NYT slams Republicans when they block Democrat judges, praise Democrats when they block GOP judges
The NYT editorial board published various op-eds over the past eight years taking different positions on "blue slips", a Senate procedure that empowers the minority party to block nominees.foxnews.com
Fireworks in House after Democrat says 'insurrectionists' should be banned from leading Pledge of Allegiance
A routine House committee meeting erupted into a heated, nearly hour-long debate Wednesday over the Pledge of Allegiance, with one Democratic lawmaker saying that "insurrectionists" who backed former President Donald Trump's efforts to overturn the 2020 election should be banned from leading it.news.yahoo.com
Hochul's $227B budget helps NYC transit, migrant response
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul proposed dramatic spending to help New York City handle a wave of international migrants and to stabilize its reeling public transit system with her $227 billion state budget Wednesday, even as she warned of tougher economic times ahead.
Tyre Nichols: Tim Scott blames Dems for failed police reform meant to ensure ‘only the best wearing the badge'
Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., on Monday called out Democrats like Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., for opposing the Justice Act and other federal level police reform over the past eight years.foxnews.com
Letters: Which side of the fence
MarthaTalamasMcAllenDocumentdichotomyThe Republicans and Democrats knew Donald Trump had top-secret documents in his possession. Many Republicans even denied that Trump had any such top-secret documents. Of course, any time documents are mishandled, especially top-secret documents, it needs to be taken seriously. Do the conservative media even bother to acknowledge that Whelan tried to betray the trust of our country while serving in the Marines? teen asAre these the same conservative media that are ready to welcome him home with open arms, forgetting all the bad behavior he displayed during his time as a Marine?myrgv.com
Uvalde families press urgency after California shootings
Families of the 21 victims killed in a Texas elementary school shooting last May gathered Tuesday at the state capitol in Austin to renew their calls for tighter assault weapon restrictions, just days after three separate shootings in California left 24 people dead.
Two years after Texas’ voting rights showdown gripped the nation, lawmakers again push dozens of elections bills
State policymakers have mapped out familiar territory early in the legislative session, with Democrats seeking to expand voting access and Republicans pledging to make elections more secure.
Majority of 16k canceled Pa. mail-in ballots were from Dems
New state data shows that an election eve Pennsylvania court decision that said mail-in ballots without accurate handwritten dates on their exterior envelopes can’t count resulted in otherwise valid votes being canceled in the high-stakes November election.
Buses from Texas drop off more than 100 migrants in a bitterly cold Washington, D.C., on Christmas Eve
Gov. Greg Abbott reportedly sent the migrants, who arrived at Vice President Kamala Harris’ residence Saturday night. The governor has been busing migrants to Democratic-let cities since April and first sent buses to Harris’ home in September.
Jeffries makes historic bid to lead House Dems after Pelosi
A day after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced she would step aside, congressman Hakeem Jeffries of New York has announced his history-making bid to become the first Black person to helm a major political party in Congress as leader of the House Democrats.