Gov. JB Pritzker is expected to sign he ban later Tuesday evening. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
- The Daily Beast
RumbleRep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) lamented this week about how little she was getting paid as a member of Congress, claiming that her low congressional salary had made her “life miserable” as she “made a lot more money” before stepping into public service.The MAGA firebrand, who fashions herself as a populist concerned about the plight of everyday Americans, recently appeared on investigative journalist turned professional troll Glenn Greenwald’s podcast. While ostensibly there to talk ab
CBS News pressed Sen. Ted Cruz on why he's running for reelection after he introduced a bill limiting senators to 2 terms in office: 'Why aren't you holding yourself to that standard?'
"If and when it passes, I will happily, happily comply. I've never said I'm going to unilaterally comply," Cruz told CBS of running for a third term.
- Fox News
Reactions came in from both sides of the political aisle on Saturday after the United States military shot down a Chinese spy balloon off the coast of South Carolina.
- Ukrayinska Pravda
President's Office and Ukraine's Foreign Ministry comment on Putin's "promise" not to kill Zelenskyy
Mykhailo Podoliak, Advisor to the Head of the President's Office, has said that the allegation that Russian President Vladimir Putin promised not to kill President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is fiction, while Dmytro Kuleba, Ukraine's Minister of Foreign Affairs, has called Putin a liar.
Supreme Court justices used personal email for work-related communications, and 'burn bags' with sensitive documents were left in hallways before Roe draft opinion leak: report
Multiple individuals with knowledge of the court's operations told CNN of longstanding internal practices that could've threatened its security.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
The narrow Republican majority that controls the Arizona Legislature has taken steps to block the public's ability to monitor their activities.
- Fox News
A Chinese spy balloon floating over the U.S. has raised alarm bells among experts and lawmakers over China's ongoing efforts to buy land across the U.S.
Rep. George Santos accused of sexual harassment by prospective staffer who alleges he touched his groin
Derek Myers also said he was made to work in Rep. George Santos' Capitol office as an unpaid volunteer despite being promised employment.
Government Shutdown 2023: Will Your Social Security Payments Stop Now That the Debt Ceiling Has Been Reached?
The U.S. reached its debt ceiling on Jan. 19 the Treasury Department announced on Thursday, Jan. 19. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says extraordinary measures have begun to mitigate financial...
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...
A federal law prohibiting marijuana users from possessing firearms is unconstitutional, a federal judge in Oklahoma has concluded, citing last year's U.S. Supreme Court ruling that significantly expanded gun rights. U.S. District Judge Patrick Wyrick, an appointee of former Republican President Donald Trump in Oklahoma City, on Friday dismissed an indictment against a man charged in August with violating that ban, saying it infringed his right to bear arms under the U.S. Constitution's Second Amendment. Wyrick said that while the government can protect the public from dangerous people possessing guns, it could not argue Jared Harrison's "mere status as a user of marijuana justifies stripping him of his fundamental right to possess a firearm."
The Canadian government said on Sunday it deployed a military aircraft over Haiti to address what it called a "dire security situation" and to support efforts to disrupt the activities of Haitian gangs. Canada said in a statement that it supports the Haitian National Police and deployed a Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) CP-140 Aurora long-range patrol aircraft in response to Haiti's request for support as violence continues to escalate in the country.
- The Guardian
Texas senator says he ‘never said I’m going to unilaterally comply’ with his own proposed restriction
- The Oklahoman
This is nothing more than a cynical attempt to work around McGirt. Oklahoma has no basis for confiscating man's property.
- The Hill
Cotton suggests Biden administration delayed shooting down balloon to ‘salvage’ Blinken trip to China
Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) on Sunday accused President Biden of delaying his decision to take down the suspected Chinese spy balloon to “salvage” Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s trip to China. “I do believe the administration wanted to salvage the Secretary of State’s trip on Friday night, and they got through Thursday afternoon,” he told…
The US promised the Cherokee Nation a seat in Congress in a treaty that fueled the Trail of Tears. 188 years later, the Cherokee say lawmakers may finally fulfill that promise.
Seating a Cherokee in Congress would show that the US is capable of keeping its word to tribes, Kim Teehee, the proposed delegate, told Insider.
- Sacramento Bee
“His leadership, extensive experience and dedication will continue to serve California well,” the governor said.
- Fox News
Black leaders in Miami apologized to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis after one of their board members called him a racist in response to his actions related to content in schools.
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South Carolina Dem James Clyburn funneled six figures from campaign funds to family last cycle, filings show
South Carolina Democrat James Clyburn paid out tens of thousands of dollars from his campaign funds to a company registered to his son-in-law and even more to his grandson.
With the legality of President Biden's broader federal student loan forgiveness program in question, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) has proposed revisions to income-driven repayment (IDR) plans...