Democrats want to boost Biden Ukraine aid plan to near $ 40B

Democrats want to boost Biden Ukraine aid plan to near $ 40B

WASHINGTON – Congressional Democrats are preparing a plan that would boost President Joe Biden’s requested $ 33 billion Ukraine aid package to nearly $ 40 billion, and a House vote is possible as soon as Tuesday, two people familiar with lawmakers’ thinking said. In a retreat, Biden conceded that the package should not contain any … Read more

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin announces run for Congress

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin announces run for Congress

Sarah Palin, the former governor of Alaska and vice presidential candidate under Senator John McCain, is running for Congress, shaking up an already unpredictable race for Alaska’s lone US House seat. Palin, who shared the news on her Twitter account Friday, now joins a field of at least 40 candidates seeking to fill the seat … Read more

House January 6 committee refers contempt charges for Navarro and Scavino

House January 6 committee refers contempt charges for Navarro and Scavino

The House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol unanimously voted Monday night to recommend that former Trump aides Peter Navarro and Dan Scavino be held in contempt of Congress for failing to cooperate with subpoenas. Committee chair Bennie Thompson acknowledged in a statement on Monday that Navarro, a former trade … Read more

Zelenskyy calls for no-fly zone over Ukraine in emotional plea to US Congress

Zelenskyy calls for no-fly zone over Ukraine in emotional plea to US Congress

Washington – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy made a plea directly to members of Congress on Wednesday for the US to help create a no-fly zone over Ukrainian skies and to provide more weapons to bolster Ukraine’s ability to combat Russia’s airpower as Moscow continues its bombardment of the country. In a virtual address before both … Read more

Zelenskyy calls for no-fly zone over Ukraine in emotional plea to US Congress

Zelenskyy calls for no-fly zone over Ukraine in emotional plea to US Congress

Washington – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy made a plea directly to members of Congress on Wednesday for the US to help create a no-fly zone over Ukrainian skies and to provide more weapons to bolster Ukraine’s ability to combat Russia’s airpower as Moscow continues its bombardment of the country. In a virtual address before both … Read more

Senate approves bill to make daylight saving time permanent

Senate approves bill to make daylight saving time permanent

The Senate has unanimously approved a measure that would make daylight saving time permanent next year Town FARNOUSH AMIRI Associated Press March 16, 2022, 4:02 AM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article WASHINGTON – The Senate unanimously approved a measure Tuesday that would make daylight saving time permanent across the … Read more

Minnesota Rep. Jim Hagedorn dies at 59 after cancer battle

Minnesota Rep.  Jim Hagedorn dies at 59 after cancer battle

US Rep. Jim Hagedorn, a conservative Republican from southern Minnesota who followed his father’s footsteps into Congress, has died after a battle with kidney cancer Town STEVE KARNOWSKI Associated Press February 18, 2022, 5:18 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MINNEAPOLIS – US Rep. Jim Hagedorn, a conservative Republican … Read more

Biden, Obama, Pelosi to speak at Harry Reid’s funeral

Biden, Obama, Pelosi to speak at Harry Reid’s funeral

President Joe Biden, former President Barack Obama and congressional leaders speak at Harry Reid’s funeral in Las Vegas on Saturday ByAssociated Press January 5, 2022, 20:59 • 2 min read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article LAS VEGAS – President Joe Biden, former President Barack Obama and congressional leaders will speak at Harry Reid’s … Read more