Schumer’s Obstruction Effort Proves Fruitless as DOT Nominee Is Confirmed

A group of Democratic Senators led by Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (N.Y.) hoping to land billions of dollars in federal funding for a tunnel project by blocking Department of Transportation nominees until funding was promised were dealt a blow late Monday afternoon when the Senate overwhelmingly confirmed Derek Kan as undersecretary for transportation policy.

Congratulations Kate Upton

Our invite to the nuptials seems to have been lost in the mail, but the Washington Free Beacon nonetheless offers its congratulations to Kate Upton for her marriage this weekend to Justin Verlander. The surprise wedding, held at an Italian resort in Tuscany, came more than a year after news that Upton was engaged and …

Conservative Group Goes After Northam’s Opposition to School Choice

Virginia Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam holds a thumbs up during a campaign event at the Greater Richmond Convention Center October 19, 2017 in Richmond, Virginia. Northam is running against Republican Ed Gillespie to be the next governor of Virginia. / Getty Images

A conservative group is seizing on Democrat Ralph Northam’s opposition to pro-school choice legislation in recent years, as it makes its closing argument for why Virginia voters shouldn’t put Northam in the governor’s mansion. Americans for Prosperity is using new findings from the Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis showing vast inequality in educational opportunities for students in high …

New Website Launched to ‘Draft’ Apple CEO Tim Cook for 2020

A new “Draft Tim Cook 2020” website was launched on Friday as an apparent effort to convince Apple’s CEO to launch a presidential campaign. The website, which provides no information on who is behind the effort, features a modified red, white, and blue Apple logo and highlights speeches Cook has delivered in place of a campaign platform. …