Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin delivered his State of the Commonwealth Address outlining his Day Two Agenda for the commonwealth to Virginia's Joint Assembly Wednesday afternoon.
The House speaker was unable to control the most extreme members of his caucus on Tuesday night.
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Kamala Harris' aides needed to buy her new desk chairs because they weren't the right size for a 5-foot-2-inch woman
The desk chairs that previous vice presidents used were all calibrated for taller men, according to the New York Times.
- ABC News Videos
ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for her response to President Biden’s State of the Union address and Republican reactions during the speech.
- The Hill
The five sitting Supreme Court justices attending the State of the Union are being joined by two of their predecessors, the first time a retired justice has attended the president’s address in 26 years. Retired Justices Stephen Breyer and Anthony Kennedy, two regular attendees during their years on the bench, have again returned to the…
There’s yet another development in the sometimes funny, mostly dark, always sketchy story of Rep. George Santos (R-N.Y,), the karaoke-singing alleged drag queen who appears to have fabricated the entirety of his resume and lied about his mom dying in 9/11. Over the weekend, Derek Myers, a prospective staffer in Santos’ congressional office, sent a letter to the House Ethics Committee and filed a police report alleging that Santos sexually assaulted him on Jan. 25. Shortly after Myers says he rej
- Business Insider
All 5 officers charged in Tyre Nichols' death removed or failed to activate their body-worn cameras. They were caught by a 'sky cop' camera installed to monitor crime hotspots.
An overhead "sky cop" camera offered the most thorough visual accounting of Tyre Nichols' beating; this time the criminals they stopped were cops.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Joe Biden's State of the Union address should be a dignified affair. Last year, Reps. Lauren Boebert and Marjorie Taylor Greene made it anything but.
- The New Voice of Ukraine
Poland will begin construction of a special electronic barrier on the border with Russia’s Kaliningrad Oblast in March, press secretary of the Polish Border Guard, Anna Michalska, told Polskie Radio on Feb. 6.
‘Social Security and Medicare is off the books now?’ — Biden causes uproar over cutting programs during State of the Union
The president said he’d stop anyone from cutting Social Security and Medicare, ‘but apparently it’s not going to be a problem.’
Social Security recipients will be getting much bigger payments in 2023 thanks to an 8.7% cost-of-living adjustment that will boost the average check by more than $140 a month. But if you heard that...
- The Desert Sun
Daylight saving time 2022: U.S. Senate OK'd Sunshine Protection Act, but California will still fall back, for now
Love it or hate it, it's coming up: Daylight saving time. Get ready to "fall back" on Nov. 6, when California residents set clocks back 1 hour
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
The Democrat's past statements on Israel render her unfit to serve on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, says a reader.
- The Hill
Rep. Mary Miller (R-Ill.) said she will skip President Biden’s State of the Union on Tuesday, saying she does not want to “show up to and listen to him continue to lie.” In a statement released Monday by her office, Miller said she is boycotting the president’s speech over his failure to properly address recent…
- Associated Press
For all the fanfare and the legal rigmarole of Illinois' ban on semiautomatic weapons, it might come as a surprise to learn the legislation was titled “Insurance Code-Public Adjusters.” The ban on dozens of semiautomatic rifles and handguns took effect immediately, but enforcement is under scrutiny after a state appellate court endorsed a temporary restraining order last week in a case filed by thousands of advocates and led by Accuracy Firearms, a dealer in Effingham, 101 miles (162 kilometers) northeast of St. Louis. Less than four weeks old, the provision — now known as the “Protect Illinois Communities Act" — has prompted lawsuits at a rate of more than one every four days.
- The Daily Beast
CSPANPresident Joe Biden was loudly booed by Republicans during his State of the Union address when he mentioned plans championed by some in the party to cut or sunset Medicare and Social Security benefits.The tense moment culminated in a momentary back-and-forth with some members, including Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA), who took to shouting at the commander-in-chief as he delivered his speech. “Some Republicans want Medicare and Social Security to sunset. I’m not saying it’s a majority,”
- Sacramento Bee
The California Secretary of State authored the bill that created reparations committee.
Biden played the State of the Union perfectly, but the raucous GOP proved he's dealing with a whole new kind of opposition
The affair resembled the chaotic scenes of the UK's parliament and not the usually staid State of the Union.
- The New Voice of Ukraine
U.S. President Joe Biden has explained his refusal to give Ukraine F-16 fighter jets saying the defense needs of Ukraine were a “totally different situation” to those of the United States.
- CBS News
The disturbing video of Nichols' arrest sparked outrage across the country as questions were raised about the conduct of several police officers and first responders at the scene.