Former President Trump Rushed Offstage After Apparent Shots Fired At PA Rally Former President Trump Rushed Offstage After Apparent Shots Fired At PA Rally
Former President Trump Rushed Offstage After Apparent Shots Fired At PA Rally Secret Service agents rushed to get former President Donald Trump offstage after loud bangs were heard and he dropped to the ground at a campaign rally in Pennsylvania. Just minutes after the early evening event on Saturday, July 13 in Butler, just north of Pittsburgh, started, the apparent shots were heard. Trump had turned to show a chart of border crossing numbers when bangs rang throughout the crowd. He ducked and was tackled by Secret Service members as members of the crowd gasped and chanted, "U-S-A." Possible gunshots at former President Trump's rally in Butler, PA. Secret Servic…
Mass-Native George Stephanopoulos Caught On Hot Mic Saying Biden Can't Serve For 4 More Years Mass-Native George Stephanopoulos Caught On Hot Mic Saying Biden Can't Serve For 4 More Years
Mass-Native George Stephanopoulos Caught On Hot Mic Saying Biden Can't Serve For 4 More Years ABC News' George Stephanopoulos was caught in a candid moment on a New York street this week saying he doesn't believe Biden can serve another term as president.  A fan asked The "Good Morning America" anchor on the streets of New York on Tuesday, July 9, if Biden was fit to remain as commander-in-chief or if the president should step aside for a younger candidate.  "Do you think Biden should step down? You've talked to him more than anybody else has lately," the person says in a video obtained by TMZ.  Stephanopoulos appears to respond, "I don't think he can serve four more…
Heated New York Race Most Expensive Congressional Primary Ever With $25M Spent Heated New York Race Most Expensive Congressional Primary Ever With $25M Spent
Heated New York Race Most Expensive Congressional Primary Ever With $25M Spent The closely-watched Democratic race between Westchester County Executive George Latimer and incumbent Rep. Jamaal Bowman for New York's 16th District seat is about to come to a close as the most expensive congressional primary in history, according to reports. CBS News says nearly $25 million has been raised and spent during the race, which will be decided on Primary Election Day on Tuesday, June 25. Over half of this amount, $16 million, has been put toward anti-Bowman attack ads and was largely spent by United Democracy Project, a super PAC of the pro-Israel group American Israel Public…
Donald Trump Found Guilty On All 34 Felony Counts In Historic NY Hush Money Trial Donald Trump Found Guilty On All 34 Felony Counts In Historic NY Hush Money Trial
Donald Trump Found Guilty On All 34 Felony Counts In Historic NY Hush Money Trial A New York jury convicted former President Donald Trump of all charges in his alleged hush money trial, finding that he falsified business records to buy an adult film star’s silence and influence the 2016 presidential election. The historic verdict, the first adjudication and conviction of a former US president, was reached shortly before 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 30, after around 10 hours of deliberation. Seven men and five women on the jury unanimously found Trump guilty on all 34 felony counts of falsifying business records in the first degree that were filed by Manhattan District Attorne…
'I Don't Really Care': DA Flashes Badge, Phones Chief During Tense NY Traffic Stop 'I Don't Really Care': DA Flashes Badge, Phones Chief During Tense NY Traffic Stop
'I Don't Really Care': DA Flashes Badge, Phones Chief During Tense NY Traffic Stop A district attorney in upstate New York is under fire after she was caught on video berating and disobeying a police officer after refusing to pull over for a traffic stop. The tense exchange between Monroe County DA Sandra Doorley and a Webster Police Department officer on Monday, April 22, was captured in a 26-minute video recorded by the officer’s body camera. In the footage, the officer is seen approaching Doorley’s garage moments after she parked her SUV after ignoring his attempts to stop her for speeding. “I’m sorry, I’m the DA. I was going 55 coming home from work,” Doorley tells t…
Transcripts Of Trump Trial To Be Posted Online Daily Transcripts Of Trump Trial To Be Posted Online Daily
Transcripts Of Trump Trial To Be Posted Online Daily Those interested in the details of the "Hush Money" criminal trial against former President Donald J. Trump may read every word of what happened at Manhattan Criminal Court when the New York Court system publishes the transcripts online daily. Beginning Monday, April 22, the full transcript will be available here on the court system's website. The New York Unified Court System said it is doing so because the trial is not being televised and to push the courts to ensure broad and continuous public access to the high-profile case.  A certified transcript of each day’s trial pr…
