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Freshman Sen. Kyrsten Sinema campaigned as an independent and is acting that way. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Hope she keeps her promise and votes to keep the filibuster rule.
April Ryan asked Jen Psaki about a pundit's claim that Kamala Harris' policy portfolio "is trash" because President Biden isn't doing enough to support her. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Harris is an idiot.
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki grew flustered when pressed on ethics questions raised by an ambassador nominee Eric Garcetti attending Hunter Biden's art show. New York Post
VOA VIEW: A major conflict of interest.
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President Joe Biden has allowed extreme leftists like Sen. Bernie Sanders and the Squad to dictate his agenda and run the country bankrupt with their socialist spending. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Biden is being ruled by the mob.
Democratic Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe acknowledged to surrogates on a recent video call that President Biden is "unpopular." New York Post
VOA VIEW: Biden is unpopular and so is McAuliffe.
Attorney General Merrick Garland says he was simply responding to a letter from the National School Boards Association, which claimed its members were being threatened. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Garland's family has direct financial interests in CRT (Panorama) - illegal.
The general appearance of confusion and division is only going to make matters worse for the Democrats. They are twisting in the wind — and the amazing thing is, it’s by their own choice. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Dems are self-destructing.
Gov. Kathy Hochul confirmed Wednesday that her predecessor, Andrew Cuomo, had plotted to oust her from the Democratic ticket in 2022 before his scandals forced him out from office. New York Post
Jen Psaki was pressed to explain why the Biden administration has primed the FBI to go after parents protesting at local school board meetings. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Totally foolish
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Gov. Kathy Hochul says she may impose yet more mask mandates, rather than rolling back the ones already in place. New York Post
Party leaders say the G.O.P.’s refusal to allow a vote to avert default is the most powerful argument yet for weakening the Senate’s signature procedural weapon. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Dems would be making a major mistake.
The Justice Department had sued to block the law, which banned nearly all abortions in the state. New York Times
One third of Americans still think Biden’s victory in 2020 was illegitimate. What gives? New York Times
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Senators will vote to end debate on debt ceiling. Republicans are expected to block it.
VOA VIEW: McConnell should back off and let Dems self-destruct.
President Joe Biden's approval rating has dropped from 50% to 38% since mid-February, according to the latest Quinnipiac University poll.
Democrats accepted an offer from Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday for a short-term suspension of the debt ceiling, delaying a showdown over the nation’s borrowing limit until December. The Kentucky Republican specified that his proposal was contingent on a Democratic agreement that long-term action to raise the debt ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Republicans should make no deal.
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The number of U.S. nuclear warheads declined over the past seven years and currently includes 3,750 nuclear warheads, both weapons deployed on missiles and bombers and many others kept in storage, according to Energy and State Department fact sheets made public this week. The number of warheads in the strategic ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: America is acting foolishly.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Wednesday attempted to walk back claims by presidential climate envoy John Kerry that President Biden “had not been aware” that a U.S. submarine pact with Australia angered the French. “Of course he was aware of the French being upset,” Ms. Psaki said. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Biden has been exposed.
A top Justice Department official on Wednesday told Congress that voting discrimination is “alive and well” while calling for a revitalization of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the civil rights era law that helped secure voting rights for millions facing discriminatory obstacles. Kristen Clarke, assistant attorney general for the ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Equal rights for all - special rights for no one.
The House Select Committee on Jan. 6 is set to get a reality check Thursday into how much cooperation it can expect from former President Donald Trump's allies into its probe of the attack on the U.S. Capitol. Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, longtime Trump aide Daniel ... Washington Times
A survey shows that U.S. adults, especially millennials, increasingly endorse Marxist views such as the rejection of private property and traditional morality, even though they don’t adopt Marxism as a label. The Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University, which published the results last week, found in ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Marxism is a real threat.
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Minneapolis voters will soon decide whether to shut down the police department that employed the officer who killed George Floyd last year and replace it with a Department of Public Safety that would combine the city’s public safety functions into a “comprehensive public health approach to safety.” Washington Times
VOA VIEW: If approved, Minneapolis voters will lose bad.
The lawyer and law professor who advised former President Trump's legal team on challenging the 2020 election is facing a complaint over his law license in California this week, and the Supreme Court is also weighing a second legal battle on Friday after attorney John Eastman was banned from speaking ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Sad threat tactic.
A summer of labor unrest at U.S. food manufacturers has stretched into fall ABC
VOA VIEW: Continued madness.
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COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. are falling and the number of new cases per day is about to dip below 100,000 for the first time in two months ABC
VOA VIEW: Next, their will be a mandate limiting breathing.
The World Health Organization has endorsed the world’s first malaria vaccine and said it should be given to children across Africa in the hope that it will spur stalled efforts to curb the spread of the parasitic disease ABC
VOA VIEW: WHO can't be believed and trusted.
A potential U.S. default is less than two weeks away. ABC
VOA VIEW: Dems will make a deal.
The Senate is trying again to raise the debt limit, holding a procedural vote Wednesday on legislation the House has already passed. CBS
VOA VIEW: Dems will push to vacate the filibuster.
The Senate minority leader offered Democrats a plan to avert default for a couple of months. CBS
VOA VIEW: McConnell in trying to avoid the loss of the filibuster.
Several of the justices asked why the detainee, Abu Zubaydah, couldn't testify himself about his treatment at a CIA secret detention facility. CBS
Co-host of "Good Morning Mississippi" casts her decision not to be immunized as one of personal "integrity." CBS
"The company continues to threaten to send additional jobs to Mexico," a union official complained. CBS
VOA VIEW: The union may lose this battle.
More than 700 officers have died since the start of the pandemic. CBS
Private jobs rose by 568,000 for the month, better than the Dow Jones estimate of 425,000 and ahead of the downwardly revised 340,000 in August. CNBC
VOA VIEW: What a illegal migrants doing to increase jobs?
Marine Lt. Col. Stuart Scheller, the outspoken Marine officer who went viral for criticizing military leadership during the U.S. exit from Afghanistan, is being charged with six crimes after his release from the brig FOX News
Texas Republicans Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. Greg Abbott reacted with expressions of grief and gratitude for first responders after a shooting at a Texas High School that left four people injured. FOX News
A use-of-force expert testified that Kyle Rittenhouse’s decision to shoot three people during a riot in Kenosha, Wisconsin, last year was reasonable. FOX News
Suspected cartel members involved in human smuggling and armed with AK-47s have been taunting Texas Army National Guard soldiers at the southern border in recent days, officials told Fox News. FOX News
VOA VIEW: The cartel members should be taken out.
The Biden administration announced a $1 billion investment to expand access to at-home testing, putting the country on pace to quadruple the number of tests available to Americans by December. UPI
U.S. gas prices have risen to a seven-year high with a national average of $3.22 per gallon, AAA said on Wednesday. UPI
VOA VIEW: Biden is the chief architect of high gas prices.
Americans view the Republican Party more favorably than the Democratic Party when it comes to protecting international threats and ensuring that the nation remains prosperous, according to a Gallup survey Wednesday. UPI
VOA VIEW: It shows many Americans are not dumb.
About two years after it was one of the first restaurants to introduce a meatless hamburger, Burger King announced Wednesday that it'll be the first fast food chain to sell plant-based nuggets. UPI
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After several days of incursions into Taiwanese airspace by dozens of Chinese military aircraft, Taiwan's defense minister said Wednesday that he fears China could launch a full-scale invasion within four years. UPI
VOA VIEW: China will push weak Biden.