Reading Time: < 1 minute The growing ecstasy-fueled sex scandals of Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) are just “another witch hunt,” says fellow Trumpist Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA).
Reading Time: < 1 minute If you listen to Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R), you might think God doesn’t want Black churches to be able to conduct voting drives on Sundays.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Most Democrats in Congress are ready to support reforms to protect voting rights, but it’s not only Republicans who stand in their way — three Democratic senators aren’t ready to kill the filibuster to make it happen.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) wrote a book boasting about his lessons for America dealing with COVID-19, but New York politics is in an uproar with ever-growing investigations into his conduct.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) threatens a “scorched earth” policy when the GOP regains Senate control if Democrats change filibuster rules to stop him from blocking key initiatives.
Reading Time: < 1 minute With Donald Trump’s Doral resort losing millions of dollars a year, some Florida Republicans are considering rewriting state law to allow him to turn it into a casino.
Reading Time: < 1 minute South Dakota has had some of the country’s highest COVID-19 infection and death rates under Gov. Kristi Noem, who issued no mask mandates, kept businesses open, and played host to a massive motorcycle rally that became a superspreader event. But the rising Republican star says her approach “really worked well.”
Reading Time: < 1 minute Republican attorneys general want states to be able to pay for tax cuts with some of the $350 billion dedicated for local governments under the stimulus plan. Democrats in Congress forbid this to make sure the money goes for pandemic relief.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) said he wasn’t worried by the armed Trump rioters who stormed the Capitol, but if it had been Black Lives Matter protesters, or antifa, it would’ve been a different story.
Reading Time: < 1 minute The House is scheduled to soon hear new testimony in favor of granting Washington, DC, statehood and the right to real congressional representation. But the measure has no Republican support in the Senate, where it’s likely to die unless Democrats kill the filibuster rule.