Saturday, February 17, 2018

Trump outlines vision for economy, promising large tax cuts

"My plan will embrace the truth that people flourish under a minimum government burden and will tap into the incredible, unrealized potential of our workers and their dreams," Trump said in a speech to the Economic Club of New York.

Clinton’s pneumonia fuels debate about candidate health data

Should it be open to the public? Clinton's campaign hasn't revealed many details of her pneumonia, which was diagnosed Friday. She didn't immediately cancel campaign events; her illness came to light Sunday after she abruptly left a 9/11 memorial event and was seen stumbling while getting into a van.

Promising ‘A Better Deal,’ Democrats try to rebrand party

Promising “A Better Deal” for American workers, Democratic Party leaders rolled out a new agenda with a populist pitch on Monday aimed at winning back the working-class voters they lost to President Donald Trump in November.

The IRS and the Presidential Election

It's a touch that can come with a heavy hand, in the eyes of critics who believe the agency's far-reaching powers are abused and need to be tamed.

US Sen. Harry Reid suing exercise band maker over eye injury

LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. Sen. Harry Reid is suing a company that makes and markets a flexible exercise band that he says broke...

Why national anthem is patriotism, protest icon

How "The Star-Spangled Banner" became a ritual of American public life, its complicated racial origins and how the song has been used as a form of political resistance.

Mississippi Supreme Court narrowly grants same-sex divorce

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A divided Mississippi Supreme Court voted to allow a lesbian couple to seek a divorce, even as two justices questioned...

Senators run into obstacles, consider options on health bill

SO, where do we go from here and when will we get there? The health care bill journey continues...

Senate backs bill to label genetically modified food

The vote was 63-30 for the bipartisan measure, which would compel foods that include genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, to carry a text label, a symbol or an electronic code readable by smartphone.

White House: Snowden should return to US to face charges

Snowden's supporters are pushing for Obama to pardon Snowden, and a new movie is coming out Friday about the case.