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Biden Was Responsible, Presidential, And The Opposite Of Trump In First News Conference

President Biden drew praise for his first solo news conference where he was honest, responsible, presidential, and the opposite of Trump.

Biden Humiliates Fox News By Laughing At Peter Doocy’s Question

President Biden called on Peter Doocy and told him that his questions make no sense to him then shot down Doocy's claim that he's trying to drag the country to the left.

Biden Busts 5 Republican Senators Who Secretly Support Him

President Biden said that he has five Republican senators come to him and say that they agree with him, but they are too afraid of Trump to vote with him.

Biden Gives The Media A Massive Reality Check During News Conference

President Biden delivered a reality check to mainstream media as they asked him if he should scale down his priorities.

The Supreme Court breaks with Trump on January 6

For once, the Supreme Court shows restraint.

Democrats’ voting rights debacle

Did the party waste a year on a doomed Senate push? Or was this their best chance?

Supreme Court Justices Dispute Report Of Gorsuch Denying Requests To Wear Mask

An NPR report claimed Neil Gorsuch won't wear a mask on the Supreme Court bench despite Sonia Sotomayor's preexisting condition.

Voting Rights Bill Dies As Manchin, Sinema Back GOP Against Filibuster Change

The two Democratic senators killed any chance of passing voting rights legislation by opposing filibuster changes after Republicans blocked it from advancing.

Opinion | The Senate won't even pass the minimum on voting rights

Blocking gerrymandering and making Election Day a holiday shouldn't be a partisan fight.

House Jan. 6 Committee Subpoenas White Nationalist Figures

The panel investigating the assault on the Capitol wants information from two leaders of the “America First” extremist movement.

Live Updates: Republicans Block Action on Voting Rights

Republicans used the filibuster for a fifth time to block action on the bill, and Democrats pledged to begin what appeared to be a doomed bid to change Senate rules to pass it. In a news conference, President Biden predicted Russia would invade Ukraine.

Senators Tim Scott and Cory Booker clash over Jim Crow comparisons.

“The people of this country will not tolerate silencing,” said Senator Amy Klobuchar, Democrat of Minnesota and a chief author of the voting bill. “I think by voting this down, by not allowing us e...

Biden says he will pursue a scaled-back agenda as he defends his first year in office.

President Biden reserved his most aggressive language for Republicans in Congress, accusing them of conspiring to block everything that his administration has tried to do.

Voting rights fight shifts back to statehouses as Senate Democrats fail to advance national protections

Just weeks from the first primaries of the 2022 midterm elections, the fight over voting rights is unfolding again at the state level -- with Republicans in several swing states proposing new measures that would make it harder to vote.

Plans to close all but one polling place in a rural Georgia county reverberate through a battleground state

Voting rights activists are closely monitoring takeovers of local election boards in a state that helped decide the presidency and control of the Senate in 2020.

Senate Dems' filibuster ambitions fall short

Republicans unanimously blocked their election reform legislation — and two centrists joined the GOP in resisting their push to change chamber rules.

Top donors threaten to cut off funding to Sinema

The donors said they will support a primary challenge, and demanded that the senator refund their contributions.

Biden: The GOP epiphany I predicted didn't come

The president’s press conference was a two hour affair filled with self-analysis, contrition and defiance.

Manchin, Sinema join GOP to sink filibuster change for voting bill

Senate Democrats failed to change the legislative filibuster for a voting bill on Wednesday night, after Sens.

Dear Joe: Your First Year Has Been a Total Disaster | RealClearPolitics

Dear Joe: Your First Year Has Been a Total Disaster | RealClearPolitics

The GOP's Hyperpartisan Strategy to Derail Biden's Programs | RealClearPolitics

The GOP's Hyperpartisan Strategy to Derail Biden's Programs | RealClearPolitics

Joe Biden Is the Worst President of My Lifetime | RealClearPolitics

Joe Biden Is the Worst President of My Lifetime | RealClearPolitics

Attempt by Democrats to curb Senate filibuster falls short

Senate Democrats who hoped to curb the filibuster in order to pass two partisan election overhaul bills were thwarted by two centrists in their own party in an expected outcome that highlighted persistent intraparty divisions.

