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Marjorie Taylor Greene indicated support for executing prominent Democrats in 2018 and 2019 before running for Congress

2 hours, 22 minutes ago

Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene repeatedly indicated support for executing prominent Democratic politicians in 2018 and 2019 before being elected to Congress, a CNN KFile review of hundreds of posts and comments from Greene's Facebook page shows.

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Defeat in Texas shows how the conservative judiciary can thwart Biden's agenda

4 hours, 23 minutes ago

A federal judge's action Tuesday preventing President Joe Biden's 100-day pause in deportations demonstrated the land mines that await the new administration in the nation's courts.

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Democrats stunned by briefing on Capitol's security before insurrection: 'It was only by pure dumb luck' more weren't killed

4 hours, 37 minutes ago

Members of Congress were left stunned during a briefing from law enforcement about their failure to prepare for the insurrection at the US Capitol earlier this month, two members who attended a House Appropriations Committee briefing told CNN on Tuesday, with one saying it was "dumb luck" more people didn't die.

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Sen. Patrick Leahy home from brief hospitalization after presiding over opening of Trump's impeachment trial

5 hours, 3 minutes ago

Sen. Patrick Leahy was hospitalized out of an abundance of caution on Wednesday, just hours after presiding over the opening of former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial.

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Several hundred White House officials have been vaccinated

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Several hundred White House employees had been vaccinated as of Tuesday, two Biden administration officials told CNN, with more expected in the coming weeks.

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Trump adds another South Carolina lawyer to impeachment defense team amid questions of whether he will pay them

6 hours, 4 minutes ago

Former President Donald Trump has expanded his impeachment legal team by tapping a former prosecutor-turned-criminal defense lawyer, an addition that comes as Trump and his allies scramble to prepare a defense with less than two weeks until the Senate trial.

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Retirements shake up 2022 map as Republican senators eye exits

6 hours, 10 minutes ago

Senate GOP leaders are bracing for more retirements within their ranks, as a handful of senior Republicans decline to commit to running again -- following four tumultuous years in the Trump era and facing a polarized political climate ahead.

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Justice Department officially rescinds policy that led to family separations

7 hours, 9 minutes ago

The Justice Department formally rescinded the Trump administration's controversial "zero tolerance" policy that called for the criminal prosecution of adults crossing the border and led to the separation of thousands of families, according to a memo obtained by CNN.

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Democrats weigh whether they need witnesses to make a visceral case against Trump at impeachment trial

7 hours, 13 minutes ago

Facing highly skeptical Republican senators, House impeachment managers are preparing a case to show the visceral evidence of the Capitol insurrection and how former President Donald Trump's words and actions motivated the rioters to breach the Capitol, according to sources familiar with the deliberations.

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Antony Blinken sworn in as Biden's secretary of state

7 hours, 25 minutes ago

The Senate will vote on whether to confirm Antony Blinken as the new US secretary of state Tuesday.

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Biden chief of staff backs teachers unions refusing to reopen schools, says they're not 'overruling' science

1 hour, 19 minutes ago

White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain defended teachers' unions who refuse to resume in-person teaching despite studies that have shown a low risk of spreading the coronavirus. 

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Dr. Scott Atlas fires back at Birx over 'bizarre' claim he gave Trump 'parallel data streams' on COVID

1 hour, 24 minutes ago

Former White House coronavirus adviser Dr. Scott Atlas joined "The Ingraham Angle" Tuesday to respond to former White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx's claim that he provided former President Trump with "parallel data streams" about the pandemic. 

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Rand Paul calls Trump impeachment trial ‘dead on arrival’ after 45 GOP senators vote against it

1 hour, 56 minutes ago

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul declared former President Trump’s Senate impeachment trial "dead on arrival" on Tuesday after 45 Senate Republicans voted against holding the proceeding, viewing it as unconstitutional.

