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Mitch McConnell referred to the $3.5 trillion social spending bill as a Democratic attempt towards 'permanent socialism'

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky speaks after a GOP policy luncheon on Capitol Hill. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell bashed Democrats' $3.5 trillion social spending bill. He called it "an effort to exploit this terrible but temporary pandemic as a Trojan Horse for permanent socialism." See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. GOP Leader Mitch McConnell said that the $3.5 trillion social spending bill being crafted...
Tags: Politics, News, Kentucky, Senate, Trends, Democrats, Gop, Socialism, House, Mitch McConnell, Trojan Horse, Capitol Hill, Democrat, Republican, Democratic, McConnell


Republicans ignore hard recall lessons at own peril

SACRAMENTO – On the eve of California’s second-ever gubernatorial recall election, polls showed dire news for those hoping to bounce Gavin Newsom from office and replace him with someone with a more conservative mindset. Despite my issues with the governor, I was far more disappointed with the statements from recall supporters than from the polling data. Before voting was even finished, Republican “leaders promoted unsubstantiated claims that the race was rigged or compromised by misconduct,” AP...
Tags: California, Washington Post, Opinion, Washington, Sacramento, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Gop, Davis, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Democrat, Republican, Donald Trump, Gavin Newsom, Trump


Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasts Sen. Joe Manchin for 'weird, patronizing behavior' after he referred to her as a 'young lady'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez; Sen. Joe Manchin Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call via Getty Images; MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed Sen. Joe Manchin after he referred to her as a "young lady." The New York Democrat called Manchin's comments "weird" and "patronizing." Ocasio-Cortez has criticized Manchin over his opposition to Democrat's $3.5 trillion spending package. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took ...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Congress, Washington, Senate, West Virginia, Trends, ExxonMobil, Joe Biden, Cnn, Getty Images, Infrastructure, House, Bill, Democrat


McCarthy warns telecoms against cooperating with Jan. 6 probe

By Ryan Nobles and Annie Grayer | CNN House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday issued a veiled threat to companies that cooperate with the House select committee investigating the deadly January 6 riot at the US Capitol, warning that “a Republican majority will not forget.” “If these companies comply with the Democrat order to turn over private information, they are in violation of federal law and subject to losing their ability to operate in the United States,” the California Republican ...
Tags: National News, News, Politics, Capitol Breach, Crime, Donald Trump, Impeachment


AOC blames 'conservative Democrats' and Biden administration inaction on failure to extend eviction moratorium

Progressives like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Democrat of New York. Alex Wong/Getty Images New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday blamed members of her own party for allowing the federal eviction moratorium to expire. AOC said the Biden administration should've acted more quickly in directing Congress to act. "We cannot in good faith blame the Republican Party when House Democrats have the majority," she said during a CNN interview. See more stories on Insider's bus...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Congress, California, White House, US, Trends, Cnn, Missouri, House, Nancy Pelosi, Republican Party, Democrat, Biden, Bush


Morning Docket: 07.01.21

* A family is suing an auction house for purportedly losing a rare photograph of Babe Ruth. Could be the plot of a sequel to Sandlot... [Democrat & Chronicle] * The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has overturned Bill Cosby's conviction for sexual misconduct. [Business Insider] * An Ohio lawyer has been suspended from practice after his paralegal embezzled $200,000 under the lawyer's watch. [Enquirer] * A Texas lawyer, who allegedly bribed a judge, has resigned from practice. [Texas Lawyer] * J...
Tags: Texas, Law, California, Bill Cosby, James Franco, Ohio, Fox News, Baseball, Democrat, Gavin Newsom, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Babe Ruth, Democrat Chronicle, Morning Docket


Naomi Wolf's slide from feminist, Democratic Party icon to the 'conspiracist whirlpool'

Naomi Wolf, photographed at the Edinburgh International Book Festival in 2019. Simone Padovani/Awakening/Getty Images The best-selling author and one-time Democratic Party insider has aligned herself with figures from the political far right. At rallies for her 'Five Freedoms' campaign, Wolf has railed against vaccine passports, mandatory masks, and emergency laws. The academic scandal over her latest book Outrages: Sex, Censorship & The Criminalization of Love undermined her lit...
Tags: Books, Politics, UK, New York, Isis, London, News, Oregon, America, San Francisco, Trends, Joe Biden, Bbc, House Of Lords, Britain, Maine


Who's afraid of Naomi Wolf?

