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Jan 23, 2022

The epic standoff that created the 60-vote Senate
The 60-vote threshold to overcome the filibuster and pass legislation in the Senate seems as immovable as ever. But that threshold is relatively new. It was established after an epic fight in the 1970s, an era that today seems like something from an alternate universe.

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Jan 22, 2022

Former Trump campaign adviser acknowledges being part of 2020 'alternate electors' plot
Boris Epshteyn, an adviser for former President Donald Trump's 2020 presidential campaign, acknowledged Friday that he was part of the effort to prop up so-called "alternate electors" to support Trump in key states.

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Jan 22, 2022

Former Trump campaign adviser acknowledges being part of 2020 fake electors plot
Boris Epshteyn, an adviser for former President Donald Trump's 2020 presidential campaign, acknowledged Friday that he was part of the effort to prop up so-called "alternate electors" to support Trump in key states.

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Jan 22, 2022

Sinema censured by Arizona Democrats over filibuster stance that blocked voting rights legislation
The Arizona Democratic Party's executive board announced Saturday that it formally censured Arizona Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema for voting to maintain the Senate's filibuster rules, effectively blocking Democrats' voting legislation that is a key priority for the party.

CNN Politics
Jan 22, 2022

Videos show 'Stop the Steal' rally organizer saying he would work with extremist groups
An organizer of the "Stop the Steal" rallies that preceded the attack on the US Capitol a year ago said he would work with two extremist groups, who later had members charged in the attack, about providing security and housing for the January 6, 2021, rally in Washington.

CNN Politics
Jan 22, 2022

Why Russia's Ukraine aggression matters to Americans
Nobody knows for sure exactly why 100,000 Russian troops are parked near the Russia-Ukraine border, but it's making the US and Europe extremely nervous. Everyday Americans would feel the effects of a Russian invasion in their bank accounts, as gas prices could soar.

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Jan 22, 2022

Chief Justice John Roberts created the legal landscape that doomed the voting rights bill, author says
Author Elie Mystal tells CNN that Chief Justice John Roberts has devoted his legal career to suppressing Black Americans' voting rights.

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Jan 22, 2022

What the fallout from the Supreme Court's Texas abortion ruling means for the future of Roe
As the Roe v. Wade ruling celebrates its 49th anniversary on Saturday, the vast majority of abortions have been outlawed for nearly five months in the second most populous state in the country.

CNN Politics
Jan 22, 2022

Videos show "Stop the Steal" rally organizer saying he would work with extremist groups
An organizer of the "Stop the Steal" rallies that preceded the attack on the US Capitol a year ago said he would work with two extremist groups, who later had members charged in the attack, about providing security and housing for the January 6, 2021, rally in Washington.

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Jan 22, 2022

First US shipment of recently directed security assistance arrives in Ukraine
The first shipment of recently directed security assistance to Ukraine arrived in the country Friday night, the US Embassy in Kyiv tweeted.

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Jan 22, 2022

How Americans think Joe Biden has done on their most important priorities after one year
President Joe Biden entered office promising to end the Covid-19 pandemic, boost a lagging economy, get Americans back to work, restore US credibility abroad and heal a divided nation.

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Jan 21, 2022

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Jan 21, 2022

Black lawmakers walk out as Mississippi Senate passes legislation described as a critical race theory bill
Black members of Mississippi's Senate walked out of the chamber in protest Friday before a vote on a bill described as a prohibition on critical race theory on the state legislative calendar.

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Jan 21, 2022

DC prepares for vaccine mandate protest
Law enforcement officials and businesses in the nation's capital are preparing for an influx of anti-vaccine mandate activists and are also concerned that potentially large-scale demonstrations could attract extremist groups to the region this weekend.

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Jan 21, 2022

University revokes honorary degrees for Flynn and Giuliani
Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani had their honorary degrees revoked by the University of Rhode Island on Friday, the university announced.

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Jan 21, 2022

US Embassy in Kyiv asks State Dept. to authorize departure of nonessential personnel
The US Embassy in Kyiv has requested that the State Department authorize the departure of all nonessential staff and their families, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter.

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Jan 21, 2022

This grandmother has overseen dozens of elections in her city. And after 2020, she carries a gun
Threats against election workers increased after the 2020 vote and are continuing in the run-up the midterms, driving some administrators to quit and others to seek protection.

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Jan 21, 2022

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Jan 21, 2022

DOJ seeks to block subpoena for Trump deposition
The Justice Department is seeking to block, for now, a subpoena to depose former President Donald Trump in a lawsuit brought by former FBI agent Peter Strzok.

