Brian Naylor

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Sen. Al Franken Announces He Will Resign 'In The Coming Weeks'

Thursday, December 07, 2017

The Minnesota Democrat said he would be stepping down amid allegations of sexual misconduct and calls for his resignation by his colleagues.


Al Franken To Resign, Democratic Official Says

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

An official who has spoken to the Minnesota senator and key aides tells Minnesota Public Radio that Franken will step down on Thursday. Franken's office says that "no final decision has been made."


Conyers Resigns Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

The move by the longtime Democratic congressman from Michigan came after top House Democrats and House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., had called on him to resign.


Pelosi, Ryan Call on Conyers To Step Down; Franken Under Senate Ethics Inquiry

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Rep. John Conyers, the 88-year-old Michigan Democrat facing multiple accusations of sexual misconduct, was in the hospital on Thursday, according to his office.


Trump Retweets Incendiary Anti-Muslim Videos From Controversial Group

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

The president's latest tweetstorm drew a rare rebuke from Britain's prime minister and from Muslim groups.


Top Democrats Pull Out Of Planned Meeting With Trump

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer changed their minds after Trump tweeted that he didn't see a deal happening to keep the government funded past Dec. 8.


Trump Administration Has More Than 250 Unfilled Jobs

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Hundreds of jobs remain unfilled in the Trump administration, and many are being held by temporary appointees. But a federal law limits how long those temps can serve, and many are bumping up against the end of their terms.


McConnell Talks Up Sessions As Write-In Candidate To Replace Roy Moore

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has told people that he has no interest in returning to his old Senate seat from Alabama, as Moore continues to dig in against allegations of sexual misconduct.


5th Woman Comes Forward With Assault Allegations Against Roy Moore

Monday, November 13, 2017

The chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee said Moore should be expelled if he wins the Alabama Senate race. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Moore should "step aside."


Commerce Secretary Says His Investment In A Shipping Firm Tied To Russia Isn't Problematic

Monday, November 06, 2017

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has significant holdings in a Russian shipping company that does business with an energy company who's owners include Vladimir Putin's son-in-law and an oligarch subject to U.S. sanctions. Ross failed to disclose the connection in his confirmation hearings, but says there's nothing improper.


After NYC Attack, Trump Takes Aim At Visa Program That Allowed Suspect Into U.S.

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

President Trump took to Twitter this morning about how the suspect in Tuesday's terror attack in New York City got into the country and criticizing Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York.


Most Of The New JFK Files Have Been Seen Before In Some Form

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Of nearly 2,900 files put out by the National Archives, just 53 are totally new to the public. Others have been publicly available in redacted form.


2,800 JFK Assassination Files Have Been Released, Others Withheld

Thursday, October 26, 2017

The vast majority of what's being held secret is at the request of the FBI and CIA. The White House is establishing a six-month review process for those remaining records.


FEMA Looks To Hire 2,000 More People As It Responds To Long List Of Disasters

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is being stretched by the number of natural disasters this year. The agency has put out the help wanted sign as it responds to 22 disasters nationwide, including massive hurricanes in the south and now wildfires in the west.


In An Effort To Get People To Tune In, Government Agencies Try Podcasting

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Government agencies have a number of ways to get out their messages. There's press releases, news conferences and social media. And now, several cabinet departments are trying their hand at podcasts.


White House Amends Travel Ban To Expand Beyond Muslim-Majority Countries

Monday, September 25, 2017

President Trump amended his travel ban to include most travelers from Iran, Libya, Yemen, Somalia, Chad and North Korea. Additionally, some travelers from Venezuela and Iraq will now face extra restrictions and additional screening. The ban goes into effect October 18, and unlike the previous ones, does not expire. The plan will almost certainly spark a new round of legal challenges.


Equifax Breach Puts Credit Bureaus' Oversight In Question

Thursday, September 21, 2017

The day that Equifax said millions of Americans' personal information had been exposed, lawmakers were considering legislation the industry favored. Now, some are calling for tougher regulation.


Trump Ends DACA, Calls On Congress To Act

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

The Obama-era program will expire in six months, the administration said on Tuesday. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals granted legal protections to roughly 800,000 people.


Busy Trump Travel Schedule Adds To Secret Service Overtime Costs

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

The Secret Service is bumping up against statutory limits on overtime pay, as it struggles to provide protection for President Trump and his family, all of whom travel frequently.


'We Are Not Nation-Building Again,' Trump Says While Unveiling Afghanistan Strategy

Monday, August 21, 2017

After months of deliberation, a reluctant president is expected to increase the American military presence by about 4,000 troops after 16 years of war with no end in sight.