Naomi Wolf, photographed at the Edinburgh International Book Festival in 2019. Simone Padovani/Awakening/Getty Images The best-selling author and one-time Democratic Party insider has aligned herself with figures from the political far right. At rallies for her 'Five Freedoms' campaign, Wolf has railed against vaccine passports, mandatory masks, and emergency laws. The academic scandal over her latest book Outrages: Sex, Censorship & The Criminalization of Love undermined her lit...
Tags: Books, Politics, UK, New York, Isis, London, News, Oregon, America, San Francisco, Trends, Joe Biden, Bbc, House Of Lords, Britain, Maine


Manchin to Realtors: Bipartisanship is built on personal relationships

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, a Democrat, and Shelley Moore Capito, a Republican, discussed making deals across the aisle at the National Association of Realtors' midyear conference.
Tags: West Virginia, Regulations, Joe Biden, Radio, Democrat, Republican, Biden, Bipartisan, NAR, Manchin, National Association of Realtors, Joe Manchin, Shelley Moore Capito, Sen Joe Manchin, Markets & Economy, Select


NRSC Hiding Swamp Loyalties in Fundraising Appeals to Trump Supporters

From their fundraising appeals, you’d think the entire Republican National Senate Committee does. (RNSC/Facebook) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Stop Biden from DESTROYING Trump’s Wall!” an email solicitation from the National Republican Senatorial Committee urges.  “Biden is DESTROYING Trump’s Border Security!  He stopped construction on Trump’s wall and may start to tear it down.  And now the CRISIS on our southern border is worse than ever!” “The border is now OPEN to drug cartels and human tr...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, Guns, Supreme Court, Washington Post, Senate, Immigration, America, Keystone, Republican Party, Resistance, Democrat, Republican, Biden, Churchill, Trump


Democrats get the Gun Control They Voted For

Democrats get the Gun Control They Voted For IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A.– -(AmmoLand.com)- Some of my friends are democrats. Many are gun owners. They call themselves “pro-gun” Democrats. I’m struggling to figure out what that means. So far, Democrat politicians are keeping their promise to disarm honest gun owners. In 2020, the democrat party ran on a platform of gun control. They ran on a platform of gun confiscation. They were not subtle about it. It was front-and-center during their campaign. On t...
Tags: Guns, Congress, California, US, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Fbi, New Jersey, Democrat, Biden, Kamala Harris, Hilary Clinton, Nra, HARRIS, IMG, Illinois State Police


Stacey Abrams slams proposed voting restrictions in Georgia as 'racist' and a 'redux of Jim Crow in a suit and tie'

emocratic politician Stacey Abrams speaks to the media before the Democratic Presidential Debate at Tyler Perry Studios November 20, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Stacey Abrams called Republicans' efforts to place restrictions on voting with new proposed bills "racist." "It is a redux of Jim Crow, in a suit and tie," Abrams said on CNN "State of the Union." The bills would end early voting on Sundays. See more stories on Insider's business page. Democratic leade...
Tags: News, Nbc, Senate, Trends, Georgia, Vote, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, Democrat, Republican, Donald Trump, Jim Crow, Democratic, Jake Tapper, Atlanta Georgia


Democrats File the First of Many Anti-Rights Bills Aimed at Gun Owners

The Biden-Harris ticket could spell the end of the Second Amendment if elected. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A.– -(AmmoLand.com)- Democrat politicians said they wanted to disarm us. The Democrats didn’t wait long. White House press secretary Jen Psaki said President Biden would love to see action on gun control. The President promised to act on day one on this issue. This is an issue he is personally committed to. Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee filed two gun control bills, House resolutions 125 and 127. ...
Tags: Texas, Guns, California, White House, Time, US, Fbi, Chicago, United States, House, Gun Control, Democrat, Biden, Baltimore, Nra, Lee


The House will vote to strip conspiracy theorist Marjorie Taylor Greene of her committee assignments

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) reads an objection on January 7, 2021 to the counting of the certificate of vote from the state of Michigan during a joint session of Congress after the session resumed following protests at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images House Democrats will vote on Thursday to strip conspiracy theorist Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of her committee assignments. Democratic leadership said it couldn't come to an agreement with Republicans o...
Tags: Politics, News, Maryland, Congress, Senate, America, Trends, Georgia, Washington Dc, House, Mitch McConnell, Michigan, Democrat, Republican, Donald Trump, Trump


Democrats Imposing Measures on Citizens They Condemn for ‘Undocumented’ Foreigners

Madam Speaker makes sure she'll be protected. You, not so much. (Nancy Pelosi/Facebook) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Following the January 6 insurrection, a seven-foot, non-scalable fence was added around the Capitol Hill complex,” Business Insider reveals in a Sunday article on “ramped up” security for the Biden inauguration. “Barbed wire sits atop the fence, providing an additional barrier to entry to the grounds.” “This morning while in that half-awake /half-asleep state, out of nowhere I th...
Tags: Facebook, Voting, Guns, Supreme Court, Washington, Senate, Virginia, Joe Biden, Fbi, Chicago, United States, Washington Dc, House, Kabul, Capitol Hill, Associated Press


