Quick Glance: Republicans initiate Biden impeachment inquiry over son's business dealings
- Republicans hold first hearing on impeachment inquiry, revealing foreign payments to Biden family members but no evidence of personal benefit to the president.
- Hearing reviews Republican evidence of Hunter Biden's foreign business ventures, alleging that Biden's family sold access.
- Biden accused of lying about family's business dealings and failing to separate them from his official duties.
- Republicans claim Biden and his family profited from policies pursued during Obama administration.
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Quick Glance: Senate Officializes Dress Code After Recent Repeal
- Senate Majority Leader Schumer orders end to enforcing an informal dress code.
- The change is primarily aimed at accommodating John Fetterman, who wears casual clothing since his hospitalization for depression.
- Fetterman will now wear a suit and continue voting from the door while wearing casual clothing.
- Romney acknowledged this in his remarks on the Senate floor after the resolution passed.
Quick Glance: Calls for Bob Menendez's Resignation
- Senator Bob Menendez to make first remarks following indictment
- Democratic senators call for Bob Menendez's resignation
- Many Democratic officials in New Jersey also call for Menendez's resignation
- Democratic Representative Andy Kim to challenge Menendez
Sen. John Fetterman (D-Pa.) has a deal for Republicans complaining about his attire: You avoid a government ...
Quick Glance: Fetterman criticizes Boebert over Fox News dress code coverage
- Fetterman criticizes Boebert for her removal from a musical performance.
- Fetterman responds to Fox News coverage of the Senate's updated dress code.
- Fetterman would have violated the dress code prior to the update.
- Republicans blame Fetterman for the Senate's loosened dress code.
Auto workers are on strike at General Motors, Ford and Stellantis ...
UAW strike Day 4
Quick Glance: UAW resumes talks with Stellantis, Chrysler's parent company
- The United Auto Workers and Stellantis have resumed their negotiations as the strike against the Detroit Three automakers enters its fourth day.
- Analysts and industry representatives are questioning how long it will take for the UAW to strike at additional locations to increase pressure on the automakers.
- The strikes have halted production at plants in Michigan, Ohio, and Missouri that manufacture the Ford Bronco, Jeep Wrangler, Chevrolet Colorado, and other popular models.
- Ford has temporarily laid off 600 non-striking workers at the Michigan Bronco plant due to the impact of the work stoppage.
US senators can wear workout clothes to work under new rules: Critics warn decorum is falling apart.
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Quick Glance: HHS recommends DEA reschedule marijuana
- The HHS has sent its findings on marijuana to the DEA to potentially change marijuana's status in the U.S.
- In October 2022, President Biden requested a review of marijuana's current scheduling under federal law.
- Marijuana is currently classified as a Schedule I controlled substance, indicating no accepted medical use and high potential for abuse.
- HHS confirmed sending its findings to the DEA this week.
Quick Glance: Vice President Kamala Harris Breaks Records with Decisive Votes in Senate
- John C. Calhoun was the only other vice president to cast so many votes, from 1825 to 1832.
- The vice president often has to cast decisive votes due to our polarized politics.
- Under the Constitution, the vice president presides over the Senate and decides in case of a tie.
- Harris expected to be relieved from this role after the midterms, when Democrats expanded their majority to 51 votes.
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