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Lawmaker Pushes US to Investigate UFOs

Lawmaker Pushes US to Investigate UFOs

The latest defense funding bill, passed by the House of Representatives this week,...

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Donald Trump to rally in Georgia, testing endorsements of
GOP primary candidates

Donald Trump to rally in Georgia, testing endorsements...

Former President Donald Trump will hold a rally in Georgia on Saturday night, testing...

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Man drives from Ohio hoping to help Haitian friend at
border

Man drives from Ohio hoping to help Haitian friend at border

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) –As Haitian migrants stepped off a white U.S. Border Patrol...

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Elder energizes California GOP but steers party against the
tide

Elder energizes California GOP but steers party against...

OAKLAND — California voters’ staggering rejection of the Gov. Gavin Newsom recall...

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Federal judge deals blow to vaccine mandate for NYC
teachers

Federal judge deals blow to vaccine mandate for NYC teachers

NEW YORK — New York City schools have been temporarily blocked from enforcing a...

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Marjorie Taylor Greene Literally Calls Debbie Dingell a
Piece of

Marjorie Taylor Greene Literally Calls Debbie Dingell a...

Rep. Greene shouts up the Capitol steps to Rep. Dingell on Friday, September 24,...

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Nancy Pelosi’s backroom arm-twisting ratchets up on Dems
ahead of votes on big spending bills

Nancy Pelosi’s backroom arm-twisting ratchets up on Dems...

The thin margins in Congress and the high stakes for muscling through $5.7 trillion...

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Biden Says Democrats Stuck in ‘Stalemate’ in Talks on $3.5
Trillion Spending Bill

Biden Says Democrats Stuck in ‘Stalemate’ in Talks on $3.5...

President Joe Biden said Friday that talks on his $3.5 trillion spending proposal...

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Georgia rally to mark debut of GOP primary Trump-backed
candidates

Georgia rally to mark debut of GOP primary Trump-backed...

ATLANTA (AP) — The rewards of an early Donald Trump endorsement will be on display...

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Democrats’ Spending Fight Carries High Stakes for Their
Candidates

Democrats’ Spending Fight Carries High Stakes for Their...

Failure of moderates and progressives to reach a deal would fuel Republican attacks...

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China Diverting Attention From Its Wrongdoings in Hong Kong:
State Department

China Diverting Attention From Its Wrongdoings in Hong...

The U.S. Department of State said China is attempting to “divert attention from...

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Psaki Challenges Need for Biden to Visit Southern
Border

Psaki Challenges Need for Biden to Visit Southern Border

White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Friday challenged the notion that a visit...

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Being a Woman in German Politics Still Isn’t Easy. Annalena
Baerbock’s Rise and Fall Shows Why.

Being a Woman in German Politics Still Isn’t Easy. Annalena...

COLOGNE, Germany — On a warm evening in early September, Annalena Baerbock took...

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'A total lack of focus': Lawmaker on a mission to compel
Pentagon to take UFOs seriously

'A total lack of focus': Lawmaker on a mission to compel...

Those who want to know if the truth is out there have a new champion in Congress....

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German election: The essential guide

German election: The essential guide

Catch up on POLITICO's coverage of the race to replace Angela Merkel.

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Budget Bill Devotes Billions to New ‘Civilian Climate
Corps’

Budget Bill Devotes Billions to New ‘Civilian Climate Corps’

Since President Joe Biden took office, he and some congressional Democrats have...

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Mayorkas Vows to Make Public Results of Probe Into Border
Patrol Agents on Horseback Confronting Illegal Immigrants

Mayorkas Vows to Make Public Results of Probe Into Border...

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said that a probe into...

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Opinion | The Roots of Democratic Disarray

Opinion | The Roots of Democratic Disarray

If anyone tells you they know how the battle among congressional Democrats will...

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As Dems race forward, Manchin pumps brakes: ‘There is no
timeline’

As Dems race forward, Manchin pumps brakes: ‘There is no...

Democratic leaders and President Joe Biden are speeding up their work on Biden’s...

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DNC to host first in-person fundraiser of the Covid
era

DNC to host first in-person fundraiser of the Covid era

Eighteen months into the pandemic, the Democratic National Committee is set to hold...

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Pelosi goes all in with domestic agenda on the line

Pelosi goes all in with domestic agenda on the line

Nancy Pelosi has never been in a bind like this before. The speaker is on the cusp...

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White House Prods Companies on Chips Information
Request

White House Prods Companies on Chips Information Request

WASHINGTON—The White House pressed automakers, chip companies and others on Thursday...

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Maryland Awards $3 Million to Combat Hate Crimes

Maryland Awards $3 Million to Combat Hate Crimes

More than 30 organizations and religious institutions are being awarded grant funding...

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Alabama House Bill Proposes Vaccine Injury Protection for
Employees

Alabama House Bill Proposes Vaccine Injury Protection for...

If an individual was injured by an employer-mandated COVID-19 vaccine, a proposed...

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Jan. 6 committee seeks testimony from riot defendants who
pleaded guilty

Jan. 6 committee seeks testimony from riot defendants who...

The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol has begun...

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House Votes to End Support for Long Entanglement in
Yemen

House Votes to End Support for Long Entanglement in Yemen

News Analysis The U.S. House of Representatives has approved legislation that would...

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China frees Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael
Spavor

China frees Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor

OTTAWA — Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor are on a return flight to Canada, Prime...

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Democrats, GOP barrel toward a government shutdown

Democrats, GOP barrel toward a government shutdown

Republicans and Democrats are once again careening toward a government shutdown...

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Ignoring Arizona Humiliation, ‘Stop the Steal’ Races
Forward

Ignoring Arizona Humiliation, ‘Stop the Steal’ Races Forward

As a Republican review of 2020 votes in Arizona sputtered to a close, Donald Trump...

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U.S. Reaches Agreement to Release Huawei's Meng
Wanzhou

U.S. Reaches Agreement to Release Huawei's Meng Wanzhou

The case suggested that the Biden administration and the government of President...

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Kash’s Corner: More Indictments Are Coming; Unraveling the
Origins of the Russia Collusion Hoax

Kash’s Corner: More Indictments Are Coming; Unraveling...

Special counsel John Durham is sending a signal that more indictments are coming,...

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San Clemente Councilor Sues City to Get Public
Records

San Clemente Councilor Sues City to Get Public Records

San Clemente City Councilmember Laura Ferguson announced Sept. 17 that she will...

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'Chilling': Facial recognition firm Clearview AI hits
watchdog groups with subpoenas

'Chilling': Facial recognition firm Clearview AI hits watchdog...

Clearview AI, the controversial facial recognition company that scrapes public images...

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‘The No. 1 issue’: Trump whips up election falsehoods after
flawed Arizona report

‘The No. 1 issue’: Trump whips up election falsehoods after...

Friday’s flawed report from the Republicans investigating Arizona’s 2020 election...

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States Begin a Complex Booster Shot Rollout for Pfizer
Recipients

States Begin a Complex Booster Shot Rollout for Pfizer...

Health officials were preparing on Friday to start giving booster shots to older...

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Rebuking Biden, Iran’s Chief Diplomat Demands More Sanctions
Relief

Rebuking Biden, Iran’s Chief Diplomat Demands More Sanctions...

The foreign minister for Iran’s new hard-line government said it would demand a...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Apologizes for Vote on Iron Dome
Funding

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Apologizes for Vote on Iron Dome...

In a letter to constituents, the New York congresswoman suggested she had changed...

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Democrats in Congress Try to Abolish Space Force

Democrats in Congress Try to Abolish Space Force

Some Democrats in Congress are trying to abolish the Space Force at a time when...

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Arizona audit finds election security concerns, Biden
win

Arizona audit finds election security concerns, Biden win

A long-awaited audit of the 2020 presidential election results in Arizona’s largest...

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Biden Promised to Follow the Science. But Sometimes, He Gets
Ahead of the Experts.

Biden Promised to Follow the Science. But Sometimes, He...

White House officials dismiss criticism that President Biden’s comments on booster...

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How Democrats Could Shrink their $3.5 Trillion Budget
Bill

How Democrats Could Shrink their $3.5 Trillion Budget Bill

Here are three options to shrink down the Democrats’ climate change and social welfare...

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Opinion | Why the Fear of Trump May Be Overblown

Opinion | Why the Fear of Trump May Be Overblown

Almost nine months after the fact, we’re still learning the full range of Donald...

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Biden won't invoke executive privilege to shield Trump White
House records from Jan. 6 committee

Biden won't invoke executive privilege to shield Trump...

The White House said Friday that President Joe Biden will not invoke executive privilege...

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Biden Asks Those Not Yet Eligible for Boosters to Be
Patient

Biden Asks Those Not Yet Eligible for Boosters to Be Patient

The authorization for boosters applies to groups of people in the United States...

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Ted Lieu leads effort to scrap Department of Justice’s
investigations into Chinese influence

Ted Lieu leads effort to scrap Department of Justice’s...

Rep. Ted Lieu, California Democrat, is leading an effort to undermine the federal...

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Jen Psaki sticks to ‘Russian disinformation’ story after
Hunter Biden’s laptop data confirmed

Jen Psaki sticks to ‘Russian disinformation’ story after...

White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Friday insisted that emails recovered from...

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Marjorie Taylor Green, Debbie Dingell spar on Capitol steps
over acting like ‘a Christian’

Marjorie Taylor Green, Debbie Dingell spar on Capitol steps...

Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Democratic Rep. Debbie Dingell traded...

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Last of the Haitian migrants removed from Del Rio camp,
Homeland Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas says

Last of the Haitian migrants removed from Del Rio camp,...

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said Friday that all of the Haitian...

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Photographer says Border Patrol agents didn’t whip Haitian
migrants

Photographer says Border Patrol agents didn’t whip Haitian...

A photographer who took photos of mounted Border Patrol agents in a tense encounter...

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Pramila Jayapal warns that $1.2T bipartisan bill dies
without blood oath to pass $3.5T liberal bill

Pramila Jayapal warns that $1.2T bipartisan bill dies without...

Rep. Pramila Jayapal, chairwoman of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, on Friday...

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Biden urges COVID-19 booster shots for those now
eligible

Biden urges COVID-19 booster shots for those now eligible

President Joe Biden on Friday urged those now eligible for boosters of Pfizer’s...

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Draft of Arizona GOP’s vote review finds wider Biden
win

Draft of Arizona GOP’s vote review finds wider Biden win

PHOENIX (AP) – A draft report of the election review in Arizona’s largest county...

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California GOP plots rebound after devastating recall
defeat

California GOP plots rebound after devastating recall defeat

LOS ANGELES (AP) – California Republicans are eager to move on from their failed...

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Lauren Boebert leads latest impeachment drive against Joe
Biden, Kamala Harris

Lauren Boebert leads latest impeachment drive against Joe...

The articles of impeachment filed by House Republicans against Biden administration...

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Jen Psaki sidesteps questions about VP Kamala Harris’ role
in stemming Haitian migration

Jen Psaki sidesteps questions about VP Kamala Harris’ role...

White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Friday sidestepped questions about whether...

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FBI agents question Afghan rescue groups

FBI agents question Afghan rescue groups

The FBI has been reaching out to members of the veterans’ groups working to evacuate...

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DOJ recommends four-month jail term for Air Force veteran
who joined Jan. 6 riot

DOJ recommends four-month jail term for Air Force veteran...

Prosecutors are recommending a four-month jail term for the first military veteran...

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'Radical’ Biden nominee faces backlash from banks

'Radical’ Biden nominee faces backlash from banks

President Joe Biden's decision to nominate Cornell law professor Saule Omarova to...

