This week on The Issue Is, Larry Elder joins Elex to discuss his decision to not run for California Governor. Politico's Alex Thompson discusses January 6, the fate of the Biden agenda and COVID testing challenges.
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White House Offers Free At-Home COVID Tests, Mailed Straight to Your Household — How Long Will They Last?
If you start getting messages this afternoon from friends and family telling you that you can receive free at-home COVID-19 tests -- delivered by the U.S. Postal Service -- through a government...
The lead investigator for the Jan. 6 House select committee investigating the Capitol riot has been fired from his position as the University of Virginia's counsel by the state's new Republican attorney general, per the Washington Post.Why it matters: Democrats say the removal of Tim Heaphy from his post after some three years while he's on leave from the university to investigate the insurrection is likely "retribution" for the House probe — an accusation strongly denied by the office of state
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Elaine Luria said that Gingrich’s comment only shows how important the January 6 investigation really is to uphold democracy.
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NATO said Monday that it’s putting extra forces on standby and sending more ships and fighter jets to eastern Europe, as Ireland warned that new Russian war games off its coast are not welcome given tensions over whether President Vladimir Putin intends to attack Ukraine. Denmark is sending a frigate and deploying F-16 war planes to Lithuania; Spain will also send warships and could send fighter jets to Bulgaria; and France stands ready to send troops to Romania. Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said NATO will “take all necessary measures to protect and defend all allies.”
Newt Gingrich says that Jan. 6 Committee is 'basically a lynch mob' that could go to jail if Republicans get power
"These are people who are literally just running over the law," the former house speaker said. "It's basically a lynch mob."
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So, to those who did not think these slurs were offensive, you are on the wrong side of history.
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Progressives’ anger against Sinema, Manchin at new levels after filibuster vote
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A Chicago alderman is asking the Chicago Public Schools to explain a discrepancy in their coronavirus dashboard amid alleged discrepancies in the data provided
- The Hill
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Sunday said Senate Republicans are "laughing all the way to Election Day" because "they have not had to cast one bloody vote" on the Democrats' roughly $1.2 trillion social spending and climate package, which is stalled in the upper chamber."What has bothered me very much is the Republicans are laughing all the way to Election Day. They have not had to cast one bloody vote ... which shows us where they're at. And...
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America's independent cattle ranchers say major corporations in the beef industry are squeezing them out - and that the Biden administration is letting it happen.President Biden issued a sweeping executive order in July directing federal agencies to address anti-competitive behavior by big meatpacking companies.But farmers say Biden hasn't gone far enough to rein in larger meatpacking companies, a handful of which control the bulk of the hog,...
MOSCOW (Reuters) -Armenian President Armen Sarkissian tendered his resignation on Sunday, saying he believes the country's constitution does not give him sufficient powers to influence events. Sarkissian, president since 2018, was in a standoff with Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan last year over a number of issues, including the dismissal of the head of the armed forces. "I have been thinking for a long time, I have decided to resign from the post of the President of the Republic after working actively for about four years," Sarkissian said in a statement published on the president's official website.
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The decision to hear the case comes two years after the high court ruled that the eastern half of Oklahoma remains Native American territory.
- Cincinnati.com | The Enquirer
What began as a manufacturing battle waged on factory floors in Dayton and Youngstown, has turned into full-blown effort by the communist regime to undermine our way of life.
Bernie Sanders says Senate Republicans are 'laughing all the way to Election Day' over the lack of votes on consequential legislation
"They have not had to cast one bloody vote — which shows us where they're at," Sanders said of the legislative inaction. "We have got to change that."
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US embassy in Ukraine sends home staff's families, cites 'increased threats of Russian military action': Here's what we know
On Sunday evening, the State Department ordered families of staff at the US Embassy in Ukraine to go home. Here's what to know about the situation.
- LA Times
The Russia-Ukraine crisis offers a lesson: The U.S. is still a superpower, but its ability to influence events overseas is increasingly limited.
- USA TODAY
Tens of thousands of people have gotten student loan forgiveness through an overhauled federal program. Here's how to get help with your debt.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Robin Vos to Kevin Nicholson: 'You need to not run for governor.' Assembly speaker's comments spark intraparty spat in GOP
Nicholson, who is expected to announce his run this week, shot back — telling Vos to get his own house in order.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
The new year is bringing some notable changes in the financial arena, including a major IRS partner who has dropped out of the Free File program.