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Why Capitol Police offered tours to Oath Keeper lawyers

Why Capitol Police offered tours to Oath Keeper lawyers

53 minutes ago   |   Politico

Leaders of the Oath Keepers, an anti-government militia network, stand accused of forcing their way into the Capitol on Jan. 6 amid a mob of Donald Trump supporters seeking to...
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Biden holding Georgia rally next week to promote jobs plan

57 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden is heading to Georgia next week to mark his first 100 days in office and promote his infrastructure and jobs plan with a drive-in rally in...
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Only 200 lawmakers, no guests allowed for Biden's first address to Congress over COVID concerns

1 hour ago   |   NY Daily News

President Biden won't get a full House for his first speech to Congress.
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300+ US lawmakers sign letter calling for unconditional security aid to Israel, causing mixed reaction

300+ US lawmakers sign letter calling for unconditional security aid to Israel, causing mixed reaction

3 hours ago   |   RT

Over 300 US lawmakers have urged Washington to uphold its commitment to provide “full” and “unconditional” security assistance to Israel. In defense of the US-Israel...
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Tim Scott often talks about his grandfather and cotton. There's more to that tale

3 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

The South Carolina senator said he went from "Cotton to Congress in one lifetime," but his ancestors owned unusually large amounts of land.
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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning. Sign up for Insider Investing for your weekly...
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Congress likely to cap Joe Biden's capital gains tax hike at around 28%, Goldman Sachs says

Congress likely to cap Joe Biden's capital gains tax hike at around 28%, Goldman Sachs says

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Summary List Placement Congress is likely to settle on a much more modest increase in capital gains tax than President Joe Biden would like, according to analysts at Goldman...
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Paul Gosar Is the Worst Member of Congress

8 hours ago   |   Slate

And Nancy Pelosi duels with her old foe, the microphone.
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Sepp: Drug price controls still a bad deal for patients, taxpayers

8 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Very soon, the Biden administration and its congressional allies may introduce a legislative package to address prescription drug costs, and a form of harmful government price...
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Biden Aims at Top 0.3% With Bid to Tax Capital Gains Like Wages

8 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

President Joe Biden wants to end the preferential U.S. tax treatment of investment income that has benefited the nation's wealthy as he seeks to fund a sweeping new...
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80 pounds of Tannerite used during gender reveal; explosion shakes several...

80 pounds of Tannerite used during gender reveal; explosion shakes several New Hampshire towns

The person who purchased and detonated the Tannerite is cooperating with investigators, police said. Read more ...

Health officials report 3,369 cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, 22 deaths

Health officials report 3,369 cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, 22 deaths

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The Illinois Department of Public Health Friday reported 3,369 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including 22 additional deaths. The... Read more ...

San Diego Gaslamp Quarter shooting leaves 1 dead, 4 wounded

San Diego Gaslamp Quarter shooting leaves 1 dead, 4 wounded

The gunman had been bumping into people and verbally picking fights, police said. Read more ...

Biden sees economic opportunity in climate fight

Biden sees economic opportunity in climate fight

Opening the final session of the two-day virtual global climate summit, President Joe Biden says he wants to shift the conversation from climate threat to economic opportunities. Read more ...

White House reveals Biden's first overseas trip will be to Europe

White House reveals Biden's first overseas trip will be to Europe

The White House announced Friday that President Biden will make his first foreign trip in June with stops in the UK and Belgium. Read more ...

CDC says women under 50 are at the highest risk of blood clots after J&J...

CDC says women under 50 are at the highest risk of blood clots after J&J shot as advisors debate the vaccine's future

Summary List Placement Fifteen women who received Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine have developed a rare type of blood clot in their brains, officials disclosed in slides... Read more ...

Animal control officer uses mother duck noise on her phone to coax ducklings...

Animal control officer uses mother duck noise on her phone to coax ducklings from storm drain

An animal control officer noticed a mother duck in distress and called for help. Eleven ducklings were trapped in a storm drain. Read more ...

Manchester United wing legend Ryan Giggs charged with assaulting two women...

Manchester United wing legend Ryan Giggs charged with assaulting two women as Wales announce he will NOT lead team at Euros

Manchester United icon Ryan Giggs - the current manager of the Welsh national team - has been charged with assaulting two women in an incident stemming from November... Read more ...

‘I'm in': Caitlyn Jenner signs paperwork, will run for governor of California

‘I'm in': Caitlyn Jenner signs paperwork, will run for governor of California

With California Governor Gavin Newsom facing a likely recall vote, former Olympian and reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner has announced a run for his seat as a Republican. Jenner... Read more ...

Raw video: VP Kamala Harris is greeted by governor, senator, congressman

Raw video: VP Kamala Harris is greeted by governor, senator, congressman

Watch as Kamala Harris is greeted at Laconia Municipal Airport by Gov. Chris Sununu. Sen. Maggie Hassan and Rep. Chris Pappas. Read more ...