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Trump and Justice Dept. Lawyer Said to Have Plotted to Oust Acting Attorney General

2 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Trying to find another avenue to push his baseless election claims, Donald Trump considered installing a loyalist, and had the men make their cases to him.
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Boston City Council to hold hearing on special election override

20 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

The Boston City Council plans on holding a hearing next week on whether or not to override a potential special election for mayor. The legislation, from City Councilor Ricardo...
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Biden's early approach to virus: Underpromise, overdeliver

24 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - It's a proven political strategy: Underpromise and overdeliver. President Joe Biden, in his first three days in office, has painted a bleak picture of the...
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White House Orders Assessment on Violent Extremism in U.S

28 minutes ago   |   NY Times

The order for the evaluation from the intelligence community comes as judges continue to deny bail for suspects in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
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Birx says she thought of quitting the Trump administration 'always'

Birx says she thought of quitting the Trump administration 'always'

32 minutes ago   |   Politico

Deborah Birx frequently contemplated quitting her post as White House coronavirus response coordinator due to the hyperpartisan environment within the Trump administration, she...
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Charlie Baker budget proposal will fully fund Student Opportunity Act

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

Gov. Charlie Baker said he will fully fund the first year of the Student Opportunity Act in the fiscal year 2022 budget proposal he's expected to unveil next week. “We're...
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C.D.C. Eases Coronavirus Vaccine Rules for ‘Exceptional Circumstances'

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

The agency now says patients may switch authorized vaccines between the first and second doses, and also extend the interval between doses to six weeks.
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Don't Fire People For Dumb Tweets

1 hour ago   |   The New Republic

On Wednesday, Will Wilkinson, a New York Times contributor and vice president at the center-right think tank the Niskanen Center made a joke on Twitter. “If Biden really wanted...
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Three questions about the next four years

2 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Now that the transition has happened, what will the election and what came after mean for our politics?
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Maduro sent letter to Iran's leader accrediting US fugitive

2 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

A Colombian businessman was carrying a letter from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accrediting him to Iran's supreme leader when he was arrested on a U.S. warrant last...
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Trump's Second Impeachment Trial To Begin Next Week

Trump's Second Impeachment Trial To Begin Next Week

The House will transmit the article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump on Monday, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced. Read more ...

Biden Administration Announces Plans To Assess Domestic Violent Extremism

Biden Administration Announces Plans To Assess Domestic Violent Extremism

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki announced a series of steps the Biden administration is taking to try to tackle the threat of domestic extremism. (Image credit: Roberto... Read more ...

Ohio Legislator Who Questioned Black Hygiene To Lead Health Panel

Ohio Legislator Who Questioned Black Hygiene To Lead Health Panel

Sen. Stephen Huffman was appointed to the state's Senate Health Committee despite questioning whether “the colored population” was disproportionately contracting the... Read more ...

Senate Confirms Lloyd Austin To Be The First Black Defense Secretary

Senate Confirms Lloyd Austin To Be The First Black Defense Secretary

President Biden made history by nominating Austin. But picking a retired general also threatens the bedrock democratic principle of civilian control of the military. Read more ...

Bernie Sanders Had No Clue He Became A Meme During Joe Biden's Inauguration

Bernie Sanders Had No Clue He Became A Meme During Joe Biden's Inauguration

"I was just sitting there trying to keep warm," the Vermont senator told Seth Meyers. Read more ...

Biden prepares executive orders aimed at combating hunger, protecting workers

Biden prepares executive orders aimed at combating hunger, protecting workers

President Joe Biden will sign two executive orders on Friday aimed at fighting hunger, protecting American workers and providing economic relief to families whose jobs and... Read more ...

McConnell Wants to Delay Trump's Impeachment Trial

McConnell Wants to Delay Trump's Impeachment Trial

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is in no hurry for the Senate impeachment trial of former President Trump to begin. He's told Democrats he wants the trial to begin... Read more ...

Senate Democrats File Ethics Complaint Against Cruz, Hawley After Capitol Riot

Senate Democrats File Ethics Complaint Against Cruz, Hawley After Capitol Riot

The chamber has the power to expel or censure members for their conduct, though it's a rare occurrence. Only 24 have received such sanctions since 1780. Read more ...

GOP Rep. Andy Harris Tries To Bring Gun Into House Chamber

GOP Rep. Andy Harris Tries To Bring Gun Into House Chamber

Republicans keep complaining about the new metal detectors outside the House chamber. Now we know why. Read more ...

Biden Signs Burst Of COVID-19 Orders, Vows 'Help Is On The Way'

Biden Signs Burst Of COVID-19 Orders, Vows 'Help Is On The Way'

The new president has vowed to take far more aggressive measures to contain the virus than his predecessor, starting with stringent adherence to public health guidance. Read more ...