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Aug 04 2022
Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) was the only senator to vote against a resolution on Wednesday backing Finland’s and Sweden’s entry to NATO.
The Senate approved the resolution in a 95-1 vote. One senator, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), voted present.
The resolution backs Finland and Sweden joining NATO. The House approved a resolution in a bipartisan 394-18 vote last month that formallyThe Hill
Aug 17 2022
A few folks, like the usually astute Quin Hillyer, argue that if Liz Cheney wants to run for president in 2024, she must do so as an independent. I concur that there is no realistic path to Cheney getting the GOP nomination against Trump, either in a one-on-one race, or in a multi-candidate field that included someone like Florida governor Ron DeSantis. (If you’re getting blown out in a one-onNational Review (News)
Nov 04 2022
Former President Trump's inner circle is discussing announcing the launch of a 2024 presidential campaign on Nov. 14 — with the official announcement possibly followed by a multi-day series of political events, according to three sources familiar with the sensitive discussions.
Why it matters: Trump and his top advisers have been signaling for weeks that a 2024 announcement is imminentAxios
Jul 29 2022
Wikipedia changed the definition of recession on their website to fit the Biden administration's redefined language. Wikipedia then locked the page preventing individuals from updating the website, which is a tool that Wikipedia has long provided.
The White House changed the definition of "recession" last week ahead of the release of Thursday's economic report, which showed that the USThe Post Millennial
Jul 08 2022
U.S. President Joe Biden will sign an executive order on Friday to help safeguard women’s access to abortion and contraception after the Supreme Court last month overturned the Roe v Wade decision that legalized abortion, the White House said.
Biden will direct the Health and Human Services Department to take action to protect and expand access to “medication abortion” approved by theCNBC
Jul 25 2022
After weeks of uncertainty, the Senate is set to vote Monday to advance a far-reaching $280 billion package of subsidies and research funding to shore up U.S. competitiveness in advanced technology.
The bill had all but collapsed earlier this month amid partisan bickering, then came together in a matter of days. It is expected to move ahead in the Senate in a procedural vote, setting upWall Street Journal (News)
Jun 18 2022
The Senate Armed Services Committee has endorsed an $847 billion military budget — that’s $45 billion more than requested by President Biden. Democratic Senator Jack Reed, the chair of the committee, said some of the extra money is needed to replenish weapons sent to Ukraine. There is, however, a push in Congress by some progressives to shrink the Pentagon’s budget. Earlier this week,Democracy Now!
Aug 30 2022
For political professionals in both parties, that's the capsule explanation for why the Democratic position in the midterm elections appears to have improved so much since summer began.
When the election looked to be primarily a referendum on the performance of the Democrats who control the White House and Congress, Republicans were optimistic that a towering "red wave" would carry themCNN (Online News)
Aug 30 2022
Call it a 2020 flashback — or a foreshadow of 2024: Residents of Wilkes-Barre, in northeastern Pennsylvania, are getting dueling visits this week, first from President Biden, then from former President Donald Trump.
Why it matters: Their visits underscore the region's significance in national politics.
Pennsylvania is one of the biggest political battlegrounds on the midterm mapAxios
Sep 16 2022
President Joe Biden met on Friday with families of two Americans being held by Russia, and personally reassured them he is working to gain freedom for the detainees.
Biden sat down in the Oval Office with Cherelle Griner, wife of WNBA star Brittney Griner, and Elizabeth Whelan, sister of former U.S. Marine Paul Whelan.
Biden conducted the separate meetings to assure the familiesReuters