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Jan 08 2021
As returns for Georgia’s Senate runoff came in on Tuesday night, it was clear what was happening. After considerable back-and-forth in November and December about just how much President-elect Joe Biden owed his electoral victory in the state to white suburban voters, control of the Senate was being unequivocally driven by Black turnout. The Democratic candidates, Raphael Warnock and JonSlate
Jul 19 2017
McConnell says he’ll likely schedule roll call anywayWashington Times
Jul 26 2021
California's largest wildfire forces over 8,000 evacuations as residents scramble to protect property
California's largest wildfire is growing this morning after destroying more than a dozen homes over the weekend.
After nearly two weeks, the Dixie Fire north of Sacramento is still just 21% contained. It's one of more than 80 fires burning in 11 Western states -- forcing nearly 8,400 evacuations.
The fury of the Dixie Fire is not only destroying homes in the community of IndianCBS News (Online)
Nov 12 2020
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As a Biden-Harris Administration slowly begins to take shape, current President Donald Trump is arguing that the 2020 presidential election was manipulated in Joe Biden's favor. Most major news outlets projected Biden as the election's winner last weekend; some, particularly right-rated sources, did not.AllSides Staff
Dec 23 2012
Sen. Joe Lieberman says he feels "it's more likely than not" that the country will go over the "fiscal cliff" now that House anti-tax rebels rejected Speaker John Boehner's plan because it would raise rates on million-dollar earners.
Lieberman says going over the cliff "will be the most colossal consequential act of congressional irresponsibility in a long time, maybe ever in AmericanNewsmax (News)
Mar 20 2020
After a bumpy couple of weeks, approval of President Trump’s handling of the Chinese Virus has been on the rise according to two new polls. A new Ipsos/ABC poll released Friday shows 55 percent of Americans approve of the president’s response with 43 percent disapproving. A similar Harris poll found 56 percent approval and 44 percent disapproval.
Just a week ago the Ipsos numbers wereThe Federalist
Jun 19 2019
The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties heard testimony today regarding H.R. 40, a bill that would permit the legislative branch to explore the idea of reparations for slavery. The bill sparked controversy along the ideological spectrum.
Some 2020 Democrats like the idea, but none discussed concrete plans for its execution. Senate MajorityCNN (Online News) The Hill Fox News (Online News)
Apr 17 2019
The bill passed with bipartisan support in the House and Senate.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday vetoed a resolution to end U.S. support of Saudi Arabia’s military campaign in Yemen, which has been blamed for tens of thousands of deaths in the region.
“This resolution is an unnecessary, dangerous attempt to weaken my constitutional authorities, endangering the lives of AmericanHuffPost
Oct 08 2019
Can anyone make sense of President Donald Trump's Syria policy, other than Donald Trump?
Not much will bring senior Republicans to push back against Trump, but his decision to pull American forces out of Syria has drawn condemnation from three grandees of the GOP: Sen. Lindsey Graham, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley.
And for goodCNN (Opinion)
Aug 05 2021
The small Sierra town of Greenville, Calif., was heavily damaged on Wednesday night into early Thursday as the Dixie Fire surged northward amid high winds, extremely dry air and hot temperatures.
The big picture: The Dixie Fire, California's biggest blaze and the sixth-largest wildfire in state history, razed houses and businesses as it ripped through Greenville and surrounding areas inAxios