Russia hits Kyiv with gunfire, explosives but US says Moscow’s momentum has slowed – live updates

Russia hits Kyiv with gunfire, explosives but US says Moscow’s momentum has slowed – live updates

This post was originally published on this siteRussian military forces continue their attack on Ukraine Friday, advancing on the city of Kyiv despite the U.S. and allies levying massive sanctions.     

Read more
Cook Report shifts forecast for two Senate races toward GOP

Cook Report shifts forecast for two Senate races toward GOP

This post was originally published on this siteThe nonpartisan Cook Political Report on Friday shifted its forecasts for two Senate races to the right.The Cook Report moved the Senate race to replace retiring North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr (R) from toss up to likely…

Read more
Why Joe Biden picked Ketanji Brown Jackson for the Supreme Court

Why Joe Biden picked Ketanji Brown Jackson for the Supreme Court

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden’s decision to nominate Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, as CNN first reported, kills two birds with one stone: It satisfies — and Biden hopes energizes — liberals while also giving Senate Democrats a nominee they can confirm without...

Read more
Sen. James M. Inhofe, conservative critic of climate change, says he will retire

Sen. James M. Inhofe, conservative critic of climate change, says he will retire

This post was originally published on this siteSen. James M. Inhofe (R-Okla.), 87, said Friday in an interview with the Oklahoman that he will not finish his term and will retire at the end of the year.

Read more
Ukrainian border guards to Russian warship: ‘Go f— yourself’

Ukrainian border guards to Russian warship: ‘Go f— yourself’

This post was originally published on this siteBorder guards on Ukraine’s Snake Island on Thursday delivered a defiant message to a Russian warship demanding they surrender or be attacked.The guards’ response to the request: “Russian warship. Go f— yourself.”Video of the encounter has gone…

Read more
Live coverage: Russian forces enter Ukrainian capital

Live coverage: Russian forces enter Ukrainian capital

This post was originally published on this siteRussian forces on Friday have entered the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv as U.S. intelligence officials warn that the city could fall within days.Follow The Hill’s live coverage below:Ukrainian border guards to Russian warship: ‘Go f— yourself’BY…

Read more
Chipmakers Need a Supply Chain That Avoids Ukraine

Chipmakers Need a Supply Chain That Avoids Ukraine

This post was originally published on this siteThe semiconductor industry’s usual source of neon gas has left production vulnerable to geopolitical crises and other disruptions.

Read more
Biden has picked a Supreme Court nominee: US media

Biden has picked a Supreme Court nominee: US media

This post was originally published on this site US President Joe Biden has made a final decision on who he will pick to be his first Supreme Court nominee, US media reported Thursday night. The president promised during his 2020 campaign to elevate the first Black woman to America’s highest...

Read more
CLOSING IN ON KYIV

CLOSING IN ON KYIV

This post was originally published on this siteRussian troops appeared to be advancing on Kyiv at the start of the second day of the Kremlin’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine.     

Read more
Trump is recruiting this GOP senator to challenge Mitch McConnell for Senate majority leader

Trump is recruiting this GOP senator to challenge Mitch McConnell for Senate majority leader

This post was originally published on this site Donald Trump is continuing to push Senate Republicans to oust GOP Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) following the 2022 midterm elections. Trump is pushing former for-profit healthcare executive Rick Scott, the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) chair tasked with winning Senate races, to...

Read more