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Oct 23 2020
One of the major issues in this year's election has been the Supreme Court and whether or not former Vice President Joe Biden will try and "pack" it by adding more justices if he wins.
Now, Biden is saying if he's elected, he will create a bipartisan commission to study reforming the high court.
"I will ask them to, over 180 days, come back to me with recommendations as to howCBN
Mar 29 2022
President Biden is trying to pull off a neat trick with his so-called billionaire tax plan: to raise taxes on the wealthy without directly taxing wealth.
The 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution gives Congress “power to lay and collect taxes on incomes.” Wealth is not income, so courts have found that straight-ahead wealth taxes are unconstitutional.
Biden’s plan gets aroundNew York Times (Opinion)
Dec 01 2021
Democratic politician Stacey Abrams is bullish that the U.S. Congress will pass two key bills to protect voting rights - even though her party has already failed to advance voting rights legislation four times this year.
Last month, the Senate voted 50-49 in favor of starting debate on the "the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act" but fell short of the 60 votes needed under aReuters
Apr 22 2022
News broke Wednesday the Florida Senate had passed a bill to dismantle Walt Disney World’s half-century-old “independent special district” status, an arrangement whereby Disney has been allowed, since 1968, essentially to govern itself. Gov. Ron DeSantis says Disney’s self-governing status should be subject to review, to ensure that it is still “appropriately serving the public interest.”The Federalist
Oct 06 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A new high of 41% of U.S. adults say it is better to have a president and Congress from the same political party. Twenty-three percent would rather have one party control the presidency and the other control Congress, while 32% say it makes no difference to them.
The results are based on Gallup's annual Governance survey, conducted Aug. 31-Sept. 13, and come at aGallup
Oct 28 2018
With the G.O.P. confident about holding onto their Senate majority on Election Day, the party is fortifying defenses in conservative-leaning districts they thought were secure but now may be at risk.New York Times (News)
Mar 29 2019
President Trump continued to reach out to Republican lawmakers Thursday to take the lead on crafting a health plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, working to hand off the politically sensitive effort ahead of the 2020 elections.
SenateWall Street Journal (News)
Apr 21 2022
The Biden administration is seeking to send Ukraine $500 million to help keep its government services running as the war with Russia stretches into its third month, the Treasury Department announced Thursday.
The administration will ask Congress to approve $500 million to cover the cost of Ukraine’s basic government services, including pensions, salaries and aid programs, the TreasuryThe Hill
Nov 08 2021
The House Jan. 6 committee issued six fresh subpoenas to six allies of former President Donald Trump.
Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn, Bill Stepien, Jason Miller, Angela McCallum, John Eastman, and Bernard Kerik were named as the subpoena targets in a press release from the panel on Monday, which said they were "involved in efforts to promote false claims ofWashington Examiner
Jan 30 2020
Efforts to bring wavering Republicans into line appeared to be working as President Trump’s lawyers argued that anything a president did to win re-election was “in the public interest.”
The White House and Senate Republicans worked aggressively on Wednesday to discount damaging revelations from John R. Bolton and line up the votes to block new witnesses from testifying in PresidentNew York Times (News)