Biden’s labor nominee accused of harming Uber, Lyft, others in Senate hearing

 President Joe Biden’s nominee for U.S. labor secretary, Julie Su, was attacked by Republican lawmakers as she testified before a Senate panel on Thursday for allegedly dismantling the gig economy and hurting companies such as Uber and DoorDash Industry groups that represent such companies employing gig labor have launched an aggressive campaign to oppose her nomination. They worry…

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Trump keeps edge among evangelicals, but there is an opening for challengers

Former President Donald Trump still commands the support of a significant share of conservative Christian voters, Reuters interviews with evangelical leaders and opinion polls show, but a window of opportunity remains for a challenger to peel some of that support away. Evangelical voters are key to winning Iowa, which holds the first the presidential nominating…

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Trump, other 2024 hopefuls seek NRA’s blessing amid spate of shootings

White House Republican hopefuls including Donald Trump descend on Indianapolis for the annual NRA conference on Friday, highlighting the gun lobby’s continued political potency even as the U.S. reels from the latest spate of mass shootings. The conference of the National Rifle Association, the country’s leading gun-rights advocacy group, is taking place at a key…

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