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Jun 05 2023
California Gov. Gavin Newsom suggested that any Florida officials involved in the operation could face criminal charges. A second flight of migrants from New Mexico arrived in Sacramento, days after state officials said they were investigating the earlier arrival of more than a dozen people who were left at a church with no prior notification. About 20 migrants from Latin America were flownWall Street Journal (News)
Jun 05 2023
A second flight of migrants touched down in Sacramento Monday, just days after a charter plane dropped more than a dozen South American migrants off there last week. This time, about 20 people were on board, the California attorney general’s office confirmed to local news station KCRA 3. Monday’s flight path was the same as Friday’s flight—taking off from El Paso, Texas, with a pit stop inDaily Beast
Sep 23 2022
The House passed a series of police reform bills Thursday after last-minute negotiations among Democrats delayed the effort.
The deal ultimately united centrist and progressive lawmakers in the party on a key issue ahead of the midterm elections. The Senate is unlikely to take up the deal before Nov. 8.
The bills resurrected a previous attempt to reach an agreement on a packageWashington Examiner
May 17 2023
By The Deming Headlight Staff At least four people are dead and six wounded after a shooting Monday in Farmington in northern New Mexico. Among the dead was the purported shooter, an 18-year-old man who Farmington police said was killed on the scene after multiple officers responded to calls reporting a shooter was indiscriminately firing upon passersby. One Farmington police officer and a NewSilver City Daily Press
Apr 22 2022
While the 2022 General Election is still more than six months away, Republican incumbents remain heavy favorites in a leading prediction market.
Both Gov. Ron DeSantis and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio have commanding leads over Democratic counterparts on the PredictIt platform. These advantages have expanded over time and show no immediate indication of reversal.
The Senate market doesFlorida Politics
Sep 16 2022
Republican Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is co-sponsoring a bill that would ban abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy nationwide, giving critics another opening to attack him ahead of the November election on an issue that has energized Democrats.
Rubio’s move to sign on to Sen. Lindsey Graham’s (R-S.C.) bill is the strongest indication yet that the Republican incumbent appears unconvincedPolitico
Jun 22 2022
While Republicans across the country have spent years trying to frame Democrats as the party of “Defund the Police,” a trio of Democrats facing tough races this fall are distancing themselves from the rhetoric with new ads siding with law enforcement.
In one recent ad, Rep. Val Demings, R-Fla., a former police chief, called defunding the police "crazy." Demings faces a tough generalNBC News (Online)
Apr 01 2022
Democrats are likely to do badly in November’s mid-term elections, which have a tendency to pummel the party in power. In Florida only 39% of voters approve of Mr Biden (below the national average), so Republicans are likely to win the offices that matter. Two races will attract interest for what they reveal about Floridians’ priorities and the diversity of their candidates.
Marco RubioThe Economist
Sep 20 2022
Some congressional Democrats voted for COVID-19 relief bills that resulted in stimulus checks being sent to inmates — but so did some congressional Republicans.
Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was one of the prisoners eligible for a $1,400 stimulus check – but he didn’t get to keep it, because a federal court ruled that the payment could be seized to pay Tsarnaev’s criminalFactCheck.org
Jan 15 2020
Speaker Nancy Pelosi named a seven member team as prosecutors for President Trump's impeachment trial. They include Adam Schiff (D-CA), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), Sylvia Garcia (D-TX), Val Demings (D-FL), Jason Crow (D-CO), and Zoe Lofgren (D-CA).
The president's legal team will be led by White House Counsel Pat Cipollone.ABC News (Online) The Hill Fox News (Online News)