But Feinstein said she will be doing plenty of fighting against Trump, regardless of the ultimate outcome. She talked about the growing danger of global warming and her doubts that Scott Pruitt, the new director of the Environmental Protection Agency and a nonbeliever in climate change, will do much to fight it. … [Read more...] about Feinstein answers questions; still gets hard time from protesters
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With Democrats still smarting over Republicans’ refusal to consider Barack Obama’s pick of Merrick Garland for the court, this will push them over the edge, and maybe to the polls, especially women. And Trump’s base could race to vote, because the president has talked about nominating Tom Cotton or Ted Cruz, aiming to have a court that would overturn Roe v. Wade. Mitch McConnell said Friday that Trump’s nominee — hopefully not Jeanine Pirro — will get a floor vote. … [Read more...] about Dowd: Will the election turn on RBG?
That works well for the conservatives who dominate the Republican Party. In a 2012 speech arguing that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was an acceptable choice as the GOP presidential nominee, small government activist Grover Norquist argued that all Republicans needed in a president was someone “with enough working digits to handle a pen” and sign the bills sent to him by a GOP Congress. … [Read more...] about While Trump tweets grab spotlight, appointees make crucial changes
“Rep. Lewis was a champion of the Civil Rights movement, and our Board strongly believes this is an appropriate tribute to an individual who is a true American hero. We will also honor his life’s work by continuing to promote equity, justice, tolerance and service in the work that we do,” Anderson said. … [Read more...] about Fairfax County School Board Votes To Name Robert E Lee High School After The Late Rep John Lewis
WASHINGTON - A key campaign advisor to Republican U.S. President Donald Trump is signaling that the president may be less disruptive at Thursday’s final debate with his Democratic challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden, than he was at their first confrontation last month. … [Read more...] about Trump Advisor Signals President Could Be Less Disruptive at Thursday Debate