House Judiciary Committee Approves Bill for Commission on Reparations for Slavery

The U.S. House Judiciary Committee approved a bill Wednesday that would create a commission to study reparations for black Americans for slavery. The vote was along party lines, 25 Democrats voting yes and 17 Republicans voting against. The bill has been designated as H.R. 40, in reference to the “40 acres and a mule” once […]

Republicans Secure Special Election Victory in Biden-Won District in New Hampshire

A Republican defeated a Democrat in a New Hampshire House special election Tuesday in Merrimack, a town President Joe Biden carried by six points in the 2020 presidential race. In the state’s first special election since the 2020 cycle, Town Councilor Bill Boyd beat out former state Rep. Wendy Thomas by eight percent, strengthening Republicans’ […]

Report: Democrats to Unveil Court-packing Bill; Expands Supreme Court to 13

Democrats will reportedly unveil a bill Thursday to pack the Supreme Court by expanding the number of justices from nine to thirteen, with the four new vacancies to be filled immediately by President Joe Biden and the Democrat-controlled Senate. The Intercept reported Wednesday evening: Congressional Democrats plan to unveil legislation expanding the size of the […]