Violent rhetoric circulates pro-Trump internet following FBI raid

Violent rhetoric circulates pro-Trump internet following FBI raid

Other messages were more explicit, “I’m just going to say it. [Attorney General Merrick] Garland must be murdered. It’s as simple as that.” Another user posted, “kill all the feds.” Users also encouraged others to post the address of the judge they believe signed the search warrant. “I see a rope around his neck,” read … Read more

Kansas abortion vote measurement: Thunderclap victory gives Democrats a powerful midterm problem

Kansas abortion vote measurement: Thunderclap victory gives Democrats a powerful midterm problem

As Republican-controlled state legislatures across the country race to ban the procedure following the Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade, traditionally conservative Kansas, which had the opportunity to respond directly at the polls, deprived its own elected leaders of the ability to revoke a right that enjoys wide support in many independent polls. The … Read more

Andrew Yang and former GOP officials form new political party to appeal to moderates

Andrew Yang and former GOP officials form new political party to appeal to moderates

“Political extremism is tearing our nation apart and both major parties have failed to address the crisis,” said David Jolly, Christine Todd Whitman and Andrew Yang written in a Washington Post Editorial released Wednesday. “Today’s outdated parties have failed by reaching out to the margins. As a result, most Americans feel they are unrepresented.” Jolly … Read more

“What if they actually win?” : Democrats grapple with efforts to support far-right candidates

“What if they actually win?”  : Democrats grapple with efforts to support far-right candidates

The latest flashpoint in the debate came this week when the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee began running ads touting GOP nominee John Gibbs, who has the backing of former President Donald Trump, over Michigan Rep. Peter Meijer, one of 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach the former president after Jan. 6, 2021. “I think … Read more

Samuel Alito mocks foreign critics of repeal of Roe v. Wade in the Rome speech

Samuel Alito mocks foreign critics of repeal of Roe v.  Wade in the Rome speech

Alito – sporting a new beard – gave the lecture which was largely devoted to protecting religious freedom last week, but it was not made public until Thursday by Notre Dame Law School. “Religious freedom is under attack in many places because it is dangerous for those who want complete power,” Alito said. “It also … Read more

Biden administration announces $400 million investment in broadband internet for rural communities

Biden administration announces 0 million investment in broadband internet for rural communities

“Rural communities are the backbone of our nation and have a broad impact on our economy, but for too long rural communities have been left behind or left behind and under-recognized for their contributions. We’re changing that, and it starts with making sure rural communities are connected to reliable, affordable high-speed internet,” said Mitch Landrieu, … Read more

Biden administration announces $400 million investment in broadband internet for rural communities

Biden administration announces 0 million investment in broadband internet for rural communities

“Rural communities are the backbone of our nation and have a broad impact on our economy, but for too long rural communities have been left behind or left behind and under-recognized for their contributions. We’re changing that, and it starts with making sure rural communities are connected to reliable, affordable high-speed internet,” said Mitch Landrieu, … Read more

Pfizer loses court battle against drug copays for the elderly

Pfizer loses court battle against drug copays for the elderly

A federal appeals court has dismissed Pfizer’s claims against the government in a case with major ramifications for drug prices, Medicare spending and government fraud enforcement efforts. Pfizer’s lawsuit against the US Department of Health and Human Services, first filed in 2020, sought a legal green light for a proposed program that would help cover … Read more

Apple worries about iPhone supply, but it could depend on demand

Apple worries about iPhone supply, but it could depend on demand

Throughout the pandemic, Apple Inc.’s biggest challenge has been maintaining an adequate supply of its devices, but as the company heads toward the launch of a new iPhone, could the equation to toggle ? AppleAAPL, -1.22% benefited from resilient demand in the first two years of the COVID-19 crisis, as governments pumped in stimulus funds … Read more

Marc Short: Former Pence chief of staff appears before grand jury on January 6

Marc Short: Former Pence chief of staff appears before grand jury on January 6

Short’s involvement — reported earlier by CNN, citing a source familiar with the matter — makes him the most high-profile witness known to have testified in the criminal investigation into the attack on the US Capitol. His testimony indicates that prosecutors are examining Trump’s White House as part of their investigation, which has extended beyond … Read more