Judge sides with Florida in cruise lawsuit, says CDC overstepped authority

Judge sides with Florida in cruise lawsuit, says CDC overstepped authority

(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) — A federal judge ruled in favor of Florida in a lawsuit against the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, saying the agency overstepped its authority. Judge Steven Merryday said the CDC is "preliminarily enjoined" from enforcing its conditional sail order -- a set of guidelines for cruise…
Democrats push for party unity as GOP unites to block voting rights bill

Democrats push for party unity as GOP unites to block voting rights bill

(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Democrats scrambled on Thursday to unite behind a sweeping election reform bill ahead of a vote on the measure next week, with a key member of their caucus signaling a willingness to support them as Republicans present a united front in opposition. "Our goal remains crystal clear:…
House votes to repeal 2002 AUMF in effort to rein in presidential war powers

House votes to repeal 2002 AUMF in effort to rein in presidential war powers

(WASHINGTON) -- The House voted Thursday to repeal the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force, a nearly two-decade old war powers measure that gave clearance to then-President George W. Bush's plans to invade Iraq. The 2002 AUMF allows military action to “defend the national security of the United States…