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    U.S. Republican Mike Rogers told Republican Matt Gaetz he is 'finished' when he furiously lunged at him as Congress descended into pandemonium during the 14th vote for the Speaker of the House.  A visibly angry Rogers, one of Kevin McCarthy's top backers of the California congressman's bid for speaker, had to be restrained by Rep. Richard Hudson, R.-N.C., after confronting the Republican congressman from Florida on Friday night.  Rogers lunged toward Gaetz after McCarthy finished chatting with Gaetz, who had withheld support for McCarthy's bid. He then told Gaetz he would be 'finished' for continuing to wreck the speaker's vote, according to CNN. He was also heard saying 'I won't forget this!' reported Fox News.  Rep. Mike Rogers of Alabama is restrained after yelling at Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida House Speaker Kevin McCarthy of Calif., gestures towards the newly installed nameplate at his office after he was sworn in as speaker of the 118th Congress in Washington Hudson described the moment he had to hold back Rogers from Gaetz on the House floor as 'very tense', adding that he was 'just trying to play...
    “Tens of millions of Americans go to work every single day with folks that they don’t like. But you know what they do? They get up and they go to work," he remarked. "They don’t have the luxury that some folks do when they want to walk out,” he declared. However, during the interview, de León didnt exactly own up to his statements, rejecting the notion that he said that his colleague was using her child as an accessory. Rather, the councilman claimed it was simply a criticism on the fellow council members affinity for handbags. “I shouldn’t have said what I said, because it actually was a comment, I was criticizing, actually, Councilwoman Nury Martinez for her penchant for luxury handbags,” he attempted to clarify. Regarding his recent scuffle, de León stood on his progressive policies in defense of his character. "Thats not the person who I am," he explained. "I have a body and a history of progressive policies that have improved the human condition for all individuals, regardless of who you are," he continued. "I...
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell became the latest senior Republican to condemn former President Donald Trump's dinner meeting with white nationalist Nick Fuentes – this time linking it to Trump's crusade to get back in the White House. 'First, let me just say that there is no room in the Republican Party for anti semitism or white supremacy,' McConnell said at the Capitol Tuesday. 'And anyone meeting with people advocating that point of view in my judgment, are highly unlikely to ever be elected president of the United States,' he said. The later comment referenced Trump's bid to try to reclaim the White House in 2024, an effort he announced at Mar-a-Lago immediately after the off-year elections. McConnell had hinted that his remarks were coming, telling reporters who inquired on Monday they could ask him about it Tuesday. His remark comes after top Republicans were criticized for failing to publicly condemn Trump's meeting with Fuentes and rapper Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, who has himself been under fire for a series of antisemitic comments. 'Anyone meeting with people advocating...
    Republican Herschel Walker and Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock are headed to a runoff election on Dec. 6. The outcome of the 2022 midterms suggests that candidate quality still matters, as Republican nominees with serious personal baggage and extreme policy positions underperformed what was expected in an off-year election in nearly every corner of the country. That was especially apparent in Georgia, where Republican Senate nominee Herschel Walker has been dogged by revelations that he has multiple children whose existence he hadn't publicly acknowledged; allegedly paid for women to get abortions despite proclaiming to have anti-abortion views; and has lied about his resume. Walker massively underperformed the other Republicans on the ballot in Georgia. While Republican Gov. Brian Kemp easily won reelection with 53.4% of the vote, Walker finished second behind Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock in a race that's now headed to a Dec. 6 runoff. As of Thursday, Warnock led Walker 49.4% to 48.5%. That result means at least 5% of voters who backed Kemp did not cast a ballot for Walker, and put Georgia on FiveThirtyEight's list of states in...
    WAY back in September I said Liz Truss was making one big ­mistake. Which was not making immigration a priority. It turned out that Liz made more than one mistake. 3According to the BBC and other left-wing media, our Home Secretary should never have used 'invasion' to describe the illegal boats that are coming to our countryCredit: PA In fact, it’s hard to think of a mistake she didn’t make. But my warning still holds. If the ­Government fails to get a grip on illegal immigration, then the public will not forgive them. The polls already prove this. In recent days, much of the media and chattering political class have been in a tizz over a single word. That word was “invasion”. According to the BBC and other left-wing media, our Home Secretary should never have used the word to describe the illegal boats that are coming to our country. According to these activists, Suella ­Braverman is simply the latest in a long line of white-supremacist, neo-Nazi ­fascists. You know, those ones who just want us to have a sensible...
