Congressman Raskin says Jan. 6 hearings will ‘blow the roof off the House’
On Thursday, Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., spoke about the select House panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot during a Zoom call hosted by the Progressive Change Campaign Committee. He said the insurrection hearings will be compared to the Watergate inquiry.news.yahoo.com
Tucker Blasts Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh as a ‘Cringing Little Liberal’
Hours after Brett Kavanaugh joined the Supreme Court’s five other conservative judges and struck down Joe Biden employer vaccine mandate, Tucker Carlson blasted him as a “cringing little liberal” because he and Chief Justice John Roberts upheld a mandate for medical workers.The moment came after Carlson’s guest, Harmeet Dhillon, CEO of the Center for American Liberties, said that “ten million health care workers do need to get vaccinated if they wish to keep their jobs, which is unfortunate givenews.yahoo.com
Alabama woman who joined Islamic State stuck in refugee camp
Attorneys for a woman who left her Alabama home to join the Islamic State terror group plan to continue fighting for her and her young son even though the Supreme Court declined to consider her lawsuit seeking to re-enter the United States, one of the lawyers said Wednesday. Hoda Muthana and her 4-year-old child, the son of a man she met while with IS, have been living in a Syrian refugee camp for nearly the entire life of the child, and it's unclear what steps might come next to argue for their admittance into the United States, said Christina Jump, who represents the woman's family. “We intend to stand by Hoda and her son and their rights to citizenship,” she said.news.yahoo.com
Supreme Court issues revised transcript of Gorsuch remark about flu deaths
The Supreme Court on Monday issued a revised transcript of oral arguments over a Biden administration vaccine rule that clarified a statement Justice Neil Gorsuch made about the number of annual flu deaths.The original, uncorrected transcript quotes Gorsuch as saying he believes the flu kills "hundreds of thousands of people every year."This erroneous transcription prompted legions of tweets and at least one media report that tut-tutted Gorsuch...news.yahoo.com
House committee says Trump privilege claim should be tossed
The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol says the Supreme Court should let stand an appeals court ruling that the National Archives turn over documents from former President Donald Trump that might shed light on the events.
Trump accuses Jan. 6 panel of "seeking evidence of criminal activity" in Supreme Court filing
Former President Trump's legal team on Wednesday accused the House committee investigating the Capitol riot of seeking to uncover evidence that would support a criminal referral against him.Why it matters: The brief asked the Supreme Court to consider committee chair Bennie Thompson's (D-Miss.) interview with the Washington Post as part of its effort to block the release of records to the committee, WashPost reported.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.Catcnews.yahoo.com
Woman's conviction in '91 killing of 5-year-old son tossed
New Jersey's Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out the 2016 conviction of a Florida woman for killing her 5-year-old son 25 years earlier, ruling that despite the jury’s verdict, prosecutors failed to present enough evidence to prove she had purposely caused the boy’s death. It was a stunning turnaround in one of New Jersey's most infamous cold cases, which had remained unresolved for years even though Michelle Lodzinski was considered a prime suspect from the outset after she gave varying accounts of what happened on the day Timothy Wiltsey was last seen. It also means Lodzinski cannot be tried again, which would violate a prohibition on so-called “double jeopardy” or being tried twice for the same matter, her attorney Gerald Krovatin said.news.yahoo.com
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer was created in Chicago by Montgomery Ward copywriter Robert L. May to sell toys in 1939. Here’s how the popular Christmas character — and its author — went down in histo
More than 80 years after its inception, here’s how Rudolph — a completely Chicago concoction — became a Christmas icon.chicagotribune.com
Ted Cruz has never recouped more than $500,000 he loaned his first campaign. He’s working to overturn the law that’s blocked him.
The Supreme Court next month will hear arguments in his challenge to the law that prevents the repayment, prompting fears among watchdog groups that another rollback of campaign finance regulations might be looming.
3 lawyers readying arguments in high court abortion case
Supreme Court justices considering a major abortion case Wednesday will hear from just three lawyers: one representing the state of Mississippi, another representing Mississippi’s only abortion clinic and the last representing the Biden administration.