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Florida Democrats Try To Regroup After Big November Losses

34 minutes ago   |   NPR

Although Joe Biden won, Democrats in Florida lost big in November, giving up seats in Congress and the state legislature. They face tough races in next year's election and the...
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Scoot over! Study reveals E-scooter use in Washington D.C

34 minutes ago   |   Science Daily

Researchers examined e-scooter use in Washington, D.C. and found that built environment and demographics both matter. Tourist attractions, hotels and metro stops are all...
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USDA puts brakes on land transfer for Arizona copper mine

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Biden administration is pulling back an environmental review that cleared the way for a parcel of federal land that Apaches consider sacred to be turned...
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A voting bill could make biggest the changes to US elections in decades

A voting bill could make biggest the changes to US elections in decades

1 hour ago   |   WYFF

Congress is beginning debate on the biggest overhaul of U.S. elections law in a generation.
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US announces $125 million defense aid package for Ukraine

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

WAHINGTON - The Pentagon on Monday announced a $125 million military aid package for Ukraine, including two armed patrol boats to help the country defend its territorial...
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Vicente Gonzalez, Texas Democratic Representative, Calls Biden's Immigration Plans 'Catastrophic'

2 hours ago   |   Newsweek

The congressman originally pushed back against Biden's proposed immigration reform policies in February, before their formal introduction in Congress.
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Democratic senator's first bill provides 5 million essential workers with a pathway to citizenship

Democratic senator's first bill provides 5 million essential workers with a pathway to citizenship

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement In order to aid essential workers during COVID-19, Democrats introduced a bill on Friday to provide undocumented immigrants who have worked on the...
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The Supreme Court is hearing arguments Tuesday in a case that could further gut the Voting Rights Act and its protections for minority voters

The Supreme Court is hearing arguments Tuesday in a case that could further gut the Voting Rights Act and its protections for minority voters

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The US Supreme Court is hearing arguments Tuesday in key voting rights cases out of Arizona that will test the limits of a provision of the Voting Rights...
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White House advisor Cedric Richmond says Biden wants to tackle racial barriers as Congress considers studying reparations

White House advisor Cedric Richmond says Biden wants to tackle racial barriers as Congress considers studying reparations

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement White House senior advisor Cedric Richmond said during an interview that aired on Sunday that it's feasible for President Joe Biden to move forward on...
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GOP senators offer compromise on minimum wage as Dems ram bill through House

GOP senators offer compromise on minimum wage as Dems ram bill through House

5 hours ago   |   New York Post

Some Senate Republicans say they agree that Americans working for minimum wage need a raise, offering a compromise proposal as Democrats say they're “united” in pushing a...
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Senate Democrats prepare to advance the $1.9 trillion stimulus plan without...

Senate Democrats prepare to advance the $1.9 trillion stimulus plan without a $15-an-hour minimum wage

Summary List Placement Senate Democrats are preparing to advance the $1.9 trillion stimulus bill this week as efforts to push through a $15-per-hour minimum wage with a new tax... Read more ...

Cuomo accuser says the governor is refusing 'to acknowledge or take...

Cuomo accuser says the governor is refusing 'to acknowledge or take responsibility for his predatory behavior'

Summary List Placement A former aide who accused New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment slammed his apology statement as insufficient on Monday and said the governor... Read more ...

Trump, Melania got COVID-19 vaccine before leaving White House

Trump, Melania got COVID-19 vaccine before leaving White House

Former President Donald Trump and former first lady Melania Trump were vaccinated for COVID-19 in January, Read more ...

Cuomo hires Woody Allen lawyer as NY attorney general moves forward with...

Cuomo hires Woody Allen lawyer as NY attorney general moves forward with investigation into sexual harassment allegations

Summary List Placement New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration has hired a criminal defense attorney to take point on the dueling scandals facing the high profile... Read more ...

Why did J.J. Watt sign with Cardinals? Former Texans star finds good...

Why did J.J. Watt sign with Cardinals? Former Texans star finds good contract, great fit in Arizona

The Cardinals have faith J.J. Watt will be an elite defender and remain a healthy producer through the 2022 season, while offering $23 million guaranteed to lure the former... Read more ...

Jamie Dimon says 'gangbuster' growth is in store for the US but too much...

Jamie Dimon says 'gangbuster' growth is in store for the US but too much fiscal stimulus is a risk

Summary List Placement The world's largest economy looks to be set for a "gangbuster" pace of expansion through next year but US officials should be cautious about unleashing... Read more ...

Father and son charged in Ghosn escape are handed over to Japan

Father and son charged in Ghosn escape are handed over to Japan

An American father and son accused of helping former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn flee Japan were handed over on Monday to Japanese authorities for extradition from the... Read more ...

Jen Psaki won't directly say where Biden's ‘red line' is on sexual...

Jen Psaki won't directly say where Biden's ‘red line' is on sexual misconduct claims

White House press secretary Jen Psaki reiterated President Biden's support for an independent investigation into sexual harassment allegations against Gov. Andrew Cuomo on... Read more ...

Nine-year-old girl dies during exorcism

Nine-year-old girl dies during exorcism

A 9-year-old girl was beaten to death with a cane during an exorcism in Sri Lanka, police said. The girl's mother and the woman she hired to drive an evil spirt out of the girl... Read more ...

NC getting 80,000 doses of Johnson & Johnson's vaccine on Wednesday

NC getting 80,000 doses of Johnson & Johnson's vaccine on Wednesday

More than 4 million doses of Johnson and Johnson's single-dose coronavirus vaccine were on their way to hospitals across the country Monday, and thousands will arrive in North... Read more ...