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Cruz: Second Trump impeachment was 'exercise in political rage' by Democrats: 'It was their id speaking'

2 hours, 7 minutes ago

Congressional Democrats' push to convicted former President Donald Trump of impeachable offenses is "driven by the partisan rage and the partisan anger that the Democrats feel," Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, told "Hannity" Tuesday.

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Graham warns Dems will ‘blow up’ Senate by moving forward with impeachment trial, calling witnesses

2 hours, 29 minutes ago

With Democrats preparing for the Senate impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., warned his colleagues that moving forward will only cause more damage to the nation.

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Gabbard doubles down on slam of Schiff, Brennan as greater dangers to America than Capitol rioters

3 hours, 50 minutes ago

Former Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, made headlines on Tuesday for asserting in a social media video that Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and former CIA Director John Brennan should be considered "domestic enemies" of the U.S., deeming them a greater danger to the country than the rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6.

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Likely Biden deputy labor secretary pick could face Senate scrutiny over California unemployment fraud

3 hours, 55 minutes ago

California Labor Secretary Julie Su, President Biden’s reported pick to serve as deputy secretary in the US Department of Labor, could face tough scrutiny in the Senate.

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At UN, Palestinians urge Biden to reverse Trump's 'unlawful and hostile measures'

4 hours, 6 minutes ago

The Palestinian foreign minister on Tuesday urged the Biden administration to reverse what it described as the prior administration’s “unlawful and hostile measures” in the region -- just as the U.S. promised to renew relations with the Palestinians.

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Wisconsin Senate votes to overturn Governor's statewide mask mandate

4 hours, 20 minutes ago

Wisconsin’s state Senate rebuked Gov. Tony Evers Tuesday, voting 18-13 to repeal his statewide mask mandate that has been in place since the summer amid coronavirus concerns.

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Democratic NYC mayoral candidate brags that some donors are unemployed, wants to defund NYPD

4 hours, 23 minutes ago

A Democratic candidate for mayor of New York City who has called for slashing the NYPD’s budget in half bragged Tuesday that nearly a third of her campaign’s donors are unemployed.

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Sen. Patrick Leahy, who will preside over Trump impeachment trial, back home after hospital trip

4 hours, 24 minutes ago

Leahy, 80, the president pro tempore of the Senate, was under observation after not feeling well.

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Biden pledged 150 million Covid vaccinations in 100 days. This is what the numbers say.

8 hours ago

NBC News is tracking the progress made and the time that's left to meet the administration's goal.

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Biden DOJ officially rescinds Trump 'zero tolerance' family separation policy

8 hours, 16 minutes ago

Although former President Donald Trump signed an executive order to end separation of migrant families, the zero tolerance policy was never officially rescinded.

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Democrats push $15 minimum wage bill

8 hours, 37 minutes ago

The legislation, while supported by many Democrats, faces opposition from Republicans and would be difficult to get through the evenly split Senate.

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Most Senate Republicans declare Trump's trial unconstitutional. Here's what that means for conviction.

9 hours, 14 minutes ago

Forty-five GOP senators voted Tuesday to dismiss the trial as unconstitutional, given Trump's status as the former president.

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Biden administration orders 200 million more doses of Covid-19 vaccines

9 hours, 23 minutes ago

More doses from Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna would lessen the country's reliance on getting additional vaccine doses on the market from other manufacturers.

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Biden nominee Dr. Rachel Levine met with transphobic smear campaign

10 hours, 2 minutes ago

Levine could make history as the first openly transgender federal official confirmed by the U.S. Senate.

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Biden signs directive combating Asian American bias

10 hours, 23 minutes ago

It issues guidance on how to better collect data and assist with the reporting of anti-Asian hate incidents.

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Biden holds first phone call with Russia's Putin

11 hours, 1 minute ago

"President Biden made clear that the United States will act firmly in defense of its national interests in response to actions by Russia that harm us or our allies," the White House said.

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Senate confirms Antony Blinken as Biden's secretary of state

11 hours, 44 minutes ago

Blinken has pledged to re-engage U.S. allies and supports a tough approach to China.

