Warnock delivers 51-seat Senate for Democrats and more

Warnock delivers 51-seat Senate for Democrats and more

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Senate Democrats, an oh-so-slim 51-49 majority never sounded so good. Late. Raphael Warnock’s win in swing state Georgia is giving Democrats a welcome “boost,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said Wednesday at the Capitol — newly convinced to sideline Trump-inspired Republicans in Congress and reach across the aisle to other GOP … Read more

AG Letitia James speaks out on allegations against top aide – CBS New York

AG Letitia James speaks out on allegations against top aide – CBS New York

AG Letitia James speaks out on allegations against top aideCBS New York New York AG Letitia James says sexual harassment allegations against the top aide were substantiatedFox News Letitia James accused of protecting top aide from harassment allegationsNew York Times NY AG Letitia James addresses Ibrahim Khan’s sex harassment scandalNew York Post See full coverage … Read more

New York Mayor Eric Adams fined for rat infestation on one of his properties

New York Mayor Eric Adams fined for rat infestation on one of his properties

New York CNN — New York City Mayor Eric Adams, a vocal rat opponent who has made rodent control a City Hall priority, was fined for a rat infestation at one of his Brooklyn properties, according to a copy of a health code violation and a spokesman for the mayor. . Adams was issued a … Read more

Giuliani Russian spy Pal Andrii Derkach charged with money laundering – Rolling Stone

Giuliani Russian spy Pal Andrii Derkach charged with money laundering – Rolling Stone

Ministry of Justice has charged a Russian spy who fed Rudy Giuliani false dirt on the Biden family with money laundering over his alleged attempt to secretly buy two luxury apartments in Beverly Hills. Andrii Derkach, a Ukrainian lawmaker whom the Trump administration accused of being “an active Russian agent for more than a decade,” … Read more

The Supreme Court is leaning toward limiting legal scrutiny of American elections

The Supreme Court is leaning toward limiting legal scrutiny of American elections

The doctrine of “independent state legislature” of the justice debate. Liberal judges reject threats to “checks and balances” The conservative-dominated court will decide before the end of June WASHINGTON, Dec 7 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority on Wednesday appeared ready to limit the judiciary’s power to overrule voting policies drawn up by … Read more

North Carolina is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for the blackout

North Carolina is offering a ,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for the blackout

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for damaging two power substations in Moore County. The state’s reward brings the total total offered to find the culprit(s) to $75,000, with Duke Energy and Moore County offering $25,000 each. … Read more

Herschel Walker’s loss in Senate race spurs new GOP calls for shift in strategy

Herschel Walker’s loss in Senate race spurs new GOP calls for shift in strategy

Comment on this story Comment Herschel Walker’s loss in a crucial Senate race in Georgia on Tuesday has renewed Republican calls to break with former President Donald Trump and rethink the party’s strategy ahead of 2024, as lawmakers and operatives braced for the final blow in a deeply disappointing midterm cycle. The accusations were swift … Read more

Oregon Measure 114 remains temporarily blocked by Harney County judge; The State Supreme Court will not intervene

Oregon Measure 114 remains temporarily blocked by Harney County judge;  The State Supreme Court will not intervene

The Oregon Supreme Court late Wednesday upheld a Harney County judge’s ruling that temporarily blocks voter-approved gun control Measure 114 from taking effect as scheduled Thursday morning. At At 4:52 p.m., state Supreme Court President Martha L. Walters issued a two-part decision denying the attorney general’s request to intervene to throw out the county judge’s … Read more