“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves and traitors are not victims…But accomplices.”

George Orwell

“Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.”

Groucho Marx

“Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.”

Ambrose Bierce

“There are two things that are important in politics. The first is money … and I can’t remember what the other one is.”

  • Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the House vote on the bipartisan infrastructure bill — originally scheduled for Monday — will now be on Thursday.
  • Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) told 60 Minutes that Americans “deserve than having to choose between” President Biden’s “disastrous” policies and former President Trump “who violated his oath of office.” […]
  • New York Times: “The dance is repeating this fall, but this time the dynamics are different — and the threat of default is greater than ever.” “Republicans in Congress have […]
  • “The Senate will hold a futile vote Monday night — just 72 hours before a potential shutdown — on a House-passed bill to fund the government through Dec. 3 and […]
  • “Two of the nine House centrists who demanded Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) bring the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill to the floor by Monday are now publicly promising to vote […]
  • Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) tweeted a photo of George W. Bush with a message: “I like Republican presidents who win re-election.” Cheney is being interviewed tonight on 60 Minutes.
  • Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) told former President Donald Trump, “You fucked up your presidency” earlier this year when advising him to accept that he lost the 2020 presidential election, The […]
  • Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla told ABC News that he anticipates a return to normal life post-pandemic within the year. He added: “I think the most likely scenario is annual revaccination, […]
  • “This epic week for President Biden on Capitol Hill is even bigger than his domestic agenda,” Axios reports. “Biden has anchored his entire strategy for foreign affairs on the notion […]
  • Yahoo News: “In 2017, as Julian Assange began his fifth year holed up in Ecuador’s embassy in London, the CIA plotted to kidnap the WikiLeaks founder, spurring heated debate among […]

“It is said that politics is the second oldest profession. But I came to the conclusion that it has much more in common with the first one.”

Ronald Reagan
The NPR Politics Podcast

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