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Mark Makela/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — One Secret Service office in Chicago is responsible for securing both the Republican National Convention and Democratic National Convention and no stone is left unturned — from large-scale security measures to making sure residents in Chicago and Milwaukee aren’t missing trash pickup. The Secret Service Chicago Field Office is responsible […]

Spencer Platt/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Facing 16 felony charges in federal court, New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez launched a long-shot bid for reelection earlier this month as an independent, but he appears to have held no campaign events, raised almost no money through the first quarter of this year, reportedly has no paid […]

Melissa Sue Gerrits/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The Republican National Committee is launching a nationwide recruitment effort for poll workers ahead of November’s election as former President Donald Trump continues to spread doubts about election security. The RNC says it has promised Trump it will enlist at least 100,000 people to serve as poll watchers, poll […]

Joe Raedle/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Former President Donald Trump’s campaign on Friday clarified his immigration proposal to give green cards to all noncitizen college students who graduate from American universities, arguing there would be an “aggressive vetting process.” “He believes, only after such vetting has taken place, we ought to keep the most skilled graduates […]

Getty Images – STOCK (WASHINGTON) — Gun control advocates and domestic abuse victims’ rights groups on Friday praised a U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding a federal ban on people under domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns. The 8-1 decision in U.S. v. Rahimi, which ruled that federal and state laws that prevent domestic abusers […]

SimpleImages/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The federal judge overseeing Donald Trump’s classified documents case is hearing arguments Friday on the former president’s effort to invalidate the appointment of special counsel Jack Smith. The hearing is focused on a legal theory pushed by conservative legal critics of the special counsel, who has been overseeing the case against […]

Getty Images – STOCK (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a Trump-era tax on U.S. shareholders of some American-controlled foreign corporations, preserving a major source of government revenue while sidestepping the more controversial question of the constitutionality of the taxation of wealth. In a 7-2 decision, the court said a 2017 law […]

Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Independent presidential candidate Robert Kennedy Jr. has received intense public scrutiny for promoting an array of unconventional theories, from claiming that vaccines are behind an “epidemic” of diseases in America to insisting that the CIA was directly involved in the assassination of his uncle, former President John F. Kennedy. But […]

Patrick Van Katwijk/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The Biden administration is issuing a total ban on the use of a Russian-backed cybersecurity software in the United States due to the Russian government’s alleged influence operations over the software, the U.S. Commerce Department announced on Thursday. Kaspersky Lab’s software has been a concern of U.S. government officials […]

Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Former President Donald Trump is raising his debate expectations for President Joe Biden a week ahead of the two men facing off, and after spending months describing him as a weak, mentally unfit leader. “I assume he’s gonna be somebody that will be a worthy debater. … I don’t want […]


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