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The Margin: Here’s what time the State of the Union address starts, and why you should tune in

marketwatch.com President Joe Biden marks the middle of his first term on Tuesday with his second State of the Union address — and there’s plenty of reasons for political junkies and…

Pete Buttigieg deflects when asked if he wants Joe Biden to run again

newsweek.com Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg declined to give a definitive answer on Sunday when asked about President Joe Biden's 2024 plans, while still praising him for his…

McCarthy denounces ‘turmoil’ while imposing debt ceiling turmoil

msnbc.com Immediately after his White House meeting with President Joe Biden this week, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy was asked whether he could commit to the public that the GOP won’t…

Biden, the balloon, and the age of anti-China one-upmanship

politico.com The single missile fired by an F-22 Raptor brought a swift end to an international incident that captured the country’s attention, and underscored the growing bipartisan…

Biden 2024 win would dissatisfy more voters than Trump reelection: Poll

newsweek.com More Americans would react negatively to President Joe Biden winning reelection than former President Donald Trump returning to the White House following the 2024…

Biden's State of the Union to tout policy wins on economy

apnews.com President Joe Biden will use his second State of the Union address on Tuesday to remind Americans of how their lives have been improved over his first two years in office,…

House Republicans criticized over assault weapon lapel pins: "Mortifying"

newsweek.com House Republicans have been slammed for sporting lapel pins shaped like assault rifles. Rep. Andrew Clyde of Georgia on Thursday took credit for the pins that colleagues…

Trump wouldn't beat Biden, Sununu says

politico.com New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu said Sunday he doesn’t think former President Donald Trump could beat President Joe Biden in a 2024 rematch. “Unfortunately, at the end of…

SEC’s Gensler weighs scaling back climate rule as lawsuits loom

politico.com Officials at the SEC stress that no decision has yet been made. How much the agency might ease up on the proposal is not clear. The final rule will need to be approved by…

Chinese state media says U.S. made spy balloon into "Hollywood blockbuster"

newsweek.com An editorial by Chinese state newspaper China Daily on Sunday said that the United States has turned the suspected Chinese surveillance balloon into a "Hollywood…

Fear and reparations in the American suburb

marketplace.org Between 1619 and 1865, enslaved people worked an estimated 222,505,049 hours in America. Toward the end of the Civil War, it looked like Black Americans might be paid what…

Views of U.S. economy improve but remain low; debt ceiling uncertainty looms

cbsnews.com Business analyst Jill Schlesinger on what new jobs report means about the economy Views of the nation's economy have ticked back up — though they remain a long way from…

Taylor Swift fans, and Congress, take on Ticketmaster

cbsnews.com Twins Izzy and Alexa Harrison, of Potomac, Maryland, have a room that is like a shrine to Taylor Swift. They also sport Taylor Swift merch, wearing her cardigan sweaters,…

Trump's election fraud schemers keep getting caught lying

msnbc.com They knew right from the start. The Trump campaign knew it had lost Wisconsin to Joe Biden in the 2020 election. But new audiotapes first published by the Associated Press…

Trump Isn’t Touting His Biggest Success

washingtonpost.com Trump’s promises about Operation Warp Speed are easy to forget, but at the time doubts about the project were extremely widespread. So it’s sad or funny — or both — that…

Should Democrats compromise with Republicans for the sake of the economy?

npr.org Should Democrats compromise with Republicans for the sake of the economy? NPR's Ayesha Rascoe asks economist Betsey Stevenson about the state of the economy and if Democrats…

Flexing his wins and eyeing a 2nd term, Biden will lay out contrasts with GOP in State of the Union

politico.com Though Biden won’t mention them by name, aides believe the presence of newly prominent House Republicans in the chamber will underscore his arguments. A year ago, Reps.…

California Dems prepare for fierce Senate battle

politico.com California Democrats are bracing for an ugly family feud. Sen. Dianne Feinstein hasn’t indicated her plans yet, but California Democratic Reps. Katie Porter and Adam Schiff…

Drag show bans are getting the fast-track in GOP statehouses

politico.com Republican state lawmakers want to shield children by closing the curtains on drag performances. Legislation moving through several GOP-controlled capitols would ban the…

US aid to Ukraine could be the next victim of Kevin McCarthy's pact with far-right Republicans

businessinsider.com Matt Gaetz and Kevin McCarthy. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images; Win McNamee/Getty Images A far-right faction of House Republicans is pushing against continued US aid to…

