To prevent a nationwide railroad strike, Congress acted swiftly. A compromise settlement was imposed on freight railroads and a dozen labor unions, and the U.S. House of Representatives approved more paid sick leave for rail workers.
Warnock and Walker tied one week before the Georgia Senate runoff. A new survey indicates that Democrat Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican Herschel Walker are deadlocked in Georgia’s US Senate runoff with one week remaining until election day, as Peach State residents continue to vote in droves during early voting.
The Justice Department wants to speak with Vice President Mike Pence about an effort to overturn Trump’s 2020 loss. According to persons familiar with the outreach, Justice Department investigators want to meet with former Vice President Mike Pence as part of an ongoing investigation into efforts by former President Donald Trump and his associates to reverse his 2020 election result.
After this year’s poor midterm election results, many conservatives are turning to Florida and its governor as a model of success. Gov. Ron DeSantis celebrated the resounding GOP gains in Florida and asserted that his strategy in the Sunshine State should serve as the “blueprint” for the party going forward.
Abbott’s re-election ensures the migrant resettlement scheme will go on. Texas and Arizona governors have sent buses filled with thousands of migrants from the border to a sanctuary city. Recent bus passengers have been predominantly Venezuelans trying to get out of their country. Abbott has dispatched busloads to New York, Chicago, and the Washington, DC area (including Kamal Harris’s home).
The new law prohibiting shipments from China’s Xinjiang region over slavery concerns has resulted in more than 1000 shipments worth hundreds of millions of dollars accumulating at U.S. ports since June, government officials said.
Several seizures, which had not been previously published, demonstrate how a policy designed to increase pressure on Beijing over its Uyghur incarceration camps in Xinjiang may impede the Biden administration’s efforts to decarbonize the U.S. electricity industry to combat climate change.
Find out what Biden’s Administration plans to do next.
Governor Ron DeSantis of Florida and Greg Abbott of Texas, who clashed with the Biden administration over their policies of transporting illegal immigrants into the country, won their re-election Tuesday night.
Both Republican candidates won their elections in Florida and Texas after easily defeating high-profile opponents Charlie Crist and Beto O’Rourke early in the evening. More than 98% of the votes had been counted as of Wednesday morning when Abbott led O’Rourke by more than ten percentage points, and DeSantis led Crist by nearly 20 points.
Read on to find out why they won so easily.