Manchin stands firm, demands Dems scrap $150 billion proposal

West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin is reportedly standing firm against his fellow Democrats, demanding that $150 billion in climate initiatives be removed from a $3.5 trillion spending bill. Progressives are trying to pass the legislation, which allocates massive amounts of funding for social and environmental programs and which is backed by President Joe Biden’s […]

Biden admin announces it’s reinstating Trump-era border policy

The Biden administration plans to reinstate the Trump-era “Remain in Mexico” policy, which sent migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. back to Mexico while they awaited a hearing, the Department of Justice said in a court filing Thursday. The Biden administration has no love for the policy, which is officially known as the Migrant Protection […]

Pelosi slams media: ‘You all could do a better job’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi grew impatient Tuesday with a reporter who asked whether Democrats need to do a better job convincing the public to support their $3.5 trillion spending package, which allocates massive amounts of funding for social and environmental programs. Progressives are trying to pass the legislation, which is backed by President Joe Biden’s […]

Hillary Clinton says she ‘will never be out of’ politics

Hillary Clinton has been a major part of America’s political landscape for close to three decades. Clinton, who took an active policy role in the presidential administration of her husband, Bill, has served as a U.S. senator and secretary of state, in addition to launching two failed campaigns for president. Now, the 75-year-old says she […]

Biden’s jobs report bombs: ‘He blew it’

Ahead of the release of Friday’s jobs report, the general expectation was a net gain of roughly 500,000 jobs in September. The actual numbers fell short of that — by a lot. The economy gained a net of 194,000 jobs last month, according to a Bureau of Labor Statistics news release. The unemployment rate fell […]

Manchin has enough, walks away as Schumer blasts Republicans from Senate floor

West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin was not having it Thursday when Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer blasted Republicans amid controversy over extending the debt ceiling. Republicans and Democrats had been at an impasse for weeks over raising the debt ceiling, with Schumer, a New York Democrat, attempting to convince at least 10 Republicans to vote […]

SCOTUS delivers big win for Obama amid presidential center controversy

The construction of former President Barack Obama’s presidential center in Chicago can move forward, a Supreme Court decision has confirmed. A group called Protect Our Parks has long expressed opposition to the concept of the Obama Presidential Center being built in Jackson Park, a historic site that was designed in 1871. Construction of the presidential […]

US Senator demands Biden resign: He ‘needs to go’

Iowa Republican Sen. Joni Ernst has a message for President Joe Biden: It’s time to go. Biden has come under criticism for a host of controversies that erupted in his first months in office, including the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, his handling of the coronavirus pandemic and America’s disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan. It’s that […]

Up to 60,000 migrants heading to US border, top Panama official warns

Tens of thousands of Haitian migrants have already traversed through Panama on their way to the United States, but a top Panama official has a warning for the U.S.: Many more are on the way. Panama Foreign Minister Erika Mouynes told Axios that up to 60,000 migrants are believed to be traveling north toward the […]

Kamala Harris takes mysterious trip to California, White House won’t say why

Vice President Kamala Harris raised some eyebrows Friday, taking a private, unexplained trip to Palm Springs, California. It was unclear what exactly Harris, who represented California in the Senate before assuming the vice presidency, was doing in Palm Springs. “The White House and Ms. Harris‘ office wouldn’t give a reason for the one-night trip, which […]