Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid died Tuesday after a battle with cancer. He was 82 years old. Reid, a Nevada Democrat, served in Congress from 1983 until his retirement in 2017. He became majority leader in 2007 and served in that position until 2015. The former senator was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2018. He announced in 2019 his cancer was in remission. “Harry … Continue reading Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid passes away at 82￼
The woman who admitted to gunning down her ex-girlfriend execution-style in Park Slope this week should be treated as a “victim” of “intergenerational trauma” who deserves “compassion,” a candidate for New York’s City Council has suggested. Brandon West, the candidate for District 39 (Park Slope-Gowanus) — endorsed by the Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez-backed Democratic Socialists of America — railed about Wednesday’s broad-daylight shooting that left Nichelle Thomas, 51, dead. But … Continue reading NY City Council candidate blames ‘intergenerational trauma’ for daylight execution
As the battle over voting rights plays out in legislatures across the country, advocates say federal protections are more necessary than ever. After 15 years allowing voters to cast absentee ballots without excuses, Georgia Republicans say the practice has got to go. The Republican-controlled state Senate votes Monday on a package of legislation that would, among other things, limit mail-in voting primarily to Georgians who are elderly, … Continue reading Georgia Republicans are pushing dozens of ‘election integrity’ bills. Black voters are the target, rights groups say.
Donald Trump‘s got a home outside the GOP if they ditch him in 2024 — namely the American Independent Party … which says he’s their guy, assuming he runs for POTUS again. AIP chairman Markham Robinson tells us he and his party cohorts are dead set on nominating Trump to head up their ticket for the next presidential race … that is, if Trump decides to have … Continue reading DONALD TRUMPAIP’S PICK FOR 2024 IF HE DECIDES TO RUN …Republicans Be Damned!!!
New York progressive Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took on President Biden Wednesday after he flatly rejected her proposal to forgive $50,000 in student debt per person. Ocasio-Cortez, a far-left Democrat who represents parts of the Bronx and Queens, noted that even Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer backs her idea. Biden said at a Tuesday night CNN town hall, “I will not make that happen” because he’s concerned … Continue reading AOC hits Biden on $50K student debt, says Schumer has her back