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    George Floyd's brother Terrence has endorsed former NYPD cop Eric Adams to become New York City's next mayor.  Terrence made his endorsement on Wednesday at an event with Adams, who is the front-runner in the Democratic mayoral Primary Election which will take place on June 22. The election will be held on November 22.   Adams worked in the NYPD for 22...
    Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema was the only Democrat to skip Vice President Kamala Harris’s bipartisan dinner for women of the Senate on Tuesday. The dinner at Harris’ Naval Observatory residence in Washington, D.C., was attended by 22 senators, 16 Democrats and eight Republicans, according to Elle. Republicans Sens. Cindy Hyde-Smith of Mississippi and Cynthia Lummis of Wyoming also didn’t attend...
    EXCLUSIVE: A group of Republican senators led by Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst are taking to the Senate floor to blast the Democrats’ sweeping election reform bill, calling it the "Fund the Politicians Act."According to remarks obtained exclusively by Fox News, Ernst and her colleagues will hit the Senate floor on Wednesday afternoon to eviscerate the For the People Act —...
    Multiple polls have found the For the People Act, and its provisions that increase ballot access, are widely popular with the American electorate. Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) sought to justify his vote against a sweeping pro-democracy bill that seeks to make it easier for eligible Americans to vote by saying...
    President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are emphatically refusing to take responsibility for their border crisis.  As a humanitarian disaster rages at our southern border, they refuse to travel to the scene, even though their open borders agenda is the root cause of the historic surge we see today.  Border state Republican governors are stepping up and protecting their citizens,...
    A gun-toting Florida GOP candidate backed by embattled Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz has filed a stalking injunction accusing her political opponents of trying to assassinate her.   Anna Paulina Luna - who's again running to try and take Democratic Rep. Charlie Crist's seat - pointed a finger at primary opponent William Braddock, 2020 primary rival Amanda Makki and Matt Tito, who's thinking about...
    BOSTON (CBS) – Are you excited to submit your “VaxMillions” entry July 1? That’s the multi-million dollar giveaway program Gov. Charlie Baker has launched in an effort to persuade more residents to go get their shots. But recent CBS News polling suggests that may be a tough slog; when the vaccine hesitant were asked if a prize would get them to...
    As Republican Party turns even more autocratic with nutbags like Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, what has the political press learned about covering this dangerous party? Have you guys taken a listen to my new podcast, co-hosted with Kerry Eleveld? If not, you should start! Maybe it’s your first podcast. Or you’ve got others in your rotation. Whatever the case, I’m...
    (CNN)As the FBI has continue to make arrests of those who stormed the US Capitol on January 6, amateur internet sleuths who have helped identify the insurrectionists spotted a familiar face in the crowd: former California Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher."I marched to protest, and I thought the election was fraudulent and it should be investigated, and I wanted to express...
    Hanging around with Matt Gaetz is still somehow the most ridiculous thing she's ever done, with every other day of her existence tied for a close second place. Only thing left for her to screw up is to maybe sink a boat in the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool. On Monday, Republican conspiracy theorist and friend to congressional sex trafficking Rep....
    JOE Biden blasted what he called former President Donald Trump's "phony populism" - using the world stage of his first NATO summit yesterday to criticize his predecessor. Speaking from NATO's headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, Biden also rebuked Republican lawmakers who have been too afraid to take a stand against Trump because of the impact it may have on their careers....
    The pandemic saw people leave the Democratic blue states of the northeastern United States and head towards sunnier climes and the red states of the south, southwest and southeast of the country. A migration report from moving company North American Moving Services found those living in the states of New York, California, Illinois, New Jersey and Maryland headed for Arizona, Tennessee,...
    Failed Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams said Monday on MSNBC’s “The ReidOut” that Republican state lawmakers forwarding voting legislation is a continuation of the January 6 Capitol riot “insurrection.” Abrams said, “We have got to pay attention to the fact these laws do things. One, they are anti-voter. They are designed to stop voters the Republicans found inconvenient in...
    Iowa Republican Rep. Ashley Hinson appeared on the House floor Monday to press for legislation that would bar Vice President Harris from taxpayer-funded international travel until she visits the southern border first. Harris, whom President Biden deputized to lead efforts in Central America to eradicate the "root causes" of the massive waves of illegal immigrants heading from there to the...
    The Senate overwhelmingly advanced the nomination of Linda Khan, a professor at Columbia Law School and a critic of Big Tech, to lead the Federal Trade Commission Monday. Khan, 32, was nominated by President Joe Biden to lead the FTC, and also previously served as a staffer for the House’s Antitrust Subcommittee. Monday’s vote sets her up to be confirmed...
    President Joe Biden said Monday that former President Donald Trump's 'phony populism' has 'fractured' the Republican Party and criticized GOP lawmakers unwilling to take a stand against the ex-president.  At his press conference Monday night from Brussels, Belgium to conclude his day at the NATO summit, Biden was asked what he's been telling world leaders in the aftermath of the January...
