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Oct 15, 2021

Biden visits Connecticut to promote his childcare proposals: 'We ... have to invest in our people'
President Joe Biden is visiting Connecticut on Friday to deliver a speech touting his administration's child care proposals and attend the dedication of the Dodd Center for Human Rights at the University of Connecticut.

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Oct 15, 2021

Democratic Senate candidates display fundraising might in third quarter
Democratic Senate contenders in some of the most competitive races announced big fundraising hauls this week -- as they prepare for a costly battle to preserve their party's razor-thin majority in next year's midterm elections.

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Oct 15, 2021

Jill Biden makes high-stakes campaign appearances for the first time as first lady
Jill Biden on Friday afternoon will flex her considerable campaigning muscle for the first time as first lady of the United States when she travels to New Jersey and Virginia.

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Oct 15, 2021

US Capitol Police officer indicted on obstruction of justice charges in connection with January 6
A US Capitol Police officer was indicted on obstruction charges in connection to the January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol, the DC US attorney announced on Friday.

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Oct 15, 2021

Biden to speak with Bill Clinton after former president's hospitalization
President Joe Biden will speak with former President Bill Clinton on Friday after Clinton was hospitalized for an infection, the White House said Friday.

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Oct 15, 2021

Justice Department says it will ask Supreme Court to block Texas' 6-week abortion ban
The Department of Justice will ask the Supreme Court to step in and block a controversial Texas law that bars most abortions after six weeks of pregnancy while legal challenges play out, a department spokesperson said Friday.

CNN Politics
Oct 15, 2021

Police officer attacked by woman carrying a baseball bat near US Capitol
A US Capitol Police officer was attacked on Friday morning by a woman carrying a baseball bat along First Street SW in Washington, Capitol Police said in a statement.

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Oct 15, 2021

White House says fully vaccinated foreign visitors can start entering US on Nov. 8
Fully vaccinated foreign visitors will be able to travel to the United States starting on November 8, the White House said Friday.

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Oct 15, 2021

Obama to travel to Glasgow for UN climate summit
Former President Barack Obama will travel to Glasgow next month for a UN climate summit and will meet with young activists and deliver remarks putting the threat of the climate crisis into broader context, an Obama spokeswoman tells CNN.

CNN Politics
Oct 15, 2021

Harris among top Democrats planning to campaign in Virginia ahead of election
Vice President Kamala Harris has plans to campaign for Terry McAuliffe before the November election, a source familiar with the plan tells CNN, adding another top name to the growing list of Democrats coming to the commonwealth to help the gubernatorial nominee.

CNN Politics
Oct 15, 2021

Jan. 6 committee exposes a dark truth in going after Bannon
The House select committee investigating the Capitol insurrection is sending an aggressive message to Donald Trump's onetime political guru -- and to the former President himself.

CNN Politics
Oct 15, 2021

Goodbye campaign buttons, hello NFTs: Democrats turn to internet phenomenon to raise money
A new group this week launched an NFT platform to raise money for progressive campaigns, causes and candidates, capitalizing on the recent cryptocurrency phenomenon.

CNN Politics
Oct 15, 2021

China, Taiwan tensions spark debate inside Biden admin as Democrats push for more forceful response
The Biden administration is grappling with how to respond to China's ramped-up aggression against Taiwan without accidentally starting a war, as bipartisan lawmakers pressure the President to get tougher on Beijing -- and fast.

CNN Politics
Oct 15, 2021

Kamala Harris came in to solve issues in Central America. But the problem is now much bigger.
When President Joe Biden tapped Vice President Kamala Harris to address the reasons people migrate to the US southern border, her focus was on addressing problems in Central America. But seven months later, it's migrants arriving from even farther away in South America who are overwhelming the administration, leaving the White House with a larger problem that officials are still looking for ways to solve.

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Oct 15, 2021

Indivisible launches project to protect Democratic incumbents in 2022
Indivisible, one of the country's largest and most influential progressive groups, announced on Friday a new program dedicated to protecting a select slate of endangered Democratic congressional incumbents -- seven House members and Georgia's Sen. Raphael Warnock -- ahead of next year's midterm elections.

