US Democratic Party is trying to influence the Republican Party candidate selection process by propping up right-wingers against moderates, so come November elections, the Blue candidates look like the more moderate alternative.
Democratic-led House of Representatives approves $430 billion bill that is seen as biggest climate package in US history, delivering a major legislative victory for President Biden ahead of November 8 midterm elections.
In the year 168 of its existence, the party of Lincoln entirely succumbed to right-wing populism.
The package aims to confront climate crisis, control health care costs, and tax corporations.
Overall carnage and an insurrection notwithstanding, Donald Trump will run for the presidency again - but not necessarily for the Republican Party.
House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi will visit Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea and Japan in an upcoming Asia-Pacific region tour amid heightened tensions between the US and China over Taiwan.
With Republicans defending overturning of Roe v. Wade, leading Democratic women call on President Biden and Congress to protect abortion rights nationwide.
The $13B measure would toughen background checks for youngest gun buyers, keep firearms from more domestic violence offenders and help states put in place red flag laws that make it easier for authorities to seize guns from those deemed dangerous.
The proposed legislation will include support for tougher background checks and increased mental health resources.
Legislation has almost no chance of becoming law as the Senate pursues negotiations focused on improving mental health programmes, bolstering school security and enhancing background checks.
President Biden delivers an impassioned plea to Congress to act on gun control, calling on lawmakers to restore limits on the sale of assault-style weapons and high-capacity magazines after a string of mass shootings in the country.
"You couldn't buy a cannon when the Second Amendment was passed. You couldn't go out and buy a lot of weapons," says President Biden, hoping to see some bipartisan support over gun culture in US.
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