The measure’s passage by the Senate comes after lawmakers tried, and failed, to pass anti-lynching bills nearly 200 times.
Author: Felicia Sonmez
House Jan. 6 committee subpoenas Kimberly Guilfoyle, partner of Donald Trump Jr.
In a statement, the panel’s chairman, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-Miss.), said the committee had subpoenaed Guilfoyle to testify because she had “backed out of her original commitment to provide a voluntary interview.”
Arizona Gov. Ducey (R) announces he won’t run for Senate, in blow to GOP recruitment effort
Ducey had been heavily courted by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as the strongest GOP candidate to take on Sen. Mark Kelly (D-Ariz.) this fall.
Rep. Van Taylor (R) drops reelection bid after acknowledging extramarital affair
News of Taylor’s affair with Tania Joya, a former jihadist who now works to “reprogram” Islamist extremists, had circulated on conservative websites in the days leading up to the primary.
Rep. Fred Keller (R-Pa.) announces he won’t seek reelection
The announcement makes Keller the 14th House Republican to decline to seek reelection this year.
House expected to pass antilynching bill that Rep. Rush says is decades overdue
The Emmett Till Antilynching Act would amend the United States Code to designate lynching a hate crime punishable by up to 30 years in prison.
Ohio’s Sen. Portman backs former state GOP chair Jane Timken in race to succeed him
Timken has touted herself in TV ads as a “Trump conservative” and is one of several Republican candidates who have worked furiously to prove their fealty to the former president.
Eight Republican senators say they oppose ‘no-fly’ list for disruptive passengers because it would equate mask opponents to ‘terrorists’
The senators argued that the Transportation Security Administration “was created in the wake of 9/11 to protect Americans from future horrific attacks, not to regulate human behavior onboard flights.”
Colorado county clerk who embraced vote-fraud conspiracy theories says she will run for state’s top elections job
Tina Peters is one of many Trump backers angling for key positions in the administration of U.S. elections, a development that worries some watchdogs.
In campaign ad, GOP Senate candidate shoots gun at actors playing Biden, Pelosi and Sen. Mark Kelly, whose wife Gabby Giffords was injured in Arizona rampage
Kelly is the husband of former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.), who was shot in the head while greeting constituents outside a Tucson supermarket 2011.