Former Senator Oren Hatch dies at 88

CNN – Former Utah Senator Orrin Hatch, the longest-serving Republican senator in US history, died in Salt Lake City on Saturday at the age of 88. Hatch, the former interim president of the Senate, served in the chamber for 42 years from 1977 to 2019. The Hatch Foundation confirmed his death in a statement that … Read more

Inside Joe Biden’s Cautiously Optimistic Election Night

CNN – The story of President Joe Biden’s election night can be told by the two congratulatory messages he sent about four hours apart. The first went to Representative Abigail Spannberger of Virginia, and the second went to Pennsylvania Governor John Fetterman. Taken together, the messages are an initial signal to voters who seem bent … Read more

The Federal Reserve and the White House unite for a day at the heart of Biden’s political problem

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 20: A newly redesigned $100 banknote is placed in batches at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing on May 20, 2013 in Washington, DC.  The $100 bills will be issued this fall and have new security features, such as a duplicate image of Benjamin Franklin and added microprinting to make the bill more difficult to counterfeit.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

CNN – Two centers of power in Washington on Wednesday revealed the politically toxic dynamics of the major economic issue threatening President Joe Biden’s majority in Congress as the midterm elections approach less than a week away. The Fed triggered another historic rate hike, and about half a mile away in the White House, Biden … Read more

Why do Republicans love it when Biden talks about the economy?

CNN – President Joe Biden is in trouble. He has no choice but to talk about the economy in the interior of the midterm elections — it’s the issue, given 40 years of high inflation and rising gas prices, that worries voters the most. But in doing so, he is calling attention to the greatest … Read more