New York (CNN Business) — The shortage of computer chips is raising the price of new and used cars, delaying shipments of electronics and holding back the economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. "It's a huge problem," Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo told CNN ahead of leading a White House meeting...
Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley announced on Friday that he will run for reelection, further solidifying Republican chances of holding the seat in 2022.
WASHINGTON — The 2022 midterms are still more than a year away, but President Biden’s political standing is already in dangerous territory for his party. A Gallup poll this week had Biden’s approval rating at 43 percent. Pew had him at 44 percent. And most other polls this month — though not all of them — also show the president underwater.
Three weeks and two home games into football season, COVID case numbers in the state and our area dropped last week. So is there a light at the end of the tunnel?. One researcher who can shed some light on what to expect is John Drake, director of the University of Georgia Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases, and he talks about where we are with the COVID-19 pandemic.
(CNN) — Voters generally reward age and experience, at least when it comes to incumbents. But there's an old herd of active politicians taking things to a new level. Today, it seems, you're nobody in Washington unless you're 80. Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has been the top House Democrat for...
STEVENS POINT, WI (WSAU) — The Associated Press is reporting that Stevens Point Senator Patrick Testin is planning to announce a run for Lieutenant Governor this weekend. Testin reportedly filed the paperwork this week and is planning an official announcement on Sunday. If so, he becomes the second major candidate on the Republican ticket for Lieutenant Governor.
Geoff Duncan, a Republican, is the 12th lieutenant governor of Georgia. The views expressed in this commentary are his own. Read more opinion articles on CNN. (CNN) — Houston, we've got a problem. A diplomatic spat with one of our oldest and closest allies. A legislative agenda stalled in a debate over the size of infrastructure packages on Capitol Hill and bumping up against major deadlines. A genuine crisis at the southern border. A confusing federal reaction to a global pandemic. Call it a crisis of credibility or capability, but any way you slice it, it is chaos -- and that is precisely what President Joe Biden pledged to be the antidote for in his campaign.
Carlin Comments On Grassley’s Re-election Announcement. (Sioux City) — Now that Republican U-S Senator Chuck Grassley has made it official that he intends to run again for re-election, that will set up a primary election between the 88-year old U-S Senator and Jim Carlin, the Republican from Sioux City who previously announced his intentions of running for Grassley’s seat. Carlin says Grassley’s decision to run again, will only benefit his own campaign as he will be able to make the contrast between himself and Grassley.
Marc C. Johnson discusses his new book, Tuesday Night Massacre on how four US Senate elections in 1980 laid the groundwork for the ‘radicalization of the Republican Party. One of these races occurred in Iowa when Chuck Grassley defeated incumbent John Culver after a dry run for new conservative methods defeated incumbent Dick Clark two years earlier. Johnson’s book argues that new tactics developed by outside groups in these races led to the current polarization in today’s politics.
A civilian member of Sudan’s Transitional Sovereign Council said on Friday that the date for handing over the leadership of the council, the country’s highest authority, from the army to civilians is still unclear and requires discussion and a new legal opinion. In an interview with state television, Muhammad al-Faki...
The controversial decision to approve $1 billion for Israel’s Iron Dome missile system has drawn flak from a cross-section of people, from politicians to activists to journalists in the US. It has also exposed deep political and ideological fault lines in the Democratic Party, with many senior members of the...
The signal from the Federal Reserve that it will soon withdraw its bond-buying program is reinforcing in financial markets the so-called reflation trade, which raised Treasury yields and boosted the shares of banks, energy companies and other economically sensitive companies. in the first months of 2021. The reflation operation stalled...