The Alabama Historical Commission on Tuesday officially unveiled a restored Greyhound bus as part of a 60th anniversary exhibit commemorating the 1961 Freedom Rides protesting the segregation of bus terminals. The commission unveiled the bus, which was in service at the time of the protests, during a ceremony at its Freedom Rides Museum in Montgomery, Ala., on Tuesday to mark the date the first group of Freedom Riders left on a bus from Washington, D.C., to New Orleans. Among the first 13 riders was young civil rights leader John Lewis John Lewis Alabama museum unveils restored Greyhound bus for Freedom Rides' 60th anniversary Is America slipping to autocracy? Washington must confront the 'Amazon economy' MORE , who went on to represent Georgia for decades in the U.S. House. ADVERTISEMENT In a Friday press release announcing the ceremony, the historical commission’s chairman, Eddie Griffith, said, “As we celebrate the arrival of the restored … [Read more...] about Alabama museum unveils restored Greyhound bus for Freedom Rides’ 60th anniversary
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It’s a strange time for the relationship between Republicans and big business. Important figures in a party that usually toes the pro-business line are instead throwing jabs at the corporate world. The critics include several potential 2024 presidential contenders. Their barbs will not be well-received in boardrooms or the Chamber of Commerce. Democrats will roll their eyes and allege opportunism. But an anti-elite GOP base that grew even more populist during former President Trump Donald Trump How the United States can pass Civics 101 Elon Musk asks Twitter for skit ideas ahead of 'Saturday Night Live' appearance States now flush with cash after depths of pandemic MORE ’s time in the White House could reward the pugnacious tone. ADVERTISEMENT Sen. Ted Cruz Rafael (Ted) Edward Cruz GOP wrestles with role of culture wars in party's future Maher on Biden's trillion plans: 'Thank God we got Mexico to pay for that wall' Overnight Defense: … [Read more...] about Exclusive — Cruz, Rubio ramp up criticisms of big business
Presented by Emergent BioSolutions Liz Cheney Elizabeth (Liz) Lynn Cheney Cheney at donor retreat says Trump's actions 'a line that cannot be crossed': report The Memo: Trump's critics face wrath of GOP base Allies of GOP leader vow to oust Liz Cheney MORE (R-Mont.)" width="580" height="387" data-delta="1" /> Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. Today is Tuesday! We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver are the co-creators. Readers can find us on Twitter @asimendinger and @alweaver22. Please recommend the Morning Report to friends and let us know what you think. CLICK HERE to subscribe! Total U.S. coronavirus deaths as of each morning this week : Monday, 577,045; Tuesday, 577,523. The situation between House Republicans and House GOP Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney (Wyo.) is reaching a breaking point as allies of House … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Emergent BioSolutions – Can Cheney defy the odds and survive again?
The “Democrats in disarray” narrative is a favorite of some news media. It’s a staple of the Sunday TV shows and always hits a fever pitch right before elections, including the 2018 midterms when Democrats ended up winning more than 40 House seats and Speaker Nancy Pelosi Nancy Pelosi Five takeaways from Biden's address to Congress Biden offers traditional address in eerie setting Biden makes case for sweeping change MORE (D-Calif.) took control of the gavel again. It was also dominant in the lead-up to the 2020 general election when Democrats relegated former President Trump Donald Trump Tulane adds Hunter Biden as guest speaker on media polarization Trump discussing resumption of MAGA rallies: report Biden's unavoidable foreign policy crisis MORE to one term — no easy feat — and took back control of the Senate by picking up two hotly contested seats in traditionally red Georgia. A core component of this clickbait approach to politics is … [Read more...] about They like him, they really like him: Biden and the youth vote
(CNN) British artist L.S. Lowry's "Going to the Match" painting is expected to sell at auction for up to $4 million in June, Sotheby's auction house said on Friday. "'Going to the Match' is among the earliest known, if not the earliest, depiction of one of L.S. Lowry's most iconic and timeless subjects -- that of spectators thronging to a sporting occasion," said Sotheby's in a statement. Lowry is renowned for his images of crowds at football matches, using his celebrated style of "matchstick" people against a monochrome palette backdrop to illustrate northern England's cold and grey. In 2011, Lowry's 1949 painting "The Football Match" sold for £5.6 million ($9 million), while another work, 1953's "Football Ground" was bought by the UK's Professional Footballers' Association for £1.9 million ($2.9 million) in 1999. "Going to the Match" is one of only a small handful of paintings by Lowry relating to the sport of rugby league, which has a strong … [Read more...] about L.S. Lowry’s ‘Going to the Match’ painting expected to sell at auction for up to $4 million