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Senate parliamentarian rules against including minimum wage in Covid relief bill

Fri, 26 Feb 2021 01:55:28
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 Senate parliamentarian rules against including minimum wage in Covid relief bill


US carries out air strikes in Syria targeting Iranian backed militia structures

Fri, 26 Feb 2021 00:44:50
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 US carries out air strikes in Syria targeting Iranian backed militia structures


Riverside man arrested in Capitol riot after coworker recognizes him in news photo

Fri, 26 Feb 2021 00:18:34
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 Riverside man arrested in Capitol riot after coworker recognizes him in news photo


Costco to raise its minimum wage to $16, joining others in boosting pay during pandemic

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 22:58:41
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 Costco to raise its minimum wage to $16, joining others in boosting pay during pandemic


Energy executive: Texas power plants turned off in crisis

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 22:51:32
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 Energy executive: Texas power plants turned off in crisis


Defense head Austin weighs warship needs in Pacific, Mideast

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 21:49:34
Link is to the Waco Tribune-Herald....
 Defense head Austin weighs warship needs in Pacific, Mideast


Former U.S. gymnastics coach dies by suicide after arrest for alleged sex crimes in Michigan

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 21:49:05
Source: NBC News

Police found the body of a former U.S. gymnastics coach, who has ties to disgraced doctor Larry Nassar, hours after he was criminally charged in Michigan on Thursday.

John Geddert died by suicide and was discovered in Grand Ledge, Michigan, according to Kelly Ro...
 Former U.S. gymnastics coach dies by suicide after arrest for alleged sex crimes in Michigan


House votes to pass Equality Act, prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 21:39:03
Source: Washington Post

The House on Thursday voted to pass the Equality Act, a far-reaching measure that has been decades in the making and would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The legislation was passed by the House in 2019 but blocked in...
 House votes to pass Equality Act, prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender


Capitol Police chief: Security will remain high due to State of the Union threat

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 18:23:01
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 Capitol Police chief: Security will remain high due to State of the Union threat


Vaccine distribution to jump 40 percent next week, UPS executive says

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 18:07:10
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 Vaccine distribution to jump 40 percent next week, UPS executive says


Former Michigan Gov. Granholm confirmed as energy secretary

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 17:42:45
Source: Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm won Senate confirmation Thursday to be President Joe Biden’s energy secretary. The vote was 64-35.

Granholm, who served two terms as governor in a state dominated by the auto industry, will be a ke...
 Former Michigan Gov. Granholm confirmed as energy secretary


AT&T says state's bill banning mask mandates "overrides our corporate policies"

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 17:23:13
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 AT&T says state's bill banning mask mandates "overrides our corporate policies"


Cuomo denies former aide's sexual harassment allegations

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 17:18:50
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 Cuomo denies former aide's sexual harassment allegations


Texas Lt. Gov. says that people getting huge energy bills 'gambled on a very, very low rate'

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 16:34:50
Mr. Grandma-Should-Die-For-The-Stock Market is telling Texans who got hit with huge energy bills to suck it up and read the fine print. ...
 Texas Lt. Gov. says that people getting huge energy bills 'gambled on a very, very low rate'


Arizona Republicans propose giving lawmakers -- not election officials -- final review of election

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 16:31:33
Just because Biden is President does not mean that Republicans have given up their dreams of instituting a coup following a future election....
 Arizona Republicans propose giving lawmakers -- not election officials -- final review of election


Trump's tax returns and related records turned over to Manhattan district attorney

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 14:56:01
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 Trump's tax returns and related records turned over to Manhattan district attorney


Parents of 500 separated migrant children yet to be found, lawyers say

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 13:59:48
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 Parents of 500 separated migrant children yet to be found, lawyers say


Biden, Harris to headline House Dem retreat next week

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 13:57:08
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 Biden, Harris to headline House Dem retreat next week


Jobless claims: Another 730,000 Americans filed new unemployment claims

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 13:36:24
Source: Yahoo! Finance

Yahoo Finance

Jobless claims: Another 730,000 Americans filed new unemployment claims

Emily McCormick·Reporter
Thu, February 25, 2021, 8:31 AM

Weekly unemployment claims fell far more than expected last week, as the labor market recovery took a stri...
 Jobless claims: Another 730,000 Americans filed new unemployment claims


BLM launches Survival Fund amid federal COVID-19 relief wait

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 13:04:29
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 BLM launches Survival Fund amid federal COVID-19 relief wait


Honduran president says U.S. probe of his alleged drug ties could scuttle cooperation with Washingto

