House Dems to resurrect LGBT measure

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) House Democrats will try again this week to pass legislation promoting equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people after being thwarted in a more…

Jimmy Carter: Trump tapping into 'inherent racism'

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_694693" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Jimmy Carter[/caption] Former President Jimmy Carter added his two cents to the campaign mantra surrounding presumptive Republican Party nominee Donald Trump, throwing out the more…

Paul Ryan bails out Puerto Rico

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) The bipartisan deal to tackle Puerto Rico’s debt crisis represents Paul Ryan’s first big victory as Speaker. While the Wisconsin Republican has notched other wins on more…

House Dems demand end to Planned Parenthood probe

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2776765" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Planned Parenthood[/caption] Almost all the Democrats in the House of Representatives, 178 of 188, signed on to a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan, asking more…

Ryan 'not betting' on Trump victory

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) Paul Ryan loves the word “unity,” but his definition of that term differs sharply from Donald Trump’s vision of a smiling speaker at his side, mouth shut more…

U.S. crime surge 'worries' FBI chief

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) FBI Director James B. Comey had an odd plea to Washington reporters when he met them earlier this month. Please, he said, write about the surge more…

Soldiers say Army gave away their military dogs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON D.C. (CBSDFW.COM) – The House passed the bipartisan FY17 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) last week. This comes two weeks after CBS11’s investigation into why hundreds of more…

TSA security head fired over long checkpoint lines

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_3329344" align="aligncenter" width="599"] Kelly Hoggan[/caption] Kelly Hoggan, the head of security for the Transportation Security Administration, has been fired over the long lines that have plagued security more…