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Video of Jake Hoffman Dodging Questions Over Fake Trump Electors Viewed 1M Times

Sunday  07:45,   17 april 2022

Arizona Representative Jake Hoffman was pressed on the matter by journalists.Photojournalist Aaron Kurtz asked Hoffman a question regarding the letter, on behalf of 12 News' Brahm Resnik, on Tuesday. Hoffman dismissed the question and walked... >>>

What Joe Manchin told Steve Clemons at dinner

Sunday  07:45,   17 april 2022

On this week’s show, Playbook author Ryan Lizza talks to Steve Clemons, Editor At Large of The Hill, D.C. operator and Joe Manchin’s confidant.How Steve met Joe... >>>

What Democrats put in their voting rights megabill — and what got left out

Sunday  07:00,   17 april 2022

The massive legislative package would make massive changes to how people vote as well as redistricting and campaign finance.Democrats have effectively combined parts of other proposals in recent years into one megabill on voting rights. The new bill >>>

Brutal week stalls out Democrats' agenda: The Note

Sunday  07:00,   17 april 2022

A generalized critique from a range of White House allies has been around a lack of sustained focus on major priorities. That point of view often ignored the stubborn math of a 50-50 Senate, a razor-thin majority in the House and the considerable... >>>

Tucker Carlson extends influence on GOP

Sunday  07:00,   17 april 2022

Fox News host Tucker Carlson isn't the most powerful conservative in the country. That label still has to be applied to former President Trump, who continues to influence the GOP at nearly every level of government as he considers a bid for... >>>

State courts become battlegrounds in redistricting fights

Sunday  07:00,   17 april 2022

Democrats and Republicans fighting over the decennial process of redrawing state political boundaries are increasingly turning to state courts, putting pressure on ordinarily overlooked state Supreme Court justices who will have a disproportionate... >>>

More than 30 million families to lose child tax credit checks starting this weekend

Sunday  07:00,   17 april 2022

Millions of families this weekend will stop receiving monthly child tax payments for the first time in months after Congress failed to pass an extension of the expanded credit.As lawmakers struggle to revive talks to renew the expansion, more than... >>>

Joe Biden's Job Approval Hits New Low in Rasmussen Poll

Sunday  06:55,   17 april 2022

The survey showed only 39 percent of Americans approve of the president's job performance.On Thursday, White House deputy chief of staff Jennifer O'Malley Dillon questioned the findings of a Quinnipiac University survey which gave Biden a 33... >>>

Donald Trump Won't Stop Peddling Election Fraud Claims, Even if It Splits the GOP Entirely

Sunday  06:55,   17 april 2022

There is friction among Republicans between those supporting Trump's election fraud claims, and those who believe the former president should move on.The former president appears to have no intention to stop peddling the false claim that the... >>>

Biden said his bid to defend voting rights may be doomed after Kyrsten Sinema opposed changing the filibuster

Sunday  06:55,   17 april 2022

Biden was brutally honest about the fading prospects of his voting-rights agenda. He has called for changing the filibuster to pass such legislation.On Tuesday, Biden had forcefully called for changes to the Senate filibuster in an effort to pass... >>>

Obamacare open enrollment for 2022 coverage ends Saturday as interest surges

Sunday  06:55,   17 april 2022

Those interested in Affordable Care Act coverage for 2022 have until the end of Saturday to sign up in most states. Open enrollment ends January 15 in the 33 states that use the federal exchange, healthcare.gov, and in several states that run their... >>>

A new US foreign policy mantra: 'Don't just do something, stand there'

Sunday  06:55,   17 april 2022

The U.S. has no real leverage over events in Kazakhstan and should focus on issues vital to the national interest. This will be at the expense of important but less vital events, especially those in areas of the world where the United States... >>>

Florida cites critical race theory references among reasons for rejecting 54 math textbooks

Sunday  06:50,   17 april 2022

Florida’s Department of Education announced on Friday that the state had rejected 54 math textbooks out of a total of 132 submitted, citing references to critical race theory (CRT) among the reasons for the rejections. The state Education Department >>>

Russia-associated landmarks in Kyiv to be renamed, mayor says

Sunday  05:50,   17 april 2022

The mayor of Kyiv said that landmarks in the Ukrainian capital that are associated with Russia are going to be renamed as Russia continues its invasion of Ukraine. “Today I submitted a draft decision to rename the former Square of Friendship between >>>

Hillary and Bill Clinton want to get BACK into politics

Sunday  05:35,   17 april 2022

Bill and Hillary Clinton are sensing an opportunity to get back into the political fray as the Democrats look poised to be heading into a devastating midterm this fall. Politico Playbook reported Friday that the power couple believe their centrist,... >>>