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Dec 01 2023
October 7 should have been an open-and-shut case of moral condemnation.
During peace and holiday, invading Hamas, gunmen murdered, tortured, mass raped, decapitated, and mutilated some 1,200 Israelis. The vast majority were unarmed women, children, infants, and the elderly.
The cowardly murderers proudly filmed their atrocities and then fled back to Gaza -- to cheers from theVictor Hanson
Nov 13 2023
PHOENIX — Jacob Chansley, the spear-carrying rioter whose horned fur hat, bare chest and face paint made him one of the more recognizable figures in the Jan. 6, 2021, assault on the U.S. Capitol, apparently aspires to be a member of Congress. Online paperwork shows the 35-year-old Chansley filed a candidate statement of interest Thursday, indicating he wants to run as a Libertarian in nextOrange County Register
Nov 28 2023
The House gained its newest Republican member on Tuesday evening, filling the final vacant seat in the lower chamber and bringing the total number of lawmakers back up to 435 for the first time in six months. Rep. Celeste Maloy (R-UT) was sworn into office after winning a special election last week to fill the seat of former Rep. Chris Stewart, who retired in September citing concerns for hisWashington Examiner
Nov 28 2023
The House gained its newest Republican member on Tuesday evening, filling the final vacant seat in the lower chamber and bringing the total number of lawmakers back to 435 for the first time in six months. Rep. Celeste Maloy (R-UT) was sworn into office after winning a special election last week to fill the seat of former Rep. Chris Stewart, who retired in September, citing concerns for hisColorado Springs Gazette
Nov 30 2023
Rep. George Santos (R-NY) gave a press conference on Thursday morning to discuss the upcoming vote to expel him. The vote will take place Friday, though debate is expected on Thursday. Numerous resolutions have been brought forth by members from both parties in light of a report that was released earlier this month from the House Ethics Committee. After previous resolutions failed to get theTownhall
Nov 13 2023
Congress is barreling toward a government shutdown this week as Friday’s funding deadline inches closer, with House Republicans at odds over Speaker Mike Johnson’s (R-La.) pitch to keep the lights on in Washington.
Johnson unveiled an unconventional two-step stopgap bill over the weekend, which would extend funding at current levels for some agencies until mid-January and the restThe Hill
Dec 04 2023
MIAMI — A former American diplomat who served as U.S. ambassador to Bolivia has been charged with serving as a secret agent for Cuba's intelligence services dating back decades, the Justice Department said Monday. Newly unsealed court papers allege that Manuel Rocha engaged in “clandestine activity” on Cuba's behalf since at least 1981, including by meeting with Cuban intelligence operativesLongview News-Journal
Dec 04 2023
December is here and so is the snow.
More than 25,000 homes and businesses were without electricity in Maine as trees and branches laden with heavy, wet snow fell on power lines, officials said. The National Weather Service declared the first winter storm warning of the season for New Hampshire and western Maine.
Did you get a great photo from the storm? We want to see it! UploadLewiston Sun Journal
Nov 24 2023
Congress avoided a government shutdown before heading home for Thanksgiving, but partisan divisions on topline spending numbers, Republican in-fighting in the House and limited time to finish full-year spending bills means that another shutdown scenario is just around the corner.
House Speaker Mike Johnson’s two-step stopgap bill set Jan. 19 as the first target to get four spendingWashington Times
Nov 07 2023
The House is staring down votes on yet another set of dueling censure resolutions this week over provocative comments lawmakers in both parties have made about the Israel-Hamas war.
Why it matters: Many lawmakers are frustrated that floor time is being used to punish each other for controversial remarks at a time of extraordinarily high partisan tension — and as a government shutdownAxios