Showdowns loom as Chicago cops resist vaccines

This post was originally published on this siteFrom Chicago to L.A., public-safety workers defy mandates even with COVID-19 a leading cause of duty-related deaths.

Biden Holds Office Hours As Manchin Takes Axe To Reconciliation Bill

This post was originally published on this site President Joe Biden is calling in factions of primarily House members to the White House today. The progressives are at 2:00 p.m., followed by the moderates a couple hours later. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) will reportedly have a one-on-one earlier on Tuesday. Biden will likely have to hold some […]

West Virginia’s reliance on coal is getting more expensive, and Joe Manchin’s constituents are footing the bill

This post was originally published on this siteDuring the winter months in West Virginia, Felisha Chase pays more for her electricity than she does for her home.

Trump files lawsuit to stop the release of documents related to the Capitol riot

This post was originally published on this siteFormer President Donald Trump is suing the the National Archives and the House committee investigating the attack on the U.S. Capitol to try to block the release of documents.

McAuliffe rolls out ad invoking Charlottesville riots in latest effort to tie Youngkin to Trump

This post was originally published on this siteVirginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe rolled out an ad on Tuesday invoking his response as governor to the 2017 far-right riots in Charlottesville, Va. in his latest effort to tie his GOP opponent Glenn Youngkin to former…

Big corporations that claim to support voting rights are still funding right-wing state AGs

This post was originally published on this site Major corporations that have publicly touted their support for voting rights amid the nationwide Republican crackdown on ballot access are still funding many Republican state attorneys general who are working to scuttle federal voting rights legislation. Leaders of companies like General Motors, Coca-Cola and Home Depot denounced […]

Biden holds Trump’s line when it comes to China

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Biden has made sharp departures from Trump administration policies in many areas — but not when it comes to China.Biden has kept former President Trump’s tariffs on China in place and is now working to enforce the “phase one” trade deal…

Bus industry raises alarm, asks Congress for pandemic relief

This post was originally published on this siteOfficials representing the private bus industry fear it could disappear unless Congress steps in, a coronavirus pandemic casualty that would wreak havoc on intercity travel, school buses, tourism, military transportation and disaster relief.In 2020…

Idaho GOP’s power struggle underscores fissures in party

This post was originally published on this siteThe Idaho Republican gubernatorial primary between Gov. Brad Little and Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin is mushrooming into an ugly back-and-forth between the two state executives and emerging as another battlefield in the fight between two broader…

Lawmakers Step Up Pressure to Adopt Tougher Tech Laws

This post was originally published on this siteLegislation to curb the influence of big technology companies, including putting new restrictions on online content, is starting to gain traction in Congress as lawmakers narrow their targets and seek to build on public attention.