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Google PAC won't give to lawmakers who objected to Electoral College

1 hour, 58 minutes ago

Nearly 150 Republican members of Congress voted to overturn the 2020 presidential election results.

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Biden orders DOJ to phase out private prison contracts

3 hours, 13 minutes ago

More than 14,000 federal inmates are incarcerated in private prisons.

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1/24: Dr. Anthony Fauci, Dr. Deborah Birx

3 hours, 46 minutes ago

This week on "Face the Nation," President Biden takes office and is immediately faced with overwhelming challenges. His first priority: COVID-19.

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1/03: Slaoui, Garcetti, Hutchinson, Gottlieb, Jenkins

3 hours, 46 minutes ago

This week on "Face the Nation," the government's plan to vaccine Americans is already showing signs of strain as the number of coronavirus cases and deaths climbs higher than ever, and concern over a new variant of the virus grows.

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Federal judge temporarily blocks Biden's deportation moratorium

4 hours, 3 minutes ago

U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton agreed to pause the policy while he considered a lawsuit filed by Texas' Republican attorney general.

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Senate rejects GOP motion challenging Trump impeachment trial

4 hours, 36 minutes ago

The former president faces a Senate trial on a single article of impeachment: incitement of insurrection.

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Army updates grooming standards to foster inclusion and diversity

4 hours, 55 minutes ago

Under updated requirements, short ponytails will be allowed, and phrases with racist connotations will be removed from regulations.

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Acting Capitol Police chief apologizes for security failures

6 hours, 5 minutes ago

The acting Capitol Police chief told lawmakers they knew there was a potential of violence, but they were not prepared for the Capitol riots. Kris Van Cleave has more.

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DOJ rescinds memo used to justify separations of migrant families

6 hours, 15 minutes ago

To this day, advocates have been struggling to locate more than 600 migrant parents. President Biden has pledged to create a task force to help locate them.

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In first call with Putin, Biden pressed Russian president on several issues, White House says

3 hours, 39 minutes ago

The president also signed more executive actions Tuesday, including orders on housing and prisons, as he outlined what the White House is calling his “racial equity agenda.”

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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene endorsed the execution of Democrats in old Facebook posts, report says

4 hours, 40 minutes ago

Greene repeatedly endorsed violence against Democratic leaders and federal agents, a CNN review of her Facebook activity found.

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YouTube suspends Rudy Giuliani from its ad revenue sharing program

5 hours, 13 minutes ago

The video streaming service said Giuliani repeatedly violated rules against posting false information about the recent election.

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Senate impeachment whip count: Where Democrats and Republicans stand

5 hours, 39 minutes ago

This is where Democrats and Republicans in the Senate stand on convicting President Trump. He was impeached by the House on Jan. 13, making him the first president in history to have been impeached twice.

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S.C. lawyer says he doesn’t hesitate to represent Trump: ‘It’s what I do.’

6 hours, 4 minutes ago

Butch Bowers declined to say whether he voted for Trump. ‘The vote is sacrosanct, so I’m not going to talk about that,’ he said.

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In first call with Putin, Biden marks a return to skepticism from the top

6 hours, 9 minutes ago

Less than a week after taking office, Biden lists U.S. complaints and pivots from Trump’s deference.

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Acting Capitol Police chief apologizes to lawmakers for ‘failings’ that allowed Jan. 6 breach

6 hours, 48 minutes ago

Acting U.S. Capitol police chief Yogananda Pittman told House members that a lack of officers and appropriate weaponry, plus poor communication and organization, contributed to the attack.

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D.C. police sent 850 officers to the Capitol during insurrection, spent $8.8 million during week of Jan. 6

6 hours, 57 minutes ago

Police chief for the first time says a D.C. officer took his own life in aftermath of Capitol riot.

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Ghosts of our unsettled past

6 hours, 58 minutes ago

The nation wants to move on, but we can’t until we’ve dealt with the mess that lies behind us, in front of us and all around us.

