Jewish leaders urge worship attendance after hostage siege

“SHOW UP IN SHUL THIS SHABBAT … IN DEFIANCE/JOY/TO SEE FELLOW JEWS,” Emory University history professor Deborah Lipstadt tweeted, using a traditional term for synagogue. She is President Biden’s nominee as a special envoy to monitor and combat antisemitism abroad. Rabbi Jeffrey Myers of the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh, who survived the Oct. … Leer más

It’s a gold rush for lobbying firms with Biden ties

Lobbying disclosures show that throughout the year, Putala lobbied the White House or the Executive Office of the President on behalf of several prominent corporate clients including T-Mobile and Comcast. Putala also lobbied the White House on behalf of several tech trade associations, the Entertainment Software Association and the NCTA — The Internet & Television … Leer más

Politico conquers 15 years, and presidential punchlines

Politico conquers 15 years, and presidential punchlines 1 00:00:00,210 –> 00:00:06,060 >> Hey welcome it’s the week end wrap and this is a very special edition because Politico is celebrating its 2 00:00:06,060 –> 00:00:12,450 15th anniversary. 3 00:00:12,700 –> 00:00:18,290 >> Granite pen. Politico dot 4 00:00:18,290 –> 00:00:18,630 com. 5 00:00:18,660 –> 00:00:21,710 … Leer más

DeSantis uses conservative lifeline as Trump sours on him

“Thanks for dinner, @GovRonDeSantis. I’m no longer an enemy of the state!,” Dave Rubin, a conservative television host and YouTube personality, tweeted to his one million Twitter followers. He recently moved from California to Florida. “Florida is the Future.” Rubin, who was among the group with DeSantis on Jan. 6, posted the tweet from the … Leer más

Opinion | Ron DeSantis Knows the Formula to Defeat Donald Trump

But the Trump-DeSantis storyline is inherently alluring, considering the chances of a collision between two men who have been allies and the possibility of the subordinate in the relationship, DeSantis, eclipsing the figure who helped to elevate him into what he is today. Whether that ever happens is unknowable, yet the spat is revealing nonetheless: … Leer más

U.S. drops case against MIT professor accused of ties to China

“After a careful assessment of this new information in the context of all the evidence, our office has concluded that we can no longer meet our burden of proof at trial,” Rollins said. “As prosecutors, we have an obligation in every matter we pursue to continually examine the facts while being open to receiving and … Leer más

Jon Stewart joins advocates in push to aid veterans exposed to toxins

“The bottom line is this: Our country exposed our veterans to poison for years, and we knew about it, and we didn’t act with urgency and appropriateness,” said Stewart, an outspoken advocate for veterans affected by toxic waste. Prior to Wednesday’s meeting, Takano invited veterans to complete an online survey that asked about their exposure … Leer más

Dems barrel toward showdown over changing Senate rules — and failure

During his floor speech, Schumer acknowledged divisions in his caucus and had an implicit message for Manchin and Sinema, who have received a flood of angry critiques and mounting primary threats from progressives and Democratic donors. There are “a few who believe [the filibuster] helps bring us together. I don’t see evidence of that at … Leer más