Sinema censured by Arizona Democrats over filibuster stance that blocked voting rights legislation
The Arizona Democratic Party's executive board announced Saturday that it formally censured Arizona Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema for voting to maintain the Senate's filibuster rules, effectively blocking Democrats' voting legislation that is a key priority for the party.
Former Trump campaign adviser acknowledges being part of 2020 fake electors plot
Boris Epshteyn, an adviser for former President Donald Trump's 2020 presidential campaign, acknowledged Friday that he was part of the effort to prop up so-called "alternate electors" to support Trump in key states.
Pence confident Supreme Court will overturn Roe, says 'next battlefield for life' is in states
Former Vice President Mike Pence Saturday expressed confidence the Supreme Court will overturn Roe. v. Wade — thanks to the newest conservative justices — and urged anti-abortion activists to prepare for action once the decision comes down.
Arizona governor sues Biden admin over federal money for schools with mask mandates
Republican Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has filed suit against President Biden's administration, seeking to bar the White House from withholding federal funds to the state over differences in school COVID-19 policy.
Harris aide meets Dem Hispanic caucus, expresses 'deep regret' over tweet on illegal immigrants
Vice President Kamala Harris’ new communications director asked on Twitter in 2010 why illegal immigrants he saw on TV were not being deported by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). This week, over a decade later, he again repented for asking that question, this time before top congressional Democrats.
Why Russia's Ukraine aggression matters to Americans
Nobody knows for sure exactly why 100,000 Russian troops are parked near the Russia-Ukraine border, but it's making the US and Europe extremely nervous. Everyday Americans would feel the effects of a Russian invasion in their bank accounts, as gas prices could soar.
Gavin Newsom clarifies calling train thieves ‘gangs’: 'Forgive me ... They're organized groups'
California Gov. Gavin Newsom clarified this week that when he called criminals accused of stealing packages from cargo trains in the state "gangs of people" he wasn’t implying the thefts were gang-related.
CBC Radio's The House: Testing the West
Radio/The House: On this week’s show: A Ukrainian MP discusses the threat of a Russian invasion, a Canadian in Kyiv talks about preparing for war and the CBC’s Murray Brewster outlines the state of play. Plus — experts Jeff Nankivell and Sarah Kutulakos discuss Canada-China relations. Laura Harth of the group Safeguard Defenders talks about China’s tactics in forcing some of its citizens to return home to face charges. And a discussion about human trafficking in Canada, after the tragedy in Manitoba.
Canada still needs to engage with China despite its human rights record, experts say
Radio/The House: Canadians with experience working in China say Ottawa must continue to engage with Beijing despite its ongoing concerns about the country’s human rights record at home — and new evidence of its efforts to coerce dissidents living abroad to return.
Public outrage over the unvaccinated is driving a crisis in bioethics
News/Politics: The pandemic has triggered a new debate over what used to be a settled principle of bioethics — that you don't treat patients differently based on past behaviour that may have contributed to their condition.
Videos show "Stop the Steal" rally organizer saying he would work with extremist groups
An organizer of the "Stop the Steal" rallies that preceded the attack on the US Capitol a year ago said he would work with two extremist groups, who later had members charged in the attack, about providing security and housing for the January 6, 2021, rally in Washington.
Gavin Newsom less warm toward Trump on wildfire aid during VP Harris visit
California Gov. Gavin Newsom appeared to change his tone regarding support from the Trump administration on wildfires Friday while welcoming Vice President Kamala Harris for talks about one of the state's most vexing – and costly – problems.