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News : Politics

New study suggests Biden is likely to see Cabinet confirmed swiftly

Friday  19:25,   04 december 2020

In the last 28 years, the Senate has confirmed 95% of a president's cabinet secretary nominations, a new study finds.The last four presidents announced a combined 56 Cabinet nominees during their transitions, most of them in December, and each... >>>

Republicans may have shot themselves in the foot by hitching their wagons to Trump ahead of the Georgia Senate runoffs

Friday  19:25,   04 december 2020

Republicans have spent weeks backing Trump's conspiracies about voter fraud and election-rigging. Now, it's coming back to bite them.Since he lost the race to President-elect Joe Biden, Trump flew into overdrive, spinning up vague and false... >>>

House poised to pass bill decriminalizing marijuana at federal level

Friday  19:25,   04 december 2020

The House of Representatives is poised to pass legislation that would decriminalize marijuana and seek to "address the devastating injustices caused by the War on Drugs."The House of Representatives is poised to pass legislation that would... >>>

The many Trump contradictions that could hurt the GOP in Georgia

Friday  19:05,   04 december 2020

Trump has implied that there's no good way to vote in the state, and that some former allies are now foes. And Trump could personally bring those contradictions straight to Georgia. He’ll be there Saturday for a campaign rally that could hurt as >>>

Durham Recommends Jail Time for Ex-FBI Lawyer Clinesmith Who Altered Carter Page Email

Friday  18:46,   04 december 2020

U.S. Attorney John Durham asked a federal judge for a prison sentence of up to six months for Kevin Clinesmith, a former FBI lawyer.In a court filing on Thursday, Durham asked the judge to sentence Clinesmith to a jail term “between the middle and... >>>

Regulatory reform most sweeping in Ohio modern history: State Senate president

Friday  18:46,   04 december 2020

In an effort that Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof said was four years in the making, the Ohio Senate voted Thursday to trim government regulations to help businesses across the state. © Provided by Washington Examiner The Senate voted to agree... >>>

Georgia Says Sidney Powell’s Lawsuit Could Hinder Senate Runoff

Friday  18:46,   04 december 2020

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp told a federal judge that a temporary restraining order granted in a suit by former Trump campaign attorney Sidney Powell threatens to disrupt the state’s Jan. 5 runoff election that will determine control of the U.S.... >>>

Incoming Foreign Affairs chair Meeks says US must lead by 'humble example'

Friday  18:46,   04 december 2020

Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-N.Y.), the incoming chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said the U.S. must lead by "humble example" in confronting global challenges and reasserting the American presence on the world stage. Meeks, who was elected in... >>>

Watch Live: Pelosi holds press conference as COVID stimulus talks continue

Friday  18:15,   04 december 2020

Members of Congress are negotiating over a coronavirus relief bill as well as a government funding bill.Pelosi's press conference comes after a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers introduced a $908 billion coronavirus relief plan earlier this... >>>

AOC and Marco Rubio Trade Barbs Over Who Had the Busier Week

Friday  18:15,   04 december 2020

The feud between the two began on Thursday, when the Democratic congresswoman responded to a tweet showing Project Veritas receiving federal Paycheck Protection Program loans amid the coronavirus pandemic. "Black-owned small businesses were widely... >>>

Michigan State Representative confirms Rudy Giuliani farted during an election hearing

Friday  17:50,   04 december 2020

The viral clips of Rudy Giuliani experiencing flatulence on an election hearing livestream are not fake, according to State Rep. Darrin Camilleri.President Donald Trump's personal attorney went viral overnight Wednesday over a clip of him apparently >>>

Biden says Trump should attend his inauguration for the sake of America's 'image'

Friday  17:50,   04 december 2020

President-elect Joe Biden says he thinks it’s important for the sake of appearances that President Trump attend his inauguration — although as far as he’s concerned “it’s of no personal consequence.” In an interview that aired on Thursday night,... >>>

Biden's popular vote margin over Trump tops 7 million

Friday  17:50,   04 december 2020

President-elect Joe Biden's margin over President Donald Trump in the nationwide popular vote is now more than 7 million votes and may continue to grow as several states continue counting votes. © Alex Wong/Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden >>>

CNBC fight on COVID-19 restrictions blows up on air

Friday  17:25,   04 december 2020

Two CNBC hosts got into an extraordinary early morning fight over COVID-19 restrictions and masks on Friday during a discussion over how restaurants are being devastated by the pandemic.Rick Santelli, a CNBC personality who won fame and attention in >>>

House poised to vote to decriminalize marijuana as GOP resists national shift on pot

Friday  17:25,   04 december 2020

Some are warning that Republicans risk finding themselves out of step with their own voters, who are increasingly embracing the loosening of marijuana restrictions. The measure is not expected to pass into law, and, due to political skittishness, it >>>