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Aug 01, 2021

Frustration As Biden, Congress Allow Eviction Ban To Expire
Millions of Americans face being forced from their homes with the midnight Saturday expiration of a moratorium on evictions during the pandemic.

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Aug 01, 2021

Top Democrats Make Closing Pitch In Hotly Contested Ohio Congressional Primary
House Majority Whip James Clyburn stumped for Shontel Brown, while Sen. Bernie Sanders headlined a rally for Nina Turner.

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Jul 31, 2021

Watchdog Group Calls For Probe Of Trump's 'Weaponization' Of Justice Department
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington responds to revelations that Trump ordered the DOJ to call election results fraudulent.

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Jul 31, 2021

Ex-RNC Chair Michael Steele Blasts Jim Jordan On His Jan. 6 Trump Amnesia
"You're a grown-ass man," Steele addresses Jordan, who claims he can't recall when he spoke to Donald Trump Jan. 6. "Stop acting like a 10-year-old."

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Jul 31, 2021

Mark Meadows Says He's Meeting With Trump And Shadow 'Cabinet Members' On 'Real Plans'
The former White House chief of staff is working on strategy at Bedminister with the man he calls "the president."

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Jul 31, 2021

Schumer: Senate 'Will Get The Job Done' On Infrastructure Plan
Senators convened for weekend work as they pulled together the huge bill.

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Jul 31, 2021

‘Botched': Arizona GOP's Ballot Count Ends, Troubles Persist
The turmoil casts even more doubt on the conclusions of what backers describe as a "forensic audit" but what experts and critics say is a deeply flawed, partisan process.

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Jul 31, 2021

Rep. Madison Cawthorn Was Stopped Trying To Bring Gun On Plane In February
The GOP congressman said he mistakenly put the unloaded handgun in his carry-on rather than his checked bag.

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Jul 31, 2021

Rep. Madison Cawthorn Was Stopped Trying To Bring Gun Onto Plane In February
The GOP congressman said he mistakenly put the unloaded handgun in his carry-on rather than his checked bag.

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Jul 31, 2021

A Republican Primary In Ohio Tests Donald Trump's Clout
The former president has gone all-in for coal industry lobbyist Mike Carey. But Carey faces 10 other candidates.

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Jul 31, 2021

Bacon May Disappear In California As Pig Law Takes Effect
The California rules could be a case of consumers clearly paying a price for their beliefs.

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Jul 31, 2021

Why You Can't Out-Organize Voter Suppression
Aside from the financial and human costs, it is impossible to organize when Republicans make that very act illegal.

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Jul 31, 2021

Ex-Trump Official Warns Unvaccinated Exactly What To Expect From Delta Variant
Adm. Brett Girior also had a message for people who think they're protected with natural immunity from a previous infection.

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Jul 31, 2021

Eric Trump's Latest Whine Prompts People To Play The World's Smallest Violin
Critics accused Donald Trump's son of hypocrisy and playing the victim with his complaint about the "weaponization of politics."

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Jul 31, 2021

Michael Flynn, Lawyer Sidney Powell, OAN Reporters Behind Arizona Vote Audit Funding
Revelations about the funders raises even more red flags over the secretive Cyber Ninjas presidential election recount.

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Jul 30, 2021

Rep. Cori Bush Camps Out At U.S. Capitol To Protest End Of Eviction Moratorium
Democrats failed to push through an extension before heading off on Congress's summer recess. The Missouri lawmaker invites them to her campout.

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Jul 30, 2021

J.D. Vance Tells Tucker Carlson The Quiet Part Out Loud: He Wants A 'Healthy Ruling Class'
Right-wing Ohio Senate candidate lashed Kamala Harris, AOC, Pete Buttigieg as "childless cat ladies" who aren't pumping out ... wage slaves?

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Jul 30, 2021

Oklahoma GOP Likens Vaccine Mandates To Persecution Of Jews
A post on the party's official Facebook page eatured a picture of a yellow Star of David with the word "unvaccinated" on it

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Jul 30, 2021

Biden Administration Sues Texas For ‘Unlawful' Crackdown On Transporting Migrants
The Justice Department is suing to block GOP Gov. Greg Abbott's executive order restricting who can transport migrants, calling it "dangerous and unlawful."

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Jul 30, 2021

House Skips Town After Failing To Extend Eviction Moratorium
The eviction moratorium expires Saturday night. The White House said it will not extend it on its own.

