Latest News Rep. Heck: People were concerned over train speed 2017-12-18T13:35:41.000000000-05:00 Representative Dennis Heck, who represents the area where the train derailment occurred, shares what he knows about the event. Carried Interest tax break “just doesn’t make sense”: Maya MacGunieas 2017-12-18T13:25:25.000000000-05:00 For Fact’s Sake: Carried Interest is a tax break for the rich. The Committee for a Responsible Budget President Maya MacGuineas explains how provisions like this survive tax reform. Did Mueller unlawfully obtain Trump Transition team emails? 2017-12-18T13:23:28.000000000-05:00 A massive seizure of emails by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on the Trump transition team is called into question. Michael Schmidt, Eddie Glaude and Bret Stephens weigh in on whether the emails were obtained illegally. FBI warned Trump about likely Russian attempts to infiltrate his campaign 2017-12-18T13:00:40.000000000-05:00 NBCNews exclusively reports that the FBI warned candidate Trump in 2016 that foreign adversaries, including Russia, would try to infiltrate his campaign. Cornyn suggests it's Dems' fault the GOP... 2017-12-18T12:56:06.000000000-05:00 Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-Texas) accusing Democrats of "refusing" to work on the tax plan, after locking them out of the process, is kind of hilarious Train derailment eyewitness: 'Our car went down an embankment' 2017-12-18T12:44:21.000000000-05:00 MSNBC's Ali Velshi and Stephanie Ruhle interview Chris Karnes who was on the Seattle area train that derailed. Sheriff: 'Multiple fatalities' reported, exact number unknown 2017-12-18T12:27:00.000000000-05:00 A local sheriff from Washington spoke about the derailment and what information they have so far. Monday's Campaign Round-Up, 12.18.17 2017-12-18T12:00:28.000000000-05:00 Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country. Why Republicans are ignoring public... 2017-12-18T11:20:08.000000000-05:00 The question isn't whether the American mainstream opposes the GOP tax plan. The question is why Republicans don't care. Train derails near Seattle 2017-12-18T11:15:54.000000000-05:00 An Amtrak train has derailed near Seattle. Authorities are arriving to the scene and working to evaluate the situation.