Fact-checking Biden's one-year anniversary press conference

President Joe Biden marked his first year in office by giving a rare press conference — during which he made a series of false or misleading claims about his record to date.

FBI conducts 'court-authorized' search at Rep. Henry Cuellar's home in Texas

Federal agents were spotted conducting a search near the home of Rep. Henry Cuellar's home in Texas on Wednesday.

Republicans block partisan election legislation, triggering filibuster fight

Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked two election bills authored by Democrats that would have rolled back red-state voter integrity laws and increased federal oversight of elections.

CNN Panel Says State Department Doing ‘Clean Up As We Speak’ Immediately After Biden Comments On Russia

Members of a panel on CNN said that President Joe Biden's Wednesday remarks on Russia and Ukraine needed immediate "clean up" from the U.S. Department of State.

Senate Blocks Chuck Schumer's Gambit to Break Filibuster

The Senate blocked Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer's (D-NY) late-night gambit to nuke the filibuster and pass two "voter bills."

Cleanup: Jen Psaki Tries to Walk Back Biden's Weak Statement on Ukraine

Psaki issued a statement trying to undo the damage caused by President Joe Biden's weak statements on Ukraine and Russia.

BREAKING: Democrats Fail to Advance their Ballot Harvesting, Midnight Drop-Box, Election Fraud Legislation in 49-51 Vote

Senate Democrats failed to advance their Election Steal legislation in a 49-51 vote. The vote passed on party lines. Chuck Schumer switched his vote for procedural reasons. The bill will make elections open to all and allow Democrats to manufacture and stuff ballot boxes. It is a dream for Democrats who know they must cheat…

Joe Manchin And Kyrsten Sinema Side With GOP And Block Voting Rights Filibuster Change

After Republicans filibustered proceeding on voting rights legislation, Democratic Sens. Manchin and Sinema blocked a bid to change the filibuster rules.

The Senate filibuster vote dooms much of Democrats’ agenda

A failed vote on filibuster reform guarantees little progress on voting rights — and many other policies.

Supreme Court Rejects Trump Request To Keep Records From Jan. 6 Committee

In an 8-1 decision, the court agreed that Trump cannot stop the release of White House records to lawmakers investigating the attack on the Capitol.

In Rebuke to Trump, Supreme Court Won’t Block Release of Jan. 6 Files

The case was a constitutional clash on the scope of executive privilege and whether a former president may invoke it when the current one has waived it.

Senate Republicans again block voting legislation put forward by Democrats

Senate Republicans once again blocked a voting rights bill put forward by Democrats in the latest partisan showdown over an issue Democrats are urgently seeking to spotlight despite lacking the votes to pass the legislation ahead of the midterm elections just months away.

Why Schumer picked a filibuster fight he couldn't win

The Democratic leader, who'd used the Senate's 60-vote margin to his advantage in the past, took his time — and peeled off dozens of skeptics.

Ossoff and Collins clash over her past support for voting rights legislation

Freshman Sen. Jon Ossoff (D-Ga.), who has kept a low profile for much of his first year in office, spoke up Wednesday evening on the Senate floor to challenge Sen.

Biden Leaves Dems Hanging as Midterms Hit Full Swing | RealClearPolitics

Biden Leaves Dems Hanging as Midterms Hit Full Swing | RealClearPolitics

Kyle's Law: Tennessee self-defense bill presented in Rittenhouse’s honor

Tennessee state Rep. Bruce Griffey presented a self-defense bill, named Kyle’s Law, in honor of Kyle Rittenhouse on Wednesday.

Senate Rejects Filibuster Change, Defeats Election Overhaul Bills In History-Making Day

The Senate Thursday rejected an effort to alter the filibuster to pass their long-sought voting bills, capping one of the most consequential days in the history of the chamber.

Senate Republicans Block Democrat 'Voting Rights' Bills

Senate Republicans blocked two "voting rights" bills, setting the stage for Democrats to try remove the legislative filibuster.

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