GOP candidates swarm to flip Ill. governorship red

The wealthiest governor in the U.S.  has announced his run for reelection in the Land of Lincoln. On Monday, Illinois Democrat Gov. J.B. Pritzker said he was inspired to run again in part because of his observations of healthcare workers during the pandemic.

House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise of La., speaks with the media on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

GOP reps. give Biden ‘Grade I’ for inflation

Republican representatives have taken aim at Democrats for the spike in inflation. During a press briefing on Tuesday, House GOP Chair Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) and House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) railed against Joe Biden for allowing American families to suffer under the weight of rising prices.

Joe Biden pauses after signing an executive order at the White House in Washington, D.C. (Evan Vucci/AP)

Joe Biden attempts to quell fears over inflation

Joe Biden attempted to downplay inflation concerns during a speech on his administration’s handling of the economy. Speaking at the White House on Monday, Biden touted the highest economic growth rate in 40 years as the U.S. started to reopen from coronavirus lockdowns.

Joe Biden walks to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House July 16, 2021, in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP) (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images)

Joe Biden big spending woes

Joe Biden’s two-prong approach to pass massive spending bills have been faced with hurdles. Earlier this week, Senate Budget Chair Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said the trillions of proposed dollars was not enough spending.

Democrats blame Cuban protests on anything but socialism

While Republicans have recognized the role of socialist and communist repression in Cuba sparking recent protests, Democrats have taken the side of the Cuban president by blaming the unrest on everything else, including the U.S. On Monday, MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell denied Cuba’s problem was communism, but economically illiterate dictators and the embargo.