    GOP Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania Over the past year, militia groups stormed state capitols wielding guns and making political demands. Following Donald Trump's election loss, his supporters routinely resorted to making death threats to election workers in order to get the 2020 results overturned. Then came the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol as Trump's cultists made a...
    House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., posted a tweet commemorating the anniversary of the anti-GOP mass assassination attempt that resulted in him being shot and nearly dying, saying America "must never defund the police." The number two House Republican recognized the fourth anniversary of the shooting by a supporter of Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., with a tweet that lauded law...
    Juan Williams is sounding the alarm over Republican members of Congress, and their curious erasure of the Capitol insurrection on January 6th is a pretext for future elections to be stolen. The Fox News contributor, and former co-host of The Five, worries about January 6th, 2025, in an opinion piece published by The Hill, entitled, “GOP preparing the ground...
                      by Gavin Wax   Former President Teddy Roosevelt felt “strong as a bull moose” after losing the Republican presidential nomination in 1912. Now, thanks to President Donald Trump’s legacy, that “bull moose” energy is on the winning side of the GOP’s 2022 primary season. There are many labels for...
                      by Adam Mill  In March 2018, then-House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) took to the lectern to announce he had received “assurances” that President Trump was not considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller. “We have a system based upon the rule of law in this country.” A month later, Ryan announced his retirement from Congress....
    Critical Race Theory is a controversial philosophy – a progressive idea that proponents say can increase racial equity and which critics describe as a Marxist, anti-American and neo-racist. It’s either "a way of understanding how American racism has shaped public policy, or a divisive discourse that pits people of color against White people," according to a recent article in Education...
    Monica De La Cruz-Hernandez, who is currently looking to unseat Democrat Rep. Vicente Gonzalez (TX) in the midterms, told SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Saturday this weekend that she will flip Texas’s 15th Congressional District to Republican in the upcoming midterms. De La Cruz-Hernandez ran against Gonzalez in Texas’s 15th Congressional District, coming within a few thousand votes of winning the district last year. In the seat’s...
    Over the past year and a half, we’ve learned an awful lot from Republicans about “freedom.” We learned, for instance, that refusing to wear a mask in public places to protect others from a deadly virus was a symbol of such “freedom.” We learned that carrying automatic weapons into state capitals to intimidate lawmakers (and by extension, ordinary citizens) into...
    HBO’s Bill MaherWilliam (Bill) MaherMaher calls college a 'grift,' compares it to Scientology Bill Maher rips celebrities considering running for office as malignant narcissists Fauci may have unwittingly made himself a key witness for Trump in 'China Flu' hate-speech case MORE went after Sen. Joe ManchinJoe ManchinWhy the Democrats need Joe Manchin Simmering Democratic tensions show signs of boiling over...
    Actress Jennifer Lawrence claimed this week that there is a “radical wing” of the Republican Party that is actively dismantling Americans’ right to vote. The Hunger Games and X-Men: Dark Phoenix star begged fans to support the far-left’s For the People Act, which would nationalize U.S. elections and gut voter ID provisions. “Whatever your personal politics are, whatever side of the aisle...
    Lawmakers can once again go mask-less on the floor of the House of Representatives ending a months-long tussle between Democrats and Republicans.  The Office of the Attending Physician, Brian Monahan, sent out new guidance Friday, CNN reported, that said 'fully vaccinated individuals may discontinue mask wear and 6-foot social distance separations.'  Last month, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy sponsored a...
    When Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia shot down Democrats' signature voting rights legislation in an op-ed last week, he said that protecting voting rights "should never be done in a partisan manner." But a new Brennan Center analysis of the voter suppression laws sweeping the nation shows what a preposterous and indeed hypocritical position that is. The center's examination of...
    Senate Republicans who vehemently oppose any tax hike could have derailed Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan and the international minimum tax plan, discussed at the G7 this weekend. Pay taxes to the rich, put an end to tax havens … Domestically and internationally, Joe Biden has put ambitious tax reforms on the table to fund his mega investment project in...
    Republican freshman Rep. Byron Donalds, one of two Black Republicans in the House, says he has not received an invite to join the Congressional Black Caucus despite voicing interest to multiple members. Fox News contributor Jason Riley joined "America's Newsroom" to discuss the disparity in political representation within the caucus, which currently has no Republican members.  REP. BYRON DONALDS: I...
    Kelly Tshibaka, the conservative Republican Senate candidate challenging incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), said the Alaska senator is allowing liberals in D.C. to attack the state’s resource industry, making the claims in an ad highlighting her family story. “Every Alaskan story is unique. Mine started in the 70s when my parents moved here,” Tshibaka said, explaining that her parents were...
    (CNN)Liberal Senate Democrats are unloading on a bipartisan group of senators working on an infrastructure deal, warning that any pared-back measure to win GOP backing almost certainly would fail to deliver on their party's promises and could lead to a revolt from the left.The criticism is growing louder by the day, underscoring the growing tension within the ranks as moderates...
