Politics

Biden Says He'll Push Assault Weapons Ban If Elected

(CNN) - Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden says if he's elected president he will push to ban assault weapons. Biden's pledge comes amid a renewed national debate on how to curb gun violence after mass shootings that killed more…

Trump Admin Rule Could Limit Legal Immigration

(CNN) - The Trump administration has announced a new regulation that could limit legal immigration in the U.S. The so-called public charge rule would ensure immigrants can support themselves financially; making it easier to reject green card and visa…

El Paso To Trump: You Still Owe Us $500K

(CNN) - The city of El Paso wants president Trump to pay up! And apparently he's about six months late on his payment. The city is asking the Trump campaign to pay up over a half a million dollars…

Obama: Reject Language That Normalizes Racist Sentiments

(CNN) - In wake of the El Paso and Dayton mass shootings, former president Barack Obama calls on the residents of the United States to reject words 'of any of our leaders' that feed fear and hatred. He released…

DOJ May Push New Law To Make Mass Shootings A Capital Crime

(CNN) - The Justice Department may push for a new federal law specifically making mass shootings a capital crime. DOJ officials are working to follow president Trump's order to come up with legislative fixes to try to end mass…

Trump Taps Sean Spicer To Naval Academy Board

(CNN) - President Donald Trump says he plans to appoint former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer to serve as a member of the board of visitors for the U.S. Naval academy. Spicer, who serves as a commander in…

Barr Limits Asylum Claims Based On Family Ties

(CNN) - Attorney General William Barr has overruled an asylum decision that protected some immigrants seeking asylum based on family ties. The Justice Department made the announcement on Monday. According to the ruling, in order to be granted asylum,…

Director Of National Intelligence Expected To Resign

(CNN) - Dan Coats will step down as National Intelligence director on August 15th. President Trump announced the departure in a tweet Sunday saying, "I would like to thank Dan for his great service to our country. The acting…

Trump, RNC Raise $105M In Second Quarter

(CNN) - President Trump's re-election campaign has raised over $100 million in the second quarter. Trump and his committees raised $54 million and the RNC raised $51 million. By comparison in 2011, during the same period, Barack Obama's re-election…

Local Voters Sound Off On First Debate

Local voters had plenty to say in response to this past week's first televised debate. Half of the two dozen candidates vying for the democratic nomination took the stage in South…