California murder victim's mother slams LA County DA: Gascón 'doesn't care’
Jessica Corde, whose son's killer was granted parole last month, slammed L.A. County District Attorney George Gascón and his policies, telling “Justice with Judge Jeanine” on Saturday night that he “doesn’t care” about murder victims.
White House touts COVID relief bill as 'transformational, frankly progressive' legislation before House vote
White House communications director Kate Bedingfield remained confident Sunday that President Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill narrowly passed by the Senate over the weekend would ultimately reach the president's desk, as the legislation is up for a vote in the House this week where Democrats hold a narrow majority.
Biden opposes gutting filibuster despite tough path for some legislative priorities in Senate
President Joe Biden opposes ending the legislative filibuster despite a slim Democratic majority in the Senate, White House communications director Kate Bedingfield said Sunday, as the administration faces hurdles in pushing the President's priorities through Congress.
Vaccine rollout is a time of optimism as 1-year anniversary of pandemic nears, Tam says
News/Politics: As the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic approaches, Canada’s chief public health officer says she’s increasingly optimistic about the future of the global health crisis — but cautions that some measures may stick around for months to come.
Manchin defends effort to stall Democrats' stimulus plan
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin on Sunday defended his role in stalling the Senate's passage of President Joe Biden's massive stimulus plan for hours into the weekend, saying he was pushing for a "fair compromise" on a tax provision for unemployment benefits.
Infamous tent camp on US-Mexico border drawn down after Biden ends Trump policy
A tent camp in Matamoros, Mexico, where hundreds of migrants stayed in deplorable conditions after being subject to a Trump-era policy requiring they stay in Mexico until their immigration court date in the US, has been drawn down, a Department of Homeland Security spokesperson told CNN.
Manchin: 'I'm supporting the filibuster' but 'it should be painful' to use
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., has found himself in a position of great power as one of the rare moderate Democrats willing to go against his party, which has been highlighted by his stated refusal to eliminate the filibuster, which requires 60 votes to end debate on a bill and move forward to a vote.
Biden to sign executive order expanding voting access
President Joe Biden is expected to sign an executive order Sunday expanding voting access in what the White House calls "an initial step in this Administration's efforts to protect the right to vote and ensure all eligible citizens can freely participate in the electoral process."
Why the New York mayoral race is unprecedented in modern times
New York City's mayoral elections are usually big spectacles. They come during the most boring time in electoral politics, the year after the presidential election. The candidates can be press fodder (e.g. Anthony Weiner in 2013), and the winner will get to rule a city with a population of more than 8 million, more than most states.