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Federal contractors must ensure employees are fully
vaccinated by December

Federal contractors must ensure employees are fully vaccinated...

The White House approved new guidance Friday that would require federal contractors...

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Officials: All migrants are gone from Texas border
camp

Officials: All migrants are gone from Texas border camp

DEL RIO, Texas — No migrants remained Friday at the Texas border encampment where...

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Senior House Republican demands Biden to declassify
Afghanistan intel

Senior House Republican demands Biden to declassify Afghanistan...

The top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee is calling on President...

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House Democrats Plan Action on Infrastructure and Social
Policy Bill

House Democrats Plan Action on Infrastructure and Social...

An infrastructure vote had already been planned for Monday, and top Democrats said...

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More Emergency Rental Aid Reaches Tenants Amid Treasury Push
to Boost Disbursement

More Emergency Rental Aid Reaches Tenants Amid Treasury...

August saw a marked rise in the amount of emergency rental aid paid out to needy...

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House Passes Bill Barring States From Restricting
Abortions

House Passes Bill Barring States From Restricting Abortions

The House of Representatives on Friday passed a bill that would bar states from...

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DeSantis pulls ahead of 2024 GOP pack as Florida’s Covid
cases fall

DeSantis pulls ahead of 2024 GOP pack as Florida’s Covid...

Florida’s coronavirus caseloads are dropping fast. And Gov. Ron DeSantis is again...

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Taylor Greene heckles Dems on Capitol steps

Taylor Greene heckles Dems on Capitol steps

Welcome to Congress Minutes, your real-time guide to what's driving the day in and...

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Federal Program to Halt Evictions Shows Signs of
Improvement

Federal Program to Halt Evictions Shows Signs of Improvement

The Treasury Department disbursed more than $2.3 billion in rental assistance in...

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C.I.A. Recalls Station Chief to Vienna Over Handling of
Havana Syndrome

C.I.A. Recalls Station Chief to Vienna Over Handling of...

Frustration is growing about the treatment of an increasing number of intelligence...

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Biden Condemns Border Agents Who Mistreated Haitian
Migrants

Biden Condemns Border Agents Who Mistreated Haitian Migrants

President Biden vowed to hold the agents accountable who chased Haitian migrants...

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Sherwood Boehlert, a G.O.P Moderate in the House, Dies at
84

Sherwood Boehlert, a G.O.P Moderate in the House, Dies...

A champion of environmentalism who chided climate change, he was among the last...

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Biden says spending bill will have ‘a zero price
tag’

Biden says spending bill will have ‘a zero price tag’

President Biden on Friday insisted that his $3.5 trillion social welfare bill has...

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Biden vows ‘there will be consequences’ after outrage over
border agents chasing migrants

Biden vows ‘there will be consequences’ after outrage over...

President Biden on Friday decried the images of U.S. Border Patrol agents on horseback...

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India Prime Minister Narendra Modi urges Biden to strike a
trade deal

India Prime Minister Narendra Modi urges Biden to strike...

India’s prime minister on Friday urged President Biden to push forward a long-awaited...

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Republicans demand details on Afghan evacuees charged with
crimes in the U.S.

Republicans demand details on Afghan evacuees charged with...

Republican lawmakers on Friday demanded the Biden administration reveal how many...

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Maricopa County Official Twitter Account Goes OFF on Cyber
Ninjas for Incompetence Throughout ‘Flawed’ Election Audit

Maricopa County Official Twitter Account Goes OFF on Cyber...

Courtney Pedroza/Getty Images The Maricopa County Twitter page went off on Cyber...

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US Commerce Chief: More Action To Be Taken on Huawei if
Needed

US Commerce Chief: More Action To Be Taken on Huawei if...

WASHINGTON—U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said on Thursday the Biden administration...

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Biden Condemns Images of Border Patrol Agents on Horseback:
‘Those People Will Pay’

Biden Condemns Images of Border Patrol Agents on Horseback:...

President Joe Biden says he takes full responsibility for the chaos at the U.S....

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VP interview delayed, ‘View’ hosts test positive for
COVID

VP interview delayed, ‘View’ hosts test positive for COVID

NEW YORK (AP) – A live televised interview with Vice President Kamala Harris was...

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Trump says Arizona audit shows ‘undeniable’ fraud in 2020
election

Trump says Arizona audit shows ‘undeniable’ fraud in 2020...

Former President Donald Trump said Friday that the long-awaited election audit in...

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Bass set to launch Los Angeles mayoral run

Bass set to launch Los Angeles mayoral run

Rep. Karen Bass is set to run for mayor of Los Angeles, according to a source familiar...

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Two 'The View' hosts test positive for Covid before Harris
interview

Two 'The View' hosts test positive for Covid before Harris...

Two hosts of ABC's "The View" abruptly left the show's set on Friday after testing...

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Reports: Huawei CFO to appear in New York court on possible
plea deal with global impacts

Reports: Huawei CFO to appear in New York court on possible...

OTTAWA, Ont. — Senior Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou is expected to appear before...

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Burnout and fatigue hobble CDC’s pandemic response

Burnout and fatigue hobble CDC’s pandemic response

Staff at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are increasingly reluctant...

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'You’ve disgraced this country': Judge rips Capitol riot
defendant

'You’ve disgraced this country': Judge rips Capitol riot...

A federal judge tore into a low-level defendant in the Capitol Riot Friday, moments...

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Exclusive: House moderates threatening to bail on
reconciliation

Exclusive: House moderates threatening to bail on reconciliation

Welcome to Congress Minutes, your real-time guide to what's driving the day in and...

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Sen. Chuck Grassley to Seek Eighth Term

Sen. Chuck Grassley to Seek Eighth Term

One of the longest-serving U.S. senators is running for re-election, he announced...

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Federal Workers Sue Biden Admin Over COVID-19 Vaccination
Mandates

Federal Workers Sue Biden Admin Over COVID-19 Vaccination...

A group of federal workers and contractors filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government...

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GOP Senators Introduce Bill to Block Biden’s ‘Weaponization’
of IRS Bank Account Surveillance

GOP Senators Introduce Bill to Block Biden’s ‘Weaponization’...

President Joe Biden's proposal for a radical expansion of IRS monitoring of Americans' ...

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Biden: Booster Shots Should Be Available ‘Basically Across
the Board’ in the Future

Biden: Booster Shots Should Be Available ‘Basically Across...

While COVID-19 vaccine booster shots are now available to tens of millions of Americans,...

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White House Warning Agencies of Potential Government
Shutdown: Psaki

White House Warning Agencies of Potential Government Shutdown:...

The Biden administration on Thursday started to tell federal agencies to start preparing...

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Biden announces expanded booster rollout amid confusion over
eligibility

Biden announces expanded booster rollout amid confusion...

President Joe Biden said his administration will begin to deliver booster shots...

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Biden decries 'horrible' treatment of migrants, promises
repercussions for agents

Biden decries 'horrible' treatment of migrants, promises...

President Joe Biden forcibly condemned Friday the “horrible” treatment of Haitian...

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McConnell's SCOTUS plans

McConnell's SCOTUS plans

Welcome to Congress Minutes, your real-time guide to what's driving the day in and...

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Border Patrol Agents Who Mistreated Haitians 'Will Pay,'
Biden Says

Border Patrol Agents Who Mistreated Haitians 'Will Pay,'...

“It’s outrageous,” President Biden said. “I promise you, those people will pay....

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Biden Urges Those Eligible for a Pfizer Booster to Get One
Soon

Biden Urges Those Eligible for a Pfizer Booster to Get...

President Biden’s remarks came just hours after one of his top health officials...

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Maricopa County draft report shows Biden beat Trump

Maricopa County draft report shows Biden beat Trump

PHOENIX (AP) — Ten months after Donald Trump lost his 2020 reelection bid in Arizona,...

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Joe Biden may owe as much as $500,000 in back taxes:
Report

Joe Biden may owe as much as $500,000 in back taxes: Report

President Biden may have improperly avoided paying Medicare taxes before he took...

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House Dem threatens to vote against $3.5T bill unless Black
colleges get more money

House Dem threatens to vote against $3.5T bill unless Black...

President Biden’s wavering $3.5 trillion social welfare bill took another hit when...

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Glenn Greenwald Slams AOC’s Apparent Hypocrisy in Voting
‘Present’ on Iron Dome Funding, Points Out She Previously Railed
Against Members Who Vote Present

Glenn Greenwald Slams AOC’s Apparent Hypocrisy in Voting...

Glenn Greenwald slammed on Friday the apparent hypocrisy Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez...

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Controversial Arizona ‘audit’ shows Trump lost by even more
votes – live updates

Controversial Arizona ‘audit’ shows Trump lost by even...

‘Audit’ finds Biden won 360 more votes than Trump ‘There will be consequences’ for...

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Lifting International Travel Restrictions Will Boost US
Economy: Commerce Chief

Lifting International Travel Restrictions Will Boost US...

WASHINGTON—U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said on Thursday that the decision...

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Grassley Will Run for 8th Term in Senate

Grassley Will Run for 8th Term in Senate

The Republican senator, 88, is the former head of two high-profile committees and...

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John Kerry Draws Criticism for Brushing Off Question on
CCP’s Crimes Against Uyghurs

John Kerry Draws Criticism for Brushing Off Question on...

U.S. climate envoy John Kerry appeared to be indifferent to the plight of Uyghurs...

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CDC director breaks with agency advisers to endorse Pfizer
booster for at-risk workers

CDC director breaks with agency advisers to endorse Pfizer...

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention endorsed the use...

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Most rental aid went unspent in August, Treasury
says

Most rental aid went unspent in August, Treasury says

The Treasury Department said Friday that state and local officials had disbursed...

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Europe's free-traders sink French push to punish
U.S.

Europe's free-traders sink French push to punish U.S.

Trade and Tech Council will now go ahead on Sept. 29 despite French rage about a...

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Iowa GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley seeking reelection for 8th
term

Iowa GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley seeking reelection for 8th...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Sen. Charles E. Grassley, the longest-serving Republican...

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California Gov. Newsom Signs State’s Biggest Ever $15
Billion Package on Climate Change

California Gov. Newsom Signs State’s Biggest Ever $15 Billion...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a giant $15 billion climate package on Thursday...

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CDC Recommends COVID-19 Booster Vaccine for Group That
Advisory Panel Did Not

CDC Recommends COVID-19 Booster Vaccine for Group That...

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) overrode its vaccine advisory...

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Education Secretary Cardona Supports Mandatory COVID-19
Vaccinations for Eligible School Children

Education Secretary Cardona Supports Mandatory COVID-19...

Education Secretary Miguel Cardona on Sept. 23 shared his support for making COVID-19...

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Congressional Talks on Police Reform Crumble, With Both
Sides Assigning Blame

Congressional Talks on Police Reform Crumble, With Both...

Bipartisan congressional negotiations on police reform broke down this week after...

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The Mini-Trump Blowing Up Local GOP Politics

The Mini-Trump Blowing Up Local GOP Politics

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio—One evening earlier this month, on the grass of the commons outside...

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McConnell warms to Herschel Walker as primary war with Trump
fizzles

McConnell warms to Herschel Walker as primary war with...

Republicans are hand-wringing over former President Donald Trump’s hand-picked candidate...

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Regulating crypto: the $2T Rubik's Cube

Regulating crypto: the $2T Rubik's Cube

Crypto trading! Bitcoin! Dogecoin! Stablecoin! Even if lawmakers don't understand...

