Mark and Charlie's Blog

Ahead of the housing crisis, Donald Trump talked enthusiastically about the chance to make money if the housing bubble burst, with seemingly little regard for the impact on American families. Now his likely fall rival, Hillary Clinton, is hoping to make him pay for those words...
Early on Saturday, a middle-aged Pashtun man used forged documents to cross from Iran into Pakistan. A few hours later, on a lonely stretch of highway, he was incinerated by an American drone. It is not exactly clear how the Americans tracked Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour,...
The Transportation Security Administration's head of security operations was removed from his post Monday, law enforcement sources told Fox News. The departure of Kelly Hoggan was one of a series of shakeups at the agency amid a furor over growing security delays at American...
Hillary Clinton's campaign has declined an invitation to a proposed Fox News-hosted Democratic presidential debate that her primary opponent Bernie Sanders tentatively accepted last week. The campaign released a statement Monday, almost a week after Fox News invited both...
It’s the mother of all food fights – church ladies versus lunch ladies. The controversy involves a church that received permission from the Seattle School District to serve free pizza to students at three area high schools. A union representing public school cafeteria workers in...
Republicans are lashing out at Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald after he invoked Disney when talking about how veterans’ care should be judged. McDonald on Monday was talking to reporters at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast when he referenced the amusement park...
A group of Austin tech and community leaders, many of whom supported Uber’s and Lyft’s Proposition 1, on Monday unveiled RideAustin, an Austin-only, nonprofit ride-hailing service that they say will launch by mid-June and will fully comply with the city ordinance that was at the...
With its last-minute decision to formally endorse Donald Trump, the National Rifle Association put itself out in front of the fight for Republican party unity. Just a day later, it’s already taking flak. Chris Cox, the NRA’s top strategist, was met with raucous applause when he...
At the outset of the general election, Hillary Clinton’s campaign looks like a well-oiled juggernaut next to Donald Trump’s vastly smaller, mostly self-funded operation, a POLITICO analysis of Federal Election Commission reports filed Friday found. Through the end of last month...