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Jul 30, 2021

GOP Rep. Elise Stefanik Gets Dragged For Not Understanding Medicare
Twitter users mocked the New York congresswoman for praising Medicare and Medicaid without realizing they're forms of socialism.

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Jul 30, 2021

House Republicans Fume About Wearing Masks For 3 Days Before Leaving For 2 Months
They won't be back in Congress until Sept. 20.

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Jul 30, 2021

Democrats Bracing For Big Fight Over $3.5 Trillion Reconciliation Bill
Moderates and progressives' differences on the size and scope of a spending package could easily blow up President Joe Biden's legislative agenda.

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Jul 30, 2021

Judge Slams Capitol Rioter Refusing To Wear Masks: ‘When Did You Go To Medical School?'
A judge told a member of the far-right Proud Boys in a hearing: "We have a virus that is killing people — why is it so hard to wear a mask?"

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Jul 30, 2021

Biden Taps Gold Star Dad Khizr Khan For Religious Freedom Commission
Khan, whose son died in the Iraq War, gained national recognition in 2016 when he slammed Donald Trump for his hateful rhetoric toward Muslims.

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Jul 30, 2021

Congress Can Get Donald Trump's Tax Returns, Justice Department Rules
The Treasury Department must turn over the former president's tax returns to a congressional committee, according to the legal opinion.

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Jul 30, 2021

Trump Urged Justice Officials To Declare Election 'Corrupt'
"Just say the election was corrupt and leave the rest to me and the R. Congressmen," Trump said at one point to then-Acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen.

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Jul 30, 2021

Pelosi Says Biden Administration Should Extend Eviction Moratorium
Only three days before its expiration, the White House had said it would not extend the moratorium and that Congress should do it.

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Jul 30, 2021

NYC Is More Addicted To Fossil Fuels Than Ever. Now It May Make Solar Harder To Build.
First, a loophole let fossil fuels eat up funding meant for community solar. Now proposed new fire codes pose new challenges for rooftop panels.

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Jul 30, 2021

First Evacuation Flight Brings Afghans Who Helped The Troops To U.S.
"I want to thank these brave Afghans for standing with the United States, and today, I am proud to say to them: ‘Welcome home,'" Biden said.

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Jul 30, 2021

Seeing A Make-or-Break Moment, Climate Groups Plan Blitz Over Congressional Recess
Dozens of environmental groups expect to spend tens of millions of dollars in August building support for climate legislation.

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Jul 30, 2021

Rep. Jim Jordan Polled People On ‘Trust' And Received A Blunt Home Truth
Many Twitter users responded to the Ohio Republican's poll with a single damning word.

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Jul 30, 2021

Jill Biden Undergoes Procedure To Remove Debris In Her Foot
The first lady's foot was punctured while she was walking on a beach in Hawaii, her spokesperson said.

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Jul 30, 2021

MyPillow Guy Pulls Millions In Ads From Fox News In Spat Over Conspiracy Theories
Mike Lindell and Fox News appear to be in the middle of a bitter divorce.

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Jul 30, 2021

Georgia Republicans Make Move Toward Fulton County Election Takeover
State senators have paved the way to possibly take over elections in Georgia's most populous county.

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Jul 29, 2021

Former Sen. Carl Levin, Michigan's Longest-Serving Senator, Has Died
First elected to the Senate in 1978, Carl Levin represented Michigan longer than any other senator.

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Jul 29, 2021

The Capitol Has Mostly Statues Of Men. A New Bill Proposes 2 Trailblazing Women.
Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sandra Day O'Connor could be memorialized with Capitol statues if the effort is successful.

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Jul 29, 2021

The Democratic Establishment Is Going All Out To Beat Nina Turner
And the left is desperate to get her over the finish line in Ohio's special primary election.

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Jul 29, 2021

Ilhan Omar's New Guaranteed Income Bill Would Send $1,200 Monthly To Most Americans
Omar's bill would fund guaranteed income pilots in hundreds of communities, then launch a national program to send $1,200 monthly to people making up to $75,000 a year.

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Jul 29, 2021

Texas Lawmakers Sound The Alarm: Senate Dems Lack Urgency On Voting Rights
Texas Democrats who fled their state want Senate leaders to work through the August recess and speed up efforts to pass federal voting rights legislation.