Congress will try to buy more time for stimulus negotiations by voting on a one-week extension of government funding until December 18

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/POOL/AFP via Getty Images House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer announced the chamber would vote on a one-week extension of government funding to buy more time for relief negotiations. "I am disappointed that we have not yet reached agreement on government funding," Hoyer said on Monday. Congress is aiming to attach a coronavirus relief bill to the must-pass spending package this month. The ...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Washington Post, Kentucky, Senate, Trends, Economy, Policy, House, Mitch McConnell, Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat, Donald Trump, Stimulus, Unemployment Insurance


NJ Democrat’s Demand for Prosecution of Trump ‘Enablers’ Ups the Stakes for All

How can you tell Bill Pascrell is lying? (Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr./Facebook) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Tonight I’m calling for the eventual prosecution of donald trump [sic] and his enablers for their many crimes against the United States,” New Jersey Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. tweeted Tuesday. His demand was accompanied by a screenshot for an official press release. “Donald Trump and members of his administration have committed innumerable crimes against the United States,” Pascre...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Joe Biden, United States, New Jersey, Portland, Department Of Justice, Resistance, Democrat, Biden, Election, Donald Trump, Mccarthy, Trump, Joseph McCarthy, David Codrea


Democrat Josh Newman declares victory over Republican Ling Ling Chang in 29th Senate District rematch

  Democrat Josh Newman has declared victory in his 29th Senate District rematch with GOP State Sen. Ling Ling Chang, flipping the seat back to blue and further shrinking Republicans’ presence in the California legislature. “I’m immensely grateful, as well as humbled, that the voters of my district have once again granted me the honor and privilege of representing them in the California State Senate,” Newman said Thursday night. The win is vindication for Newman. He won the SD-29 seat over Ch...
Tags: California, Senate, Sport, Soccer, Democrats, Gop, Cypress, Democrat, Republican, Biden, Orange County, Trump, San Bernardino, Democratic Party, Newman, Chang


2024 Republican candidates to descend on Georgia to keep Senate

Candidates for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination are set to descend on the state of Georgia in the coming weeks ahead of two high-profile Senate runoffs. The pair of races will take on huge importance because, if Democrats can beat both sitting Republican senators, they would achieve a 50-50 tie in the Senate. When the Senate is split the vice president casts the deciding vote, meaning Kamala Harris would give Democrats control. With the White House, and control of both the Senate and ...
Tags: Florida, News, Senate, White House, Georgia, Un, Democrat, South Carolina, Kamala Harris, Emory University, Haley, Raphael Warnock, Rick Scott, Tim Scott, Donald Trump Jr, Trump Jr


Elections 2020: In Congressional District 38, Sanchez breezing past Tolar

Democrat incumbent Linda Sanchez, compiling a 3-1 margin in votes, appeared headed for an easy victory over fellow Democrat Michael Tolar in the race to represent the 38th Congressional District on Tuesday, Nov. 3. First-time candidate Tolar hoped his campaign would push the party further to the left. Tolar agree on many key issues, supporting policies such as universal healthcare and California’s sanctuary laws to protect undocumented immigrants. In the primary, Sanchez scored 77.7% of the vote...
Tags: Elections, News, California, Mexico, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, Louisiana, Democrat, Republican, Orange County, Mccarthy, Los Angeles County, Martinez, Sánchez, Gomez


Stock markets gripped by US election race – business live

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsUS Politics LiveFull story: US poised for long election as millions of votes remain to be counted 8.22am GMT European markets opened in the red, as traders watch the election drama across the Atlantic.In London, the FTSE 100 dropped by 61 points or around 1%, but is now recovering some ground.Dax -1.91%, Cac -1.28%, FTSE -1.05% and Sterling slumps 1% versus Dollar. Weak market open in Europe #USElection2020 8.17am GMT The pound h...
Tags: Europe, Business, Florida, London, US, Economics, Stock Markets, Atlantic, Ftse, Democrat, Biden, Donald Trump, Dow Jones


Election 2020: Linda Sanchez shows early lead over Michael Tolar in 38th congressional district

