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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, appeals to congressional leaders to pass paid family and medical leave

44 minutes ago   |   The Washington Post

In a letter to Pelosi and Schumer, the duchess said comprehensive paid leave “should not be a place to compromise or negotiate.”
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Democrats warn against family leave cuts from spending bill

9 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

More than a dozen Senate Democrats are imploring President Joe Biden and congressional leaders to keep a national paid family leave program in his sweeping social services and...
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Miami Private School Says Students Who Receive “Experimental” Vaccine Must Stay Home for 30 Days

1 day ago   |   Politicus USA

A Miami private school is embroiled in controversy after sending home a letter to parents that said students who get vaccinated will need to quarantine at home for 30 days...
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The Erie County Sheriff's Race Is a Matter of Life or Death

1 day ago   |   The New Republic

Erie County Sheriff and Trump superfan Timothy B. Howard should be as notorious as Joe Arpaio, the famously racist Republican sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, whom Howard...
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Emanuel touts black, progressive support ahead of confirmation hearing for ambassador job. But senators have questions

1 day ago   |   The Washington Post

Emanuel claims to have a letter supporting him from the family of Laquan McDonald.
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Letters to the editor

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

Build Back Better? My house is nearly a century old. Its balloon frame is built with true dimensional lumber and rests on a rubble foundation. Wood sash windows with pulleys...
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Lawmakers threaten criminal investigation over Amazon execs' testimony 

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - House lawmakers are threatening to seek a criminal investigation of Amazon, saying the tech giant has a “final chance” to correct its executives' previous...
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Jan. 6 committee lays out legal arguments against Bannon's subpoena defiance in private letter to his attorney

2 days ago   |   The Washington Post

Chairman Bennie G. Thompson detailed why the panel rejects the former Trump adviser's claim that he does not have to comply because the former president is asserting executive...
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Explaining the Impact of Redistricting in Texas, Visually

2 days ago   |   NY Times

When Texas Republicans revealed their new congressional map last month, our reporters and graphics editors used maps and data to examine the effects.
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It's still prime foliage season on Cape Cod

It's still prime foliage season on Cape Cod

3 days ago   |   Boston Herald

As foliage moves past peak to the north, if you haven't yet gone on a leaf-peeping adventure, don't worry. We still have Cape Cod. And while many may not think of the Cape as a...
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FDA authorizes Moderna and J&J booster shots

FDA authorizes Moderna and J&J booster shots

The Food and Drug Administration has authorized the use of Covid-19 boosters from Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, and says that people can receive a different brand of vaccine... Read more ...

Massachusetts coronavirus cases up 1,355, hospitalizations tick down

Massachusetts health officials on Wednesday reported 1,355 new coronavirus cases, as COVID-19 hospitalizations ticked down and the positive test rate stayed at a lower... Read more ...

'I'm Invincible': FBI Arrests Capitol Rioter Who Was 'Not Too Worried' He'd...

'I'm Invincible': FBI Arrests Capitol Rioter Who Was 'Not Too Worried' He'd Be Charged

Landon Mitchell told a Facebook friend he thought the FBI wouldn't get him because he “was masked up the whole time." Read more ...

Voting Rights Legislation Filibustered By Republicans For A Third Time

Voting Rights Legislation Filibustered By Republicans For A Third Time

Will Democrats now finally change filibuster rules to protect voting rights? Read more ...

Democrats weigh slashing $200B in housing aid from spending bill

Democrats weigh slashing $200B in housing aid from spending bill

Democrats are considering cutting housing funding in President Joe Biden's massive social spending plan to $100 billion, roughly a third of the initial amount proposed as they... Read more ...

Democrats weigh vouchers for Medicare dental benefits amid funding squeeze

Democrats weigh vouchers for Medicare dental benefits amid funding squeeze

Congressional Democrats looking to cut at least a trillion dollars from their social spending package are considering converting one of the most expensive health care pieces... Read more ...

What does Kyrsten Sinema want in Democrats' social spending bill? Here's...

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is a holdout on Democrats' social safety net bill who is hard to read. Read more ...

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, appeals to congressional leaders to pass paid...

In a letter to Pelosi and Schumer, the duchess said comprehensive paid leave “should not be a place to compromise or negotiate.” Read more ...

More Republicans support opposition to government vaccine mandates than...

Ironically, they are also more supportive of freedom from mandates than they are of the freedom to cite religious exemptions to regulations. Read more ...

SELLOUTS: Big Oil Darlings Michelle Steel and Young Kim Appease Polluter...

AAPI activists in Orange County call on Reps. Michelle Steel and Young Kim to put a stop to oil drilling outside GOP's Little Saigon office Yesterday, members of Orange... Read more ...