CBS

Colbert calls staffers’ Capitol arrests: ‘First-degree puppetry’

Stephen Colbert addressed the recent arrests of his crew and production members, who were caught and charged with being in an unauthorized area of a U.S. Capitol building last week. During Monday night’s “Late Show,” Colbert downplayed the arrests as a “very professional” interaction between his staff and “cautious” Capitol Police officers. The host opened […]

Drew Angerer

TV Ratings for Jan. 6 Hearing Are In: 1/2 of viewers changed the channel

Ratings for Thursday night’s prime-time hearing by the House panel investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol incursion show Americans would have preferred some straight news Every one of the three major broadcast networks that aired the hearing ended up with a smaller audience than if they had simply provided their usual news content. Read more […]

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Dem socialist congressional candidate calls for breaking into empty homes

Washington Democratic congressional candidate Rebecca Parson has a bold idea to get Congress to pass housing legislation: have a million people break into empty houses. She also says the minimum wage should be $30/hour Parson, a member of the Democratic Socialists of America, is running to represent Washington’s 6th Congressional District. In a video ad, […]

Techcrunch

While US babies suffer, Congress gives its staff free Peloton memberships

Many Americans are struggling to afford basic necessities under the Biden administration. Meanwhile, members of the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives are spending unnecessary money on their staffers. Sure, elected officials are supposed to represent their constituents, so one would think congressmen would be concerned that Americans cannot afford gas or find baby formula. But it […]

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Pressure builds over spiraling border crisis; Is Mayorkas to blame?

A letter sent this week by more than 130 House Republicans that expressed “grave concerns” about Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas’ suitability for office is the latest instance of Republicans in the chamber ramping up their oversight efforts on the DHS chief amid a spiraling border crisis – a push that has included rumblings of […]