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News : Politics

Overnight Energy & Environment — Earth records its hottest years ever

Sunday  10:45,   17 april 2022

Welcome to Thursday's Overnight Energy & Environment, your source for the latest news focused on energy, the environment and beyond. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup. The past seven years were abnormally hot, new data shows.... >>>

DOJ says former Clinton lawyer's CIA data 'not 'plausible'

Sunday  10:06,   17 april 2022

Special Counsel John Durham said the alleged relationship between Trump and Russia was 'user-created- and 'not technically plausible.'In a court filing on Friday, Special Counsel John Durham asserted that the alleged relationship with... >>>

GOP senator plans to introduce FAUCI Act after clash at hearing

Sunday  09:25,   17 april 2022

Republican Sen. Roger Marshall (Kan.) plans to introduce a bill named after Anthony Fauci after he clashed with the nation's top infectious diseases expert at a Senate hearing this week. Marshall will be introducing the Financial Accountability... >>>

GOP candidate says campaign ad was rejected over 'Let's Go Brandon'

Sunday  09:12,   17 april 2022

Republican Senate candidate Jim Lamon (Ariz.) said Wednesday that Yahoo rejected his campaign ad because he used the anti-Biden phrase "Let's go Brandon."Lamon released a digital ad Monday focusing on immigration and attacking Democratic... >>>

GOP candidate says campaign ad was rejected over 'Let's Go Brandon'

Sunday  09:11,   17 april 2022

Republican Senate candidate Jim Lamon (Ariz.) said Wednesday that Yahoo rejected his campaign ad because he used the anti-Biden phrase "Let's go Brandon."Lamon released a digital ad Monday focusing on immigration and attacking Democratic... >>>

Democrat Sen. Mark Kelly: Biden admin has 'no plan' for Title 42 migrant surge

Sunday  09:05,   17 april 2022

Arizona Sen. Mark Kelly warned that the U.S. is facing a potential "humanitarian crisis" after visiting the southern border this week. Kelly, a Democrat facing a tough re-election battle this fall, is one of five senators from his party who oppose... >>>

Judge rules absentee ballot drop boxes can't be used in Wisconsin any longer

Sunday  08:30,   17 april 2022

Judge Michael Bohren determined Wisconsin state law allows absentee ballots to be returned in person or by mail — but not in a ballot drop box. "It's all good and nice, but there's no authority to do it," Bohren said of the use of drop boxes.Get... >>>

Gallego says it's 'past time' Sinema, Senate protect voting rights

Sunday  08:30,   17 april 2022

Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.), a potential future primary challenger to Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.), said Thursday it was "past time" for Sinema and her Senate colleagues to act to protect voting rights.Gallego, who hasn't ruled out challenging >>>

Biden to nominate Raskin, 2 others to Fed board

Sunday  08:30,   17 april 2022

Biden's selections would put a solid Democratic stamp on the central bank.In addition to Raskin, Biden tapped Lisa Cook and Philip Jefferson, both Ph.D. economists with a strong focus on labor markets, the people said. They would join only a... >>>

Dr. Oz calls Fauci a 'petty tyrant,' challenges him to debate

Sunday  08:30,   17 april 2022

GOP Pennsylvania Senate candidate Mehmet Oz, more commonly known as "Dr. Oz" from his TV program "The Dr. Oz Show," called infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci a "petty tyrant" and challenged him to a debate on COVID-19."It's past time... >>>

The Marshall plan: Senator proposes 'Fauci Act' for financial records

Sunday  07:50,   17 april 2022

Senator Marshall said he would propose a bill which would require the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) to provide the financial records for government officials whose information is not already public. The legislation, titled the Financial... >>>

Joe Biden Was Elected to Be Less Divisive Than Trump and He’s Failing Miserably At It

Sunday  07:50,   17 april 2022

Joe Biden’s mandate was to restore norms and work across the aisle to heal the country’s toxic political culture—in other words, to not be Donald Trump. This past week demonstrated how he has failed to live up to that promise. In particular, his... >>>

Joe Biden, Elected to Tame the Virus, Sees His COVID Death Toll Surpass Donald Trump's

Sunday  07:50,   17 april 2022

Biden overpromising and underdelivering on COVID-19 could come back to hurt Democrats in the midterms. America is now being hit with a new variant that puts even those who were vaccinated at a greater risk of infection. Omicron has shown to be more... >>>

Biden to tout new bridge program at infrastructure law's 60-day mark

Sunday  07:45,   17 april 2022

The Biden administration on Friday is launching a new multi-billion-dollar bridge investment program funded by the $1.2 trillion infrastructure law that will provide funds to repair bridges across the country.The program, which will be administered... >>>

Jan. 6 committee: USA TODAY takes you inside the investigation into the insurrection

Sunday  07:45,   17 april 2022

As the January 6 select committee's work continues into 2022, USA TODAY's network of reporters take you inside the unfolding investigation.The committee seeks to learn more, through witness testimony, text messages, phone calls, documents,... >>>