January 17, 2022

Senate Republicans Announce $104 Million Off-Year Record-Breaking Fundraising Haul in 2021

The Senate Republicans’ campaign arm, the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC), announced their off-year record-breaking fundraising haul of $1src4.8 million in 2src21. In the announcement, the NRSC touted its ability to fundraise and beat off-year records for the NRSC and the Democrat’s counterpart, the Democrat Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC). The year-end total includes $28.6 million raised in last…

Left Launches Effort to Win Midterms by Disqualifying Republicans for ‘Insurrection’

Some Democrats are using the anniversary of last year’s Capitol riot on January 6 to launch an effort to win the 2022 midterm elections by disqualifying Republicans who supported the effort to challenge the 2020 elections results as “insurrectionists.” The effort, spearheaded by Russia hoaxer Marc Elias, aims to use a provision of the post-Civil…

AOC Blasted for Suggesting Republicans ‘Mad’ They Cannot Date Her

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) on Friday suggested Republicans are upset they cannot date her and should admit it. “If Republicans are mad they can’t date me they can just say that instead of projecting their sexual frustrations onto my boyfriend’s feet. Ya creepy weirdos,” she wrote in a social media post: If Republicans are mad…

Republicans Are Backing A Bill To Democratize Investing, But The SEC Has Other Plans

Republican lawmakers are sponsoring a bill designed to protect financial transactions known as “payment for order flow,” in which brokerages route their clients’ trades to market makers. Pennsylvania Republican Sen. Pat Toomey, ranking member of the Senate Banking Committee, introduced the Investor Freedom Act of 2021 in late October to protect “zero commission trading and…

Republicans win Virginia governor race, lead in New Jersey, in shocking results just 10 months into Biden term

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! In Tuesday’s New Jersey and Virginia governor races, Republicans massively outperformed nearly all expectations in results that would have been dismissed as nearly impossible by most observers just a few months ago.  Republican candidate Glenn Youngkin beat former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a Democrat, after President Biden […]

Powerful Storm Drenches Southern California With Heavy Rain

LOS ANGELES—A powerful storm charged south through California on Tuesday, drenching the drought-stricken state with desperately needed rain but also triggering rescue efforts on a swollen river and mandatory evacuations due to the threat of mudslides in some areas scarred by wildfires. The National Weather Service reported remarkable rainfall in several parts of the state.…

House Votes to Hold Mark Meadows in Contempt in Jan. 6 Probe

The House of Representatives late Tuesday voted to hold former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows in contempt of Congress after he ceased to cooperate with a congressional subpoena linked to the Jan. 6 breach of the Capitol building. It marks the first time the chamber has voted to hold a former member in contempt since…

Qantas to Launch Nation-First Perth to Rome Direct Flights in 2022

Qantas has announced it will launch the only direct flight from Australia to Europe from the middle of 2022 to meet demand over the peak European holiday season. From June 22 next year, Qantas will operate a Sydney to Rome via Perth return flight three times a week, cutting three hours off the current fastest…

Children’s Books: Christmas Stories to Read Together

What’s your favorite book to read with your children during the holidays? Here are some true-and-tested picks. ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’ by Laurel Long (Dial Books) The classic English Christmas carol that counts the gifts “my true love gave to me” over the course of 12 special days comes to life through the stunning…

Biden Warns Republicans Are ‘In For A Problem’ Ahead Of 2022 Midterms

President Joe Biden said Republicans are “in for a problem” come the 2022 midterm elections while speaking Tuesday at the Democratic National Committee holiday party.“I hope you remember what got us to the White House in the first place,” Biden said. “In 2020, we won as a unified Democratic party — more unified than ever.…

14 Suspects Connected to LA Smash-and-Grab Thefts Released

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) on Friday said that more than a dozen suspects who were arrested in connection to a recent smash-and-grab retail theft spree that has hit several local businesses have been released. Speaking at a news conference, LAPD Chief Michel Moore and Mayor Eric Garcetti, said none of the alleged thieves…

At Least 20 Killed as Bus Swept Away by Flood Waters in Kenya

A file photo of an ambulance operator at Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi, on April 17, 2020. (Patrick Meinhardt/AFP via Getty Images) NAIROBI—At least 20 people drowned on Saturday when a bus carrying a group of religious faithful was swept away by flood waters as the driver tried to cross a river in the eastern…

Is Retail Therapy Causing You to Overspend for the Holidays?

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—for buying gifts. And while you’re at it, you might as well buy something for yourself, right? We’ve all been there. Remember in Friends when Monica bought those super expensive leather boots on impulse? She ended up regretting it because they really hurt her feet. Womp, womp! Listen,…

5 Bodies Found in House Just Outside Berlin

Police have cordoned off a single-family home in Senzig, a district of the town of Kownigs Wusterhausen in the Dahme-Spreewald district, on Dec.4, 2021. (Patrick Pleul/dpa via AP) BERLIN—Five bodies with gunshot and stabbing wounds were found on Saturday in a house just outside Berlin, German authorities said. The victims included three children. Officers found…

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Democrats Should Not Hold Republicans Hostage’: Heritage Calls On GOP To Reject Debt Ceiling Increase Attached To NDAA

December 03, 2021 10:01 PM ET The Heritage Action issued a letter Friday, urging Republican lawmakers to reject the Democrats’ attempts to “attach” the increase of the debt ceiling to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).The letter, obtained exclusively by The Daily Caller, warned House and Senate Republicans of the Democrats’ plans of incorporating increase…

