National Committee (RNC) raised a whopping $15.9 million in April, more than double the money the Democratic National Committee managed...
14:16, 05/21/2019

China Says Majority of Xinjiang Detainees Released, but Activists Doubt Claim The majority of people sent to re-education camps in China’s restive Xinjiang region have been released and found work, senior officials said, without...
21:48, 07/30/2019

Shinzo Abe's party wins majority in Japan upper-house elections Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party won a clear majority of seats in Japan's upper-chamber House of Councillors Sunday, but it fell short of the two...
19:32, 07/22/2019

Dems launch secret-money ad blitz to back House majority Top Democratic strategists are launching a new outside group that can raise and spend unlimited money to tout issues that helped candidates flip the H...
03:16, 07/26/2019

President Trump Attacks a Majority-Black District in Maryland and Its Representative WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Saturday denigrated a majority-black district represented by a congressional nemesis as a “disgusti...
22:48, 07/27/2019

Apple just acquired the majority of Intel’s smartphone modem business for $1 billion It won’t come as much of a surprise since the news leaked the other day, but it’s nevertheless a hugely important move on Apple’s pa...
02:00, 07/26/2019

Democrat confident majority of caucus will be in favor of impeachment after Mueller testimony Robert Mueller's much-anticipated testimony may have been delayed for a week, but at least one Democrat has already made up his mind on what should ha...
00:00, 07/16/2019

Japan's ruling bloc set for upper house majority, may get 2/3: NHK exit poll Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in Japan's upper house election on Sunday, but it was uncertain whether the coalition and...
17:00, 07/21/2019

Majority of US military veterans back Trump, think Iraq and Afghanistan were mistakes In a new Pew Research Center survey among the nation's veterans, the majority of them support President Trump and view the wars on Iraq and Afghanista...
05:16, 07/12/2019

Europe’s centrists lose majority in EU elections, Brexit Party surges Europe’s centrist parties took a beating in the European Union’s parliamentary elections over the weekend — losing ground to environmental and liberal...
06:48, 05/28/2019

Shinzo Abe declares victory in Japan election but fails to win super majority Shinzo Abe has declared victory in Japan's national elections, with early polls indicating his party has won a majority of seats in the upper house of...
09:32, 07/22/2019

Slim majority backs Trump’s raids on illegal immigrants: poll A slight majority of voters support the deportation raids that President Trump said occurred across the country over the weekend, a poll ​out Wednesda...
21:00, 07/17/2019

The Vote Is In: A Majority of Americans Say Trump’s a Racist, Quinnipiac Poll Finds Just over half of all Americans think Donald Trump is racist, according to a Quinnipiac University poll, including a majority of people identifying as...
16:16, 08/02/2019

FBI Director: Majority of Domestic Terrorism Cases Tied to White Supremacy FBI Director Christopher Wray noted that his agency has made around 100 “domestic terrorism-related arrests since October.” Any guesses on how many of...
06:32, 07/24/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa's Party Wins South Africa Elections With Majority South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's ruling ANC won re-election on Friday with an absolute majority in parliament, results showed, but with dimin...
04:32, 05/11/2019

In a flash, Boris Johnson’s working majority in Britain’s Parliament is now just one seat Following the loss by his party of a seat in Wales, the British prime minister’s wafer-thin hold in the House of Commons will make passing his “do-or-...
17:48, 08/02/2019

Anti-Semitism a growing concern for majority of Europe's young Jews Young Jewish Europeans believe anti-Semitism is on the rise in their countries. An EU report shows young Jews are concerned about safety and blame soc...
07:00, 07/05/2019

Teneo Agrees to Sell Majority Stake to Private-Equity Firm Teneo Holdings LLC—the communications and advisory firm known for counseling the CEOs of some of the world’s largest companies—has agreed to sell a sl...
23:32, 06/07/2019

Japan’s ruling coalition secures majority in upper house of parliament Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s party will not reach the super-majority needed to propose constitutional revisions, according to vote counts by Japanese m...
04:32, 07/22/2019

Lib Dems win the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election, reducing Boris Johnson's majority to just one ISABEL INFANTES/AFP/Getty Images The Liberal Democrats win the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election. Their candidate Jane Dodds won the seat from the C...
06:16, 08/03/2019

