President Joe Biden on Friday tried to put behind recent setbacks on voting rights and his economic agenda by outlining progress made in implementing his $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package. (Jan. 14)
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- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/GettyFormer President Donald Trump and his family company have a long history of stiffing contractors, but there’s one bill they almost certainly wish they had paid.Ahead of the 2017 presidential inauguration, the Trump Organization reserved a block of rooms at the Loews Madison Hotel. When at least 13 people didn’t show up, the Trump Organization refused to pay the bill, something it has done many times in the past. The company then dodged a
- The Hill
Conservative pundit Ann Coulter is predicting the end of Donald Trump's hegemony in the GOP, saying the former president "is done.""Trump is done," Coulter, a onetime Trump booster turned critic, wrote in an email to The New York Times. "You guys should stop obsessing over him."Coulter's comments came in an article published in the Times on Sunday about the mounting tensions between Trump and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) amid speculation of a...
- The Daily Beast
ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty ImagesThere was a time when Donald Trump made news with his rallies—when he said things that utterly shocked us. Who could forget the firestorm he started, for example, when he went after Colin Kaepernick and other NFL players who knelt during the national anthem in 2017, or earlier that year when he called Barack Obama “the founder of ISIS”?Trump’s performance in Arizona on Saturday night—his first rally in months and his much-hyped chance to respond to the one-year ann
Trump claimed 'babies can be killed after birth' and called for ban on transgender athletes, stoking culture wars at Arizona rally
Donald Trump made provocative comments about the Democratic party's stances on abortion and transgender rights at a rally in Florence, Arizona.
At his Arizona rally, Trump played a supercut of NY Attorney General Letitia James, who is investigating his real estate company for fraud, labeling her an 'unhinged liberal'
James is investigating whether Trump organization officials artificially inflated or deflated the value of properties for loan and tax purposes.
- Austin American-Statesman
Former Presidents and members of Congress don’t get salaries ‘for life’
A panel reversed the sanctions against state Sen. Sarah Eckhardt for incidents that occurred when she was a county judge in Central Texas
Former President Donald Trump's daughter initially announced her engagement to Michael Boulos in a farewell social media post as his administration was ending, days after the Jan. 6 attack
Trump calls the Capitol Police officer who shot Ashli Babbitt a 'disgrace' and claims the FBI was behind the insurrection
Trump said Democrats "protected" the officer who fatally shot riot Ashli Babbitt and added that the officer was "proud of himself."
- Fresno Bee
"It is an important symbolic and material step in recognizing the harm that was done to them by the state," one advocate said.
- The Florida Times-Union
Earl Mills, 100, of Live Oak was a paratrooper who jumped into France on D-Day, June 1944. Thursday he received the Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur.
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- Los Angeles Times Opinion
Letters to the Editor: Why the 1st Amendment doesn't shield Sean Hannity and Donald Trump's exchanges
A defendant's statements showing possible criminal intent aren't shielded just because they're made to a journalist.
- Associated Press
Inside are hundreds of head-high cannabis plants in precise rows, each rising from a pot nourished by coils of irrigation tubing. In the five years since California voters approved a broad legal marketplace for marijuana, thousands of greenhouses have sprouted across the state.
A Florida Republican who was defeated by 59 percentage points in a congressional special election won't concede
With all precincts reporting, Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick defeated Jason Mariner by a massive 59.1 percentage points, 78.7% to 19.6%.
- Visalia Times-Delta | Tulare Advance Register
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced this week plans to extend Medi-Cal coverage to all Californians, regardless of their immigration status.
- The Hill
Democratic strategist James Carville said on Sunday that Democrats should "quit being a whiny party" and instead focus on what accomplishments they've been able to achieve so far during the Biden presidency.During an appearance on NBC's "Meet The Press," host Chuck Todd asked Carville what the president should do to fix an increasingly downtrodden mood among Biden's coalition from progressives not happy with what they see is a lack of progress...
A former top Obama economist throws cold water on the Biden administration's favorite inflation argument: 'Corporate greed is a bad theory'
Jason Furman also pushed back on Joe Manchin's case that Biden's big bill would worsen inflation, calling it "a bad reason" to oppose the measure.
- Bucks County Courier Times
Russia claims a fear of military encirclement. We do not understand this because of our geography — oceans on two sides and two friendly neighbors.
- The Daily Beast
CQ-Roll CallWhen the Department of Justice indicted members of the Oath Keepers last week for their role in the Jan. 6 insurrection, one Republican official might have taken more notice of the arrests than others.Frank Eathorne, who was revealed in a leak last year to be one of 191 Wyoming-based members of the far-right militia group, was in Washington for protests on Jan. 6. But Eathorne is no rank-and-file fringe crank. He is the sitting chairman of the Wyoming Republican Party.That role has m