A majority of likely voters in a new poll support Democrats passing President Biden’s $4 trillion agenda using the budget reconciliation process without needing Republican support, according to new data from a progressive polling firm obtained by The Hill.
Month: June 2021
Pelosi introduces bill setting framework for Jan. 6th commission
Charges could come this week in the Manhattan district attorney’s investigation, people familiar with the matter said.
US forces in Syria came under rocket fire, a day after US carried out airstrikes on Iranian-backed militias – CNN
Rockets landed at a US military base in eastern Syria, prompting US forces to return fire on Monday, a day after the US carried out airstrikes on Iranian-backed militias, according to a spokesman for the US-led military mission in Syria.
Mike Gravel, former US senator for Alaska, dies at 91
Mike Gravel, a former U.S. senator from Alaska who read the Pentagon Papers into the Congressional Record and confronted Barack Obama about …
Department of Justice to sue Georgia over new voting restrictions
The Department of Justice plans to file a lawsuit challenging new voting restrictions in Georgia, NBC News reported Friday.
Rudy Giuliani suspended from practicing law in New York
A New York court on Thursday suspended Rudy Giuliani from practicing law in New York state due to making “false and misleading statements” a…
Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles resigns amid Amazon illegal logging probe
Brazil’s controversial environment minister, Ricardo Salles, announced Wednesday that he was stepping down from the position amid an investigation into allegations he obstructed a police probe into illegal logging.
Joe Manchin appears close to making up his mind. Here’s what he wants in an infrastructure plan.
The influential moderate Democrat wants to roll back Trump’s “unfair” tax cuts and he supports completely paying for a multitrillion-dollar package.
Houston hospital workers fired or resigned over COVID-19 vaccine requirement – USA TODAY
Over 150 employees at a Houston hospital system who refused to get a COVID vaccine have been fired or resigned, according to a hospital spokesperson.
Texas congressmen from both parties urge Biden, Harris visit southern border
Senator John Cornyn, R-Texas, alongside Reps. Tony Gonzales, R-Texas, and Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, penned an opinion piece in the Dallas Morning News on Tuesday, noting the over doubled numbers of border apprehensions between 2019 and 2014, when Biden was vice president.