Aided by a strong economy, Trump approval rises, but a majority also see him as ‘unpresidential’ In 2020 matchups, Trump trails Biden but runs even with four other potential challengers. The electorate sharply divided between pro- and anti-Trump....
08:48, 07/07/2019

AMG is offloading its majority stake in struggling hedge fund BlueMountain for $91 million Affiliated Managers Group sold its majority stake in Andrew Feldstein's BlueMountain Capital to Assured Guaranty, a Bermuda-based municipal bond and i...
16:16, 08/08/2019

Indian troops lock down its only Muslim-majority state, Pakistan warns of war Since India and Pakistan obtained independence from British rule, the neighbors have fought two wars over Kashmir.       ...
07:48, 08/07/2019

"BJP Will Fall Short Of Majority": Sena's Sanjay Raut Echoes Ram Madhav BJP general secretary Ram Madhav predicted in a recent interview with Bloomberg that his party will fall short of an absolute majority in the Lok Sabh...
22:16, 05/06/2019

Spain's Socialists, short of majority, weigh partners for forming government Spain's ruling Socialists were considering possible partners for a new government for the politically polarized country on Monday after they won a nat...
11:32, 04/29/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Harrowing terrorist survivors’ stories, children first in Mediterranean rescues, Yemen and Switzerland updates, new SDG Advocates speak out Our main stories today: Boko Haram terrorist survivors tell their stories; UNICEF speaks out for children adrift on the Mediterranean; UN health agenc...
00:00, 08/16/2019

Gallup: Small majority say Donald Trump 'strong and decisive'; two-thirds say dishonest A small majority of Americans believe President Donald Trump is a strong and decisive leader, but more than two-thirds find him to be dishonest, a Gal...
02:00, 07/11/2019

Japan ruling bloc to keep simple majority in upper house, may get 2/3- NHK exit poll Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc will keep a solid majority in parliament's upper house in Sunday's election and has a shot, together ...
17:00, 07/21/2019

Trump calls majority black Baltimore district ‘disgusting,’ ‘rodent infested’ Trump's target in a series of early morning tweets was U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings, the Democratic chairman of the House of Representatives Ov...
12:48, 07/28/2019

Majority of voters say ‘Send her back’ chants at Trump rally were racist: poll A majority of Americans believe that the “Send her back!” chants directed at Rep. Ilhan Omar that erupted during President Trump’s rally in North Caro...
20:00, 07/24/2019

Boris Johnson fails first electoral test, party majority cut to one after election loss Newly elected British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a setback after his Conservative Party lost a special election on Friday, reducing his Par...
02:16, 08/03/2019

Exclusive: Morgan Stanley likely to gain majority control of China securities JV in H2 - sources Morgan Stanley is likely to get regulatory approval for owning a majority stake in its Chinese securities joint venture in the second half of this ye...
08:00, 06/28/2019

Poll says majority of voters oppose de Blasio’s high school admissions plan A poll commissioned by a group opposed to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s specialized high school admissions plan found that 56 percent of respondents fa...
06:00, 06/01/2019

Majority of Americans approve of Trump's handling of economy, credit his policies: Poll A majority of Americans approve of how President Trump has handled the economy, feel confident about their personal finances, and believe Trump's poli...
01:48, 05/23/2019

The last time the Supreme Court was invited to overturn Roe v. Wade, a surprising majority was unwilling The 1992 ruling in Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey sets the standard by which today’s restrictive abortion laws will be judge...
02:48, 05/30/2019

Thailand Orders Phone Users In Muslim-Majority South To Submit Photos An order for mobile phone users in Thailand's restive south to submit a photo of themselves for facial recognition purposes is causing uproar from opp...
21:00, 06/26/2019

Australia's conservative coalition poised to secure outright parliamentary majority-analyst Australia's conservative coalition was on Monday poised to secure an outright majority following a shock election victory, allowing Prime Minister Sco...
03:32, 05/20/2019

Biden slights progressive pols, saying his views represent 'vast majority' of Dems Former Vice President Joe Biden seemed to zing some of the more progressive members of his party when asked Thursday about decriminalizing illegal bor...
06:16, 08/02/2019

KKR in talks to sell majority stake in French call centre operator Webhelp Private equity firm KKR & Co Inc said on Wednesday it is in talks to sell a majority stake in French call centre business Webhelp to Belgian investmen...
11:48, 07/10/2019

