Emily Blocher remembers the response she received from an aide to Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff when, last fall, she traveled to Washington to advocate for expanding the size of the Supreme Court: It was warm and attentive, she said, but conspicuously non-committal to the proposal.
The Biden administration excluded the authoritarian leaders of Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua from the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles, but voices from those three nations have been heard throughout the week in events where activists denounced the suppression of individual freedoms and the circumstances of hundreds of political prisoners.
Republican Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt says his office is investigating two Kansas City area school districts for allegedly asking students to fill out surveys about their parents’ political beliefs.
A potential shakeup to the Democratic presidential nominating process could give South Carolina a rare chance to move up the party’s primary calendar and boost its standing with future White House candidates.
The first African American mayor of Kansas City and the state’s senior Democrat in Congress, Cleaver’s support could be a boost to Busch Valentine in the Kansas City area, where she’s less known than in St. Louis.
“There’s no violation of any ethical rule. I do not have a personal relationship with the police officer involved or Mr. Greitens,” said Special Prosecutor Darrell Moore about his role as a GOP Senate debate moderator.
A group of more than 100 law enforcement leaders on Tuesday endorsed President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the White House said, bolstering the nominee less than a week after his Senate confirmation hearing.