David Porter, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 10:31am
The corruption convictions of two former aides to Republican Gov. Chris Christie in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal should stand despite their claims that the government didn't prove the scheme was politically motivated, federal prosecutors wrote in a court filing.
Laurie Kellman and Emily Swanson, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 10:30am
Sylvia Douglas twice voted for President Barack Obama and last year cast a ballot for Democrat Hillary Clinton. But when it comes to "Obamacare," she now sounds like President-elect Donald Trump. This makes her chuckle amid the serious choices she faces every month between groceries, electricity and paying a health insurance bill that has jumped by nearly $400.
Richard Lardner, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 9:41am
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley assailed the Obama administration on Wednesday for failing to block a U.N. Security Council resolution that condemned Israel's settlements in east Jerusalem and the West Bank. She pledged to reject future measures that she said unfairly targeted the Jewish state if confirmed as President-elect Donald Trump's U.N. ambassador.