Former congressman Tom Suozzi will be the Democratic candidate in the Feb. 13 special election to succeed ousted lawmaker George Santos in the U.S. House of Representatives, local party leaders said on Thursday.
Pentagon says further military aid to Ukraine a ‘smart investment,’ will prevent larger war in Europe
Deputy Pentagon Press Secretary Sabrina Singh called on Congress to approve additional security aid to Ukraine amid stalled negotiations over further assistance to the country in its war against Russia. “It is critical, as you all know, that Congress passes the president’s national security supplemental request to ensure that we can continue to support Ukraine,” Read More
New York City Mayor Eric Adams says that New Yorkers “need help” with the sanctuary city’s migrant crisis and are “angry” at the federal government as he traveled to Washington D.C. to meet with congressional leaders and appeal for more federal aid. “We need help,” Adams said on the plane to D.C., adding that “New Read More
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.
A Vermont sheriff charged with assault for kicking a shackled prisoner is losing his law enforcement certification. After hearing two days of testimony, the Vermont Criminal Justice Council on Wednesday found that Franklin County Sheriff John Grismore violated the state’s use of force policy and voted 15-1 that he permanently lose his ability to enforce Read More
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