    Failed candidate Jim Marchant of Nevada teamed up with QAnon guru “Juan O. Savin” to elect Big Lie proponents as top election officials in swing states. The result is a five-alarm fire for democracy. The unlikely duo has forged a coalition of like-minded secretary of state (SOS) candidates. The SOS races in Nevada and Arizona have taken on national significance in light of both Republican candidates working to overturn the 2020 election. Both are signaling that they would refuse to certify the results if a Democrat carried their respective states in 2024. If elected, Secretaries of State Jim Marchant of Nevada and Mark Finchem of Arizona could conceivably determine the outcome of the next presidential election. Most of the coalition’s handpicked candidates have already lost their primaries or are trailing substantially in the polls. At least two of their candidates, however, are alarmingly competitive. READ MORE: These 5 MAGA candidates could help Donald Trump steal the 2024 election if they win in 2022: journalist A recent poll puts Marchant in a statistical dead heat with his Democratic...
    DALY CITY – Authorities are investigating allegations that one Daly City council member assaulted another at City Hall. Around 1:30 p.m. Monday, police were summoned to the city manager’s office for a report of an assault between council members Juslyn Manalo and Pamela DiGiovanni, the Daly City Police Department said in a statement. An officer contacted both council members and documented the alleged assault in a report, according to police. Police declined to release additional details about the case, but referred to a virtual council meeting in which Manalo accused DiGiovanni of assaulting her at City Hall. “Never in my professional or personal life have I ever been treated in this manner,” Manalo said tearfully. She appeared briefly at the meeting to request that some items on the agenda be continued until she could return to the council to discuss them. Manalo told her colleagues she sought treatment at Seton Medical Center following the alleged assault. “I am in much pain right now,” she said. DiGiovanni, for her part, said she did not attack Manalo. “I vehemently deny it and...
    In 2018, as an Ohio legislative leader, OH-13 Democrat nominee Emilia Sykes inserted a pay raise for herself into legislation to benefit the families of fallen first responders. Between December 2017 and December 31, 2018, Emilia Sykes served as the Democratic Whip in the Ohio House of Representatives. In the Ohio House of Representatives, the minority whip “is responsible for monitoring legislation and securing votes for legislation on the floor. The Minority Whip is elected by all members of the House and is responsible for monitoring legislation and security votes for legislation on the floor.” In a late-night and last-minute move in 2018, legislative leaders put the pay raise into the legislation because they wanted something that then-Governor John Kasich would not veto. “Just before the clock struck midnight during a marathon legislative session Thursday, Ohio lawmakers approved a pay raise for themselves and other elected officials,” reported Cleveland.com. “Just before the clock struck midnight during a marathon legislative session Thursday, Ohio lawmakers approved a pay raise for themselves and other elected officials, tacking it onto a bill to increase...
    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Veteran politician Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as Sri Lanka’s new president Thursday to take charge of a nation bitterly angry he was chosen to handle the country’s unprecedented economic crisis. Wickremesinghe took his oath before Chief Justice Jayantha Jayasuriya at a ceremony held in Parliament in the capital, Colombo. The six-time prime minister was chosen by a secret ballot of lawmakers Wednesday to finish the term of former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who fled the country after protesters stormed his residence last week and resigned by email from Singapore. While months of protests in Sri Lanka have focused on the Rajapaksa political dynasty, Wickremesinghe also has drawn protesters’ ire as a perceived Rajapaksa surrogate. During demonstrations last week, crowds set his personal residence on fire and occupied his office. Sri Lankans have taken to the street for months to demand their top leaders step down as the country spiraled into economic chaos that left its 22 million people struggling with shortages of essentials, including medicine, fuel and food. Wickremesinghe has been leading the talks...
