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Before SCOTUS Vote, Democrats Have Request for Pence

30 days ago   |   By Newser

The presidency may be up in the air, but a different vote is sure to be a winner for Republicans: The Senate will vote Monday evening to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. The outcome is not in doubt after Sunday's legislative action , though one aspect of the...
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Democrats ask Pence to skip Barrett vote over COVID-19 risk

Democrats ask Pence to skip Barrett vote over COVID-19 risk

30 days ago   |   By Arizona Daily Star

WASHINGTON - A deeply torn Senate is set to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, but Democratic leaders are asking Vice President Mike Pence to stay away from presiding over Monday's session due to potential health risks...
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Trump administration rejects massive Alaska mining project

Trump administration rejects massive Alaska mining project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers denied a permit for the Pebble Mine in Alaska on Wednesday, effectively killing plans to build the massive copper and gold project that... Read more ...

Georgia's Republican Secretary Of State Says He Was 'Thrown Under The Bus'...

Georgia's Republican Secretary Of State Says He Was 'Thrown Under The Bus' By Trump

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Barack Obama Thinks People Are Looking Forward To 1 Particular Thing In The Joe Biden Era

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‘Fantasy world': Pompeo knocks Biden administration picks as out of touch on...

‘Fantasy world': Pompeo knocks Biden administration picks as out of touch on foreign policy

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday criticized members of President-elect Joe Biden's incoming administration, saying they've lived in a “fantasy world” and “led from... Read more ...

Azar says states will decide who gets first Covid-19 shots

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States will have final say on how to prioritize who gets the first doses of any coronavirus vaccines, HHS Secretary Alex Azar told reporters on Tuesday. A CDC vaccine advisory... Read more ...

Rubio calls Biden's national security team 'polite & orderly caretakers of...

Rubio calls Biden's national security team 'polite & orderly caretakers of America's decline'

Sen. Marco Rubio suggested on Tuesday that he would oppose confirmation of President-elect Joe Biden's national security team, presaging the first sign of potential Senate... Read more ...

Donald Trump Is Now Retweeting Randy Quaid's Election Rants And Do-Over Calls

Donald Trump Is Now Retweeting Randy Quaid's Election Rants And Do-Over Calls

"Did anyone have Donald retweeting Randy Quaid's do-over vote idea on their 2020 Election Bingo card?" asked "Star Wars" actor Mark Hamill. Read more ...

Trump lets administration begin Biden transition

Trump lets administration begin Biden transition

More than two weeks after clinching electoral victory, President-elect Joe Biden can finally start his formal transition to the White House. The General Services Administration... Read more ...

Dianne Feinstein to step down as top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary panel

Dianne Feinstein to step down as top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary panel

Sen. Dianne Feinstein plans to step down as the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee in the next Congress, according to three people familiar with the matter. The... Read more ...