Longtime Senator, Former VP Candidate Joe Lieberman Dies At Age 82 Longtime Senator, Former VP Candidate Joe Lieberman Dies At Age 82
Longtime Senator, Former VP Candidate Joe Lieberman Dies At Age 82 Joe Lieberman, who represented Connecticut in the US Senate for more than two decades and ran alongside Al Gore during his historically unsuccessful bid for the White House in 2000, has died at the age of 82. The Democrat-turned-Independent died Wednesday, March 27, in New York after suffering complications from a fall, according to NBC News. "Senator Lieberman’s love of God, his family, and America endured throughout his life of service in the public interest," the outlet quoted his family as saying. News of his death sparked a flood of tributes from across the political spectrum. A…
George Santos Announces Comeback Bid For NY Congressional Seat: 'Off To The Races' George Santos Announces Comeback Bid For NY Congressional Seat: 'Off To The Races'
George Santos Announces Comeback Bid For NY Congressional Seat: 'Off To The Races' Disgraced former New York Rep. George Santos is mounting a comeback campaign. The Republican ex-lawmaker from Long Island – who was ousted from his 3rd District seat representing parts of Nassau County and Queens – announced a primary challenge against Rep. Nick LaLota for his 1st District seat. In a statement on X shared during President Biden’s State of the Union address Thursday night, March 7, Santos said New York hasn’t had “a real conservative represent them” since he left office “thanks to RINO, empty suits like Nick LaLota.” Earlier Report: Exiled Congressman Turned Reality …
Not Laughing: George Santos Sues Jimmy Kimmel For 'Deceiving' Him Into Making Cameo Videos Not Laughing: George Santos Sues Jimmy Kimmel For 'Deceiving' Him Into Making Cameo Videos
Not Laughing: George Santos Sues Jimmy Kimmel For 'Deceiving' Him Into Making Cameo Videos Disgraced former New York Rep. George Santos is taking his beef with late-night host Jimmy Kimmel to federal court. In a lawsuit filed in the Southern District of New York on Friday, Feb. 16, the ex-Republican lawmaker accused Kimmel of copyright infringement and fraud for a series of personalized videos the talk show host commissioned from him on the website Cameo. The 35-year-old Santos began selling video shout outs on the site following his historic ouster from Congress amid federal criminal charges. Earlier Report: US House Expels Nassau Rep. George Santos In Historic Vote K…
Trump Eyeing NY Congresswoman As Veep Pick, Report Says Trump Eyeing NY Congresswoman As Veep Pick, Report Says
Trump Eyeing NY Congresswoman As Veep Pick, Report Says As campaign season heats up, rumors are swirling over former President Donald Trump’s pick to be his running mate should he clinch the Republican nomination. Among the names that Trump is strongly considering for his vice president is New York Rep. Elise Stefanik, NBC News reports. The 39-year-old House Republican Conference chair – whose 21st District represents several Capital Region counties, including Rensselaer – was brought up during a dinner at the former president’s Mar-a-Lago home in December 2023, according to the outlet. Trump nodded approvingly and referred to Stefanik as “a ki…
And Just Like That: Lock Changed, Website Scrubbed Following George Santos’ Historic Ouster And Just Like That: Lock Changed, Website Scrubbed Following George Santos’ Historic Ouster
And Just Like That: Lock Changed, Website Scrubbed Following George Santos’ Historic Ouster Well, that didn’t take long. Now-former New York Rep. George Santos has been all but erased from the halls of Congress following his historic expulsion from office on Friday, Dec. 1. The disgraced Long Island Republican – whose former 3rd District includes parts of Nassau County and Queens – made a hasty exit from the House chamber once it was clear that the required two-thirds majority had been secured to seal his ouster. Earlier Report: US House Expels NY Rep. George Santos In Historic Vote He did not address the throng of reporters who followed him to a waiting car, though CNN …
'Any Place. Anytime': US Senator Threatens To Fight Mass-Born Union Boss 'Any Place. Anytime': US Senator Threatens To Fight Mass-Born Union Boss
