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Larry Summers: More likely the Fed can pull off a soft landing, but don't get hopes up

cnn.com After a shocking jobs report, Larry Summers, treasury secretary under Bill Clinton, said he is more encouraged the Fed can pull off a soft landing, but cautioned it is a…

WATCH: Republican Governor Says Trump ‘Can’t’ Beat Biden … Days After Pledging to Support Him in 2024

mediaite.com Even though New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu (R) promised to support Donald Trump as a potential 2024 GOP nominee, he openly assessed that the former president wouldn’t…

Texas power grid failure raises questions for Greg Abbott

newsweek.com Texas Governor Greg Abbott once more faces tough questions after the recent power grid failure led to many in the state once again being left without electricity. Some…

Buttigieg said U.S. had to balance risks in deciding when to shoot down balloon

politico.com President Joe Biden balanced risks including debris falling over U.S. airspace when his administration delayed shooting down a Chinese balloon until Saturday, Transportation…

Koch Network Is Latest High-Profile Conservative Group To Oppose Trump’s 2024 Campaign

forbes.com The conservative political advocacy network backed by billionaire Charles Koch said Sunday the country “must move past the current political situation” and “turn the page on…

Teen overdose deaths lead California schools to stock reversal drug

politico.com SACRAMENTO, Calif. — When a student at a Sacramento high school collapsed in an apparent overdose last fall, staff were able to render immediate first aid, administering a…

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…

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…

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,…

Joe Biden's State of the Union rewrite

axios.com China will be an uninvited guest at President Biden’s State of the Union address Tuesday night, as he takes credit for a resilient economy, celebrates record-low…

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.…

How a Trump pardon resurrected one of New Jersey’s most powerful Republicans

politico.com The November meeting was the stuff of urban legend for New Jersey’s political class: Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy sat at a diner table with George Gilmore, the chair of the…

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…

The forgotten gas stove wars

vox.com Concerns about whether stoves are safe are nearly as old as gas stoves themselves. | Chaloner Woods/Getty Images We’ve been fighting over gas stoves for decades. Forty years…

Santos volunteer talks sexual assault claim: "No one should be violated"

newsweek.com Derek Myers, the former George Santos volunteer who alleges he was sexually assaulted and harassed by the House Republican, has told Newsweek about his experiences. Myers…

‘The world’s largest Ponzi scheme’: Peter Schiff just blasted the US debt ceiling drama. Here are 3 assets he trusts amid major market uncertainty

yahoo.com A ticking time bomb in the U.S. economy is running perilously close to detonation. Long considered a harbinger of bad luck, Friday, Jan. 13 came with a warning for Congress…

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…

US Downs ‘Spy Balloon’, Dealing Blow to Tensions Thaw Hopes

asiafinancial.com A US fighter jet shot down a suspected Chinese spy balloon off the coast of South Carolina on Saturday, bringing an end not only to days of sky-high drama but also dealing a…

After a week adrift, a surveillance balloon from China has been deflated. Here's what we know about the suspect device and its mission

businessinsider.com Getty Images The United States on Saturday shot down a balloon officials said was a Chinese surveillance device. The balloon had been spotted floating over the US and parts…

Republicans are blaming Biden for letting a suspected Chinese spy balloon cross into the US. It happened 3 times during the Trump administration, officials say

businessinsider.com Donald Trump looks at falling balloons at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on July 21, 2016. J. Scott Applewhite/AP Republicans are criticizing the Biden…

China could "take further actions" in response to U.S. downing balloon

newsweek.com The high-altitude Chinese balloon that captivated America more than two days was shot down by the U.S. military Saturday afternoon as the balloon traversed eastward above…

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…

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…

Super Bowl Monday May Become An Official State Holiday In Tennessee Under Proposed Bill

deadline.com It’s a real political football – fans in Tennessee may avoid having to call in sick on Super Bowl Monday if two legislators get their way. A bill introduced by Democratic…

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…

FAA ground stop for Chinese spy balloon shootdown results in massive flight radar gap off South Carolina coast

foxbusiness.com The Federal Aviation Administration issued a ground stop order Saturday closing several airports in North and South Carolina and causing a massive gap on flight radars…

