Mitch McConnell Wins Filibuster Battle as Primary Pressure Builds on Chuck Schumer
Two Democratic senators affirmed their support for protecting the 60-vote legislative filibuster, reassuring Republicans that there won't be enough votes to kill the procedural...
2 hours ago - Newsweek - 3 articles
Trump impeachment goes to Senate, testing his sway over GOP
WASHINGTON - House Democrats delivered the impeachment case against Donald Trump to the Senate for the start of his historic trial, but Republican senators were easing off...
2 hours ago - My Sanantonio - 2 articles
Joe Biden Says Trump's Impeachment Trial In Senate 'Has To Happen'
The president told CNN, however, that he doesn't think enough Republican senators will vote to convict Donald Trump.
3 hours ago - The Huffington Post - 2 articles
The Great Post-Election Republican Implosion
Leaving Mitch in the ditch: Trump loyalty may prove too potent a force in the GOP for McConnell to handle
3 hours ago - Real Clear Politics
McConnell backs off Senate filibuster fight with Schumer
WASHINGTON - Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell backed off his demand that Senate Democrats preserve the procedural tool known as the filibuster, easing a standoff with...
3 hours ago - My Sanantonio - 3 articles
Some Wisconsin Republicans looking to overturn Gov. Evers mask mandate
Republicans say the Governor didn't have the authority to extend the State's mask mandate.
3 hours ago - WISN
Senate Republican leader McConnell offers support for power-sharing deal with Democrats
WASHINGTON - Mitch McConnell, the U.S. Senate Republican leader, in a statement on Monday said he would support a power-sharing agreement with Democrats after days of impasse...
3 hours ago - WGN TV - 3 articles
Newsom's motives questioned in lifting stay-at-home orders
Gov. Newsom lifted stay-at-home orders across the state on Monday. But that did not stop criticism from Republican state lawmakers, as well as lawsuits challenging the state's...
3 hours ago - KCRA
'This is about my politics': Tom Cotton says his military record was scrutinized because he's a 'conservative veteran'
Summary List Placement Republican Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas shrugged off a news report suggesting he previously embellished his military achievements, and instead, said the...
4 hours ago - Business Insider
Biden doubts Senate will convict Trump, but says trial ‘has to happen': report
President Joe Biden does not believe the Senate will convict former President Donald Trump at his upcoming impeachment trial. Biden made the prediction in a brief off-camera...
4 hours ago - New York Post - 2 articles
The headlines of News BreaK
UN chief urges global alliance to counter rise of neo-Nazis
Secretary-General Guterres urged coordinated global action on Monday to build an alliance against the growth and spread of white supremacy and the resurgence of xenophobia and...
President Biden raises the bar on vaccines, suggesting US will get to 1.5...
President Joe Biden on Monday appeared to boost his goal for coronavirus vaccinations in his first 100 days in office, suggesting that the nation could soon be vaccinating 1.5...
Southwest joins other airlines in banning emotional support animals
The new regulation says airlines aren't required to treat emotional support animals as service animals.
The Senate confirms Janet Yellen as America's first female Treasury chief
Summary List Placement The Senate voted on Monday evening to confirm Janet Yellen as the nation's first woman to serve as treasury secretary. She racked up significant...
Tubman, again, headed to the front of the $20 bill
With a change of administrations, it looks like Harriet Tubman is once again headed to the front of the $20 bill. Biden press secretary Jen Psaki said Monday that the Treasury...
Watchdog to probe election-related intrigue at Justice Department
The Justice Department's internal watchdog announced Monday that it has launched an investigation into whether top officials at the department engaged in any impropriety in...
Job losses from COVID much worse than 2009 financial crisis, UN says
GENEVA - Four times as many jobs were lost last year due to the coronavirus pandemic as during the worst part of the global financial crisis in 2009, a U.N. report said Monday...
White House recommits to getting Harriet Tubman on $20 bill
The Biden administration says it is "exploring ways to speed up" release of $20 bills featuring Harriet Tubman after the Trump administration delayed the move.
Janet Yellen wins Senate approval as treasury secretary
Janet Yellen has been confirmed as President Joe Biden's treasury secretary in an overwhelming Senate vote. She is the first woman to hold the job in the 232-year history of...
Biden reversing Trump ban on transgender people in military
The new order immediately prohibits any service member from being forced out of the military on the basis of gender identity.