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McConnell mocks Biden being ‘overruled' by Psaki on term border ‘crisis'

McConnell mocks Biden being ‘overruled' by Psaki on term border ‘crisis'

11 hours ago   |   New York Post

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday ridiculed President Biden for getting “overruled” by White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on calling the migrant surge on the...
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15 Republican senators vow to oppose earmarks amid intraparty squabble

15 Republican senators vow to oppose earmarks amid intraparty squabble

1 day ago   |   Politico

Fifteen Senate Republicans on Monday pledged to uphold their party's decadelong ban on earmarks, drawing a battle line days before the GOP is set to vote on whether to...
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Democrats Aim to Revive a Campaign Finance Watchdog

3 days ago   |   NY Times

Republicans denounced the proposed overhaul as an attempt to mount a partisan takeover of what critics consider a moribund Federal Election Commission.
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Big Business Is a Reliable Friend of the Republican Party

4 days 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

4 days 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

4 days 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

4 days 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

4 days 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

5 days 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

5 days 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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Will Chauvin Trial Change Policing in America?

Will Chauvin Trial Change Policing in America?

Apr.20 - Jason Johnson, Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund president, discusses his views on the guilty verdict of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the death... Read more ...

Columbus police release bodycam footage of officer's fatal shooting of teen girl

Columbus police release bodycam footage of officer's fatal shooting of teen girl

Columbus police on Tuesday night released bodycam footage showing an officer's fatal shooting of a 15-year-old girl earlier in the day. The truncated video begins at the moment... Read more ...

Arrieta pitches Cubs to 3-1 win over Mets on cool night

Arrieta pitches Cubs to 3-1 win over Mets on cool night

CHICAGO - Jake Arrieta pitched five effective innings, Craig Kimbrel escaped a jam in the ninth and the Chicago Cubs beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Tuesday. Read more ...

Here's why it's rare for police officers to be convicted of murder

Here's why it's rare for police officers to be convicted of murder

Experts point to several factors they say make it rare for police officers to receive murder convictions, from powerful police unions to reluctant jurors. Read more ...

Minneapolis community celebrates Derek Chauvin conviction

Minneapolis community celebrates Derek Chauvin conviction

The Rev. Jesse Jackson joined hundreds of people in Minneapolis on Tuesday night celebrating the conviction of Derek Chauvin for the killing of George Floyd. The civil rights... Read more ...

Raiders receive backlash for 'I can breathe' tweet; owner Mark Davis says...

Raiders receive backlash for 'I can breathe' tweet; owner Mark Davis says team won't delete post

The Raiders received considerable backlash for the wording of the post. Read more ...

Body of woman found off trail in Volusia County, deputies say

Body of woman found off trail in Volusia County, deputies say

Authorities are investigating after the body of a woman was found off a trail in Osteen on Tuesday. Read more ...

Bogaerts' 3-run HR, Rodríguez lift BoSox over Blue Jays 4-2

Bogaerts' 3-run HR, Rodríguez lift BoSox over Blue Jays 4-2

BOSTON - Xander Bogaerts hit a three-run home run to back Eduardo Rodríguez in his first start at Fenway Park since 2019, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2... Read more ...

Des Moines lawyer reflects on guilty verdict in Derek Chauvin trial

Des Moines lawyer reflects on guilty verdict in Derek Chauvin trial

A jury found former Minnesota police Officer Deric Chauvin guilty Tuesday on all counts in connection with the death of George Floyd. Read more ...

Las Vegas Raiders receive backlash for tweet on Chauvin verdict

Las Vegas Raiders receive backlash for tweet on Chauvin verdict

LAS VEGAS - The Las Vegas Raiders received immediate backlash for a tweet the organization posted following the Derek Chauvin verdict. The former Minneapolis police officer was... Read more ...