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West Virginia governor says he would welcome three Maryland counties with 'open arms' after GOP legislators ask to join his state

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice said Friday that he would welcome three western Maryland counties whose Republican legislators have asked to join the state. → Read More

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HHS' Dr. Rachel Levine sworn in as US' first openly transgender four-star officer

Dr. Rachel Levine, the assistant secretary for health at the US Department of Health and Human Services, made history Tuesday as the first openly transgender four-star officer across the nation's eight uniformed services. → Read More

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US Capitol Police officer pleads not guilty to obstruction of justice charges in connection with January 6

US Capitol Police officer Michael A. Riley pleaded not guilty Tuesday morning to two counts of obstruction of justice in connection to the January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol. → Read More

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In Ukraine, Defense Secretary Austin calls on Russia to stop 'persistent cyberattacks'

(CNN)US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Tuesday called on Russia to stop its occupation of Crimea and to halt its "persistent cyberattacks" against the United States. "We again call on Russia to end its occupation of Crimea, to stop perpetuating the war in Eastern Ukraine, to end its destabilizing activities in the Black Sea and along Ukraine's borders," Austin said during a press conference… → Read More

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Pennsylvania attorney general Josh Shapiro announces his bid for governor

Pennsylvania's Democratic attorney general Josh Shapiro, who fought against former President Donald Trump's attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election results in the state, announced Wednesday that he is running for governor. → Read More

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Senate Homeland Security chair asks TikTok for policies on extremist content

Sen. Gary Peters, the chair of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, is asking TikTok to provide information on its policies monitoring and removing violent extremist content from its platform, as part of the committee's efforts to investigate the rise in domestic terrorism and the events surrounding the January 6 insurrection. → Read More

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Schiff calls House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy an 'insurrectionist in a suit and tie'

Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff on Tuesday referred to House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy as an "insurrectionist in a suit and tie," as he slammed the House Republican leader for having "absolutely no reverence for the truth." → Read More

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Allen West says he has Covid-19

Allen West, Republican candidate for governor of Texas and former Florida congressman, announced Saturday on social media he has pneumonia due to Covid-19. → Read More

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Trump DC hotel incurred more than $70 million in losses while Trump was president, documents show

Former President Donald Trump racked up more than $70 million in losses over a four-year period from his Washington, DC, hotel, while publicly claiming that the hotel was making more than tens of millions of dollars, according to documents released by the House Oversight Committee. → Read More

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Anchorage mayor apologizes after saying protesters' use of Star of David to oppose mask mandate is 'credit' to Jews

The mayor of Anchorage, Alaska, apologized this week after he said that some residents' decisions to wear the Star of David -- à la Jews who suffered under Nazi-occupied Europe -- to protest a proposed city mask mandate is a "credit" to Jewish people. → Read More

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Justice Brett Kavanaugh tests positive for Covid-19

Justice Brett Kavanaugh has tested positive for Covid-19, the Supreme Court said Friday, the first publicly known case of coronavirus among the high court's justices. → Read More

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Former President Jimmy Carter celebrates his 97th birthday today

Jimmy Carter, the oldest living former President, turns 97 on Friday. → Read More

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Cori Bush shares personal story of sexual assault as a teenager and decision to have an abortion

Rep. Cori Bush on Thursday shared her personal experience of how she was raped as a teenager, became pregnant and chose to get an abortion. → Read More

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Matthew Dowd, former Bush strategist, announces Democratic bid for Texas lieutenant governor

Matthew Dowd, a former strategist for George W. Bush's presidential reelection campaign, announced Wednesday he would launch a campaign as a Democrat against Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick in next year's midterm election. → Read More

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Texas Republican congressman Brian Babin says he tested positive for Covid-19

Republican Rep. Brian Babin of Texas announced Saturday that he tested positive for Covid-19. → Read More

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Kerry James Marshall to create 'racial-justice themed' windows for Washington National Cathedral

The Washington National Cathedral announced Thursday it has commissioned renowned Black artist Kerry James Marshall to create "racial-justice themed windows" that will replace two stained-glass windows the church removed in 2017 that memorialized Confederate Gens. Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson. → Read More

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Biden administration to slash use of greenhouse gases used in refrigeration

The Biden administration announced Thursday it will reduce the use of hydrofluorocarbons, the potent greenhouse gases also known as HFCs that are used in air conditioning and refrigeration, by 85% in the next 15 years. → Read More

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Former President George W. Bush to hold fundraiser next month for Liz Cheney

Former President George W. Bush will hold a fundraising event for Wyoming GOP Rep. Liz Cheney, according to a source familiar with the event, putting him in direct opposition with the efforts of former President Donald Trump. → Read More

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Montana GOP congressman blasts Biden effort to resettle Afghan refugees in his state

A House Republican on Friday publicly pushed back against the Biden administration's plan to resettle Afghan nationals in his home state of Montana and suggested that the refugees are not properly vetted, despite repeated assurances from the Biden administration that they are. → Read More

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Montana GOP congressman blasts Biden effort to resettle Afghan refugees in his state

A House Republican on Friday publicly pushed back against the Biden administration's plan to resettle Afghan nationals in his home state of Montana and suggested that the refugees are not properly vetted, despite repeated assurances from the Biden administration that they are. → Read More