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NIH director: New Covid-19 variant 'ought to redouble' vaccination and mitigation efforts

The director of the National Institutes of Health stressed Sunday that a newly emerged coronavirus variant "ought to redouble" vaccination efforts and other mitigation strategies, saying that while much is unknown about the variant, action should be taken now to avoid "a situation that makes this worse." → Read More

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Biden announces release of oil reserves, but says gas prices will not drop overnight

President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced the release of emergency oil reserves to combat high energy prices ahead of the busy holiday travel season, but it will be weeks before the barrels hit the market. → Read More

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GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert announces bid for Texas attorney general

Texas GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert announced Monday that he's running for Texas attorney general. → Read More

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Brendan Hunt sentenced to 19 months in prison for threatening to assault or murder members of Congress

Brendan Hunt -- whose father is a retired judge and who allegedly threatened the lives of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, now-Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez -- was sentenced Monday to 19 months in prison after being found guilty of one count of threatening to assault or murder US officials. → Read More

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Schumer says Democrats will negotiate with Manchin and Sinema on Build Back Better plan and wants bill done by Christmas

Senate Democrats will try to negotiate with moderate Sens. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema to address their disagreements on the size and scope of President Joe Biden's economic package as it heads to the chamber, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said Sunday. → Read More

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GOP governor: House Republicans trying to punish colleagues who backed infrastructure bill 'have their priorities screwed up'

New Hampshire Republican Gov. Chris Sununu on Sunday criticized members of his party who are looking to retaliate against 13 GOP House members who voted to pass President Joe Biden's $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill, saying they "have their priorities screwed up." → Read More

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Meadows slams McCarthy and suggests Trump should be elected speaker if Republicans win House

Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows blasted House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's leadership style on Thursday, suggesting that if Republicans win control of the House next year, the party should install former President Donald Trump as its next speaker. → Read More

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Senate sends bill awarding Congressional Gold Medal to US service members killed in Kabul airport bombing to Biden's desk

The Senate on Wednesday unanimously passed a bill that would award the Congressional Gold Medal to 13 US service members killed in a terrorist attack outside Kabul's airport in August, sending the bill to President Joe Biden's desk for his signature. → Read More

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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene says she hasn't received a Covid-19 vaccine

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, who has publicly cast doubt on and spread misinformation about the efficacy of Covid-19 vaccines, revealed Tuesday that she has not been inoculated against the virus, answering a question she has dodged for months. → Read More

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GOP Rep. Scott Perry tests positive for Covid-19

Republican Rep. Scott Perry of Pennsylvania has tested positive for Covid-19, his office announced Tuesday, a day after he was elected chair of the conservative House Freedom Caucus. → Read More

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Chris Christie speaks out about relentless attacks on his weight: 'I think it's made me tougher'

Former New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie opened up about the attacks on his weight that have hounded him throughout his political career, saying that while he used to find them hurtful, they have made him "tougher." → Read More

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California Rep. Bass sounds alarm on state's high gas prices but says she hopes Biden administration 'won't have to intervene'

A Democratic congresswoman from California stressed on Sunday the need to bring down extremely high gas prices in her state, saying that while she would prefer the market sort itself out, she's open to some federal intervention. → Read More

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Biden's top economic adviser urges passage of economic bill to combat rising inflation

President Joe Biden's top economic adviser on Sunday cited rising inflation in the US as a reason for Congress to pass the President's massive economic package, arguing the legislation will help stymie rapidly rising prices of consumer goods. → Read More

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What is the Hatch Act?

The Hatch Act is a 1939 law that seeks to keep government functions nonpartisan. it applies to federal employees as well as state and local employees who work with federally funded programs. → Read More

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US Capitol rioter who fled to Belarus says he may seek asylum there

A California man who is wanted by the FBI for allegedly assaulting police officers during the US Capitol insurrection says he is considering seeking asylum in Belarus because he is the target of "political persecution," according to Belarus state television. → Read More

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Biden says families separated at the border under Trump deserve compensation for 'outrageous' immigration policy

President Joe Biden on Saturday strongly endorsed the idea of the US government compensating immigrant families separated at the border under the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance policy," saying the previous administration's "outrageous behavior" warrants cash payments -- but he didn't go into detail about specific amounts. → Read More

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Deposition video shows Trump allies under oath discussing debunked election fraud claims

Allies of former President Donald Trump testified under oath that they had done little to verify debunked claims of fraud in the 2020 election before spreading them on the national stage, according to tapes of their depositions obtained exclusively by CNN. → Read More

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LGBTQ advocates sue Tennessee over anti-trans sports law

LGBTQ advocates filed a federal lawsuit Thursday seeking to overturn Tennessee's anti-trans sports ban, which they say violates the constitutional rights of a trans high school athlete in the state. → Read More

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Prince Charles meets Biden at climate summit

President Joe Biden and Britain's Prince Charles met on Tuesday at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, with the two leaders using the encounter to discuss "the importance of global cooperation in tackling climate change," a senior administration official told CNN. → Read More

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Romney defends filibuster amid Democrats' calls to change it

Republican Sen. Mitt Romney on Sunday defended the filibuster and blasted Democrats calling for its elimination, dismissing their latest discussion to end it in order to pass voting rights legislation as "an unserious partisan effort aimed at messaging and energizing that party's base." → Read More