Early election results shows Democratic Rep. Linda Sanchez with a solid lead over first-time candidate and fellow Democrat Michael Tolar in the heavily blue 38th congressional district. Sanchez and Tolar were the only candidates in the primary for CA-38, which includes portions of Los Angeles and Orange counties. So the two Democrats, both from Whittier, advanced to the Nov. 3 general election, with Sanchez scoring 77.7% of the vote to Tolar’s 22.3%. They agree on many key issues, supporting pol...
Tags: California, Mexico, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Hillary Clinton, House, Lausd, Louisiana, Democrat, Orange County, Ucla, Los Angeles County, Sánchez, Whittier, Franklin


Georgia: two rightwing Republicans face Democrat in special election debate

* GOP’s Kelly Loeffler and Doug Collins face Raphael Warnock * Virtual debate for Senate seat race with no primaryKelly Loeffler, the Republican US senator from Georgia who has embraced a follower of the toxic rightwing conspiracy theory QAnon in a desperate bid to hang on to her seat, will square off with her Trump-supporting rival and the leading Democratic candidate in their first debate on Monday.The virtual debate, staged through separate video links to ensure safety amid the pandemic, wil...
Tags: News, Senate, US, Atlanta, Georgia, Fbi, Gop, House, US Senate, Fox News, Democrat, Martin Luther King, Perdue, Collins, Kamala Harris, Trump


Armed Security for NBC News Another Example of Media Hypocrisy on Guns

U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “A shooting in Denver on Saturday afternoon at a ‘BLM-Antifa Soup Drive’ has left a conservative demonstrator dead, whom police say was shot and killed by a security guard hired by NBC News affiliate 9NEWS,” The Post Millennial reported. “This story has been updated to reflect new information from the Denver Police that indicates the shooter is believed to be private security for a local television station. Initial reporting from the Denver Post stated that the shoot...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, New York, Guns, Nbc News, Al Sharpton, Resistance, Democrat, Denver, Phoenix, Bernie, Elijah Cummings, Eric, Matt, Hansen, Rockland


Barrett vows to interpret laws ‘as they are written’

By MARK SHERMAN, LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett declared Monday that Americans “deserve an independent Supreme Court that interprets our Constitution and laws as they are written,” encapsulating her conservative approach to the law that has Republicans excited about the prospect of her taking the place of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsbur g before Election Day. Barrett spoke about her judicial philosophy, her experience and her la...
Tags: Health, Utah, New York, Supreme Court, Obama, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Uncategorized, America, Barack Obama, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Gop


Health care is focus as Barrett Supreme Court hearing opens

By MARK SHERMAN, LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats branded Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett a threat to the Affordable Care Act and many Americans’ health care Monday at the start of a fast-tracked hearing that Republicans are confident will end with Barrett’s confirmation to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before Election Day. In a competing effort to approvingly define the 48-year-old Barrett, who sat silent and wearing a face mask, Rep...
Tags: Health, Utah, Supreme Court, Obama, California, Cdc, Washington, Senate, Uncategorized, America, Barack Obama, Sport, Soccer, Gop, Iowa, Graham


Barrett confirmation hearing opens

WASHINGTON — Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing began Monday as the Republican-led Senate charged ahead to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with President Donald Trump’s pick and cement the conservative court majority before Election Day. Barring a dramatic development, Republicans appear to have the votes to confirm the 48-year-old conservative appellate judge to a lifetime seat on the Supreme Court. The Senate Judiciary Committee, meeting on a federal holiday, k...
Tags: Utah, News, Supreme Court, California, Washington, Senate, America, Barack Obama, Sport, Soccer, Democrats, Gop, Graham, Associated Press, Catholic, Democrat


10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Drew Angerer/Getty Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.Here's what you need to know before markets open.1. The US economy can live with stimulus being delayed as long as it is implemented by early 2021, JPMorgan says. Relief spending could be pushed to after the elections because both Trump and Democrat challenger Joe Biden want their name on the package, he said.2. AOC says if Trump walks away from relief spending, the e...
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Allegations of personal misconduct by Democrat Cal Cunningham causes turmoil in N. Carolina senate race

A race in North Carolina critical to control of the U.S. Senate has been thrown into turmoil over allegations of personal misconduct by Democrat Cal Cunningham, a married man who reportedly had an extramarital relationship this summer with a consultant.
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Democrat's personal scandal roils N. Carolina Senate race

A race in North Carolina critical to control of the U.S. Senate has been thrown into turmoil over allegations of personal misconduct by Democrat Cal Cunningham, a married man who had an extramarital relationship with a consultant. Republicans hold a 53-47 majority in the Senate, and the contest between Cunningham and Republican Sen. Thom Tillis has been among the most watched in the country, with polls showing a tight race and both parties investing heavily in the outcome.
Tags: News, Senate, Democrat, North Carolina, U S Senate, Cunningham, Sen Thom Tillis, N Carolina Senate, Cal Cunningham