Thanks to the filibuster, Biden’s climate agenda is in trouble

Thanks to the filibuster, Biden’s climate agenda is in trouble 1 00:00:00,720 –> 00:00:06,210 >> You know. So you’re being taken to the tool shed. You know that old expression taken to 2 00:00:06,210 –> 00:00:07,680 the woodshed. The tool shed. 3 00:00:09,030 –> 00:00:13,550 >> This is where we are leaders from the good … Leer más

Biden uses town hall to name-check Manchin and Sinema on agenda hold-ups

“Joe’s not a bad guy. He’s a friend,” he said of Manchin, while talking about the difficulty in coming to an agreement with him on expanding Medicare to cover dental, vision and hearing benefits. “I think it’s a good idea. But here’s the thing. Mr. Manchin is opposed to that.” “And I think Senator Sinema … Leer más

Biden will return to Virginia campaign trail in final week

Why Northern Virginia: The suburbs of the nation’s capital in the state are a voter-rich area where McAuliffe is expected to dominate in the election. In the recent Monmouth poll, McAuliffe led in Northern Virginia, 58 percent to 34 percent, which represented a slight gain for Youngkin from a September poll from the university. Democrats … Leer más

Newsom goes big first, worries about the details later

The media-savvy politician who just survived a recall election has embraced cultural flashpoints for nearly two decades, often setting markers that take time to realize. He landed on the national stage as San Francisco mayor when he illegally issued marriage licenses to same-sex couples in 2004, and it took a U.S. Supreme Court battle and … Leer más

Miami Democrat upends Florida governor’s race

Taddeo, who had been hinting at a run for months, said that “what ultimately pushed me over the edge” was DeSantis’ battle with local school districts over Covid-19 policies, including his push to ban mask mandates. “When the governor decided to politicize our kids health and well-being that was one thing too much,” said Taddeo, … Leer más

Opinion | What if Trump’s Grip on the GOP Isn’t as Strong as It Seems?

Trump’s rallies are still remarkably well-attended — part political events, part Grateful Dead concerts, part Andrew Dice Clay sets. The recent one in Alabama may well have been the largest political rally in state history, with roughly 50,000 people on hand. Trump is making progress in his project of hunting down and killing the careers … Leer más

‘Down the rabbit hole’: Arizona GOP goes full fringe

It isn’t just that Watkins embraces the baseless claim that the November election was stolen. It’s that an entire ticket is running on that falsehood now. The state’s congressional delegation features Rep. Paul Gosar, who spoke earlier this year at a conference organized by a white nationalist, and Rep. Andy Biggs, who falsely maintains “we … Leer más

De Blasio announces vaccination mandate for all New York City workers

De Blasio announces vaccination mandate for all New York City workers 1 00:00:00,090 –> 00:00:05,520 >> So what is the next step here. You put in the mandate for teachers. Now you’re going bigger with it. What’s the announcement. 2 00:00:05,520 –> 00:00:10,920 >> It’s a mandate now for all city agencies all city workers. … Leer más