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Controversies sink reelection bid of GOP Rep. Cawthorn

30 seconds ago   |   Star Tribune

U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn's unexpected 2020 win made him the youngest member of Congress and a rising Republican star. Then the scandals started to pile up.
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Biden denounces white supremacy while in Buffalo to visit shooting victims' families

6 hours ago   |   NPR   |   2 articles

President Biden visited Buffalo Tuesday to console victims and families of Saturday's mass shooting at a supermarket. He called on Congress to pass stricter gun laws.
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Ukraine aid splinters the GOP

Ukraine aid splinters the GOP

8 hours ago   |   Politico

The Republican establishment is striking back against a right flank attempt to turn its opposition to Ukraine aid into an “America First” talking point. Congress' nearly $40...
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Greek leader tells Congress democracy is tested by Russia

8 hours ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis told the U.S. Congress on Tuesday their shared belief in "freedom over tyranny, in democracy over authoritarianism" is being tested as...
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Officials: UFO Sightings Are 'Frequent and Continuing'

Officials: UFO Sightings Are 'Frequent and Continuing'

9 hours ago   |   Newser

UFO enthusiasts are hoping government officials will be more forthcoming about flying saucers than in days of old as Congress convenes its first hearing on UFOs in 50 years...
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The House primary Democrats are watching in Kentucky

9 hours ago   |   Politico

Attica Scott was part of a group of activists who took to the streets in September 2020 after a grand jury decision to not directly charge Louisville police officers for the...
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Greek's leader tells Congress democracy is tested by Russia

10 hours ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis told the U.S. Congress on Tuesday their shared belief in "freedom over tyranny, in democracy over authoritarianism" is being tested...
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Congress is holding its first UFO hearing in more than 50 years

Congress is holding its first UFO hearing in more than 50 years

15 hours ago   |   NPR

The hearing, which will include testimony from military intelligence officials, is the first on the subject since 1969. It will be livestreamed on the House Intelligence...
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MoveOn plows $30 million into 'Us vs. MAGA' campaign

16 hours ago   |   Politico

MoveOn is pouring $30 million into midterm battles for Congress, governorships and secretaries of state, a badly needed infusion for Democrats facing an uphill battle this fall...
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Midwest Newspaper Editorial Lashes 'Political Hacks' On Supreme Court

Midwest Newspaper Editorial Lashes 'Political Hacks' On Supreme Court

19 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

“The three most recent arrivals to the bench misled members of Congress by indicating they regarded Roe v. Wade as settled law, not to be overturned."
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Front-Runner Gets Pacemaker as He Awaits Results

Front-Runner Gets Pacemaker as He Awaits Results

On the day Pennsylvania Democratic voters going to the polls to decide whether to nominate him for the US Senate, Lt. Gov. John Fetterman had an appointment elsewhere. The... Read more ...

Justice Department Sues Casino Mogul Steve Wynn Over Relationship With China

Justice Department Sues Casino Mogul Steve Wynn Over Relationship With China

The DOJ said it had advised Wynn repeatedly over the last four years to register as a foreign agent, but he has refused. Read more ...

The Corruption of the Legal Profession

The Corruption of the Legal Profession

The legal profession, once a guardian of republican government, is now a force for social upheaval. Read more ...

No, Twitter Hasn't Changed Since Musk Bought It

No, Twitter Hasn't Changed Since Musk Bought It

In the aftermath of Twitter's agreement to sell itself to Elon Musk, opinion polls and pundits lined up to predict a mass exodus of users fleeing Musk's proposed changes to the... Read more ...

Dobbs Draft Leak Is a Threat to Our Republic

Dobbs Draft Leak Is a Threat to Our Republic

On May 2, Politico published a draft majority opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, a case heard by the U.S. Supreme Court that would reverse Roe v. Wade... Read more ...

Summer Lee Could Be the Latest Addition to the Squad

Summer Lee Could Be the Latest Addition to the Squad

The state House representative could add to progressive gains this cycle. Read more ...

The Rise of Radical Racial Ideologies in Our Institutions

The Rise of Radical Racial Ideologies in Our Institutions

Why do I say that we need to lay siege to our institutions? Because of what has happened to our institutions since the 1960s. Read more ...

Brandon Nimmo limps off field in nightcap against Cards

Losing two outfielders in the same week is not how the Mets expected their home stand to play out. Brandon Nimmo limped off the field, alongside a trainer and manager Buck... Read more ...

Stephen Wynn sued by DOJ for not registering as agent of China

Stephen Wynn sued by DOJ for not registering as agent of China

The Department of Justice has sued casino mogul Stephen A. Wynn to compel him to register as an agent for the Chinese government, the DOJ announced Tuesday. On multiple... Read more ...

Share and share alike at BCL track championships

Back in March of 2020, it was commonplace to witness schools finishing as co-champions in a wide variety of sports. This was largely due to the onset of a global pandemic, and... Read more ...