{FD} Christie allies got promotions, raises at troubled NJ transit agency: report

New Jersey Transit, the agency that operates state-run bus and rail lines, reportedly promoted 10 employees connected to Gov. Chris Christie‘s administration — and even gave raises to some as the agency struggled to fund its operations.

{FD} 5 years after Newtown, no easy answers in gun debate

After the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn., left 26 dead in December 2012, lawmakers across the U.S.  made attempts to prevent similar horrors. Five years later, the results are uneven at best.

{FD} Trump shrinks Utah monuments created by Obama, Clinton

Capping months of speculation, President Trump on Monday signed a pair of executive orders to significantly shrink two of Utah’s national monuments – Bears Ears and the Grand Staircase-Escalante – that were created by his Democratic predecessors.

{FD} Political donors paid settlement for former GOP speaker

The spokeswoman for Kentucky House Republicans says the former GOP speaker had a sexual relationship with a woman in his office and used money from political donors to help pay her a secret settlement outside of court.

{FD} Chinese investors sue Terry McAuliffe, Clinton brother, alleging electric automaker’s scam

Gov. Terry McAuliffe of Virginia and Hillary Clinton’s brother Anthony Rodham are being accused of stealing the “money and dreams” of Chinese investors who propped up a troubled electric carmaker, thinking this was a path to U.S. residency, a new lawsuit says.