Trump’s bond with GOP deepens after primary wins, FBI search

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s pick for governor in the swing state of Wisconsin easily defeated a favorite of the Republican establishment. In Connecticut, the state that launched the Bush family and its brand of compassionate conservatism, a fiery Senate contender who promoted Trump’s election lies upset the state GOP’s endorsed candidate. Meanwhile in … Read more

Senate passes long-sought bill to help veterans affected by burn pits

CNN — The Senate voted Tuesday night to pass a long-sought bipartisan legislation to expand health care benefits for millions of veterans exposed to toxic burn pits during their military service, sending the bill to President Joe Biden to sign into law. The final vote was 86-11. Passage of the bill marks the end of … Read more

Donald Trump’s wild Truth Social rant after Capitol Hill riot hearing

Former President Donald Trump raged on his social media site Truth Social after Thursday’s hearing by the House select committee investigating last year’s Capitol riot, saying at one point that “the USA is going to hell.” While the committee highlighted the 45th president’s inaction for more than three hours as his supporters laid siege to … Read more

Joe Biden’s Plan to Nominate an Anti-Abortion Judge Even More Absurd Than Previously Thought

A lot of people are pretty disappointed with Joe Biden at the moment and with good reason. Hopefully not disappointed à la “We were lifelong Democrats but are going to vote Republican now,” because that’s extremely “I’ll have the platter of shit with bits of broken glass in it,” but disappointed in a way that … Read more

Joe Biden Needs to Meet the Moment on Abortion Rights

president Joe Biden has vowed to do everything he can to fight for reproductive healthcare after the fall of Roe v. wade, even calling on Thursday for a filibuster carve-out to protect abortion and other privacy rights. But a reported deal with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to appoint a conservative, anti-choice attorney to a … Read more

US Supreme Court limits government powers to curb greenhouse gases

The US Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the government’s key environmental agency cannot issue broad limits on greenhouse gases, sharply curtailing the power of President Joe Biden’s administration to battle climate change. By a majority of 6-3, the high court found that the Environmental Protection Agency did not have the power to set sweeping caps … Read more

Laxalt’s Nevada win sets up fierce race for Senate control

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Adam Laxalt, a former state attorney general who has embraced lies about the 2020 electionwon the Republican nomination for a pivotal Nevada Senate seat, fending off a challenge from a political newcomer and setting up what will likely be a fierce and costly race against incumbent Catherine Cortez Mastoone of the … Read more

Joe Biden suggests razing Texas shooting school, goes on anti-gun tirade

US President Joe Biden has suggested razing the school where 19 children and two teachers were shot and killed last week. President Biden told a local politician while visiting Uvalde on Sunday that the US government may provide resources to raze Robb Elementary School, where 19 children and two teachers were shot and killed earlier … Read more

Mitch McConnell Shows Interest in Passing Gun Reform, an Act He’ll Undoubtedly Follow Up by Doing Jack S–t

Two days after the horrific Uvalde, Texas, elementary school shooting, Mitch McConnell has said he told Texas senator John Cornyn to meet with Democrats to try to come up with a legislative solution in response to the tragic event that left at least 19 small children and two teachers dead. “I met with Senator Cornyn … Read more

Shaquille O’Neal has some interesting thoughts on Uvalde

Shaquille O’Nealphoto: Getty Images It can’t be easy to be Shaquille O’Neal. I remember meeting him many years ago, and thinking, “that’s the biggest human being to ever live.” Factually, of course that’s not correct, but for those who have a friend who is 6-foot-5, and your life does not intersect with professional basketball often, … Read more