• Shame on you Justice Ginsburg - resign now
Shame on you Justice Ginsburg - resign now

It's no surprise that Ginsburg isn't a big fan of Trump (she is known for her liberal views and was nominated by former President Bill Clinton.) But justices usually avoid commenting on politics; particularly politics related to who should be the next president, likely to nominate at least one other justice they'll work with.

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  • Rauner, Democrats strike short-team budget deal
Rauner, Democrats strike short-team budget deal

The General Assembly on Thursday passed a six-month stopgap budget to keep critical services functioning and throw a financial lifeline to Chicago Public Schools, but with vocal opposition from two McHenry County lawmakers. Minutes after the bill cleared the House, Democratic Speaker Michael Madigan took to the microphone and needled his chief ...

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  • Bernie Sanders Finally Endorses Hillary Clinton for President
Bernie Sanders Finally Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

The president of Drake Democrats was a precinct captain for the liberal Senator. "I am dedicated to doing everything I can to make certain she will be the next President of the United States ", he told the crowd of supporters. Clinton said the election will be far more enjoyable now that she and Sanders are on the same side. Hillary Clinton ...

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  • Trump says Justice Ginsburg's 'mind is shot' after her comments
Trump says Justice Ginsburg's 'mind is shot' after her comments

Clinton ally offers trade for Trump tax returns Trump to reveal VP in New York Friday New poll: Clinton leads Trump in Virginia MORE, saying it may disqualify her from future cases. Trump has called on her to resign over the comments. Ginsburg had previously said she expected a Democrat to win in 2016, meaning she could delay retiring be...

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  • GOP leaders call for Ginsburg to resign after comments about Trump
GOP leaders call for Ginsburg to resign after comments about Trump

President Barack Obama's State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in Washington on January 12, 2016. "I think that's something that she should not have done because I don't think that that shows that she intends on being impartial in the future".

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  • United to pay $2.25M fine, won't be charged in flight case
United to pay $2.25M fine, won't be charged in flight case

David Samson, a political mentor to Republican Gov. Chris Christie, pleaded guilty to a corruption charge when he appeared at the Federal Courthouse in Newark, New Jersey today. But an email from a Port Authority official to a Christie aide, both of whom were later charged, described Samson "helping to retaliate" after Port Authority executive di...

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  • Vehicle crashes into crowd in Nice, France, during Bastille Day celebrations
Vehicle crashes into crowd in Nice, France, during Bastille Day celebrations

A family friend told the AP that the Copeland family was on a European vacation. Officials with the French Cultural Center released a statement on Facebook saying they "are very saddened" and their "thoughts are with the families and friends who are grieving and the victims who are recovering from this awful attack".

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  • Slamming Trump, Clinton promises action on immigration
Slamming Trump, Clinton promises action on immigration

Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) from the race, Clinton's response generated generated over a million likes and retweets. Eighty percent of Trump supporters and three-quarters of Clinton backers say a major reason for their support is opposition to the other candidate.

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  • Donald Trump selects Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as running mate
Donald Trump selects Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as running mate

He said in a Fox News interview: "We will announce tomorrow when it will be". Manafort also did early morning television interviews in which he taunted "Never Trump" opponents for losing their bid to free up delegates from their commitments to vote for the NY businessman at next week's convention, conceivably giving other candidates a chance to...

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  • Americans among the dead in Nice terror attack
Americans among the dead in Nice terror attack

Republican Donald Trump said he'd ask for a declaration of war against ISIS while the Democrat candidate-in-waiting, Hillary Clinton, called for greater intelligence gathering to fight terror groups. Britain's ambassador is travelling to Nice today with consular staff to help anyone affected by the attack. There have been 10 terrorist attacks in ...

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  • Influential US Supreme Court judge apologises for calling Trump a 'faker'
Influential US Supreme Court judge apologises for calling Trump a 'faker'

Ginsburg subsequently said in a statement released by the Supreme Court, "On reflection, my recent remarks in response to press inquiries were ill-advised and I regret making them". He tweeted that Ms Ginsburg was an embarrassment for making "very dumb political statements about me". She is now considered as the leader of the Court's liberal wing...

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  • Inmate grabs gun, kills 2 in escape try
Inmate grabs gun, kills 2 in escape try

A report via The Detroit Free Press told despite the couple's recent divorce, Jessica Gordon was still wearing a wedding ring. Zangaro was a retired Michigan State Police trooper and head of courthouse security. She said he loved his 6-year-old daughter Cheyenne. She spoke to him on 10 July, the day before the attack, and said she had no i...

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  • Trump Picks Mike Pence As His Running Mate
Trump Picks Mike Pence As His Running Mate

Trump was set to announce his VP pick Friday, but late Thursday said he would hold off because of the attacks in France. Trump declined to confirm his pick Thursday, but Pence has emerged the likely choice after a week filled with meetings and an apparent audition Tuesday night at a rally in Indiana.

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  • Clinton Gets Sanders Endorsement in Show of Party Unity
Clinton Gets Sanders Endorsement in Show of Party Unity

Sanders has avoided endorsing Clinton for weeks. Sanders has vowed to continue on until the convention and even though he endorsed Clinton he is still an active candidate, his campaign said after the joint appearance. Accepting the endorsement of her primary rival, Clinton said she was happy to be working with someone who has energized the primar...

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  • House Republicans Request One Billionth Investigation Into Hillary Email
House Republicans Request One Billionth Investigation Into Hillary Email

Goodlatte said Lynch had not answered "even the most basic questions about the legal elements the government is obligated to prove in a criminal prosecution". Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Ca.) said, "We're beating a dead horse here for political reasons". Two among them on Monday asked the Justice Department to begin an investigation of Clinton on susp...

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  • At town hall, Obama confronts race issues bigger than police
At town hall, Obama confronts race issues bigger than police

The focus comes a few days after a black Army veteran killed five police officers in revenge for police shooting black men in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and the Minneapolis suburbs. Obama told Patrick he has been "unequivocal" in his support for police. Patrick and his wife made the first contribution: $5,000. He later said he "maybe" chose the wrong w...

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  • Trump postpones his VP announcement after France attack
Trump postpones his VP announcement after France attack

CBS News and the Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call also reported Trump had chosen Pence, citing unidentified people, while the Washington Post said Trump allies were signaling that was the move. "We're very good friends, I have very high regard for him". In addition to Pence, Trump's shortlist included former House Speaker Newt Gingrich of G...

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  • Here's how the Tom Brady ruling changes the AFC East picture
Here's how the Tom Brady ruling changes the AFC East picture

The court's action left intact a 2-to-1 ruling by a three-judge panel that found NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell acted within his powers by upholding the suspension of the star QB for his role in a scheme to doctor footballs used in the playoff game.

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  • GOP leaders, conservatives end bargaining at convention
GOP leaders, conservatives end bargaining at convention

It looks like Republican presidential presumptive nominee Donald Trump has settled on a pick for his vice presidential running mate. "What, we come here and say, "Undo that"?" said Spicer. Backed by Texas Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas will attend the convention and deliver a speech. Proposals floating around include closing GOP primaries to independ...

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  • Game of Thrones leads Emmys field, again
Game of Thrones leads Emmys field, again

Season 6 of the HBO series racked up 23 nominations total, including Outstanding Drama Series and six acting nominations. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images). "Hi, mama! I know you're watching", Anderson said on the live broadcast. That is probably as much a reflection of the rising tide of quality work acr...

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