Political

(Undated) -- Former Ohio Congressman James Traficant has died from injuries suffered in a rollover tractor accident. The accident occurred Tuesday on a farm outside Youngstown when the tractor the 73-year-old was riding rolled over on him. Traficant was expelled from the House...
(Undated) -- Republican Senate Hopeful Thom Tillis is raising his national profile by delivering this week's GOP Address. The North Carolina state lawmaker says he believes the American dream is in jeopardy. Tillis accused Washington of being out of touch with Americans. He was...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is touting America's leadership in the world during his weekly address. The President pointed toward the growing international coalition working to fight ISIS militants as evidence of what can be accomplished through strong international ties...
(Washington, DC) -- Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department will continue fighting efforts to restrict voting rights. Many Republican-led states have passed strict voter ID laws to combat voter fraud. In a DC forum, Holder insisted that widespread voter...
(New York, NY) -- The White House says it's not aware of any specific threat by ISIS against American and French subway systems. Iraq's prime minister mentioned the threat during comments to the UN. A spokesperson for the White House says there's no confirmed plot, and U.S...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama has words of praise for Attorney General Eric Holder as Holder prepares to step down after six years. Yesterday at the White House, the President called Holder's resignation bittersweet and said he has done a superb job. California Congressman...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama will be leading a Global Health Security Agenda Summit at the White House today. The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is expected to dominate the event. Speaking at the UN yesterday, the President said the epidemic represents a growing threat to...
(Undated) -- Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann says the fight against ISIS could have been prevented. Representative Bachmann told Arizona radio station KFYI President Obama thinks war is obsolete in today's world, and that's putting Americans at risk. The Minnesota...
(Houston, TX) -- A Houston lawyer is accusing the prosecutor in Governor Rick Perry's indictment of overcharging taxpayers. David Rushing filed a complaint in Travis County saying Michael McCrum is billing the county too much for his services. He tells the "Houston Chronicle"...