KDKA's Jon Delano has more with Senator Pat Toomey.
- The Daily Beast
CNNSen. Rick Scott (R-FL) tried his best at justifying former President Donald Trump’s racist Truth Social post from Friday, in which the ex-commander in chief said Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell had a “DEATH WISH” and called his former transportation secretary Elaine Chao "Coco Chow.” The senator, flailing after being asked during a CNN appearance about the post, defended Trump's predilection for "nicknames."Trump Claims McConnell has ‘Death Wish’ in Stinging Attack“As you know, the pre
A new law impacting pedestrians goes into effect Jan. 1.
New Hampshire GOP Gov. Chris Sununu says he thanks his 'lucky stars' that he didn't get 'conned' into a Senate bid
"It's just a bubble, and you're talking to your own echo chambers, convincing yourself of this non-reality," he said of the Senate to Rolling Stone.
Elizabeth Warren slams Republicans' efforts to block Biden's student-loan forgiveness, saying 'it won't work' and prioritizes 'the profits of corporate loan servicers'
As lawsuits mount on Biden's student-debt cancellation, Democrats like Warren are pushing back. Biden even told his opponents to "bring it on."
Matt Gaetz is asking the government to fund Hurricane Ian disaster relief in Florida days after he voted against FEMA aid
Gaetz asked for monetary aid for his "fellow Florida Man" post-Hurricane Ian, just days after voting no to a bill that carved out cash for it.
We're in the home stretch of the 2022 election season, with the midterm elections set for Nov. 8. The balance of power in Congress is at stake, with Republicans hoping to recapture control of both the...
- CBS News
The following is a transcript of an interview with Republican Sen. Rick Scott of Florida that aired on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022.
"We're not investigating Hunter Biden for political reasons,” insists Rep. James Comer, who is poised to lead the House Oversight Committee in a Republican House.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a Republican former congressman's challenge to a map charting Pennsylvania's U.S. House of Representatives districts that the state's highest court adopted in place of one drawn up by Republican lawmakers. The justices declined to hear an appeal of a ruling by Pennsylvania's top court endorsing a map backed by a group of Democratic voters after Democratic Governor Tom Wolf vetoed a plan passed by the majority-Republican state legislature. Pennsylvania has 17 House districts - down one after the state lost population in the most recent national census done in 2020.
AOC says her office struggles to keep up with the 'astronomical' level of daily threats that she receives: NYT
Since last year, Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez has spent over $120,000 on security protection, according to data examined by The New York Times.
- The Hill
Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) told The New York Times the country has seen an “erosion of any boundaries” that now enables political violence. “I wouldn’t be surprised if a senator or House member were killed,” Collins told the newspaper. “What started with abusive phone calls is now translating into active threats of violence and real…
The Decriminalizing Artistic Expression Act restricts the use of rap lyrics during criminal trials in the state
(Bloomberg) -- Herschel Walker, the Republican US Senate candidate locked in a tight race against Georgia’s incumbent Democrat Raphael Warnock, emphatically denied a report in the Daily Beast that he paid for a girlfriend’s abortion 13 years ago.Most Read from BloombergTrump Asks to Push Special Master Appeal Hearing to JanuaryElon Musk Sets Off Uproar in Ukraine by Tweeting His ‘Peace’ PlanCredit Suisse Turmoil Deepens With Record Stock, CDS LevelsStocks Rise From the Ashes in Best Day Since Ju
- Defense News
Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Menendez is pushing to amend the NDAA with the Taiwan Policy Act, which includes $6.5 billion in military aid.
- The Des Moines Register
What do the candidates for Iowa's 1st Congressional District think about abortion, education and the economy?
- Associated Press
There’s the house where his grandfather loaded people into his station wagon and drove them to their jobs during the Montgomery Bus Boycott as Black residents spurned city buses to protest segregation. The lines are at the center of a high-stakes redistricting case bearing Milligan’s name that will go before the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, setting up a new test of the Voting Rights Act and the role of race in drawing congressional boundaries. At the center of the case is a challenge by various groups arguing that the state violated the federal Voting Rights Act by diluting the political power of Black voters when it failed to create a second district in which they make up a majority, or close to it.
- The Independent
Matt Gaetz votes against hurricane relief money in home state of Florida after Hurricane Ian devastation
Rick Scott also voted against it and Marco Rubio was not not present
- Business Insider
Florida Sen. Rick Scott says he does not 'condone violence' after Trump's 'death wish' jab at McConnell
"As you know, the president likes to give people nicknames," Scott told CNN." I'm sure he has a nickname for me."
Crown Prince Sheikh Meshal al-Ahmad al-Sabah, who has taken over most of the ruling emir's duties, asked the outgoing government headed by Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf al-Sabah to remain in a caretaker capacity until a new cabinet is formed. Kuwait, an OPEC oil producer, held early elections on Sept. 29 after Sheikh Meshal dissolved parliament in a bid to end a political standoff between the government and the legislature that has hindered fiscal reforms.
- USA TODAY
The US government is built on the principle of checks and balances. The constitution outlines three branches of government. These are their powers.