CNN Politics
Oct 15, 2021

ICE doesn't adequately track solitary confinement in detention facilities, watchdog finds
US Immigration and Customs Enforcement does not adequately monitor and track its use of solitary confinement inside immigration detention facilities across the country, according to a watchdog review of the agency's standards.

CNN Politics
Oct 15, 2021

January 6 committee exposes a dark truth in going after Bannon
The House select committee investigating the Capitol insurrection is sending an aggressive message to Donald Trump's onetime political guru -- and to the former President himself.

CNN Politics
Oct 15, 2021

Biden administration is preparing to revive a Trump-era border policy in November
The Biden administration is preparing to revive in mid-November a Trump-era border policy that forces migrants to stay in Mexico until their US immigration court date, according to administration officials, putting it on track to implement another controversial policy at the US southern border.

CNN Politics
Oct 14, 2021

Former President Bill Clinton hospitalized for infection but 'on the mend'
Former President Bill Clinton has been admitted to the University of California Irvine Medical Center for a non-Covid-related infection. He is "on the mend" and "in good spirits," according to a statement from Clinton spokesman Angel Urena.

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Oct 14, 2021

Texas abortion law to remain in force, federal appeals court says
The 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals said Thursday that it will allow Texas' six-week abortion ban to stay in force while it considers an appeal of a judge's order blocking the new law.

CNN Politics
Oct 14, 2021

Manchin and Sinema detail key disagreements over Biden agenda
The two leading Democratic moderates made clear to their colleagues this week that a deal on the party's sweeping economic package is far from secured, raising new questions about the fate of President Joe Biden's first-term agenda, according to sources familiar with the matter.

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Oct 14, 2021

White House's Supreme Court commission releases draft materials punting on court packing, but appears to favor term limits for justices
A commission set up by President Joe Biden to explore potential changes to the US Supreme Court released draft materials Thursday addressing a number topics related to the court, punting on the big-ticket issues but calling for further transparency.

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Oct 14, 2021

Andrew McCabe, fired by Trump, gets pension back
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, whom Donald Trump-era Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired hours before his retirement as the then-President's political furor toward him grew, has settled a lawsuit with the Justice Department, allowing him to officially retire, recoup hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal fees and his pension.

CNN Politics
Oct 14, 2021

White House commission on Supreme Court releases draft materials that punt on major issues, but calls for more transparency
A commission set up by President Joe Biden to explore potential changes to the US Supreme Court released draft materials Thursday addressing a number topics related to the court, punting on the big-ticket issues but calling for further transparency.

CNN Politics
Oct 14, 2021

October child tax credit payment scheduled to go out Friday
Millions of families should soon receive their fourth enhanced child tax credit payment, which the Internal Revenue Service is scheduled to distribute on Friday.

CNN Politics
Oct 14, 2021

How a Pennsylvania state senator helped fuel Trump's election lies
Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano went out of his way to help advance former President Donald Trump's election lies: He spearheaded a "hearing" at a hotel in Gettysburg a few weeks after the 2020 election, where Trump and his lawyer Rudy Giuliani made false claims about election fraud. He chartered buses to ferry his supporters to Washington on January 6. And he was briefly in charge of the Pennsylvania state Senate's partisan "audit" of the 2020 election.

CNN Politics
Oct 14, 2021

Trump ordered to give deposition in 2015 case involving alleged assault during Trump Tower demonstration
A New York judge has ordered former President Donald Trump to sit for a video deposition next week in a case involving an alleged assault during a 2015 demonstration outside of Trump Tower.

CNN Politics
Oct 14, 2021

Republicans fear a Georgia Senate repeat in other races next year as Trump continues to peddle voter fraud lies
Some Republicans worry that Donald Trump's persistent false claims of voter fraud could depress GOP voter turnout and turn off moderates and independents, potentially setting the party up for another Georgia-style disaster in the midterms.

