Mail.com: Caucuses https://www.mail.com/subjects/38100-caucuses.html Mail.com - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Mail.com: Caucuses https://s.uicdn.com/mailint/8.812.0/assets/mailcom_logo_rss.png https://www.mail.com/subjects/38100-caucuses.html Kobach says he won't pre-judge voter fraud panel's findings https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5205226-kobach-wont-pre-judge-voter-fraud-panels-findings.html TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kris Kobach, the author of contentious policies on immigration and voter identification, enters his new role as a leader of President Donald Trump's commission on election fraud by touting evidence of illegal voting he says he uncovered as Kansas' secretary of state. Kobach, the nation's only state elections chief with prosecutorial po... Thu, 18 May 2017 21:38:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5205226-kobach-wont-pre-judge-voter-fraud-panels-findings.html 2017-05-18T21:38:00Z Black lawmakers say they had candid conversation with Trump https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5055456-black-lawmakers-they-candid-conversation-with-trum.html WASHINGTON (AP) — Black lawmakers emerged from a meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House on Wednesday saying the president was at least willing to listen to their concerns that his policies and positions could hurt their African-American constituents. However, beyond a promise of future dialogue and a discussion about "divisive rhetoric," i... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:27:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5055456-black-lawmakers-they-candid-conversation-with-trum.html 2017-03-22T22:27:00Z In Iowa, Trump voters cheer changes, dismiss petty fights https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4929104-iowa-trump-voters-cheer-changes-dismiss-petty-figh.html OTTUMWA, Iowa (AP) — In struggling Wapello County, a swath of southeast Iowa Donald Trump was the first Republican to carry in 44 years, his earliest and most devout supporters cheer the new president's quick action on health care, trade, energy and immigration, including accelerated construction of the long-promised Mexican border wall. And yet, even the... Sat, 28 Jan 2017 06:23:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4929104-iowa-trump-voters-cheer-changes-dismiss-petty-figh.html 2017-01-28T06:23:00Z Trump's election energizes Congressional Black Caucus https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4883734-trumps-election-energizes-congressional-black-cauc.html WASHINGTON (AP) — For almost eight years, the members of the Congressional Black Caucus existed in the shadow of the first black president. They praised President Barack Obama's achievements while at the same time pushing him to do more for their constituents who overwhelmingly supported his history-making campaign and administration. But with Obama set t... Mon, 09 Jan 2017 08:26:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4883734-trumps-election-energizes-congressional-black-cauc.html 2017-01-09T08:26:00Z Trump's pick for budget director has urged big spending cuts https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4841200-trumps-pick-budget-director-urged-big-spending-cut.html WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Mick Mulvaney, President-elect Donald Trump's choice as his budget director, is a fierce deficit hawk with a record of pushing deep spending cuts across the federal government to balance the budget. The 49-year-old from South Carolina, just re-elected to a fourth term, is a co-founder of the hard-right House Freedom Caucu... Sat, 17 Dec 2016 19:11:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4841200-trumps-pick-budget-director-urged-big-spending-cut.html 2016-12-17T19:11:00Z Trump taps conservative SC Rep. Mulvaney as budget chief https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4840180-trump-taps-conservative-sc-rep-mulvaney-budget-chi.html WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump has tapped South Carolina GOP Rep. Mick Mulvaney as his budget director, naming a tough-on-spending conservative and an advocate of balancing the federal budget to the important post. An official on Trump's transition team, who was not authorized to speak publicly on the matter before it is officially announc... Sat, 17 Dec 2016 02:35:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4840180-trump-taps-conservative-sc-rep-mulvaney-budget-chi.html 2016-12-17T02:35:00Z Louisiana lawmaker tapped to head Congressional Black Caucus https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4797556-louisiana-lawmaker-tapped-to-head-congressional-bl.html WASHINGTON (AP) — Louisiana Democratic Rep. Cedric Richmond has been elected chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus. The three-term lawmaker will take over for the current chairman, Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., in January when a new Congress is sworn in. The 43-year-old Richmond has a reputation of working with Democrats and Repub... Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:03:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4797556-louisiana-lawmaker-tapped-to-head-congressional-bl.html 2016-12-01T00:03:00Z Tim Ryan says he has a shot at unseating Pelosi in the House https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4789196-tim-ryan-shot-unseating-pelosi-house.html WASHINGTON (AP) — The Ohio congressman who is vying to topple longtime House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said his colleagues understand that regaining the majority requires a "new message and a new messenger," someone who is able to connect with voters in the middle of the country who abandoned the party in this month's elections. Rep. Tim Ryan said Pe... Mon, 28 Nov 2016 08:23:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4789196-tim-ryan-shot-unseating-pelosi-house.html 2016-11-28T08:23:00Z Pelosi challenger: House Dems need new message and messenger https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4787866-pelosi-challenger-house-dems-message-messenger.html WASHINGTON (AP) — The Ohio congressman who is vying to topple longtime House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that his colleagues understand that regaining the majority requires a "new message and a new messenger," someone who is able to connect with voters in the middle of the country who abandoned the party in this month's elections. Rep. Tim ... Sun, 27 Nov 2016 18:47:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4787866-pelosi-challenger-house-dems-message-messenger.html 2016-11-27T18:47:00Z