Archbishop Bars Nancy Pelosi From Receiving Communion

By Terrance Turner May 20, 2022 San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone stated today that he will ban Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi from receiving Holy Communion because of her pro-choice stance on abortion. Pelosi, an avowed Catholic, has long been a supporter of abortion rights and as House speaker oversaw the passage of the … Continue reading Archbishop Bars Nancy Pelosi From Receiving Communion

John Fetterman Wins Democratic Primary

By Terrance Turner May 17, 2022 Braddock, Pa., Mayor John Fetterman, left, speaks ormer Rep. Joe Sestak following their televised Senate Democrats primary debate with Katie McGinty on April 5, 2016. Getty Images. Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman won the Democratic primary for Pennsylvania Senate tonight. Fetterman garnered 59% of the vote, winning the primary … Continue reading John Fetterman Wins Democratic Primary

Madison Cawthorn Concedes House Race (UPDATED)

By Terrance Turner May 17, 2022 (updated May 19) Madison Cawthorn has conceded after losing the North Carolina House primary. North Carolina State Sen. Chuck Edwards defeated Rep. Madison Cawthorn to win the Republican nomination for the state's 11th congressional district. CNN reported tonight that Cawthorn called primary opponent Chuck Edwards to concede. The writing has been on … Continue reading Madison Cawthorn Concedes House Race (UPDATED)

“Bans Off Our Bodies” Protests Held Nationwide

By Terrance Turner May 14, 2022 Pro-choice activists gathered in the nation's capital and across the country today to protest a looming ban on abortion nationwide. Over 300 events took place in Chicago, New York City, Austin, Houston, Los Angeles, and beyond. According to USA Today, groups including the Women's March, the political action committee … Continue reading “Bans Off Our Bodies” Protests Held Nationwide

Jen Psaki Bids Farewell On Last Day As Press Secretary

By Terrance Turner May 13, 2022 Today was Jen Psaki's last day as White House Press Secretary. Psaki leaves the White House podium after conducting 224 press briefings -- more than any of the previous administration's press secretaries combined. In an emotional farewell, Psaki thanked the press, her staff, and President Joe Biden along with … Continue reading Jen Psaki Bids Farewell On Last Day As Press Secretary

Joe Manchin Opposes WHPA; Vote Fails

By Terrance Turner May 11, 2022 Senator Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) says he will vote no on a proposed bill by Senate Democrats that would codify Roe v. Wade into law. The Senate is set to vote today on the Women's Health Protection Act, which would codify Roe and ensure abortion rights nationwide. Senate Democrats … Continue reading Joe Manchin Opposes WHPA; Vote Fails

Karine Jean-Pierre Named White House Press Secretary

By Terrance Turner May 5, 2022 President Joe Biden has named Karine Jean-Pierre as the next White House press secretary. She is the first Black woman and first out gay person ever to serve in that role. "Karine not only brings the experience, talent, and integrity needed for this difficult job, but she will continue … Continue reading Karine Jean-Pierre Named White House Press Secretary

Supreme Court Poised To Overturn Roe v. Wade

By Terrance Turner May 2, 2022 The Supreme Court will vote to strike down the landmark 1973 case of Roe v. Wade, according to an initial draft of a majority opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito that has been circulated inside the court and obtained by POLITICO. POLITICO received a copy of the draft opinion … Continue reading Supreme Court Poised To Overturn Roe v. Wade

French President Emmanuel Macron Wins Reelection

By Terrance Turner April 24, 2022 French President Emmanuel Macron won re-election today, becoming the first French leader to do so since 2002. Exit polls from today's presidential runoff show Macron with 58.5% of the vote versus 41.5% for challenger Marine Le Pen (according to the New York Times). It was a rematch: Macron defeated … Continue reading French President Emmanuel Macron Wins Reelection

Inside the Twisted World Of Madison Cawthorn

By Terrance Turner April 22, 2022 (updated April 26) North Carolina House Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) is in the news (again) after some incriminating photos of him emerged. Cawthorn, 26 (the youngest elected member of Congress), fashions himself as a traditional, God-fearing man. “I was raised on Proverbs and pushups,” Cawthorn said in a podcast in September … Continue reading Inside the Twisted World Of Madison Cawthorn