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Dec 21 2021
Senator Joe Manchin declared on Sunday that he is a “no” on President Biden’s Build Back Better bill. Good. The radical legislation that sought to spend trillions of dollars to transform America at a time of historic debt was a bad idea that should never even have made it this far.
After months of back-and-forth negotiations, Manchin said, “I cannot vote to continue with this piece ofNational Review (News)
Feb 09 2020
WAUKESHA, Wis. — The moment President Trump was acquitted in the Senate this week, Judy Ryan was licking a blueberry ice cream cone in the Brookfield Square shopping mall and feeling happy.
Ms. Ryan, 74, a retired factory worker, had followed the impeachment trial almost every day. The more Democrats attacked Mr. Trump, the more protective she felt, and the more hopeful she was that heNew York Times (News)
Jan 14 2021
Donald Trump's unique second impeachment sealed history's verdict on a corrupt and disgraced presidency. But the political endgame of this tragic saga is only now beginning and will decide the extent of America's recovery from his malevolent term.
The soon-to-be ex-President's Senate impeachment trial will mean his toxic presence will pollute the opening of Joe Biden's presidency. ItCNN (Online News)
Jan 16 2020
“The Democratic-led House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to send two formal charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate, clearing the way for only the third impeachment trial of a U.S. president to begin in earnest next week… The vote, which also approved a team of seven Democratic lawmakers named by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to serve as prosecutors in the trial, was largelyThe Flip Side
Feb 18 2022
John Durham, the special counsel looking into the government's investigation of Russian election interference, distanced himself from reports in conservative media that a motion he filed last week implied Hillary Clinton's campaign paid to spy on Trump White House servers, according to the New York Times.
What they're saying: In a filing Thursday, Durham disavowed responsibility for howAxios
Jan 15 2020
CNN Implicitly Took Elizabeth Warren's Side in the Unproven Sexism Accusation Against Bernie Sanders
Diehard supports of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I–Vt.) have long believed that the mainstream media finds subtle ways to undermine their candidate—and occasionally their suspicions are well supported. Tuesday night's Democratic debate provided another one of these moments, as the progressive believe-all-victims mantra led CNN's Abby Phillip to presume the truth of the unproven accusation that SandersReason
Jan 19 2022
President Joe Biden said he will likely have to break up his stalled plan to invest in social programs and climate policy, and that he believes Congress can still pass parts of it.
“I’m confident we can get pieces, big chunks of the Build Back Better law signed into law,” the president told reporters on Wednesday.
Biden’s signature proposal hit a wall in December after Sen. JoeCNBC
May 24 2021
For decades, Arkansas punched above its weight in politics and business.
In the 1990s, it was home to the president and the world’s wealthiest family. In the 2000s, three onetime Arkansans ran for president. A decade later, the state claimed its sixth company on the Fortune 500 list.
But Arkansas may be entering its most consequential period yet, as a test case for the future ofNew York Times (News)
Mar 23 2022
“We’re Going to Be Conservative.” Official Orders Books Removed From Schools, Targeting Titles About Transgender People.
In early January, a day before students returned from winter break, Jeremy Glenn, the superintendent of the Granbury Independent School District in North Texas, told a group of librarians he’d summoned to a district meeting room that he needed to speak from his heart.
“I want to talk about our community,” Glenn said, according to a recording of the Jan. 10 meeting obtained and verifiedProPublica
Jun 29 2022
Tuesday was primary day in several states, with closely watched races in Illinois, Colorado, and New York.
In Illinois, Trump-backed Rep. Mary Miller defeated Rep. Rodney Davis in the newly-drawn 15th Congressional District. In Colorado, Trump-backed Rep. Lauren Boebert fended off Don Coram, a more moderate state senator in the 3rd Congressional District. In New York, progressiveWashington Times NBC News (Online) The Hill