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- Family of fallen officer Brian Sicknick snubs McConnell, McCarthy at January 6 eventThe family of fallen Capitol Hill Police officer Brian Sicknick refused to shake hands with Sen. Mitch McConnell and Rep. Kevin McCarthy at a January 6 event on Tuesday. ..... Read More.1 hour ago
- House Dems want to use DPA for electric transformers, seek $2.1B in fundingA group of House Democrats is pushing Congress to use the powerful Defense Production Act (DPA) to rapidly produce electric transformers, a call that comes in the wake of an armed attack at two substations in North Carolina that left tens of thousands without power. The nine Democratic members — which include Reps. Sean Casten (Ill.), Doris Matsui (Calif.) and Connor Lamb (Penn.) — asked for $2.1 billion in emergency funding to develop domestic supply chains to produce transformers, which are considered a critical weak point in the power grid. The money would be be paid out of a forthcoming Disaster Supplemental Funding bill — an ad hoc measure expected to be passed during the lame-duck session to aid in disaster recovery. The recent attacks on transformers in Moore County, N.C., were one threat that is “top of mind” for the members, said a source familiar with the matter. The FBI… ..... Read More.1 hour ago
- Arizona certifies 2022 election results, cementing Democrat statewide winsArizona's top officials on Monday certified the results of the 2022 midterm elections, overcoming objections from Republicans who say the election was unfair. ..... Read More.1 hour ago
- Eco activists Prince Harry, Meghan pictured leaving private jet on way to gala giving sustainability...Royal couple Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, two outspoken environmental activists, were photographed departing a private jet in New York City this week. ..... Read More.1 hour ago
- Andy Biggs Is Running For House Speaker Against Kevin McCarthyBiggs, an Arizona Republican who helped organize the rally that preceded the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot, blasted McCarthy as the "establishment" pick. ..... Read More.2 hours ago
- ‘What am I doing in the Democratic Party?’: NY Councilman announces exit from Democratic...New York Councilman Ari Kagan made the decision to leave the Democratic Party for the GOP after claiming the party was not properly tackling the crime crisis in his state. ..... Read More.2 hours ago