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Jul 29, 2021

Senators Go After Unemployment Fraud — But Not Tax Cheats — To Pay For Infrastructure
Under pressure from conservative groups, GOP senators refused to strengthen IRS enforcement to pay for the bipartisan infrastructure deal.

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Jul 29, 2021

'Comically Minimal Ego-Stroking': Inside The Bumble Takedown Of A Violent Capitol Rioter
Andrew Taake was arrested for pepper-spraying and attacking police officers with a whip at the U.S. Capitol. Here's how a Bumble dating app user reeled him in.

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Jul 29, 2021

If The Jan. 6 Rioters Were Just Tourists, Why Was Mo Brooks Wearing Body Armor?
The Alabama Republican claims his speech that day was nothing more than "a pep talk."

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Jul 29, 2021

Biden To Require All Federal Employees To Get Vaccinated Or Face Weekly Testing
The vaccination mandate comes as the delta variant of COVID-19 continues surging.

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Jul 29, 2021

Biden Calls On States To Give $100 To Every Newly Vaccinated Person
The president is hoping the new incentive will increase COVID-19 vaccination rates across the U.S.

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Jul 29, 2021

Stacey Abrams Is 'Proud' Of Texas Dems 'Fighting Tooth And Nail' For Voting Rights
Democratic state reps from Texas met with Abrams to discuss combating GOP efforts to curtail voting access.

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Jul 29, 2021

Congress Passes Emergency Capitol Security Money, Afghan Aid
The emergency spending bill would bolster security at the Capitol and repay outstanding debts from the Jan. 6 insurrection.

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Jul 29, 2021

Biden Will Not Extend Eviction Moratorium, Even As States Struggle To Send Out Rent Relief
The White House is bucking the issue to Congress. Congressional Democrats haven't been paying attention to the eviction moratorium lately.

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Jul 29, 2021

Hundreds Of GOP Lawmakers Urge Supreme Court To Overturn Roe v. Wade
Twelve governors and 228 members of Congress are calling for an end to federal abortion protections.

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Jul 29, 2021

FDA Says It's Working As Fast As It Can To Fully Approve COVID-19 Vaccines
The agency previously said it would finish reviewing Pfizer's application by January, but full approval could come before then.

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Jul 29, 2021

FDA Says It's Working As Fast As It Can To Fully Approve COVID-19 Vaccines: Report
The agency previously said it will finish reviewing Pfizer's application by January, but full approval could also come before then.

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Jul 29, 2021

House GOP's Powerful Message Before Recess: We Hate Wearing Masks At Work
"This is not the America we know," Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said of having to wear a mask in the Capitol to help stem the spread of COVID-19.

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Jul 29, 2021

Florida Mayors Defy Ron DeSantis With Mask, Vaccine Mandates
All 67 of Florida's counties are considered areas of high transmission, meaning they have more than 100 new cases per 100,000 people in the past seven days.

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Jul 29, 2021

Biden To Allow Eviction Moratorium To Expire Saturday
Days before a nationwide ban on evictions is set to expire, the White House called on Congress to extend it.

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Jul 29, 2021

Web Designer Who Refused To Make Same-Sex Wedding Websites Loses Case
A three-judge panel in Colorado denied Lorie Smith's attempt to overturn a lower court ruling by a 2-1 vote.

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Jul 29, 2021

Democrats Want Paid Sick Days, Breaks For Domestic Workers
Rep. Pramila Jayapal reintroduced the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights, which would ensure basic workplace standards for nannies and house cleaners.

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Jul 29, 2021

U.S. Economy Accelerated At A Solid 6.5% Rate Last Quarter
For all of 2021, the economy is expected to expand about 7%. That would be the strongest calendar-year growth since 1984.

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Jul 29, 2021

Joe Biden Subtly Shades Trump In Just 3 Words And Twitter Users Love It
Biden references a long-running Trump joke.

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Jul 29, 2021

Donald Trump Has The Most Trump Reaction To Defeat Of His Endorsed Candidate
"This is not a loss, again, I don't want to claim it is a loss, this was a win," said the former president, trying to spin the negative into a positive.

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Jul 29, 2021

Chris Cuomo's Interview With Anti-Vaccine Restaurant Owner Flies Off The Rails
This CNN interview with a California restaurateur may be the weirdest thing on TV this week.

