House set to OK bill averting government shutdown with hours to spare

The continuing resolution will extend current government funding levels until Dec. 16. It also includes $12.4 billion in military and diplomatic spending to help Ukraine and $18.8 billion for domestic disaster recovery efforts. Marianna Sotomayor Link...

Giorgia Meloni’s Hard Right Playbook

Last Sunday, Italians voted for the most right-wing government since Benito Mussolini. The controversial politician leading the winning coalition, Giorgia Meloni, will become Italy’s first female prime minister. Meloni has become a darling of sorts for many Republicans in America, who invited her to speak at this year’s CPAC...

Georgia and Nevada on their minds: Senate watchers sweat two swing states

The Democratic and Republican campaign chiefs agree on one thing about the battle for the Senate majority: Nevada and Georgia are at the center. “If you look at the polls, Nevada and Georgia are the two logical ones” Republicans can pick up, Sen. Rick Scott of Florida, the GOP’s...

The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics

Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in the world of politics. The fruits of these labors are hundreds of cartoons that entertain and enrage readers of all political stripes....

Biden’s Student loan forgiveness is a political bribe | Opinion

President Joe Biden speaks about student loan debt forgiveness in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022, in Washington. Evan Vucci, Associated Press Thanks in part to tithing, BYU offers a reduced tuition that leaves few of its graduates in debt. My law school, unfortunately,...