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- Democrats release plan to bring back earmarksThe House Appropriation Committee unveiled a plan to bring back earmarks Friday, rebranding them as “community project funding.” ..... Read More.4 hours ago
- Fact check: Biden’s pick for HHS secretary says he never sued nuns as California attorney gene...President Joe Biden's pick to run the Department of Health and Human Services, California's Attorney General Xavier Becerra, faced a good deal of criticism from Senate Republicans during his confirmation hearing last week over his qualifications, his stance on abortion and several lawsuits he took part in recently. ..... Read More.4 hours ago
- Frustration is growing over the obstacles Biden’s nominees of color are facingPresident Joe Biden succeeded in nominating the most racially diverse slate of Cabinet nominees in history. But now the slow and contentious process of getting some of his top picks confirmed is leading progressive groups to question whether his nominees of color are facing a higher level of scrutiny than White male nominees of past administrations. ..... Read More.4 hours ago
- San Francisco to move $120 million from police to Black communitySan Francisco Mayor London Breed released a fiscal plan this week that would divert $120 million from the city’s law enforcement funding to an initiative to help Black communities. ..... Read More.4 hours ago
- As CPAC Goes, So Goes the GOP. And It’s Not Looking Good.Over the last decade, if you wanted to know where the Republican Party was heading you wouldn’t look to the conservative columnists in major newspaper. You wouldn’t look to the sitting legislators responding to the existing pressures of the base. You wouldn’t even look to Fox News, regurgitating a sanitized version of the material percolating on Breitbart and 4Chan. No, you would go to the... Source ..... Read More.4 hours ago
- Gold-colored Trump statue at CPAC draws crowdFormer President Trump has not yet made his appearance at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), but a gold-colored statue in his likeness has already stolen the show. ..... Read More.5 hours ago