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Mar 04, 2021

The two political truths Joe Biden can't ignore
Here's what we've learned about Washington and US policymaking since President Joe Biden took office, paraphrasing from CNN's political director David Chalian:

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Mar 04, 2021

Here's what's in the Senate stimulus plan
The $1.9 trillion coronavirus package being considered by the Senate contains a wide range of proposals to help Americans still struggling with the economic fallout of the pandemic.

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Mar 04, 2021

Biden DOJ urges Supreme Court to dismiss 'sanctuary city' cases
The Biden administration told the Supreme Court on Thursday that it should dismiss pending cases concerning "sanctuary cities," which limit cooperation between local law enforcement and federal immigration authorities.

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Mar 04, 2021

READ: Senate Democrats' Covid relief bill


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Mar 04, 2021

West Virginia man charged with stealing C-SPAN employee equipment during Capitol riot
Federal prosecutors have charged Eric Gene Barber of West Virginia in connection to the Capitol riot, alleging he stole C-SPAN employee equipment while participating in the January 6 insurrection.

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Mar 04, 2021

Federal investigators are examining communications between US lawmakers and Capitol rioters
Federal investigators are examining records of communications between members of Congress and the pro-Trump mob that attacked the US Capitol, as the investigation moves closer to exploring whether lawmakers wittingly or unwittingly helped the insurrectionists, according to a US official briefed on the matter.

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Mar 04, 2021

Fact-checking Rand Paul's comparisons of genital mutilation and gender confirmation surgery
Last week, Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky used part of his allotted time during the Senate confirmation hearing for Dr. Rachel Levine, President Joe Biden's pick for assistant secretary of health and human services, to draw a comparison between genital mutilation and gender confirmation surgery.

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Mar 04, 2021

Blinken and Austin will travel to Japan and South Korea later this month
Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin will travel to Japan and South Korea later this month, marking the first international trip by Biden Cabinet officials since President Joe Biden's inauguration, according to a State Department official and a diplomat from the region.

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Mar 04, 2021

Progressives irked by Biden's early deal-making to hold Dems together
Sitting on an empty stage at the White House Wednesday evening, President Joe Biden stared into a camera and made an appeal to House Democrats who, after passing his massive Covid-19 relief package, are worried it is now being watered down.

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Mar 04, 2021

'I think she's lovely and I wouldn't mess with her': NY Attorney General Letitia James takes charge of Andrew Cuomo probe
New York Attorney General Letitia James was only a few months into her second term as New York City's public advocate when, over a few hours during a dinner party with friends, a stunning twist of fate put her on a collision course with the state's most powerful man, Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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Mar 04, 2021

Ron Johnson at the center of the storm: 'People are out to destroy me'
Sen. Ron Johnson seems to be relishing his place at the center of the controversies dominating Washington.

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Mar 04, 2021

Here's what a 'vote-a-rama' is (and what it means for Biden's stimulus)
Senate Democrats' push to quickly pass President Joe Biden's Covid-19 relief package is about to meet a time-consuming and stamina-challenging speed bump known as a "vote-a-rama."

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Mar 04, 2021

Senate gears up for marathon push for Covid relief as debate opens with reading of 600-page bill aloud
The Senate is bracing for a marathon effort and a late night of voting on amendments before lawmakers take a final vote on President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill -- it's just not yet clear exactly when that will take place.

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Mar 04, 2021

Biden's pick for top Pentagon policy job apologizes for past tweets at confirmation hearing
President Joe Biden's nominee to become the top policy official at the Pentagon, Colin Kahl, apologized to Republican senators for using "sometimes disrespectful" language in tweets criticizing several Trump administration defense policy decisions after he was grilled in his confirmation hearing on Thursday.

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Mar 04, 2021

A guide to what you can expect to get from the $1.9 trillion Senate stimulus
The $1.9 trillion coronavirus package being considered by the Senate contains a wide range of proposals to help Americans still struggling with the economic fallout of the pandemic.

