Category Archives: CNN Politics

Stimulus negotiations: Self-imposed deadline arrives with no sign of a deal

Stimulus negotiations: Self-imposed deadline arrives with no sign of a deal

This was deadline day, the day that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, White House chief of staff Mark Meadows and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer were aiming to have a topline agreement. Yet, despite the fact that more than 30 million Americans are collecting jobless benefits, businesses are being forced to close…MORE

Congress spars over Russia’s intentions in spreading disinformation about Biden

Congress spars over Russia’s intentions in spreading disinformation about Biden

US intelligence officials have presented information to lawmakers and presidential campaigns indicating Russia is behind an ongoing disinformation push targeting former Vice President and presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden, according to sources familiar with the matter. But while Republicans and Democrats overwhelmingly agree that Russia is once again attempting to interfere the US presidential election,…MORE

Fact Check: Will there be a coronavirus vaccine by November?

Fact Check: Will there be a coronavirus vaccine by November?

In a radio interview Thursday morning with Fox News correspondent Geraldo Rivera, President Donald Trump suggested that a vaccine for the coronavirus could be ready before Election Day. When asked by Rivera when a vaccine would be ready, Trump replied it “could be much sooner” than the end of the year. “Sooner than November 3?”…MORE

US sanctions Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam over democratic crackdowns

US sanctions Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam over democratic crackdowns

The US sanctioned Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Friday for her role in crackdowns on political freedom in the region. Friday’s action is likely to further inflame tensions between Washington and Beijing. It is the latest move in response to China’s imposition of a sweeping national security law on Hong Kong that criminalizes secession,…MORE

US Postmaster DeJoy says election mail will not be slowed down

US Postmaster DeJoy says election mail will not be slowed down

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said that the US Postal Service is not “slowing down” election-related or other mail and will undergo an “organizational realignment” after the agency often criticized by President Donald Trump as a money-losing venture has faced doubts over its capacity to handle anticipated high numbers of mail-in ballots. “We will do everything…MORE

READ: Appeals court ruling on Don McGahn subpoena

READ: Appeals court ruling on Don McGahn subpoena

The House of Representatives can sue to force former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify, a federal appeals court ruled Friday. Read the ruling here: cnn.com/2020/08/07/politics/read-appeals-court-mcgahn-ruling/index.htmlMORE

First on CNN: Warren and other top Democrats ask USPS watchdog to investigate practices

First on CNN: Warren and other top Democrats ask USPS watchdog to investigate practices

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and other top Democrats on Friday sent a letter to the United States Postal Service inspector general asking her to investigate recent operational changes within the agency. The Democrats write that they are concerned about “modifications” to USPS “staffing and policies” recently put in place by new Postmaster General Louis DeJoy.…MORE

Blogs

2018 High School Football Review: Week 1 (AUDIO)

2018 High School Football Review: Week 1 (AUDIO)

It was a wild night in the Tennessee Valley. Storms raged as teams tried to complete their Week 1 games. Join Cowboy and Coca-Cola Red Zone Sideline Reporter Jeff Cate as they discuss the wet and wild action of Week 1 High School Football.

WATCH: Superbowl Commercial Favorites

WATCH: Superbowl Commercial Favorites

Check out some of our favorite Superbowl commercials! Amazon, “Alexa Loses Her Voice” (BTW, you can listen to WGOW-FM on Alexa by saying, “Alexa, enable the Talk One Oh Two Point Three skill!” and to WGOW-AM by saying, “Alexa, enable the News W-G-O-W skill!”) NFL, “Touchdown Celebrations to Come” Budweiser, “Stand By You” Doritos, “DORITOS BLAZE…

Did you miss that pink sky?

Did you miss that pink sky?

On Monday, there was a proliferation of “pink sky” shots sent in by listeners.  Followed by obligatory, condescending “explanation of phenomenon” by meteorologists.  Best example I’ve ever seen…lasted 5 mins, or so at Henson’s Gap/Lewis Chapel Mtn., overlooking Dunlap, Tn.  Launch ramp of “Tennessee TreeToppers” hanggliding club.  

Bill B Blog 08.24.17

Bill B Blog 08.24.17

I boycotted the NFL for 2 years.   And I had a good reason….not faux-outrage from the right nor the left. But I digress. I hear the calls for protests…for boycotts of the NFL over Colin Kaepernick’s not being signed by any NFL team as quarterback.  They say it’s because of the former 49’ers QB’s…