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Sen. Lindsey Graham says Democrats will likely be able to replace Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer without any Republican support: 'Elections have consequences'
"If all Democrats hang together ... they have the power to replace Justice Breyer in 2022 without one Republican vote in support," Graham said.
Biden may get to nominate a justice, but there’s no guarantee that the full Senate will take it up
- The Standard-Times
A video showing the New Bedford Deputy Fire Chief doing heavy lifting while out injured resulted in his termination.
Using trauma sheers, wire cutters and a knife, firefighters were able to rescue the deer
Joe Manchin says Bernie Sanders is not what 'the majority of Americans represent' after Sanders hinted at Manchin getting primaried
Manchin also scoffed at the notion that he should be afraid of any primary challenger in West Virginia.
- Rolling Stone
The West Virginia moderate has a solid record of voting for Biden's judicial nominees, but he's going to have a ton of leverage as the president seeks to replace retiring Justice Stephen Breyer
Jen Psaki responds to a question about Democrats' student debt cancellation demands by noting 'no one has been required to pay a single dime' in federal loans under Biden
Biden just extended the pause on student-loan payments for the third time but continues to stall on broad debt forgiveness Democrats are calling for.
- NBC News
Several Democrats urged President Joe Biden to follow through on his campaign promise to nominate a Black woman for the impending Supreme Court vacancy.
- Fox News
New York City Mayor Eric Adams facing criticisms from NYPD members after saying officers should live in the city.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
'It's just plain unconstitutional': Wisconsin GOP leaders again reject resolution to 'pull back' 2020 electoral votes
Wisconsin assembly leaders rejected a proposal from Republican Rep. Timothy Ramthun to retract electoral votes for 2020 presidential election.
Judges Ketanji Brown Jackson, Leondra Kruger, and J. Michelle Childs are all reportedly under consideration.
Republicans in Congress face a Matt Gaetz reckoning as Feds close in on the embattled Florida lawmaker
His allies in Congress continue to defend him. "Matt's strong. He's doing fine," said Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, a Republican from Georgia.
- Fox News
Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky continues to press Dr. Anthony Fauci for answers on the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) gain-of-function research funding.
- Kansas City Star
The Missouri Court of Appeals at St. Louis upheld a lower court’s ruling that Gardner’s office violated the state’s open records law by not producing records sought by a conservative journalist.
Chuck Schumer announces Biden's Supreme Court nominee will be confirmed by the Senate with 'all deliberate speed'
Schumer's statement came shortly after news broke about Justice Stephen Breyer's retirement from the Supreme Court.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/GettyFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis is a politician by profession, so he easily puts politics above all else, even when it concerns the fight against a virus that has killed 870,000 Americans, including 61,000 of his constituents.“Without a shred of clinical data to support its decision, the Biden Administration has revoked the emergency use authorization for lifesaving monoclonal antibody treatments,” DeSantis tweeted after the FDA’s Monday night
- The Hill
Senate Democrats say a proposal to raise the cap on state and local tax (SALT) deductions, a top priority of Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), is likely to be cut from the revised Build Back Better Act. Senate Democrats who were involved in negotiations over the bill before Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) blew it up last month say there's simply not enough room for the expensive tax change, which Republicans argue would benefit...
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The proposal cannot be vetoed by Gov. Tony Evers, who has clashed for nearly with Republicans over how he has allocated billions in pandemic aid.
- Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Chandler, 84, a Democrat representing the 1st Worcester District, made the news public during a press conference Wednesday at Worcester City Hall.
- Argus Leader
After South Dakota lawmakers said they'd be rejecting the 176-campsite proposal, Gov. Kristi Noem's office is scaling back plans.