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Jul 29, 2021

Chris Cuomo's Interview With Anti-Vax Restaurant Owner Flies Off The Rails
This might've been the weirdest thing on TV this week.

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Jul 29, 2021

GOP Rep. Admits ‘Nobody Actually Believes' Election Was Stolen From Donald Trump
Trump-critical Adam Kinzinger revealed what "a lot" of his Republican colleagues are saying in private.

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Jul 29, 2021

GOP Rep. Says ‘Nobody Actually Believes' Election Was Stolen From Donald Trump
Trump-critical Adam Kinzinger revealed what "a lot" of his Republican colleagues are saying in private.

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Jul 29, 2021

Fox News' Geraldo Rivera Sends Ass-Kicking Warning To Co-Host, The Unvaccinated
"If you come into my grandchildren's house and you are not vaccinated, I'm going to kick you in the ass," Rivera told Fox News colleague Greg Gutfeld.

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Jul 29, 2021

Nancy Pelosi's Biting Nickname For Kevin McCarthy Takes Over Twitter
The House Speaker's one-word slam of McCarthy was a hit online.

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Jul 28, 2021

Miami-Dade County Latest To Re-Up Mask Requirements Amid Delta Variant Surge
"We have come too far and sacrificed too much to turn back now," Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said as coronavirus cases rise.

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Jul 28, 2021

'I Think After?' Reporter Grills Jim Jordan On When He Spoke To Trump On Jan. 6
The Ohio Republican said he wasn't sure if he'd spoken to Trump before, during or after the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

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Jul 28, 2021

Lawmakers Feud On Twitter After In-Person Shouting Match Over Masks In Congress
Democratic Rep. Jared Huffman said he had to use a different elevator because an unmasked GOP colleague "doesn't give a sh*t about anyone but himself."

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Jul 28, 2021

Senate Votes To Advance Infrastructure Bill After Bipartisan Talks Yield Breakthrough
The Senate has voted to proceed on an infrastructure deal that was just struck on Wednesday.

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Jul 28, 2021

Citing COVID-19 Concerns, Texas Governor Bans Ground Transportation Of Migrants
Immigration rights advocates have slammed the order as "flagrantly illegal," unconstitutional and xenophobic.

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Jul 28, 2021

Trump's Followers Paying The Price For Jan. 6 While Trump Himself Evades Consequence
Ashli Babbitt was killed at the Capitol and hundreds of others face criminal records and prison for taking part in Trump's attempt to overthrow democracy.

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Jul 28, 2021

GOP Lawmakers Melt Down Over Having To Wear Masks Again
Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas) called for the House to simply shut down for the day because he considered the mandate such an "embarrassment."

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Jul 28, 2021

Rep. Cori Bush's 'Unhoused Bill Of Rights' Calls On Congress To End Homelessness
The resolution from Bush, who experienced homelessness, demands Congress invest in affordable housing and services for unhoused people.

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Jul 28, 2021

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis Joins The #FreeBritney Cause
"The bar for removing someone's control over their own money and life should be very, very, very high," the Democratic lawmaker and father of two said.

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Jul 28, 2021

Justice Department Warns States About 'Unusual' Trump-Inspired 'Audits'
A DOJ official said that federal voting rights authorities are keeping a "close eye" on what is going on around the country.

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Jul 28, 2021

GOP Lawmaker Stands By Comparison Of Capitol Riot To A 'Normal Tourist Visit'
Despite what Rep. Andrew Clyde (R-Ga.) said, on Jan. 6, the Capitol looked nothing like it does when it's populated by normal, peaceful tourists.

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Jul 28, 2021

Pelosi: Kevin McCarthy A 'Moron' For Saying Mask Mandate Isn't Based In Science
The House speaker isn't mincing words as the delta variant of the coronavirus spreads.

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Jul 28, 2021

Mitch McConnell To Air Pro-Vaccine Ads On Kentucky Radio Stations
The 60-second spot will be paid for by the Republican senator's reelection campaign and will draw on his experience surviving polio as a child.

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Jul 28, 2021

Michelle Obama Sends Sweet Message Of Support To Simone Biles
The former first lady shared the "mantra I practice daily" after the champion gymnast withdrew from the team final at the Tokyo Olympics.

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Jul 28, 2021

Cop Shares Voicemail Threat He Received During Testimony About U.S. Capitol Riot
"This is what happens to people who tell the truth in Trump's America," said officer Michael Fanone.

