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Biden Says He's Open to Reforming Filibuster to Win Voting Rights
Rights advocates are applauding President Joe Biden's "long overdue" remarks at a Thursday CNN town hall signaling that he would support significant reforms to the filibuster to pass voting rights legislation and potentially other key pieces of his agenda.
US intelligence agencies issue advisory on BlackMatter gang
The BlackMatter ransomware gang has targeted US-based critical infrastructure entities, including two food and agriculture sector organisations, according to a joint cyber security advisory issued by US intelligence agencies.
Colin Powell, Who Helped George W. Bush Lie Nation Into Iraq War, Dies
Colin Powell, the former U.S. Secretary of State who helped President George W. Bush under whom he served to sell the 2003 invasion of Iraq to the United Nations and the American people, has died at the age of 84.
"Civil War Started:" Zach Rehl's Blow-by-Blow of the Riot - emptywheel
Since Jonathon Moseley has taken over as Zach Rehl's defense attorney, he has filed a series of really ridiculous motions.
Manchin and Sinema Obstruct Reconciliation With No Proposal of Their Own
After months of negotiations, Democratic leaders are signalling that the topline of the Build Back Better Act will have to come down - an outcome that conservative Democrats like Senators Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona and Joe Manchin of West Virginia have relentlessly campaigned for.
Steve Scalise, No 2 House Republican, refuses to say election was not stolen
The second-ranking House Republican, Steve Scalise of Louisiana, repeatedly refused to say on Sunday that the 2020 election was not stolen, standing by Donald Trump's lie that Democrat Joe Biden won the White House because of voter fraud.
The Review's Review: Quiet Magic - The Paris Review
I am a lover of old things. I could spend hours strolling through vintage furniture stores or flipping through clothing catalogs from the past, but my favorite is undeniably archival video.
Trump to invoke executive privilege in January 6 investigation
Donald Trump intends to assert executive privilege in a congressional investigation into the January 6 insurrection at the Capitol, a move that could prevent the testimony of former aides, according to a letter on behalf of the ex-president.