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December 5, 2018 3:00 AM Teacher placed on leave over KKK-themed holiday jingle

DOVER, N.H. – The teacher for a class in New Hampshire in which students were videotaped singing about the Ku Klux Klan to the tune of "Jingle Bells" has been placed on paid administrative leave. Dover Superintendent William Harbron told Foster's Daily Democrat Tuesday that putting John Carver on leave will allow school officials to fully investigate 93

December 4, 2018 1:11 AM Republican state lawmakers scramble to curb incoming Democrats' power

(Reuters) - Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin and Michigan are scrambling to pass last-minute legislation to limit the powers of incoming Democratic officials before their iron grip on state governments is loosened following last month’s elections. The Republican-dominated Wisconsin legislature began an unusual lame-duck session on Monday to consider 144

November 30, 2018 4:33 PM Republicans name top member of House banking committee

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A North Carolina Republican will serve as the party’s top member on the House of Representatives committee overseeing banks and financial services, lawmakers announced Thursday. House Republicans voted to name Representative Patrick McHenry as the ranking Republican on the Financial Services Committee, where he will serve as the main bulwark 150

November 30, 2018 2:25 PM Rahm Emanuel isn't betting on Beto: 'You don't promote a loser'

Some Democrats think the former Texas Senate candidate has the potential to take the primaries by storm. In an appearance Thursday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said that in 2020, Democrats should support a proven winner instead of a "loser" like Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D., Texas). "If Beto O'Rourke wants to go and run for president 155

November 29, 2018 5:45 PM Report: Fight at football game led to Arkansas stadium panic

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A report says a fight involving a stun gun at an Arkansas high school football game prompted thousands of attendees to evacuate the stadium as false rumors of gunfire circulated. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports the state found that panic and confusion quickly spread during the Aug. 25 game in Little Rock after a fight in the stands 66

November 27, 2018 9:10 PM Democrat Cox extends lead in California US House contest over Republican Rep. Valadao

T.J. Cox, seen here, has edged ahead of Republican David Valadao in a U.S. House race in California's farm belt, where votes continue to be counted. (Andy Alfaro/Modesto Bee via AP) Democrat T.J. Cox pulled ahead of Republican U.S. Rep. David Valadao following an updated vote count Monday in one of the last House race to be decided the election season 243

November 26, 2018 6:34 PM Official: Nooses, signs found on Mississippi Capitol grounds

JACKSON, Miss. – A Mississippi official says two nooses and six signs were found on the grounds of the Mississippi state Capitol. Chuck McIntosh, a spokesman for the Mississippi Department of Finance and Administration, which oversees the Capitol, says the nooses and signs were found Monday morning shortly before 8 a.m. on the south side of the Capitol 64

November 26, 2018 1:59 PM California Democratic Party chair faces sexual misconduct investigation

The California Democratic Party is investigating multiple sexual misconduct allegations against its Chairman Eric Bauman. (Facebook) California Democratic Party Chairman Eric Bauman is facing an internal investigation after multiple sexual misconduct allegations were made against him. The party decided to launch a probe after Vice Chair Daraka Larimore-Hall 196

November 25, 2018 7:04 PM Rep. Adam Schiff Says President Trump Is 'Being Dishonest' About CIA Khashoggi Report

(WASHINGTON) — The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee says President Donald Trump isn’t telling the truth when he says a CIA report lacks evidence to blame Saudi Arabia’s crown prince for the killing in Turkey of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Trump said Thursday the CIA report had “feelings certain ways” but no clear conclusion 89

November 20, 2018 10:45 PM NJ to allocate $2.1M in aid for illegal immigrants facing deportation, governor says

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday that the Garden State would set aside more than $2 million to provide legal aid for low-income immigrants facing deportation. The first-year Democrat announced the allocation in the current fiscal year's budget hours before a federal judge barred the Trump administration from enforcing a recently enacted rule denying 184