Biden Picked a Lot of Obama People. Here’s Why It’s OK.

Reading Time: 4 minutes President-elect Joe Biden finalized his Cabinet picks on Thursday, naming US Appeals Court Judge Merrick Garland

Democrats Will Pay the Price for Placating the Squad

The irony of the Squad’s fame contributing to Democrats’ losses is that their party’s weakness now empowers them even more.

A $15 Minimum Wage Doesn’t Belong in a COVID-Relief Plan

It’s hard to argue that this hike has more than a tangential relationship to the problems caused by the pandemic.

Dem Rep. Says Pro-Trump Guardsmen Are ‘Suspect,’ Should Be Vetted as Potential Threat

Representative Steve Cohen (D., Tenn.) suggested on Monday that Trump-supporting National Guardsmen should be vetted as potential security threats.

Will Biden Govern More Through Legislation or Executive Orders?

Given Democrats’ razor-thin lead in Congress, Biden will probably resort to the ‘presidential pen’ approach.  

Switzerland Risks Becoming Beijing’s Security Satellite

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Lawmakers Want to Award Capitol Officer Congressional Medal for Diverting Mob

Reps. Nancy Mace (R-S.C.), Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) and Charlie Crist (D-Fla.) introduced the measure, saying Goodman deserves Congress’ highest civilian honor after

L.A. Prosecutors Try to Drop Special Enhancements for Accused Cop Killers, Judges Reject Requests

Superior Court Judge Hayden Zacky ruled that it was “not in the interest of justice” to dismiss the special circumstance

Fired MS Officer Arrested in Florida with Badges and Ammo Taken from Former Agency

Deputies said they located a loaded gun in the man’s pocket and inside the Tahoe they found a backpack containing