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Grassley will seek reelection, boosting GOP's majority
hopes

Grassley will seek reelection, boosting GOP's majority...

The waiting game for Chuck Grassley is over: He's running for reelection. The Iowa...

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House Passes $768 Billion Defense Spending Bill

House Passes $768 Billion Defense Spending Bill

The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives on Thursday passed its version...

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Sinema’s Income Tax Stance Has Democrats Looking Anew at a
Carbon Tax

Sinema’s Income Tax Stance Has Democrats Looking Anew at...

With Arizona’s iconoclastic senator cool to increased tax rates, the Senate Finance...

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Ferries in Alaska. Rail in Oregon. States Dream Big on
Infrastructure Funds.

Ferries in Alaska. Rail in Oregon. States Dream Big on...

The infrastructure bill could reshape priorities across the country, jump-starting...

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GOP-led Arizona election review closely matches Biden's
winning margin

GOP-led Arizona election review closely matches Biden's...

A hand tally from a controversial review of the 2020 election results in Arizona’s...

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Pelosi’s Jan. 6 Select Committee Subpoenas Four Trump Aides,
Advisers

Pelosi’s Jan. 6 Select Committee Subpoenas Four Trump Aides,...

The House of Representatives panel formed to investigate the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol...

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Texas launches review of 2020 election, hours after Trump
call

Texas launches review of 2020 election, hours after Trump...

Texas’ secretary of state office announced it had launched a review of the 2020...

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Texas announces 2020 election audit in four large
counties

Texas announces 2020 election audit in four large counties

Texas announced Thursday that it was conducting a “comprehensive forensic audit”...

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Democrats pass $25 billion Pentagon funding boost

Democrats pass $25 billion Pentagon funding boost

House Democrats passed a $25 billion boost to the Pentagon budget, attaching it...

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At Long Last, the Much Maligned Arizona Election Audit
Results Are In: Biden Won – Again

At Long Last, the Much Maligned Arizona Election Audit...

Photo by Courtney Pedroza/Getty Images The long, drawn out process of auditing the...

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U.S. Has Deported Over 2,000 Haitians, Including Some
Families, From Texas Camp

U.S. Has Deported Over 2,000 Haitians, Including Some Families,...

Another 3,900 Haitians are in government custody and will be deported or put into...

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Voting Rights Groups Sue Ohio Over Redistricting Map

Voting Rights Groups Sue Ohio Over Redistricting Map

“Ohio may be the canary in the coal mine from what we can expect from a partisan-dominated...

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Texas, Spurred By Trump, Announces Election Audit in 4
Counties

Texas, Spurred By Trump, Announces Election Audit in 4...

The announcement came hours after the former president publicly pushed for an audit...

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Sens. Gillibrand, Ernst call House defense legislation
‘inadequate’ on military prosecutions

Sens. Gillibrand, Ernst call House defense legislation...

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Thursday called defense legislation in the House “inadequate”...

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House passes $768B defense bill, super-sizing Biden's
Pentagon plans

House passes $768B defense bill, super-sizing Biden's Pentagon...

The House on Thursday easily passed a $768 billion defense policy bill that endorses...

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Texas asks judge to rule DHS is violating ‘Remain in Mexico’
ruling

Texas asks judge to rule DHS is violating ‘Remain in Mexico’...

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton went back to court Thursday to ask a judge to...

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Democrats Face Tough Choices as They Look to Shrink Safety
Net Bill

Democrats Face Tough Choices as They Look to Shrink Safety...

With moderates insisting that the cost of the measure dip below $3.5 trillion, Democrats...

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Jan. 6 Committee Subpoenas Top Trump White House
Officials

Jan. 6 Committee Subpoenas Top Trump White House Officials

The committee is seeking information from Mark Meadows, Daniel Scavino Jr., Stephen...

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Mark Meadows, Steve Bannon, Dan Scavino, Kash Patel
subpoenaed in Jan. 6 probe

Mark Meadows, Steve Bannon, Dan Scavino, Kash Patel subpoenaed...

The special committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot reportedly issued its first...

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Biden needs India to counter China, but it comes with a
cost

Biden needs India to counter China, but it comes with a...

India’s prime minister is in Washington this week for a coveted White House meeting....

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Jan. 6 committee subpoenas four from Trump's inner
circle

Jan. 6 committee subpoenas four from Trump's inner circle

The select panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection is issuing subpoenas to four...

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Manchin Says He and Biden Are ‘Trying to Find a Pathway
Forward’ on Budget

Manchin Says He and Biden Are ‘Trying to Find a Pathway...

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) indicated Thursday that he and President Joe Biden, who...

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A Guide to the Twisted Thicket of Bills in Congress

A Guide to the Twisted Thicket of Bills in Congress

Congress needs to fund the government and raise the debt ceiling. You’d need a flow...

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Desperation Meets Dysfunction on the Southern Border

Desperation Meets Dysfunction on the Southern Border

DEL RIO, Texas — On a metal bench outside this city’s small airport, a 27-year-old...

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Treasury's Janet Yellen Is Being Tested by Debt Limit
Fight

Treasury's Janet Yellen Is Being Tested by Debt Limit Fight

The Treasury secretary must wade into a standoff between Democrats and Republicans...

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Secret Hearing Focuses on Hidden Microphones at Guantánamo
Prison

Secret Hearing Focuses on Hidden Microphones at Guantánamo...

Hearings resumed in the destroyer Cole bombing case after a 600-day delay caused...

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Sean Spicer, Russell Vought sue Biden over removal from
Naval Academy Board

Sean Spicer, Russell Vought sue Biden over removal from...

Former Trump administration officials filed a lawsuit Thursday against President...

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Schism erupts between Biden administration, Democrats over
treatment of Haitian migrants

Schism erupts between Biden administration, Democrats over...

The rift between President Biden and his progressive base widened Thursday over...

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Arizona election audit results release Friday puts Mark
Brnovich, state AG, on the spot

Arizona election audit results release Friday puts Mark...

Of all the eyes watching Friday’s release of results from the election audit in...

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CDC experts advise third dose of Pfizer Covid vaccine for
over-65s and high risk Americans - live

CDC experts advise third dose of Pfizer Covid vaccine for...

Action comes after FDA panel also approved the booster for those groups Eight Democrats...

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Education Secretary backs mandatory school Covid-19
vaccines

Education Secretary backs mandatory school Covid-19 vaccines

DETROIT, Mich. — Education Secretary Miguel Cardona on Thursday declared his support...

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CDC panel approves boosters for elderly, holds back on
health care workers

CDC panel approves boosters for elderly, holds back on...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's vaccine advisory committee on Thursday...

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Biden’s nuclear agenda in trouble as Pentagon hawks
attack

Biden’s nuclear agenda in trouble as Pentagon hawks attack

One of President Joe Biden’s leading allies in his decadeslong attempt to reduce...

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China’s new D.C. ambassador: We’re just a misunderstood
democracy

China’s new D.C. ambassador: We’re just a misunderstood...

China’s new ambassador in D.C. isn’t buying President Joe Biden’s warning to the...

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Inside the Beltway: Trump still the ‘kingmaker’

Inside the Beltway: Trump still the ‘kingmaker’

The press continues to suggest that former President Donald Trump is a Republican...

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Josh Shapiro, Pennsylvania AG, sues to block GOP election
subpoena

Josh Shapiro, Pennsylvania AG, sues to block GOP election...

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s attorney general sued Thursday to block a Republican-approved...

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White House says envoy who quit Haiti post had ‘harmful’
ideas

White House says envoy who quit Haiti post had ‘harmful’...

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said the special U.S. envoy who resigned in...

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Biden administration pushes for fines on companies
withholding info about hacks, cyberattacks

Biden administration pushes for fines on companies withholding...

The Biden administration said Thursday it wants the legal authority to fine companies...

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Senate Dems undercut Schumer’s claims of unity on tax hikes:
‘We don’t have an agreement’

Senate Dems undercut Schumer’s claims of unity on tax hikes:...

Members of Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer’s leadership team contradicted...

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Afghan evacuees at U.S. military base charged with domestic
violence, sexual abuse of minors

Afghan evacuees at U.S. military base charged with domestic...

One Afghan evacuee being held at an American military base in Wisconsin tried to...

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House Passes Bill to Provide $1 Billion for Israel’s Iron
Dome

House Passes Bill to Provide $1 Billion for Israel’s Iron...

The House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a bill to provide...

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Former FreedomWorks grassroots organizer arrested for role
in Jan. 6 riot

Former FreedomWorks grassroots organizer arrested for role...

An FBI investigation that included an airport stakeout led to the arrest Friday...

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Amazon CEO Andy Jassy makes first visit to Capitol Hill
since taking top job

Amazon CEO Andy Jassy makes first visit to Capitol Hill...

Amazon CEO Andy Jassy made his first visit to Capitol Hill this week since taking...

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Biden picks up the tab for Florida school leaders fined by
DeSantis

Biden picks up the tab for Florida school leaders fined...

TALLAHASSEE — The U.S. Department of Education on Thursday repaid several Florida...

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Trump targets 5 House Republicans who voted to impeach
him

Trump targets 5 House Republicans who voted to impeach...

Welcome to Congress Minutes, your real-time guide to what's driving the day in and...

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Abortion Providers Ask Supreme Court for Fast Review of
Texas Ban

Abortion Providers Ask Supreme Court for Fast Review of...

The new filing asks the justices to use an unusual procedure to rule on a law that...

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Rashida Tlaib denounces Israel as apartheid state while
opposing Iron Dome bill

Rashida Tlaib denounces Israel as apartheid state while...

Rep. Rashida Tlaib called Israel an apartheid state guilty of war crimes in an impassioned...

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Pelosi hits back at San Francisco archbishop over describing
abortion bill as ‘child sacrifice’

Pelosi hits back at San Francisco archbishop over describing...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi lashed out Thursday at comments by the Archbishop of...

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Pelosi, Schumer Announce ‘Agreement on a Framework’ to Fund
Budget Bill

Pelosi, Schumer Announce ‘Agreement on a Framework’ to...

At a weekly press conference Thursday, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.)...

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Coast Guard Chaplains’ Memo Includes Invasive Questions for
Religious Exemption Requesters

Coast Guard Chaplains’ Memo Includes Invasive Questions...

A recent Department of Defense memorandum for chaplains of the Coast Guard includes...

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Democrats Express Concern About Looming US Debt Default,
Government Shutdown

Democrats Express Concern About Looming US Debt Default,...

Several Democrats in Congress have expressed concern about the looming U.S. deficit...

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House Republicans demand ethics rules for Hunter Biden art
sale

House Republicans demand ethics rules for Hunter Biden...

House Republicans on Thursday demanded a top New York art dealer turn over documents...

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Texas Democrat says Harris’ mission to Central America
didn’t slow migrant surge

Texas Democrat says Harris’ mission to Central America...

Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar of Texas said Thursday that Vice President Kamala...

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Maxine Waters: Agents ‘whipping’ migrants ‘worse than what
we saw with slavery’

Maxine Waters: Agents ‘whipping’ migrants ‘worse than what...

Rep. Maxine Waters, California Democrat, said Wednesday that the border agents on...

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Schiff: Proposal to check presidential power will apply to
Biden, family

Schiff: Proposal to check presidential power will apply...

Rep. Adam Schiff offered assurances Thursday that his proposal to bolster Congress’...

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House Republicans push for vote on bill to restrict illegal
immigration

House Republicans push for vote on bill to restrict illegal...

House Republicans are seeking to force a vote on a bill that would curb illegal...

