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News : Politics

EXCLUSIVE: Chuck Grassley joins Joni Ernst to (again) push the FDA to make birth control over-the-counter

Monday  07:01,   15 august 2022

Amid Clarence Thomas’s lone call for the Supreme Court to reconsider the established constitutional protection of contraception access, Joni Ernst is re-introducing her long-standing bill to the Senate to expedite over-the-counter access to birth... >>>

Polling shows tight races for governor, Senate in Georgia

Monday  06:50,   15 august 2022

A new Atlanta Journal-Constitution poll shows tight races for governor and Senate in Georgia, two of the most-watched battles leading up to November. The poll shows incumbent Gov. Brian Kemp (R) holding a lead over his Democratic opponent, Stacey... >>>

Disney's Hulu to run political issue ads after facing backlash

Monday  06:40,   15 august 2022

Disney will allow political issue ads to run on Hulu, the company confirmed Wednesday, days after Democrats criticized the streaming platform for declining to run digital advertisements on guns and abortions. The Disney-backed platform's advertising >>>

A comprehensive plan to restore confidence in American elections

Monday  06:40,   15 august 2022

As the nation grappled with the uncertainty of the pandemic, many states rushed to make changes to their election processes in 2020 that led to problems like live ballots being sent to inaccurate mailing lists, limited or no access for observers,... >>>

Disney Backs Down Over Political Ads After Hulu Boycott Threat

Monday  06:40,   15 august 2022

Hashtags #BoycottHulu and #CancelHulu trended on social media over reports that the streaming service rejected Democratic adverts.Hulu was criticized after Democratic groups and figures had their ads which touched on abortion rights and gun control... >>>

Former Nixon counsel says Trump’s media supporters will have ‘egg all over their face’ when probe ends

Monday  05:30,   15 august 2022

John Dean, former President Richard Nixon’s White House counsel, predicted on Sunday that media supporters of former President Trump will have a “egg all over their face” when the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) investigation into matters involving... >>>

More than 130K north of Detroit under boil water advisory after water main break

Monday  05:30,   15 august 2022

Authorities in Michigan said Sunday that more than 130,000 residents north of Detroit were under a boil water advisory after a 120-inch water main break. In a statement on Sunday, the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) shared that seven communities... >>>

Rep. Adam Schiff said the seizure of Rep. Scott Perry's phone suggests the Justice Department thinks Trump team's alternate electors plot was a crime

Monday  05:30,   15 august 2022

Perry, an ally of former President Donald Trump, is a key figure in the DOJ investigation into the efforts to overturn the 2020 election. During a surprise hearing on Tuesday, June 28, Cassidy Hutchinson, a former White House aide, also testified... >>>

Trump gets 10-point bump among GOP after Mar-a-Lago raid to take 30-40 point lead on DeSantis

Monday  04:21,   15 august 2022

Trump's share of the potential Republican primary voters boosted from 53 percent in mid-July to 57 percent on August 10, according to a Politico/Morning Consult poll. That combines with a six-point dip for his biggest potential rival - Florida... >>>

Biden set to get tested on day six of COVID battle

Monday  04:01,   15 august 2022

President Joe Biden tested negative for covid and is being released from isolation. He will speak in the Rose Garden of the White House at 11:30 a.m. Biden's doctor, Kevin O'Connor, said the president has tested negative twice - once on Tuesday... >>>

FBI analyst who helped shut down Hunter Biden inquiry earlier referred for disciplinary action

Monday  04:01,   15 august 2022

The FBI analyst who wrongly labeled Hunter Biden evidence as "disinformation" was referred for disciplinary action just months before doing so, whistleblowers claim. Brian Auten, a supervisory intelligence analyst within the bureau, was referred to... >>>

House Freedom Caucus issues rule change demands to leadership for a GOP majority

Monday  03:40,   15 august 2022

EXCLUSIVE — Members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus are demanding substantial changes to House and conference rules in an effort at decentralizing power away from congressional leadership and providing more say for rank-and-file members.... >>>

Biden tests negative for COVID-19 five days after diagnosis

Monday  03:40,   15 august 2022

President Joe Biden is free to emerge from isolation after testing negative for COVID-19. UNDER 30%? BIDEN'S DECLINING APPROVAL CASTS SHADOW OVER MIDTERM ELECTIONSBiden felt "well enough" on Tuesday "to resume his physical exercise regime,"... >>>

FDA chief's long-promised opioid review faces skepticism

Monday  03:30,   15 august 2022

WASHINGTON (AP) — As U.S. opioid deaths mounted in 2016, the incoming head of the Food and Drug Administration promised a “sweeping review” of prescription painkillers in hopes of reversing the worst overdose epidemic in American history. Dr. Robert >>>

Will the House Find a Way to Screw Up Electoral Reform?

Monday  03:30,   15 august 2022

The Senate has come up with a fix to the law that made January 6 possible. It would be folly for the lower chamber not to accept it.That hasn’t changed in the last six... >>>