In New Jersey on Thursday, Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill protecting abortion rights.
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The Senate minority leader's office says he was referring to turnout rates, but that didn't quell the Democratic backlash: "Being American is not synonymous with looking or thinking like you," one said
Trump sent House Republicans copies of conservative writer Mollie Hemingway's book with a note saying GOP leadership 'should have never certified the election on January 6'
All current members of House Republican leadership, including House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, voted to overturn the 2020 election result.
- Idaho Statesman
McGeachin got really good advice from the Attorney General’s Office on June 7. She chose to ignore it. Now, she should live with the consequences. │ Opinion
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene sold up to $15,000 worth of Activision Blizzard stock on the day Microsoft announced plans to buy the video game company
In September, Greene told Insider that, "I have an independent investment advisor that has full discretionary authority on my accounts."
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Dane County Circuit Court Judge Frank Remington said Friday he was not impressed with arguments by Assembly officials to keep the records out of view.
- NBC News
LGBTQ advocacy groups have been split in their response to Sen. Krysten Sinema's refusal to amend the Senate filibuster.
"People need to know she sucks," a former staffer said of the Arizona senator. Others told Vice they feel "betrayed," "livid" and "crushed."
Several U.S. House members from President Joe Biden's Democratic Party are threatening to block a renewed push for his Build Back Better spending bill if it does not include the expansion of a federal deduction for taxes paid to states and local entities. Expanding the deduction, known as SALT for State and Local Taxes, has been a demand of lawmakers in higher-tax states such as California, New Jersey and New York, especially in suburbs where Democrats seek to retain control in Nov. 8 elections.
Rep. Lauren Boebert reportedly asked an Orthodox Jewish group if they were doing 'reconnaissance' at the Capitol
"I'm too short to see anyone's yarmulkes," said Boebert. Her office said that she was actually trying to make a joking reference to January 6.
- USA TODAY Opinion
If successful, a civil action for fraud under New York law could expose Trump to millions of dollars in damages and even dissolution of his business.
The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act passed last year is President Joe Biden’s biggest bipartisan achievement. The $1 trillion deal […] The post Joy Reid challenges Buttigieg on Biden’s ‘white guy employment’ infrastructure bill appeared first on TheGrio.
- The Daily Beast
Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesWe’ve been lulled into believing Donald Trump is made of Teflon. He was, after all, the guy who boasted that he could shoot someone on Fifth Avenue and not lose a vote.But Trump’s luck began to run out in early 2021—when he lost the White House, Air Force One, and his Twitter account inside a few weeks. His days of getting away with conduct that would sink anyone else appear to be over. He could even start losing so much that he’ll get sick of losing.Trump was met wi
- The Daily Beast
Andrew Burton/GettyThe widening controversy over an NPR story on masks in the Supreme Court turned inward as a legendary reporter there blasted the broadcaster’s public editor for critiquing her work.The public editor, Kelly McBride, who operates independently of the newsroom but takes a paycheck from the publication, called for a “clarification, but not a correction” to an article about the Supreme Court written by one of the newsroom’s “founding mothers,” legal affairs correspondent Nina Toten
The decision blocking Trump's use of executive privilege in the Capitol riot investigation is also a "nail in the coffin" for the two former aides, said Neal Katyal.
A conservative group asked the House minority leader a blunt question about Jan. 6.
- The Recount
Patrick Gaspard, president of the Center for American Progress, joins Hell & High Water with John Heilemann to discuss Senate Majority Leader Schumer’s attempts to pass filibuster reform and voting rights legislation.
- Associated Press
Honduran President-elect Xiomara Castro saw her prospects of a successful administration take a hit on Friday even before she has been sworn in: A battle for leadership of the newly elected Congress devolved into shouting and shoving among her own allies. The dispute threatens to split her own Liberty and Refoundation Party, as well as its alliance with the party of Vice President Salvador Nasralla — and raised suspicions that the outgoing government is trying to scuttle her administration before it can start. Castro had promised to give leadership of the new Congress to an allied party she will depend upon to pass legislation after she takes office on Thursday.
- The Hill
The fight over voting rights has gone from partisan to personal. President Biden and his Democratic allies, furious with Republicans for opposing voting rights protections they had embraced for decades, are lashing out across the aisle with racially charged assertions that the GOP would rather secure power than ensure civil rights. Republicans have fired back, accusing their Democratic critics of twisting the debate away from the underlying...
- Fox News
NARAL Pro-Choice America has joined a growing list of organizations that plan to withdraw support from Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., over her opposition to a change in Senate rules.
- The Hill
A federal judge on Thursday rejected an effort by a spokesman for former President Trump to force the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot to return a trove of his personal financial records that the panel had obtained by subpoena.Taylor Budowich sued the select committee in December, challenging its authority to issue the subpoena for his bank records and asking for an order to claw back the documents after his...