Phenocia Bauerle, a Native American of the Apsaalooke tribe who directs Native American student development at the university and sits on the university’s Native American Advisory Council, said Tuesday’s action “may seem like just political correctness, just a gesture, but it is a big gesture, because, for so long, names like Kroeber were untouchable.” … [Read more...] about UC Berkeley Removes Kroeber Hall Name From Building Over Namesake’s Treatment Of Native Americans
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Only five GOP senators rejected an effort by Republican Sen. Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulSenators discussing Trump censure resolution Senate GOP signals it's likely to acquit Trump for second time Trump ex-chief says Senate vote signals impeachment effort 'dead on arrival' MORE of Kentucky to declare a Trump trial, set to begin the week of Feb. 8, unconstitutional because Trump is no longer president. The five who did not support Paul’s point of order: GOP Sens. Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyJust five GOP senators vote Trump impeachment trial is constitutional Senate committee advances Biden's DHS pick despite Republican pushback Press: The case against Citizen Trump MORE (Utah), Ben SasseBen SasseJust five GOP senators vote Trump impeachment trial is constitutional Senate committee advances Biden's DHS pick despite Republican pushback Juan Williams: Let America be America MORE (Neb.), Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsSenators discussing Trump censure resolution … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Morning Report – Biden seeks vaccine for all by summer; Trump censure?
Political equilibrium was crucial when it came to admitting states into the union in the early 19th Century. That’s why the Missouri Compromise involved balance. The U.S. admitted Maine as a free state in March, 1820. Missouri came into the union simultaneously as a slave state. Slavery was barred north of the 36th parallel, where most of Missouri sits. So, policymakers crafted a deal to maintain the slavery prohibition – but admit Missouri – and offset it with the admission of Maine. … [Read more...] about Lack of political offset for Republicans makes DC statehood effort more difficult for Dems
The Tuatara's most recent run could already count as a record. But what constitutes as a record for "world's fastest production car" remains disputed, with no international sanctioning body recognized, and no official definition of what constitutes a "production car." Swedish supercar maker Koenigsegg claimed the fastest production car record for its Agera RS, which hit 278 mph on a Nevada highway in 2017. A modified Bugatti Chiron went 305 mph on a test track in Germany, but that car was considered to be a pre-production prototype. … [Read more...] about This car maker says it topped 300 mph once before. But it’s not so easy to do it again
PAC donations represent just a fraction of the billions of dollars that companies and other powerful interests spend to influence policy in Washington each year. A political action committee can donate up to $5,000 directly to a federal candidate's campaign per election and an additional $10,000 to that candidate's leadership PAC over a two-year election cycle. … [Read more...] about CNN survey shows some of America’s biggest companies still grappling with response to deadly US Capitol riot