Kevin McCarthy is still short of 218 votes and there appears to be a stalemate. NY Times has more:   Representative Kevin McCarthy of California offered fresh concessions to a hard-right band of rebels in a desperate effort to lock down the votes to become speaker, as a historic Republican deadlock that has paralyzed Congress entered […]

Kevin McCarthy and Hakeem Jefferies are still in the mix as the house goes into day 2 without appointing a speaker. New York Times reports:   Representative Kevin McCarthy of California grasped on Wednesday for the votes he needs to become speaker after failing three times to win the post, as Republicans began their second […]

U.S. Congressman Ralph Norman joins Vince to talk about McCarthy’s chances to be selected as new House Speaker. POLITICO reports:   As Kevin McCarthy begins the final descent of his turbulent bid for the speaker’s gavel, Republicans are bracing to see whether he lands the plane or crashes and burns.  After weeks of intense, down-to-the-wire negotiations, […]

A recent attack on NYC cops this weekend shows how crime has gotten out of control. NY Daily News has more:   A young Maine man who recently became fixated with radical Islamic jihadism wounded two NYPD cops with a massive curved knife just outside the Times Square New Year’s Eve celebration, fracturing a rookie officer’s […]

Vince recaps the year of 2022 and looks forward to 2023.  Listen Here:

Thousands of people were left at the terminal after Southwest Airlines canceled a massive number of flights. The New York Times reports:   Five days after severe winter weather wreaked havoc on holiday air travel across the United States, most major carriers are back up and running. Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and United Airlines each canceled […]

People across the country are prepping for cold temps as an arctic front sweeps across the US. The Guardian has more:   Much of the US was braced on Wednesday for a dangerous mix of sub-zero temperatures, howling winds and blizzard conditions expected to disrupt plans for millions of holiday travelers.  The frigid weather began […]

The Omnibus bill is on hold. The Wall Street Journal has more:   Senate Democratic leaders hope to break an impasse Thursday morning over a sprawling spending bill that has put the federal government on the precipice of a partial shutdown just before the Christmas holiday.  Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) closed Wednesday’s legislative day without an […]

The latest on Title 42 via The Hill:   The Biden administration on Tuesday asked Chief Justice John Roberts to rule against 19 GOP-led states that initiated court action to keep the controversial Title 42 policy in place.  The administration was responding to Roberts’s administrative stay from Monday in which he temporarily halted the end of the policy, set […]

Title 42 extended… for now. The Hill has more:   The Supreme Court on Monday temporarily halted the expiration of Title 42, a Trump-era immigration policy that allows border officials to turn away asylum-seekers due to concerns about public health.   Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts granted an administrative stay to temporarily pause the rollback, keeping Title […]