'Any Place. Anytime': US Senator Threatens To Fight Mass-Born Union Boss A US senator and one-time MMA fighter threatened to fight a New Englander who is the president of the Teamsters, over a mean tweet on Tuesday, Nov. 14.  Republican Sen. Markwayne Mullin of Oklahoma took issue with International Brotherhood of Teamsters President Sean O'Brien, a Massachusetts native from Medford,  calling the freshman congressman a "greedy CEO," a "clown," and a "fraud" on X, formerly known as Twitter.  “Sir, this is a time, this is a place. If you want to run your mouth, we can be two consenting adults and finish it here,” Mullin said before standing up.  The 51-year-old …
Biden Addresses Israel-Palestine In Philadelphia Speech Biden Addresses Israel-Palestine In Philadelphia Speech
Biden Addresses Israel-Palestine In Philadelphia Speech President Joe Biden was at Philadelphia's Tioga Marine Terminal on Friday afternoon, Oct. 13 to address what he called a "historic clean hydrogen investment." He also weighed in on the ongoing situation between Israel and Palestine.  "The more we learn about the attack, the more horrifying it becomes," he said. "More than 1,000 innocent lives lost, including at least 27 Americans. These guys make Al-Qaeda look pure." "Make no mistake about it, the United States stands with Israel," the president said.  "It's also a priority for me to address the humanitarian crisis in Gaza (...)…
President Kennedy? RFK Jr. To Announce In Boston 2024 Bid For White House President Kennedy? RFK Jr. To Announce In Boston 2024 Bid For White House
President Kennedy? RFK Jr. To Announce In Boston 2024 Bid For White House There's now a possibility of another Kennedy back in the White House if the political winds blow in the right direction. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. - son of the late US Attorney General and New York Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and nephew of President John F. Kennedy - filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to run for president in the 2024 election, he announced Friday, April 7. The 69-year-old will run as a Democrat, according to his FEC filing. He said that he will officially kick off his campaign in Boston on Wednesday, April 19. “I am grateful for the outpouring of support…
Trump's 'Past Words, Actions' Cited In Judge's Ruling For Anonymous Jurors In Sex Assault Trial Trump's 'Past Words, Actions' Cited In Judge's Ruling For Anonymous Jurors In Sex Assault Trial
Trump's 'Past Words, Actions' Cited In Judge's Ruling For Anonymous Jurors In Sex Assault Trial Jurors set to hear arguments in former President Donald Trump’s upcoming civil sexual assault trial brought by New York columnist E. Jean Carroll will remain anonymous, a federal judge ruled. In his ruling issued Thursday, March 23, US District Judge Lewis Kaplan cited Trump’s “past words and actions,” in part for his decision, saying the former president has “repeatedly attacked courts, judges, various law enforcement officials and other public officials, and even individual jurors in other matters.” Earlier Report: Trump Rape Accuser From Hudson Valley To File Lawsuit Under New NY '…
'Disgrace': Reactions Heated For New Mass Bill To Allow Inmates To Donate Organ To Cut Sentence 'Disgrace': Reactions Heated For New Mass Bill To Allow Inmates To Donate Organ To Cut Sentence
'Disgrace': Reactions Heated For New Mass Bill To Allow Inmates To Donate Organ To Cut Sentence Two Massachusetts state representatives last month proposed legislation that would allow prisoners to shorten their sentences if they donate bone marrow or organs.  Reps. Judith Garcia (Suffolk) and Carlos González (Springfield) presented the bill as a way to bolster the number of organs and bone marrow available to those in need and "restore bodily autonomy" for people behind bars. Each inmate who gives could see between 60 days to a year cut from their sentence. The bill would create a committee to decide who is eligible for the program and how much each donation is worth.  Related: Pri…
FBI Probing Veteran's Claim That George Santos Stole Dying Dog's Charity Money, Report Says FBI Probing Veteran's Claim That George Santos Stole Dying Dog's Charity Money, Report Says
FBI Probing Veteran's Claim That George Santos Stole Dying Dog's Charity Money, Report Says The bad news just keeps coming for embattled New York Rep. George Santos, who is now the subject of an FBI investigation into accusations he stole charity money intended to help a Navy veteran’s dying service dog, Politico reports.  Richard Osthoff, of Howell, New Jersey, told the outlet that two FBI agents reached out to him on Wednesday, Feb. 1, as part of an investigation by the US Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of New York. Earlier Report: Bye George: Embattled Nassau Rep Santos Stepping Down 'Temporarily' From Committee Assignments Osthoff told Politico he gave the agents …
