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Justice Thomas: confirmation process not what it ought to be
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas tells audience in Washington that he believes the Congress' process for confirming judges and others in government will discourage "some of our best people" from serving
Bar brawl? McConnell, Schumer at odds over the best bourbon
Add bourbon to the list of things Sens. Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer can't agree on
GOP senator hits Trump for his 'fake news' attacks
Sen. Jeff Flake called on Republicans and Democrats to be "allies of the truth and not partners in its destruction."
Updates: Democrat Jones projected winner in Alabama Senate race
Polls have closed in the Alabama special election to fill U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ seat in the U.S. Senate. The Senate race has been thrust into the national spotlight after allegations of sexual misconduct against the Republican nominee, former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore . The
Museum of the Bible faces revelations, controversy as it opens
In the beginning, there was Hobby Lobby president Steve Green and his first purchase of a biblical artifact in 2009 that launched the Green Collection. What Green has accomplished since then is a full-fledged museum dedicated to the "Book of Books" in Washington, D.C. After nearly three years of
Trump Chief of Staff John Kelly calls Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee an 'honorable man'
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly on Monday celebrated Confederate General Robert E. Lee as an "honorable man" and suggested that a a lack of compromise caused the Civil War. “I would tell you that Robert E. Lee was an honorable man,” Kelly said in an interview on Fox News Monday evening. “He
Book excerpt: 'Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans'
Excerpted from Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yeager, in agreement with Sentinel, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. Copyright ©2017 Brian Kilmeade and Don Yeager. CHAPTER 1 Freedoms at Risk These are the times
Government lawyers ask judge to toss lawsuit over Trump's businesses
Government attorneys on Wednesday asked a New York federal judge to throw out a lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of violating the Constitution every time a foreign government patronizes a Trump property. The government attorneys were responding to a lawsuit filed this year by representatives
Jimmy Kimmel on health care critics: 'Am I supposed to just be quiet?'
Jimmy Kimmel's war of words with Republican leaders over the party's latest proposed health care legislation continued Thursday night.