The U.S. Senate approved President Joe Biden’s nominee, former Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm, on Thursday to serve as secretary of the Department of Energy.
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Roger Marshall’s unflinching support of former President Donald Trump helped him vault over a crowded field of Republican hopefuls in the race to succeed longtime Kansas U.S. Senator Pat Roberts.
The race to elect Nevada Democrats’ next leader has offered a rare public glimpse into internal struggles over the makeup and trajectory of the state’s party ahead of a crucial midterm election next year
President Joe Biden was a moderate senator, but the administration implementing all these progressive policies in his first weeks in office shows it just is not him in charge, according to Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., on Newsmax TV.
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Decorates Hall Outside Her Office After Dem Rep. Puts Up Trans Flag (VIDEO)
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is having a hallway war with her Democrat neighbor Rep. Marie Newman.
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra refused to answer questions about his radical pro-abortion views during his Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday and could not name even one abortion restriction he could support.
Republicans have criticized Democrats for continuing to push their pandemic stimulus package while accepting little to no Republican input. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said Wednesday out of 286 amendments proposed by Republicans for the $1.9 trillion spending package, only two were accepted.
President Joe Biden revoked seven executive orders on Feb. 24 issued by President Donald Trump between 2017 and 2021. The White House offered no explanation for the revocation in its formal press release.
CIA Nominee Says He Cut Ties With Chinese Propaganda Group as President of Foreign Policy Think Tank
President Joe Biden’s nominee for CIA director spoke candidly on Wednesday about the Chinese government’s authoritarian bent, and its use of front groups to influence U.S. policy towards Beijing.
Vice President Kamala Harris will not attempt to overrule the Senate parliamentarian if she rules that a federal minimum wage increase cannot be enacted through a process known as budget reconciliation, according to White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain.
President Joe Biden late Wednesday issued a proclamation to revoke an immigration restriction issued by former President Donald Trump in 2020 amid the CCP virus pandemic.
The Biden Administration faces increasing criticism for holding unaccompanied migrant children in Border Patrol custody–some longer than the legal 72-hour limit.
U.S. President Joe Biden’s nominee to be director of the CIA, William Burns, is expected to sail through his Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday, with discussion largely focused on challenges from China and Russia and threats from international hacking networks.
President Joe Biden’s nominee to run the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), William Burns, has a history of cooperation organizations linked to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).
Biden’s officials have been broadcasting their desire to refocus the DHS and USCIS on helping to extract more migrants from Central America for the U.S. economy.
The Georgia State Senate passed an important measure to prevent voting fraud with absentee ballots. The bill was sent to the state House for consideration after it passed the state Senate in a 35-to-18 vote Tuesday.
Rep. Bill Johnson (R-OH) said that Democrat efforts to censor dissident media are “eerily similar” to communist China’s on Wednesday during the House Committee hearing on “Fanning the Flames: Disinformation and Extremism in the Media.”
House Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) blasted Donald Trump’s “America First” foreign policy during a speech on Tuesday.
Several dozen House Democrats signed a letter asking President Joe Biden to give up his sole authority to launch nuclear weapons and “consider modifying” the command and control of the U.S. nuclear forces.
Rep. Andrew Clyde (R-Ga.) said Feb. 24 he’s appealing to the House Ethics Committee the $5,000 fine he was assessed earlier this year for refusing to go through metal detectors blocking access to the House chamber.
Former Vice President Mike Pence praised former President Donald Trump during a meeting with congressional Republicans this week, according to one of the lawmakers present.
Two of the top Republicans in the House of Representatives disagree about whether President Donald Trump should speak at the largest annual conservative conference this weekend.
Susan Wright, the widow of Rep. Ron Wright (R-Texas), the first sitting Congressman to die due to COVID-19 complications, announced Wednesday that she will run to fill the seat left vacant by his death.
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-N.Y.), a member of the House Democratic leadership, said that attempts to characterize Democrats as socialists is inaccurate and an attempt by Republicans to push voters away.
Democrats on the House Administration Committee swept aside Republican objections to advance a challenge to Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks’s election to represent Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District.
A coalition of conservative groups is asking parents and lawmakers to join a movement that seeks to take gender identity and sexual orientation politics out of a child’s upbringing.
The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on Friday on legislation to provide $1.9 trillion in new coronavirus relief, Representative Steny Hoyer, the chamber’s No. 2 Democrat, said.
President Joe Biden’s administration cannot enforce a pause on most deportations until further notice, a federal judge ruled late Tuesday.
A coalition of more than 150 corporate executives signed a letter endorsing President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus stimulus package
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is going after Joe Biden for reopening a Texas child migrant detention facility.
Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) on Wednesday called for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) to resign in the wake of twin scandals over his handing of data on coronavirus deaths in the state’s nursing homes and allegations of sexual harassment by a former aide.
A former aide accused New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) of unwanted sexual advances in a blog post published Wednesday.
Former Trump Advisor hopes to unseat House Rep who voted for impeachment
Foreigners hoping to become American citizens may no longer have to pledge allegiance to the US under the Biden administration
Buried on page 305 of the $1.9 Trillion “American Rescue Plan Act of 2021” is a provision that awards federal employees with kids as much as $21,000 for each household to stay home.
Over a dozen House Republicans on Wednesday sent a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray, asking to be briefed on Rep. Eric Swalwell’s (D-Calif.) past ties to an alleged Chinese spy.
Former President Donald Trump is “back in the political arena” after going silent following Jan. 20, said his former political adviser, Sebastian Gorka.
The Biden administration will run for a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced on Feb. 24, unwinding the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw from the body in 2018.
Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) was censured for his vote weeks ago to remove Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) from her committee assignments.
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the federal government’s appeal of a lower court decision against a Trump-era public-charge rule that requires prospective immigrants to be able to support themselves financially—while the Biden administration is considering rescinding the rule.
Fresh off an election in which former President Donald Trump made false claims of fraud, the U.S. Supreme Court is poised to ponder the legality of a restriction on early voting in Arizona that his fellow Republicans argued was needed to combat fraud.
“Let’s Get Rid of the War Criminals First”: Steve Bannon RIPS Liz Cheney after Her Latest Appearance (VIDEO)
“In the new Republican Party let’s get rid of the war criminals first. That would be your family.”
Rachel Levine, is an advocate of sex changes for kids and the drugging of children with puberty blockers.
Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.) has introduced a bill to prohibit the transfer or release into the United States of individuals detained at the U.S. facility in Guantanamo Bay, which is used to house suspected and convicted terrorists, and others believed to pose a major security risk.
Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) on Tuesday said he believes former President Donald Trump will be the Republican presidential nominee for the third time if he runs for president in 2024.
Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) on Tuesday introduced a bill that seeks to block federal funding for American colleges and universities that have links with the Chinese regime, a move she says will combat Beijing’s efforts to “undermine” the United States.
After years of City Hall paralysis over how to police vacation rentals, the City Council on Tuesday voted 8-1 to approve City Council President Jen Campbell’s regulatory compromise.
U.S. President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that he and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau agreed to work toward achieving net zero emissions by 2050.
House Democrats’ massive voter registration and campaign procedure reform bill gives federal bureaucrats vast new power to control political speech
Wally Adeyemo, President Joe Biden’s nominee for the No. 2 job at the U.S. Treasury, said it was critical to end the COVID-19 pandemic everywhere around the globe and doing so would require providing resources to some of the poorest countries.
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators will revive legislation as soon as Wednesday to counter Chinese censorship in the United States, a new effort by Congress to hold Beijing accountable for its growing efforts to stifle criticism beyond its borders, Senator Jeff Merkley told Reuters.