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With Barbara Bush in failing health, political figures show support
An outpouring of support came flooding in for Barbara Bush Sunday after a statement from the office of former President George H. W. Bush announced the former first lady was in failing health. "Following a recent series of hospitalizations, and after consulting with her family and doctors, Mrs.
Dallas mayor asks NRA to consider another city for annual convention
The mayor of Dallas urged the National Rifle Association on Monday to find another city to host its annual convention, taking a stand against gun violence in the wake of last week's deadly mass shooting in Florida. Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway said that the NRA, the nation's largest gun
Trump administration has yet to fill many US ambassador posts in Europe
When Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived at the Vienna airport this week, he was greeted on the tarmac by three deputy chiefs of mission from the U.S. embassies in Austria . Of the three U.S. missions in Austria – the U.S. embassy to Austria, the embassy for Organization for Security and
In Europe, Tillerson faces questions about presidential support
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet with European allies this week to push an aggressive agenda on Ukraine, Iran , North Korea and Syria while questions swirl around his status in the Trump administration. Tillerson arrived Monday for a week of meetings in Brussels, Vienna and Paris, amid
As Harvey rages, Texas senators defend votes against Sandy funding
As the federal government considers how best to help Texas recover from Hurricane Harvey, Rep. Pete King, whose home state of New York was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy in 2013, reminded his Lone Star State colleagues that some of them voted against a $51-billion aid package that year. Ted Cruz &
Tony Robbins on Hot Coal Incident: 'No One Was Injured'
Entrepreneur Tony Robbins said that “no one was injured” in June when it was reported that dozens of attendees at one of Robbins’ “Unleash the Power Within” seminars had been burned while walking across hot coals. Dallas Fire-Rescue reported in June that it had evaluated 30 to 40 people at the
Dozens Injured After Walking on Hot Coals at Tony Robbins Event
Dozens suffered burn injuries Thursday night in Texas after walking across hot coals as part of a self-help program put on by celebrity motivational speaker Tony Robbins , according to Dallas authorities. "Unleash the Power Within," a three-and-a-half-day event with Robbins held at the Kay Bailey
Sen. Bob Menendez Indicted in Newark
Democrat charged with bribery, corruption and fraud for allegedly taking gifts from donor.
Here's What Congress Actually Accomplished This Year
Congress' numbers are bad on all fronts. In addition to the most recent Gallup pol l that put public approval of Capitol Hill at just 9 percent, Congress is poised to pass the fewest number of laws in 66 years. As the last month of the year begins, Congress has passed fewer than 60 new laws since
Ted Cruz's Hometown Newspaper Regrets Endorsement
Sen. Ted Cruz’ hometown newspaper, the Houston Chronicle, wishes it could take back its endorsement. The Chronicle’s editorial board, which endorsed Cruz, R-Texas, in his 2012 race, now says it misses his predecessor, former Republican Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison. “When we endorsed Ted Cruz in...