Georgia may add police at polling places ahead of midterm elections

This post was originally published on this siteGeorgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is calling for assigning state troopers to polling places to increase security, and one Atlanta neighborhood could secede from the city. Greg Bluestein, political reporter for the Atlanta Journal Constitution, joins Joshua Johnson for a closer look at Georgia politics, which could […]

Postal reform bill hits Senate snag

This post was originally published on this siteA House-passed bill to reform the U.S. Postal Service ran into a speedbump in the Senate on Monday, likely delaying the bill until next month.The Senate had been scheduled to hold an initial vote on the House bill on Monday. But Sen. Rick Scott…

LGBTQ orginazation accuses DeSantis of ‘fast-tracking’ Florida ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill to build ‘censorship and surveillance state’

This post was originally published on this site Equality Florida is accusing Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis of working to create a censorship and surveillance state through legislative means, including the widely-criticized “Don’t Say Gay” bill and the less-known Stop WOKE Act. The organization, Florida’s largest LGBTQ rights group, on Monday launched a pop-up site that […]

Russia ready for more talks with West to end Ukraine standoff

This post was originally published on this site Russia held open the door Monday to further talks on resolving its standoff with the West and said some of its military drills were ending, signaling a possible easing of the crisis over Ukraine. The comments came as German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, visiting Kyiv, vowed that Berlin […]

Ex-RNC Chair Blasts The Cheney/Kinzinger Censure In Scathing Letter To McDaniel

This post was originally published on this site Former Republican National Committee chair and Montana Gov. Marc Racicot issued an open letter to current RNC chair Ronna McDaniel on Sunday slamming the committee’s censure of Reps. Liz Cheney (R-WY) and Adam Kinzinger (R-IL).

Lunar New Year Day Act would make it a federal holiday

This post was originally published on this siteRep. Grace Meng (D-NY6) Is this bill more like a waxing or a waning moon? Context There are 11 federal holidays. The most recent was enacted just last year: Juneteenth (June 19), a historically important day particularly in the black community, commemorating the 1865 date when slaves in Texas were […]

Trump pushes back at those saying he’s lost grip on GOP

This post was originally published on this siteFormer President Donald Trump is asserting his role as a Republican kingmaker, pushing back against claims from some corners of the GOP that his influence within the party is waning.In a statement on Sunday, Trump insisted that the power of his…

Technology is revolutionizing how intelligence is gathered and analyzed – and opening a window onto Russian military activity around Ukraine

This post was originally published on this site The U.S. has been warning for weeks about the possibility of Russia invading Ukraine, and threatening retaliation if it does. Just eight years after Russia’s incursion into eastern Ukraine and invasion of Crimea, Russian forces are once again mobilizing along Ukraine’s borders. As the U.S. and other […]

Crowdfunding site for Canadian ‘Freedom Convoy’ disabled in possible hack

This post was originally published on this siteThe words “GiveSendGo IS NOW FROZEN,” briefly appeared on the site with an image from the children’s film.

Global markets sink amid escalating Ukraine fears

This post was originally published on this siteWeekend diplomatic efforts did little to ease concerns about Russia and the prospects of an invasion.