Rail shutdown: Congress prepares to act after Biden calls on Capitol Hill to pass legislation ‘immediately’ to avert a strike

CNN – Democratic leaders say they may act as soon as this week after President Joe Biden on Monday called on Congress to pass legislation “immediately” to avoid rail shutdowns by adopting a preliminary agreement in September that labor and administration leaders agreed to. In a statement, Biden said, “I am calling on Congress to … Read more

Biden’s 80th place, Pelosi’s exit and Trump’s return have highlighted future leaders

CNN – On Sunday, America will witness a unique moment in its history – when the current president turns 80. Administration aides would certainly like the other big family celebration at the White House this weekend — the wedding of President Joe Biden’s granddaughter Naomi — to grab most of the headlines. The political sensitivities … Read more

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

Biden’s agenda is on the line, as racy midterm elections don’t immediately reveal control of Congress.

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – The 2022 midterm elections – nationally framed as a struggle between voters more interested in high inflation or eroding abortion rights – Democrats and Republicans are still wondering late Tuesday (November 8) who will take control Take control of the energy congress for the next two years. With several major races … 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