Duggan throws support behind Hollier in crowded primary for Congress seat in Michigan’s 13th District

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announced Wednesday that he’s endorsing state Sen. Adam Hollier in the Democratic primary election for the newly drawn 13th Congressional District. The endorsement could provide a boost to Hollier, who is among nine big names running for the seat that covers much of Detroit, Hamtramck, the Grosse Pointes, and northern Downriver communities.

Britain ‘at war with America over Ireland and Brexit’, says Gordon Brown

The UK is "at war" with the United States over Ireland and Brexit, Gordon Brown has said.The former Labour prime minister said Boris Johnson's government would never be able to sign a trade deal with the US until the issues were solved.It comes as Boris Johnson escalates the row over the territory with controversial new legislation.Many Democrats in the US Congress see themselves as the guardians of Good Friday Agreement, which ended the Troubles.They have taken a dim view of what they see as UK brinkmanship over the border with the republic, which is related to Brexit."We're at war with...

Supreme Court ruling limits EPA power, returns it to Congress where it belongs

For some time, the Environmental Protection Agency has wanted to destroy the American coal industry and has issued regulations with that end in mind. Today, the Supreme Court said it cannot do that without a clear grant of authority from Congress. This ruling not only stops environmental zealots in the EPA, but it should also stop major power grabs by bureaucrats at other agencies. It’s a landmark ruling against the agencies that have become like a fourth branch of government.

NEWS BRIEF: Labor department youth program backed by Georgia reps in US Congress

The U.S. Department of Labor’s YouthBuild program is getting support from members of Georgia’s congressional delegation by way of $193 million in funding for the upcoming fiscal year, a June 30 press release stated. YouthBuild is described as “helping young people across the country build the skill sets and mindsets that lead to long-term professional and personal success.” The program mainly serves those without a high school diploma or financial resources.

AOC Endorses Bowman for Re-Election to Congress, NY-16

It was no surprise, but on June 30, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorsed Congressman Jamaal Bowman for re-election in New York’s 16th Congressional District, which includes all of southern Westchester, including Yonkers and Mt. Vernon. Rep. Ocasio-Cortez and Rep. Bowman have worked together on legislation and in advocating for progressive...

Rep. Moolenaar offers Line 5 amendment in Congress

A Michigan congressman proposed an amendment at a recent House Appropriations budget hearing that would prohibit the State Department from using taxpayer funds to stop the flow of energy through the Line 5 pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac. Republican representative John Moolenaar says Michigan families rely on the Line...