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Hawaiian $1 billion-a-mile rail boondoggle a warning to Biden 'Build Back' plan

Hawaiian $1 billion-a-mile rail boondoggle a warning to Biden 'Build Back' plan


Via: Texan1211  •  News & Politics  •  17 Comments  •  1 Like  •  an hour ago

He loves trains and wants to spend $80 billion for rail projects in his $2.2 trillion infrastructure goal, but today a top GOP lawmaker is flashing...

Almost all of New York's House Democrats draw a hard line on state and local tax deductions

Almost all of New York's House Democrats draw a hard line on state and local tax deductions


Via: Texan1211  •  News & Politics  •  6 Comments  •  1 Like  •  2 days ago

The powerful bloc wrote to House leaders as negotiations intensified across Washington this week on Biden's next major legislative priority.

Tlaib: US policing 'intentionally racist,' can't be reformed

Tlaib: US policing 'intentionally racist,' can't be reformed


Via: Texan1211  •  News & Politics  •  17 Comments  •  2 days ago

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) on Monday said that policing in the U.S. is "intentionally racist" and "can't be reformed," in the aftermath of the...

'Squad' member Ayanna Pressley: You 'can't be anti-racist' if you don't want to cancel student debt

'Squad' member Ayanna Pressley: You 'can't be anti-racist' if you don't want to cancel student debt


Via: Texan1211  •  News & Politics  •  48 Comments  •  yesterday

"Squad"-member Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., claimed that a person is unable to be "anti-racist" unless they support canceling student debt.

Tom Cotton leads push to bar federal funding to localities financing illegal immigrants

Tom Cotton leads push to bar federal funding to localities financing illegal immigrants


Via: Texan1211  •  News & Politics  •  28 Comments  •  1 Like  •  yesterday

Sen. Tom Cotton is seeking to restrict federal funding to local governments giving out benefits to illegal immigrants, arguing that citizens should...

Nancy Pelosi tears into 'the Squad' in new book

Nancy Pelosi tears into 'the Squad' in new book


Via: Texan1211  •  News & Politics  •  7 Comments  •  2 Likes  •  2 days ago

Nancy Pelosi unloaded on 'the Squad' to author Susan Page, whose book 'Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi and the Lessons of Power' come out next week.

Cities win immigration policing dispute with US government

Cities win immigration policing dispute with US government


Via: Texan1211  •  News & Politics  •  2 Comments  •  5 days ago

The U.S. Department of Justice has dropped its challenge to a court decision that said the federal government could not force two Rhode Island...

Over 172,000 migrants, most in nearly 2 decades, stopped at southern border in March

Over 172,000 migrants, most in nearly 2 decades, stopped at southern border in March


Via: Texan1211  •  News & Politics  •  28 Comments  •  1 Like  •  one week ago

Immigration authorities arrested or detained more than 172,000 migrants across the southwest border last month, according to administration officials.

Manchin gives warning on Schumer's go-it-alone strategy

Manchin gives warning on Schumer's go-it-alone strategy


Via: Texan1211  •  News & Politics  •  22 Comments  •  1 Like  •  one week ago

Sen. Joe Manchin gave Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer a stark warning about using a budget procedure to bypass the Senate filibuster and ram...

Embattled Cuomo Passes Late Budget, Concedes on Wealth Taxes

Embattled Cuomo Passes Late Budget, Concedes on Wealth Taxes


Via: Texan1211  •  News & Politics  •  2 Comments  •  1 Like  •  one week ago

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced an overdue $212 billion budget agreement, caving to state lawmakers' long-held demands to raise taxes on...

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