Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Legislation to make the District of Columbia a state is poised to pass the House on Friday, a major advance from the last time the measure came before Congress 27 years ago and 40 percent of Democrats joined with...
Making the most of what could be his final months in office, President Trump is overturning Obama-era rules that banned extreme hunting methods on public lands in Alaska, like luring bears with doughnuts doused in bacon grease, or using...
Republican Senator Thom Tillis is a loud voice in committee hearings, pushing the Obamagate conspiracy and reading aloud the dictionary definitions of “witch hunt” and “hoax.” But that’s not what he talks about at home in North Carolina, running...
Choosing to live in a crime-stressed neighborhood in Newark, the city New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker once led as mayor, gives him a perspective that America sorely needs at this time. As rioters and looters turned peaceful protests into...
The One Voice Prayer Movement launched out of the White House a year ago by Pastor Paula White is a case study in how to leverage religious connections for political gain. Appointed special adviser to the Office of Faith...
Texas Senator John Cornyn voted 20 times to do away with Obamacare, but says that the “good news” for the millions of people who lost their jobs, and with them their health insurance, as COVID-19 struck is that they...
Senator Susan Collins is fighting for her political life with a new television ad that says “in a time of crisis, real leaders step forward. Others disappear.” The ad touts that the Maine Republican co-wrote the Paycheck Protection Program...
Defying public-health guidelines and putting senators at risk to elevate a favorite judge to the second highest court in the land, Mitch McConnell behaves like a man who knows his time is running out. He’s already filled some 200...
Protests around the country objecting to social distancing and stay-at-home orders look like miniature Trump rallies. With encouragement from the president, the country is hurtling toward some serious constitutional confrontation along with the potential of a lot of unnecessary...
Republicans did everything they could to rig the Wisconsin primary to re-elect a Trump-endorsed judge to the state’s Supreme Court. But the gambit didn’t work. To everyone’s surprise, liberal Jill Karofsky defeated conservative Judge Daniel Kelly, the first time...

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