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Katie Arrington, who ousted Rep. Mark Sanford in primary, seriously injured in car crash

Katie Arrington, who ousted Rep. Mark Sanford in primary, seriously injured in car crash

Katie Arrington, who ousted incumbent South Carolina Rep. Mark Sanford in a Republican congressional primary this month, was seriously injured in a car accident on Friday — in a wreck that left one person dead. In a statement posted to Facebook, her campaign said that she underwent surgery after she was injured when a driver […]

Former Bay Area base on short list for Trump immigration detention camps, report says

Former Bay Area base on short list for Trump immigration detention camps, report says

The U.S. Navy plans to house tens of thousands of immigrants on remote military bases in cities across three states — including one in the Bay Area, according to a copy of a draft memo obtained by Time. The proposal, under consideration for approval by the Secretary of the Navy, shows the Navy is preparing […]

Behind Trump's Plan to Overhaul the Government: Scaling Back the Safety Net

Behind Trump's Plan to Overhaul the Government: Scaling Back the Safety Net

Lindsey Burke, the education policy director at the Heritage Foundation, which has steered a slew of Trump policies, said that the proposal risked increasing the federal government’s role in education and the work force, creating more “bloat, control and federal tentacles in local schools and markets.” For the most part, however, operatives aligned with Heritage, […]

James Comey: 'You stare at children crying – what kind of people are we?'

James Comey: 'You stare at children crying – what kind of people are we?'

Are there times, in the dead of night, just after Donald Trump has appalled the world with some newly horrific act, when James Comey is gripped by the dreaded thought: It was me who put that man in power? The answer Comey gives is unexpectedly swift and direct. “Yes, actually. Mostly because people say that […]

United Methodist Church chides Sessions over border policy

United Methodist Church chides Sessions over border policy

WASHINGTON –  More than 600 members of Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ church are denouncing him over the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy that has led to children being separated from their parents at the border. Members of the United Methodist Church from across the country wrote a letter accusing Sessions of child abuse, immorality […]

Border-crossing Guatemalan mom sues Trump admin for not saying where her son is

Border-crossing Guatemalan mom sues Trump admin for not saying where her son is

After she was transferred to the Eloy Detention Center in Arizona, she was told her son was in Phoenix at a facility run by HHS’s Office of Refugee Resettlement. She spoke to him once on the phone, she said, and he cried, “‘Mama! Mama! Mama!’ in a distressed voice over and over again.” She was […]

Judge: Kansas Cannot Require Proof of Citizenship to Vote

Judge: Kansas Cannot Require Proof of Citizenship to Vote

Judge: Kansas Cannot Require Proof of Citizenship to Vote  U.S. News & World Report Federal Judge Strikes Down Kansas Proof Of Citizenship Law  HuffPost Judge Rejects Kansas Law Requiring Voters to Show Proof of Citizenship  New York Times Full coverage Source link

Homeland Security chief slams 'irresponsible' reports on separation of migrant families

Homeland Security chief slams 'irresponsible' reports on separation of migrant families

The Trump administration fired back at criticism of its immigration policy on Sunday with tweets by both the president himself and his head of the Department of Homeland Security. Trump deflected mounting criticism over the government’s separation of parents and children of illegal immigrants in a tweet Sunday evening, saying lawmakers need to “work something […]

Heat to fade across the Midwest, Great Lakes early this week

Heat to fade across the Midwest, Great Lakes early this week

Heat to fade across the Midwest, Great Lakes early this week  AccuWeather.com Hot weather in store for eastern half of country on Father’s Day  ABC News 4 Things To Know About This Week’s Weather  The Weather Channel Full coverage Source link

Republicans Risking Conservative Backlash Over Immigration

Republicans Risking Conservative Backlash Over Immigration

Republicans Risking Conservative Backlash Over Immigration  U.S. News & World Report Trump immigration comments spark chaos in GOP  The Hill Vulnerable Texas Republicans in Congress take different approaches to immigration bills  Texas Tribune Add swimming to the list of things black people apparently still can’t do without being harassed  Los Angeles Times Full coverage Source link