Manchin fires back after Sanders pens op-ed in WV paper

Sanders has taken his campaign to pass Democrats’ $3.5 trillion spending proposal to media venues across the spectrum, including Fox News. Manchin has occasionally responded, albeit not in the fashion he did on Friday night. Sanders’ move to land an op-ed in Manchin’s backyard seems to have crossed the line for the West Virginia senator. … Leer más

Buttigieg brushes back Carlson comments on paternity leave

“But it’s definitely work,” Buttigieg said. Though the administration didn’t announce that Buttigieg was taking paternity leave, POLITICO’s West Wing Playbook reported on Thursday that the secretary had been on paid leave since mid-August to spend time with his husband, Chasten, and their twin babies, Penelope and Joseph. “Pete Buttigieg has been on leave from … Leer más

Nevada Senate hopeful Laxalt testifies at campaign finance trial

Under questioning by a prosecutor, Laxalt described how he was introduced to Parnas, saying he first met Parnas at the Trump International Hotel in Washington in 2018 over cigars and drinks in the company of one of then-President Donald Trump’s lawyers, former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani. Laxalt said Parnas eventually pledged $10,000 and … Leer más

Build Back Better? Dems can’t even get it together

Build Back Better? Dems can’t even get it together 1 00:00:00,240 –> 00:00:05,350 >> You ever get your dream job and then things don’t go so well. 2 00:00:07,760 –> 00:00:13,570 >> Lead is great. Good. Pam welcome 3 00:00:13,570 –> 00:00:13,870 back. 4 00:00:13,930 –> 00:00:19,110 >> You punch liners maps away. I’m here. … Leer más

Nikolas Cruz to plead guilty to Parkland school massacre

Cruz will also plead guilty to 17 counts of attempted first-degree murder and to attacking a jail guard nine months after the shooting. He was not present during the hearing. The trial has been delayed by the pandemic and arguments between the prosecution and defense over what evidence and testimony could be presented to the … Leer más

Meet ‘the lobbyist hunter’ trying to fill D.C.’s swamp

For Jeff Hauser, director of The Revolving Door Project, a group that works to combat corporate special interests, Adler isn’t the problem, he’s a “symptom” of it. Noting that former congressional staffers are hardly social pariahs to their former colleagues when they leave the Hill for lobbying gigs, he added: “It’s inevitable that there will … Leer más

‘Really embarrassing’: GOP erupts into swing state civil war

In recent days, Republicans tied to a pre-existing leadership group in Las Vegas’ Clark County filed a lawsuit seeking to bar the state party from electing officers at its fall meeting on Saturday in Northern Nevada. On Thursday, a judge in Nevada denied their request, dismissing the case. And that same day, the state party … Leer más

Bill Clinton hospitalized with infection but is ‘on the mend,’ spokesman says

A second statement from Clinton’s spokesman quoted physicians Dr. Alpesh Amin and Dr. Lisa Bardack, who said the former president has been “administered IV antibiotics and fluids.” «After two days of treatment, his white blood cell count is trending down and he is responding to antibiotics well,” the doctors said. “The California-based medical team has … Leer más

Andrew McCabe, FBI official fired under Trump, to have full pension restored

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, who was fired by former President Donald Trump after allegations that he misled the Justice Department’s inspector general, has won his pension back under a settlement with the federal government. | Alex Brandon/AP Photo, file By ASSOCIATED PRESS 10/14/2021 07:27 PM EDT Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe has … Leer más