Government And Politics

Convicted ex-coal CEO woos working class, opening Senate bid

Jan 19, 2018

Former coal executive kicks off Republican primary bid for US Senate by wooing working class, but 1 father of a mine blast victim calls candidacy a 'slap' in the face

The Latest: Ex-coal baron Senate bid: 'Slap' for miner's dad

Jan 19, 2018

Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship kicks off US Senate bid from West Virginia; 1 father of a mine explosion victim present calls the candidacy 'a slap in our face'

EPA official speaks on risk of climate change to toxic sites

Jan 19, 2018

A top manager who supervises the EPA's program for cleaning up the nation's most contaminated properties and waterways told Congress the government needs to plan for the ongoing threat posed to Superfund sites by climate change

Transcript: Trump dossier focused on "opaque" business deals

Jan 19, 2018

A congressional committee has released a transcript of a private interview with the co-founder of the political opposition research firm that commissioned a dossier of allegations involving President Donald Trump's ties to Russia

Chelsea Manning officially files for US Senate race

Jan 19, 2018

Chelsea Manning has officially filed to run for U.S. Senate in the 2018 Maryland Democratic primary

Wind power leader denies spying on Oklahoma state lawmaker

Jan 19, 2018

The head of a wind industry trade group in Oklahoma is calling a state lawmaker's suggestion that someone connected to the wind industry is responsible for a tracking device he found affixed to his vehicle 'unfounded'

The work that won't get done during a government shutdown

Jan 18, 2018

During a government shutdown, there's plenty of work that won't get done with hundreds of thousands of federal employees barred from working

Helicopter with Zimbabwe opposition leader crashes, kills 5

Jan 18, 2018

A group of prominent friends, including a key Zimbabwean opposition leader, had been on their way to a ranch in the U.S. state of New Mexico when their helicopter crashed and killed five people aboard

The Latest: Helicopter that crashed linked to Texas investor

Jan 18, 2018

U.S. records show the helicopter that crashed and killed five people in New Mexico, including a Zimbabwean opposition leader, was registered to a Houston-based company associated with one of the victims

Trump wades into PA race seen as test of GOP strength

Jan 18, 2018

President Donald Trump has thrown his support behind a Pennsylvania Republican in a House race that is widely viewed as a test of party strength against Democrats in November.

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