Jay-Z Reportedly to Get Majority Ownership in NFL Team; Eric Reid Calls Move ‘Despicable’ With at least half of his 30 pieces of silver, Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter will soon acquire a “significant ownership interest” in an NFL team, reports TMZ, ...
21:16, 08/17/2019

Danish exit polls show centre-left opposition to win majority in elections Denmark's opposition parties led by the Social Democrats took a lead in two exit polls on Wednesday, suggesting the ruling Liberal Party and its centr...
20:48, 06/05/2019

McConnell: 'The president’s not a racist' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday declined to single out President Donald Trump for incendiary rhetoric and racist tweets, largely bla...
21:32, 07/16/2019

McConnell: I’m with Obama on reparations Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday invoked an unlikely ally while defending his opposition to reparations for slavery: former President...
23:00, 07/09/2019

A majority of financial advisors lack a succession plan, a crucial aspect of running a firm The majority of advisors lack a formal plan to ensure that when they leave the business — whether through retirement or an unexpected event — their pr...
16:32, 04/29/2019

A majority of House Democrats back impeachment inquiry of Trump, according to an analysis by The Washington Post Amid growing support for impeachment, House Speaker Pelosi said the president “will be held accountable” but stopped short of endorsing formal proceed...
02:16, 08/03/2019

Coca-Cola ends plan to refranchise Africa bottling unit, keeps majority stake Coca-Cola Co said on Monday it had dropped plans to refranchise its Africa bottling business, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), and would instead kee...
15:32, 05/20/2019

Majority opposes Trump rule cutting off Planned Parenthood Title X funding: Poll The Trump administration's new requirement that federally-funded family planning clinics be housed separately from abortion clinics, a rule that would...
12:16, 05/03/2019

Japan's pro-constitution reform forces fall short of two-thirds upper house majority: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday but his coalition and allies fell short of ...
07:48, 07/22/2019

Immigration advocates brace for ICE roundups across country: 'The goal is to terrorize' Immigrant advocates were bracing for massive arrests and detentions after a NYT report that a roundup in at least 10 major cities could begin Sunday. ...
23:48, 07/11/2019

Survivors, advocates upset over Teen Vogue’s ‘sex work is real work’ op-ed Sex trade survivors and anti-trafficking advocates are furious over a new Teen Vogue column that argues selling sex is a legitimate job and should be ...
12:48, 05/02/2019

Tearful Mira Sorvino says 'I was date-raped,' advocates for statute of limitations changes Mira Sorvino, a Harvey Weinstein accuser, says she's been date-raped but she did not go into detail.        ...
21:00, 06/12/2019

Immigrant advocates file lawsuit against new Florida law prohibiting 'sanctuary cities' A coalition of immigrant advocacy groups filed a suit to stop enactment of Florida's new 'sanctuary cities' law.    ...
17:48, 07/16/2019

Democrat tries to take down McConnell by accusing him of getting in Trump's way Former fighter pilot Amy McGrath aims to defeat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell by accusing him of obstructing Trump's "drain the swamp" a...
16:00, 07/17/2019

McConnell says Mueller investigation should be put to rest at last Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., re-emphasized putting the Mueller investigation "to rest" Tuesday in an exclusive interview on "The Sto...
02:48, 05/08/2019

‘Enough is enough’: Dems pressure McConnell to act on guns Several House Democrats, led by Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, descended on an empty Capitol on Tuesday to demand Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...
02:00, 08/14/2019

McConnell: Trump 'on to something' with attacks on four congresswomen Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that Donald Trump is "on to something" with his inflammatory attacks against four congresswomen, ...
16:00, 07/18/2019

McConnell to allow vote on Iran war authorization Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he will allow a vote that could block use of military force against Iran without congressional app...
22:32, 06/26/2019

Michael Bennet after shooting: McConnell must act Following a deadly shooting in Virginia Beach, Sen. Michael Bennet renewed calls for national background checks — but expressed doubt Senate Majority...
16:16, 06/02/2019

McConnell: Allegations against Epstein horrendous Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called the sex trafficking accusations against billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein "horrendous," but said he ...
23:48, 07/09/2019

Vera Bradley acquires a majority stake online jewelry store Pura Vida Bracelets Vera Bradley announced Thursday it agreed to pay $75 million to buy a majority stake in Creative Genius, the owner of Pura Vida, an online seller of h...
17:32, 06/20/2019

Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition falls short of super-majority needed to change Japan's constitution Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition secured a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament in elections Sunday but will not reach ...
19:48, 07/21/2019

