House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is stepping down from leadership of the Democratic caucus after a historic 20 years. The announcement ends months of speculation about the future of one of the most consequential leaders in American political history. Scott MacFarlane has the latest.
- The Hill
Sen. Joe Manchin’s (D-W.Va.) side deal with Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) to enact permitting reform before the end of the year is on life support as Republicans look to deprive the lawmaker of a major victory that could aid his potential 2024 reelection. Manchin is in discussions with GOP colleagues about striking a…
- Associated Press
The extended Senate campaign in Georgia between the Democratic incumbent, Raphael Warnock, and his Republican challenger, football legend Herschel Walker, has grown increasingly bitter as their Dec. 6 runoff nears. With Democrats already assured a Senate majority, it’s a striking contrast from two years ago, when the state's twin runoffs were mostly about which party would control the chamber in Washington. “Herschel Walker ain’t serious,” Warnock told supporters recently in central Georgia, saying that Walker “majors in lying” and fumbles the basics of public policy.
Donald Trump's son received some blunt reminders about the former president on Twitter.
- The Hill
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) on Sunday hit back at House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) for vowing to oust Schiff from the House Intelligence Committee for his handling of the investigation into alleged ties between former President Trump’s campaign and Russia. “McCarthy’s problem is not with what I have said about Russia. McCarthy’s problem is, he can’t…
“So I help a seriously troubled man, who just happens to be black,” Trump wrote Saturday, offering “very much needed ‘advice.’”
- The Hill
Rep. Mike Turner (R-Ohio) on Sunday said Congress does not need to pass “Democrat bills” with big price tags to help Ukraine, saying the incoming Republican majority in the House will spend less money to fund Kyiv’s war against Russia. Turner told ABC’s “This Week” co-anchor Martha Raddatz that he personally told Ukrainian President Volodymyr…
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Erin O'Flynn/The Daily Beast/GettyABUJA, Nigeria—Russia’s infamous Wagner Group has abandoned dozens of former Central African Republic (CAR) rebels in Ukraine’s Donbas region after recruiting them to fight Vladimir Putin’s war, two former CAR fighters told The Daily Beast.The CAR sources, who were recruited by Wagner after quitting the Union for Peace (UPC) rebel group last December, said that many of the 100 or so ex-UPC fighters currently in Ukraine have lost contact wit
- The Des Moines Register
Iowa Capital Dispatch editor: If Reynolds succeeds in this legal strategy, she will have clipped her wings and those of every governor who follows.
- The Wrap
Mike Lindell’s Potential Run for RNC Chair Mocked: ‘I Don’t Trust This Idiot to Fix a Cup of Coffee’
The MyPillow CEO would make a great RNC chair "given his demonstrated willingness to throw millions of dollars at anything regardless of rationality," one user wrote
- Fox Business
Billionaire Twitter CEO Elon Musk has been temporarily blocked from firing a top Twitter employee in Ireland due to a Friday ruling in the nation's High Court.
- NBC News
‘F---ing nightmare’: Trump team does damage control after he dines with Ye and white supremacist Nick Fuentes
Former President Donald Trump distanced himself Friday from a pre-Thanksgiving dinner at his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida with Ye, formerly known as Kanye West,
Ex-GOP congressman says Trump's Mar-a-Lago dinner with white supremacist Nick Fuentes 'further diminishes' the former president as a 'serious' political figure
"This is simply inexcusable that he would have dinner with this noted white nationalist, antisemite Nick Fuentes," former Rep. Dent said of Trump.
Many of Donald Trump's legal problems are coming to an end as he launches his 3rd presidential run — but the biggest risks remain
Donald Trump still faces open-ended investigations related to the 2020 election and taking government documents — but he's swept away other headaches.
- The Wrap
MSNBC host finds the former president’s comments about his meeting with the white nationalist “nonsensical”
Maine Governor Janet Mills criticized Whole Foods after the grocery chain decided to stop selling the state's lobsters at its stores
Whole Foods will stop selling Maine lobsters following environmental groups' concern over the fishing industry's effect on North Atlantic right whales.
- Fox News
Matt Whitaker: "I don't have any reason to believe there's enough evidence to indict President Trump."
Former acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker analyzes the Justice Department's special counsel probe and the legal fight to extend Title 42 expulsions.
- Savannah Morning News
Somebody needs to tell U.S. Senate candidate Herschel Walker that EVs are an economic windfall for the state he's running to represent.
- The Hill
Former President Trump on Sunday criticized Jack Smith, the special counsel appointed to oversee criminal probes into the former president, as a “political hit man” and blasted the Justice Department as “corrupt.” “Jack Smith (nice, soft name, isn’t it?), is a political hit man, who is totally compromised, and shouldn’t be allowed anywhere near our…
- Sacramento Bee
Rescuers saved a man, woman and three dogs from the boat.
(Bloomberg) -- Polish taxi driver Grzegorz says his phone won’t stop ringing, such is the demand for his services. Yet it’s not a ride people want.Most Read from BloombergNext Covid-19 Strain May be More Dangerous, Lab Study ShowsThe Treasury Market’s Big Recession Trade Is Gathering MomentumUkraine’s Victories May Become a Problem for the USGrzegorz has given up driving for a far more lucrative line of work as Poland grapples with energy shortages: illegal mining. Around his home in the Lower S