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Jul 28, 2021

Laura Ingraham's 'Despicable' Response To Cops' Jan. 6 Testimony Slammed On Twitter
The Fox News personality mocked police officers who recalled fending off violent Donald Trump supporters with a spoof awards ceremony.

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Jul 28, 2021

Geraldo Rivera Tells Sean Hannity On His Own Show: You've Been Gaslighting
"I think you've been, with all due respect and I love you, gaslighting, changing the subject," Rivera told the Fox News personality.

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Jul 28, 2021

Rep. Jim Jordan, After Dodging Question, Admits He Spoke To Trump On Jan. 6
The Ohio Republican could be subpoenaed to testify about his exchanges with the then-president on the day the U.S. Capitol was attacked.

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Jul 28, 2021

U.S. Won't Defend Rep. Mo Brooks For Speaking At Pro-Trump Rally On Jan. 6
The Department of Justice said the Alabama Republican's speech before the Capitol attack was "not within the scope" of his employment.

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Jul 27, 2021

'Partisan Pageantry': Republican Senators Dismiss Emotional Jan. 6 Hearing
"Just because she loves drama doesn't mean I have to attend the performance," Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) said of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

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Jul 27, 2021

Fox News' Bret Baier Hits Out At Republicans Dismissing Capitol Riot Inquiry
"You cannot watch this testimony and say that it's not a big deal," the Fox News anchor said.

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Jul 27, 2021

Rev. Barber, Beto O'Rourke Launch 4-Day March For Voting Rights In Texas
Rev. William Barber's Poor People's Campaign is leading a 27-mile, multiday march against voter suppression, urging Congress to take action on voting rights.

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Jul 27, 2021

D.C. Cop Defines 'Terrorists' To Explain Why He Refers To U.S. Capitol Rioters That Way
Washington Metropolitan Police Officer Daniel Hodges said he "came prepared" with the definition.

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Jul 27, 2021

Biden Says Vaccine Mandate For Federal Employees 'Under Consideration'
The president said he was considering requiring COVID-19 vaccines for federal employees. At least one report said the mandate would be announced this week.

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Jul 27, 2021

'Disgraceful': Police Officers Slam GOP Denials About Jan. 6 In Searing Testimony
"Nothing, truly nothing, has prepared me to address those elected members of our government who continue to deny the events of that day," said Officer Michael Fanone.

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Jul 27, 2021

7 Key Takeaways From The First Day Of Jan. 6 Commission Testimony
Four officers spoke of the physical and psychological wounds they sustained during the Capitol riot — a day some thought they wouldn't survive.

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Jul 27, 2021

AFL-CIO Union Federation Supports Vaccine Mandates For Workers
The federation's president was unequivocal: "If you come back and you're not vaccinated, everybody in that workplace is jeopardized."

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Jul 27, 2021

Capitol Cop Says Trump Supporters Called Him The N-Word During Jan. 6 Attack
U.S. Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn described the racial abuse he endured during the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.

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Jul 27, 2021

D.C. Police Officer Smacks Table During Emotional Jan. 6 Testimony
Michael Fanone shouted when he told lawmakers, "The indifference shown to my colleagues is disgraceful!"

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Jul 27, 2021

Trumper Who Wore ‘Back The Blue' Shirt To Rally Arrested For Assaulting Officers On Jan. 6
Donald Trump supporter Samuel Lazar was FBI Capitol suspect no. 275 and was known to online sleuths as #FacePaintBlowhard.

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Jul 27, 2021

At First Jan. 6 Hearing, Police To Detail Violence, Injuries
The police officers who are scheduled to testify endured some of the worst of the brutality.

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Jul 27, 2021

Ex-U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi Of Wyoming Dies After Bicycle Accident
The Wyoming Republican was known as a consensus-builder in an increasingly polarized Washington.

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Jul 27, 2021

Ex-RNC Chair Michael Steele Hits Lindsey Graham With A Brutal Fact-Check
The South Carolina senator's latest claim on Fox News doesn't add up.

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Jul 27, 2021

How Joe Biden Became A Trust Buster
A small group of thinkers challenged 40 years of economic ideology on corporate concentration, created a bipartisan movement and won over the president.

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Jul 27, 2021

Twitter Users Dunk On George P. Bush After 'Humiliating' Trump Snub
He kissed up to Trump only for the former president to endorse his rival.

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