Fireworks erupt in the House Rules Committee as Jamie Raskin grills Matt Gaetz over Trump’s election fraud claims

Fireworks erupt in the House Rules Committee as Jamie Raskin grills Matt Gaetz over Trump’s election fraud claims

This post was originally published on this site Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) was questioned during a House Rules Committee hearing on Wednesday as he argued against a criminal referral of Steve Bannon to the Department of Justice after the Trump ally refused to comply with a congressional subpoena. “Do you...

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Despite climate change promises, governments plan to ramp up fossil fuel production

Despite climate change promises, governments plan to ramp up fossil fuel production

This post was originally published on this site A new study by the United Nations shows that the world’s governments plan to carry on using coal, gas, and oil — despite promises made under the 2015 Paris Agreement to limit global warming. (Image credit: Tony Gutierrez/AP)

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Marjorie Taylor Greene goes on Twitter rampage promising to ‘take back the House’

Marjorie Taylor Greene goes on Twitter rampage promising to ‘take back the House’

This post was originally published on this site U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) is promising to “take back the House” by endorsing a candidate who is primarying a GOP Congressman in a safely-Republican district in South Carolina. If she’s successful and her candidate wins the primary and the November...

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Democrats say there is new momentum for a budget package

Democrats say there is new momentum for a budget package

This post was originally published on this siteCongress is back and trying to tackle a number of pressing issues before the end of the month, including negotiations over President Biden’s infrastructure and social spending packages.

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‘Promises Made Just Have to Be Promises Kept’: Black Colleges Feel Stung by Democrats

‘Promises Made Just Have to Be Promises Kept’: Black Colleges Feel Stung by Democrats

This post was originally published on this siteA rift is forming over a plan to provide only $2 billion out of the $20 billion President Biden proposed to help level the playing field in his social spending package.

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US Supreme Court rejects attempt to block vaccine rule

US Supreme Court rejects attempt to block vaccine rule

This post was originally published on this site A US Supreme Court justice on Tuesday rejected a request by health workers in Maine to block a statewide vaccine mandate, while their wider legal challenge against the measure proceeds. All healthcare workers in the state will have to be fully vaccinated...

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‘A toxic presence in the Party’: Ocasio-Cortez joins calls for Jay Jacobs to resign

‘A toxic presence in the Party’: Ocasio-Cortez joins calls for Jay Jacobs to resign

This post was originally published on this site U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday joined progressive colleagues and activists in calling for the resignation or removal of New York Democratic Party Chair Jay Jacobs after he compared India Walton—a Black woman running for mayor of Buffalo—to former Ku Klux Klan...

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Nevada becomes early Senate battleground

Nevada becomes early Senate battleground

This post was originally published on this siteThe two top outside groups dedicated to winning control of the Senate have settled on Nevada as an early battleground ahead of next year’s midterm elections, launching a first wave of television spots that are airing this week.One Nation, the…

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Senate Democrats are pushing a voting rights bill Republicans have vowed to block

Senate Democrats are pushing a voting rights bill Republicans have vowed to block

This post was originally published on this site The Freedom to Vote Act was led in part by Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, who was trying to get Republicans on board. Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell vocally opposed it. (Image credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images)

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Biden, Trump tied in potential 2024 matchup: poll

Biden, Trump tied in potential 2024 matchup: poll

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Biden and former President Trump are tied in a potential head-to-head matchup in 2024, according to a new Grinnell College National Poll released Wednesday. Biden and Trump each won the support of 40 percent of likely voters…

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