Gov. Abbott first became governor in 2015. Gov. Abbott is the fifth Texas governor elected to three terms.
- The Daily Beast
Consolidated News PicturesAttorney General Merrick Garland should fire special counsel John Durham. Durham, a previously well-respected United States Attorney for Connecticut, was assigned in 2019 by Trump’s Attorney General William Barr to review the origins of the so-called Russia probe—Crossfire Hurricane—that became the Mueller special counsel investigation.As reported by The New York Times, Barr had been “egged on” by the former president to support Trumpworld’s efforts to discredit the Mue
"The Daily Show" mocked the Texan's partisan takes on classified material improperly stored by Donald Trump, Joe Biden and Mike Pence.
- Springfield News-Leader
U.S. Rep. Eric Burlison's first congressional legislation, filed this week, would repeal the 1934 National Firearms Act.
- Charlotte Observer
The bill that Budd is sponsoring is based on a wildly misleading claim that has been repeatedly debunked.
- Miami Herald
The Miami Police Department says it’s reviewing the radio communication.
- Fox News
The Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust on Friday filed a complaint requesting the Office of Congressional Ethics investigate Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., for alleged violations.
Arizona Democratic Senate candidate Ruben Gallego, who's trying to unseat Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, says 'nobody' in the state 'has really spoken to' her she joined the upper chamber
"Nobody in Arizona has really spoken to her in the last four years. This is why she is where she is," Rep. Gallego said of Sen. Sinema on Thursday.
- Business Insider
"We have not been able to substantiate the reckless driving," Memphis Police Chief Cerelyn J. Davis told CNN Thursday morning.
Emergency SNAP Update: 25 States Extending Additional Food Stamps Money for Final Time in February 2023
Emergency allotments were authorized to help give SNAP households a temporary financial boost during the pandemic. State SNAP agencies can issue EA payments on a month-to-month basis to all SNAP...
The request indicates an "active criminal investigation" by the Justice Department, a campaign finance lawyer told The Washington Post.
California Secretary of State Shirley Weber spoke to the state's groundbreaking reparations task force Friday at the beginning of a meeting in San Diego.
- Wichita Eagle
Kansas Legislature bill would criminalize abortions the same as murder. And that’s just for starters.
- Business Insider
A video of Tyre Nichols being killed by police is due to be released Friday. Even the police chief says what it shows is 'heinous' and 'inhumane.'
Tyre Nichols died after he was beaten by police at a traffic stop. Chief Cerelyn Davis said the footage shows a "disregard of basic human rights."
- Idaho Statesman
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- The New Voice of Ukraine
The UK parliament has proposed building a large arms manufacturing plant for Ukraine in Poland to counter Russian aggression even more effectively, UK newspaper The Telegraph reported on Jan. 25.
- Argus Leader
In her home state Capitol, the potential 2024 White House contender has not personally taken questions from reporters.
- The Guardian
The extremist who has supported QAnon is firmly on her way to becoming a senior figure in the party as a key ally of the House speaker, Kevin McCarthy
- The Abilene Reporter-News
President Biden's initial agenda focused on what benefits most Americans. But politics ensured that even consensus-building measures were polarizing.
- The Des Moines Register
The bill would allow Iowans to buy custom license plates with the Gadsden flag, which depicts a coiled rattlesnake and the words "Don't Tread on Me."
- Miami Herald
Women, say goodbye to your sleeveless tops when the Florida House is in session. The sight of your upper arms is too much for the hallowed halls of the Legislature.