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              moreby Conrad Black   Everything has gone so terribly wrong for the Biden Administration, and in the ways that were widely predicted, that it is hard to believe Joe Biden could be perceived as a successful or at least potentially successful president if only he had avoided being such a tool of the Democratic extreme...
              more   After the Biden Administration announced its plan to remove a Colombian rebel group known as FARC from the list of foreign terrorist organizations, an outcry of opposition in South Florida and state Democrats soon followed. Among those opposed to the decision were some of the state’s top Democratic elected officials, researchers, and activists....
    Twitter wasn’t kind to TV scientist Bill Nye after he appeared in a TikTok video with President Biden. Nye, who is famous for being the "Science Guy" in a children's educational program back in the 1990s, appeared in a TikTok video to promote the trillion-dollar infrastructure bill voted on by Congress along with other Democrat...
    "Fox News Primetime" host Pete Hegseth accuses "failing" Democrats of attempting to capitalize on COVID by creating a panic and exploiting the pandemic. PETE HEGSETH: Omicron hasn’t even arrived yet, and Democrats are already tightening their grip on executive power. First comes the state of emergency, then what comes next? Are more lockdowns next? How about mask mandates or new vaccine requirements...
    A group of House Democrats called on GOP leaders Tuesday to discipline Rep. Lauren BoebertLauren BoebertOmar, Boebert blast one another after tense call GOP governor says McCarthy should condemn Boebert's anti-Muslim remarks GOP eyes booting Democrats from seats if House flips MORE (R-Colo.) for a series of Islamophobic comments she's lobbed in recent months against...
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A divided Wisconsin Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Republicans in a redistricting dispute, ruling that it saw no need to make significant changes to the maps that have helped the GOP win majorities in the state Legislature and congressional delegation. The 4-3 ruling rejected Democrats arguments that the current maps...
    (CNN)After video surfaced of Colorado Rep. Lauren Boebert making anti-Muslim comments about Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar in mid-November, Congress must again contend with a major question: how to handle members who step out of line, offending and potentially endangering the wellbeing of their colleagues. Lincoln MitchellIn a video posted on Facebook before Thanksgiving, Boebert...
    Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has grown increasingly fond of the Senate’s most centrist Democrat, West Virginia’s Joe Manchin, who is about the only person capable of blocking passage of President Joe Biden’s multitrillion-dollar social welfare and green energy legislation, known as "Build Back Better." “I admire Sen. Manchin,” McConnell said. “He's in a really...
    "I think just the opposite. Failing to fully publicly explore and explain what drove Brooks to commit mass murder would only allow the evil to further metastasize." Jason went on to argue that the Waukesha tragedy suspect, Darrell Brooks, was a product of Democratic talking points and policies. "This isn’t...
    Senate Republicans blocked consideration of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on Monday as Democrats prevented the chamber from considering Republican amendments to the defense bill. Senate Republicans blocked Democrats’ motion to advance the NDAA or invoke cloture, 45-51. Democrats needed 60 votes to invoke cloture on the NDAA. Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) was the...
    Sen. Joe Manchin has pushed Senate Democrats to take responsibility for solving the debt ceiling crisis, throwing the onus on the Democrat-controlled Senate to act before default. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has indicated the debt ceiling must be raised before December 15. If Senate Democrats fail to raise the debt ceiling, the United States will...
    Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen warned lawmakers Tuesday that the U.S. could suffer a 'deep recession' if they don't raise the debt ceiling by December 15.   'I cannot overstate how critical it is that Congress address this issue,' she urged the Senate Banking Committee. 'America must pay its bills on time and in full. If we...
    Mehmet Oz, the celebrity physician best known as the host of “The Dr. Oz Show,” is jumping into the Senate race in Pennsylvania as a Republican.  “We are angry at our government and at each other,” Oz wrote in an op-ed published by the Washington Examiner on Tuesday.  “We have not managed our crises as...
    Sen. Joe Manchin, a key centrist Democrat who holds considerable influence over President Joe Biden’s $1.75 trillion social welfare and green energy legislation, met Tuesday with top Republican Mitch McConnell to discuss energy policy, among other things. Manchin, who represents West Virginia and is the state’s former governor, huddled with McConnell, the Senate minority...
    Sen. Joe ManchinJoe ManchinSchumer: 'Goal' is to pass Biden spending bill before Christmas The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Biden to update Americans on omicron; Congress back This week: Congress starts year-end legislative sprint MORE (D-W.Va.) said on Tuesday that he is working on “adjustments” to energy policies included in President BidenJoe...
    No one is going to enjoy this holiday season in the Capitol. The Senate returned from the Thanksgiving break Monday afternoon to start work right away on the pile of things they’ve got to accomplish by the end of the year. Republicans started their week by embarking on the chaos they intend wreak to prevent that work....
