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Jul 28 2021
Classic: Cop Who Testified at Anti-Trump January 6 Witch Hunt Hearing Previously Defended Violent Protests
The anti-Trump January 6 circus is underway and yesterday did not disappoint. The Democrats called up police officers to testify. Nice move since who will attack cops, right? Well, they become agents for the Democratic Party—It’s fair game. One officer, Harry Dunn, gave a tearful recount of the racial epithets hurled at him and other black police officers on the day of the riot which DemocratsTownhall
Sep 22 2020
The public’s views of the nation’s economy remain more positive than at any point in the past two decades. In addition, more Americans say President Trump’s policies have made the economy better (44%) than worse (29%), while 26% say they have not had much effect.
The public’s ratings of economic conditions turned much more favorable shortly after Trump took office in 2017, as a resultPew Research Center
Mar 06 2021
The Senate ended a 27-hour marathon overnight session Saturday by narrowly passing a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package. Senators voted 50-49 along party lines with one Republican—Sen. Dan Sullivan of Alaska—absent. The approval got Democrats one step closer to fulfilling one of the biggest early priorities for President Joe Biden. Now the bill must go back to the House of Representatives.Slate
Mar 25 2021
In homeless encampments just blocks from Capitol Hill, the routine pretty much never changes. Those living in tents pitched beneath two railroad underpasses north of Union Station not only battle poverty, the pandemic and the weather; they also endure the din of every kind of train running through the District — Amtrak, CSX and Metro among them.
One recent day amid the tumult, AmericanWashington Post
Jun 18 2021
During the largest public works program ever attempted in the United States, Black and Latino communities in cities across the country met the blade of the bulldozer and the crush of the wrecking ball, making room for ribbons of new highway. Whether through blindness or design, the mid-century American interstate highway program demolished homes and bisected communities, driven by the promiseNBC News (Online)
Sep 16 2019
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) just previewed the first major piece of legislation she’d try to pass through Congress if elected president: a vast anti-corruption package to crack down on the entrenched culture of lobbying in Washington, DC.
Warren’s plan, released Monday morning, is an update of a bill she released back in August 2018, well before she announced her campaign for presidentVox
May 24 2021
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, a Republican, on Monday signed a bill that allows "any person to sue Big Tech companies for up to $100,000 in damages" for "deplatforming."
"This session, we took action to ensure that ‘We the People’ — real Floridians across the Sunshine State — are guaranteed protection against the Silicon Valley elites," DeSantis said in a statement. "Many in our state haveNewsmax (News)
Feb 12 2021
President Joe Biden says he is ‘anxious’ to see how Republicans approach former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial.
A reporter asked Biden if he had any thoughts on the trial after the House impeachment managers rested their case.
“I am just anxious to see what my Republican friends do, will they stand up?” Biden said on the White House lawn along with First lady JillIndependent Journal Review
Feb 12 2021
The Biden administration will begin allowing Central American asylum-seekers who had been forced to remain in Mexico into the United States to have their claims heard.
The Department of Homeland Security announced Friday that starting Feb. 19, the thousands of migrants who had been forced to wait in Mexico for months under the Trump administration's Migrant Protection Protocols will beWashington Examiner
Aug 30 2020
The Milwaukee Bucks’ startling refusal to take to the court for their NBA playoff game on Aug. 26 was the most consequential political development in sports over the last 50 years.
In recent years, the prevailing media narrative is that athletes have routinely used their platforms to “raise awareness” or “bring attention” to a social issue.
Awareness, though, has its limits.The Conversation