Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Has Given His Support For A Bipartisan Gun Law Bill
Senator Mitch McConnell has signaled that he will support the gun law bill before congress if it remains in the current form. The bill was negotiated by Sen. John Cornyn of Texas and Sen. Chis Murphy of Connecticut.
Uvalde Texas School Shooting - Questionable Police Actions Took Over An Hour To Subdue The Gunman
19 children and 2 teachers were gunned down in the latest school massacre that took place in Uvalde, Texas on May 24, 2022. The event has garnered national attention, along with an investigation. The latest in the shooting is that police made grave errors in their response to the shooting.
The Philly Four: GOP backs Oz in the recount
Philadelphia's operating budget at risk with employment projections. Research from The Pew Charitable Trust found a wide variance of outcomes for Philadelphia's operating budget given the multiple projections of employment patterns, with some data showing that the city may face a significantly low difference between the $1.6 billion budget and its revenue. The research states that Philadelphia's next mayor may inherit a complex and potentially challenging financial situation.
Cloudy Tuesday in Charlotte: $7M Ponzi scheme, possible Medicaid expansion, Hurricanes hope for road win
(National Cancer Institute/Unsplash) (CHARLOTTE, N.C.) For residents of the Queen City, Tuesday sets a cloudy and windy precedent as temperatures crest from the mid-60s to a midday high of 76 around 4 p.m. before sinking again. The Charlotteans who lost power during Monday night's storms should have electricity returned by the morning of Tuesday, May 24.
Governor Abbott wants a third term in office, but 53% of those polled disapproved of his leadership
The Governor of Texas is seeking a third term in office, but a poll showed that 53% of the participants disapproved of his current leadership. Greg Abbott is running for a third term in office as the Governor of Texas after being elected by the GOP, a PBS article has reported.
The Philly Four: Pa. primary election tomorrow, vote for gubernatorial, Senator candidates
Philly schools offer masking option for those who are exposed to COVID. The School District of Philadelphia is offering an avenue for students to remain in class even if they are exposed to COVID-19. The Mask-To-Stay option allows for students who have been exposed to the virus but do not have symptoms to remain in the classroom as long as they mask up. The guidelines state that a student can mask for 10 days after exposure and test and isolate if symptoms arise.
Ukraine Aid Package Totaling Roughly $40 Billion Stalled In The Senate By Rand Paul
Rand Paul, a Kentucky Republican Senator and long time libertarian has orchestrated a pause on an aid package that would assist Ukraine in the Russian invasion. The aid package is largely bipartisan and both the Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnel and President Biden have advocated support for the package amongst their constituents.
Republican Primaries Aren't Going To Be Easy For Donald Trump; Senate Votes On Abortion Bill
Last week, former President Donald Trump was victorious in the first round of the Republican primary season endorsement fight, thanks to J.D. Vance's victory in the state of Ohio's Senate primary.
More Evidence Of The GOP's Involvement In The January 6 Insurrection
An ongoing investigation involving more than 930 interviews and nearly a year of data mining has brought the depth of electoral corruption to the public eye. Several important players in American politics were involved in trying to manipulate the 2020 election outcomes.
Why did Facebook pay a GOP firm to trash its competition, TikTok?
Facebook’s parent company Meta enlisted the help of a top Republican consulting firm to orchestrate an anti-TikTok campaign. According to The Washington Post, the company has been using an aggressive strategy to take down its biggest competitor by promoting posts that are questionable or fake. This includes placing op-eds and letters in major regional news outlets, pushing narratives about supposed TikTok trends on social media sites like Twitter where companies vie for cultural relevance.
The Philly Four: Senate GOP leader calls for DA Krasner's impeachment
Welcome to The Philly Four, a daily recap of four of the top stories from the Philadelphia area, covering everything from local government to the Phillies bullpen. A one-stop shop for the most important news bites in the City of Brotherly Love.
Queen City Roundup 1/7: More COVID-19 records, district map decision Tuesday, changes to student quarantines
(Tai's Captures/Unsplash) This kind of extreme partisan gerrymandering is an assault on the most basic principles of representative democracy. — Attorney Elisabeth Theodor, speaking on behalf of plaintiffs in the trial against North Carolina's district maps.
The GOP is a Magnet for Con Artists
Dr. Oz joins a long list of charlatans in the Republican Party. As recently as only a few years ago, the more conspicuous charlatans of a certain uncouth variety were kept at a degree or two of friendly remove from the mainstream in America’s conservative political hierarchy. All that lying and grifting tends to attract ugly lawsuits and negative publicity, and so the classic American snake oil salesmen were mostly relegated to the sidelines at the highest levels of the Republican Party.
Vance to Challenge Mayor Venable in Sullivan County Primary
Mark A. Vance, District 2 Commissioner in Sullivan CountyMark Vance/Woodmen Life. The Sullivan County Mayoral race is taking shape for the 2022 elections as the current mayor, Richard Venable, will likely face at least one if not two county commissioners in the republican primary. District 2 Commissioner, Mark A. Vance of Bristol, has filed his petition with the Sullivan County Election Commission to run for county mayor.