August 14, 2022

Trump Impeachment Republican Dan Newhouse Advances to General Election

Washington Rep. Dan Newhouse (R), one of ten Republicans who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump, is projected to advance to the general election, where he is in a safe seat and would more than likely be reelected. Associated Press called the race on Friday, declaring Newhouse would advance in Washington Fourth Congressional District. In…

Rep. Markwayne Mullin Advances to OK’s GOP Senate Primary Runoff to Replace Inhofe

Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) on Tuesday evening advanced to Oklahoma’s Republican Senate primary runoff on August 23 to replace retiring Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK). Mullin reached the runoff with about 45 percent of the vote, according to the New York Times. In second place is former Oklahoma House Speaker T.W. Shannon with 17 percent of the…

Kristi Noem Advances Bill Requiring Trans Athletes to Compete According to Their Birth Gender

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) has advanced a bill in the state legislature that would codify her executive orders limiting transgender athletes to competing only in categories that correspond to their birth gender. Noem filed the bill on Tuesday to limit K-12 girl’s school sports and state-funded colleges to allowing only natural-born girls to…

Afghan Finance Minister Quits, Flees Country as Taliban Advances

Acting Finance Minister Khalid Payenda on Wednesday resigned his position with the government of Afghanistan and fled the country after the brutal Taliban insurgency gained control of vital border crossings and captured three more provincial capitals, bringing its total to nine. Payenda announced he would resign with a Twitter post on Tuesday:  Today I stepped…

Republican advances in California primary with Trump’s help.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Cox, a Republican business owner who has tried and failed for nearly two decades to win elected office, snagged a spot in the November runoff for California governor with the help of President Donald Trump, but that support could hurt him in the winner-take-all race with Democrat Gavin Newsom. Cox […]

Longest-Serving Dem Paid Off Female Staffer to Keep Quiet About Sexual Advances.

We want more names, please. We’re starting to learn the details behind the alarming Congressional Office of Compliance (COC) report which has logged over 260 federal misconduct settlements since 1997 costing taxpayers at least $17 million. Enter longest-serving congressional Democrat Rep. John Conyers of Michigan and his contributions to that astronomical amount. In 2015, Conyers […]

Marching for Life 2016: The Pro-Life Movement’s Many Advances

Despite forecasts of historic snowfalls, large crowds are participating in today’s annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. Americans from across the country have come to the National Mall on the 43rd anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decisions in Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton, which invented a right to abortion on demand across […]

Senate advances NSA reform — but program to lapse at midnight

The Senate advanced legislation 77-17 to reform the National Security Agency on Sunday, but parts of the Patriot Act will nonetheless lapse for a few days amid opposition from Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.). The legislation, called the USA Freedom Act, will not reach President Obama’s desk until after the three measures expire at midnight, meaning […]

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