Speaker Ryan Is Expected To Seek Re-Election; Will He Stay?

By LISA MASCARO, AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — Paul Ryan’s future as House speaker has been such a topic of speculation that even the simple question of whether he will seek re-election to his Wisconsin seat remains secret. Officially, Ryan says he’s still deciding. But a person familiar with Ryan’s thinking told The Associated Press…

Cosby’s Legal Team Pressuring Judge To Quit, Delay Retrial

By MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby’s lawyers are expected to make a last-ditch effort on Thursday to postpone the comedian’s sexual assault retrial by pressuring the judge to step aside after losing their bid to overturn his ruling allowing up to five additional accusers to testify. The defense first demanded…

Decision To Add Citizenship Question To Census Draws Protest

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 2020 U.S. Census will include a question about citizenship status, a move that brought swift condemnation from Democrats, who said it would intimidate immigrants and discouraging them from responding. The population count taken every 10 years is more than an academic exercise. It’s required by the Constitution and used to determine…