     Former Obama advisor David Axelrod said fear and 'panic' about the midterms is causing new grumbling from Democrats about the White House. He acknowledged complaints that the Biden administration has come off as flat-footed contending with an explosive Supreme Court ruling on abortion and other matters – but said President Biden is limited in his ability to flash the fire some Americans are looking for. 'When Democrats chose Joe Biden, when Joe Biden was elected, he was elected for the very things he's being criticize criticized for,' he told CNN's 'New Day' Friday. 'He was elected because he was seen as a calm, conciliatory figure after the tumultuous years of Donald Trump. He believes in working across the aisle. He's not a guy who is given to, you know, public outbursts,' he said, a day after Biden awarded a posthumous Medal of Freedom to 2008 GOP nominee John McCain, who Obama defeated with Biden on the ticket.   'When Democrats chose Joe Biden, when Joe Biden was elected, he was elected for the very things he's being criticize criticized for,' former...
    by Gabe Kaminsky Billionaire George Soros spent a staggering $40 million through “shell organizations, affiliates, and pass through committees” in the last decade to aid in electing 75 “social justice” prosecutors in half of the 50 most-populous cities in the U.S., according to a new report. The 17-page report, compiled by the nonprofit Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund (LELDF), says the billionaire steers money to candidates and his “robust support network” to get left-wing prosecutors elected. The 75 prosecutors, which include those in Dallas, San Antonio, New York City, Austin, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and more, represent over one-in-five people, or more than 72 million Americans, according to the report. “In most of these free spending contests, progressive forces proved victorious by either defeating incumbent Democrats or crushing a field of primary contenders,” the report says. “Strikingly, most of these prosecutors were political neophytes and had zero prosecutorial experience – previously an assumed prerequisite for office. Many have no previous criminal case experience.” The report defines “social justice” prosecutors as those who “pursue radical” policies when elected. This includes eliminating cash bail,...
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — For the first time in California’s 171-year history, a woman has signed a bill into state law. Gov. Gavin Newsom normally signs the laws in California, but he left the state on Wednesday night for a family vacation in Central and South America. State law requires Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis to act as governor until he returns. READ MORE: CBS13 Investigates: 'Forever Chemicals,' COVID And Results From A New At-Home PFAS TestThe Legislature on Thursday morning passed a bill to extend a law preventing some renters from being evicted until the end of June. The bill had to be signed into law on Thursday because the old law was set to expire and tens of thousands of renters could have been evicted starting Friday. It ended up being an historic moment for the nation’s most populous state, which has a reputation as a progressive powerhouse but has never elected a woman governor. “It was very humbling. And I did feel that sense of history,” said Kounalakis, who also signed a separate bill relating to elections on Thursday. “For many years...
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — For the first time in California’s 171-year history, a woman has signed a bill into state law. Gov. Gavin Newsom normally signs the laws in California, but he left the state on Wednesday night for a family vacation in Central and South America. State law requires Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis to act as governor until he returns. READ MORE: New Housing Community In Stockton Aims To Get Veterans Off The StreetsThe Legislature on Thursday morning passed a bill to extend a law preventing some renters from being evicted until the end of June. The bill had to be signed into law on Thursday because the old law was set to expire and tens of thousands of renters could have been evicted starting Friday. It ended up being a historic moment for the nation’s most populous state, which despite its reputation as the country’s progressive powerhouse has never elected a woman as governor. “It was very humbling. And I did feel that sense of history,” said Kounalakis, who also signed a separate bill relating to elections on Thursday. “For many years...
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — For the first time in California’s 171-year history, a woman has signed a bill into state law. Gov. Gavin Newsom normally signs the laws in California, but he left the state on Wednesday night for a family vacation in Central and South America. State law requires Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis to act as governor until he returns. The Legislature on Thursday morning passed a bill to extend a law preventing some renters from being evicted until the end of June. The bill had to be signed into law on Thursday because the old law was set to expire and tens of thousands of renters could have been evicted starting Friday. It ended up being an historic moment for the nation’s most populous state, which despite its reputation as the the country’s progressive powerhouse has never elected a woman as governor. “It was very humbling. And I did feel that sense of history,” said Kounalakis, who also signed a separate bill relating to elections on Thursday. “For many years women have been writing legislation … but no...