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Jan 21, 2022

Politico: Draft Trump executive order in December 2020 would've directed Pentagon to seize voting machines and hunt for fraud
A draft executive order that then-President Donald Trump considered signing in December 2020 would've directed the Pentagon to seize voting machines in key states and hunt for evidence of fraud, according to a draft published by Politico.

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Jan 21, 2022

Right-wing lawyer Sidney Powell 'cooperating' with federal criminal probe into fundraising
A lawyer for Sidney Powell, a well-known, Trump-connected attorney, acknowledged that her organization's fundraising connected to the 2020 election is subject to an ongoing federal criminal investigation.

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Jan 21, 2022

March for Life anti-abortion activists ready for the 'tipping point' of a Supreme Court ruling gutting Roe
Attendees of Friday's March for Life, an annual anti-abortion march in Washington that marks the anniversary of the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade ruling, were optimistic that this year's march would be the last with Roe on the books. They were marching toward a Supreme Court that has before it a case where the conservative majority is expected to scale back -- and perhaps fully reverse -- the 1973 precedent that protects abortion rights nationwide.

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Jan 21, 2022

Donald Trump and Sean Hannity just had the most amazing exchange
On Thursday night, former President Donald Trump appeared on Sean Hannity's Fox show. And the two men had the following exchange:

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Jan 21, 2022

Donald Trump wants to have his cake and eat it too
There's a report in Politico today that former President Donald Trump is considering endorsing multiple candidates in a single race -- most notably in contested Senate Republican primaries.

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Jan 21, 2022

Senior citizens are fuming that Medicare won't pay for Covid-19 tests at retailers
Peggy Matthews-Forney cannot believe that, unlike private insurers, Medicare is not reimbursing senior citizens for the home Covid-19 tests they buy at retailers.

CNN Politics
Jan 21, 2022

The Gorsuch-Sotomayor kerfuffle shows how the Supreme Court will close ranks amid controversy
The Supreme Court's response to recent controversy over the justices' masking practices reveals its studied lack of transparency and that, regardless of tensions among the nine, they will close ranks, particularly against the press.

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Jan 21, 2022

McConnell defends civil rights record after 'inadvertent' comment sparks backlash
Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell defended himself against what he called a "deeply offensive" and "outrageous mischaracterization" of his record on voting rights and race relations, after he had "inadvertently" omitted a word in a comment earlier this week, which sparked a massive backlash on social media.

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Jan 21, 2022

GOP lawmaker cleans gun during virtual House hearing
Republican Rep. Madison Cawthorn was cleaning his gun during a virtual Veteran Affairs committee hearing, an aide to a Democratic member of the committee confirmed to CNN.

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Jan 21, 2022

Igor Fruman, an ex-Giuliani associate, gets one year in prison in campaign finance case
Igor Fruman, one of Rudy Giuliani's former associates, was sentenced to one year and one day in prison on Friday for his role in a scheme to funnel Russian money into US elections.

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Jan 21, 2022

Trump's January 6 documents are at the House. When can we see them and what's next?
Thanks to the Supreme Court, the House select committee investigating January 6 has now received all the pages from the National Archives that former President Donald Trump had tried to block.

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Jan 21, 2022

Judge in Texas blocks enforcement of federal employee vaccine mandate nationwide
A Texas federal judge on Friday blocked the Biden administration from enforcing a vaccine mandate for federal employees, dealing another blow to President Joe Biden's campaign to increase the country's lackluster vaccination rate.

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Jan 21, 2022

Republican Senate candidates echo lie that 2020 election was stolen in advertising
Three recent ads from Republican Senate candidates explicitly echo the false claim that the 2020 election was rigged or stolen, illustrating how lies from former President Donald Trump and his allies continue to drive GOP messaging ahead of the 2022 midterms.

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Jan 21, 2022

House January 6 committee now has all the White House records Trump tried to block
The House select committee investigating January 6 has received all 700-plus pages from the National Archives that former President Donald Trump had tried to block the panel from receiving.

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Jan 21, 2022

Donald Trump's hands are all over the coup attempt
With each passing day, it seems, new revelations come to light that suggest how intimately involved then-President Donald Trump and his advisers were in the coup attempt leading up to the events of January 6, 2021.