You Better Work: George Santos Offered $100K To Perform Drag Show At NY Restaurant, Report Says You Better Work: George Santos Offered $100K To Perform Drag Show At NY Restaurant, Report Says
You Better Work: George Santos Offered $100K To Perform Drag Show At NY Restaurant, Report Says After weeks of online speculation over his rumored past as a drag queen, embattled New York Congressman George Santos has been given the chance to sashay down the runway for a good cause, Daily Mail reports.  Zach Erdem, owner of Long Island hot spot 75 Main in Southampton, is offering the Republican lawmaker $100,000 if he agrees to perform in the exclusive restaurant’s weekly drag show, Erdem told the outlet. The job includes free food and drinks, and Erdem said he would even donate a portion of ticket sales to charities benefiting children and animals. George Santos denies he was e…
Navy Vet’s Sick Pit Bull Died After George Santos Stole Charity Money, Report Alleges Navy Vet’s Sick Pit Bull Died After George Santos Stole Charity Money, Report Alleges
Navy Vet’s Sick Pit Bull Died After George Santos Stole Charity Money, Report Alleges This story has been updated to include a response from Rep. Santos.  The unraveling saga of embattled New York Rep. George Santos appears to have escalated beyond mere resume “embellishments” and possible campaign finance violations to the alleged cruel and heartless betrayal of a disabled military veteran. Richard Osthoff, a US Navy veteran from Howell, New Jersey, told Patch that he was put in touch with Santos in May 2016 to help raise money for his 10-year-old service pit bull, Sapphire, who had developed a life-threatening stomach tumor the year before. Earlier Report: Embattled NY …
'There’s A New Republican Sheriff In Town': GOP Support For Trump 2024 Run Craters, Poll Says 'There’s A New Republican Sheriff In Town': GOP Support For Trump 2024 Run Craters, Poll Says
'There’s A New Republican Sheriff In Town': GOP Support For Trump 2024 Run Craters, Poll Says Former President Donald Trump is losing his grip on the Republican party, according to a new Suffolk University/USA Today poll. The poll, released Tuesday, Dec. 13, found that among registered voters nearly two-thirds (65 percent) of Republicans and independents who identified as either conservative or very conservative wanted Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to run for president. Of those same voters, 56 percent said they prefer DeSantis over Trump. “There’s a new Republican sheriff in town,” said David Paleologos, director of the Suffolk University Political Research Center. “DeSantis outpoll…
Maura Healey Becomes First Female, Openly Gay Governor Of Massachusetts Maura Healey Becomes First Female, Openly Gay Governor Of Massachusetts
Maura Healey Becomes First Female, Openly Gay Governor Of Massachusetts Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey toppled Geoff Diehl to become the state's first female and openly governor following weeks of heavy campaigning.  The two barnstormed across Massachusetts in recent days leading up to the election on Tuesday, Nov. 8, but the race was never close.  Democrat Healey held a double-digit lead over the former longtime Republican politician for months leading up to Tuesday's vote. In the end, she collected about 63 percent of the vote while Diehl won around 35 percent, CBS Boston reports citing projected results from the Associated Press.  We did it…
Biden To Pardon Everyone Convicted On Federal Marijuana Possession Charges In Historic Move Biden To Pardon Everyone Convicted On Federal Marijuana Possession Charges In Historic Move
Biden To Pardon Everyone Convicted On Federal Marijuana Possession Charges In Historic Move In a historic move, President Joe Biden announced he is pardoning all of those with prior federal offenses of simple possession of marijuana.  The White House announced the marijuana reform on Thursday, Oct. 6 during Biden's visit to the Hudson Valley at an IBM facility in Poughkeepsie, saying he has directed Attorney General Merrick Garland to develop an administrative process to issue certificates of pardon to individuals who are eligible. Biden said thousands of people with federal convictions for marijuana possession have had their lives upended.  "Criminal records for m…
House Candidate Gets Into Brawl During Protesting 'Squad' Event In Somerville House Candidate Gets Into Brawl During Protesting 'Squad' Event In Somerville