    by Evan Stambaugh   At least one Minnesota gubernatorial candidate would consider commuting the sentence of former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter if he were elected. In a two-and-a-half minute clip posted to Twitter, Dr. Scott Jensen said it sickened him to see Potter, a “good policewoman,” kept in custody and away from her family over Christmas. He blamed this on politicized judges who nevertheless allow “hardened repeat felons to get out of prison.” In December, Potter was convicted of first- and second-degree manslaughter for accidentally killing 20-year-old Daunte Wright. She claims she meant to grab her Taser instead of her gun, but the jury ultimately determined she had acted with sufficient negligence and that a sincere mistake can still be a crime. “I think we need to push back against our judges. We can’t afford to have our judicial system invaded by the political winds. We need our judges to be better than that,” Dr. Jensen said. “We don’t need a bunch of liberal judges that are interested in commuting a sentence from ten years down to four months. And...
    Rep. Karen BassKaren Ruth BassBass raises nearly million since launching LA mayor campaign On The Trail: Retirements offer window into House Democratic mood Members of Congress not running for reelection in 2022 MORE (D-Calif.), mayoral candidate for the city of Los Angeles, said she would move hundreds of LA's Police Department officers from desk jobs into patrols if she is elected mayor.  In a plan released this week, Bass detailed how she would improve public safety in the city she says “people don’t feel safe” in. Bass said in her plan the police department would go back to its authorized 9,700 officers as the LAPD is down hundreds of officers. The department would hire more civilians to do desk work so that 250 officers can be free to go back on patrol.  Bass's plan also includes improvement of officer training and an expansion of the LAPD homicide department so that the force will be able to solve more murders.  “Whether you’ve had your car broken into, your backpack stolen, your property damaged – or you’ve seen news coverage of home robberies, or...
    BOSTON (CBS) — While David Ortiz got his call to the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday, four polarizing and controversial players in baseball history did not. For Roger Clemens, Barry Bonds, Curt Schilling and Sammy Sosa, Tuesday was their last chance to make it to Cooperstown by way of traditional voting. All four fell short of getting the required 75 percent of votes in their tenth and final season on the ballot, with Bonds getting 66 percent, Clemens 65.2 percent, Schilling 58.6 percent and Sosa just 18.5 percent. Those four will no longer appear on the BBWAA ballot, so their next shot to get into the Hall of Fame rests on the Today’s Game committee, which will vote at next December’s Winter Meetings. Bonds, Clemens and Sosa certainly put up Hall of Fame numbers during their career, but all three are clouded with PED controversies. Schilling came close to getting his call to Cooperstown, but a series of controversies in his post-baseball days derailed his chances. The former Red Sox postseason hero was just 16 votes short of...
    "Big Papi" is headed to Cooperstown. Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame his first time on the ballot. Home run king Barry Bonds and all-time great pitcher Roger Clemens were denied entry during their last year of eligibility. Check back for updates. Dan Canova is a sports reporter for Fox News Digital. Story tips can be sent to Daniel.Canova@fox.com and on Twitter: @DanCanova
    Sweden yesterday elected its first female prime minister – for the second time in a week. By last night, Magdalena Andersson had already outlasted her first stint in the job, which saw her quit after just seven hours. In a 173-101 vote with 75 abstentions, the 349-seat Riksdag elected Miss Andersson, leader of the Social Democrats, as prime minister for the second time.  She will form a one-party, minority government with the Cabinet due to be named today. Current Swedish Finance Minister and Social Democratic Party leader Magdalena Andersson (seated, right) receives applaud after being appointed as a new Prime Minister after a voting in the the Swedish parliament in Stockholm, Sweden RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Sweden's first-ever female PM QUITS within just HOURS as her... How comeback kid Sweden got the last laugh on coronavirus:... Share this article Share Sweden's first ever female prime minister was initially been forced to quit just seven hours after being elected. She has already outlasted her previous stint in terms of time in the...
    LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Two Los Angeles County supervisors are calling for an independent investigation into the federal corruption charges against City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas.Ridley-Thomas, who served as a county supervisor from 2008 to 2020, is accused of promising to steer millions of dollars in contracts to the University of Southern California if his son got a scholarship and teaching job there.The county board will vote Tuesday on whether to authorize the motion, calling for the hiring of an outside law firm and a forensic auditor to investigate the allegations and provide recommendations for any policy changes.The motion also calls on all county departments to cooperate with the federal investigation, including preserving records and other materials, and to make it clear to federal prosecutors that the county review is not intended to interfere with the federal case.Community leaders say Ridley-Thomas entitled to due process after indictment on corruption chargesEMBED More News Videos Los Angeles civil rights leaders say no one has seen any evidence in the case against Mark Ridley-Thomas. They feel any calls that he resign or be removed...
    KRYSTEN Sinema has slammed the "inappropriate" activists who chased her into a bathroom over her blocking President Joe Biden's $3.5trillion splurge. Sinema, who currently serves as the senior United States senator from Arizona, spoke out on Monday about the protesters who followed her into a bathroom at Arizona State University. 4Krysten Sinema slammed activists who followed her into a bathroom over the weekendCredit: EPA 4Activists followed Sinema into a restroom at ASU on SundayCredit: Twitter The 45-year-old American politician denounced the activists after footage surfaced on Twitter showing youth organizers confronting Sinema to speak on why she opposes Biden's Build Back Better plan. In a statement shared to Twitter on Monday morning, Sinema explained how "several individuals disrupted" her class at ASU. "After deceptively entering a locked, secure building, these individuals filmed and publically posted videos of my students without their permission — including footage taken of both my students and I using a restroom," Sinema's statement read. "The activist group that engaged in yesterday's behavior is one that both my team and I have met with several times since...
    Sen. Kyrsten Sinema on Monday condemned immigration protesters who followed her into a bathroom during the weekend, and demanded that elected leaders stop turning policy disputes into fodder for vitriol. A day earlier, activists confronted the Democratic senator outside a classroom at Arizona State University, where she teaches, before following her into the restroom and recording the incident on phones. They demanded she pass President Joe Biden's $3.5 trillion spending plan.    Sinema said they had used deception to enter a locked building.  'My students were unfairly and unlawfully victimized. This is wholly inappropriate,' she said in a statement. 'It is the duty of elected leaders to avoid fostering an environment in which honestly-held policy disagreements serve as the basis for vitriol — raising the temperature in political rhetoric and creating a permission structure for unacceptable behavior.' She added that she had previously met with the group behind Sunday's protest and would continue to talk to Arizonans with a diverse range of views.  'Yesterday's behavior was not legitimate protest,' she said.  'It is unacceptable for activist organizations to instruct their members to...
    Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) torched the Democrats during an interview on "Fox & Friends" on Thursday calling them "radical left-wing nutcases" over their massive spending bill push. Sen. Rubio argued they are trying to "re-make America" even as internal party divisions threaten to derail the passage of the legislation.  SEN. KENNEDY: BIDEN'S INFRASTRUCTURE BILL WILL ‘TURN AMERICA INTO CUBA’ MARCO RUBIO: They have an internal party problem, and they have these radical left-wing nutcases who basically want it to be seven trillion, not three and a half trillion. And they think three and a half trillion is a compromise. And then you've got a handful of people that haven't gone Marxist yet, who aren't necessarily conservatives or anything of that nature, but they're sort of more normal in their view of what government's role in our country should be, and they're pushing back. So you got this internal fight going on and that's a big problem they have on their hands.  Look, Joe Biden doesn't have a base. I mean, Joe Biden wasn't elected because he was Joe Biden. He...
    Senator Jon Ossoff is leading by example and fulfilling a key campaign promise, completing the move of his stock portfolio into a blind trust — following in the footsteps of former Georgia Senator Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) by going above and beyond Senate ethics rules. Last year, at the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, heavy stock trading by Members of Congress, including buying and selling stocks in companies that stood to lose or gain due to the pandemic, raised serious ethical concerns. Sen. Ossoff, who has long been a champion of strengthening Congressional ethics rules, pledged that, if elected, he would move his stocks into a blind trust. He has announced that he has completed that process. “Georgians deserve confidence that elected representatives are serving the people and not themselves,” Sen. Ossoff said. “I will continue to work in the Senate to strengthen ethics rules.” Ethics and good governance groups have pointed to blind trusts as a way to increase Americans’ faith in government by ensuring Members of Congress avoid conflicts...