    Far-right Rep. Ronny Jackson of Texas has received a great deal of criticism from Democrats — and some Never Trump conservatives as well — after posting a tweet claiming that the new Omicron variant of COVID-19 is a plot to help Democrats steal the 2022 midterms. And Republican leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives,...
    The federal government will run out of money in three days while a legislative pileup has continued to plague Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), who failed on Monday to pass a routine defense bill to clear legislative calendar days to pass the $1.9 trillion reconciliation package. Senate Democrats are scrambling to execute the priority of funding the...
    Democrat Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) Chairman Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) — the top Democrat tasked with keeping their House majority — said during a TV appearance on Sunday that he is not surprised that Democrats are receiving low poll numbers on generic ballots less than a year from the midterm elections, where there Democrats are...
    Nearly half of U.S. adults view coronavirus as the country’s top health problem, even though the virus was the third leading cause of death behind heart disease and cancer in 2020. According to a Gallup poll released on Tuesday,  47 percent of adults polled between Nov. 1-16 think COVID-19 is the greatest threat to health —...
    A group of left-wing House Democrats asked the Justice Department (DOJ) to free a lawyer serving a six-month sentence who fought the fossil fuel industry. The Democrats, led by Democratic Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib and Democratic Illinois Rep. Jesús García, urged the DOJ to immediately “rectify the unprecedented and unjust imprisonment” of environmental lawyer Steven...
    President Joe Biden is reportedly thinking about nominating Richard Cordray to be the Federal Reserve’s top banking regulator. Cordray, the former attorney general of Ohio, is a key ally of liberal Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, who appointed him to lead the enforcement division of the newly formed Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in 2010....
    West Virginia Democratic Senator Joe Manchin is throwing up another roadblock to his party's quest to pass President Joe Biden's $1.75 trillion social and climate package before the Christmas break. On Monday Manchin refused to commit to Democrat leaders' timeline to push Biden's Build Back Better bill ahead before the end of the year. Senate...
    The House could vote as early as Wednesday on a temporary measure to fund the government through the beginning of next year as Democrats seek a way to starve off a shutdown. Government funding runs out Friday at midnight. The House measure would then go to the Senate for approval.  Democrats are seeking the stopgap...
    President Joe Biden has taken to saying that the Democrats’ “Build Back Better” legislation will reduce inflation. This spin isn’t just unconvincing. It underscores the absurdity of the Democrats’ political project. The first weakness of Biden’s argument is that the timing is all wrong. On Nov. 10, the White House issued a prepared statement from...
    President BidenJoe BidenDearborn office of Rep. Debbie Dingell vandalized Pfizer to apply for COVID-19 booster approval for 16- and 17-year-olds: report Coronavirus variant raises fresh concerns for economy MORE’s sweeping social and climate spending bill is facing an uncertain future in the Senate, where Democrats are hoping to pass it by the end of the...
    Congress faces a government shutdown by week’s end and the expiration of the debt limit on Dec. 15, giving Senate Majority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerLawmakers take aim at 'Grinches' using bots to target consumers during holidays Democratic frustration growing over stagnating voting rights bills Schumer mourns death of 'amazing' father MORE (D-N.Y.) and Speaker...
    Assuming that no one accepts Donald Trump’s offer for a "ratings bonanza" debate on what he calls the Big Lie — and what opponents call his Big Lie — we are stuck with a whole lot of pontification about Joe Biden. Virtually every day, I see a headline along the lines of Democrats Say Biden...
              more   A post-election report from ALG Research and Third Way found that Democrats’ losses in Virginia in November were due to both national and Virginia-specific challenges. Key findings from a swing-voter-focused study group included lackluster national brand for Democrats, the importance of education, and the failure of the Youngkin-equals-Trump messaging, combined with Youngkin’s positive...
    The Monday night edition of Jimmy Kimmel Live! saw the late-night host take aim at Republicans’ bizarre conspiracy-mongering over the Omicron variant, a new COVID variant that, according to the World Health Organization, “has several mutations that may have an impact on how it behaves, for example, on how easily it spreads or the severity...
    House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy unveiled an ad Monday night casting the "one-party rule" of the Democratic Party as a colossal failure and issuing a rallying call for the removal of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ahead of the 2022 midterm elections. In the short ad, which premiered on Fox News's Hannity, the California Republican gave...
    A Michigan office of Rep. Debbie DingellDeborah (Debbie) Ann DingellWith Build Back Better, Dems aim to correct messaging missteps Biden, top officials spread out to promote infrastructure package Pelosi calls for ethics, criminal investigations into Gosar MORE (D-Mich.) was "broken into and vandalized" on Monday, according to a statement by the lawmaker's spokesperson, Mackenzie Smith....
    Former New York City Police Department Commissioner Bernie Kerik told Breitbart News on Sunday that Democrats “fabricated” claims and “lied” in a subpoena issued to him by a House committee ostensibly investigating the events of January 6. The subpoena sent to Kerik by The Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United...
