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Florida ‘moving in wrong direction’ with voting restrictions, White House says – as it happened

Florida governor signs into law bill to restrict mail-in votingHouse Republicans bid to oust Cheney from conference chair roleHillary Clinton: ‘There has to be a reckoning with disinformation’ 12.56am BST 12.13am BST Mike Jordan reports for the Guardian: Idaho’s governor, Brad Little, has a bill signed into law that aims to restrict critical race theory from being taught as a subject in schools and universities.The bill, H377, prevents teachers from “indoctrinating” students into belief...
Tags: Florida, Republicans, White House, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Democrats, US politics, Idaho, Donald Trump, Cheney, Clinton, Mike Jordan, US voting rights, Brad Little


Florida ‘moving in wrong direction’ with voting restrictions, White House says – live

Florida governor signs into law bill to restrict mail-in votingHouse Republicans bid to oust Cheney from conference chair roleHillary Clinton: ‘There has to be a reckoning with disinformation’ 6.18pm BST Congressman Adam Kinzinger, one of Liz Cheney’s few defenders in the House Republican caucus, has criticized his colleagues for their “capitulation to crazy”.The Illinois Republican was responding to Elise Stefanik’s appearance on Steve Bannon’s podcast this week. Stefanik has already receiv...
Tags: Florida, Republicans, White House, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Democrats, Gop, US politics, Illinois, Donald Trump, Cheney, Clinton, Bannon, House Republican, Adam Kinzinger


Meet Victoria Toensing and Joseph diGenova, the Republican power couple caught up in the FBI's Rudy Giuliani investigation

Rudolph Giuliani, Joseph diGenova, and Victoria Toensing, attorneys for then-President Donald Trump, conduct a news conference. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Image Victoria Toensing was served a search warrant alongside Rudy Giuliani last week. She and her husband and law partner, Joseph diGenova, have been close to Giuliani for decades. They were instrumental in the Ukraine scandal that led to former president Donald Trump's first impeachment. See more stories on Insider...
Tags: Europe, Politics, News, Media, Law, Vladimir Putin, Obama, Congress, Senate, White House, Russia, New York City, US, Trends, Reagan, Joe Biden


Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says higher interest rates may be needed so economy doesn't 'overheat'

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen. Jacquelyn Martin/AP It might be necessary to lift interest rates to keep the economy from overheating, Janet Yellen said. The Treasury Secretary's comments contrast with the Fed's plans to hold rates near zero through 2023. Some experts fear Biden's latest spending plans risk dangerously strong inflation. See more stories on Insider's business page. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is among the country's most experienced economic policy e...
Tags: Obama, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Atlantic, Treasury, Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve, Biden, Clinton, Yellen, Fed, Larry Summers, Council of Economic Advisors, Jen Psaki


Biden's first 100 days are a big break with the Reagan legacy. He says jobs and families need an active state.

President Joe Biden leaves the House Chamber with Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) after his joint address to Congress. Melina Mara/Pool/AFP via Getty Images Biden is spending big to expand the nation's safety net in the wake of the pandemic. In his first 100 days, he spent $1.9 trillion and pitched another $4 trillion to assist families and create jobs. "COVID has now created a stormwave of support for government," Barney Frank told Insider. See more stori...
Tags: Obama, Congress, Washington, Mexico, Senate, White House, US, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Reagan, Turkey, Joe Biden, Getty Images, Gop, Margaret Thatcher


Right-wing media keeps trying to force easily-debunked Biden scandals instead of focusing on actual policy

President Joe Biden. Scott Olson/Getty Images President Joe Biden continues to prove difficult for Republicans to attack. Several recent purported scandals that dominated right-wing media have been easily debunked. Attacks on Biden are not sticking like they did for Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ever since the 2020 campaign, Republicans have struggled to land the same kinds of attacks on Joe Biden that worked on Barack Obama and Hillary C...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Obama, Washington, White House, Virginia, Politico, Barack Obama, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Analysis, Gop, Hillary Clinton, Fox News, Biden