    DC Police officer Michael Fanone spoke out on CNN Tonight to all the elected officials that are downplaying the January 6 insurrection, offering sharp criticism and imploring anyone who doubts the seriousness of the events of that day to watch the footage from his bodycam video. Fanone gave Don Lemon his candid reaction to comments from several Republican members of Congress saying the protestors looked like tourists and were hugging police. “I’m not a politician,” said Fanone. “I’m not an elected official. I don’t expect anybody to give two shits about my opinions. But I will say this. Those are lies, and peddling that bullshit is an assault on every officer that fought to defend the Capitol. It’s disgraceful.” Fatone said their reaction is a large part of why he is telling his story, “I’m interested in sitting down with anybody that’s willing to take the time to, you know, to listen to my account.” He wrote a formal letter to multiple elected officials but says he only received two official responses from DC Council members. Fatone also spoke fondly of...
    More from: Ken Davidoff Gerrit Cole is an absolute bulldog when Yankees need him most Bobby Valentine putting baseball lessons to work in run for mayor How Mets fans should view Matt Harveys return to Citi Field Patrick Mazeika quickly becoming Mets lucky charm Lessons Yankees must learn to help break Rays dominance In this modern world of social media and hashtags, you want to promote your cause in small, edible bites. Two or three words, ideally. Hence my cautious optimism that #FloodTheHall will move the needle for someone who very much belongs in the Baseball Hall of Fame: Courageous groundbreaker (and pretty darn good outfielder as well) Curt Flood. “I just think that it’s a very clever, catchy hook and it raises questions,” Judy Pace Flood, Flood’s widow, said last week in a telephone interview, “and those who know will definitely give the information. I can’t wait to put mine on.” She’s referring to the #FloodTheHall T-shirt, which can be purchased online now and which, fingers crossed, will be worn en masse by the current major-league players later...
    CHELSEA will allow fans into board meetings from July 1 as they look to build bridges with supporters following the European Super League backlash. Furious Blues fans gathered en masse outside Stamford Bridge prior to their clash against Brighton two weeks ago in protest against the hated competition. 2Chelsea fans furiously protested against the European Super League outside Stamford BridgeCredit: Reuters The West London outfit pulled out within 48 hours of the launch, with the club apologising for the farce before promising to engage with fans better in the future. And Chelsea have now announced that three supporters - who will be picked through a selection and election process every season - will be allowed to attend four board meetings a year. However fans will not be allowed to sit in on meetings that relate to 'players, staff, the academy and related matters'. A club statement read: "Chelsea Football Club announces that, as from July 1, there will be supporter presence at the Club’s board meetings. "Three supporter advisors, picked through an election and selection process, will attend board meetings...
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would not have been elected to Congress in the first place were it not for Republicans in San Francisco she tricked into backing her over another Democrat, who was openly gay. Pelosi, according to a book excerpt, literally sent out mailers in her 1987 special election primary to registered Republicans in her district with elephant logos on them, pushing Republicans to vote for her. The mailers also criticized efforts to raise taxes, and argued Pelosi would oppose income tax hikes if elected to Congress. The push worked, and delivered her thousands of GOP votes. Had she not gotten those Republican votes these mailers helped deliver for her, given the close margin of her first victory that then sent her as the only Democrat into the runoff that sealed her election to Congress in the 1987 special election in San Francisco, she might not have ever won in the first place—and might not be Speaker of the House today, her second stint in the job. This revelation, one of many about the first female Speaker of the...
