West Virginia's Legislature passed a sweeping abortion ban with few exceptions Tuesday.
- LA Times
California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed two laws Sunday that will make it harder to sell stolen catalytic converters.
- Rolling Stone
"We are aware of lots of contacts between the people in the White House and different people that were involved in the coup attempt and the insurrection," the congressman said
- The Hill
Republicans are looking for opportunities to go on offense in their battle for the Senate majority and stunt the momentum Democrats have built over the course of the summer. But Democrats, fresh off a season of eyepopping fundraising and legislative wins, aren’t taking their rose-tinted summer for granted as Republicans ramp up spending in key…
- ABC News
After the committee's vice-chair, Rep. Liz Cheney, said Saturday that she believes the group will move forward unanimously, Schiff agreed and went a bit further when asked if there was going to be an unanimous criminal referral made about the former president's conduct. “It will be ... my recommendation, my feeling, that we should make referrals," Schiff said. "But we will get to a decision as a committee, and we will all abide by that decision, and I will join our committee members if they feel differently."
- The Guardian
The state department seems keen to avoid questions about the Palestinian American journalist’s shooting by an Israeli soldier
- The Hill
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) on Sunday pushed back against his Republican colleagues voicing opposition to his permitting reform deal because Manchin helped Democrats pass a party-line tax, climate and health care package last month. “This is not about me,” Manchin told host Shannon Bream during an appearance on “Fox News Sunday.” “My Republican friends —…
GOP Sen. Ted Cruz doubles down on his anti-gun control stance: Violence 'is actually the only thing that does' stop violence, he told crowd at event
There have been hundreds of mass shootings in 2022, according to the Gun Violence Archive, which tracks gun-related injuries or deaths.
- The Hill
Americans’ approval of Congress rose slightly to 23 percent in September, the highest level in 2022, according to a new Gallup poll. The poll found a slight uptick from the 22 percent of Americans who indicated approval of Congress in Gallup’s August survey. The 117th Congress’s lowest approval rating of the year — 16 percent…
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- Business Insider
There's overwhelming support for an age limit on the president and Congress. Here's why that won't happen anytime soon.
Seventy-five percent of Americans polled by Insider favored congressional age limits. But no one in the halls of power seems ready to go that far.
- NBC News
The House Jan. 6 committee is "aware of" the call between the White House switchboard and a rioter during the attack on the Capitol, Rep.
- The Week
Rep. Jamie Raskin: Jan. 6 committee 'aware of' call from White House to rioter
- Biloxi Sun Herald
“I just think it is appropriate for the Legislature to do the appropriations,” Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann said.
- Motley Fool
Stimulus Update: Billions of Dollars in Stimulus Payments Will Be Delivered Soon. Here's What You Need to Know About Them
Americans hoping for a fourth stimulus check from the federal government may soon be getting one -- but it will not come directly from Washington. The American Rescue Plan Act, signed into law by President Joe Biden in March of 2021, provided lots of money to states to cope with the pandemic. This has resulted in states having massive budget surpluses.
- The Hill
Manchin makes push for bipartisan support of permitting reform: We must ignore ‘all or nothing’ approach
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) in a new op-ed is calling for his colleagues in both parties to back his permitting reform bill. “At such a consequential moment in our nation’s history, now is the time for those fortunate enough to be elected leaders to push away the noise of partisan politics that is drowning out common sense.…
- The Columbus Dispatch
The presidency will not be the only big ticket contest in 2024. Thomas Suddes says Ohio politics will be hot.
- The Tennessean
If Tennessee's amendment 1 passes, it would cement the state's right-to-work law in the constitution, a move unions oppose and business leaders support.
The Senate majority leader says he wants $290 million in funding to fight the influx of the dangerous drug. CBS2's Dana Tyler reports.
- The Hill
The heat is dialing up on Congress to quickly strike an agreement on government funding as lawmakers stare down a critical deadline to avert a shutdown at week’s end. Lawmakers on both sides have been pressing for a short-term funding bill, often referred to as a continuing resolution (CR), that would keep the government funded…
- Idaho Statesman
Murmurs about the return of passenger rail to Boise have become a full-throated initiative with bipartisan passage of the federal infrastructure law.