The series of meetings comes five days before the House plans to take up a roughly $1 trillion package to improve the nation’s infrastructure — and as the prospects of a government shutdown and a breach of the debt ceiling loom.
A $45 million jury verdict against Chicago was overturned on appeal, based on case law that says cities aren’t liable for what employees do off duty. Lawyers for Mikey LaPorta and his family have asked the Supreme Court to reconsider the verdict.
Despite increased precautions at many campuses in the summer before students returned, the reality on the ground has hit some faculty members hard as they face crowded rooms full of unmasked students..
The recovering politician on Saturday launched “The Only Former U.S. Senator Currently on Tour Tour,” which pokes fun at many of Franken’s former colleagues. It’s his first extended stand-up stint since he resigned in 2018 after several women accused him of groping and kissing, allegations he has denied.