'Maybe I just wasn't good enough': Elizabeth Warren reflects on unsuccessful presidential campaign in new book

Then-US presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren speaks during a rally at Washington Square Park in New York on September 16, 2019. Preston Ehrler/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Sen. Warren reflects on her unsuccessful 2020 presidential bid in her upcoming book, "Persist." After entering the race to much fanfare, she was unable to translate that enthusiasm to votes. "Maybe I just wasn't good enough to reassure the voters," she wrote. See more stories on Insider's business ...
Tags: Politics, New York, Senate, White House, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Gop, Hillary Clinton, Warren, Biden, Donald Trump, Hillary, Vermont


Biden's first 100 days is all about jobs and families - and he's willing to spend big in a break with the Reagan legacy

President Joe Biden leaves the House Chamber with Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) after his joint address to Congress. Melina Mara/Pool/AFP via Getty Images Biden is spending big to expand the nation's safety net in the wake of the pandemic. In his first 100 days, he spent $1.9 trillion and pitched another $4 trillion to assist families and create jobs. "COVID has now created a stormwave of support for government," Barney Frank told Insider. See more stori...
Tags: Obama, Congress, Washington, Mexico, Senate, White House, US, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Reagan, Turkey, Joe Biden, Getty Images, Gop, Margaret Thatcher


BIDEN'S FIRST 100 DAYS: How they compare with Trump's, Obama's, Bush's, and Clinton's

From left: presidents Donald Trump, Bill Clinton, Joe Biden, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama. Mandel NGAN/AFP via Getty; Ben Gabbe/Getty Images for Common Sense Media; Win McNamee/Getty; Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty; Scott Olson/Getty; Shayanne Gal/Insider Presidents have been judged by their performance in their first 100 days for nine decades. From approval ratings to executive orders, there's a lot to judge them by. Insider compared Biden's first 100 days to t...
Tags: Politics, Laws, News, Obama, Congress, Senate, White House, Virginia, Defense, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Data, Features


New photos show Epstein and Maxwell were VIP guests in Clinton's White House

The disgusting duo were invited to the White House in 1993, after Epstein reportedly donated money to have the Oval Office refurbished.
Tags: White House, Maxwell, Clinton, Oval Office, Epstein


Parsons on Ideological Skewness

The relation of an ideological system to the social system in which it takes root is highly complex, and subject to a great deal of variation in different circumstances. In a well-integrated society the dominant ideology in large measure reflects and interprets a large part of the system of actually institutionalized patterns. But even in the most stable societies the ideological patterns are selective relative to the institutional. Ideological formulation often reflects a need to justify, which...
Tags: Politics, Current Events, Jazz, Hillary, Polarization, Clinton, Psychoanalysis, Bernie, Parsons, Stefan Kac, Ideology, Talcott Parsons, Parsons (Talcott


Biden says Walter Mondale paved a way for others and was a model for his service

President Joe Biden, right, and former Vice President Walter Mondale share a laugh during a discussion as part of a tribute to Mondale at George Washington University's Jack Morton Auditorium, October 20 2015. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Biden honored the contributions of former Vice President Walter Mondale to his own career. Mondale, who was former President Jimmy Carter's vice president, died on Monday at the age of 93. Mondale also served as a senator, attorney general, and dip...
Tags: Japan, Politics, New York, Minnesota, Obama, Senate, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Jimmy Carter, Biden, Kamala Harris, Clinton, Democratic Party


Former Vice President Walter Mondale, who served with Jimmy Carter, dead at 93

Walter Mondale, Former Vice President of the United States, sat on stage with former President Jimmy Carter during a celebration of Mondale's 90th birthday Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 at the McNamara Alumni Center on the University of Minnesota's campus in Minneapolis. Anthony Souffle/Star Tribune via Getty Images Walter Mondale, who served as vice president under Jimmy Carter, died at the age of 93. See more stories on Insider's business page. Walter Mondale, who served as vice pr...
Tags: Death, Japan, Politics, New York, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Washington, US, Trends, Reagan, Getty Images, Speed, United States, Ronald Reagan, Obituaries, Jimmy Carter


