Homeland Security’s head of community outreach resigns over past controversial comments on black community, Islam

(CNN)Rev. Jamie Johnson resigned Thursday as the head of faith-based and neighborhood partnerships at the Department of Homeland Security after a CNN KFile report revealed inflammatory past comments he made about the black community and Islam. DHS Press secretary Tyler Houlton confirmed the resignation, which was first reported by The Hill, to CNN in a

Alabama Senate poll: Jones opens up lead over Moore

Washington (CNN)Democrat Doug Jones has opened up an eight-point lead in the US Senate race in Alabama amid multiple sexual abuse allegations against Republican Roy Moore, according to a new Fox News poll released Thursday. Women have made the difference: Jones has opened up a wide 58% to 32% lead among female likely voters. Meanwhile,