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House Democrats want to help defrauded students by requiring transparency from for-profit colleges

House Democrats want to help defrauded students by requiring transparency from for-profit colleges

44 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Last month, President Joe Biden's Education Department canceled $1 billion in student debt for borrowers defrauded by for-profit schools. And on...
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RNC chair McDaniel floated possible Michigan governor run

RNC chair McDaniel floated possible Michigan governor run

3 hours ago   |   Politico

Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel told party officials Wednesday that she's considered stepping down from her post to challenge Michigan Gov. Gretchen...
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Nevada Secretary of State Finds No Evidence Election Fraud Took Place in State's Election

4 hours ago   |   Politicus USA

Although former President Donald Trump has regularly and insistently claimed that the 2020 general election was rife with fraud and abuse, not a single state has been able to...
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The Black Panther Party Has Never Been More Popular. But Actual Black Panthers Have Been Forgotten

9 hours ago   |   The New Republic

On October 7, 2020, Jalil Muntaqim exited the Sullivan Correctional Facility in upstate New York a free man. A member of the Black Panther Party and its more militant...
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Pentagon investigated suspected Russian directed-energy attacks on U.S. troops

Pentagon investigated suspected Russian directed-energy attacks on U.S. troops

9 hours ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

The Pentagon has briefed top lawmakers on intelligence surrounding suspected directed-energy attacks against U.S. troops, and officials identified Russia as a likely culprit...
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Black Democrats urge party to shift its voting rights push

Black Democrats urge party to shift its voting rights push

9 hours ago   |   Politico

Democrats have spent months touting an expansive proposal that would reshape U.S. elections. But with the bill's Senate prospects growing more dire, key members of the...
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Editorial: D.C. pols hold firmly to hypocritical oath

10 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Our elected leaders on Capitol Hill have painted themselves into a hyperpartisan corner, and we're all the worse for it. The House on Tuesday rejected a Republican resolution...
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What Teenagers Have Learned From a Tumultuous Time in Politics

10 hours ago   |   NY Times

Soon-to-be voters say they're disillusioned by what they've observed, but many are also motivated to political action.
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Liz Cheney vs. MAGA

10 hours ago   |   NY Times

The Wyoming congresswoman challenged Republicans to turn away from Trump after Jan. 6. Instead, they turned on her.
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For Germany's Greens, Mainstream Means Losing Radical Edge

12 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

A Green-led government in Europe's largest economy is within sight come September elections though activists expecting far-reaching climate reforms may be disappointed.
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Senate passes anti-Asian American hate crime bill

Senate passes anti-Asian American hate crime bill

The Senate on Thursday passed an anti-hate crimes bill aimed at addressing a surge in attacks on Asian Americans amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The measure, which would create a... Read more ...

House Votes To Make D.C. The 51st State

House Votes To Make D.C. The 51st State

D.C. is now closer to winning statehood than it has ever been, but the Senate's approval is far from certain. Read more ...

Republicans roll out $568 billion infrastructure package that Dems have...

Republicans roll out $568 billion infrastructure package that Dems have already rejected

Senate Republicans released a $568 billion infrastructure framework on Thursday intended as a counteroffer to President Joe Biden's infrastructure proposal, a plan about a... Read more ...

9-0 Supreme Court ruling guts FTC's ability to seek redress for consumers

9-0 Supreme Court ruling guts FTC's ability to seek redress for consumers

The Federal Trade Commission can't force companies that engage in wrongdoing to pay back consumers or give up ill-gotten profit, the Supreme Court held Thursday, dealing a huge... Read more ...

Biden Pledges U.S. Will Cut Climate-Changing Pollution At Least In Half By 2030

Biden Pledges U.S. Will Cut Climate-Changing Pollution At Least In Half By 2030

The new target for limiting planet-warming pollution nearly doubles Obama's goal, highlighting how much time to act was lost during the Trump years. Read more ...

Pentagon investigated suspected Russian directed-energy attacks on U.S. troops

Pentagon investigated suspected Russian directed-energy attacks on U.S. troops

The Pentagon has briefed top lawmakers on intelligence surrounding suspected directed-energy attacks against U.S. troops, and officials identified Russia as a likely culprit... Read more ...

House Answers Trump's Travel Ban With Bill

House Answers Trump's Travel Ban With Bill

The Democratic-led House passed legislation Wednesday designed to constrain a president's power to limit entry to the US, a response to former President Trump's travel ban... Read more ...

Impeachment investigators have received over 200 tips about Cuomo

Impeachment investigators have received over 200 tips about Cuomo

ALBANY, N.Y. - Investigators seeking to determine whether the New York state Assembly should move to impeach Gov. Andrew Cuomo have received more than 200 tips about his... Read more ...

Justice Department Announces Sweeping Minneapolis Police Probe

Justice Department Announces Sweeping Minneapolis Police Probe

Attorney General Merrick Garland announced the investigation in the wake of the guilty verdict in George Floyd's death. Read more ...

Ohio Republicans Want To Rename Mosquito Lake State Park After Donald Trump

Ohio Republicans Want To Rename Mosquito Lake State Park After Donald Trump

It's the latest attempt by Ohio Republicans to honor the former president. The state would need $300,000 to change the signs in the park. Read more ...