House unanimous on measure condemning antisemitism, apart from one GOP no vote

This post was originally published on this siteThe House passed a resolution on Wednesday condemning the rise of antisemitism in a nearly unanimous vote, with one Republican lawmaker objecting to the measure. The resolution passed 420-1, with Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) representing the only vote against it. Eight other Republicans did not vote. The Hill […]

Extended Pennsylvania recount could help Democrats win in November: analysis

This post was originally published on this site Donald Trump’s ongoing “big lie” of election fraud could harm the trust of his supporters in election and potentially depress the GOP’s general election support in a battleground Senate race. Dr. Mehmet Oz, who was endorsed by Donald Trump, is narrowly leading David McCormick by about 2,500 […]

Senate confirms new U.S. ambassador to Ukraine

This post was originally published on this siteThe Senate confirmed Bridget Brink as U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, filling the post as officials plan to return American diplomats to Kyiv.

US reopens embassy in Kyiv

This post was originally published on this siteUS Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced Wednesday that the US has reopened its embassy in Kyiv after it closed three months ago ahead of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Kansas Supreme Court upholds GOP-drawn House map

This post was originally published on this siteThe Kansas Supreme Court upheld a Republican-drawn House map that would split a racially diverse county in the state in two, reversing a decision made by a Kansas judge last month to toss out the map. “A majority of the court holds that, on the record before us, […]

NATO Acceptance: Why Some Countries Get Fast-Tracked, Others Don’t

NATO Acceptance and Support. Photo by Marek Studzinski on Unsplash

Sweden and Finland, two nations that have maintained military neutrality for roughly 200 and 100 years respectively, submitted simultaneous bids Wednesday to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. But while NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is hoping to fast-track their entry process, cutting down the time it takes to get unanimous consensus from all 30 member […]

Schumer blasts Paul’s delay of $40B Ukraine package as ‘repugnant’

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday slammed Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) for delaying a $40 billion Ukraine aid package by one week, calling the move “repugnant” and predicting the legislation will pass the Senate Thursday. “This should already have been done and over with, but it […]

Wall Street sales are gaining momentum, with the Dow falling more than 700 points

This post was originally published on this site   U.S. equities fell on Wednesday after another big trader warned of rising cost pressures, confirming fears about inflation that have so far sent big references to big losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 720 points, or 2.2%, from its first four-day average loss. The S&P […]

Progressive Summer Lee declares victory with slim margin in PA primary

This post was originally published on this site Summer Lee declared victory late Tuesday in the Democratic primary race to represent Pennsylvania’s 12th Congressional District in the U.S. House, voicing confidence that the remaining uncounted votes will favor her campaign over corporate attorney Steve Irwin’s. “We built a movement in Western Pennsylvania that took on […]

Post Politics Now: Oz, McCormick still neck and neck in Pa. GOP Senate race

This post was originally published on this siteAfter a day of balloting in five states, a another notable contest also remained uncalled: Rep. Kurt Schrader (D) was facing a spirited challenger from his left for the Democratic nomination in Oregon’s 5th congressional district.