Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Police chiefs who have resigned or retired since George Floyd death

Wednesday, September 9th, 2020

The announcement came shortly after inconsistencies were found in the department's after-action report detailing the first few nights of protests over Floyd's death. Below is a list of cities where police chiefs have stepped down in the midst of a reckoning over race and police practices. Rochester, N.Y. Hall's resignation also coincided with the departure of Rochester police Chief La'Ron Singletary, who has drawn scrutiny over his handling of the suffocation death of Daniel Prude.

Sen. Bob Casey expects presidential race in Pennsylvania will be close, dismisses concerns over mail-in voting

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020

Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey, Democratic member of the Senate Finance Committee, joins Martha MacCallum on 'The Story.'

Washington Red Tails: The history of a possible name for D.C.’s NFL team

Tuesday, August 4th, 2020

One of the most popular ideas for a new name for Washington's NFL team is "Red Tails." Here's the story behind that name.

President Donald Trump golfs with Packers legend Brett Favre Saturday

Saturday, July 25th, 2020

BEDMINSTER, NJ (WBAY) - President Donald Trump teed off with NFL legend Brett Favre Today. Trump and Favre played at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster. On Twitter, a White House official said the two talked about how sports can help safely reopen the economy.

Trump UK ambassador and Jets team owner Woody Johnson now under fire for alleged racist and sexist remarks

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020

CNN reported that Woody Johnson allegedly made some troubling remarks.

California Gov. Newsom to release 8K prisoners by end of August amid COVID-19 outbreaks

Monday, July 13th, 2020

Reaction from GOPAC chairman David Avella and Fox News contributor Leslie Marshall.

Jaguars’ stadium reportedly eyed as potential site for Republican National Convention

Thursday, July 9th, 2020

TIAA Bank Field, which hosts the Jacksonville Jaguars, could end up holding the Republican National Convention next month.

UN Human Rights Council to Examine U.S. Police Brutality

Tuesday, June 16th, 2020

The United Nations’ top human rights authority will hold a debate about racism and police brutality after the death of George Floyd while in Minneapolis police custody sparked protests across the U.S. and in other countries. At the request of Burkina Faso, the Human Rights Council decided on an “urgent debate on the current racially inspired human rights violations, systemic racism, police brutality and the violence against peaceful protests,” according to a statement from the Geneva-based body ...

Carson thinks Trump will ‘get there’ on athletes kneeling

Monday, June 15th, 2020

The lone African American member of President Donald Trump’s Cabinet said Monday he would work with the president on the issue of athletes taking a knee during the national anthem, though Trump has shown no signs of softening, tweeting over the weekend that he would not watch soccer or football if players don’t stand for the national anthem.

Pelosi mulls making masks mandatory at committee hearings

Monday, June 15th, 2020

Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy Pelosi'Defund the police' movement hits semantics roadblock Navarro floats T price tag for next coronavirus relief bill Democrats see path to ridding Capitol of Confederate statues MORE (D-Calif. said Monday that she is looking into possibly making facial coverings a requirement for lawmakers at House committee hearings during the coronavirus pandemic.