Kobach looks for comeback in Kansas after losing 2 big races

TOPEKA, Kan. – Kansas voters have said no to Kris Kobach twice over the past four years. But he is nonetheless betting that this can be the year he makes a political comeback. His losses, including a 2018 defeat that handed the governor’s office in this Republican-leaning state to a Democrat, might end other political … Read more

“Liberty Under Assault – Here And Abroad”: Biden On US Independence Day

Biden also made a passing reference to the morning shooting in Highland Park. Washington: US President Joe Biden sought to strike an optimistic note of unity in an Independence Day speech on Monday overshadowed by a mass shooting at a holiday parade in a Chicago suburb. Addressing a July 4 barbeque for military families at … Read more

“Shocked”: Biden Vows To Keep Fighting Gun Violence After Parade Shooting

“I’m not going to give up fighting the epidemic of gun violence,” Biden said after parade shooting. Washington: US President Joe Biden pledged Monday to keep fighting to end the “epidemic” of gun violence in America after a deadly mass shooting at a July 4th parade in a Chicago suburb. Biden said he and his … Read more

Travel trouble with flights, gas prices continues this 4th of July

WASHINGTON — There’s more travel trouble for the holiday weekend with plenty of flight cancellations and delays as air travel returns to pre-pandemic levels. Meanwhile, a new war of words has erupted over high gas prices between the White House and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. And now, the White House is firing back. This holiday … Read more

MSNBC’s Mehdi Hasan Warns Biden: Expand ‘Radical’ Supreme Court To Save America

MSNBC’s Mehdi Hasan says expanding the Supreme Court from its current nine justices isn’t as “radical” as critics of the idea make it seem. And he warned President Joe Biden and the Democrats who control the House and Senate that taking action to expand the court now could be critical to saving American democracy. “The … Read more

Jeff Bezos Chastises Joe Biden For Telling Oil Companies To Stop Price Gouging

Champion of the ultra-wealthy Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has attacked President Joe Biden for calling out oil companies for price-gouging American consumers at the gas pump. And the White House came back with some burn. Biden in a tweet on Saturday called out executives of oil companies running gas stations: “This is a time of … Read more

Ruling could dampen government efforts to rein in Big Tech

The Supreme Court’s latest climate change ruling could dampen efforts by federal agencies to rein in the tech industry, which went largely unregulated for decades as the government tried to catch up to changes wrought by the internet. In the 6-3 decision that was narrowly tailored to the Environmental Protection Agency, the court ruled Thursday … Read more

The long, ongoing debate over ‘All men are created equal’

NEW YORK – Kevin Jennings is CEO of the Lambda Legal organization, a prominent advocate for LGBTQ rights. He sees his mission in part as fulfilling that hallowed American principle: “All men are created equal.” “Those words say to me, ‘Do better, America.’ And what I mean by that is we have never been a … Read more

Biden discusses abortion access options with Democratic governors

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden told Democratic governors Friday that he is “looking at all the alternatives” for protecting abortion access following the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade. One day after returning from international summits in Europe, Biden described the ruling as “tragic” and warned that Republicans could try to enact a nationwide … Read more