Conway Calls on Harris to Clarify Stance on Late-Term Abortion

White House advisor Kellyanne Conway on Wednesday called on presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s new running mate to clarify her stance on late-term abortion and other issues. “She’s very much part of the radical left. She is for the Green New Deal. She is for government-run healthcare. She is for abortion in the ninth […]

Sen. Ron Johnson Says Republicans Blocking Subpoenas of Comey, Brennan

GOP senators on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs panel may be blocking subpoenas for former FBI Director James Comey, former CIA Director John Brennan, and other figures who were involved in the investigation into President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, said Chairman Ron Johnson (R-Wis.). “We had a number of my committee members that […]

Fed’s Rosengren Says Patchy Pandemic Response Threatens Economic Recovery

Eric Rosengren, president of the Boston Federal Reserve, said Wednesday that insufficient state-level measures to contain COVID-19 not only put lives at risk but are also likely to sap the strength of the economic rebound. “Limited or inconsistent efforts by states to control the virus based on public health guidance are not only placing citizens […]

Staunch Trump Supporter Marjorie Taylor Greene Wins GOP Primary in Georgia

Marjorie Taylor Greene, a businesswoman who drew ire for controversial comments about minorities and raised eyebrows for her vocal support for the QAnon movement, has won the Republican nomination for Georgia’s 14th Congressional District. Greene beat neurosurgeon John Cowan to clinch the win on Tuesday and will face Democrat Kevin Van Ausdal in the Nov. […]

Payroll Tax Deferral Could Add $40 Billion a Month to Americans’ Paychecks: Analysts

JPMorgan Chase analysts said in a new research note that President Donald Trump’s decision to halt payroll taxes could add about $40 billion a month to the paychecks of Americans. Over the weekend, Trump signed took executive to defer payroll taxes that pay for Social Security and Medicare from Sept. 1 until Dec. 31 for […]

Pandemic Stimulus Bill Talks Remain Stalled, Both Sides ‘Miles Apart’

As talks on a pandemic stimulus package remain stalled on Wednesday, negotiators for Democrats and Republicans said they have not come to any agreements on further aid. “We’re miles apart,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said in a televised interview on Wednesday, saying education funding and other needs are division points. However, Pelosi seemed to […]

Washington State Creates $40 Million Fund for Illegal Immigrants

Washington state officials this week announced a new fund of $40 million that will be dispersed to illegal immigrants who can’t access federal stimulus programs because of their immigration status. Aliens will need to submit an application. If approved, they can get $1,000, or up to $3,000 per family. “We have to ensure that no […]

Governors Across US Say Their States Can’t Pay for New Unemployment Plan

Governors across the country are asking President Donald Trump or federal lawmakers to step in and completely fund enhanced unemployment benefits, including some members of Trump’s party. The Republican signed an executive order over the weekend resuming additional payments for the unemployed, but mandated that states pony up a quarter of the funds. California Gov. […]

New Portland Prosecutor Won’t Pursue Some Charges Against Protesters

The prosecutor whose territory includes Portland announced Tuesday his office will not prosecute cases of disorderly conduct, criminal trespassing, and interfering with law enforcement officers. Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt claimed the unusual move would lead to a safer community. Speaking at a press conference, Schmidt said he acknowledges the emotions of those involved in […]