Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick takes the oath of office at the 2023 inauguration ceremony at the Texas Capitol.
- The Desert Sun
Daylight saving time 2022: U.S. Senate OK'd Sunshine Protection Act, but California will still fall back, for now
Love it or hate it, it's coming up: Daylight saving time. Get ready to "fall back" on Nov. 6, when California residents set clocks back 1 hour
- Fox News
Four Supreme Court justices opted against attending President Biden's State of the Union address at the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday evening.
- Fox News
Speechwriting experts say Biden made a good faith effort at promoting bipartisanship in his State of the Union, but did not confront the China threat as aggressively as he should have.
- Miami Herald
The ordeal lasted three days.
There’s yet another development in the sometimes funny, mostly dark, always sketchy story of Rep. George Santos (R-N.Y,), the karaoke-singing alleged drag queen who appears to have fabricated the entirety of his resume and lied about his mom dying in 9/11. Over the weekend, Derek Myers, a prospective staffer in Santos’ congressional office, sent a letter to the House Ethics Committee and filed a police report alleging that Santos sexually assaulted him on Jan. 25. Shortly after Myers says he rej
- The Hill
Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) on Wednesday defended his proposal to sunset all federal legislation after five years and slammed President Biden as “confused” in response to Biden’s claim at the State of the Union address that some Republicans want to sunset Social Security and Medicare. “In my plan, I suggested the following: All federal legislation…
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, I-Ariz., said she welcomed President Joe Biden's "support of our bipartisan successes."
- Business Insider
All 5 officers charged in Tyre Nichols' death removed or failed to activate their body-worn cameras. They were caught by a 'sky cop' camera installed to monitor crime hotspots.
An overhead "sky cop" camera offered the most thorough visual accounting of Tyre Nichols' beating; this time the criminals they stopped were cops.
- The New York Times
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden was about midway through a speech of about 7,218-words on Tuesday when a Republican lawmaker tried to shut him down with a single one: “Liar!” It was Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia, whom the president had baited by accusing Republicans of wanting to threaten entitlement programs like Social Security. Later in the speech, when Biden called for an end to the fentanyl crisis in the United States, another lawmaker yelled out, “It’s your fault!” — a reference
- ABC News Videos
ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for her response to President Biden’s State of the Union address and Republican reactions during the speech.
- The Hill
House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) suggested that Republicans who heckled President Biden during the State of the Union address Tuesday evening are unfit to serve in Congress. “President Biden delivered a compelling speech outlining a vision to make life better for everyday Americans,” Jeffries tweeted following the speech. “And his dignity presented a stark…
George Santos grabbed an aisle seat at the State of the Union. Not everyone was eager to shake his hand.
Seated beside GOP Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky, Santos soon discovered that not everyone, including some Republicans, was interested in seeing him.
- Yahoo News
The response from many Republican lawmakers to President Biden's State of the Union address on Tuesday marked a new low for civility in politics in the United States.
- Austin American-Statesman
PolitiFact fact-checks Biden’s claim about desired GOP changes to social programs, economy, infrastructure law and an assault weapons ban.
Social Security recipients will be getting much bigger payments in 2023 thanks to an 8.7% cost-of-living adjustment that will boost the average check by more than $140 a month. But if you heard that...
- The Week
Polling suggests Americans increasingly see the Biden administration as a do-nothing dud. Are they right?
- Sacramento Bee
‘We’re going to get to the bottom of this because Californians deserve to know what’s behind these exorbitant bills,’ he said.
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...
- Associated Press
For all the fanfare and the legal rigmarole of Illinois' ban on semiautomatic weapons, it might come as a surprise to learn the legislation was titled “Insurance Code-Public Adjusters.” The ban on dozens of semiautomatic rifles and handguns took effect immediately, but enforcement is under scrutiny after a state appellate court endorsed a temporary restraining order last week in a case filed by thousands of advocates and led by Accuracy Firearms, a dealer in Effingham, 101 miles (162 kilometers) northeast of St. Louis. Less than four weeks old, the provision — now known as the “Protect Illinois Communities Act" — has prompted lawsuits at a rate of more than one every four days.
“I will be leaving the Parliament today thanking all of you in advance for powerful English planes," Zelensky told a packed room of British lawmakers.