Sunday, July 3, 2022

Trevor Noah: Addressing Congress, Zelensky ‘Knew His Audience’

Ukraine’s president must have researched American history before his speech, said Noah (who speculated about how it “could have gone very wrong”).

Chinese Officer Charged With Harassing N.Y. Congressional Candidate

Yan Xiong, a Chinese dissident who immigrated to America and is now a political candidate on Long Island, was targeted by an agent of...

Ukraine War Shifts the Agenda in Congress, Empowering the Center

With a crisis rocking Europe, the left is shelving demands for defense cuts and a swift end to fossil fuels, while on the right,...

2.8 Million Have Fled Ukraine; Zelensky Will Address Congress

The two sides paused after several hours of talks on Monday, and were expected to meet again on Tuesday. President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine...

Zelensky to Address Congress in Virtual Speech

The Ukrainian president’s speech will likely increase growing momentum on Capitol Hill to pressure President Biden to send fighter jets to Kyiv.

Congress Clears $1.5 Trillion Spending Bill, Including Ukraine Aid

President Biden is expected to sign the measure, the first major spending bill since he took office.

Why Redistricting May Lead to a More Balanced U.S. Congress

This year’s congressional map, despite continued gerrymandering, is poised to have a nearly equal number of districts that lean Democratic and Republican.

Congress finalizes a $13.6 billion aid package to Ukraine, doubling the White House’s initial...

The emergency funding could be approved as early as Wednesday afternoon as part of a sprawling spending measure to fund the government through September.

U.S. Intelligence Tells Congress Putin Is ‘Unlikely to Be Deterred’

Top U.S. intelligence officials told Congress that the Russian leader had underestimated Ukrainian resolve and Western cohesion but was “doubling down” to achieve his...

Congress Approves Legislation to Return the Postal Service to Solvency

The bill, the most sweeping overhaul of the agency in nearly two decades, now heads to President Biden’s desk for his signature.