Thursday, February 25, 2021

‘This Acquittal Sends Three Dangerous Messages to Future Presidents’

‘The lack of a conviction for Trump sends a chilling message’ Keisha N. Blain is an associate professor of history at the University of Pittsburgh, a 2020-21 Fellow at the Carr...
Del. Stacey Plaskett, a Democrat from the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Impeachment manager Stacey Plaskett suggests Trump defense videos homed in on ‘people of color’

Stacey Plaskett, one of the House impeachment managers, called out former President Trump's defense team for focusing on "Black women like myself" in their video montages during the impeachment trial.Plaskett,...
Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., speaks during a confirmation hearing for Secretary of Veterans Affairs nominee Denis McDonough before the Senate Committee on Veterans

Vote on conviction could come Saturday as impeachment trial arguments and Senators’ questions conclude

The second impeachment trial for former President Trump wrapped up a key phase Friday night and could head for a vote on conviction as soon as Saturday.Trump's defense team presented...
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOV. 3: Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis (left) and Governor Gavin Newsom sit in nearby booths outside of Manny

California Lt. Gov. Kounalakis slams Newsom recall effort, says ‘shameful’ for any Dem to...

California Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis spoke out Thursday against efforts to oust Gov. Gavin Newsom over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, warning that members of the Democratic Party should...
In this image from video, House impeachment manager Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., speaks during the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. (Senate Television via AP)

Eric Swalwell, Dem congressman linked to Chinese spy, makes impeachment case against Trump at...

Rep. Eric Swalwell’s job as a House impeachment manager is to convince at least two-thirds of the Senate to convict former President Trump of inciting an insurrection, but a number...
The Dallas Mavericks and Atlanta Hawks, along with a limited fan attendance, stand during the playing of the national anthem before the first half of an NBA basketball game in Dallas, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. 

Texas Lt. Gov. to make bill requiring national anthem at events that get public...

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick on Wednesday said a bill that ensures the national anthem is played at all events that receive public funding "will be among his legislative priorities."...
TAMPA, FLORIDA - SEPTEMBER 30: Mayor of Tampa Bay Jane Castor speaks during the 2020 Stanley Cup Champion rally on September 30, 2020 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images)

Tampa mayor called out over mask rules following Super Bowl win

Amid coronavirus mask-wearing feud with Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans, Tampa Mayor Jane Castor got checked on social media by critics who dug up pictures of her celebrating another major sporting...

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Secretary of Veterans Affairs nominee Denis McDonough is sworn in during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Veterans

Biden nominee Denis McDonough confirmed as VA secretary in Senate vote

The Senate voted Monday to confirm Denis McDonough as veterans affairs secretary, adding another permanent member to President Biden’s Cabinet.McDonough’s nomination was approved by an 87-7 vote.DENIS MCDONOUGH: WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT...

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