As the late Glen Ford said, the Black misleadership class has no shame. Congresswoman Karen Bass's campaign for mayor of Los Angeles is full of empty promises. She proposes nothing that would actually address the needs of that city's unhoused population. Last week, in Congresswoman Karen Bass and The Will to Intervene, I reviewed Karen Bass’s foreign policy as California’s 37th District Congresswoman, Chair of the House Foreign Relations Committee’s Subcommittee on Africa, and Vice Chair of the National Endowment for Democracy.
(NewsNation) — White House Chief Medical Adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci said he would testify before Congress if called to do so, something Republicans have said they would ask him to do if they win back the House and Senate in November. Republicans are anxious to launch an investigation into Fauci, a man the party has gone to great lengths to denigrate during the pandemic, and the Biden administration for its response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Featured eBooks Democrats in both chambers of Congress last week introduced legislation aimed at codifying a number of recently announced reforms to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program, as well as additional fixes that could not be implemented administratively. Improving the popular, yet frustrating, program by which federal employees and workers at state and local governments and qualifying nonprofit organizations can have their student debt forgiven provided they make payments over the course of a decade has been a priority for the Biden administration.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans from the House and Senate have objected to the counting of Arizona’s electoral vote, forcing votes in both chambers on Joe Biden’s victory in the state. The objection was made by Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar and was signed by Texas Sen. Ted Cruz.
Increasingly worried by the extreme foreign dependence of defense industrial supply chains, Congress is teeing up legislation to address semiconductors and critical mineral vulnerabilities. The CNO's updated Navigation Plan is quite similar to last year's original plan — but it intentionally couches Navy priorities and capabilities in the terms of the new National Defense Strategy, to make a stronger case for Pentagon funding.
Groups: Designate Nov. 13 National Warrior Call Day, advocate for suicide prevention among active-duty military, veterans
(The Center Square) – Multiple groups are calling on Congress to pass a resolution commemorating a National Warrior Call Day to raise awareness and prevention of suicide among active-duty service members and veterans. They’re doing so as a new national veterans crisis line launched and a new report finds an alarming number of active-duty military are committing suicide.
(Reuters) - Argentina's president will fire Economy Minister Silvina Batakis after just a few weeks on the job, Clarin newspaper reported on Wednesday citing official sources, as the country struggles with a growing economic crisis. The newspaper said the head of the lower house of Congress, Sergio Massa, would replace Batakis.
Liz Cheney brings dad Dick for moral support to vote in Wyoming with just hours left of Republican primary: Residents tell DailyMail.com they want to replace 'spoiled brat' with Trump-backed Harriet Hageman - who has a 29-point lead in polls
GOP Rep. Liz Cheney brought along her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney, when she showed up to vote in Jackson, Wyoming Tuesday Cheney was just hours away from a likely ousting from Congress, as the Trump-backed Harriet Hageman was leading her 29 points in the polls
The Inflation Reduction Act passed through Congress and was just signed into law by President Joe Biden. One of the biggest climate change bills ever to pass both the Senate and House of Representatives, the impact will be felt across the country. In Nevada, one of the fastest warming states, the effects will bring a boom to many parts of the state.
Politics | Stalled in Congress, Colorado Democrats ask Biden to take action to preserve public lands
Sen. Michael Bennet brought Ag Sec. Tom Vilsack to Camp Hale to make the case for protections With the conservation-aimed CORE Act stalled in Congress — having passed the House of Representatives four times but deadlocked in an evenly divided Senate — leading Colorado Democrats are now pushing President Joe Biden to pursue executive action.
WASHINGTON — With inflation raging near its highest level in four decades, President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed into law his landmark Inflation Reduction Act. Its title raises a tantalizing question: Will the measure actually tame the price spikes that have inflicted hardships on American households? Economic analyses of the proposal suggest that the likely answer is no — not anytime soon, anyway.
Symone Sanders tells Democrats to stop talking about the Mar-a-Lago investigation and instead talk about Biden's successes
Former Biden campaign official Symone Sanders opined that Democrats should stop talking about the investigation into confidential presidential documents seized by the FBI at Mar-a-Lago and instead focus on President Joe Biden's successes. Sanders was speaking on "Meet the Press" Tuesday when she was asked how Biden could push through into the news cycle after successfully passing the "Inflation Reduction Act" through Congress.
Haiti police battle armed gangs near downtown Port-au-Prince Up Next Haiti gang wars intensify as men set Port-au-Prince Cathedral afire Video Player is loading. UP NEXT: When the number of gang-involved massacres in Haiti stood at five a few years ago, the head of a leading human rights group warned U.S. lawmakers about the Caribbean nation’s exploding crises of gang violence and firearms trafficking.
Kathleen Biggins, Founder & President, C-Change Conversations "It may not be perfect, but it is a big deal. With the signing of the 'Inflation Reduction Act of 2022' today, our country will devote the resources to move the needle to counter the causes and impacts related to climate change.
On Friday, Aug. 12, Democrats in Congress passed the Inflation Reduction Act by a margin of 220 to 207 with no Republicans supporting the vote. Why is it that not one Republican voted for this bill? To answer that question, it might be helpful to first define inflation.
Federal appeals court says Americans with Disabilities Act protections cover ‘gender dysphoria,’ handing a win to trans people
A federal appeals court said Tuesday that the Americans with Disabilities Act covers individuals with “gender dysphoria,” handing a win to trans people in a case concerning a former inmate who alleged discrimination at a Virginia prison. In a majority opinion issued by a three-judge panel with the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the court wrote, “In light of the ‘basic promise of equality … that animates the ADA,’ we see no legitimate reason why Congress would intend to exclude from the ADA’s protections transgender people who suffer from gender dysphoria.”
Re: “Herrera Beutler principled to the end, gracious in defeat” [Aug. 12, Opinion]: I was saddened to read that U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler lost her primary for reelection to Congress to Joe Kent as she was one who indeed stood on her principles, only to lose to an election denier, as stated by The Columbian newspaper’s editorial board: “Kent claims the 2020 election of Joe Biden as president was fraudulent — a claim that has no foundation in fact but earned him Trump’s endorsement.”
More than $5 million is proposed for city nonprofits. Mayor Eddie Moran urged City Council to speed the process of getting more than $5 million in American Recovery Plan Act funds into the coffers of Reading nonprofits. “We should move forward because we care,” the mayor said Monday at a council committee of the whole meeting.