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Manchin Pushes for More Climate Cuts from the 2021-10-25 17:59:37He has already effectively succeeded in stripping the bill of its most powerful climate change provision.

Border Patrol Repeatedly Gave Agents Light Punishments, Report 2021-10-25 16:55:31After an inquiry into a private Facebook group where racist memes were shared, 60 employees were found to have violated the agency’s code of con

How Biden’s Visit to New Jersey Highlights an 2021-10-25 16:48:15The SALT limit helped Democrats capture some House seats previously held by Republicans in New Jersey, California and elsewhere. Many of those represe

Some From Nations With Low Rates and Unvaccinated 2021-10-25 15:31:15The Biden administration has announced that it would lift travel restrictions on Nov. 8 and reopen the United States to fully vaccinated international

Biden Delays Release of Some J.F.K. Records, Citing 2021-10-25 15:10:18The National Archives require additional time to work on redactions, a White House statement on Friday said.

Proposed Tax on Billionaires Raises Question: What’s Income? 2021-10-25 14:20:05Democrats are homing in on unrealized capital gains raises as a way to help fund their social spending bill.

Missing Foreign Workers Add to Hiring Challenges 2021-10-25 13:47:48Fewer foreign people have been able to work in the U.S. amid the coronavirus, leaving a hole in the potential labor force.

How 4 Weeks of U.S. Paid Leave Would 2021-10-25 12:35:32The U.S. is one of six countries with no national paid leave. The Democrats have cut their plan to four weeks, which would still make it an outlier.

Biden's Compromise on Spending Bills Could Have Consequences 2021-10-25 12:20:21The president pushed for an expansive agenda knowing that he would most likely have to pare it back, leaving a sense of disappointment that could hurt

Biden Meets With Manchin and Schumer to Iron 2021-10-25 12:04:35Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she hoped to pass an infrastructure bill and have a deal in hand on the social policy bill by the end of the week.

Ignoring Sanctions, Russia Renews Broad Cybersurveillance Operation 2021-10-25 09:38:06The new campaign came only months after President Biden imposed sanctions on Moscow in response to a series of spy operations it had conducted around

Facebook Papers Show Employees Raised Concerns About Misinformation 2021-10-25 07:54:54Company documents show that the social network’s employees repeatedly raised red flags about the spread of misinformation and conspiracies befor

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Did Fauci mislead Congress? NIH letter deepens concerns. 2021-10-22 17:59:21A lack of transparency has undermined trust in public health officials who are not only dealing with the current pandemic, but trying to understand ho

California proposes buffer between neighborhoods and oil drilling 2021-10-22 12:44:13On Thursday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a proposal to ban new oil and gas drilling within 3,200 feet of communities, a move that would cre

‘Two different sides of a coin.’ Manchin, Sinema, 2021-10-20 16:49:50If West Virginia represents the Democratic Party of the past, Arizona might represent its future. Can the White House find a compromise that appeals t

Texas legislature passes new voting maps but lawsuit 2021-10-19 12:28:36On Monday, the Texas legislature approved new congressional district maps which will be finalized after Gov. Greg Abbott signs off on them. But civil

Colin Powell: Public life, Volvos, and a poignant 2021-10-18 16:29:00Over two decades, Monitor reporter Peter Grier interviewed Colin Powell about everything from hope to his hobby fixing Volvos. He looks back on the li

Colin Powell remembered as 'a great public servant' 2021-10-18 12:29:29Colin Powell, who died on Monday, had a distinguished career in the military – marked by becoming the first Black chairman of the Joint Chiefs o

How will US cities spend $350B in relief 2021-10-18 12:14:18In California, federal relief aid is being used to finance a new recreation center, but the same money cannot be used to fix a bridge a few towns over

Biden won’t shield Trump records. Will he regret 2021-10-15 16:03:00With criminal charges looming against Steve Bannon, executive privilege – and its confidentiality protections – may be getting a rare day

Bannon defies Jan. 6 subpoena, cites Trump executive 2021-10-15 12:00:08As the Jan. 6 congressional committee continues its investigation, Steve Bannon is refusing to hand over documents and appear for a deposition. Mr. Ba

Why Democrats may be facing a generation in 2021-10-14 16:57:52Democrats face serious electoral challenges in 2022 and beyond, which raises the stakes for their agenda. But does that mean they should aim high or t

Debt crisis averted, but at what cost? 2021-10-13 16:33:00After punting on the debt, Democrats in Congress now face a critical stretch, with President Biden’s domestic agenda on the line.

Nonpartisan redistricting? Reform efforts meet reality. 2021-10-12 17:30:06New commissions, some made up of average citizens, are struggling to overcome partisanship as they redraw congressional and state legislative lines.

