May 20, 2022

Minnesota GOP Rep. Jim Hagedorn Dies at 59 After Battling Kidney Cancer

Republican Rep. Jim Hagedorn (R-MN), 59, died Thursday after battling kidney cancer, his wife announced on Friday.“It is with a broken heart, shattered spirit and overwhelming sadness I share my husband Congressman Jim Hagedorn passed away peacefully last night,” his wife Jennifer Carnahan, the former chairwoman of the Minnesota Republican Party, announced in a Facebook…

Biden Battling Progressive Allies in Court over Immigration Policy 

After calling U.S. immigration policy a “moral failing and national shame” on the campaign trail, President Joe Biden finds himself pitted against his progressive allies in immigration litigation. Earlier in the week, the Biden administration argued in the U.S. Supreme Court that immigrants held for deportation after returning illegally to the United States should not…

Neera Tanden Was ‘Proud To Fight’ Against Trump Cabinet Picks, Now She’s Battling To Save Her Own Nomination

Neera Tanden’s nomination to serve as White House budget director is in jeopardy after Sen. Joe Manchin came out against her confirmation.  Opposition to Senate-confirmed positions is nothing new for Tanden, who said in early 2017 that she was “fighting hard” against Trump’s pick to lead the Department of Education.  Tanden, the president of the…

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