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Jun 24 2021
Pelosi creates select committee to investigate Jan. 6 riot, says 'Republicans are afraid of the truth'
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday announced the creation of a select House committee to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol riot following the failure last month of a bipartisan effort to form an independent commission in the Senate.
Pelosi said she hoped the 9/11-style commission would become a reality, but after Senate Republicans blocked its creation, she could not wait any longer toFox News (Online News)
Sep 10 2019
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and members of his caucus are tiptoeing toward legislation addressing gun violence amid deep anxiety over eroding GOP support in suburbs across the country.
Expanded background checks and other modest proposals to address gun violence have strong support among swing voters in the suburbs, whom McConnell sees as crucial to keeping control ofThe Hill
Sep 08 2021
President Biden’s sagging approval ratings, especially among independents, are raising questions about his ability to move his agenda through a House and Senate where centrist and liberal Democrats are battling one another.
Democrats aren’t running away from the president, but the approval rating hit could make it tougher for Biden to muscle moderates such as Sens. Kyrsten Sinema (ArizThe Hill
Dec 22 2020
Days before the holidays, Congress has passed a $900 billion bill to extend unemployment insurance, pay out additional stimulus checks to Americans and provide more loans for small businesses.
The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives passed the relief bill Monday night on a vote of 359-53, just hours after the final legislative text was released to members. A few hours later,Vox
Feb 15 2022
Reporter grills WH about Durham revelations, but spox refuses to address them: 'My answer is not going to change'
The White House refused Monday to address revelations stemming from special counsel John Durham's latest filing.
During Monday's press briefing, Fox News White House correspondent Jacqui Heinrich repeatedly pressed White House principal deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre about the revelations. Jean-Pierre, however, bucked each attempt.
In fact, before Heinrich could evenThe Blaze
Jul 24 2021
In a CNN town hall on Wednesday, President Joe Biden called the wave of new laws restricting voting access “Jim Crow on steroids.” Despite that, he made clear he was not in favor of abolishing the filibuster—a relic of Jim Crow—in order to pass federal legislation that would counter GOP voter suppression efforts.
Biden said in Cincinnati it would “throw the entire Congress into chaosMother Jones
Feb 07 2022
Sens. Joe Manchin and Lisa Murkowski crossed party lines and endorsed each other during a joint interview
In a rare show of bipartisanship, Sens. Joe Manchin and Lisa Murkowski appeared in a joint TV interview on Sunday and exchanged endorsements.
Manchin, a Democrat from West Virginia, and Murkowski, a Republican from Alaska, appeared on CNN's "State of the Union," during which Manchin endorsed her and called her a "dear friend."
"It's hypocritical to work with a person day-in andInsider
May 03 2021
More than half of Republicans believe that last year’s election was stolen from Donald Trump. Rather than reject claims of election fraud, Republican lawmakers have used the premise that the election was stolen to justify restrictions on voting.
Mr. Trump most likely deserves much of the blame for the widespread belief among Republicans that the election was illegitimate. But there’sNew York Times (Opinion)
Dec 22 2020
Just 31% of registered voters believe Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., should serve again as Speaker of the House, according to a new Politico/Morning Consult poll.
Fifty-six percent believe Pelosi should not be elected as speaker when the new Congress is seated in January.
Here are how the poll results, released Tuesday, break down:
53% of Democrats say Pelosi should stay onNewsmax (News)
Jan 20 2022
The House select committee investigating the Capitol attack is asking Ivanka Trump, the daughter of the former president, to appear for a voluntary deposition to answer questions about Donald Trump’s efforts to stop the certification of Joe Biden’s election victory.
The move by the panel marks an aggressive new phase in its inquiry into the 6 January insurrection, as House investigatorsThe Guardian