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News : Politics

Kamala Harris: Vice President hosts female senators for 'evening of relationship building' at Naval Observatory

Wednesday  15:51,   16 june 2021

Vice President Kamala Harris held a private dinner Tuesday night for the female US senators, a show of bipartisanship among a deeply divided Congress. © Chris Kleponis/CNP/Bloomberg/Getty Images U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris speaks during a... >>>

Trump DOJ’s Secret Subpoenas and Data Seizures: What We Know

Wednesday  15:50,   16 june 2021

The Trump Justice Department went to unprecedented lengths to hunt down leakers, seizing records from reporters, Democrats, and a White House counsel.Below is what we know about this still-unfolding scandal, the people and data targeted by the... >>>

Cheney: 'It is disgusting and despicable' to see Gosar 'lie' about Jan. 6

Wednesday  15:26,   16 june 2021

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) blasted fellow Republican Rep. Paul Gosar (Ariz.) for placing blame for the death of a woman during the Jan. 6 rioting by supporters of President Trump at the feet of Capitol Police. "On January 6, as the violent mob... >>>

Emily's List endorses Nan Whaley in race for Ohio governor

Wednesday  15:26,   16 june 2021

The endorsement is the first the prominent women’s group has issued for a gubernatorial challenger in the 2022 cycle. Emily's List is supporting four incumbent governors for re-election and backed Jennifer Carroll Foy, who lost a Democratic primary... >>>

America must keep its promise to Afghan translators

Wednesday  15:26,   16 june 2021

We don’t leave our troops behind; we shouldn’t abandon those who helped keep them alive. Steve Israel represented New York in the U.S. House of Representatives over eight terms and was chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee from >>>

Budowsky: President Biden for the Nobel Peace Prize

Wednesday  15:11,   16 june 2021

In our troubled world we should fully appreciate the incalculable value to America and the world of an American president who believes what he believes, does what he does, and achieves what he achieves. Budowsky was an aide to former Sen. Lloyd... >>>

Webb: Institutionalizing and ignoring bias and prejudice

Wednesday  15:11,   16 june 2021

We are in a dangerous time with a dangerous administration willing to fund more division and not tackle all issues that are truly within the realm of domestic terrorism. If white supremacy is the greatest threat, Portland and Seattle will be... >>>

Boris Johnson called his Health Secretary Matt Hancock 'f*****g hopeless' leaked WhatsApp messages show

Wednesday  15:10,   16 june 2021

Bombshell messages were published by the prime minister's estranged former chief adviser Dominic Cummings. Hancock last week accused Cummings, who left Downing Street acrimoniously last year, of failing to produce evidence to support his claims... >>>

Full List of Republicans Who Voted Against Medals for January 6 Police

Wednesday  15:10,   16 june 2021

The House bill to award Congressional Gold Medals to the Capitol Police and the Metropolitan Police Department passed by 406 votes to 21.Lawmakers approved the award for the Capitol Police and the Metropolitan Police Department of Washington, D.C.... >>>

Still a summit secret: What happened in Helsinki between Putin and Trump?

Wednesday  14:41,   16 june 2021

Democrats are no longer pursuing what happened in private meetings at the 2018 summit in Helsinki, Finland, between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. "The Biden administration is looking forward, not back," said House Foreign Affairs Committee... >>>

Here's how the US should upgrade economic ties with Taiwan

Wednesday  14:41,   16 june 2021

In its forthcoming Taiwan White Paper, the American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan proposes a practical six-track initiative.The previous impasse was, in part, because of Taiwan's import restrictions on certain U.S. pork products, plus the Trump... >>>

The Trump administration pushed the Attorney General to investigate a bizarre conspiracy theory that Biden used Italian satellites to steal the election

Wednesday  14:41,   16 june 2021

One Department of Justice official branded the conspiracy theory pushed by the Trump administration as 'pure insanity.'The tranche of emails obtained by the House Oversight Committee detail repeated attempts by Trump officials to make the... >>>

NYC progressives anxiously watch Maya Wiley's ascent

Wednesday  14:21,   16 june 2021

Progressives in New York City are anxiously hoping civil rights attorney Maya Wiley is peaking at the right time in the city's mayoral primary. Wiley, a former lawyer for Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) and an MSNBC legal analyst, spent months fighting >>>

Senate on collision course over Trump DOJ subpoenas

Wednesday  14:21,   16 june 2021

Senate Democrats are quickly running into a GOP buzzsaw as they probe the Trump-era Justice Department's collection of lawmaker records.Reports that the Department of Justice (DOJ) under former President Trump obtained lawmaker communications... >>>

Tech privacy practices under scrutiny after DOJ subpoenas

Wednesday  14:21,   16 june 2021

Tech companies that publicly promote their privacy practices are coming under scrutiny for handing over metadata on lawmakers, congressional staffers, journalists and even a minor in response to subpoenas from the Trump administration's Justice... >>>