- This lawsuit could disrupt the U.S. tax system. Key facts are in dispute.by Ann E. Marimow on November 27, 2023 at 11:00 am
The Supreme Court will hear arguments on Dec. 5 in Moore v. United States, a challenge to an offshore earnings tax passed in 2017 to offset the Trump tax cuts.
- Senate rankings: 5 seats most likely to flipby Al Weaver on November 27, 2023 at 11:00 am
Sen. Joe Manchin’s (D-W.Va.) decision to retire has made the Senate landscape in 2024 even more complicated for Democrats. The party was already facing an uphill slog to hold on to its Senate majority, as it prepared to protect seats in West Virginia, Montana and Ohio — three states where the GOP nominee for president…
- GOP braces for internal battle royale over government spendingby Alexander Bolton on November 27, 2023 at 11:00 am
Lawmakers in both parties are predicting a GOP battle royale over federal spending at the start of the election year as Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) struggles to balance the demands from House conservatives demanding fiscal reforms with keeping the government operating. The new Speaker was able to prevent a shutdown earlier this month without massive…
- Should the school year be extended to make up for learning loss?by Juan Cisneros on November 27, 2023 at 11:00 am
“It’s important to point out that it’s not that students forgot knowledge that they had gained, it’s that they didn’t do the learning that they normally would have been doing.”
- Finance cases dominate Supreme Court’s December sessionby Zach Schonfeld on November 27, 2023 at 11:00 am
The Supreme Court will return for its final argument session of the year on Monday, hearing several major finance and administrative law disputes. Among the highlights of the two-week session include the Justice Department’s bid to block Purdue Pharma’s bankruptcy deal and a couple’s attempt to strike down a key provision in Republicans’ 2017 overhaul…
- Donations to GOP drop as worries mount about the party’s financesby Isaac Arnsdorf on November 27, 2023 at 10:00 am
Donors have not cut as many large checks to the RNC in recent years, and the party’s small-dollar program has also suffered ahead of the 2024 elections
- White House holiday decor invites visitors to embrace ‘their inner child’by Judy Kurtz on November 27, 2023 at 10:00 am
The White House is aiming for visitors to embrace “their inner child” with its annual holiday decor, with a theme “inspired by how children experience this festive season.” The theme, “Magic, Wonder, and Joy,” the White House announced on Monday, attempts to capture the “pure, unfiltered delight and imagination of childhood.” Each room at 1600…
- Portland, Oregon schools reach tentative agreement with teachers’ union, ending strikeby Olafimihan Oshin on November 27, 2023 at 4:22 am
Portland Public Schools (PPS), Oregon’s largest public school district, announced Sunday that it has reached a tentative agreement with the Portland Association of Teachers (PAT), ending a three-week strike. In a news release, PAT said its tentative agreement with the school district includes “expanded language on target class sizes and caseloads including new committees to…
- Mom arrested at mall after 9-year-old daughter found dead in California homeby Vivian Chow on November 27, 2023 at 4:08 am
Police in Southern California have arrested the mother of a 9-year-old girl who was found dead inside her home.
- Israeli president: release of hostages is ‘a huge emotional storm’by Olafimihan Oshin on November 27, 2023 at 2:51 am
Israeli President Isaac Herzog said in an interview that the release of hostages amid the temporary ceasefire between Israel and militant group Hamas has been “a huge emotional storm.” During an appearance on CNN, Herzog told host Wolf Blitzer that it is “extremely important” for Israelis to see “good news” for the first time in…
- Police warning parents about new iPhone featureby Emily Lewis on November 27, 2023 at 2:34 am
Some law enforcement agencies are encouraging iPhone users to be cautious following a new update.
- Sen. Bennet: Ukraine funding should be approved without negotiation on borderby Olafimihan Oshin on November 27, 2023 at 1:27 am
Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) said Sunday that the proposed aid package to Ukraine should be approved without negotiations on the U.S.-Mexico border. During an appearance on CBS’s “Face The Nation,” Bennet told moderator Margaret Brennan that he and his Senate colleagues recognize that they have to include funding for Ukraine in the proposed funding request…
- Confirm Judge Irma Carrillo Ramierez for the 5th Circuit by Carl Tobias, opinion contributor on November 27, 2023 at 12:00 am
The Senate should promptly confirm Northern District of Texas Magistrate Judge Irma Carrillo Ramirez, who has earned appointment to the Fifth U.S. Circuit and would be the tribunal’s initial Latina jurist. This regional circuit efficaciously resolves substantial numbers of appeals, includes a large judicial cohort, and enjoys a reputation as the most ideologically conservative appellate…
- Cindy McCain says Gaza ‘on the brink of famine’by Olafimihan Oshin on November 26, 2023 at 11:24 pm
Cindy McCain, director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), said Sunday that Gaza, a strip controlled by the militant group Hamas, is “on the brink of famine” amid the militant group’s war with Israel. During an appearance on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” moderator Margaret Brennan mentioned recent information published by UNICEF, the U.N….
- Ken Buck says Speaker Johnson likely won’t ‘face a rebellion’by Sarah Fortinsky on November 26, 2023 at 11:12 pm
Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.) said Sunday he did not expect Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) to face a rebellion from within his party, saying the newly elected Speaker was doing a good job trying to fix the problems left over from the previous leadership. “I don’t think that most Republicans blame Speaker Johnson for the problems…
- These 15 cities are the best places to retire on a budget, analysis findsby Justin Dennis on November 26, 2023 at 11:06 pm
Looking to retire on a budget? You may want to try these cities.
- Congress should preempt the Supreme Court on Section 2 of Voting Rights Act by Maureen Edobor, opinion contributor on November 26, 2023 at 11:00 pm
The least diverse federal appellate court just sent a clarion call to the Supreme Court to further enfeeble the Voting Rights Act (VRA) by stripping voters of the right to sue the state for racially discriminatory voting laws; that is the sole province of the ever-changing and resource-dependent Department of Justice, the 8th U.S. Circuit…
- Univision anchor Jorge Ramos rebukes network for not challenging Trumpby Joseph Menn on November 26, 2023 at 3:23 pm
Univision anchor Jorge Ramos said Saturday that reporters should ask hard questions of Donald Trump in the wake of a widely criticized interview by the network.
- White House grapples with internal divisions on Israel-Gazaby Yasmeen Abutaleb on November 26, 2023 at 11:00 am
The Hamas attacks and Israeli reaction have roiled the administration like no other issue.
- Biden hails hostage deal as progress — but huge challenges lie aheadby Matt Viser on November 25, 2023 at 12:18 am
The president highlighted the U.S. role in helping to broker a pause in fighting, a rare bit of good news in a conflict that poses serious political risks for him.