Republicans Delay Budget Battle Until After Election

The Republican-controlled House and Senate Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a stop-gap budget that funds the federal government through Dec. 9, confirming the breakdown of Regular Order and putting the next budget crisis inside Congress’ lame duck session.

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 30: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walks with an aide as he leaves the Senate Chamber after a vote to avert a government shutdown, on Capitol Hill September 30, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Senate voted in favor of a funding bill that would avert …

L.A. Times: Trump Up 7 over Clinton; Breaks 20% Among Blacks

The latest USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times tracking poll puts Republican nominee Donald Trump up nearly 7 points over Democratic rival Hillary Clinton as of Sunday morning. He also hit an all-time high of 20.1% among black voters.

Rev. Faith Green Timmons interrupts Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump as he spoke during a visit to Bethel United Methodist Church, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016, in Flint, Mich.

Michael Moore: Handling of Flint Water Crisis Was ‘A Hate Crime’

Filmmaker Michael Moore argued that the handling of the Flint water crisis was “a hate crime. It was a hate crime based on this race hatred of this particular party” on Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time.” Moore said, “Within a


Obama Sips Filtered Water in Flint

During a visit to Flint, Michigan, on Wednesday, President Barack Obama took a sip of filtered water from the city in front of reporters, after he was challenged by a reporter to do so.

US President Barack Obama drinks filtered water during a meeting at the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan in Flint, Michigan, May 4, 2016. / AFP / Jim Watson (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

MSNBC Journalist Feeds Hillary Clinton Aide Question Ahead of Interview

On Sunday night, after the debate between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, MSNBC inadvertently aired footage of NBC journalist Kristen Welker telling Clinton communications director Jen Palmieri exactly what question she was planning to ask in an imminent live interview.

MSNBC Journalist Feeds Hillary Clinton Aide Question Ahead of Interview

Marco Rubio Wins Cheers for Answer on Flint at GOP Debate

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) was asked about the Flint water crisis at Thursday night’s GOP debate in Detroit, Michigan — and delivered an excellent answer, both defining the problem and defending his fellow candidates.

Marco Rubio GOP debate (Carlos Osorio / Associated Press)

Flint’s Water Crisis Is a Democrat Disaster Long in the Making

Democrats are making a big push to blame the water crisis in a Democrat-dominated city, overseen by a Democrat Environmental Protection Agency of unprecedented power, on the only Republican within a thousand miles, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder.

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