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Yolanda Renee King on voting rights, 'critical race theory' and her grandfather's legacy

Sunday, January 16, 2022

Martin Luther King, Jr's teenage granddaughter, Yolanda Renee King, is supposed to speak on the King holiday. For her generation, the lessons of King's life may be tied up in "critical race theory."

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Republican Rep. John Katko, who voted for Trump's impeachment, is retiring

Friday, January 14, 2022

Katko is the third Republican who voted for former President Donald Trump's second impeachment to announce his retirement.

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The White House will distribute 10 million more COVID tests per month to schools

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

President Biden and others in his administration insist schools should stay open, even with the omicron wave making it harder than ever to manage.

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Biden calls for changes to the Senate's filibuster to pass voting rights bills

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

The president's remarks were among his most forceful denunciations of voter suppression legislation introduced in a number of GOP-controlled regions as well as for changing the Senate filibuster.

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House Jan. 6 committee seeks to question Fox News' Sean Hannity about the Capitol riot

Tuesday, January 04, 2022

In its request to speak with Hannity, the panel disclosed newly revealed texts he allegedly sent, including one on Jan. 5 that said: "[I'm] very worried about the next 48 hours."

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Longtime Chicago Congressman Bobby Rush is the latest Democrat to leave Washington

Tuesday, January 04, 2022

The 75-year-old former Black Panther leader won't seek a 16th term in Congress, but vowed he'll remain an activist.

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Biden will speak by phone with Putin as Russia ramps up presence on Ukraine border

Wednesday, December 29, 2021

The request for a call on Thursday came from the Kremlin. The White House said, "It will take a high level of engagement to address this and to try to find a path to de-escalation."

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Biden teases possible rematch against Donald Trump. 'Why would I not?'

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

In an interview with ABC News on Wednesday, the president discussed his political future and what his administration would do to fight the spike in coronavirus cases.

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Kamala Harris tests negative after a COVID-19 exposure

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

A staffer who worked in close proximity to the vice president has tested positive for the coronavirus. Harris tested negative via a PCR test on Wednesday and will be tested again in the coming days.

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White House staffer on Air Force One tests positive for COVID. Biden tests negative

Monday, December 20, 2021

A staffer who on Friday flew aboard Air Force One with the president tested positive for the coronavirus on Monday, the White House said.

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GOP Rep. Scott Perry is the first sitting lawmaker the Jan. 6 panel wants to question

Monday, December 20, 2021

Perry said Tuesday that he declines the request. He is the first sitting lawmaker that the panel has sought to question from regarding the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.

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EPA announces tighter fuel economy standards for cars and trucks

Monday, December 20, 2021

The EPA announced on Monday a plan that it says will yield $190 billion in net benefits by 2050.

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The White House wants a robust electric vehicle charging network. Here's the plan

Saturday, December 18, 2021

The White House this week outlined a plan to install electric vehicle charger nationwide, a step it says is vital to improving the accessibility and practicality of nontraditional vehicles.

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Democrats are forced to regroup as Biden's signature spending bill stalls

Thursday, December 16, 2021

For weeks, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer had promised a vote on Biden's social and climate agenda before Christmas. But all 50 senators in caucus have not been able to unify behind the plan.

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The White House aims to boost the ranks of the pandemic-strained trucking industry

Thursday, December 16, 2021

The plan is part of the Biden administration's efforts to improve the nation's ongoing supply chain problems.

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Biden will nominate Michelle Kwan and Caroline Kennedy for ambassador posts

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

The president will nominate Kwan, a two-time Olympic medalist figure skater, to serve as U.S. ambassador to Belize. He's tapping Kennedy to be ambassador to Australia.

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NYC Council OKs measure that would allow legal noncitizens to vote in local elections

Thursday, December 09, 2021

If enacted, New York City would become the largest jurisdiction in the U.S. to allow legal permanent residents to vote in municipal elections.

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Citing humanitarian abuses, U.S. will stage a diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

Monday, December 06, 2021

The White House cited the "ongoing genocide and crimes against humanity" in the Xinjiang region of China. U.S. athletes will compete in the Olympics.

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Stacey Abrams announces candidacy in Georgia governor's race

Wednesday, December 01, 2021

Abrams rose to national prominence following her narrow loss in Georgia's 2018 governor's race. Her entrance into the contest sets up a potential rematch against Gov. Brian Kemp.

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TV's Dr. Oz enters Pennsylvania's crucial Senate race on the GOP side

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

The celebrity surgeon, who has promoted questionable health advice to national television audiences, has thrown his hat into the ring to represent Pennsylvania in the U.S. Senate.

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