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The bridge was listed as being in "poor condition" by Pennsylvania's transportation department. Officials said a gas line was cut in the collapse.
Herschel Walker says it's 'totally unfair' to ask him if he supports the bipartisan infrastructure bill that passed last year: 'I have to see all the facts'
"I think you've gotta be an Alabama fan," Walker snapped when asked his views about the law.
- Austin American-Statesman
Biden didn’t ‘exempt’ Congress from vaccine mandate. He simply lacks authority to include them.
- Chicago Tribune
Chicago mayor ordered Columbus statues removed during 2020 unrest. A lawsuit by Italian Americans claims that violated a Park District contract
CHICAGO — Italian Americans seeking the return of Chicago’s Christopher Columbus statue to its former pedestal in Little Italy allege that Mayor Lori Lightfoot interfered with a Park District contract to keep the monument on display “in perpetuity,” according to a recently filed complaint. Lightfoot has been newly added as a defendant in a lawsuit the Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans ...
- The Hill
The Open Society Foundations, a group founded by George Soros, is pushing back on a recent documentary by Tucker Carlson taking aim at Soros and his relationship with his homeland of Hungary, The Washington Post reports.Carlson's "Hungary vs. Soros: The Fight for Civilization," which was created for the Fox Nation streaming service, pits Soros against Hungarian right-wing prime minister Viktor Orbán.Carlson says that Soros, a liberal billionaire...
- Fox News
State Dept vows Nord Stream 2 will be a 'hunk of metal at bottom of the ocean' if Russia invades Ukraine
The State Department on Thursday unequivocally warned that if Russia invades Ukraine the Nord Stream 2 pipeline will sit unused at the bottom of the ocean.
Mike Pence made clear the scale of his rift with Trump, saying he hasn't spoken to him since last summer
Pence called the Capitol riot — where Trump supporters were calling to "hang Mike Pence" — "difficult," but insisted he and Trump "parted amicably."
Trump says Ukraine-Russia crisis is a 'European problem' and Russia 'owns Germany' because of Nord Stream 2 pipeline
Donald Trump criticized the Nord Stream 2 Russia-to-Germany gas pipeline amid fears about Russia invading Ukraine.
Ukraine's president told Biden to 'calm down' Russian invasion warnings, saying he was creating unwanted panic: report
Biden told Volodymyr Zelensky that Russia may invade Ukraine in February, and Zelensky disagreed, a Ukrainian official told CNN.
- Lexington Herald-Leader
Linda Blackford: Sen. Danny Carroll, R-Benton, has brought back two pieces of legislation that are un-American in the ways they affect free speech, government transparency and the right to hold elected officials accountable.
On this week’s show, Playbook author Ryan Lizza talks to former U.S. ambassador to NATO Kurt Volker and Russian Ukrainian journalist Uliana Pavlova about the state of affairs in the Ukrainian crisis.
Ukraine's defence minister said on Friday Berlin's reluctance to supply Kyiv with weapons encourages Russian aggression, and suggested Moscow may hope to revive the German Democratic Republic in eastern Germany. Unlike some of its NATO allies, Germany is not providing Kyiv with arms during its standoff with Russia, which has massed troops near Ukraine.
- The Hill
Billionaire Republican donor Ken Langone made the maximum allowable donation to Sen. Joe Manchin's (D-W.Va.) PAC weeks after Manchin announced that he would oppose President Joe Biden's Build Back Better bill, according to a Federal Election Commission filing.Langone and his wife, Elaine Langone, each made $5,000 contributions to Manchin's Country Roads leadership PAC on Dec. 31, reaching the benchmark for the most an individual is allowed to...
Former Florida Republican David Jolly slammed the “pandemic of lunacy that is infecting” the GOP.
- The Hill
Progressives are pushing back at the idea that they are to blame at all for President Biden's dismal poll numbers, arguing the White House's problems have more to do with it moving away from a progressive agenda. They argue the anemic polls largely reflect an unimpressed base disillusioned that Biden has been unwilling to deliver on issues such as voting rights, health care, gun control and climate change. "Biden's popularity was high when he...
- The Telegraph
Nicola Sturgeon and, to a lesser extent, Mark Drakeford, the First Ministers respectively of Scotland and Wales, finally got the message this week that what Britain needs is not restriction, but as swift a return to normality as possible. Ms Sturgeon has at last ended the requirement for table service only in Scotland’s pubs and restaurants, and allowed nightclubs to reopen (“As long as nobody’s enjoying themselves,” said one wag), as well as deigning to allow normal football crowds to attend ma
A Republican-led Pennsylvania court on Friday ruled that the state's mail-in voting law is unconstitutional.Driving the news: Three Republican judges sided with Republican challengers and ruled that no-excuse mail-in voting is prohibited under the state's constitution. Two Democrats on the panel dissented. Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free"The administration will immediately appeal this decision to the state Supreme Court and tod
- Fox News
Tennessee state Rep. Bruce Griffey introduced a bill to send migrants illegally in the U.S. to the home states and towns of prominent Democratic leaders.
- Lexington Herald-Leader
Poll: Beshear’s approval rating has increased over the last year; Paul maintains significant lead over Booker
Justice Stephen Breyer is retiring and the president has promised to nominate a Black woman to replace him