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Chris Butler, pro-life Democrat, launches primary challenge
for House seat in Chicago

Chris Butler, pro-life Democrat, launches primary challenge...

A pro-life Democrat launched his campaign Thursday for Illinois’ 1st Congressional...

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House passes $1B for Israel's Iron Dome after progressive
dustup

House passes $1B for Israel's Iron Dome after progressive...

The House on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a bill to replenish Israel’s Iron Dome...

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House Approves Funding for Israel's Iron Dome

House Approves Funding for Israel's Iron Dome

Progressives balked at sending military aid to a country they accuse of human rights...

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U.S. Diplomat to Haiti Resigns Over Biden Administration
Policy

U.S. Diplomat to Haiti Resigns Over Biden Administration...

The diplomat, Daniel Foote, was appointed special envoy to Haiti in July, just weeks...

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White House reaches agreement on tax hikes with Hill
Democrats for $3.5 trillion package

White House reaches agreement on tax hikes with Hill Democrats...

Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer announced on Thursday that the White House...

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Congress considers permanent UFO investigation
office

Congress considers permanent UFO investigation office

Congress is considering setting up a permanent UFO investigation office primarily...

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Civil rights groups blast Congress for failing to enact
policing changes

Civil rights groups blast Congress for failing to enact...

The heads of the NAACP and other civil rights groups on Thursday denounced Congress’...

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Democrats hatch secret pay-for-it plan in bid for unity on
spending dreams

Democrats hatch secret pay-for-it plan in bid for unity...

Democratic leaders are racing to project momentum on turbulent negotiations over...

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Afghanistan politics imperils effort to claw back 2001 war
powers

Afghanistan politics imperils effort to claw back 2001...

The rocky U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan is imperiling Congress' plans to repeal...

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GOP Rep. Don Bacon says he will support the bipartisan
infrastructure bill

GOP Rep. Don Bacon says he will support the bipartisan...

Welcome to Congress Minutes, your real-time guide to what's driving the day in and...

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New Hampshire House Speaker Files Bill to Block Vaccine
Mandate

New Hampshire House Speaker Files Bill to Block Vaccine...

New Hampshire House Speaker Sherman Packard is working on legislation that would...

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Committee Approves Two Nominees to Environmental Posts Over
GOP Opposition

Committee Approves Two Nominees to Environmental Posts...

Against Republican opposition, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works...

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US Senate Confirms Batchelder for Treasury Tax Post

US Senate Confirms Batchelder for Treasury Tax Post

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed Lily Batchelder to serve as assistant...

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Cryptocurrency Regulators Rush To Create First Major
Rules

Cryptocurrency Regulators Rush To Create First Major Rules

Concerned about the potential for a digital-era bank run, the Treasury Department...

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Daniel Foote, U.S. envoy to Haiti, quits over deportation of
refugees

Daniel Foote, U.S. envoy to Haiti, quits over deportation...

The U.S. special envoy for Haiti resigned Thursday, denouncing the Biden administration’s...

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Catholic groups say Biden border policy violates church’s
teaching

Catholic groups say Biden border policy violates church’s...

A coalition of 164 Catholic groups sent a letter to President Biden on Thursday...

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Uyghur refugee: U.S. must stop buying Chinese slave labor
products

Uyghur refugee: U.S. must stop buying Chinese slave labor...

A Uyghur refugee is advocating passage of bipartisan legislation that would prevent...

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FDA deploying ‘fast-track’ arsenal against COVID-19

FDA deploying ‘fast-track’ arsenal against COVID-19

Food and Drug Administration officials said in July that Pfizer’s application for...

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California becomes first state to target Amazon production
quotas

California becomes first state to target Amazon production...

OAKLAND — Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation Wednesday making California the nation's...

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Schumer touts ‘menu’ to pay for social spending bill — but
details vague

Schumer touts ‘menu’ to pay for social spending bill —...

Welcome to Congress Minutes, your real-time guide to what's driving the day in and...

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Republicans Won’t Vote to Raise Debt Limit Given Democrats’
Partisan Budget Plans: McConnell

Republicans Won’t Vote to Raise Debt Limit Given Democrats’...

Senate Republicans will not vote to raise the debt limit at this time because of...

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White House Holds More Meetings With Democrats on
Budget

White House Holds More Meetings With Democrats on Budget

After a full day of negotiations on Wednesday, President Biden and his team are...

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Regulators Racing Toward First Major Rules on
Cryptocurrency

Regulators Racing Toward First Major Rules on Cryptocurrency

Concerned about the potential for a digital-era bank run, the Treasury Department...

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Ilhan Omar: Progressives Are ‘Being Held Hostage by
Conservative Democrats’

Ilhan Omar: Progressives Are ‘Being Held Hostage by Conservative...

 Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) accused “conservative Democrats” of holding both the progressive...

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Kayleigh McEnany Deletes Tweet After Brutal Mockery for
Accidentally Slamming Trump

Kayleigh McEnany Deletes Tweet After Brutal Mockery for...

Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Former Trump Press Secretary and current Fox News host...

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Paul LePage Is Back. And Maine Is Terrified.

Paul LePage Is Back. And Maine Is Terrified.

LEWISTON, Maine — Remember Paul LePage? Sure you do. He’s the former governor of...

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Watchdog: CBP improperly targeted Americans as caravans
approached border

Watchdog: CBP improperly targeted Americans as caravans...

U.S. Customs and Border Protection improperly targeted American citizens that the...

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U.S. envoy to Haiti resigns over migrant
deportations

U.S. envoy to Haiti resigns over migrant deportations

The U.S. special envoy for Haiti resigned on Wednesday, rebuking the Biden administration’s...

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Exclusive: Pelosi's new spending bill message

Exclusive: Pelosi's new spending bill message

Welcome to Congress Minutes, your real-time guide to what's driving the day in and...

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Newsom Signs Bill Targeting Production Quotas at Amazon and
Other Warehouse Operators

Newsom Signs Bill Targeting Production Quotas at Amazon...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a bill that restricts the ability of retailers...

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The most powerful network of Democratic donors has a new
president

The most powerful network of Democratic donors has a new...

The Democracy Alliance, a secretive club of wealthy progressive and Democratic donors,...

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New Bill From Sens. Grassley, Ossoff Aims to Combat Opioid
Epidemic in Rural Areas

New Bill From Sens. Grassley, Ossoff Aims to Combat Opioid...

A new bipartisan bill introduced in the Senate is aimed at fighting the opioid epidemic...

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The tangled tale of the Israel consulate, the Dilbert
cartoonist and the Matt Gaetz case

The tangled tale of the Israel consulate, the Dilbert cartoonist...

MIAMI — Of the many only-in-Florida aspects of the Rep. Matt Gaetz sex-crimes investigation,...

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‘Stop being timid. Be bold’: Dems hammer vaccine mandate
message in Virginia

‘Stop being timid. Be bold’: Dems hammer vaccine mandate...

Terry McAuliffe is leaning in on vaccines as the potential key to opening up a tight...

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Jan. 6 investigation accelerates as it turns toward
Trump

Jan. 6 investigation accelerates as it turns toward Trump

The march to unearth Donald Trump’s Jan. 6 secrets has shifted into a sprint. In...

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America’s meat supply is cheap and efficient. Covid-19
showed why that’s a problem.

America’s meat supply is cheap and efficient. Covid-19...

Johnathan Hladik was on his phone, calling one butcher after another, desperate...

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Biden’s debt ceiling gambit: Stay calm and carry on

Biden’s debt ceiling gambit: Stay calm and carry on

As the nation barrels toward fiscal catastrophe, President Joe Biden is intent,...

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The White House is set to announce new limits on HFCs, a
powerful driver of climate change.

The White House is set to announce new limits on HFCs,...

The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to issue a final regulation on Thursday...

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With Roe Under Threat, House Plans to Vote on Bill to
Counter Abortion Curbs

With Roe Under Threat, House Plans to Vote on Bill to Counter...

The measure has little chance of becoming law, but its consideration reflects a...

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In Push to Tax the Rich, White House Spotlights
Billionaires’ Tax Rates

In Push to Tax the Rich, White House Spotlights Billionaires’...

A White House analysis using an unconventional methodology says the wealthiest Americans...

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GOP Lawmakers File Impeachment Articles Against
Biden

GOP Lawmakers File Impeachment Articles Against Biden

Four House Republicans have filed articles impeachment against President Joe Biden...

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For Parents ​of Disabled Children, School Mask Wars Are
Particularly Wrenching

For Parents ​of Disabled Children, School Mask Wars Are...

In Tennessee, where the governor allows families to ignore school mask mandates,...

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Kerry James Marshall to Design Windows for National
Cathedral

Kerry James Marshall to Design Windows for National Cathedral

Kerry James Marshall will design two stained-glass windows addressing racial justice...

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Biden Nominates Ambassadors to Sweden, Belgium, and
Dominican Republic

Biden Nominates Ambassadors to Sweden, Belgium, and Dominican...

President Joe Biden on Wednesday nominated ambassadors to Sweden, Belgium, and the...

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House Democrats introduce stand-alone bill to fund Iron
Dome

House Democrats introduce stand-alone bill to fund Iron...

House Democrats introduced a stand-alone bill Wednesday that would fund Israel’s...

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Opinion | Failure on Biden's Reconcilation Bill Is Very Much
an Option

Opinion | Failure on Biden's Reconcilation Bill Is Very...

Joe Biden's domestic agenda at the moment is, like his presidency, in peril. It...

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Former Defense Secretary Mattis testifies in Holmes fraud
trial

Former Defense Secretary Mattis testifies in Holmes fraud...

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Former U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis testified Wednesday...

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Biden to tap Wall Street critic Omarova as top bank
cop

Biden to tap Wall Street critic Omarova as top bank cop

President Joe Biden is poised to nominate Cornell Law School Professor Saule Omarova...

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Germany’s Teflon candidate

Germany’s Teflon candidate

Olaf Scholz’s fingerprints are on some huge scandals. Why don’t voters care?

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Glenn Youngkin leads Terry McAuliffe in Virginia governor’s
race: poll

Glenn Youngkin leads Terry McAuliffe in Virginia governor’s...

A Virginia gubernatorial poll released Wednesday shows Republican Glenn Youngkin...

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Ron DeSantis Bans Quarantine Mandates For Students Exposed
To Covid, Calls Them ‘Draconian’

Ron DeSantis Bans Quarantine Mandates For Students Exposed...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) announced on Wednesday that the state Department of...

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As Monday Deadline Looms, Democratic House Leadership
Remains Optimistic

As Monday Deadline Looms, Democratic House Leadership Remains...

After over a month of infighting between progressive and moderate wings of the party,...

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At Covid Summit, Biden Sets Ambitious Goals for Vaccinating
the World

At Covid Summit, Biden Sets Ambitious Goals for Vaccinating...

But his plans face a tough road as pressure grows for big pharmaceutical companies...

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Biden Huddles With Democrats as Divisions Threaten His
Agenda

Biden Huddles With Democrats as Divisions Threaten His...

Democrats are nearing a make-or-break moment for President Biden’s agenda, with...

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Harris Announces Funding to Fight Future Pandemics

Harris Announces Funding to Fight Future Pandemics

Vice President Kamala Harris said that the U.S. would contribute at least $250 million...

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Powell vows to tighten Fed ethics rules after stock trading
uproar

Powell vows to tighten Fed ethics rules after stock trading...

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Wednesday pledged that the central bank will...

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FDA authorizes Pfizer-BionTech booster shot for elderly,
people at high risk of severe Covid-19

FDA authorizes Pfizer-BionTech booster shot for elderly,...

