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Controversial Rep. Steve King loses Iowa GOP primary battle

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 23:08
Rep. Steve King, the controversial nine-term Republican congressman from Iowa, lost a heavily contested primary race on Tuesday night to a well-funded state Sen. Randy Feenstra.

De Blasio downplays 'anarchist, criminal' elements of protests, says majority of NYC wasn't looted

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 21:49
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio defended the city's response to the rioting that took place in Manhattan, insisting that the "anarchist" and "criminal" elements of the George Floyd protests were very small in comparison to the peaceful demonstrators. 

Biden closes in on clinching Democratic presidential nomination

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 21:14
Joe Biden was running the table on Tuesday night, moving him closer to going over the top and formally clinching the Democratic presidential nomination, as seven states and the District of Columbia were holding Democratic presidential primaries.

Trump says GOP 'forced' to seek other state to host convention, slamming North Carolina governor

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 20:30
President Trump announced late Tuesday that Republicans are "forced" to seek another state to host their convention, saying North Carolina's governor was "still in Shelter-In-Place Mode" over the coronavirus and had "refused to guarantee that we can have use of the Spectrum Arena" in Charlotte, despite earlier assurances.

Michael Flynn case: Oral arguments set on motion to dismiss case

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 19:44
Oral arguments in the Justice Department’s motion to compel the federal judge in the case against Michael Flynn to dismiss it has been set for June 12 before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Washington, D.C.

Rod Rosenstein testifying on Capitol Hill Wednesday about Russia probe: What to know

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 19:02
Former acting Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will be the first witness to testify in the Senate Judiciary Committee’s investigation into the origins of the Russia probe on Wednesday. 

The President Promises Penalties He Has No Power to Impose, While the Company Promises Moderation It Cannot Deliver

TownHall Latest columns - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 19:01
Last Thursday the president of the United States threw a temper tantrum disguised as an executive order, threatening to punish Twitter for daring to annotate two of his comments about voting by mail.

Whatever Happened to Social Distancing?

TownHall Latest columns - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 19:01
For 10 weeks, law-abiding Americans submitted to the demands of so-called experts to maintain a 6-foot distance from our friends, relatives, and fellow human beings.

The Dangers of Scientific Censorship—on Climate and COVID

TownHall Latest columns - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 19:01
Excuse me for wandering somewhat afield, as Im prone to do, but I think that this stellar piece by the notorious Los Angeles Times begs for clarification.

As We Hurdle Toward Recession, Can Right and Left Populists Agree?

TownHall Latest columns - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 19:01
The past four years have been those of the populist.

High School Seniors Weren’t Forgotten, Thanks to Prom-on-Wheels

TownHall Latest columns - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 19:01
As a D.C. education policy wonk examining school finance, its hard for me to avoid viewing students through the lens of numbers, dollars, or costs.

Congress measures Trump’s response to the George Floyd protests

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 18:18
You thought Democrats were done with President Trump after impeachment? Y

McConnell, Schumer block each other's resolutions on response to George Floyd death, unrest

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 17:44
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., on Tuesday blocked each other's resolutions -- one to condemn President Trump for his visit to St. John’s Church after federal law-enforcement officers in riot gear cleared protesters in Lafayette Square a day earlier, and one calling for peace and order. 

Park Police defends actions clearing protesters near White House, says ‘no tear gas was used’

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 17:19
The United States Park Police denied using tear gas to clear away protestors in Washington D.C.’s Lafayette Park on Monday before President Trump’s controversial visit to St. John’s Church.

Primaries return amid coronavirus and unrest after George Floyd death

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 17:11
Amid the coronavirus pandemic and with some cities nationwide under curfews in the wake of protests following the death of George Floyd, eight states and the District of Columbia are holding primaries on Tuesday.

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