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
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
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
Annapolis City Council unanimously approves resolution condemning failed insurrection after resistance from Republican member
Alderman Fred Paone, R-Ward 2, voted for the resolution despite saying that mentioning former President Donald Trump made the resolution “purely political.”
4 hours ago - Baltimore Sun
What is the future of the GOP?
Following an election loss, every party will face an internal debate about what to do next. For the Republican Party, those questions are going to be complicated. Which...
5 hours ago - Arizona Daily Star
Sacramento County GOP calls to remove member affiliated with Proud Boys
The Sacramento County Republican Party wants to remove one of its recently elected members who is also affiliated with the Proud Boys. That member is planning to make his case...
5 hours ago - KCRA
Trump's Impeachment Goes to the Senate, Testing His Sway Over the GOP
WASHINGTON - House Democrats delivered the impeachment case against Donald Trump to the Senate late Monday for the start of his historic trial, but Republican senators were...
6 hours ago - Time - 2 articles
Helping Kids Is a Very Good Idea
Republicans won't support the Democrats' proposal, but they should.
6 hours ago - NY Times
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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.
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...
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.
President Biden plans to sign order for government to buy more US goods
President Joe Biden plans to sign an executive order that aims to boost government purchases from U.S. manufacturers.
Supreme Court rejects lawsuits over Trump emoluments case
The attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia sued over whether Trump benefited financially from the Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC, while the...