Why Democrats want a 51-49 majority

CNN — If the Democrats win the Senate runoff in Georgia and secure a slim 51-49 majority over the Republicans, they will have significant advantages in power over the 50-50 split in the current Congress, in which a deal of Power sharing gives Republicans considerable clout over Democrats despite being in the minority. Democrats would … Read more

House to repeal military vaccine mandate in defense bill despite Biden’s opposition

Congressional Democrats are expected to inflict defeat on President Biden and the White House on Tuesday by including language in the annual defense policy bill that repeals the coronavirus vaccine mandate for US troops. Fox News has learned that the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) will include a provision repealing the COVID-19 vaccine mandate for … Read more

Rupert Murdoch to Testify in Dominion Voting Machine Defamation Case | Rupert Murdoch

A libel lawsuit claiming Fox News deliberately promoted false allegations that a voting tech company rigged the 2020 election is set to reach the top of the media empire next week when the channel’s owner, Rupert Murdoch, should sit for a deposition. Lawyers for Dominion Voting Systems, which is suing Fox for $1.6 billion, are … Read more

Arizona certifies midterm election results

Arizona officials certified the results of the 2022 midterm elections on Monday, making them officially Democratic Kate Hobbs the next governor and Democrat Adrian Fontes the next secretary of state. Democratic Senator Mark Kelly will also get a full six-year term in the Senate, having served in the Senate for the past two years. The … Read more

Is hurricane season already over? Not if December’s subtropical storm emerges

Is there a chance of another late season hurricane? There are still about two weeks left in hurricane season, so AccuWeather’s Bernie Rayno breaks down the current situation in the tropics. Accuweather, Accuweather A new subtropical storm, Owen, could wreak havoc along the Atlantic this week. A low-pressure system is producing “disorganized showers and thunderstorms,” … Read more

Crime in New York: Suspected shooter Sundance Oliver in custody after fatal shootings in Brooklyn and Lower Manhattan

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (WABC) — A 28-year-old man suspected in a series of three shootings in Brooklyn and Manhattan surrendered to police Tuesday morning after an intensive manhunt. Sundance Oliver went to the 77th precinct shortly after 7 a.m. Oliver is believed to have shot a 17-year-old girl in a flat inside the Kingsborough Houses … Read more

Warnock or Walker? Georgia’s run-off to settle last Senate seat

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia voters decide the final Senate contest on Tuesday in the country, choosing between Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock and Republican soccer legend Herschel Walker after a four-week blitz that drew a flood of outside spending toward an increasingly personal fight. This year’s runoff has lower stakes than both in 2021, when wins … Read more

Mall of America settles lawsuit over boy thrown from balcony

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Mall of America in suburban Minneapolis said Monday it would toughen its trespassing policies as part of a settlement with the family of a boy who was seriously injured when a man with a history of disorders at the mall threw the child from the balcony of the third floor. Additional … Read more

5 things to watch for in Tuesday’s Georgia Senate race

CNN — The final drama of the 2022 midterm elections comes to a head in Georgia on Tuesday, as voters in Peach State – for the second time in as many years – voted in a US Senate runoff high stakes. Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock was the leading voter in the November general election, ahead … Read more