close Video Elizabeth Warren faces new fallout over Native American ancestry claim ahead of her presidential announcement Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., is set to formally launch her presidential campaign on Saturday -- and is doing so in a sanctuary city that made headlines last year over a drug bust that netted enough fentanyl to “kill half the state.” Warren will make her announcement in Lawrence, Massachusetts, a place that The Associated Press describes as “a faded mill city that’s one of New England’s poorest and most heavily Latino.” RNC URGES TEXAS BAR TO DISCIPLINE WARREN OVER 'FALSE CLAIMS' ON ANCESTRY The Warren campaign is eyeing Lawrence as a place where families fought back against mill owners who sought to slash wages in 1912. “Lawrence has a history of working people coming together to make change, where the fight was hard the battle was uphill and where a group of women led the charge for all of … [Read more...] about Backdrop for Warren campaign launch is sanctuary city, site of massive fentanyl bust
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When political operative G. Steven Pigeon admitted committing felony crimes before two judges last year, he acknowledged the risk of spending as much as 16 months in prison. His guilty pleas then prompted obvious questions: Is Pigeon cooperating with prosecutors investigating public corruption? And where could that lead? Now, two sources close to the case say the longtime ally and confidant of top Democrats around New York State is sharing his knowledge with law enforcement in a bid to reduce or even eliminate jail time. Though the value of his information remains unclear, one of the sources says the former Erie County Democratic chairman is answering questions about several ongoing investigations, as well as providing an inside look at much of the state’s Democratic establishment. “I don’t know how much he is cooperating, but he is cooperating,” a law enforcement official with knowledge of the case told The Buffalo News. The source added that time will tell how … [Read more...] about Sources: Pigeon cooperating with authorities in bid to avoid jail
By Craig Hlavaty Published 8:14 am CST, Friday, November 9, 2018 PHOTOS: See how Houston's City Hall has looked over the years The place where Houston's city government decisions are made, City Hall has been the venue of celebrations and protests through the decades. >>>See photos of its journey since 1939... less PHOTOS: See how Houston's City Hall has looked over the years The place where Houston's city government decisions are made, City Hall has been the venue of celebrations and protests through the decades. ... more Photo: Nick De La Torre, Staff / Houston Chronicle Circa 1941: Houston Mayor Cornelius A. Neal Pickett with family walk past Houston City Hall. Circa 1941: Houston Mayor Cornelius A. Neal Pickett with family walk past Houston City Hall. Photo: Houston Chronicle Nov. 1942: The architecture of Houston's … [Read more...] about A look back at Houston’s City Hall over the decades
By Staff report | PUBLISHED: October 24, 2018 at 6:10 pm | UPDATED: October 24, 2018 at 6:10 pm Voters will go to the polls Nov. 6 to pick who will represent them on the City Council. Ahead of the election, all candidates were invited to share information about themselves and answer questions about their priorities and local concerns for this voter guide. In each city, all were asked the same questions and given the same word count for their answers. The newspaper reached out to contacts provided to the city clerks and Orange County Registrar of Voters. Responses were not received from a few of the candidates, as is noted in the guide. In Laguna Beach, 12 are vying for three seats on the City Council. The candidates Elizabeth “Liz” Bates, did not respond to the invitation to participate Peter Blake, owner of Peter Blake Gallery Ann Christoph, owner of Ann Christoph Landscape Architect Sue Marie Connolly, sole proprietor of Sue Maries Facials By The Sea Toni Iseman, … [Read more...] about Election 2018: Laguna Beach City Council candidates share their priorities and thoughts on local issues
PAUL Manafort is a US lobbyist, political consultant and lawyer who joined Donald Trump’s campaign team in March 2016. But why was he on trial, was he found guilty of fraud, and what's Donald Trump said? Why is Paul Manafort on trial? Manafort, 69, has been under investigation by various federal agencies in the US. He is a person of interest in the FBI probe looking into possible interference in the 2016 presidential election by the Russian government. The charges against him related to his consulting work for the pro-Russian government of Viktor Yanukovych in the Ukraine. Manafort surrendered to the FBI on October 30, 2017. The charges against him include: conspiracy against the United States, conspiracy to launder money, failure to file reports of a foreign bank and financial accounts and being an unregistered agent of foreign principal. Manafort was found guilty of five tax fraud charges, one charge of hiding foreign bank accounts and two counts of bank fraud. The charges … [Read more...] about Why was Paul Manafort on trial, what is his plea deal with Robert Mueller and when was he Trump’s campaign manager?