May 03, 2021 Travel News

Meet the man now at the center of the student debt debate

Richard Cordray, a close ally of Senator Elizabeth Warren who was the first director of the Federal Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection during the Obama years, has been chosen as the new head of federal student aid in the Biden…

May 03, 2021 Travel News

As body cameras become commonplace, debate over when to broadcast images

The day after Daunte Wright was fatally shot by a policeman at a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota on April 11, in the middle of the murder trial against the former Minneapolis cop who killed George Floyd, the officials…

Mar 13, 2021 Travel News

Allegations against Cuomo reignite #MeToo debate for Democrats

Stephanie Miner is not Andrew Cuomo's friend.A former top Democratic official in New York City and former mayor of Syracuse, Ms Miner has spent years criticizing the governor's polarizing leadership style, even going so far as to attempt to overthrow…

Feb 27, 2021 Travel News

Assessment of claims in the coronavirus stimulation debate

Ahead of the vote on President Biden's $ 1.9 trillion stimulus package, lawmakers presented an array of misleading allegations to promote their position on the bill. Here is a fact check of some common talking points.Republicans have misinterpreted elements of…

Feb 24, 2021 Travel News

In the stimulus debate, a Senate parliamentarian wields broad influence

During the impeachment process this month, Ms MacDonough spent hours on the Senate dais, advising Senator Patrick J. Leahy, Democrat of Vermont, as he played the unprecedented role of presiding over the trial of a former president. She and her…

Feb 24, 2021 Travel News

After the Russian cyberattack, search for answers and debate on retaliation

These options, according to officials familiar with the discussions, include variations of measures President Barack Obama envisioned and rejected after the hack into state electoral systems in 2016. They have included the use of cyber tools to reveal or freeze…

Feb 13, 2021 Travel News

Biden’s pick for Iranian envoy resuscitates bitter debate over nuclear deal

But Mr Malley, the son of an Arab Jewish left, is a well-known advocate for engaging with groups and governments - including, over the years, Hamas, Hezbollah and President Bashar al-Assad. of Syria - widely regarded as enemies of the…

Feb 04, 2021 Travel News

Video: Home debate over Marjorie Taylor Greene’s punishment

“I have heard no apologies or denunciations for this assertion, an insinuation that political opponents should be treated violently. I have not heard anyone apologize or withdraw the anti-Semitic and Islamophobic remarks that have been made, which have been posted…

Feb 04, 2021 Travel News

Video: Legislators’ debate on removing Representative Greene from committees

new video loaded: Legislators' debate on removing Representative Greene from committeestranscriptionBacktranscriptionLegislators' debate on removing Representative Greene from committeesThe House Rules Committee on Wednesday debated a resolution that would remove Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene from her duties on the committee due…

Feb 03, 2021 Travel News

Chicago Families Debate School reopens

Here is the Education Briefing, a weekly update on the most important news in American education. Sign up here to receive this newsletter to your inbox.Chicago VoicesAfter days of growing tension between Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the Chicago Teachers Union,…