Tuesday, Feb 07, 2023



Kamala Harris is trying to define her vice presidency. Even her allies are tired of waiting

February 07, 2023 1:20 pm

Some 39% of Americans approve of Harris’ job performance, according to a recent aggregate of surveys compiled by the polling site FiveThirtyEight. This puts her below Biden’s approval rating, which has hovered around 42% for the past month.

House ousts Ilhan Omar from Foreign Affairs panel as GOP exacts revenge

February 03, 2023 8:54 am

The removal of Omar delivered on a threat that Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., made at the time to retaliate if his party took the House majority by removing Democrats whom Republicans regarded as unfit to serve on committees

Biden warns on risk to democracy, Trump hints at another run on eve of midterms

November 08, 2022 9:06 am

Control of Capitol Hill would give Republicans the power to block aid to Ukraine, but they are more likely to slow or pare back the flow of weapons and economic assistance to Kyiv than stop it.

Can republicans and democrats find a way forward on immigration?

November 07, 2022 11:28 am

Democrats have already shown that they are open to some kind of compromise measure.

Senators: CIA has secret programme that collects American data

February 11, 2022 1:48 pm

While neither the agency nor lawmakers would disclose specifics about the data, two Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee alleged the CIA had long hidden details about the program from the public and Congress.

Louisiana Senate candidate burns Confederate flag in new ad

February 10, 2022 2:14 pm

The ad comes three weeks after Gary Chambers' last major ad, which showed him smoking marijuana.

Paid leave, immigration, tax changes added to Biden bill

November 04, 2021 3:45 pm

The House Rules Committee convened late Wednesday afternoon to consider the updated text of the now-sprawling 2,135-page package — a crucial step ahead of initial House votes that are possible as soon as Thursday.

An ‘army of 16-year-olds’ takes on the Democrats in the US state elections

May 20, 2021 11:11 am

The full strength of these activists — many of whom are not old enough to vote — became clear when they carried out ambitious digital organizing, using social media to conjure up an in-person workforce.

Biden chief of staff says hack response will go beyond 'just sanctions'

December 21, 2020 12:44 am

Options being mulled by the Biden administration to punish Moscow over its alleged role include financial penalties and retaliatory hacks on Russian infrastructure, people familiar with the matter have told Reuters.

Romney says Trump has 'blind spot' on Russia, calls hack 'extraordinarily damaging'

December 21, 2020 12:31 am

U.S. Senator Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said on ABC that the hack could still be going on and that officials had yet to determine its full scope.


Elizabeth Warren vs Donald Trump: A blow-by-blow account of a turbulent history

June 22, 2020 6:06 pm

The Massachusetts senator is the most prominent Democrat to have announced a run against President Trump in 2020. The two already have a long history of trading barbs, and it’s likely to get even nastier.