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News : Politics

Tennessee committees move along Ford project funding, Memphis megasite board bills

Saturday  13:00,   23 october 2021

Bills to create the Megasite Authority of West Tennessee and to fund Ford's electric truck project with $884 million in spending passed through three Senate committees and a House committee on Tuesday. © Provided by Washington Examiner The bills >>>

Most Independents, a Key Demographic for Biden, Blame Him for Rising Prices

Saturday  13:00,   23 october 2021

The Department of Labor reported inflation was up 5.4 percent in September from where it was a year ago. The annual increase in the consumer price index was the highest in 13 years, matching the readings in June and July.Fewer voters (48 percent)... >>>

John Eastman Is Not a Victim of Cancel Culture

Saturday  13:00,   23 october 2021

Trying to overthrow a democratic election is categorically different from holding an unpopular opinion.But I also believe that Biden won the 2020 election fairly. Those who are enabling Trump’s ongoing effort to challenge the legitimacy of the... >>>

Sheriffs say they won't help cover potential mandate staffing shortages in Chicago

Saturday  12:55,   23 october 2021

Two suburban sheriffs said they would not send their deputies to Chicago to help with potential staffing shortages amid a feud between the mayor and a police union surrounding vaccine mandates.Kane County Sheriff Ron Hain (D) told the Chicago... >>>

Army reservist with 'Hitler mustache' demoted, discharged after Jan. 6 charges: report

Saturday  12:55,   23 october 2021

Army Reservist Timothy Hale-Cusanelli, who was known among colleagues for sporting a "Hitler mustache," was demoted and discharged after he was charged in connection with the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, The Washington Post reported on Wednesday."This was a >>>

2016 Presidential Election Investigation Fast Facts

Saturday  12:55,   23 october 2021

Read CNN's 2016 Presidential Election Investigation Fast Facts for information about probes into Russian meddling during the 2016 presidential race.Here's a look at investigations into Russian meddling during the 2016 presidential race between... >>>

Ivanka Trump's food aid pet project was used for political gain, investigators find

Saturday  12:50,   23 october 2021

The Food to Families program gave tens of millions of dollars to unqualified firms and was used to promote Trump Ivanka Trump MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images >>>

Budowsky: Reconciliation begins progressive Democratic renaissance across US

Saturday  12:50,   23 october 2021

On these and many issues, the stage is set for a progressive renaissance in America. Budowsky was an aide to former Sen. Lloyd Bentsen (D-Texas) and former Rep. Bill Alexander (D-Ark.), who was chief deputy majority whip of the House of... >>>

Poll: 6 in 10 percent of parents rate local schools highly despite GOP efforts to fan outrage over race and masks

Saturday  12:50,   23 october 2021

As Republican politicians from Virginia to Wisconsin stoke conservative outrage toward local school leaders over hot-button social issues and COVID-19 restrictions, a new Yahoo News/YouGov poll suggests that most Americans actually like their local... >>>

Trump Defense chief blocked idea to send 250,000 troops to border: report

Saturday  12:45,   23 october 2021

Former Defense Secretary Mark Esper blocked an idea to send approximately 250,000 troops to the U.S.-Mexico border last year, The New York Times reported Tuesday.The troops would have consisted of over half of the active U.S. Army and a sixth of all >>>

Youngkin donors in 86 of 95 Virginia counties, McAuliffe just 14

Saturday  12:45,   23 october 2021

Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin has raised more money from Virginians than challenger Terry McAuliffe by over $540,000, demonstrating statewide support for his insurgent campaign. © Provided by Washington Examiner And, according to >>>

Ending worksite raids is a show; focus should be on employer compliance

Saturday  12:45,   23 october 2021

The advantage is the Dept. of Labor does not need to know immigration status when investigating labor law violations.DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas outlined the new strategy in a worksite enforcement memorandum. ICE will focus its worksite... >>>

‘Got to get everybody in the tent’: Dems power toward narrowed deal

Saturday  12:20,   23 october 2021

Democrats were newly optimistic about reaching an agreement on their huge spending bill, even as President Joe Biden proposes unpopular cuts.Senior House Democrats on Wednesday emerged from a closed-door meeting with their members, their first since >>>

Fiona Hill says Trump 'could win again' in 2024 and continues to stage a 'slow-moving coup' after January 6

Saturday  12:15,   23 october 2021

If Trumps wins, it'll be "just one constitutional crisis after another," the former top Russia expert told The Hill. "We're in for a wild ride.""He could win again. And it will be - if he does, it will be on the back of a big lie and on an... >>>

Biden delays release of JFK assassination files

Saturday  12:15,   23 october 2021

The White House said Friday it would delay the release of long-classified documents related to the assassination of US President John F. Kennedy. The White House said the national archivist needs more time for a review into that redaction, which was >>>