Desperate Move: Dems' Iowa Senate Pick Pushes Back After Kiss Allegation

Today's News

Today's news includes reports on the cost of President Biden's student debt relief plan, preparations for a state dinner with French President Emmanuel Macron, and the death of former New Jersey Governor Jim Florio. There is also news on Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's visit to Atlantic Canada, White House anxieties over the rise to power of Italian politician Giuseppe Conte, and fears among pollsters that they will get the 2022 elections wrong.


  • The Iowa Senate candidate picked by Democrats is pushing back after allegations of sexual misconduct.
  • According to the Congressional Budget Office, the price tag of President Biden's student debt relief plan is approximately $400 billion.
  • President Biden will host French President Emmanuel Macron for the first state dinner of his administration.
  • Former New Jersey Governor Jim Florio has died at the age of 85.
  • Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is scheduled to visit Atlantic Canada in the wake of Hurricane Fiona.
  • The White House is reportedly concerned about the rise of conservative politician Marion Maréchal-Le Pen in France.
  • Some pollsters are worried that they will fail to predict the outcome of the 2022 midterm elections.
  • The protege of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who is being groomed for a leadership role is profiled.
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin has granted Russian citizenship to Edward Snowden.
  • Florida is fortifying Tampa in preparation for possible flooding from a hurricane.
  • Canada is set to lift all Covid-related measures at the border on October 1.
  • There are concerns that a recession could derail President Biden's economic agenda.
  • A look at the potential political fallout from the FBI's decision not to pursue charges against President Biden's son, Hunter.
  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is working to box out Democrat Joe Manchin on key issues.
  • The deadline for a government shutdown is looming.
  • The fight over STEM education is heating up.
  • Diageo, the world's largest spirits company, is parting ways with the Distilled Spirits Council.
  • Drones and air taxis are expected to be a major part of an upcoming FAA bill.
  • The future of Title IX is in flux.
  • The baby formula industry is facing scrutiny ahead of a White House conference.
  • Iranian drones are posing a new threat to Ukraine.
  • There is speculation that the 2022 midterm elections could be a repeat of the 2018 "blue wave."
  • A number of states are scheduled to raise their minimum wage in 2023.
  • Kenya is worried about the potential impact of trade tensions with the United States.
  • California Governor Gavin Newsom is on a road trip to boost his political fortunes.
  • A look at the ambitious politicians who have come out of the U.S. Attorney's Office.
  • New York City's libraries are embroiled in a battle over book bans.
  • A profile of the "Squad" of progressive congresswomen.