Trump on North Korea, from 'Rocket Man' to 'fire and fury'

Throughout the first year of his presidency – and even as he campaigned for the office – President Trump’s rhetoric regarding North Korea has been harsh. He warned earlier this year that America’s nuclear capabilities were “much bigger [and] more powerful” than that of the Asian nation. And at the end of 2017, Trump designated … More Trump on North Korea, from 'Rocket Man' to 'fire and fury'

South Carolina governor candidate shoots rattlesnake, pledges to end 'poisonous big gov't ways' in new ad

Attorney Catherine Templeton, a GOP candidate for governor in South Carolina, promised to go after the “snakes slithering around” the state capital in her latest campaign ad.  (CatherineTempleton.com) Catherine Templeton, a Republican candidate for governor in South Carolina, said in a recent campaign ad that she was given a gun to shoot snakes around a … More South Carolina governor candidate shoots rattlesnake, pledges to end 'poisonous big gov't ways' in new ad

Kevin Kamenetz, Maryland governor candidate and county exec, dies suddenly at age 60

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, a leading Democratic contender for Maryland governor, died early Thursday. He was 60 years old.  (AP Photo/Brian Witte) Kevin Kamenetz, considered to be one of the leading Democratic contenders for governor in Maryland, died early Thursday morning of cardiac arrest, police have said. Kamenetz, the Baltimore County executive, woke at … More Kevin Kamenetz, Maryland governor candidate and county exec, dies suddenly at age 60

Georgia governor candidate vows to 'round up criminal illegals' with own truck if necessary

Republican Georgia governor candidate Brian Kemp said in a new campaign ad that he could personally “round up” undocumented immigrants in his truck if needed.  (AP Photo/David Goldman) Calling himself a “politically incorrect conservative,” Georgia gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp said he could personally “round up criminal illegals” in his truck if needed in his latest … More Georgia governor candidate vows to 'round up criminal illegals' with own truck if necessary

Trump administration's lawsuit against California sanctuary laws backed by these cities, counties

The U.S. Justice Department sued California over its alleged interference with federal immigration policies – and it’s gotten some support from the state’s own municipalities. Multiple local city or county councils have voted to join the Trump administration’s lawsuit or fight the state’s policies in some way.   California’s so-called sanctuary laws limit police cooperation with … More Trump administration's lawsuit against California sanctuary laws backed by these cities, counties

Who is Mike Braun? A look at the Indiana Senate hopeful

Businessman and self-described political outsider Mike Braun grabbed the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Indiana on Tuesday.  Braun beat out two U.S. congressmen — Todd Rokita and Luke Messer — for the nomination in a highly volatile primary. He will face incumbent Democrat Sen. Joe Donnelly, who has held the seat since 2013, in … More Who is Mike Braun? A look at the Indiana Senate hopeful

Who is Patrick Morrisey? A look at the West Virginia Senate hopeful

West Virginia Attorney Gen. Patrick Morrisey pulled off an upset in the Republican primary for Senate, beating out coal baron Don Blankenship and Rep. Evan Jenkins to secure the GOP nomination.  Considered a toss-up in the midterm elections, the West Virginia Senate race is one where Republicans hope to have the chance to unseat incumbent Joe … More Who is Patrick Morrisey? A look at the West Virginia Senate hopeful

North Carolina mayor arrested on DWI, gun charges hours after election win

Robert Williams, Jr., was elected mayor of Sharpsburg, North Carolina, but ended up spending the night in jail on gun and DWI charges.  (Nash County Jail) Robert Williams, Jr., spent the night in jail — just hours after he was elected mayor of a small town in eastern North Carolina. Police pulled Williams over Tuesday … More North Carolina mayor arrested on DWI, gun charges hours after election win

Trump on North Korea, from 'Rocket Man' to 'fire and fury'

Throughout the first year of his presidency – and even as he campaigned for the office – President Trump’s rhetoric regarding North Korea has been harsh. He warned earlier this year that America’s nuclear capabilities were “much bigger [and] more powerful” than that of the Asian nation. And at the end of 2017, Trump designated … More Trump on North Korea, from 'Rocket Man' to 'fire and fury'

Rachel Crooks, who accused Trump of sexual misconduct, wins Dem nomination for Ohio legislature

Rachel Crooks, who accused President Trump of forcibly kissing her years ago, advanced in her Ohio legislative campaign.  (Reuters/Andrew Kelly) Rachel Crooks, who accused President Trump of sexually harassing her more than a decade ago, won the Democratic primary in an Ohio state legislature race. Crooks, a 35-year-old university administrator, won the uncontested primary Tuesday and … More Rachel Crooks, who accused Trump of sexual misconduct, wins Dem nomination for Ohio legislature