Ben Stiller advocates for Syria crisis relief efforts at committee hearing: ‘Refugees are real people with real stories’ The actor, who is the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations’ refugee agency, appeared in front of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wedne...
22:16, 05/01/2019

McConnell On Reparations For Slavery: Not A ‘Good Idea’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he is against reparations for slavery in part because it would be hard to know whom to p...
22:16, 06/18/2019

Stewart dares McConnell to meet 9/11 first responders Jon Stewart fired back at Sen. Mitch McConnell Monday, explaining why he’s so “bent out of shape” over securing health care for 9/11...
09:32, 06/18/2019

AOC ‘cheering on’ physical violence against McConnell, his campaign says Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell fired back at Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday, accusing her of “cheering on” people who wa...
19:48, 08/06/2019

Jon Stewart rips McConnell over no compassion for 9/11 responders Jon Stewart ripped Mitch McConnell on Sunday, saying the Senate Majority Leader has never acted with compassion when it comes to securing health-care ...
04:32, 06/17/2019

Former UA standout TJ McConnell signs with Indiana Pacers PHILADELPHIA – Former 76ers guard and a standout for the University of Arizona basketball team TJ McConnell has signed a two-year deal with the ...
04:00, 07/04/2019

McConnell to meet with 9/11 first responders after Jon Stewart’s rips Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to meet with 9/11 first responders this week about reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensat...
04:48, 06/24/2019

McConnell Speaks On Hypothetical SCOTUS Vacancy MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says if a Supreme Court vacancy occurs during next year’s president...
12:48, 05/29/2019

McConnell moves to confirm 19 judges next week Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday set up votes on lifetime appointments for 19 judicial nominees next week, setting up a busy pre-rec...
22:32, 07/25/2019

McConnell Is Fine With Trump's Unhinged Racism Less that 24 hours after President Donald Trump smirked his way through his raucous crowd chanting “send her back” amid his ongoing racist attacks on ...
19:32, 07/18/2019

McConnell: Pass disaster aid before Memorial Day recess Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) called on the Senate Tuesday to pass a disaster aid package before the Memorial Day recess. “We need to...
22:00, 05/07/2019

McConnell on Mueller report: 'Case closed' Mitch McConnell has a succinct view of the Mueller report’s conclusions: “Case closed.”The Senate Majority leader will give a speech on Tuesday arguin...
14:00, 05/07/2019

‘Probably not:’ McConnell won’t bring up bill to protect ‘dreamers’ The Senate majority leader spoke a day after the House approved the measure on a path to citizenship for immigrants brought to the United States as ch...
04:00, 06/06/2019

McConnell: Obama is descended from slave owners too Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell responded to a report that his ancestors owned slaves by comparing himself to former President Barack Obama. &#...
17:32, 07/10/2019

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 pro...
20:48, 06/04/2019

Schumer predicts McConnell will take up election security Mitch McConnell rarely budges in the face of political pressure. But Chuck Schumer thinks election security is an exception.The Senate minority leader...
06:16, 08/02/2019

McConnell: I don’t know why Jon Stewart is ‘all bent out of shape’ on 9/11 victims fund “It sounds to me like he’s looking for some way to take offense,” the Senate majority leader said of Stewart on Monday, days after the comedian’s emot...
08:00, 06/18/2019

McConnell supporters on AOC photo: ‘Political correctness to the extreme’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez went on the warpath Tuesday over a picture of some Mitch McConnell-supporting high-schoolers groping and mock-choking a ...
06:48, 08/07/2019

McConnell to meet 9/11 responders to discuss victims’ fund Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is meeting this week with 9/11 first responders to talk about reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensat...
22:00, 06/24/2019

McConnell swats at Jon Stewart over 9/11 fund: 'I don't know why he is all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday defended his legislative handling of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund after comedian Jon S...
20:32, 06/17/2019

McConnell jams Pelosi on border spending package Senate Republicans are looking to jam House Democrats on a much-needed cash infusion for the southern border, arguing the Senate’s bill is the only th...
20:00, 06/26/2019

McConnell says gun background checks will be ‘front and center’ in fall “Background checks and red flags will probably lead the discussion,” McConnell told WHAS-AM in Louisville. He noted “there’s a lot of support” publicl...
06:16, 08/09/2019

