Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Danny McDonald Globe Staff October 04, 2018 A former staffer for New Hampshire Senator Maggie Hassan was arrested on a slew of charges Wednesday for allegedly doxxing at least one US senator, police said.Jackson A. Cosko, 27, of Washington D.C., was charged with making public restricted personal information, witness tampering, threats in interstate communications, unauthorized access of a government computer, identity theft, second degree burglary, and unlawful entry, according to a statement from US Capitol Police.Authorities allege Cosko posted private information about one or more US senators to the Internet. Advertisement Cosko worked in Hassan’s office as a legislative correspondent and systems administrator from Jan. 2017 to May 2018. Get Fast Forward in your inbox: Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning … [Read more...] about Former Hassan staffer charged for allegedly doxxing at least one US senator
Scott Bauer, Associated Press Updated 12:02 pm PDT, Wednesday, October 3, 2018 FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2018 file photo, Sen. Tammy Baldwin speaks to supporters in Janesville, Wis. Republican U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir told Democratic Sen. Baldwin on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, that "your lies are spiraling," as Baldwin and Democrats unleashed more attacks on Vukmir's record with the election less than five weeks away. (Angela Major /The Janesville Gazette via AP, File) less FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2018 file photo, Sen. Tammy Baldwin speaks to supporters in Janesville, Wis. Republican U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir told Democratic Sen. Baldwin on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, that ... more Photo: Angela Major, AP FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, Wisconsin state Sen. Leah Vukmir stands in the Senate chambers at the state Capitol in Madison. Republican U.S. Senate candidate Vukmir told Democratic … [Read more...] about Vukmir, Baldwin trade barbs in Wisconsin US Senate race
REPUBLICAN Senator Jeff Flake has confirmed that he will vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, despite the allegations against him. But who is Senator Flake and how does his vote count? Who is Jeff Flake? Republican Senator Jeff Flake was born on December 31, 1962 in Arizona. He currently represents his home state as a senior US senator and was elected to the seat in 2012. He was a member of the House of Representatives for 12 years, starting his tenure in 2000, before being elected to the US Senate. While he is known as a vocal critic of President Donald Trump, he generally votes overwhelmingly in line with Trump's position. Flake announced on October 24, 2017, that he would not seek re-election in 2018. Flake became Arizona’s senior US Senator upon the death of John McCain. Who is his wife Cheryl? Flake and his wife Cheryl (née Bae) have been married since 1985. The couple met during the early 1980s when they attended school together at Brightman Young … [Read more...] about Who is Jeff Flake, who’s his wife Cheryl and will the US Senator vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh?
News / World by Press Association 28/09/2018, 7:09 pm FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter US senator Jeff Flake has been confronted in a lift by two women who say they have been sexually assaulted. Two women cornered Mr Flake as he got in a lift, pleading for him to reconsider his support for the Supreme Court nominee accused of sexual assault. The raw, emotional moment was caught on television, capturing the charged atmosphere in the US capital as senators prepare to vote. “Look at me and tell me that it doesn’t matter what happened to me,” said 23-year-old Maria Gallagher. A day earlier, the senators heard hours of evidence from Christine Blasey Ford, a California psychology professor who told them Mr Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when the two were teenagers. Mr Kavanaugh strongly denied the allegation in hours of evidence. Mr Flake had lobbied Republican leaders to give Ms Ford the chance to speak. … [Read more...] about US senator confronted in lift over support for Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh
Jeff Stein, The Washington Post Published 7:46 am PDT, Friday, September 28, 2018 Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa and chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, walks through the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Sept. 18, 2018. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa and chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, walks through the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Sept. 18, 2018. Photo: Bloomberg Photo By Al Drago. Photo: Bloomberg Photo By Al Drago. Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa and chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, walks through the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Sept. 18, 2018. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa and chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, walks through the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Sept. 18, 2018. Photo: … [Read more...] about Two US senators applying for bailout money for farmers under White House program