Lamar Alexander Announces He Will Not Run For Re-Election In 2020
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 20:12:56 GMT
Tennessee will have an open Senate seat in 2020 thanks to Lamar Alexander's decision to retire at the end of his current term. Sen. Lamar Alexander will not run for another term in the Senate, a decision that represents a body blow to the institution and comes as a surprise to many of his colleagues on Capitol Hill.
Festive holidays abound
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 20:08:05 GMT
We all know that Christmas means celebrating the birth of Christ, but what does Santa Claus have to do with it all? It seems that there was a kind and charitable person named Nicholas Sinterklaas who became the Bishop of Turkey.
Democrats to start presidential primary debates in June 2019
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 19:53:01 GMT
Democrats will hold at least a dozen presidential primary debates starting in June 2019 and running through April 2020, with party Chairman Tom Perez promising rules that will give everyone in a potentially large field a fair shot at voters' attention.
VCU has looked to prep schools to find overlooked hoops talent
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 19:22:46 GMT
VCU's De'Riante Jenkins drives for a shot against the College of Charleston. Jenkins made 9 of 19 shots and scored 23 points for the Rams in the loss.
Cult 45 Thrives In South Carolina
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 19:15:51 GMT
The South Carolina Republican Party could cancel its marquee presidential nominating contest in 2020 in a move to protect President Trump from any primary challengers. Drew McKissick, chairman of the South Carolina GOP, said he doesn't anticipate Trump would face a primary challenge and emphasized that the state party executive committee hasn't held any formal discussions about the contest, dubbed "first in the South" and usually third on the presidential nominating calendar.
DNC announces a dozen primary debates ahead of 2020
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 19:07:15 GMT
The Democratic National Committee announced on Thursday a dozen primary debates split between 2019 and 2020 to accommodate what is expected to be a crowded field of prospective presidential contenders that could contain as many as three dozen candidates. Thomas Edward Perez Clinton's top five vice presidential picks Government social programs: Triumph of hope over evidence Labor's 'wasteful spending and mismanagement" at Workers' Comp MORE came as the result of months of consultations with Democratic stakeholders.
'Inappropriately light sentences' for sex crimes make reporting less likely: Experts
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 19:04:57 GMT
The outcry over a recent plea deal that allowed a former Baylor University fraternity president accused of sexually assaulting a woman to avoid jail time has advocates pointing to similar cases and criticizing overly lenient sentences for men who attack women. Jacob Walter Anderson was indicted on sexual assault charges after his victim, who has not been publicly identified, accused him of repeatedly raping her and gagging and choking her at a 2016 frat party, a claim which his lawyers dispute.