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GAO Says EPA Violated Spending Law on Pruitt's Privacy Booth

GAO Says EPA Violated Spending Law on Pruitt's Privacy Booth

By Michael Biesecker | Apr 16
An internal government watchdog says the Environmental Protection Agency violated federal spending laws when purchasing a $43,000 soundproof privacy booth for Administrator Scott Pruitt to make private phone calls in his office.

Trump Seeks to Limit Access to Records Seized in FBI Raid

Trump Seeks to Limit Access to Records Seized in FBI Raid

By Tom Hays and Larry Neumeister | Apr 16
The porn actress Stormy Daniels is expected to attend a court hearing in New York on Monday.

Activist Party Backs Cynthia Nixon in NY Governor's Race

Activist Party Backs Cynthia Nixon in NY Governor's Race

By Karen Matthews | Apr 16
The progressive Working Families Party endorsed "Sex and the City" actress Cynthia Nixon against incumbent Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Saturday.

Trump: All Lawyers 'Deflated' by FBI Raid on Michael Cohen

Trump: All Lawyers 'Deflated' by FBI Raid on Michael Cohen

Apr 16
President Donald Trump said Sunday that all lawyers are now "deflated and concerned" by the FBI raid on his personal attorney Michael Cohen, who is under criminal investigation for personal business dealings.

GOP Attorneys General Support Citizenship Question on Census

GOP Attorneys General Support Citizenship Question on Census

By David A. Lieb | Apr 16
A Trump administration plan to ask people if they are U.S. citizens during the 2020 census has prompted a legal uproar from Democratic state attorneys general, who argue it could drive down participation and lead to an inaccurate count.

Kentucky Gov. Bevin Apologizes for Child Sex Abuse Remarks

Kentucky Gov. Bevin Apologizes for Child Sex Abuse Remarks

Apr 16
- Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin apologized Sunday for saying that children were sexually abused because they were left home alone while teachers rallied to ask lawmakers to override his vetoes.

Comey Says It's Possible Russians Have Leverage Over Trump

Comey Says It's Possible Russians Have Leverage Over Trump

By Catherine Lucey And Eric Tucker | Apr 16
Former FBI Director James Comey says he thinks it's possible the Russians have compromising information on President Donald Trump, that there is "some evidence of obstruction of justice" in the president's actions and that Trump is "morally unfit."

Wisconsin Professor Says Firing Shows Anti-Conservative Bias

Wisconsin Professor Says Firing Shows Anti-Conservative Bias

By Ivan Moreno | Apr 15
A dispute between a conservative professor and the university that fired him is going before the Wisconsin Supreme Court, which will hear arguments this week on whether the firing was the result of a provocative blog post or his conduct.

GOP Devotes $250M to Midterm Strategy: Keep House Majority

GOP Devotes $250M to Midterm Strategy: Keep House Majority

By Steve Peoples | Apr 15
The Republican National Committee has committed $250 million to a midterm election strategy that has one goal above all else: Preserve the party's House majority for the rest of President Donald Trump's first term.

Poll: Cuomo Holds Big Lead Over Nixon Among NY Dem Voters

Poll: Cuomo Holds Big Lead Over Nixon Among NY Dem Voters

Apr 13
A new poll finds two-time incumbent New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo holding a commanding lead over "Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon among registered Democratic voters in the state's upcoming primary.

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