If Republicans retake Congress , Pelosi says she ‘fears for democracy’

The Democratic speaker of the US House, Nancy Pelosi, said she “fears for democracy” if Republicans retake the chamber in November. “It is absolutely essential for our democracy that we win,” Pelosi said in an interview during the 2022 Toner Prizes for political journalism on Monday night. “I fear for our democracy if the Republicans […]

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Supreme Court Nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Hearing begins today

Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson is before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday, as Democrats aim to confirm the first Black woman justice and many Republicans search for a unified message to oppose her. Democrats have touted President Joe Biden’s pick as a qualified, boundary-breaking nominee, while Republicans have criticized her record on crime […]

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Is Biden’s Presidency cursed? ; gas prices are latest headache as midterms loom

The left are urging a green energy revolution. The right are sounding a battle cry of “Drill, baby, drill”. And American voters, tired of political excuses, are feeling angry. Rising gas prices pose a fresh election year headache for Joe Biden. Republicans accuse him of pushing “a radical anti-US energy agenda”. Democrats put the blame […]

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Biden To Cancel Student Debt For Over 100,000 Americans?

Nearly 100,000 people are eligible for student loan debt cancelation, the Department of Education announced on Wednesday. The cancellations would apply to people who were affected by changes the agency made to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF) last year. In total, the cancellations would amount to almost $6.2 billion in student debt relief, […]

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Biden to nominate Ketanji Brown Jackson to be first Black woman to sit on Supreme Court

President Biden is nominating Judge Kentanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, making good on a campaign promise to pick the first Black woman for the nation’s highest court, sources tell Fox News. Brown Jackson, 51, is a judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. Biden will make the announcement […]

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Democrats finally get the memo, inflation is real

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V., has groused about inflation since last year. After months of browbeating Manchin for not supporting the Democrats’ social spending package, other Democrats are now finally joining Manchin with their own inflationary concerns. “We have solutions and we’re going to focus like a laser on reducing costs,” said Senate Majority Leader Chuck […]

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White House Ignores DOJ Closing In On Clinton Associates

White House deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre refused to answer questions about the Durham probe during Monday’s press briefing despite new revelations regarding Democratic efforts to link former President Donald Trump to Russia. “I can’t speak to that report,” Jean-Pierre told reporters on Monday. “I refer you to the Department of Justice.” The exchange comes after special counsel […]

Navy Nuclear Engineer Guilty Of Selling Top Secret Information

A former Navy nuclear engineer pleaded guilty Monday to conspiring to sell closely guarded American secrets about submarine technology to another country. Jonathan Toebbe, 43, was accused of trying to pass information about designs for nuclear-powered submarines to an undercover FBI agent posing as a representative of a foreign government. Toebbe, who prosecutors say hid […]

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Senators Alarmed CIA Misusing Civilians Data

The CIA has a secret, undisclosed data repository that includes information collected about Americans, two Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee said Thursday. While neither the agency nor lawmakers would disclose specifics about the data, the senators alleged the CIA had long hidden details about the program from the public and Congress. Sens. Ron Wyden […]