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2019 Grammy Audience MELTDOWN -- Michelle Obama Surprise Appearance

February 11, 2019
By Tamar Auber

Michelle Obama made a surprise appearance Sunday at the 2019 Grammys, shocking an elated crowd — who cheered so loudly she had to re-start her speech.

Obama, wearing a glittering silver pantsuit, appeared during the awards show’s opening, alongside host Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, Jada Pinkett Smith and Jennifer Lopez, who all spoke about the impact music has had on their lives.

Elizabeth Warren Suggests Trump Incarceration in 2020

February 11, 2019
By Tommy Christopher

Massachusetts Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren drew cheers in Iowa by suggesting that President Donald Trump may end up in prison before the 2020 presidential election.

At a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Warren explained to the crowd that Trump is a problem, but not the only problem.

Olympia: Lawmakers battle over vaccine choice amid measles outbreak

February 10, 2019
By Hanna Scott

A House committee hearing is expected to overflow Friday morning as people flock to Olympia to weigh in on the controversial and often heated debate over whether parents should be allowed to opt out of vaccinations for personal or philosophical reasons.

Students are required certain vaccinations to go to school, including MMR – or Measles, Mumps, Rubella – which requires two doses.

Oil prices rise as US employment surges!

February 4, 2019
By Tom DiChristopher

Oil prices rise with the stock market after the United States reported a surge in employment in its monthly jobs report.

China’s factory activity shrink by the most in almost three years in January amid slumping orders.

U.S. sanctions on Venezuela’s PDVSA are keeping tankers stuck at ports as American refineries that rely on Venezuelan feedstocks cut back operations.

Oil prices jumped with the stock market on Friday after the United States reported a surge in employment in its monthly jobs report.

Virginia Gov.Northam (D) calls senior staff meeting, considers resignation!

Februar 4, 2019
By Laura Meckler

The questions engulfing Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam shook and angered African Americans across the state as they considered on Sunday how tightly Virginia — the capital of the Confederacy, a center of the slave trade — remains tied to its racist past.

Many said Northam must resign after a photo on his page of a medical school yearbook came to light showing two men, one in blackface and a second in a Ku Klux Klan uniform. Others called for mercy, saying no man should be judged by a single moment.

Senator Ericksen makes bold proposal for taxpayers

February 4, 2019
By Charlie Crabtree

We have a gusher of tax money flowing into state coffers – a record $5 billion in new tax collections for the next two years. It’s time for the Washington Legislature to give some of that money back to the people who paid it.

That’s why I have introduced a taxpayer protection package in Olympia, to make the case for tax cuts and responsible spending.

Pro-Abortion Senator Cory Booker is Runs for President

February 4, 2019
By Steven Ertelt

Pro-abortion Senator Cory Booker announced today that he is running for president against President Donald Trump. While Trump has governed as a pro-life president, Booker is strongly pro-abortion and has a 100% pro-abortion voting record.

Booker announced Friday that is he is officially launching a campaign to run for the Democratic nomination for president in 2020.

Inslee declares state emergency! Measles outbreak of 2019

January 28, 2019
By Anna Hopkins

The governor of Washington declared a state public health emergency Friday after more than two dozen measles cases have been reported, primarily affecting small children.

Governor Jay Inslee said in a statement that the Washington State Military Department and State Emergency Operations Center will be working with the Department of Health to combat the overwhelming influx of measles cases, of which there have been 32 as of Saturday, according to the DOH.