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Jan 21, 2022

Democratic failures to pass Biden agenda force party to rethink 2022 strategy
Democrats are substantially tamping down their ambitions after failing to pass their top priorities, turning their attention to keeping the lights on and passing narrowly targeted legislation while scrambling to salvage aspects of their sprawling economic agenda.

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Jan 21, 2022

CNN Poll: As Supreme Court ruling on Roe looms, most Americans oppose overturning it
Most Americans oppose overturning the Supreme Court's Roe vs. Wade precedent, according to a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS, with a majority saying that if the decision was vacated, they'd want to see their own state move toward more permissive abortion laws.

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Jan 21, 2022

Federal employees will start earning $15 hourly minimum wage by end of January
The Biden administration will start paying federal civilian employees a $15 hourly minimum wage by the end of the month, the Office of Personnel Management announced Friday, raising the pay for thousands of workers across the federal government.

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Jan 21, 2022

Biden urges Congress to pass legislation to help address semiconductor shortage
President Joe Biden on Friday urged Congress to pass legislation strengthening research and development and manufacturing for supply chains to address global semiconductor shortages.

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Jan 21, 2022

Biden accepts Japanese Prime Minister's invitation to visit later this year
President Joe Biden on Friday accepted an invitation to visit Japan in the late spring during his virtual meeting with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, according to a senior administration official.

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Jan 21, 2022

Biden administration takes new steps to address job quality amid record-setting resignations
Labor Secretary Marty Walsh is announcing a new federal roadmap to improve job quality and job access on Friday, as Americans continue to leave the workforce in record numbers amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

CNN Politics
Jan 21, 2022

Texas man charged with threatening to kill Georgia election officials
Justice Department prosecutors on Friday charged a Texas man who allegedly made threats against election workers in Georgia.

CNN Politics
Jan 21, 2022

The Supreme Court's secretive nature takes center stage
The Supreme Court's response to recent controversy over the justices' masking practices reveals its studied lack of transparency and that, regardless of tensions among the nine, they will close ranks, particularly against the press.

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Jan 21, 2022

USS Constitution has its first female commanding officer in its 224-year history
Cmdr. Billie Farrell on Friday became the first female to captain the USS Constitution in the historic warship's 224-year history.

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Jan 21, 2022

White House military office director leaving post
Maju Varghese, the director of the White House Military Office, is departing his post Friday after several years working in President Joe Biden's orbit.

CNN Politics
Jan 21, 2022

Why some people are having problems ordering free Covid tests
Thousands of readers have contacted CNN since the federal site, covidtests.gov, opened. The majority said the ordering process was easy and swift. But many ran into roadblocks, such as messages saying that orders were already placed for their address.

CNN Politics
Jan 21, 2022

Fact check: Rep. Ronny Jackson falsely claims undocumented immigrants have 'easier access' than most citizens to health care and voting
Republican Texas Rep. Ronny Jackson, a doctor who formerly served as White House physician to presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump, made a sensational claim this past weekend about undocumented immigrants.

CNN Politics
Jan 21, 2022

Biden tries to chart new path on US-Mexico border, but similar roadblocks remain
A proposal to vaccinate migrants that was a source of tension inside the White House last year is back on the table as the Biden administration tries to change the way the United States deals with migrants at the southern border.

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Jan 21, 2022

Only Trump was in worse electoral shape than Biden after his first year as president
President Joe Biden's administration turned 1 year old on Thursday. He entered the White House by beating a historically unpopular president in Donald Trump.

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Jan 21, 2022

The latest on tensions at the Ukraine-Russia border
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met to discuss escalating tensions on Ukraine-Russia border. Follow here for the latest.

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Jan 21, 2022

Kevin McCarthy's path to speakership enters final but treacherous leg
Kevin McCarthy was done being nice. The House Republican leader cast off his typically sunny demeanor during a December 8 meeting of the GOP conference to deliver a stern warning to his most raucous members: Quit trying to hold your vote for speaker over my head.

CNN Politics
Jan 21, 2022

Blinken warns any Russian 'invasion' of Ukraine would be met with a 'severe and a united response' following Lavrov meeting
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Friday that any movement of Russian military forces across Ukraine's border would represent "a renewed invasion" that will be "met with swift, severe and a united response" from the United States and allies.

CNN Politics
Jan 21, 2022

Democratic secretaries of state group posts record fundraising
Americans will choose top election officials in more than half the states this year -- and the contests are awash in campaign money, underscoring their key role in democracy.

CNN Politics
Jan 21, 2022

House committee schedules 2nd hearing on oil and gas industry's role in climate disinformation
The House Oversight Committee on Thursday issued its second round of appearance requests to the oil and gas industry in an investigation into the role it has played in the spread of climate disinformation.