McConnell fires back at Jon Stewart over 9/11 victims fund Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he doesn’t know why Jon Stewart is so “bent out of shape” over securing health care for ...
19:48, 06/17/2019

McConnell shrugs off questions about preferential treatment by Chao Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell shrugged off a question Tuesday about whether he received special treatment from the Transportation Department ...
09:00, 06/12/2019

House Democrats tell McConnell: Pass stricter gun laws now More than 200 members pressed the Republican leader to bring the Senate back from its August recess to approve a measure expanding background checks a...
22:16, 08/07/2019

McConnell pledges vote on 9/11 bill after Stewart criticism WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to call a Senate vote on a bill ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund f...
23:48, 06/25/2019

McConnell downplays Trump's foreign election help comments President Donald Trump's comments on accepting foreign dirt in 2020 may have put some distance between him and Republicans in Congress. But seemingly ...
12:48, 06/14/2019

McConnell Called Hypocrite After Saying G.O.P. Would Confirm Justice in 2020 The Senate majority leader acknowledged that Republicans would treat a judge nominated by a Republican president differently from one nominated by a D...
12:48, 05/29/2019

McConnell Opposes Efforts To Revive Pay Raise For Lawmakers WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell says the GOP-controlled chamber won’t go along with a bipartisan plan by House leaders t...
19:32, 06/20/2019

McConnell accuses media outlets of 'modern-day McCarthyism' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday accused several media outlets of spewing "modern-day McCarthyism” after facing criticism for blocking...
11:16, 07/30/2019

McConnell declares ‘case closed’ with end of Mueller probe Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell proclaimed “case closed” now that special counsel Robert Mueller has completed his investigation an...
19:00, 05/07/2019

McConnell Tells Congress to Move On From Mueller Report “The special counsel’s finding is clear: Case closed,” Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, declared in a speech that was quickly criticized ...
20:00, 05/07/2019

McConnell challenger says she would have confirmed Kavanaugh, quickly backtracks  A Democrat who is hoping to challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for his Kentucky seat said Wednesday that she would have likely voted to ...
04:32, 07/11/2019

McConnell says he was ‘thrilled’ to be frequently mentioned at Democratic debate The 2020 candidates struggled to answer the question of how they would deal with the top Republican if they were president and McConnell remained Sena...
00:48, 06/28/2019

McConnell willing to vote on new Dem president’s Supreme Court nominee Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is willing to consider a Democratic president’s Supreme Court nominee in 2021 if President Donald Trump loses r...
02:48, 06/28/2019

McConnell promises disaster aid vote as negotiations narrow Congress is close to unlocking billions of dollars in disaster relief for ailing communities, if only negotiators can get beyond demands from three of...
04:32, 05/15/2019

State senator, McConnell lawyer in primary for Kentucky AG LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky state senator and a former aide to Sen. Mitch McConnell are battling over who’s the real conservative in the R...
18:48, 05/15/2019

McConnell challenger raises record $2.5M in first 24 hours of campaign The Democrat challenging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) for his coveted seat had an impressive few hours in the first day of her campa...
22:32, 07/10/2019

The Latest: McConnell hopes tariffs on Mexico don’t kick in WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and tariffs on Mexico (all times local): 3 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he ...
22:32, 06/04/2019

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 —...
09:00, 05/29/2019

McConnell says all sides should lower ‘temperature’ over Trump comments ​Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday ​defended President Trump ​from accusations of racism after his “go back” ​to where you...
23:48, 07/16/2019

Durbin: McConnell ignored election security because GOP benefited from Russians Sen. Dick Durbin suggested Tuesday that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wasn’t putting election security legislation up for a vote because Repu...
23:48, 05/07/2019

McConnell challenger Amy McGrath mocked for interview flub Amy McGrath, the Marine aviator who just announced her campaign against Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is getting razzed for an awkward moment at the en...
17:16, 07/10/2019

Tlaib to Pelosi: 'Focus' on McConnell instead of bashing progressives Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-MIch., had a message for Nancy Pelosi, after the House Speaker dismissed her and other progressives in a recent New York Times i...
20:00, 07/07/2019

McConnell agrees to meet with 9/11 first responders after Jon Stewart’s urging: report Sen. Mitch McConnell has plans to meet with 9/11 first responders on Tuesday in wake of the recent public tussle with Jon Stewart that culminated last...
13:48, 06/24/2019

