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American Democracy Isn't Dead Yet, But It's Getting There

18 days ago   |   By Real Clear Politics

A country that cannot even agree to investigate an assault on its Capitol is in big trouble, indeed.
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Senate passes bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday

Senate passes bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday

The Senate on Tuesday passed legislation to recognize Juneteenth as a legal public holiday. “Making Juneteenth a federal holiday is a major step forward to recognize the wrongs... Read more ...

House approves Gold Medal for Capitol Police, D.C. police to recognize Jan...

House approves Gold Medal for Capitol Police, D.C. police to recognize Jan. 6 riot response

The House passed legislation on Tuesday that would award the highest congressional honor to all members of law enforcement for their service during the Jan. 6 riot at the... Read more ...

Jordan tears into DOJ officials for hostility to Meadows' election fraud...

Jordan tears into DOJ officials for hostility to Meadows' election fraud inquiries

Republican Rep. Jim Jordan excoriated a top Justice Department official on Tuesday for spurning attempts by then-President Donald Trump's chief of staff to get officials to... Read more ...

DOJ Asks Supreme Court To Reinstate Death Penalty For Boston Bomber Dzhokhar...

DOJ Asks Supreme Court To Reinstate Death Penalty For Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

The new filing undermines what President Biden has publicly said about his support for ending the death penalty. Read more ...

Sen. John Barrasso: GOP aiming to make Biden a ‘half-term president'

Sen. John Barrasso: GOP aiming to make Biden a ‘half-term president'

A member of Senate Republican leadership is vowing to make President Joe Biden a “one-half-term president” by toppling Democrats' congressional majorities in the 2022... Read more ...

'Can you believe this?': Emails show how alarmed DOJ leaders were by Trump...

'Can you believe this?': Emails show how alarmed DOJ leaders were by Trump officials' obsession with overturning the election

Summary List Placement Senior officials at the Justice Department expressed deep frustration with top Trump officials' fixation on the election results in the final days of... Read more ...

New York lifts 'virtually all' COVID-19 restrictions effective immediately...

New York lifts 'virtually all' COVID-19 restrictions effective immediately, Gov. Cuomo announces

Summary List Placement Coming out to a standing ovation in Manhattan's One World Trade Center, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that because the state hit his required... Read more ...

'Pure insanity': Emails show DOJ response to Trump election fraud claims

'Pure insanity': Emails show DOJ response to Trump election fraud claims

Top Justice Department officials derisively dismissed a series of last-ditch efforts by then-President Donald Trump's aides and emissaries to get DOJ lawyers and the FBI to... Read more ...

Emails Show Trump's Big Push to Overturn Election

Emails Show Trump's Big Push to Overturn Election

A newly released batch of emails show that former President Trump and top aides were using all the leverage of the White House in their late-hour push to block the results of... Read more ...

2 Indiana law firms have sued the state for ending unemployment benefits early

2 Indiana law firms have sued the state for ending unemployment benefits early

Summary List Placement Indiana is one of at least 25 states cutting off federal unemployment benefits ahead of their expiration in September, with the additional $300 in weekly... Read more ...