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House Panel Advances Bill to Study Reparations in New! 2021-04-14 23:22:19The legislation, which would create a panel to consider reparations for slavery, is being considered as President Biden works to address racial inequi

Biden Administration to Impose Tough Sanctions on Russia New! 2021-04-14 23:16:55Administration officials were determined to draft a response that would impose real costs on Moscow, as many previous rounds of sanctions have been sh

Biden, Setting Afghanistan Withdrawal, Says ‘It Is Time New! 2021-04-14 21:23:57The president said the main objective of ensuring that Afghanistan would not be a launching pad for terrorism had been achieved and that it was time f

Intelligence Chiefs Warn of Russian Troops Near Ukraine New! 2021-04-14 19:16:10Officials said that China’s push for global power posed a threat to the United States, and they dwelled on climate change, domestic extremism an

Shades of 2016: Republicans Stay Silent on Trump, New! 2021-04-14 19:07:41Just like when Donald J. Trump was a candidate in 2016, rival Republicans are trying to avoid becoming the target of his attacks or directly confront

Biden’s Choice for Civil Rights Post Has Worked New! 2021-04-14 18:45:46Kristen Clarke, the nominee for a top Justice Department role, vowed at her confirmation hearing to use legal tools to ensure ballot access.

What the Fight for D.C. Statehood Means New! 2021-04-14 18:35:17Democrats embark on a new long-shot mission to give 700,000 Americans voting representation in Congress.

U.S. Is Expected to Approve Some Arms Sales New! 2021-04-14 18:31:09The Biden administration is close to completing a review of Trump-era weapons sales to the two Gulf Arab states. Democrats in Congress oppose the deal

How Carolyn Maloney Has Become the New Target New! 2021-04-14 18:26:20Justice Democrats, a left-wing group that fueled the rise of Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is backing Rana Abdelhamid’s primary bid.

NATO Is Expected to Confirm Afghanistan Troop Withdrawal New! 2021-04-14 17:55:15The alliance’s mantra has always been “in together and out together,” so with the U.S. leaving, the pullout did not come as a surpri

Nearly Half of Republicans Say They Don’t Want New! 2021-04-14 17:51:47Over half of American adults have now received at least one shot, but resistance to vaccination among Republicans remains strong, two new polls found.

Scott Stringer Has Trained to Be Mayor for New! 2021-04-14 16:29:17Scott Stringer’s deep experience in New York City politics has yet to translate into momentum in the mayor’s race. Could an endorsement fr

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Biden aid for Black farmers: The view from 2021-04-12 17:54:15Racial equity toward farmers is an overt goal of President Biden’s pandemic relief. For many Black farmers, the aid only begins to address the g

With racial justice in mind, US rethinks highways 2021-04-12 11:34:16When interstate highways were built they often sliced through Black neighborhoods, disrupting and devastating thriving communities. Now, there is incr

Republican unity? Trump offers different take at donor 2021-04-11 18:42:00At GOP donor meeting, Donald Trump veered from prepared remarks Saturday and slammed Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and other Republicans.

‘An enormous waste’: How stimulus checks play in 2021-04-09 15:50:52Many see the relief bill as padded with unnecessary items, further ballooning the national debt even as the economic outlook is improving.

Is the political scandal dead? Gaetz, Cuomo scoff 2021-04-09 11:21:17As Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz finds himself embroiled in a federal sex trafficking probe, politicians from both parties in recent years have ignored call

National debt is surging higher. Here’s why worry 2021-04-07 17:36:04Low interest rates and a focus on economic recovery push concerns about fiscal responsibility to the wayside.

What Georgia voting law actually says – and 2021-04-06 17:41:00Georgia’s new voting law is multifaceted, enabling partisans to label it progress or a travesty. The political context explains why passions run

Biden’s big government push: Progressives and GOP both 2021-04-05 16:50:00Progressives’ growing influence, along with the GOP’s lessening focus on fiscal discipline, has enabled the president to present sweeping

Georgia's voting bill: criticized and funded by corporations 2021-04-05 12:45:07Last week, numerous companies spoke out against Georgia’s new voting bill. But a recent report found that corporations have donated at least $50

Boycott baseball? Republicans defend Georgia voting rights law 2021-04-04 19:34:00Gov. Brian Kemp vowed Saturday to defend Georgia's new election law, saying “free and fair elections” are worth any threats, boycotts, or

With 1.3m backlog at US border, migrants released 2021-04-02 12:19:15Last week, the Border Patrol began the unusual practice of releasing migrants with no court notices, and at times, no paperwork as people flock to the

