Rep. Ayanna Pressley punches back at Vivek Ramaswamy over KKK jibe: ‘A line was crossed’

“There is nothing more racist than to assume the color of someone’s skin dictates something about the content of their viewpoints, which is what Ayanna Pressley peddles to Americans,” Ramaswamy’s campaign spokesperson Tricia McLaughlin told POLITICO in a statement. “What’s really stunning, is that now she is trying to make money off of it.” Ramaswamy’s … Read more

Las Vegas Aces score big in White House visit

The WNBA team was greeted by Harris and second gentleman Doug Emhoff in the East Room of the White House. During Harris’ speech, she highlighted the team’s success both last season and this season by celebrating multiple players, including A’ja Wilson, who recently tied the league record for 53 points in a single game. “These … Read more

CPAC vice chair resigns amid turmoil

Gerow’s resignation follows months of turbulence at the prominent conservative organization, where chairman Matt Schlapp earlier this year was sued by a former Herschel Walker Senate campaign staffer over allegations of sexual assault. Board member and treasurer Bob Beauprez resigned from his position in May, citing concerns over the organization’s financial reports, while Randy Nogenbauer … Read more

The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics

Cartoon Carousel Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in the world of politics. The fruits of these labors are hundreds of cartoons that entertain and enrage readers of all political stripes. Here’s an offering of … Read more

On immigration, terrorists and fentanyl, DHS Sec. Alejandro Mayorkas has something to say

Mayorkas’s department is charged with preventing foreign and domestic terrorist attacks. It monitors threats from weapons of mass destruction, protects infrastructure and ensures we’re safe from cyber attacks. What many of DHS’s agencies do have in common is that you often don’t hear much about them unless something really bad has happened. So even if … Read more