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PA GOP Senate candidate who says he ‘started with nothing’ actually grew up in a mansion

David McCormick, who is Pennsylvania’s presumptive Republican U.S. Senate nominee, has often suggested he grew up poor in a rural community. But a new report finds that his upbringing was far more affluent than he’s suggested. The New York Times reported Friday that McCormick — a former hedge fund executive who lived in Connecticut as […]

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‘Gremlins are running the show’: Partial gov’t shutdown imminent as midnight deadline looms

After working with Democrats to pass a $1.2 trillion appropriations bill, House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-Louisiana) managed to get six separate funding bills to the US Senate prior to the midnight partial government shutdown deadline. However, Senate Republicans have stalled the process to a halt after loading down the 1,000-plus page bill with numerous amendments […]

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‘Where do I begin?’ Another GOP senator now refusing to endorse Trump

There are now three Senate Republicans who are declining to endorse former President Donald Trump’s candidacy in the 2024 election, and that number may grow larger over the next eight months. MSNBC columnist Steve Benen wrote that despite Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-Kentucky) endorsement of the 45th president of the United States earlier this […]