Republicans Ken Buck and Kay Granger to retire from Congress as Buck blames election denialism

Rep. Kay Granger, R-Texas, is interviewed by Roll Call in her Longworth Building office, March 4, 2015; and Rep. Ken Buck, R-Colo., votes no on the first article of impeachment as the House Judiciary Committee holds a public hearing to vote on the two articles of impeachment against former President Donald Trump in the Longworth … Read more

Rep. George Santos is facing an effort by fellow New York Republicans to expel him from the House

Rep. George Santos faces a vote Wednesday evening to expel him from the House as part of an effort led by fellow New York Republicans who are anxious to distance themselves from a colleague infamous for fabricating his life story and accused of stealing from donors, lying to Congress and receiving unemployment benefits he did … Read more

Rep. George Santos is facing an effort by fellow New York Republicans to expel him from the House

Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y., listens as Republicans try to elect Rep. Mike Johnson, R-La., to be the new House speaker, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y., left, arrives as Republicans meet to decide who to nominate to be the new House speaker, on Capitol Hill in … Read more

Republicans Accused of Voter Purge in Multiple States

Republican officials in Ohio and Virginia have sparked controversy by removing thousands of voters from their state’s electoral roles ahead of elections in November, with one campaigner accusing the GOP in Virginia of a ‘direct attempt to blatantly disenfranchise voters.’In Ohio, 26,000 voter registrations deemed inactive by Republican Secretary of State Frank LaRose were removed … Read more

New speaker’s Israel funding showdown with Biden, Democrats — and Senate Republicans

Speaker of the House Mike Johnson (R-LA) gives a brief statement to reporters about the mass shooting in Lewiston, Maine after a meeting with Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese at the Capitol, Oct. 26, 2023 in Washington, DC. “Demanding offsets for meeting core national security needs of the United States — like supporting Israel and … Read more

Musk Tells Rogan Twitter ‘Suppressed’ Republicans ’10 Times’ More Than Dems

Elon Musk said that conservative users of X, formerly Twitter, were suppressed ’10 times the rate’ of liberal users prior to him taking over the company.Musk, the platform’s CEO, obtained X in October 2022 and quickly made headlines after signing off on a series of reports published by independent journalist Matt Taibbi in late 2022 … Read more

US House Republicans’ Israel-only aid bill faces opposition in Senate

for a $106 billion package that would include aid for Israel and Ukraine and funding to boost competition with China in the Indo-Pacific as well as security along the U.S. border with Mexico. Republicans have a narrow majority in the House, but Biden’s fellow Democrats control the Senate. To become law, the bill would have … Read more

Full List of Republicans Opposed to Israel Aid Packages

Republican representatives Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia and Thomas Massie of Kentucky have announced they will oppose new U.S. aid to Israel, even if the measure comes as a standalone separate from a request for additional assistance for Ukraine—as House Republicans are now proposing.On October 20, Biden submitted a request of $106 billion to Congress … Read more

N.C. Gov. Cooper: Republicans’ new map ‘will be challenged’

<p>N.C. Gov. Cooper: Republicans’ new map ‘will be challenged’</p><p></p><p>In today’s edition … What we’re watching: Harris attends Sunak’s AI summit … Democrats move to issue subpoenas over Supreme Court ethics scandals … but first …</p><p>Good morning, Early Birds. We’re curious if there are any politicians in either party sporting more impressive costumes than Illinois Gov. … Read more

US House Republicans unveil bill to fund Israel by cutting IRS budget

In one of the first major policy actions under new House Speaker Mike Johnson, House Republicans unveiled a standalone supplemental spending bill only for Israel, despite DemocraticJohnson, who voted against aid for Ukraine before he was elected House speaker last week, had said he wanted aid to Israel and Ukraine to be handled separately. He … Read more