On Monday, Sen. Susan Collins’ (R-ME) plan to have colleagues use a designated “talking stick” to ensure they take turns speaking while trying to broker a shutdown deal backfired when one of the senators broke a glass elephant heirloom with the stick.
Rap legend Snoop Dogg put his money where his mouth is this weekend by donating $10,000 to Mothers Against Police Brutality as part of footballer Colin Kaepernick’s pledge to match $1 million of donations in his name.
John Kelly’s time as President Donald Trump’s chief of staff may be coming to an end. On Monday, author Gabriel Sherman reported that Ivanka Trump had been put in charge of finding a replacement for Kelly.
President Donald Trump is expected to choose the billionaire co-founder of Cerberus Capital Management — who has pushed for turning over the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan to mercenary armies and the CIA — to lead the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board.
In the past year, Laskey’s profile in the region has grown alongside that of Pacific Northwest antifascists, whom he has gone on a crusade against. He reportedly burned “hundreds” of copies of Eugene Weekly in protest of their portrayal of him.
White House chief of staff John Kelly has been credited with bringing a certain level of discipline to an otherwise chaotic West Wing — but apparently some members of the administration are growing tired of his style.
After spending a month in heartland Muncie, Indiana, a Guardian journalist found Donald Trump voters who don’t care much for the way the president conducts himself, but say their lives have not been changed since the election and they would vote for him again.
A woman from Round Lake Beach, Illinois is facing a possible felony drug charge after police found a narcotic pain medication in her coat pocket — which they only discovered because they mistook pistachio shells in her car for marijuana.