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VP Harris in Florida: ‘Can we truly be free if a woman cannot make decisions about her life?’

Vice President Kamala Harris

Michael Moline, Florida Phoenix In a direct challenge to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, Vice President Kamala Harris traveled to his backyard Sunday to announce that President Joe Biden was signing an executive order designed to guarantee access to abortion rights, including abortion-inducing medications. During a roughly 20-minute address in Tallahassee …

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Recount Confirms Boebert Victory Over Frisch In Colorado Race

Lauren Boebert

Sara Wilson, Colorado Newsline The mandatory recount in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District changed four total votes and confirmed Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert’s victory, the secretary of state’s office announced Monday. Boebert narrowly defeated Democrat Adam Frisch with 50.06% of the vote. The recount yielded an increase of one vote for …

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U.S. Announces $775 Million In New Military Aid For Ukraine

military

The United States says it will give Ukraine a new $775 million aid package to help its forces regain territory and mount a counteroffensive against Russian invaders. A senior U.S. defense official told reporters on August 19 that the package will include 15 Scan Eagle surveillance drones, 40 mine-resistant, ambush-protected …

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Warren Buffett Firm To Pay $20 Million In Redlining Case In New Jersey, Pennsylvania

Warren Buffett

Sophie Nieto-Munoz, New Jersey Monitor A Pennsylvania mortgage company owned by billionaire Warren Buffett deliberately discriminated against Black and Latino homebuyers in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware, federal officials said Wednesday while announcing a $20 million settlement with the firm. A U.S. Department of Justice investigation found Trident Mortgage Company, one of …

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Judge Temporarily Blocks Florida’s 15-Week Abortion Ban

Gov. Ron DeSantis

by Michael Moline, Florida Phoenix A state trial judge said Thursday that he will block Florida’s new 15-week abortion ban, concluding it violates the privacy clause voters placed in the Florida Constitution in 1980. “I’m finding that the statute … is unconstitutional in that it violates the privacy provision of …

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