What's in Biden's massive plan to upgrade US 2021-04-01 12:03:56In a speech in Pittsburgh, President Joe Biden outlined a $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan. Some Republicans have opposed the proposed corporate tax

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Moscow invites Hezbollah to open representation in Russia New! 2021-04-15 09:10:49In March, the Russian government hosted for three days the chairman of the Hezbollah parliamentary group in Lebanon, Mohamed Raad. He was accompanied

Main allies meeting on Ukraine New! 2021-04-15 09:10:49Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with his counterparts from France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom today in Brussels, Belgium. They rea

Announcement of US military withdrawal from Afghanistan, by New! 2021-04-15 09:10:49Good afternoon. I'm speaking to you today from the Roosevelt — the Treaty Room in the White House. The same spot where, on October of 2001, Pre

Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Call with Vladimir Putin New! 2021-04-15 09:10:49President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. spoke today with President Vladimir Putin of Russia. They discussed a number of regional and global issues, including t

Meeting of Antony Blinken and Dmytro Kouleba New! 2021-04-15 09:10:49Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met today with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba in Brussels. Secretary Blinken affirmed the United States

NATO-Ukraine Commission addresses security situation in and around New! 2021-04-15 09:10:49The NATO-Ukraine Commission met at NATO Headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday (13 April 2021) to address the security situation in and around Ukraine. U

Meeting of Jens Stoltenberg and Dmytro Kouleba New! 2021-04-15 09:10:49NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba to NATO Headquarters on Tuesday (13 April 2021) for a meetin

The coup that didn't happen in Jordan, by New! 2021-04-15 09:10:49The aborted coup in Jordan has nothing to do with an internal rivalry within the royal family, even if it did find a leader. It is about opposition to

G7 Foreign Ministers statement on Ukraine New! 2021-04-15 09:10:49“We, the G7 foreign ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States of America and the High Represe

The truth about the Ankara “sofagate, by Thierry New! 2021-04-15 09:10:49The press has wrongly presented the protocol incident in Ankara as a humiliation of the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen by

Unionist riots in Northern Ireland 2021-04-09 18:11:02Riots in Northern Ireland have erupted again on 4 April 2021. Brexit rendered the clauses of the Good Friday peace agreement (called "Good Friday" b

President Biden's National Security Strategy, by Thierry Meyssan 2021-04-09 18:11:02The Biden Administration is full of good will, but ignorant of the world as it is. Under the authority of a senile president, it proposes to restore d

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Florida’s GOP-Controlled House Passes Anti-Trans Bill Targeting Young New! 2021-04-15 07:17:52The legislation reflects a push in Republican-led states to target transgender youth as a culture war issue.

Laura Ingraham Blames Familiar Scapegoat For Cop Killings New! 2021-04-15 07:00:28The Fox News host went there after ex-Officer Kim Potter was charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of Daunte Wright.

Tucker Carlson Is Giving ‘Red Pills’ To Millions. New! 2021-04-15 05:45:12After the Fox News host doubled down on the “great replacement" conspiracy theory, white nationalists were excited at what it could mean for th

Jim Jordan's Dishonest 'You Choose' Attack On Biden New! 2021-04-15 04:15:13The Ohio congressman was called out on Twitter for a key omission.

House Panel Approves Bill To Study Slavery Reparations New! 2021-04-15 00:15:47“We’re asking for people to understand the pain, the violence, the brutality, the chattel-ness of what we went through," Rep. Sheila Jack

MyPillow Guy's New 'Free Speech' Website Has A New! 2021-04-14 23:16:39Mike Lindell has a very unusual definition of "free speech."

Rep. Matt Gaetz's Woes Deepen As New Report New! 2021-04-14 23:11:45Joel Greenberg made more than 150 payments to dozens of women, including a minor, The Daily Beast reported.

GOP Senator's Gotcha Question Flops After Swift Shutdown New! 2021-04-14 21:06:00Kristen Clarke informed Sen. John Cornyn that the line in the op-ed he'd dug up was satirical.

House Panel Poised To Advance Bill To Study New! 2021-04-14 21:01:45The bill creates a commission to study slavery and discrimination in order to better educate the public about reparation and what compensation would l

Biden Appoints Erika Moritsugu As Asian American Liaison New! 2021-04-14 20:00:24The high-level appointment comes after Sens. Duckworth and Hirono criticized the lack of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in senior administratio

Liz Cheney's Answer On If She'd Ever Vote New! 2021-04-14 19:53:22Neil Cavuto was not prepared for what the Wyoming congresswoman had to say about the former president.

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine In Limbo As New! 2021-04-14 19:45:23Health advisers declared Wednesday that they need more evidence to decide if a handful of unusual blood clots were linked to the shot.