CNN Politics
Jan 21, 2022

Biden will tout $20 billion Intel factory as part of effort to address semiconductor shortages
President Joe Biden on Friday will urge Congress to pass legislation strengthening research and development and manufacturing for supply chains to address global semiconductor shortages, the White House tells CNN.

CNN Politics
Jan 21, 2022

Neither Biden nor Putin can afford to lose their Ukraine standoff
Escalating psychological warfare between the United States and Russia over Ukraine is fast approaching a point at which a peaceful exit from a crisis with real-world ramifications for Americans could be impossible.

CNN Politics
Jan 20, 2022

DOJ wants Oath Keepers leader to remain in jail pending trial
The Justice Department is arguing that Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes should remain in jail as he awaits trial for seditious conspiracy related to the attack on the US Capitol.

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Jan 20, 2022

Biden administration to require essential travelers coming to US by land or ferry to be fully vaccinated starting Saturday
The US will require essential travelers crossing into the United States via land ports of entry and ferry terminals to be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and provide proof of vaccination starting Saturday, according to the Department of Homeland Security.

CNN Politics
Jan 20, 2022

Who the January 6 committee has subpoenaed or requested to appear
The committee investigating the deadly Capitol Hill riot on January 6, 2021, has issued scores of subpoenas to individuals and organizations as part of its probe into circumstances and coordination leading up to the storming of the US Capitol.

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Jan 20, 2022

Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman says she almost declined to speak at Biden's inauguration
Amanda Gorman, the nation's first youth poet laureate, recounted her fears ahead of President Joe Biden's inauguration in an op-ed published exactly one year later in The New York Times on Thursday.

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Jan 20, 2022

Why one expert has evolved on masks in schools
Erin Bromage, a biology professor at UMass Dartmouth, says his thoughts on masks in schools have changed as vaccines have become available for the youngest age groups. He argues that schools should be moving toward masks coming off as the community infection numbers drop.

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Jan 20, 2022

Virginia congressman blasts McConnell for comment on voters of color
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is facing fierce criticism for comments he made this week in response to a question about the concerns of voters of color.

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Jan 20, 2022

Here's how you can get free home Covid-19 tests from retailers
Many Americans can now get home Covid-19 tests at no cost through their private insurance. They can obtain the tests from pharmacies, retailers and online vendors.

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Jan 20, 2022

The mystery of Joe Biden's 5 GOP senators
Midway through his nearly-two-hour-long news conference on Wednesday, President Joe Biden dropped a very interesting nugget.

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Jan 20, 2022

Arizona Democrat says some senators urging him to challenge Sinema with party at a 'breaking point'
Rep. Ruben Gallego says his phone has been ringing a lot recently -- with many Democrats making a pitch to him: Run against Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema in 2024.

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Jan 20, 2022

Bipartisan group of senators seeks common ground on changing Electoral Count Act
A bipartisan effort in the Senate is underway to overhaul a 19th century law that has come under scrutiny in the wake of last year's January 6 attack on the US Capitol.

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Jan 20, 2022

DA for Atlanta area requests special grand jury to probe Trump's election interference
A district attorney in the Atlanta area investigating former President Donald Trump's efforts to overturn the 2020 election results in the state has requested a special grand jury to gather evidence and compel witnesses to testify in relation to her probe.

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Jan 20, 2022

Fact-checking six claims from Biden's news conference
President Joe Biden held a news conference on Wednesday to mark the end of the first year of his presidency.

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Jan 20, 2022

Supreme Court rejects another attempt to block Texas' six-week abortion ban
Over the furious dissent of three liberal justices, the Supreme Court on Thursday rejected another attempt by abortion providers to block Texas' six-week abortion ban.

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Jan 20, 2022

Trump campaign officials, led by Rudy Giuliani, oversaw fake electors plot in 7 states
Trump campaign officials, led by Rudy Giuliani, oversaw efforts in December 2020 to put forward illegitimate electors from seven states that Trump lost, according to three sources with direct knowledge of the scheme.

CNN Politics
Jan 20, 2022

Trump's January 6 documents are on their way to the House. When can we see them and what's next?
The Supreme Court handed the House January 6 committee a significant win on Wednesday as it shut down former President Donald Trump's bid to block the release of documents from his White House to committee investigators.