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Mar 04, 2021

Trump trashed Gov. Kemp after election. Hear what he says about Trump now
CNN's Brianna Keilar says some prominent Republicans lack the courage needed to distance themselves from former President Donald Trump.

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Mar 04, 2021

Justice Amy Coney Barrett's first majority written opinion limits reach of FOIA
Justice Amy Coney Barrett penned her first Supreme Court majority opinion on Thursday, writing a 7-2 decision that will shield federal agencies from having to disclose certain materials under an exception to the Freedom of Information Act.

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Mar 04, 2021

Veterans Affairs chief McDonough outlines agency's vaccination efforts
Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough on Thursday outlined the administration's efforts to vaccinate the nation's veterans and other work to care for veterans amid the pandemic.

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Mar 04, 2021

Texas Gov. Abbott stalled federal offer to test migrants then blamed them for spreading Covid
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is stalling efforts by the Biden administration to provide federal funds for Covid-19 tests for migrants released from custody, a senior Homeland Security official tells CNN.

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Mar 04, 2021

US Capitol Police request two-month extension of National Guard deployment in Washington
US Capitol Police have requested a two-month extension of National Guard troop support at the US Capitol which is now under review at the Department of Defense, according to two defense officials.

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Mar 04, 2021

Undocumented immigrant has burden of proof to challenge deportation order, SCOTUS rules
The Supreme Court ruled against an undocumented immigrant on Thursday who has been living in the United States for more than 25 years but faces deportation because of a misdemeanor conviction in state court.

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Mar 04, 2021

Latest news on the stimulus bill


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Mar 04, 2021

US Capitol Police chief wouldn't need approval to request quick reaction force under new guidelines
Lt. Gen. Russel Honore has shared his independent review of security at the US Capitol with Congress and submitted recommendations for sweeping changes to bolster protections for lawmakers after the January 6 insurrection, two sources with direct knowledge of his findings told CNN.

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Mar 04, 2021

Democrats' final effort to pass the $1.9 trillion relief hasn't been easy. Here's what happens next.
The last three days have been a frantic rush to the finish line as Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer faces his first big test to keep his caucus -- a diverse coalition that includes the likes of West Virginia's Joe Manchin and Vermont's Bernie Sanders -- in line to support the Covid-19 relief bill.

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Mar 04, 2021

Here's what we know about the Senate stimulus plan
The Senate is negotiating how much to adjust the Democrats' massive coronavirus relief package that passed the House last week.

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Mar 04, 2021

Senior diplomatic security official removed from Afghanistan role after declaring 'death of America' when Trump lost election
The top State Department diplomatic security official in Afghanistan was removed from his role for declaring the "death of America" and making racist comments about Kamala Harris in a post on his Facebook page when President Donald Trump lost November's presidential election, according to four sources familiar with the matter.

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Mar 04, 2021

Analysis: Republicans and Democrats tear new divides as Senate debates Covid-19 deal and states reopen
Much of the Republican Party -- despite the deaths of more than half a million Americans -- still acts as though the pandemic is more a platform for political grandstanding than the worst national crisis since World War II.

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Mar 04, 2021

House passes sweeping election bill that would counter GOP efforts to restrict voter access
The House is expected to vote Wednesday on HR 1, a sweeping government, ethics and election bill that Democrats have made a signature legislative priority.

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Mar 04, 2021

Once omnipresent Jared Kushner now MIA from Trump's political pack
As Donald Trump plotted his Conservative Political Action Conference appearance last week, and a broader, more-robust plan to return to politics as an omnipresent disruptor, one person was conspicuously absent from the confab.

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Mar 04, 2021

Once omnipresent Kushner now MIA from Trump's political pack
As Donald Trump plotted his Conservative Political Action Conference appearance last week, and a broader, more-robust plan to return to politics as an omnipresent disruptor, one person was conspicuously absent from the confab.

