People rally at Capitol in push for gun reform
The Nov. 15-16 summit risked awkward diplomatic encounters if Putin were to have come. The Kremlin had said earlier that Putin intended to go.
The pilots said they are frustrated by the pace of contract negotiations.
The comedian drops a blunt fact-check on what "pro-life" really means.
- Miami Herald
It’s not unusual for governors to veto legislation. But no governor has used his veto pen with the same poise and purpose as Ron DeSantis. That purpose has not only been to occasionally do the right thing, but to show fellow Republicans in the Legislature who’s boss.
- Good Morning America
The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol will convene Tuesday afternoon for a surprise public hearing, signaling apparent urgency among members to reveal further findings from their year-long inquiry. Former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson, who was a top adviser to Donald Trump's last chief of staff, Mark Meadows, is expected to testify, sources familiar with the matter told ABC News. It's anticipated that through her testimony, Hutchinson will put a voice to many of the internal White House interactions involving the events of Jan. 6 that have been reported publicly and offer significant insight into Meadows' actions and interactions with then-President Trump on Jan. 6 and in the days before and after, sources said.
- Business Insider
Ex-CIA officer says Putin could be at risk of being killed or deposed by a member of his inner circle
Daniel Hoffman, a former CIA officer, said Putin might be murdered or sent to a "sanatorium" if his top advisers conspire against him.
Justice Gorsuch called a high-school football coach's on-field prayer 'quiet' and 'personal' as the Supreme Court sided with religious rights. Sotomayor said that description 'misconstrues the facts.'
Justice Sotomayor said the Supreme Court's decision to side with a praying football coach would force states to "entangle themselves with religion."
A former Trump White House chief of staff says the latest January 6 hearing provided 'stunning' new evidence of potential criminality
Mick Mulvaney, who resigned a day after the January 6 insurrection, said the new evidence presented was a "serious problem" for Trump.
- The Telegraph
Women do not have an “absolute right of bodily autonomy”, a Conservative MP has said in the wake of the US Supreme Court overturning the Roe v Wade judgment.
Americans reacted on Friday to the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that established a constitutional right to abortion access. In the court’s ruling Friday, telegraphed in a rare court leak, Republican-appointed judges voted 5-4 to overturn Roe v. Wade. Chief Justice John Roberts did not back using the latter decision to overturn Roe.
Chip makers are refusing to build new semiconductor plants in the U.S. unless Congress unlocks $52 billion in funding
Taiwanese semiconductor firm GlobalWafers joins Intel and TSMC in urging Congress to fund U.S. development.
- The Hill
Boebert says she is ‘tired’ of separation between church and state: ‘The church is supposed to direct the government’
Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) says she is “tired” of the long-standing separation between church and state in the U.S., adding that she believes “the church is supposed to direct the government.” In a Sunday speech at the Cornerstone Christian Center in Basalt, Colo., ahead of her primary election on Tuesday, Boebert argued that “the government…
- National Review
House speaker Nancy Pelosi recently called for the elimination of the legislative filibuster “so that we can restore women’s fundamental rights” after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, though Vice President Kamala Harris said she would not endorse such a move.
- The Hill
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Monday warned that if Republicans win control of the Senate in November, President Biden’s nominees will have a tough time getting confirmed. McConnell says he’ll be “picky” in deciding which of Biden’s nominees are moderate enough to warrant getting votes on the Senate floor. “We’ll be…
- The Daily Beast
HBOThis week saw the highly politicized Supreme Court overturn Roe v. Wade, a landmark 1973 ruling protecting a woman’s right to an abortion (in other words, granting women bodily autonomy and keeping the government out of their uteruses). The move was met with widespread condemnation, especially given how right-wing organizations have launched an ugly decades-long campaign against a woman’s right to choose (including bribing Jane Roe, aka Norma McCorvey, to speak out against the decision), and
- Yahoo Sports
Daniel Snyder apparently declined to accept a subpoena from the House Oversight committee last week.
- The Daily Beast
Nathan Howard/GettyA female Republican congressional candidate claimed on the campaign trail in Virginia last month that rape victims are less likely to become pregnant because “it’s not something that’s happening organically.”Yesli Vega made the eyebrow-raising comments while being asked for her thoughts on what then promised to be a Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, ending the federal right to abortion.An audio recording of the remarks, which took place at an event in Stafford Co
The January 6 committee plans to show 'recently obtained evidence' at a newly announced hearing on Tuesday
The hearing was announced unexpectedly on Monday afternoon, and committee members had previously said that further hearings wouldn't come until July.
West Virginia v. the Environmental Protection Agency seems poised to reshape environmental policy.
- The Hill
The Biden administration is set to hold lease sales for new oil and gas drilling on public lands starting this week and, for the first time, it will implement new regulations for producers. The oil auctions will effectively be the administration’s first, since the only other lease sale it has held was tossed in…