    As part of a new special presentation: "The Attempted Assassination of Ronald Reagan," narrated by Bret Baier, Fox Nation takes a look into the "Curse of Tippecanoe," an ominous pattern in U.S. history dating back to 1840, that has seen every president elected in a year ending in 0 die in office, be assassinated or be subject of an assassination attempt. Reagan was one such victim of the apparent curse, Baier describes, following a speaking engagement at the Washington Hilton on March 30, 1981. However, the supposed curse dates back to the president with the shortest-lived administration, William Henry Harrison, a Whig born into Virginia aristocracy. Harrison, who had been named governor of the Indiana Territory by President Adams, had engaged in diplomacy with the Shawnee Indians and one of their chiefs, Tecumseh, which later deteriorated.  Harrison made a national name for himself during Tecumseh's War, when in 1811, he defeated a surprise attack from Tecumseh near the Tippecanoe River. That later led to his famed 1840 presidential campaign slogan, "Tippecanoe & Tyler Too". However, reports and legend have stated that either Tecumseh...
    Michigan Gov. Gretchen WhitmerGretchen WhitmerSunday shows preview: Manchin makes the rounds after pivotal role in coronavirus relief debate FBI informant describes plot against Whitmer It's time to eliminate bureaucratic barriers to health care access MORE (D) said she supports an investigation into fellow Democrat Gov. Andrew CuomoAndrew CuomoAlbany Times Union editorial board calls for Cuomo's resignation Another former Cuomo aide accuses him of harassment David Sirota: Media should 'apologize' for early coverage of Cuomo's pandemic handling MORE of New York following accusations of sexual misconduct in recent weeks.  "If accurate and true, I think we have to take action," Whitmer said on CNN on Sunday. "Whatever is appropriate in terms of accountability should follow." Whitmer called the investigation "very serious."  Last week, the New York Attorney General's office announced it would probe allegations of sexual harassment against the governor, who apologized after two women said they made him feel uncomfortable while working in his administration. A third said he made sexual advances toward her at a wedding.  “First, I fully support a woman’s right to come forward. And I think it should be encouraged in...
    BOSTON (CBS) – One of the Patriots greatest foes is now officially a Hall of Famer. Former Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. As part of the Class of 2021, he joins cornerback Charles Woodson, wide receivers Calvin Johnson and Drew Pearson, offensive lineman Alan Faneca, safety John Lynch, head coach Tom Flores, and journalist/scout Bill Nunn. The only five-time NFL MVP in history, Manning took both the Colts and Broncos to two Super Bowls, winning one championship for each franchise. Regarded as one of the greatest quarterbacks in league history, Manning’s career accolades are staggering: Most 4,000-yard passing seasons in NFL history (14) Tied for the most Pro Bowl appearances in NFL history (14) Most passing touchdowns in a single season in NFL history (55 in 2013) 3rd in career passing yards (71,940) 3rd in passing touchdowns (539) 3-time NFL passing leader (2000, 2003, 2013) 7-time First Team All-Pro And yet…you can’t tell the full story of Manning’s career without his battles against New...
    For the second time in the last eight years, no players will be elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The Baseball Writers' Association of America released their ballots on Tuesday showing that Curt Schilling, Barry Bonds, and Roger Clemens once again fell just short, and no other potential candidates received the number of votes necessary to be enshrined into Cooperstown. It's the first time the BBWAA didn't choose anyone since 2013. The Associated Press contributed to this report.Dan Canova is a Sports Reporter for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter @DanCanova
    New York : At least one saboteur spilled pornographic images that appeared on screens as Jenifer Rajkuma, the new NY State Assemblyman, spoke during a Zoom meeting with the NYPD 102 Precinct Community Council. A series of eight X-rated photos emerged when Rajkumar (D), the first woman of South Asian descent to be elected to the NY State Assembly, appeared online. “What the hell is this?”, Simcha Waisman, president of the community council reacted in surprise, while Rajkumar was puzzled, she described New York Post. Captain Antonio Fidacaro, commander of Police Station 102 and host of the Zoom meeting on the night of January 5, quickly intervened: “We apologize. We are working on this ”. “No problem,” Rajkumar continued calmly, as the photos of naked people in sexual acts they were still on the screen. “I just want to say to everyone, thank you. I am very happy to be your Assemblyman and I hope to do a great job with you this year. “ About 20 people signed up for the Zoom meeting, including a dozen local residents,...
