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Senators Unveil Bipartisan Bill to Protect American Workers From China’s ‘Unfair Trade Practices’

A pair of U.S. senators on April 16 unveiled a bipartisan bill aimed at strengthening domestic trade remedy laws and protecting American workers from what they called China’s “unfair trade practices.” Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) introduced the Eliminating Global Market Distortions to Protect American Jobs Act, saying in a press release […]

Sen. Josh Hawley Introduces Antitrust Bill to ‘Bust Up’ Big Tech Like Google and Amazon

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) introduced an antitrust bill that would ban Amazon and Google from running an online marketplace and selling goods on that marketplace at the same time. “Big Tech companies like Google and Amazon have been coddled by Washington politicians for years. This treatment has allowed them to amass colossal amounts of power […]

Florida Gov. DeSantis Signs ‘Anti-Riot’ Bill Into Law, Creating Tougher Penalties for Violent Protesters

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday signed a bill that intends to crack down on violent protests and riots in the state. DeSantis, a Republican, signed the so-called “anti-riot” measure in Polk County, saying it is “the strongest anti-rioting, pro-law enforcement piece of legislation in the country.” The signing comes in the midst of protests, […]

Idaho Governor Signs Bill Giving Rural Areas More Say In Ballot Initiatives

Idaho Gov. Brad Little, a Republican, signed a bill on Saturday raising the bar for ballot initiatives that effectively give rural residents a greater say in shaping the state’s legal landscape. By signing Senate Bill 110, Little implemented a change to Idaho’s ballot initiative framework, which previously required signatures from six percent of voters in […]

GOP confident court expansion bill will hurt Democrat party

Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) (Photo by Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 1:13 PM PT – Sunday, April 18, 2021 Republican lawmakers said Democrat attempts to pack the Supreme Court will be so unpopular that it will ultimately help the GOP party in the 2022 midterm elections. This week, Democrats introduced controversial legislation that would expand […]

Calif. Democrats weigh options in event of election to recall Gov. Newsom, create new bill acquiring names, information of petition signers

Signage is seen near a booth where conservative activists gather signatures in a recall effort against California Governor Gavin Newsom near Pasadena City Hall, in Pasadena, California on February 28, 2021. (Photo by DAVID MCNEW/AFP via Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 6:20 PM PT – Saturday, April 17, 2021 California Democrats loyal to Governor Newsom (D-Calif.) […]

Bill Maher: Gov. Ron DeSantis protected population better than Cuomo

Bill Maher Performs During New York Comedy Festival at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 5, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 2:05 PM PT – Saturday, April 17, 2021 Liberal talk show host Bill Maher admitted Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) has handled the pandemic better than […]

Rep. Malliotakis slams Dems over court packing bill

Rep. Nicole Malliotakis spoke during a House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 8:10 AM PT – Saturday, April 17, 2021 GOP Rep. Nicole Malliotakis (R-N.Y.) condemned the new proposal to expand the Supreme Court by four seats as […]

Florida Lawmakers Approve ‘Anti-Riot’ Combating Public Disorder Bill

Florida’s Republican-controlled legislature approved an “anti-riot” Combating Public Disorder bill on Thursday that includes stiffer penalties against violent protesters, creates disincentives for local governments to adopt “defund the police” measures, and gives citizens more protections such as by making drivers not civilly liable for injury or death if “fleeing for safety from a mob.” The […]

Conservatives Decry Efforts to Expand Supreme Court Following Bill Proposal

Efforts by House Democrats to expand the number of seats on the Supreme Court have been met by intense opposition by conservatives and moderates. House Democrats on Thursday ramped up their lobbying efforts to “pack the court” following their unsuccessful attempts last year to stop then-Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination from going through by introducing a […]