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Column: Remembering the Alamo, Texans fight over myth versus history

A new book debunking popular lore results in the kind of cancellation conservatives decry.

With Olympic seats empty, the hottest ticket in Tokyo is not the Summer Games but pro wrestling

While the world's biggest sporting event is being carried out before empty seats, elsewhere in Tokyo, enthusiastic fans are enjoying live sporting events.

California’s electric car revolution, designed to save the planet, also unleashes a toll on it

In the name of climate action, California pushed the world toward electric cars. But building enough of them is creating its own environmental crises.

Justice Department releases formal policy restricting its access to reporters’ records

Justice has issued a policy restricting its access to reporters' records after disclosures involving Trump subpoenas of journalists' phone, email accounts.

Fauci Accuses Senator Paul of Slander But the Walls Are Closing In

Fauci Accuses Senator Paul of Slander But the Walls Are Closing In

‘Favorite time during the week’ — Congressional Hits and Misses

“A lot of legends begin in bars in Alaska,” said Sen. Dan Sullivan during his Alaskan of the week monologue. Meanwhile, Rep. Sean Casten staked his claim on hot FERC summer and Tom Brady may identify with the presidential election. [Olivia Rodrigo, Miller Lite and cans of worms — Congressional Hits and Misses] The post…

First appropriations bills head to House floor

The House is taking up seven appropriations bills as one package next week, bringing debates about federal funding for abortion, environmental policy and infrastructure to the floor. CQ Roll Call’s Jennifer Shutt and David Lerman break down the road ahead for these bills and more. Show Notes: Budget reconciliation package outline set at $3.5 trillion…

Biden tests campaign messaging in Virginia governor’s race

The distance from the White House to Lubber Run Park in Arlington, Va., is only about six miles, but the short trip Friday evening gives President Joe Biden a first chance to try out his messaging as a campaign surrogate. Biden will be stumping for former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe. McAuliffe is running to return to office…

Yellen urges lawmakers to act on debt limit in September

Treasury Secretary Janet L. Yellen issued a warning to Congress on Friday that the department may not be able to continue paying the nation’s bills past September without action from lawmakers. Yellen wrote to congressional leaders that once the current debt limit suspension expires at the end of July, the department will begin using so-called…

Photos of the week ending July 23, 2021

July in D.C. is a time for hot dogs, thunderstorms, protests and, of course, the race to finish congressional business before the August recess. Roll Call photojournalists were there to capture the photos of the week. The post Photos of the week ending July 23, 2021 appeared first on Roll Call.

Bourbon on the Rocks –25-2021

Bourbon on the Rocks -- WAAM Radio Edition July-25-2021

Biden in Deep Trouble as Optimism About Country’s Direction Takes a Dive

Biden in Deep Trouble as Optimism About Country's Direction Takes a Dive

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