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Mar 04, 2021

Trump election fraud investigation in Georgia enters new phase with grand jury to be seated
A criminal investigation into former President Donald Trump's attempts to overturn the 2020 election results in Georgia is set to intensify this week, as a grand jury convenes, offering the local district attorney her first shot at seeking subpoenas for records and interviews.

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Mar 04, 2021

When Justice Stephen Breyer rules (on retirement), the White House might know first
A Democratic president has not filled a Supreme Court vacancy in more than a decade, so liberals are anticipating the possible retirement of Justice Stephen Breyer, who has served for a quarter century and understands the advantage of the new Democratic-led Senate.

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Mar 04, 2021

Shalanda Young testifies before Senate as top Democrats pressure Biden to pick her for OMB director
Shalanda Young will testify Thursday morning before the Senate Homeland Security committee, as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other top Democrats publicly pressure the Biden administration to pick her to lead the Office of Management and Budget.

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Mar 04, 2021

Feds on high alert Thursday after warnings about potential threats to US Capitol
Federal law enforcement is on high alert Thursday in the wake of an intelligence bulletin issued earlier this week about a group of violent militia extremists having discussed plans to take control of the US Capitol and remove Democratic lawmakers on or about March 4 -- a date when some conspiracy theorists believe former President Donald Trump will be returning to the presidency.

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Mar 04, 2021

Senate gears up for marathon Covid relief push
The Senate is bracing for a marathon effort and a late night of voting on amendments before lawmakers take a final vote on President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill -- it's just not yet clear exactly when that will take place.

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Mar 04, 2021

Senate gears up for marathon effort in push for Covid relief
The Senate is bracing for a marathon effort and a late night of voting on amendments before lawmakers take a final vote on President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill -- it's just not yet clear exactly when that will take place.

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Mar 04, 2021

Republicans and Democrats tear new divides as Senate debates Covid-19 deal and states are reopening
Much of the Republican Party -- despite the deaths of more than half a million Americans -- still acts as though the pandemic is more a platform for political grandstanding than the worst national crisis since World War II.

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Mar 03, 2021

House passes sweeping government, ethics and election bill
The House is expected to vote Wednesday on HR 1, a sweeping government, ethics and election bill that Democrats have made a signature legislative priority.

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Mar 03, 2021

Transportation Department watchdog asked DOJ to consider criminal probe of then-Secretary Elaine Chao over ethics concerns
The Transportation Department's inspector general asked the Justice Department in December to consider a criminal probe into then-Secretary Elaine Chao over her alleged misuse of office, documents made public Wednesday said, including her alleged use of staff for personal tasks like sending Christmas ornaments to family.

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Mar 03, 2021

Texas Gov. Abbott faces backlash after lifting coronavirus restrictions
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is facing a torrent of criticism over his surprise decision to roll back his state's mask mandate and business restrictions -- moves that strategists and activists in both parties said are aimed at appeasing an impatient Republican base ahead of his 2022 reelection bid and with an eye on the 2024 presidential race.

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Mar 03, 2021

Fact check: Pence echoes Trump's Big Lie in dishonest op-ed on election rules
In an opinion article published on Wednesday, former Vice President Mike Pence did something he used to do in office: echo a lie from former President Donald Trump in a slightly more sophisticated way.

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Mar 03, 2021

Analysis: What's behind Texas governor's 'Neanderthal thinking'?
"Neanderthal thinking" was President Joe Biden's unusually direct description of the decision by governors in Texas and Mississippi to prematurely end mask restrictions.

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Mar 03, 2021

What's behind Texas governor's 'Neanderthal thinking'?
"Neanderthal thinking" was President Joe Biden's unusually direct description of the decision by governors in Texas and Mississippi to prematurely end mask restrictions.

