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News : Politics

‘Hard to see the path out’: Cuomo besieged as crises grow

Friday  04:02,   26 february 2021

"It appears he's earned himself a primary," said New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams.Now, two months later, he’s embroiled in two major scandals and facing a daily onslaught of questions about deaths in nursing homes, accusations of... >>>

McConnell Says He Would Support Trump If He’s Nominated in 2024

Friday  04:01,   26 february 2021

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that he would “absolutely” support Donald Trump if he were the Republican Party’s nominee for president in 2024. His remarks, in a Fox News interview, marked an about-face from less than two weeks >>>

Senate parliamentarian rules no minimum wage hike in relief bill

Friday  04:00,   26 february 2021

President Joe Biden told "CBS Evening News" anchor Norah O'Donnell earlier this month that he didn't think the minimum wage hike would ultimately be included. The hike is "not going to occur because of the rules of the United States Senate," >>>

House passes bill prohibiting discrimination against LGBTQ after days of debate

Friday  04:00,   26 february 2021

The House passed a bill that would prohibit discrimination against LGBTQ Americans after days of heated debate Three Republicans voted with all Democrats on the measure, which the House also passed two years ago but languished in the... >>>

McConnell says he'll 'absolutely' support Trump in 2024 if he's the GOP nominee

Friday  03:46,   26 february 2021

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he would "absolutely" support former President Donald Trump if he became the GOP presidential nominee in 2024, a notable commitment following his recent blistering critiques of the former... >>>

Biden talks with King Salman, advocates transparency with Ryad

Friday  03:05,   26 february 2021

USA-SAUDI-ARABIA-BIDEN-SALMAN: Biden talks with King Salman, advocates transparency with Ryad © Reuters / Jonathan Ernst BIDEN S 'INTERVIEW WITH KING SALMAN, PROMOTES TRANSPARENCY WITH RYAD WASHINGTON (Reuters) - US President Joe Biden met with... >>>

FBI offers $250K reward for Russian figure Kilimnik

Friday  02:46,   26 february 2021

The FBI is offering a $250,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Russian figure and Konstantin Kilimnik for interfering with the U.S. political system. The FBI's Washington Field posted to Twitter that Kilimnik is wanted for... >>>

$15 minimum wage not allowed in Biden's Covid relief bill, Senate official says

Friday  02:43,   26 february 2021

Democrats waited for confirmation they could include a $15 per hour minimum wage in their $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package under budget reconciliation. The process allows the Senate to pass bills with a simple majority — in this case with no >>>

McConnell says he'd back Trump as 2024 GOP nominee

Friday  02:43,   26 february 2021

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who just weeks ago excoriated former President Trump on the Senate floor, blaming him for the riot at the Capitol, on Thursday said he would back Trump if he wins the party's 2024 presidential... >>>

Oreo Cookie tweets ‘Trans people exist’

Friday  02:43,   26 february 2021

The short statement comes on a busy day of gender debateTrans people... >>>

McConnell would support Trump if he got 2024 Republican nomination

Friday  02:43,   26 february 2021

The remark comes amid a row between the former president and the Senate minority leader in the wake of the Jan. 6 Capitol riots — an event for which McConnell blamed Trump.“The nominee of the party? Absolutely,” McConnell told Fox News’ Bret Baier... >>>

Fracking banned in Delaware River Basin

Friday  02:31,   26 february 2021

Fracking was banned in the Delaware River Basin on Thursday after a group of regional governors voted to prohibit the practice across the basin's more than 13,000 square miles of land.A resolution passed by the Delaware River Basin Commission... >>>

Huawei backs supply chain security standards in wake of SolarWinds breach

Friday  02:31,   26 february 2021

Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei is backing the idea of tough global cybersecurity standards of critical supply chains, in particular following a recently uncovered major breach of many U.S. federal agencies. "Set up global standards that are >>>

McCarthy accuses Cheney of 'cancel culture' over Trump comments

Friday  02:12,   26 february 2021

Leader Kevin McCarthy accused Rep. Liz Cheney of engaging in 'cancel culture' after she told reporters former President Trump should have 'no role in the future of the party or the country.'McCarthy appeared on Fox News Channel... >>>

Virginia Senate passes amended version of bill to end many mandatory minimums

Friday  02:12,   26 february 2021

Legislation to abolish mandatory minimums for drug-related crimes and other offenses passed the Virginia House of Delegates on Wednesday. © Provided by Washington Examiner The chamber passed an amended version of Senate Bill 1443, sponsored by Sen.... >>>