Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption Speaker John Bercow admits muttering 'stupid' 'as an aside'Commons Speaker John Bercow has said he "respects all his colleagues" after admitting using the word "stupid" during Commons exchanges.
WASHINGTON — Don Blankenship, the ex-convict coal baron who lost his bid for the Republican Senate nomination in West Virginia earlier this month, said on Monday that he would run as a third-party candidate — potentially offering a huge break to Senate Democrats.
West Virginia coal baron Don Blankenship on Monday announced a third-party Senate bid, vowing to keep fighting despite losing in the recent GOP primary -- and posing another obstacle in Republicans’ bid to take the Democrat-held seat.
Penn -- who served as a pollster and adviser to former President Bill Clinton and a chief political strategist for Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign -- said "this process must now be stopped, preferably before a vote in the Senate."
Health care workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo will be the first people to receive a trial vaccine Monday, as global responders try to stamp out a widening Ebola outbreak in the African country.