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 08:42:30
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 Honduran president says U.S. probe of his alleged drug ties could scuttle cooperation with Washingto


Biden reverses Trump orders on 'anarchist' cities, architecture and green cards

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 08:40:26
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 Biden reverses Trump orders on 'anarchist' cities, architecture and green cards


Capitol Police were warned of violence before riot, acting chief says

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 07:59:18
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 Capitol Police were warned of violence before riot, acting chief says


Iowa Republicans approve fast-track dramatic election bill

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 07:37:48
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 Iowa Republicans approve fast-track dramatic election bill


New public report to blame Saudi crown prince for 2018 killing of Jamal Khashoggi

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 07:34:58
Source: NBC News

The release will mark a new chapter in U.S.-Saudi relations and a clear break from Trump's policy of equivocating about the Saudi state's role in the brutal murder.

The Biden administration will release an intelligence report Thursday that concludes that ...
 New public report to blame Saudi crown prince for 2018 killing of Jamal Khashoggi


Capitol Rioter with 'Slicked Back' Hair Faces Charges After His Banker Identified Him to the Feds

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 07:24:02
Source: Law and Crime

Aaron Keller 10 hrs ago

Federal prosecutors in Washington, D.C. have identified and charged a man they say assaulted a capitol police officer during the Jan. 6th siege on the U.S. Capitol Complex. According to a criminal complaint unsealed Wednesday, the ...
 Capitol Rioter with 'Slicked Back' Hair Faces Charges After His Banker Identified Him to the Feds


Architect Of The Capitol Outlines $30 Million In Damages From Pro-Trump Riot

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 05:48:17
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- The cost of repairing or replacing historical items damaged in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot "will be considerable," Architect of the Capitol J. Brett Blanton told lawmakers W...
 Architect Of The Capitol Outlines $30 Million In Damages From Pro-Trump Riot


United 777 plane flew fewer than half the flights allowed between checks: sources

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 04:26:04
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 United 777 plane flew fewer than half the flights allowed between checks: sources


Political contributions link ERCOT board to Abbott and the state committee now investigating the tro

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 04:24:33
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Political contributions link ERCOT board to Abbott and the state committee now investigating the troubled entity...
 Political contributions link ERCOT board to Abbott and the state committee now investigating the tro


Gun rights advocates back bill that would ban Nebraska from enforcing any new federal gun laws

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 04:00:30
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 Gun rights advocates back bill that would ban Nebraska from enforcing any new federal gun laws


ERCOT: Texas Was 4 Minutes and 37 Seconds Away From a Blackout That Could Have Lasted Months

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 02:33:03
Clueless fools :nuke: ...
 ERCOT: Texas Was 4 Minutes and 37 Seconds Away From a Blackout That Could Have Lasted Months


Donald Trump Jr. deposed by DC attorney general as part of inaugural funds lawsuit

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 02:10:14
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 Donald Trump Jr. deposed by DC attorney general as part of inaugural funds lawsuit


Courts seek funding to prevent Capitol-riot-style 'incursion'

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 02:10:03
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 Courts seek funding to prevent Capitol-riot-style 'incursion'


4 takeaways from Xavier Becerra's confirmation hearings

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 01:59:47
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 4 takeaways from Xavier Becerra's confirmation hearings


Biden revokes Trump ban on many green card applicants

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 01:48:43
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 Biden revokes Trump ban on many green card applicants


Amnesty International revokes Kremlin critic Navalny's 'prisoner of conscience' status

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 01:06:07
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 Amnesty International revokes Kremlin critic Navalny's 'prisoner of conscience' status


Jill Biden says things get better, including after divorce

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 00:57:30
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 Jill Biden says things get better, including after divorce


Forensic audit discredits GOP's election conspiracy theory in Ariz.

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 23:51:01
This should be shouted from the mountaintop for days and days!!





https://twitter.com/MSNBC/status/1364669698403622912?s=20



https://twitter.com/kylegriffin1/status/1364583362996838402?s=20...
 Forensic audit discredits GOP's election conspiracy theory in Ariz.


Manchin will support Deb Haaland for Interior secretary, boosting her chances

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 22:45:40
Manchin is turning out to be quite an effective Majority Leader....
 Manchin will support Deb Haaland for Interior secretary, boosting her chances


Close ally of Marjorie Taylor Greene among those in Capitol mob

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 22:41:30
Source: CNN

(CNN)A close ally of Georgia Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene took part in the January 6 mob at the Capitol and said he was among those who eventually made their way into the building.

Greene, a freshman congresswoman with a history of promoting dangerous and ...
 Close ally of Marjorie Taylor Greene among those in Capitol mob






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