St. Louis gun owner Mark McCloskey, who defended home from protesters, may seek US Senate seat
Mark McCloskey, a St. Louis attorney who, along with his wife, armed himself and confronted Black Lives Matter protesters outside their home last summer, said he is considering a run for a U.S. Senate seat.
Candace Owens slams Democrats, media for 'mob justice' in Derek Chauvin trial
Author and conservative analyst Candace Owens reacted to the guilty verdict lodged against former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd as a symptom of a perpetual media and Democrat Party narrative absent many facts about the case.
New York Democratic Cuomo critic Ron Kim lauds new criminal probe into governor
State Assemblyman Ron Kim, a leading Democratic critic of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s handling of the coronavirus crisis in New York nursing homes, is lauding a second criminal probe into the governor’s alleged misconduct following allegations that he used taxpayer resources to write and promote his book on pandemic leadership.
Biden ignores rioting that marred summer of George Floyd protests after Chauvin conviction
President Biden on Tuesday, weighing in on the murder conviction of ex-Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin, left out the rioting, looting, arson and worse that broke out around the country amid a summer of unrest following George Floyd’s Memorial Day death.
Pelosi tweets new response to Chauvin verdict after thanking George Floyd 'for sacrificing your life for justice'
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tweeted Tuesday evening clarifying earlier remarks about the murder conviction of Derek Chauvin, writing, "George Floyd should be alive today," after earlier making comments where she thanked Floyd, who died at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer last year, "for sacrificing your life for justice."
Biden, Harris slam 'systemic racism' in US, say Chauvin guilty verdict is 'giant step' toward racial justice
President Biden and Vice President Harris on Tuesday America has a "long history of systemic racism," calling it a "stain on the nation's soul," while saying the guilty verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin "can be a giant step forward in the march toward justice in America," but one that is "too rare" to deliver "basic accountability" for Black Americans.
Kamala Harris: Guilty verdict in Chauvin trial would 'not heal the pain that existed for generations'
Shortly before a jury convicted former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd last May, Vice President Kamala Harris said even a guilty verdict would not “heal the pain” of systematic racism in the United States.
Analysis: A moment of justice, a sigh of relief, a lot more to do
Derek Chauvin is guilty of killing George Floyd. A jury convicted the White former Minneapolis cop who knelt on Floyd's neck for nine minutes, killing him and sparking a year of reckoning about US policing and how it is applied differently to Black Americans.
Biden says verdict in Chauvin trial could be a step toward racial justice in America and urges country to come together
President Joe Biden said Tuesday the country could take a step toward racial justice after a jury found a former Minneapolis police officer guilty of murdering George Floyd in a case that was closely watched around the world.
Val Demings rebukes Jim Jordan in fiery exchange over law enforcement: 'Did I strike a nerve?'
Democratic Rep. Val Demings and Republican Rep. Jim Jordan had a heated exchange Tuesday during a House Judiciary hearing after Jordan tried to cut Demings short as she spoke about law enforcement.
Pelosi concedes to even partisan split on 1/6 commission in effort to jumpstart talks
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is offering a significant change to her plans for a 9/11-style commission to investigate what led up to the Capitol insurrection on January 6, proposing to create an independent panel with an equal number of Republican and Democratic members, a source familiar with the negotiations told CNN.
Suspected Chinese hackers exploited Pulse Secure VPN to compromise 'dozens' of agencies and companies in US and Europe
For months, hackers with suspected ties to China have exploited a popular workplace tool to break into government agencies, defense companies and financial institutions in the US and Europe, according to a report by the cybersecurity firm FireEye.
Arizona Gov. Ducey deploys National Guard to southern border amid migrant crisis
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday announced that he is deploying the state’s National Guard to the border and is issuing an emergency declaration in response to the growing migrant crisis that has overwhelmed local officials.
Sen. Tim Scott, other Republicans laud Chauvin murder conviction: 'Our justice system is getting more just'
Sen. Tim Scott and other Republicans on Capitol Hill and nationally lauded the conviction of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd on Tuesday, saying that the verdict proved the strength of the American judicial system.
Humanitarian groups call new federal budget a 'missed opportunity'
News/Politics: Humanitarian groups in Canada are expressing disappointment with the federal budget presented by the minority Liberal government, saying it is a missed opportunity that limits Ottawa’s ability to play a “meaningful long-term role” in a post-pandemic global recovery.