The Food and Drug Administration authorized a booster dose Wednesday of Pfizer and...

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Biden cools Democratic fever over domestic agenda, but can't
cure it

Biden cools Democratic fever over domestic agenda, but...

Democrats returned from a White House sitdown Wednesday vowing to work together...

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Faith leaders gather at White House to boost Biden’s
infrastructure plans

Faith leaders gather at White House to boost Biden’s infrastructure...

The White House hosted religious leaders to promote President Biden’s big-spending...

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EXCLUSIVE: U.S. Chamber of Commerce pressing House
Republicans to save $1.2T infrastructure bill

EXCLUSIVE: U.S. Chamber of Commerce pressing House Republicans...

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is pressuring House Republicans to save President Biden’s...

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Biden Declared the War Over. But Wars Go On.

Biden Declared the War Over. But Wars Go On.

The president’s assertion after the withdrawal from Afghanistan that the United...

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Biden Administration ‘Strongly Opposes’ Honorable Discharge
for Troops Who Refuse COVID-19 Vaccine

Biden Administration ‘Strongly Opposes’ Honorable Discharge...

President Joe Biden's administration on Wednesday came out against efforts to prevent...

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House Democrats Protest Treatment of Haitian
Migrants

House Democrats Protest Treatment of Haitian Migrants

House Democrats condemned the Border Patrol’s treatment of Haitian migrants at the...

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Steve Chucri, Maricopa County official, resigning after
secret election audit recording released

Steve Chucri, Maricopa County official, resigning after...

PHOENIX — A recording that emerged of a Republican elected Arizona official criticizing...

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George W. Bush boosts Liz Cheney’s campaign amid Trump,
allies’ assault

George W. Bush boosts Liz Cheney’s campaign amid Trump,...

The Bush-Cheney alliance is back. Read more… The post George W. Bush boosts Liz...

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Sen. Paul: We Should Not Use FISA Warrants to Surveil
Americans

Sen. Paul: We Should Not Use FISA Warrants to Surveil Americans

The U.S. government should not use FISA (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act)...

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Biden nominates longtime allies for 3
ambassadorships

Biden nominates longtime allies for 3 ambassadorships

President Joe Biden unveiled three nominees for ambassadorships on Wednesday, taking...

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Covid-19 boosters: 5 takeaways from CDC's big vaccine
meeting

Covid-19 boosters: 5 takeaways from CDC's big vaccine meeting

Data reviewed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's vaccine advisory...

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12 former security officials who warned against antitrust
crackdown have tech ties

12 former security officials who warned against antitrust...

The warning last week from a dozen former national security leaders was stark: An...

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Biden’s Call with Macron ‘Friendly,’ White House
Says

Biden’s Call with Macron ‘Friendly,’ White House Says

President Biden spoke with President Emmanuel Macron of France for the first time...

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Maxine Waters Slams Biden For Treatment Of Haitian Migrants:
‘Worse Than What We Witnessed In Slavery’

Maxine Waters Slams Biden For Treatment Of Haitian Migrants:...

Rep. Maxine Waters (R-CA) expressed her displeasure on Wednesday with President...

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Internet freedom declines in U.S. for 5th straight year:
Freedom House report

Internet freedom declines in U.S. for 5th straight year:...

Internet freedom declined in the U.S. for the fifth consecutive year, knocking America...

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Florida abortion bill replicates Texas’ sweeping ban

Florida abortion bill replicates Texas’ sweeping ban

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — An abortion bill similar to one signed into law in Texas was...

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Inside the Beltway: Biden’s agenda ‘hanging by a
thread’

Inside the Beltway: Biden’s agenda ‘hanging by a thread’

Even Meghan McCain is mad at President Biden. In her inaugural column for The Daily...

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Lawmakers call for civilian reserve corps to bolster federal
cyber defense

Lawmakers call for civilian reserve corps to bolster federal...

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is proposing a civilian reserve corps to serve as...

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Harris announces $250 million in global funding to fight
future pandemics.

Harris announces $250 million in global funding to fight...

The new fund was established to address a range of issues like disease surveillance,...

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Fed Chair Says Some Pandemic Support May Soon Be
Slowed

Fed Chair Says Some Pandemic Support May Soon Be Slowed

Jerome H. Powell, the Federal Reserve chair, said that if economic recovery “continues...

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Biden supporters blast DHS over Haitian deportations

Biden supporters blast DHS over Haitian deportations

It was just last month that Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas declared...

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Biden goes easy on China at U.N.

Biden goes easy on China at U.N.

President Biden this week signaled he is backing off the hardline U.S. policies...

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‘Insidious plot’: Trump sues niece, New York Times over 2018
tax story

‘Insidious plot’: Trump sues niece, New York Times over...

Former President Donald Trump is suing his estranged niece and three New York Times...

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‘Don’t give up’: Trump rallies GOP to oppose raising the
debt limit

‘Don’t give up’: Trump rallies GOP to oppose raising the...

Former President Donald Trump urged Senate Republicans on Wednesday to hold the...

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House GOP Leadership Will Encourage Members to Vote Against
Infrastructure Bill

House GOP Leadership Will Encourage Members to Vote Against...

In a statement from Rep. Steve Scalise's (R-La.) office Wednesday, the House Minority...

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White House: More Consultation Could Have Taken Place Before
AUKUS Announcement

White House: More Consultation Could Have Taken Place Before...

President Joe Biden acknowledged in a phone call with French President Emmanuel...

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Bipartisan police reform talks crumble

Bipartisan police reform talks crumble

The bipartisan police reform talks have officially collapsed. The end to the discussions...

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Fed signals plan to pull back economic support even as virus
looms

Fed signals plan to pull back economic support even as...

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday signaled it is on track to begin withdrawing some...

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Pfizer CEO rallies staff to fight Democrats' drug price
negotiation

Pfizer CEO rallies staff to fight Democrats' drug price...

Pfizer's CEO sent a video message to company employees urging them to fight proposed...

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CBC presses Biden administration on Haiti

CBC presses Biden administration on Haiti

Welcome to Congress Minutes, your real-time guide to what's driving the day in and...

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Bipartisan Police Reform Talks Collapse on Capitol
Hill

Bipartisan Police Reform Talks Collapse on Capitol Hill

The collapse of negotiations all but closed off the possibility that Congress would...

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Biden’s goals close to collapse amid Democratic feuding as
deadlines loom

Biden’s goals close to collapse amid Democratic feuding...

Democrats are feuding with each other over everything from spending to border patrol...

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Despite Bans on CRT, Educators Are Teaching Other Educators
How to ‘Back-Door It’ Into the Classroom

Despite Bans on CRT, Educators Are Teaching Other Educators...

Despite the passage of laws in some states banning Critical Race Theory (CRT) from...

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US National Debt Default Would Wipe out Millions of Jobs,
Moody’s Warns

US National Debt Default Would Wipe out Millions of Jobs,...

A U.S. default on the national debt would be a "catastrophic blow" to the country's...

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‘It’s Like I’m in Bizarro World’: Rep. Van Drew Says of
Biden Administration’s Narrative of the Border

‘It’s Like I’m in Bizarro World’: Rep. Van Drew Says of...

Republicans at the Homeland Security Committee meeting on Tuesday voiced their frustration...

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White House: French Ambassador Will Return to Washington
Amid Diplomatic Spat

White House: French Ambassador Will Return to Washington...

France's ambassador to the United States will return to Washington after a spat...

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House Democrats Use Obscure Rule to Stifle GOP’s Kabul
Probe, Say GOP Reps

House Democrats Use Obscure Rule to Stifle GOP’s Kabul...

House Rules Committee Democrats quietly extended a rule earlier this week in the...

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Opponents of Vax Mandate ‘Exalting Liberty Over Life’: Sen.
Durbin

Opponents of Vax Mandate ‘Exalting Liberty Over Life’:...

In an impassioned speech on the Senate floor Wednesday, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.)...

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Biden Announces Further US Investment in Combatting the
Virus Globally

Biden Announces Further US Investment in Combatting the...

President Joe Biden announced Wednesday the U.S. government is increasing its investment...

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House Democrats Demand Answers About Treatment of Haitian
Migrants

House Democrats Demand Answers About Treatment of Haitian...

A letter from lawmakers on the Oversight Committee asks for Customs and Border Protection...

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Biden meeting with top Democrats as infrastructure, spending
deadlines loom

Biden meeting with top Democrats as infrastructure, spending...

President Biden is being forced to referee congressional Democrats in hopes of saving...

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Detente: White House, France Agree to Future Meetings,
Ambassador’s Return to the U.S. Amid Submarine Spat

Detente: White House, France Agree to Future Meetings,...

Phil Noble/Getty Images The White House released a statement Wednesday announcing...

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Cory Booker declares deal dead for racial-justice overhaul
of policing in America

Cory Booker declares deal dead for racial-justice overhaul...

The hopes of striking a deal to overhaul policing policies are “out of reach,” the...

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Two former Obama Cabinet members named to Science and
Technology Council

Two former Obama Cabinet members named to Science and Technology...

Penny Pritzker and Ashton Carter, two former Obama Cabinet members, were named to...

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Biden announces 'partnership' with EU on global vaccine
distribution effort

Biden announces 'partnership' with EU on global vaccine...

President Joe Biden announced Wednesday the formation of a partnership between the...

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Biden Presses Global Partners to Amplify Pandemic
Response

Biden Presses Global Partners to Amplify Pandemic Response

President Biden called for a heightened, unified global response to the pandemic...

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Biden commits to communication with France after submarine
spat

Biden commits to communication with France after submarine...

President Joe Biden acknowledged Wednesday his administration should have consulted...

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Thousands of Haitian Migrants Are Being Let Into U.S.,
Official Says

Thousands of Haitian Migrants Are Being Let Into U.S.,...

Thousands of migrants who arrived in Del Rio, Texas, are being allowed into the...

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Alejandro Mayorkas: Border is ‘no less secure’ than it was
under Donald Trump

Alejandro Mayorkas: Border is ‘no less secure’ than it...

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas insisted Wednesday that conditions...

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Biden Speaks With Macron, First Time Since Diplomatic
Feud

Biden Speaks With Macron, First Time Since Diplomatic Feud

The call came days after President Emmanuel Macron of France recalled his country’s...

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Biden announces US will donate another 500m vaccine doses at
Covid summit – live

Biden announces US will donate another 500m vaccine doses...

US to donate 500m Pfizer doses to low- and lower-middle-income countries Doses are...

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Chamber of Commerce unveils ads pressuring vulnerable Dems
to vote against reconciliation

Chamber of Commerce unveils ads pressuring vulnerable Dems...

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce released ads Wednesday against five vulnerable Democrats...

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Anthony Gonzalez’s retreat begs question of which anti-Trump
Republican is next

Anthony Gonzalez’s retreat begs question of which anti-Trump...

Rep. Anthony Gonzalez weighed the pros and cons of running for reelection and concluded...

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Biden to speak Wednesday with French President
Macron

Biden to speak Wednesday with French President Macron

President Biden on Wednesday will hold his first conversation with French President...

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Biden to global leaders: Time to ‘step up’ efforts on
vaccines, oxygen, treatments

Biden to global leaders: Time to ‘step up’ efforts on vaccines,...

President Biden told global leaders Wednesday to “supercharge” the fight against...

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White House Reporters File ‘Formal Complaint’ Against Biden
After Aides Shout Them out of Oval Office

White House Reporters File ‘Formal Complaint’ Against Biden...

The White House press pool filed a formal complaint against President Joe Biden...

