Housing and Urban Development official is issued a warning for violating Hatch Act
The US Office of Special Counsel issued a warning to Department of Housing and Urban Development Regional Administrator Lynne Patton for violating the Hatch Act's prohibition of certain political activities by federal employees.
New Mexico governor announces free college tuition plan for residents
New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham wants to provide state residents with free tuition to public colleges, a plan that, if passed by the state legislature, would add New Mexico to the growing list of Democratic-led states to offer free higher education.
Imposing their will over states might be what all presidents do, but President Donald Trump specifically promised in his inaugural address to take power away from Washington and give it back to the people.
Nine Democratic presidential candidates have accepted the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's invitation to participate in a CNN town hall next month focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer issues. HRC is billing the October 10 town hall in Los Angeles, "Power of our Pride," and it coincides with the 31st anniversary of National Coming Out Day on October 11. It will air live on CNN from 7 p.m. ET to 11:30 p.m. ET. HRC says it will be the largest audience for a Democratic presidential town hall devoted to LGBTQ issues.