The Biden administration is considering getting behind new restrictions on who can seek asylum and an expanded deportation processes to secure new aid for Ukraine and Israel in a supplemental funding bill, a source familiar with discussions said.
Republican lawmakers in Georgia on Thursday approved a new map of U.S. House of Representatives districts for the 2024 election that maintains their current 9-5 advantage while creating a court-ordered majority-Black district west of Atlanta.
A DPS medic assigned to the border was so disturbed by what he saw that he blew the whistle. The agency now says its leaders on the ground didn’t break the law or violate agency policy.
New York Democrats choose Tom Suozzi as candidate to replace expelled Republican George Santos in Congress
New York Democrats have selected former U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi as the nominee for the special election to replace former Republican Rep. George Santos, who was expelled from Congress last week. Suozzi, 61, represented the district for six years before launching an unsuccessful campaign for governor last year. Suozzi has also previously held political posts Read More
UPenn board of trustees holds emergency meeting amid calls for president to resign over antisemitism hearing
The University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees held an emergency meeting on Thursday after the school’s president faced backlash over her comments on antisemitism during a congressional hearing. According to the school’s newspaper, the Daily Pennsylvanian, the meeting began at 9 a.m. and ended sometime in the afternoon. University of Pennsylvania President Liz Magill was Read More
Comer, Jordan post official notice for Hunter Biden deposition next week, despite his refusal to commit
FIRST ON FOX: The House Oversight Committee and Judiciary Committee posted an official notice for Hunter Biden’s deposition next week, despite the president’s son so far refusing to comply with the subpoena to testify behind closed doors. House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer, R-Ky., subpoenaed Hunter Biden to appear for a deposition on Dec. 13 Read More
For Georgia Democrats who didn’t get what they want out of a special legislative session to redraw voting districts, their retort Thursday was simple: “We’ll see you in court.” State lawmakers on Thursday completed a special session with the House voting 98-71 to give final passage to a congressional map that preserves a 9-5 edge Read More
Top abortion group faced wrath of AOC’s office for neglecting key priority to protect Dem majority: book
A new book reveals that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., squared off with Planned Parenthood in a dispute that eventually left her “floored” as she faced resistance on eliminating the Hyde Amendment, a top liberal priority. “The Squad: AOC and the Hope of a Political Revolution” by The Intercept’s Ryan Grim, which was released on Tuesday, Read More
A courtroom portrait led Donald Trump to deliver a blunt self-assessment on Thursday: “I gotta lose some weight.”
President Joe Biden is willing to negotiate with opposition Republicans on U.S. border security in an effort to secure more aid for Ukraine, but not to being dictated to by an extreme wing of the party, a senior aide said on Thursday.