Almost two-thirds of likely Iowa voters polled say it is time for someone other than Chuck Grassley to serve in the U.S. Senate, casting doubt on the prospects of the longest-serving senator in the state's history. With a 50-50 U.S. Senate likely to be at least somewhat reshaped by the 2022 elections, Iowa's race is one of the most closely watched in the nation.
© Photographer: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images North America Violent Clashes Erupt at "Unite The Right" Rally In Charlottesville Keeping the trial in Charlottesville will be more convenient for witnesses, and all parties have time to ensure the proceeding is conducted in a safe manner, U.S. District Judge Norman K. Moon ruled Friday.
(Bloomberg) -- President Joe Biden said he doesn’t believe U.S. Catholic bishops will adopt a policy denying him communion. “That’s a private matter and I don’t think that’s going to happen,” Biden told reporters Friday at the White House.
Justice Alito’s Massive Concurrence in Favor of Expanded Religious Freedom May Have Scared Off Two Conservative Justices
Every justice on the Supreme Court ruled against the City of Philadelphia Thursday, holding that the city violated the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment by refusing to contract with a Catholic foster care agency that refused to approve same-sex couples as foster parents The majority decision in Fulton v. Philadelphia was authored by Chief Justice John Roberts, who ruled that Catholic Social Services (CSS) was unacceptably burdened by Philadelphia’s refusal to contract with it.
The Justice Department is dropping a lawsuit filed during the Trump administration against former National Security Adviser John Bolton, the DOJ wrote in a court filing Wednesday obtained by PEOPLE. Despite the DOJ's efforts last summer to say that Bolton broke a nondisclosure agreement by writing the book, the former Trump official released his scathing tell-all memoir, The Room Where It Happened, in June last year.
It’s 2016 all over again for the voters of Ohio’s 11th Congressional District. Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) have aligned themselves with opposing candidates in a special congressional election for a deep-blue seat based in Cleveland that’s quickly morphed into a flashback proxy war.
The hope, Democrats say, is to create a clear contrast with Republicans over the issue of voting access in America, with party leaders fearing that a Manchin defection would undercut their political argument over an issue central to their agenda. Behind the scenes, conversations have picked up steam in recent days to win over Manchin, their lone holdout, who has faced withering criticism from the left over his refusal to back the bill.
Republican Louie Gohmert's staff say their campaign accidentally donated money intended for a Christian singer to vastly anti-LGBT+ hate pastor Steven Anderson's church. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/YouTube/KJV Prophecy 1611) Republican lawmaker Louie Gohmert says a huge donation by his campaign to a vastly anti-LGBT+ pastor by mistake because he meant to send the funds to a singer with a similar name.
The Claim Over the past few days images have been shared on social media that appear to suggest tickets are being sold online for Trump's second inauguration, claiming it will take place in front of the Capitol steps in Washington, D.C., on August 15. The tickets also claim there will be special musical guests appearances from Ted Nugent and Kid Rock.
Navy's highest-ranking officer confronts Republican critics and stresses importance of combating racism and misinformation
The US Navy's highest-ranking officer pushed back strongly against what he called efforts by two Republican congressmen to portray the US military as "weak" and "woke" in a hearing on Tuesday. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael Gilday's comments came during a House Armed Services budget hearing as Reps. Doug Lamborn and Jim Banks questioned his recommendation of the book "How to be an Antiracist" by Ibram X. Kendi on a voluntary reading list for Navy sailors, which Gilday tied directly to efforts to combat misinformation by adversaries such as Russia and China.
New emails show the Trump White House's brazen efforts to use the DOJ to overturn the election results
Lawmakers released emails showing how the Trump White House tried to use the DOJ to steal the election. An email titled "From POTUS" pointed to purported voter fraud in Michigan and said it "cannot certify for Biden." Trump's assistant also emailed top DOJ officials on Dec. 29 urging them to file a Supreme Court lawsuit.
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"I don't know what to tell the people that live at the southern border. I guess they better arm up, get guns and be ready, and maybe they'll have to start taking matters into their own hands," she said. "It should never happen.
The gag order was renewed three times but was not extended this year. That freed Apple last month to finally inform those whose data was taken. It is at that point that Reps. Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell -- both California Democrats on the Intelligence Committee who were Trump opponents -- as well as committee staff and other staff, some family and even a minor learned their data was taken.
(Bloomberg) -- Right-wing organizers of the deadly 2017 “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, asked a judge to move an October civil trial to another city out of fear that police will allow violent protesters to attack them with impunity. City officials have failed to properly discourage protesters who may attend the trial or clarify past statements identifying the city as the “capital of the resistance,” White nationalist group Identity Evropa and the neo-Nazi Traditionalist Worker’s Party said in a court filing Friday.
A new poll on the Virginia governor's race released Thursday showed former Virginia Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Republican nominee Glenn Youngkin neck and neck in their race for the governor's mansion. The poll, which was conducted by the conservative firm WPA Intelligence, found McAuliffe leading Youngkin by 2 points, 48 percent to 46 percent, which is within the poll's 4-point margin of error.
VIRGINIA/DC — The cicadas that are part of Brood X have been emerging in the Washington, D.C., area for the past several weeks, and are now at the peak of the cycle. Patch loves photos and wants to feature your encounters with the insects. While most cicadas have 13-year life cycles, Brood X is one of several periodical cicadas that emerge from the ground every 17 years.
The motorist sustained minor injuries, police said. The cicada was declared dead on the scene. Cincinnati police tweeted a photo showing a black Chevrolet which had seemingly been impacted on the front offside. The police department tagged the post: “#nothinggoodhappenswithcicadas”. #Crash single car into a pole at 2600 Riverside Drive.
Progressives are furious. Many liberals now argue that the For the People Act (often referred to as “HR 1” or “S 1,” its numbering in each chamber) is the crucial, must-pass legislation that would save the country from the threat the Republican Party poses to democracy — if only Democrats could work up the guts to ram it through.
The study, which looked at more than 3,900 essential workers, shows fully vaccinated people are more than 90% protected against infection. Even partially vaccinated people are 81% less likely to become infected than people who haven't had been inoculated, according to the ongoing study.