House Candidate Gets Into Brawl During Protesting 'Squad' Event In Somerville A man running for Congress got into a street fight while protesting outside of his opponent's event over the weekend. Police arrested two men in the brawl and took a third to the hospital for treatment, reports said.  Republican Donnie Palmer, who is running to unseat Rep. Ayanna Pressley — a member of the so-called "Squad" — and several supporters posted up outside of a campaign rally in Somerville on Saturday, Sept. 24, the Boston Herald reported.  Videos show a handful of protesters gathered outside the Somerville Theatre event that featured Reps. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Cori Bush, Ilh…
Migrants Flown To Martha's Vineyard Sue FL Gov. DeSantis For 'Cowardly Political Stunt' Migrants Flown To Martha's Vineyard Sue FL Gov. DeSantis For 'Cowardly Political Stunt'
Migrants Flown To Martha's Vineyard Sue FL Gov. DeSantis For 'Cowardly Political Stunt' The Venezuelan migrants flown to Martha's Vineyard at the order of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis have filed a class-action lawsuit against the Republican leader for using them as "pawns in a political stunt." Lawyers for Civil Rights filed the federal civil rights lawsuit working with the migrants from Joint Base Cape Cod along with Alianza Americas. The groups said these men, women, and children fled their home country out of fear and violence and made a harrowing journey to America only to be caught in a political tug of war and left stranded with no options.   “No human being should be used…
Mayor Wu, Sens. Markey, Warren Pull Arroyo Endorsements Ahead Of Suffolk Co. DA Vote Mayor Wu, Sens. Markey, Warren Pull Arroyo Endorsements Ahead Of Suffolk Co. DA Vote
Mayor Wu, Sens. Markey, Warren Pull Arroyo Endorsements Ahead Of Suffolk Co. DA Vote Boston city councilor Ricardo Arroyo lost some key endorsements this week after one of the women who accused him of sexual assault as a teenager said his candidacy for Suffolk County District Attorney made her "sick." Boston Mayor Michelle Wu and Massachusetts Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey pulled their support of the challenger in the race.  The Boston Globe reported earlier this month about the alleged incidents that police looked into in 2005 and 2007 when Arroyo was 18 and 19, respectively. No charges were filed in either case, and Arroyo said police never spoke to him about the p…
Suffolk County DA Candidate Pushes Back Against Claims Of Sexual Assault As Teen: Report Suffolk County DA Candidate Pushes Back Against Claims Of Sexual Assault As Teen: Report
Suffolk County DA Candidate Pushes Back Against Claims Of Sexual Assault As Teen: Report Suffolk County District Attorney candidate Ricardo Arroyo says he did not know the Boston Public Schools had investigated him twice as a teenager for suspected sexual assaults. He has also denied any wrongdoing.  Arroyo, age 34, was the subject of a Boston Globe article this week that uncovered the investigations into the Democratic candidate in 2005 and 2007. Neither of those led to any charges, and Arroyo said he was never informed about any allegations.  Arroyo is facing off against interim Suffolk County District Attorney Kevin Hayden in the Sept. 6 Democratic p…
Ayanna Pressley, Katherine Clark Arrested Protesting For Abortion Rights In DC Ayanna Pressley, Katherine Clark Arrested Protesting For Abortion Rights In DC
Ayanna Pressley, Katherine Clark Arrested Protesting For Abortion Rights In DC Representatives Ayanna Pressley and Katherine Clark were among 17 Democrats arrested in front of the Supreme Court during a protest over the recent ruling which overturned Roe v. Wade.  The two Massachusetts members of Congress joined dozens of people on Tuesday, July 19, including Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar. Some of the members of Congress arrested: @RepSpeier @CarolynBMaloney @AOC @RashidaTlaib @Ilhan @AyannaPressley @RepAndyLevin @SaraJacobsCA @RepKClark @ReElectNydia @RepBarbaraLee @RepCori @janschakowsky @RepDean pic.twitter.com/NMSV9BQP4W — Edward-Isaac Dovere (…
Mass Senate Approves Bill Allowing Undocumented Immigrants To Get Driver's Licenses Mass Senate Approves Bill Allowing Undocumented Immigrants To Get Driver's Licenses
Mass Senate Approves Bill Allowing Undocumented Immigrants To Get Driver's Licenses The Massachusetts Senate has voted to override Governor Charlie Baker's veto on a bill that would allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver's licenses, sources say.  The bill, known as the Work and Family Mobility Act, was passed by a 32-8 vote on Thursday, June 9; a day after it passed through the House. It will become law in July 2023.  #breaking Mass Senate has voted 32 - 8 to override @MassGovernor veto on bill to allow driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants. The bill becomes law. It goes into effect in July, 2023 #wcvb — Sharman Sacchetti (@SharmanTV) June 9, 2022 The …