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John Fetterman, Senate Candidate, Revisits Gun Incident Involving Black Jogger

At the height of protests last year over police violence against Black people, Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor, John Fetterman, called for police officers to be better trained to defuse incidents when those involved did not threaten public safety.

“We must fall on the side of de-escalation every time,” Fetterman wrote, citing his experiences as mayor of the town of Braddock, outside Pittsburgh.

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'This is not justice.' Tenant activists upend U.S. eviction courts

As freezing temperatures settled over Kansas City, Missouri, on Jan. 28, Judge Jack Grate opened his online courtroom. The first of 100 cases on his docket was that of Tonya Raynor, a 64-year-old who owed $2,790 in back rent and fees on an apartment on the city’s east side, a swath of vacant storefronts and boarded-up properties.

 

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Schumer, McConnell end standoff to organize 50-50 Senate

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced an agreement Wednesday with Republicans to organize the evenly split chamber, ending a weekslong standoff that prevented the new Democratic majority from setting up some operations and soured relations at the start of the congressional session.

The Senate later approved the agreement by unanimous consent.

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RNC planning to invite Trump to donor retreat

The Republican National Committee is planning to invite former President Trump to their spring donor meeting in April, two sources confirmed to CBS News.

The news comes as the RNC tries to figure out its post-Trump future and amid his polarizing impeachment and the loss of two high-profile Senate seats in Georgia, throwing the Senate majority to the Democrats. 

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