Gov. Ricardo Rosselló will begin a final lobbying push in Washington on Wednesday in the hopes of convincing GOP leaders to exclude Puerto Rico from a provision in the tax bill that he says could cripple the island’s manufacturing sector.
With the House and Senate on the verge of voting to send a sweeping tax bill to President Trump, a group that has spent millions championing the cause is about to make 1 million robocalls urging passage.
A female candidate for Congress who was endorsed by the liberal women’s group Emily’s List was accused of retaliating against a male colleague who turned down her sexual advances 12 years ago. Democrat Andrea Ramsey said on Friday she will drop out of the race for Congress in the state's 3rd District, which includes parts of the Kansas City metro area.
As the Federal Communications Commission planned to vote on whether or not to repeal Obama-era "net neutrality" regulations on Thursday, security came in and advised everyone to clear the room due to a concern. The vote resumed a short time later.
Following the passage of similar measures in Chicago and Seattle, Miami Beach Commissioner Kristen Rosen Gonzalez wants the city to consider an ordinance that would require hotels to provide workers with panic buttons to report sexual harassment or assault.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions called for an end to chain migration, also known as family-based migration, and for more merit-based immigration like in Canada and Australia, echoing previous calls by President Donald Trump.