Jimmy Carter mourns the death of Walter Mondale, calling him the 'best vice president in our country's history'

Walter Mondale, Former Vice President of the United States, sat on stage with former President Jimmy Carter during a celebration of Mondale's 90th birthday Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 at the McNamara Alumni Center on the University of Minnesota's campus in Minneapolis. Anthony Souffle/Star Tribune via Getty Images Jimmy Carter mourned the death of his former vice president, Walter Mondale, who died on Monday. Carter said he considered Mondale "the best vice president in our country'...
Tags: Japan, Politics, New York, Minnesota, Minneapolis, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Getty Images, United States, Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter, Clinton, Carter, University of Minnesota, Mondale


Pelosi says in new book that Trump's 2016 victory felt 'like a mule kicking you in the back over and over again'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) arrives for an event on Capitol Hill on April 14, 2021. AP Photo/Susan Walsh After Hillary Clinton's loss in 2016, Nancy Pelosi said that Trump's victory was "stunningly scary." "How could they elect such a person - who talked that way about women," she wondered. Trump's win drove Pelosi to stay in the House and continue her work in Washington. See more stories on Insider's business page. In 2016, then-Democratic House Minority Lead...
Tags: Politics, Congress, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Hillary Clinton, House, House Of Representatives, Wisconsin, Capitol Hill, Michigan, Nancy Pelosi


Elon Musk's brother Kimbal Musk, typically a Democrat donor, gave $2,800 to each GOP lawmaker who voted to impeach Trump

Former President Donald Trump (left) and entrepreneur Kimbal Musk. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images, Michael Loccisano/Getty Images Kimbal Musk gave $2,800 to each of the 10 GOP lawmakers who backed Trump's impeachment. Musk had previously to Democratic lawmakers including President Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton. His brother, Elon Musk, has donated to both Republicans and Democrats in the past. See more stories on Insider's business page. Restaurateur and philanthropist Kimbal Musk, the...
Tags: Elon Musk, Obama, Senate, Barack Obama, Trends, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Gop, Hillary Clinton, House, Republican, Biden, Donald Trump, Republican National Committee, Musk, Clinton


The Biden administration reportedly spent months preparing for an inflation spike that hasn't come yet - and it's still worried

President Joe Biden meets with Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S., January 29, 2021. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters White House and Treasury officials spent months testing inflation scenarios, the NYT reports. No scenario showed inflation rising so quickly that the Fed would lose control of price growth. The findings open the door for Biden to spend trillions more on infrastructure and social care. See more stories on Insider's business pa...
Tags: Obama, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, New York Times, Treasury, Nyt, Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve, Biden, Times, Clinton, Yellen, Fed


NRA-ILA: A Radical Idea: It’s Not the Gun, it’s the Criminal

Blame the criminal, not the gun. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Rahm Emanuel, recently the mayor of Chicago and who has previously served as a member of the Clinton Administration and as President Obama’s White House chief of staff, proposed a few curious gun control ideas while appearing as a panelist on ABC’s This Week program on March 28. To get Republican support and pass new gun control laws, he said, Democrats, must “focus on the criminal, not the gun.” Focusing “on the criminal [as...
Tags: Guns, Obama, Abc, White House, America, Chicago, Biden, Clinton, Rahm Emanuel, U S Supreme Court, Emanuel, IMG, American Civil Liberties Union ACLU, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA