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Mar 03, 2021

Schumer announces all-female Senate sergeant-at-arms team following US Capitol riot
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Wednesday announced an all-female Senate sergeant-at-arms leadership team, after the previous sergeant-at-arms resigned as part of the fallout from the January 6 insurrection at the Capitol.

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Mar 03, 2021

The Point: Andrew Cuomo lays out his survival blueprint
Speaking publicly for the first time since a trio of allegations surfaced over the past week about inappropriate behavior with women, New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo said sorry -- and, importantly, laid out his blueprint for how he thinks he can survive this scandal.

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Mar 03, 2021

Capitol Hill security increased and House session canceled amid warnings about March 4 conspiracies
Information provided by the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security warns of increased chatter among extremists, including members of the Three Percenters extremist group, discussing possible plots against the Capitol on March 4, a date that conspiracy theorists have focused on, according to sources familiar with the matter.

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Mar 03, 2021

House Republican: 'Trump has a responsibility' to tell his supporters 'to stand down' after new threat
The top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee said Wednesday that Donald Trump has a duty to call off his supporters in light of a potential threat against the US Capitol on Thursday -- less than two months after the January 6 Capitol insurrection incited by the former President.

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Mar 03, 2021

Acting US Capitol Police chief acknowledges failures of January 6 but can't say what increased budget would do to solve them
The acting chief of the US Capitol Police department acknowledged command and intelligence failures the day insurrectionists stormed the Capitol, but dodged questions from lawmakers trying to understand how the request for an increased budget would address those failures.

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Mar 03, 2021

Mississippi moves one step closer to banning transgender athletes from women's sports
Mississippi moved one step closer to banning transgender athletes from participating in women's sports after the state House approved a bill on Wednesday that could make the state the first in the country to add anti-transgender legislation to its books this year.

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Mar 03, 2021

Exclusive: Unaccompanied kids being held by Border Patrol for 77 hours on average, internal documents show
Migrant children crossing the US-Mexico border alone are staying in Border Patrol custody for longer than three days on average, overwhelming capacity at border facilities and indicating a crisis taking shape, according to internal documents reviewed by CNN.

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Mar 03, 2021

House to vote on bill named in honor of George Floyd aimed at preventing police misconduct
The House of Representatives is slated to vote Wednesday on legislation aimed at preventing police misconduct that Democrats named in honor of George Floyd, whose death in police custody sparked nationwide calls to overhaul policing and address racial injustice.

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Mar 03, 2021

North Carolina county commissioner and LGBTQ advocate launches bid to challenge GOP Rep. Madison Cawthorn
A North Carolina county official and longtime LGBTQ advocate announced Wednesday that she's challenging Republican Rep. Madison Cawthorn in next year's midterm elections.

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Mar 03, 2021

Democrats introduce legislation to create a Ruth Bader Ginsburg monument on Capitol Hill
Congressional Democrats have introduced legislation to create a monument on Capitol Hill in honor of the late Supreme Court Justice and liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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Mar 03, 2021

Cuomo apologizes, says he didn't know he was making women uncomfortable and rejects calls to resign
New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday apologized for his behavior toward several women who have accused him of making unwanted advances but denied that he ever touched anyone "inappropriately" and rejected calls to resign.

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Mar 03, 2021

Ronny Jackson under Obama and Trump: From 'tremendous asset' to 'tyrant'
An inspector general report detailing allegations of "sexual and denigrating" comments made by former White House physician Rep. Ronny Jackson, along with accounts of drinking and taking prescription sleep aids on the job while overseas, come after a lengthy tenure across three administrations.

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Mar 03, 2021

Cuomo says he 'never touched anyone inappropriately' and rejects calls to resign
New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday apologized for his behavior toward several women who have accused him of making unwanted advances but denied that he ever touched anyone "inappropriately" and rejected calls to resign.