Report: Wisconsin, Michigan Among Eight Governor Races Shifting Toward Republicans

Republicans are seeing improved prospects in eight states’ gubernatorial contests next year, according to the Cook Political Report. The nonpartisan outlet, which analyzes elections and is often used as a resource among campaigns, updated its ratings for 11 gubernatorial races this week and moved eight in a favorable direction for Republicans, while shifting three toward…

Pelosi Staffer Mask Shames Republicans Hours Before Boss Spotted Maskless At Event

Earlier this evening, Breitbart News obtained photos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi going maskless at a crowded event in DC, in violation of the venue’s instructions, President Biden’s guidelines, and, according to a tweet just a few hours before the event, the opinions of her own staffers. Just under three hours before Breitbart News published…

Maxine Waters Republicans Are Worse Than ‘Evil’ –

Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) said on this week’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Sunday Show” that Republicans were worse than “evil.” Capehart said, “Let’s put up on the screen some recent sampling of the Republican’s violent rhetoric that we have seen. You see Boebert, her Islamic-phobic remarks against Congresswoman Omar. You have Congressman Gosar and the anime video.…

Climate Activist Jailed After Stopping Trains Near World’s Biggest Coal Port

An environmental activist involved in a multi-day long operation to block the passage of coal trains near the world’s largest coal export port in New South Wales (NSW) has been jailed for 12 months. The 22-year-old, Eric Serge Herbert, pleaded guilty to obstructing a rail locomotive, attempting to hinder the working of mining equipment, and…

International Education Boosted by a Multimillion Dollar Grant in a Bid to Win Back Overseas Students

International education providers hit hard by COVID-19 will have access to a $37 million (US$26.6 million) federal government boost in an attempt to win back students next year. The new measures would see almost $28 million (US$20 million) given in regulatory fee relief, while more than $9 million (US$6.4 million) provided in grants would go…

Samsung Picks Texas City for $17 Billion Semiconductor Factory, to Create 2,000+ Jobs

Samsung announced on Wednesday that it has chosen Taylor, Texas, for its $17 billion advanced chip-manufacturing plant, which is expected to create 2,000 direct high-tech jobs. “The new manufacturing facility will produce advanced logic chips that will power next-generation devices for applications such as mobile, 5G, high-performance computing (HPC), and artificial intelligence (AI),” Texas Gov. Greg…

New Zealand Opposition Leader Rolled After Move to Demote MP Backfires

New Zealand’s (NZ) National Party has voted to oust current opposition leader Judith Collins following a three-hour emergency meeting on Nov. 25. Her deputy Shane Reti will be the interim leader until an internal party vote on Nov. 30. National Party MPs and members of the shadow cabinet called a crisis caucus after Collins moved…

Poll: Republicans Leads Democrats in Generic Congressional Ballot Heading into 2022

Likely general election voters favor Republicans over Democrats in a generic congressional ballot heading into next year, according to a recent poll from Mclaughlin & Associates. Forty-eight percent of the likely general election voters said they were voting for a Republican on the generic election ballot. This is compared to 44 percent of respondents who would…

Republicans Praise GOP Leader McCarthy for Filibuster-Length Speech Ahead of BBB Vote

Republicans rallied around House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Thursday night as he spoke on the House floor for nearly three hours before a full vote on the Build Back Better bill. McCarthy’s lengthy speech is unusual because House leaders are only supposed to speak for one minute during these debates. However, the House grants…

Republicans Agree With Democrats That Biden’s Budget Is ‘Transformational’

As the House moves toward a vote on President Joe Biden’s $1.75 trillion spending package, Democrats and Republicans are in agreement on one thing: the bill’s impact will be transformational.Whether the transformations will be uplifting or catastrophic, however, is where the bipartisan agreement ends. While Democrats have argued that the bill will greatly improve the…

Florida Republicans Defy Joe Biden: Vote to Hobble Coronavirus Vaccine Mandates

Florida Republicans on Wednesday moved a step closer to a direct clash with President Joe Biden over coronavirus rules by passing sweeping legislation that hobbles vaccine mandates for public and private employers. The move affirms the simple premise freedom of choice triumphs over government diktat. The GOP-led Legislature passed several bills along party lines taking aim…

LA County Issues COVID Vaccine Notices to Employees

Los Angeles County revealed Nov. 12 they have started issuing non-compliance notices to employees who have not registered their COVID-19 vaccination status with the county. Employees must register their vaccine status with the county and begin COVID-19 testing within five days of receiving the notice or face discipline, according to the county. “The vaccination policy…

Philips Ventilator Recall Troubles Deepen as FDA Finds New Issues

Signage is seen outside of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) headquarters in White Oak, Md., on Aug. 29, 2020. (Andrew Kelly/Reuters) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has asked Philips to conduct more tests on the foam used in its recalled ventilators, after the agency found several new issues at the Dutch company’s…

On Taiwan: Can America Get Its Act Together?

Commentary I think it is more than fair to say that the United States does not have a Taiwan policy.  Believing in strategic ambiguity, which is what many in the administration and lots of so-called smart scholars think is a policy, definitely does not measure up as one. In fact, if your strategic concept is ambiguous then…

Sister: Hawaii Girl Was Inside Dog Cage and Not Breathing

HONOLULU—A biological sister of a 6-year-old Hawaii girl reported missing by their adoptive parents told police the parents forced her to keep it a secret that Isabella Kalua was not breathing inside a dog cage in the bathroom, with duct tape on her mouth and nose. The new details were revealed in documents filed in…

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