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Former Border Patrol Chief Says Border Security Rapidly
Disintegrated Under Biden

Former Border Patrol Chief Says Border Security Rapidly...

Security at the United States' southern border has fallen sharply since President...

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DHS chief Mayorkas sidelines agents during investigation
into images of rough treatment of migrants

DHS chief Mayorkas sidelines agents during investigation...

Border Patrol agents who were involved in a rough encounter with migrants this week...

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House Approves Spending Bill and Debt Limit Increase

House Approves Spending Bill and Debt Limit Increase

A divided House passed legislation to fund the government through early December,...

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Biden hosts a virtual meeting of world leaders to shore up
the global Covid response.

Biden hosts a virtual meeting of world leaders to shore...

President Biden has been under intense pressure from global health experts to do...

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Podesta Urges Democrats to Scale Back $3.5 Trillion
Bill

Podesta Urges Democrats to Scale Back $3.5 Trillion Bill

His message included a blunt call to progressives to accept a scaled-back price...

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Prosecutors to seek testimony of former Nevada AG in trial
of Giuliani associate

Prosecutors to seek testimony of former Nevada AG in trial...

Prosecutors plan to call former Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt — the frontrunner...

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FDA’s bans on flavored e-cigs create chaos for small vape
shops

FDA’s bans on flavored e-cigs create chaos for small vape...

Small- and medium-sized e-cigarette makers and vendors are fighting to keep their...

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Cheney gets a helping hand from Bushworld

Cheney gets a helping hand from Bushworld

Welcome to Congress Minutes, your real-time guide to what's driving the day in and...

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Democrats Say Their Tax Plan Will Not Raise Taxes on Middle
Class but Republicans Disagree

Democrats Say Their Tax Plan Will Not Raise Taxes on Middle...

Republicans including the Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin...

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DHS Touts Counter-Domestic Extremism Plan, But Rights Groups
Fear Threats to Civil Liberties

DHS Touts Counter-Domestic Extremism Plan, But Rights Groups...

At the Sept. 21 Senate Homeland Security Committee hearing on counterterrorism,...

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White House aides shout down questions during Joe
Biden-Boris Johnson meeting

White House aides shout down questions during Joe Biden-Boris...

White House aides late Tuesday shouted down reporters’ questions to President Biden...

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US to Donate 500 Million More COVID-19 Vaccines to Poor
Countries

US to Donate 500 Million More COVID-19 Vaccines to Poor...

The United States has reached an agreement with Pfizer to buy an additional 500...

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Fed Likely to Open Bond-Buying ‘Taper’ Door, but Hedge on
Outlook

Fed Likely to Open Bond-Buying ‘Taper’ Door, but Hedge...

WASHINGTON—The Federal Reserve is expected to clear the way on Wednesday for reductions...

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GOP grasps in vain for unity on Afghan refugee
message

GOP grasps in vain for unity on Afghan refugee message

As the U.S. resettles tens of thousands of Afghan refugees following a frenetic...

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Opinion | The Supreme Court is Giving George W. Bush the
Last Laugh on Guantanamo

Opinion | The Supreme Court is Giving George W. Bush the...

Later this month, just weeks after the 20th anniversary of 9/11, the federal court...

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Biden allies push for protections for Latino, Asian
voters

Biden allies push for protections for Latino, Asian voters

A nonprofit founded by allies of President Joe Biden is launching a new voting rights...

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Top US Trade Official to Have Meeting With WTO Chief on
Wednesday

Top US Trade Official to Have Meeting With WTO Chief on...

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai will have an online meeting on Wednesday...

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Measure to Ban Dishonorable Discharges of Unvaccinated
Military Members Introduced by GOP Senators

Measure to Ban Dishonorable Discharges of Unvaccinated...

Four Republican senators on Tuesday introduced a bill that would prevent the Department...

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Biden Dashes Johnson’s Hope for Quick Bilateral Trade
Deal

Biden Dashes Johnson’s Hope for Quick Bilateral Trade Deal

The UK's hope to reach a bilateral trade deal with the United States in the near...

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Trump sues niece, NYT over 2018 tax records
investigation

Trump sues niece, NYT over 2018 tax records investigation

Former President Donald Trump is suing The New York Times, three of its journalists...

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Congressional Black lawmakers support New York City vaccine
passport mandate amid racial conflict

Congressional Black lawmakers support New York City vaccine...

Congressional Black lawmakers say they support New York City’s passport vaccine...

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Biden to Meet With Democrats on Pushing His Economic
Agenda

Biden to Meet With Democrats on Pushing His Economic Agenda

The president will meet with Democratic leaders and lawmakers from both chambers...

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Trump Sues His Niece and The New York Times Over Leaked Tax
Documents

Trump Sues His Niece and The New York Times Over Leaked...

Former President Donald J. Trump filed a lawsuit on Tuesday accusing Mary Trump...

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Pressure Grows on U.S. Companies to Share Covid Vaccine
Technology

Pressure Grows on U.S. Companies to Share Covid Vaccine...

Moderna accepted $2.5 billion in taxpayer money to develop its Covid-19 vaccine....

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Many Haitian migrants are being released in the U.S. on a
‘very, very large scale,’ say officials

Many Haitian migrants are being released in the U.S. on...

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — Many Haitian migrants camped in a small Texas border town...

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What Congress Forgets About the Debt Limit

What Congress Forgets About the Debt Limit

Sometime next month, the United States will run up against its statutory debt limit....

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Minneapolis touched off a national reckoning. Now it’s
putting ‘defund the police’ to a vote.

Minneapolis touched off a national reckoning. Now it’s...

The “defund the police“ movement got its start in Minneapolis last year. It might...

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Biden finds few good options or allies on Haitian migrant
buildup

Biden finds few good options or allies on Haitian migrant...

The thousands of Haitians massing at the U.S. southern border has put the Biden...

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The porn industry turns to K Street to fight Trump-fueled
internet regulations

The porn industry turns to K Street to fight Trump-fueled...

The porn industry needs protection. From Congress, that is. A trade organization...

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Biden set to play peacemaker for warring Democratic
factions

Biden set to play peacemaker for warring Democratic factions

The two fractious wings of Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s caucus are tumbling toward intraparty...

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House Passes Bill to Send Payments to Victims of Likely
Directed Energy Attacks

House Passes Bill to Send Payments to Victims of Likely...

The House on Sept. 21 unanimously passed a bipartisan measure that would authorize...

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US Says Planned Meeting With European Nations Including
France Was Canceled Due to Scheduling Issues

US Says Planned Meeting With European Nations Including...

A meeting between leaders from the United States, France, and other European nations...

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Biden’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates ‘Modern-Day Segregation,’
Says Rep. Cawthorn

Biden’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates ‘Modern-Day Segregation,’...

Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-N.C.) on Tuesday likened President Joe Biden’s recently...

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Border Patrol Official Says White House Is Perpetuating
False Narrative Amid Reports of Haitian Migrants Being
‘Whipped’

Border Patrol Official Says White House Is Perpetuating...

A top Border Patrol official has accused Jen Psaki and the White House of "perpetuating...

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Sens McConnell, Shelby Offer Short-Term Govt. Funding Bill
Without Debt Ceiling

Sens McConnell, Shelby Offer Short-Term Govt. Funding Bill...

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.)...

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Mexico transports Haitians from remote area on U.S.
border

Mexico transports Haitians from remote area on U.S. border

CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico — Mexico has begun busing and flying Haitian migrants away...

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Officials: Many Haitian migrants are being released in
U.S.

Officials: Many Haitian migrants are being released in...

DEL RIO, Texas — Many Haitian migrants camped in a small Texas border town are being...

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Emmanuel Macron’s German election wish list

Emmanuel Macron’s German election wish list

The vote is a chance for the French president to increase his sway in the EU — but...

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Joe Biden articles of impeachment introduced by four House
Republicans

Joe Biden articles of impeachment introduced by four House...

Four conservative House Republicans introduced new articles of impeachment against...

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House Passes Stopgap Bill to Avert Government Shutdown,
Suspend Debt Limit

House Passes Stopgap Bill to Avert Government Shutdown,...

The House of Representatives voted late Tuesday to pass a bill that would avert...

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House passes bill to avoid government shutdown, suspend debt
cap

House passes bill to avoid government shutdown, suspend...

WASHINGTON — The House voted Tuesday night to fund the government into early December,...

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Congress commits to helping victims of mysterious attacks
causing Havana syndrome

Congress commits to helping victims of mysterious attacks...

The House unanimously passed legislation Tuesday to provide financial support to...

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House leadership looks to jam holdouts on drug
pricing

House leadership looks to jam holdouts on drug pricing

Top House Democrats are setting up a showdown vote on drug pricing as early as next...

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House sends bill aiding ‘Havana Syndrome’ victims to Biden’s
desk

House sends bill aiding ‘Havana Syndrome’ victims to Biden’s...

The House on Tuesday unanimously passed a bill to aid Americans believed to be suffering...

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Canadian Conservative leader tested leftward shift against
Trudeau. Will the new course stick?

Canadian Conservative leader tested leftward shift against...

OTTAWA — Erin O’Toole’s upstart campaign against Justin Trudeau showed Canada’s...

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Biden cool on future trade pact with United Kingdom

Biden cool on future trade pact with United Kingdom

Biden warned Johnson not to put peace in Northern Ireland at risk.

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House Democrats Unveil Protecting Our Democracy Act

House Democrats Unveil Protecting Our Democracy Act

Democrats aimed to use the legislation to strengthen checks on the presidency, making...

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Infrastructure Bill In Limbo as Biden Meets House
Democrats

Infrastructure Bill In Limbo as Biden Meets House Democrats

Liberal and moderate wings of the House Democratic caucus remain at odds over whether...

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House Passes Spending Bill and Debt Limit Increase Over
G.O.P. Opposition

House Passes Spending Bill and Debt Limit Increase Over...

The measure now heads to the Senate, setting up a clash with Republicans, who have...

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Images of Border Patrol’s Treatment of Haitian Migrants
Prompt Outrage

Images of Border Patrol’s Treatment of Haitian Migrants...

The footage offered a glimpse of the chaos that has been unfolding in Texas and...

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Inside the Beltway: ‘Run again,’ Republicans say to
Trump

Inside the Beltway: ‘Run again,’ Republicans say to Trump

So will he run again in 2024 — or not? Read more… The post Inside the Beltway: ‘Run...

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Biden meeting with Boris Johnson turns tense over U.K. teen
killed by wrong-way driver

Biden meeting with Boris Johnson turns tense over U.K....

A diplomatic morass seeped into President Biden’s first White House meeting with...

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LA City Council Bans Protests Within 300 Feet of Private
Homes

LA City Council Bans Protests Within 300 Feet of Private...

Demonstrators in Los Angeles will no longer be able to protest within 300 feet of...

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EXCLUSIVE: Larry Elder Reflects on the California Recall
Election, with Former State Sen. John Moorlach

EXCLUSIVE: Larry Elder Reflects on the California Recall...

“Only in America can a black person be president of the United States and be ‘the...

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What’s at Stake in the 2022 Races for Governor

What’s at Stake in the 2022 Races for Governor

The attention may be on House and Senate campaigns, but these races — some of which...

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House Passes Bill to Help Officials With 'Havana
Syndrome'

House Passes Bill to Help Officials With 'Havana Syndrome'

The bill, which was approved by the Senate in June, now heads to President Biden’s...

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American Airlines and JetBlue Face Antitrust Suit Over
Alliance

American Airlines and JetBlue Face Antitrust Suit Over...

The Justice Department said their partnership amounted to a merger in the New York...

