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The Republicans Missing the GOP Convention in Cleveland
As Republicans flock to Cleveland to formally nominate Donald Trump as their presidential nominee, some lawmakers in the party are opting instead to mow their lawn, go on a road trip and irrigate the family farm, among other things. While a majority of GOP lawmakers plan to attend -- with some
VA Secretary Under Fire Comparing Veteran Wait Times to Amusement Park
Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald on Monday likened the significance of measuring the amount of time it takes veterans to receive healthcare from the department to waiting for rides at Disney parks , an attempt to downplay the value of the figures, which attracted widespread
Gov. Brian Sandoval Declines Consideration for Supreme Court Opening
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has taken himself out of consideration as a possible Supreme Court nominee to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia . In a statement, Sandoval said “earlier today I notified the White House that I do not wish to be considered at this time for possible nomination to the
Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval Floated as Possible Supreme Court Nominee
Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval , of Nevada, is among the names the White House is considering as a possible Supreme Court nominee to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia , a Democratic source with knowledge of the process tells ABC News. Sandoval was on a list of recommended candidates for the
How Harry Reid Is Fighting for Burning Man
The Senate's top Democrat has joined the ongoing fight between the Burning Man arts festival and the Bureau of Land Management over adding amenities to the famed do-it-yourself celebration. The agency, which administers government-owned land, has asked organizers to construct a million-dollar
Troy Vincent chokes up at hearing
WASHINGTON -- NFL executive and former player Troy Vincent choked up Tuesday as he testified before a Senate Commerce Committee hearing about domestic violence in professional sports. Vincent said abuse was a "way of life" in his home when he was growing up because his mother was beaten. The NFL's
Takata Airbag Safety Exec Denies Need for Nationwide Recall
A vice president of Takata , the airbag company that has been subject to a series of recalls in recent years, told a congressional committee, today he does not believe a nationwide recall of Takata's airbags is necessary. Takata feels "strongly" that Takata recalls should continue to focus on
Roddy White: 'Say we messed up'
Reaction was swift, widespread and unsparingly blunt Wednesday in the wake of news that called into question commissioner Roger Goodell's account of how the league learned about the Ray Rice elevator video, with current and former NFL players, an owner, a league sponsor and leading U.S. legislators
Senators Cross Aisle on Bill to Curb College Sexual Assault
In a rare show of bipartisanship, a group of Republican and Democratic senators introduced a bill today to curb sexual assaults on college campuses. “If you are a young woman and you attend school, the odds jump that you will be sexually assaulted at school,...
5 Races to Watch in Today's Congressional Primaries
ABC’s Shushannah Walshe and Caleb Jackson report: Primary season continues and today six states are voting across the country, including Virginia, South Carolina, Maine, Nevada and North Dakota, along with a run-off election in Arkansas. WHO’S ON THE BALLOT? Today’s marquee race is a primary...