UN chief calls for renewed focus on mass destruction weapons

Washington Times Politics - Tue, 2016-08-23 08:15

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Tuesday that technological advances have made it easier for terrorist and criminal groups to obtain materials needed to make weapons of mass destruction, and some are actively trying to obtain nuclear, biological and chemical weapons to target civilians.

Ban, speaking at ...

Road to Urban Despair Paved by Democrats

TownHall - Tue, 2016-08-23 08:15
Riots broke out in Milwaukee the other day, and before that in other cities, each erupting with familiar sights: fire and pain, anger and looting. 2016-08-23T00:01:00-04:00 2016-08-23T15:15:02Z John Kass

Jill Stein: Hillary Clinton's email gaffe endangered CIA agents

Washington Times Politics - Tue, 2016-08-23 08:06

Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein blasted Hillary Clinton's emails, saying Tuesday that the former secretary of state risked the lives of CIA secret agents and crossed the line in mixing her family's personal business with her duties as chief diplomat.

Ms. Stein appears intent on not repeating the mistakes ...

Alabama funeral planned for journalist George Curry

Washington Times Politics - Tue, 2016-08-23 07:42

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Funeral plans are set for George E. Curry, a journalist, civil rights activist and publisher whose syndicated column ran in hundreds of black-owned newspapers around the United States.

The Laurel, Maryland, resident died suddenly over the weekend. He was 69.

He is being laid to rest ...

Pat Toomey, Mark Kirk endorsed by Gabrielle Giffords' gun control group

Washington Times Politics - Tue, 2016-08-23 07:20

Sen. Pat Toomey, one of the Democrats' top targets in their quest to retake control of the U.S. Senate, is getting support from some unlikely places for a Republican: pro-gun control groups.

Americans for Responsible Solutions, a group co-founded by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, has thrown its support behind Mr. ...

The Latest: Trump campaign hits Clinton Foundation anew

Washington Times Politics - Tue, 2016-08-23 07:10

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):

3 p.m.

Donald Trump's campaign says the decision by rival Hillary Clinton's family foundation to no longer accept foreign and corporate donations if she's elected president doesn't go far enough.

Trump campaign spokesman Jason Miller says, "The ...

Only 77 days until election!

Oregon Catalyst - Tue, 2016-08-23 07:04

by NW Spotlight

The dog days of summer are almost at an end – Labor Day is in just 13 days. Campaigns in Oregon will be heating up and Republican candidates are going to need your support heading into Election Day on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

They’re going to need any donations or volunteer efforts you can spare, and they’re going to need your VOTE!

Here are the campaign websites for the statewide and congressional Republican candidates:

Donald Trump for President

Mark Callahan for U.S. Senate

Brian Heinrich for U.S. Congress (Oregon CD-1)

Rep. Greg Walden for U.S. Congress (Oregon CD-2)

David Walker for U.S. Congress (Oregon CD-3)

Art Robinson for U.S. Congress (Oregon CD-4)

Colm Willis for U.S. Congress (Oregon CD-5)


Bud Pierce for Governor

Dennis Richardson for Oregon Secretary of State

Jeff Gudman for State Treasurer

Daniel Zene Crowe for Oregon Attorney General

Oregon Legislature

To find out what state senate district and state house district you live in, please go to this website and enter your address (this will also tell you what U.S. Congressional district you live in). To find the Republican candidate (Primary winner) for your state and house district, go to this list of 2016 Primary winners (pages 26-81) and find your district.

There are elections for all 60 state house districts and for half of the 30 state senate districts. Not all districts will have a GOP candidate.

Additionally, as a result of the recent sad death of Sen. Alan Bates (D-Medford), state senate district 3 will also be on the November ballot.

Last day to register to vote in one week

A week from today, Aug. 30, 2016, is the last day to register to vote in this year’s election (in Oregon you can register to vote online).

Wisconsin Ethics Commission to decide whether to donate

Washington Times Politics - Tue, 2016-08-23 06:37

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Members of Wisconsin's newly created commission charged with overseeing the state's ethics, lobbying and campaign finance laws were to vote on whether they will allow themselves to make political donations.

Nothing in state law bars members of the new Ethics Commission from donating to the very ...

The Latest: Complaint: Man used ax, gun in slaying of 5

Washington Times Politics - Tue, 2016-08-23 06:20

CITRONELLE, Ala. (AP) - The Latest on the slaying of five adults at a home in Alabama (all times local):

12:45 p.m.

Criminal complaints allege that a man used both a gun and an ax to slaughter five adults as they slept in an Alabama home.

The complaints filed Tuesday ...

Hillary Clinton courts small business owners, entrepreneurs

Washington Times Politics - Tue, 2016-08-23 06:16

Pushing back against the notion that Republican Donald Trump is the presidential race's only pro-business candidate, Hillary Clinton on Tuesday rolled out a series of proposals aimed at making it easier for Americans to open and grow their own small businesses.

In a piece posted to LinkedIn, the ...

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