New Mexico wildfires: Biden pledges federal government will cover “100%” of cost

New Mexico wildfires: Biden pledges federal government will cover “100%” of cost

“I think we have a responsibility as a government to deal with the communities who are put in such jeopardy. And today I am announcing that the federal government is covering 100% of the cost,” Biden said to applause in Santa Fe. The fire, which is at over 300,000 scorched acres, is the largest wildfire … Read more

Biden warns US inflation could last ‘for a while’

Biden warns US inflation could last ‘for a while’

President Joe Biden cautioned that U.S. inflation could last “for a while” after data on Friday showed that politically sensitive price pressures unexpectedly accelerated in recent weeks. “We’re gonna live with this inflation for a while,” Biden said at a Democratic fundraising event in Beverly Hills. “It’s gonna come down gradually, but we’re going to live with it for a … Read more

Biden says feds to cover New Mexico wildfire recovery costs

Biden says feds to cover New Mexico wildfire recovery costs

President Biden promised the federal government would cover 100 percent of the recovery costs of the colossal wildfire burning in New Mexico. The fire, which has been raging since April 6, has grown to be the largest in the state’s history, engulfing an area 500 square miles and destroying hundreds of homes, federal authorities said. … Read more

Police respond to Grand Rapids city manager’s house, as protestors demand Schurr’s re-arrest

Police respond to Grand Rapids city manager’s house, as protestors demand Schurr’s re-arrest

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Police were called to the Grand Rapids city manager’s house late Friday after a group showed up there to demand the re-arrest of Officer Christopher Schurr, now charged with murder in the shooting death of a Black motorist. Schurr was released from jail on bond earlier Friday, June 10. Grand Rapids … Read more

Ocasio-Cortez Turns a New York Brawl Into a National Democratic Proxy Battle

Ocasio-Cortez Turns a New York Brawl Into a National Democratic Proxy Battle

Sean Patrick Maloney is a Democratic Party stalwart who declares himself a “practical, mainstream guy.” Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a political outsider-turned-left-wing star with a powerful social media megaphone. Perhaps no two House Democrats better represent the dueling factions of a party at war with itself — over matters of ideology and institutions, how to amass … Read more