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Mar 03, 2021

Biden criticizes Texas and Mississippi for lifting restrictions: 'Neanderthal thinking'
President Joe Biden sharply criticized states such as Texas and Mississippi for lifting Covid-19 restrictions against pleas from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other top public health officials, accusing those in power of "Neanderthal thinking."

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Mar 03, 2021

The Point: What will Republicans do about their Ronny Jackson problem?
During his time as the White House physician for the last two presidents, Ronny Jackson allegedly behaved in an inappropriate way toward subordinates, violated protocols on drinking and took a prescription strength sleeping pill that raised concerns among his colleagues that he might not be able to do his job adequately.

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Mar 03, 2021

A new education secretary has been sworn in. What are the next steps for reopening schools?
The Senate confirmed Miguel Cardona as education secretary on Monday, jump-starting the Biden administration's long journey toward reopening schools across the country.

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Mar 03, 2021

The Department of Defense inspector general's report on the conduct of Rep. Ronny Jackson


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Mar 03, 2021

DC National Guard commander says 'unusual' Pentagon restrictions slowed response to Capitol riot
The commanding general of the Washington, DC, National Guard testified Wednesday that he did not need authorization from Pentagon leaders before deploying troops in response to protests at the nation's capital last summer but that changed in the days before the January 6 insurrection.

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Mar 03, 2021

Senate Democrats still finishing their Covid relief bill as Biden signs off on more targeted stimulus checks
Senate Democrats are down to the wire.

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Mar 03, 2021

Senate bill will narrow income eligibility for $1,400 stimulus checks
President Joe Biden has agreed to a compromise with moderate Democrats to narrow the income eligibility for the next round of $1,400 stimulus checks that are included in a bill the Senate is expected to take up this week, a Democratic source told CNN Wednesday.

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Mar 03, 2021

'They just were not all in': How the White House convinced two pharmaceutical giants to collaborate on a vaccine
President Joe Biden's coronavirus response team learned two things his first week in office: Johnson & Johnson's one-shot coronavirus vaccine was highly effective -- but the company was millions of doses behind its production schedule.

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Mar 03, 2021

US civilian contractor died during rocket attack on air base in Iraq, Pentagon says
An airbase hosting US, Iraqi and coalition forces in Iraq was targeted on Wednesday by at least 10 rockets, US coalition officials said.

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Mar 03, 2021

Hear why QAnon supporters believe Trump will be president on March 4th
Some believers of the QAnon conspiracy theory think that former President Trump will become president again on March 4th. CNN's Sara Sidner explains the origin of that belief.

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Mar 03, 2021

Pence pushes false election fraud claims in denouncing Democratic reform bill
Former Vice President Mike Pence is seizing on a Democratic-led initiative to streamline election standards to again push false claims of voting irregularities in one of his first public statements since leaving office.

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Mar 03, 2021

Capitol Hill security increased around chatter about March 4 conspiracies
Information provided by the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security warns of increased chatter among extremists, including members of the Three Percenters extremist group, discussing possible plots against the Capitol on March 4, a date that conspiracy theorists have focused on, according to sources familiar with the matter.

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Mar 03, 2021

Sign-ups for Biden's Obamacare special enrollment period nearly triple
More than 206,000 people signed up for Affordable Care Act policies on the federal exchange in the first two weeks of the special enrollment period ordered by President Joe Biden, federal data released Wednesday shows.

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Mar 03, 2021

The Point: Greg Abbott's head-scratching, anti-science decision to end the Texas mask mandate
As coronavirus case across the country are dropping, cases in Texas actually increased by 5% over the last two weeks, according to statistics from Johns Hopkins University. Which makes this a very odd time for Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott to do what he did on Tuesday.

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Mar 03, 2021

Susan Collins says she will vote to confirm Deb Haaland for interior secretary
Sen. Susan Collins, a key moderate Republican from Maine, said Wednesday she will vote to confirm Democratic Rep. Deb Haaland as Interior secretary, further securing a likely successful confirmation for one of President Joe Biden's nominees.

