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During Joe Biden's surprisingly long press conference to mark his first year in office, the President stunned many with his comments about a potential Russian invasion of Ukraine and whether the legitimacy of the 2022 midterm elections will come into question. But did he signal a change in course for an administration with such low approval numbers…
 
Democrats are charging ahead with a plan to alter the Senate's rules to pass a federal election code, but would a talking filibuster give Schumer what he wants? And is Mitch McConnell right that this won't be "a harmless action," even if it fails? Plus, the Republican National Committee wants to change the way presidential debates are organized. Le…
 
Federal prosecutors have charged 11 people, including a leader of the Oath Keepers militia group, with seditious conspiracy for their actions leading up to the Capitol riot last year. What does the indictment say, and is Attorney General Merrick Garland bending to political pressure to deliver stronger charges? Plus, the House's committee on Jan. 6…
 
Joe Biden has announced a plan to start sending face masks and Covid-19 tests to hundreds of millions of Americans to reduce the virus's spread. But if the Omicron variant peaks soon, is it too late for these policies? Plus, Kamala Harris lacks a clear answer on whether it's time for a different approach, as Biden's poll numbers hit new lows. Learn…
 
The Justices blocked a vaccine-or-testing rule by OSHA, aimed at businesses with over 100 workers, while keeping a mandate on healthcare staff. What do these rulings mean, as the Biden administration wrestles with the Omicron variant? Plus, Senator Kyrsten Sinema's defense of the filibuster seemingly sinks the Democratic election bill. Learn more a…
 
President Biden's speech Tuesday in Georgia called for nuking the Senate filibuster to pass H.R.1, which he said was a response to "Jim Crow 2.0," "voter suppression" and "election subversion." But who is the President trying to convince when he says you're either on his side or Jefferson Davis's side? Plus, inflation hits 7% and the panel responds…
 
As Americans see prices rise at the meat counter and gas pump, Democrats are trying to pin the problem on big business. Is there anything to this, or is inflation being caused by economic factors like shortages of supplies and labor? Plus, Chicago public school teachers will return to work this week, as Mayor Lori Lightfoot takes a tough line on th…
 
Does the Biden administration have the authority to impose a Covid-19 vaccine-or-testing mandate? On Friday the Supreme Court's liberal justices seemed to think so, as the Omicron variant spreads far and wide. The conservative Justices, though, aired concerns about government overreach. Plus, the panelists react to President Biden's speech addressi…
 
Lawmakers are planning to mark the anniversary of the Capitol riot, and former President Donald Trump canceled his own press conference. But Democrats want to use Jan. 6 as an excuse to overrule the Senate's filibuster to pass H.R.1, a federal takeover of elections. Why not instead focus on the riot's real causes, including the poorly designed Elec…
 
Politicians and scientists are adjusting Covid-19 strategies and guidelines as the Omicron variant sweeps the nation. President Joe Biden recently said there are "no federal solutions," but does he really mean that? Eric Adams, the new Mayor of New York City, says he will keep the schools open, but how will the teachers unions respond? And will Omi…
 
Will America finally defeat the Covid-19 pandemic, aided by new antiviral pills? Are Republicans favored to retake the House and Senate in the November midterms, perhaps aided by redistricting and Democratic retirements? And will the Supreme Court roil the political scene with a ruling on abortion or even a Justice's retirement? Learn more about yo…
 
As Joe Biden's inaugural year comes to a close, the country is wrestling with the Omicron variant of Covid-19, inflation numbers not seen in decades, and the fallout from his Afghanistan withdrawal. Plus, what did 2021 do for Donald Trump's standing in the GOP, and what other news stories from the past year are worth remembering? Learn more about y…
 
Joe Biden's plan for taking on the Omicron variant of Covid-19 involves 500 million free test kits, but why are they in such short supply in the first place? Meantime, President Trump says he got the booster shot and that his fans should "take credit" for Operation Warp Speed's role in developing the vaccines. Plus, Biden's vaccine mandate for empl…
 
Sen. Joe Manchin caught some Democrats by surprise on Sunday when he said he couldn't vote for Joe Biden's Build Back Better plan, but amid 6.8% inflation, is his stance all that shocking? Will Democrats call a vote on the bill anyway, and has the White House's blistering statement about Manchin done more harm than good? Learn more about your ad ch…
 
Democrats are now casting Sen. Joe Manchin as a villain for killing hopes that the president's Build Back Better would be passed by Christmas. But the real reason for this failure is President Biden's overreach. Plus, San Francisco Mayor London Breed channels her inner Dirty Harry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
The CEO of Pfizer announced that the new antiviral pill they have developed would be a "gamechanger" in the fight against Covid-19 by reducing the need for hospitalizations. What effect will this have on mask mandates and lockdowns. Plus, Joe Biden says Russia will suffer economically if it invades Ukraine, but Putin seems to be winning on that iss…
 
Chuck Schumer says the Senate will approve Build Back Better by Christmas. But between Joe Manchin's objections, concerns about inflation and a new CBO score, it's not looking good for Mr. Biden's signature piece of legislation. Plus, in the case of students suing Harvard alleging its admissions discriminates against Asian-Americans, the Biden Admi…
 
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