CNN Politics
Oct 14, 2021

What is executive privilege? Does a former president still get it?
Former President Donald Trump's effort to block Congress from investigating the January 6 insurrection has entered a new phase of obstruction.

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Oct 14, 2021

US to donate more than 17 million Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines to African Union
The US will donate more than 17 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine to the African Union, President Joe Biden announced on Thursday.

CNN Politics
Oct 14, 2021

HHS repurposes an emergency intake site in Michigan for unaccompanied Afghan minors
The Department of Health and Human Services is repurposing one of its temporary shelters in Michigan for unaccompanied migrant children to accommodate Afghan minors who arrived to the US alone.

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Oct 14, 2021

January 6 committee subpoena and deposition deadlines


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Oct 14, 2021

January 6 panel moves to hold Bannon in criminal contempt
Trump ally Steve Bannon's game of chicken with the House committee investigating the January 6 Capitol Hill riot is on the cusp of entering a new and critical phase Thursday as he faces his last chance to reverse course and comply with the panel's subpoena before lawmakers likely move to seek criminal charges.

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Oct 14, 2021

White House chief Covid-19 science officer calls on Moderna to 'step up' global vaccine efforts
The White House's top scientist focused on Covid-19 sought to ratchet up pressure on Moderna, saying the pharmaceutical giant needs to "step up" to provide more of its Covid-19 vaccine to the world in the urgent race to get the pandemic under control.

CNN Politics
Oct 14, 2021

Biden says nation is 'headed in the right direction' on Covid but now is a 'very critical period'
President Joe Biden on Thursday will highlight the ongoing work on Covid-19 vaccine booster shots and tout the effectiveness of vaccination requirements as he updates the public on his administration's response to the pandemic, a White House official told CNN.

CNN Politics
Oct 14, 2021

Texas urges appeals court to keep abortion ban in place as legal challenges play out
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton urged a powerful federal appeals court on Thursday to allow a state law that bars abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat to remain in effect while legal challenges play out.

CNN Politics
Oct 14, 2021

US officially rejoins controversial UN Human Rights Council
The United States is officially a member of the controversial United Nations Human Rights Council again, reversing former President Donald Trump's withdrawal three years ago.

CNN Politics
Oct 14, 2021

White House vetting former FDA head Dr. Rob Califf to once again lead agency
The White House is in the process of vetting former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Rob Califf to become the agency's leader once again, according to three sources familiar with the process.

CNN Politics
Oct 14, 2021

Biden sending 13 cabinet members, high-level officials to UN climate summit in show of force
President Joe Biden is planning a show of strength at next month's pivotal UN climate summit in Glasgow.

CNN Politics
Oct 14, 2021

Marine pleads guilty to charges after posting videos critical of US withdrawal from Afghanistan
A Marine who posted videos on social media criticizing top military leaders' handling of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan pleaded guilty to six charges in a military court at Camp Lejeune, in North Carolina, on Thursday.

CNN Politics
Oct 14, 2021

Senators call on Blinken to appoint someone to lead efforts to address 'Havana syndrome'
A bipartisan group of senators called on Secretary of State Antony Blinken to appoint a new senior official to lead the State Department's efforts to address ongoing anomalous health incidents, also known as "Havana Syndrome," saying the incidents reflect "a significant, unmitigated threat to our national security."

CNN Politics
Oct 14, 2021

Biden to update public on national vaccination program and pandemic response
President Joe Biden on Thursday will highlight the ongoing work on Covid-19 vaccine booster shots and tout the effectiveness of vaccination requirements as he updates the public on his administration's response to the pandemic, a White House official told CNN.

CNN Politics
Oct 14, 2021

Biden to have audience with Pope Francis in Rome
President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden will meet with Pope Francis during his trip to Rome later this month for the G20 conference, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said in a statement.

CNN Politics
Oct 14, 2021

Biden sending 12 cabinet members, high-level officials to UN climate summit
President Joe Biden is planning a show of strength at next month's pivotal UN climate summit in Glasgow.