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Mar 03, 2021

Senate Democrats still finishing their Covid relief bill as time runs out this week
Senate Democrats are down to the wire.

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Mar 03, 2021

Washington Post: Top Pentagon official says approval for National Guard to Capitol riot was 'sprint speed'
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley defended efforts to deploy the National Guard to the US Capitol during the insurrection and said approval was given at "sprint speed," The Washington Post reported Tuesday.

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Mar 03, 2021

Air base hosting US troops in Iraq targeted in rocket attack, coalition says
An airbase hosting US, Iraqi and coalition forces in Iraq was targeted on Wednesday by at least 10 rockets, US coalition officials said.

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Mar 03, 2021

Jill Biden to visit two reopened schools as part of education focus
First lady Jill Biden will make a trip to Meriden, Connecticut, and Waterford, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday to visit two public schools that have recently reopened for in-person learning.

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Mar 03, 2021

Biden administration never considered MBS sanctions a viable option in response to Khashoggi report
The Biden administration never considered sanctions as a viable option against the powerful Saudi crown prince named as responsible for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, even though the new President promised to punish senior Saudi leaders during the election.

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Mar 03, 2021

Biden still working through Tanden replacement options as Hill Democrats push Young
President Joe Biden is still working through the process of replacing Neera Tanden's failed Office of Management and Budget director nomination, as congressional Democrats ramp up pressure for Shalanda Young, a well-respected congressional staffer, according to multiple officials.

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Mar 03, 2021

The 10 Senate seats most likely to flip in 2022
Senate elections typically happen only every two years -- except sometimes they're three years in a row.

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Mar 03, 2021

Airbase hosting US troops in Iraq targeted in rocket attack, coalition says
An airbase hosting US, Iraqi and coalition forces in Iraq was targeted on Wednesday by at least 10 rockets, US coalition officials said.

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Mar 03, 2021

House to vote on sweeping government, ethics and election bill
The House is expected to vote Wednesday on HR 1, a sweeping government, ethics and election bill that Democrats have made a signature legislative priority.

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Mar 03, 2021

Analysis: Biden urges patience on Covid as Republican governors go rogue on reopenings
President Joe Biden is barreling into his first science-vs.-politics showdown with powerful Southern Republican governors, one that could define the outcome of the race to vaccinate enough Americans before variants take hold.

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Mar 03, 2021

Lawmakers raise concerns over reports of National Guard troops being served 'raw, moldy food' at Capitol
A bipartisan group of members of Michigan's congressional delegation sent the chief of the National Guard a letter Tuesday complaining about the food being provided to members of the state's National Guard while stationed at the US Capitol.

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Mar 03, 2021

At the Supreme Court, even time is up to interpretation
"Life is short," Chief Justice John Roberts said during a Supreme Court oral argument session in January. "They only have so much time."

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Mar 03, 2021

Analysis: At the Supreme Court, even time is up to interpretation
"Life is short," Chief Justice John Roberts said during a Supreme Court oral argument session in January. "They only have so much time."

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Mar 03, 2021

House Oversight Committee subpoenas Trump's accounting firm Mazars again
The House Oversight Committee has issued a new subpoena to accounting firm Mazars USA for a wide swath of records related to former President Donald Trump, which would likely include the ex-President's tax returns.

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Mar 03, 2021

Biden urges patience on Covid as Republican governors go rogue on reopenings
President Joe Biden is barreling into his first science-vs.-politics showdown with powerful Southern Republican governors, one that could define the outcome of the race to vaccinate enough Americans before variants take hold.

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Mar 03, 2021

US infrastructure gets slightly better grade on engineers' report card: C-
America's infrastructure received an overall grade of C- from the American Society of Civil Engineers, according to the group's 2021 Report Card, released Wednesday.

