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

The Saudi situation for Joe Biden

Michael Goodwin

Leaving aside Joe Biden’s ridiculous denial of inflation and Walter Mitesick’s claims that he was there and did it, he managed to hit a new low last week. If Congress abides by the rules it followed during Donald Trump’s presidency, Biden committed an impeachable crime. And admit it on TV! The president told CNN there … Read more

Biden goes west on trip to three states as midterms approach

By: SUNG MIN KIM and COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press WASHINGTON (Associated Press) — Joe Biden’s three states in the West this week will swing, in short, the midterm strategy of the White House for a president still widely disliked: consolidate his administration’s achievements and emerge where he can effectively mobilize party supporters — all while … Read more