Lawmakers sent a letter to President Biden this week, asking him to add the Office of National Drug Control Policy back to the cabinet amid record drug overdoses.
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Florida lawmakers introduce bill to eliminate unanimous jury requirement for death penalty
Florida lawmakers introduced legislation this week that would end the requirement for juries to be unanimous in order to sentence a prisoner to death.
Border Patrol union rips Biden admin’s new pursuit policy: ‘Smugglers will be encouraged to drive recklessly’
The Border Patrol union argued on Tuesday’s that CBP’s new pursuit policy incentivizes human smugglers to drive recklessly and handcuffs the agents tasked with stopping them.
Biden tells Congress he’ll end COVID-19 emergencies on May 11
President Biden said Monday that his administration will end twin emergencies related to the COVID-19 pandemic on May 11, more than three years after they were enacted.
Biden administration proposes expanding access to no-cost birth control under Obamacare
The Department of Health and Human Services proposed a new rule expanding birth control access on Monday by removing moral exemptions for providing contraceptive coverage.
DeSantis proposes making child rapists eligible for execution, allowing death penalty without unanimous jury
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis proposed making child rapists eligible for the death penalty and reducing the number of jurors required to dole out capital punishment.
White House: Biden takes classified info ‘very seriously’ as more docs turn up: ‘searched their sock drawer’
The White House reiterated that President Biden takes classified information “very seriously” on Monday after the latest batch of documents were discovered at his home in Wilmington, Delaware.
Lawmakers call for sending Abrams tanks to Ukraine as Russia warns of ‘global catastrophe’
Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., again called on the Biden administration to send Abrams tanks to Ukraine on Sunday, saying that “tanks are outcome determinative in expelling Russia.”
House Democratic leader’s daughter arrested for allegedly assaulting police officer, spray-painting monument
Riley Dowell, the 23-year-old daughter of House Democratic Whip Katherine Clark, was arrested for allegedly spray-painting a monument and assaulting a police officer.
US sending another $2.5 billion in military aid to Ukraine
The U.S. announced another $2.5 billion in military aid for Ukraine on Thursday, bringing the total security assistance to $26.7 billion since Russia invaded.