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News : Politics

South Dakota lawmakers release petition to impeach state attorney general

Saturday  01:10,   18 september 2021

South Dakota GOP lawmakers released a petition on Friday calling to convene a special legislative session to impeach state Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg (R) after a car crash that killed a pedestrian. The petition was circulated by South Dakota... >>>

County board may announce action on Arizona Senate subpoena

Saturday  01:05,   18 september 2021

PHOENIX (AP) — Board members overseeing Arizona’s most populous county could say Friday whether they will comply with a state Senate subpoena in an unprecedented partisan review of 2020 election results. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said... >>>

Anthony Gonzalez is retiring. Here's what has happened to the House Republicans who voted to impeach Trump.

Saturday  01:05,   18 september 2021

GOP Rep. Anthony Gonzalez of Ohio announced on Thursday that he will not seek reelection, becoming the first of the 10 House Republicans who had voted in January to impeach then-President Donald Trump to decide to retire. Trump has targeted the... >>>

Hillicon Valley — Facebook 'too late' curbing climate falsities

Saturday  01:05,   18 september 2021

Advocates: Facebook falls short combating climate change misinformationToday is Friday. Welcome to Hillicon Valley, detailing all you need to know about tech and cyber news from Capitol Hill to Silicon Valley. Subscribe here:... >>>

Emboldened Trump takes aim at GOP foes

Saturday  00:30,   18 september 2021

Donald Trump claimed his first scalp of the campaign cycle this week, forcing Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (Ohio) - a rising GOP star and one of 10 Republicans who voted to impeach the former president - into an early retirement.An emboldened Trump will... >>>

France pulls ambassadors to US, Australia in protest of submarine deal

Saturday  00:30,   18 september 2021

France on Friday recalled its ambassadors to the U.S. and Australia in protest of a new partnership between the two countries to deliver Australia nuclear-powered submarines. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said in a statement Friday... >>>

Republicans say swift Afghan resettlement may ‘open our borders to a Taliban-run nation’

Saturday  00:30,   18 september 2021

Much of the outrage over President Joe Biden’s execution of withdrawing U.S. forces from Afghanistan centered on concerns that allies and at-risk Afghans would be left in the country as the Taliban took over. © Provided by Washington Examiner But... >>>

We're losing our young people — to smartphone apps

Saturday  00:30,   18 september 2021

Many of today’s youths seem to be addicted to their smartphones and apps such as TikTok and Instagram. The Wall Street Journal recently did an investigation of TikTok's algorithm, trying to determine the effect it has on some children. What they... >>>

Equilibrium/Sustainability — Presented by The American Petroleum Institute — Dems demand accounting from Big Oil

Saturday  00:30,   18 september 2021

Today is Friday. Welcome to Equilibrium, a newsletter that tracks the growing global battle over the future of sustainability. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup. Two Democratic leaders called upon the CEOs of major oil companies to... >>>

Why Republicans Are Scared of Texas’ New Abortion Ban

Saturday  00:25,   18 september 2021

For years, conservative legislators have passed increasingly restrictive abortion laws, knowing they’d be struck down by the courts. Now, Republicans are going to have to defend their views at the ballot box. And that might not go well for them.But... >>>

Biden order would allow government to require quarantine for measles cases

Saturday  00:25,   18 september 2021

The Biden administration on Friday added measles to the list of quarantinable diseases following a small outbreak of the disease among recent arrivals from Afghanistan. The executive order adds measles to the list of diseases for which Health and... >>>

Liberals get ready to grab wheel of Dem agenda

Saturday  00:25,   18 september 2021

The Congressional Progressive Caucus' chief says more than half her 96-member group is willing to block the Senate-passed infrastructure bill later this month without a separate party-line measure.Speaker Nancy Pelosi's left flank is quietly... >>>

Republican who voted to impeach Trump picks retirement over reelection

Saturday  00:25,   18 september 2021

Rep. Anthony Gonzalez cites the “toxic dynamics” within the Republican Party for pushing him out of Congress Donald Trump | Impeachment Trial in the Senate Chamber Photo illustration by Salon/Getty Images >>>

Obamas, Bushes, Clintons help launch organization to assist Afghan refugees

Friday  23:55,   17 september 2021

Although the United States is out of Afghanistan, officials are still working to evacuate American citizens who were left behind.Welcome.US will bring together top refugee organizations, the government and major businesses to engage with Americans... >>>

Court strikes down North Carolina voter ID law as racially biased

Friday  23:55,   17 september 2021

A panel of state judges in North Carolina struck down a voter ID law Friday, saying the law made it more difficult for Black voters to cast ballots.The judges said in their 211-page ruling that while the motivations behind the GOP-supported law were >>>