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…

Indiana's Senate race will show the depths of the fault lines within the GOP. Early signs show it's still Trump's party

businessinsider.com iStock; Michael Conroy/AP; Jacquelyn Martin, File/AP; Darron Cummings/AP; Michael Conroy/AP; Rebecca Zisser/Insider In years past, former Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels would…

Marjorie Taylor Greene Turns Eric Swalwell Mocking Republicans and Their ‘Small’ Pins Into the Lowest of Low Blows

mediaite.com Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call via AP Images (L)/Sipa via AP Images (R) Georgia Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene dropped a brutal and very personal jab at California Rep.…

Ahead of State of the Union, Biden's economic optimism not shared by GOP

pbs.org Going into Tuesday’s State of the Union address, President Joe Biden sees a nation with its future aglow. Republicans take a far bleaker view — that the country is beset by…

‘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…

Chinese Spy Balloon Updates: Biden Knew Earlier, Craft Possibly Seen Over North Carolina And May Be Shot Down Over Atlantic

forbes.com A suspected Chinese surveillance balloon that shocked Americans as it drifted over Montana earlier this week was possibly spotted over North Carolina on Saturday and could…

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…

Marjorie Taylor Greene mocked by conservatives for Chinese spy balloon idea

newsweek.com Several conservatives took to social media over the weekend to mockingly deride Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene, a Georgia Republican, over her idea for civilians to…

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…

Jim Jordan shows "flaming hypocrisy" in subpoena battle: Legal experts

newsweek.com Representative Jim Jordan, an Ohio Republican, showed "flaming hypocrisy" after he handed down a wave of subpoenas targeting several Biden officials despite previously…

State of the Union: Biden sees economic glow, GOP sees gloom

siliconvalley.com By Josh Boak | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Going into Tuesday’s State of the Union address, President Joe Biden sees a nation with its future aglow. Republicans take a far…

Joe Biden breaks silence on Chinese spy balloon

newsweek.com President Joe Biden broke his silence on Saturday about the suspected Chinese spy balloon that flew into American airspace earlier this week. The mysterious balloon first…

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…

Why Republicans are no longer credible on balanced budgets

msnbc.com In a recent piece for Politico, National Review’s Rich Lowry highlighted the Republican Party’s “sporadic” commitment to fiscal conservatism. “Strange” may not have been the…

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…

Former CIA Director says it'd be 'impulsive' to try to shoot down China's spy balloon

businessinsider.com Former CIA Director John Brennan (left) doesn't support calls to shoot down a suspected Chinese spy balloon (right). AP / Reuters Former CIA Director John Brennan said it'd…

Why is Hogwarts Legacy, a Harry Potter video game, so controversial?

polygon.com Hogwarts Legacy, on the face of it, should have been pure wish fulfillment for millions of fans who have been enchanted by the lore of Harry Potter’s world over the past 25…

American universities are hiring based on devotion to diversity

economist.com T of California, Berkeley is currently advertising for a “director of cell culture, fly food, media prep and oncall glass washing facilities”. Applicants need an advanced…

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…

The GOP's 2024 race to the bottom has already begun

msnbc.com Former President Donald Trump has been on a tear in the past two weeks, working to convince his supporters that he’s the only one who can save their children. He’s pledged…

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…

The US government hit its $31.4 trillion debt ceiling last month

yahoo.com The US government hit its $31.4 trillion debt ceiling last month — triggering fears of a nasty fallout for Americans. Here are 3 ways it could hurt you The U.S. officially…

Bill Clinton back at White House to push paid family leave

marketbeat.com Three decades after Bill Clinton signed the nation’s family and medical leave law, he was back at the White House on Thursday to hold forth on what it’s meant to the…

Joe Biden, Bill Clinton mark 3 decades of family leave act

marketbeat.com President Joe Biden is playing host to former President Bill Clinton to mark the 30th anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act, the first piece of legislation that…

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…

Air Force opposes Chinese-owned corn plant for North Dakota

marketbeat.com The U.S. Air Force has told North Dakota leaders that it believes a Chinese company’s plans to build a wet corn milling plant near its Grand Forks base poses a “significant…

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