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Feb 28 2021
After receiving criticism for his recent airstrike against Iranian-backed militia groups in Syria, President Joe Biden penned a letter Saturday to congressional leadership, arguing the strike was consistent with the U.S. right to self-defense. Lawmakers on both sides criticized the Biden administration for the strike, arguing military action without congressional approval is unconstitutional.USA TODAY Washington Examiner CNN (Opinion)
Dec 19 2019
House Democratic leaders on Wednesday said they were not in a rush to hand off impeachment to the Senate, demanding a fair process.
“The question is now whether Senator McConnell will allow a fair trial in the Senate,” House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Adam B. Schiff said. “A trial that should be fair to the president, yes, but should be fair also to the AmericanWashington Times
Sep 30 2021
President Joe Biden signed a short-term stopgap bill on Thursday to extend government spending through Dec. 3, hours ahead of a potential government shutdown. The measure passed in the Senate with bipartisan support, 65-35, after Democrats removed a proposal to raise the country’s debt ceiling. The bill will maintain federal agencies' spending, provide $28.6 billion to communities that areWashington Post Wall Street Journal (News) New York Post (News)
Dec 02 2020
It is deeply frustrating for many Democrats that Dianne Feinstein and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are members of the same political party. Most Republicans are equally unhappy that they are forced to count both Mitt Romney and Donald Trump, Jr. within their ranks. Such is life in a two-party system, where both sides must deal with internal tensions in order to win elections — that's the point ofDan Schnur
May 16 2023
President Biden met with Speaker Kevin McCarthy and other congressional leaders Tuesday afternoon to discuss raising the nation’s debt limit.
The Details: Yet again, little progress was made, but optimism was reportedly expressed about future talks. McCarthy was pleased that Biden designated a counselor of his, Steve Ricchetti, and Shalanda Young, director of the Office of ManagementAssociated Press The Hill Washington Examiner
Jan 09 2021
The Republican Party of Abraham Lincoln, Dwight Eisenhower, and Ronald Reagan is no more. In its place, a new GOP is emerging.
But the journey has only just begun, following the extraordinary events of this week – and the preceding weeks that set the stage – which have cleaved the party in ways rarely seen in its 167-year history.
In retrospect, the violent mob that overtookChristian Science Monitor
Mar 06 2020
Last year, Joan Blades and I spoke at the Wisdom 2.0 conference in San Francisco, an inspiring event that merges mindfulness and ageless wisdom with modern technology and society. It was an extraordinary event and going on again right now. I highly recommend it.
Being the lone Republican on the main stage at a very progressive event, at one point I got booed. It seemed (at least mostlyJohn Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Oct 22 2014
In Michigan, an ad attacking Terri Lynn Land, the Republican candidate for the United States Senate, opens with a shot of rising brown floodwaters as a woman says: “We see it every day in Michigan. Climate change. So why is Terri Lynn Land ignoring the science?”
In Colorado, an ad for Cory Gardner, another Republican candidate for Senate, shows him in a checked shirt and hiking boots,New York Times (News)
Dec 05 2021
Robert Joseph Dole, a longtime Senate Republican leader and the party's presidential nominee in 1996, has died. He was 98.
Dole announced in February that he was battling Stage 4 lung cancer. The Elizabeth Dole Foundation confirmed that he passed away in his sleep Sunday. Dole was best known as the Republican nominee for president in 1996, when he lost by a significant margin againstNPR (Online News) Bloomberg Washington Times
Oct 30 2014
The Kentucky Republican Party is using Shepard Fairey’s iconic image of Barack Obama in their latest mailer against Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes.
The mailer will be sent to several hundred thousand households.
John Ashbrook, a spokesman for Senate Minority Leader McConnell, posted the mailer on Vine, which uses a lenticular image of Fairey’s work with the