I settled the gas stove debate with a $69.99 induction cooktop from Ikea

businessinsider.com Rachel Mendelson/Insider I made my stand in the gas-stove culture war at Ikea. Well, not at Ikea per se, but on the Ikea website — where I purchased the Tillreda, a…

Using Data Analytics to Rank the Past Five Presidents

datadriveninvestor.com Was Donald Trump really that bad of a president? Photo by Library of Congress on Unsplash Introduction I am not a very political person. 2016 to 2021 was an interesting time…

House GOP eyes China spy balloon investigations

axios.com House Republicans are indicating plans to investigate the Biden administration's response to a suspected Chinese surveillance balloon that was shot down off the coast of…

Americans Continue To Flee High-Tax New York And California -- Here's Where They're Going

zerohedge.com Americans Continue To Flee High-Tax New York And California -- Here's Where They're Going Last year the exodus out of the high-tax, high-crime Democratic strongholds of…

Democrats buck tradition, move South Carolina to first primary in '24

axios.com Democrats on Saturday approved a revised schedule for presidential primaries in 2024, a plan that elevates South Carolina as the nation's first primary and removes Iowa from…

Fox News co-host blasts Kevin McCarthy for this "low brow" decision

newsweek.com Fox News co-host Geraldo Rivera criticized House Speaker Kevin McCarthy on Friday after Representative Ilhan Omar, a Minnesota Democrat, was removed from the Foreign Affairs…

Marjorie Taylor Greene wonders if congressmen identify as "women of color"

newsweek.com Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene, a Georgia Republican, questioned if Democratic Representative Eric Swalwell and Representative Adam Schiff identify as "women of…

Not So "F**king Awesome"... Bill Maher Blasts "Insane Arrogance" Of Today's 'Woke Revolutionaries'

zerohedge.com Not So "F**king Awesome"... Bill Maher Blasts "Insane Arrogance" Of Today's 'Woke Revolutionaries' In 2019, comedian Bill Maher warned Americans "we are going to have to…

‘They’re Nuts!’ Biden TORCHES ‘Extreme MAGA Republicans’ In Rowdy Speech To Democrats in Philly

mediaite.com President Joe Biden went off on “Extreme MAGA Republicans” over their economic plans, calling them “nuts” for some of their proposals in a speech to a rowdy crowd in…

Good-bye Iowa! Democrats approve Biden's revamped primary calendar

investing.com The Democratic National Committee on Saturday approved President Joe Biden's shakeup of the party's 2024 primary calendar, giving Black voters a greater say in the…

Trump Offers $1M Bond To Appeal Hillary Clinton Suit Sanctions Involving 2016 Presidential Campaign

benzinga.com Former President Donald Trump has offered a $1.03 million bond to appeal a judge's order to pay more than $937,000 in sanctions for suing former Secretary of State Hillary…

DNC votes to shake up presidential primary calendar

politico.com Members of the Democratic National Committee overwhelmingly approved a dramatic shakeup of the party’s presidential nominating calendar Saturday morning, reordering what…

Democrats vote to change order of 2024 presidential primary

pbs.org The Democratic Party on Saturday approved the reordering of its 2024 presidential primary, replacing Iowa with South Carolina in the leadoff spot as part of a major shake-up…

State of the Union 2023: What to know ahead of Biden's speech

politico.com President Joe Biden will deliver his third State of the Union address on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 9 p.m. EST during a joint session of Congress in the House of Representatives…

Trump: Truth About "Fake News" Reporting On "Russia Hoax" Is Finally Coming Out

zerohedge.com Trump: Truth About "Fake News" Reporting On "Russia Hoax" Is Finally Coming Out Authored by Janice Hisle via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), Former U.S. President Donald…

Trump campaign staff discussed plan to 'fan the flame' about election fraud despite privately admitting 2020 defeat to Biden, according to audio leak

businessinsider.com Residents wait in line to vote at a shuttered Sears store in the Janesville Mall on November 03, 2020 in Janesville, Wisconsin. Scott Olson/Getty Images The Associated Press…

HE’S RUNNING? Biden Taunts About Midterms And Brags About Economy As Delirious DNC Crowd Chants ‘Four More Years!’

mediaite.com A raucous crowd of Democrats chanted and hooted as President Joe Biden taunted critics over the midterm elections and bragged about the economy and his administration’s…

Trump lawyer slams Republicans' Chinese spy balloon response

newsweek.com A prominent attorney for former President Donald Trump criticized congressional Republicans for their inaction on the suspected Chinese spy balloon that entered American…

