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January 26, 2022

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1/23: Blinken, Thompson, McCaul

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here 1/23: Blinken, Thompson, McCaul – CBS News Watch CBSN Live This week on “Face the Nation” with Margaret Brennan, Secretary of State Antony Blinken discusses the escalating standoff between Russia and the U.S. over Ukraine. Plus, Representative Bennie Thompson,......

Letters to the Editor — Jan. 22, 2022

NYPost
Post readers The Issue: President Biden’s claims about his record during a two-hour press conference on Wednesday. Miranda Devine dissected the various claims of President Biden at his Wednesday press conference (“A fool who’s fooling himself,” Jan. 20). Each of his cited declarations threw me into a convulsion. As Devine......

Go bold, GOP: 10 commandments worth running on in midterm elections

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Victor Davis Hanson Here are the Ten Commandments worth running on, some new, some old. Not all are official policy positions. Some are recommendations for action. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics – Click here for Free......

Senate Republicans again expected to block Democrats’ voting legislation

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The Senate is on track to hold a vote Wednesday evening to attempt to break a GOP filibuster on the legislation, which combines key provisions of two bills: the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights......

Thune: Republicans won’t change the filibuster when they’re next in the majority, unless Democrats do now

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Thune: Republicans won’t change the filibuster when they’re next in the majority, unless Democrats do now Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics – Click here for Free......

Ohio’s high court overturns new congressional map saying it ‘unduly favors’ Republicans

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The court’s Republican chief justice joined the three Democratic justices in the majority opinion, while the court’s three other justices dissented. State lawmakers will now have 30 days to draw a new congressional district plan after the court ordered......

Colorado Republicans roll out ‘Commitment to Colorado’ legislative package

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Robert Davis | The Center Square contributor Colorado Republicans rolled out their legislative agenda on the first day of the 2022 session, which includes over 40 bills. The party’s leaders said Wednesday they will focus on rising crime, the......

Fed vice chairwoman nominee Brainard grilled by Republicans on climate change

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Zachary Halaschak Lael Brainard, President Joe Biden’s pick for vice chairwoman of the Federal Reserve, faced questions from Republicans during a confirmation hearing on Thursday about the Fed’s role relating to climate change. Brainard, who is well-liked by the......

Pennsylvania Senate Republicans score court victory in elections investigation

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Victor Skinner | The Center Square A Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court has denied a request by legislative Democrats and Attorney General Josh Shapiro to block the release of voters’ information to the Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee investigating the 2020 general......

5 recall attempts later, Kansas City mayor is fighting Covid and Republicans

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here What challenges do you face working in a weak mayoral system? Policing in particular is an area where you frankly need that strong position and that ability to — if the electorate votes for you — to say, “We are......

Republicans warn Biden and Democrats against changing Senate rules to pass voting rights bills

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Republicans on Tuesday issued a stark warning to President Joe Biden and Senate Democrats: change the Senate rules at your peril.  Mr. Biden on Tuesday endorsed changes to the Senate filibuster, the rule that requires 60 votes to advance......

Top Republicans stand up for Rounds after Trump’s attack: He ‘told the truth’

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “I think Sen. Rounds told the truth about what happened in the 2020 election,” Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell told CNN on Tuesday. “And I agree with him.” The back-and-forth is the latest sign that many Republicans — particularly......

Biden targets Republicans, supports Senate rule change for voting rights law

Reuters
ATLANTA, Jan 11 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden on Tuesday made an impassioned plea for U.S. voting rights legislation stalled in Congress and said Democratic lawmakers should make a major change in Senate rules to override Republican opposition. Calling it a “battle for the soul of America,” Biden put the......

President Biden to deliver remarks on voting rights fight in Atlanta

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here President Biden to deliver remarks on voting rights fight in Atlanta – CBS News Watch CBSN Live President Biden is traveling to Atlanta, Georgia, to advocate for protecting the right to vote as Democrats prepare to advance two new......

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