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Oct 31 2021
In the days of John F. Kennedy, the Democrats emphasized their political distance from the pope. Kennedy promised Americans that he would never let the pope influence him on “matters of public policy.” How times have changed. Today’s Democrats boast of their political alliance with Pope Francis. They openly confer with him on matters of public policy, as evident in Joe Biden’s latest visit toThe American Spectator
Aug 06 2021
The media are far more interested in the political gamesmanship surrounding the decision.
President Biden insisted he didn’t have the legal authority to extend a pandemic ban on housing evictions.
And then, under fierce pressure from Nancy Pelosi and his party’s liberal wing, he caved.
Biden made the very move that he’d said, according to most legal experts, was "notFox News (Online News)
Dec 27 2020
Since arriving as pastor of St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church in 2017, Rev. Dwayne Gary has been stopped by Glencoe, Ill. police four times.
The 51-year-old pastor was not cited in any of his encounters with local police, which included being stopped for expired registration (his plates were current); talking on his cellphone while driving (it was in his cup holder, he says);NPR (Online News)
Dec 05 2019
The House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on Monday morning to receive presentations of evidence from investigators as it moves forward with crafting articles of impeachment against President Trump.
The Thursday announcement came hours after Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) formally announced that the House is drafting articles of impeachment.
It also comes after the HouseThe Hill
Aug 29 2020
As negotiators for the Taliban and the government in Kabul prepare to begin peace talks, the United States on Wednesday announced a significant reward for the return of two Americans who are missing in Afghanistan.
The U.S. Department of State and the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Aug. 26 offered rewards of up to $5 million in exchange for information that leads to recovering MarkJust The News
Dec 28 2018
Republican leaders gave up hope on Thursday of reopening the government before the new year, leaving the border wall impasse to House Democrats as they assume the majority next week — and presenting Representative Nancy Pelosi with her first major challenge as speaker.New York Times (News)
Mar 23 2020
The fate of a third coronavirus response bill -- a massive amalgam of stimulus checks and other economic aid -- has been only further clouded by the fact that five Republican senators remain stuck in quarantine.
The package was blocked by Senate Democrats late Sunday, leading to fiery condemnations from GOP colleagues. But the math is made even harder for majority Republicans as moreFox News (Online News)
Jun 26 2020
Partisanship has crippled our response.
Earlier this year much of America went through hell as the nation struggled to deal with Covid-19. More than 120,000 Americans have now died; more than 20 million have lost their jobs.
But it’s looking as if all those sacrifices were in vain. We never really got the coronavirus under control, and now infections, while they have fallen to aPaul Krugman
Jul 29 2020
He came, he saw, he ate their lunch. Bill Barr, denied a meal break, feasted instead on a gaggle of Democratic amateurs.
Another congressional hearing, another Dem disaster. They planned a public hanging of the attorney general and spent weeks constructing their scaffold. He is corrupt, a liar, a toady, they and their media handmaidens assured us, and the House Judiciary Committee willMichael Goodwin
Jan 07 2020
When Donald Trump told an audience in Battle Creek, Michigan, back in December that "it doesn't feel like I'm being impeached," he was accused of being flippant about what had taken place only an hour or so earlier on the floor of the House of Representatives. But I wonder how he wrong he was. It is already difficult to recall the atmosphere of breathless importance that surrounded this pastThe Week - Opinion