What Hillary Gets Wrong in Her Gun Control Push – Again

By Larry Keane Gun-grabbers like Hillary Clinton, just can’t help themselves apparently. IMG iStock 1195632653 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Hillary Clinton just can’t help herself. Never mind that her tone-deaf demand for gun control caused gun owners to come out in record numbers to deny her an all-but-assured White House victory in 2016. She’s doubling down. Five years on, she’s still spitting vitriol on Americans. She still wants to punish freedom-loving Americans instead of criminals. She’s ...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Senate, White House, America, Hillary Clinton, Benjamin Franklin, Cruz, Clinton, Thomas Jefferson, Sen Cruz, U S Supreme Court, Jennifer Palmieri, IMG, Jefferson, U S Sen Ted Cruz


Former GOP House Speaker John Boehner says he wishes he'd fought against Bill Clinton's impeachment by Republicans

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton shakes hands with House Speaker John Boehner at the Inaugural Luncheon in Statuary Hall on Inauguration day at the U.S. Capitol building January 21, 2013 in Washington D.C. Allison Shelley/Getty Images John Boehner, the former Republican House Speaker, wrote in his forthcoming memoir that he regrets supporting former President Bill Clinton's impeachment. He argued that the impeachment was a political effort by his party to win House seats in the midt...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Republicans, Washington, Senate, White House, Trends, Gop, House, Bill Clinton, John Boehner, Boehner, The New York Times, Donald Trump, The Washington Post


10 Things in Politics: John Boehner's wildest stories

John Boehner at Donald Trump's inauguration in January 2017. Tom Williams/Getty Images Good morning! If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. I'm Brent Griffiths. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about today:Former House Speaker John Boehner is raising eyebrows with his new bookRep. Matt Gaetz reportedly sent $900 to ally and accused sex traffickerRanking Virginia's 7 GOP gubernatorial hopefuls from most to l...
Tags: Transportation, Florida, Politics, Texas, Obama, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Senate, White House, Virginia, America, Trends, Georgia, Nasa, Getty Images


As Nina Turner runs for Congress in Ohio's 11th Congressional District, her local roots take center stage

Former Ohio state Sen. Nina Turner. David McNew/Getty Images Nina Turner is running for Congress in Ohio's 11th Congressional District. Turner, a Cleveland native, represented parts of the district as a state senator. If elected to Congress, she would bring a distinct progressive voice to Congress. See more stories on Insider's business page. During the 2016 Democratic presidential primaries, former Ohio state Sen. Nina Turner emerged as one of the most passionate surrogates for In...
Tags: Politics, New York, Congress, Senate, West Virginia, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Economy, Getty Images, Hillary Clinton, House, New Jersey, House Of Representatives, Medicare, Ohio


It is time America takes Asian American policy concerns seriously

People demonstrate against anti-Asian violence and racism on March 27, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. Mario Tama/Getty Images The increase in violence against Asian Americans has sparked awareness about anti-Asian racism. This is the moment for the AAPI community to push for policy goals such as data disaggregation. As an influential voter block, Asian Americans must be taken seriously politically and socially. Amitoj Singh is a New York based journalist who has previously been Princi...
Tags: New York, Congress, Senate, White House, India, US, America, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, House, New York Times, Manhattan, Department Of Justice, Biden


Time to go clothes shopping. How I lost 35 pounds during the COVID pandemic.

DC bureau chief Darren Samuelsohn in March 2020 and again in March 2021. He lost 35 pounds between the two pictures. Darren Samuelsohn I lost 35 pounds during the pandemic while starting a new job as Insider's DC bureau chief. The weight probably wouldn't have come off had I not first gotten an intestinal infection common for people in their 40s. A nutritionist helped me stop eating sugar, carbs, and fats and instead choose healthier options. Visit the Business section of Insider f...
Tags: Politics, Science, Washington, Life, Politico, America, Trends, Earth, Weight Loss, Washington Dc, Healthcare, Dc, Chicago Cubs, Clinton, Insider, Trump


The 'border-industrial complex' is bigger than Trump or Biden, and it thrives on crisis