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Mar 02, 2021

From confidence to a distraction: Inside Biden's failed push for Neera Tanden
Standing onstage in December at the Queen Theater in Wilmington, Delaware, Joe Biden described his freshly nominated pick to run the White House budget office, Neera Tanden, as "brilliant." He cited her hardscrabble upbringing. And he even quoted his father to emphasize her set of values.

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Mar 02, 2021

Rep. Ronny Jackson made sexual comments, drank alcohol and took Ambien while working as White House physician, Pentagon watchdog finds
The Department of Defense inspector general has issued a scathing review of Rep. Ronny Jackson during his time serving as the top White House physician, concluding that he made "sexual and denigrating" comments about a female subordinate, violated the policy for drinking alcohol while on a presidential trip and took prescription-strength sleeping medication that prompted concerns from his colleagues about his ability to provide proper care.

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Mar 02, 2021

The Point: This GOP governor has it all wrong on Covid-19
To listen to South Dakota Republican Gov. Kristi Noem's speech over the weekend at the Conservative Political Action Conference was to hear a success story of massive proportions when it comes to the fight against Covid-19.

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Mar 02, 2021

Third woman accuses Cuomo of unwanted advances in 2019 as crisis deepens
A third woman has accused Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of unwanted advances in 2019, The New York Times reported Monday, adding to an escalating crisis facing the governor in the wake of two sexual harassment allegations.

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Mar 02, 2021

Anatomy of a lie: How the myth that Antifa stormed the Capitol became a widespread belief among Republicans
FBI Director Christopher Wray was live on CNN and MSNBC when he told a Senate committee hearing on Tuesday morning that the FBI had not yet found any evidence that subscribers to the Antifa movement were involved in the January attack on the US Capitol.

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Mar 02, 2021

Military leaders are prepared to defend Pentagon response to Capitol riot at Senate hearing
The Pentagon is ready to defend itself if necessary at a Senate hearing Wednesday against accusations it delayed or hindered the deployment of the National Guard on January 6, a senior defense official said, as two competing narratives emerge about the response to US Capitol riot.

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Mar 02, 2021

Republicans plot painful hours ahead for Democrats as they push to pass Covid relief
As President Joe Biden urges Democrats to remain united against poison pill amendments that may come up in an hours-long, overnight vote-a-rama later this week, Republicans are preparing to make the final hours of the Democratic efforts to pass their relief bill politically painful and physically exhausting.

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Mar 02, 2021

Hawley approves first Biden Cabinet nominee after defending opposition to all prior nominees
Republican Sen. Josh Hawley has voted to confirm Cecilia Rouse as chair of the Council of Economic Advisers on Tuesday, breaking a streak of opposition to Joe Biden's Cabinet nominees.

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Mar 02, 2021

Senate confirms Cecilia Rouse to be Biden's top economist
The Senate confirmed President Joe Biden's nomination of Cecilia Rouse to chair the Council of Economic Advisers. The vote on Tuesday was 95-4.

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Mar 02, 2021

White House pulls Tanden nomination
The White House is pulling the nomination of Neera Tanden to lead the Office of Management and Budget, according to an administration official.

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Mar 02, 2021

Analysis: John Roberts has another chance to diminish the Voting Rights Act
Chief Justice John Roberts has singlehandedly slowed a conservative revolution at the Supreme Court in recent years, but he has for even longer -- 40 years -- opposed racial remedies and narrowly construed the landmark Voting Rights Act.

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Mar 02, 2021

Biden administration unveils raft of sanctions on Russia over Navalny poisoning and imprisonment
The Biden administration has slapped sanctions on seven Russian officials in response to the poisoning and imprisonment of opposition leader Alexey Navalny.

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Mar 02, 2021

'We're leaving it open': Progressives weigh withholding vote on Covid relief over minimum wage
House progressives are strongly pushing to pass a $15 minimum wage now as they believe this moment is their best shot, and some are already signaling they are willing to withhold their votes if the final version of the Covid relief package does not include the provision.

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