Category Archives: The States

amy mcgrath raises $2.5 million in 24 hours

Amy McGrath Raises $2.5 Million in 24 Hours

The race is on and McGrath is starting strong! McGrath, a retired marine fighter pilot, announced Tuesday she would challenge current Kentucky senator Mitch McConnell for his seat. McConnell is also the current Senate Majority leader. Within five hours of her announcement the campaign had

Supreme Court Upholds Travel Ban

Supreme Court Upholds Ohio Voter Registration Removal Method

The controversial decision disheartens Democrats and emboldens Republicans. In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court on Monday ruled that Ohio’s method of removing names from its voter rolls does not violate federal law. The law allows an address confirmation notice be sent to voters who

Wyoming Approves Concealed Weapons in Churches

Governor Matt Mead signed the law yesterday. The law is in response to the deadly Texas church shooting that occurred last November which left 26 people dead. As the law stands now, individuals had to obtain permission from the church. The law also allows for

John Kasich Rebukes Repeal then Replace

Gov. John Kasich Says No To “Repeal then Replace”

On Sunday, the Governor completely rejected the idea. With the reveal of the Senate healthcare plan, and the number of politicians running away from it, other ideas have bloomed. On such idea, in which President Trump has spoken of, first passing a clean Obamacare repeal bill

R. Seth Williams pleads guilty to bribery.

Philadelphia D.A. Pleads Guilty

Philadelphia’s history making D.A. has plead guilty to bribery. On Thursday, R. Seth Williams plead guilty to bribery and quit his position as Philadelphia’s chief law enforcement officer. The unexpected plea came after  more than two weeks of testimony. Prosecutors alleged that Williams took cash

Phil Montag Fired After Steve Scalise Comments

Nebraska Democrat Fired After Scalise Comments

Phil Montag was fired from his volunteer position Thursday morning. Jane Kleeb, Nebraska Democratic Party chair, fired Montag after a recording surfaced on YouTube of him saying was glad House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot and then went further by saying he with the Louisiana congressman

Karl Oliver apologizes for lynching remark

Mississippi Lawmaker Apologizes After Lynching Remark

After backlash, State Rep. Karl Oliver finally issues an apology. The Mississippi lawmaker recommended lynching New Orleans’ leaders over the weekend. This comes in response to several Confederate monuments being dismantled in the past month. Despite instantaneous backlash, it took until Monday, under pressure from colleagues, for