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- The NCAA Will Keep Events Out Of North Carolina Unless HB2 Is RepealedThe NCAA will not hold any of its college sports championship events in North Carolina for at least the next five years if the state’s legislature fails to repeal an anti-transgender law it passed last year, the NCAA said Thursday.Last year, the NCAA moved seven championship events ― including men’s NCAA Tournament games ― out of North Carolina after the passage of HB2, a law that prohibited localities from enacting laws to protect people from discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity and required that students at North Carolina schools use bathrooms matching their gender assignment at birth.Next week, the NCAA will begin selecting the hosts of championship events that will be held between 2018 and 2022. North Carolina cities have submitted bids for many of… ..... Read More.22 mins ago
- Republican Nunes apologizes over handling of Trump surveillance claimWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican head of the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee apologized on Thursday for the way he handled sensitive allegations about U.S. spy agency surveillance of President Donald Trump's team. ..... Read More.26 mins ago
- Trump In A Truck WHAT WHATPresident Donald Trump met with a group of truckers and CEOs at the White House on Thursday afternoon, ostensibly to discuss healthcare and the photos are... something.Many of the photos feature Trump hanging out in the driver’s seat of a truck, making all sorts of whimsical faces.So, naturally, Twitter did what Twitter does best and meme-ified Trump in a truck.All of this was happening, by the way, while the House delayed and subsequently postponed the GOP health care bill vote and England grieved the aftermath of a terrorist attack... but NBD! Trucks!Let’s take a look at the tweets, shall we?When you missed the exit for Wendy's pic.twitter.com/05cqNBeNyn— Tom Ganjamie (@tomgam) March 23, 2017when you thought you wouldn't have to stop until the next rest area pic.twitter.com/LmnxywtLSa— Big Sharia Jeb Malmö (@Mobute) March 23, 20172 Fat 2 Furious pic.twitter.com/BMT0qOWPDU— Brandy Jensen (@BrandyLJensen) March 23, 2017#rigged pic.twitter.com/eEfIQEvoh4— David A. Graham (@GrahamDavidA) March 23, 2017Popular… ..... Read More.29 mins ago
- GOP leader Kevin McCarthy: We hope to vote FridayHouse Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy pledged Thursday afternoon House Republicans will have enough votes to pass a bill repealing and replacing part of Obamacare. ..... Read More.34 mins ago
- Rural Wisconsin takes hit in GOP health plan after backing Donald TrumpWisconsin is part of a national pattern in which the Obamacare enrollees who appear to be hit the hardest by the Republican plan fit the demographic and geographic profile of Trump’s political base. ..... Read More.43 mins ago
- GOP senator open to ‘nuclear option’ if Dems filibuster GorsuchSen. Lindsay Graham (R-S.C.) signaled Thursday he is open to using the "nuclear option" - eliminating the filibuster entirely - if Democrats try to use the maneuver to block the conf ..... Read More.44 mins ago