Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen unveiled his legislative education agenda on Tuesday morning at the state capitol.
The California Democrat hit back after the Texas Republican seemed to imply that gun laws don't work.
- The Des Moines Register
Iowa's popular blackout license plates were called "one thing Iowa got right" by Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz — who wants to copy them.
- The Commercial Appeal
The two emergency medical technicians and driver were initially called to provide medical aid for Nichols being pepper sprayed.
- CBS News
Rep. Jim Jordan sent a letter earlier this month to Attorney General Merrick Garland asking for documents and underlying evidence in the appointment of the special counsel.
CBS News pressed House Speaker Kevin McCarthy about Rep. George Santos' credibility, but he clashed with the reporter and sidestepped the question by talking about how 'Congress is broken'
"So you're just not going to answer the question I asked?" Margaret Brennan said as Kevin McCarthy detailed how the US representative democracy works.
- The New Voice of Ukraine
Poland would be able to transfer its F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine only in coordination with NATO, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told journalists on Jan. 30.
- Fox News
A top non-partisan political handicapper predicts Democrats face a serious challenge holding on to four crucial Senate seats as they attempt to protect their razor-thin majority in 2024
The House this week approved the full roster of lawmakers named to the Oversight and Judiciary Committees, the front lines of probes into the Biden administration.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Luis G. Rendon/The Daily Beast/GettyNew House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer (R-KY) has vowed to use his position to investigate “waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement” in federal COVID loans. But if that’s the case, he might actually find himself looking into his own role in that program—as well as his brother’s.In 2020, Comer, a critic of government spending, co-sponsored legislation that would essentially automatically forgive COVID Paycheck Protection Program
- USA TODAY
A crowd did not begin chanting profanities at the president during a speech on gun violence. The video was edited to add the outburst.
- Kansas City Star
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee sued the office in 2019, alleging that it purposely concealed emails with Hawley’s political consultants while he was running for the U.S. Senate.
- The Florida Times-Union
The city had allowed close-cut beards in 2015 to help firefighters with a common skin condition called PFB, but reversed course the next year.
- The Conversation
Sheriffs who see themselves as ultimate defenders of the Constitution are especially worried about gun rights
Scott Jenkins, sheriff of Culpeper County, Va., is one of a large number of so-called 'constitutional sheriffs' in the U.S. Eva Hambach/AFP via Getty ImagesA gun control law signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker of Illinois in January 2023 immediately faced opposition from a group key to the law’s enforcement: sheriffs. They are county-level, locally elected public officials who run jails, provide courthouse security, and, in many counties, are the primary providers of law enforcement services. In Illino
- National Review
Today, the White House issued a proposal that would overturn a Trump-administration rollback of an aspect of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The rollback had allowed employers with a "religious or moral objection" to opt out of the ACA's mandate to cover contraception in their insurance plans.
- Associated Press
Greeted by the cheerful blare of a train horn, President Joe Biden stood Monday before a decrepit rail tunnel that he estimated he's been through 1,000 times — fearing for decades it might collapse. “For years, people talked about fixing this tunnel,” Biden told a crowd in Baltimore. “With the bipartisan infrastructure law, though, we're finally getting it done.”
- The Herald-Mail
Using Chief Justice Roger B. Taney and President James Buchanan, columnist Tim Roland notes leaked Supreme Court decisions can backfire.
- Fox News
President Biden was mocked on social media on Sunday after he tweeted that he gave his "word as a Biden" that he was optimistic about the future of the United States.
- Springfield News-Leader
Bipartisan bills spurred by a flood of citizen complaints would order state agencies to remove and bury large dead animals on roads and highways.
- The Hill
The addition of Republican Reps. Chip Roy (Texas), Ralph Norman (S.C.), and Thomas Massie (Ky.) to the House Rules Committee — one of the concessions from Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) that helped him secure the gavel — means that the frequent antagonists of leadership have the opportunity to create significant barriers to getting legislation to…
- The Hill
Nearly half of the Senate Republican Conference has signed on to a letter to President Biden warning they will not vote for any bill to raise the nation’s debt limit unless it’s connected to spending cuts to address the nation’s $31 trillion debt. The letter, led by conservative Sens. Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Ted…