B.C.-based First Nation may put names to unmarked graves with new residential school documents
News/Politics: The leadership of Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc hopes to identify and locate missing children believed to be buried in unmarked graves near the former Kamloops Indian Residential School (IRS) with the help of previously undisclosed documents set for release by the federal government.
As U.S. accelerates distribution of rapid tests, critics call on Ottawa to catch up
News/Politics: As Canadians grapple with the highly transmissible Omicron variant and a molecular testing regime that has all but collapsed, rapid antigen tests have become a much-needed lifeline — for those lucky enough to get their hands on one. In the U.S., 875 million at-home tests will be distributed this month.
Former Ukrainian president says war can still be avoided but urges accelerated Canadian aid
News/Politics: Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine's president from 2014-19, says he hopes Canada will "accelerate" military aid plans, and that diplomacy can stop further expansion of the conflict with Russia.
Pennsylvania borough's LGBTQ anti-discrimination ordinance may face repeal by new conservative majority
A borough in central Pennsylvania will likely repeal an anti-discrimination ordinance that protects LGBTQ citizens in jobs, housing and public accommodations like restaurants, according to a report.
The epic standoff that created the 60-vote Senate
The 60-vote threshold to overcome the filibuster and pass legislation in the Senate seems as immovable as ever. But that threshold is relatively new. It was established after an epic fight in the 1970s, an era that today seems like something from an alternate universe.
Democrats double down on eliminating filibuster, court packing on Roe v. Wade anniversary
Democrats marked the anniversary of Roe v. Wade by warning the landmark Supreme Court decision could be overturned and urging the Senate to immediately cement the right to an abortion into federal law.
Rep. Cuellar, staff took sponsored trips to Azerbaijan coordinated by convicted businessman
Records show that Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar and his staff took multiple sponsored trips to the country of Azerbaijan in recent years as he finds himself reportedly entangled in a federal probe investigating ties between U.S. businessmen and the former soviet Republic.
'Defeat the Mandates' march coordinator explains why DC event is critical to push back on restrictions
The organizer of a march against vaccine mandates taking place in Washington, D.C., on Sunday says he hopes the event will give people the confidence to speak up against such requirements.
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.