Tag: USA

What’s still in the Dem megabill? Cheat sheet on 12 big topics

Democrats are making big sacrifices to slash the price tag of their social spending bill from $3.5 trillion to roughly $2 trillion as they close in on a deal that can satisfy both the party’s moderate and progressive factions. Promises like free community college are dead altogether. Dreams of...

There’s another big Dem agenda holdup: A stalled China competitiveness bill

President Joe Biden’s domestic agenda isn’t the only stalled-out priority that’s driving congressional Democrats mad. A key national security initiative, a bill aimed at boosting U.S. competition with China and easing the supply-chain backlog, has languished on Capitol Hill amid disagreements between the Senate and the House, even as...

Disgraced former governor is recast as MAGA warrior in Senate bid

Missouri’s open Senate race features a crowded cast of conservative characters. There’s the self-described “farm girl,” the auctioneer on a bus tour, a state attorney general suing China, and the guy who stood on his lawn and pointed an AR-15 at protesters. Then there’s the state’s disgraced former Gov....

Roy Blunt: Trump should look ahead, not back

Sen. Roy Blunt said on Sunday that former President Donald Trump should dwell on the future rather than the past. “The best thing that President Trump could do to help us win majorities in 2022 is talk about the future, and he can be an important part of that...

Facebook is being deceitful, Sen. Blumenthal says

Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Sunday tore into Facebook, calling the company’s stated attitudes on regulation a sham. Speaking on “Reliable Sources” on CNN, Blumenthal (D-Conn.) said, “What we are hearing from Facebook is platitudes and bromides. When it says it wants regulation, at the same time it is fighting...