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At U.N., Biden Calls for Diplomacy, not Conflict, but Some
Are Skeptical

At U.N., Biden Calls for Diplomacy, not Conflict, but Some...

The president said he wants global cooperation to meet challenges, but some allies...

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DOJ sues to block ‘de facto merger’ between American
Airlines, JetBlue

DOJ sues to block ‘de facto merger’ between American Airlines,...

The Biden Justice Department is suing to block American Airlines and JetBlue from...

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Iran mocks U.S. as Biden’s hopes for nuclear deal
fade

Iran mocks U.S. as Biden’s hopes for nuclear deal fade

President Biden promised to thaw diplomatic relations with Iran and to resurrect...

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Biden Uses First UN Address to Call for Global Community to
‘Seize Opportunities’ in Tackling Crises

Biden Uses First UN Address to Call for Global Community...

President Joe Biden called for deep global engagement and a shared future in his...

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Joe Biden keeps Boris Johnson guessing

Joe Biden keeps Boris Johnson guessing

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden likes to play hard to get with Boris Johnson — but shows...

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Pentagon's top nuclear official ousted in new
reorganization

Pentagon's top nuclear official ousted in new reorganization

The Pentagon’s top official overseeing nuclear and missile defense policy, including...

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A Botched Drone Strike in Kabul Started With the Wrong
Car

A Botched Drone Strike in Kabul Started With the Wrong...

An errant strike that killed 10 civilians has called into question the reliability...

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FBI Director: Ban Encryption to Counter Domestic
Extremism

FBI Director: Ban Encryption to Counter Domestic Extremism

FBI Director Christopher Wray said Sept. 21 that restrictions on encrypted chat...

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As Party Division Continues, Democratic Leaders Insist
‘Failure Is Not An Option’

As Party Division Continues, Democratic Leaders Insist...

At a press conference Tuesday morning, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries...

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Democrats’ bill would give executive branch authority to
declare eviction moratoriums

Democrats’ bill would give executive branch authority to...

Members of the “Squad” and some of their far-left Senate allies introduced legislation...

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Travel and tourism execs ask lawmakers to help revive
industry post-pandemic

Travel and tourism execs ask lawmakers to help revive industry...

Representatives from the U.S. travel industry urged a Senate panel Tuesday to pass...

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Opinion | Why Sane Republicans Are Purging
Themselves

Opinion | Why Sane Republicans Are Purging Themselves

Anthony Gonzalez leaves no doubt about what he thinks about Donald Trump and his...

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Shutdown, default odds increase as GOP buckles up to block
debt limit hike

Shutdown, default odds increase as GOP buckles up to block...

Lisa Murkowski isn’t fully comfortable with her fellow Republicans’ stance on the...

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Thousands of teachers rejected for public service loan
forgiveness program, new data shows

Thousands of teachers rejected for public service loan...

Thousands of teachers have been rejected for federal student loan forgiveness because...

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China's Xi pledges to end funding for overseas coal power
plants

China's Xi pledges to end funding for overseas coal power...

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday his country would end support for building...

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Trump wants him gone as leader. McConnell has ‘no
reaction.’

Trump wants him gone as leader. McConnell has ‘no reaction.’

Welcome to Congress Minutes, your real-time guide to what’s driving the day in and...

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Texas Governor Urges Biden to Declare Federal Emergency Due
to Immigrant Surge

Texas Governor Urges Biden to Declare Federal Emergency...

President Joe Biden should declare a federal emergency for the state of Texas because...

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Biden, Australian prime minister dodge questions about
submarine deal

Biden, Australian prime minister dodge questions about...

President Biden and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison sidestepped questions...

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Trump Campaign Knew Lawyers' Dominion Claims Were Baseless,
Memo Shows

Trump Campaign Knew Lawyers' Dominion Claims Were Baseless,...

Days before lawyers allied with Donald Trump gave a news conference promoting election...

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Schiff: Jan. 6 investigation going 'straight to subpoenas'
in some cases

Schiff: Jan. 6 investigation going 'straight to subpoenas'...

The select panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection is preparing to issue immediate...

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Conservative group's poll shows McAuliffe with narrow lead
in Virginia

Conservative group's poll shows McAuliffe with narrow lead...

A new poll conducted by a conservative organization shows Democrat Terry McAuliffe...

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Mayorkas vows 'dramatic results' in coming days on Haitian
migrants

Mayorkas vows 'dramatic results' in coming days on Haitian...

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas told Congress on Tuesday...

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Facebook paid billions extra to the FTC to spare Zuckerberg
in data suit, shareholders allege

Facebook paid billions extra to the FTC to spare Zuckerberg...

Facebook conditioned its $5 billion payment to the Federal Trade Commission to resolve...

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Hoyer expects infrastructure vote next week, despite
progressive wishes

Hoyer expects infrastructure vote next week, despite progressive...

Welcome to Congress Minutes, your real-time guide to what's driving the day in and...

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‘Legislative terrorists’: Far-left Democrats push Pelosi to
strip Israel aid from funding bill

‘Legislative terrorists’: Far-left Democrats push Pelosi...

Far-left Democrats, including members of the “Squad,” successfully pressured House...

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Biden is Combating Ransomware with Crackdown on
Cryptocurrency Payments

Biden is Combating Ransomware with Crackdown on Cryptocurrency...

Previewing its new approach, the Treasury Department announced sanctions against...

Watch: Xi Delivers Prerecorded Speech for U.N. General...

President Xi Jinping of China gives the country’s annual United Nations General...

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Biden Vows to Get Border ‘Under Control’ Amid Illegal
Immigration Surge in Del Rio

Biden Vows to Get Border ‘Under Control’ Amid Illegal Immigration...

President Joe Biden said his administration will work to get the U.S.-Mexico border...

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Democratic Continuing Resolution Contains Billions in New
Spending for Disasters, Afghans

Democratic Continuing Resolution Contains Billions in New...

On Tuesday, Democrats in the House Committee on Appropriations unveiled the text...

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Five takeaways from Biden’s U.N. speech

Five takeaways from Biden’s U.N. speech

President Biden finds himself under intense scrutiny from world leaders who don’t...

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GOP investigates FAA drone ban that shut down coverage of
migrant camp

GOP investigates FAA drone ban that shut down coverage...

Republican investigators demanded answers Tuesday from the Federal Aviation Administration...

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Mitch McConnell: Democrats’ ‘Frankenstein’ elections bill is
not compromise

Mitch McConnell: Democrats’ ‘Frankenstein’ elections bill...

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that the Democrats’ attempts...

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Alejandro Mayorkas, DHS chief, says border numbers are
dropping

Alejandro Mayorkas, DHS chief, says border numbers are...

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas suggested his department has turned...

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Biden says U.S. will quadruple climate aid to poor
countries

Biden says U.S. will quadruple climate aid to poor countries

President Joe Biden said Tuesday that the United States would provide more than...

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Schumer whacks Biden administration over handling of Haitian
migrants

Schumer whacks Biden administration over handling of Haitian...

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer called on the Biden administration Tuesday...

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Democrats' spending package is about more than money for
unions

Democrats' spending package is about more than money for...

Unions are lobbying fiercely and spending liberally in support of Democrats’ multitrillion-dollar...

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Battle over Biden's CFPB pick begins

Battle over Biden's CFPB pick begins

Welcome to Congress Minutes, your real-time guide to what's driving the day in and...

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Democrats seek to advance spending plans as government
shutdown looms – live

Democrats seek to advance spending plans as government...

Leaders scrambling to get infrastructure bill and the $3.5tn spending plan to Biden’s...

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Biden Urges Unity Against Common Threats in an
‘Interconnected’ World

Biden Urges Unity Against Common Threats in an ‘Interconnected’...

President Biden called for an era of international cooperation in tackling global...

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Facebook denies it withheld censorship under Trump to avoid
regulation

Facebook denies it withheld censorship under Trump to avoid...

Facebook is disputing the claim that it provided President Trump and his campaign...

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Biden pledges to work with allies in United Nations
address

Biden pledges to work with allies in United Nations address

President Joe Biden is delivering his first address to the United Nations General...

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House Freedom Caucus opposes defense policy bill, undermines
GOP-backed boost to Pentagon budget

House Freedom Caucus opposes defense policy bill, undermines...

A group of firebrand House Republicans said Tuesday that they will oppose the annual...

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Banks Oppose Biden’s New Proposal on IRS Reporting

Banks Oppose Biden’s New Proposal on IRS Reporting

WASHINGTON—Opposition is growing to a new proposal aimed at curbing tax evasion...

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Boris Johnson Calls Biden ‘a Breath of Fresh Air’ Compared
to Trump Ahead of White House Meeting

Boris Johnson Calls Biden ‘a Breath of Fresh Air’ Compared...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson called U.S. President Joe Biden “a breath of...

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House Republican wants lists of U.S. military gear in
Afghanistan back online

House Republican wants lists of U.S. military gear in Afghanistan...

House Republican Rep. Ted Budd is taking aim at the Biden administration’s move...

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Biden’s DOJ urges Supreme Court not to overturn Roe v.
Wade

Biden’s DOJ urges Supreme Court not to overturn Roe v....

The Biden administration on Monday urged the Supreme Court not to overrule its nearly...

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Biden Admin Extends Travel Restriction at Canada, Mexico
Borders

Biden Admin Extends Travel Restriction at Canada, Mexico...

The Biden administration announced Monday it will extend the non-essential travel...

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Biden Gives First Address to UN General Assembly as Some US
Alliances Face Tensions

Biden Gives First Address to UN General Assembly as Some...

President Joe Biden delivered his first address at the United Nations General Assembly...

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Homeland Security Secretary ‘Horrified’ By Images of Police
Abusing Migrants

Homeland Security Secretary ‘Horrified’ By Images of Police...

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said on Tuesday he was “horrified”...

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DHS chief Alejandro Mayorkas pledges investigation into
horseback incident in Texas

DHS chief Alejandro Mayorkas pledges investigation into...

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said Tuesday that any mistreatment...

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White House: Images of border agents with a whip ‘obviously
horrific’

White House: Images of border agents with a whip ‘obviously...

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Monday that images appearing to show...

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Migration maelstrom puts Biden in a political vise

Migration maelstrom puts Biden in a political vise

Haiti is reeling from a year of devastation: the assassination of its president,...

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Watch Live: Biden Set to Address the United Nations General
Assembly

Watch Live: Biden Set to Address the United Nations General...

President Biden will deliver his first speech to the United Nation’s 193-member...

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Biden faces an uphill climb as he tries to reassure allies
at the U.N. General Assembly.

Biden faces an uphill climb as he tries to reassure allies...

In conversations over the past two weeks, allies say they have new concerns about...

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Group of 30 US State Attorneys General Urge Lawmakers to
Tighten Antitrust Laws

Group of 30 US State Attorneys General Urge Lawmakers to...

A bipartisan group of 30 U.S. state attorneys general have come together to urge...

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House GOP's infrastructure vote count could scramble Dem
agenda

House GOP's infrastructure vote count could scramble Dem...

If House Democrats keep pushing their two-track plan for a party-line social spending...

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Dems fear Biden's domestic agenda could implode

Dems fear Biden's domestic agenda could implode

Internal Democratic discord has wounded President Joe Biden’s massive social spending...

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Becerra takes a back seat while others steer Covid
response

Becerra takes a back seat while others steer Covid response

As President Joe Biden’s health secretary, Xavier Becerra runs the sprawling department...

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Opinion | Hezbollah’s Grip on Lebanon Is Weakening. Here’s
How Washington Can Help.

