The push to honor Congressman Barr's late wife and to save others is gaining traction in Washington. The CAROL Act is on the verge of advancing to the full Senate.
- Business Insider
Universal Music employee says they were fired after emailing colleagues the day Roe v. Wade was overturned to criticize the company's donations to anti-abortion lawmakers
Michael Lopez said they got a "surprise Zoom video chat with HR" soon after sending the email. Universal disputes Lopez's version of events.
- The Hill
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) is offering support for California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s (D) new ad in Florida that targets Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) and invites Floridians to move to California. In an appearance on CNN’s “New Day” on Tuesday, Murphy said he liked his fellow Democratic governor’s approach when asked by host Brianna Keilar about Newsom’s…
- Springfield News-Leader
The Nixa Republican, Missouri Rep. Tricia Derges, was found guilty of 22 federal charges by a jury last week.
- Associated Press
The fight between Texas and New Mexico over the management of one of the longest rivers in North America could be nearing an end as a date to resume the trial has been put off pending negotiations aimed at settling the years-long case before the U.S. Supreme Court. New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas announced Tuesday that a special master appointed by the court cleared the way for ongoing negotiations and set a date in July for a status update. The Supreme Court would have to approve any agreement reached by the states.
- Business Insider
From Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene to Sen. Tommy Tuberville, meet the Republican lawmakers heavily invested in companies that will pay for employees to get out-of-state abortions
Some anti-abortion groups are calling on Republican members of Congress to divest of their stock in companies that support abortion rights.
- LA Times
The vice president is on pace to cast a record number of tie-breaking votes in the Senate — showing the limits of the Biden administration's power.
Adam Kinzinger and his family are getting so many death threats over his Trump criticism that his office put together a 3-minute audio clip
GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger and his family are receiving threats over his involvement on the House committee investigating the Capitol riot.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
If the court's conservatives adopt the independent state legislature theory, they would be making up law to create an outcome of one-party rule.
- The Hill
Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) shared a compilation of around a dozen vulgar and threatening calls to his congressional office to highlight an increase in threats of violence in politics. “Threats of violence over politics has increased heavily in the last few years. But the darkness has reached new lows,” Kinzinger said in a tweet accompanying the…
- ABC News
Justice Department sues Arizona for requiring proof of citizenship to vote in presidential elections
The Justice Department has filed suit against Arizona challenging its recently enacted voting law that requires proof of citizenship in order to vote in presidential elections. The lawsuit contends that certain restrictions in Arizona's House Bill 2492 directly violate Section 6 of the National Voter Registration Act and Section 101 of the Civil Rights Act. The Supreme Court previously rejected an effort by Arizona in 2013 to require its residents to provide proof of citizenship in order to participate in federal elections, though after President Joe Biden's victory against Donald Trump in 2020 the state quickly sought to implement a similar mandate in passing House Bill 2492.
‘No way’: Missouri attorney general threatens to sue cities that help cover out-of-state abortion travel
The lawsuit threat came after Kansas City, Mo., passed legislation that could reimburse city employees' travel costs.
- The El Paso Times
UMC should not be allowed to further indebt us
Attorney General Letitia James has been investigating Trump's business practices for three-and-a-half years, with a focus on whether his company misstated the values of its real estate properties to obtain favorable loans and tax deductions. In April, James won a court order to force Cushman to comply with subpoenas for records that would help determine whether appraisals it conducted for several Trump properties were fraudulent or misleading.
"He saved democracy once by beating a tyrant. He's doing it again, but he doesn't do it by beating his chest," DNC adviser Cedric Richmond told CNN.
- CBS News Videos
Members of the Jan. 6 committee say potential new witnesses have come forward following Cassidy Hutchinson’s bombshell testimony. CBS News congressional correspondent Scott MacFarlane has the latest on what the panel's upcoming July hearings could focus on, and if the Justice Department is any closer to possible charges.
- NY Daily News
Editorial: Conservatives no more: Supreme Court’s ruling on EPA’s right to regulate greenhouse gases is a capper on a radical term
First, a “textualist” Supreme Court majority ignored the Second Amendment clause attaching gun rights to “a well regulated Militia.” Cherry-picking history to claim that carrying a weapon has always been protected, the “conservatives” killed a century-old New York statute regulating the concealed carry of firearms and elevated a newly contrived individual right to self-defense that appears ...
- Yahoo Celebrity
'Fed up' Debra Messing says she got Biden elected during White House call about abortion rights: Report
Actress and activist Debra Messing reportedly unloads about White House's response to abortion rights in frustrated call with aides.
- The Hill
Story at a glance Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday signed into law the Safer Streets for All Act, which decriminalizes loitering in a public place with the “intent” to engage in sex work. Newsom clarified that prostitution in California is still illegal and warned that the state must be “cautious” in how the new measure…
- Fresno Bee
Fresno attorney on push to let state legislatures, not the people, decide elections. | Commentary
- Fox News
Katy Perry, Bette Midler and Jessica Chastain lead online Independence Day protests: 'July 4th canceled'
Katy Perry, Bette Midler and Jessica Chastain protested against Independence Day and claimed women's rights were stripped after Supreme Court decision.