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) ambitions of keeping the Democrat majority in the House of Representatives past the midterm elections next year are dwindling as droves of vulnerable Democrats have announced they are leaving their current seats to either retire or seek a different office instead of fighting in a brutal reelection. Republicans only need to...
    Democrats across at least seven states this year sought to ban terms like “alien” and “illegal alien” from state statutes, a report reveals. A review by the Associated Press (AP) of National Conference of State Legislatures records shows that Democrat lawmakers in at least seven states, including Colorado, California, and Texas, authorized legislation to ban...
    Senate Republicans on Monday blocked a mammoth defense policy bill, throwing the legislation into limbo as Congress heads into a packed year-end schedule. The Senate voted 45-51 to start winding down debate on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which sets spending levels and policy for the Pentagon. But that is short of the 60...
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said President Joe Biden’s $1.75 trillion social welfare and green energy legislation will serve as “a gigantic slush fund” for renewable energy initiatives and new government programs. McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, warned that the Build Back Better plan would implement crushing taxes, make inflation worse, and disincentivize work, all...
    Yet another blue seat will be up for grabs in the upcoming midterm elections after Rep. Tom Suozzi of New York announced on Monday he's stepping down to run for governor. It's bad news for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as Democrats face an uphill battle to maintaining their thin majority in Congress just 11 months...
    Senate Majority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerDemocratic frustration growing over stagnating voting rights bills Schumer mourns death of 'amazing' father Feehery: The honest contrarian MORE (D-N.Y.) on Monday said that he will bring President BidenJoe BidenBiden to provide update Monday on US response to omicron variant Restless progressives eye 2024 Emhoff lights first candle in National Menorah-lighting...
    Desperate Democrats are looking at the “nuclear option” to boot Kamala Harris from the White House. This is no surprise. Without question, Her Vice Fraudulency is the biggest failure of a vice presidential pick since Spiro Agnew in 1972. Harris epitomizes an identity hire, the choice of skin color and gender over competence. Harris was...
    Democrat Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-NY) announced he is joining the already crowded race for New York governor, challenging Gov. Kathy Hochul (D), who has had less than a year on the job since she was elevated to the position after the former embattled governor resigned earlier this year. “I am running for Governor of NY as a common...
    The Proud Boys, a right-wing group, marched Saturday on the streets of Long Island, New York, entering stores and approaching Black Friday weekend shoppers. At least 20 members of the organization, which is designated as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center and Anti-Defamation League, paraded through Rockville Centre adorned in black,...
    Reps. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarGOP governor says McCarthy should condemn Boebert's anti-Muslim remarks GOP eyes booting Democrats from seats if House flips Boebert apologizes to Muslims as Democrats call for 'real action to confront racism' MORE (D-Minn.) and Lauren BoebertLauren BoebertGOP governor says McCarthy should condemn Boebert's anti-Muslim remarks GOP eyes booting Democrats from seats if...
    (CNN)On Monday, New York Democratic Rep. Tom Suozzi announced he plans to leave his 3rd District seat behind to run for governor in 2022.Asked about whether control of his seat -- or the House more generally -- mattered much in his decision, Suozzi said it "wasn't a big factor."Which is all well and good for...
    Monday on Fox Business Network’s “Mornings with Maria,” Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) ripped the Democrats for their push to pass another massive social spending package. Scalise accused Democrats of going on a “drunken spending spree” with their spending plans while neglecting the “basic forms and functions of government.” “The Democrats have been on this big...
    On Sunday, CNN “Reliable Sources” host Brian Stelter weighed in on how the media should cover the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus. Stelter lamented that Fox News Channel pundits have been “making jokes” that there would be a new variant every two years ahead of elections to help the Democrats. He described it as...
    Lawmakers returning from a weeklong recess lack the bipartisan agreement needed to keep the government funded past a Dec. 3 deadline and raise the nation’s borrowing limit by Dec. 15, when Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen warned her department would run out of money to repay loans. The two deadlines come ahead of a Christmas...
    Democrats are growing anxious about when – and even whether – Stacey Abrams will enter the 2022 race for Georgia governor as the party sets its sights on capturing a statewide office that narrowly eluded them less than four years ago. Party operatives almost universally believe that Abrams will end up running. But her continued...
    The U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021.Stefani Reynolds | Bloomberg | Getty Images Washington and Wall Street were optimistic Monday that Congress can pass a bill to fund the government and avert a partial shutdown before a Friday deadline. It was unclear for how long lawmakers would try to keep...
    Ironically, Politico White House reporter Eugene Daniels attributed Harris' low approval rating to racism, sexism, Harris being tasked with difficult issues, and Republicans constantly tying Harris to Joe Biden. The White House, however, has branded itself the "Biden-Harris" administration, thereby inextricably tying Harris to Biden. Meanwhile, Buttigieg also boasts bad polling numbers. A recent Rasmussen...