CNN Politics
Oct 14, 2021

What borrowers need to know about the new Public Service Loan Forgiveness rules
The US Department of Education recently announced significant changes to a federal student loan forgiveness program that aims to help government and nonprofit workers but has failed in many cases to deliver on its promise of debt relief.

CNN Politics
Oct 14, 2021

Analysis: Why Virginia's 2021 election matters
Virginia's gubernatorial election is now less than three weeks away. Former Gov. Terry McAuliffe hopes to keep the governor's mansion in Democratic hands, while Glenn Youngkin hopes to become the first Republican to win a statewide race in Virginia since 2009.

CNN Politics
Oct 14, 2021

Attempted hijacking, aircraft skimming just feet above the crowd, sniper fire: New Air Force account details chaotic scenes at Kabul airport
A recently published US Air Force account of the final days of America's evacuation from Afghanistan reveals more details about the chaotic scenes at Kabul's airport, including an attempted hijacking of a commercial airliner.

CNN Politics
Oct 14, 2021

'It really is just a godsend': Capitol Police welcome peer support dog Lila
The US Capitol Police has unleashed a special new member to its patrol: a 3-year-old Labrador named Lila.

CNN Politics
Oct 14, 2021

Air Force account of US withdrawal from Afghanistan details chaotic scenes at Kabul's airport
A recently published US Air Force account of the final days of America's evacuation from Afghanistan reveals more details about the chaotic scenes at Kabul's airport, including an attempted hijacking of a commercial airliner.

CNN Politics
Oct 14, 2021

Stephen Breyer says now isn't the time to lose faith in the Supreme Court
Justice Stephen Breyer is not giving up on the Supreme Court.

CNN Politics
Oct 14, 2021

January 6 panel prepares to immediately pursue criminal charges as Bannon faces subpoena deadline
Trump ally Steve Bannon's game of chicken with the House committee investigating the January 6 Capitol Hill riot is on the cusp of entering a new and critical phase Thursday as he faces his last chance to reverse course and comply with the panel's subpoena before lawmakers likely move to seek criminal charges.

CNN Politics
Oct 14, 2021

January 6 investigators are talking about criminal contempt charges for ignored subpoenas. Here's what that means.
Members of the House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol have floated the idea of seeking a referral for criminal contempt as the next step for anyone who defies a subpoena from the panel.

CNN Politics
Oct 14, 2021

DC police warned other agencies before January 6 rally that attendees were urged to 'come armed,' according to new document
Local police in Washington warned their law enforcement partner agencies a day before the January 6 pro-Trump rally that there were social media reports urging attendees to "come armed" but said there was no credible threat for the event, according to an email obtained by a government watchdog group and shared exclusively with CNN.

CNN Politics
Oct 14, 2021

Analysis: Biden's laid-back style helped him win the White House but may be starting to wear thin
President Joe Biden's brand of crisis leadership is becoming rather familiar -- and even a little stale.

CNN Politics
Oct 14, 2021

Biden's laid-back style helped him win the White House but may be starting to wear thin
President Joe Biden's brand of crisis leadership is becoming rather familiar -- and even a little stale.

CNN Politics
Oct 13, 2021

SCOTUS changed oral arguments in part because female justices were interrupted, Sotomayor says
Justice Sonia Sotomayor told an audience Wednesday that recent changes in the format of oral arguments were instituted in part after studies emerged showing that female justices on the court were interrupted more by male justices and advocates.

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Oct 13, 2021

White House formally rejects Trump's request to protect specific documents from being given to January 6 investigators
The Biden White House has rejected the latest request by former President Donald Trump to assert executive privilege to shield from lawmakers a subset of documents that has been requested by the House committee investigating January 6.

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Oct 13, 2021

January 6 committee subpoenas former DOJ official who pushed election fraud lie and interviews another who pushed back
The House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection is expected to subpoena Jeffrey Clark, a Justice Department official who was integral to helping then-President Donald Trump in his efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election, according to sources familiar with the matter.