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Mali accuses France of training the terrorists it 2021-10-20 09:10:37On 8 October 2021 during an interview with Russian news agency RIA-Novosti (photo), Malian Prime Minister Choguel Kokalla Maïga accused France of

The Western economic system is coming to an 2021-10-20 09:10:37Producing is no longer enough to live on in the West, while China has become the "workshop of the world". Only those with capital make money, and lo

Apple intends to rummage through your smartphone ... 2021-10-20 09:10:37Apple is planning to use a new technology (called CSS or Client-side scanning) which would enable it to detect the presence of any given document on a

Iran's allies lose Iraqi legislative elections 2021-10-20 09:10:37The Iraqi legislative elections were boycotted by 59% of the citizens. The population is aware that the system is rigged, that foreign powers are call

The political power of Facebook, by Thierry Meyssan 2021-10-20 09:10:37In the global imagination, Facebook would be a responsible social network that allows everyone to connect confidentially while censoring messages cont

Lebanon's bankruptcy deliberately caused by IMF under Christine 2021-10-20 09:10:37According to the Swiss Le Temps, the Lebanon Central Bank had known since 2016 that the country was headed toward bankrupcy . Sensitive information wa

China-US high-level talks in Switzerland 2021-10-20 09:10:37The South China Morning Post revealed that high-level contacts between Washington and Beijing have taken place in Switzerland [1]. US National Securit

Covid-19: noose is tightening around Doctor Anthony Fauci 2021-10-20 09:10:37In an article published on 23 September 2021, The Intercept features a grant request submitted in 2018 by the EcoHealth Alliance to the Defense Advanc

The "ecological" transition to nuclear power, by Manlio 2021-10-20 09:10:37The human cause of global warming is a highly contested theory in scientific circles, but not by the United Nations, which has a group of experts resp

Washington defines attitude towards China 2021-10-20 09:10:37Washington is attempting to reassess its number one strategic priority. According to President Donald Trump it should no longer focus on the fight aga

US Senate vs Facebook 2021-10-06 18:10:51Frances Haugen, the former Facebook employee who leaked evidence to the Wall Street Journal of the discriminatory practices carried out by the social

Russia/US in race to shoot first film in 2021-10-06 18:10:51The United States and Russia are competing to make a space adventure film. Russia is expected to overtake its rival. NASA and Elon Musk are poised to

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Dr. Anthony Fauci Says 5- To 11-Year-Olds Could 2021-10-25 03:49:21“If you look at the data that’s been made public, the data look good," the nation's top infectious disease expert said Sunday.

Okla. Senator Slammed For Using 'Highly Offensive' Term 2021-10-25 02:43:11GOP state Sen. David Rader asked about the inclusion of "yellow families" in a study about racial inequity

Trump Has Weekend Freakout Over 'Horrible' Fox News 2021-10-25 00:04:47The former guy had a meltdown over his once-favorite network for running ads critical of him.

Coup Memo Lawyer Calls Himself A 'Hero' Who 2021-10-24 23:39:19“Call me the white-knight hero here, talking [Trump] down from the more aggressive position,” after the election, right-wing attorney John

Gov. Ron DeSantis Offers Bonuses To Anti-Vax Cops 2021-10-24 22:44:32The Florida governor plans to offer $5,000 bonuses to police from other states who refuse to be vaccinated so they can interact with his constituents.

It Looks Like Trump Is Trying To Trademark 2021-10-24 21:20:08The attorney who trademarked "Truth Social" before Trump announced his new social media venture is now trying to grab rights to other words and phra

Twitter Suspends GOP Rep. Jim Banks For Intentionally 2021-10-24 20:33:18Dr. Rachel Levine is the nation’s first openly transgender four-star officer and federal official confirmed by the Senate.

Neil Cavuto Begs Fox News Viewers To Think 2021-10-24 19:11:15"Last time I checked, everyone, regardless of their political persuasion, is coming down with this," the immunocompromised Fox News anchor said.

Jan. 6 Committee Chair Says Subpoenaing Trump Is 2021-10-24 13:36:17Rep. Bennie Thompson said that if lawmakers investigating the attack find enough evidence against Trump, "We will go forward with it."

The Drama Surrounding Independent Redistricting Commissions 2021-10-24 08:00:17Nonpartisan commissions were supposed to take the politics out of redrawing legislative boundaries. But the process isn't going as planned everywhere

A 19th-Century Law Dismantled The KKK. Now It 2021-10-24 08:00:17In a Virginia courthouse this week, a historic trial will begin that aims to unravel the real motivations of the far-right activists behind the 2017 C

Army 'Psy Ops' Expert Part Of Trump Team 2021-10-23 23:53:52Plots to subvert the will of American voters were discussed in a "war room" at the Willard in downtown Washington, D.C., reports The Washington Post