Monday, Oct 03, 2022

US republicans


Democrats’ mystery: How to brighten a presidency and a national mood

May 03, 2022 2:26 pm

At a house party for a left-wing congressional candidate across town, attendees fretted over the high cost of living and exorbitant student loan debt as they weighed their choices in Ohio’s primary elections Tuesday.

Republicans cheer Twitter-Musk deal, Democrats wary of tech's power

April 26, 2022 12:28 pm

Amid concerns from human rights activists that the deal could lead to unfettered hate speech, Democratic lawmakers called for more accountability.

Full US Senate to decide on Supreme Court pick Jackson after panel deadlocks

April 05, 2022 1:17 pm

The panel's 11-11 vote, with Biden's fellow Democrats in favor and Republicans united in opposition, pushes the confirmation battle into its next phase - a showdown on the Senate floor.

How educational differences are widening America’s political rift

September 09, 2021 9:22 am

President Joe Biden won about 60% of college-educated voters in 2020, including an outright majority of white college graduates, helping him run up the score in affluent suburbs and putting him over the top in pivotal states.

A Fourth of July symbol of unity that may no longer unite

July 04, 2021 10:37 am

Politicians of both parties have long sought to wrap themselves in the flag. But something may be changing: Today, flying the flag from the back of a pickup or over a lawn is increasingly seen as a clue, albeit an imperfect one, to a person’s political affiliation in a deeply divided nation.

'What planet' are they on, judge blasts Republicans for downplaying attack on US Capitol

June 24, 2021 10:18 am

Hundreds of supporters of then-President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol that day in a failed attempt to stop Congress from certifying Democrat Joe Biden's presidential election victory.

Voting ends, wait for results begins in New York City mayoral primary

June 23, 2021 9:55 am

As results trickled in, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, a former police captain who co-founded a leadership group for Black officers, was in a tight race with former city sanitation commissioner Kathryn Garcia and former de Blasio administration lawyer Maya Wiley.

In Congress, Republicans shrug at warnings of democracy in peril

June 15, 2021 12:15 pm

Republicans who have boasted of their intention to carry guns everywhere from bringing weaponry to the floor. Democrats regard their Republican colleagues with suspicion, believing that some of them collaborated with the rioters on Jan. 6.

George P. Bush running for attorney general in Texas

June 03, 2021 11:42 am

George P. Bush bids to move up Texas' political ladder setting up a potentially bruising primary that will test GOP voters' appetite for the Bush name as he aims to run for attorney general of Texas in 2022.

Whistleblower offers Republicans testimony as Trump pushes to unmask

November 04, 2019 1:20 pm

Republicans have complained the impeachment inquiry in the Democratic-led House of Representatives has been unfair to them and to Trump, and that they have been restricted in their questioning of witnesses. The inquiry has followed established House rules.