While Hurricane Florence barreled through the Carolinas, a different type of storm was brewing within the federal disaster relief agency tasked with responding to the fallout.

The fate of Brock Long, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, was cast in doubt with revelations that he was being investigated by Homeland Security's internal watchdog and a congressional committee for the possible misuse of government vehicles.

Donald Trump released a video on Tuesday that thanked first responders for helping the victims of Hurricane Florence. But the president appeared to be winging his comments, which included a line that instantly took on a life of its own on social media.

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 02:00

6 possible Kavanaugh scenarios

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(CNN)Allegations of a sexual assault have thrown the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, which had seemed to be on a glide path, into chaos.

The outcome now depends on a new hearing, tentatively planned for Monday, at which Kavanaugh and California professor Christine Blasey Ford, who alleges that a drunken Kavanaugh physically and sexually assaulted her when they were both in high school, could both testify.

(CNN)Allegations of a sexual assault have thrown the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, which had seemed to be on a glide path, into chaos.

The outcome now depends on a new hearing, tentatively planned for Monday, at which Kavanaugh and California professor Christine Blasey Ford, who alleges that a drunken Kavanaugh physically and sexually assaulted her when they were both in high school, could both testify.

(CNN)Republican leaders are preparing a controversial push to install Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court after a frenetic night of legal and political maneuvering in Washington that could reverberate for years to come.

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 06:00

‘Carter Page Is a Very Unlikely GOP Hero’

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Wednesday, 19 September 2018 05:45

Elizabeth Warren slammed over editing of Kavanaugh video

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(CNSNews.com) - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) told a news conference Tuesday that Judge Brett Kavanaugh's accuser "certainly does deserve a right to be heard," but at the same time, he called it "disturbing" that Democrats decided to withhold her accusation until the last minute.

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 02:00

A Better Way to Fight “Corporate Welfare”

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SenatorBernie Sanders hasspentmuch of the summer highlighting the low wages at major American corporations andcontrasting it with the astronomicalpay for top executives. The title of a townhallin July made his point clear: “CEOs vs.