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Cuomo Lifts COVID Restrictions Because of Biden’s ‘Management’

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo joined a growing number of Democratic officials who are lifting coronavirus restrictions now that former President Donald Trump is out of office. He announced on Monday that the state will be adjusting its restrictions “in the coming days,” citing a decline in positive cases and...

Biden Brought In Record Dark Money During Campaign

President Joe Biden brought in more “dark money” from anonymous contributors than any other presidential candidate in history, according to a recent Bloomberg analysis. During the 2020 presidential campaign, Biden reportedly reeled in $145 million in anonymous contributions. The previous record of $113 million had been set by Sen. Mitt...

Va. Judge Permanently Overturns Policy Permitting Late Ballots w/o Postmarks

A state judge ruled that the Virginia Board of Elections’s rule allowing officials to count mail-in ballots that arrived late without a postmark is illegal, and ordered state officials to repeal it this week. Virginia Circuit Court Judge William Eldridge ruled that the state’s late mail-in ballot law violated state...

MEMO: FBI Pushed Carter Page Spy Warrant Four Days after Desperately Bungled Interview

With the floodgates now opening on what had been a slow drip of details in the FBI's Russia collusion conspiracy/hoax, the concerted effort to smear former Trump adviser Carter Page has come further into focus. Had it not succeeded, the trap might have been considered desperate or comically inept, seemingly...

McConnell Backs Off Filibuster Demand After 2 Dems Pledge to Keep It

(Associated Press) Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell backed off his demand that Senate Democrats preserve the procedural tool known as the filibuster, easing a standoff with new Majority Leader Chuck Schumer as the two negotiated a power-sharing agreement in the closely divided chamber. McConnell said late Monday he had essentially accomplished...

Biden to Preside Over Another Financial Crisis

Being put in charge of the U.S. government’s finances in 2021 is a bit like being appointed captain of the Titanic in 1912. More to the point, trying to avert a financial disaster ahead in the current environment is akin to trying to steer a doomed ship away from a...

Two-Term Ohio Sen. Rob Portman Won’t Run for Reelection, Citing ‘Partisan Gridlock’

(Headline USA) Ohio Sen. Rob Portman said Monday that he won't seek reelection to a third term in 2022, expressing dismay with the deep partisanship and dysfunction in American politics. The career establishment Republican with a reputation for bipartisanship cited a political climate that has made it "harder to break...

Partisan Hack Sen. Patrick Leahy to Preside Over Trump Impeachment Trial

(Headline USA) It was learned on Monday that Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts is not expected to preside at the impeachment trial of now-former President Donald Trump, potentially affecting the gravitas of the proceedings. The shift is said to be in keeping with the U.S. Constitution, because Trump is no...

Republican-Led Legislatures Vow to Pass Changes to Clean Up Elections

After state legislatures in swing states failed to ensure secure and constitutional elections in 2020, some Republican legislators are pushing for reform, Politico reported. Arizona and Georgia --- with Republican governors and state legislatures --- have the best opportunity to outlaw mass mail-in voting, ballot harvesting, electronic voting, and other unconstitutional...

Bernie Says He’ll Use Budget Committee Powers to Push Dem Agenda Even MORE Left

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., confirmed he plans to play an active role in shaping the Biden administration’s agenda, and that he will use his powers as Senate Budget Committee chairman to push it through. During an interview with CNN on Sunday, Sanders said he will not hesitate to use budget...

SQUAD: Death Row Executions Under Trump an Unprecedented ‘Killing Spree’

‘Squad’ Reps. Cori Bush, D-Mo., and Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., joined by 35 other members of Congress, sent a letter to President Joe Biden on Friday demanding that he commute the sentences of everyone on federal death row. “As members of Congress, we stand ready to work with you on your...

GOP Reps. Rip Dems’ Effort to Sic FBI on Parler Over Capitol Siege

Reps. James Comer, R-Ky., and Greg Steube, R-Fla., denounced the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairwoman's "overtly partisan" demand that the FBI investigate Parler but not other social media platforms, according to a press release. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., made the request last week in a letter, citing as...

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