Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., rips Democrats' criticism of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's COVID hypocrisy as she spends the holidays in the Sunshine State.
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- The Daily Beast
Andrew Burton/GettyThe widening controversy over an NPR story on masks in the Supreme Court turned inward as a legendary reporter there blasted the broadcaster’s public editor for critiquing her work.The public editor, Kelly McBride, who operates independently of the newsroom but takes a paycheck from the publication, called for a “clarification, but not a correction” to an article about the Supreme Court written by one of the newsroom’s “founding mothers,” legal affairs correspondent Nina Toten
- Idaho Statesman
In a campaign newsletter, the White Bird Republican denied the records exist and said the lawsuit is politically motivated.
- The Hill
States with more relaxed gun laws have higher rates of firearm-related homicides and suicides, according to a new study from the nonprofit advocacy organization Everytown for Gun Safety. California, Hawaii, New York and Massachusetts were all among the eight states with the tightest gun laws and the lowest rate of gun-related deaths. California came in the number one spot for restrictive gun laws, and Hawaii and Massachusetts reported the lowest...
- Idaho Statesman
McGeachin got really good advice from the Attorney General’s Office on June 7. She chose to ignore it. Now, she should live with the consequences. │ Opinion
- National Review
CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said that the agency is working to "pivot the language" around who qualifies as fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
- Tallahassee Democrat
The Florida Senate is advancing redistricting plans for the Senate and Congress, but not the one that would have cut Black-majority districts to two.
- The Hill
A federal judge on Thursday rejected an effort by a spokesman for former President Trump to force the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot to return a trove of his personal financial records that the panel had obtained by subpoena.Taylor Budowich sued the select committee in December, challenging its authority to issue the subpoena for his bank records and asking for an order to claw back the documents after his...
A federal judge in Texas blocked the Biden administration from enforcing its coronavirus vaccine mandate for federal workers on Friday, citing the outcome of last week's Supreme Court ruling that nullified the administration's vaccine-or-test requirement for large employers.Why it matters: It's a blow to President Biden's efforts to increase the U.S.' vaccination rates, though much of the federal workforce has already been vaccinated against the virus.Get market news worthy of your time with Axi
The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act passed last year is President Joe Biden’s biggest bipartisan achievement. The $1 trillion deal […] The post Joy Reid challenges Buttigieg on Biden’s ‘white guy employment’ infrastructure bill appeared first on TheGrio.
- WMUR - Manchester
A group of Republican lawmakers in Concord want the Granite State to secede from the union.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Dane County Circuit Court Judge Frank Remington said Friday he was not impressed with arguments by Assembly officials to keep the records out of view.
- Belleville News-Democrat
A shakeup last month caused many of the district’s volunteer firefighters to quit.
- Associated Press
Honduran President-elect Xiomara Castro saw her prospects of a successful administration take a hit on Friday even before she has been sworn in: A battle for leadership of the newly elected Congress devolved into shouting and shoving among her own allies. The dispute threatens to split her own Liberty and Refoundation Party, as well as its alliance with the party of Vice President Salvador Nasralla — and raised suspicions that the outgoing government is trying to scuttle her administration before it can start. Castro had promised to give leadership of the new Congress to an allied party she will depend upon to pass legislation after she takes office on Thursday.
Police say the group perished in freezing "endless fields, large snowdrifts and complete darkness".
- Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
New Mexico regulators have doubled the number of marijuana plants that licensed growers can cultivate as the state prepares for recreational sales to start this spring
- NBC News
LGBTQ advocacy groups have been split in their response to Sen. Krysten Sinema's refusal to amend the Senate filibuster.
- The Oklahoman
The dispute could land in federal court, Gov. Kevin Stitt wrote to Choctaw Chief Gary Batton and Cherokee Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr.
- The Hill
Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) slammed Rep. Ashley Hinson (R-Iowa) on Thursday for touting funding lawmakers secured to improve locks and dams in her home state that was tucked away in a sweeping $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill she voted against last year."Tell the truth @RepAshleyHinson - you didn't vote for this bill. You voted for a dam collapse. If you had your way your neighbors would be underwater. Thankfully, @HouseDemocrats...
Trump sent House Republicans copies of conservative writer Mollie Hemingway's book with a note saying GOP leadership 'should have never certified the election on January 6'
All current members of House Republican leadership, including House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, voted to overturn the 2020 election result.
- Detroit Free Press
"I made a mistake," said Hamtramck Judge Alexis Krot.