Dems second-guessing their strategic decisions

This post was originally published on this siteExasperated Senate Democrats are questioning the strategy of President Biden and Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) after many months of negotiation with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) failed to achieve two of their biggest priorities. In the midst of an intense heat wave in the American Midwest and Europe, […]

60% of Americans approved of the Supreme Court last July. Now, it’s 38%, according to a new poll

This post was originally published on this siteAmericans’ approval of the Supreme Court has fallen again, according to a new poll released Wednesday, with just 38% of the country saying it approves of the nation’s highest court after it overturned Roe v. Wade

As congressional path for climate change measures appears to close, Biden to announce executive actions

This post was originally published on this siteThe actions come as President Joe Biden’s legislative agenda to combat climate change faces a setback in Congress even as activists ramp up pressure.     

House Judiciary to hold hearing on assault weapons ban. Here’s what we know about the bill

This post was originally published on this siteThe legislation to ban assault weapons, first introduced in March 2021, came under consideration by the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday.     

Trump-backed Cox wins Maryland governor primary

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Secret Service turns over exactly one text message in response to Jan. 6 subpoena: report

This post was originally published on this site The U.S. Secret Service turned over exactly one text message to the Jan. 6 Committee in response to a subpoena. The agency determined that texts from Jan. 5 and 6, 2021 were likely not recoverable after a reset of employees’ phones later that month, which came 11 […]

Biden order promises more help for Americans detained or held hostage abroad

This post was originally published on this siteNPR’s Steve Inskeep talks to Diane Foley, mother of journalist James Foley, who was kidnapped and killed by ISIS in 2012, about an executive order meant to help wrongfully detained Americans abroad.

Crypto Is Sticking Its Nose Into US Economic Woes

This post was originally published on this siteDigital currencies have enough juice now to influence inflation, housing and the labor market.

Saudi Arabia Reveals Oil Output Is Near Its Ceiling

This post was originally published on this siteThe world’s biggest crude producer has less capacity than previously anticipated.

Russian fire pounds Ukraine, as Putin announces ‘progress’ on grain exports

This post was originally published on this site Russian shelling pounded eastern and southern Ukraine as President Vladimir Putin said Moscow would only ease the path for Black Sea exports of Ukrainian grain if the West lifts sanctions on Russia’s shipments. Russian strikes hit the eastern city of Kramatorsk on Tuesday, killing one person, local […]

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