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Oct 13, 2021

How GOP lawyer Cleta Mitchell joined Trump's 'team deplorables' advancing his false election fraud claims
The day after the 2020 election, conservative lawyer Cleta Mitchell was wrapping up her work in Montana when she got a phone call that would send her on a path to become one of former President Donald Trump's most devout election conspiracy crusaders.

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Oct 13, 2021

Herschel Walker cancels fundraiser with supporter who had swastika-shaped image in Twitter profile
Georgia Republican Senate candidate Herschel Walker has canceled a fundraiser hosted by a woman whose Twitter account featured a swastika-shaped image used to protest Covid-19 vaccine mandates.

CNN Politics
Oct 13, 2021

White House formally rejects Trump's request to protect specific documents from being given to Jan. 6 investigators
The Biden White House has rejected the latest request by former President Donald Trump to assert executive privilege to shield from lawmakers a subset of documents that has been requested by the House committee investigating January 6.

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Oct 13, 2021

Judge dismisses Fulton County ballot review case in Georgia
A judge in Georgia on Wednesday dismissed a case that could have paved the way for an audit of Fulton County's ballots, bringing to a close the final outstanding lawsuit challenging Georgia's election results.

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Oct 13, 2021

Biden administration announces plans for massive expansion of wind farms off US coasts
The Biden administration is planning to aggressively expand offshore wind energy capacity in the United States, potentially holding as many as seven new offshore lease sales by 2025.

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Oct 13, 2021

White House commission on the Supreme Court to release draft materials Thursday
A 36-member commission set up President Joe Biden to study the US Supreme Court is set to release draft materials on Thursday, the White House announced.

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Oct 13, 2021

Texas florist becomes 100th US Capitol rioter to plead guilty
A Texas florist became the 100th person to plead guilty in connection with the January 6 insurrection, a landmark moment more than nine months after the deadly attack on the US Capitol.

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Oct 13, 2021

TSA says 40% of employees are unvaccinated as deadline looms
The Transportation Security Administration says 4-in-10 members of its workforce, including screeners, remain unvaccinated against Covid-19 as its deadline looms.

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Oct 13, 2021

January 6 committee subpoenas former DOJ official who pushed election fraud lie, plans to interview another who pushed back
The House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection is expected to subpoena Jeffrey Clark, a Justice Department official who was integral to helping then-President Donald Trump in his efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election, according to sources familiar with the matter.

CNN Politics
Oct 13, 2021

Most evacuation flights from Afghanistan this week have been canceled
Most evacuation flights scheduled to depart Afghanistan this week have been canceled, according to a State Department email sent to US citizens in the country on Monday that was reviewed by CNN.

CNN Politics
Oct 13, 2021

Top conservative lawyers steer clear of Trump's latest legal fight
A number of high-powered lawyers who have represented Donald Trump in the past are sitting out his latest legal battle, as the former President prepares to assert executive privilege to block congressional investigators from getting information on the January 6 insurrection.

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Oct 13, 2021

NRCC-supported candidate praised Proud Boys at September rally for Capitol rioters
The House GOP's campaign arm announced Tuesday that an Arizona Republican candidate who praised the Proud Boys in a September speech has advanced to the next level of its campaign support process.

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Oct 13, 2021

'Huge problem': Passengers are bringing a record number of guns to the airport, TSA says
Airline passengers are bringing guns to the airport in numbers never seen before, and it is a "huge problem," the Transportation Security Administration chief told CNN.

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Oct 13, 2021

Capitol Police who protect members of Congress must get vaccinated or be reassigned
All members of the US Capitol Police Department's division responsible for protecting lawmakers must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 by December 6 or they'll be reassigned, according to an internal memo reviewed by CNN.

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Oct 13, 2021

Ex-felon cousins get 45 days in jail for storming US Capitol
Two cousins with extensive criminal records were sentenced Wednesday to 45 days in jail for storming the US Capitol during the pro-Trump insurrection on January 6.

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Oct 13, 2021

Federal judge holds DC jail in contempt and says it violated US Capitol rioter's civil rights
A federal judge referred the Washington, DC, jail to the Department of Justice on Wednesday for potential civil rights violations after the jail failed to get treatment for a US Capitol rioter who needs surgery.

