Congressman-elect Mike Lawler (R) flipped the New York House held by Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D). During an interview with Meet the Press NOW, he stressed his bipartisan voting record and criticized "groupthink" in Washington.
Incoming House Democratic leader Hakeem Jeffries says there's 'a real risk' that the new GOP majority in the chamber will be 'hijacked by the extremists'
"They have not articulated a vision for addressing the economic concerns of the American people," Jeffries said of House Republicans to CNN.
Tulsi Gabbard's one-time Democratic colleagues are both perplexed and unsurprised by her far-right pivot: 'An Elise Stefanik kind of turn'
Asked what happened to his one-time supporter, Sen. Bernie Sanders dramatically threw his hands up. Others say she's showing her true colors.
- The Hill
Rep.-elect Mike Lawler (R-N.Y.) expressed confidence on Sunday that House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) will find the necessary votes to become Speaker. “We’re not going to be held hostage by a handful of members when the overwhelming majority of the conference is in full support of Kevin,” Lawler told co-anchor Jake Tapper on CNN’s…
- Business Insider
McCarthy says ultra-conservative GOP holdouts are 'squandering this majority' by opposing his bid for House Speaker
McCarthy needs almost all of the 222 Republican members of the House of Representatives to vote for him to secure the Speaker seat.
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John Fetterman’s top aide called for Dems to brand Amy Coney Barrett’s SCOTUS nomination ‘illegitimate’
Sen.-elect John Fetterman's incoming chief of staff is a progressive activist who has openly supported eliminating the filibuster and expanding the Supreme Court.
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Biden's student-loan forgiveness might not be doomed if the Supreme Court strikes it down — he could take another legal path
There might be another legal route for Biden's student-debt relief if lawsuits currently blocking the plan are successful.
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A win by Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) in next week’s Senate runoff would hand Democrats a crucial 51st vote in the upper chamber, along with something else they’ve been seeking: breathing room. Some room to exhale could do wonders for a party that has been forced to navigate the tricky waters of a 50-50 Senate.…
Food Stamps Schedule: California (CalFresh) Benefits for December and Where To Get SNAP EBT Discounts
CalFresh, California's version of SNAP, provides monthly food assistance to low-income households that meet state and federal eligibility guidelines. Benefits are distributed on a monthly schedule to...
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The Respect for Marriage Act, lauded by Schumer as a "momentous step" for LGBTQ rights, is getting criticism from some of the left for not going far enough.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Election denier Rep. Janel Brandtjen, Rep. Dan Knodl and Brown Deer Republican Robert Albrightson are running for the Senate seat vacated by Darling.
- The Hill
Republicans are looking to play hardball with the annual defense authorization bill to combat what they are calling “woke” military policies, threatening to throw a wrench into efforts to pass the bill by the end of the year. The GOP lawmakers want to insert language into the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to counter policies ranging from the…
- The Week
Labor leaders and their allies expected more from the "most pro-union president"
U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is pushing for a legislative fix to a law designed to make horse racing safer after an appeals court last month ruled it unconstitutional, a source with direct knowledge of the negotiations told Reuters. The changes to the law, which would provide greater federal oversight of the board charged with writing and implementing safety rules, would be included in a full-year spending bill, known as an omnibus, which could pass later this month. The Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority (HISA) was created by Congress in 2020 to replace the state-by-state patchwork of regulations with national rules following a series of high-profile doping scandals and horse deaths that rocked the industry.
California's long-serving senator hasn't revealed her 2024 plans, but Democratic hopefuls are making moves.
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Sunday shows preview: Incoming House Democratic leadership makes history; lawmakers call for additional testimony from FTX CEO
Sunday’s political shows will likely center around fights over party leadership in the House as well as fallout from the demise of cryptocurrency company FTX. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.), who is set to make history in January as the first Black party leader in either chamber, will appear on ABC’s “This Week” to discuss his…
- Miami Herald
Floridians have not changed their constitution, but Gov. Ron DeSantis changed the membership of the court, resulting in judicial activism, Howard Simon argues.
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The House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol says it will release its findings in a lengthy report before the new Congress takes over. The report is expected to cover former President Donald Trump's involvement in inciting the violence and recommendations to prevent future incidents. CBS News congressional correspondent Scott MacFarlane joins us with more details.