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Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) on Wednesday defended the filibuster as an essential tool and confirmed she will not vote to abolish it. The filibuster “is a tool that protects the democracy of our nation, rather than allowing our country to ricochet wildly...
Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) accused Democrats of blackmail for threatening to pack the Supreme Court if it upholds a pro-life Mississippi law. The Arkansas Republican’s single-word tweet consisting of the word “blackmail” came in response to an article in The Hill newspaper that quoted four Democratic...
A member of the House didn’t cast a proxy vote for a fellow congressman on the Democrat-backed $1.9 billion Capitol security spending bill because it slipped his mind, according to a spokesperson. A spokesperson for Rep. Ken Calvert (R-Calif.) told Just...
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined Ways and Means Committee Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-Texas), Rep. Carol Miller (R-W. Va.), Rep. Kevin Hern (R-Okla.), Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-Pa.), Rep. Byron Donalds (R-Fla.), and Rep. Yvette...
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to take a major abortion case and would consider Mississippi’s appeal of a lower court ruling that reversed a ban on most abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. The case will grant the Supreme Court the opportunity...
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) said Sunday that the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack and ensuing shutdown have exposed “existential”-level vulnerabilities in America’s fuel and electrical grid, calling it “a devil of a problem” for which there’s no easy fix, while arguing that the Democrats’...
Washington, DC— Friday, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05), joined by 31 of his colleagues, sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer requesting they again allow the public to access the Capitol complex unfettered by...
WASHINGTON – Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas issued a National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin after consultation with the Intelligence Community and law enforcement partners. The NTAS Bulletin advises that the United States is facing threats that have evolved significantly and become...
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said he has set a vote for May 12 over whether to oust Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) from her position as House GOP conference chair, soon after he endorsed Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.)...
A Democratic candidate who lost her bid during last weekend’s Texas congressional special election sounded the alarm that the 2022 midterms “could be a major setback” for the Democratic Party. During the special election, two Republicans—and no Democrats—advanced in the runoff as the...
The Census Bureau says that the White House was not involved with the 2020 census after Republicans questioned whether President Joe Biden’s administration interfered with the results. “The processing of 2020 Census responses and calculation of the apportionment results were completed within the U....
NAVAL STATION PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii—In his first major speech as Pentagon chief, Lloyd Austin on Friday called for developing a “new vision” for American defense in the face of emerging cyber and space threats and the prospect of fighting bigger wars. Reflecting President Joe Biden’s promise to put...
A group of House Republicans questioned whether political interference contributed to what they describe as questionable results from the recently completed 2020 Census. The group on Friday pointed to the discrepancy between projections of census numbers last year and the...
The Supreme Court rejected the federal government’s effort to move forward with the deportation of a failed refugee claimant who argued he shouldn’t be removed from the United States because official paperwork was incomplete. When the case was argued on Nov. 9, 2020,...