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Jan 20, 2022

Website to order free Covid-19 tests is up and running
The federal government launched its website to sign up for free Covid-19 tests, allowing people to order a maximum of four tests shipped directly to their household.

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Jan 20, 2022

Wednesday was a *very* bad day for Donald Trump
The walls are starting to close in on Donald Trump.

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Jan 20, 2022

Democratic congressman arrested during voting rights protest
New York Democratic Rep. Jamaal Bowman was arrested Thursday during a voting rights protest at the US Capitol, his office said in a statement.

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Jan 20, 2022

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Jan 20, 2022

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Jan 20, 2022

Margins of Error
Look closely at almost anything and you'll find data—lots of it. But what are those numbers really saying about who we are and what we believe? Harry Enten is on a mission to find out.

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Jan 20, 2022

How to get free at-home Covid-19 tests from the government
Americans can now sign up to get free home Covid-19 tests from the federal government.

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Jan 20, 2022

Biden leaves Democrats hanging as midterms burst into full swing
President Joe Biden spotted Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney on the White House campus last June and called out to the House Democratic campaign chair loudly enough for several others to hear: "I really want to talk to you about the races!" he shouted.?

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Jan 20, 2022

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Jan 20, 2022

Biden clarifies stance on a Russian incursion in Ukraine: 'Russia will pay a heavy price' if units move across Ukrainian border
President Joe Biden on Thursday sought to clarify his stance on a potential Russian incursion in Ukraine, cleaning up remarks from the prior day's news conference during which he suggested a "minor incursion" by Russia would elicit a lesser response than a full-scale invasion of the country.

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Jan 20, 2022

Did Joe Biden really say that the 2022 election could be 'illegitimate'?
At Wednesday's press conference, President Joe Biden was asked a simple question. It was this: "Speaking of voting rights legislation, if this isn't passed, do you still believe the upcoming election will be fairly conducted and its results will be legitimate?"

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Jan 20, 2022

Fulton County DA requests special grand jury to probe Trump's election interference
A district attorney in Georgia investigating former President Donald Trump's effort to overturn election results in the state is requesting a special grand jury in an effort to gather information relevant to the probe, according to a letter sent to the court.

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Jan 20, 2022

January 6 committee asks Ivanka Trump to talk with them
The House select committee investigating the January 6 riot is asking former President Donald Trump's daughter and then-senior White House adviser Ivanka Trump to voluntary cooperate with its investigation, a major step for the panel closing in on the former President's inner circle.

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Jan 20, 2022

What Biden talked about most in his first year
During his first year in office, President Joe Biden addressed the public more than 250 times. He spoke most often about the Covid-19 pandemic, followed by his domestic agenda.

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Jan 20, 2022

US accuses Russia of recruiting officials in attempt to take over Ukrainian government
The United States accused Russia of recruiting current and former Ukrainian government officials to attempt to take control of Ukraine's government as it unveiled new sanctions on Thursday.

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Jan 20, 2022

This is the worst answer Joe Biden gave at his press conference
It was one of Joe Biden's shortest answers in his nearly-two hour press conference Wednesday.

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Jan 20, 2022

Ukrainian President pushes back on Biden: 'There are no minor incursions'
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky publicly pushed back Thursday on US President Joe Biden's comments that a "minor incursion" by Russia into Ukraine would prompt a lesser response than a full-scale invasion, in an implicit rebuke of Biden's comments.

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Jan 20, 2022

The Axe Files with David Axelrod
Go beyond the soundbites and get to know some of the most interesting players in politics.

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Jan 20, 2022

White House says Biden wasn't 'casting doubt' on midterms' legitimacy
The White House on Thursday sought to clarify President Joe Biden's answer a day earlier that this year's midterm elections may not be "legit" if new voter protections aren't passed in Congress.

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Jan 20, 2022

Jay Inslee Fast Facts
Read CNN's Jay Inslee Fast Facts to learn more about the governor of Washington and former 2020 Democratic presidential candidate.

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Jan 20, 2022

John Hickenlooper Fast Facts
Read CNN's John Hickenlooper Fast Facts and learn more about the former governor of Colorado and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate.

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Jan 20, 2022

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Jan 20, 2022

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Jan 20, 2022

Reps. Thomas Massie and Raul Grijalva test positive for Covid-19
Republican Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky and Democratic Rep. Raul Grijalva of Arizona both announced Thursday that they tested positive for Covid-19.

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Jan 20, 2022

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Jan 20, 2022

Why Democrats want to change the Senate's filibuster rules
The story of modern Washington is the story of the filibuster.

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