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Supreme Court to hear ‘faithless elector’ case ahead of 2020 presidential election

The Supreme Court said Friday it will hear a case over whether presidential electors have to vote in accordance with their states’ popular vote in the Electoral College.

James Carafano: Iran Ayatollah Khamenei ‘really nervous’ about anti-government protests

A rare public appearance by Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei shows how nervous his regime is about the “level of anger and mistrust” inside Iran today, retired Army Lt. Col. James Carafano said Friday.

Rep. Brian Mast: Politically motivated Dems tried to ‘steal’ moment of reflection for fallen soldiers

Congressional Democrats in a hearing on Capitol Hill Tuesday tried to “steal” a moment of reflection about fallen U.S. military members because it didn’t align with their political agenda, retired Army Ranger and double amputee Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., said Friday.

Winter weather hits Seattle as Northwest storm brings ‘treacherous’ travel impacts, power outages

Thousands of residents across the Pacific Northwest were without power on Monday after a storm system brought heavy snow to the region, part of an active stretch of weather over the next couple of days.

GOP challenger says AOC failing New York by pandering for the spotlight

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., is failing her congressional districts in New York by not working with other elected officials in her party and pandering for the spotlight, Republican U.S. Congressional candidate Scherie Murray said Saturday.

Rep. Adam Smith mocked for flip-flop on Pelosi strategy; Trump Jr. cites ‘BS’ from Dems’ ‘lunatic fringe’

U.S. Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., became the target of social media trolls and other critics – including Donald Trump Jr. – on Thursday for his abrupt reversal regarding when House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should deliver articles of impeachment to the U.S. Senate.

Washington man accused of killing wife purportedly confessed to murder in tweets to NRA, Trump

A Washington state man accused of killing his wife the day after Christmas apparently confessed to the shooting in chilling tweets to the NRA, President Trump, and Sen. Mitch McConnell.

Homelessness crisis: From houseboats to boulders, unconventional methods used to tackle problem in 2019

Outrage. Frustration. Fear. Those are some of the words residents used in 2019 to describe the growing homelessness problem across the United States. There were numerous cases of harassment, rampant drug use and disturbing displays of mental illness that shined a light on the harsh reality that America’s once-containable homeless problem had morphed into a modern-day crisis. Here are some of the unconventional ways people came up with in 2019 to help curb the current homelessness crisis. 

Seattle-area suspected DUI crash into clothing store left toddler critically injured, 10 others hurt, authorities say

A 2-year-old boy was the most gravely injured victim Monday when a van driven by an allegedly impaired driver plowed into a crowded clothing store near Seattle, injuring 11 people, a King County Sheriff’s Office spokesman revealed one day after the crash.

Josh Gordon suspension draws reaction from Seahawks’ Pete Carroll: ‘It’s very unfortunate’

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Josh Gordon was suspended indefinitely Monday for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse and performance-enhancing drug policies and it drew an emotional reaction from coach Pete Carroll.

Coast Guard, in ‘race against time,’ makes daring rescue to save Canadian fisherman’s life

A U.S. Coast Guard crew has been caught on video making a daring rescue during what one official described as a “race against time” to save a fisherman’s life.