US Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont was hospitalized Thursday after he felt unwell at his McLean, Virginia, home, his office said. As a precaution, the 82-year-old Democrat was taken to a Washington-area hospital for tests. At the recommendation of his doctors, he was expected to remain in the hospital overnight for observation. Leahy, the longest-serving sitting senator, is not seeking re-election in November. By the … Continue reading Sen. Patrick Leahy hospitalized after feeling unwell
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The three Los Angeles City Council members at the center of a scandal over a recording of racist comments have all had long, influential careers in state and local politics. Los Angeles City Council member Kevin de Leon sits in chamber before starting the Los Angeles City Council meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022 in Los Angeles. The three Los Angeles City … Continue reading Racist comments could end careers of powerful LA politicians!!
Former president Donald Trump is facing blowback for an inflammatory online message attacking Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) that many viewed as a threat. “He has a DEATH WISH,” Trump posted late Friday on his Truth Social platform, criticizing McConnell for agreeing to a deal to fund the government through December. He also disparaged McConnell’s wife, Elaine Chao, who served as Trump’s transportation secretary and was … Continue reading Trump escalates attacks on McConnell with ‘DEATH WISH’ post
Three cops in Arkansas were suspended after a video emerged that showed them brutally beating a detainee. In the TikTok video posted on Twitter, one officer holds the man down to the ground as another repeatedly and relentlessly punches the man’s head and a third forcibly nails him with his knee multiple times in a row. At one point, the officer punching the man in the head … Continue reading 3 Arkansas officers suspended after video of violent arrest emerges
Sen. Joe Manchin has yanked his proposal for a $1.8 trillion compromise on President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better plan off the table, according to reports — potentially the final nail in the coffin of the Democratic Party’s signature social-spending agenda. The West Virginia Democrat’s about-face was reported Saturday by the Washington Post, citing three unnamed sources with knowledge of the matter. The report came days after Manchin told … Continue reading Joe Manchin pulls his $1.8 trillion spending compromise off the table: report￼