WASHINGTON — The White House sent another 12 nominations to the Senate for confirmation Tuesday, but the slow rate the of confirmations caused by procedural motions by Democrats will take the executive branch over 11 years to fill the posts, Republicans claim.
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Kerry Picket is a Washington D.C. based reporter at The Daily Caller and fill-in radio host at SiriusXM Patriot 125. Picket has worked has at other outlets including The Washington Times, where she began reporting on Capitol Hill. Before that, she produced news content for Robin Quivers of “The Howard Stern Show” on SiriusXM, wrote entertainment news for MTV Radio and worked as a production assistant at MTV.com.
A proposal under consideration at the Department of Homeland Security would force foreign students at U.S. schools to reapply for permission to remain in the country each year, The Washington Post reported Monday night.
WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Tuesday that the August recess will be delayed.
Columbia University Law School professor Daniel Richman, a close friend of former FBI Director James Comey, disputed a report from The Hill Monday that memos Comey shared with him contained classified information -- but his pal's past statements could refute the professor's contentions.
WASHINGTON -- Washington D.C. officials cried foul over Republican legislation that would supersede the district’s local gun control laws, with the District's one Democratic congresswoman calling it an “insult” to suggest some D.C. residents may want to carry firearms for self-defense.
A U.S. Magistrate judge denied a request of federal prosecutors Wednesday to hold a convicted murderer without bond after he allegedly sold gang members a weapon used to shoot two Chicago cops, The Chicago Tribune reported.
WASHINGTON -- Two Republican congressmen -- Arizona Rep. Trent Franks and Ohio Rep. Brad Wenstrup -- proposed legislation Friday granting lawful permanent status in the U.S. to the terminally sick British infant Charlie Gard and his family.
House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce proposed Friday to sanction Russia for its violations of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty through an amendment in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
New York City will spend $1.3 million more on retrofitting New York Police Department vehicles with bullet-resistant shielding after officer Miosotis Familia was killed in the South Bronx as she sat in her patrol vehicle.
The number of international students enrolled in U.S. schools during 2015-16 academic school year jumped 10 percent from the previous academic year to 974,926, a report from the Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration (ITA) showed --- an 89 percent bump over the past 15 years.
WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer attacked a proposed amendment by Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz to the GOP's health care bill as a “hoax.”
New York City street homelessness shot up 40 percent since the city conducted its annual estimate in 2016, Politico reported Wednesday.
The execution style murder of New York Police Department Officer Miosotis Familia late Tuesday night reflects a spike of nearly 20 percent in police deaths since the same time last year, Fox News reported.
The Bronx hospital killer was able to purchase a firearm because the New York legal system granted him a plea bargain on a 2004 felony charge.
The of numbers of individuals in different states on food stamps have dropped precipitously after certain counties in different states decided to re-establish work requirements for food stamp government benefits that ballooned under the Obama administration, Fox News reported Tuesday.
Amid the downward spiraling chaos in Venezuela, members of Congress reiterated their call for the release and return of a Utah man locked up in a Caracas prison after one year.
Missouri Republican Rep. Vicky Hartzler proposed an amendment last week to the annual defense authorization bill that would roll back the Pentagon's transgender enlistment policy.
Five Months Later, Dems Still Can’t Explain ‘Circumstantial Evidence Of Collusion’ Between Trump And Russia
WASHINGTON -- Five months after ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee Adam Schiff said that "circumstantial evidence" of collusion influencing the 2016 election existed between Trump campaign associates and Moscow, he and other Democrats on the committee are silent about it or struggle to explain the supposed collusion.
WASHINGTON — A Seattle-based labor & employment attorney warns that just discussing President Donald Trump’s tweets in the office can trigger a lawsuit.
WASHINGTON -- Virginia Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe and California Secretary of State Alex Padilla Thursday have both refused to hand over registered voter information from their states to the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity.