Tom Emmer, the U.S. representative from Minnesota, has been elected as the GOP whip in the U.S. House.
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Traditionally, workplace 401(k) accounts have been a safe place to save for retirement because you're offered a limited selection of investments you can buy. Finance expert and YouTube personality Graham Stephan has warned that this could soon change. Stephan commented on Twitter that "Congress has just done the unthinkable with the introduction of a new act that allows riskier assets into 401k."
- 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…
Schiff says McCarthy will 'misrepresent his record' and oust him from his committee position thanks to the 'QAnon caucus'
Rep. Adam Schiff has criticized the House Minority Leader before for pledging to remove multiple Democratic members of the House from their committee positions.
Food Stamps Schedule: California (CalFresh) Benefits for December and Where To Get SNAP EBT Discounts
CalFresh, California's version of SNAP, provides monthly food assistance to low-income households that meet state and federal eligibility guidelines. Benefits are distributed on a monthly schedule to...
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Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a leading advocate for gun control in the Senate, expressed doubt on Sunday that an assault weapons ban once again being pushed by President Biden after the country’s latest mass shooting could pass the upper chamber. Biden said he was “going to try to get rid of assault weapons” during the…
Democratic Senator Ed Markey says Congress must "pass laws that put user safety over the whims of billionaires."
- Associated Press
Republican leader Kevin McCarthy is in the fight of his political life, grinding through the promises and proposals, cajoling and deal-making necessary to win over reluctant colleagues whose support he needs to become House speaker. Every new commitment from McCarthy can be seen as a potentially strategic move, intended to quell skeptics on his right flank as he reaches for the speaker's gavel. With a slim House majority in the midterm elections, the GOP leader must solidify his ranks in a sprint for the 218 votes he'll need when the new Congress convenes — each coming at a cost and with no room for error.
- NBC News
Republican leader Kevin McCarthy is struggling to secure the 218 votes he needs to be elected speaker of the House in January. It may lead to a floor fight.
- Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
Minnesota cannabis advocates have waited years for this moment: Democrats who support legalizing marijuana now control the governor's office and the state Legislature, and they are signaling they could act on the issue next year. The state's medical cannabis manufacturers, hemp-product retailers and industry groups are poised to have an influential say in the creation of a recreational ...
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DMS said the state has a compelling interest to protect minors from harm. The ACLU calls the proposed rules a how-to guide to chill political speech
- The New York Times
WASHINGTON — Republicans may have won control of the House by only the slimmest of margins, but in a chamber that operates purely by majority rule, their razor-thin edge has given them all the tools they need to plunge the Biden administration into a morass of investigations. Wielding gavels and subpoena power, the Republicans set to lead influential House committees have pledged to bedevil President Joe Biden on a litany of issues, including the foreign business dealings of his son Hunter, secu
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Clyburn says decision to stay in leadership is ‘biblical' to him, despite Pelosi’s call for ‘new generation’
House Majority Whip Rep. James Clyburn said Sunday that his decision to retain a leadership position in the House Democratic Conference is "biblical" to him.
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Colorado Gov. Jared Polis said Sunday that he is considering reforms to his state's "red flag" law after this month's mass shooting in Colorado Springs at Club Q, an LGBTQ venue. The alleged shooter's access to an AR-15-style semiautomatic rifle has been thrust into the spotlight after it was revealed that the suspect, who is 22, was arrested last year and accused of threatening their mother with explosives. "We're certainly going to take a hard look at why [the] red flag law wasn't used … what can be used to better publicize, make available, add different parties to make sure that it's used when it should be used," Polis said on NBC's "Meet the Press."
- The Hill
House Republicans will take the reins of the lower chamber in fewer than six weeks, returning to power after four years in the minority wilderness to usher in a new era of divided government heading into the 2024 presidential election. The shift comes after two years when President Biden enjoyed Democratic control of the House…
- Washington Post
Colo. Gov. Jared Polis (D) went on Meet the Press to discuss the Club Q shooting, Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.) was on Fox and discussed assault rifle bans.
- The Hill
Sunday shows preview: GOP prepares to take over House; Colorado Springs shooting reignites calls for gun control
The GOP’s imminent takeover of the House and renewed calls for gun control in the wake of the Colorado Springs shooting are likely to dominate this week’s Sunday shows circuit. The Republican Party is set to take over the House next year after securing a slim majority in the midterm elections earlier this month. Two…
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Congressional Democrats are reigniting their push for new gun control legislation in the wake of recent mass shootings. President Biden has stated he'll move on stricter gun laws before the year is over. Nancy Cordes has the details.
- The Hill
Coverage of the 2022 midterms focused heavily on Hispanic voters, but Latino candidates also left a mark: voters will send more Hispanics to represent them in Washington than ever before. Democrats will welcome nine new Hispanic representatives from nine different states, a sampling of the voting bloc’s geographic diversity. The GOP will bring in at…
After two years of late-night phone calls and countless painful negotiations, they're ready to watch Republicans navigate their own barely-there majority.
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This letter writer can’t help but wonder what would have happened to Rezwan Kohistani’s family if they hadn’t come to the U.S. | Opinion