    Political megadonor Charles G. Koch, chairman and CEO of Koch Industries, said “we just screwed up by being partisan” in helping candidates win elections who didn’t support his goals even as his political action committee heavily invests in the Georgia Senate runoffs, Axios reported. “Well, we just screwed up by being partisan, rather than approaching it non-partisan,” Koch said during an interview for “Axios on HBO” Monday. “Who, I mean, if we’re gonna help elect people who are going to be champions for these policies that empower people, they can realize their potential and succeed by helping others succeed,” Koch said in the video. Koch expressed his disappointment in the video that those candidates his organization helped and vetted turned out to have different policy ideas than what they had expected. Koch said in the interview that he recognized they “screwed up” when he witnessed on TV that “some of the politicians that we had helped get elected” put forward “policies that were antithetical against immigration, against criminal justice reform, against a more peaceful foreign policy.” “And then once they got...
    Alex Thomas November 13, 2020 0 Comments The 2020 election did not give Democrats in the House of Representatives the resounding victory that they hoped for. Instead, Republicans bolstered their ranks and added a record number of women. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) was asked about those victories during her weekly press conference on Friday. Pelosi told reporters, “I’m excited that we have more women in Congress. That doesn’t mean we share views but hopefully, we can find common ground on some issues.” She added later, “Let’s be optimistic and let us see. But I congratulate and welcome each and every one of them. Of course, we have 90. We have, I think, nine or 10 new women coming into our caucus this time… We’re happy to have all these new members and they’re beautifully diverse.” Watch the video below: Asked about number of incoming GOP female representatives, Speaker Nancy Pelosi says, "Well, Im excited that we have more women in Congress…hopefully we can find common ground on some issues.""Of course, we have 90," she adds. https://t.co/umHDqpCtRT pic.twitter.com/kJuBaMnHFt—...
    EAST PALO ALTO — Antonio De Jesus Lopez stood outside St. Francis of Assisi church on Bay Road until the polls closed on Election day, hoping he could get the last few votes to eke out a win for one of three open council seats. Dressed in jeans and a Guayabera shirt, Lopez did what he had been doing for the past several months: passing out leaflets, pamphlets, and most importantly talking to people to make sure they knew his name. He may not have done this before, but as a native East Palo Altan he knew people there vote late. “You would’ve seen me electioneering at the very last minute to those who came to the polls to vote late,” Lopez said. “There was lots going on that day. A soccer club was having practice, people were going to church. I was bombarding people with ‘vote for me’ and ‘here’s your polling location’ for those last few votes. Everything counts.” On election night it appeared the votes just weren’t there for the 26-year-old Stanford PhD candidate and writer to...
    Former Vice President Joe Biden is promising that, if elected, he would urge state and local governments to issue mask mandates nationwide. The Democrat nominee, who has shifted on his support for a federal mask mandate, told supporters in Delaware on Friday that it was vital for the government to implement a “national strategy to position our country to finally get ahead of this virus.” As part of the strategy, the former vice president promised not only to get a spending bill, that deals with both the economic and public safety aspects of the novel coronavirus, through Congress by January, but also to push for comprehensive mask mandates. “I’ll go to every governor and urge them to mandate mask-wearing in their states,” he said. “If they refuse I’ll go to the mayors and county executives and get local masking requirements in place nationwide.” Biden added that his administration would “mandate mask-wearing in all federal buildings and all interstate transportation” since “masks” have been proven to “save lives.” “Wearing a mask is not a political statement. It’s a scientific imperative. It’s...
    One of the reasons Trump lies so often is that he lives in a delusional world of his own making. This is the guy who thinks he is a “stable genius” who marched into the White House on the heels of a historic election victory and has done more to make American great again than any president in our history. But for Republicans, being delusional didn’t start with Donald Trump. I would remind you that Mitt Romney apparently didn’t prepare a concession speech in 2012 because conservatives convinced themselves that the polls showing an Obama victory were skewed. Columnist Peggy Noonan preferred to count the number of Romney lawn signs in Ohio and Florida, while Karl Rove became unglued on Fox News as the election results were being reported. More recently, Trump sent a “cease and desist” letter to CNN claiming that their poll showing Biden with a 14 point lead nationally was “fake news.” In the letter to Zucker, the Trump campaign argued that the CNN poll is “designed to mislead American voters through a biased questionnaire and skewed sampling.” “It’s a stunt and a phony...
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