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Oct 13, 2021

Supreme Court conservatives appear ready to endorse death sentence for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
Eight years after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing case, which led to the deaths of three spectators and a police officer, the Supreme Court on Wednesday will review a lower court opinion that wiped away the death sentence of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of the two brothers involved in the massacre.

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Oct 13, 2021

Buttigieg says Biden's infrastructure proposals would help supply chain crisis
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Wednesday said President Joe Biden's infrastructure proposals would help alleviate issues in global supply chains that have slowed the global economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.

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Oct 13, 2021

CNN Poll: Most Democrats favor a bigger bill on social safety net and climate
As congressional Democrats negotiate the size and scope of a budget bill that could significantly remake the social safety net in the United States, a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS finds 75% of the party's rank-and-file prefer a bill that goes further to expand the social safety net and combat climate change over one that costs less and enacts fewer of those policies (20% favor a scaled-back bill).

CNN Politics
Oct 13, 2021

Most Democrats favor a bigger bill on social safety net and climate
As congressional Democrats negotiate the size and scope of a budget bill that could significantly remake the social safety net in the United States, a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS finds 75% of the party's rank-and-file prefer a bill that goes further to expand the social safety net and combat climate change over one that costs less and enacts fewer of those policies (20% favor a scaled-back bill).

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Oct 13, 2021

US calls on Russia to do more to crack down on ransomware groups as White House hosts meeting with allies
The White House called on Russia to do more to crack down on ransomware groups operating from the country but conceded that Moscow has taken "some steps" after President Joe Biden urged his Russian counterpart to tackle the groups in the summer. A senior administration official told reporters that the US wants to see "follow-up actions" ahead of a 30-country virtual meeting on ransomware starting Wednesday.

CNN Politics
Oct 13, 2021

Social Security recipients get 5.9% increase, but rising prices will offset the boost
Social Security recipients will see their monthly checks soar by 5.9% next year, the largest increase since 1982, the Social Security Administration announced Wednesday, though rising prices due to inflation will likely offset the benefit to seniors.

CNN Politics
Oct 13, 2021

Black Americans are incarcerated at nearly five times the rate of Whites, new report on state prisons finds
Black Americans are incarcerated in state prisons at nearly five times the rate of White Americans, according to a new report by The Sentencing Project.

CNN Politics
Oct 13, 2021

Pennsylvania attorney general Josh Shapiro announces his bid for governor
Pennsylvania's Democratic attorney general Josh Shapiro, who fought against former President Donald Trump's attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election results in the state, announced Wednesday that he is running for governor.

CNN Politics
Oct 13, 2021

Marine plans to plead guilty to charges after posting videos critical of US withdrawal from Afghanistan
A Marine who posted videos criticizing the US military's handling of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan plans to plead guilty to six charges later this week during a special court martial at Camp Lejeune, according to the Marine's attorney Tim Parlatore.

CNN Politics
Oct 13, 2021

Republicans rally around possible Trump 2024 bid as they downplay his role on January 6
Nine months after the attack on the US Capitol, Republicans in Congress are defending Donald Trump's role on January 6 in some of their strongest terms yet -- and signaling he'd have widespread backing from the party if he ran for president again in 2024.

CNN Politics
Oct 13, 2021

Sense of urgency grips the White House with Biden facing crises on many fronts
Nine months into Joe Biden's presidency, a White House suddenly beset on all sides feels a growing sense of urgency.

CNN Politics
Oct 13, 2021

US calls on Russia to do more to crack down on ransomware groups ahead of White House meeting with allies
The White House called on Russia to do more to crack down on ransomware groups operating from the country but conceded that Moscow has taken "some steps" after President Joe Biden urged his Russian counterpart to tackle the groups in the summer. A senior administration official told reporters that the US wants to see "follow-up actions" ahead of a 30-country virtual meeting on ransomware starting Wednesday.

