In a speech designed to breathe life into the fight to pass federal voting laws and convince skeptical Democrats of his commitment, Biden called many Republicans cowardly and committed to changing the US Senate "filibuster" to pass legislation.
In a big move, US President Joe Biden on Wednesday waived off a $10,000 student loan for each university graduate who are still trying to pay it off. In US the issue of students loan is a decades-old headache.
House Freedom Caucus Republicans have temporarily halted their blockade of the House floor, ending for now a nearly weeklong shutdown of business in the chamber. The small group of rebels was pledging to block all significant legislation from passing until Speaker Kevin McCarthy agreed to their demands.
The possibility of a great red wave still looms. But as the 2022 midterm elections enter their final two-month sprint, leading Republicans concede that their party’s advantage may be slipping even as Democrats confront their president’s weak standing, deep voter pessimism and the weight of history this fall. The political landscape,
Ever since the 2018 midterm elections, Republicans have done a very good job of not describing their vision for the country. Instead, they have kept their focus on the culture wars and which progressive ideas they’ll try to block. That’s in part the
Simmering discontent among a segment of Arizona Republicans over John McCain’s famous penchant for bucking his party boiled over in the winter of 2014 with the censure of the longtime US senator. McCain’s allies responded with an all-out push to reassert control over the Arizona Republican Party. Censure proponents
Alaska’s special election threw up a surprise last night. With all the votes tallied at last, two weeks after the electorate went to the polls, Democratic candidate Mary Peltola beat former governor Sarah Palin to fill the congressional seat left open by the late Don Young. First, some context. Young, who died in March at the age of 88, had held
Many people are outraged that Reps. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., and Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., heckled President Joe Biden during his first official State of the Union address. Me, I’m delighted. Not only was it an exquisitely shameless grab for attention,
Wendy Rogers, who represents a rural slice of Arizona in the state Senate, is a bad piece of business. She not only peddles the fiction that the 2020 election was stolen from President Donald Trump, but suggests those who fail to believe that lie and other
Former California Gov. Jerry Brown is living off the grid in retirement, but he’s still deeply connected on two issues that captivated him while in office and now are center stage globally: climate change and the threat of nuclear war.