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Supreme Court order unlikely to deter voting restrictions

It came only a month after the Supreme Court struck down a central part of the federal Voting Rights Act in a 5-4 decision. The justices' decision to reject the appeal sets no legal precedent and does not necessarily mean the conservative-leaning court would not endorse such laws in future.



Cornyn says he's staying in the U.S. Senate

Rep. Trey Gowdy of SC declined Monday , leaving former Michigan Rep. Mike Rogers as the only name still under official consideration with partisan political experience. "I think we would learn a lot about where the Republican party is likely to go", Rottinghaus says. Four candidates - Cornyn, acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe , attorney Alice Fisher and judge Michael Garcia - have interviews scheduled Saturday.


Low turnout expected as school budgets are up for a vote

Low turnout expected as school budgets are up for a vote

If approved, the tax hike would be the fourth lowest in Chester County behind the Oxford, Great Valley and Downingtown school districts, finance director Christopher Gehris said at the May 8 budget meeting . More than $1 million of the increased spending is due to personnel costs, which comprise nearly 65 percent of the budget. The number of voters has been steadily dropping, and that decline intensified after the state tax cap was enacted in 2012, according to the business officials ...


Trump Says He Has 'Absolute Right' To Share Intelligence With Russia

Trump Says He Has 'Absolute Right' To Share Intelligence With Russia

The partner that provided the now-exposed information in an intelligence-sharing arrangement had not agreed to the United States passing the information to Russian Federation, it said . "As president I wanted to share with Russian Federation (at an openly scheduled W.H. meeting), which I have the absolute right to do, facts pertaining to terrorism and airline flight safety", he tweets.


Trump says he 'wanted to share with Russia'

Trump says he 'wanted to share with Russia'

President Donald Trump is using Twitter to defend his sharing of information with the Russians. The Post said that Mr Trump had mentioned to Sergei Lavrov and Russia's US Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, information from a third country, relating to an Isis threat.


Trump details his press briefing replacement

Trump details his press briefing replacement

The FBI and Congress are investigating Russian meddling in the presidential election and any ties to the Trump campaign. ("It's not that we don't know what the president wants to say ", said one staffer to the Beast, "it's that the president doesn't know what the president wants to say.") The AP claims Spicer and his staff had all of one hour's notice before the axe fell on Comey.