    Tucker Carlson's nightly rants gaslighting the public about the threat of white-natitonalist violence are reflective of Fox News's final post-election descent into right-wing extremist propaganda. Fox News surprised everyone—including their own Donald Trump-loving viewers—on Election Night last November by calling the race in Arizona for Joe Biden before the other networks, who waited several days to do the same. It...
    Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush on Wednesday reasserted his support for Donald TrumpDonald TrumpFormer House Republican to challenge DeWine for Ohio gubernatorial nomination GOP senators press Justice Department to compare protest arrests to Capitol riot Overnight Defense: Austin directs classified initiatives to counter China | Biden emphasizes alliances in speech to troops | Lockdown lifted at Texas base after...
    Dear Sen. Joe Manchin: It has only been 56 years. As Americans, we are pleased to call ourselves one of the world’s oldest democracies. We are actually one of the world’s newest. Democracy, after all, is government shaped by the will of the people. But until 1920, roughly half the people were not allowed to vote, disqualified by dint of...
    Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said Wednesday on CNN’s “The Lead” that the GOP had become a “right-wing extremist party,” adding Republicans were unwilling to “do the right thing for the American people.” Anchor Jake Tapper said, “One of the things that seems so amazing to me is I’m old enough to remember when front lines was something that people in...
    Republican Florida Rep. Byron Donalds is reportedly being blocked from joining the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC). “Since starting in Congress, our office and the Congressman have engaged with several CBC members expressing his interest in joining, but all we’ve gotten is the cold shoulder,” Donalds’ Communications Director, Harrison Fields, told the Daily Caller. The CBC is blocking Donalds from joining,...
    Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, enjoying some down time with his smartphone. It’s easy for Democrats to become frustrated at the “look at me” antics of Joe Manchin, prima donna senator from West Virginia, as he forces the Biden administration to indulge in a pointless exercise of jumping through hoops for Senate Republicans in hopes of achieving some imaginary bipartisan agreement...
    Rep. Byron Donalds, one of only two Black Republicans in the House, says that he has been snubbed by the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC).  Donalds' communications director Harrison Fields told Fox News that the Florida Republican has engaged with multiple members of the CBC, an influential and officially nonpartisan group, to tell them he’s interested in joining but still hasn’t...
    Texas land commissioner George P. Bush appeared on Fox News Wednesday night to assure he is very supportive of former President Donald Trump and his policies. Bush’s father, Jeb Bush, was of course one of Trump’s biggest targets during the 2016 election. Trump went after the Bushes many, many times in the past few years. The younger Bush, currently running...
    Almost a third of Republican voters believe former President Donald Trump will be 'reinstated,' new polling from Morning Consult and Politico found.  A national tracking poll conducted from June 4 through 7 found that 29 per cent of self-identified Republicans believed it very or somewhat likely that Trump will be reinstated as U.S. president this year. 'That's actually something that appears to...
    (CNN)It's not an understatement to say we're facing a crisis of democracy. At a time when Republican state legislators are banning people from handing water to voters in line, closing down polling places and restricting absentee voting, Democrats must be united in taking bold action to fight back. Jamaal BowmanSen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia doesn't see it that way,...
    Sen. Marco Rubio is powering up his reelection campaign early, bracing for Democrats to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in Florida to defeat him. Seventeen months before Election Day, the Republican has a campaign manager, political director, director of Hispanic outreach, communications director, and a team of consultants. Mike Needham, chief of staff in Rubio’s Senate office, is expected...
    Sen. Mitt Romney is helping to lead the effort to salvage stalled infrastructure talks, telling reporters Tuesday the discussions are “in a good spot” and could yield a long-sought deal to fix the nation’s crumbling roads and bridges. The Utah Republican told reporters in the Capitol Wednesday a handful of GOP senators negotiating an infrastructure package that could attract...
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases head Dr. Anthony Fauci said Wednesday on MSNBC’s “MTP Daily” that the Republican attacks on him are “painfully ridiculous” and attacks on “science and the truth.” Anchor Chuck Todd said, “I want to get to the political attacks. You have become— you’ve been sort of become a character on the right. There is...
    GOP voters prefer the Republican Party to be “more like” former President Trump than “more like” former Vice President Mike Pence, a Rasmussen Reports survey released Wednesday found. The survey asked respondents, “Should the Republican Party be more like former President Donald Trump or more like Mike Pence?” A plurality of likely voters, 40 percent, said “more like Donald Trump,”...
    Businessman and former New Jersey General Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli won the New Jersey GOP primary race Tuesday, according to the Associated Press. Ciattarelli will challenge incumbent Democrat Gov. Phil Murphy. Murphy, who won the Democratic primary after running unopposed, is seeking to become Democrat to be reelected New Jersey governor since the 1970s. NJ REPUBLICANS PICKING GUBERNATORIAL NOMINEE IN HOPES...