Politics

10 things you need to know today: September 20, 2021
Anya Taylor-Joy
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: September 20, 2021

TV ad slamming Gov. Greg Abbott pulled right before Texas football game, Lincoln Project says
Ad criticizing Greg Abbott
Cancelled

TV ad slamming Gov. Greg Abbott pulled right before Texas football game, Lincoln Project says

Trump turns on Mitch
Mitch McConnell and Donald Trump.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

Trump turns on Mitch

It's crunch week for Congress
Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin
Reconcile This!

It's crunch week for Congress

Vaccine and mask mandates increasingly popular in Fox News poll
Anti-vaxxer
COVID-19 polling

Vaccine and mask mandates increasingly popular in Fox News poll

Senate parliamentarian rules against including immigration measure in budget bill
The U.S. Capitol.
immigration reform

Senate parliamentarian rules against including immigration measure in budget bill

The end of Roe v. Wade?
The Supreme Court.
Briefing

The end of Roe v. Wade?

Facebook's monstrous empire
The earth.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

Facebook's monstrous empire

Trump keeps linking the GOP to the insurrection
Donald Trump.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

Trump keeps linking the GOP to the insurrection

The Nicki Minaj-Tucker Carlson connection
Nicki Minaj and Tucker Carlson.
Picture of W. James Antle IIIW. James Antle III

The Nicki Minaj-Tucker Carlson connection

Schwarzenegger says recall mess has sunk California GOP from box office flop to 'direct-to-video'
Arnold Schwarzenegger
California Recall Election

Schwarzenegger says recall mess has sunk California GOP from box office flop to 'direct-to-video'

The insanity of leaving Africa unvaccinated
A protestor.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

The insanity of leaving Africa unvaccinated

A tax reckoning for the left
President Biden and AOC.
Picture of James PethokoukisJames Pethokoukis

A tax reckoning for the left

Trump calls Saturday rally in support of Jan. 6 defendants 'a setup'
Capitol police prepare for rally
Stand back and stand by

Trump calls Saturday rally in support of Jan. 6 defendants 'a setup'

Bill Barr reportedly warned Trump swing voters think he's a 'f---ing a--hole'
Donald Trump and Bill Barr
Real Talk

Bill Barr reportedly warned Trump swing voters think he's a 'f---ing a--hole'

Ohio House Republican who voted for Trump's impeachment won't seek re-election
Rep. Anthony Gonzalez.
time to say goodbye

Ohio House Republican who voted for Trump's impeachment won't seek re-election

Lawyer Michael Sussmann indicted in investigation into Russia probe origins
Department of Justice.
probe into the russia probe

Lawyer Michael Sussmann indicted in investigation into Russia probe origins

Judge orders Biden to stop expelling migrant families using public health order
Joe Biden
blocked

Judge orders Biden to stop expelling migrant families using public health order

6 signs Mike Pence is gearing up for a 2024 presidential run
Mike Pence
getting ready

6 signs Mike Pence is gearing up for a 2024 presidential run

Newsmax host loses it after veteran criticizes Trump
Newsmax
'cut him off now!'

Newsmax host loses it after veteran criticizes Trump

Democrats' communication problem
Joe Biden.
if a tree falls in a forest...

Democrats' communication problem

Why crying election fraud backfires
Larry Elder.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

Why crying election fraud backfires

Boston's next elected mayor won't be Irish- or Italian-American for 1st time in 91 years
Michelle Wu
Changes

Boston's next elected mayor won't be Irish- or Italian-American for 1st time in 91 years

The method to McConnell's debt ceiling madness
Mitch McConnell.
Picture of W. James Antle IIIW. James Antle III

The method to McConnell's debt ceiling madness

Ex-House Speaker Dennis Hastert reaches sexual abuse settlement
Dennis Hastert sentenced to jail.
Contract Tracing

Ex-House Speaker Dennis Hastert reaches sexual abuse settlement

Why Democrats smell blood
Larry Elder.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

Why Democrats smell blood

Australians think Biden forgot their prime minister's name at nuclear-sub event
Scott Morrison and Joe Biden
'that fellow Down Under'

Australians think Biden forgot their prime minister's name at nuclear-sub event

Pope urges U.S. bishops to be 'pastors,' not 'politicians' on abortion
Pope Francis
urbi et orbi

Pope urges U.S. bishops to be 'pastors,' not 'politicians' on abortion

GOP lawmaker in New Hampshire says 'extremists' pushed him out of the party
GOP sign.
'i'm done with this'

GOP lawmaker in New Hampshire says 'extremists' pushed him out of the party

Jen Psaki dismisses GOP critics of Gen. Milley
Jen Psaki.
'complete confidence'

Jen Psaki dismisses GOP critics of Gen. Milley

Biden's booster headache
President Biden.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

Biden's booster headache

Trump is right about Bush
George W. Bush.
Picture of Michael ArceneauxMichael Arceneaux

Trump is right about Bush

A warning sign in a blowout
A donkey.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

A warning sign in a blowout

How Newsom ran away with the recall
Gavin Newsom.
Picture of David FarisDavid Faris

How Newsom ran away with the recall

Justice Breyer slams Supreme Court abortion ban ruling on Colbert's Late Show
Stephen Breyer and Stephen Colbert
Last Night on Late Night

Justice Breyer slams Supreme Court abortion ban ruling on Colbert's Late Show