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Biden signs orders on racial equity, and civil rights groups press for more

7 hours, 3 minutes ago

The president took executive actions Tuesday to combat racism and discrimination, an early move to fulfill his pledges on equity. They fall short of the sweeping actions civil rights groups are demanding, but the administration says there is more to come.

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How Nan Whaley, Dayton’s Mayor, Sees Ohio Politics and Portman’s Senate Seat

58 minutes ago

In an interview, Ms. Whaley, a Democrat, discusses what her party needs to do to start winning more statewide races in Ohio, including the 2022 races for Senate and governor that she is mulling.

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C.I.A. Warns Former Officers About Working for Foreign Governments

1 hour, 1 minute ago

An unusual email from the agency’s counterintelligence chief also warned retired officers to carefully weigh their comments on television, social media and podcasts.

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The Battle Lines Are Forming in Biden’s Climate Push

1 hour, 43 minutes ago

The president is moving rapidly to address global warming, with unlikely allies backing him and huge hurdles, some from his own party, directly ahead.

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Capitol Police Detail Failures During Pro-Trump Assault

1 hour, 46 minutes ago

The acting chief of the Capitol Police told lawmakers that the department knew days ahead of time of the risk of violence targeting lawmakers but was unprepared when the mob attacked on Jan. 6.

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Who is on the Prosecution Team in Trump's Impeachment Trial?

4 hours, 27 minutes ago

The nine House members who will serve as the prosecution team in the Senate trial include notable players from Trump’s first impeachment.

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Senator Patrick Leahy, 80, Is Briefly Hospitalized

4 hours, 59 minutes ago

Mr. Leahy, whose position in the Senate puts him third in line for the presidency, oversaw the start of the impeachment proceedings against former President Donald J. Trump earlier on Tuesday.

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Republicans Rally Against Impeachment Trial, Signaling Likely Acquittal for Trump

4 hours, 59 minutes ago

All but five Republican senators voted to challenge the constitutionality of the trial, suggesting that Democrats were unlikely to find the 17 they would need to join them in convicting the former president.

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Biden Pledges to Speed Flow of Vaccines to the States

6 hours, 9 minutes ago

President Biden said the number of coronavirus vaccines reaching the states would rise next week and a deal was near to provide enough shots to vaccinate nearly all Americans by the end of summer.

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Lloyd Austin Tackles Military’s Sexual Assault Problem

6 hours, 55 minutes ago

President Biden has been a vocal proponent of moving the cases outside of the military chain of command, even as general after general has argued against it.

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Fauci Puts A Stop To Rehashing Trump History As Fox News Host Presses Questions

6 hours, 31 minutes ago

Bill Hemmer told the infectious disease expert "it just seems like there's this aggressiveness toward the Trump administration."

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Sen. Patrick Leahy Hospitalized Ahead Of Presiding Over Impeachment Trial

6 hours, 32 minutes ago

The 80-year-old Democrat, who has since been released, "was not feeling well" and was taken to a local hospital "out of an abundance of caution," his office said.

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Democrats Reintroduce Legislation To 'Decriminalize Immigration'

7 hours, 20 minutes ago

Reps. Jesús “Chuy” García, Ayanna Pressley and Pramila Jayapal are leading the reform effort.

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Palm Beach Conducting ‘Legal Review’ Of Trump’s Use Of Mar-A-Lago As A Residence

8 hours, 9 minutes ago

On Wednesday, the former president will again violate the seven-consecutive-day limit he agreed to as a condition of turning the residence into a club.

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Nobody Feels Like A Winner In American Politics Right Now

8 hours, 15 minutes ago

A new HuffPost/YouGov survey finds little faith in the U.S. system of government — or in the wisdom of other Americans.

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DOJ Rescinds ‘Zero Tolerance’ Immigration Rule Used For Family Separation

8 hours, 55 minutes ago

The Trump administration used its prosecution policy to split up immigrant families. The Biden administration just rescinded it.