Opinion | Hezbollah’s Grip on Lebanon Is Weakening. Here’s...

In a televised speech last week, Hezbollah’s leader Hassan Nasrallah outlined a...

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Johnson & Johnson says booster shot provides strong
protection against Covid-19

Johnson & Johnson says booster shot provides strong...

Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday said a booster shot of its Covid-19 vaccine given two...

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Psaki Defends Not Requiring Negative COVID-19 Tests, Vaccine
Proof From Immigrants

Psaki Defends Not Requiring Negative COVID-19 Tests, Vaccine...

White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Monday defended the Biden administration’s...

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2 GOP Operatives Charged With Funneling $25,000 From Russian
National Into 2016 Presidential Election Campaign

2 GOP Operatives Charged With Funneling $25,000 From Russian...

Two Republican political operatives have been charged with allegedly funneling $25,000...

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Biden to Take COVID-19 Booster Jab on Camera: White
House

Biden to Take COVID-19 Booster Jab on Camera: White House

President Joe Biden will take a booster shot of the COVID-19 vaccine on camera,...

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What Trudeau’s win means for Canada-U.S. relations

What Trudeau’s win means for Canada-U.S. relations

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau’s election win will earn him a congratulatory call from...

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Call Being Planned Between Biden and Macron to ‘Reaffirm’
Partnership: White House

Call Being Planned Between Biden and Macron to ‘Reaffirm’...

The White House says it is planning a call with French President Emmanuel Macron...

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Justice Dept. Urges Supreme Court to Uphold Roe v.
Wade

Justice Dept. Urges Supreme Court to Uphold Roe v. Wade

The department also sought permission to present oral arguments in December when...

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Democrats Begin Effort to Curb Post-Trump Presidential
Powers

Democrats Begin Effort to Curb Post-Trump Presidential...

But to appeal to Republicans, a bill being introduced in the House to impose checks...

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Trudeau returns to power with minority grip on
Parliament

Trudeau returns to power with minority grip on Parliament

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau will hang on to his job as Canada’s prime minister in an...

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Missing Merkel already: Her party loses the German
chancellor’s voter base

Missing Merkel already: Her party loses the German chancellor’s...

Women and elderly voters are shifting away.

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European Union leaders accuse Biden of disloyalty to
allies

European Union leaders accuse Biden of disloyalty to allies

Ursula von der Leyen says “business as usual” can’t continue.

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Donald Trump shuns Matt Dolan, Ohio GOP Senate candidate,
over Cleveland Indians name change

Donald Trump shuns Matt Dolan, Ohio GOP Senate candidate,...

Former President Donald Trump tore into state Sen. Matt Dolan of Ohio shortly after...

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Texas Sues Biden Administration Over Transgender Worker
Right Guidance

Texas Sues Biden Administration Over Transgender Worker...

The state of Texas sued the Biden administration on Sept. 20 over guidance issued...

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Homeland Security Investigating After Images of Haitian
Migrants at Border

Homeland Security Investigating After Images of Haitian...

Photos and video have emerged showing agents chasing and grabbing immigrants while...

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Joe Biden stresses international cooperation ahead of
meeting with UN secretary general

Joe Biden stresses international cooperation ahead of meeting...

President Biden on Monday hammered home the theme of his two-day trip to the United...

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Activists, progressives demand reversal of parliamentarian
ruling against amnesty provision

Activists, progressives demand reversal of parliamentarian...

Immigrant-rights advocates said Monday that Democrats must change, ignore or overturn...

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Barbara Lee, Bernie Sanders Pentagon spending cut effort
bolstered by GAO report

Barbara Lee, Bernie Sanders Pentagon spending cut effort...

The Government Accountability Office on Monday faulted the Pentagon for not doing...

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C.I.A. Officer Suffers Havana Syndrome Symptoms

C.I.A. Officer Suffers Havana Syndrome Symptoms

The officer, who had been traveling in India with the agency’s director, was given...

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‘Extremely troubling’: Investigation launched into border
agents on horseback seen chasing migrants

‘Extremely troubling’: Investigation launched into border...

U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Professional Responsibility has launched...

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Richard Durbin dismisses overruling Senate parliamentarian
on amnesty in Biden spending plan

Richard Durbin dismisses overruling Senate parliamentarian...

Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin dismissed the possibility of Democrats overturning...

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Appeals Panel Overturns Army Judge’s Ruling on
Torture

Appeals Panel Overturns Army Judge’s Ruling on Torture

The decision on a case at the Guantánamo war court did not resolve the broader issue...

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Veterans Discharged Under ‘Don't Ask, Don’t Tell’ Are
Eligible for Full V.A. Benefits

Veterans Discharged Under ‘Don't Ask, Don’t Tell’ Are Eligible...

The new guidance comes on the 10th anniversary of the policy’s repeal.

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Vaccine supply fears motivated White House booster
push

Vaccine supply fears motivated White House booster push

Top advisers to President Joe Biden pushed for his administration to announce a...

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The Black Box of Peter Thiel’s Beliefs

The Black Box of Peter Thiel’s Beliefs

In the early days of the 2016 presidential campaign, most public figures, companies...

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‘Cowboys for Trump’ founder’s Jan. 6 case highlights
challenges facing prosecutors

‘Cowboys for Trump’ founder’s Jan. 6 case highlights challenges...

A New Mexico county official charged with two misdemeanors for breaching Capitol...

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Louisiana colleges already reeling from the pandemic now
struggle to recover from Ida

Louisiana colleges already reeling from the pandemic now...

Only a third of Nicholls State University students were vaccinated against the coronavirus...

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Former Obama aide tapped to help with HHS Covid
messaging

Former Obama aide tapped to help with HHS Covid messaging

HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra has brought on former Obama-era health official Leslie...

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Texas doctor sued after saying he defied state’s new
abortion law

Texas doctor sued after saying he defied state’s new abortion...

DALLAS — A San Antonio doctor who said he performed an abortion in defiance of a...

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Treasury takes on cryptocurrency upstarts as popularity
soars

Treasury takes on cryptocurrency upstarts as popularity...

The Treasury Department is moving to rein in a new class of cryptocurrencies whose...

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Dems ready an immigration reform backup plan despite long
odds

Dems ready an immigration reform backup plan despite long...

Democrats are vowing to try again for party-line immigration reform after the Senate’s...

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Longtime GOP operatives charged with funneling Russian
national’s money to Trump, RNC

Longtime GOP operatives charged with funneling Russian...

Two veteran Republican campaign operatives — including one who got a pardon from...

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Britain and other small island states call out big
polluters

Britain and other small island states call out big polluters

At a closed meeting, the speeches singled out major emitters whose leaders had not...

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Biden to Raise the Cap on Refugees to 125,000

Biden to Raise the Cap on Refugees to 125,000

The move indicates the president’s intention to open the country’s doors after four...

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Progressives Worry Their Priorities Will Be Left Behind,
Despite Biden’s Bold Words

Progressives Worry Their Priorities Will Be Left Behind,...

The White House says it is committed to reducing gun violence, keeping abortion...

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C.D.C. Mandates Measles Vaccinations, Quarantines for Afghan
Refugees

C.D.C. Mandates Measles Vaccinations, Quarantines for Afghan...

Officials know of 16 confirmed cases of measles among Afghan evacuees and Americans...

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After Setback, Democrats Vow to Push Ahead on Immigration
Overhaul

After Setback, Democrats Vow to Push Ahead on Immigration...

After a top Senate official rejected a proposal to legalize millions of undocumented...

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Tracy Stone-Manning pick should get David Chipman-style
drop, Republicans say

Tracy Stone-Manning pick should get David Chipman-style...

As far as Senate Republicans are concerned, if President Biden can walk back the...

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Michael Gableman, Wisconsin election investigator, warns of
subpoenas, ‘comprehensive audit’

Michael Gableman, Wisconsin election investigator, warns...

MADISON, Wis. — The retired conservative Wisconsin Supreme Court justice leading...

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Air Force confronts rising China, battles Congress over
outdated aircraft

Air Force confronts rising China, battles Congress over...

Top Air Force officials sounded the alarm Monday that the U.S. is rapidly falling...

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Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer risk government shutdown to
avoid Democrat-only hike in debt ceiling

Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer risk government shutdown to...

Congressional Democratic leaders on Monday set themselves on the road to a potential...

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Michael Sussmann case: Defense attorneys, judge have
high-level Democratic connections

Michael Sussmann case: Defense attorneys, judge have high-level...

The list of inside-the-Beltway legal players connected to Democrats in the case...

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Inside the Beltway: The pro-life prayers begin

Inside the Beltway: The pro-life prayers begin

Pro-life forces are on high alert now that the U.S. Supreme Court is reviewing Mississippi’s...

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Members of Congress, Spouses Find Oasis of Calm Amid
Washington’s Political Conflicts at Alabaster House

Members of Congress, Spouses Find Oasis of Calm Amid Washington’s...

It’s all politics, all the time in Congress, so escaping the drumbeat of favor-seekers,...

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Democrats Want to Transform US into a Socialist Country:
Senate GOP Leader

Democrats Want to Transform US into a Socialist Country:...

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Democrats are trying to use...

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Vladimir Putin party win marred by ‘clone candidates,’
social media clashes

Vladimir Putin party win marred by ‘clone candidates,’...

Russian President Vladimir Putin has tightened his grip on power, with his country’s...

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Biden aims to welcome 125,000 refugees next year

Biden aims to welcome 125,000 refugees next year

The Biden administration informed Congress on Monday that it hopes to welcome 125,000...

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Opinion | What Biden Needs to Prove in His Speech to the
U.N.

Opinion | What Biden Needs to Prove in His Speech to the...

When Joe Biden makes his first presidential address to the United Nations General...

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Black voters stung by Democrats’ broken promises: ‘Doing
terrible on racial justice’

Black voters stung by Democrats’ broken promises: ‘Doing...

The left had grand hopes at the beginning of the year that Democrats would make...

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Abortion Poll: Most Americans Disagree With Supreme Court on
Texas Ban

Abortion Poll: Most Americans Disagree With Supreme Court...

Monmouth University Poll released its findings the same day the Supreme Court added...

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Mnuchin’s Private Equity Fund Raises $2.5 billion

Mnuchin’s Private Equity Fund Raises $2.5 billion

The former Treasury secretary has attracted investment from Saudi Arabia’s sovereign...

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U.S. to Lift Travel Ban for Vaccinated Visitors

U.S. to Lift Travel Ban for Vaccinated Visitors

Travelers who provide proof of full vaccination against the coronavirus before boarding...

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Nancy Pelosi Urges Congress to ‘Come Together’ to End Debt
Ceiling Crisis

Nancy Pelosi Urges Congress to ‘Come Together’ to End Debt...

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Sunday released a "Dear Colleague"...

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Pelosi, Schumer Seek to Combine Debt Limit Measure With Bill
to Avert Government Shutdown

Pelosi, Schumer Seek to Combine Debt Limit Measure With...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced Democrats this week will combine...

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Most Americans Disagree With Supreme Court on Texas Abortion
Ban, Poll Finds

Most Americans Disagree With Supreme Court on Texas Abortion...

Monmouth University Poll released its findings the same day the Supreme Court added...

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‘Devastating’: Florida Republicans worried about 2022 as
they crafted election law

‘Devastating’: Florida Republicans worried about 2022 as...

TALLAHASSEE — Florida Republicans this spring insisted a contentious new election...

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Democrats agonize over shutdown, debt limit game
plan

Democrats agonize over shutdown, debt limit game plan

House Democratic leaders were still wrestling Monday with a strategy to avoid a...