Following a monthslong back-and-forth between city officials and area lowriders over an anti-cruising ordinance, the last "no cruising" sign was removed Friday in Sacramento. The sign was located along Broadway near Front Street, and the Sacramento Lowrider Commission hosted a celebration event that same day at the California Automobile Museum in response. The anti-cruising ordinance sparked a debate on whether it should exist. Sacramento leaders including Mayor Darrell Steinberg said it is an unfair stereotype to associate lowriders with gangs or violence.
Twitter users remind the House Judiciary GOP that no one is supposed to be above the law.
- USA TODAY
There were minimums, but not maximums, for the number of weapons militiamen had to own in a 1792 law according to an expert.
- National Review
FBI Director Wray cut his testimony short on Thursday, saying he had a plane to catch. Flight logs shows he flew later that afternoon to his favorite vacation spot.
- The Recount
President Biden commends Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell during briefing on Kentucky flood response efforts.
President Biden says that he and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell are all one team, during briefing on Kentucky flood response efforts. Biden is visiting Kentucky after historic flooding that left at least 37 people dead. Biden is at odds with his Republican counterpart on the impact that climate change and other man-made environmental measures, with the White House saying this week to expect more extreme weather events.
- CBS News
The Presidential Records Act governs the record-keeping responsibilities of presidents, but legal experts have said Trump may have violated other laws.
- Utica Observer-Dispatch
Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer announced $18 million in federal funds are on their way to Utica to beautify the entry to downtown.
- Rolling Stone
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene whined that defunding the Department of Justice would "completely cut out of their budget the ability to persecute Republicans"
- USA TODAY
The Senate's sweeping climate, health care and tax bill keeps limit on SALT tax deductions. House Democrats who oppose the cap plan to support the bill anway.
- Yahoo News
Once known as a moderating influence within the Kremlin, former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has emerged as a bellicose presence, using lengthy social media posts to justify the invasion of Ukraine, revise 20th century history and threaten the West with nuclear war.
(Bloomberg) -- Escaping the sweltering heat baking much of Spain just got a little bit harder. The government last week declared that businesses will not be allowed to run their air conditioning below 80 degrees Fahrenheit (27 degrees Celsius), part of a broader effort to save energy as Europe contends with record heat and races to cut its dependence on Russian gas. Most Read from BloombergTrump Under Intense Legal Scrutiny After FBI Searches Mar-a-LagoChina Seizes on Pelosi Visit to Set ‘New No
- Business Insider
Liz Cheney says she favors serving with Democratic women with national security backgrounds over GOP lawmakers like Marjorie Taylor Greene and Lauren Boebert
Cheney said she may have ideological disagreements with national security-minded Democrats, but "they love this country" and "do their homework."
- Raleigh News and Observer
North Carolina Sens. Thom Tillis and Richard Burr faced online criticism following a failed vote Sunday to cap private insurers from charging more than $35 for insulin.
Josh Hawley offers back-handed praise for Senate Democrats over their recent legislative accomplishments: 'There's a lesson there for the GOP'
The Democratic-led Senate has passed a raft of significant legislation over the last several weeks, culminating in the Inflation Reduction Act.
Graham directly insulted Hassan and presiding officer Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) stepped in.
- Ukrayinska Pravda
Ukraine's security forces foil Russian assassination attempts on Defence Minister and intelligence chief
VALENTYNA ROMANENKO - MONDAY, 8 AUGUST 2022, 16:41 Ukrainian law enforcement officers have foiled assassination attempts by the Russian secret service on Oleksii Reznikov, Minister of Defence of Ukraine, and Kyrylo Budanov, Head of the Chief Intelligence Directorate.
Child care is out, climate is in: Here’s what got axed—and didn’t—from Biden’s big bill, with Manchin and Simena’s sign-off
The Inflation Reduction Act is $1 trillion less expensive than Biden's Build Back Better agenda. Here's what's still in it.
- Star News
The officer continued to issue speeding tickets for almost nine months after his radar certification expired.
- Associated Press
Rep. Ilhan Omar, one of the biggest stars of the left, is facing a centrist challenger in her Minnesota congressional primary on Tuesday, while Vermont Democrats will choose a nominee for an open House seat who will likely make history as the first woman representing the state in Congress. Another key race is unfolding in western Wisconsin, where Democratic Rep. Ron Kind 's retirement after 26 years in office opens up a seat in a district that has been trending Republican. Among the candidates running in the Republican primary to replace Kind is a former Navy SEAL who attended the “Stop the Steal” rally in Washington on Jan. 6, 2021, which preceded the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
Democrats initially requested the returns in 2019 under a federal law granting Congress access to private tax information.
- The Columbus Dispatch
Judges are stealing your power by wearing a hat that does not belong to them, Ohio Supreme Court Justice Patrick Fischer writes.