House Speaker Nancy Pelosi led the chamber in a "moment of silence" to mark one year since the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol and to remember the law enforcement officers who died in the wake of the attack. (Jan. 6)
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- The Independent
From the crushing of Beijing’s 1989 pro-democracy protests to the suppression of Hong Kong’s opposition four decades later, China’s Communist Party has demonstrated a determination and ability to stay in power that is seemingly impervious to Western criticism
The bridge was listed as being in "poor condition" by Pennsylvania's transportation department. Officials said a gas line was cut in the collapse.
- Austin American-Statesman
Biden didn’t ‘exempt’ Congress from vaccine mandate. He simply lacks authority to include them.
- The Hill
House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.) predicted Wednesday that potential Supreme Court nominee J. Michelle Childs would get GOP support in the Senate if President Biden taps her to fill Justice Stephen Breyer's seat on the Supreme Court.News broke on Wednesday that Breyer, who has served on the bench for more than 27 years, will retire at the end of the current term, paving the way for Biden to nominate a Supreme Court justice.Clyburn told...
- 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.
- Rolling Stone
The West Virginia moderate has a solid record of voting for Biden's judicial nominees, but he's going to have a ton of leverage as the president seeks to replace retiring Justice Stephen Breyer
- 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
Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) leaders are urging the Democrat-controlled Senate to pass President Biden's Build Back Better package by March 1, saying the timing would give him a much-needed opportunity to announce a major accomplishment during his State of the Union address."In the months since negotiations around the Build Back Better Act stalled, the case for this legislation has only become more urgent," said Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D...
One told the extremist lawmaker that she's an "embarrassment to the state of Georgia."
- 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...
Marjorie Taylor Greene Gets Earful from Constituents During TV Appearance: 'We All Have Our Opinions'
"Thank god for Joe Biden," one caller said, adding that they felt Greene was "an embarrassment to the state of Georgia" — "well, we all have our opinions," one of the show's hosts said
- 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...
- 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.
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."
University of California professor Barbara Walter said she'd have had a vastly different response to Donald Trump supporters' comments just a decade ago.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday urged President Biden "not to outsource" his nominee to succeed Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer "to the radical left."What he's saying: "Looking ahead — the American people elected a Senate that is evenly split at 50-50. To the degree that President Biden received a mandate, it was to govern from the middle, steward our institutions, and unite America," McConnell said in a statement.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Su
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
- Miami Herald
A day after saying it would not send a certification letter on special election results from Jan. 11 until March, the Florida Department of State reversed course Friday and sent the letter to the Florida House certifying Daryl Campbell as the winner in the Florida House District 94.
“These people act like Biden is just going to show up to the mall and be like, 'Yo, Shaniqua, come with me,'" said "The Daily Show" host.
West African leaders suspend the country from the regional bloc and call for the ousted leader to be freed.