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News : Politics

After DACA defeat, Dems ramp up pressure on Senate Republicans to move on amnesty

Friday  06:10,   07 october 2022

Democrats in Congress and the White House are calling on Republicans to back amnesty for illegal immigrants, after a court found that an Obama-era program was unlawful.The 5th Circuit three judge panel determined on Wednesday that the Obama... >>>

The self-proclaimed 'pro-choice pastor' Democrat Sen. Warnock won't say if he supports any limits on abortion

Friday  05:11,   07 october 2022

Sen. Raphael Warnock remains silent on his exact position on abortion, after supporting the pro-abortion "Women's Health Protection Act.""As a pro-choice pastor, I’ve always believed that a patient's room is way too small for a woman, her... >>>

Nebraska senator likely to resign for Fla. university job

Friday  04:00,   07 october 2022

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse is the sole finalist to become president of the University of Florida, the school said Thursday, and the Republican senator indicated he will take the job — meaning he will likely resign in the coming weeks. >>>

Biden to designate his 1st national monument in Colorado

Friday  03:30,   07 october 2022

DENVER (AP) — The Biden administration is preparing to designate its first new national monument, preserving a World War 2-era alpine training site and providing a boost to the reelection campaign of the state’s senior Senator, Michael Bennet,... >>>

Hunter Biden might be charged with some stuff — but not enough stuff to satiate Republicans

Friday  03:30,   07 october 2022

Feds say there's evidence to charge Hunter in relation to taxes and a gun purchase, but his enemies want to squeeze Hunter Biden Paul Morigi/Getty Images for World Food Program USA >>>

Hillicon Valley — Musk pushing to avert Twitter trial

Friday  02:10,   07 october 2022

Elon Musk is seeking a stay in his trial with Twitter as he looks to close his deal to buy the company for $54.20 per share. We’ll also dive into the conviction of a former Uber executive over charges that he obstructed a Federal Trade Commission... >>>

On The Money — Yellen warns of global shock from US inflation battle

Friday  02:10,   07 october 2022

The Treasury secretary and former Federal Reserve chief said the central bank’s rate hikes could have a brutal effect on the rest of the world. We’ll also look at dark economic projections and a major shift in the way the federal government polices... >>>

Nebraska GOP Sen. Ben Sasse expected to resign to become University of Florida president

Friday  02:10,   07 october 2022

The Nebraska senator has often clashed with Donald Trump and other Republican Party conservatives"I think Florida is the most interesting university in America right now," Sasse said in a statement after the school announced that a search committee... >>>

US forces kill ISIS official

Friday  02:10,   07 october 2022

An Islamic State weapons smuggler was killed by U.S. forces Wednesday in a helicopter raid in northeast Syria, the Pentagon announced Thursday. U.S. Central Command forces targeted ISIS official Rakkan Wahid al-Shammri, conducting the raid near the... >>>

Sasse likely to resign from Senate, putting all eyes on Ricketts

Friday  02:10,   07 october 2022

The Nebraska Republican is likely to accept the University of Florida presidency and leave Congress in the near future, according to two people familiar with his plans.Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts would then appoint a replacement for Sasse under... >>>

State Secretary for the third time in the investigation committee

Thursday  21:11,   06 october 2022

Environmental State Secretary Erwin Manz (Greens) will be interviewed for the third time in a mammoth session on Friday (6:00 p.m.) by the Investigation Committee of the Flood Disaster of the Rhineland-Palatinate state parliament. It would be about >>>

Walker Faces Yet Another Bombshell In Abortion Scandal

Thursday  20:10,   06 october 2022

Georgia Republican Senate nominee/former NFL player Herschel Walker and a very panicked GOP only had 48 hours to respond to Right before Walker’s press conference in Wadley, Georgia was supposed to start at 10 a.m. ET, it got pushed back to 1 p.m.,... >>>

Wisconsin judge blocks absentee ballot spoiling

Thursday  20:10,   06 october 2022

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge is prohibiting voters from canceling their original absentee ballot and casting a new one, siding with a conservative group created by prominent Republicans that said the practice known as ballot spoiling is... >>>

Hogan hits DeSantis over migrant ‘publicity stunt’: ‘A terrible idea’

Thursday  18:42,   06 october 2022

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) on Thursday said it was a “terrible idea” for fellow GOP governors Ron DeSantis (Fla.) and Greg Abbott (Texas) to bus and fly migrants to progressive cities in a move to pressure President Biden to address a surge of... >>>

Alabama’s GOP chair voted using an ID card he made himself: report

Thursday  18:42,   06 october 2022

Alabama’s GOP chair voted using an ID card he made himself: reportAll over the United States, Republicans have been obsessing over voter fraud and passing restrictive laws in response to that obsession. But when something improper pertaining to... >>>