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Republicans call on Biden to end COVID's public health emergency designation

Monday, February 14, 2022

"Today we call on your administration to do what so many states and other countries already have: accept that COVID-19 is endemic," the dozens of Republicans write in a letter.

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Senators announce a deal to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act

Wednesday, February 09, 2022

The bipartisan announcement comes after months of negotiations in the chamber. The legislation offers resources for victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence.

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Top White House science adviser announces resignation after reports of bullying

Monday, February 07, 2022

Eric Lander tendered his letter of resignation hours after a Politico article reported that the White House had found that he bullied and demeaned his subordinates.

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Biden says the Nord Stream 2 pipeline won't move ahead if Russia invades Ukraine

Monday, February 07, 2022

"If Russia invades, that means tanks or troops crossing the border of Ukraine again, there will no longer be a Nord Stream 2," Biden said, without offering specifics.

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RNC votes to censure Reps. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger over work with Jan. 6 panel

Friday, February 04, 2022

The Republican National Committee voted to censure the two House GOP lawmakers, who are involved in investigating the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.

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Over-the-counter COVID tests will soon be free for Medicare recipients

Thursday, February 03, 2022

The Biden administration said that Medicare recipients will be able to get up to eight tests a month, free of charge.

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U.S. says Russia is planning a staged attack in Ukraine to justify an invasion

Thursday, February 03, 2022

The Biden administration said on Thursday that disinformation campaigns, like a potential false-flag operation, are part of Russia's standard playbook.

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Georgia district attorney calls for FBI security help after Trump's rally comments

Monday, January 31, 2022

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis has asked the FBI to conduct a security check on the county courthouse and government center after Trump over the weekend decried investigations of him.

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Cervical cancer kills Black women at a disproportionately higher rate than whites

Monday, January 31, 2022

Cervical cancer, which is largely preventable, and if caught early, highly treatable, has an outsized impact on Black women's mortality, a January study finds.

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January is cervical cancer awareness month in the U.S.

Monday, January 31, 2022

Cervical cancer is highly treatable and preventable, but Black women are at a disproportionately high risk of dying from it.

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Federal court blocks Biden's vaccine mandate for federal workers

Friday, January 21, 2022

A federal judge in Texas has blocked President Biden's vaccine mandate for federal workers nationwide. The requirement had been in place since November.

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Biden's latest picks include 1st Muslim woman nominated to serve as a federal judge

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Nusrat Choudhury is among eight new judicial nominees announced by the president. The White House said the nominees reflect his commitment to diversifying historically white, male-dominated positions.

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Biden acknowledges his team should have done more COVID testing earlier

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

The comment came as the president took reporters' questions on Wednesday in a nearly 2-hour-long press conference. "Should we have done more testing earlier? Yes. But we're doing more now," he said.

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Senate Democrats march forward on their all-but-doomed voting rights bills

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Democrats in the Senate will proceed to a vote on two voting rights bills Wednesday, despite lacking the votes needed to pass either measure.

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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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