Chris Sununu just broke Never Trumpers’ hearts

msnbc.com New Hampshire’s Republican governor may not be built for the job of president, as some conservative pundits would have you believe. But he’s a shoo-in to be the New England…

Opinion

msnbc.com If you thought Republicans had done all the political grandstanding they could do on immigration, then Rep. Andy Biggs of Arizona just proved you wrong. Biggs, aligned with…

JUST IN: CNN Sources Reveal Supreme Court ‘Burn Bags’ Lying Around, Other Lapses In Lead-Up To Leak of Abortion Draft

mediaite.com Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call via AP Images CNN sources say poor document security in the leadup to the leak of the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization draft included…

Analysis: What to know about Peru's ongoing, Indigenous-led protest movement

pbs.org Peru is in the midst of a political and civil crisis. Weeks of protest have culminated in thousands descending on the capital amid violent clashes and running battles with…

US board clears path for mini-union vote at big Nissan plant

marketbeat.com Fewer than 100 employees out of the thousands who work at Nissan's auto assembly plant in Tennessee can hold a vote on whether to form a small union, the federal labor board…

EU assembly lifts immunity of 2 lawmakers linked to scandal

marketbeat.com The European Union’s parliament on Thursday removed the protective immunity of two lawmakers linked to one of the bloc’s biggest-ever corruption scandals, paving the way for…

Biden, McCarthy meet face-to-face on debt crisis worries

marketbeat.com President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy met face-to-face Wednesday for more than an hour of highly anticipated budget talks — "a good first meeting," the new…

Biden goes after fees levied for flights, hotels and tickets

marketbeat.com President Joe Biden took swipes at airlines and hotels Wednesday as he called on Congress to limit certain extra charges they impose on consumers. → Cash Holders STILL…

DeSantis injects politics into $115B Florida budget proposal

marketbeat.com Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis promised tax relief Wednesday on children’s books, pet food and even the gas stoves that have become a rallying cry for Republicans while assuring…

Biden, McCarthy meet at White House on debt crisis worries

marketbeat.com President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy met face-to-face Wednesday for more than an hour of highly anticipated spending talks — "a good first meeting," the new…

Republican-led committee targets COVID relief aid for review

marketbeat.com House Republicans on Wednesday began their promised aggressive oversight of the Biden administration, focusing on what watchdogs described as “indications of widespread…

Biden, McCarthy to meet, discuss debt ceiling at White House

marketbeat.com President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy are meeting Wednesday face-to-face at the White House, the new Republican leader hoping to negotiate significant federal…

Trump starts 3rd White House bid lagging in campaign cash

marketbeat.com Former President Donald Trump’s political operation started the year with about $25 million socked away for his recently launched 2024 presidential campaign, a sum that is…

Apple and Google app stores get thumbs down from White House

marketbeat.com The Biden administration is taking aim at Apple and Google for operating mobile app stores that it says stifle competition. → Know Your Profit Potential BEFORE You Trade!…

How Chinese state and media are responding to balloon across U.S

newsweek.com Chinese officials and state media have responded to the U.S. reaction to a suspected Chinese surveillance balloon with criticism and apparent anger as Secretary of State…

Count on a springtime re-election announcement for Biden if he follows Trump, Obama, Bush and Clinton's examples

businessinsider.com President Joe Biden speaks to union workers at Laborfest on September 05, 2022 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Biden is scheduled to speak at an event in Pennsylvania after leaving…

John Fetterman's picture-taking, buddy-making, convention-breaking first month on Capitol Hill

businessinsider.com Democratic Sen. John Fetterman of Pennsylvania and his family await their turn in the Old Senate Chamber on January 3, 2023. Michael Brochstein/Sipa USA/Reuters John…

Diane Feinstein's extremely awkward, very uncomfortable exit from the political stage

politico.com LOS ANGELES — Several of her House colleagues are already running for her Senate seat. She isn’t raising real money. And it’s so widely assumed that Sen. Dianne Feinstein is…

Shrinking Colorado River hands Biden his first climate brawl

politico.com A fracas among the seven states along the drought-stricken Colorado River is forcing the first major reckoning for the Biden administration over who should bear the pain of…

Angry Democrats say Chinese balloon "further inflames relations"

newsweek.com Democrats on the newly constituted House of Representatives' select committee on China have expressed dismay at the presence of a Chinese spy balloon in the U.S. and…

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