CNN Politics
Oct 13, 2021

US will re-open Canadian and Mexican borders to fully vaccinated visitors
The United States plans to ease restrictions on travel for fully vaccinated visitors from Canada and Mexico starting in early November, relaxing bans that have been in place for more than 18 months, according to senior administration officials.

CNN Politics
Oct 13, 2021

January 6 committee unified in pushing for charges for those who defy subpoenas
As the committee investigating January 6 enters a key week of subpoena and deposition deadlines, committee members were unified on Tuesday in stating that criminal contempt should be the next step for anyone who defies their subpoena. And soon.

CNN Politics
Oct 13, 2021

January 6 panel under pressure amid explosion of election lies
The House's US Capitol insurrectsion probe is fast turning into a race against time, up against Republican efforts to delay an accounting on ex-President Donald Trump's coup attempt after losing the 2020 election even as he preemptively begins undermining the next one.

CNN Politics
Oct 13, 2021

Analysis: January 6 panel under pressure amid explosion of election lies
The House's US Capitol insurrectsion probe is fast turning into a race against time, up against Republican efforts to delay an accounting on ex-President Donald Trump's coup attempt after losing the 2020 election even as he preemptively begins undermining the next one.

CNN Politics
Oct 13, 2021

Supreme Court revisits death sentence for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
Eight years after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing case, which led to the deaths of three spectators and a police officer, the Supreme Court on Wednesday will review a lower court opinion that wiped away the death sentence of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of the two brothers involved in the massacre.

CNN Politics
Oct 13, 2021

US to ease travel restrictions with Canada and Mexico for fully vaccinated travelers
The United States plans to ease restrictions on travel for fully vaccinated visitors from Canada and Mexico starting in early November, relaxing bans that have been in place for more than 18 months, according to senior administration officials.

CNN Politics
Oct 12, 2021

US officials reported Havana syndrome symptoms in Colombia
More than a dozen US officials who work at the US Embassy in Colombia and their family members have reported symptoms consistent with "Havana syndrome" in recent weeks, according to a US official and a source familiar with the situation.

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Oct 12, 2021

OSHA submits vaccine rule to the Office of Management and Budget, jump-starting review process
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which falls under the Labor Department, has submitted the text of a new vaccine rule for large employers to the Office of Management and Budget, bringing the emergency standard announced by President Joe Biden last month one step closer to taking effect.

CNN Politics
Oct 12, 2021

Pramila Jayapal faces key choice: Bargain or dig in
Less than 24 hours after saying most House Democrats wanted to do "fewer things well," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi shifted her message on Tuesday, saying she hoped they wouldn't have to drop any proposed programs as they try to shrink the size of their $3.5 trillion social policy bill and would instead seek to limit the time frame of the provisions to cut its cost.

CNN Politics
Oct 12, 2021

Jayapal faces key choice: Bargain or dig in
Less than 24 hours after saying most House Democrats wanted to do "fewer things well," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi shifted her message on Tuesday, saying she hoped they wouldn't have to drop any proposed programs as they try to shrink the size of their $3.5 trillion social policy bill and would instead seek to limit the time frame of the provisions to cut its cost.

CNN Politics
Oct 12, 2021

Florida fines county $3.5 million for enforcing vaccine passports
The Florida Health Department has levied a $3.5 million fine against Leon County for violating the state's ban on vaccine passports.

CNN Politics
Oct 12, 2021

House approves debt ceiling extension through early December
The House of Representatives is expected to vote Tuesday to extend the nation's debt limit through early December after the Senate approved a stopgap measure last week in a bid to avert a catastrophic default and economic disaster.

CNN Politics
Oct 12, 2021

'Progress on a number of fronts' following US-Taliban meetings, State Department says
State Department spokesperson Ned Price said Tuesday that "there has been progress on a number of fronts" following several days of meetings between US and Taliban officials in Doha.

CNN Politics
Oct 12, 2021

Pentagon unsure if hundreds of thousands of civilian employees are vaccinated as deadline approaches
The Pentagon is in the dark about the vaccine status of hundreds of thousands of its civilian employees just weeks before the deadline to fully vaccinate its workforce against Covid-19.

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