Before President Donald Trump tries to end birthright citizenship in the United States with an executive order, as he said Tuesday that he would, he might want to consider the words of one of the lawyers who won the infamous Dred Scott Supreme Court case. Picking up on an argument gaining currency on the right in recent years (it's been around for decades, though Iowa Rep. Steve King has given it fresh prominence), Trump said in an interview with the outlet Axios that althoug
WASHINGTON - If there's one thing 9/11 responders have learned over the last decade and a half, it's that Congress won't do anything to soothe the illness and tragedy that is still unfolding 17 years after the attacks -- unless it's forced to. So, with the 9/11 compensation fund set to expire in 2020 -- and maybe run out of money early -- they're getting an early start trying to persuade the lawmakers in Washington to do better this time. "This is my 259th trip, now, to DC,"