Utah. Rep. John Curtis wants to be involved in gun legislation, but doesn’t approve of how bills are being put together in the House.
The overturning of Roe v. Wade has fueled calls for the impeachment of Justice Clarence Thomas and other conservatives on the Supreme Court.
- Miami Herald
It’s not unusual for governors to veto legislation. But no governor has used his veto pen with the same poise and purpose as Ron DeSantis. That purpose has not only been to occasionally do the right thing, but to show fellow Republicans in the Legislature who’s boss.
The Nov. 15-16 summit risked awkward diplomatic encounters if Putin were to have come. The Kremlin had said earlier that Putin intended to go.
- The Hill
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Monday warned that if Republicans win control of the Senate in November, President Biden’s nominees will have a tough time getting confirmed. McConnell says he’ll be “picky” in deciding which of Biden’s nominees are moderate enough to warrant getting votes on the Senate floor. “We’ll be…
Chip makers are refusing to build new semiconductor plants in the U.S. unless Congress unlocks $52 billion in funding
Taiwanese semiconductor firm GlobalWafers joins Intel and TSMC in urging Congress to fund U.S. development.
- The Hill
Former Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Michael Stenger, who served during the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol insurrection, died on Monday, Politico reported. No cause of death has been reported. Stenger served as sergeant at arms, responsible for ensuring security around the Capitol and enforcing the Senate’s rules, for three years. He resigned on Jan. 7, 2021 after receiving…
The pilots said they are frustrated by the pace of contract negotiations.
The comedian drops a blunt fact-check on what "pro-life" really means.
- LA Times
The Jan. 6 committee's announcement of a hearing on Tuesday raises expectations of new bombshell information in the investigation.
- Miami Herald
Nearly 150 laws that Florida legislators passed this year are set to hit the books Friday.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Men need to give DNA samples so the state can deduct child support from their wages. | Opinion
The proposal is back in the version of the National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA, making its way through the Senate.
- Business Insider
Vice President Kamala Harris warns the Supreme Court will target the right to contraception and same-sex marriage after overturning Roe v. Wade
Justice Clarence Thomas "said the quiet part out loud" when he said the courts should revisit decisions on same-sex marriage and contraception, Harris said.
A former Trump White House chief of staff says the latest January 6 hearing provided 'stunning' new evidence of potential criminality
Mick Mulvaney, who resigned a day after the January 6 insurrection, said the new evidence presented was a "serious problem" for Trump.
After Roe v. Wade: Doug Mastriano, GOP nominee for Pennsylvania governor, now says abortion is a 'distraction'
Some Republicans who campaigned against abortion now believe the issue will help Democrats this November. They want to talk about something else.
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Last week, U.S. House Committee on Oversight & Reform chairperson Carolyn Maloney said that she would subpoena Commanders owner Daniel Snyder to testify at a deposition this week. That will be difficult to do if the subpoena can’t be served. Snyder, according to a Committee spokesperson, has refused to accept service of the subpoena. Here’s [more]
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
Readers who support the court's decision in Dobbs vs. Jackson say abortion policy is back where it belongs -- the state legislatures.
Americans reacted on Friday to the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that established a constitutional right to abortion access. In the court’s ruling Friday, telegraphed in a rare court leak, Republican-appointed judges voted 5-4 to overturn Roe v. Wade. Chief Justice John Roberts did not back using the latter decision to overturn Roe.
- Associated Press
California legislators on Monday approved Texas-style lawsuits over illegal guns, mimicking the Lone Star State's law aimed at deterring abortions and obliquely linking the two most controversial U.S. Supreme Court decisions from last week. The California bill would allow anyone to sue people who sell illegal firearms. Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom sought the measure in part to tweak the conservative wing of the U.S. Supreme Court, which gave preliminary approval to the Texas law allowing citizens to sue anyone who provides or assists in providing an abortion.
- The Hill
Boebert says she is ‘tired’ of separation between church and state: ‘The church is supposed to direct the government’
Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) says she is “tired” of the long-standing separation between church and state in the U.S., adding that she believes “the church is supposed to direct the government.” In a Sunday speech at the Cornerstone Christian Center in Basalt, Colo., ahead of her primary election on Tuesday, Boebert argued that “the government…