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News : Politics

Manchin says he won't vote to 'eliminate or weaken the filibuster'

Sunday  13:50,   17 april 2022

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) vowed on Thursday that he will not "vote to eliminate or weaken the filibuster," the latest blow to Democratic hopes of changing the Senate rules to pass voting rights legislation. Manchin issued a statement reaffirming... >>>

Sen. Mitt Romney says the Republican National Committee 'would be nuts' to block GOP candidates from participating in presidential debates

Sunday  13:50,   17 april 2022

Romney told Insider debates are "a service to the country and to the people to hear the prospective candidates of the two major parties duke it out."Romney, the party's 2012 presidential nominee and the uncle of current RNC Chairwoman Ronna... >>>

Virginia's incoming governor Glenn Youngkin is hiring lots of Trumpworld vets despite keeping Trump at arms length on the campaign trail

Sunday  13:50,   17 april 2022

Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin has hired a number of former Trump administration officials as he prepares to bring Virginia government under Republican control.But as he prepares to take office, Youngkin is inviting Trumpworld to his inner circle. An... >>>

CNN legal analyst knocks GOP senator over remark on Biden nominee

Sunday  13:50,   17 april 2022

CNN legal analyst Laura Coates slammed Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) on Wednesday after the lawmaker made controversial remarks about one of President Biden's judicial nominees, Andre Mathis, who is Black. During Mathis's Senate Judiciary... >>>

Biden calls on employers to mandate vaccines despite Supreme Court ruling

Sunday  13:50,   17 april 2022

President Biden on Thursday appealed to states and companies to require people to get vaccinated against the coronavirus despite the Supreme Court blocking his vaccine-or-test mandate for large employers.The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled 6-3... >>>

Fact-checking Manchin on the filibuster

Sunday  13:40,   17 april 2022

President Biden's efforts to remove the Senate filibuster in order to address voting rights was dealt another blow Thursday when Arizona Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema said she would not back off her position to uphold the current filibuster... >>>

North Korean hackers stole almost $400M in cryptocurrency, report says

Sunday  13:36,   17 april 2022

North Korean hackers in 2021 stole nearly $400 million in cryptocurrency, according to a report released on Thursday, making it one of the most prolific years to date for cybercriminals in the isolated nation.According to research from the software... >>>

Focus on Jan. 6 ‘Stop the Steal’ rally raises stakes for Justice

Sunday  13:25,   17 april 2022

The Justice Department’s new focus in the Jan. 6 investigation on the “Stop the Steal” rally will present prosecutors with new legal challenges. Nearly all of the defendants who have been charged in connection to the Capitol riot so far entered the... >>>

Kahn-Klebtext To Haaland

Sunday  13:25,   17 april 2022

Bavaria's CEO Oliver Kahn emphasizes that the "Haaland package" is unrealistic for the Munich. © Provided by sport1.de Kahn-Klebtext To Haaland of Bayern is on the way to the tenth championship in a row, but must have been criticized after the... >>>

MyPillow CEO's legal advisor has ties to GOP super PACs and has pushed false claims about Kamala Harris, Covid

Sunday  13:21,   17 april 2022

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell's legal advisor has ties to Republican super PACs and has also pushed false claims about Vice President Kamala Harris and Covid-19. Lindell has brought on William Olson as one of his legal advisors, according to a new... >>>

Psaki: Why is GOP afraid of presidential debates?

Sunday  13:21,   17 april 2022

White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Thursday suggested the Republican National Committee (RNC) was afraid of participating in presidential debates after the group issued a letter discouraging any of its presidential candidates from taking part... >>>

Facebook, Blue Shield Listed as Top Donors to California During Pandemic: Watchdog Report

Sunday  11:31,   17 april 2022

Facebook contributed almost $27 million, while Blue Shield of California contributed around $20 million. Gov. Gavin Newsom solicited almost $227 million total.Gov. Gavin Newsom solicited almost $227 million from the two companies, as well as other... >>>

How Biden swung for filibuster reform — and missed with Manchin and Sinema

Sunday  11:31,   17 april 2022

The president talked about the late majority leader Robert Byrd at some length during his Thursday meeting with the 50-member Senate Democratic caucus.The president had a simple answer for Manchin: “We are in different times now,” according to... >>>

Dems block Cruz's Nord Stream 2 sanctions bill

Sunday  11:00,   17 april 2022

Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked legislation from Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) to slap sanctions on businesses tied to the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, a win for the Biden administration, which believes such sanctions could damage relations with... >>>

Baltimore state's attorney indicted on perjury charges

Sunday  11:00,   17 april 2022

Correction: This story has been corrected to reflect that Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby was indicted for filing false mortgage applications. An earlier version of this story included incorrect information.A Maryland grand jury on... >>>