FROM Todd Rogers
Sheriff's Candidate Todd Rogers In January, Lee Baca retired from office a year short of completing his fourth term. His replacement, Interim Sheriff John Scott , is not running and this is the first time in decades that no incumbent's name has appeared on the ballot. We've been interviewing seven candidates one at a time, and today we welcome Assistant Sheriff Todd Rogers, a veteran of 29 years, who's also a member of the City Council in Lakewood.
Terrorism and tweets, hate speech and murder Just days before an election, Britain is coping with a rash of deadly terrorism, and Prime Minister Theresa May is on the defensive. And again today, President Trump has tweeted criticism of the Mayor of London. Later, a double murder in Portland, Oregon has revealed the ugly past of a supposedly “progressive” city. One immediate question: is “hate speech” protected by the First Amendment?
White House budget proposal slashes and burns President Trump's first budget request is considered dead on arrival in Congress — a familiar development in Capitol Hill. We hear what it reveals about the priorities of the new administration. What's likely to die… and what might survive?
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