Trump EPA Official Blocked Warning About Carcinogenic Pollution In Illinois: IG Report

A former top Environmental Protection Agency official appointed by former President Donald Trump withheld warnings to an Illinois community about a toxic gas linked to several cancers that was being emitted by local plants, the EPA’s Office of Inspector General revealed in a news report. Bill Wehrum was the assistant administrator of the EPA’s Office for Air and […]

Tucker Carlson Is Giving ‘Red Pills’ To Millions. White Nationalists Are Thrilled.

After Fox News host Tucker Carlson doubled down on his support of the white nationalist “great replacement” conspiracy theory this week, prominent white nationalists across America expressed glee at what they saw as a possible mass radicalization event. “This week Tucker redpilled 4 million people and there’s nothing liberals can do about it,” Nick Fuentes, […]

Progressive Activist Rana Abdelhamid Announces Run Against Rep. Carolyn Maloney

Progressive nonprofit leader Rana Abdelhamid announced Wednesday that she is challenging Rep. Carolyn Maloney in the Democratic primary for New York’s 12th Congressional District.  Maloney, who has elicited the ire of the left for opposing the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, among other things, won her 2020 primary by fewer than 4 percentage points. “I really […]

Meghan McCain Tries But Fails To Get John Boehner To Attack Joe Biden

Meghan McCain tried to get fellow Republican John Boehner to criticize President Joe Biden on Monday, but the former House speaker wasn’t having any of it. Boehner appeared on Monday’s episode of “The View” to promote his new memoir, “On the House,” and McCain attempted to bait Boehner into going after Biden. “I’m worried that we’re […]

Nearly All Senate Democrats Are Open To Filibuster Reform

When Democratic Sens. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff both won their Senate runoff races in Georgia on Jan. 5, they handed Democrats full control of government in Washington for the first time since 2010. But Democrats hold the Senate by only the slimmest possible margin: a 50-vote tie that could be broken by Vice President […]

The Violence Against Women Act Faces A Rocky Road For Reauthorization

It used to sail through Congress with big, bipartisan votes. But now, it’s been two years since the Senate failed to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act ― one of President Joe Biden’s signature accomplishments ― and it’s still not clear how or if the Senate will get it done. As a senator, Biden led […]

Biden restores millions in U.S. humanitarian aid to Palestinians cut under Trump

The Biden administration announced it will restore U.S. humanitarian and economic development aid for Palestinians. The aid package includes $75 million in economic and development assistance in the West Bank and Gaza, $10 million for peacebuilding programs through the USAID, and $150 million in humanitarian assistance under the U.N. WASHINGTON – The Biden administration announced […]

McConnell says the quiet part out loud, tells corporate America to 'stay out of politics,' but clarifies he's 'not talking about political contributions'

Mitch McConnell warned corporations to “stay out of politics” at a Monday news conference. His comments came after a slew of corporations spoke out against Georgia’s restrictive voting law.  But Tuesday, McConnell clarified, saying he wasn’t “talking about political contributions. “ See more stories on Insider’s business page. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has made […]

Iran cargo ship attacked in Red Sea, local TV reports

An Iranian cargo ship has come under attack in the Red Sea, Al Arabiya TV reported on Tuesday, quoting unnamed sources, and semi-official Iranian news agency Tasnim said the vessel was targeted by a limpet mine. Al Arabiya cited the sources as saying the vessel was attacked off the coast of Eritrea and was affiliated […]