Category: US Politics

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Meadows: Trump considered yanking Kavanaugh over ‘I like beer’ comments and apologetic tone

Meadows: Trump considered yanking Kavanaugh over ‘I like beer’ comments and apologetic tone

At the time he was having private reservations about Kavanaugh, Trump was publicly fighting for his confirmation, mocking Blasey Ford’s testimony [...]
In a Reversal, Meadows Refuses to Cooperate With Jan. 6 Inquiry

In a Reversal, Meadows Refuses to Cooperate With Jan. 6 Inquiry

WASHINGTON — Mark Meadows, the former White House chief of staff under President Donald J. Trump, on Tuesday informed the committee scrutinizing th [...]
Virginia’s governor to remove Lee statue pedestal, transfer land to city

Virginia’s governor to remove Lee statue pedestal, transfer land to city

“It was important to us that we do it now and before we leave office,” said Alena Yarmosky, Northam’s spokeswoman. The deeding of the land, which [...]
Democrats fall flat with ‘Latinx’ language

Democrats fall flat with ‘Latinx’ language

More problematic for Democrats: 40 percent said Latinx bothers or offends them to some degree and 30 percent said they would be less likely to sup [...]
NYC Mayor de Blasio announces vaccine mandate for private sector workers

NYC Mayor de Blasio announces vaccine mandate for private sector workers

NYC Mayor de Blasio announces vaccine mandate for private sector workers www.politico.com [...]
Supreme Court: The hideous legal obstacles facing DOJ’s voting rights suit in Texas

Supreme Court: The hideous legal obstacles facing DOJ’s voting rights suit in Texas

On Monday, the Justice Department filed a federal lawsuit alleging that Texas’s new state house and congressional district maps violate the Voti [...]
Senior Republican warns postal reform at risk if DeJoy’s job is threatened

Senior Republican warns postal reform at risk if DeJoy’s job is threatened

While the postal bill is likely to pass regardless of Comer's vote, thanks to filibuster-proof support among Senate Republicans, losing one of the [...]
In Chicago, Mass Migration is Shifting Black Power

In Chicago, Mass Migration is Shifting Black Power

“You would never have dumped disparate people in white communities.” With people leaving, the city started closing public schools, exacerbating a [...]
How Black and Hispanic renters experience housing discrimination in cities across the US

How Black and Hispanic renters experience housing discrimination in cities across the US

Racial discrimination in rental markets is alive and well. In a new working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research, researchers fou [...]
Roe v. Wade: How Republicans got so close to overturning it

Roe v. Wade: How Republicans got so close to overturning it

With newly intense speculation that the Supreme Court will overturn or gut the Roe v. Wade decision, after conservative justices sounded set to [...]
Instagram Parental Controls Are Set Arrive in March

Instagram Parental Controls Are Set Arrive in March

Instagram will introduce its first parental controls in March as it faces pressure to do more to shield its young users from harmful content and ke [...]
Can Germany’s New Chancellor Revive the Left in Europe?

Can Germany’s New Chancellor Revive the Left in Europe?

BERLIN — Last December, as he was plotting what most considered to be a hopeless bid to become Germany’s next chancellor, Olaf Scholz interrupted h [...]
Defendant in Case Brought by Durham Says New Evidence Undercuts Charge

Defendant in Case Brought by Durham Says New Evidence Undercuts Charge

WASHINGTON — The defense team for a cybersecurity lawyer who was indicted in September by a Trump-era special counsel asked a judge on Monday to se [...]
Defendant in Case Brought by Durham Says New Evidence Undercuts Charge

Defendant in Case Brought by Durham Says New Evidence Undercuts Charge

WASHINGTON — The defense team for a cybersecurity lawyer who was indicted in September by a Trump-era special counsel asked a judge on Monday to se [...]
Biden’s Supreme Court Commission Prepares to Vote on Final Report

Biden’s Supreme Court Commission Prepares to Vote on Final Report

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan commission of legal experts appointed by President Biden to study potential changes to the structure of the Supreme Court [...]
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