US Border Patrol agents follow the tire tracks of drug smugglers through the Sonoran Desert in the Tohono O'odham Reservation in Arizona, near the US-Mexico border, December 9, 2010. Getty Images/John Moore President Donald Trump made the US-Mexico border, and migration there, a centerpiece of his presidency. An influx of migrants at the border has become a dominant issue of President Joe Biden's first weeks in office. How Biden addresses the border remains to be seen, but his admi...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, Washington, Mexico, Senate, White House, Iraq, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Dhs, Afghanistan, United States, House, Border, Bill Clinton


Current aide says Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed her, bringing number of accusers to 9

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Spencer Platt/Getty Images A current employee for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo came forward to accuse him of sexual harassment. The aide, Alyssa McGrath, told the New York Times that Cuomo made suggestive comments to her. Cuomo "fostered an unusual work triangle with her and her friend," another accuser, The Times said. See more stories on Insider's business page. A ninth woman has come forward to accuse New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment, the New...
Tags: Post, Florida, Politics, New York, Washington Post, Trends, New York Times, The Times, Breaking News, Times, Andrew Cuomo, Sexual Harassment, Albany, Mcgrath, Clinton, Cuomo


An Army lieutenant says New York Rep. Tom Reed sexually harassed her when she was a junior lobbyist

Rep. Tom Reed, R-N.Y., speaks in the House. House Television via AP A former lobbyist told the Washington Post that GOP Rep. Tom Reed sexually harassed her. Nicolette Davis said a drunk Reed unhooked her bra and touched her thighs at a bar in 2017. Reed, reportedly considering a run for New York governor in 2022, denied her account. See more stories on Insider's business page. An Army lieutenant and former lobbyist said that New York Rep. Tom Reed, a Republican reportedly considering ...
Tags: Post, Politics, New York, Washington Post, Senate, White House, Trends, Ap, Gop, House, Army, Davis, Capitol Hill, Lake Erie, Andrew Cuomo, US Army


Gov. Andrew Cuomo kept a dartboard with NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio's face on it, according to report

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D). Lev Radin, Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images Andrew Cuomo had a dartboard with Bill de Blasio's face on it in his pool house. The new detail comes from a New Yorker report on Lindsey Boylan, a Cuomo accuser and former staffer. The governor and mayor have been in a well-documented feud for years. See more stories on Insider's business page. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo had a dartboard with New York City Mayor Bill ...
Tags: Politics, New York, New York City, Trends, New York Times, Hud, Bill De Blasio, Andrew Cuomo, Wall Street Journal, Albany, De Blasio, Clinton, D, Cuomo, City Hall, Department of Housing and Urban Development HUD


Cuomo made one aide cry by ridiculing her haircut and made fun of a male staffer for being 'fat,' new report says

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Albin Lohr-Jones/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been accused of sexual misconduct by seven women, including former staffers. The New Yorker shares how Cuomo fostered a bullying work environment that kept women from speaking out. Cuomo has a well-documented history of attacking his opponents. See more stories on Insider's business page. An explosive new report from Ronan Farrow at the New Yorker claims that New York ...
Tags: Politics, New York, Scandal, NYC, New York City, Trends, Joe Biden, New York Times, The Times, Bill De Blasio, Biden, Times, Andrew Cuomo, Msnbc, New Yorker, De Blasio


Biden is considering a major federal tax increase for the first time in nearly 30 years, report says

President Joe Biden Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images President Joe Biden is reportedly planning a tax increase in his next spending package. Bloomberg reported that Biden is considering raising the corporate tax rate from 21% to 28%. Biden's also thinking about increasing income taxes for individuals who earn over $400,000 a year. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden is preparing to include a federal tax increase in his next big economic package, accordin...
Tags: Politics, Taxes, News, Congress, White House, Trends, Tax, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Biden, Stimulus, Clinton, Corporate Tax, Trump, Tax Rates, Jen Psaki



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