The newly sworn-in Republican House is gearing up to vote on two messaging bills concerning abortion. But some members worry returning to an issue that has haunted their party politically could come with a cost.
- Fox News
Four Supreme Court justices opted against attending President Biden's State of the Union address at the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday evening.
- Fox News
Speechwriting experts say Biden made a good faith effort at promoting bipartisanship in his State of the Union, but did not confront the China threat as aggressively as he should have.
- The Hill
Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) on Wednesday defended his proposal to sunset all federal legislation after five years and slammed President Biden as “confused” in response to Biden’s claim at the State of the Union address that some Republicans want to sunset Social Security and Medicare. “In my plan, I suggested the following: All federal legislation…
Republicans erupted when the president said they wanted to cut Social Security and Medicare.
DeSantis says he won't fight with Trump over Truth Social photos with high schoolers: 'I don't spend my time trying to smear other Republicans'
"I spend my time delivering results for the people of Florida and fighting against Joe Biden," DeSantis said during a press conference on Wednesday.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, I-Ariz., said she welcomed President Joe Biden's "support of our bipartisan successes."
In case you’ve missed it: Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) and Lauren Boebert (R-Co.), who don’t seem to realize that they are two sides of the same terrible coin, have been very publicly at war with each other for some time now. And that war continued apace on Tuesday with Boebert once again mocking Greene—this time for carrying a large white balloon around the U.S. Capitol all day ahead of Biden’s State of the Union address to symbolize the so-called “Chinese spy balloon” that the military
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ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for her response to President Biden’s State of the Union address and Republican reactions during the speech.
- The Root
Last night’s State of the Union was one for the books, but not for the reasons one might think. Though President Biden tried to express an agenda of unity with the GOP, it predictably fell on deaf ears. “To my Republican friends, if we could work together in the last Congress, there is no reason we can’t work together and find consensus on important things in this Congress as well,” he stated.
George Santos grabbed an aisle seat at the State of the Union. Not everyone was eager to shake his hand.
Seated beside GOP Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky, Santos soon discovered that not everyone, including some Republicans, was interested in seeing him.
- USA TODAY Opinion
President Joe Biden came out with vim and vigor in the State of the Union address and mopped the House floor with the Republican Party's remains.
- The Daily Beast
Hunter Larkin for KansasA 23-year-old Kansas mayor who re-installed himself in office last month in what some horrified observers said was “essentially a coup” is refusing to leave in the face of furious community opposition.At a contentious city council meeting Monday night, Goddard Mayor Hunter Larkin invoked the late Apple founder Steve Jobs, suggesting that he—Larkin—was also a visionary attempting to “change the world.”In a move that one Goddard resident likened to “Germany in 1935,” Larkin
- The Hill
House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) suggested that Republicans who heckled President Biden during the State of the Union address Tuesday evening are unfit to serve in Congress. “President Biden delivered a compelling speech outlining a vision to make life better for everyday Americans,” Jeffries tweeted following the speech. “And his dignity presented a stark…
‘Social Security and Medicare is off the books now?’ — Biden causes uproar over cutting programs during State of the Union
The president said he’d stop anyone from cutting Social Security and Medicare, ‘but apparently it’s not going to be a problem.’
- American City Business Journals
House Bill 9B, introduced on Feb. 6, will change the power structure at Walt Disney World's Reedy Creek Improvement District in Orlando.
The former president turned his supposed rebuttal of Biden's speech into an acrid campaign rant.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
The Democrat's past statements on Israel render her unfit to serve on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, says a reader.
The Arkansas governor, who's admitted under oath to lying to the press, will deliver the GOP's response to Biden's State of the Union address this week.
- The Guardian
Republican extremist appears to reference Chinese surveillance dirigible by parading halls of Congress with white balloon
Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters on Wednesday addressed the U.N. Security Council at Russia's invitation, condemning Moscow's invasion of its neighbor as illegal - though adding he believed it was provoked - and calling for a ceasefire. Soon after Moscow's Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine, Russia introduced tough new laws on spreading "misinformation" about the war or discrediting the Russian army.