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- Why Tax Reform Is So HardThis month, both The American Prospect’s Alexander Sammon and New York magazine’s Jonathan Chait got former Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp dead to rights. Last month, Heitkamp launched a new “dark money” organization to fight Joe Biden’s proposed capital gains tax reform, which would change the rules regarding wealthy estates so they are taxed at a higher rate and levied at death. Source ..... Read More.4 hours ago
- AOC hit with second ethics complaint over Met Gala attendanceRep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was hit Thursday with another ethics complaint over her attendance at Monday night’s Met Gala, with a second conservative watchdog group claiming she violated House rules on accepting gifts. ..... Read More.4 hours ago
- Greg Abbott says Biden administration ‘flip-flopped’ on closing overwhelmed Texas-Mexico...Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott reversed course on shutting down six ports of entry with Mexico on Thursday, saying the Biden administration “flip-flopped” on the strategy and has abandoned border security. ..... Read More.4 hours ago
- France cancels Washington reception and tones down celebrations of US-French Revolutionary War victo...Amid a rift over a new security agreement between the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom, the French Embassy in Washington has canceled a Washington reception and toned down celebrations commemorating a Revolutionary War naval victory by the French that helped the US to win its independence. ..... Read More.5 hours ago
- Milley defends China calls as ‘perfectly’ within scope of jobGen. Mark Milley said Friday that calls he made to his Chinese counterpart in the final stormy months of Donald Trump's presidency were "perfectly within the duties and responsibilities" of his job. ..... Read More.5 hours ago
- Iowa Poll examines vaccine mandates, masks in schools and Chuck Grassley’s 2022 electionOther articles charting the opinions of Iowans including on a hypothetical matchup between U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley and his would-be opponent former U.S. Rep. Abby Finkenauer. ..... Read More.5 hours ago