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Biden Administration Says It Will Buy 200 Million More COVID-19 Shots

9 hours, 13 minutes ago

If successful, that would increase the national supply by 50% ― enough to vaccinate nearly the entire U.S. population by the end of summer.

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Biden’s Pause On New Oil And Gas Leasing ‘Will Not Significantly Impact’ The Industry

9 hours, 17 minutes ago

The executive order, part of a suite of climate actions, could set the stage for bigger policies down the road.

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Amanda Gorman Overheard The Obamas Having A Feisty Inauguration Chat

9 hours, 30 minutes ago

The 22-year-old National Youth Poet Laureate says she wants Americans to take her presidential plans seriously, too.

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Experts Question Florida Bid To Host 2021 Summer Olympics: 'Mind-Bogglingly Stupid'

9 hours, 56 minutes ago

A top Florida official wrote a letter to the International Olympic Committee requesting the games be relocated to his state if Tokyo backs out.

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Rand Paul: Impeachment Trial 'Dead on Arrival' -- Democrats 'Don't Have the Votes to Win'

1 hour, 37 minutes ago

Tuesday, in an appearance on FNC's "Fox News Primetime," Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) reacted to the 55-45 vote in the U.S. Senate earlier in the day, which paved the way for former President Donald Trump's impeachment to proceed on a constitutional basis.

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Charles Hurt: 'Defund the Police' on Hiatus After Capitol Riot

2 hours, 27 minutes ago

Rioters clad in paramilitary gear and chanting “balance the federal budget!” swarmed the streets of Seattle last week smashing store windows and bludgeoning innocent citizens walking down the street.

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WATCH: Democrat Kevin de Leon Can't Remember Pledge of Allegiance

2 hours, 52 minutes ago

Los Angeles City Council member Kevin de León flubbed the Pledge of Allegiance on Tuesday when asked to recite it at the opening of a City Council meeting.

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Anti-Trump Scholar: ‘Nearly Impossible’ to ‘Deprogram’ Millions of Trump Supporters

4 hours, 3 minutes ago

On Monday, the Washington Post published an op-ed by columnist Brian Klaas whereby he expresses the near futility of attempting to “deprogram” millions of Trump supporters, claiming that many have “gone far enough down the rabbit hole of conspiratorial thinking.”

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Senate Judiciary Democrats Refuse to Hold Hearings on Mayorkas Nomination

4 hours, 15 minutes ago

Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee are refusing to hold hearings on Alejandro Mayorkas, President Joe Biden's nominee to helm the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

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Joe Biden: Texas Congressman 'Not Very American' for Challenging Mask Mandate

4 hours, 24 minutes ago

Biden recalled when Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) told him to "kiss my ass" when he announced his promise to implement a federal mask mandate in December.

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Ontario Authorities Patrol Costco, Walmart to Enforce Masking, Distancing

4 hours, 29 minutes ago

Ontario issued dozens of fines to large retailers and their customers -- $1,000 and $750 (CAD), respectively -- over recent weeks as part of its "big-box store blitz" to enforce compliance with mask-wearing and social distancing decrees, ostensibly issued as public health protection measures.

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Report: Joe Biden to Make Climate Change Top Priority, Targeting Oil and Gas Industries

4 hours, 44 minutes ago

President Joe Biden is expected to announce sweeping policies on Wednesday to address so-called manmade climate change, including putting millions of acres of federal land off-limits for domestic energy production and elevate environmental concerns to a national security issue.

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As California Reopens, Judge Upholds Democrat Gov. Newsom’s Ban on Indoor Church Services

4 hours, 46 minutes ago

A court in San Francisco ruled that California Democrat Gov. Gavin Newsom’s prohibiting indoor services at churches is not discriminatory.

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Joe Biden: 1776 Commission ‘Offensive’ and ‘Counterfactual’

4 hours, 52 minutes ago

Joe Biden said he is abolishing the Trump administration’s 1776 Commission, which, he stated, is “offensive” and “counterfactual.”

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