The former mayor of Los Angeles was narrowly confirmed to be the next ambassador to India.
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Eric Garcetti limped across the finish line to be confirmed as ambassador to India on a 52-42 vote, with three Democrats voting no and seven Republicans voting yes.
The New York Post has been a big booster of Ron DeSantis but isn’t with him on Ukraine. Neither is Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL).
Allies of Donald Trump have filed an ethics complaint against DeSantis, which could be the first step in a major Trump offensive against the Florida governor.
Trump is freewheeling. DeSantis is controlled. Which will GOP voters prefer?
Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R-VA) has been slow to take steps toward a 2024 presidential run, but a meeting with GOP megadonors next month in Dallas could stoke speculation.
Sen. John Fetterman (D-PA) is getting better but could remain hospitalized for up to two more weeks.
A Doug Mastriano Senate run in Pennsylvania would be a big candidate quality quandary for Republicans.
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) says he won’t primary Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) in 2024.
The number of House Democrats running for Senate in 2024 could hinder the party’s efforts to retake the House.
Rep. George Santos (R-NY) has filed for reelection.
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San Francisco may soon ban new construction of natural gas home furnaces and water heaters.
The Swiss Government is holding talks on how to stabilize Credit Suisse.
ChatGPT creator OpenAI will partner with payments company Stripe to facilitate payments for their tools.
The Pentagon Chief has reportedly spoken with Russian officials about yesterday’s drone collision with a Russian Aircraft.
Canada has pledged ammunition and missiles to Ukraine to support their air defense.
Automaker Tesla has been hit with class action lawsuits over the company’s restrictions on who is able to repair its vehicles.
NASA’s astronauts will have newly designed spacesuits for their mission to the moon towards the end of the decade.
Crude oil has fallen to below 70 dollars a barrel, which is a 15-month low.
Taiwan may lose one of its few official allies as the nation of Honduras seeks to establish diplomatic relations with China.
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