MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A woman from northern Minnesota says it only took moments for carjackers to strike during her visit to the Twin Cities. Pamela Goldberg was waiting in her truck outside a Mt. Olivet Careview Homes Wednesday in south Minneapolis at about 4 p.m., when two strangers attacked. She says a man jumped in the driver’s seat of her car while she was in the back seat, elevating her leg after a recent knee surgery. READ MORE: Twin Cities Carjacking Victim Decries ‘Slap On The Wrist’ For Violent Teen Offender “He said, ‘Get out of the car!’ Swearing at me, ‘Get out of the car! I don’t want to hurt you!’” Goldberg said. Goldberg says their truck’s back door can only open when the front doors are open, so she was stuck. She said the man started driving off with her in the back seat. She said when they reached the parking lot exit, a young woman opened the truck’s passenger door. Goldberg thought she was trying to help her at first. Pamela Goldberg (credit: CBS) … [Read more...] about ‘Get Out Of The Car!’: Northern Minnesota Woman ‘Angry’ After Being Carjacked Outside Mpls. Senior Center
The Senate’s approval of President Biden ’s sweeping $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill is expected to dominate this Sunday’s talk shows, with a round of appearances from Sen. Joe Manchin Joseph (Joe) Manchin Sunday shows preview: Manchin makes the rounds after pivotal role in coronavirus relief debate Biden takes victory lap after Senate passes coronavirus relief package Schumer insists Democrats unified after chaotic coronavirus debate MORE (D-W.Va.), who over the weekend played a critical role in advancing — and delaying — the legislation. The 50-49 party-line vote on Saturday followed a more than 24-hour session in the Senate, with Democrats resisting attempts from GOP senators to make changes to the legislation. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer Steny Hamilton Hoyer Sunday shows preview: Manchin makes the rounds after pivotal role in coronavirus relief debate House to vote on revised COVID-19 bill Tuesday Senate approves … [Read more...] about Sunday shows preview: Manchin makes the rounds after pivotal role in coronavirus relief debate
A top White House official Monday said the Biden administration is working with states to improve their coronavirus vaccine sign-ups, as many Americans have expressed frustration at the difficulties in finding appointments. "I think scheduling an appointment is too difficult — remains too difficult — in too many places," White House COVID-19 response coordinator Jeff Zients Jeff Zients Sunday shows preview: Manchin makes the rounds after pivotal role in coronavirus relief debate Overnight Health Care: Senate to vote on .9 trillion relief bill this week | J&J vaccine rollout begins | CDC warns against lifting restrictions White House: Still 'too difficult' to schedule coronavirus vaccine appointments MORE told reporters. As states have opened vaccine eligibility to more people, signups have been plagued by technical glitches . Websites have repeatedly crashed, phone lines have been inundated with callers, and people have been unable to find open … [Read more...] about White House: Still ‘too difficult’ to schedule coronavirus vaccine appointments
Prosecutors in Fulton County, Georgia, have opened a criminal investigation into former President Trump Donald Trump Biden to sign executive order aimed at increasing voting access Albany Times Union editorial board calls for Cuomo's resignation Advocates warn restrictive voting bills could end Georgia's record turnout MORE ’s efforts to pressure Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (R) to “find” enough votes to reverse his 2020 electoral loss in the state, The New York Times reported on Wednesday. Fulton County’s new district attorney, Fani Willis , sent a letter to state officials on Wednesday asking them to retain documents regarding a Jan. 2 phone call Trump made to Raffensperger, in which the now-former president pressed the state’s top elections official to “find” 11,780 votes, enough to hand him a victory over President Biden Joe Biden Biden to sign executive order aimed at increasing voting access Myanmar military conducts violent … [Read more...] about Ga. prosecutors launch criminal probe of Trump’s efforts to overturn election
Photo-Illustration: Megan Paetzhold. Photo: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Everyone has had a co-worker who aggravates them, who posts on social media constantly and keeps on forcing awkward conversations about conspiracy theories. But what happens when your office is the House of Representatives? That’s the challenge for the 434 other members of Congress, who now have to spend the next two years working alongside Marjorie Taylor Greene. “Whenever I see her in the Capitol, she is trailed by staffers with cell-phone videos rolling as she spews her stream of consciousness for social media followers. It is the show all the time,” said Representative Jared Huffman, a California Democrat. “I’m sure [other members] are really nice to her, but as for me I haven’t said a word to her, and I don’t really care to,” said Adam Kinzinger, a Republican Trump critic from Illinois who has engaged online with Greene. Marie Newman, a Democrat and fellow freshman from … [Read more...] about No One Likes Marjorie Taylor Greene, But Can Anyone Stop Her?