State lawmakers agree to legislation to overhaul oversight of Soldiers’ Homes
Rep. Adam Schiff said the seizure of Rep. Scott Perry's phone suggests the Justice Department thinks Trump team's alternate electors plot was a crime
Perry, an ally of former President Donald Trump, is a key figure in the DOJ investigation into the efforts to overturn the 2020 election.
GOP Rep. James Comer says Marjorie Taylor Greene and Lauren Boebert have shown interest in being on Oversight Committee in a Republican-controlled House
"This isn't a committee where everybody's gonna scream and be outraged and try to make the witnesses look like fools," Rep. Comer told Politico.
- The Hill
Coal country is still reeling from Sen. Joe Manchin’s (D-W.Va.) decision to back a sweeping climate and energy package that will accelerate the nation’s transition away from coal. In the Mountain State, the once-burgeoning coal industry says it feels betrayed, displaced coal workers are celebrating the bill’s black lung benefits and Republicans seeking Manchin’s seat…
TAIPEI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) -A delegation of U.S. lawmakers arrived in Taiwan on Sunday for a two-day trip during which they will meet President Tsai Ing-wen, the second high-level group to visit while there are military tensions between the self-ruled island and China. Beijing, which claims democratically governed Taiwan as its own territory, has conducted military drills around the island after U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taipei in early August. China has long claimed sovereignty over the island.
- Idaho Statesman
“This case will be the Scopes Monkey Trial for the 21st century, and Idaho taxpayers will foot the bill,” writes Greg Hampikian. │ Opinion
Sen. Ed Markey leads a delegation to “reaffirm the United States’ support for Taiwan” and “encourage stability and peace across the Taiwan Strait.”
Joe Manchin wrecked Biden's economic agenda last year. He ended up saving a lot of it in the last month.
Manchin signed onto the largest climate bill that Congress ever put together after blocking the Democratic agenda for months.
- Associated Press
Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen met Monday with a delegation of U.S. Congress members in a further sign of support among American lawmakers for the self-governing island that China claims as its own territory. It comes less than two weeks after U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, which prompted days of threatening military exercises by China, including the firing of missiles over the island and into the Taiwan Strait. China has also sent warplanes and navy ships across the waterway's median, which has long been a buffer between the sides that separated amid civil war in 1949.
- LA Times
Conservative groups pushing for a convention of the states as a way to amend the U.S. Constitution have been spending a lot in state legislative primaries.
- Washington Post
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Travis Elswick used to spend his days detonating millions of tons of explosives, blowing holes in the Appalachian Mountains so miners could reach the coal underneath. Now he's considering applying for a job at a battery plant expected to open here soon, aiming to join the growing domestic industry moving the U.S. economy off fossil fuels. Elswick's potential jump from a "surface blaster" for coal to a clean energy worker illustrates a key idea behind Democrats' landmark econo
- LA Times
A delegation of American lawmakers is visiting Taiwan just 12 days after a visit by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) that angered China.
Congresswoman Alma Adams tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, she confirmed in a post on Twitter.
The de-facto US embassy in Taiwan said the delegation will meet with officials in Taiwan to discuss US-Taiwan relations and regional security.
A delegation of American lawmakers arrived in Taiwan on Sunday, just 12 days after a visit by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
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- The Wall Street Journal
The congressional delegation plans to meet with the island’s president, a visit likely to rekindle tensions in the region after China encircled the island with live-fire military drills in response to a visit by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
- USA TODAY
The five-member delegation was led by Democratic Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts to discuss U.S.-Taiwan relations, trade, investment and more issues.
- ABC News Videos
The bill is the largest investment in clean energy in U.S. history, investing $375B over 10 years to combat climate change, and also cuts out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs.
- The Courier
Louisiana is one of the better-positioned states to take advantage of clean energy provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act that won final approval Friday in Congress, some policy experts say.