Supreme Court opening puts progressives on tight rope
Finally in reach of the chance to nominate a new justice to the Supreme Court after four Republican appointments, Democrats are looking for a justice who can balance adherence to precedence while also representing historic change.
Midterms will cost Democrats the majority. That’s normal
The president's party usually loses seats during midterm elections, and this year is unlikely to be an exception for Democrats with a thin majority in the Senate and House.
Russia-Ukraine anxieties dominate narrative for Wall Street
Pushing aside inflation, the major issue for Wall Street is now the Russia-Ukraine crisis, which caused markets to plummet on Thursday and saw U.S. indices pull down a second losing week.
Supreme Court takes up bid by Biden to end remain-in-Mexico policy
President Joe Biden persuaded the Supreme Court on Friday to consider his move to unravel a federal policy that forces people seeking U.S. asylum to wait out their determinations in Mexico.
GOP voters sue Ohio redistricting panel to force adoption of legislative maps
Unfazed by rulings from the Ohio Supreme Court, a group of Republican voters on Friday sued in federal court seeking to force the adoption of state House and Senate maps that have already been rejected as unconstitutional gerrymandering.
Plan for new Oakland A’s stadium project clears environmental impact hurdle
The Oakland City Council voted late Thursday to certify an environmental impact report and cleared a preliminary hurdle for a $12 billion waterfront development project that includes a new ballpark for the Oakland A’s baseball team.
Cop who killed Daunte Wright sentenced to 2 years
A Minnesota judge sentenced former Brooklyn Center police officer Kimberly Potter to two years Friday morning for the killing of Black man Daunte Wright.
Minnesota congressman dies at 59 after battle with cancer
U.S. Representative Jim Hagedorn, a second-term Republican from southern Minnesota, died Thursday night after a battle with kidney cancer and a recent Covid-19 diagnosis. He was 59.
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