Politics

GOP Senator Replacing Johnny Isakson Sworn In

(CNN) The newsest U-S Senator was officially sworn in Monday. Vice President Mike Pence administered the oath of office to Georgia's Kelly Loeffler in the US Capitol. Loeffler was a financial services firm executive before Georgia Governor Brian Kemp appointed…

Rick Perry Joins Board Of Pipeline Company

(CNN) - Former energy secretary Rick Perry is back in the private energy business again. Perry was appointed as the director of LEGP LLC., which is the general partner of Energy Transfer Friday. That's the company where Perry sat…

Julian Castro Drops Out Of Presidential Race

(CNN) - Julián Castro is out of the 2020 Democratic presidential race. The former housing and urban development secretary announced the end of his presidential campaign on Thursday via Twitter. The Castro campaign appeared to be nearing the end…

SCOTUS Allows KY Law On Abortion Ultrasound Law

(CNN) - The Supreme Court has rejected a challenge to a Kentucky abortion ultrasound law. The law requires a doctor, while performing a pre-abortion ultrasound, to describe the image and make the fetal heart tone audible to a patient.…

Trump's Doctor Releases Memo On His Hospital Visit

(CNN) -A "routine, planned interim checkup." That's how president Trump's doctor describes his recent visit to Walter Reed National Military Center. The news came out Monday night after Trump's visit to the hospital Saturday raised some questions about his…

Poll: Joe Biden Has Big Lead In South Carolina

(CNN) - Former Vice President Biden is leading the Democratic primary field in the early voting state of South Carolina. That's according to new polls from Quinnipiac University and the University of North Florida. According to both polls; about…

SCOTUS Temporarily Blocks Release Of Trump Finances

(CNN) - The Supreme Court has temporarily blocked the release of president Donald Trump's financial records. His financial documents were set to be released Wednesday after a lower court opinion allowed a house subpoena to go forward. Trump had…

Pay Raise For Marshal's Employees In Consolidation Plan

Deputy Marshals will get a pay raise according to a presentation on consolidation during a City Council work session this morning.  Local Legislators are weighing the option to combine the Marshal's office with…