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News : Politics

Newsom's AG pick will test California's mood on criminal justice

Thursday  21:25,   06 may 2021

Rob Bonta has routinely been at odds with law enforcement, who remain powerful in California and could very well back a credible challenger. Whether Bonta survives next year in his first statewide election will be the ultimate test of whether this... >>>

Top Democrat: Bill to boost Capitol security likely to advance this month

Thursday  21:25,   06 may 2021

House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) said Thursday that she is hopeful a bill to boost security at the Capitol will be introduced shortly before advancing the measure in the "next couple of weeks."DeLauro said Democrats have... >>>

Progressive Louisiana activist: The national movement is 'not going to come and save us'

Thursday  21:10,   06 may 2021

Activist and former progressive congressional candidate from Louisiana Gary Chambers on Thursday discussed his new political initiative aimed at boosting the Deep South's progressive movement, saying he felt the need to do so because the... >>>

Evangelical 'Prophet' Jeff Jansen Says He's 'Quadrupling Down' on Trump Prophecy: 'Rats Are Gonna Be Exposed'

Thursday  21:06,   06 may 2021

The pastor said that "things are radically changing" and that the "fake Biden administration" is "coming down."Jansen, who heads Global Fire Ministries International, has repeatedly claimed that Trump is still the legitimate president. In March, he... >>>

Liz Cheney Has Only Herself to Blame

Thursday  21:06,   06 may 2021

The representative from Wyoming is taking a stand against an authoritarian streak in the Republican Party that she helped cultivate.Cheney’s transgression? She has continued to insist, truthfully, that former President Donald Trump’s claims about... >>>

FEC calls for ban on default recurring donation boxes

Thursday  21:06,   06 may 2021

The Federal Election Commission (FEC) on Thursday recommended that Congress ban political campaigns from using pre-checked boxes on their websites that would automatically register donors to give recurring contributions.The FEC recommendation came... >>>

Sanders on Cheney drama: GOP is an 'anti-democratic cult'

Thursday  21:05,   06 may 2021

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I) called the GOP an "anti-democratic cult" in a Thursday tweet commenting on Rep. Liz Cheney's almost certain ouster from House Republican leadership next week.Sanders said Cheney was being ousted for the crime of... >>>

What Do Florida's New Election Laws Say? Ron DeSantis Signs Bill Curbing Mail-In Voting

Thursday  20:45,   06 may 2021

The new omnibus law targets drop boxes, voter identification, mail ballot applications and third-party ballot collection at nursing homes.The state's new election laws will include stricter voter ID requirements for voting by mail, create limits on... >>>

Feud breaks out among GOP lawmakers over Snake River dams

Thursday  20:45,   06 may 2021

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Some Republican members of Congress from the Northwest are accusing a GOP Idaho lawmaker of conducting secret negotiations with the Democratic governor of Oregon over a controversial proposal to breach four dams on the Snake... >>>

GOP Gov. DeSantis signs Florida election law while shutting out all media but Fox News

Thursday  20:45,   06 may 2021

DeSantis signed the bill, S.B. 90, in a closed-door event that blocked out all reporters and media coverage — except for Fox News. The NAACP promptly filed a federal lawsuit alleging the law violates the U.S. Constitution, the Voting Rights Act, and >>>

Facebook - not its 'Supreme Court' - needs to enforce its moderation policies, according to one of the board members who called the company 'lazy' for pushing the Trump decision to the group

Thursday  20:45,   06 may 2021

Members told Axios that Facebook was "lazy" to force the decision upon the Oversight Board, which isn't "here to invent new rules for Facebook."John Samples - vice president of the Libertarian think tank Cato Institute and one of the members of... >>>

SEIU launches $3M ad buy to promote American Jobs Plan

Thursday  20:40,   06 may 2021

The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) on Thursday launched $3 million in television ads to demand Congress pass the American Jobs Plan.The union, which is the largest health care union and has two million members, will run the ads in the... >>>

White House: Florida 'moving in the wrong direction' with voting law

Thursday  20:15,   06 may 2021

The White House on Thursday admonished Florida for enacting a new voting law that will make it more difficult for some in the state to vote."The 2020 election was one of the most secure elections in American history. There's no legitimate reason >>>

Adams touts momentum after poll shows him leading Yang in NYC race

Thursday  20:15,   06 may 2021

Eric Adams, the Brooklyn borough president and New York City mayoral candidate, touted his campaign's momentum after a new poll showed him leading Andrew yang in the mayor's race for the first time."This poll shows what we have seen on the... >>>

These mysterious stone structures are older than the

Thursday  20:15,   06 may 2021

pyramids of archaeologists have highlighted the first evidence of a cult of neolithic livestock in the Arabian Peninsula. © Aaksau and Royal Commission for Alula Researchers published on Friday's work in which more on "Mustatils" (rectangle,... >>>