Mitch McConnell

Big Business Is a Reliable Friend of the Republican Party

8 hours ago   |   The New Republic

On Wednesday, The Wall Street Journal published a remarkable editorial framed as a breakup letter with corporate America. “We have supported big business, including Amazon and...
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WATCH: Racism in America keeps rearing its head and Washington responds

10 hours ago   |   Politico

Testimony ended Thursday in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer DEREK CHAUVIN, and lawmakers find themselves in a very familiar bind - how to address the...
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Court-Packing Plan Appeases Left-Wing Dark-Money Groups

14 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

As McConnell recognized, 'This new court-packing commission is not some serious pivot away from Democrats' political attacks on the Court.'
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Democrats hand their foes a weapon as they weigh a filibuster loophole

Democrats hand their foes a weapon as they weigh a filibuster loophole

16 hours ago   |   Politico

Chuck Schumer is hatching plans to further evade the constraints of the filibuster - and in the process, he could be teaching Republicans how to do it in the future. Faced with...
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GOP leaders diverge on Trump, putting party in limbo

20 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - One by one, the Republican leaders of Congress have made the trip to Mar-a-Lago to see Donald Trump. Kevin McCarthy visited after the deadly Jan 6 Capitol...
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The GOP-Big Business Divorce Goes Deeper Than You Think

The GOP-Big Business Divorce Goes Deeper Than You Think

1 day ago   |   Politico

When a marriage falls apart, the fights are never really about what they appear to be. Another late night at the office isn't about the workload; it's a statement your...
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Manchin balks at GOP's smaller infrastructure plan - and says he can back $4 trillion as long as it's paid for

Manchin balks at GOP's smaller infrastructure plan - and says he can back $4 trillion as long as it's paid for

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia is open to a multitrillion-dollar infrastructure plan. He just wants to see the bill covered. That could be bad news...
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McConnell reportedly wants GOP senators to praise Manchin and Sinema, so they won't move to scrap filibuster

McConnell reportedly wants GOP senators to praise Manchin and Sinema, so they won't move to scrap filibuster

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is reportedly pushing GOP senators to praise Sens. Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona as...
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McConnell rejected Pelosi's request for Ruth Bader Ginsburg to lie in state at the Capitol Rotunda, book says

McConnell rejected Pelosi's request for Ruth Bader Ginsburg to lie in state at the Capitol Rotunda, book says

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell shut down House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's idea to have the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lie in state at the...
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Pelosi: McConnell “Is Not a Force for Good in Our Country”

1 day ago   |   Politicus USA

An excerpt from journalist Susan Page's biography of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi titled Madame Speaker shows Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell have an icy...
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Tyron Woodley on Ben Askren boxing Jake Paul: 'He'll stop him'

Tyron Woodley on Ben Askren boxing Jake Paul: 'He'll stop him'

ATLANTA - Tyron Woodley is predicting a stoppage victory for Ben Askren over Jake Paul in their Triller Fight Club main event on Saturday. Woodley will be in Askren's corner... Read more ...

Roger Stone sued by federal government for nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes...

Roger Stone sued by federal government for nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes and interest

Summary List Placement Former GOP strategist Roger Stone was sued Friday by the federal government for nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes, interest, and penalties. The complaint... Read more ...

‘Marxist' BLM co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors defends real estate holdings

‘Marxist' BLM co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors defends real estate holdings

“Marxist” Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors tearfully defended her $3.2 million real estate empire, insisting she didn't use a penny of BLM donations on... Read more ...

Jets getting Zach Wilson wide receiver help in NFL Draft may have to wait

Jets getting Zach Wilson wide receiver help in NFL Draft may have to wait

As part of The Post's 2021 NFL Draft preview, we examine what the Jets might do at each position. Friday: Wide receiver. This is a fascinating position for the Jets. The... Read more ...

'Bring it up now!' Biden demands action in the Senate on guns during...

'Bring it up now!' Biden demands action in the Senate on guns during wide-ranging press conference with the prime minister of Japan

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden put public pressure on Majority Leader Chuck Schumer at a Friday press conference , demanding the Senate consider House-passed gun... Read more ...

Bears sign receiver Marquise Goodwin to a one-year deal

Bears sign receiver Marquise Goodwin to a one-year deal

LAKE FOREST - Once again, the priority for the Bears this offseason is to collect new offensive players that will finally get the unit going under head coach Matt Nagy. On... Read more ...

FBI interviewed FedEx mass shooter last year after mother warned of 'suicide...

FBI interviewed FedEx mass shooter last year after mother warned of 'suicide by cop' intentions

INDIANAPOLIS - The former employee who shot and killed eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis was interviewed by FBI agents last year, after his mother called police... Read more ...

Cubs hit by 4 more pitches, Braves hold on in 9th to win 5-2

Cubs hit by 4 more pitches, Braves hold on in 9th to win 5-2

CHICAGO - Kyle Wright plunked four Cubs batters but still left with the lead after a last-minute call-up, Will Smith stranded the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning... Read more ...

Plymouth's Fourth of July parade, fireworks canceled again

Plymouth's Fourth of July parade, fireworks canceled again

For a second year in a row, the Massachusetts town considered to be the birthplace of America won't hold its annual Fourth of July parade and fireworks show. Read more ...

Following uproar, White House says it will raise this year's cap on refugee...

Following uproar, White House says it will raise this year's cap on refugee admissions - but not yet

Summary List Placement The White House capped a confusing day of inconsistent messaging on refugees by saying President Joe Biden will set a new, higher goal for admissions by... Read more ...