Jon Stewart rips McConnell: You only see the 9/11 victims fund as a 'political pawn' Comedian Jon Stewart fired back at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, after the top lawmaker questioned why the 9/11 victims activist was "...
09:16, 06/18/2019

GOP freezes Twitter spending to protest locking of McConnell’s account Twitter temporarily locked McConnell’s campaign account Wednesday after it shared a video in which some protesters spoke of violence outside his Kentu...
06:16, 08/09/2019

McConnell against pay raise for senators, but Hoyer says House still moving forward — for now Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won’t allow a pay increase for senators this year, a sign that the Kentucky Republican wants to avoid the polit...
19:00, 06/20/2019

More than 200 mayors sign letter to McConnell urging gun control action now More than 200 U.S. mayors have called on Senate lawmakers to cut short their summer recess to take up new gun control bills that have already passed t...
15:48, 08/08/2019

Trudeau plans USMCA meetings with Pelosi, McConnell this week Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to meet with the top-ranking members of the U.S. House and Senate during a trip to Washington this week t...
02:00, 06/18/2019

U.S. coal miners discouraged by black lung meeting with McConnell A group of coal miners afflicted with black lung disease met with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday as part of an effort to convince l...
03:32, 07/24/2019

Ahead of Mueller testimony, Democrats rip into McConnell on election security House and Senate Democrats on Tuesday used the pending testimony from former special counsel Robert Mueller to launch a full-scale assault on Senate M...
04:48, 07/24/2019

McConnell pledges to reauthorize 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund in August WASHINGTON – During an emotional meeting, a group of 9/11 first responders persuaded Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Tuesday to commit to...
02:00, 06/26/2019

McConnell Pledges Vote on 9/11 Bill After Jon Stewart Criticized Congress WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to call a Senate vote on a bill ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund ...
01:32, 06/26/2019

NBC putting 'both thumbs on the scale' for McConnell's 2020 challenger, critic says NBC is facing fierce criticism over a newly-released report on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, and its coverage of his 2020 Democratic o...
03:48, 07/11/2019

McConnell: Background checks, red flag laws will be ‘front and center’ Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that strengthening background checks and red flag laws will “lead the discussion” on addressing g...
05:16, 08/09/2019

McConnell says he’s against reparations for slavery: ‘It would be pretty hard to figure out who to compensate’ “No one currently alive was responsible for that, and I don’t think we should be trying to figure out how to compensate for it,” McConnell told report...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Chao created special path for McConnell’s favored projects The Transportation Department under Secretary Elaine Chao designated a special liaison to help with grant applications and other priorities from her h...
14:48, 06/10/2019

McConnell would prefer confirmed defense secretary given Iran tensions U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday it would be better to have a Senate-confirmed defense secretary than someone serving in ...
00:32, 06/19/2019

Dems plan slice-and-dice strategy to pressure McConnell House Democrats can’t get Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to hold a vote on their biggest legislative accomplishment.So they’re going t...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Dems pressure McConnell to hold votes on background checks House Democrats are demanding Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell immediately return to Washington so the Senate can vote on gun control legislatio...
21:48, 08/06/2019

Jeffries calls McConnell 'shameless' for saying he'd confirm a justice in 2020 House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries ripped into Mitch McConnell after the Senate majority leader said he would fill a vacancy on the Supr...
17:16, 05/29/2019

McConnell says he’d confirm Supreme Court justice in election year WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — If a Supreme Court vacancy emerges next year, Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, said Tuesday that he would fill it....
21:48, 05/29/2019

Reacting to McConnell, Baier says House Dems 'don't believe the case is closed’ Fox News Chief Political Anchor Bret Baier said on “The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino” on Tuesday that “House Democrats don't believe the case is cl...
02:48, 05/08/2019

Ocasio-Cortez confronts McConnell over photo of men choking cutout of her Young men in ‘Team Mitch’ shirts groped and choked cutoutOcasio-Cortez: ‘Is this the standard culture of #TeamMitch?’Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has cond...
20:16, 08/06/2019

McConnell, Military Mark Start Of Chemical Weapons Removal RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says deadly chemical weapons held for decades in central Kentucky will soon be sent to ...
20:16, 05/29/2019

McConnell willing to consider ‘bipartisan’ gun violence solutions, opposes 'infringing' on rights Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell – a Republican who has been lambasted by Democrats for refusing to allow votes on gun control legislation – sai...
06:16, 08/06/2019