The proposed bill would present a huge contrast to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California, who last month publicly defended the practice.
Members of Congress can place their assets in a blind trust. Only 10 have done it.
The fight between two bipartisan Senate gangs is scrambling partisan politics and may provide a glimpse into future cryptocurrency regulations.
Progressive Democrats have been pressuring Biden to call for a cease-fire, and are unhappy with the arms sale as deaths mount in Gaza and Israel.
Former Sen. David Perdue filed paperwork to run against Sen. Raphael Warnock in 2022. Perdue said he filed for the race as “a necessary legal step” in order to keep his options open. Georgia is not a Democratic state, Perdue said, adding that he wants to help restore a GOP […]
Georgia is not a Democratic state, Perdue said in a statement on Tuesday, adding that he wants to help restore a GOP Senate majority.
Both Sens. Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock oppose cutting eligibility for a fresh round of stimulus checks in the Biden package. “Send the people help!” Ossoff tweeted on Monday evening. Democrats still have not finalised income thresholds for $US1,400 direct payments in the Biden package as they race to enact […]
Members of the 116th Congress broke records for their social media posts and followers in 2019 and 2020. The Pew Research Centre found lawmakers made 2.2 million posts to Twitter and Facebook, far eclipsing past years. Savvy Congress members use social media to meet their constituents without relying on traditional […]
Sen. Jon Ossoff was sworn in to Congress on Wednesday using a Hebrew Bible. It belonged to Rabbi Jacob Rothschild of Atlanta’s Hebrew Benevolent Congregation Temple. Rothschild was a civil rights activist and close friend to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Newly elected […]
Sens. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff of Georgia were both sworn into office on Wednesday. The senators were sworn into office by Vice President Kamala Harris. Their wins give Democrats control of the Senate for the first time since 2015. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Sens. Raphael Warnock […]
Democrats Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff defeated GOP Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue in Georgia’s Senate runoff elections through a unique combination of demographic changes, Black voter mobilisation, and an emphasis on economics. Warnock and Ossoff ran strongly in the core Atlanta metropolitan area, solidifying Democratic suburban gains in […]
Jon Ossoff is the first millennial to get elected to the senate. He comes from a generation that’s battled loneliness, grappled with devastating mental health struggles and faced both financial instability and a growing wealth gap. Since he ran for a house seat in 2016, Ossoff’s social media-friendly presence has […]
Tweets from Jon Ossoff, the projected winner of Georgia’s runoff Senate election, have resurfaced online. But the tweets aren’t scandalous, they’re mostly just funny. Many of the tweets include references to early 2010’s digital culture. People are most fond of his old tweet to Pitchfork, excited about their review of […]
President Donald Trump spent the critical months leading up to two of the most consequential Senate elections in a decade spreading far-fetched election conspiracies and attacking GOP election officials. Georgia’s incumbent Republican Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue in turn pledged their loyalty to Trump and repeatedly supported his false […]
The Democrat Jon Ossoff has won his Senate runoff election in Georgia against the Republican Sen. David Perdue, as Decision Desk HQ and Insider projected early Wednesday. This makes Ossoff, 33, the youngest Democratic senator-elect since Joe Biden in 1973. Biden, the 78-year-old president-elect, won his first Senate seat in […]
The Democrats Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock early Wednesday were projected to win both US Senate seats in Georgia, handing overall government control to the Democratic Party. One of the pivotal issues in the Georgia campaigns was the prospect of $US2,000 COVID-19 stimulus checks, which Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell […]
President Donald Trump tweeted that the Georgia Senate runoff elections are “both illegal and invalid.” He cited a bipartisan legal agreement as being proof of unconstitutionality – a claim that courts have rejected. Hours later, Trump urged his Twitter followers to “get ready to vote on Tuesday.” Trump will attend […]
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