Rail unions decry, businesses praise Biden’s call for Congress to block strike

Rail unions decry, businesses praise Biden's call for Congress to block strike

New York CNN Business — President Joe Biden was in the unusual position Tuesday of being praised by business interests and attacked by his normal allies in the labor movement after calling for Congress to move immediately to block a strike by more than 100,000 union members at the nation’s freight railroads set for the … Read more

Pence says Trump was ‘wrong’ for dinner with Holocaust denier

Pence says Trump was 'wrong' for dinner with Holocaust denier

CNN — Former Vice President Mike Pence said Monday that Donald Trump was “wrong” to recently have dinner with White nationalist and Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes and rapper Kanye West at his Florida resort and that the former president should apologize for it. “President Trump was wrong to give a White nationalist, an anti-Semite and … Read more

Trump hosted Holocaust denier to Mar-a-Lago club alongside Ye, a week after announcing 2024 run

Trump hosted Holocaust denier to Mar-a-Lago club alongside Ye, a week after announcing 2024 run

CNN — Former President Donald Trump hosted White nationalist and Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes and rapper Kanye West at his Mar-a-Lago estate this week, demonstrating his continued willingness to associate with figures who have well-publicized antisemitic views as he embarks on another White House run . West, who has legally changed his name to Ye, … Read more

President Joe Biden rails against access to assault weapons after recent spate of shootings

President Joe Biden rails against access to assault weapons after recent spate of shootings

CNN — President Joe Biden said Thursday that he would work with Congress to “try to get rid of assault weapons” after a recent spate of shootings in the US. “The idea (that) we still allow semiautomatic weapons to be purchased is sick, it’s just sick. It has no social redeeming value, zero, none. Not … Read more

E. Jean Carroll sues Trump for battery and defamation as lookback window for adult sex abuse survivors’ suits opens in New York

E. Jean Carroll sues Trump for battery and defamation as lookback window for adult sex abuse survivors' suits opens in New York

CNN — Ex-magazine columnist E. Jean Carroll sued to form President Donald Trump for battery and defamation under a new New York law that allows adults alleging sexual assault to bring claims years after the attack. Carroll filed the lawsuit Thursday, the first day that civil lawsuits can be brought under the new law, the … Read more

Mary Peltola seeks to thwart Sarah Palin as Alaska tabulates ranked choice voting results

Mary Peltola seeks to thwart Sarah Palin as Alaska tabulates ranked choice voting results

CNN — Alaska Rep. Mary Peltola, the Democrat who won a special election that sent her to Congress this summer, will once again thwart former Gov. Sarah Palin’s bid for a political comeback. CNN projected Wednesday that Peltola will win the race for Alaska’s at-large House seat after the state’s ranked choice voting tabulation, defeating … Read more

Two pro wrestlers developed ‘The Progressive Liberal’ to be the bad guy at matches. Then the atmosphere turned far darker

Two pro wrestlers developed 'The Progressive Liberal' to be the bad guy at matches.  Then the atmosphere turned far darker

Stickleyville, VA CNN — Back in the late 1980s, when Beau James started pro wrestling, the crowds came for a show between good and evil, to see a story about heroes and villains, to enjoy the ends and then go home. James enjoyed being the hero but it was nothing compared to playing the bad … Read more

Mar-a-Lago documents: Appeals court hearing to determine future of special master for Trump’s Mar-a-Lago documents

Mar-a-Lago documents: Appeals court hearing to determine future of special master for Trump's Mar-a-Lago documents

CNN — As former President Donald Trump faces the new reality of a special counsel leading Justice Department investigations on his conduct, a federal appeals court on Tuesday will hear arguments about whether it should remove what has been a notable hurdle in one of the probes. The 11th US Circuit Court of Appeals will … Read more

Paul Ryan invents a new category of anti-Trumpism

Paul Ryan invents a new category of anti-Trumpism

CNN — You know all about the “Never Trumpers” – that rump group of Republicans who have loudly spoken out against former President Donald Trump and what he has done to the GOP. Now meet the “Never-Again Trumpers.” That’s how former House Speaker Paul Ryan described himself in an interview with ABC News that aired … Read more

What we know about the Club Q shooting in Colorado Springs

What we know about the Club Q shooting in Colorado Springs

CNN — A 22-year-old gunman killed at least five people and injured 25 others in an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado, just before midnight Saturday, police said Sunday. The suspect in the shooting at Club Q was identified as Anderson Lee Aldrich, according to Colorado Springs Police Chief Adrian Vasquez. Upon entering the club, … Read more