Politics | NECN

Politics

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at 09:35 PM EST

Nation Bids Goodbye to Bush With High Praise, Cannons, Humor

Nation Bids Goodbye to Bush With High Praise, Cannons, Humor

The nation bid goodbye to George H.W. Bush with high praise, cannon salutes and gentle humor Wednesday, celebrating the life of the Texan who embraced a lifetime of service in Washington and was the last...

Friday, Dec 7, 2018 at 12:13 PM EST

Next Governor Will Ask Walker to Veto Lame-Duck Legislation

Next Governor Will Ask Walker to Veto Lame-Duck Legislation

The incoming Democratic governor of Wisconsin said Wednesday that he plans to make a personal appeal to his defeated rival, Gov. Scott Walker, to veto far-reaching GOP legislation that would strip the new...

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at 02:32 PM EST

White House Intensifies Confusion and Fear on US-China Deal

White House Intensifies Confusion and Fear on US-China Deal

The Trump administration raised doubts Tuesday about the substance of a U.S.-China trade cease-fire, contributing to a broad stock market plunge and intensifying fears of a global economic slowdown. Investors...

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at 04:11 PM EST

Presidents Club Assembles for Bush Funeral, Trump on Fringes

Presidents Club Assembles for Bush Funeral, Trump on Fringes

The nation's most exclusive fraternity — the presidents club — assembled Wednesday to mourn George H.W. Bush, putting on public display its uneasy relationship with the current occupant of the Oval Office....

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 at 09:27 PM EST

Crowds Honor Bush for Long Service, From War to White House

Crowds Honor Bush for Long Service, From War to White House

Soldiers, citizens in wheelchairs and long lines of others on foot wound through the hushed Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday to view George H.W. Bush's casket and remember a president whose legacy included World...

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 at 10:18 PM EST

Mueller Recommends No Prison Time for Flynn

Mueller Recommends No Prison Time for Flynn

Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Tuesday filed a heavily redacted sentencing memo in the Michael Flynn case, calling his cooperation "substantial."

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 at 08:00 PM EST

Sal DiMasi Applauded in Return to Massachusetts State House

Sal DiMasi Applauded in Return to Massachusetts State House

As departing state representatives gave farewell speeches from the floor of the Massachusetts State House, a familiar face, not seen on Beacon Hill for years, looked on from the rostrum. Former House Speaker...

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 at 06:33 PM EST

Trump Confidant Stone Won't Give Senate Documents or Testify

Trump Confidant Stone Won't Give Senate Documents or Testify

Roger Stone, a confidant of President Donald Trump, says he won't provide documents to the Senate Judiciary Committee or testify and will instead invoke his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. In...

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 at 07:04 PM EST

US Sets Deadline for Russia, Warns It May Quit Nuclear Pact

US Sets Deadline for Russia, Warns It May Quit Nuclear Pact

The United States warned Russia Tuesday it has 60 days to start complying with a landmark missile treaty or Washington could abandon the pact, creating doubts about nuclear security in Europe. At NATO talks in...

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 at 01:08 PM EST

Avenatti Says He Won't Run for President, Cites Family

Avenatti Says He Won't Run for President, Cites Family

Michael Avenatti ruled out a run for president in 2020, saying on Twitter that his family requested he not do so, NBC News reported. The attorney for porn star Stormy Daniels said in a statement, "I do not make...

What's New
Download the Necn News App!
Download the Necn News App!
Download the new necn news app for iPhone, iPad and Android. Easy access to top stories, interactive radar, and live streaming breaking news and weather. Plus push notifications to keep you connected to... Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out