Biden and Trump Both Lost This Week

It was all Joe Biden’s fault. It was all Donald Trump’s fault. The Democratic Party has gone too far left—or not far enough. Republicans won because of the culture wars and the racist dog whistles. Republicans won because Biden failed to deliver. Republicans won because Congress failed to deliver. Voters were mad about inflation and … Read more

Biden administration sues Texas over restrictive voting law – live

Last week, the House of Representatives Select Committee delayed testimony by Jeffrey Clark because he had retained a new lawyer. Clark did not immediately respond to requests for comment. The congressional aide spoke on condition of anonymity. Clark, the former acting head of the Justice Department’s civil division, was a proponent of Trump’s unfounded claims … Read more

What’s Currently in, and What’s Out, as House Nears Vote on Biden Bill

President Joe Biden’s now- $1.85 trillion plan to boost social and education programs as well as protect against global warming continues to be fine-tuned by Democrats in Congress with a new goal of completing work before Thanksgiving. The updated plan includes universal preschool, funding to limit child care costs and a one-year continuation of a … Read more

Biden administration sues Texas over voting restrictions

The Biden administration on Thursday sued Texas over new voting rules that outlasted a summer of dramatic protests by Democrats, who face fading hopes of overhauling the nation’s election laws in response to a wave of new restrictions in Republican-led states. The lawsuit does not go after the entirety of a sweeping measure signed in September … Read more

How Worried Should Democrats Be?

Content Photograph by Tasos Katopodis / UPI / Alamy This week, the Republican Glenn Youngkin defeated the Democrat Terry McAuliffe to become the next governor of Virginia. Meanwhile, in New Jersey, the Democrat Phil Murphy narrowly won a gubernatorial race he was expected to dominate. The results further destabilize a Democratic Party struggling to find consensus on the infrastructure and … Read more

German Covid cases soar as WHO warns over Europe deaths

The WHO warned that another 500,000 people could die by February Daily Covid infections hit an all-time high in Germany Thursday as the World Health Organization warned that another 500,000 people could die across Europe with cases once again on the rise.  The dire projection came as the UK became the first country to approve … Read more

White House Sets Jan. 4 Deadline Under Its New Vaccine Rule For Large Employers

The Biden administration on Thursday released details about its new vaccination rule for large employers, setting a Jan. 4, 2022, deadline for workers to get their shots. Unvaccinated workers will be required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test on a weekly basis. The rule, which will be enforced by the Occupational Safety and … Read more

Biden dismisses danger signs after tough election day for Democrats

The hazard lights are blinking for President Joe Biden after Democratic setbacks in this week’s elections, but the president professes to see no reason for panic. Just one year after he rode to the White House with a record 81 million votes, Biden saw Democratic stalwart Terry McAuliffe fall to first-time Republican candidate Glenn Youngkin in the governor’s … Read more

The AP Interview: Justice Dept. conducting cyber crackdown

WASHINGTON – The Justice Department is stepping up actions to combat ransomware and cybercrime through arrests and other actions, its No. 2 official told The Associated Press, as the Biden administration escalates its response to what it regards as an urgent economic and national security threat. Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said that “in the … Read more