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Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as his running mate

Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as his running mate

Joe Biden has named Kamala Harris as his running mate, making the California senator the first Black and South Asian American woman to run on a major political party’s presidential ticket. This is a breaking news story and will be updated. ORIGINAL STORY: Joe Biden has selected his running mate, revealing to top advisers on…MORE

With Congress stalled, a second round of stimulus checks won’t be coming anytime soon

Don’t expect a another stimulus check anytime soon. While there’s bipartisan support for a second round of direct payments, negotiators have walked away from talks without a deal, and most lawmakers have now returned to their home states. Congress let three key coronavirus relief programs created in March — enhanced unemployment benefits, eviction protection and…MORE

Watchdog finds documents withheld during interior secretary confirmation process

An Interior Department official ordered documents about David Bernhardt withheld from the public while the Senate considered his nomination to lead the department, the department’s inspector general concluded Tuesday. The documents were due under the Freedom of Information Act to watchdog groups that questioned whether Bernhardt complied with ethics and recusal requirements as deputy secretary,…MORE

New polls suggest slim Biden lead in crucial battleground of Wisconsin

Three new polls out this week find former Vice President Joe Biden leading or in a tight race with President Donald Trump in the crucial battleground state of Wisconsin. Trump won Wisconsin in 2016 by a very narrow margin — 0.77% — and that gave him the necessary 270 votes in the Electoral College required…MORE

Serena Williams comes back from the brink in first match since February

Serena Williams came back from the brink to start her first tournament in six months with a win. A rusty Williams overcame fellow American Bernarda Pera, 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 in the opening round of the inaugural Top Seed Open in Lexington, Kentucky. Williams, the Open era Grand Slam record-holder, was in trouble at 4-4 in…MORE

Liz’s Dirt

Tuesday’s Dirt

Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger are parents.  The couple gave birth to a baby girl that they named Lyla Maria Schwarzenegger Pratt.  This is Katherine’s first child and Chris’ second.  This also makes Arnold Schwarzenegger a grandfather. ‘Tiger King’ star Carole Baskin’s missing millionaire husband’s family is suing her.  The family’s attorney says they believe…

Monday’s Dirt

Celebrities seem to be getting nervous about the rumors surrounding Ellen DeGeneres’ show so they are choosing to do interviews with Kelly Clarkson instead.  They seem to be worried they will get caught up in her drama. Simon Cowell was seriously hurt on Saturday when he fell off an electric bike and broke his back. …