President Obama said Thursday that he wants to improve training of police in minority communities so that officers can “be aware of their biases ahead of time.”
Lawmakers in several states are pushing to establish independent review boards that would have control of all investigations over fatal incidents that involve police officers, a move that many police advocacy groups are calling a mistake.
Republicans are about to face another immigration fight within their own ranks after conservatives rebelled this week against a border security bill, saying it’s a fig leaf that doesn’t tackle any of the issues surrounding President Obama’s lax enforcement of immigration laws.
As GOP presidential hopefuls descend on Iowa this weekend, immigrant rights advocates have a warning for them: Stay away from Rep. Steve King if you want to have a chance at winning Hispanic votes.
Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has died at the age of 90, the nation’s state-run television station confirmed Thursday.
While tens of thousands of pro-life marchers teemed the streets outside the Capitol, the House voted Thursday to cement a ban on taxpayer funding for abortions under Obamacare.
More than two dozen conservative groups pressed the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday to look into whether the federal prosecutor’s office run by attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch violated restitution and crime victim laws in a major stock fraud case.
It’s an unprecedented gesture toward an American president and one that Indian Prime Minister Naredra Modi hopes will intensify the diplomatic outreach in a bilateral relationship that at times has fallen far short of both countries’ hopes.
Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke didn’t pull any punches in his assessment of the Rev. Al Sharpton — who vowed to keep fighting for justice for slain Ferguson teen Michael Brown, despite the feds’ decision to drop a civil rights investigation — and characterized him on national television as less than intelligent and unworthy of respect.
President Obama has a happy and untroubled life on Fantasy Island, where he lives in splendid isolation from the world where the rest of us live. He is never troubled by terrorists, whether Islamic, Jewish or Episcopalian. All rough places have been made plain, manna falls right on time every morning, the water is pure, clear and cold, and golf courses where everybody breaks par stretch to a happy oblivion. The ants never get into his pants.