Politics

Vulnerable Democrat who previously welcomed Biden won’t say if she’ll attend Friday’s event with the president

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Ohio Democratic Rep. Marcy Kaptur warmly greeted President Biden in Ohio in June, then ran an ad distancing herself from the White House last month, and has not said whether she’ll join the president at and Senate nominee Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, for the groundbreaking of Intel’s …

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Longtime former Trump ally turns to building 2024 ‘bullpen’

Those involved with the organization say they expect Trump will be the GOP nominee in 2024. But its flirtation with other possible Republican candidates represents an escalation of its tensions with Trump, and it shows how the Club for Growth — one of the biggest-spending outfits of the 2022 midterm elections — is working to …

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Dem Senate candidate Fetterman pushed to free man convicted of fatally shooting, stabbing victim

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Pennsylvania Lt. Govt. and Democratic Senate candidate John Fetterman successfully pushed for the early release of a man convicted of murdering a Pittsburgh man. Fetterman, who oversees the state’s Board of Pardons, voted in August 2019 to grant a public hearing for Raymond Johnson, who was sentenced …

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Boris Johnson leads former prime ministers in heartfelt tribute to ‘Elizabeth the Great’ – POLITICO

LONDON — Boris Johnson paid a heartfelt tribute to “Elizabeth the Great,” as a host of former prime ministers mourned the death of Queen Elizabeth II. Johnson — who left office this week — said in a statement that it was the “saddest day” for the UK because the queen’s “bright and shining light” had …

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Trump team, DOJ to submit suggestions for special master in Mar-a-Lago raid case

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Former President Trump’s legal team and the Justice Department are expected to submit lists to a federal judge Friday afternoon of potential candidates to serve as an independent special master to review the records seized by the FBI during its unprecedented raid of Mar-a-Lago last month . …

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Texas billionaire John Arnold quietly poured tens of millions into New York criminal justice reform efforts

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Even billionaires such as George Soros have garnered attention for bankrolling criminal justice reform efforts, one deep-pocketed donor has remained relatively obscure despite dropping massive sums into the arena. Texas billionaire John Arnold, a former Enron executive and hedge fund manager, has quietly poured more than $45 …

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GOP donor pool unexpectedly shrinks as midterms near

At the same time, the POLITICO review partially exonerates one perceived culprit of the party’s fundraising woes: former President Donald Trump. Although Trump is by far the GOP’s top online fundraiser, the data suggest he is not siphoning large numbers of donors from Republican candidates and committees doing battle in the midterms. Only 13 percent …

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Senators preview details of religious rights amendment to gay marriage bill

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Sens. Tammy Baldwin and Susan Collins, the leaders pushing forward the Senate’s gay marriage bill, on Thursday previewed details of an amendment to address concerns some Republicans have about its effect on religious rights. The effort to change the bill comes as supporters of the legislation say …

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Fetterman’s press secretary tweeted she was ‘mortified’ to be American, made insensitive remarks on minorities

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Pennsylvania Senate Democratic nominee John Fetterman’s campaign press secretary said she was “mortified to be an American” after the 2016 presidential election and shared potentially insensitive remarks about Africans and Indians in past posts shared to social media. In a series of tweets, most of which stem …

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