Author: Mychael Schnell

Vance leading Ryan by 3 points in Ohio Senate race: poll

Republican J.D. Vance is leading Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) by 3 points in Ohio’s Senate race, according to a new poll. A survey by Emerson College Polling found that Vance, the author of “Hillbilly Elegy,” has 45 percent support among somewhat and very likely general election voters, while Ryan has 42 percent. Four percent of…

Cheney says she’s ‘thinking about’ running for president

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) said hours after losing her reelection primary to Trump-backed challenger Harriet Hageman that she is “thinking about” running for president. “That’s a decision that I’m gonna make in the coming months, and I’m not gonna make any announcements here this morning. But it is something that I am thinking about and…

Five questions about Liz Cheney’s political future

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) is facing down a new political future after losing her House primary on Tuesday to Trump-endorsed lawyer Harriet Hageman. Speculation about what the three-term congresswoman who hails from a Republican political dynasty will do once her time in Congress comes to a close has steadily grown louder, and the Wyoming Republican…

House approves sweeping climate, tax, health care package

House Democrats passed their sweeping tax, climate and health care bill on Friday, sending the $740 billion legislation to President Biden’s desk and securing a significant victory for Democrats less than three months before the midterm elections. The bill, titled the Inflation Reduction Act, passed the House in a 220-207 party-line vote. Four Republicans did…

House Democrats advance tax and climate bill, kicking off debate

House Democrats advanced their multibillion-dollar climate, tax and health care bill on Friday, teeing up final passage of the legislation that is key to President Biden’s domestic agenda later in the day. The House approved the rule for the bill, titled the Inflation Reduction Act, in a party-line 219-208 vote, opening three hours of debate…

Cheney slams ‘sickening’ GOP attacks on FBI agents involved with Trump search

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) on Thursday slammed the “sickening” attacks Republican lawmakers have directed toward the FBI agents involved with the search on former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence, arguing that the remarks are putting personnel at risk. “I have been ashamed to hear members of my party attacking the integrity of the FBI agents involved…

Members of Congress mourn Indiana Rep. Jackie Walorski

Members of Congress mourned the loss of the late Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) on Thursday, just over a week after the congresswoman died in a car accident. Walorski’s funeral took place at Granger Community Church in Indiana, according to the South Bend Tribune. She will be buried at the Southlawn Cemetery. Walorski, 58, along with…

Pelosi extends remote voting for House members

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) extended remote voting for House members on Tuesday, allowing lawmakers to vote by proxy until the end of September. In a letter to colleagues, Pelosi said House members will be permitted to vote by proxy through Sept. 26 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. “In light of the attached notification by the…