Funding for disaster relief in states like California, North Carolina and Puerto Rico, which have been pummeled by recent wildfires and hurricanes, is tied up in the negotiations over spending on border security and building President Trump’s wall.
Who is Mark Harris? The former pastor of First Baptist Church in Charlotte, Harris’ rise paralleled the fusion of the religious right and the Republican Party. He won the 9th District congressional seat over Democrat Dan McCready, but that’s in jeopardy.
More than a year after Hurricane Maria’s deadly tear across Puerto Rico, the island struggles to rebuild and FEMA is under increased scrutiny as senators demand a broader look into its contacting practices.
President Trump has said the election is about him, even though he’s not on the ballot. Whether they’re for him or against him, voters told the Observer that’s one reason they’re excited about the election
Miami is home to the largest concentration of Obamacare recipients in the U.S., and Democrats are spending millions on TV ads to motivate voters on the issue, certain that healthcare is the top issue to voters.
The Congressional Leadership Fund, a super PAC aligned with House Speaker Paul Ryan, is running a Spanish-language ad targeting Democrat Donna Shalala. The ad is the super PAC’s first foray into a Miami-based seat where President Donald Trump lost to Hillary Clinton by nearly 20 points.
A Washington, D.C., ethics watchdog is calling for an investigation into U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley’s use of private aircraft owned by S.C. businessmen. Haley says the flights are gifts from long-time friends.
S.C. Democrats put their party on notice Thursday: Find a replacement for U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham in 2020 after the Republican defended President Trump’s pick for the U.S. Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh.
America’s national parks are becoming warmer and drier than other U.S. landscapes, threatening iconic ecosystems from the Everglades in Florida to Joshua Tree in California to Denali in Alaska, according to a new climate change study.
Nearly two years after Florida voters approved the use of medical marijuana, Tallahassee needs to implement the policy more effectively, but state officials should not take the extra step of legalizing the drug completely.
Congressional Republican leaders are confident the government has enough money in FEMA’s Disaster Relief Fund to help with Hurricane Florence relief. But some Democrats think more money will be needed.
Immigration lobbyists have pitched Rep. Kevin Yoder’s office on a proposal to pay for hurricane disaster relief by allowing high-skilled workers from India and China to obtain green cards after decades of waiting.
Congress is poised to continue spending $25 million a year into finding a way to stop citrus greening. But some on the farm bill conference committee want to eliminate the special category created for citrus research.
On March 24, 2019 President Trump responded to the release of findings from Robert Mueller's report as "a complete takedown that failed." No collusion with Russia was found in Mueller's investigation, but it also did not exonerate Trump.